The newspaper column as we kno it is an artifact of telegraphy.
It is all telegraphy, but it all required an agreed and very limited code, and comparative nearness.
And in 1869 Lowestoft was not much more than a village, and telegraphy was in its infancy.
It is largely used in telegraphy, and often in telephony in such cases as require a constantly flowing current of small quantity.
In the age of telegraphy, that disaster would have been averted.
A woodpecker's telegraphy broke the quiet like a volley of pistol shots.
Not even the demands of telegraphy will rouse them to robust activity.
As he took down the receiver and applied it to his ear his expert knowledge of telegraphy gave him a quick intuition.
Thus, in the style of telegraphy, as though he wrote in hot haste.
He, like the first, was a specialist in signalling and telegraphy.