National Affairs: Words of the Week

Curran v. Caraway. Dry hands were laid roughly on the No. 1 Wet organization of the U. S. last week, pulling and tearing at its innards, dissecting its workings. The hands belonged to three members—Arkansas' Senator Caraway, Montana's Senator Walsh, Indiana's Senator Robinson—of the

Senate Lobby Committee, now engaged in investigating lobbying for and against Prohibition. The Wet organization on the operating table was the Association against the Prohibition Amendment, represented by its $25,000-per-year President Henry Hastings Curran, onetime (1923-1926) Immigration Commissioner at the Port of New York, onetime (1921) Republican candidate...

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