Chain telegram. "Wire five dollars first name," "Copy
five kindred spirits." List omitted. US, 1935.
Chain telegram stop chain by wire
should spread like fire stop wire five dollars first name comma remove top
name comma add yours stop wire copy five kindred spirits.
Published: Dunkirk Evening Observer
(Dunkirk, New York), 17 May 1935, p. 6. "Rep. Fred L. Crawford, R. Mich.
reports receipt of the first Washington "chain telegram. The telegram read:
(above text). Outlook for the telegram chain doesn't look so good. Crawford
broke it." Entered by DWV, March 13, 2014.
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