transcribed by sfgenealogy.com <http://www.sfgenealogy.com> Telephone Directory, San Francisco, California Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. October, 1898 page front cover Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. October 1898 SAN FRANCISCO Telephone Directory San Francisco is now connected with Portland, Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Boise City, and all other important points in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, with heavy copper wire and construction exactly the same as that between NEW YORK and OMAHA. The Tariff from San Francisco to the following new stations is: 1/4 MIN. 1/2 MIN. 3/4 MIN. 1 MIN. Portland . . . . . . . $ .75 $1.25 $1.75 $2.25 Seattle and Tacoma . . .75 2.50 2.00 2.50 Spokane . . . . . . . 1.00 1.75 2.50 3.00 Overtime 5c for each additional 2 seconds. The Telephone is ideal rapid transit. The quickest way of getting over ground, is to sit still and use the Telephone. Don't lose yourself by being out of the list of Telephone subscribers. KEEP YOUR DIRECTORY DATED MARCH,1898, FOR THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS YOU NEED IT FOR SUBSCRIBERS OUTSIDE THIS LOCAL LIST. PRESS OF H.W. CROCKER CO., S.F. (end of page)