Foreign News: Food Down

Good news in Moscow last week: since the first of the year butter has declined from 29 to 27 rubles per kilo; pork from 20 to 18; beef from 14 to n; men's suits from 425 to 220; and the better grade of women's woolen dresses from 484 to 350.

According to Moscow surveys the average unskilled worker is paid 165 rubles monthly, the skilled worker 300. Thus the yearly pay of an unskilled Muscovite equals about 142 pounds of butter, which would sell for $42.60 in a U. S. chain store.

Abruptly last week,...

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