MR. PILKINGTON seemed nervous but determined. His face was half hidden by the silk scarf that muffled his throat, for he was careful of his health and had a fancied tendency to bronchial trouble. Above the scarf a pair of mild eyes gazed down at Jill through their tortoiseshell-rimmed spectacles.By PELHAM GRENVILLE WODEHOUSE45 min
THE steadily growing feeling that the peak of prices has been reached is being gradually confirmed. Not that it Is intended to suggest that there Is any immediate prospect of spectacular declines, nor yet that there may not be further advances in individual lines, but merely that taking the field of commodities as a whole the average of prices a month or more hence will probably show at least a modest decline on the prices in existence to-day.
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