PROHIBITION: What Is A Distance?

Such U. S. citizens as may habitually order their liquor by telephone discovered last week that they may be prosecuted under that section of the Volstead Act which prohibits the transportation of liquor. A decision with that effect was handed down by Federal Judge William H. Kirkpatrick in a Philadelphia court. The decision was appealed from and was sufficiently ambiguous to be claimed as a dry victory by prohibition officials and as a wet victory, by the New York Times. If accepted as a precedent, however, it undoubtedly involves the purchaser as...

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