FINLAND: Martini & Manhattan

Finland, which lately went Wet (TIME, Jan. 11, et seq.), seethed with complaint against the State Alcohol Monopoly Co. last week. For one thing the company's stores are closed on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, holidays, on days preceding and following holidays, and every day from 3 p. m. until the following 10 a. m. For another thing the Government, firmly believing that mixed drinks are bad for the stomach, has issued stringent regulations providing that, without special permission, only two kinds of mixed drinks may be sold, the Martini Cocktail and the Manhattan...

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