JUDICIARY: Complete Non Sequitur

High ran the hopes of the Wets last December when U. S. District Court Judge William Clark, at Newark, N. J., handed down a decision that the 18th Amendment was invalid. Judge Clark, in quashing an indictment brought against one William Sprague for transporting a truck load of beer, had contended that the 18th Amendment should have been ratified by State conventions (representing the People) rather than by State legislatures (TIME, Dec. 29). Last week it was the Drys' turn for jubilance. Acting for the U. S. Supreme Court, speaking before a...

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