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Responsibility of Liquor Dealers.

--One clause of a bill in relation to the sale of intoxicating liquors, which passed the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Friday, provides that the husband, wife, parent, child, guardian or employer of any person who hereafter may have the habit of drinking spirituous or intoxicating liquors to excess, may, in an action of tort against any person or persons who shall sell or deliver unlawfully to the person having such habit, recover as damages any sum not exceeding $500 and not less than $21.

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