1959

Automobiles

New

  • Ford Anglia, 1,561.00
  • Oldsmobile 88, 6 passenger, 2,887.00
  • Pontiac Star Chief, 3,500.00

Used

  • 1957, Dodge, Sierra Custom Wagon, 2,195.00
  • 1953, Jaguar, cream convertible XK120, 1,000.00
  • 1950, Pontiac, 150.00

Clothing

  • Boy’s coat, 6.66/each
  • Boy’s shirt, 1.98/each
  • Boy’s slacks, 3.98/pair
  • Children’s shoes, 6.98-10.98/pair
  • Girl’s dress, 2.98-3.98/each
  • Men’s shirt, 4.95/each
  • Men’s slacks, Wash n’ Wear, 3.57-6.95/pair
  • Men’s sport coat, wool, 21.95/each
  • Men’s suit, 31.95/each
  • Men’s sweater, 15.95/each
  • Women’s dress, cotton, 10.98/each
  • Women’s dress, lace with simulated mink collar, 39.98/each
  • Women’s hat, Betmar’s Bowler, 8.95/each
  • Women’s jacket, “Wild and Wooly,” orlon, 45.00/each
  • Women’s shoes, 14.95/pair
  • Women’s skirt, flannel, 18.95/each
  • Women’s sweater set, orlon, 3.66-6.98/each

Employment

  • Accountant, junior, 90.00/week
  • Assembler, female, 1.54/hour
  • Bookkeeper, 85.00/week
  • Engineer, chemical, B.S., 7,000.00/year
  • Engineers, EE & ME, 10,000.00/year
  • Lab technician, electric, 80.00/week
  • Sales manager, 100.00/week
  • Salesman, 6,000.00/year
  • Snack bar attendant, 9AM-3PM, 35.00/week
  • Typist-clerk, 65.00/week

Food & beverages

  • Baby food, Gerber’s, strained, .99/10 jars
  • Bacon, sliced, .49/lb
  • Beef, chuck steak, .39/lb
  • Beef stew, Dinty Moore, .49/24 oz can
  • Bread, .29/20 oz loaf
  • Cereal, Kellogg’s Variety 10 pack, .49/pkg
  • Cheese, Borden, American slices, 1.00/five 6 oz pkgs
  • Chow mein noodles, La Choy, .27/6 oz can
  • Coffee, Eight O’Clock, .53/lb
  • Cold cuts, bologna, .59/lb
  • Cookies, Burry’s, Happy family, .39/14 oz pkg
  • Corn, fresh, .25/10 ears
  • Crackers, Ritz, .25/12 oz box
  • Fish, Mrs. Paul’s, frozen codfish cakes, .35/8 oz pkg
  • French fries, F.F. Deluxe, frozen, .49/two 16 oz pkgs
  • Ham, Morrell, canned, 2.49/lb
  • Juice, Libby, frozen orange, .89/four 6 oz cans
  • Marshmallow Fluff, .25/7.5 oz jar
  • Miracle Whip, Kraft, .29/pint jar
  • Oil, Wesson, .28/pint
  • Onions, U.S. No. 1 grade yellow, .13/3 lbs
  • Oranges, Valencia, .39/10
  • Peanut butter, Skippy, .33/12 oz jar
  • Pickles, Colonial Kosher, .25/quart jar
  • Pie, Jane Parker, 8″, .47/each
  • Potato chips, Kerr’s, .59/lb bag
  • Soda, Coca Cola, .89/five 26 oz bottles
  • Soup, Campbell’s .41/four 10.5 oz cans
  • SPAM, Hormel, .43/12 oz can
  • TV Dinner, Swanson, .49/11 oz pkg

