PROHIBITION: Nations v. Willebrandt

A million-dollar libel suit last week threatened Mrs. Mabel Walker Willebrandt just when her bank balance was beginning to fatten on the proceeds of her series of newspaper articles on "The Inside of Prohibition" (TIME,, Aug. 12 et seq.). In an instalment which flayed the meddlesomeness of the Anti-Saloon League, she trod on the tender toe of a onetime Prohibition enforcement chief at St. Louis.

One frosty morning in February 1924, Gus Orvel Nations, Chief of Federal dry agents at St. Louis, raided the Griesedieck Brewery, arrested Raymond Griesedieck and 43 employes....

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