Perhaps the least spectacular branch of the Government is the one with the job of keeping the other branches, and all the people under them, in touch with one another. Stamps, mailboxes and mailmen are so closely integrated with daily life that the average mind is about as conscious of the U. S. Post Office Department as it is of an eye or an eardrum.

Not even a national convention of U. S. postmasters and postal supervisors last week at Niagara Falls, N. Y., made much popular...

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