Proposed Modification of the Prohibition Law to Permit the Manufacture, Sale and Use of 2.75 Per Cent Beverages: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session

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Страница 298 - No person shall on or after the date when the eighteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States goes into effect, manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, furnish or possess any intoxicating liquor except as authorized in this Act, and all the provisions of this Act shall be liberally construed to the end that the use of intoxicating liquor as a beverage may be prevented.
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Страница 298 - There is in this position an assumption of a fact which does not exist, that when the liquors are taken in excess the injuries are confined to the party offending. The injury, it is true, first falls upon him in his health, which the habit undermines; in his morals, which it weakens; and in the self-abasement which it creates. But as it leads to neglect of business and waste of property and general demoralization it affects those who are immediately connected with and dependent upon him.
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