PROHIBITION: Ready for Repeal

While the Federal Government was last week drafting a drastic industrial code to control distilleries until such time as Congress acts on the problem (see p. 53), State governments throughout the land were fussing and fiddling with their own regulations for local sale and consumption. Ten have already decided when & why & how drinks may be served (see box). Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and Massachusetts had barely a week left before Repeal to make up their minds what to do.

Greatest trouble was in Pennsylvania where the liquor control...

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