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SEC. 10. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to conduct or maintain any saloon, bar or drinking place without first having obtained a license therefor, or to keep in stock, sell, give away or otherwise dispose of any intoxicating liquors that are not included within the license so obtained; and it shall likewise be unlawful for the proprietor or manager of any hotel, restaurant or café to keep in stock, sell

, serve, give away or otherwise dispose of any intoxicating liquor without having obtained a license therefor as prescribed in this act. It shall be unlawful for any employé or agent of the proprietor of a saloon, bar, drinking place, hotel, restaurant or café to sell or give away liquor when no license has been issued to his principal authorizing the saine.

SEC. 11. It shall be unlawful to play or permit to be played any musical instrument or conduct or operate or permit to be conducted or operated any gambling device, slot machine, phonograph, billiard or pool table or other form of amusement in saloons, bars or drinking places, but this shall not be construed as prohibiting music in the dining or other rooms than the bar-rooms of bona fide hotels holding liquor licenses, or in theatres holding “Theatre Liquor Licenses."

It shall be unlawful for the holder of licenses herein provided for to maintain any but a clean, quiet and orderly place, or to sell or serve or permit to be sold or served any intoxicating liquors to any intoxicated person, or to permit such persons to be or remain in or about the premises where such liquors are kept for sale or to sell or keep therein any wine, beer or liquor, except such as is of good standard quality and free from adulteration.

Sec. 12. A license for a period of six (6) months may be issued to a person or persons of good character, authorizing him or them to maintain a shop for the keeping in stock, selling, giving away or otherwise disposing of such native wines (so called) and liquors only as are not now, or shall not hereafter be, prohibited to be manufactured and sold, in quantities less than one gallon (3.78 litres) upon payment in advance of the sum of one and one-half (18) pesos, but no such license shall be construed to include or authorize the keeping in stock, selling, giving away or otherwise disposing of any of the liquors or beverages included within the licenses provided for in sections 2 and 3 of this act, and it shall be unlawful to keep in stock, sell, give away or otherwise dispose of any of such liquors or beverages at any place licensed for the sale of native wines and liquors. A license of this class shall be known as a “Native Wine License,” and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to sell such native wines or liquors or to maintain a shop for keeping in stock, selling, serving, giving away or otherwise disposing of any such native wines or liquors without such license, or, having obtained such license, to sell, serve, give away or otherwise dispose of such wines and liquors except as herein prescribed.

SEC. 13. Licenses for periods of one year may be issued to any person or persons of good character, operating a regularly licensed bona fide apothecary shop or drug-store, authorizing him or them to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of fermented malt, fermented vinous and spirituous liquors, in quantities not less than one bottle nor more than one case or one barrel of bottles, and of such intoxicating liquors as may be kept in bulk, to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of not less than two (2) litres nor more than fifty (50) litres at any one time or to any one person, upon payment in advance of the sum of one

hundred (100) pesos. Such license shall be known as a “Druggists' Liquor License,” and it shall be unlawful for the proprietor of any drug-store or apothecary shop or for his employés or agents to sell, serve, give away or otherwise dispose of any intoxicating liquors without such license, or, having obtained such license, to sell, serve, give away or otherwise dispose of such intoxicating liquors except as herein provided, or to allow any such liquors to be drunk upon the premises.

Sec. 14. Licenses for periods of one year may be issued to any person or persons of good character, operating a regularly licensed, bona tide grocery store, authorizing him or them to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of malt, fermented, vinuous and spirituous liquors, in quantities not less than one bottle, nor more than one case or one barrel of such bottles, and of such intoxicating liquors as may be kept in bulk, to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of not less than two (2) litres nor more than fifty (50) litres at any one time or to any one person, upon payment in advance of the sum of one hundred (100) pesos. Such license shall be known as a “Grocery Liquor License” and it shall be unlawful for the proprietor of any grocery or any of his employés or servants to sell, serve, give away or otherwise dispose of any intoxicating liquors without such license, or, having obtained such license, to sell, serve, give away, or otherwise dispose of such intoxicating liquors except as herein provided, or to allow any such liquors to be drunk upon the premises.

SEC. 15. Licenses for periods of one year may be issued to any person or persons of good character, authorizing him or them to conduct the business of a brewer, and to sell, give away, or otherwise dispose of the products of his or their brewery in quantities of one gallon (3.78 litres) or more, upon payment in advance of the sum of twelve hundred (1,200) pesos.

A license of this class shall be known as a ** Brewer's License,” and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to conduct any Brewery without such license, or, having secured such license, to sell, give away, or otherwise dispose of the products of such Brewery except as herein prescribed.

