The Condensed Argument for the Legislative Prohibition of the Liquor Traffic

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J. Caudwell, 1864 - Liquor laws - 160 pages
 

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Contents

Foreign Experiences
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Necessities override abstract theories
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Temptation not the promoter of social Virtue
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HI THAT ALL PAST LEGISLATION BASED ON THE PRINCIPLE OP REGULATING THE TRAFFIC is UNSATISFACTORY
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The agency of mischief in the quality of the Drink
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Admissions of Freetraders as to peculiarity of the Traffic
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History and Sociology evince the immorality of the Traffic
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Evils of Wine and Beer on the ContinentITALY and SWITZERLAND
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Source of Crime and Vice in 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
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The fountain of robbery brignndism and murder in SPAIN
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Its melancholy effects in religious SWEDEN
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Inferences Facilities of getting drinkmeasure drinking
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The three Cancers generated by Gin Beer and Wine
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Proposition proved from the effects of partial Sundayclosing
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National Document presented by the Scotch Church
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Presence of Publichouses the presence of Drinking
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Increase of Publichouses followed by Drinking
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Decrease of Publichouses followed by Sobriety
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Efficiency of Total Prohibition
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Sunday Profligacy in DUBLIN 08
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Legislative History of the Liquor Traffic
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Original Purpose of Victualling Houses Early abuse
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Government having first debauched the people next 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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Later futile Attempts at regulation 1J 40 The Jleershop Act
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Lord Harrowbys Committee and Report on the Seer Bill
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Beershops versus Publichouses
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Witnesses to the tendency and character of the Traffic
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Desire of Working Men to close the Traps
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A curse to the Publican himself
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The BenefjtofTrade Mlacy Wilberforces declaration 63
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C How Gindrinking impoverished the people in 1732
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Workings of Prohibition in 1757 1796
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Startling paradox Effect of stopping Irish Distilleries
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What will become of the Revenue?
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TcieTimes on the boozy birthright of Britons
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The Times fails to grapple with the sinews of the argument
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JusticesJustice summarily disposed of
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Civiliiation defined The Traffic necessarily antagonistic to it
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Rough Cost of the Traffic to the Nation Its fruits
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Habits of the trading classes
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6 Sale and signs suggest uet and USE creates demand for drink
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Poverty Individual and National
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IGNORANCE Brutality ana Vice in its train Rayyed Schools
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How the Traffic blights the fruits of Education
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Beer versus Brains
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Drink the Cause and the Traffic the sustainer of Prostitution
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ACCIDENTS Explosions conflagrations shipwrecks etc
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Evidence of Coroners Doctrine of Mr Wakley M P 129
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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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MADNESS
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OFFENCES AND CRIMES Statistical fallacies
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Facts and Statistics from SCOTLAND
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The Irish and Father Mathew
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IRELAND Statistics on Drinkmade Crime
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81 Evidence of the Press
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The Parliamentary Committee of 1853
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3 Evidence of Prisoners themselves as to the cause of crime
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Evidence of Magistrates and Grand Juries JC
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Testimony of the Judces of Assize from Hale to Talfourd
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Panorama of the Traffic 147 i
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THAT AIL GOOD CITIZENS SHOULD COMBINE TO PROCURE AN CHAOT IC MENT PROHIBITING THE SALE OF INTOXICATING BEVE...
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2 The practical test Convenience or Patriotism?
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Appeal to Electors The Traffic a conspiracy
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Interest of the useful Tradesman opposed to the Traffic
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The Workino Classes Their duty and destiny involved
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The Trailic in relation to Household State and Church
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On the British Maine Law Parishes
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The Permissive Bill
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8 Illustrations from the History of IRELAND J
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History and remits of the Traffic in SCOTLAND 49
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Results of recent restriction 52
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History and results of the Traffic in IRELAND 53
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Law of 1556 54
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The debauching effects of the Traffic upon Trade 55
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Decay of the People Prohibition demanded 56
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a Pauperism etc in ScoyLiNo 117
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