PROHIBITION: A Groundswell Breaks

It was the day after election. Prohibition Director Amos Walter Wright Woodcock was in San Francisco about to embark with two friends on the S. S. Maui for a fortnight's business-&-pleasure trip to Hawaii. Three hours before sailing time a messenger handed Mr. Woodcock a government telegram from Washington. His face puckered as he read it. Cancelling his bookings, letting his friends sail without him, he explained to newsmen: "President Hoover has called me East for a conference."

For this last-minute recall, other newsmen pestered officials in...

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