PROHIBITION: Millions of Felons

What the Treasury Department in Washington characterized as a "wide de- parture," what many a Wet construed as a reduction of the law to an absurdity, what many a Dry welcomed as a solution of the problem of punishing liquor buyers occurred last week in the U. S. District Court at Peoria, 111. There Federal Judge Louis Fitzhenry laid down a new and startling interpretation of the Jones

("Five & Ten") Law which would in effect make felons of countless U. S. citizens.

The Fitzhenry judicial reasoning: The Jones Law raised liquor violations from...

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