THE PRESIDENCY: Glasses & Dollars

If Wets waxed optimistic fortnight ago because President Hoover publicly pledged Dwight Whitney Morrow, Wet Republican Senatorial nominee in New Jersey, "every support . . . every confidence" in the November election, their enthusiasm must have been diminished last week by two White House events: 1) President Hoover had the 1,800 wine glasses belonging to his official home packed in barrels and shipped to storage; 2) he returned vigorously to his old thesis that Prohibition is only one of many important elements in the general crime situation, boldly defied a move by...

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