ARMY: Ladies on the March

In Evanston, Ill., last week a band of serious, middling-to-elderly ladies, the brain trust of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, clucked appreciatively over a Gallup poll on Prohibition sentiment. After eight years of Repeal, 36% of the Gallup-checked electorate said they were willing to try Prohibition once again.

The Evanston ladies were cheered by that news, but they were worried about something else. They feared that, before Prohibition came again, youths of the Army would be seduced into swilling beer at taverns near their camps. God forbid, said the ladies, that World...

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