TRADE: Squirrels

Last week, U. S. grocers had the surprise of their business careers. One morning before they had had time to sweep out the stores, sugar was going out the front doors in 100-pound orders. Customers who for years had bought from day to day and trundled purchases away in baby's perambulator carted away canned goods by the case, flour by the 50 lb. sack. The squirrel instinct was at work. With a strange reversion to the memories of World War I, U. S. housewives were building up hoards against a winter which they...

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