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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1915. "ARMS AND THE DRINK."

) I The position at the shipbuilding and j and ammunition works through drink ; is causing much comment now, and it seems icap,, Beible8eible that the old order ; ef things should ba allowed to con tinue The statement that the attend ance sheets show that each man losses two days a week by drinking reveals the serious menace to work It . would seem that the men are working ! a great deal of overtime and receiving such heavy pay that they cannot keep 1 out of rhp public houses. The queg uon of the production of arms is so important that Cabinet is discussing J total ciofiiag of the hotels, Whether

'his extreme step is necessary ik is I hard to say; but if the work can bij expedited in no other way, there is not a British subject who would not agree that that was the only course f o pursue. Perhaps the best pan would be to close the hotels during working hours, and not allow the , importation of ppiritfl and winep It, 9, fortunate thing that tbe real sta^e f fiffairs has been revealed, becnucp be spirit of the nation is so keen that ome way out of the difficulty will bd found. Lord Kitchener ban said-tnat to win we must have more munitions ncrducerd, and so great is the confidence -eposed in the famous organiser that -he most desperate efforts will be made o turn out as nuch munition at he necessary at the crisis.

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1915. "ARMS AND THE DRINK.", Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3411, 2 April 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1915. "ARMS AND THE DRINK." Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3411, 2 April 1915

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