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Pullman, Wash., Friday, September if, 1914 STRONG TESTIMONY The favorite argument of the op ponents of state-wide prohibition is that, the law will not materially re duce drinking in the state, but will cause the liquor to be distributed by blind pigs operating unlawfully, In stead of by legally licensed saloons, and that the money now spent for liquor manufactured in the state will be sent to manufacturers outside the state, thereby draining money from the commonwealth and seriously im pairing its prosperity. The easiest way to refute this ar gument is by the testimony of wit nesses who have seen what the effect Of prohibition has been in states where it is in operation. Let Gover nor George H. 1 lodges of Kansas, where prohibition has been in force for many years, take the witness stand and tell what the effect of the system has been on the consumption of liquor and the prosperity of the people. He says: "The death rate in Kansas is only 10 to every 1000 inhabitants, and we feel assured the abstinence from liquor gives that low rate of mortal ity. Every year our state creates a new wealth; last year a wealth of $2,000,000 a day was the record. Only $1.25 was spent on an average by each person for intoxicating liquors during the year, while one of our sister states spends 128 for the same purpose. "We have an enactment that re quires the deliveries of liquor into Kansas to record the shipment and amount with our county clerk, and the statement 1 make as to the per capita consumption is authentic and based upon the compilation-, of these reports. This difference of $26.75 went into new homes, schools and churches. "We spent $1.1.500,000 last year on 15,000 scholars: that kept i;,, --000 teachers busy for about nine months. The salaries of the men teachers in our public schools have increased from $44 to $80.50 a month in the past 10 years, while the salary of the women teachers has doubled. All of the weak school dis tricts have state aid, and we have no schools which have less than a seven v months' term. That little sum of $26. referred to a while ago that ■we save on liquor consumption we spend on education, so that our Mi grates are less than any state in the Union. "We had only 62" paupers In the state last year, and they were taken care of in the poorhouses of 76 coun ties. Our state has a total bonded indebtedness of $370,000, held by the permanent school fund. We have $169,000 of that Indebtedness in cold cash already acumulated. and will have the balance ready to meet the obligations long before the obliga tions are due." Call Governor H. D. Hatfield ol West Virginia, where state-wide pro hibition has been in force about twe months, to the witness stand and let him tell what the effect of the new law has been in that state. He says: "West Virginia Is now in the sec ond month of real state-wide prohibi tion, and the more we see of prohi bition and its wonderful results, the better We like it. "1 have had numbers of men who were really opposed to prohibition and who voted against its adoption, to state to me that they were con vinced that the people were right in adopting a prohibition clause to the ; state constitution, eliminating the manufacture and sale of whisky and all other kinds of intoxicants, and should the opportunity afford itself that they would unhesitatingly reg ister their influence and support in behalf of the dry cause. "The results have been marvelous to everybody and we find that oven, among the element that opposed the state being voted dry. a disposition manifested to give their support to seeing the law carried out in force and effect. We have experienced no berious obstacle to the strict enforce ment of the law. and I believe thai this in a large measure is due to the excellent campaign of education waged among the people of the state during the interim that marked the ratification of the- prohibition amend ment in November, 1912, and the passage of the legislative enactment February, 1813, to the first day of July. 1014. when the law became ef fective. . "West Virginia's prohibition law Is the strictest found on any of the statute hooks in the Union, and for this reason l believe it to be the best. No effort was spared to inform the people that its provisions were strict and that the law was backed up by severe penalties, and every effort would be made to fully and complete ly enforce the law. "Our organization for the enforce ment of the prohibition law is small. inexpensive, yet complete and effect ual. We are accomplishing satisfac tory results, and it can not be said that West Virginia's prohibition law is not indeed a complete success. "While West Virginia loses about 1700.000 a year in revenue from the saloons, within the next few years we expect to reduce our state expenses for the handling of criminal charges and the maintenance of state asy lums that will offset the loss from revenues paid for legalizing the sa loon traffic. "We also feel that our standard of citizenship will be higher, and that the generations to come in West Vir ginia will be better from a standard of strength. Intelligence, education and other environments which means so much to the success of a great and growing state, unlimited In natural wealth such as ours, and upon which depends our standard of citizenship as to what the future of our state and its achievements may be. j "Our anticipations have bean more than realized and West Virginians p expect to make their state the Ideal ' prohibition state of the Union. Le , gitimate business enterprise has not suffered, but thousands of families have been made happier, and grocery bills, rentals and other necessary items of expenditure are being paid promptly by hundreds of men who formerly drank and gambled away their earnings while wives and chil dren were left by these husbands and fathers without subsistence." These men are competent and reli able witnesses whose testimony ought to outweigh thai of brewers and saloonkeepers whose testimony is biased by self Interest. If you were serving on a jury, trying a man for bis life, you know that yon would give more credence to the evi dence of men of the character and si, Hiding of Governors Hodges »'.A Hatfield than you would to the evi dence of Brewer Schmidt and Saloon keeper Pogarty. Rut you are serv ing on a jury trying the case of the State of Washington vs. the Liquor Traffic, and the case involves the lives and happiness of thousands of your fellow citizens. Your verdict will be rendered November 3rd, and it is your bounder) duly to weigh the evidence presented fairly and im partially. WM. GOODYEAR. GOVERNOR LISTER AND THE STATE COLLEGE The authorized interview . given out by Governor Lister during his visit to Pullman last week in refer ence to the State College of Wash ington should go a long way toward clearing Up the doubt which has ex isted regarding his attitude to that institution. it had been frequently asserted and quite generally believed that the governor's delay in filling the two existing vacancies on the board of regents was part of a plan to create a single board to direct the management of both the State College and the State University. This plan, it was feared, would be very detrimental to the college, and therefore the report had aroused serious forebodings among its friends. The governor's statement proves that these forebodings were without foundation. There is noth ing equivocal in his statement: "I have never said that I favored a sin gle board of regents to manage both the State College and the State Uni versity and I am opposed to it and can not see how it would result in any benefit, although there are many advocates of the plan. Had I contemplated such a move the op portunity was presented when the change in the regents of the State University was made." "!"' The whole interview indicated the governor is deeply interested in the welfare of the college and is well satisfied with its progress under the administration of President Bryan. (lis statement should be ac cepted as a candid and sincere ex pression of bis real sentiments. There is doubtless a whole lot of truth in his assertion that his atti tude toward the college has fre quently been misrepresented by per sons who are not real friends of the institution, but are trying to make political capital by arousing local jealousy. I had a long talk with him, in which he amplified the statements made in his Interview, and discussed other matters connected with the college, in a spirit which convinced me that the rumors of his hostility to the institution and the adminis tration of President Rryan are un rounded and should be denied. He was perfectly willing that his state ments should be made public and showed no desire to maintain any secrecy regarding bis policy toward the educational institutions of the state. He is to be commended for taking the people into his confidence and clearing away the misapprehen sion which has existed. The gov ernor should be judged by his acts, not by what other persons surmise and say that he intends to do. WM. GOODYEAR. Dairy salt 50 cents a sack at Hungerford's. sepll A quart of grain to 10 hens per feed is about right. 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