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How much did it cost in Morris County, New Jersey?
a survey of retail prices advertised in the Daily Record, September 1-15, 1969

Automobiles
New
Ford Mustang, 3,175.00
Pontiac, Galaxie 500, 4,200.00
Pontiac, Torino, 4,266.00
Used
1968, Plymouth, Fury III, 2,195.00
1965, Chevy, Impala, 895.00
1963, Corvair, 395.00

Clothing
Boy's bellbottom slacks, 3.75/2 pairs
Boy's jacket, 8.88/each
Girl's jumper, 3.33/each
Girl's shoes, Buster Brown, 10.50-12.50/pair
Men's jacket, rancher style, corduroy, 17.99/each
Misses skirt, 2.99/each
Women's suit, 69.95/each

Employment
Accountant, no degree, 9,500.00
Auditor, degree, 12,500.00
Bookkeeper, 6,500.00
Draftsman, 10,000.00/year
Janitorial services, night, 104.00/week
Manager trainee, 7,500.00/year
Office manager, technical, 17,000.00
Parking lot attendant, 2.00/hour
Program analysis (computers), 12,500.00/year
R & D Technician, 6.500.00
Sales trainee, 1.75/hour

Food & beverages
Apples, McIntosh, .39/3 lb bag
Baby food, Heinz, strained, .09/4.5 oz jar
Bacon, Swift Premium, .89/lb
Bananas, Chiquita, .12/lb
Beef, chuck, .89/lb
Butter, Shop Rite, .77/lb
Cake, Pepperidge Farm, layer, .69/17 oz box
Cheez Whiz, Kraft, .79/16 oz jar
Coffee, Nescafe, instant, 1.27/10 oz jar
Coffee, Savarin, 1.39/2 lb can
Cookies, Keebler, Cocoanut Chocolate Drops, .43/15 oz bag
Corn, Green Giant, Niblets, .20/12 oz can
Crackers, Keebler, Town House, .43/16 oz box
Flour, Gold Medal, .29/5 lb bag
Frankfurters, Armour, .75/lb
Ham, Hormel, chopped, .89/lb
Juice, Minute Maid, orange, frozen, .87/twelve 12 oz cans
Lettuce, Iceberg, .19/head
Macaroni, Shop Rite, .85/five 16 oz pkgs
Margarine, Imperial, .37/lb
Oil, Wesson, .46/24 oz bottle
Onions, Yellow, .29/3 lb bag
Oranges, Sunkist, .59/10
Pears, Bartlett, .29/2 lbs
Pizza, Elios, frozen, .69/16 oz pkg
Potatoes, "A" size Eastern, .49/10 lb bag
Pudding, My-T-Fine, .39/four 4 oz pkgs
Soup, Campbell's, tomato, .10/10.75 oz can
Spaghetti sauce, Ragu, .58/quart jar
Sugar, .29/5 lb bag
Tea, Pantry Pride, .69/100 bags
Turkey, .29/lb

Household & seasonal goods
Bleach, Clorox, .48/gallon
Blender, Oster, 4 speed, 18.99/each
Carpet tiles, Ozite, 9" X 9", 1.00/4 tiles
Clothes dryer, Whirlpool, gas, 139.88/each
Dish detergent, Ivory liquid, .75/37 oz bottle
Frying pan, Teflon, 10", 1.47/each
Garbage can, galvanized steel, 1.87/each
Lawn seed, 19.80/25 lb bag
Paint, Dura-flex, interior flat, 3.69/gallon
Pepper mill, giant, 1.88-2.88/each
Range, Magic Chef, 299.99/each
Refrigerator, Frigidaire, 209.00/each
Sheets, satin, queen size, 6.00-12.99/each
Vacuum cleaner, Singer, upright, 79.88-99.50/each
Washing machine, Whirlpool, 159.99/each

Newspaper
.10/daily paper

Personal care & health
Aspirin, Bufferin, .99-1.49/100 count bottle
Baby powder, Johnson's, .48/9 oz can
Cold medicine, Dristan tablets, .79/24 count bottle
Hair conditioner, Clairol, Great Body, .99/3.5 oz bottle
Hair curlers, GE, electric, 17.83/set
Hair spray, Aqua Net, .49/13 oz can
Make up mirror, Lite-Alure, 3.88/each
Mouthwash, .39/32 oz bottle
Toothpaste, Crest, .69/6.75 oz tube
Weight loss salon, Figure Tone, 25.00/20 visits

Real estate
Houses for sale
Denville, 3 bedrooms, Dutch colonial, 26,900.00
Morristown, 8.5 rooms, 29,900.00
Rockaway, 4 bedrooms, colonial, 39,500.00
Houses for rent
Long Valley, 3 bedrooms, 200.00/month
Succasunna, 2 bedrooms, 250.00/month
White Meadow Lake, 2 bedrooms, 165.00/month
Apartments & rooms
Boonton, 3.5 rooms, 110.00/month
Morris Twp., 6 rooms, garden apartment, 265.00/month
Parsippany, 3.5 rooms, 145.00/month

Recreation & amusements
Bicycle, high rise, children's, 29.88-40.00/each
Cassette recorder, Sony, stereo, 179.50/each
Eight-track stereo tape player, CBS Masterwork, 69.88-89.88/each
Lite Brite, Hasbro, 5.66/each
Movie, 3.00/ticket
Movie projector, Doral, Super 8, 49.99/each
Playing cards, 1.00/4 packs
Radio, GE, AM/FM, table model, 16.83/each
Roller skating party, Livingston Roller Rink [Livingston, NJ], 20.00/10 children
Skittle Bowl, Aurora (game), 4.88/each
Sleeping bag, Coleman, 4 lb, 13.88-16.97/each
Slide projector, Sawyer's Totomatic, 99.99/each
Television, Magnavox, color, 598.50/each

School supplies
Book bag, large, 3.47/each
Composition books, 100 sheets, .28/each
Dictionary, Webster's, .97/each
Glue, Elmer's, .18/1.25 oz bottle
Loose leaf paper, .73/500 count pack
Lunch box, Aladdin, with 1 pint Thermos bottle, .99/set
Marker, fine line, .48/4 count pkg
Pencils, .53/22 count pack
Pens, Bic, .29/set
Ring binder, .69-2.99/each

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