•'wa have reason to believe that the British Government have placed, or are about to place, orders for something like 1,600,000 pairs of boots for Regulars, for Lord Kitchener's new army, and for Territorials," writes a Leicester firm of boot manufacturers. "In addition, we understand that the French army have placed, or are about to place, orders for 2,000,000 pairs. We also hear of the Belgian army ordering 500,000 pairs, and of Serbian and Greek inquiries." In a single 'day harvesters near Bishops Stortford, who wished to take advantage of the present high prices, gathered in a whole wheat crop, after which it was threshed and ground, and the same night cent as flour to London.
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Evening Star, Issue 15672, 10 December 1914
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Evening Star, Issue 15672, 10 December 1914
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