Foreign News: Big Boost

Six years of war have done more to skyrocket British factory wages than decades of peace. Last week the Ministry of Labor announced that average wages had gone up 76% (men's, 73%; women's, 94%). The take-home result: average pay for men in British factories is now $23.80 a week; for women, $12.64.

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