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scription, picture, device, symbol, name, advertisement, word, letter, character, mark or notice whatsoever, or who displays or exhibits, or causes to be displayed or exhibited, any flag of the said State of California or ensign purporting to be such flag or any design thereof, upon which is put, attached, annexed, affixed placed in any manner, any inscription, picture, design, device, symbol, name, advertisement word, letter, mark or notice whatsoever, or who mutilates, tramples upon, or otherwise defaces or defiles any such flag or any design thereof, said flag being public or private property, or who places or causes to be placed on any manufactured or prepared article or covering of said article, such flag or indication of such flag, or who uses or causes to be used for purposes of an advertisement or of a commercial or other trademark, such flag or indication of such flag, shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than one year, or both, for each and every offense, in the county jail of the county in which the trial is held; provided, however, that flags or ensigns, the property of and used in the service of the United States may have inscriptions, names of actions, battles, skirmishes, or words, marks or symbols, which are placed thereon pursuant to law or authorized regulations; and provided, further, that patriotic societies which at the date of the passage hereof have and are using as emblems or badges of membership in said societies a design consisting of a single star and stripe and a bear, together with words or letters on or in proximity to the design indicating the society of which it is the emblem, may continue the manufacture and use of such emblems or badges as insigna of membership in said societies.
Indecent Exposure, Obscene Exhibitions, Books and Prints, and
Bawdy and Other Disorderly Houses. 311. Indecent exposure,
315. Residing in immoral hibition, etc.
house, proof. 312. Seizure, articles author- 316. Keeping disorderly ized.
house. 313. Character summarily, de- 317. Unlawful advertising. termined.
318. Soliciting visitors, gamb314. Their destruction.
ling dens, etc. 311. Every person who willfully and lewdly, either:
One. Exposes his person, or the private parts thereof, in any public place, or in any place where there are present other persons to be offended or annoyed thereby; or,
Two. Procures, counsels, or assists any person so to expose himself, or to take part in any model artist exhibition, or to make any other exhibition of himself to public view, or to the view of any number of persons, such as is offensive to decency, or is adopted to excite to vicious or lewd thoughts or acts; or,
Three. Writes, composes, stereotypes, prints, publishes, sells, distributes, keeps for sale, or exhibits any obscene or indecent writing, paper, or book; or designs, copies, draws, engraves, paints, or otherwise prepares any obscene or indecent picture or print; or molds, cuts, casts, or otherwise makes any obscene or indecent figure; or,
Four. Writes, composes, or publishes any notice or advertisement of any such writing, paper, book, picture, print, or figure; or,
Five. Sings any lewd or obscene song, ballad, or other words, in any public place, or in any place, where there are persons present to be annoyed thereby;
-Is guilty of a misdemeanor. 1874-429.
312. Every person who is authorized or enjoined to arrest any person for a violation of subdivision three of the last section, is equally authorized and enjoined to seize any obscene or indecent writing, paper, book, picture, print, or figure found in possession or nder the control of the person so arrested, and to deliver the same to the magistrate before whom the person so arrested is required to be taken.
313. The magistrate to whom any obscene or indecent writing, paper, book, picture, print, or figure is delivered, pursuant to the foregoing section, must, upon the examination of the accused, or, if the examination is delayed or prevented, without awaiting such examination, determine the character of such writing, paper, book, picture, print, or figure, and if he finds it to be obscene or indecent, he must deliver one copy to the district attorney of the county In which the accused is liable to indictment or trial, and must at once destroy all the other copies.
314. Upon the conviction of the accused, such district attorney must cause any writing, paper, book, picture, print, or figure, in respect whereof the accused stands convicted, and which remains in the possession or under the control of such district attorney, to be destroyed. 1901—452.
315. Every person who keeps a house of ill-fame in this state, resorted to for the purposes of prostitution or lewdness, or who willfully resides in such house, is guilty of a misdemeanor; and in all prosecutions for keeping or resorting to such a house a common repute may be received as competent evidence of the character of the house, the purpose for which it is kept or used, and the character of the women inhabiting or resorting to it. 1905-668.
316. Every person who keeps any disorderly house, or any house for the purpose of assignation or prostitution, or any house of public resort, by which the peace, comfort, or decency of the immediate neighborhood is habitually disturbed, or who keeps any inn in a disorderly manner; and every person who lets any apartment or tenement, knowing that it is to be used for the purpose of assignation or prostitution, is guilty of a misdemeanor. 1874-430.
317. Every person who willfully writes, composes, or publishes any notice or advertisement of any medicine or means for producing or facilitating a miscarriage or abortion, or for the prevention of conception, or who offers his services by any notice, advertise ment, or otherwise, to assist in the accomplishment of any such purpose, is guilty of a felony. 1874–430.
