THE CABINET: Post Office

Among other "problems" which discommoded Mr. Taft in the White House was the postal problem. This problem has returned. Parcels post was one of the historic achievements of the Taft years—it improved the lot of the rural populations. Nobody expected that it would be selfsupporting, but few foresaw that it would come to be the great burden upon the Federal budget which it now is. Harry S. New, who runs the postal system, stated last week: "I believe now, as I have believed ever since I have been connected with the department,...

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