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State Highway Engineer, Capt. L. R. Tillotson, writes the Governor regarding some opposition to county road construction in Butler County. Tillotson encloses two resolutions from the Butler County Pomona Grange opposing what its members consider needless road construction. The resolutions argue that the building of hard surface roads primarily for "city autoists" have created an unnecessarily high tax burden on the farmers which is driving them to bankruptcy and ask the Governor for assistance. The resolutions call for a halt to all road construction in Butler County until a gasoline tax can be levied for road building. A newspaper clipping from the Wichita Beacon is also enclosed regarding Butler County road construction between El Dorado (Butler County) and Wichita (Sedgwick County), the south-central urban core. See Governor Jonathan Davis to Butler County Pomona Grange, December 1, 1923.

Creator: Tillotson, L. R.
Date: November 30, 1923

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Item Number: 207816
Call Number: Governor's Records--Davis, Box 21.4 Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 207816

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