National Affairs: Signs for Agents

Because many a citizen has been stopped on the highroad by U. S. Prohibition agents whose say-so was their only identification, Prohibition Director Amos Walter Wright Woodcock last week announced that all automobiles carrying such agents will be marked with a distinctive shield on the right front door. The shield will read:


UNITED STATES OFFICIAL BUREAU OF PROHIBITION Until 1,000 such signs have been made, Prohibition agents are under orders from Director Woodcock not to shoot at motorists' tires—practice which in the past has resulted in fatalities. Uniforms for the accosting agents were...

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