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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

Local government

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A Study Of The Government Of The City Of Oberlin, Kansas, Jack S. Cronk Jul 1940

A Study Of The Government Of The City Of Oberlin, Kansas, Jack S. Cronk

Master's Theses

The primary aim of the writer in preparing this thesis has been to investigate the various departments of government of the city of Oberlin, Kansas. This study was not made from the viewpoint of the critical observer interested in uncovering either outstanding efficiencies or inefficiencies. The material presented is submitted for the purpose of collaborating practical knowledge with theoretical knowledge in the study of municipal government.


A Financial Study Of The City Of Hays, Ellis County, Kansas, Lorenze Randall Bingham May 1936

A Financial Study Of The City Of Hays, Ellis County, Kansas, Lorenze Randall Bingham

Master's Theses

The great problem of municipal finance with which a majority of our municipalities are confronted at the present time is a problem that can be attacked only through a slow process of analysis and investigation. Slashing of salaries, indiscriminate dispensing with the various services offered by the city in prosperous times, and increasing of bonded indebtedness will not in any sense provide a permanent solution to the problem. The difficulty is in tracing the course of money taken in by the city from its source to its ultimate use in providing that which the citizens demand. When this has been ...