From the May 1974 magazine.

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No Internal-Fuel Shortage

The president of the National Women's Christian Temperance Union looked at the nation's troubles and concluded that chief among them was not a fuel shortage, but an overabundance of alcohol. Mrs. Fred J. Tooze said that "the most worthy project for 1974 is the shutting down of breweries and distilleries and a return to soberly facing the problems before us."

Mrs. Tooze, of Evanston, Ill., added: "Liquor dealers admit that since the energy crisis began, the consumption of alcoholic beverages has greatly increased. They are anticipating that the need for conserving...

-- Albin Krebs