National Affairs: Woodcock on Chicago

To joke about Chicago's crime-tide has long been the prerogative of colyumists, cartoonists, comedians. Last week a high Federal official joined the game. Munching a lettuce sandwich, sipping milk, Prohibition Director Amos Walter Wright Woodcock sat in his office and told Washington newshawks about his recent visit to Chicago. Perhaps in all seriousness, but with ludicrous effect, he said: "I saw nothing of the speakeasies that are reported to flourish [there]. Why, I even walked down some of the so-called 'bad streets' several nights. ... I saw no machine-guns on street corners, or anything like that! ... I was very much...

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