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and severely injuring the engineer and fireman. Mail car not materially damaged. Mail, minjured, transferred and forwarded.
June 7, 1885.-Quincy and Kansas City R. P. 0. Clerk R. Hartman severely injured his wrist by a slip and a fall while stepping from bis car at Cameron Junction.
June 12, 1885.-Wichita Falls and Fort Worth R. P. 0. train No. 1 was wrecked at Bowie, Tex., badly damaging mail car. Clerk W. C. Groot and the mails winjured. Run completed in baggage car.
June 12, 1885.—Sioux Falls and Sioux City R. P. O. was derailed at McCook, Dak., by a cyclone. Mail and 3 cars thrown on sides. Clerk
, a W. A. Williams badly hurt, but took registered mail to Sioux City by team.
June 13, 1885.- Augusta and Portland R. P. O. Two empty papersacks caught fire from lamp and were badly burned.
June 13, 1885.-Cairo and Texarkana R. P. O. was wrecked 3 miles north of Rector, Ark., badly damaging mail apartment. Clerk W. L. Comings and the mails uninjured. Delayed 7 hours.
June 13, 1885.—Indianola and Chariton R. P. O., bound south, was wrecked near Ackworth, Iowa. Mail and 2 cars turned on side. Clerk G. G. Davidson thrown out, receiving bruise on head and shoulder and having a rib broken. Supplies saved. Mail, somewhat damaged by oil, transferred to passenger car and forwarded.
June 15, 1885.-Quincy and Trenton R. P. O. train No. 2, bound east, was wrecked 1 mile west of Novinger, Mo. Mail apartment turned on its side. No mails lost or damaged. Clerk G. C. Marchand uninjured.
June 16, 1885.-Hannibal and Denison R. P. O. Clerk J. P. Graves was severely injured by being thrown violently against the pouch-rack while rounding a curve, bound north, near Clinton, Mo.
June 28, 1885.- Texarkana and El Paso R. P. O. train No. 302 was wrecked 7 miles west of Colorado City, Tex., by a broken rail. The mail, somewhat damaged by oil, was all forwarded to destination. Clerk F. H. Williston considerably bruised. Delayed 12 hours.
June 29, 1885.--Baltimore and Grafton R. P. O. train was wrecked near Independence. Postal-car bumper broke. Car backed off at New. burgh, W. Va.
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Recapitulation of casualties in the Railway Mail Service from 1875 to 1885.
Statement of leares of absence with pay granted to railway postal clerks injured while on duty,
together with the amount paid acting clerkx, during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885.
2 3 4 3 3
$900 | Albany and New York
Feb. 21, 1884 900 Atchisop and Lenora
Jan. 1, 1885 1,000
Arcadia and Cherry Vale.. Oct. 1, 1884 1, 300 Atlauta and Montgomery
Aug. 10, 1984
Atlanta and Montgomery. Aug. 10, 1884
Aug. 10, 1884
Oct. 19, 1884 1,000 Boston, Clinton and Fitch. Mar. 8, 1884
July 5, 1884
Sept. 22, 1884 1,000 Chicago and Minneapolis Feb. 10, 1885 1,000 Chicago and Minneapolis Sept. 9, 1884 1,000 Cincinnati and Nashville Apr. 1, 1885 1, 000
Columbia and Charleston. Nov. 5, 1884 1, 000
Council Bluffs and Kansas Sept. 17, 1883
Dec. 26, 1884
Sept. 29, 1884
Sept. 29, 1884
Grafton and Wheeling. May 9, 1885
Mar. 4, 1885
Kansas City and Albuquerque. July 2, 1884 1, 000 Kansas City and Albuquerque. July 1, 1884 1,000
La Junta and Albuquerque. Dec. 22, 1884 720 Louisville and Evansville Dec. 15, 1884 900 Macon and Brunswick
Apr. 15, 1885 610 Manaseas and Strasburgh Apr. 17, 1885 1, 000
Manchester and Peterborough Aug. 13, 1884 800 Mona and Waterloo
Jan. 5, 1884 800 Memphis and New Orleans Jan. 5, 1885) 1, 150 New York and Chicago. July 1, 1884
900 New York and Pittsburgh July 31, 1884 1, 300 New York and Pittsburgh.. Oct. 17, 1884 1,000 New York and Pittsburgh. Oct. 8, 1884 1,000
Philadelphia and Cape May May 14, 1885
Washington and Charlotte Feb. 19, 1885
Bluffs. 1, 150
West Liberty and Council Oct. 6, 1884
A. D. Coalbaugh.
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G, H. Martin
THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER-GENERAL.
Post OFFICE DEPARTMENT, OFFICE OF THE THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER-GENERAL,
Washington, D. C., November 18, 1885. SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report and accompany. ing papers, numbered from 1 to 22, inclusive, pertaining to the business of this office, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885, viz:
No. 1. Explanation of estimates of appropriations for the office of the Third Assistant Postmaster General for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1887.
No. 2. Statement showing itemized appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885, and the expenditures made out of the same.
No. 3. Statement exlıibiting the receipts and expenditures, under ap. propriate heads, by quarters, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885, compared with the receipts and expenditures of the fiscal year ended June 30, 1884.
No. 4. Statement showing receipts and disbursements at Treasury depositories during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885.
No. 5. Statement showing the issue in detail of all the several kinds of adhesive postage.stamps, stamped envelopes, newspaper wrappers, and postal cards, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885.
No. 6. Statement showing the issues of postage stamps, stamped envelopes, newspaper wrappers, and postal cards, by denominations, for the fiscal year euded June 30, 1885.
No. 7. Statement showing the increase and decrease in the issues of postage stamps, stamped envelopes, newspaper-wrappers, and postal cards for the year ended June 30, 1885, over and under those of the preceding year.
No. 8. Siatement showing the number of registered letters and par. cels transmitted through the mails from each State and Territory in the United States during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885.
No. 9. Statement showing the increase of registered letters and par. cels upon which fees were collected at twenty-five of the leading cities during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885, over the number registered during the preceding year.
No. 10. Statement showing the number and value of registered letters and parcels forwarded for the Post Office and Treasury Departments during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1985.
No. 11. Statement showing the operations of the registry system at the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Saint Louis, and Washington during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1885.
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