Medicine: Dutch Monopoly

"So far as we in the U. S. are concerned, the grip of that quinine monopoly has just been broken," declared Dr. Julius Klein of the U. S. Bureau of Foreign & Domestic Commerce last week. There was exultation in his voice: "Up until recently the European quinine manufacturers, working under an ironclad agreement with the producers in the Indies, had things going very much their own way. The trust regulated precisely the amount of the drug that was to come upon the markets of the world....