The Condensed Argument for the Legislative Prohibition of the Liquor Traffic ...

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Caudwell, 1864 - Alcohol - 160 pages

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Contents

Necessities override abstract theories
23
Temptation not the promoter of social Virtue
24
That all past Legislation rased on the PRracTPLE of regulating the Traffic is unsatisfactory
25
The agency of mischief in the quality of the Drink
27
Admissions of Freetraders as to peculiarity of the Traffic
28
History and Sociology evince the immorality of the Traffic
30
Evils of Wine and Beer on the ContinentItaly and Switzerlanb
31
Source of Crime and Vice in France
32
Workings of the Traffic in Holland and in Belgium
35
Evils of the Traffic in educated Germany
36
The fountain of robbery brigandism and murder in Spain
37
Its melancholy effects in religious Sweden
38
Inferences Facilities of getting drinkmeasure drinking
40
Proposition proved from the effects of partial Sundayclosing
42
National Document presented by the Scotch Church
43
Presence of Publichouses the presence of Drinking
44
Increase of Publichouses followed by Drinking
45
Decrease of Publichouses followed by Sobriety
46
4i7ABfficifcy__onjutalProhibi
47
History and results of the Traffic in Scotland
49
Results of recent restriction
52
History and results of the Traffic in Ireland
53
Law of 1556
54
The debauching effects of the Traffic upon Trade
55
Sunday Profligacy in Durlin
58
Ireland contrasted with Wales
59
History of the Liquor Traffic in England
63
Original Purpose of Victualling Houses Early abuse
67
Result of the reduction of Gin Duties I820 1S30
69
Later futile Attempts at reyulation 7 J 40 The Heershop Act
71
Lord Harrow bys Committee and Report on the Jieer Bill
74
Beershops versus Publichouses
75
Witnesses to the tendency and character of the Traffic
79
Desire of Iorkini Men to close the Traps
80
A curse to the Publican himself
82
The BenefitofTrade fallacy Wilberforce s declaration
83
How Gindrinkvif impoverished the people in 17 12
84
Workings of Prohibition in 1757 1796
85
Halfamillion persons sacrificed to the Traffic in 18478
98
On the criminality of destroying grain
99
Benthams reply toRightsandSphere of Governmentcry
100
License involves the principle of Prohibition
101
Interests of Commerce promoted by AntiLiquor Laws
102
Civilization defined The Traffic necessarily antagonistic to it
104
Rough Cost of the Traffic to the Nation Its fruits
107
Habits of the trading classes
110
Incalculable extent of Drunkenness Police returns defective HO C Sale and signs suggest ae and use creates demand for drink
113
Poverty Individual and National
115
Illustrations from the History of Iriland
116
Pauperism and Mendicity created by the Traffic m England
119
Expenditure of the Working Classes at Publichouses 12o 12 Ignorance Brutaiity and Vice in its train Ragged Schools
121
How the Traffic blights the fruits of Education
123
Beer versus Brains
125
Drink the Cause and the Traffic the sustainer of Prostitution 12J 17 Accidents Explosions conflagrations shipwrecks etc
129
Disease Loss by chronic or permanent causes of disease
130
Loss by sudden death and predisposition to Epidemics etc
132
21 Idiocy Hereditary transmission of imbecility
134
Madness
135
Offences and Crimes Statistical fallacies
136
Facts and Statistics from Scotland
137
Evidence of 20 English Counties
138
The Irish and Father Mathew
139
Ireland Statistics on Drinkmade Crime
140
Evidence of tit Press
141
The Parliamentary Committee of 1853
142
Evidence of Prisoners themselves as to the cause of crime
143
Testimony of Sheriffs and Recorders
144
Testimony of the Judaes of Assise from Hale to Talfourd
145
Panorama of the Traffic
147
2 The practical test Convenience or Patriotism?
149
Appeal WMectors The Traffic a conspiracy
150
Interest of the useful Tradesman opposed to the Traffic
151
The Working Gllisses Their duty and destiny involved
152
The Traffiu in relation to Household State and Church
153
On the British Maine Law Parishes
156
The Permissive Bill
158

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