YUGOSLAVIA: Breathless Conductors

One of the more obvious advantages of living under a Dictator appeared last week in an order issued by Dictator-King Alexander of Jugoslavia. Street car conductors were forbidden to eat garlic or drink brandy before or during hours of service.

Since the eating of garlic and the drinking of slivovitza (plum brandy) are old Serbian pastimes, the fact that their prohibition could be issued and enforced was considered a triumph for King Alexander's dictatorship.


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