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six faces or bases each, upon the result of action of which any money or other valuable thing is staked or hazarded, or as a result of the operation of which any merchandise, money, representative or article of value, check or token, redeemable in or exchangable for money or any other thing of value, is won or lost or taken, when the result of action or operation of such dice is dependent upon hazard or chance, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punishable by a fine not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. 1911—951.

331. Every person who knowingly permits any of the games mentioned in section three hundred thirty and section three hundred thirty a of this code to be played, conducted, or dealt in any house owned or rented by such person, in whole or in part, is punishable as provided in the preceding sections. 1917–1661.

332. Every person who by the game of “three-card monte”, socalled, or any other game, device, slight-of-hand, pretensions to fortune-telling, trick, or other means whatever, by use of cards or other implement, or instruments, or while betting on sides or hands of any such play or game, fraudulently obtains from another person money or property of any description, shall be punished as in case of larceny of property of like value. 1880—40.

333. Every person duly summoned as a witness for the prosecution, on any proceedings had under this chapter, who neglects or refuses to attend, as required, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

334. No person, otherwise competent as a witness, is disqualified from testifying as such concerning the offense of gaming, on the ground that such testimony may criminate himself; but no prosecution can afterwards be had against him for any offense concerning which he testified.

335. Every district attorney, sheriff, constable, or police officer must inform against and diligently prosecute persons whom they have reasonable cause to believe offenders against the provisions of this chapter, and every such officer refusing or neglecting so to do, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

336. Every owner, lessee, or keeper of any house used in whole, or in part, as a saloon or drinking-place, who knowingly permits any person under twenty-one years of age to play at any game of chance therein, is guilty of a misdemeanor. 1874–461.

337. Every state, county, city, city and county, town, or township officer, or other person who shall ask for, receive, or collect any money, or other valuable consideration, either for his own or the public use, for and with the understanding that he will aid, exempt, or otherwise assist any person from arrest or conviction for a violation of section three hundred and thirty of the Penal Code; or who shall issue, deliver, or cause to be given or delivered to any person or persons, any license, permit, or other privilege, giving, or pretending to give, any authority or right to any person or persons to carry on, conduct, open, or cause to be opened, any game or games which are forbidden or prohibited by section three hundred and thirty of said code; and any of such officer or officers who shall vote for the passage of any ordinance or by-law, giving, granting, or pretending to give or grant to any person of persons any authority or privilege to open, carry on, conduct, or cause to be opened, carried on, or conducted, any game or games prohibited by said section three hundred and thirty of the Penal Code, is guilty of a felony. 1885-113. 337a. Every person,

1. Who engages in pool-selling or book-making, with or without writing, at any time or place; or

2. Who, whether for gain, hire, reward, or gratuitously, or otherwise, keeps or occupies, for any period of time whatsoever, any room, shed, tenement, tent, booth, building, float, vessel, place, stand or encloseure, of any kind, or any part thereof, with a book or books, paper or papers, apparatus, device or paraphernalia, for the purpose of recording or registering any bet or bets, or any purported bet or bets, or wager or wagers, or any purported wager or wagers, or of selling pools, or purported pools, upon the result, or purported result, of any trial, or purported trial, or contest, or purported contest, of skill, speed or power of endurance of man or beast, or between men, beasts, or mechanical apparatus, or upon the result, or purported result, of any lot, chance, casualty, unknown or contingent event whatsoever; or

3. Who, whether for gain, hire, reward, or gratuitously, or otherwise, receives, holds, or forwards, or purports or pretends to receive, hold, or forward, in any manner whatsoever, any money, thing or consideration of value, or the equivalent or memorandum thereof, staked, pledged, bet or wagered, or to be staked, pledged, bet or wagered, or offered for the purpose of being staked, pledged, bet

wagered, upon the result, or purported result, of any trial, or purported trial, or contest, or purported contest, of skill, speed or power of endurance of man or beast, or between men, beasts, or mechanical apparatus, or upon the result, or purported result, of any lot, chance, casualty, unknown or contingent event whatsoever; or

4. Who, whether for gain, hire, reward, or gratuitously, or otherwise, at any time or place, records, or registers any bet or bets, wager or wagers, upon the result, or purported result, of any trial, or purported trial, or contest, or purported contest, of skill, speed or power of endurance of man or beast, or between men, beasts, or mechanical apparatus, or upon the result, or purported result, of any lot, chance, casualty, unknown or contingent event whatsoever; or

or

6. Who, being the owner, lessee or occupant of any room, shed, tenement, tent, booth, building, float, vessel, place, stand, enclosure or grounds, or any part thereof, whether for gain, hire, reward, or grantuitously, or otherwise, permits the same to be used or occupied for any purpose, or in any manner prohibited by subdivisions one, two, three, or four of this section; or

6. Who lays, makes, offers or accepts any bet or bets, or wager or wagers, upon the result, or purported result, or any trial, or purported trial, or contest, or purported contest, of skill, speed or power of endurance of man or beast, or between men, beast, or mechanical apparatus, is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail or state prison for a period of not less than thirty days and not exceeding one year.

