In Peoria, Ill., the people who favor prohibition know William E. ("Pussyfoot") Johnson. Some have seen their hero in times past. Many have seen his pictures, know well his single eye. So when it was advertised that William E. ("Pussyfoot") Johnson would speak in person, not by radio—hundreds tumbled out into the inclement, spring, into a bandbox auditorium. Listening to the one-eyed one, their hearts warmed, their ideals revived, their purses opened.

Next day alert Peorians learned that Lincoln Eyre, able correspondent of the New...

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