World League Against Alcoholism and The Drunkards Progress

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World League Against Alcoholism and The Drunkards Progress

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Today's article via the "random wikipedia article link"

Learned about an organization called "The World League Against Alcoholism".
Link: ... Alcoholism

Organized by the "Anti-Saloon League", they opposed alcohol consumption.

The Drunkards Progress. From the first glass to the grave..
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Step 1. A glass with a friend
Step 2. A glass to keep the cold out.
Step 3. A glass too much.
Step 4. Drunk and riotous.
Step 5. The summit attained Jolly companions A confirmed drunkard.
Step 6. Poverty and Disease.
Step 7. Forsaken by Friends.
Step 8. Desperation and crime.
Step 9. Death by suicide.

Following the repeal of prohibition in 1933, the Anti-Saloon League's fortunes fell dramatically and it found itself unable to continue supporting the World League Against Alcoholism.
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