Tough are the jaws of a rock crusher. They can masticate almost anything. Last week in Portland, Ore., they chewed up bottles containing $16,000 worth of liquor and roared contentedly as the stimulating fluid oozed forth. The whiskey, seized by the Government three years ago, had been the subject of a prolonged, legal fight. In the hour of triumph, the Women's Christian Temperance Union demanded a public doom for "the goods."

Ontario, after a Dry era of ten years, voted last week for Government-sold liquor (see p. 15). In Windsor, Ont., the...

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