CANADA: Wet Acadia

At Halifax, Dartmouth and on Cape Breton Island, thirsty Nova Scotians queued up on the sidewalk white shutters came down, doors were opened and government liquor stores began to operate for the first time since Nova Scotia formally abandoned Prohibition last November (TIME, Nov. 11).

Nova Scotia's drought did not pass bloodlessly. At Truro, whose government liquor store could not be opened for another sennight for lack of supplies, the Rev. D. J. Grant, Chief Inspector of Nova Scotia under the old Nova Scotia Temperance Act staged a last-minute raid on the...

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