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Prohibition sermon
Title : Prohibition sermon Prohibition sermon
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Creator : Thomas, Arthur Nutter, 1869-1954
Date of creation : 1920
Format : Pamphlet
Dimensions : 160 x 218 mm
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Prohibition of the sale and consumption of alcohol became law in the United States of America early in 1920. In Adelaide the issue was discussed and the subject of a referendum raised. Bishop Thomas, the Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, not only devoted a sermon to the topic - in support of prohibition - but also had the sermon printed and distributed. In fact, sale of alcohol was already restricted in South Australia by the 'Early Closing' Act, which from 1915 to 1967 required hotels to close at 6 pm and prohibition was never seriously considered anywhere in Australia.
Related names :

Thomas, Arthur Nutter, 1869-1954

St Peter's Cathedral (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 1920
Place : Adelaide (S. Aust.)
Further reading :
Hughes, J.C. The Premier (Hon. A.H. Peake) and prohibition, [Adelaide?: J.C. Hughes?, 1921?]
Lade, Frank. Prohibition: a reasonable reform, Adelaide: South Australian Alliance for the Abolition of the Liquor Traffic, [1917?]
South Australia. Parliament. Early closing acts, 1911 and 1912 ... with ... index, Adelaide, 1912



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