National Affairs: A Nice Point

The triangle as a source of drama is not exhausted. A recent variation is that in which Governor General Wood of the Phillippines, the War Department (his superior) and the Department of State are concerned. It involved a nice point.

The U. S. Constitution, in that section of it known as the 18th Amendment, forbids the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors in "the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof." This includes the Philippines. The Volstead Act, which defines intoxicating liquors and under which alone can violators...

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