Hotel men reported that plenty of rooms are now available in the nation's long-overcrowded capital. One reason: Congress has gone home, freeing thousands of lobbyists for vacations.
Gomorrah on the Potomac
"Drinking and drunkenness in Washington are fearful. . . . The Capital is head over heels in indulgence and all that goes with it."
Thus, last week, spoke an expert: Dr. Edwin Holt Hughes, 76-year-old, retired senior bishop of the Methodist Church. Longtime resident of Washington (as head of the Methodist Board of Temperance, Prohibition, and Public Morals), Bishop Hughes knows the city as he knows the doxology. Said he:
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