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100 years ago (1913)

"The most important piece of temperance legislation," the Webb Liquor Measure, was reported to have passed the congressional House and Senate by large votes.

"For years past, the department at Washington has been issuing liquor licenses to persons in states that have voted for prohibition, and the inter-state commerce laws have been such that the state could not protect itself against importation of liquors.

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