Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 13, No. 2

Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 13, No. 2

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...Answer to Question 5.--Improved. See Nos. 3 and 4. Answer to Question 6.--The public opinion is that the change is a good one. Answer to Question 7.---The drinking and treating habits have lessened owingto the fact of moral improv ement of the hotel-keepers. The many devices formerly practised by those selling liquors to induce parties to treat have been in a great measure discontinued. Answer to Question 8.-There has been a gradual improvement each year. Wssr Hunou. Answer to Question l.--In this Riding not more than one-tenth of the number formerly engaged. Answer to Question 2.--The accommodation is very much better in all respects under the present law. Answer to Question 3.--There is much better order observed, but there is considerable violation of law on Saturday nights and Sundays. Answer to Question 4.--There is a vast improvement in this respect, the traffic being entirely separated from any other business in this Riding. And if the separation of such trafiic was made statutory it would be better. Answer to Question 5.--There is in most cases a decided improvement. Answer to Question 6.--It is here acknowledged to be altogether superior to the old law. Answer to Question 7.---There is not nearly as much drinking as formerly 3 but the habit of treating at bars is still very prevalent. Answer to Question 8.--The law is better observed now than in the years named. Vith the exception of Saturday night and Sunday, during which time I think there is a little more violation than there was a year or two since, and as the Statute allows lodgers, etc., to get drink it is hard to put a stop to it. Answer to Question l.--The number of persons engaged in illicit traflic in intoxicating liquors in this District is greatly reduced. As soon as...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236740440
  • 9781236740441