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the waste, unused or unburned portion of any cigar, tobacco or cigarette, for the purpose or with the intent of bartering or selling the same or disposing of the same for use in any form of manufactured tobacco. 736. Parents not to permit.] It shall be unlawful for any parent, guardian or person having the legal custody or control of any child, under the age of eighteen years, to knowingly permit, aid, advise, assist, counsel or encourage any such child to gather or pick up from the streets, alleys, or thoroughfares, or in any saloon, restaurant, hotel or public building, in the city, any cigar or cigarette butt or stump, or the waste, unused or unburned portion of any cigar, cigarette or tobacco.

737. Unlawful to buy.] It shall be unlawful for any person to buy or receive for the purpose of disposing of the same to be used in any form of manufactured tobacco, any cigar or cigarette butt or stump, or the waste, unused or unburned portion of any cigar, tobacco or cigarette picked up or gathered from the streets, alleys, or thoroughfares of the city, or in any saloon, restaurant, hotel or public building in said city.

738. Unlawful to manufacture from.] It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture into, in whole or in part, cigars, cigarettes, chewing or smoking tobacco, or snuff, any of the substances or things described in the preceding sections of this article, picked up or gathered from the streets, alleys, public highways or thoroughfares of the city, or in any saloon, restaurant, hotel or public building in said city. 739. Penalty.] Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be fined not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense.

CHAPTER XX
DOGS

*766. License-fee.] Every person who keeps a dog within the limits of the city shall report to the city clerk annually within thirty days after the first day of May each year, his name and address, and shall give the name, breed, color and sex of each and every dog owned or kept by such person, and shall pay to the city collector the sum of two dollars for each and every male or spayed female dog so owned or kept, and the sum of $3.00 for each unspayed female dog, and shall cause such dogs to be registered for license in the office of the city clerk; provided, that this article shall not apply to dogs kept by a regularly chartered medical college or other educational or scientific institution to be used for scientific purposes only. Upon payment of the fee herein provided for, the city clerk shall furnish to the person paying the same a license tag and memorandum of registry for each dog for which such fee has been paid.

*769. Muzzling-penalty.] No person shall cause or permit any dog owned or kept by him to run at large on any street, alley or other public place, nor in any public hall, saloon, office, store, market, milk depot or confectionery store during the time that the said place is open for public business, or in the hallway of any building occupied by two or more families, within the city of Chicago at any time, unless such dog shall be securely muzzled so as to effectually prevent it from biting any person or animal.

Any such person being the owner or keeper of a dog who shall suffer such dog to run at large at any time in violation of the provisions of this section shall be fined not less than $2.00 nor more than $200.00 for each offense.

Every day on which such person shall suffer any dog owned or kept by him to run at large without a muzzle after the first conviction under this section, shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.

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Nothing herein contained shall be held to require the muzzling of any dog while on private premises, or while on any street, alley, or other public place, or in any of the places above mentioned in this section, if such dog shall be led by a chain or in leash, in such manner so as to prevent such dog from biting any person or animal.

But nothing herein contained shall be construed to permit any bitch when in heat, whether muzzled or otherwise, to run at large.

It shall be the duty of every police officer to report to the general superintendent of police any dog which is found in his district contrary to the provisions of this section.

*770. Penalty.] Any person owning or keeping a dog within the city who shall permit such dog to be kept or to remain within the city

* As amended March 31, 1913.

without being muzzled or licensed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, or without being provided with a collar and tag as hereinabove required, shall be fined not less than $2.00 nor more than $25.00 for each dog owned or kept by him in violation of the provisions. of this chapter relating to license, or the providing of a collar and tag; and a separate and distinct offense shall be deemed to have been committed for each and every day which shall elapse after the first conviction for a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter relating to license, or the providing of collar and tag on which such dog shall remain unprovided with a collar, license tag, or either of them.

*776. Fierce dogs at large-penalty.] Any dangerous, fierce, or vicious dogs found at large on the streets or public ways of the city, or in any public hall, saloon, office, store, market, milk depot or confectionery store during the time that said place is open for business or upon the private premises of any other person than the owner or keeper of such dog and shall there annoy or endanger any person, the owner or keeper of such dog shall be fined not less than $2.00 nor more than $200.00.

777. Fierce dogs-impounding and disposition thereof.] Any dangerous, fierce or vicious dog running at large in the streets or public places of the city or upon private premises of any other person. than the owner or keeper, and any dog which may in any manner disturb the quiet of any person or neighborhood, or which shall bite a person or so injure a person as to cause an abrasion of the skin, is hereby declared to be a nuisance and such dog shall be taken up and impounded in the manner provided by the ordinances of the city.

