The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 8
A Central Fact
A Central Fact,
of grave importance, I may be pardoned for still further verifying it by data at hand.
|Ale, Beer and Porter—|
This divided among the 146,000 retail dealers reported for that year, would give an average of between $4,000 and $5,000; showing the previous estimate to be substantially right. By such triple verification therefore, by the consumption of liquor, the cost of retailing, and the amount of sales, it will be seen that Missouri, with her 5,922 licensed dram-shops, expends for alcoholic drinks the enormous sum of