Business: Shoeshines and Undertaking

From now on the bootblack, the mortician, the laundry man, the upholsterer, the locksmith, the cleaner and the garageman around the corner—to mention a few—can charge no more for their services than they did last March.— OPA so ordered last week as it slapped ceilings over just about everything the law allows, brought 1,000,000 retail "commodity service" establishments and $5 billion-worth of business under price control.

Professional people—the dress model, the process server, the speakers' bureau, the tree surgeon etc.—can still charge what the traffic will bear, since they are exempt...

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