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Literary Digest Prohibition Poll 40 Per CentWetrM BryHH^Moist
NEARLY FIVE MILLION BALLOTS CAST UP TO FINAL TABULATION Five States Bone Dry, Five Drip- ping, and One Gives Plural- ity for Light Drinks MODIFICATION IS THE RIDDLE Both Sides Claim Middle-of-the- Road Vote Is With Them; 20 Million Forms Sent Out Forty voters out of ever hundred in the United States desire the repeal of the eighteenth amendment, 29 pre fer modification of the Volstead law, and 31 stand for strict enforcement, according to The Literary Digest's final report on its nation-wide poll, to be published in tomorrow s issue of that magazine. A grand total of 4.806.464 of the 20,000,000 ballots sent out came back properly marked, as follows: For enforcement, 1,464,098, or 30.46 per cent. For modification, 1,399,314, or 29.11 per cent. For repeal, 1,943,052, or 40.43 per cents. “An unparalleled return, this, from the 20.000,000 blank ballots which be gan their outflowing pulsations through the mail routes of the entire country in the last days of winter and the first days of spring!” exclaims the editor. ‘The harvest of votes far exceeds the fruits of all The Digest’s most fa mous and disputed presidential polls. Does not this indicate that the Amer ican people are more deeply stirred by the existing prohibition situation than they were even by the Hoover- Smith contest, whose astonishing outcome was so categorically forecast by our 1928 poll? “Compare the totals. The Hoover- Smith poll of some 19,000.000 ballots brought a return of 2.767.263 votes. That was unprecedented, but it fades perceptibly in the presence of our prohibition-poll harvest of over four and three-quarter millions out of twenty millions. ,, How They Align Five states— Arkansas, Kansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Ten nessee-registered a majority vote for strict enforcement, as previously re ported; and five gave a majority for repeal—Connecticut, Louisiana, Ne vada, New Jersey and Rhode Island. The two extremes, by the final fig ures, continue almost neck and neck —going in opposite directions: Kan sas, 57.67 per cent dry; Nevada 57.61 per cent wet. Thirteen states gave over 40 per cent of their votes for enforcement: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, lowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Eighteen states are more than 40 per cent for repeal: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, Wyoming— and the District of Columbia. One Strong for Light Staff Washington state is the only one to give even a slightly larger vote for light wines and beer than for either enforcement or repeal; but the states that cast approximately 30 per cent of their ballots for such modification include nearly one half of the whole country—namely: Arizona. Califor nia, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, lowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Ore go, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wis consin. A generous portion of The Literary Digest's editorial comment in this issue is devoted to thanking the press of the country and all those on both sides who have helped to make the poll a success. It says: “To The Digest it is a deep satisfac tion to have grappled successfully with this immense task. But all our hard labor and lavish expenditure would have been of little use without the eager cooperation of those who marked and returned their ballots. To these 4,806,464 public-spirited Americans of both sexes we proffer thanks and congratulations. They are he poll! “In all fairness The Digest also con gratulates and thanks those other thousands who received ho ballots but were so keen on voting in this sweep ing expression of the national atti tude that they besieged us with pleas for ballots—pleas to Which we were .OLD GRADUATES HIRE “DAKOTANS” Advanced to office managers with their respective firms', four former students at Dakota Business College, Fargo, recently called on their old school for help. Result: Alice Netser was sent to Smith Motor Co.; Hildegard Lindner to Black’s Department Store; B. G. Schroeder to North American/ Creamery Co.; Misses Traynor and Rippley to Hull Insurance Co. Results prove the worth of AC TUAL BUSINESS training (copy righted— at D.B.C. only). “Fol low the Successful” with Summer School, June 2-10. Write F. L. Watkins, Pres., 806 Front St., Fargo, CULL, BAKKEN, BRADY and JANZ Certified Public Accountants INCOME TAX SPECIALISTS Dahl Bldg, Bismarck Phone 859 TENTH AND FINAL REPORT OF