“SEC. 8. No person shall shoot any bird or animal, or hunt with gun or dog in any street, alley, park or public ground.
SEC. 9. No person, except peace officers, shall carry or wear under their clothes, or concealed about their person any pistol, revolver or slung-shot, knuckles, bowie-knife, dirk, dagger or any other dangerous or deadly weapon, except by written permission of the President.
SEC. 10. Any such weapon duly adjudged by a competent Court to have been worn, carried, drawn or flourished by any person in violation of either of the last two sections shall be forfeited and confiscated to the village of St. Joseph in addition to other penalties provided.
SEC. 16. No person except peace officers in the discharge of their duty, or a citizen in self-defense, shall draw, handle or flourish a revolver, pistol or gun in any street, alley, park or other public place.”
Full Text (From Newspapers.com): 1889, MI, St. Joseph Saturday Herald, Oct. 5, 1889
“General Ordinances of the Village of St. Joseph.” St. Joseph Saturday Herald, Oct. 5, 1889, p. 7. Ordinance 1—Relative to the Appointment and Duties of Certain Officers, §§ 8, 9, 10, & 16. In effect October 15, 1889. Volume 30, Number 24. (St. Joseph, MI).