PROHIBITION: Last Mile

Bannered across the front page of the London Evening News one afternoon last week were the headlines:

PROHIBITION IS DEAD- THE MORMONS KILLED IT- WHOOPEE— HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN.

¶ Underneath was a picture of a man guzzling beer from a keg in a New York bar.

¶ The London Star's headlines squawled: THE DECIDING VOTE BY LATTER DAY SAINTS.

¶ Said the Evening Standard: FINAL U. S. STATE VOTE ENDS REIGN OF GANGS.

Thus did whiskey-producing Britain greet the 5-to-4 vote by which Utah last week became the 36th Repeal State.* Americans, knowing...

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