PROHIBITION: The War

Some time after May 5, the S.S. Pellegrini, big French tramp steamer, left her native waters. She slipped clumsily across the ocean, arrived, last week, at Rum Row. She was heavily laden. It may have been as much as 50,000 cases of liquor that she carried.

During the past four years, the value of a case at Rum Row has averaged between $20 and $25. Assuming the Pellegrini carried only 10,000 cases a mere 75-ft. schooner will carry 5,000-the value of her cargo would approximate a quarter of a million dollars.

Her crew...

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