The Profession of Bootlegging

  title={The Profession of Bootlegging},
  author={Joseph K. Willing},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={40 - 48}
  • Joseph K. Willing
  • History
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • Modern Crime," for, although crime runs back through the ages to the time when Eve first approached the cider tree, Cain slew Abel, Jacob stole a birthright, and Gomer was captivated by the white lights of Samaria, the crime of trafficking in intoxicating liquors is a modern one. I desire to emphasize the word "crime" and not "trafficking" because wine was construed in ancient times as a gift of the gods. In Egypt this gift was ascribed to Osiris, in Greece to Dionysius, and among the Hebrews… CONTINUE READING
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    • 1924
    Intoxication and disorderly conduct
      It is hard to believe that during the year of 1925 there were more than a thousand arrests per week in Philadelphia for the above described offenses