National Affairs: Oratory

The closing sessions of the meeting of the Anti-Saloon League in Chicago were brilliant with oratory. Examples:

Dr. L. C. Branscomb of Anniston, Ala., regarding the possibility of the Democrats' nominating a wet for the Presidency: "My grandfather and my father were Democrats, and if I should vote the Republican ticket they might turn in their graves, but I would do it if the northern Democrats should betray the cause for which we have suffered!"

Edwin H. Hughes, Methodist Bishop of Chicago: "My great-grandfather was taught alcohol was a food, my grandfather was taught it...

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