Any person who shall throw or deposit in any street, alley, sidewalk or pedestrianway of the city any broken glass, bottles, crockery, nails or other substance whatever whereby automobile tires or the feet of horses, pedestrians or any beast of burden may be injured; or shall throw, deposit or sweep into or upon any street, sidewalk or footpath of the city any paper or other substance whatever, except snow or dirt, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor; and upon conviction thereof shall be punished as provided in the general penalty in section 1-3-1 of this code. (1983 Code § 9.16.010)