PROHIBITION: Woodcock's War

Amos Walter Wright Woodcock, tall, terse, serious chief of the new Prohibition Bureau in the Department of Justice, last week met his twelve District Administrators in Washington, made them his first important speech. Because he had just come from a conference at the White House, his words and manner seemed to many observers to indicate a decided change in Administration attitude toward Prohibition enforcement. Such observers contrasted the personal and moral concern of earlier Prohibitionists, and their sweeping promises, with such staid excerpts from Mr. Woodcock's statement as:

"The aim of our Bureau...

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