Hamilton Was One of the Earliest Cities in the West to have Telephones
u t handled going to Iu Mureh, 1884, I lie Hamilton telephone dircclory had only 1)2 scribers. Jii 10JU tho old Home Telephone Co. wns merged with Bell Co., in keeping with tho policy of Universal Service. ITatn- ilton was one of tho earliest cities in the west to have telephones. The first were. Acoustic phones between the Niles Tool Works and tha office of J. IV. .See. I n March, 1880, the first butch news from ITnmiHon was transmitted transmitted over the felcphonc, appearing the Sunday issue of the C i n c inquirer.