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Mail Clerks Make Few Mistakes

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Parent Issue
Day
6
Month
August
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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To show how nearly perfect is the work of the railway mail clerks, the f ollowing figures will prove inteiesting : Number of examinations during the year ending June 30, 1897, 1,228; number of caris handled, 1,992,002; number correct, 1,974,156; average per cent correct, 99.10. In the year 1890 the average per cent was 95.12, and it has iruproved each year since. In 1890 tbere were 764,224,770 pieoes of mail distributed, and tbe nuruber of pieoes to each error was 1,923. In 1897 there were 1,038,482,810 pieces distributed and the number of pieces to each error was 9,267;

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Ann Arbor Argus
Old News