Letters, Sep. 11, 1933

Postal Shock Troops


Postal workers view TIME'S try at painting the Roper lily (Letters, Aug. 28) as scarcely TiME-worthy. In no wise existing on "public money on which the taxpayer gets no tangible returns," the postal service renders as tangible and indispensable a service as that given by the telephone, telegraph, railway and express companies. And ''public money" is public money whether paid indirectly through the Postoffice Department or directly to a utility.

Postal salaries were thoroughly deflated during the World War. Having no part in the wage rises given the Government-controlled railway...

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