September 28, 1916

September 28, 1916 – With 21 saloons in St. Charles, proprietors complained that none of them could make a profit. They were asking that the number be limited to ten. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.