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Wall Walla City Ordinance No. 2. An Ordinance Defining Offenses and Fixing the Punishment Thereof, §27 (16 Aug., 1878).

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"Sec. 27. No person shall carry any concealed weapons within the corporate limits of the City of Walla Walla, and any person convicted thereof shall be fined in any sum not less than five or more than twenty-five dollars; and such weapons shall be confiscated and forfeited, and it shall be the duty of the Marshal, his Deputies and the Policemen of the City, upon being satisfied, by verbal complaint or other information, that any person is carrying any weapon concealed upon his person, to arrest and search such person, and if any such weapon is found, to take the same and convey such person before a Justice of the Peace and make complaint against him, and upon his conviction, to sell such weapon at auction to the highest bidder, and pay the proceeds into such Justice’s court. All sheath or bowie knives, pistols, and pocket knives with blades more than four inches long, also all sling-shots, metal knuckles, clubs, sticks or other instruments, capable of inflicting great bodily injury, shall be deemed weapons within the meaning of this section when carried either wholly or partially concealed; provided, that this section shall not apply to the City Marshal, his Deputies, or Policemen, or City Watchmen, or private watchmen employed as such by private citizens, nor the Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff, or any Constable of Walla Walla County, or to any person temporarily sojourning in the City for a period of not exceeding five days’ prior to the filing of the complaint, but in no case shall it be necessary to specify in the complaint that the accused does not belong to the excepted classes herein specified."

1878, WA, Wall Walla City Ordinance No. 2. An Ordinance Defining Offenses and Fixing the Punishment Thereof, §27


Alex Mackay and W.T. Dovell eds., Amended Charter and Ordinances of the City of Walla Walla Together with General Laws of the State of Washington Applicable Thereto (Walla Walla, Wa: Press of the Walla Walla Union, 1896), 170. City Ordinance No. 2. An Ordinance Defining Offenses and Fixing the Punishment Thereof, §27.