THE LITERARY DIGEST PROHIBITION POLL (From the Literary Diffest. for May 24, 1030) For For For State— Enforcement Modification Repeat Total Alabama 17,187 0,291 9,581 36,059 Arizona .">,l 12 4,813 4,733 14,692 Arkansas 1 4.272 6.1f>9 6.962 27,343 California 8f..302 93,832 107.868 290,002 Colorado 25,753 18,678 15,484 59,915 Connecticut 19,604 33,915 54,514 108,093 Delaware 3.374 1.958 4.653 9.985 District of Columbia 4,477 5.282 7,972 17,731 Florida 15,921 13.716 21.036 60,703 Georgia 14.290 lo.oxo 11,566 35.936 Idaho 9.722 5.441 9,879 25,042 Illinois 62,416 75.051 117.547 255.044 Indiana 51,494 39.949 42,359 133,802 lowa 38.624 - 26,523 27,014 92,161 Kansas 42,301 17,1 48 13,891 73,340 Kentucky 23.477 17,479 27.392 i 8.348 Louisiana 8,487 9,765 19,266 3i,018 Maine 13,237 8.|09 11,685 33,031 Marvland 13,583 1 3.000 25,404 52,047 Massachusetts 57.876 51,362 96.133 205,371 Michigan 63.600 72.995 98,499 235,094 Minnesota 41.917 12.017 65,867 139.501 Mississippi ............... 11,058 5,528 6.243 22,829 Missouri 45,01 1 31,609 62,867 142,487 Montana 10,069 8,748 17,341 30,158 Nebraska 22,481 15,758 14,735 52.974 Nevada 1.145 1.619 3,620 6,284 New Hampshire 7,773 6,630 6,574 20,977 New Jersey 47,747 75,673 125,469 248,889 New Mexico 2,768 2,338 3,036 5.J42 New York 109.586 182,200 283,674 575,480 North Carolina 30,283 15,685 13,806 59,774 North Dakota 9,842 10,024 12,701 32,567 Ohio 94,381 98,953 106,159 299,493 Oklahoma 28,912 14,129 13,714 56,755 Oregon 20,665 JR,842 16,586 56,093 Pennsylvania 147,557 136,233 243,063 526,853 Rhode Island 4,492 5,894 10,390 2(1,776 South Carolina 10.590 6,691 8,058 23,339 South Dakota 9,155 7,501 6,680 23,336 Tennessee 24,495 11*25 12,710 48,630 Texas 55,824 37,565 36,673 '133,062 Utah 9,599 8,526 .8,726 26,851 Vermont 5,71 1 4,519 5,210 15,440 Virginia 23,781 17,389 26,604 67,774 Washington 28,059 29,932 27,724 84,815 West Virginia 18,057 15,494 13,957 47,508 Wisconsin 24.305 31,313 49,205 104,823 Wyoming 3.778 3,180 6,168 13,126 State Unknown 20,858 15,261 12,052 48,171 1,464,098 1,399,314 1,943,052 4,806,464 THE QUESTIONS 1. Do you favor the continuance and strict enforcement- of the eighteenth amendment and Volstead law? 2. Do you favor a modification of the Volstead law to permit light wines and beers? 3. Do you favor a repeal of the prohibition amendment? v . obliged to turn a deaf ear, since the very essence of our polling system is the wholly impersonal drafting of the names and addresses. “And the letters that have come to us! One wonders whether on any previous occasion in history so many personal letters on a single topic— letters packed with thought and feel ing and cemented with anxious sin cerity—have been delivered to the same address.” The Digest comments that the modification vote is a riddle. Both sides claim it leans their way. Last Chick Shipment For Juniors to Raise Received by A. of C. The final installment of baby chicks to allot to Junior club boys and girls through the county for raising was received by the Association of Commerce, today. There were 975 in the shipment, which came from Min neapolis. When the plan was taken up it was proposed to allot 2,500. Then the number was doubled, and with the shipment today approximately 6.000 chicks will have been given out in quotas of 25. Eleven letter men return for foot ball at Penn State next season. *' ~~ v - - IN ELECTRIC COOKING Features of tku Boipoint Automatic Electric Range Mpctit HI.R»Md Ctln4 The (utwt, meat meat tadestruetf reace element tn the world. lo electric Electric Tlmt. Term the cvrnt ob ud of >»<■*« Tkvmoncter «i MOhM. RenUtootom- Hdtiirc of om Accurately. IMf«M tookdoM V ittm ■Ua. A Croat conrotoaco o* note, no odor. Batpotat Thrift Codrar. Moat Ear boUUf. braising, pet maartif. aUaaiac. ctewla*. and pro par lac soups ul Attend Conference On Proposed Air Tour Of State by Aviators A proposal that the flyers of the state put on a tour of North Dakota, stopping off in the principal cities and towns for exhibitions and to give, passengers air rides, is being consid ered at Minot, today, by representa tives called together from various points in the state. A party which went to the confer ence from here consisted of H. P. Goddard, secretary of the Association of Commerce, O. W. Roberts, meteor ologist. Colonel Frayne Baker and Captain Noyes, from Fort Lincoln. University Budget Approved by Board Grand Forks. N."D„ May 33.