Business: Codes for Counters

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Having waved over mine, shop and factory, the magic wand of the NRA was last week poised for its last big sweep, over the retail stores of the land. After public incantations which began in August and backstage sorcery continued all through September, the Retail Code was nearly ready for the President to approve and invoke.

Nearly, but not quite, for besides being the biggest of all codes in point of persons affected, it involved consequences even more far-reaching, politically as well as economically, than the codes for basic coal,...

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