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COST OF LIVING

FEDERAL STATISTICS.

NO INCREASE LAST YEAR

(Per Press Association—Copyright.)

(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

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COST OF LIVING Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

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