— UP)— The state board of administration ap proved the university budget and the program for the coming year at a, meeting here Thursday, and will in-' spect the school for feeble minded at Grafton today. MILLIONS FOR IOWA ROADS Dos Moines, lowa—(A*)—This state expects to spend $30,000,000 on its road system this year. Hotpoint Automatic Electric Bongo The Modern Maid for Modem Mothers TO its other modern superiorities the Hotpoint Automatic Electric Range now adds HI-SPEED—the fastest, most economical, most indestructible electric range element in the world. Snap the switch! In a jiffy you have red, glowing heat. Intense heat, clean and pure as sunshine, concentrated on the cooking—not heating up the kit chen. And it’s adjustable to the degree you want. Before you buy any range, see the modem Hot point Automatic Electric. No other modern con venience can save you so much time every day. Never again need you scour blackened* utdmjls.' Nor can soot soil walls, ceilings, curtains. There - are no fumes. No life-giving oxygen is consumed. Food is cooked the most healthful way, saving precious minerals and vitamins, and greatly im proving flavor. And the low cost will surprise you. ftvtftcmf North Dakota Power & Light Co. BISMARCK, N. DAK. THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE, FRIDAY, MAY 23, 1930 BELL OF SPEAKEASY TELEPHONE STILLED BV FEDERAL RAIDERS Advertising Circulars in Apart ment House Mail Boxes Lead to Discovery New York, May 23.— (l P) —The tele phone at Jack and Al’s hereafter will ring in vain. Federal agents raided what they said was a telephone-speakeasy in west 49th street after their attention had been called to circulars placed in mail boxes of apartment houses and which read: “Jack and A 1 announce the open ing of an up-to-date branch under the personal supervision of Jack and Al—well-known distributors of high grade whoopee beverages at popular prices. All merchandise is analyzed and tested and immediate deliveries are assured. All sorts of wines and liquors. Gin $1.25 a quart, fine dry; Scotch, $4 a quart; rye, $2.50 a pint; day and night service.” A telephone number was listed. “Jack and Al”—it seems they’re four men—were declared by the agents to be Jack Schwartz, Leo Meyer. Ralph Richardson and Robert Russell, Jr., all of whom were held in jail on charges of conspiracy to violate the prohibition law. 1 AT THE MOVIES ! PARAMOUNT THEATRE It is always with a certain amount of surprise that the busy, work-a-day American citizen, surrounded with every mechanical comfort, learns that there are still regions on this conti nent that are unexplored—that the frontier has not yet disappeared. There was general public amazement when Lindbergh announced that he had flown over-a lost Mayan city in Mex ico. Similarly, there is always an expression of disbelief when adven turers or air planes are reported “lost” in the wilds of the Hudson Bay country. “Tiger Rose” deals with the coming of the railroad to the North woods fvSPk Nonbabit PHONE 222 country. Monte Blue and Lupe Velez are co-starred in this Warner Bros, and Vltaphone version of the famous stage melodrama, which comes to the Paramount Theatre tomorrow. Grant Withers, Bull Montana, Tully Mar shall, H. B. Warner, Gaston Glass and Rin-Tin-Tin are prominent in the long list of players in the sup porting cast. CAPITOL THEATRE William Boyd is rapidly gaihlng the reputation of being the screen’s most formidable champion of the uniform. In “Officer O’Brien,” a talking picture in which he Is starred, Boyd plays a lieutenant of police and chalks up his seventh part in brass buttons or olive drab. 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Isn’t it much wiser,to relieve constipation with this healthful cereal than to take pills and drugs that only give temporary hdp and are often dangerous? course, but much more . • • delicate richness, fragrant aroma, and—"TASTE above everything’*. Chesterfield 4 I*3o* cadet of the United States Military Academy. In “Two Arabian Knights” he was a doughboy. In “The Leather neck,” he played a marine. In “Lady of the Pavements,” he was an officer of some mythical kingdom. In “The Cop” he was a policeman. “His First Command” found him a cav alryman and now, in “Officer O’Brien” he is one of “the finest.” “Officer O’Brien” is an original story by Tom Buckingham. It is tense drama and is packed with thrills from start to finish. Others in the cast are Dorothy Sebastian, fea tured as leading woman, Ernest Tor rence, Clyde Cook, Paul Hurst, Rus sell Gleason, Arthur Housman, Ralf Harolde and Tom Mahoney. “Officer O’Brien” will be on view at the Capitol Theatre today and Saturday. 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