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Ordinance No. 97, §§ 1-4, Town Council of Stanwood (1918) (Stanwood, Washington).

"ORDINANCE NO. 97 

    AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE SALE, OR GIVING, OR PERMITTING TO BE SOLD OR GIVEN TO ANY PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS, ANY REVOLVER, PISTOL OR TOY PISTOL, PROHIBITING THE USE OR POSSESSION OF ANY AIR-GUN OR SLING-SHOT, AND PROHIBITING THE SALE OF FIRE-WORKS, WITHIN THE TOWN OF STANWOOD, AND PROHIBITING THE FIRING OR DISCHARGING OF ANY FIRE WORKS WITHIN SAID TOWN DURING THE CONTINUANCE OF THE PRESENT WAR WITH THE IMPERIAL GERMAN GOVERNMENT AND HER ALLIES AND PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION HEREOF.
    BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF STANWOOD.

Section 1.

    That from and after the passage and publication of this ordinance it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell, give or permit to be sold or given to any person under the age of eighteen (18) years any revolver, pistol or toy-pistol within the town of Stanwood.

Section 2.

    That from and after the passage and publication of this ordinance it shall be unlawful for any person to use or have in their possession any air-gun. or sling-shot within the town of Stanwood.

Section 3.

    From and after the passage and publication of this ordinance it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell or offer for sale, or to fire or discharge within the town of Stanwood during the war with the Imperial German Government and her allies, any firecracker, cannon-cracker or any other explosive used to celebrate the Fourth of July, commonly known as fire-works.

Section 4.

    Any person found guilty of the violation of any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars or thirty days in jail or both such fine and imprisonment."

Full Text: 1918, WA, Stanwood, Ordinance No. 97


Ordinance No. 97, Stanwood Town Council, Ordinances, 1903-2007, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, accessed November 16, 2023. Stanwood, Washington Town Council, Ordinance No. 97—An Ordinance Prohibiting the Sale, or Giving, or Permitting to Be Sold or Given to Any Person under the Age of Eighteen (18) Years, Any Revolver, Pistol or Toy Pistol, Prohibiting the Use or Possession of Any Air-Gun or Sling-Shot, and Prohibiting the Firing or Discharging of Any Fire Works within Said Town during the Continuance of the Present War with the Imperial German Government and Her Allies and Providing a Penalty for the Violation Hereof, §§ 1-4. Read, April 22, 1918; Passed, May 6, 1918.