Medicine: Drunkards' Bane

STOP

WHISKEY

I'm the happiest little woman In all this little town; And my merry laugh and singing Takes the place of sigh and frown.

For JOHN HAS QUIT HIS DRINKING And is like himself once more, And the world is just a paradise With such happiness in store!

That headline, that poetry and the sketch of "John's Wife" with her mouth open heavenward in praise of a drunkard's nostrum or reaching for "John's" de-alcoholized kiss—last week commanded attention in many a U. S. newspaper which profits from quack-advertisements. Presumably, enough whiskey continues available in the U. S. to gamble that a good percentage of...