chapter  194
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FROM PETER THE GREAT TO LENIN

The increase of wages in 1911 and 1912 lagged behind the increase in prices. This may be seen from the following indices :—

Cereals . . . . 100 114 Animal produce . . 100 107 Average (all produce) . 100 106

Average wage of industrial workers for the whole country . . . 100 102

In the years 1913 and 1914 the changes in the average wages were as follows :—

1. Cotton . . . . 2. Woollen . . . . 3. Silk . . . . 4. Flax, hemp . . . . 5. Mixed textiles . . . .