PRICES: OPA Finds a Friend

Like a boy with a penny before a candy counter, the nation's grocers cannot make up their minds about OPA. In Atlantic City, John E. Jaeger, president of the National Association of Retail Grocers, stood up before the Wholesale Grocers Convention. Said he ringingly: OPA must go, and at once.

Hardly had he finished speaking when Francis L. Whitmarsh, president of the National-American Wholesale Grocers Association stood up. Said he, just as ringingly: OPA must stay, for at least another year. Both grocers and public will be hurt "if controls are discontinued before demand and supply are in balance."

After listening to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!