This section shall apply not only to persons who may commit any of the acts designated in subdivisions one to six inclusive of this section, as a business or occupation, but shall also apply to every person or persons who may do in a single instance any one of the acts specified in said subdivisions one to six inclusive. 1911—4.

337b. Any person who gives, offers or promises to give or attempts to give or offer, any money, bribe or thing of value, to any participant or player in any baseball game, with the intention or understanding or agreement that such participant or player shall not use his best efforts to win such baseball game, or so conduct himself in such baseball game that the opposing team shall thereby be assisted or enabled to win such game, is guilty of a felony, and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a period not exceeding five years, or by a fine not exceding five thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment. 1921–62.

337c. Any person who accepts, or attempts to accept, or offers to accept, or agrees to accept, any money, bribe or thing of value, with the intention or understanding or agreement that he will not use his best efforts to win any baseball game in which he is participating or is about to participate in, or to so conduct himself in such baseball game that the opposing team shall thereby be assisted or enabled to win such game, is guilty of a felony, and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a period not exceeding five years, or by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment. 1921–62.

337d. Any person who gives, or offers to give, or promises to give, or attempts to give, any money, bribe or thing of value to any person who is umpiring, managing or directing, or who is about to umpire, or manage or direct any baseball game, with the intention or agreement or understanding that such person or persons shall corruptly or dishonestly umpire, manage or direct said baseball game, or the players thereof, with the intention or purpose that the result of said baseball game will be affected or influenced thereby, is guilty of a felony and shall be

or

punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a period not
exceeding five years, or by a fine not exceeding five thousand
dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment. 1921–62.
337e. Any person

who as
umpire, manager

director receives or agrees to receive, or attempts to receive any money, bribe or thing of value, with the understanding or agreement that such umpire, manager or director shall corruptly conduct himself or shall corruptly umpire, manage or direct said baseball game, or any player or the players thereof, with the intention or purpose that the result of said baseball game will be affected or influenced thereby, is guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a period not exceeding five years, or by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment. 1921–63.

CHAPTER XI.

Pawnbrokers.

338. Pawn brokers, license. 342. Sale, refusing particu339. Failing to keep register.

lars. 340. Charging unlawful in- 343. Books, refusing inspecterest.

tion. 341. Selling before redemp- 344. Junk dealers, what section expires.

tions applicable. 338. Every person who carries on the business of a pawnbroker, by receiving goods in pledge for loans at any rate of interest above the rate of ten per cent per annum, except by authority of a license, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

339. Every person who carries on the business of a pawnbroker, or who purchases gold bars, gold quarts or gold bullion or mineral containing gold, who fails at the time of the transaction to enter in a register kept by him for that purpose, in the English language, the date, duration, amount, and rate of interest of every loan made by him, or an accurate description of the property pledged, or estimated value of the property purchased, or the name and residence of the pledger or seller, or to deliver to the pledgor or seller a written copy of such entry, or to keep an account in writing of all sales made by him, is guilty of a misdemeanor. 1909–367.

340. Every pawnbroker who charges or receives interest at the rate of more than two per cent per month, or who by charging commissions, discount, storage, or other charge, or by compounding increases, or attempts to increase, such interest, is guilty of a misdemeanor. 1881--75.

341. Every pawnbroker who sells any article pledged to him and unredeemed, until it has remained in his possession six months after the last day fixed by contract for redemption, or who makes any sale without publishing in a newspaper printed in the city, town, or county, at least five days before such sale, a notice containing a list of the articles to be sold, and specifying the time and place of sale, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

342. Every pawnbroker who wilfully refuses to disclose to the pledgor or his agent the name of the purchaser and the price received by him for any article received by him in pledge and subsequently sold, or who, after deducting from the proceeds of any sale the amount of the loan and interest due thereon, and four per cent on the loan for expenses of sale, refuses, on demand, to pay the balance to the pledgor or his agent, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

343. Every pawnbroker or person who purchases gold bullion, gold bars or gold-quartz or mineral containing gold, who fai.s, refuses, or neglects to produce for inspection his register, or to exhibit all articles received by him in pledge, or his account of sales, to any officer holding a warrant authorizing him to search for personal property or to any person appointed by the sheriff or head of the police department of any city, city and county or town, or an orier of a committing magistrate directing such officer to inspect such register, or examine such articles or account of sales, is guilty of a misdemeanor. 1909–367.

344. Sections three hundred and thirty-nine, and three hundred and forty-two, and three hundred and forty-three of the Penal Code are applicable to the persons carrying on the business of junk dealers, their clerks, employees, or servants, and to persons acting as brokers or commission agents for such persons, and apply to their transactions of purchase and sale as well as to those of pledge or mortgage. 1901—75.

CHAPTER XII.

Other Injuries to Persons

346. Acts of intoxicated phy

sicians. 347. Poisoning foods, medi

cine or water. 347a. Poisonous substance,

sale of generally. 348. Mismanagement of

steam-boats. 349. Same, of steam boilers.

349a. Labor, misrepresenting,

penalty. 349b. Registered trade marks,

when prohibited. 349c. Union labor, employ

ment. 350. Counterfeiting trade

marks.

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