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Monday 9 September 1918, The Sydney Morning Herald

MELBOURNE, Saturday.

A war precaution's (prices) regulation fixing
the maximum price which may be charged for
flour in New South Wales will come into
operation on Monday, September 9. The prices
are as follow:—Wholesale, sold at the mill
or by the miller, and paid for at the time of
purchase. In the counties of Cumberland,
Northumberland, and Bingara, £11 per ton
in 150lb sacks, £11/10/ in 100lb bags, £11/15/
in 50lb bags, and £12/10/ In 25lb bags.

Within the proclaimed areas of Bathurst,
Goulburn, Millthorpe, Orange:—Wholesale,
£10/17/6 per ton in 150lb sacks, £11/7/6 in
100lb bags, £11/12/6 in 50lb bags, and £12/7/6
in 25lb bags.

In the proclaimed areas of Aberdeen,
Albury, Boggabri, Canowindra, Condobolin,
Coolamon, Cootamundra, Corowa, Cowra,
Crookwell, Culcairn, Dubbo, Forbes, Gil-
gandra, Grenfell, Gulgong, Gundagai, Gun-
nedah, Gunning, Holbrook, Inverell, Jeril-
derie, Manilla, Manildra, Molong, Murrum-
burrah, Narrabri, Narrandera, Narromine,
Parkes, Queanbeyan, Quirindi, Rylstone, Tam-
worth, Temora, Tocumwal, Wellington,
Wagga, Wyalong, Yass, Young: Wholesale,
£10/15/ per ton in 150lb sacks, £11/5/ in
100lb sacks, £11/10/ in 50lb bags, and £12/5/
in 25lb bags. Retail, 18/6 per 150lb sack, 12/11
per 100lb bag, 6/11 per 50lb bag, 3/8 per 25lb
bag and 1¾d per lb.

The prices for Armidale, Glen Innes, and
Tenterfield shall be the same as those fixed
for Tamworth, plus railway freight. The re-
tail prices for all other areas shall be those
ruling at the nearest area specified above, plus
the actual cost of carriage into store. The
sum of 2/6 per ton may be added to the
wholesale rates when the sale of goods is
booked for one or more days.

In regard to the retail prices for flour
booked for seven or more days the following
additions may be made to the prices:—150lb
bag, 8d; 100lb, 6d; 50lb, 4d; 25lb bag, 2d.
The maximum wholesale prices which may be
charged for flour by persons other than the
millers in any part of New South Wales shall
be £1 per ton in addition to millers' prices.
In cases in which, on or before August 1, 1914,
no charges were made for carriage, etc, no
such charges shall now be added to declared
prices, but where charges were made such
charges shall not be increased, unless allowed
after an application made on that behalf.

Written by macalba

April 13, 2010 at 8:07 pm

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