PROHIBITION: Tourists, Excursionists

Thirsty desert travelers often glimpse sparkling oases which vanish on closer approach, are found to be mirages, optical illusions, frauds.

So last week seemed the Ontario Oasis which last fortnight (TIME, May 23) beckoned so invitingly to parched U. S. throats. Ontario had gone wet, Ontario was easily accessible, many a U. S. citizen planned Canadian weekends, magnificently moist.

Then last week Chairman D. H. Hanna of the Ontario Liquor Com-mission made ominous pronouncement. Said he: "American visitors will be disappointed if they expect any big blowouts in Ontario. Liquor cannot be bought...

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