PROHIBITION: More New Ground

Once again country-wide debate on Prohibition moved to new ground last week when the subject upcropped without warning before the twenty-first conference of Governors assembled at New London, Conn. (seep. 11). Heretofore these political meetings had studiously avoided this political subject. When governors did debate it last week, their sentiment was preponderantly Dry, as was to be expected among politicians discussing the law of the land.

The Prohibition question was injected into the otherwise tranquil conference by a letter from Chairman George Woodward Wickersham of the National Law Enforcement Commission to Governor...

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