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October 18, 1918

Retail grocers are reminded of the regulation of their profit margins by the Food Administration: no more than $1.20 for a barrel of flour, and not to exceed 1c per pound of sugar. The cost of doing business and resacking is not to be considered in price setting.

Source: β€œTo All Retail Grocers of New Mexico,” Taiban Valley News, Taiban, New Mexico, October 18, 1918. Page 1, Column 2.

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