Religion: Santa Claus Laws

U. S. Drys tend to be sentimentalists, exultant over small victories and busy with niggling activities pending what they believe to be the inevitable return of Prohibition. Last week many a Dry was gratified to hear a comparatively substantial gain by The Cause: the name and cheery figure of Santa Claus are to be banned in holiday liquor advertising in no less than 30 States. Research on this question was done by Ethel Hubler, editor-publisher of a Los Angeles Prohibition paper called the National Voice, who wrote to State liquor control boards wherever...

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