Sec. 16. Licenses for periods of one year may be issued to any person or persons of good character, authorizing him or them to conduct the business of a distiller of alcoholic liquors and to sell, give away, or otherwise dispose of the products of such distillery, in quantities of one gallon (3.78 litres) or more, upon payment in advance of the sum of six hundred (600) pesos. A license of this class shall be known as a “ Distiller's License,” and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to conduct any distillery for the manufacture of alcoholic liquors without such license, or, having secured such license, to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of the products of such distillery except as herein prescribed.

Sec. 17. Licenses for periods of one year may be issued to any person or persons of good character, authorizing him or them to keep in stock and sell or give away fermented malt, vinous and spirituous liquors in quantities of one gallon (3.78 litres) or more, upon payment in advance of the sum of twelve hundred (1200) pesos. A license of this class shall be known as a “First Class Wholesale Liquor License,” and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to sell or otherwise dispose of fermented malt, vinous and spirituous liquors at wholesale without such license, or, having obtained such license, to sell or otherwise dis

pose of such liquors, except as herein prescribed, but nothing herein shall be construed as prohibiting any person or persons holding a “ Brewer's License” or “ Distiller's License” from disposing of the products of such brewery or distillery.

SEC. 18. Licenses for periods of one year may be issued to any person or persons of good character, authorizing him or them to keep in stock, and sell or give away fermented malt and fermented vinous liquors in quantities of one gallon (3.78 litres) or more, upon payment in advance of the sum of six hundred (600) pesos. A license of this class shall be known as a “Second Class Wholesale Liquor License," and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to sell, or otherwise dispose of fermented malt or fermented vinous liquors at wholesale without such license, or, having obtained such license, to sell, or otherwise dispose of any liquor but fermented malt or fermented vinous liquors, or to sell or otherwise dispose of such liquors except as herein prescribed.

Sec. 19. Licenses for periods of one year may be issued to any person or persons of good character, authorizing him or them to keep in stock fermented vinous liquors, except champagne and other sparkling wines, and to sell such fermented vinous liquors in quantities of not less than one bottle and of such liquors as are kept in bulk, to sell not less than two (2) litres, not to be drunk upon the premises, upon payment in advance of the sum of fifty-two (52) pesos. Such license shall be known as a “ Third Class Wholesale Liquor License,” and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of fermented vinous liquors at wholesale without such license, or, having obtained such license, to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of any liquor but fermented vinous liquor, not including champagne or other sparkling wines, or to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of such liquor except as herein prescribed.

SEC. 20. No license shall be transferred from one person to another or from one place to another except by the written authority of the Provost Marshal General, and no transfer shall be made which involves the addition of privileges.

For all authorized transfers ten per cent. of the original fee shall be collected.

SEC. 21. It shall be the duty of the holder of every license for the sale of intoxicating liquors to keep it posted in a conspicuous place in the room where the liquors are sold and the failure to do so is hereby declared unlawful.

Sec. 22. All licenses herein provided for shall be issued by the Department of Licenses and Municipal Revenue.

SEC. 23. No license shall be granted for the sale of any intoxicating liquor in the public markets, kioskos, booths or stands situated in the public streets or plazas, or to street vendors or peddlers, and no “First Class Bar License.” “Second Class Bar License,” or “ Theatre Liquor License” shall be issued for any bar-room being or having an entrance on any of the following named streets and plazas: The Escolta, Calle Rosario, Plaza Moraga, Plaza Cervantes and that portion of Calle Nueva between Calle San Vicente and the Bridge of Spain, and any of the streets, alleys or passageways lying between Calle San Vicente, and the line of that street extended to the Estero de San Jacinto, on the north, the Pasig River on the south, Calle Nueva on the west, and the Estero de San Jacinto on the east, all in the District of Binondo.

SEC. 24. Nothing in this act shall be construed as authorizing the

sale, gift or other disposal to soldiers of the United States army of any of the so-called “native wines," such as “vino," "anisado,” “tuba, etc., which is declared to be unlawful.

Sec. 25. Criminal prosecutions hereunder shall be instituted in the Provost Courts against the person or persons violating any of the provisions of this act, and upon conviction thereof offenders shall be punishable for each offense by fine, not to exceed two hundred (200) pesos, or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six (6) months, or both at the discretion of the trial court.

