An Argument Legal and Historical for the Legislative Prohibition of the Liquor Traffic

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William Tweedie, 1856 - 317 Seiten
 

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Admissions of Freetraders as to peculiarity of the Traffic 15 Difference shown in results as compared with eatingbouses
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History and Sociology evince the immorality of the Traffic
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Its evils on the Continent In ITALY as in BRITAIN
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Source of Crime in SwiTZERLAND and FRANCE
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Workings of the Traffic in HOLLAND and in BELGIUM
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Evils of the Traffic in educated GERMANY RUSSIA
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The fountain of robbery brigandism and murder in Spain
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Its melancholy effects in religious SWEDEN
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Inferences Restrictive Legislation ineffectual
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Facilities of getting drink everywhere promote drinking
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The Crimean Army and Florence Nightingale
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Adinissions of the Publicans that the trade is corrupting
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Concession of the Licensed Victuallers Protection Society
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The Parliamentary Committee of 1853 Mr Danson
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Alderman Wire describes the Traffic as a dangerous Institution
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Proposition proved from the effects of partial Sundayclosing
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Evidence from the analysis of a Brewster Session
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National Document presented by the Scotch Church
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Absence of Public houses the absence of Drunkenpess
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Presence of Public houses the presence of Drinking
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Increase of Public houses followed by Drinking
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Decrease of Public bouses followed by Sobriety
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Summary of the Evidence in the words of the Report II Legislative History of the Liquor Traffic
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History and results of the Traffic in SCOTLAND
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History and results of the Traffic in IRELAND
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A Prohibitory Law in 1556 Growing evils 68
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The debauching effects of the Traffic upon the people
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Protest against it made by the people of Dublin in 1788
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The Potency of Probibition Distilleries stopped
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IRELAND contrasted with Wales
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History of the Liquor Traffic in ENGLAND
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Original Purpose of Victualling Houses Early abuse
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The Lord Keeper Coventry describes Alehouses as Pests
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Things grow worse French Wines prime for French Brandy
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Distillation encouraged which led to intolerable drunkenness
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Having first debauched the people government Prohibits
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Memorable debates in the Lords on the Gin Act in 1743
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Parliament 1750 falls back from encouragement to restriction
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Licence involves the principle of Prohibition
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The effect good but partial and therefore unsatisfactory 55 Result of the reduction of Gin Duties 18261830
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The Beershop Act Attempts to amend the unmendable 58 Admitted failure of regulation Committee of 1834
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Lord Harrowbys Committee and Report on the Beer Bill
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Testimony of Chancellor Raikes Bradford Beersellers
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Report of the Select Committee on Publichouses 18534
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Inference The Traffic condemned at the Bar of History
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Intemperance admitted to be the greatest earthly curse
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Witnesses to the tendency and character of the Traffic
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Most of all a curse to the Publican himself
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The Benefit ofTrade fallacy Wilberforces declaration
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Impolicy of raising Revenue by the ruin of Industry 68 How Gindrinking impoverished the people in 1732
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Distilleries stopt in 1796 Evidence of Mr Colquhoun
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Startling paradox Effect of stopping Irish Distilleries
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Bentham in reply to Rights and Sphere of Governmentcry
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Interests of Commerce promoted by AntiLiquor Laws
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Man a progressive being capable of indefinite culture
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Civilization defined The Traffic necessarily antagonistic to it
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The Philosophy of the Fact North British Review
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Rough Cost of the Traffic to the Nation Its Fruits
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DRUNKENNESS Its degrees Disguised in the higher classes
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Habits of the trading classes History of H R
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Incalculable extent of Drunkenness Police returps defective
