THE CONGRESS: Back to Texarkana

When Morris Sheppard was a schoolboy in Wheatville, Tex., he studied physiology. One illustration in the class textbook was a study of a drunkard's stomach, done in passionate colors. He never got over it, and last week he died a teetotaler.

As the climax of a life devoted to battling Demon Rum, he introduced the law that became the 18th Amendment, helped the tall, droop-mustached Minnesota zealot, Andrew J. Volstead, write the Prohibition enforcement law. But as saloons became speakeasies and gangsters turned to bootleggers, Volstead got all the knocks. Almost nobody had...

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