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  • Ten years earlier, “submission”—as in, submission to the states for ratification—had been the euphemism congressional drys had used in place of the scarier “Prohibition.”

    LAST CALL

  • Ten years earlier, “submission”—as in, submission to the states for ratification—had been the euphemism congressional drys had used in place of the scarier “Prohibition.”

    LAST CALL

  • Another mistake which was made in the policy of compromising with the drys was the agreement that liquor should not be served to minors.

    Nonsenseorship

  • The "drys" who would do well to study Napoleon's rule of strategy, that is, "find out what your enemy doesn't want you to do, and then do it," were much disturbed as to what St. Paul would think were he here, and concluded not to be over hasty about giving the women the vote.

    Woman Suffrage By Federal Constitutional Amendment

  • "I ain't dared renew my stock for fear the 'drys' might git it ----"

    How Janice Day Won

  • The "drys" carried their voters to the polls in carriages, this being objected to by the "wets."

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • At Rifle, the activity of the "drys" almost provoked open rupture.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • The "drys" carried their voters to the polls in carriages, this being objected to by the "wets."

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • The "drys" carried their voters to the polls in carriages, this being objected to by the "wets."

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • At Rifle, the activity of the "drys" almost provoked open rupture.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

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