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i BUSINESS LUNCHEON
MAYFLOWER BEC. 6 JPopular Price of One Dollar the ' Plate; Economic Phases of Pro hibition to Be Discussed by Business Men At noon Tuesday, December 6th, me large convention hail of the Mayflower botel will be the scene of an extraordi nary gathering. Delegates to the Anti Ealoon League convention, together with business men and women of the District of Columbia and nearby cities will join in a business luncheon. Speakers of na tional reputation will make brief talks on the economic phases of the liquor prob lem. Judging from the success of similar meetings at other conventions and in other cities, the business luncheon at Washington will be one of the most en thusiastic and interesting sessions of the entire convention. The Mayflower, famous for its food and its service, which are not excelled by any Other hotel in Washington, has made a 6peeial concession enabling the conven tion to sell luncheon tickets at $1.00 the plate. Delegates arc advised to secure their luncheon tickets upon registration or before. Tickets will be on sale in the Mayflower, Convention Headquarters, and also may be secured from League offices, 30 Bliss Building, Washington, D. C., or Westerville, Ohio. FLOODS THE SEWERS A million dollars worth of ale was poured into the sewer at Newark, N. J., last week after having remained for more than 16 years in the vaults of a brewery of that city. The ale was disposed of to free the property of government super vision. At one time the ale was about to be loaded into tanks for shipment to the Heinz pickle plant in Pittsburgh, when H. J. Heinz, an ardent prohibitionist, suddenly issued orders to his subordinates to have nothing to do with it. There were 303,552 gallons of the ale, the larg est stock of pre-war ale in the United States. WASHINGTON’S HOME The corner of the mansion-house at Mt. Vernon pictured above shows the room in which the first President died. Delegates to the national Anti-Saloon League con vention will have an opportunity to see the George Washington home and his tomb near-by on the sloping hillside near banks of the Potomac. THE MAYFLOWER HOTEL—CONVENTION HEADQUARTERS The Mayflower Hotel, in which the National Convention of the Anti-Saloon League of America will be held December 5th to 8th, has made the following spe cial rates for delegates: 100 rooms, each with bath, at $4.00 per day per person, or $7.00 per day double, making $3.50 per person per day. 100 rooms, each with bath, at $4.50 per day per person, or $8.00 per day double, making $4.00 per person per day. 150 rooms, each with bath and twin beds, at $9.00 per day, making $4.50 per person per day. Reservations should be made as far in advance as possible. Write direct to the Mayflower Hotel, Connecticut Avenue and 17th Street, Washington, D. C. stating that you will be a delegate to the! Anti-Saloon League Convention. Only the above num ber of rooms will be available at these special rates. The special room rates granted by the Mayflower undoubtedly represent the greatest hotel room value that can be secured in Washington. The Mayflower is the Capital’s newest and best hotel. With the exception of the Wednesday night session, all convention meetings, including the Executive Committee and the National Board meetings; the business luncheon and the banquet will be held in the Mayflower. The Wednesday night session is expected to he held in the newly enlarged and remodeled First Congregational Church. This is the church attended by President and Mrs. Coolidge. Delegates desiring information relative to other hotels will be sent a complete list with rates and distances from the Mayflower, Convention Headquarters, upon request to the Anti-Saloon League of America, 30 Bliss Bldg., Washington, D. C., or Westerville, Ohio. SEIZE BIG BOOZE CARGO Approximately 10,000 gallons of alcohol and 600 barrels of whisky estimated to be ' worth $1,500,000, constitute the cargo of the three-masted schooner Pryzmel seized October 30 by coast guards at the mouth of the Mississippi river, says a New Or leans Associated Press dispatch. The ship, its captain, and 11 members of the crew were brought to New Or leans and placed under guard pending in vestimation. . The $1,500,000 estimate is based on local bootleg prices, but the fed eral prohibition agents expressed the opinion that the contraband cost not less than $75,000 when purchased abroad. The ship is said to be of German registry. There is every reason why the Church should be liberal givers to the cause of prohibition, for prohibition is an aid to all activities of the church. SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS INVITED » - There are no more important positions in relation to prohibition than those occu pied by Sunday School superintendents. The children and the young people of the Sunday schools will decide the future of the fight against the liquor traffic. The National Convention at Washing ton, December 5th to 8th will give Sun day School superintendents a wonderful opportunity to secor* the information -------! about <t he Eighteenth Amendment and its enforcement that should be known by ail members of their classes, it will be a great thing for any Sunday School su perintendent to have a personal report to give to his Sunday School about the con vention. No one can estimate the future value to children and young people as well as to the movement against alcohol of inspiration and leadership such u . Sun day School superintendents can give. RADIO NEWS AND NOTES By O. G. CHRISTGAU Educational Secretary Anti-Saloon League of America _• Turn to WA1U, Columbus, Ohio, 1060 Kilocycles—282.8 Meters—the 5,000 watt station of the American Insurance Union, on the last Mon day evening of each month, at 7:10 p.m., eastern standard time. The next Anti-Saloon League broad cast from WAIU will be at 7:10 p.m., Monday evening, Nov. 28th. Mark the time and date on your radio calendar. Have a notice placed in your church bul letin giving the date, time and station, with the invitation to tune in. Send an item to the editor of your local newspa per with the above information. Dy help ing inform the public that in: p’ring, edu cational addresses on prohibition can be heard from WAIL, Columbus, readers of The American Issue can help wonder fully to overcome the effect of wet prop aganda. Arrangements are being made for the broadcasting of National Convention speakers from radio stations in various parts of the country. Advance copies of addresses will he sent to persons espe cially appointed who will read them as near as possible to the time the addresses will he delivered in Washington, Watch the American Issue for fur ther announcements. SAME OLD CROWD Duncan C. Milner, prominent Presby terian minister of Chicago who tor many years has been actively in the fight against the liquor traffic in that city, makes the following observation on the situation as it now exists in Chicago, He says: “The nullification of laws against the liquor traffic did not begin with the pas sage of the Eighteenth Amendment. The same leaders and the same people in the days of the licensed saloon sought to nullify all laws that restricted the sale of liquor. One of the greatest parades ever seen in Chicago was to make a protest against the enforcement of the law which ordered the saloons closed on Sunday. That parade was organized and led by Mr. A. J. Cerinak, who is now the leader of the forces to nullify prohibition. The great majority of the people of the United States believe in the Eighteenth Amend ment and favor its enforcement. The same people who are fighting its enforce ment are to be found in our large cities, and are largely our foreign population who favored the licensed saloon.’’ WHITE HOUSE IN WINTER Above is a glimpse of the White House just after a gentle snowfall had covered the ground and trees with white.