LIQUOR: Return of the Drys

In the sub-basement of Washington's old House Office Building, a tall greying man with intense eyes and a lean, unsmiling face prayed for drought. Edward Page Gaston, brother of anti-cigaret Crusader Lucy Page Gaston, hoped that World War II would bring Prohibition II.

As founder and U.S. director of the World Prohibition Federation, Brother Gaston is a spokesman for the W.C.T.U., the Anti-Saloon League and some 100 other temperance societies. He has kneeling space in the House Office Building by permission of his good friend Ulysses S. Guyer, dry Congressman from dry Kansas, who rises occasionally on the House floor...

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