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   Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1913, Washington, District Of Columbia                               THE WASHINGTON POST: SUNDAY, JULY 20, 1913. RITE Through a Wonderful Eemedy Which y imit nf Weight tn Re Any Lady Can Use Secretly In LUDU OI lo Be Tea, Coffee or Food. I From 11 to 20 Pounds. Costs Nothing to Try. RULE EFFECTIVE AUGUST 15 Change Applies Only to First and Second Zones at Present. A Happr Since Papa Quit Drink. If jou have a hmbaM son. brother father, or friend who is a victlpj of Hquor all you have to do !s to your name addresa on the coupon below You raa> be thankfa! as long as jou lire that you did It Free Trial Package Coupon OR. J. W. Company, 5189 Glean Cincinnati. Ohio. Please me absolutely free by return mall, in plain wrapper bo ttiat no one can know what It contains a trial package of Golden Remedy to prove that what you claim for it is true In every reaped Name Street City Stated Government, to Buy Automobiles for Between All Post- offices to Be Worked Out as Substi- tute for States to Han- dle Bulk of Small Packages Soon, Burleson Thinks. Make this store your headquarters for .Ice Cream Freezers Ice Water Coolers Refrigerators Cookers Picnic Supplies Lemon'Squeezers... .10c up lee Shredders....... .10c up Ice Hatchets, 50o, 75c, White Enamel Iron Cups, lOc Wooden Spoons...... 8c up Ice Picks............lOc up lee Cream Dishes.... lOc up 5c Thermos Bottles and many other things that would prove useful. Barber Ross 11th and G Streets t J r r Plans for the extension, Improvement, and reduction in rates of the parcel post were announced yesterday by Postmas- ter General Burleson. The changes, which are to become effective on August 15, include an increase frota 11 pounds to 20 pounds in the .-maximum weight of parcels, a material reduction In the postage rates in the first and second womes, and the abandonmenf-of the par- cel post map as a means of computing rates, and the substitution for It of a rate chart Individualized to every postoffice in the United Slates. The plans contem- L plate, the of a, large number of automobiles to be us.ed exclusively for the delivery of parcel post matter. While, for -the' present, the maximum weight limit of 20 pounds and the re- duction In rates will apply only to the first and second zones, from any given distance of about 150 miles changes directed yesterday consti- tute the first long step toward a uni- versal extension of the system and a general reduction in the rates of postage Recipe Free For Weak Men ind Name and Address You Can Have it free and Ba Strong and Vigorous. "j have In my Do I on a prescription totf nervous lacte of vigor, wtod manhood, falling memory, and bVck. brought on by excesses, unnatural chains or tin fotllea of youth, that so many worn and nervous men rJcht in tbelr any additional help or I think efcry man who wishes to regain his power and virility, quickly and ciiJetJy, should have a copy. So I have determined to send a copy of pre- scription free of charge. In a plain, ordi- nary scaled envelope to any man who write me for it JThls prescription from a -pfcy- ctelan who has made a special study ot n. and T am convinced it is the surest- combination tor the oC de- manhood ana vigor failure PUf together. ,1 think I owe it to my fellow man to them a cony in confidence, BO that arfy man anywhere who is weak and dls- cduraged with repeated failures may stop drugging himself with harmful patent nytdlclnes, what I believe la the qWckest-actlng restorative, upoulldinc. BPOT-TOUCHmo remedy ever devised. so cure hlmseir at nome quietly and qijlcltly. Just drop me a line liko tola: EM. A E Robinson, 3424 Luck BulldlDf. Detroit. Mich., and I will send you a copy of this splendid recipe in a plain or- d Unary of charge. A great many doctors would charge to SS.M for merely writlnsr out a prescription T send it entirely OFF the special Midsummer Price on all Trunks in stock except Wardrobe' Indestructo Trunks, on which we allow KNEESSI'S 425 Seventh St. Phone Main 2000. on parcel matter. Handle All Small Packages. "It is my expectation and said Postmaster General Burleson, "that eventually and it may be fifteen or twenty years the postal service will handle practically all of the small pack- age transportation business in the United States. The maximum weight limit', extended now from 11 to 20 pounds, I expect to see increased to 100 pounds, and experience may demonstrate the practicability of handling the parcel business at even lower rates than we now propose. "In the making of extensions and re- ductions of rates it is necessary for us to proceed with caution, ?o as to afford ample opportunity to prepare for the in- creased business For that reason we have made the changes proposed apply only fice, and the flrat zone rate of postage will applj to all parcel poet mail depos- ited at any office for local delivers, or for delivery by city (.arrier or