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POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS-Continued.
Domestic Parcels Post Rates-Continued.
The following are in the Eighth Zone: Alaska, Canal Zone, Hawaiian Islands, I'hilippine Islands; United States Postal Agency, Shanghai, China; United States Daval vessels stationed in foreign waters; and matter under 4 pounds 6 ounces. except books and printed matter, to Canada, Mexico. Cuba and the Republic of Panama. Parcels under 11 pounds may be sent to Mexico and the Republic of Panama as foreign parcel post.
The local rate is applicable to parcels intended for delivery at the office of nailing or on a rural route starting therefrom.
Parcels must be mailed at a postoffice, branch postoffice, named or lettered station, or such numbered station as may be designated by the postmaster, or delivered to a rural or other carrier duly authorized to receive such matter.
Parcels collected on star routes must be deposited in the next postoffice at which the carrier arrives and postage chargel at the rate from that office.
C. O. D. Regulations.
The sender of a mailable parcel on which the postage is fully prepaid may have the price of the article and the charges thereon collected from the addressee on payment of a fee of 10 cents in stamps affixed, provided the amount to be collected does not exceed $100. Such a parcel will be insured against loss, without additional charge, in an amount equivalent to its actual value, but not to exceed $50.
The sender of a collect on delivery (C. O. D.) parcel will be given a receipt showing the office and date of mailing, the number of the parcel, and the amount due him.
A C. O. D. parcel will be accepted for mailing only at a money order office and when addressed to a money order office.
If a C. O. D. parcel is received at a non-money order office, the postmaster will notify the office of mailing of the amount of postage required for its return. The postmaster at the office of mailing will ascertain from the sender whether he desires the parcel returned or delivered without collection of the charges. If the sender notifies him in writing that the parcel may be delivered without collecting the charges, he will attach the order to the office coupon and notify the postmaster at the office of address to that effect.
The C. O. D. tag must show the amount due the sender, the money order fee necessary to make the remittance, and the total amount to be collected. should be securely attached to the parcel, which should be numbered to correspond with the tag, stamped C. O. D., and the charges to be collected plainly written thereon. The parcel will be treated as ordinary mail until it reaches the office of address, where, on payment of all charges, it will be delivered to the addressee or, unless otherwise directed by the addressee, to the person, firm or corporation in whose care it is addressed or to any responsible person to whom the addressee's ordinary mail is customarily delivered. A receipt for the parcel must be obtained on the tag attached thereto.
A receipt signed by a person other than the addressee must show the name of the addressee as well as that of the person signing it. A signature made by mark (X) must be attested by a reputable witness.
Examination of contents of a "C. O. D." parcel is not permitted until it has been receipted for and all charges paid.
Indemnity for lost "C. O. D." parcels is paid for the actual value not to exceed $50, under the conditions governing the payment of indemnity for lost insured parcels.
BALTIMORE THEATRES-LOCATION AND SEATING CAPACITY. Academy of Music, North Howard street near Franklin. Albaugh's Theatre, North Charles street near Preston..
Colonial Theatre, Eutaw street near Mulberry....
Ford's Grand Opera House, Fayette near Eutaw street.
Gayety Theatre, East Baltimore street and Custom House avenue.
Holliday Street Theatre, Holliday street near Lexington.
The Lyric, Mount Royal avenue and Cathedral street..
Maryland Theatre, West Franklin street, between Howard and Eutaw.
New Theatre, 210 West Lexington street..
Orpheum Theatre, 701 East Baltimore street.
The Palace. West Fayette street near Eutaw
Poli's Auditorium Theatre, North Howard street near Franklin.
The leading steam coal of America. Proven by its use by the same customers for over forty years. Reduces manufacturing cost by maximum heat producing power, its low sulphur and ash. Best for smithing, good clean welds, free from sulphur. Deliveries at all points. Maine to California. Specially adapted to power plants, factories, hotels and apartment houses.
SOMERSET COAL Mined in Somerset Region, Pennsylvania
Adapted for steam use, for heavy firing, or where smoke is objectionable. Used by hotels and apartment houses. Used in lime burning, pottery and brick works; also for blacksmithing, especially light forging.
FAIRMONT COAL Mined in Fairmont Region, West Virginia
This coal is prepared in seven sizes, ranging from 1-inch screened to slack. Low in sulphur, it is unexcelled for the making of illuminating and producer gas; heavy steam purposes; and the burning of Portland cement. An excellent domestic fuel. It is without a peer for use in by-product ovens on account of its large yield of by-products. Fairmont coke has met with unusual success in foundry, furnace and general smelting works. It is hard, bright and strong.
MILLERS CREEK BLOCK
Millers Creek, Big Sandy River,
A bituminous coal, resembling anthracite, low in ash, of particular hardness and adapted to winter storage without disintegration. Will deliver in sizes with less fine than any other coal. Used for domestic, producer gas and general steam purposes. Prepared in all sizes.
ELKHORN COKING, BY-PRODUCT
AND GAS COAL
Mined in the Elkhorn Field, Kentucky
The new coal of 1913. Low in sulphur. An ideal coal for illuminating gas. Rich in valuable by-products, tar, ammonia, etc. A high-grade steam coal. Ash under 31. Used largely in glass works, the burning of pottery and tile; and in the manufacture of malleable iron, pig iron and horse shoes.
Elkhorn and Millers Creek coals are the high-grade coals of the Middle West.
H. C. THOMAS, Manager Baltimore Sales Office, Continental Building, Baltimore, Md.
The Distributing Agency for Georges Creek, Somerset and Fairmont Coals.
GOVERNORS OF MARYLAND.
Barons of Baltimore and Lords Proprietary of Maryland.
1632-Cecil Calvert, Second Lord Balti- 1715-Charles Calvert, Fifth Lord Balti
1675-Charles Calvert, Third Lord Balti
1715-Benedict Leonard Calvert, Fourth Lord Baltimore.
1771-Sir Henry Harford.
1654-Bennett and Matthews, Commis
sioners under Parliament.
1667-Charles Lord Baltimore.
1681-Charles Lord Baltimore.
1703-Thomas Tench, President.
1709-Edward Lloyd, President.
1727-Benedict Leonard Calvert.
Charles Lord Baltimore.
cf 1735. -Samuel Ogle.
1742- -Thomas Bladen.
1689-Convention of Protestant Associa- 1747-Samuel Ogle.
ORIGIN OF THE NAMES OF COUNTIES, WITH DATE
Origin of Name.
Date of Area in Formation. Sq.Miles
Counties. St. Mary's......In honor of the Virgin Mary, the landing having been made on the Feast of the Annunciation... Kent...... .After the English county..... Anne Arundel...After the Lady Anne Arundel, wife of Cæcilius, second Lord Baltimore....
After the family name of the proprietary.
.After Charles, Lord Baltimore...
...After Mary Somerset, sister of Lord Baltimore..
Harford..... .After Henry Harford, last proprietary.
Montgomery....After General Montgomery.
Allegany. .....From Oolikhanna-beautiful stream.
After Charles Carroll of Carrollton.
...After Col. John Eager Howard, the elder.
There were 376 Chinese, of whom 314 were in Baltimore; 22 Japanese, of whom 11 were in Baltimore, and 55 "Indians," of whom 23 were in Baltimore and 15 in Cecil.