PROHIBITION: Eight Treaties

The progress of Prohibition in the field of international agreement has been rapid since the first so-called Twelve-Mile-Limit Treaty with Great Britain (providing for the seizure of rum ships within an hour's sailing distance .of the coast, in exchange for allowing foreign ships to come into U. S. ports with liquors under seal). That treaty was several months in negotiation; it was signed late last January.

Last week, similar treaties were signed with Sweden and with the Netherlands. There are now eight "twelvemile treaties" in all. But whereas it took more than six...

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