“ORDINANCE NO. 2
An ordinance relating to concealed weapons.
Be it ordained by the town council of the town of Malta,
Section 1. No person in this town shall wear under his clothes or concealed on or about his person, any pistol or revolver, except by special permission from the Mayor; nor shall any person wear under his clothes or concealed on or about his person, any slungshot, cross-knuckles of lead, brass or other metal, or any bowie knife, razor, billy, dirk , dirk-knife or dagger, or any knife resembling a bowie-knife, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon. Any person violating any provision or require- of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars. Provided, however, that this section shall not be so construed as to prevent any United States, territorial, county or city officer, or any member of the city government from carrying such weapons as may be necessary in the discharge of his duties.
Section 2. This ordinance take shall effect and be in force from and after thirty days after the date of its passage and approval.
Approved Oct. 5, 1909.
John A . Tressler, Mayor.
F . W . Hall,
“Paste these in your Hat: City Ordinances which Should Be Read by Every Citizen of Malta and Vicinity.” The Enterprise, October 20, 1909, p. 1. Ordinance No. 2—An Ordinance Relating to Concealed Weapons, §§ 1-2. Approved October 5, 1909. Volume 12, Number 22. (Malta, MT).