In Vinton

The presidency of the local chapter of the Women's Christian Temperance Union is not listed by actuaries as an especially dangerous occupation. Yet Mrs. C. B. Cook of Vinton, Ia., found it so. She became an active Prohibition crusader, aiding and abetting enforcement agents in every way. Then the grim train of events began. One Sunday evening returning home from services at the First Christian Church, she found her house defaced with fragments of more than a dozen putrescent eggs. Next day she had the egg stains removed and, undeterred,...

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