1879-07-09 FARR OF POWERS & WEIGHTMAN

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1879-07-09 FARR OF POWERS & WEIGHTMAN - THE QUININE QUESTION. What th JLvgrji Ap...
THE QUININE QUESTION. What th JLvgrji Ap tneeartea of Poliadeipnt Say. PHILADELPHIA July 8. Apothecaries are very angry at the charges of exorbitant prices for quinine made by Farr of Powers Weightman and say that If he knew of any druggist celling ci'nchonida the cheap er alkaloid for quinia it was his duty promptly to expose them. As for prices Instead of .three cents a grain as Farr said hey answer through a committee it is not usual nor customary .among retail druggists of. this city to charge more ban one and a half and certainly ot over two cents per grain for quinine at this present time. As wholesale rates of uinine Are now $3.50 per 'ounce avoirdu- oliS each ounce containing 437 grains IB wholesale price per grain will readily be seen to be about three-quarters of a cent nd the profit from selling at one and a alf to two cents will certainly leave a margin very far below the three orfourhun- red 'per cent as asserted. The charge that we do not lower our prices even though le wholesale prices were reduced is also false for our jpnces are optional with us ut influenced by a lively and keen competition. 'L THEQUININE the 1 Apotherarlea it druggistselllngcfnchpnida no not quinine pot. 437f4 the and nd half or four hundred per the prices but . * . , . , , ' , ¬ , . , . , , , ' . . , . $ . ' - , , - , , ¬ - ' , . , , , > - . - . ' , ' _ - - . - . - . ' , - . . , -

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 09 Jul 1879, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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