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BEFORE THE

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HEARINGS

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INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE,

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UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTIETH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

CARD DIVISION

ON

S. 265

A BILL TO PROHIBIT THE TRANSPORTATION IN
INTERSTATE COMMERCE OF ADVERTISE-
MENTS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES,

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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MAY 12 AND 13, 1947

Printed for the use of the Committee on

Interstate and Foreign Commerce

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1947

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WALLACE H. WHITE, JR., Maine, Chairman CHARLES W. TOBEY, New Hampshire EDWIN C. JOHNSON, Colorado CLYDE M. REED, Kansas

TOM STEWART, Tennessee OWEN BREWSTER, Maine

ERNEST W. MCFARLAND, Arizona ALBERT W. HAWKES, New Jersey

WARREN G. MAGNUSON, Washington E. H. MOORE, Oklahoma

FRANCIS J. MYERS, Pennsylvania HOMER E. CAPEHART, Indiana

BRIEN MCMAHON, Connecticut
EDWARD JARRETT, Clerk

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Statement of-

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Babson, Roger W., Babson Park, Mass.

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Barnes, Dr. Roswell P., associate general secretary, Federal Council

of the Churches of Christ in America, 297 Fourth Avenue, New

York, N. Y..

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Betts, Albert D., executive secretary, South Carolina Federated

Forces for Temperance and Law Enforcement, 75 Whitman Street,

Orangeburg, s. c.

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Blackwelder, Dr. Oscar Fisher, pastor, Lutheran Church of the

Reformation, 212 East Capitol Street, Washington, D. C-----

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Brady, Joseph E., coordinator, State Councils, International Union

of Brewery Workers, Cincinnati, Ohio..

73, 91, 150

Braucher, Frank, president, Magazine Advertising Bureau, 271

Madison Avenue, New York 16, N. Y.-

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Bryson, Hon. Joseph R., a Representative from the State of South

Carolina.

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Capper, Hon. Arthur, a Senator from the State of Kansas..

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Carroll, Dr. Robert S., Duke University, Homewood, Asheville, N. C.. 56

Christgau, O. G., State superintendent, Iowa Anti-Saloon League,

Shops Building, Des Moines, Iowa.

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Cloward, Rev. Donald B., executive secretary, Council on Christian

Social Progress of the Northern Baptist Convention, New York,

N. Y..

53

Colvin, D. Leigh, representing the International Reform Federation,

Evanston, III.

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Colvin, Mrs. D. Leigh, National Women's Christian Temperance

Union, 1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Ill...

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Cromwell, Walter 0., Chicago Juvenile Protective Association, 816
South Halsted Street, Chicago, Ill.-

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Cunningham, Glenn, P. O. Box 162, Emporia, Kans.

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Dawson, Dr. J. M., Southern Baptist Convention, 715 Eighth Street

NW., Washington, D. C...-

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Digges, Isaac W., general counsel, Association of National Advertisers,

Inc., 60 East Forty-second Street, New York, N. Y.-

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Dill, Beryl, 601 South Courthouse Road, Arlington, Va...

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Donnan, David M., representing liquor ad crusade, Tuscon, Ariz.-

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Ferro, Anthony J., executive secretary, New York State Council of

Brewery and Soft Drink Workers, 726 First Bank Building, Utica,

N. Y..

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Gannett, Frank E., president, Gannett Newspapers, Rochester, N. Y. 52

Gildea, Arthur P., executive secretary, Massachusetts State Council

of Brewery Workers, Boston, Mass-

101

Greenthal, Mel, secretary, Wisconsin State Council of Brewery, Soft

Drink and Distillery Workers, Milwaukee, Wis..

Gross, M. Louise, national chairman, Women's Moderation Union,

321' Halsted Avenue, Harrison, N. Y.

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Gross, Martin, Jr. Secretary, Pennsylanvia State Council of Brewery

Workers, Harrisburg, Pa.

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Grosse, Dr. Ernest E., First Church of the Nazarene, 3311 Gainesville

Street SE, Washington, D. C.---

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Hammaker, Bishop Wilbur E., the Methodist Board of Temperance,

317 Trinity Building, Denver, Colo.

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Hastings, Dr. J. Warren, pastor, National City Christian Church,

Washington, D. C.

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Howard, Dr. Clinton N., general superintendent, International Reform

Federation, Inc., 134 B Street, NE, Washington, D. C.

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Hudgins, Edward M., Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co., Richmond,
Va.

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Johnson, Henry M., president, National Temperance and Prohibition
Council. 704 Louisville Trust Building, Louisville, Ky.

14, 117
Koch, C. Franklin, the board of social missions of the United Lutheran

Church in America, 212 East Capitol Street, Washington, D. C.--- 43

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Statement of—Continued

Langer, Hon. William, a Senator from the State of North Dakota --

Martin, Dr. R. H., Editor in chief, the Christian Statesman, Pittsburgh,

Pa..

McDonald, T. Morton, attorney at law, Princeton, Ind..
Miller, Rev. O. R., D. D., president, National Civil League, Albany,

N. Y
Morgan, Dr. J. Elmer, editor, Journal of the National Education

Association, 1201 Sixteenth Street NW., Washington, D. C.--
Morris, Rev. Sam., 191 East Edgewood Place, San Antonio, Tex.
Palmer, Richard Spencer, chairman, National Federation of Men's

Bible Classes, National Temperance Committee, Washington,

D. C.

Parish, Herbert H., National Temperance Movement, Inc., 77 Wash-

ington Street, Chicago 2, III.-

Phillips, Hon. John, a Representative from the State of California.

