PROHIBITION: Wicker shambles

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One afternoon last week there was a great dinging and donging in the belfry of the First Methodist Episcopal Church at Rochester, N. H. Factory workers, puzzled by the sudden outburst, paused in the street on their way home to ask questions. Rev. Jonathan N. Armistead, all aglow with happy excitement, loudly explained: "It's to celebrate the Wickersham Commission report. We just heard about it."

What caused Pastor Armistead to set his bells to ringing was a pamphlet entitled "Conclusions and Recommendations,"...

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