FINLAND: Beelzebub v. Satan

A disgrace to the Government of Premier Sunila and a blow to Temperance, most Finnish editors angrily agreed last week, was the first price list of 200 tasty drinkables issued by Finland's State Liquor Stores just 86-days after the country voted down Prohibition.

Instead of pricing hard liquor up to discourage hard drinking, the Government priced it down. Instead of pricing light wines down it priced them up.

In Helsinki, though editorial pages roasted the Government, great and jubilant headlines heralded the arrival last week of hard liquor (the kind Finns like)...

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