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Chicago Illinois Issue (Newspaper) - March 12, 1909, Chicago, Illinois A the Illinois Issue i abolish the temptation i there Are two kinds of philanthropists one alleviates and the other cures. There is one class of Phil i anthropic its that undertakes when a Man commits an evil to help him out of it. There is another class that i endeavours to abolish the temptation. The first is sentiment the last is christianity. It is a purpose and i an Opportunity not a Creed that will unite christianity. You have no right to Luxuriate if you Are Chris a it Tian men you should sell your sword and garments and go into your neighbor s House and Start a Public Ujj opinion and Rouse and educate the masses. One soul with an idea outweighs ninety nine men moved Only by Phillips. Missouri has been shown sex governor Folk of Missouri in an address delivered in Chicago a few evenings ago said a so far from injuring Missouri the reign of Law has helped for during the last four years immigration to the state has increased 25 per cent More than in any other like period lands have advanced in value 15 per cent manufacturing and agricultural production have made unprecedented strides every town City and county in the state is increasing in population and wealth. A a Commonwealth can have no better reputation than to be known As a state wherein the people Rule through their Laws and where corruption is not countenanced. The speaker said that there were no a necessary evils in government. He said that those who profited by abuses usually were the loudest in the denunciation of those who pointed out reigns in Jacksonville in Jacksonville since the first of january this year i Here have been forty three liquor cases in which convictions or pleas of guilty have resulted and other cases Are still pending. Actual fines imposed in these cases aggregate $4,120, besides costs in each Case a considerable sum. The sentences to the county jail aggregate in these cases 465 Days of which 120 total Days have been served. There doubtless will be additional imprisonments in the county jail to a play out fines and costs already imposed. Fines and costs in these cases if not paid in Cash Are expiated at the rate of $1.50 per Day in jail. We do not take into account the penalties imposed in Justice blow them up in Indiana As in Ohio Missouri and the South where county option has been in effect it appears As soon As a the people rules that the saloons Are not wanted in the Rural counties says the Nebraska state journal. These Indiana elections will steel the Brewers to More rigid pressure on the Nebraska legislature no doubt. That it is to their own Best interests is very doubtful. County option is a safety valve. If the Brewers sit too tight on that valve the ensuing explosion is like to land them bodily beyond the state s two jobs when the Rev. ? m. M. Mangasarian of the Independent religious society goes out campaigning for the Saloon again he can relate an experience which he had not had when he was doing his member of the clergy stunt on the whisky Side last Spring. He can Tell about that trip he took to Washington to get president Roosevelt to scratch out something he had written about Tom Paine being a a dirty Little atheist a or words to that effect. He can describe How he Felt when he got the a Busy signal a with the emphatic omission of the a please Call mangasarian stands about the same Chance of saving the Saloon from destruction that he does of getting Tom Paine Taylor s a a opinion one of the whisky and Beer papers in reporting the recent new York state convention of Brewers says that the Rev. Charles f. Taylor a congregational minister spoke against local option and expressed the opinion that this movement had made no Progress since its inception fifteen years that opinion was hardly Worth expressing. It should have been sent by help help the a a travelling men s Liberty league a on organization originally composed of liquor salesmen who acted As distributing agents for the anti prohibition literature prepared by their employers finds itself unable to Cope with the tidal wave of Public sentiment against the Trade and makes a frantic Appeal for help. A new Constitution was adopted at the annual meeting held in Des Moines and a anyone opposed to prohibition May now become a Norris with its three saloons is the toughest Little Village on the Burlington line says the Fulton Democrat. It is a holy horror for decent travellers to pass through the Village with its Drunken foreigners crowding on and off the cars to the disgust and peril of women and children

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