PROHIBITION: Wets' Finances

Alongside of the moneyed Anti-Saloon League, the finances of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment are mere elves, but they grow. Last week the Wet organization filed its report with the Clerk of the House of Representatives, announced receipts of $275,545 and expenditures of $215,070 from Jan. 1 to Oct. 1, 1926. The largest contributor was Edward S. Harkness of Manhattan, Director of the New York Central; Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul and many another railroad, son of the late famed oil magnate Stephen V. Harkness. Mr. Harkness gave $7,500 and loaned...

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