Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 289

Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 289

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...embodied in this maxim. 6 R. C. L. p. 188, sec. 186; Sings v. Cocoa Cola Bottling Co. v. Mosby. Joliet, 237 I11. 300, 127 Am. St. 323, 22 L. R. A. (N. S.) 1128; Karasek v. Peier, 22 Wash. 419, 50 L. R. A. 345. That inspection laws are within the sphere of the State's authority, in its exercise of the police power, is as clear as the power of Gongress to establish regulations of commerce. Foster v. New Orleans, 94 U. S. 245, 24 U. S. (Law Ed.) 122; Mayor of New York v. Miln, 11 Pet. 102, 9 U. S. (Law Ed.) 648; Armour & Co. v. Augusta, 134 Ga. 178, 27 L. R. A. (N. S.) 676. This is true because inspection, especially of foods or drinks, concerns itself with the purity of the article inspected and hence is promotive of health in prohibiting the use of deleterious products. In the restrictions which follow the enforcement of inspection laws, we discern the application of.the maxim above referred to, viz., "Sic ujere tuo," etc, in that, regardless of the manner in which you use your own, whether it be as an individual, or as a manufacturer producing commercially an article for sale, that use must be such as to not injure the user. In other words, a prohibition may be placed by law upon the making and sale of any article deleterious to the user, as in the case of impure articles of food or drink. There remains, therefore, nothing upon which the contention can rest that laws of the nature of that under review, may not be enacted and enforced, subject, of course, to such restrictions as the Constitution has.placed upon laws generally, as to reasonableness within which is included all of the objections urged by the plaintiffs against the validity of this enactment. II. Preliminary to the consideration of these more

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