Foreign News: Prohibition

" I don't like people who represent the drink trade to be posing as admirals, generals, commanders, captains, and the like."—Lady Astor in a speech at Bristol. Lady Astor assured her audience that she was not out for the American brand of prohibition; all she wanted was the settlement of the question by local option. Her prohibition campaign is receiving important support from her husband's newspaper The Observer, published weekly at London.

Some of the "big" names appearing on the prospectuses of large distilling and brewing concerns: Field Marshal Earl Haig, connected with...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!