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Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Recalling when 'The Drys' put Wimert in the political drink

Recalling when 'The Drys' put Wimert in the political drink

A newspaper article from Oct. 13, 1922, tells the tale of federal prohibition agents raiding the farm of a well-known Carroll County political leader.

The agents were most likely from the Federal Bureau of Prohibition. That group was formed in 1920 as a unit of the Internal Revenue Service — to enforce the Volstead Act, also known as prohibition, which went into effect on Jan. 29, 1920.

The October 1922 newspaper headline read, "'DRYS' MAKE RAID - Dump 16 Barrels Of Cider At Joseph Wimert's - Released on $2,000 Bond After Arrest For a Hearing In Baltimore Today." ...

http://www.baltimoresun.com/explore/carroll/opinion-talk/ph-ce-eaglearchive-1009-20111005,0,3129413.story



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