It shall be unlawful for the owner or keeper of any dog, when notified that such dog has bitten any person or has so injured any person as to cause an abrasion of the skin, to sell or give away such dog or to permit or allow such dog to be taken beyond the limits of the city, but it shall be the duty of such owner or keeper upon receiving notice of the character aforesaid, to deliver such dog to any policeman; whereupon such policeman shall forthwith convey such dog to the place set aside by the general superintendent of police as a dog pound, where such dog shall be securely chained or confined for a period of at least thirty days.

But if any dangerous, fierce or vicious dog cannot safely be taken up and impounded, such dog may be slain by any policeman; provided, however, that in all cases where any dog which has bitten a person or caused an abrasion of the skin is slain by any policeman, whether by order of court or otherwise, and a period of less than fifteen days has elapsed since the day upon which such dog bit any person or caused an abrasion of the skin of any person, then, and in such event, it shall be the duty of the policeman slaying such dog to forthwith deliver the carcass and the brain of such dog to the department of health.

It is hereby made the duty of any person receiving a dog from the place where it has been impounded by the department of police, to securely muzzle and chain such dog for a period of at least fifteen days from the date of receiving the dog from such place.

* As amended March 31, 1913.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this section or neglecting or refusing to comply with any of the provisions hereof shall be fined not less than five dollars nor more than two hundred dollars for each offense.

*777 (a). Rabid dogs-reporting of-penalty.] It shall be the duty of every veterinarian or other person who discovers any dog or other animal to be suffering with rabies to report immediately the fact to the commissioner of health, which report shall give the name, if known, the place of residence of person owning or harboring said dog, the place where the dog can be found and the license number of said dog, if known. Provided, that such dog or other animal shall be immediately taken up and impounded in the manner provided in section 777 of this ordinance, and securely kept until the commissioner of health can make or cause to be made an examination of said dog or other animal, and, if, upon such examination, it shall be determined that said dog or other animal is suffering with rabies said animal shall be immediately killed. Every person violating any provision of this section or neglecting or refusing to comply with any of the provisions hereof shall be fined not less than ten nor more than two hundred dollars for each offense.

*777 (b). Female dogs in heat-not to run at large-penalty.] That it shall be unlawful for any owner or keeper of a female dog to permit the same to run at large during the time said female dog is in heat, and said owner or keeper must keep said female dog securely chained or housed during the period of heat. Provided, that any person violating any provision of this section or neglecting or refusing to comply with any of the provisions hereof shall be fined not less than five dollars nor more than two hundred dollars for each offense.

778. Trial-penalty-execution.] At the time and place set for trial in any branch of the municipal court of the city of Chicago for any cause referred to in this chapter, if it shall appear that any dog has in any manner disturbed the quiet of any person or persons, or caused an abrasion of the skin, or attempted to bite or snap at any person or persons within the city, the owner or keeper shall be fined not less than five dollars nor more than two hundred dollars.

If said cause is tried before a jury and the jury finds the defendant guilty, the court may stay execution or issuance of a mittimus upon motion of the prosecuting attorney of the city of Chicago, and continue the cause for a further day and order the defendant to have the dog shot by a police officer of the city of Chicago, within the time for which the case is continued.

If said cause is 'tried by the court, defendant waiving a jury trial, the same course will prevail as though tried before a jury.

Upon a satisfactory showing to the court that said dog has been shot, the court may, in its discretion, cause a non-suit to be entered in said cause.

If the defendant shall refuse to deliver the dog to a police officer for the purpose of having the dog slain, the city shall proceed to take out a mittimus against the body of the defendant or an execution

*New section, added July 15, 1912.

against the goods and chattels of the said defendant as the case may be.

*779. Definition.] The word "dog" whenever used in this chapter shall include a female as well as a male dog.

(b). Mad dogs biting other dogs.] Any dog suffering from rabies. or any dog bitten by a dog suffering from rabies is hereby declared to be a nuisance and such dog may be slain by any policeman.

It shall be the duty of any person owning or exercising ownership or agency over any such dog to surrender said dog to any policeman upon demand.

Any person refusing or failing to so surrender such dog upon demand shall be fined not less than $2.00 nor more than $200.00.

(c). Bitches in heat-running at large.] Any person, agent or other person at whose house or premises, building, store or dwelling place any bitch is usually found or permitted to remain, or any person having or exercising agency or ownership in or over any bitch who shall permit or suffer her to run at large while she is in heat in any street or public place, whether she have the license or muzzle required in this chapter on her or not, shall be fined not less than $2.00 nor more than $200.00, and every bitch found running at large, in violation hereof, is hereby deemed a nuisance, and said dog shall be taken up and impounded in the manner provided by the ordinances of the city, but if such dog cannot be safely taken up and impounded such dog may be slain by any policeman.

*As amended March 31, 1913.

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