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RATES OF POSTAGE
DOMESTIC
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LETTERS, sealed packages and all matter closed against inspection.............. | 2 cents each ounce or fraction thereof.
POSTAL CARDS .................................................................. | 1 cent each.
NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS not mailed by publishers ........................... | 1 cent for four ounces or fraction thereof.
CIRCULARS, BOOKS and mater wholly in print, engravings, lithographs, wood-cuts, photographs, (checks, deeds, insurance policies), in blank, etc., proof with manuscript accompanying same, mimeograph reproductions, etc.; seeds, bulbs and plants; visiting and business cards ..... | 1 cent for each two ounces or fraction thereof.
MERCHANDISE and matter not included in any of above classes, which is not in its form or nature liable to destroy or damage the contents of the mail-bag, or harm persons engaged in the mail service......| 1 cent for each ounce or fraction thereof.
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MEXICO, CANADA, AND ISLANDS OF CUBA, PUERTO RICO, PHILIPPINES, HAWAII, GUAM, The Republic of Panama and the U.S. Postal Agency at Shanghai, China have the same rates as for domestic mater noted above, except that matter, other than letters, which is closed against inspection, is unmailable.
REGISTRATION.  Letters or packages can be registered by adding stamps to the amount of 10 cents to the regular rate.
REFORWARDING.  Letters only will be forwarded from one post office to another upon the written request of the person addressed, without additional charge. Package forwarded or returned to sender require another payment of postage.
SPECIAL DELIVERY STAMPS, at 10 cents each, used in addition to regular rates, insures delivery immediately on arrival at office of destination. These stamps can be used for no other purpose. The endorsement "Special Delivery", with ordinary stamps to the amount of 10 cents, in addition to regular postage, also insures "Special Delivery" service.
MONEY ORDERS.  For orders not exceeding $2.50, three cents; over $2.50 and not exceeding $5.00, five cents; over $5.00 and not exceeding $10.00, eight cents; over $10.00 and not exceeding $20.00, ten cents; over $20.00 and not exceeding $30.00, twelve cents; over $30.00 and not exceeding $40.00, fifteen cents; over $40.00 and not exceeding $50.00, eighteen cents; over $50.00 and not exceeding $60.00, twenty cents; over $60.00 and not exceeding $75.00, twenty-five cents; over $75.00 and not exceeding $100.00, thirty cents.
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FOREIGN POSTAGE
All foreign countries, except those listed under Domestic Rates, with the addition of Great Britain, Newfoundland and *Germany, to which countries the letter rate is 2 cents an ounce.
Letters, per 30 grams (1 ounce) 5 cents, each additional ounce, or fraction of an ounce. 3 cents.
Single postal cards, each............................................................... 2 cents.
Double postal cards, each............................................................... 4 cents.
Newspapers and other printed matter, per 2 ounces, or fraction of an ounce.............. 1 cent.
COMMERCIAL PAPERS
Packets not in excess of 10 ounces...................................................... 5 cents.
Packets in excess of 10 ounces, for each two ounces or fraction thereof................. 1 cent.
SAMPLES OF MERCHANDISE
Packets not in excess of 4 ounces....................................................... 2 cents.
Packets in excess of 4 ounces, for each 2 ounces or fraction thereof.................... 1 cent.
Registration fee on letters or other articles...........................................10 cents.

  Packages of samples must not exceed 12 oz. in weight, 12 inches in length, 8 inches in breadth and 4 inches in depth (if a roll, 12 inches in length and 6 inches in diameter); but by special agreement between the United States and France, Great Britain, Belgium, Switzerland, Argentine Republic, Italy, Egypt, Austria-Hungary, Hawaii, Salvador, The Netherlands and British Colonies in America, Europe Asia and Africa, samples of merchandise, up to 12 ounces, are admissable to the mails.
  Other mailable merchandise (not samples) weighing up to eleven pounds may be sent to practically all countries at the rate of 12 cents a pound, or fraction thereof by Parcels Post. Information regarding the special regulations governing the mailing of Parcels Post matter may be obtained at any post office.
  Ordinary letters for any foreign country (except Canada and Mexico) must be forwarded, whether any postage is prepaid on them or not. All other mailable matter must be prepaid at least partially.
  *The rate of 2 cents an ounce to Germany applies only on steamers sailing direct to German Ports. Via England or France regular foreign rates apply.
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PART I CHAPTER I
Well, Happy New Year. Snow is on the ground. I will introduce you to Justice Bodman, age 12, next door neighbor. About 10.30 we got our skates and went down to the skating pond. A bunch were going down to the ice pond so we went too. The ice was bum so we came back to the outlet. Jut or Justice never skated before so you aught to have seen him skate. I'm punk too. In the after Lloyd Goodrich and Will Goodrich and Harold Sterner came down. H.Sterner doesn't live here. We went up to Goodrich's and played consequences. After that we rough housed. I came home after dark and took out my new $4 racer Flexible Flyer and coasted down in the field next to our [[strikethrough]] sled [[/strike through]] house. I have gotten to go pretty good. In the mail I recieved an Ingersoll Junior $2 watch for collecting 220 H-O coupons.

  
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