The letter or parcel is simply addressed to the post office, to the patron and the rural route is given.
The average cost of the service on a rural route, therefore, exceeded the average revenue derived from postage by $687 per year.
The addition of the rural route number and box makes the most complete designation possible.
The payment for a twenty-five-foot traveling post office is a little over half the pay per mile for a rural route carrier.
On one rural route the number of daily papers delivered increased in three years from thirteen to 113.