On the June evening that the Democrats of the land were nominating New York's wet Governor for President, those whose duty it is to enforce Prohibition in the land consummated a multilateral raid, said to be the result of months of preparation, on 18 of New York City's flashiest, dashiest, most expensive nightclubs (TIME, July 9). Last week, 45 more of the district's 20,000-odd nightclubs and speakeasies were proceeded against. Also, last week, the persons made defendants by the first raids were indicted. The Federal activity began to spread to roadhouses in New York's...

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