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Labour's War Aims. 11

I Refused to Supply I Sugar,…

FOOD TO BE FIBST DE-I MAX!)…

IMiners and Comb-nut. J

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RATIONS AND FUNERALS. I

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Neath communal kitchen, supplying soups and stews, is doing a roaring business, over 300 persons being sup- plied daily. W st Glamorgan Methodist delegates will have to carry their own lunches in future. An order will shortly be issued by the Ministry of Food fixing a flat prioe for boneless bacon. It is expected that the price will be a little over 2s. per lb. It is stilted that the Ministry of Food do not intend at the present moment to ration cheese. Blacklegs were unmercifully treated by the strikers in South Wales about seventy years ago. At Mountain Ash a bag of gunpowder with a lighted fuse attached was thrown into a house, and the blackleg died as the result of the explosion. The criminal was never de- tected, d(,pite I the offer of a Govern- ment reward. An aged Rhondda collier who remem- bers the Crimean War reclares that the food hardships of the present day are mild compared with tliow of 1856. when food prices soared sky-high and placed the necessities of life out of reach of the poor. He has vivid memo- ries of the bread of that period—a moist, pasty substance which only ex- treme hunger rendered palatable.

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