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Announcements!!!
Letters from the City Charter Commission (Andrew T. F. Ing & Kay Jones)
Charter Wrap Up (or at least a pause) (Dee Lum)
Letters to the Editor (Judy Blatchford & Mable Keesling)
Garbage Bag - Taxes favor virgin materials
How Does Foreign Trade Affect You?
Population Growth Report to be Televised (Gretel McLane)
Foreign Trade Page
State and Local Program 1973-74
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How Does Foreign Trade Affect You?

HOW DOES FOFETGN TRADE AFFECT YOU????

The International Relations Committee would like you to answer the shopping poll below and return it to your Unit Chairman at unit meetings. We will tally results and use thorn as "supportive evidence" in our foreign trade position letters to the Chamber of Commerce, American Retail Federation, ILWU and other community groups.

Grocery Cart items

Coffee

Cocoa

Tea

Bananas

Can goods:

imported pine (not always labeled as such)

mandarin oranges

mushrooms

gourmet sauces

dry or can soups

Corned beef

Meats:

Most hamburger

New Zealand, Australian or S. American Beef cuts

Lamb

Sea Food

Cheeses

Cookies

Tobacco

Oriental foods:

Shoyu

Miso

Long rice

Instant saimin

produce from Japan, Hong Kong plastic bagged or bottled

Retail Goods

Toys

Jewelry

Fabrics

Woolens (including sweaters)

Shoes and/or sandals

pens (ball pointer ink)

art supplies

watches and clocks

small appliances (rice cookers and fans)

T.V./radio/stereo components

sports equipment

Foreign cars

Furniture(Danish teak etc.)

Dishes

Silver or flatware

Glass ware

Yard tools, garden gloves

Workshop tools

Ready-to-wear clothes

Others (please list item)

Is your job or your husband's job dependent. on foreign trade? .

Do you realize the hidden income from foreign trade? Advertising services are needed to sell the above items; jobs created to service and sell these items, sales taxes thus state income generated by all this brisk business!

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