on ruial routes emanating from that postofflce 1 The second zone shall Include the re- mainder of what ta now the first zone, together w ith the present second zouc and shall include all the unitg of area located in whole, or in part, within a radius of approximately 130 miles from any given postoffice Reduction in Rates. "The on parcels weigh- ing in excess of four ounces in the pro- posed first zojie will be i educed from cents for the first pound and 1 cent for each additional pound or fraction thereof to 5 cents foi the first pound, and cent for each additional two pounds or tion thereof, and the rate for the second zone will be reduced from 5 cents for the first pound and 3 cents for each addition il pound, or 6 cents for the first pound and 4 cents for each additional pound or frac- tion thereof to 5 cents tor the first pound and 1 cent for each additional pound or fraction thereof "The maximum weight of parcel-post packages will be increased from eleven pounds to twenty pounds the increase uf weight to app'y only to the first and sec- ond zones. No change has been made in the size or form of the package Statistics collected by the departmen show that quite one-third of the tota number of parcels mailed are handle- within the proposed first and secon zones, and the "Postmaster General be lieves the Increase In the weight liml and the reduction of the rates of postag In the first and second zones, as proposed benefit Kreatlj. more than one-thlri of the public, and that the producer, th consumer, and the local merchant wil profit materially by the changes. Cheap to Market. He points out, too, that the farmers who were led to anticipate much benefi from the parcej post service, will be af forded a cheap means of transporting -their products directly to the consumer and that the local merchant whose trad does not justify the employment of ex tensive delivery service also will be bene filed, as the system will put htm In clos touch with his customers At the outset It was estimated tha parcels would be handled durjn. the first of the operation of the par eel-post system, but it now appears from the statistics that. Influenced by th changes proposed, yesterday, the service will be so popularized, that the numbe of parcels carried during the ensuing twelve months will be more than double the original estimate. The rate sheet, which is to be used a a substitute for the parcel-post map will be prepared soon as practlcabl and attached to the parcel-post guide The rate chart, to be made for each sepa rate postoffice, will be worked out from the focal point of the unit in which th postoffice is located. The simplicity o the plan. It Is thought, will make easily determlnable the rate of p6stage from that unit to any other on any mallattle parcel, and will greatly facilitate thi handling of parcel post matter at post- offlce windows. Under regulations recently adopted th use of distinctive stamps no longer Is mandatory, and the public now is per mltted to mail parcels with ordinary Stamps affixed. The insurance fee, which originally wai ten cents, was found to be excessive, an< an order, effective July 1, reduced to I cents the fee on parcels insured to actua value up 'to and a 10-cent fee is exacted only on parcels Insured to ac- tual value of more than and not'ex- ceeding- Under this arrangement the business of insuring packages has more than doubled, particularly In the send- ing of valuable merchandise. During the present month an Immense business has been built up In the hand- ling of parcels forwarded under the C. O. D. regulation Inaugurated July 1, BIG DEALS IN REAITY Fireless Cookers Activity in I Street Property Marked by Important Sales. TWO LOTS SOLD TO THE NAVY Joha H. Kola? Sells His Property at Twenty-first and I to Abner H. Fer- P. Smith Buys Old Bu- reau of Education Valued at in 101O. to the first and second zones I appro- 11913, which Is said to be proving popular elate fully the sentiment, for an Increase in the weight limit and a reduction in rates to all zones, but it is necessary for us, in a sense, to feel our way." Mr. Burleson announced the changes as follows terrf- withlw local At -arty not only among merchants but among the people generally. Postal experts estimate that, with, the proposed .changes In the parcel pest system in the revenues of the Postofflce Department will be ,ao creased ftB W show" a substantial" the of -the -current fiscal Summer Hints to Mothers Who "Care' Seasonable Advke on the Health, of in Hot Weather. is well that' mothers be advised to overfeed the -children during the hot months. No one requires as much food ha summer as in winter. Feed the chil- dren the lighter and more easily digested foods. See that the milk Is cool and kept away from flies. Be eareful that trie fruit is ripe, and if the child begins to scratch the skin, indicating too much acid in the blood, deprive it of fruit for several days. It is quite natural that under these con- ditions there