Western Union wasn't above using a little humor in its advertising. Here's an ad showing a businessman sending a status report telegram when he is shown on a fishing trip.
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The cartoon on the facing page - I'm going to get a lot of grief over this - is as true today as it was back then, at least in my family.
Bill Horne Moderator