General Lincoln C. Andrews, returning from his "125% successful" conference with Britishers on smuggling prevention, sat in the dining salon of the liner La France, ate crêpes suzettes (French pancakes) with rum sauce. Novelist Edna Ferber (see p. 31) and Lawyer Dudley Field Malone spoofed him. He replied that "everything eaten with a fork or a spoon was quite all right."

Later he was hurried ashore by a U. S. Coast Guard cutter. Reporters boxed him, asked him if he really intended to resign as chief of prohibition enforcement. Said he: "You...

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