Kansas: First Of The Rectangle States


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A short story...
A man walked into a Topeka, Kansas Kwik Shop and asked for all the money in the cash drawer. Apparently, the take was too small so he tied up the store clerk and worked the counter himself for three hours until police showed up and grabbed him.


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Dumb Kansas Laws
Rabbits may not be shot from motorboats.
Pedestrians crossing the highways at night must wear tail lights.
No one may catch fish with his bare hands.
The state game rule prohibits the use of mules to hunt ducks.
If two trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other has passed.
Dodge City
It is illegal to spit on a sidewalk.
All places of business must provide a horse water troft
Lawrence
All cars entering the city limits must first sound their horn to warn the horses of their arrival.
No one may wear a bee in their hat.
Russell
Musical car horns are banned
Salina
It is against the law to leave your car running unattended.
Topeka
The installation of bathtubs is prohibited.
Wichita
Before proceeding through the interesection of Douglas and Broadway, a motorist is required to get out of their vehice and fire three shot gun rounds into the air.
Any person caught using or carrying bean snappers or the like shall upon conviction, be fined. -City ordinance 349 of Wichita, Kansas.