Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky Volume 104

Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky Volume 104

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...the act. The third section of the act provides that a majority of votes cast at the election provided for should put the act in force. The fourth section of the act provides that an "election shall be held" at the 1'ovember election. 1886. YVhilst the election to take the sense of the voters on the question as to whether the act should be put in force was required to be held on the same day that the regular election was held, still the language of sections 3 and 4 refers to an election separate and distinct from the regular election. 'e aretherefore of the opinion that the evidence which the plaintifi offered was incompetent, and. that a majority of those who voted upon the question could ratify and put in force the act. The indictment charges that the defendant sold spirituous, vinous, and malt liquors in Hart county, etc. It is contended that it charges three offenses, because it charges that the appellant sold spirituous, vinous, and malt liquors. It is also claimed that they are three offenses that can not be united, because of the provisions of sections 126and 127 of the Criminal Code of Practice. Vithout going into a discussionof the question as to whether or not, asan original question, this court should have given an interpretation to the sections of the Code, as insisted by counsel for appellant, it is sufiicient to say that this court in hundreds of oases has treated and regarded as valid indictments charging defendants with having sold spirituous, vinous, and malt liquors. The court therefore regards the question raised by counsel as settled adversely" to his contention..We think the testimony introduced by the Common wealth was sufiicient to allow the case to go to the jury, to determine whether or not...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236786823
  • 9781236786821