Foreign News: Booze by Christmas

Between Hudson Bay and the Great Lakes, namely in the Canadian province of Ontario, rural Drys waged a battle of ballots last week with urban Wets.

The Drys (Methodists, Congregationalists and Presbyterians) sought to elect representatives to the Provincial Legislature who would maintain the ten-year-old 0. T. A (Ontario Temperance Act) under which only "native wines and light beers" can be sold.

The Wets (Roman Catholics, Anglicans and a few Presbyterians) sought under the leadership of shrewd Conservative Premier George Howard Ferguson to return enough representatives under his banner to permit him to...

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