Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 76A.djvu/545

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-449§ 1103. Exhibitinsr deformities of persons Whoever: (1) exhibits the deformities of another person, or his own deformities, for hire; or (2) b^ artificial means, gives to a person the appearance of a deformity and exhibits him for hire— shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned in jail not more than 80 days, or both. § 1104. Spittingr in public places Whoever spits or discharges mucus from the nose or mouth upon a sidewalk or public street or highway, or upon or within any part of a public building, railroad train, boat, vessel, or other vehicle used for the transportation of the public, shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned in jail not more than 30 days, or both. § 1105. Keeping or transporting explosives without permit Whoever makes or keeps in the Canal Zone or transports in or across the Canal Zone more than five pounds of gunpowder, nitroglycerine or other highly explosive substance without a permit from the Governor so to do, shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned in jail not more than 30 days, or both. § 1106. Malicious use of explosives endangering life Whoever maliciously, by the explosion of gunpowder or other explosive substance, destroys, throws down or injures the whole or part of a building, by means of which the life or safety of a human being is endangered, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than five years, or both. § 1107. Places of public assemblage; use or preparation of injurious, nauseous, or offensive substances (a) Whoever: (1) throws, drops, pours, deposits, releases, discharges, or exposes, or attempts to throw, drop, pour, deposit, release, discharge, or expose, in, upon or about a hotel, guesthouse, lodginghouse, theater, restaurant, place of business, place of amusement, or any place of public assemblage, any liquid, gaseous or solid substance or matter of any kind, which is injurious to person or property or is nauseous, sickening, irritating, or offensive to any of the senses; or (2) manufactures, prepares, or possesses any of the substances or matter referred to by paragraph (1) of this subsection with intent to commit any of the acts described by that paragraph— shall, except as provided by section 1108 of this title, befinednot more than $500 or imprisoned in jail not more than one year, or both. (b) Subsection (a) of this section does not apply to law enforcement officials who, while in the performance of their official duties, use tear gas, or follow other standard or generally accepted procedures, in quelling riots or in dispersing or controlling unlawful assemblies or persons assembled for the purpose of committing unlawful acts. § 1108. Same; use of substances which may produce serious illness or permanent injury; tear gas, mustard gas, acid or explosives Whoever, in violating section 1107(a)(1) of this title, willfully employs or uses a— (1) liquid, gaseous or solid substance which may produce serious illness or permanent injury through being vaporized or otherwise disbursed in the air;