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Year: 1907

1907 Mo. Laws 229, An Act to Amend Article 3, Chapter 15, Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1899, Relating to Offenses Against Public and Private Property by Adding Two New Sections, to Be Known as Sections 1890a and 1890b, § 1.

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. . . A person who with the intent to commit some crime, breaks and enters any building in the night time, and, for the purpose of committing any crime, uses or attempts to use nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other high explosive is guilty...

. . . A person who with the intent to commit some crime, breaks and enters any building in the night time, and, for the purpose of committing any crime, uses or attempts to use nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other high explosive is guilty of burglary with explosives. § 1890b. Every person who shall be convicted by burglary with explosives, shall be punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary not less than ten, nor more than twenty-five years.

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1907 Wyo. Sess. Laws 96, An Act Prescribing Additional Duties and Powers for the Regulation and Government of Cities of the First Class . . . , ch. 71, § 14, pt. 41.

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To regulate and prevent the transportation and storage of gunpowder or other explosive or combustible articles. . .

1907 Utah Laws 50-51, An Act . . . Relating to Burglary in the First, Second and Third Degrees, Defining the Same, and the Penalties Therefor, ch. 52, § 1.

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Every person who, in the night time, forcibly breaks and enters, or without force enters an open door, window or other aperture of any house, room, apartment . . . with intent to commit larceny or any felony by the use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gun...

Every person who, in the night time, forcibly breaks and enters, or without force enters an open door, window or other aperture of any house, room, apartment . . . with intent to commit larceny or any felony by the use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other explosive, is guilty of burglary in the first degree. When in prosecution for burglary in the first degree the question as to whether or not nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other explosive was used or intended to be used by the defendant in the commission of the crime cannot be definitely arrived at by the jury, a verdict of guilty of burglary in the second degree, as defined in § 4334-b may be found; provided, the other elemenst of the crime of burglary in the second degree as defined in Section 4334-b have been proved.

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1907 R.I. Pub. Laws 66, An Act for the Protection of Deer

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§ 1. It shall be unlawful to pursue or shoot deer in this state except in accordance with the provisions of this act. § 2. Any person owning or occupying any farm or orchard and any person in his employ may, while on his own premises or the p...

§ 1. It shall be unlawful to pursue or shoot deer in this state except in accordance with the provisions of this act. § 2. Any person owning or occupying any farm or orchard and any person in his employ may, while on his own premises or the premises of his employer, kill any deer which shall be found destroying any crops, vegatables, or fruit trees belonging to such person or his employer: Provided, however, that no such person shall shoot any deer unless he has obtained from the secretary of state a permit so to do; and the secretary of state shall, upon application, issue to any responsible land owner, or his employees, a permit authorizing such person to shoot deer in accordance with the provisions of this section. No person shall pursue or shoot any deer except with a shot gun, or employ any missile larger than buck shot. § 3. Any person violating the provisions of this act shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars for each offence.

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1907 Neb. Laws 498-99, An Act Creating and Defining Burglary with Explosives, and Providing Penalties for the Violation Thereof, ch. 165, §§ 1, 2.

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§ 1. Any person who brakes [sic] and enters, either by day or by night, any building, whether inhabited or not, and opens or attempts to open any vault, safe or other secure place, by the use of nitroglycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other ex...

§ 1. Any person who brakes [sic] and enters, either by day or by night, any building, whether inhabited or not, and opens or attempts to open any vault, safe or other secure place, by the use of nitroglycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other explosive, with intent to steal or injure the property of another, shall be deemed guilty of burglary with explosives. § 2. Any person duly convicted of burglary with explosives shall be sentenced to the penitentiary for life or for any term not less than twenty years.

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1907 N.D. Laws 179, An Act Making It a Felony for Any Person Who with Intent to Commit Any Crime Breaks into or Enters a Building and Commits or Attempts to Commit a Crime by the Use of Nitroglycerine, Dynamite, Gunpowder or Any Other High Explosive, and Providing a Penalty Therefor, ch. 124, § 1.

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Any person who with intent to commit any crime, breaks into or enters a building and commits or attempts to commit a crime by the use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder or any other high explosive, is guilty of a felony. Any violation of this act ...

Any person who with intent to commit any crime, breaks into or enters a building and commits or attempts to commit a crime by the use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder or any other high explosive, is guilty of a felony. Any violation of this act is punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary of this state for not less than twenty years, and not more than forty years.

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1907 Ark. Acts 810, § 1.

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Every person and the aiders and abetters of every person who shall draw a pistol, gun or any other deadly weapon upon any other person or shall serve or give notice either verbal or in writing to any other person or shall place notice upon the door or ...

Every person and the aiders and abetters of every person who shall draw a pistol, gun or any other deadly weapon upon any other person or shall serve or give notice either verbal or in writing to any other person or shall place notice upon the door or about the premises of any other person for the purpose of frightening or intimidating him from doing any lawful Act, when such person drawing said pistol or gun is not justified in self defense for so doing, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined in a sum not less than five hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars and shall be imprisoned in the county jail for twelve months.

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1907 Mo. Laws 260, An Act Defining the Crime of Burglary with Explosives and Fixing Punishment Therefor, ch. 107, §§ 1-2.

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§ 1. Any person who enters a building belonging to another with intent to commit a felony or other crime by the use of nitro glycerine, dynamite, gun powder or other high explosives or who commits a burglary by the use of such explosives is guilty...

§ 1. Any person who enters a building belonging to another with intent to commit a felony or other crime by the use of nitro glycerine, dynamite, gun powder or other high explosives or who commits a burglary by the use of such explosives is guilty of burglary with explosives. § 2 Burglary with explosives is punishable by imprisonment in State Prison for not less than fifteen years, and not more than forty years.

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1907 S.D. Sess. Laws 113-14, An Act Entitled an Act to Provide for the Incorporation of Cities under Commission, ch. 86, § 54, pt. 53.

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To regulate and prevent the storage of gunpowder, tar, pitch, resin, coal oil, benzine [sic], turpentine, hemp, cotton, nitro-glycerine, petroleum, or any of the products thereof, and other combustible or explosive material, and the use of lights in st...

To regulate and prevent the storage of gunpowder, tar, pitch, resin, coal oil, benzine [sic], turpentine, hemp, cotton, nitro-glycerine, petroleum, or any of the products thereof, and other combustible or explosive material, and the use of lights in stables, shops and other places, and the building of bonfires, also to regulate and restrain the use of fireworks, fire crackers, torpedoes, roman candles, skyrockets, and other pyrotechnic displays.

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1907 Minn. Laws 408-09, An Act to Prohibit the Shooting of Firearms Within Three Miles of the Corporate Limits of Cities Having a Population of 50,000 or More, ch. 300, § 1.

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It is hereby declared unlawful for any person to hunt with or carry loaded any rifle or other firearm for the purpose of hunting within three miles of the corporate limits of any city having a population of 50,000 or more, except target practice on reg...

It is hereby declared unlawful for any person to hunt with or carry loaded any rifle or other firearm for the purpose of hunting within three miles of the corporate limits of any city having a population of 50,000 or more, except target practice on regular rifle ranges, and members of duly organized gun clubs shooting or practicing on lands owned or leased by the club, or trap shooter shooting or practicing on grounds selected for that purpose, or firing a salute over the graves of soldiers. Whoever offends against any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100) and costs of prosecution, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than ten days nor more than ninety days, for each violation of this section.

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