Personal from Herbert W Armstrong - WHEN I WAS a boy, age 12, 10¢ worth of steak fed our family of six. How well I remember my mother saying, "Go to the meat shop and get a dime's worth of round-steak. And tell the butcher to put in plenty of suet." Of course that didn't, even then, provide a 12-ounce steak for each person. But it did provide a small piece of meat for each of us, plus plenty of gravy for the potatoes. In 1900, round steak was 13¢ per pound. In 1970, it is $1.25 and more. Remember when milk was 5¢ per quart in cities? Remember when you could enjoy lunch at the lunch counter for 15¢?
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