A tree for the boss's wife

Freeman, M.
December 1990
Yankee;Dec90, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p18
Describes the selling of Christmas trees behind Charles Freeman's hardware store in Branford, Connecticut, where sales boys tagged the scrawniest tree `save for Mrs. Freeman.' Selling the tree to fussy customers, and moving the tag to the next-scrawniest tree; Trees left on Christmas Eve were marked `help yourself.'


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