The Wet and Dry issue last week boiled merrily. In Congress there were debates in both Houses. In the press straw votes were taken. The progress of legislation in Congress was retarded by the first of the debate and the Wets pressed their attack in a way that gained them much publicity and for a time took the Drys aback.

In the Senate Mr. Smoot exclaimed: "I used to take a good deal of pride in keeping the Record clean from anything outside just what was said in this body, but I long ago...

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