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other vehicles used, and the name and residence of every driver or other person engaged in carrying oleomargarine. Each licensee shall before engaging in the sale of oleomargarine cause his name, the number of his license and his place of business to be legibly placed on each outer side of all carriages or vehicles used by him in the conveyance and sale thereof, in gothic letters not less than one inch in length, and he shall report to the inspector any change of driver or other person employed by him which may occur during the term of his license. Whoever, without being first licensed, sells oleomargarine, or exposes or offers it for sale from carriages or other vehicles or has it in his custody or possession with intent so to sell, and whoever violates any of the provisions of this section, shall, for a first offence, be punished by a fine of not less than thirty nor more than one hundred dollars, and, for a second offence, by a fine of not less than fifty nor more than three hundred dollars.

Registration of Sellers of Oleomargarine.

SECTION 40. Every person, before selling or offering for sale oleomargarine in a store, booth, stand or market-place in a city or in a town in which an inspector of milk is appointed, shall annually, in May, register in the books of such inspector, or if there is no inspector then in the books of the town clerk, his name and proposed place of sale, and shall pay fifty cents for the registering to the use of such city or town. Whoever neglects so to register shall be punished by a fine of not more than twenty dollars.

Manufacture, Possession or Sale of Imitation Butter prohibited.

SECTION 41. Whoever, himself or by his agent or servant, renders, manufactures, sells, offers for sale, exposes for sale, takes orders for the future delivery of, has in his possession, keeps in storage, distributes, delivers, transfers or conveys with intent to sell, within the commonwealth, any article, product or compound made wholly or partly out of any fat, oil or oleaginous substance or compound thereof, not produced from unadulterated milk or cream from the same, which shall be in imitation of yellow butter produced from pure unadulterated milk or cream of the same, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year; but the provisions of this section shall not prohibit the manufacture or sale of oleomargarine in a separate and distinct form and in such manner as will inform the consumer of its real character, free from any coloration or ingredient which causes it to look like butter.

Complaints for Violation instituted by Inspectors of Milk.

SECTION 42. Inspectors of milk shall, if they have reasonable cause to believe that the provisions of sections thirty-six to forty-seven, inclusive, have been violated, and on the information of any person who lays before them satisfactory evidence by which to sustain such complaints, institute complaints for violations of said sections. They may enter all places in which butter, cheese or imitations thereof are stored or kept for sale, and shall take

samples of suspected butter, cheese or imitations thereof and cause them to be analyzed or otherwise satisfactorily tested, and shall record and preserve the result of such analysis or test as evidence. Before commencing the analysis of any sample in proceedings under sections thirty-six, thirty-seven and thirty-eight, the analyst shall reserve and seal a portion of the sample, and, upon a complaint against any person, such reserved portion of the sample alleged to be adulterated shall, upon application, be delivered to the defendant or his attorney. The expense of such analysis or test, not exceeding twenty dollars in any one case, may be included in the expenses of such prosecutions. Whoever hinders, obstructs or in any way interferes with an inspector or his agent in the performance of his duty under the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of fifty dollars for the first offence and of one hundred dollars for each subsequent offence.

Fraud in Sale of Butter.

SECTION 43. Whoever, himself or by his agent, sells or offers for sale to any person who asks, sends or inquires for butter, any oleomargarine, shall be punished by a fine of one hundred dollars for each offence.

Marks required on Tubs, etc.

SECTION 44. Whoever exposes for sale oleomargarine which is not marked and distinguished by all the marks, words and stamps required by law, and does not have upon the exposed contents of every open tub, package or parcel thereof a conspicuous placard with the word " oleomargarine" printed thereon in plain, uncondensed gothic letters, not less than one inch long, shall be punished by a fine of one hundred dollars for each offence.

Placard required in Store.

SECTION 45. Whoever sells oleomargarine from any dwelling, store, office or public mart which does not have conspicuously posted thereon the placard or sign, in letters not less than four inches in length, "oleomargarine sold here", or butterine sold here", approved by the dairy bureau, shall be punished by a fine of one hundred dollars for the first offence and one hundred dollars for each day's neglect after conviction for the first offence.

Placard required on Cart.

SECTION 46. Whoever, himself or by his agent, peddles, sells, solicits orders for the future delivery of or delivers from any cart, wagon or other vehicle, oleomargarine, not having on both sides of said cart, wagon or other vehicle the placard in uncondensed gothic letters, not less than three inches in length, "licensed to sell oleomargarine" shall be punished by a fine of one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for thirty days for each offence.

Serving Oleomargarine at Hotels.

SECTION 47. Whoever furnishes oleomargarine or causes it to be furnished in any hotel, restaurant or boarding house or at any lunch counter, to a guest or patron thereof, instead of butter, without notifying said guest or patron that the substance so furnished is not butter shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars for each offence.

Sale of Renovated Butter.

SECTION 48. Whoever, himself or by his agent, or as the servant or agent of another person, sells, exposes for sale or has in his custody or possession with intent to sell, any article or compound which is produced by taking original packing stock or other butter, or both, melting the same, so that the butter fat can be drawn off, mixing the said butter fat with skimmed milk, or milk, or cream, or other milk product, and rechurning the said mixture, or by any similar process, and is commonly known as process butter, shall have the words, "renovated butter" conspicuously stamped, labelled or marked, in a straight line in printed letters, not less than one-half inch in length, of plain, uncondensed gothic type, so that said words cannot be easily defaced, upon the top, side and bottom of every tub, firkin, box or package containing said article or compound. The seller at retail of said article or compound, which is not in the original package, shall himself or by his agent, attach to each package so sold and deliver therewith to the purchaser a label or wrapper bearing in a conspicuous place upon the outside of the package the words renovated butter" in printed letters not less than one-half inch in length in a straight line of plain uncondensed gothic type. Whoever violates any provision of this section shall for a first offence be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars, for a second offence by a fine of not less than one hundred nor more than three hundred dollars, and for a subsequent offence by a fine of five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not less than sixty nor more than ninety days.

