Postal Express as a Solution of the Parcels, Post and High Cost of Living Problems
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Excerpt from Postal Express as a Solution of the Parcels, Post and High Cost of Living Problems: An Adequate Express Service, Relief to Consumes and Shippers by a Reduction of Changes and Extension of Service to the Country Through Rural Delivery, a Study in the Economics of the Transport of Small Shipments<br><br>The Chairman. It will be necessary that you first be sworn, Mr. Lewis.<br><br>(Hon. David J. Lewis was thereupon duly sworn by the chairman.)<br><br>The Chairman. You are a Member of the House of Representatives, are you not, Mr. Lewis?<br><br>Mr. Lewis. Yes. The Chairman. Representing the sixth district of Maryland?<br><br>Mr. Lewis. Yes, sir. Gentlemen of the committee, the country owes you its emphatic approval for giving your already overburdened time and energies to the subject of packet and express transportation. It is probably exactly correct to say that the subject has never received in this country a thorough canvass; and I regard the circumstances of the investigation before this body as especially propitious. I say this because when this committee announces the conclusions it may reach it will speak with the voice of authority. It should, therefore, consider the subject, and it should speak.<br><br>It may facilitate the presentation of my matter if I indicate in a topical way the features of the subject I mean to discuss. There are two main divisions, the passenger-express business and a system of fast-freight express.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.