Foreign News: Wet Era

The Grand National Assembly approved unanimously a bill introduced by Premier Ismet Pasha to restore liquor as a State monopoly (TIME, March 10, Sept. 24).

Thus the dry era, put into force by the Turk Nationalists, was also ended by them; although the Koran expressly forbids alcoholic stimulant.


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