RUSSIA AND THE DRINK TRADE
A NATIONAL SACRIFICE.
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j LONDON. October '2l. ''' Much comment has been excited by : Bussia's sacrifice of £90,000,000 of ;'.. revenue annually through her abolition , Of the spirit monopoly, which decision ■ followed on the fact of the diminution '. in crime as the outcome of her exf' periment in temporary prohibition. The ' Westminster Gazette ' says: f ;.~ u Such a circiunstanciJ could hardly '<:. Happen except in Russia." The ' Pall Hall Gazette says: 'War j -has achieved a victory elsewhere than ■■ on tho battlefield."
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RUSSIA AND THE DRINK TRADE, Evening Star, Issue 15631, 23 October 1914