2. J. H. Yanalstyne, $400; F. M. Grant, $468; I. J. McKinney, $700.
3. I J. McKinney offered to reduce his tender to $398, and the contract was awarded to him. The post office inspector reported that McKinney refused to sign a contract and submitted the name of W. J. Dent as a suitable person willing to accept $398. Mr. Dent's offer was accepted.
4. W. J. Dent.
Subtopic: CALMER AND TELFORDVILLB MAIL SERVICE.