Strength of the B & O Telegraph

[Trade Journal]

Publication: The Electrician & Electrical Engineer

New York, NY, United States
vol. 6, p. 165, col. 1-2



The New York Herald, March 16th, prints the following interview with Mr. Bates, on the part of its Baltimore correspondent: "President D. H. Bates, of the Baltimore and Ohio Telegraph Co., spent the morning at the central building attending to regular routine business. Just before he left for New York city your representative had a talk with him.

"Are the New York stories true that the Baltimore and Ohio Telegraph Co. is a losing concern?" asked your representative.

"No," he replied.

"How large a business are you doing?"

"We are doing a very heavy business and are making constant additions and extensions to our system. The statement th