will be some digestive dis- turbance, such as constipation, indiges- tion, or summer diarrhoea. Xt may be accompanied by1 a cold or by eruptions of the skin The timely remedy, and one which you can rely on for results, is a small dose -o.f Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin on retiring, and by morning the bowels will mpve, and the trouble will vanish. The exceptional tonic ingredients in this remedy will tone the stomach and enrich the blood, and the child will feel its usual self agaifl Many families like that of Mr "Will- iam .Weher, "29 Kdwin place, Buffalo. N. Y' who tises it for teul breath and con- stipation. and Mrs. John Wallace, Scotts- ville, Ky., who finds it valuable to herself as well as her children, are never with- out it, keeping it for just such emer- gencies. You also can obtain a bottle of Dr. Syrup Pepsin at SO cents or of any druggist Families which once use this pleasant-tasting laxative forever after discard cathartics, purga- tives, salts, and pills. Families wishing to try a sample bottle can obtain it, postpaid, by ad- dressing Dr. W. B. Caldwell, Washing- ton street, Monticello, 111 POST WANT ADS .ARE FREE Extremely Low Fares TUESDAY, JULY 22 TO THE Western North Carolina Mountains LAND of the SKY ROUND WASHUfOTOH, D 0. ftQUND TRIP T0 TRIP SUCH FAMOUS RESORTS AS A3HEVILLE, HENDERSONVILLE, BREVARD, BLACK MOUNTAIN, BALSAM, LAKE TOXAWAY, WAYNESVILLE, HOT SPRINGS, and Many Others Southern Railway Premier Carrier of the South Lv. P. M. Ar. Asheville..................... A. M. Tickets sold for the above train and limited to August 1. For particulars, communicate with L. S. BROWN, General Agent, 705 Fifteenth St. N. W., Washington, D. C. The largest sale of during the j week was that consummated through the; office of the N. L Sant.bury Company of the four lotb with improvements, at 1412-' 14-16-18 I street northwest, which has bepn I transferred to Joseph B Bow ling For j some weeks Mr. Bowling has been   acquiring this property, with the result i that the laat tenants to leave were the nurses of the George Washington Hos- i pital, who have occupied the property at 1412 as a nurses' home They moved about three weeks ago, leaving all the property vacant It is believed that improvements will be started upon the property within, a. very short time i The property is admirably adapted for j any kind of business structure, there, being alleys on each side and in the rear The property was obtained from the Poto- mac Electric Power Company, which has been maintaining a distributing plant on the rear of the property At one time they intended to erect general offices fo the company on the property. The trac has a frontage on I street of 91 feet ana a depth of 93 feet, with total area o' about square feet. Many Offers on Lots. Since the sale of the property offers t  permit Tra-vprs aged of Hoopers Island was Mrs McHenrj, beforp attempting her diunned todav while at- address abked Chief Goods to detail a Dcminlon club judge was starter Edward Arthur Herbert. Jr tempting to croas the Chesapeake Bav in a bmaH sailing canoe to viblt his cousin, Mrts Anne Bdt.sye. of Travelers' RebL Northumberland sufficient number of policemen Lo pre- serve ordei at hei meeting She ex- pressed some indignation when told that this would not be necessary, aa there referee Participants in the single sen- ior glff rare finished in the following or- j del Charles Dicnelt, Jarnea S Douglas, jr and James Roberts, jr The single junior gigs finished Oarnett Pitts, first, Willia.ni K Hpofford second Doug- las McLean, third James S. Douglas, ji and James Roberta J- won the race for double outriggers The other participants were Garnetf Iritis and harles, UIPT elt The four- oai ed shell proved too for the ttntiperfp and was declared tV win- ner The shell was mai ned t- Dougla.fr, Jr stroke I Mui'ur Jam- j Roberts., jr and t, Dienut 1 he croiv j of the 'centlperjB Pitt- j stroke H "Vtingate A t af'a'iaii and J j Hill The rfgattA losrd wt1! it ITJUP Ing tub rai-e in whuh H T was declared the niiinu arid V t- t-pof ford second L.aat nfKht the i ii h f-m-i twined its friends at a. buffet -uiper at the clubhouse Funeral of W. C Bell Funeral fir William C BH son of Policeman Charles Bell wil1 be held at the residence C3 ..North Alfred street, at 4 o'clock this afternoon, and wll! be attended by Osceola Tribe of Red Men and Bakery Saleertien'8 Local Union No The Rev John Lee Ulnon of the Second Presbyterian Churcl of nciate and burial will be in Bethel Ccm- etei N Foot Mashed by Train. William Freltag 30 old was struck bv a southbound pass, nsei train ihout a. mile south of tins clt> his left foot was led He brought to thf Uexindriu Hospital for treatment Flee movlnp p'i ire-- aT1 ti n -1 Concert at Randle Highlands w i >r be T Jli i m Take aj la Tra uun Kolr-s east marked IT' d Ta rue and transfer In Ra' H B1 anus r_ar out and enjoj Lreezes ,'SPAPO.r   

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