Foreign News: Money in Cocktails

Waldorf, Viscount Astor, better known as the husband of Nancy, Lady Astor, M. P., appeared last week before the Royal Commission on Licensing to give his expert testimony on the "condition of drinking" in Britain. "The most recent development in drinking," said Lord Astor stroking his chin, "has been the use of cocktails. It is a new habit, and I may add that it is apparently growing. It is a habit that has been created by private enterprise because there is money in cocktails.*

"The drink trade is rather more threatened than it used...

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