Household & seasonal goods

  • Aluminum wrap, Alcoa, .69/75′ roll
  • Blanket, Westinghouse, electric, double size, 18.80/each
  • Clothes dryer, RCA, gas, 139.90/each
  • Coffee maker, Kenmore, automatic, 7.98-9.95/each
  • Dinnerware set, 45 pieces, Malmac, 19.95-29.95/each
  • Dishwasher, Kitchen Aid, 209.95-479.95/each
  • Flower bulbs, daffodil, .46/6
  • Freezer, Westinghouse, 9 cu ft, 179.95-289.95/each
  • Iron, Proctor Silex, Deluxe, steam, 9.49-19.95/each
  • Laundry detergent, Cheer, .69/giant pkg
  • Lawn mower, Sears Craftsman, 79.88-89.95/each
  • Lawn seed, Creeping Bent, .69/lb
  • Linoleum, vinyl, .99-1.39/square yard
  • Mason jars, .99/dozen pint sized jars
  • Paint, Sears, house exterior, 3.99-5.75/gallon
  • Range, Roper, gas, 30″, 139.95/each
  • Refrigerator, Frigidaire, 13 cu ft, 220.00-299.95/each
  • Washing machine, G.E., 185.00/each
  • Wax paper, Blue Ribbon, .33/two 100′ rolls
  • Wheel barrow, 3 cu ft, 4.99-11.00/each

Newspaper

  • .07/daily paper

Personal care & health

  • Permanent wave, Epstein’s Department Store [Morristown, NJ], 10.00/person
  • Petroleum jelly, Vasoline, .35/4 oz jar
  • Shampoo, Waldorf, .49-1.00/bottle
  • Slenderella International (weight loss salon), 1.00/visit
  • Soap, Lifebuoy, .32/3 regular cakes
  • Tissues, Vanity Fair, .33/two 400 count boxes
  • Toilet paper, Swanee, .37/three 500 count rolls

Real estate

Houses for sale

  • Denville, 3 bedrooms, 8,500.00
  • Florham Park, 3 bedrooms, split level, 18,000.00
  • Morris Twp., “Highland Woods,” (new construction), 9 rooms, 31,500.00

Houses for rent

  • Freedom, 2 bedrooms, 85.00/month
  • White Meadow Lake, 3 bedrooms, 110.00/month
  • Apartments & rooms
  • Landing, 1 room, 20.00/week
  • Morristown, 1 room, 12.00/week
  • Morristown, 2 rooms, 60.00/month

Recreation & amusements

  • Accordion lessons, Alfred Mayer Accordion and Organ Studios, [Morristown, NJ], 8.00/8 lessons
  • Atlantic City bus trip, RT from Morristown, 4.75/ticket
  • Board game, Monopoly, 2.19-4.00/each
  • Bowling dresses, 10.98-14.98/each
  • Dinner, Town House on the Green (recommended by Duncan Hines) [Morristown, NJ], 1.00/person
  • Fishing rod set, 5.99-9.95/each
  • Football, 1.96/each
  • Football helmet, 2.95/each
  • Football shoes, 6.95-15.95/pair
  • Golf balls, Steel Flyt, 5.88/dozen
  • Horse racing, Freehold Raceway, 1.20/admission
  • Hi-fi stereo phonograph, 4 speed, 67.00/each
  • Movie, drive-in theatre, [Ledgewood, NJ], 1.00/carful
  • Paint-by-Numbers set, .77/each
  • Radio, Zenith, portable transistor, 34.95/each
  • Television, RCA, 21″, remote control, 249.95-389.95/each
  • Water skis, 15.88-36.25/pair

School supplies

  • Dictionary, Webster’s New American, 1.49/each
  • Globe, 9″, 1.98/each
  • Index cards, .25/148 pkg
  • Loose leaf binders, .69/each
  • Loose leaf paper, .39/150 sheets
  • Lunch kit, J.C. Higgins, 1.88-2.49/each
  • Paste, .29/5 oz jar
  • Pencil box with sharpener, .29/each
  • Pencil pouch, vinyl with zipper, .20/each
  • Pencils, .29/10 pkg
  • Theme writing tablets, .99/3
  • Typing paper, .23/75 sheet box