PROHIBITION: Politer Enforcement

Two weeks still pended before Seymour W. Lowman, onetime Lieutenant Governor of New York, was to replace Brigadier General Lincoln C. Andrews, as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in Charge of Prohibition Enforcement. But Assistant Secretary Andrews was away from his office on a vacation and would not be back before Aug. 1, the transition date, except "to clean up his affairs." Assistant Secretary Lowman was already and practically in charge. The new Commissioner of Prohibition, Dr. James M. Doran, was also ready to function. So last week seemed propitious for calling...

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