PROHIBITION: To Cut Out . . . the Cancer

Backed by many a rich man, the Anti-Saloon League fostered Prohibition. Backed by a few libertarians, the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment was founded to alter Prohibition. Last winter the A. A. P. A. announced that it would expand and grow potent under the leadership of a new chief, Major Henry Hastings Curran of Manhattan (TIME, Jan. 23).

Major Curran was selected for the administrative talent he had shown as Borough President of Manhattan (1920-21) and U. S. Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island (1923-26). Another recommendation was Major Curran's standing and acquaintance among tycoons of finance & industry. The...

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