In re Rahrer
140 U.S. 545 (1891)

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In re Rahrer, 140 U.S. 545 (1891)

In re Rahrer

No. 1529

Argued March 17, 1891

Decided May 25, 1891

140 U.S. 545

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS

Syllabus

The Act of August 8, 1890, 26 Stat. 313, c. 728, enacting

"That all fermented, distilled or other intoxicating liquors or liquids transported into any state or territory, or remaining therein for use, consumption, sale or storage therein, shall upon arrival in such state or territory be subject to the operation and effect of the laws of such state or territory enacted in the exercise of its police powers to the same extent and in the same manner as though such liquids or liquors had been produced in such state or territory, and shall not be exempt therefrom by reason of being introduced therein in original packages or otherwise"

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