Reid, Samuel, moderator, Philadelphia Presbytery of the United

Presbyterian Church of North America, Philadelphia, Pa..

Robb, Rev. G. M., Reformed Presbyterian Church, Yeadon, Pa---
Ryals, Carthy R., Jr., 321 Massachusetts Avenue NE., Washington,

D. C...

Sanders, J. T., legislative counsel, the National Grange, 744 Jackson

Place NW., Washington, D.C..
Scharffenberg, W. A., American Temperance Society, 6840 Eastern

Avenue, Takoma Park, Md..

Schmidt, Dr. J. Raymond, International Order of Good Templars, 304

F Street NW., Washington, D. C.-----

Scott, Rev. B. L., D. D., first vice chairman of executive committee,

Anti-Saloon League of America, Bryn Mawr, Pa--

Simonelli, James P., secretary, Connecticut State Council of Brewery

and Soft Drink Workers, Bridgeport, Conn..

Taylor, Hon. Glenn H., a Senator from the State of Idaho..
Todd, Arthur J., Christian Science Monitor, Munsey Building, Wash-

ington, D. C.?
Walter, Ralph, chairman, Indiana State Council of Brewery and Soft

Drink Workers, 1925 Dellemeade Street, Evansville, Ind.
Wiley, Mrs. Harvey W., 2345 Ashmead Place NW., Washington,

D. C.
Wolf, Walter F., representing the Presbyterian Church in the United

States of America, 3813 Ninth Street, South, Arlington, Va..--

Briefs by:

Dunford, Edward B., attorney for the Anti-Saloon League of America,

131 B Street SE., Washington, D. C...

Johnson, Henry M., president, National Temperance and Prohibition

Council, 704 Louisville Trust Building, Louisville, Ky---
Additional statements and letters submitted by:

Blake, Frank, director of public policy, Outdoor Advertising Associa-

tion of America, Inc., 25 East Washington Street, Chicago, IlI.---
Chapin, C. L., president, Repeal Associates, Inc., Otis Building, 810

Eighteenth Street NW., Washington 6, D. C...

Curtiss, Ralph E., law offices of Todd and Dillon, Kellogg Building,

Washington, D. C...

Haggerty, John B., president, International Brotherhood of Book-

binders, 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, D. C...
Helferstein, Charles P., president, National Editorial Association,

Live Oak, Fla.-
Johnson, Henry M., president, National Temperance and Probibition

Council, Louisville, Ky---
Jones, Howard T., executive secretary, Distilled Spirits Institute, Inc.,

1135 National Press Building, Washington 4, D. C..
Lahey, Edward V., president, United States Brewers Foundation,

Inc., 21 East Fortieth Street, New York 16, N. Y.

Reports submitted by:

Federal Communications Commission..

Federal Trade Commission..

Interstate Commerce Commission.

Justice Department...

Post Office Department.

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LIQUOR ADVERTISING

MONDAY, MAY 12, 1947

UNITED STATES SENATE,
COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE,

Washington, D.C. The committee met at 10 a. m., pursuant to call, in the Senate caucus room, Senate Office Building, Senator Clyde M. Reed presiding:

Present: Senators Reed (presiding), Moore, Stewart, and McFarland.

Present also: Senators Capper, Langer, Taylor; Representatives Bryson and Philipps.

Senator REED. The hearing will please come to order.

This is a hearing of the full Interstate Commerce Committee of the Senate, upon Senate bill 265, introduced by Senator Capper of Kansas.

The bill will be inserted in the record at this point. (S. 265 is as follows:)

(S. 265, 80th Cong., 18t sess.)

A BILL To prohibit the transportation in interstate commerce of advertisements of

alcoholic beverages, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be unlawful for any distiller, brewer, vintner, manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer or for the agent, broker, or factor of any of them, engaged in the sale of alcoholic beverages to cause to be transported in the mails or otherwise from any State or Territory or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory or the District of Columbia any newspaper, periodical, news reel, photographic film, or record for mechanical reproduction advertising alcoholic beverages or containing the solicitation of an order for alcoholic beverages.

SEC. 2. It shall be unlawful for any publisher or for the agent of any publisher to cause to be transported in the mails or otherwise from any State or Territory or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory or the District of Columbia any newspaper, periodical, news reel, photographic film, or record for mechanical reproduction advertising alcoholic beverages or containing the solicitation of an order for alcoholic beverages.

Sec. 3. It shall be unlawful for any common carrier or for any private carrier for hire to transport from any State or Territory or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory or the District of Columbia any newspaper, periodical, news reel, photographic film, or record for mechanical reproduction advertising alcoholic beverages or containing the solicitation of an order for alcoholic beverages.

SEC. 4. It shall be unlawful to broadcast by means of any radio station for which a license is required by any law of the United States, or for any person operating any such station, to permit the broadcasting of any advertisement of alcoholic beverages or the solicitation of an order for alcoholic beverages.

SEC. 5. No letter, postal card, circular, or pamphlet of any kind containing any advertisement of alcoholic beverages or a solicitation of an order for alcuholic beverages shall be deposited in or carried by the mails of the United States, or be delivered by any postmaster or letter carrier, when addressed or directed to any place in any State or Territory of the United States, or the District of

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