Survey of Alcoholic Liquor Traffic and the Enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1925 - Alcoholic beverage industry - 126 pages
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Page 118 - An act to prohibit intoxicating beverages, and to regulate the manufacture, production, use, and sale of high-proof spirits for other than beverage purposes, and to insure an ample supply of alcohol and promote its use in scientific research and in the development of fuel, dye, and other lawful industries...
Page 88 - No search warrant shall issue to search any private dwelling occupied as such unless it is being used for the unlawful sale of intoxicating liquor, or unless it is in part used for some business purpose such as a store, shop, saloon, restaurant, hotel, or boarding house. The term "private dwelling...
Page 118 - Any room, house, building * * * or place where intoxicating liquor is manufactured, sold, kept or bartered in violation of this title, and all intoxicating liquor and property kept and used in maintaining the same is hereby declared to be a common nuisance" and for the maintaining of such a place penalties are provided.
Page 120 - It is the duty and the right not only of every officer of the United States, but of every citizen, to assist in prosecuting and in securing the punishment of any breach of the peace of the United States. It is the right as well as the duty of every citizen, when called upon by the proper officer to act as part of the posse comitatus in upholding the laws of his country.
Page 119 - Act ; but it shall not be unlawful to possess liquors in one's private dwelling while the same is occupied and used by him as his dwelling only, provided such liquors are for use only for the personal consumption of the owner thereof and his family residing in such dwelling and of his bona fide guests when entertained by him therein...
Page 118 - ... a common nuisance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $1,000 or be imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.
Page 118 - ... or which has been so used, and no property rights shall exist in any such liquor or property. A search warrant may issue as provided in Title...
Page 79 - ... for a term of not less than three months nor more than one year or by both such fine and imprisonment for each time he may be convicted of such a misdemeanor.