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To the Editors of the Crimson:

The superintendent of Kirkland House has threatened to remove the entry phones because of what he terms "wanton damage" to the phones by students. The fact that nearly all receivers are cracked or broken is a result of their faulty installation too close to the door partitions of the booths. When it is necessary to leave the phone for some reason, the person using it must let the receiver hang in the air, so that even the slightest vibration of the receiver cord sways the receiver and cracks it against the partition. Each new person using the phone is unaware of this, and takes another chip out of the receiver. A simple sensible solution would be to install wall racks or merely a stationary hook to set the receiver on. Alden R. Adams '46, of Kirkland House, and seventeen members

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