That there is new blood in the federal prohibition enforcement staff has been evident in the past few weeks The new blood is undeniably General Lincoln C. Andrews, new Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (TIME, Apr. 6).
The first important work undertaken since he came to office was improvement in the blockade against rum runners.
As a result the rum row along the Atlantic Coast has been largely broken up. Illegal importations by sea have become more and more sporadic, less and less successful.
The second step was made known last week. Secretary Mellon announced...