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USINESS IS NOT 'FINE'
iLEM SUFFERS I illSINKSS LOSSES FROM DRY RULE tore Property Rentals Drop $75 a Month in City INK DEPOSITS OFF $300,000 jrtw n Business House s Quit in Iss Than Yew. School Attendance Lew Many Oregon papers have I'M loaded down within lip past three weeks with MKated assurances that PBusiueiis is Fine in Dry towns." The three most importaut h-egon cities to become Iry" nine months ago were talem, Oregon City and Ipringfield. If business it fine in those eittrs 10 tupten and most of thi lift. iieu men would like to havi "drjri" explain just what mean by "fine." If they id said ''business is thin," then ley might have been more easily idavsiood. Let them answer first about mditions in Salem. Kx Council ami John D. Turner, of Salem, in attorney, is sponsor for the following facts about that city i Salem went "dry" December I laat, Sowing 15 aaloona, three reataurtnta mil two wholesale houeea and withdrew SOt permits from right drug atnrea id rut Off so annua! Ilrenae revenue I ".400. Ninety men nnd monthh ay roll of (3,700 were put ut of rout mioi 'ii. Most or the m.ii nave lert ity. AU buildings vasaied bj I concerns are atill oanpfpa, en-ept hieh hse been occupied tijr ten nt-i who have vacated other buildings I'M'ial of the brat buildings being unnlcd over and uaed aa billboards. I.nr than five hundred modern dwell nga aro "for rant." Store property entula on Btate atreet have dropped in (IRS to 110 s month, but "buai M ia fine " 1 . urteen other bnaiaeaa placea have !;. d aiaee December I laat, aaid' IrniB tits aaloona and restaurant In eluded art three shoe atorea two by luriff and one voluntarily; one of the largest drygoods stores haa been eued I for the first tints is twenty year Scone of clerka have left the city. eaaetag the loss of more payrnlla to She eity, but 'business it fine." A loading prohibitioaiat promised to ! builil 10 sew dwellings if the eity weal "tin " Nine houses were begun, two have the windowa sad doors in, but liii imver been finished; no work haa Kkoa done on the others, beaidea their an iVnmes. I' i afinfj permitK from .Taniinry to the Inat nine wet motitha of I0IJ were from Kovsnbsr, i . in Bsptstabsr, r.n 1 the asai efewea "dry" months, tha) were 1130, a, or ates M0 II. oriimmnr Mbdol opening diiv OS rolln nt in 101 waa 1.110; on th. IS) Ml, 1400, but "buaineaa in las " ilcpuaita show a dcrreaae sf 300 ' tiass tha town went "dry," M.n ufter allowing for the 4M,000 laps 1 1 I'd thla year from aale of bond in K.mtiin. The decrease, therefor", callv ahould be $704,042, but " buai eaa ia fine." Tbf attendance at the "Cherry Pair" this year waa about one half aha) it was the lint "wet" year. The Him. Mrial Aaao. mtion before the eler In ii ahia mnde Snlem "dry." told the Cherry Fair promotrre Unit they H.n II make up for the donntione uau ally made by the aaloona, bet u-torly tailed to do ao tliia year and the pro Botera refuacd t.i hold that rerun nl The ' ' t'herrinna. " rmiaiatnig of lO'i reel boosters, but of SO prohibitionists, tlien pledged their pcrannud iiienil.er hip fof the asceaaiiry funds, r.'.pn r a ihe m ruent on their part of IBOJt, T" 'ub it in, the Mothodiate then turned their ihurr-h into a reatsurant, put the kitshen in the iul,it and competed with tin legitimate reatsuranta for the little liiiHiiiiiaa that , their proprietors had hungrily looked for aa a pnaeible annual godsend. Buaineaa mast bs "fine" ia any city nhen building pormita, payrolla, bank Hspoaite, bankruptcies, closed atores, da liipatatod dwsllinga, deprssssd realty values, achool aarollmsats aad carnival etatietlcs all (all ao dreary a Story of Hteral fast. Maybe tks prohlbitleoietr msa that tks "agitating beaipeeo" Is as. IN 'DRY' TOWNS SPRINGFIELD IS MERE GHOST OF OLD BUSY CITY Prohibition Makes Formerly Thriving Center Han in BANK DEPOSITS $57,000 LESS Two Blocks of Vacant Buildings Line Main Street in Place of Bust Stores The city of Springfield, in its present cobwebby, stagnant condition, today presents a picture, as com pared with its thriving, bustling condition of a year ago, that would make the angels weep. A year ago every store was fillet! and crowds of people thronged its streets. Every merchaut was making money, prncti cally everyone who (ranted work was employed. Kvery one seemed happy tad