“Sec.5. If any person shall unnecessarily discharge any fire-arms, or shoot off any fire-crackers, or other fire-works, or shall light or throw any fire-ball or crackers, in said city [i.e., Omaha], without permission of the Mayor, such person so doing, shall, on conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding twenty dollars. The City Council may by resolution suspend the operation of the above provision of this section, on the Fourth of July or any other day of public rejoicing.
Sec. 6. If any person shall carry any concealed weapon or weapons, or have concealed upon or about his or her person any revolver, pistol, slung shot, bowie knife, or other deadly weapon or instrument, such person shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding twenty dollars. The foregoing provision shall not apply to officers whose duties require that they should carry arms, nor to well known and worthy citizens, or persons of good repute, who may carry arms for their own protection in going to or from their place or places of business, if such business be lawful.”
John P. Bartlett ed., The Revised Ordinances of the City of Omaha: Also the City Charter, Former Charters of the City and Amendments thereto…State Laws Relating to the City (Omaha, NE: Omaha Herald Steam Book and Job Printing House, 1872), 86-87. Chapter 28, Peace and Order, §§ 5-6. Undated.