On account of the unforeseen circumstances precipitated by the Supreme Court's prohibition decision, several modifications of the Volstead Act have been proposed. Of these the two principal ones are:
1) Amendment of the law to allow foreign ships to bring in their ship-stores of liquor under bond. Since this must wait till the next Congress convenes, serious foreign complications may arise in the meantime.
2) Amendment of the law to prohibit American vessels from carrying liquor on the high seas as well as within the three mile limit.
It is generally admitted that the dry element...