Documentary History of the Maine Law: Comprising the Original Maine Law, the New York Prohibitory Law, Legislative Debates, Arguments, Judicial Decisions, Statistics, Important Correspondence; "inquisition" and Anti-prohibition

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Hall and Brother, 1855 - Liquor laws - 128 pages

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Page 100 - And if any State deems the retail and internal traffic in ardent spirits injurious to its citizens and calculated to produce idleness, vice or debauchery, I see nothing in the Constitution of the United States to prevent it from regulating and restraining the traffic or from prohibiting it altogether if it thinks proper.
Page 116 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $500, or to undergo imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years, or both, at the discretion of the court.
Page 102 - be interdicted by law, in the midst of dense masses of population, on the general and rational principle, that every person ought so to use his property as not to injure his neighbors; and that private interests must be made subservient to the general interests of the community.
Page 28 - ... shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than...
Page 69 - ... and corporate, by him or them made, before that day ; or shall affect any such grants or charters since made by this state...
Page 25 - ... he shall be liable to a fine of ten dollars, to be sued for and recovered in the same manner as fines in the fourth section of this act...
Page 101 - The acknowledged police power of a state extends often to the destruction of property. A nuisance may be abated. Everything prejudicial to the health or morals of a city may be removed.
Page 90 - ... municipal or police court, make complaint under oath or affirmation that they have reason to believe, and do believe that spirituous or intoxicating liquors are kept or deposited, and intended for sale by any person not authorized to sell the same in said city or town under the provisions of this act...
Page 31 - Columbia shall be deemed, and is hereby declared, to be a public nuisance...
Page 19 - particularly" describe "the place to be searched" and the "things to be seized.

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