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‘Buy a fish and get a drink’: Rumrunners get creative to beat Prohibition – Delmarva Now

Michael Morgan  |  Special to Salisbury Daily TimesShow Caption Hide Caption Prohibition began 100 years ago, it created a classic song years agoProhibition began 100 years ago this week. Today, you might think it's a bad idea. But, 100 years ago, you might not have.Jim Beckerman and Paul Wood Jr, NorthJersey“I don't believe whisky is being run to either the Jersey or Delaware coasts,” W. J. Burbage, a Lewes shipping agent, told the Philadelphia Evening Public Ledger in July 1921, the second year of nationwide Prohibition.“What would be the object of skippers bringing it so far north, with all the …

 

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