How to use Post-offices in a sentence

post-offices
  • He grumbled something about getting one of those "take a number" dispensers the big city post offices had, right below their self-serving signs applauding their high level of service.

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  • There are some 6686 post-offices throughout the Commonwealth, or about one office to every 600 persons.

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  • The number of post offices (including collettorie, or collecting offices, which are rapidly being eliminated) increased from 2200 in 1862 to 4823 in 1881, 6700 in I891 and 8817 in 1904.

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  • There were 2847 post offices (agendas), of which 2166 were of the 4th or lowest grade.

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  • Public call offices are provided in numerous shops, railway stations and other public places, and at many post offices.

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  • There is an efficient post office service, with about 400 post offices.

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  • There are telegraph and post offices and branches of the Imperial Bank of Persia and Banque d'Escompte.

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  • The consistent opposition of the retail traders in large urban centres other than the large stores, and of the country shopkeeper generally, has been sufficient to secure the refusal of the postmaster-general to the proposed scheme, but a commencement was made in 1908 for orders not exceeding X20 between the United Kingdom and Egypt, Cyprus and Malta, and certain British post offices in Turkey and Tangier.

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  • Czechoslovakia has 5,000 post-offices, some io,000 m.

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  • There are telegraph and post offices.

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  • In 1892 Greenwich mean time was adopted on the railways and in the post-offices, making a difference of twenty minutes with mean Amsterdam time.

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  • Posts and Telegraphs.The Egyptian postal system is highly organized and efficient, and in striking contrast with its condition in 1870, when there were but nineteen post-offices in the country.

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  • All the branches of business transacted in European post-offices are carried on by the Egyptian service, Egypt being a member of the Postal Union.

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  • A feature of the service are the travelling post-offices, of which there are some 200.

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  • In the city limits are the post-offices of Calais, Milltown and Red Beach.

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  • Posts.-The reopening in 1862 of direct communications between India and the Persian Gulf gave rise to a demand for properly organized post-offices, and the Indian Postal Department accordingly opened branches in 1864 at Muscat and Bushire.

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  • The sulphate of quinine and the cinchona febrifuge thus produced are issued for the most part to medical officers in the various provinces, to gaols, and to the authorities of native states; but a large and increasing amount is disposed of in the form of 5-grain packets, costing a farthing each, through the medium of the post-offices.

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  • Alaskan mails leave the states daily, many post-offices are maintained, mail is regularly delivered beyond the Arctic circle, all the more important towns have telegraphic communication with the states,' there is one railway in the interior through Canadian territory from Skagway, and other railways are planned.

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  • On the railways and in post offices the Gregorian calendar is employed; elsewhere the Julian remains in use.

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  • Foreigners have a right to establish their own schools and hospitals, to hold their special religious services, and even to maintain their respective national post-offices.

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  • In 1868 the whole business of posting was taken over by the state; post offices are also maintained by many communes, and a few are itinerant.

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  • Posts and Telegraphs.-There were 379 post offices and receiving offices in 1905, and 327 telegraphic stations; 12,616,000 postcards and letters, 2,800,000 packets, and 7,200,000 newspapers were received and despatched.

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  • Firefighters have targeted two post offices in Congleton (on pension day) recently canvassing for the free Home Fire Safety Checks.

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  • The closure of the Post offices sparked outrage in the town.

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  • They have also visit post offices in Bideford, Torrington and Holsworthy during the tour which started on Saturday, December 13.

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  • Mr Scudamore, who was regarded as the author of the bill for the acquisition of the telegraph systems, reported that the charges made by the telegraph companies were too high and tended to check the growth of telegraphy; that there were frequent delays of messages; that many important districts were unprovided with facilities; that in many places the telegraph office was inconveniently remote from the centre of business and was open for too small a portion of the day;' that little or no improvement could be expected so long as the working of the telegraphs was conducted by commercial companies striving chiefly to earn a dividend and engaged in wasteful competition with each other; that the growth of telegraphy had been greatly stimulated in Belgium and Switzerland by the annexation of the telegraphs to the Post Offices of those countries and the consequent adoption of a low scale of charges; that in Great Britain like results would follow the adoption of like means, and that the association of the telegraphs with the Post Office would produce great advantage to the public and ultimately a large revenue to the state.

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  • It had to extend the hours of business at all the offices; it had to extend the wires from railway stations lying outside of town populations to post offices in the centre of those populations and throughout their suburbs; it had also to extend the wires from towns into rural districts previously devoid of telegraphic communication; it had to effect a complete severance of commercial and domestic telegraphy from that of mere railway traffic, and in order to effect this severance it had to provide the railways with some 6000 m.

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  • The U.S. Post Offices even makes a remark that there is no known legitimate form of this job available.

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