POLITICAL NOTES: Brisbane's Warning

Addressing the Rochester (N. Y.) Chamber of Commerce last week, Arthur Brisbane, Hearst colyumist, had this to say about Alfred Emanuel Smith, long-time Hearst foe: "Any Democrat nominated [for President in 1932] in opposition to the wishes of Smith will be defeated. Smith is the head of the Democratic party in America. There is only one real live issue before the people and that is Prohibi- tion. Prohibition of itself isn't enough, but the corruption it has encouraged among our police is the outrage."

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