PROHIBITION: Committee Hearings

There are five members of that subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee which for the past fortnight has had before it the subject of prohibition—Senators Harreld of Oklahoma,* Walsh of Montana, Reed† of Missouri, Goff of West Virginia, Means of Colorado. But all five are rarely present. Once last week only Senator Harreld was there, and he was lounging behind his home-town newspaper while serious-minded witnesses gave testimony.

The eleven-day case for the Wets, ably managed by Senators Bruce of Maryland and Edge of New...

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