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An Act to Prohibit the Manufacture and Sale of Spiritous or Malt Liquors, Wines, Bitters, or Bitters of Which Spiritous Liquors Form an Ingredient, Within Ten Miles of Clemson Agrigultural College.

December 22, 1891

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1891, Page 1233.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Sennto and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this Act it shall be unlawful for any person, or persons, to manufacture, and sell, or offer for sale, or dispose of by traffic, barter or otherwise, any spiritous or malt liquors, wines, bitters, or bitters of which spiritous liquors form an ingredient, within ten miles of Clemson Agricultural College.

Sec 2. That any person, or persons, violating the provisions of the preceding Section of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in a sum of not less than two hundred dollars, and imprisonment for a term of not less than six months, in the discretion of the Court trying the case, for each and every offence.

Sec. 3. That this Act shall be a Public Act, and shall continue in force until repealed, and all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed.

Sec. 4. That the provisions of this Act shall not apply to druggists selling spiritous or malt liquors, wines, or bitters, under a prescription of a regularly licensed and practising physician as now provided by law.

Approved December 22nd, A.D. 1891.

Benjamin R. Tillman, Governor.
Eugene B. Gary, President of the Senate and Lt. Governor.
Ira B. Jones, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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