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Posting of Christmas Cards. With the approach of the Christ mas season, the deputy director of Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. R. N. Partington) desires to remind renders regarding certain postal laws cover ing the posting of Christmas cards. If such cards are enclosed in sealed en velopes, letter rate of postage, 2d. per oz., is chargeable, "and this rate ap plies even if the ends of the envelope be cut open. To take advantage of the printed matter rate of postage, viz., 1d. per ,I ozs., the flap of the en velope should he merely turned in, and not more than five words of con ventional greeting may be written: on the Christmas curd. Leave the flap of the envelope unsealed. If these conditions are.not observed, re cipients of your greetings may be anlioyed when called upon to pay the surcharge imposed owing to your neglect.