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Mac MoConal is madder than a wet hen, and so are lots
of his neighbors, at Glen Rose, southwest of Ft Worth.
Glen Rose is served byTexas Telephone and Telegraph
Company, and the company has raised it's monthly rate,
from four dollars~ 50 cents, to six dollars. Texas
Telephone and Telegraph serves about 50 communities,
and there is widespread opposition to the rate boost,
Some of the telephone subscribers at Glen Rose have
refused to go along with the increase. The pM t
group, which numbers some 250 persons,
includes Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Howeth. Howeth says he$
sent the company a check last month, but did not
include the rate increase, and the check was cashed.
Members of the protest group have sent notices to the
telephone company, which say, in effect, lower the
rates, or come get your phone. Apparently, the com-
pany has done neither. An official of Texas Telephone
and said the increase was needed, because of
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Phones], item, April 1, 1964; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc954469/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.