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punished by confinement in jail not more than two years and fine not exceeding four hundred dollars; and such adulterated drug or medicine shall be forfeited and destroyed.

SEC. 4. Any person who shall knowingly sell any drug or medicine adulterated in the manner mentioned in the preceding section, without making the condition of the same fully known to the buyer, shall be punished by confinement in jail not more than one year and fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.

SEC. 5. If any person shall erect or continue any dam or other obstruction in any river or stream of water in this District, and thereby raise an artificial pond, or produce stagnant water, which shall be injurious to the public health or safety, he shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not exceeding two hundred dollars; and the court shall moreover order every such nuisance to be removed.

SEC. 6. No apothecary, druggist, or other person, shall sell or give away, except upon the prescription of a physician, or the personal application of some responsible white resident of the District, of full age, any article of medicine belonging to the class usually known as poisons. The word poison shall, in all cases, be carefully and legibly marked upon the label or wrapper of each package, and when such poison is sold or given away on the application of other than a physician, the apothecary, druggist, or person so disposing of the same, shall observe strictly the following directions:

1. To register, in a book to be kept for that purpose, the name, age, and sex of the person obtaining the poison.

2. The quantity sold, and day and date of sale.

3. The purpose for which it is required.

4. The name and place of abode of the person for whom it is intended.

Any person offending against the provisions of this section shall, on conviction thereof, be punished as for a misdemeanor.

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GAMING.

SECTION 1. Any personw ho shall keep or exhibit a faro bank or table, or other gaming table, under any denomination, whether the

game be played with cards, dice, or otherwise, or who shall be a partner or concerned in interest in keeping or exhibiting such bank or table, or who shall deal faro, or bank for others to deal faro, shall be punished by confinement in jail not less than six months nor more than two years, or fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or, in the discretion of the court, by both fine and imprisonment, as aforesaid.

SEC. 2. If any person, acting in behalf of or for any such gambling establishment, shall, through invitation or device, persuade another to visit the same, he shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished as provided in the preceding section.

SEC. 3. Any such table or faro bank, and all implements used hereat, together with all money staked or exhibited to allow persons to bet at the same, may be seized by order of the criminal court, or under a warrant of the justice of the peace, and the money so seized, after deducting therefrom one half for the person making the seizure, shall be forfeited and go as hereinbefore provided in regard to fines, and the faro bank or other table, with its implements, shall be burnt.

SEC. 4. If any person shall knowingly act as doorkeeper, guard, or watch, or employ another to act as such for a keeper or exhibitor of a gaming table or faro bank, or shall resist, or by any means or device prevent or delay the lawful arrest of such keeper or exhibitor, or the seizure of the table, bank, implements, or money exhibited or staked thereat, or shall unlawfully take the same from the person seizing it, he shall be punished by confinement in jail not over one year, or fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or, in the discretion of the court, by both fine and imprisonment as aforesaid.

SEC. 5. If any person knowingly permit a faro bank or gaming table of any kind to be kept or exhibited on any premises in his occupation, he shall be punished by confinement in jail not more than one year, or fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or, in the discretion of the court, by both fine and imprisonment as aforesaid.

SEC. 6. If any person bet or play at any such bank or table as is mentioned in section one of this chapter, or if at any ordinary, race field, or other public place, he play at any game except chess, backgammon, draughts, or a licensed game, or bet on the sides of those who play, he shall be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars, and

shall, if required by the court, give security for his good behavior for one year, or, in default thereof, may be confined in jail not exceeding

three months.

SEC. 7. If any person, by playing at any game or making a wager, elsewhere than at a public place, lose or win, within twenty-four hours, a greater sum, or anything of greater value than twenty dollars, he shall be punished as in the preceding section.

SEC. 8. If a keeper of an ordinary or house of entertainment permit unlawful gaming at his house, or at any out house, booth, arbor, or other place appurtenant thereto or held therewith, he shall be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars, and forfeit his license, and shall, if required by the court, give security for his good behavior for one year, or, in default of such security, be confined in jail not more than three months.

SEC. 9. In a prosecution under the preceding section, if the gaming be proved, it shall be presumed it was permitted by the keeper of the house, unless it appear that such gaming was carried on without his knowledge or suspicion, or that he endeavored to prevent it, and gave immediate information of it, with the names of the players, to some justice of the peace.

SEC. 10. If any person, being the owner of any house, arbor, booth, shed, or tenement, shall rent or let the same to be used for unlawful gaming, he shall be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars.

SEC. 11. It shall be sufficient evidence that such building, arbor, booth, shed, or tenement, specified in the preceding section, was rented or let for the purpose of unlawful gaming, if such gaming was actually carried on, and the owner or lessor thereof knew or had good reason to believe that the lessee suffered such gaming therein, and such owner or lessor took no sufficient means to prevent or restrain the same.

SEC. 12. If any person playing at any game, or making a wager, or having a share in any stake or wager, or betting on the hands or sides of others playing at any game, or making a wager, shall cheat, or by fraudulent means win or acquire for himself or another, money or other valuable thing, he shall be punished by confinement in jail not more than one year and fine not exceeding five hundred dollars.

SEC. 13. Every person violating the provisions of this chapter with regard to gambling and keeping gaming houses, shall be a competent witness against every other person so offending, and may be compelled to appear and give testimony, but the same shall not be used in any prosecution or proceeding, civil or criminal, against the person so testifying.

LOTTERIES AND LOTTERY TICKETS.-RAFFLES.

SEC. 14. Every person who shall set up or promote any lottery or raffle not authorized by law, for money, or shall dispose of any property of value, real or personal, by way of lottery, and every person who shall aid, either by printing or writing, or shall in any way be concerned in the setting up, managing, or drawing of any such lottery or raffle, or who shall, in any house, shop, or building owned or occupied by him, or under his control, knowingly permit the setting up, managing, or drawing of any such lottery, or the sale of any lottery ticket, or share thereof, or any other writing, certificate, bill, token, or other device, purporting or intended to entitle the holder, bearer, or any other person to any prize to be drawn in such lottery, or who shall knowingly suffer money or other property to be raffled for in such house, shop, or building, by throwing or using dice, or by any other game of chance, shall, for every such offence, be punished by confinement in jail not over six months, or fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or, in the discretion of the court, by both fine and imprisonment, as aforesaid.

SEC. 15. Every person who shall sell, either for himself or for another person, or shall offer for sale, or shall have in his possession with intent to offer for sale, or to exchange, or negotiate, or shall in anywise aid or assist in the selling, negotiating, or disposing of a ticket, or share thereof, in any such lottery or raffle, or any such writing, certificate, bill, token, or other device, as is mentioned in the preceding section, shall be punished, for every such offence, by confinement in jail not over four months, or fine not exceeding three hundred dollars, or, in the discretion of the court, by both fine and imprisonment, as aforesaid.

SEC. 16. Every person who shall advertise any lottery or raffle ticket, or share thereof, for sale, either by himself or by another, or who shall set up, or exhibit, or shall devise or make, for the purpose of being set up or exhibited, any sign, symbol, or any emblematic or

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