Ordinance No. 6, THE WYANDOTT HERALD, Aug. 24, 1882, at 2. (Argentine, KS)

  • Year:
  • 1882

[First published August 21st, 1882.]


Be it Ordained by the Mayor and Councilmen of the City of Argentine, Kansas:


Article II: Offenses Affecting Public Peace and Safety…

...SEC. 7. Any person who in this city shall discharge any firearms in any public place, or in the direction of any house or public place in this city, except gunsmiths in the prosecution of their trade, and except as otherwise expressly provided, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction, be fined any sum not exceeding twenty dollars...

…SEC. 9. Any person in this city who shall draw any pistol or other weapon in a hostile manner, or shall make any demonstration or threat of using such weapon on or against any person, or any person who shall carry on his or her person in a concealed manner, any pistol, dirk, bowie-knife, revolver, slung-shot, billy, brass, lead or iron knuckles, or any deadly weapon within the city, shall be, on conviction, fined not less than five nor more than one hundred dollars; provided that this Ordinance shall not be so construed as to prohibit officers of the law, while on duty, from being armed, nor any citizen having a permit from the Mayor...

...Passed in Council August 17th, 1882.
Approved August 17th, 1882.
        G. W. Gulley, Mayor.
        Dr. I. H. HALDEMAN,
                City Clerk."

Full Text (From, Wyandott Herald, Aug. 24, 1882

"Ordinance No. 6.", The Wyandott Herald, Aug. 24, 1882, p. 2. Article 2—Offences Affecting Public Peace and Safety, §§ 7 & 9. Volume 11, Number 36. Approved August 17, 1882, Argentine, Kansas.