National Affairs: Highlands--The Hub

Highlands, New Jersey, was once a sleepy fishing village the Gopher it is the center of the rum landing industry. The shipyards are crowded, Prairie of the Jersey marshes. Now new boats slip down the ways every day, and ship builders are at such a premium that skippers and their crews have to do their own repairing. Under cover of darkness or fog, dozens of swift motorboats ply between Highlands and the Bahama rum fleet anchored off the coast in " rum row."

Three well organized gangs of...

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