Wayne Wheeler, Dry Boss: An Uncensored Biography of Wayne B. Wheeler

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1928 - Prohibition - 304 pages
 

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Page 90 - Whoever shall order, purchase, or cause intoxicating liquors to be transported in interstate commerce, except for scientific, sacramental, medicinal, and mechanical purposes, into any state or territory the laws of which state or territory prohibit the manufacture or sale therein of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes...
Page 105 - It will be our purpose to urge the passage of the legislation prohibiting the waste of foodstuffs in the manufacture of beer and wines at the earliest possible date, either in the form of a separate bill or in connection with other war legislation.
Page 100 - The sale, manufacture for sale, transportation for sale, importation for sale, and exportation for sale of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes in the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are forever prohibited. Section 2. Congress shall have power to provide for the manufacture, sale, importation, and transportation of intoxicating liquors for sacramental, medicinal, mechanical, pharmaceutical, or scientific purposes, or for use in the arts, and shall have power...
Page 75 - SECTION 1. The sale, manufacture for sale, transportation for sale, importation for sale, and exportation for sale of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes in the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof are forever prohibited.
Page 122 - Palmer: I am informed that there are a number of breweries in this country which are owned in part by alien enemies. It is reported to me that the Annhauser [sic] Busch Company and some of the Milwaukee Companies are largely controlled by alien Germans.
Page 11 - WHEELER controlled six Congresses, dictated to two Presidents of the United States, directed legislation in most of the states of the Union, picked the candidates for the more important elective state and federal offices, held the balance of power in both Republican and Democratic parties, distributed more patronage than any dozen other men, supervised a federal bureau from outside without official authority, and was recognized by friend and foe alike as the most masterful and powerful single individual...
Page 128 - NONE. 8. Known bondholders, mortgagees, and other security holders owning or holding 1 percent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages or other securities (If there are none, so state) NONE.
Page 127 - The money, which we gladly contribute to your enterprise, is to be disposed of, absolutely at your discretion, for the purchase, maintenance and establishment of a daily newspaper. "It is understood that, after a period of five years, you will repay to me and my associates, at your discretion and convenience, on account of the principal...
Page 125 - A statement of the relations which existed in connection with this transaction are more particularly set forth in a letter which I wrote to Mr. Brisbane, dated June 29, 1917, which reads as follows: "I write this note to define a business arrangement existing between us. I and a number of my friends all of whom I am authorized to represent, have for years felt very strongly that the public welfare and our own industry — because of your wellknown convictions — would be benefited by your personal...
Page 128 - Cheney. 3. That the known bondholders, mortgagees, and other security holders owning or holding one per cent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages, or other securities are (If there are none, so state) : None.

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