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Wrappers of Adulterated Lard to be marked.

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SECTION 49. No person shall sell, deliver, prepare, put up, expose or offer for sale any lard, or any article intended for use as lard, which contains any ingredient except the pure fat of swine, in any tierce, bucket, pail or other vessel or wrapper, or under any label, bearing the words "pure", refined", ፡ "family", or either of them, alone or in combination with other words; but every vessel, wrapper or label in or under which such article is sold, delivered, prepared, put up or exposed for sale by him shall bear on the top or outer side thereof, in letters not less than one-half inch in length and plainly exposed to view, the words "compound lard". Whoever violates the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than fifty dollars for the first offence or of not more than one hundred dollars for a subsequent offence.

Disposition of Fines.

SECTION 50. All fines recovered under the provisions of sections fortythree, forty-four, forty-five, forty-six and forty-seven shall be payable to the commonwealth.

MILK.

REVISED LAWS, CHAPTER 56.

Appointment of Inspectors of Milk.

SECTION 51. The mayor and aldermen of cities shall, and the selectmen of towns may, annually appoint one or more inspectors of milk for their respective cities and towns. Each inspector shall be sworn before entering upon the performance of his official duties and shall publish a notice of his appointment for two weeks in a newspaper published in his city or town, if any; otherwise he shall post such notice in two or more public places in such city or town. He shall receive such compensation as the mayor and aldermen or selectmen may determine.

Their Duties and Powers.

SECTION 52. Such inspectors shall keep an office and shall record, in books kept for the purpose, the names and places of business of all persons engaged in the sale of milk within their city or town. They may, with the approval of the mayor or selectmen, employ collectors of samples of milk, who shall be sworn before entering upon their duties. The inspectors or collectors may enter all places in which milk is stored or kept for sale and all carriages used for the conveyance of milk, and may take therefrom samples for analysis. They shall, upon request made at the time such sample is taken, seal and deliver to the owner or person from whose possession the milk is taken a portion of each sample, and a receipt therefor shall be given to the inspector or collector. Inspectors shall cause such samples to be analyzed or otherwise satisfactorily tested, and shall record and preserve as evidence the results thereof; but no evidence of the result of such analysis or test shall be received if the inspector or collector on request, refuses or neglects to seal and deliver a portion of the sample taken as aforesaid to the owner or person from whose possession it is taken.

Vendors of Milk in Carriages to be licensed.

SECTION 53. Whoever, in cities and in towns in which an inspector of milk is appointed, conveys milk in carriages or otherwise for the purpose of selling it in such city or town shall annually, before the first day of June, be licensed by the inspector of milk of such city or town to sell milk within the limits thereof, and shall pay to such inspector fifty cents to the use of the city or town. The inspector shall pay over monthly to the city or town treasurer all money collected by him. Licenses shall be issued only in the names of the owners of carriages or other vehicles. They shall, for the purposes of

this chapter, be conclusive evidence of ownership and shall not be sold, assigned or transferred. Each license shall contain the number thereof, the name, residence, place of business, number of carriages or other vehicles used by the licensee and the name of every driver or other person employed by him in carrying or selling milk. Each licensee shall, before engaging in the sale of milk, cause his name, the number of his license and his place of business to be legibly placed on each outer side of all carriages or vehicles used by him in the conveyance and sale of milk, and he shall report to the inspector any change of driver or other person who may be employed by him occurring during the term of his license. Whoever, without being first so licensed, sells milk or exposes it for sale from carriages or other vehicles, or has it in his custody or possession with intent so to sell, and whoever violates any of the provisions of this section, shall for a first offence be punished by a fine of not less than thirty nor more than one hundred dollars, for a second offence by a fine of not less than fifty nor more than three hundred dollars and for a subsequent offence by a fine of fifty dollars and by imprisonment for not less than thirty nor more than sixty days.

Vendors of Milk in Stores to be registered.

SECTION 54. Every person, before selling milk or offering it for sale in a store, booth, stand or market-place in a city or in a town in which an inspector of milk is appointed, shall register in the books of such inspector his name and proposed place of sale, and shall pay to him fifty cents to the use of such city or town. Whoever neglects so to register shall be punished by a fine of not more than twenty dollars.

Sale of Adulterated and Skimmed Milk.

SECTION 55. Whoever, himself or by his servant or agent, or as the servant or agent of another person, sells, exchanges or delivers, or has in his custody or possession with intent to sell, exchange or deliver or exposes or offers for sale or exchange, adulterated milk or milk to which water or any foreign substance has been added, or milk produced from cows which have been fed on the refuse of distilleries, or from sick or diseased cows, or, as pure milk, milk from which the cream or a part thereof has been removed, and whoever sells, exchanges or delivers or has in his custody or possession with intent to sell, exchange or deliver, skimmed milk containing less than nine and threetenths per cent of milk solids exclusive of fat, shall for a first offence be punished by a fine of not less than fifty nor more than two hundred dollars, for a second offence by a fine of not less than one hundred nor more than three hundred dollars and for a subsequent offence by a fine of fifty dollars and by imprisonment for not less than sixty nor more than ninety days.

Standard Milk defined.

SECTION 56. In prosecutions under the provisions of sections fifty-one to sixty-four, inclusive, milk which, upon analysis, is shown to contain in April,

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