COST OF LIVING
NO INCREASE LAST YEAR
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(Received, FebruarJ 9, 9.'50 a.m.)
SYDNEY; February 9
1 The Federal -Statistician reports that the cost of living did not increase during 1913. There was a general upwards tendency in 1912, but during last year this ceased land prices for groceries and food were nearly 3 per cent, lower, but rents advanced- another 5 per cent. The average ■ cost of living, therefore, was about the same for the two years.
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COST OF LIVING, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914
COST OF LIVING Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914
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