From the ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF RIFTON

CHAPTER V.

Section 2. No person or persons shall disturb the peace and quiet of said village on Sunday by ball playing, shinny, wicket, or any other game, or by discharging any firearms, or by doing any other act, under the penalty of $10 for each offence.

Section 6. No person shall ... incite any dog or dogs to fight in any street or public place in the village of Rifton ...

CHAPTER VI.

Section 1. No person shall ride a bicycle or tricycle upon any public sidewalk in the village of Rifton

Section 2. Every person riding a bicycle or tricycle in the streets of the village of Rifton shall be provided with an alarm bell, which shall at all times be carefully used to protect the public, and the bell shall be rung whenever approaching crossings.

Section 3. All racing, coasting, scorching, reckless riding, or riding faster than six miles an hour in the public streets of Rifton is forbidden.

Section 4. Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall forfeit the sum of $2 for each and every offence.

CHAPTER IX.

Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any cattle, horses, sheep, swine, goats, or cows to run at large or be pastured in any public place or street in said village ...

Section 2. It shall be lawful for any person to seize and impound any animal which may be in the public highway contrary to the provisions of this ordinance, ... provided such animal came in by way of the public street ... the owner paying $1 per day for each animal so impounded.


Passed May 20, 1901 JOSEPH JAGGER, President W.B.BURLINGAME, Clerk