SWEDEN: New 12% Cabinet

Small storekeepers, craftsmen and farmers are the people who vote for Carl Gustaf Ekman and his People's Party. He used to be the village blacksmith of Munktorp in drowsy Vastmanland. As he shod horses he talked Temperance. After a while he began to write with devout Lutheran fervor against what Englishmen call brandy, Frenchmen eau-de-vie, Swedes Aquavit. Five years before the War, Munktorp's literary blacksmith took the road to greatness, accepted a call to Eskilstuna, where the owner of the Eskilstunakurirers made him Editor.

Today Carl Gustaf Ekman is Grand Master...

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