National Affairs: Georgia Gin

Northern readers of a new publication, Forward Atlanta, were shocked to read the following business item:

"The Murray Gin Co., who have operated a large factory in Atlanta for a number of years, but have sold their output from headquarters in the past, have now made Atlanta distribution city for the Southeast. . . ."

Southern friends had to explain that there are, in the South, two kinds of gin.:

a) A colorless alcoholic liquor (40% to 60%) used for cocktails, Tom Collinses, silver fizzes, etc., illegal now and said to have contributed to...

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