TURKEY: Prohibition

Turkey is dry—like America.

At Brusa, Mustapha Kemal Pasha gave a party to celebrate his marriage. The guests assembled in a well-known French hotel celebrated for its wines; but there was nothing to drink—not until the proprietor discreetly mentioned to Kemal that the cellar was full. " Bring us up some of the best," said the host. " But, Sir, our cellar has been sealed by the gendarmes." " Ah! " said Mustapha, " tell them to unseal it! "

The next day headaches demanded more stimulant, and the seals were again...

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