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231. License for sale of liquors may be revoked.-—The Governor of Porto Rico, in his discretion, may revoke or modify any license heretofore or hereafter issued for the sale of liquors or other intoxicating or spirituous beverages or for the sale of merchandise of an objectionable nature at or near any naval or military station or post now existing or that may hereafter be established in Porto Rico.
Porto Rico, Rev. Stat. 1913, sec. 1676. 232. Sales within a militia camp.—The sale or giving away of liquor
a within the militia camp or within one-eighth of a mile thereof is prohibited and the commanding officer is given power to close any offending liquor house.
Alabama, 1 Pol. Code 1907, secs. 987–98, 911, pp. 526, 528; Gen. Acts 1915.
No. 695, sec. 57, p. 763. Similar provisions, prohibiting sales at post, armories, and parade grounds, also forbidding hucksters sales, auctions, and gambling: Indiana, 4 Burns' Ann. Stat. 1914, sec. 8493; Kentucky, Acts 1916, ch. 43, sec. 112, p. 474; Stat. 1915, ch. 86, sec. 2663(4); Maine, Rev. Stat. 1916, ch. 15, sec. 125, p. 336; Maryland, Laws 1917, ch. 1, secs. 1-6, pp. 4–6; Montana, 3 Rev. Codes 1915, sec. 1109t; Nebraska, Rev. Stat. 1913, sec. 3869, except posts maintained exclusively as Signal Corps posts; New Mexico, Stat. 1915, sec. 2891, possession of liquor is forbidden; New York, Laws 1917, ch. 521; Laws 1909, ch. 41, sec. 240; North Carolina, 2 Revisal 1908, sec. 4929b; North Dakota, i Comp. Laws 1913, sec. 2432; Ohio, 107 Laws 1917, secs. 5237–44, p. 394; Pennsylvania, 6 Purdon's Dig. 1915, sec. 185, p. 6987; Philippine Islands, Laws 4th Legis. 1916, secs. 502–6, p. 148; South Carolina, 1 Code 1912, sec. 563; South Dakota, Laws 1911, ch. 194; 1 Comp. Laws 1913, p. 635c, sec. 53; Texas, 2 Vernon's Crim. Stat. 1916, p. 135, art. 264a; 4 Vernon's S. Civil Stat. 1914, art. 5891; Texas, Gen. Laws 1918, ch. 12; Utah, Comp. Laws 1907, sec. 1462; Vermont, Pub. Stat. 1906, sec. 5095; Virginia, 1 Ann. Code 1904, sec 361; Washington, Pierce's Code 1912, p. 1434, tit. 337, sec. 123; West Virginia, 1 Hogg's Code 1904, sec. 821; Wisconsin, Stat. 1917, ch. 66, sec. 1548, par. 7; Wyoming, Comp. Stat. 1910, sec. 335. The limits as to distance vary.
233. Sale near camp forbidden.—The sale, bartering, exchanging, or other trafficking in spirituous, malt, or vinous liquors or medicated bitters capable of producing intoxication, within twenty-five miles of Camp Beauregard, when and while said camp is being used for the training, quartering, or holding of soldiers, is prohibited.
Louisiana, Acts 1918, No. 20, p. 26. Similar provisions, with varying zone limits, include United States naval training schools, forts, aviation fields, shipbuilding yards, etc.: Illinois, 3 Ann. Stat. 1913, pars. 4626–34; 6 Ann. Stat. 1913, par. 11024; Indiana, 1 Burns' Ann. Stat. 1914, secs. 2497–98; Plattsburgh Military Reservation, New York, Laws 1917, ch. 172; Military Academy at West Point, New York, Laws 1911, ch. 762; Ohio, 3 Ann. Gen. Code 1910, secs. 5284, 5286, Camp Perry; Texas, Gen. Laws 1918, ch. 12; American Lake Military Reservation, Washington, Pierce's Code 1912, p. 1434, tit. 337, sec. 123; Camp Douglas or the military reservation near Sparta, Wisconsin, Stat. 1917, ch. 66, sec. 1548.
