PROHIBITION: Times & Places

Robert Beecher Howell, Nebraska's pince-nezzed junior Senator, continued last week as Prohibition's bravest champion. Having complained that the District of Columbia is a pretty wet spot which the President of the U. S., as chief District officer, might easily dry, up and having elicited a White House statement ("The President is glad the Senator has raised the question") asking for specific charges (TIME, Sept. 30). Senator Howell arose again and said: ''It seems to me that the President was a little unfair . . . to call upon me 'to state definite...

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