Railway Signal; Or, Lights Along the Line Volume 10

Railway Signal; Or, Lights Along the Line Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...side by side, watch their aims, their means, their ends, and you will see that they are as different as liyht from darkness, as hostile as virtue to vico, as antagonistic as food to poison. Home is the cradlo of innocence, the temple of truth, the nursery of affection. Tho.irinkshop is the fountain of demoralisation, tho nest of disease, the sepulchre of hope. Over iho home, tho angels of love and purity preside--in the brewery and beerhouse, in the distillery and dramshop, tho evil spirits of lust, appetite, and avarice rule and reign supreme. Header! which do you support?--Dr. F. B. Lees. Novel Liquor Legislation.--Tho Liquor Licence Bill, the main features of which have been accepted by tho Legislative Assembly of the North-West Territories of Canada, contains a clauso by which liquor dealers are to be held responsible for fatalities resulting from he too free sale of intoxicants. It is provided that if any person shall drink to excess of intoxicating liquors on any premises, whether licensed or unlicensed, and, while so intoxicated, come to his death by suicide or drowning or by cold or other accident, "the keeper of such hotel, restaurant, or other house or place, and also any person, who, for him or in his employ, delivered to such person the liquor whereby such intoxication was caused, shall bo jointly and severally liable to an action for personal wrong at the suit of the legal representatives of the deceased." The action must be brought within three months after the death, and the damages are to be not less than $100 ( 20) and not more than 81,000 ( 200). A Christian's Reply To A Drunkard.--One cveniDg a man was seen trying to mako his way through the lanes and cross-roads that led to his village home. His unsteady, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 780g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236570596
  • 9781236570598