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THE DAILY •COLLECIAN CHRISTMAS -SUPPLEMENT
Lai,Postinaibrr Gives Rules For Mailing
for prompt and. safe delivery
IA -the "* • enormous volume . of
Christmas mail. secure packing,
correet addressing, and early
mailing_ of gifts, greetings, and
letters . . have been asked by ''Rob
-ert J. Miller.
elimiriate unnecessary mail
ing difficulties, the local post
master has: received mailing in
structions Itom- Washington, D. C.
`:l".Cistl•re,mployees will- have their
` - tasks ' eased if all parcelS Ore se
curely • picked and •wrapped with
strong _paper and heavy ,twine,
• ;Special , care should be 'taken in
.packing umbrellas,' canes, golf
sticks, shoes, candies, - and draw
ings 'or *paintings. in some cases
solid fiberboard , or heavy -card
-board can be used to the best ad
vantage. Damage of goods can
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THE ATHLETIC ..,STORE INC.
generally . :_be avoided when these advance will allow sufficient time
boxes are flined with corrugated' for _packages to reach their des
paper •or liberal -quantities of ex-. 1 tinations.
celsior. Strips of wood can be Valuable gifts such as jewelry,
used sometimes to encase articles: coins, '.currency, and valuable
• Addresses should be complete merchandise should be sent as
with 'house number and other first-class sealed registered mail.
'data typed or plainly written in Articles easily broken or crushed
:ink. Return addresses should be need not be registered, but they
affixed to all packages. Requests must be securely packed, crated
have been.4nade that people re-' or boxed. However, all such frail
frain .from using ChriStmas .greet-• 1 articles should be - plainly marked
.ing •cards in. red, .green, or other "Fragile."
.dark-colored envelopes. < Parcels containing perishable
During the • Christmas season,-
the mail volume increases about
200 per cent, authorities assert,
and it •is a physical impossibility
to handle the -great mass of mail
efficiently and promptly unless
everyone tries to get his Christ
mas 'mailing completed as soon as
possible. A week, or ten. days in
Gifts That Last!
For the outdoor male or female
. In - a' wide selection .of
suit any taste. Skiis _priced
If there's an ardent :fisherman - on
your list, here's the. place to please
him on Christmas Morn. . Rods -1
from $5.15 to $21.00
In portable and table
models frOm the country's
Remington, Corona, and
from $34.50 to $67.50 -
- Skiit and Equipment
from $750 to ,$l5
Styled by the masters for
Wilson, and - Spaulding
Also matched irons and
other equipment. Woods
from $l2 to SS6
ALL GIFTS ATTRACTIVELY WRAPPED IN GIFT PACKAGES
food should be marked "Perish
able" and packed in a suitable
container, according to the con
tents. Food likely to spoil with
in the time reasonably required
for transportation and delivery
will not be accepted for mailing.
The new domestic air-mail ser
vice just inaugurated this .week
has set the postage rate at six
cenis per ounce or fraction there
of on the mainland of the United
In hockey or • figure models for
men and women. A wide variety
of sizes .and styles. • Shoe skates
from $5.50 to $12.00
Pen and Pencil Sets
A gift to delight the heart of any
one. By the famous makers: Wat
erman and Scheaffer
from slim to $15.00
In the finest grain -death-
er. Choice of colors and
Also sold singly
Matched set prices
from Si to $5
Balfour Jewelry Office
109 S. Allen—ln Charles Fellow Shop
Mbanv different styles to
choose from. Monograms
or initials. Manufactured
y Eatons. Stationery
fiom 81 to 43:50
States and provides the public with
a new means of delivery for Christ
mas packages and other mail.
WE WILL GO.
AT ONCE FOR-