The subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week closed its hearings on prohibition, and so a great talk fest came to an end. So much of a propaganda matter was it for both sides, and so little immediate political interest had the hearings, that it was even doubtful whether a report would be made summarizing the "evidence."

In the closing week any number of bishops and leaders of prohibition- supporting societies declared their faith in prohibition. Mayor Dever rushed down from Chicago to deny testimony given by a Federal...

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