National Affairs: Anecdote

The following anecdote came out of Washington as a news report: A man on the street recognized the flashy automobile of a well-known bootlegger. Wishing to order some refreshments, he hailed a taxicab to overtake the car. The car pulled up at a Government building as the taxicab came alongside. The thirsty one called to the driver of the bootlegger's car: "Can you deliver me a case of Scotch today?" The driver turned around towards the questioner, disclosing his face—the face of Prohibition Commissioner Roy Asa Haynes. Mr. Haynes had taken advantage of...

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