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MAIL! ?' ? ' ? This Is Official Edict of Postmaster General If you have no mail box, your mail will accumulate at the general delivery office and it will be necessary for you to call for the same. Avoid this great inconvenience ?. * ? . ? Get This Mail Box-FREE to R.nrintad From Dally Paper. NO BOX, NO MAIL! IS POSTAL RULING Carriers Instructed to Pass AU New Houses Not Hav ing Receptacles. BARTLETT ISSUES ORDER Hundreds of Washingtoniane Hit by Drastic Require ment?Better Service Aim - - No mall box?no mail. That 1? the edict that went forth from the Post Office Department to day a? the firat atep to enforce th? Installation of mail boxes or recep tacles at residences. Such homes as do not providb re ceptacles will not have mail deliv ered to them. It was announced. For the present the order will be enforc ed against new homes, which, if not so equipped, will be refused carrier service. Waahlngtonlans by the hundreds who have moved Into newly built houses will have to provide mall boxes on their front ? porches or go without delivery. Bartlett Explain? Role. "Carrier delivery should not be ex tended to any new dwelling? erected In your city not equipped with a suitable receptacle." First Assistant Postmaster General Bartlett declared in an order issued today to postmas ters throughout the country. "When a patron change? his resi dence also he will be required to pro vide a r?ceptacle ?t hi? new address before being ' accorded delivery serv ice." Gov. Bartlett continued. He urged postmaatera to make every ef fort to induce citizens to install mail receptacle? at their front door?, so that city carrier? would not have to stop and ring doorbells or wait for maids to answer the doors. Absence of the home mall boxes not only tends to Inconvenience the patrons, the first assistant declared, but. 1? directly responsible for In ferior servir? through delaying the carrier In making the round? of hi? route. - Urces Patrons To Help. "We have never enforced the home mall box proposition, but the time haa com? when we have to make a move in that direction," Mr. Bartlett ?aid. "The poetai service is intensely co-operative, th? patrons have their part to play, and this Is one thing they can do to help us help them." Gov. Bartlett stated that In cas? there were twelve new horn?? in a row, and ton of the householders had mall receptacles Installed at their front doors, and two of them did not. the obedient ten will get their mall, but the disobedient two will have the letter carrier pas? them by. K.printed From Dally Paper PRIVATE MAIL BOX IS AID TO CARRIER Apartment dwellers may get real mall delivery at last. First Assistant Postmaster General Bartlett ?aid today that If everybody In Waahlngon would install mail boxe? at front door?, he thought the department would be able to deliver mall to each Individual apartment aa a result of the time saved by carriers. This is one of the first develop ments tiv??> the "No box-no mail" or der IssuedTiy Gov. Bartlett yesterday. In which postmasters were instructed to deliver no mail to new dwellings without boxes. At present the Washington city post office doe? not accord individual delivery to thoee who live In apart ment?, carrier? merely placing letters In the mail boxea In the first floor entrance ball. Postmaster Chance, for several years, has been jtrylng to Induce the Post Office Department to grant him additional carriers, ao that delivery of mall may be made to each apart ment , from floor to floor. The speeding up of the malls, which would accrue If every householder In Waahlngton. In old or new houses, had a mall box at hi? front door, would enable the department, GoV. Bartlett believe?, to afford the door to-door delivery of mall in apart ment?, without any additional cost to the postal service, perhaps. Installation of boxes at all front door?, or slots cut In the doors, so that mailmen may drop letters Into the house, would be of great benefit to the householder?. Gov. Bartlett pointed out today. One of the biggeat gains to the home, he said, in addition to the early de livery which everybody would get each day, would lie in the service which the postmen would render households In mailing letters. Just put your letters to be mailed In your home mailbox, It was pointed out, and the carrier, on his trips, < would collect the mall from the boxe? as he delivered. Thus, were an en? tire city completely equipped with home mall boxea, atreet mall boxe? might become unnecessary. The beet opinion at the Poet Office Department today waa that th? order of "no box?no mall" is entirely legal, th? department not being under com pulsion to deliver mall except when ft? rule? end regulations are compiled with. All-Glass Mail Box Made of the best quality heavy Cry stai Glass, equipped with extra heavy double lid? well protected with black enamel? Can be fastened to wall or any convenient place. Screw holes so placed that box cannot be removed when lid is locked Not necessary to go out and raise lid to see whether you have any mail, as contents of. this ALL GLASS MAIL BOX can be seen as far as the eye can see? Chel Q4P*?j<aATT^priu?H>rii-w ? _ . I Always FIRS ? to look out for its readers ?^ ? will give every new 3-month subscriber to the daily and Sunday paper one of these OFFICIAL mail boxes FREE. MAIL THE COUPON ON THIS PAGE today, enclosing ONE DOLLAR as evidence of good faith and in fairness to our other subscribers. THE DOLLAR WILL BE DE DUCTED FROM YOUR PAPER BILL THE THIRD month, giving you the mail box FREE. ??? ?????? ' * The Washington Times, Washington, D, 0, Pleaae enter my subscription to The Daily and Sunday Washington Times for three montili, for which ? agree to pay the carrier boy who makes the delivery 25c each Week for the first two months, I am enclosing herewith ONE DOLLAR as an evidence of good faith, which it is agreed you will apply as payment on the third month of my sub scription, It ie understood that I am to receive at once the glass mail box described above absolutely free. scription. It ie understood Jeacribed above absolutely i . I hav? not Been a subscriber for the past sixty (60) days. ? Name ? ?*? ???????????????? a G II U?ie ????????????????????(,?> ? . Address..Apartment ??????????