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Prohibition and Tour Tax Bills SBC CK83C03 416,026.99 52,000.00 37,451.41 3,278.16 1,200,000.00 State Revenue derived annually from the manufacture and sale of malt, vinous and distilled beverages: Beer Inspection Fees.. S Wholesale Liquor Licenses Fees of Excise Oommissioner of City of St. Louis. Fees of Excise Oommissioners of St. Louis County Dramshop Licenses Manufacturers' and Merchants' Licenses, Corporation, Fran chise and Income Taxes, paid by Brewers and Dealers; Taxes on Real Estate used in Bre wing, Dramshop and Collateral Industries, estimated conservatively .... 300,000.00 TOTAL ..... $2,008,756.56 Total State Revenue from above soürces for biennial period, over Four Million Dollars. This represents 40 per cent of the State Revenue Fund out of which the general appropriations of Missouri lare paid, and it is 16 per cent of the total receipts of Missouri from all sources: City and County Revenue derived annually from the manufacture and sale of malt, vinous and distilled beverages: Dramshop Licenses - -- 81,887,726.10 Manufacturers' and Merchants Licenses paid by Brewers and Dealers; Taxes on Real Estate used in the Brewing, Dramshop and Collateral Industries, estimated conservatively . .. ' ----- 500,000.00 TOTAL $2,387,726.10 l Grand total of annual revenue from these sources to state, counties and cities over $4,000,000. Prohibition if Adopted on November 5th, Will Entirely Wipe Out This Indispensable Revenue! rF REMEMBER: Six of the proposed amendments, meritorious as they may be, provide for increased taxes. State and Municipal revenues are now short of meeting unprecedented public requirements. If Single Tax Amendment No. 8 is ad opted the bürden of taxation will, in case of prohibition, fall mainly on farm lands and town lots. The State government has striven and must continue to keep Missouri solvent by devising new methods and sources of taxation. National Revenue from liquor industry Last fiscal year Beer $126,285,857.65 Distilled Spirits . 317,553,687.33 Capital Stock, income and other taxes paid into the National treasury by corporations and individuals engaged in this industry and anxiliary lines, when added to the foregoing internal revenue receipts, will make the total over $500,000, 000 annually. The Government now expects to collect over one billion dollars annually from this industry or almost one-sixth of the total taxes provided for by the New Revenue Bill. Is it patriotic for Missourians to deprive the Nation of our State's share of these revenues needed to win the war? Is it good business policy to deprive Missouri of revenue so necessary in defraying state, city and county expenses? Vote Against Prohibition Amendment No. 6 Scf afeta WsU te ,. M ü!ti2eli8' Committee T. H. Glancy, Chairman c8aacMaowattWM HH-mifflCOTwye!