PROHIBITION: Two Shipments

On the high seas, 300 miles southwest of San Francisco, two six-pound shells from the U. S. Coast Guard boat Algonquin splintered the deck of the Federalship, a Canadian rumrunner flying the flag of the Republic of Panama. When the smoke cleared, Captain Stewart S. Stone of the Federalship stood upon her bridge with his hands up, signifying surrender. His ship was towed into San Francisco. On board were 12,500 cases of Scotch whiskey valued at $1,000,000 and 19 young adventurers.

"It was an act of war for the U. S. to fire...

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