POLITICAL NOTES: Hill Baits Upshaw

In the House of Representatives of the United States of America, Representative John Philip Hill, Republican (Wet), of Maryland, and Representative William David Upshaw, Democrat (Dry), of Georgia, staged the following skit:

Mr. Hill: "I wish the gentleman and his colleagues from Georgia would stand up on the floor of the House and take the pledge which the gentleman from Georgia wants us to take, never again to touch the flowing bowl, legal or illegal. When they do that I shall follow them and give up rum until we modify the Volstead Act."...

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