Other Articles Clipping from Athens Messenger and Herald, Thu, Feb 6, 1902.

Clipped from US, Ohio, Athens, Athens Messenger and Herald, February 6, 1902

gratifying results.Th« free mail delivery which wontinto effect Saturday i* proving even a greater convenience than the eiti- j sbou* of Athens at drat believed. Two deliveriea are made daily, once in thefore noon and once in the afternoon. To accomodate those who aro expect*ing imjMirtant mail after the last delivery ha* hewn made in the afternoonPost mast* r Gist lias provided a carrier’s window which wili enable patron* of the office to receive mail after the regular deliveriea. Thin window will be open from H ;HQ to 7 o'clock each evening, «o that no one jwill have to wait for important mail nntil the regular delivery the following morning.^Saturday morning the carrier*.Clad© Logan and Frank Dean, appeared at the office ready to make thefirst fro© mail delivery in Athena. Their mail bag* wore filled to over flowing in the ft rat trip out, and thepeople of Athens #xperie»ieod «r the first tmi© the convenience of having their’mail delivered at their dcors. j Carriers Logan and than had a hard jday of it, for if .the weather man had tried to make a rougher day for the inauguration of free delivery he wonld have utterly failed Pedes triaus with no load* at all found it very difficult to get along the street* on account of the exa*p«mting slush. However, the carriers were equal to the emergency and they made their deliveries on schedule time bringing' missives of gladness to Athens residents. The carriers have had extremely disagreeable weather since the service was begun, and thoughthe initiation was rather a trying one they will weather the storms and the slushy streets with impunity. Carrier Logan delivers over route No. I,embracing the territory along Coorlstreet and all east of that street. Carrier Dean delivers on route No. 2, and covers the territory west of Court street, including the territory south of tln south bridge and thestate hospital.