Kinston History Drunk in Kinston Daily Free Press April 8, 1916

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Daily Free Press April 8, 1916 - - CAN BE DRU11N .KINSTON CENTS . FOR TWENTY a...
- CAN BE DRU11N .KINSTON CENTS . FOR TWENTY a prob- Plenty of iJamaica Ginjrer 'Lemon Extract, and Spfrits Nitre' SIX IBIPffiARILY INSANE From Dri king 100-Can 100-Can 100-Can ' dlepower ope, Accord- Accord- ing to cials Little Drops of rugs, . Oceans of Alcohol1 By applying t one of several drug stores or umeroux edge-of- edge-of- edge-of- edge-of- town groceries a: securing "Jama f nitra or "es-e "es-e "es-e may get drunk ica ginger, spin sence of lemon,' as a lord for abou 20 cents. Recor- Recor- der T. C. Wooten nd members of the police force sa so. Tnese things are put up with mulas: , m, . Gingerr Alcohol, e following for- for- 1 1-2 1-2 1-2 per ,cent. extract of ginger, at 6 2-3 2-3 2-3 per cent. Spirits of Nitre: llcohol, 92 per cent; "other in sent ' ' Jients," 8 per I Alcohol, about . Essence of lemon 70 per cent; "othe ingredients," about 30 per cent ' "It is against the law to sell these things with more than enough alco hol to actually preserve the mediclh- mediclh- ' al or culinary ingredients," : Judge . Wooten declared , today, "and some ,r body's going to get in jail," Druggists, if there are any violat ing the law, as tha Recorder, says, "know better; the grocers, most of them at least, cannot be expected to know better." A case of one of the articles was ' seized from a North Kinston ' mad several days' ago. : The police that - he was drunk from it Hie war con- con- victed and fined and appealed. . He " declared the seizure of Bis foods an - . outrage and talked of arclaim of de- de- livery to recover it Til I, theyH . . do anything 'to you up therel" he is. . alleged to have said, cignmenting on' tho to him unfair tmatment he had received. The samf man is offli cially stated to have threatened W take his own life and mat of a well- well- known quack medlcmePdealer in the ' city Monday night m A South Queen strait watchmaker admitted to officials lata Monday that he was suffering fro: :"ilIumanation" from alleged essence lemon. "He was yellow!" and felt bad! and aoted i .;'j;'S,,;5ji:' less than r six like a house afire! There are today n m"n in Kinston tern ?rarily insane from "extract of . lemon-" lemon-" lemon-" ; "Jamaica ginger", and "splritsof nitre,", the authorities say. Tw drinks of the stuff, diluted, with soda ? drink, are good for a BmalKized j&g and a large-sized large-sized large-sized headache rttwo bottles, or four drinks, will mato one hate hii poor old grandpapa: An agent of a cerpin Pennsylvan ia manufacturing consent is going to dt time on- on- tho Toads of Lenoir county, county, North Carollna,and some , at that unless he watenes his step, according according to Judge Wooten. The person person suspected is believed ' to have "stocked up" a nunracr of ihe amall groceries in the outlying , parts of town with the so-foiled so-foiled so-foiled drugs and cooking extracts. :- :-

Clipped from The Daily Free Press18 Apr 1916, TuePage 1

The Daily Free Press (Kinston, North Carolina)18 Apr 1916, TuePage 1
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