PROHIBITION: Tonic for Sale

Come, come, come and make eyes with me,

Under the Anheuser Busch; Come, come drink some Budweis' with me

Under the Anheuser Busch; Hear the old German band!

(Ach, Du Lieber Augustine!) Just let me hold your hand (Ja!). Do, do, come and have a beer or tivo

Under the Anheuser Busch.

Stacked in cases in what is left of the Pabst brewery (Milwaukee) have been thousands of bottles of medicinal malt tonic. Last week permits to make and sell the tonic were issued by the prohibition section of the Treasury Department to Pabst of...

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