PROHIBITION: Undoing Begun

Two and a half years ago, funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church in Chicago for a great reformer of a great reform era. Two little boys and two little girls stood up, pointed to the coffin, recited: "Miss [Lucy Page] Gaston, we thank you for what you have done for us," and then repeated the "Clean Life Pledge" which Miss Gaston had taught. Miss Gaston's body was cremated, according to her wishes.

She was no flamboyant Prohibitionist like Carrie Nation, who tossed cuspidors at...

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