con, tented, except the probihi tionists. Today Springfield looks like a deserted village, boauMM is par alysed, and more than eight or ten people on its iiihiii street at any one time would actually be the cause of excitement Yet the Committee of One Hundred says: "Business is fine in dry towns." Springfield went "dry" at the election lust fall, the saloons closing January 1. Let Hie "drys" tdl all about these "fine" business ponditions in Springfield after pine months' operation of their "business tha one " Although a much aumllcr eity IbeS Salem, the bnnk deposits in ' field have fallen off in the lnt fOSJ over 9f,0M When Main atreet finally la Nam1 juated in the next month or two, prae tieally two blorka of store building on each aido of the street wcat of the Southern Pacific tracks will be deaert ed, but "bualneas is floe." A resl eatats sals ia unheard of and would be impossible on any part of Main street, but "bualneas Is fine " The Springfield Toggery, the beat goat's furnishing store, ia now being elooed out by a receiver, but "buaineaa ia fine." The La Fraaee Confectionery Store, oas of the beat ia "wet" daya, has closed out, but "buaineaa ia fine." O. W. Johnaon'a Hardware Store, the beat of Ita line during "wet" daya, already haa been aold out by a re ceiver, but "biiiineaa ia fine " A. J. Hendern.in, the lending dry goods merchant, iwcupiel n double atore a year ngo. Tests) l aouptoa but one at ire mil will tell you Ina buaineaa ia nl..iut half' v hut it vrSS a year ago, but "bssisssi ia Mas "' TOO city has run into n 3,iO0 d.-1'i.it from an execa of expenditure-! over income, although the "drya" promleed that less police and court cxpenaoa would make a eurplua, if the people would vote the (1 :.','" atloos licenaea out of buaineaa, but that 'a "Hue buai seas." The prohibltionlata a year ago prom lead to reduce the tax levy, but have iacreaaed the levy thin year by five mills, but "buaineaa ia fine." Not s foot of permanent atreet im provement work haa been done, ex eept the conatruetion of a email bridge over a creek, and that waa paid for by a bond iaaue Streeta aad aidewalka are in a deplorable condition, and the probibitioaists are now petitioning the eouacil to "double" the expense levy. If the local taxpayera, but a few of whom are "drya," vote down tins pe titi.iu, the city confronta the aame poa aibility aa Oregon City, via., the ap polntment of a receiver, but "buaineaa ia flaa la dry towaa. " Prooi Speaker Fined SKASIDI-: -J. A. Aduma, a probibi tion apeaker aad worker, aerved out a flea dollar fiao ia the Seaside jail for ailing to obsy the local ordinaucea regulating atreet opeaking. Adama, whs boasts of kavlag been arrested 44 times aad of having aerved 14 jail sen teases, deelarea that bs prefsra jail aaatsasss to paying Mass, as they give hiss more notoriety aad enable hist to draw larger sudiencea. Vpoa comple (Wa of his jail tsras here he loft (owa at oaas. rttHeaaasot.Taneae'ssem Waoa . CLACKAMAS AND OREGON CITY HIT I BY EMPTY TILLS "Dry" Regime Followed by Query as to Receiver CTi WARRANTO UNSALEABLE City Council Calls Election November 9 to lain Levy 8 Mills to Pay Debts Oregoa t'ity and 01ack amas County, of which Ore gon City is the county seat, present as lamentable a condition in a business sense as a defunct corpora tion about to go into the hands of a receiver. In fact, a receivership for Ore gon City already has been seriously discussed by cer tain of its creditors, and Judge Campbell of that city has declared his willingness to declare such a receiver ship, if formal application were made to him, as he would for "any baukrupt corporation." A special election has lifi'ii called by the city for' November 9 "to relieve the financial condition of the I city," the purpose lieing to vote $250,000 ". per cent oiids and to increase the tax levy eight mills in or der to take care of the new indebtedness. On the part of Clti'-ksinas t County the Count Treasurer is confronted iiii an empty treas ury fur the first time Ifl six years. The Morninc Enterprise, a radi cal prohibitionist daily of Ore-, gon City, in explaining this sit uation, says "tl mnlilion is con sidered the result of the amount of delinquent taxes on the county's ts rolls County Treas urer Tufts refused the first war rants on the general fund Mon day (October It, 1U4)." Buslaess moat be "flee" ia a city