234. Not to be sold near Soldiers' Homes.--It shall not be lawful to establish or maintain a saloon or other place of entertainment in which intoxicating liquors are sold or kept for sale, nor to give away
or to dispose of any such liquors within one mile of the home for disabled soldiers, sailors, and marines established by this State, nor to sell or furnish such liquor to any inmate or employee within one mile of said home.
Michigan, 2 Howell's Ann. Stat. 1912, secs. 3746–47, 3750 Similar provisions: California, Penal Code 1915, sec. 172; Gen. Laws 1915, Act No. 1692, sec. 1, Act No. 1693, sec. 1; Illinois, 3 Ann. Stat. 1913, pars. 4626–34; 6 Ann, Stat. 1913, par. 11024; Indiana, 1 Burns' Ann. Stat. 1914, secs. 2497-98; Montana, 1 Rev. Codes, 1907, sec. 1304; Tennessee, Code 1918, secs. 6798a, 6798a-3, pp. 2572, 2573; Wisconsin, Stat. 1917, ch. 66, sec. 1548, par. 7. Limits as to distance vary.
235. Sale near reunions and picnics unlawful.- Any person who sells or exposes for sale, gives away or in any way disposes of any intoxicating liquor within one mile of the place where any public exercises are being or will be held in commemoration of dead soldiers or sailors, or where soldiers' and sailors graves are being or about to be decorated, or where any soldiers' picnics or reunions are being held shall be fined not less than $10 nor more than $50. This law shall not be construed to include persons who may carry on their regular business.
Indiana, 1 Burns' Ann. Stat. 1914, secs. 2497–98. 236. Sale or transportation within restricted zone forbidden.-From and after April 15, 1918, it shall be unlawful for any person in time of war between the United States and any other country to sell, barter, or exchange any intoxicating liquors or medicated bitters within ten miles of any part of the land or buildings occupied or controlled by the Government of the United States and used as a fort, arsenal, training camp quarters, or place where soldiers are or may be camped, stationed, or quartered, aviation field or school for service in any branch of the Army or Navy or to ship or transport any such intoxicants into the zone within ten miles of such place or within ten miles of any yard or place where ships are built for the United States.
Texas, Gen. Laws 1918, ch. 12. 237. Sale to soldiers unlawful.-It shall not be lawful for any person, whether having paid tax or not, to sell liquor to any officer or member of the military or naval forces of the United States or of the New York Guard while in uniform, or to serve liquor to any such officer or member while in uniform in any bar, restaurant, cafe, or other similar resort or place.
New York, Laws 1918, ch. 229, sec. 30c. 238. Sale or gift of liquor to soldiers.-Any person who shall sell or give away any vinous and ardent spirits to a regular soldier of the United States Army, without the consent of an officer of the Army, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
Arkansas, Kirby's Dig. Stat. 1904, sec. 2057.
239. Sale or gift of liquor to soldiers.-It shall be unlawful for any person directly or indirectly to purchase for, procure for, sell, give or deliver to, or cause such to be done to any person engaged or enlisted in the military forces of the United States or any of the associations of the United States in the present war with Germany any spirituous, malt, or vinous liquors or medicated bitters capable of producing intoxication. Violation is punishable in the State penitentiary from two to five years.
Texas, Gen. Laws 1918, ch. 7. 240. Photograph of deceased officer used in advertising.-It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to use as a trade mark, advertisement, brand, etc., on any intoxicating liquor or beverage, or advertisement thereof, the name, photograph, half tone, likeness, or facsimile of any deceased officer of the Confederate Army or Navy or any part or division thereof.
Virginia, Acts 1912, ch. 67, p. 111. MEMORIALS.
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241. Association may acquire property.--Any incorporated association may acquire for the free use of the public any real estate in Ohio which has been or may be the site or scene of any battle or engagement in behalf of the United States or the State, or which may have been set apart for the burial of American soldiers.
Ohio, 6 Ann. Gen. Code 1910, sec. 15290. 242. Historical sites to be preserved.—The State Historical Society of North Dakota may receive contributions of historical sites and relics, and may purchase such, including the site of old Fort Abercrombie in Richland County.
