National Affairs: Quitting

"The temptation to carry on is strong, but it is impracticable." With these words Lincoln C. Andrews last week tendered to Secretary of the Treasury Mellon his resignation as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in charge of prohibition.

In the face of a grasping Anti-Saloon League and an arid Middle West beginning to think about Congressional elections, it would be embarrassing for the Administration now to appoint a successor to General Andrews. Wherefore, the Spokesman announced that the General was not giving up his post. General Andrews, surprised at the sudden change...

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