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An Act Entitled an Act to Prohibit the Sale of Spirituos, Vinous and Malt Liquors in Two Miles of Marine's School House in Onslow County.

1897 Public Laws: Chapter 531

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Pages 717-718.

County of Onslow County

To the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina:

We, the undersigned citizens of the county of Onslow, and residents in the neighborhood of Marines in said county, respectfully petition your honorable body to pass an Act prohibiting the sale of spirituous, vinous or malt liquors, or medicated bitters within five miles of Marine's School House in Swansboro Township, Onslow County:

W. W. Marine.
J. B. Beacham.
Jas. A. Cox.
Lewis Marine.
E. S. Smith.
Lee Hurst.
W. H. Hurst, Sr.
G. W. Winberry.
S. L. Sammons.
E. B. Fonville.
B. E. Jenkins.
Lewis A. Canil.
Leon Coville.
J. E. Gregory.
Ben. Hurst.
R. D. Provow.
E. M. Koonce.
J. W. Taylor.
James A. Mattocks.
A. T. Padrick.
Wiley N. Sammons.
Paul Mattocks.
L. H. Harrison.
E. I. Croom.
S. H. Thomas.
Benjamin Ward.
Gr. B. Conway.
O. H. Marshall.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm or corporation, to manufacture or sell any spirituous, vinous or malt liquors within two (2) miles of Marine's School in Swansboro Township in Onslow County.

Sec. 2. That any person or persons, firm or corporation, violating the provisions of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be fined or imprisoned or both, at the discretion of the court: Provided, this Act shall not apply to the sale of wine by persons manufacturing the same out of grapes raised on their own premises.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 9th day of March, A.D. 1897.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
A.F. Hileman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1897.

I, Cyrus Thompson, Secretary of State, hereby certify that
the foregoing (manuscript) are true copies of the original acts
and resolutions on file in this office.

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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