Foreign News: Sklar's Stores

Current prices in Russia:

Bottle of champagne $ 1.75

Pound of best caviar 10.00

Lip stick .25

Pair men's or women's shoes 4.00

Pair silk stockings 1.00

Pair lisle stockings .60

Fur-collared men's overcoat 35.00

Fur-collared women's overcoat 37.50

Pound of tea 1.80

Pound of coffee .80

Pound of butter .55

Pound of sugar .10

Pound of kitchen soap .25

Smart Comrade Michael Sklar manages the chain of Torgsin Stores throughout Russia in which above prices prevail. Last week the Soviet Government gave Sklar's stores a mighty boost. The Government decreed that no more packages containing food may enter...

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