LIFE IN AUSTRIA.
PRONOUNCED SHORTAGE OF
SYDNEY, Aijril 13
Miss Pulia Marsell has arrived after four and a half years stay in Vienna. She says when, she left in December the Austrians were certain the war would end in March. When war was declared soldiers leaving for the front were smothered with flowers. Lately'it had been very different. They dreaded the| Russian winter and there was a pronounced shortage of meat and white bread, but. coffee, cocoa and tea were plentiful and cheap These were imported from Holland and Sweden. She had not experienced any difficulty in leaving , the country. SAILING OF THE VULCAIN. WASHINGTON, April 12 The French have agreed that the Vulcains guns shall be used only for defensive purposes. The vessel has therefore been allowed to sail.
Permanent link to this item
LIFE IN AUSTRIA., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXXV, Issue 3536, 14 April 1916