Letters, Dec. 14, 1931

Black Cow

Sirs:

Shame on TIME for defaming the time-honored "black cow"! (TIME, Nov. 16).

Guzzlers know the "black cow" is composed of root beer and cream. . . .

WILLIAM L. VALLEE

New York City

THE STATEMENT REGARDING BEVERAGE SUPPLIED THE COMMITTEE AT THE METROPOLITAN CLUB CONTAINS IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE CONCLUDING PARAGRAPH OF THE COMMITTEE'S REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT [on the Navy League's attack on the Hoover naval policy] QUOTE MANY INACCURACIES FALSE ASSERTIONS AND ERRONEOUS CONCLUSIONS UNQUOTE THE BEVERAGES INDULGED IN BY THE COMMITTEE WERE COFFEE AND CREAM AND PLAIN WATER...

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