PROHIBITION: United Repeal Council

Extra telegraphers had to be employed at Tarrytown, N. Y. last week to handle an avalanche of messages for John Davison Rockefeller Jr. People all over the land were excited because he had regretfully abandoned the Cause which he and his father & mother had supported with speech, prayer and at least $434,000. From Tarrytown to Tallahassee and Tacoma the news had flashed when he publicly endorsed Nicholas Murray Butler's call for out-&-out repeal of Prohibition (TIME, June 13).

While elated Wets hailed Mr. Rockefeller into their fold as a convert and a...

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