National Affairs: In Indiana

Last week imaginative Indianapolis citizens pictured to themselves a scene which, fortunately, never actually took place. In their minds' eyes they saw a Prohibition officer tracking down a suspicious-looking individual whose coat-pocket bulged with a telltale protuberance. They saw him clap hand on this individual's shoulder, reach into the bulging pocket and withdraw a bottle containing whiskey. And they saw the arrested individual turn upon his captor the face of Ed Jackson, Governor of Indiana.

What basis existed for thus supposing Governor Jackson a lawbreaker? Evidence from no less source than Indiana's...

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