aad a eouaty when the treasaries of both are empty berauae of lark of money coming into their atrong bnxea, with a apeeial election called by the eity to increaee ita tax levy, with a re eeiverahip threatened and with "dan ger" eigne atruuit along the length of the buaineaa portion of Main atreet by "order of the lily Council," which read " Dancer - Main Htrrtt Declared i Ilnngeroua- All f traveling on Main atreet botia n North aide of !.,-. at m nn.l - i"i aide of Third -ti.et do ao nt tin ir own riak." Jtnnka are NfSetag to ceah Oregon City municipal warrnnta Since .tanu ury firit the city Ima iaeued (3!.l91 M In these warrants, according to the rn port of City Recorder John W. l.oder, and thce warrants are atill unpaid The city tax levy in 1K13 in Oregon City waa eight milla Two weeka af ter the city went dry the council in oreaaed thia levy to 10 milla for 1014, and on November 9 there Is to be a apeeial elction held at which tha votera will be naked to aanrtien aa additloaal levy of eight milla to meet the munici pal indebtedneea Yet "bnaiaeaa ia flae In dry towna, " aad Oregoa City la doiag wall. Vacant trulldlaga sow staad on Main atreet, the chief buaineaa thoroughfare of Oregon City, aa aaonumenta to the memory of one garage, one clothing atore, one reatsurant and one livery burn now closed up, but formerly did good buaineaa. Fourteen vaeaat atorea line both aidea nf Main atreet, and three vacant lota mark the placea where three other stores formerly atood, but which havo burned down. So little has bean tbs demand for buai neaa property that tha buraad atrue turea were aaver rebuilt. But "buai aaaa la fiao ia Oregoa City." The Knterpriae priaUag office, which formerly employed a largo force of printers aad bookbiadara, aad often worked night aad day to fill ordora, la aow operatlag Its Job department sraw but five daya a week, yot The (foreleg Knterpriae U OSS of (ks eepere that haaOyrieteat tks Committee of Oas Hundred matter about "busies as i fiao U dry tewae.' taeniae' leaaaeo el Orapaa. Eertmal. Oreajea Market Report. eipta for 1 1 : 'eek ai ths Poi tlan i i fnion Stc I di have been cattle, 1447 l)lKH, I K'lripi ..i i ;ii lie only moderate durinpj the past week showing a decline of over 400 heud compared with fiame week, a year ago. Prices were strong for well fin ished steers, going as high as 7.60. Feeders in good demand from 6.75 to 6.26. All lines finish ing strong at end of week. Hog receipts over 6500. Dem and fair and quality poor. Light and half fat stuff that should be in the feed lots again present in profusion. Tons closing at 6.90. , Sheep receipts comparatively good. Trading in yearling stuff brisk. A few head of feeding sheep changing hands. All lines closing firm and strong at last week quotations. Socialist Party Ticket United States Senator-B. F. Ramp. Representative in Congress 2nd District, J. H. Rarkley. State Treasurer B. J. Sloop. Justices Supreme Court W. D. Robinson, A. G. Hotchkiss, Chas. H. Otten. Attorney General J. E. Hosmer. Superintendent of Public Instruc tion, Flora I. Foreman. State Labor Commissioner- Aug ust Nikula. State Railroad Commissioner I. O. Peurala. Joint Representative J. Edward Johnson. County Judge-W. S. Haley. County Commissioner C. D. Howard. Sheriff- Chas. Backus. Clerk -E. L. Beede. Treasurer Hairy Reichert. Surveyor- Van B. 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T.I'., the I'nittMl Churches ami Yutitig People's Six letiea of Hood Kiver, and by local organizations throughout the district. Head Mr. Cleaver's a talc in on t in the official elate pamphlet of candidates. Submitted bv Ernest E, Taylor, Sec retary. of tbo I leun-r Ciiniiiaign Con. (Paid Adv. Oregon Prohibition State Committer) ) Cnmlniuitii.il Sleki nijMtv, accident and death beneiit niejtecllOQ ut mini- L in ii in coet. L',U sl.iai death lienelit ; $1,000.00 (or loea of limb n eyesight; (aotn 85 00 to (16 00 weekly aicli or ac cident lienelit; (1,000.00 Kmergency re lief benefit. Coet is (tl.OO per year; no other dues or naacsstiu-nts. Inline insurance all men ami women are placed on au equal basis, regsrdlea of ocenpa tlon. Every person makes the same form of application, pays tbe same amouotof premium and receives the same amount of benefit. Men aad Women between the ages of lti and US are accooled. 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