¶ It developed that a report which newspaper correspondents had sent out to the effect that the President had seen rum runners anchored in front of his house at Swampscott and had asked General Lincoln C. Andrews (see PROHIBITION) to clean up the Massachusetts coast was based on the facts 1) that some vessels which were observed on the bay might have been rum runners, 2) in a cottage near White Court previous to the President's arrival, a liquor cache had been discovered. The President denied that he had made any request of...

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