The civil service commission at Washington has ordered that an amination be held in this city on Saturday, January 5, 1894, ' mencing at 9 o'clock, a. m., for the grades of clerk and carrier in the city postoffice. Only citizens of the ' United States can be examined. : The age limitations are as follows: j For carrier, not under 21 nor over 40; for all other positions, not under ' 18 years. No application will be accepted for this examination unless filed with the undersigned in complete form on the proper blank, before the hour of closing business on Dec. 31, 1894. The civil service commission takes this opportunity of stating that the examinations are open to all reputable citizens who may desire to enter the postal service, without regard to their political afiïliations. All such citizens, whether democrats or republicans, or neither, are invited to apply. They shall be examined, graded, and certified with entire impartiality, and wholly without regard to their political views, or to any consideration save their efficiency, as shown by the grades they obtain in the examination. For application blanks, full instructions, and information relative to the duties and salaries of the different positions, app'.y at the postoffice to Sec. Board of Examiners.