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Hinsdale, Illinois / Common Carrier #218666

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 17, 1971
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(Studio) Young entrepreneurs lower prices on United States Postal Service.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Hinsdale, Illinois) Group sets up "Common Carrier" to deliver mail in Hinsdale for 5› per letter; delivered 18,000 letters in 2 mos. [Wyatt ANGELO - explains how delivery system works; profit runs 40-50%.] [Carrier Day NIEMAN - says being carrier ideal job because only have to work as much as want to.] [Bob BURTON - says Common Carrier delivery service quicker than federal post office.] [US Postal Service spokesperson John DALEY, Junior - says Common Carrier in violation of private express statutes; those involved could be fined $500, sentenced to 6 mos. in jail.] [ANGELO - says whether in violation mute point until decide if will stay in business]
REPORTER: David Henderson

Henderson, David;
Mudd, Roger

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