Some time ago a scintillating adjective joined the American language. It expressed the superlative of all that is elegant, fashionable, fastidious and rich. From which famous hostelry, the Ritz-Carlton of Manhattan, or the Ritz of London, or the Ritz of Paris this word sprang is a question which philologists must decide. Thus, at least−somehow or other−was born "Ritzy." (See THE PRESS.)

The name may now fittingly be applied to Roy Asa Haynes, National Prohibition Commissioner, and to his agents and his policies. The practice of padlocking, for a twelve month, the doors of...

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