FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 204. 1893. 565 keeping house on the side of the square where it is desired to locate such business and on the confronting side of the square fronting opposite the same; and if the location of such barroom is on a corner and cm-m ummm. has an entrance thereon, such consent will be required from such owners and residents on both streets, and in that portion of the District of In District vuwdc Columbia lying outside of the said cities of Washington and George- &,,YQ§g§§?°" °°° town such applicant shall present such permission from a majority of the persons owning real estate and of residents keeping house within the space of two hundred and fifty feet of the street or road on each side of the place where it is desired to locate such business, and within a similar space on the side of the street or road fronting opposite such place. The fact of such ownership of real estate shall be certified by Asseseor it mary the assessor of the District of Columbia, and the fact of the required °‘"‘°""'!'· residence and the genuineness of the signatures of the residents afore- rtucemmiry mi. said shall be certified by the lieutenant or acting lieutenant of the d"“°°* °“" police precinct which embraces such proposed location. Every what wnsmum • place where intoxicating liquors are sold to be drunk on the "“"°°"‘· premises shall, for the urpose of this act be regarded and considered a barroom, and the possession of intoxicating liquors and the selling or disposing of the same to be drunk on the premises shall constitute and make the place a barroom: Provided, That any £j•m•¤- d established hotel or tavern having twenty chambers for lodging guests ° "' uv""' shall always have the right to obtain for itself a license for a barroom on complying with the provisions of this act, and the petition in such case must be made by the owner or lessee of such hotel or tavern: And g¤;'¤*°f¤¤¤¤¤*•6 provided jberther, That after such applicant shall have obtained and Liéwu °°°°°°°" _ filed with his petition the consent aforesaid and obtained from the " board the license required by this act, it shall not be necessary for such licensee, after the expiration of the period for which such license is ima. smqiorityu issued, to obtain again such consent for a renewal of the license unless °*"‘°l“""°“‘· °“’· the majority of the real estate owners and resident housekeepers aforesaid shall petition the board stating in such petition that said barroom is not necessary and is objectionable, and the fact that such parties so petitioning and objecting are real—estate owners and resident housekeepers as aforesaid and the genuineness of their signatures shall be certified in the same manner as is above provided in reference to their written consent: Provided further, That upon a conviction of such licensee of keeping a disorderly or disreputable place it shall be the duty Lia?;;` ¤·yg¥¤¤.¤¤ of said excise board to revoke such licensee’s license, but until such §Y§`JQ.imy Kousgipmg zonviction such licensee’s license shall not be revoked or taken away om him. Sec. 6. That under the license issued in accordance with this act, no Ntinaxmumgcisqintoxicating liquors shall be sold, given, or in any way disposed of to "°""”'""'°"* ° ‘ any minor or intoxicated person, or to an habitual drunkard, nor to any person who is in the habit of becoming intoxicated if such person’s wife, mother, or daughter shall in writing request that the saloon keeper shall not sell to such person above age of sixteen years, or between rmmtma hoursfor twelve olclock midnight and four o’elock in the morning, during which "l°’ °"' lastnamed hours and on Sundays every harroom and other place where sunday eissmg. intoxicating liquors are sold shall be kept closed and no intoxicating liquor sold: Provided, That the keeper of any hotel or tavern having a gmmm. license under this act may sell intoxicating liquors to bona tide regis- ,;§,‘j€§}€*"‘°*°"‘°'°‘· tercd guests in his hotel or tavern at the meals or in the rooms of such guests: And provided further, the said excise board may in its discre- nmpmm nuts. tion issue a license to any duly incorporated club on the petition of the officers of the club, and that the said excise board may in its discretion grant a permit to such club to sell intoxicating liquors to members and . guests between such hours as the board aforesaid may designate in said permit :, Provider: further however, That any licensed dealer may, with sms at mmm the p€I‘[IllSSi0n of the excise board, at any bona fide entertainment of "°°t"’ any society, club, or corporation, sell intoxicating liquors between such hours as the board aforesaid may designate in said permit.
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