"The Saloon Evil," 1910

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"The Saloon Evil," 1910 - THE SALOON EVIL. The report of the grand jury...
THE SALOON EVIL. The report of the grand jury of Jackson county contains the following reference to saloons: "We find that a large per eent of complaints of violations of the law coming before the grand jury for investigation arise from the saloons of our cities, and the environments of the saloons. We wish, as a grand jury, to extend our moral support to the officers of our rltles who are trying to enforce the laws and ordinances In their jurisdictions, for it seems deplorable that such large expense of law enforcement should become a county burden when the violations arise under the enjoyment by the cities of special privileges." Why taxpayers should be called upon continually to pay the expense caused by the saloon evil Is one of the difficult problems encountered In both city and county government. It is safe to say that the saloon evil costs the taxpayers more money than comes from any license system. This evil is far reaching and it can be controlled fn no other way than by doing away with the saloon entirely. as and the

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  1. Weekly Rogue River Courier,
  2. 08 Apr 1910, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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