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CONCESSIONS TO THE PUBLIC. Speaking at Springs ton on Saturday night, the Postmaster-general, Hon. R. H. Rhodes, announced that from December 1 an important amendment of the parcel post regulations would come into force, in time for the Christinas 'traffic, providing for an extension of tho limit of the weight of parcels from Hlb to 281h for places served by rail or steamer, the rates to be 3d for the first 11b, l*d for each additional lb up to 331b, and Id ter each 11b front 131b up to 281b. This amendment of the regulations also provided for giving to the sender, without charge, on acknowledgment of the posting and the taking of receipt from the addressee for each parcel delivered, instead of for certain classes of parcels only. Provision would also be made for the institution of an express service, ensuring the specially rapid despatch of all parcels on which a special fee was paid.

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PARCELS POST, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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PARCELS POST Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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