318. Whoever, through invitation or device, prevails upon any person to visit any room, building, or other places kept for the purpose of gambling or prostitution, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be confined in the county jail not exceeding six months, or fined not exceeding five hundred dollars, or be punished by both such fine and imprisonment. 1880—40.
319. Lottery, defined.
and 'Spəy??? Suunsul *178 320. Punishment, drawing
tery purposes. 321. Lottery tickets, selling,
etc. 322. Aiding lotteries.
325. Property offered, dis323. Lottery offices. Adver
posal, forfeitures. tising.
326. Letting buildings, lot319. A lottery is any scheme for the disposal or distribution of property by chance, among persons who have paid or promised to pay any valuable consideration for the chance of obtaining such property or a portion of it, or for any share or any interest in such property, upon any agreement, understanding, or expectation that it is to be distributed or disposed of by lot or chance, whether called a lottery, raffle, or gift-enterprise, or by whatever name the same may be known.
320. Every person who contrives, prepares, sets up, proposes, or draws any lottery, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
321. Every person who sells, gives, or in any manner whatever, furnishes or transfers to or for any other person any ticket, chance, share, or interest, or any paper, certificate, or instrument purporting or understood to be or to represent any ticket, chance, share, or interest in, or depending upon the event of any lottery, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
322. Every person who aids or assists, either by printing, writing, advertising, publishing, or otherwise in setting up, managing, or drawing any lottery, or in selling or disposing of any ticket, chance, or share therein, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
323. Every person who opens, sets up, keeps, by himself or by any other person, any office or other place for the sale of, or for registering the number of any ticket in any lottery, or who, by printing, writing, or otherwise, advertises or publishes the setting up, opening, or using of any such office, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
324. Every person who insures or receives any consideration for insuring for or against the drawing of any ticket in any lottery whatever, whether drawn or to be drawn within this state or not, or who receives any valuable consideration upon any agreement to repay any sum, or deliver the same, or any other property, if any lottery ticket or number of any ticket in any lottery shall prove fortunate or unfortunate, or shall be drawn or not be drawn, at any particular time or in any particular order, or who promises or agrees to pay any sum of money, or to deliver any goods, things in action, or property, or to forbear to do anything for the benefit of any person, with or without consideration, upon any event or contingency dependent on the drawing of any ticket in any lottery, or who publishes any notice or proposal of any of the purposes aforesaid, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
325. All moneys and property offered for sale or distribution in violation of any provisions of this chapter are forfeited to the state, and may be recovered by information filed, or by any action brought by the attorney-general, or by any district attorney, in the name of the state. Upon the filing of the information or complaint, the clerk of the court, or if the suit be in a justice's court, the justice, must issue an attachment against the property mentioned in the complaint or information, which attachment has.the same force and effect against such property, and is issued in the same manner as attachments issued from the district courts in civil cases.
326. Every person who lets, or permits to be used, any building or vessel, or any portion thereof, knowing that it is to be used for setting up, managing, or drawing any lottery, or for the purpose of selling or disposing of lottery tickets, is guilty of a misdemeanor, CHAPTER X.
330. Gaming prohibited, pen
alty. 330a. Same, slot machines,
dice, etc. 331. Permitting gambling etc. 332. Winning by fraud. 333. Witnesses failing to at
tend trial, how punished. 334. Witnesses' privileges.
335. Executive officers, etc.
330. Every person who deals, plays, or carries on, opens, or causes to be opened, or who conducts, either as owner or employee, whether for hire or not, any game of faro, monte, roulette, lansquenet, rouge-et-noir, rondo, tan, fan-tan, stud-horse poker, sevenand-a-half, twenty-one, hokey-pokey, or any banking or percentage game played with cards, dice, or any device, for money, checks, credit, or other representative of value, and every person who plays or bets at or against any of said prohibited games, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by a fine not less than one hundred dollars nor not more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or both such fine and imprisonment. 1891–57.
330a. Every person, who has in his possession or under his control, either as owner, lessee, agent, employee, mortgagee, or otherwise, or who permits to be placed, maintained or kept, in any room, space, inclosure or building owned, leased or occupied by him, or under his management or control, any slot or card machine, contrivance, appliance or mechanical device, upon the result or action of which money or other valuable thing is staked or hazarded, and which is operated, or played, by placing or depositing therein any coins, checks, slugs, balls, or other articles or device, or in any other manner and by means whereof, or as a result of the operation of which any merchandise, money, representative or articles of value, checks, or tokens, redeemable in, or exchangable for money or any other thing of value, is won or lost, or taken from or obtained from such machine, when the result of action or operation of such machine, contrivance, appliance, or mechanical device is dependent upon hazard or chance, and every person, who has in his possession or under his control, either as owner, lessee, agent, employee, mortgagee, or otherwise, or who permits to be placed, maintained or kept, in any room, space, enclosure or building, owned, leased or occupied by him, or under his management or control, any card dice, or any dice having more than