“SEC. 885. Concealed Weapons.] Whoever shall, within said city, wear or carry concealed on his person any pistol, revolver, slung-shot, metallic knuckles, bowie knife, dirk, razor, or other dangerous or deadly weapon; or whoever shall display or flourish any such weapon in a boisterous or threatening manner, shall be subject to a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than two hundred dollars for each offense: Provided that the provisions of this section shall not be held to apply to any policeman, constable, or other peace officer, while in the discharge of his duty.
Firearms, Fireworks and Cannon.
SEC. 887. Firearms—Discharge Prohibited.] No person shall fire or discharge any gun, pistol, or other firearm, within the limits of the city, except upon premises used by a duly licensed shooting gallery, gun club, or rifle club under a penalty of not more than twenty-five dollars for each offense: Provided, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to the discharge of firearms by police or other city officers in the discharge of their duties.
SEC. 888. Firearms—Minors.] No person shall sell, loan, or furnish to any minor any gun, pistol, or other firearm within the city, under a penalty of not more than one hundred dollars for each offense: Provided, that minors may be permitted, with the consent of their parents or guardians to use firearms on the premises of a duly licensed shooting gallery, gun club, or rifle club.”
Full Text: 1908, East St. Louis Municipal Code
Robert v. Gustin, ed., The Revised Municipal Code of East St. Louis of 1908 Passed March 23, 1908 Approved March 25, 1908 Published by Authority of the City Council in Book Form, June 20, 1908: Containing All the General Ordinances of the City in Force June 20th, A. D. 1908, Together with an Appendix Containing Certain Special Ordinances Granting Franchises to the Various Public Utility Corporations (East St. Louis, IL: East St, Louis Publishing Company, 1909), 361. Chapter 39—Misdemeanors, Article 1—Offenses Affecting the Public Peace and Quiet, §§ 885, 887-888.