Hardly a householder in the U.S. needed
proof of it, but the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last week sent out
the news that the cost of living was up again. The overall hike in
September amounted to .3% over August, bringing the current index to a
record 125.2. Meaning: a dollar's worth by 1947-49 standards now costs
the consumer $1.25.
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