PROHIBITION: Borah v. Butler

Frank W. Stearns, Boston merchant and unofficial godfather of Calvin Coolidge, resigned from the Roosevelt Club of Boston, but the club's membership had suddenly jumped from 350 to the limit of 1,000. . . . Free tickets for a debate between a Senator from Idaho and a college president sold (some of them) for as high as $20. . . . Symphony Hall in Boston had never before held a jamming, cheering, laughing, applauding 3,500. . . . Newspapers choked with type on the subject. . . . Prohibition was the cause...

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