National Affairs: In New York

The adherents of aridity in the state with the largest population last week fell to quarreling among themselves over the best way to prevent the re-election of Wet Senator James W. Wadsworth. A small but earnest group of old-time reformers had gathered in a Methodist office building in Manhattan as the revived Prohibition Party to nominate one Franklin W. Cristman, banker-lawyer, as well as candidates for state offices (TIME, June 21). Other Drys, notably the local branch of the Anti-Saloon League, were vexed. They had already planned the gesture of nominating Mr. Cristman...

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