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Ann Arbor Forging Ahead

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There are on'y eight cities in Michigan vvhich earn as rauch for Uncle Sam's postoffice department as Ann Arbor. These are Detroit, Grand ftapids, East Saginaw, Kalamazoo,Jacksr)u, Lanslng, Battle Creek and Hay City, and it looks as if Anu Arbor were soon to overhau! and pass the three last named cities. From the official postofflce report just received in this city, we find that the gross earnings in Ann Arbor for the last üscal vear were $21,657.35 and the total expenses 310,604 . 47, of tuis amount $2,(79.22 was paki for special delivery. Adrián has been boasting of the amount of business she was doing and yet her gross receipts were over $7,000 less. They were $14,199.29 and her expenses were $8.836.47. The Atni Arbor office costs 45 per cent ot its earnings, the Adrián office 55 per cent. Y'psilanti'a total receipts are less tlian Anu Arbor's expenses and less than half Ann Arbor's receipts. lier gross earn'mgs were $10.470.84, her total expenses, $3, (69.60, a percentage of only 35 per cent. A great saving in expense was made throngh her uot having free delivery.


Ann Arbor Argus
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