PROHIBITION: Liquor-in-Port

The Neptune Association is an organization of deck officers on merchant ships flying the U. S. flag. It went to law recently, asking an injunction to prevent British ships from entering U. S. ports with liquor under seal. British ships do this by virtue of the treaty with Great Britain granting this privilege in exchange for allowing U. S. coast guardsmen to search and seize rum runners within an hour's sailing distance of the U. S. coast. The Neptune Association protested because British* ships by this arrangement may serve liquors eastbound...

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