Leadership

Village Virtue Appropriately Rewarded.

Issue 9 and Volume 47.

Village Virtue Appropriately Rewarded. Some time ago, James W. Ellsworth, a native of Hudson. Ohio, offered, if that village would vote to remain “dry” for fifty years, to donate it a waterworks and electric light plant and sewerage system. Hudson promptly joined the prohibition ranks, but for some time past the saloon element has been fostering discontent and finally an election was determined on, to decide whether prohibition should continue, or whether Hudson should resume the issue of saloon licenses. The agreement entered into with the village benefactor was confirmed by a vote of 162 to 97 and Hudson will remain dry and get its utilities.

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