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APPENDIX CARRIERS COLLECTING PURCHASE PRICE SEC. 239. Any railroad company, express company, or other common carrier, or any other person who, in connection with the transportation of any spiritu- ous, vinous, malted, or other fermented liquor, or any compound containing any spirituous, vinous, malted, or other fermented liquor fit for use for beverage purposes, from one State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, into any other State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but sub- ject to the jurisdiction thereof, which prohibits the delivery or sale therein of such liquor, or from any foreign country into any such State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the juris- diction thereof, shall collect the purchase price or any part thereof, before, on , or after delivery, from the consignee, or from any other person, or shall in any manner act as the agent of the buyer or seller of any such liquor, for the pur- pose of buying or selling or completing the sale thereof, saving only in the actual transportation and delivery of the same, shall be fined not more than $5.000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. (Amended June 25, 1936, c. 815, § 7, 49 Stat. 1929.) (U. S. C., Title 18, § 389.) PACKAGES NOT PLAINLY MARKED SEC. 240 . Whoever shall knowingly ship or cause to be shipped from one State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, into any other State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, or from any foreign country into any State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place contiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, any package of or package containing any spirituous, vinous, malted, or other fermented liquor, or any compound containing any spirituous, vinous, malted, or other fermented liquor fit for use for beverage purposes, unless such package be so labeled on the outside cover as to plainly show the name of the consignee, the nature of its contents, and the quantity contained therein, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both; and such liquor shall be forfeited to the United States, and may be seized and condemned by like proceedings as those provided by law for the seizure and forfeiture of property imported into the United States contrary to law. (Amended June 25, 1936, c. 815, § 8, 49 Stat. 1930.) (U. S. C ., Title 18, § 390.) "PRINCIPALS" DEFINED SEC. 332. [Secs. 5323 , 5427. R. S.] Whoever directly commits any act consti- tuting an offense defined in any law of the United States, or aids, abets, counsels, commands, induces, or procures its commission, is a principal. (U. S . C., Title 18, § 550.) OTHER ACTS UNLAWFUL SEARCHES Any officer, agent, or employee of the United States engaged in the enforce- ment of any law of the United States who shall search any private dwelling used and occupied as such dwelling without a warrant directing such search, or who, while engaged in such enforcement, shall without a search warrant maliciously and without reasonable cause search any other building or prop- erty, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined for a first offense not more than $1,000, and for a subsequent offense not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both such fine and imprisonment: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall apply to any officer, agent, or employee of the United States serving a warrant of arrest, or arresting or attempting to arrest any person committing or attempting to com- mit an offense in the presence of such officer, agent, or employee, or who has committed, or who is suspected on reasonable grounds of having committed, a felony. (Aug. 27, 1935, c. 740, § 201, 49 Stat. 877.) (U. S. C ., Title 18, § 53 (a).) IMPEBSONATING OFFICER IN ARRESTS OR SEARCHES Whoever not being an officer, agent, or employee of the United States shall falsely represent himself to be such officer, agent, or employee, and in such assumed character shall arrest or detain any person or shall in any manner search the person, buildings, or other property of any person, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Aug. 27, 1935, c. 740, § 201, 49 Stat. 877.) (U. S. C., Title 18, § 77 (a).) CLIII