In 1898, the anti-saloon tract, "The Voice," published a map showing eleven saloons clustered within a block of the Courthouse. The tract claimed they were corrupting University students. An "official" bawdy house "largely supported by students" occupied the second floor of the building directly behind the post office.
The accompanying article reported: "Recently a new policeman who was not familiar with the situation telephoned Chief of Police Zenas Sweet late at night that he had just seen 14 men enter there and that it was 'ripe' for a raid. The chief said that he '...had not time to interfere.'"
Frame location: On North wall of Courthouse
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