Throughout Europe the dry aspect of the Hoover victory continues to set best minds powerfully a-pondering. Suspicions stir that U. S. post-War prosperity may be due in large measure to prohibition. Just now the golden fetish of "American Methods" has wondrous kudos on the Continent (see France "American Methods"). In London last week the World Prohibition Federation held a belated mass meeting "to celebrate the triumph of Prohibition in the American victory of Herbert Hoover."

Among Frenchmen the familiar U. S. paradox of a rich man "dry as a matter of business"...

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