Money by Mail

The U.S. Post Office Department last week started a new service for customers — a cheaper, easier way of mailing money. For amounts of $10 or less, post-office patrons may now buy a simplified postal money order in dollar denominations, paste on stamps for odd cents. Purchasers write in the name of the creditor and drop the order in the mail. Gone is the bother of writing out applications, waiting for the clerk to labor over the old form. Flat-rate cost: 5¢.

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