Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on October 29, 1969 · Page 2
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 2

Greeley, Colorado
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Wednesday, October 29, 1969
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Page 2 GREELEY TRIBUNE Wed., Oct. 29, I960 Solve a Simple Scrambled Word Puzzle for a Chuckle A Roarronge tcltor* of iho four scrambled words below to form lour aimplo words. P I R S A H \ D Y K U S 7 V A S I T 3 B U D R I T 1 5 If a lot of people said what they think, it would be mostly -- words. io-a» Q Complelo lh» chuckle quoUd by filling in th» missing word you develop from step No. 3 below. Q P«INT NUMBERED LETTERS IN w THESE SQUARES A UNSCRAMBLE ABOVE LETTERS TO GET ANSWER 1 5 -3 4 i SCRAM-LETS ANSWER Olv PAGE 4 National Prohibition Became Law of the Land 50 Years Ago By ARTHUR EVERETT Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The Vol stead Act became (lie law of the land 50 years ago 'Cues. Offi daily the country went dry. Ac tually. national prohibition ush ered in Hie wettest era in the nation's history, the Roaring 20s. "A great social and economic experiment, noble in nature and far reaching in purpose." Her- berl Hoover called the National Prohibition Act in 1928, the year he was elected president. But by (hen prohibition was a colossal flop, noble or otherwise. Social Center The speakeasy was the social center of the nation--where there had been 15,000 preprohi- bition saloons in New York, there were 32,000 speakeasies. Home brew and bathtub gin were symbols of a nation's defiance of the law. The hip flask was as common on a man's person as his billfold. The national crime syndicate, as Americans know il today, came Into being to cater to the unplaknblc thirst ot prohibiUon- besol citizens, Not until World War I did prohibition evolve (in a national scale. Some critics claimed it was pushed through only because of the absence in the armed forces of so many young Americans. The 18th amendment to the Consljlution was adopted .Ian. 10. 1919, to become effective one year later. It outlawed the transport, possession or sale of alcoholic beverages throughout the nation. At that time, prohibition already was in effect in 33 of the 48 states, and Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the District of Columbia. Of Uie approximately 105 million Americans, G3.3 per cent were forbidden alcohol. Rep. Andrew Volstead of Minnesota was Uie sponsor of the National Prohibition Act which defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing "one half of one per centum or more of alcohol by volume"." The Volstead Act was intended to dry tip the country until the 18th amendment became effective. President Woodrow Wilson vetoed it Oct. 27, 1919, but the House overrode him the .same day. The Senate followed suit on Oct. 28, 1919, and prohibition became the law. Women at Bars During prohibition, women took their place at bars for the first lime, alongside men. Evei as in today's controversy ovei marijuana, there was a theory that prohibition caused a mora breakdown among young people --turning them cynical toward law enforcement and undermining their respect for authority. Then, 40 years ago this Wednesday, 10 years after prohibition had begun, the stock narkcl crashed. An era of wonderful nonsense ended with America sliding into the great depression. The noble experiment also was doomed. With economic iressures added to the moral ·evulsion against the hypocrisy of prohibition, both major political parlies called for its repeal n their national platforms o( 1932. On Dec. 5, 1933, the 21st amendment to the Constitution vas ratified, repealing the 18lh amendment. Prohibition ended. What had prohibition accomplished'! Before Volstead, Americans drank an average of 1 : .84 gallons )f intoxicants per person per year. Last year the figure was 1.7 gallons. During prohibition, the aver- agc was 1.95 gallons. SHOP E A R L Y . . . Use Our LAYAWAY THf 942 9th AVI. an automatic / Gas dryer will dry ~4 loads of clothes for the same price it costs to do. just one load in any other automatic what more can we say? i n{,( i IM big dillererice,., Msfs ICK X»l GRJJELEY CtfS COMPANY Unusual Check BOLTON, England (AP) The bank teller did a double take when students from Bolton Technical College presented a check for 100 pounds ($240). The check was made out between the upper and lower portions of shapely, 18-year-old Christine Bailey's bikini. It was a stunt for th* student's "Rag Week" (a charity fundraising drive), David Liptrott, 25-year-old teller, decided the check was good. "It was one check which 1 examined more thoroughly than usuil," he said. "And it was very nice too." Clothing Dispute* BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa (AP) -- Modern styles moved a local church organization to appeal for a government censor board to control women's fashions. The Women's Aid Service of the sternly Calvinist Dutch Reformed Church further resolved to ask local fashion designers to produce creations "suited to South African . cul- 'ure." They also want educa- .ion authorities to act against "scantily clad" teachers and give "positive" instruction on clothing to pupils. Birds of a Feather STERLING, Colo. (AP) "Miss Plainsmun," Moira Junk of Merino, Colo., soon became "Mrs." after graduation -from Northwestern Junior College, she was married to "Mr. Plainsman," Don, Jackson of Matheson, Colo. :· The' '"Plainsman 1 ''' awards are. made annually by the school yearbook.. .'.,' ONE WEEK ONLY! PRICES GOOD THRU SATURDAY, NOV. 1st BIG, BRAWNY, AND BEAUTIFUL AT A S50 SAVINGS! WARDS 10x6-FOOT WOOD-GRAIN STORAGE BUILDING Our most fantastic building value everl 320 cu. ft. capacity, 80" high from ground to roof peak. Easy-sliding doors open 56" wide for easy access. All-steel construction of weather-tight ribbed panels. 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VENTED GAS HEATER SET IT, FORGET IT! · Fully automatic thermostat · Safety pilot shuts off gas if flame is extinguished 139 95 Automatic Blower Kit.... $25.95 23 cu. ft. freezer with giant capacity 17" roller-nose bar for faster cutting. Smooth-running 4-cu. in. roller-bearing engin*. 169 · Powerful 1.6 peak HP motor · Cord rewinds automatically · Includes nine attachmtnti · Holds up to 805 pounds · Thin-wall foam insulated cabinet -- a space saver · Mogrwric tight-seal door · Countwbdoneed lid *49 88 USE WARDS CONVENIENT CHARG-ALL CREDIT PLAN FOR EASY "CHARGE IT" SHOPPING 815 10th St. -- Greeley, Colorado REG. 2il.fl Open Friday Evenings 'til 8:30

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