National Affairs: Mrs. MacDougall

"Think of a government spending nearly $20,000,000 to debauch its youth!" cried Mrs. Alice Foote MacDougall, famed operatrix of tea and coffee shops in Manhattan, in a Plain Talk article.

"It is a grim situation! Perhaps Prohibition is a success, but it is hard to think it is when women come drunk to my little coffee house in the Grand Central [Station] to steady up on a strong cup of tea before going home."


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