The largest hotel in the U. S. is Hotel Stevens on Chicago's Michigan Avenue. Fortnight ago its management, fearful of prohibition prosecutions, declined to serve the accessories of highballs, cocktails et al. Blacklisted were ginger ale, sparkling water, bowls of ice.

Last week the Stevens management reversed its policy, freely served what guests asked for. Reason: Dry patrons had protested the Dry order, resented the implication that they would put legal beverages to illegal purposes.


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