National Affairs: PROHIBITION

Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, President of Columbia University and a Wet, replied to a challenge to debate by Congressman William D. Upshaw of Georgia, Dry:

"As the challenged party I have, under the code, the choice of weapons, and would select silence; unless perhaps Congressman Upshaw should regard that as violating the constitutional inhibition against cruel and unusual punishment.

"In Georgia Congressman Upshaw is not regarded as carrying on the tradition of Toombs, Stephens, Ben Hill and Gordon, since his nickname is 'Pshaw.' That he should speak of law enforcement above a...

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