Oregon Voter; Magazine of Citizenship--For Busy Men and Women

Oregon Voter; Magazine of Citizenship--For Busy Men and Women

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... war industry, not even spruce or lumber. It is obvious that assessed valuation of taxable wealth, or the per capita basis of population, would either or both do cruel injustice to all counties which were not profiting directly by war industry. However, is there any basis more fair than that of bank deposits? This question has been struggled with by some of the best minds in the country, and the concensus of opinion seems practically unanimous that bank deposits form the fairest criterion. In a county where business is not active, the dead deposits can be withdrawn without hardship; in counties where business is intensely active, the withdrawal of deposits imposes temporary embarrassment, but the profits being made quickly overcome the disadvantage. There are compensations either way you figure it. Advices on the U. S. Senator campaign from pretty much all over the state indicate that Stanfield's candidacy has made slow progress outside of his circle of enthusiastic friends. Stanfield is the idol of a considerable circle, but their number is not enough to nominate him. It is surprising to learn that the sheep men are not solid for him. Instead of rallying around one of their own number, many of them seem jealous of his success, ascribing it more to his ability as a speculator rather than as a sheep raiser. Outide of Umatilla and a few neighboring counties the small farmers of Eastern Oregon, and for that matter many of the wheat farmers, have very little Stanfield enthusiasm. McNary seems very strong in Eastern Oregon except in the few Stanfield counties. His mail order campaign for votes is proving very eflective, and the impression created by the Oregonian dispatches from Washington is that McNary is doing wonders for...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236914856
  • 9781236914859