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"WEEK'S WAR STORY

I WEARY, BUT NOT BEATEN. I

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--SKfWEN DIVORCE.

-_--THE PROFITEER.

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THE PROFITEER. Mr. dynes, in moving the second read- ing of the Defence of the Realm (Food Profits) Bill, in the House of Commons (,n Wednesday, sad that its object was to impose on profiteers penalties which could not be imposed under the »' the Realm Act Regulations. The Govern- ment wanted to deal with exceptionally ftaricus caees. TJp to now there pad been 7,000 prosecutions undertaken by the Ministry of Food for profiteering offences, and in more than 6,600 oases convictions had been 19QCured. The fine that ould be imported at present could not exceed < £ '100. There had bien instances where excessive profits had been made to the extent of several thousands of pounds. The view of the Ministry was that it was not emffieient to impose a fine of £ 100 or even imprison- ment to the extent of six months. The Bill made such offenders liable not onrv to imprisonment, but to forfeit double the amount of the illicit gains. The Bill was read a second time.

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I SWANSEA NEWS,I

NODION AR BYNCIAU YRi -WYTHNOS.…

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TOWN TALK.

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AGE GROUPS.I

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NEW CONSTITUENCY I — .——

ROTHERMERE RESIGNS. I

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THE NEW TAXATION.I