The second assistant postmaster general has designated J. A. Brown, who for many years ran a grocery on State street, as the Mail Messenger between the depots and the postoffice in this city. Mr. Brown will at once put in a regulation mail wagon, such as is used in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and other firstclass postoffices outside of the largest cities. It will be a wire screen wagon on sides, front and back, with the rear door securely locked, greatly adding to the safety of carrying the mails and being a vast improvement in appearance. VVhen the new wagon is built, any , orje can;. telLj'íhe. .nï&l wagon at a tTáffieiW a'great í&lftjR ■eompetition for the position and a large number of bids were sent in, Mr. Brown's being one of the lowest.