“Ordinance No. 317.
AN ORDINANCE Concerning Offenses and disorderly conduct.
The city of Astoria does ordain at follows:
…SEC. 2. That any person or persons who shall fire any pistol, gun or rifle or any other kind of fire-arms within the corporate limits of the city, shall on conviction thereof before the Police court, be fined not less than five nor more than fifty dollars; provied, that all circumstances of necessity may be pleaded as a defense to the offence, described in this section, and provided further, that the committee on Health and Police, upon the national holidays and other days of public celebration, may permit any appropriate display or use of fire-ams named in this section.
…SEC. 7. Any person or persons who shall draw any kind of fire arms, or any dirk, dagger, knife or other deadly weapon upon the person of another, or who shall strike at the person of another with slung-shot, knuckles or any other dangerous weapon, within the corporate limits of the city, shall on conviction thereof before the police judge be fined not less than five nor more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than twenty days, or both.
…SEC. 9. That any person or persons who shall carry any fire arms, knife, dirk, knuckles, slung-shot or any other dangerous weapon in a concealed manner about their or his person, within the corporate limits of the city, without a permit, which permit shall be issued by the auditor and clerk of the city upon the recommendation, in writing, of the chief of police, and upon the presentation of the treasurer’s receipt, that the applicant therefore, has paid into the city treasurer the sum of five dollars for a yearly permit, or the sum of one dollar for a permit extending over the period of one month, shall upon conviction thereof before the police court, be fined not less than two nor more than twenty-five dollars, or by a term of imprisonment not exceeding twenty days, provided this section shall not apply to the officers of the law.
…SEC. 18. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its approval by the Mayor.
Passed the council, Feb. 18, 1879.
Attest: R. H. CARDWELL.
Auditor and Clerk.
Approved, Feb. 20, 1879.
J. H. D. GRAY. Acting Mayor.”
Full Text (From Newspapers.com): 1879, Astoria, OR, The Daily Astorian, Feb 22, 1879
“Ordinance No. 317. An Ordinance Concerning Offenses and Disorderly Conduct.” The Daily Astorian, Feb. 22, 1879, p. 3. Volume 8, Number 44. Passed February 18, 1879; Approved February 20, 1879. (Astoria, Oregon).