Many a U. S. voter has been held in line for Prohibition by the argument that Big Business supported it. In the 1928 campaign, Nominee Hoover got five tycoons to uphold his Dry stand to every one Nominee Smith got to flay the 18th Amendment. As long as tycoons pontificated in favor of Prohibition, smaller men chimed in with their approval.

Last week, however, when the House Judiciary Committee resumed hearings on resolutions to repeal the 18th Amendment, a first serious crack was found in Big Business solid...

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