Whoever sells, exposes for sale or has in his possession with intent to sell, any
article, substance or compound made in imitation or semblance of butter or cheese
or as a substitute therefor, except as provided in the two preceding sections, and
whoever with intent to deceive defaces, erases, cancels or removes any mark, stamp,
brand, label or wrapper provided for in said sections, or in any manner falsely labels,
stamps or marks any box, tub, article or package marked, stamped or labelled as provided
in said sections, or whoever himself or by his agent sells, exposes for sale, or has
in his possession with intent to sell, oleomargarine, contained in any box, tub, article
or package, marked or labelled with the word “dairy”, or the word “creamery”, or the
name of any breed of dairy cattle, or whoever uses in any way in connection or association
with an advertisement of margarine, oleomargarine or of any substance designed to
be used as a substitute for butter, the name or representation of any dairy animal
or breed of dairy cattle, or, with intent to deceive, uses in any way in such connection
or association the word “butter”, “creamery” or “dairy”, or any other words or symbols
commonly used only in advertisements of butter, shall for the first offence forfeit
one hundred dollars, and for each subsequent offence two hundred dollars, to the use
of the town where the offence was committed.
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