Revised Ordinances [of the City of St. Paul], An Ordinance to Restrain the Use of Fire Arms and the Exhibition of Fire Works. The Common Council of the City of Saint Paul do ordain as follows: § 1. It shall not be lawful for any person to fire or discharge any cannon, gun, fowling piece, pistol or fire arms of any description, or fire, explode or set off any squib, cracker or other thing containing powder or other combustible or explosive material, or to exhibit any fire works or make or exhibit any bonfire, within the limits of said city, without permission from the Common Council or written permission from the Mayor, which permission shall limit the time of such firing, and shall be subject to be revoked by the Common Council at any time after it has been granted. §2. Any person violating any provision of this ordinance, shall on conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.