THE STATES: Conference No. 21

Ever since President Roosevelt called the first Governors' Conference at the White House in 1908 to discuss protection of national resources, state executives have been meeting periodically to discuss their executive duties, to eschew all controversial matters, to have a sociable time. This year's Conference, held last week by 22 Governors assembled in New London, Conn., bubbled with unusual excitement when Gov. Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York injected into it a letter on Prohibition which he had obtained from no less a personage than George Woodward Wickersham, chairman of President...

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