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POSTMASTER GENERAL. The chief officer of the post office department of the United States. Various duties are imposed upon this officer by the acts of congress of March 3, 1825, and July 2, 1836, which will be found under the articles Mail; Post Office and Postage.
     2. The act of February 20, 1819, 3 Story's L. U. S. 1720, gives the postmaster general a salary of four thousand dollars per annum and that of March 2, 1827, 3 Story's L. U. S. 2076, declares there shall be paid, annually, to the postmaster general two thousand dollars, in addition to his present salary.

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AFTER a round-table talk with Britain's sporting leaders aimed at ending the cold war between them and the BBC over the televising of sporting events, Mr Ness Edwards, right, the Postmaster-General and MP for Caerphilly, announced at a 'peace parley' luncheon in London yesterday that he proposed to set up a sports television advisory committee.