An ordinance to prohibit the carrying of concealed deadly weapons.
The Common Council of the city of Marysville do ordain as follows:
SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, not being a public officer or traveler, or not having a written permit from the Marshal of the city of Marysville, to wear or carry concealed, or otherwise, within the limits of the city of Marysville, any pistol, dirk, or other dangerous or deadly weapon.
SEC. 2. Such person and no others shall be termed “travelers” within the meaning of this ordinance as may be actually engaged in making a journey at the time.
Any person violating the provisions of this ordinance upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars or by imprisonment not to exceed ten days, or by both.
SEC. 3. The Marshal may grant written permission to any person whose profession or occupation may require him to be out at late hours of the night, to carry concealed deadly weapons for his own protection.
The Marshall may at any time revoke any permit, and after notice to the person holding a permit and a demand for the return thereof, such permit shall immediately become void.
SEC. 4. The Marshall shall keep, or cause to be kept, a book in which shall be recorded, the name of the person to whom a permit is granted. The date of such permit and the time the permit continues; the date when the permit is discontinued, and the date when the permit is revoked.
This ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage end the same shall be published in the DAILY DEMOCRAT, a newspaper published in the City of Marysville, for five days
Approved this 4th day of February,
[Seal] P. C. SLATTERY,
Mayor of the City of Marysville.
I, F. E. Smith, Clerk of the City of Marysville, hereby certify the foregoing to be an ordinance passed by the Common Council of the City of Marysville at a meeting of said Council held on the 4th day of February 1889. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the corporate seal of said city to be attached this 4th day of Feb, 1889.
F. E. SMITH,
f5 10t Clerk of the City of Marysville.”
Full Text: 1889, Marysville Daily Democrat
“An Ordinance to Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Deadly Weapons.” Marysville Daily Democrat, February 7, 1889, p. 4. Volume 9, Number 85. (Marysville, CA).