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Eleven Carriers Get Stars

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Parent Issue
Day
22
Month
December
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The uew order issued by the postoffice department relative to the marks indieating length of the service is that stars shall hereaf ter be used instead of stripes on their nniforms. A carrier who has served five years gets a black silk star; 10 years, two black silk stars ; 1 5 years, one red silk star ; 20 years, two red silk stars; 25 years, one silver star; 30 years, two silver stars; 35 years, one gold star; 40 years, two gold stars. In Ann Arbor, Carriers Blum, O'Kane, Baxter and Donnelly, having seen more than 10 years' service, will wear two black stars. All the rest excepting Carriers Richmond and Farnum, will wear one star. Carrier Ware is nearing the two-star class. The snbstitntes will be distingtiished from the regular mail carriers by wearing a black cloth bar one fonrth of an inch wide and one and a half inches long.