Financial Statistics of Cities Having a Population of Over 30,000 Volume 1907

Financial Statistics of Cities Having a Population of Over 30,000 Volume 1907

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...court for the first time. Table 52. Licensed traffic in intoxicating liquors.--Table 52, which presents data concerning the licensed liquor traffic, deals with the subject somewhat more in detail than did the corresponding table in the census report for 1905, especially in its differentiation between saloons and clubs, and between the two classes of saloon keepers--those who sell all kinds of liquors and those who sell wines and malt liquors only. A separate column has also been provided for hotels and restaurants, and for each class of dealer, so far as is possible, the license rate, as well as the number of dealers, is given. It is not always practicable to show the number of retail dealers coming under each head, owing to the fact that in many cities the same type of license is required for any one or all of the various classes described, but in such cases all dealers selling liquor by the drink are tabulated under the head of "saloon keepers," with a footnote indicating the impracticability of further segregation. The remaining columns of the table follow the lines of the 1905 report, with the exception that with "grocers" are included all other retail dealers not selling liquor by the drink, while an additional column shows, for each city, the number of inhabitants per dealer selling liquor by the drink. In drawing comparisons between the figures for 1907 and those for 1905, it should be borne in mind that only the data for the 141 cities reporting in both years are comparable, and the figures for these cities alone are used as a basis for generalization upon the subject. The fact that the number of saloons is in some cities limited by law also affects more or less the comparative standing of the several cities, the limit...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236496418
  • 9781236496416