A tax or
license fee of two dollars on each dog (three dollars for female dogs) is
hereby declared payable each year.
found to have consumed liquor in a bar or saloon will be fined, upon
conviction, not less than five dollars, nor more than two hundred dollars for
except police officers shall wear or carry under their clothes, or concealed
about their person, any pistol, revolver, sling-shot, knuckles, bowie knife,
dagger, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon. However, the Village President
may make exceptions where necessary for the the safety of the individual.
shall leave any animals in any part of the streets, avenues or alleys without
securely fastening such animals.
citizen may kill any dog found trespassing upon his property, whether the
village license has been paid or not.
who shall kill, wound, or attempt to kill any bird with an arrow or stone shall
be fined the sum of five dollars.
who shall keep or patronize any bawdy or disorderly house shall be fined not
less than twenty-five dollars.
declared a nuisance to erect or maintain any privy (outhouse) as near as forty
feet to any street, dwelling, shop, or well.
When a person
driving a wagon, cart, or horse encounters another such vehicle coming from the
opposite direction, each driver shall steer their vehicle to the right side of
shall kill or slaughter any cattle without first obtaining a license to do so.
shall drive any horse, wagon, cart or other vehicle across a sidewalk unless it
be in crossings that lead into a yard or lot.
able-bodied male between 21 and 50 years of age is required to labor on the
streets of the village for two days each year or, alternatively, may choose to
pay the sum of one dollar for each of the two days to the village treasurer.
week, the Western
Springs Historical Society presents a “Blast from the Past”. To view prior
stories, visit us at www.westernspringshistory.org.