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Post Office workers labor under increasing loads in 1914

An article in the April 18, 1914 edition of The Argus reported the need for more help at the post office.

In spite of the increase in the volume of mail coming to the Catonsville postoffice, including the load of parcels post packages, the Postoffice Department has not increased its carrier force for several years. The force of seven men are accomplishing the almost impossible. To attempt a regular schedule of delivery on certain days is quite out of the question. It simply can't be done- hence the delay in the delivery of The Argus to many subscribers last Saturday on account of the heavy Easter mail. The Postoffice Department is letting one man do the work of two...