Mary Ruth Slaton diary, 1941

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Diary 1941

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Mrs. Rex Slaton

DIARY and Daily Reminder

A Page a Day for 1941

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POSTAL RATES AND INFORMATION FIRST CLASS includes all letters and sealed parcels, except parcels sealed under special permission (with approvel label). It also includes any open letter or parcel which contains writing (except that there may be included in parcels, a single invoice and still retain 4th class rates). Type written work and carbon copies are first class matter. First class mail may be registered or sent C.O.D. but can-not be insured. Letters and other first-class matter as described above, 3c for each ounce or fraction thereof. Letters for Local Delivery 2 cents per ounce. Drop Letters mailed for delivery at the office where deposited and where carrier delivery service has not been estavlished, lc for each ounce or fraction thereof. Postal Cards, Private Mailing or Post Cards, within goverment sized limits, written or printed, (get ruling on over and under sizes) 1c each. SECOND CLASS (transient). Complete copies of news-papers or periodicals, entered at P.O. as second class matter. When mailed by other than publishers, 1c for each two ounces or fraction thereof, regardless of weight or distance, or parcel post rate if cheaper. Second class matter may be registered but cannot be insured or sent C.O.D. THIRD CLASS includes circulars, and other matter wholly in print, (except second class publications), proof sheets, corrected proof sheets and manuscript accompanying same merchandise (including farm and factory products) and all other mailable matter not included in the first or second classes. Weight limit of this class: 8 ounces, 1 1/2 c for each 2 oz or franction thereof. Over 8 ounces the fourth class rates apply. Exception: Books, catalogues, seeds, bulbs, roots, cuttings, scions, and plants (up to 8 oz.), 1c for 2 oz. or fraction thereof. special rates for bulk mailings. See your postmaster. Third class matter may be registered or insured or sent C.O.D. For regustry rates apply to your postmaster. Restricted delivery on registered articles if desired, 10c additional. Return receipt on registered articles, if desired, 3c additional. Return receipt on registered articles, showing address where delivered, 23 cents additional. FOURTH CLASS (Parcel Post) must weight in excess of eight ounces; includes books, circulars, and other matter wholly in print, proof sheets, corrected proof sheets and manuscript copy accompanying same, merchandize (including farm and factory products_ and all other mailable matter not included in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd classes. Size limit: 100 inches in lenght and girth combined. Note - Parcels over 84 inches in length and girth combined, and less than 10 lbs in weight must be prepaid at 10 lbs. rate. Weight Limit: 70 lbs. Parcels containing fourth- class matter (parcel post) are mail-able only at post offices, branch post offices and lettered, named or numbered stations. Parcels must bear the return card of the sender otherwise they will not be accepted for mailing. Fourth-class matter may be insured or sent C.O.D. up to a maximum of $200 (per parcel). Any fraction of a cent resulting in the total postage on a parcel must be counted as a full cent. Local delivery within the city where mailed. 7c for the first pound or fraction thereof, and 1c for each additional 2 pounds or fraction thereof. On parcels collected on rural routes, the postage is to be 2 cents less per parcel than shown above when intended for local delivery, and

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3c less per parcel when for other than local delivery, providied parcels are endorsed "Mailed on Rural Route". Library books from non-profit organizations, if sent out or returned, within 3 zones, or within the state, 3 cents for the first pound and one cent for each additional pound. See local Postmaster for "Book and Catalog" Rates. [Table] INSURANCE RATES: 3rd and 4th Class Mail Values to $5.00..........5c Values to $25.00.........10c Values to $50.00.........15c Values to $100.00........25c Values to $150.00........30c Values to $200.00.........35c Maximum for Phillipine Islands is $100.00. Restricted delivery if desired, 10c additional. Return receipt, 3c additional. Return receipt, showing address where delivered, 23 cents additional. C.O.D. RATES: 1st, 3rd, or 4th Class Mail

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