National Affairs: Dead Duck

In Florida last week a Wet wave engulfed the daughter of the late great William Jennings Bryan, champion of Prohibition. Representative Ruth Bryan Owen of the Atlantic Coast district from Jacksonville to Key West had declared for a referendum before she started to campaign for Democratic renomination. That, however, did not save her from being defeated by Mark Wilcox, West Palm Beach attorney, who strenuously advocated the quickest possible repeal of the 18th Amendment. Mrs. Owen announced she would resign her House seat after the November election, instead of serving out her term to...

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