In addition to the above penalty, any holder of a license herein provided for, upon being convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this act, or, of any police regulation or law governing the manufacture or sale of liquor, now, or which shall hereafter be, in force in Manila, shall become liable to have his, her or their license revoked and cancelled by the Provost Marshal General in his discretion; but in case any holder of a license herein provided for shall be convicted of selling, giving away or otherwise disposing of any intoxicating liqnor during the hours wherein the sales of such liquors are prohibited, or shall be convicted of selling, giving away or otherwise disposing of liquors not included in his, her or their license, or shall be convicted of selling, giving away or otherwise disposing of any intoxicating liquor to any intoxicated person, or shall be convicted of violating Section 24 of this act, in addition to the above penalty, his, her or their license shall at once become null and void as a consequence such conviction.

SEC. 26. The short title of this act shall be “The Manila Liquor Licenses Act."

Sec. 27. The provisions of this act shall take effect upon its passage, except the provisions of Section 11, which shall take effect on January 1st, 1901, and those of Section 23, which shall take effect July 1st, 1901.

Enacted, December 14th, 1900.

of any

[No. 60.] AN ACT appropriating one hurdred and twenty seven dollars and eighty-one cents

($127.81) Mexican money, and two hundred and eighty-three thousand, five hundred and forty-four dollars and fifty-four cents ($283,544.54) in money of the United States to pay expenses incurred and salaries earned, not provided for in the general appropriation act for December.

By authority of the President of the United States, be it enacted by the United States Philippine Commission, that:

SECTION 1. The sum of one hundred and twenty-seven dollars and eighty-one cents ($127.81), in Mexican money, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Insular Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to be paid to the Collector of Internal Revenue of the Islands for a refund of surtaxes erroneously collected in the Third District, Department of Southern Luzon.

SEC. 2. The following sums in money of the United States are bereby appropriated out of any money in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay expenses incurred and salaries earned, not provided for in the General Appropriation Act for December, and for the purposes and objects hereinafter specified, viz:

For the Chief Quartermaster for the Division of the Philippines:

For the construction of additional go-downs for the Custom House on ground space omitted in the original contract, four thousand, one hundred and seventy-seven dollars and sixty-one cents ($1,177.61); for amount estimated to complete refrigerating and ice plant at Manila, one hundred and seventy-eight thousand, three hundred and forty-six dollars and sixty-four cents, ($178,316.6+);

Total for the Chief Quartermaster for the Division of the Philippines, one hundred and eighty-two thousand, five hundred and twentyfour dollars and twenty-five cents ($182,527.25).

For the Disbursing Quartermaster of Civil Bureaus:

For the purchase of assorted red wood lumber, hereby authorized, to be brought from the United States for the use of the civil Department of the Philippine Government for the year 1901, twelve thousand dollars ($12,000); for salary of additional clerk at one hundred dollars per month, hereby authorized, one hundred dollars ($100);

Total for the Disbursing Quartermaster of Civil Bureaus, twelve thousand, one hundred dollars ($12,100).

For the office of the Provost Marshal General and Departments reporting to him:

For the Department of City Public works:

For the completion of the Divisoria Market, in accordance with the original plans of the City Engineer, thirty-two thousand and three hundred dollars ($32,300).

For the Department of Police:

For the employment of two additionai interpreters at fifty dollars ($50) per month each, hereby authorized, one hundred dollars ($100);

Total for the office of the Provost Marshal General and Departments reporting to him, thirty two thousand and four hundred dollars ($32,400).

For the Collector of Customs of the Islands and of the Chief Port:

For the purchase of two steam launches, hereby authorized, twentythousand dollars ($20,000); for payment of secret service force of the customs office for the month of December, five hundred dollars ($500);

Total for the Collector of Customs of the Islands and of the Chief Port, twenty-thousand and five hundred dollars (820,500).

For the Chief Commissary, Division of the Philippines:

For re-imbursement to Subsistence Department for the subsistence of native convicts, during the months of September, October and November, 1900, fourteen hundred and forty-seven dollars and seventynine cents ($1,447.79).

For the Forestry Bureau:

For the printing of two thousand (2,000) copies of the work on native woods of the Philippine Islands, hereby authorized, seventeen hundred and fifty dollars ($1,750); for lithographing of the plates for two thousand (2,000) copies of the same, hereby authorized, eighteen hundred and fifty dollars ($1,850);

Total for the Forestry Bureau, three thousand and six hundred dollars ($3,600).

For the Chief Quartermaster of the Department of Northern Luzon:

For the purchase of native ponies hereby authorized for the squadron of Philippine Cavalry, thirty thousand dollars ($30,000).

For the Provost Marshal at Cavite.

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