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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 6, 1906)
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THE OMAITA DAILY BEE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1006.
orn't Vote a ETrancIhiise
Worth a Million Dollars
to Heimrip tine G&ainisas City
Brewer, for Notlhin
None of the promoters deny that this franchise is a wide open
proposition to put money in their pockets, but try to get you to over
look that fact by making misleading statements about the Nebraska
The promoters say you will get business telephones at $1 per
month and residence telephones at 50c per month, but the franchise
don't say so. It says you MAY, not that you SHALL.
r" v'.': .y.
The franchise gives unlimited use of the boulevards and parks.
The right to string open wires across any street or boulevard in our
city. The right to build subways for rent as well as for their own use.
How can anybody justify such a wholesale gift of the people's
rights to a gang of franchise grabbers?
Where does this gang of promoters expect to get back the
money they have spent and are spending except from our citizens.
Did any promoter ever give the citizens of Omaha anything
that they did'nt charge several prices 'for?
Is Heim, the millionaire brewer, going to spend his money on
you or make another million at your expense?
Ask yourself a few questions, then you will go to the polls and