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Pages past - Dec. 30


December 30, 2018

On this date ...

1968: Furr's grocery store was preparing to ring in the new year with "Discount Miracle Prices Every Time You Shop!"

Those prices included:

• Two cans of Elna blackeyed peas for 15 cents

• King-size box of Cheer for 99 cents

• Petroleum Jelly for 43 cents per 16-ounce jar

• Spam - 48 cents per 12-ounce can

• USDA graded and inspected fryers - 29 cents per pound

• Two-pound bag of Georgie Porgie popcorn - 25 cents.

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