TENNESSEE: Legal Toddy

Plenty of liquor is drunk in Tennessee, and it is legal to manufacture liquor in Tennessee for export to other States. This last is due to the cuteness of rich, tieless old Lem Motlow who owns most of Moore County. In 1937, Lem Motlow wangled a law enabling him to reopen his family's oldtime Jack Daniel No. 7 bourbon distillery at Lynchburg. But not for 30 years, until last week, was it legal to sell liquor in Tennessee. That was due to the assassination of Editor Edward Ward Carmack of the Nashville Tennessean after the hot Governorship campaign of...

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