Telegraph Office


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Telegraph Office

 

a specialized communications agency responsible for the transmission, reception, and delivery of telegrams. In the USSR telegraph offices are located in oblast or republic centers. They have direct connections to all city branches and raion communications centers in a given USSR telegraph zone and to other telegraph offices in the country. Modern telegraph offices have rooms provided for serving customers sending telegrams and technical equipment for telegram transmission, including telegraphs, telegraph switchboards, equipment for carrier-wave multichannel transmission, and power supply equipment, such as storage batteries, rectifiers, generators, and transformer substations.

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I'll have nothing to do with them," he said, looking with bleary eyes at the men who walked along the station platform past the telegraph office.
He had not thought of himself or of the telegraph office for two and a half hours.
He was saved even the sight of a metalled road, which, as presumably leading to business, wakes desire in a man; and the telegraph office at the village of Friars Pardon, where they sold picture post-cards and pegtops, was two walking miles across the fields and woods.
As we walked home together, Holmes stopped at a telegraph office and sent off several wires.
The Alphonsists have agents, too, who hang about the telegraph offices.
he objected the inexperience of a young sister-in-law left alone in the house with three small children, and her alarm at his absence, the telegraph offices being closed.
The nearly empty telegraph office was a far cry, she said, from the days when long lines of customers crowded in the British-colonial style building close to the teeming heart of old Delhi to send a telegram.
AN EMERGENCY drill staged by more than 50 fire crews took place near the Telegraph offices in Coventry city centre at the weekend.
Jim has visited the Telegraph offices in Corporation Street most days since the appeal was publicised nearly a fortnight ago.
Once we've left the old Telegraph offices and moved to another building the handlers put the dogs through their paces - with serving police dog Ice, puppies Osman and Razza, and retired veteran Stig put the dogs through their paces - with serving police dog Ice, puppies Osman and Razza, and retired veteran Stig put the dogs through their paces - with serving police dog Ice, puppies Osman and Razza, and retired veteran Stig showing what they can do.
School packs can be left at any of Global Care's three charity shops in Radford Road, Radford, and Quinton Road, Chey-lesmore, Coventry, and at Leicester Road, Bulkington, or be dropped off at the Coventry Telegraph offices in Corporation Street, Coventry, or the Nuneaton Telegraph offices in New Century Way.
They can also be dropped off at the Coventry Telegraph offices in Corporation Street, Coventry city centre, and the Nuneaton Telegraph offices in New Century Way.