THE CABINET: The Mails

This is the season of Government reports. Not last to come forward with his annual contribution was Postmaster General Harry S. New. In brief, he related that postal business increased 9.89% during the last fiscal year as compared with an increase of 4.61% in the previous year. His appropriation for postal service had been increased only 5.4% for postal clerks, only .71% for carriers, and 'decreased over 20% for various auxiliary services, nevertheless the previous year's deficit had been decreased from $60,000,000 to about $30,000,000.

Aeroplane mail service on the transcontinental route...

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