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Sale and signs suggest use and use creates demand for drink
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POVERTY Considered as Individual and National
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Pauperism etc in SCOTLAND MaineLaw Parisbes
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Poverty and Pauperism create the Traffic in England 101 Mendicity Expenditure of Working Classes at Publichouses 102 IGNORANCE Brutality an...
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Relation of the Traffic to Ragged Schools
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How the Traffic blights the fruits of Education 105 Contrast between the Factory Girls of Lowell and Manchester
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Drink and the Traffic necessary to sustain Prostitution
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Drunken Parents and the Traffic supply the victims
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ACCIDENTS Explosions conflagrations shipwrecks etc
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Evidence of Coroners Doctrine of Mr Wakley M P
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DISEASE Loss by chronic or permanent causes of disease
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Loss by sudden death and predisposition to Epidemics etc
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Idiocy Hereditary transmission of imbecility
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Selfinflicted Idiocy Dementia Society an abettor
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MADNESS Chronic and Temporary Excitement 118 Melancholy and Suicide Analysis of Causes 119 OFFENCES AND CRIMES Statistical fallacies ...
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Scotland Decrease of offences under partial Probibition
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Evidence of the Press Police Courts in the Provinces
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Rection
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Fruits of the London Traffic Remedies of able Editors
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Morning Post on Criminal Drunkenness The Dispatch
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Testimony of Statesmen Shaftesbury Aberdeen Albemarle
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Evidence of the Parliamentary Report of 1853
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Testimony of Chaplains of Prisons Rev John Clay cited
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Evidence of Prisoners themselves as to the cause of crime
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Testimony of Inspectors and Gorernors of Prisons 131 Evidence of Magistrates and Grand Furies 132 Testimony oi Sheriffs aud Recorders 133 Evid...
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Testimony of the Judges of Assizes from Coventry to Talfourd
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Testimony of the Colonial Judges Stephens and ABeckett
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Britain and American difference of character and circumstance
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A Question
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Portland Riot Mr Dow vindicated from the British Silenus
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Consequences 2 MINNESOTA 3 RHODE ISLAND 157
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CONNECTICUT 7 INDIANA 8 DELAWARE 9 Iowa 10
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Vast diminution of Crime in NEW YORK State etc
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In CONNECTICUT Gaols to Let
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Oriental Prohibitory Laws Modern examples 2
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History and experience uniform and coincident
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Interest of the useful Tradesman opposed to the traffic
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Duty and Responsibility of Mayistrates
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A few words to Women
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Seite 20 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Seite 40 - Judge shall proceed to the last fatal ceremony, and demand what he has to say why the Sentence of the Law should not be pronounced upon him...
Seite 254 - But although a State is bound to receive and to permit the sale by the importer of any article of merchandise which Congress authorizes to be imported, it is not bound to furnish a market for it, nor to abstain from the passage of any law which it may deem necessary or advisable to guard the health or morals of its citizens...
Seite 255 - 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.
Seite 134 - From reason then, or revelation, or from both together, it appears to be God Almighty's intention, that the productions of the earth should be applied to the sustentation of human life. Consequently all waste and misapplication of these productions, is contrary to the divine intention and will ; and therefore wrong, for the same reason that, any other crime is so.
Seite 131 - If every just man, that now pines with want, Had but a moderate, and beseeming share Of that, which...
Seite 256 - It is not necessary, for the sake of justifying the State legislation now under consideration, to array the appalling statistics of misery, pauperism, and crime which have their origin in the use or abuse of ardent spirits. The police power, which is exclusively in the States, is alone competent to the correction of these great evils, and all measures of restraint or prohibition necessary to effect the purpose are within the scope of that authority.
Seite 3 - Then comes the statelier Eden back to men : Then reign the world's great bridals, chaste and calm : Then springs the crowning race of humankind. May these things be!' Sighing she spoke 'I fear They will not'.
Seite 235 - It is the land that freemen till, That sober-suited Freedom chose, The land, where girt with friends or foes A man may speak the thing he will ; A land of settled government, A land of just and old renown, Where Freedom broadens slowly down From precedent to precedent...
Seite 89 - The noble lord has been pleased kindly to inform us that the trade of distilling is very extensive; that it employs great numbers ; and that they have arrived at an exquisite skill, and therefore — note well the consequence — the trade of distilling is not to be discouraged.

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