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HUGE COST OF THE WAR

The war in its earlier stairs eo-i (ire it Jirhain ab--nt ,ij,-,t v .i ~ , ;i „-,,,(, \,, ;v it".., £,-!Oi;.!J)U is .-priii ~..,• ili,.' Wa'r ' UlhVe mj i.Jl«i,t.ot! bv the Ailu,:raliv. Th.- re- <•■:!,! is-.m- ~f i1a.0Un.,.-,,) trea-ury bm, wis i.<!;. n .n an :ivoi,i.y di-e.am tat- o; ju-t. turner a;; per c-ni.. ' The amount was app,:, d ■ '•■' matee i!i:c-. timis over. Tni.s i, ii:e !i:ili ;i:--i;ii:r.<. ni of bids for war pnrpse.-, am! Ij: iiu, up tin- rotai so : ir (~ C75.00iJ.U0->. Ihe . --i i.i:' the. lb liii-iii Army in war c:umo; b. le-.i than £i6,,v,;i U>;)0 a wee!;, and ■•: ll;e .Navy £i>e"l,Uo..i. marine. £17,(100,00;) a. w ■(. i; in aa. Tilt - means £ddk bo*V'.'oU kir it \ear it tit-: war ;.>ii'-» on. rd. I.i-!ie. lira-.iiif n, one of llto leading K:-<-i!'-'i! .-■ i;> i:;:-; s, .-cms to doubt ■:' any ot liie I'eiiiinetital i'owers wiii he able, id manitain war •.villi, t'uir wimb- adult iii.ibhiUoit for moiv than six month.-, Jiis cun-ebt.-miiS brim; lm-,.1 an a eohsiderat ion ot both tl:e economic li'Min and the drain upon human eraiurance. In the ease ot Ciermany ii has i,i be remembered that her tnde, ami Ihcivo.rc her credit, is snlVt rin;: nme-h mo;o than lint of any o; the .Vibes. The- (brmnns. ~: c-car.-f. llimii;lit. liiae ihey could make the \v:r "pav." But tile war" iml"iiinity of JEi.OiO.OOiU'OO which was to he- demantled "i France in sis weeks must be placed anion.: liie Ion:; ii.-t of Teutonic miscalculations. " 1 was f.nt-p 'i;en in my n-7ilmieins attho chili tri-tlay." stud Mrs (iarniioit.s t..> h,T husband ilio other eveniiiL'. With a, lank of a.steiiiif-liinvnt he re-plied: " 1 can't holievp it, my dear. Who outspoke yon?"

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HUGE COST OF THE WAR, Evening Star, Issue 15686, 28 December 1914

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HUGE COST OF THE WAR Evening Star, Issue 15686, 28 December 1914

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