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 North Manchester, Indiana

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Source: NMHS Newsletter Nov 1998

Prices Advertised, February, 1940

  • Regular Gasoline 72-74 Octane 6 gal. for $1.00
  • 1940 Buick "Head of the Class and fit to be Tried!" $996.00
  • Valentine Bulk Candies
  • Cocoanut Cream Hearts-1 lb 15¢
  • Jelly Hearts-1 lb 10¢
  • Chocolate Hearts- 1 lb 20¢
     
 
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  • Boxed Chocolate Creams in Heart Shaped Box 25¢
  • Hybrid Seed Corn Troyer's Blue Ribbon Grown by C.E. Troyer, Corn King of the World

Flats $6.00 per bushel at Bolinger Farm Equipment

  • Grocery Specials
  • Elf Prunes 2 lb. box 17¢
  • Elf Raisins 2 l5 pkgs 17¢
  • Evaporated Apricots lb 17¢
  • Evaporated Peaches 2 lbs 29¢
  • Elf Evaporated Currants 10¢
  • Elf Mince Meat, pkg 10¢
  • Little Elf Macaroni 3 / 8oz 22¢
  • P & G Soap 3 bars 10¢
  • Bisquick, box 27¢
  • Elf Deluxe Plums, large 30 oz 141/2¢
  • Elf Fruit Cocktail l5 oz 141/2¢
  • Elf Peaches l5 oz 2 cans 25¢
  • Sunrise Coffee l lb 15¢
  • Elf Apple Sauce 20 oz 3 cans 25¢
  • Elf Cut Green Beans 2 cans 25¢
  • Gelatin Dessert 3 pkgs 13¢
  • Elf Tomato Juice 3 cans 25¢
  • Hominy 28 oz can 71/2¢
  • Elf Pancake Flour, pkg 71/2¢
  • Elf Wheat Puffs, pkg 71/2¢
  • Post Bran Flakes pkg 9¢
  • June Peas 20 oz 10¢
  • Apples Washington Winesaps 25¢ for 4 lbs
  • Apples, Virginia Varieties 25¢ for 6 lbs
  • Head Lettuce 2 heads 15¢
  • New Cabbage (lb) 5¢
  • Carrots, bunch 8¢
  • Potatoes, 10 lb bag 31¢
  • Oranges large size, doz. 35¢
  • Grapefruit, 6 for 25¢
   
       
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