PROHIBITION: Bung In

The bung to Ontario's liquor supply is a clause providing that liquor may not be warehoused by the makers, that it must be kept in transit. Commercial enterprise has kept this bung out. Scores of warehouses line the Ontario shoreline and load up U. S. rum-runners. Diplomatic pressure, probably, was what drove the bung in last week, when the Ontario Liquor Control Board seized $5,000,000 of beer and whiskies in two warehouses at Windsor. Thirty other storage plants with $50,000,000 worth of goods were threatened.

The charge was that the liquor, instead of proceeding normally through bootleg channels into the U....

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