North Dakota, 1 Comp. Laws 1913, sec. 384. 243. Memorial to the Army nurses of the Civil War.—The memorial to the Army nurses of the Civil War, by Bela L. Pratt, sculptor, proposed to be presented to the Commonwealth by the Army Nurses' Memorial Association of the Massachusetts Department, Daughters of Veterans, is accepted, to be placed in the statehouse at the easterly side of the senate staircase, having been approved by the art commission.
Massachusetts, Acts and Res. 1911, ch. 21, p. 1036. 244. Memorial hall shall be constructed by the Chicago Public Library.—The Chicago Public Library in erecting a building upon the grounds formerly owned by the soldiers' home shall construct, as a part thereof, a memorial hall to commemorate the patriotism and sacrifices of the Union soldiers and sailors of the late Civil War. Such hall, when completed, may be leased by the Chicago Public Library at a nominal rental for fifty years to the Grand Army Hall and Memorial Association, to be used by it and other Union soldiers and sailors of the Civil War having their headquarters in Cook County.
Illinois, 4 Ann. Stat. 1913,
245. Memorial halls in custody of local committees.-All memorial halls shall be in custody and control of local committees, the members of which shall be selected by the Grand Army posts in the county or in default of such appointments county officers shall ex officio fill the vacancies.
Iowa, Laws 1917, ch. 114. 246. Soldiers' memorial buildings.-Counties, cities, villages, and townships may unite with posts of the Grand Army of the Republic to aid and assist in the construction of soldiers' memorial buildings. Such building shall be the property of the municipal corporation after the dissolution of such Grand Army post, but shall forever be dedicated as a memorial building to the memory of Union soldiers of the War of the Rebellion, and all relics, documents, books, papers, and library belonging to such defunct post shall be cared for therein by public authorities and be opened to the public.
Michigan, 1 Howell's Ann. Stat. 1912, sec. 1744. 247. Building for use of Daughters of the Republic.-A building at Austin is set aside for the Daughters of the Republic and Daughters of the Confederacy for their use, including accumulating relics and preserving and perpetuating the history and traditions of the State.
Texas, Gen. Laws 1917, ch. 208. 248. Leave of absence with pay on Memorial Day.-- Leave of absence with pay for the twenty-four hours of May 30 shall be granted to every person in the service of the State, any county, city, or village, who served in the Army or Navy of the United States in the war of the rebellion, or the war with Spain, or the Philippine insurrection, or the Regular Army, Navy, or Marine Corps of the United States.
New York, Laws 1910, ch. 335. 249. Appropriations for observance of Memorial Day.-Any town may appropriate such reasonable sums as it shall deem expedient, to be expended in observance of Memorial Day.
Connecticut, 1 Gen. Stat. 1918, sec. 454. Similar provisions, including counties: Kansas, Gen. Stat. 1915, sec. 1003; New Hampshire, Laws 1917, ch. 225; New York, Laws 1917, ch. 221; Ohio, 1 Ann. Gen. Code 1910, sec. 2503; 107 Laws 1917, p. 617, sec. 2503; Rhode Island, Laws 1912, ch.904, city of Woonsocket; South Dakota, Laws 1907, ch. 187; 1 Comp. Laws 1913, p. 842.
250. Memorial Day.—Holidays include the 30th day of May, on which day public schools shall close. If same fall upon Sunday the Monday following shall be the holiday.
California, Pol. Code 1915, secs. 10–11. Similar provisions as to Memorial or Decoration Day being a legal holiday generally: Colorado, Rev. Stat. 1908, sec. 2940; Connecticut, 2 Gen. Stat. 1918, sec. 6719; Hawaii, Rev. Laws 1915, sec. 137; Laws 1915, Act 20; Indiana, 4 Burns' Ann. Stat. 1914, sec. 9086; Illinois, 4 Ann. Stat. 1913, par. 7638, bank holiday; Iowa, 1 Code 1897, sec. 3053, bank holiday; Kansas, Gen. Stat. 1915, sec. 5076, 6719; Kentucky,