National Affairs: Unborn Blossom

The National Law Enforcement Commission, after a four-month holiday, went to grips again with Prohibition last week. As its eleven members gathered in Washington, Chairman George Woodward Wickersham, all a-twinkle with good humor, remarked to curious newsmen: "You never can tell what kind of blossom will bloom until the plant develops."

The Commission's only blossom in the three subsequent days of its Washington meeting was dissension over the scope of its inquiry. One group of Commissioners wanted to go to what Commissioner Mackintosh called the "guts"...

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