The National Advocate Volume 54

The National Advocate Volume 54

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... the detriment of the citizens of those countries and of our missionar_v effort we urge Congress to enact a law prohibiting American citizens from engaging in the beverage liquor traffic in American consular districts in foreign countries. "We recommend that the Federal Prohibition code be made applicable to the Phillipine Islands and to all the territory to which the Eighteenth Amendment applies, and which is under the jurisdiction of the States. "VVe appeal to the Federal Law Enforcement Department to use greater care in issuing the permits for the manufacture of alcoholic preparations of proprietary medicines which are required by law to be unfit for beverage use, but which are actually used for beverage purposes. We believe that such permits should_ be granted only to those who make such preparations unfit in fact, as well as in theory, for beverage use. _"The increase of withdrawals of liquor_ and alcohol for non--beverage use since the advent of prohibition United, a limited number of government or bonded warehouses, and we suggest suitable action be taken to prevent such liquors from being withdrawn for illegal uses. "The enforcement of national prohibition is not a political'issue but a plain patriotic duty. We appeal to the incoming administration to increase the efficiency of the Federal Law Enforcement Department by retaining only those ofiicers and agents whose records have shown a high degree of efficiency in the service and by replacing with a higher type of public servant those who are inefiicient. "VVe enter a solemn protest against those ofiicials---Federal and State--who refuse to do their duty and enforce the law. We respectfully suggest that Congress enact a law to define misconduct in...show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236924614
  • 9781236924612