PROHIBITION: The Devious Decade

After its original aim of Pennsylvania slush fund revelations had become stale, the Senatorial investigation committee continued its parenthetical meanderings in the vagaries of Wet and Dry. Examination of Wayne B. Wheeler, counsel for the Anti-Saloon League, was again Chairman-Senator Reed's 'piece de resistance for the week. Facetiously saying, "It has been slanderously asserted that I am a Wet," he withdrew from examining Captain William H. Stayton of the Wet forces, and most of the committee withdrew during his lengthy colloquies with Dr. Wheeler. Senator Reed launching questions with a cigar;...

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