Dalrymple, the federal official in charge of enforcing the Volstead Act
in the Central West District, which included Michigan.
Abbate did not mention the 1873 Seveloff fix, but it is impossible to read Abbate and conclude that the District Organic Act, the Carter Code, the Bone Dry Law, or the Volstead Act
would have repealed the Seveloff fix.
(65.) Definition of intoxicating liquors in Volstead Act
: '"intoxicating liquor' shall be construed to include alcohol, brandy, whiskey, rum, gin, beer, ale, porter, and wine, and in addition thereto any spirituous, vinous, malt, or fermented liquor ...
In January of 1920 the Volstead Act
became the law of the land, basically stopping the production and sale of alcoholic beverages.
The position of the Jewish community was further complicated and compromised by the special dispensation given Jews in Section 6 of the Volstead Act
to make, sell, and drink "sacramental wine for religious purposes." This dispensation "emerged early in the Prohibition era as a massive breach through which ...
At least this time they didn't create the Mob like they did with the Volstead Act
On recommendation we went for a strawberry gin fizz (PS7) for her, and a Volstead Act
They could decline to pass their own versions of the Volstead Act
(as Maryland did), repeal them (as a dozen states, including Colorado and Washington, did while the 18th Amendment was still in force), or simply refrain from prosecuting people under them (which was common in the wetter districts of the country).
He knew where a more ambitious breaking of the Volstead Act
stipulations would likely lead, and, with an accumulating family at home, he wasn't about to take an extended vacation in a federal penitentiary.
The Volstead Act
was designed to stop anti-social behaviour by banning people from enjoying alcohol.
Many of these bootleggers took advantage of a loophole in the Volstead Act
that regulated Prohibition enforcement.
Prohibitionthe catastrophically misguided national experiment with legally enforced temperance that began with the ratification of the 18th Amendment (commonly known as the Volstead Act
) in October 1919 and ended with its repeal in December 1933has been brought back to life brilliantly over the past two years by Boardwalk Empire.