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ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA. 1878-79
Part III.--Local Laws.
TITLE VI. LIQUORS.

1878 Vol. 1 -- Page: 384

Sequential Number: 325

Short Title: SALE OF LIQUORS IN CERTAIN LOCALITIES PROHIBITED.
Law Number: No. 209.

Full Title: An Act to prohibit the sale of spirituous, malt or intoxicating liquors, at the following named localities in this State, and within certain distances thereof, to-wit: Within one mile of Bethel Church, in the county of Wilkinson in this State, and within five miles of Beulah Church, in the county of Macon in this State; also to prohibit such sale in quantities less than one gallon, within one mile of Orchard Hill Academy, in the county of Spalding in this State; also to prohibit the sale of the same in the town of Naylor, in the county of Lowndes in this State; also in the town of Covington, in the county of Newton, and within three miles of said two last mentioned places; also to prohibit the sale of the same in the town of West End, in the county of Fulton, and within one and one-fourth miles thereof; also to prohibit the sale of the same in the Two Hundred and Sixty-First District, G. M., in the county of Oconee, and to provide a penalty therefor.

SECTION I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That from and after the passage of this Act, it shall not be lawful for any person to sell or furnish, for a valuable consideration, any spirituous, malt or intoxicating liquors, within one mile of Bethel church in the county of Wilkinson, or within five miles of Beulah church in the county of Macon, in this State.

SEC. II. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall not be lawful for any person to sell or furnish for a valuable consideration, any spirituous, malt, or intoxicating liquors, in any quantity less than one gallon, within one mile of Orchard Hill Academy, in the county of Spalding in this State.

SEC. III. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall not be lawful for any person to sell or furnish for a valuable consideration, any spirituous, malt or intoxicating liquors in the town of Naylor, in the county of Lowndes in this State, or within four miles of said town, or within the corporate limits of the town of Covington, in the county of Newton in this State, or within three miles of either of said last named places: provided, that this Act shall only be of force within the corporate limits of the town



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of Covington, in the county of Newton, in this State, and within three miles of Covington, when ratified by a majority of the legal voters within said town and radius of three miles, said election to be held as elections for members of the General Assembly on thirty days notice from the Ordinary of Newton county, and at the usual place of holding elections in said town of Covington, or other place, within the radius, and the voters at said election shall indorse upon their ballots the word, "Ratification," or the words "Against Ratification," and the managers at said election shall make their returns to the Ordinary of said county of Newton, who shall make public the result thereof. Said election to be ordered within twenty days after the passage of this Act.

SEC. IV. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall not be lawful for any person to sell or furnish, for a valuable consideration, any spirituous, malt, or intoxicating liquors in the town of West End, in the county of Fulton, in this State, or within one and one-fourth miles of the corporate limits of said town, except so far as the city of Atlanta now licenses, or may hereafter license, the same within its limits.

SEC. V. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall not be lawful for any person to sell or furnish for a valuable consideration, any spirituous, malt, or intoxicating liquors within the limits of the two hundred and sixty-first district, G. M., in the county of Oconee, in this State.

SEC. VI. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That nothing in the foregoing sections contained shall affect dealers who are now selling spirituous, malt, or intoxicating liquors under license from any lawful authority until the expiration of their license, nor shall said preceding sections operate so as to prohibit physicians from furnishing liquors for medical purposes at the places and in the localities mentioned therein.

SEC. VII. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That any person violating any one of the foregoing sections shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished as prescribed in Section 4310 of the Code of Georgia.

SEC. VIII. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws conflicting with the provisions of this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed.

Approval Date: Approved October 3, 1879.
 

Source:   Digital Library of Georgia


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