TURKEY: Faint Perfume

Strong, natural, healthy smells are not repugnant to the slightly beaked nose of His Excellency General Ismet Pasha, now for the third time Prime Minister of Turkey, onetime victorious Commander-in-Chief on the Turkish western front in the odoriferous war with Greece. Last week bristling General Ismet decided to flay the faint, insipid, artificial perfumes which Turkish ladies buy with the guarantee: Fresh, and Direct from Paris. Said Ismet with a soldier's scornful snort: "The Government will consent no longer to having the daughters of Turkey perfumed with expensive foreign extracts. Pha!"...

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