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  • Licensing and publichouse reform in Ireland 

    Lawson, William (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    "No apology is, I think, needed for introducing this subject to the consideration of the Society, although I could wish that the task had fallen to one more conversant with it than I am. The evils of intemperance are ...
  • Public house reform 

    Lawson, William (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    The writer of an article in our leading journal (1) says:?"The need of the moment is not to abolish the public-house, but to reform it. The first step is to give a very substantial preference in treatment to houses ...
  • Statistics (with some additions) given in evidence before a Select Committee of the House of Commons on Public Houses 

    Haughton, James (Dublin Statistical Society, 1855)
    The drinking customs of our people destroy an amount of property so enormous, and turn into unproductive channels so large a portion of the earnings of all classes, as to render it a hopeless task to create a wise and ...