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DOPITD BY THE COUNCIL
s Continued from page 6
the Recorder on the return of the war- passed over a v't0 way" have U" date
rant. At inv tllTtA within VMM I hannjf
s luded '"i special purpose,
1 JCTn the general fund of the
i provided that the Council may
it ate other funds for specific pur
f es or for Improvements.
,Mir of Assessing Taxes.
1 ec. 64. All taxes, except as in this
iTter otherwise provided, shall be
L levied and entered upon the
i itttt of Union county, Oregon, in
I , cordance with the general laws of
I hi, State of Oregon, relating to tne
t ...mtmt and levying of taxes, in
5 rce at the time of the assessment,
fn:-,d shall be collected by the same
L.-Aner pollecttna- County taxes In said
jfmlofrAcounty. and at the same time
!,.! uU county taxes are collected
L'Jjt .hall be paid over to the City
rwasurer of the City of LaGrande.
fron demand, as provided by law
..tuorliad bv Ordinance.
Sec. 57. Immediately alter me
CSounty Clerk of Union county shall
furnrticn, a.certlfica'e showing the ag
tif. Jlti valuation of the assessable
Hfoperty wunin me cny ""
City of laQrande, as provided by law.
rtinll be the duty or me council m
ini hv ordinance. annuHiiy, iev
such taxes and assessments as earn
fnunrll mav consider necessary, not
TiVJtnR the limit fixed fh this char-
. . . i.. ih. mama in hff Certl-
xer. una uoc - - t
Jed to' the County Clerk of Union
fcounty--and the same shall be there
after proceeded wi n as provided by
the general laws or me cime i
gon relating to the mode of making
assessments, collecting and payment
of taxes. -
Delinquent Taxes Bear Interest,
f Sec. 68. ' AH reneral or special taxes
levied as provided and authorized by
'in. i. rhur r anil not certified to the
f County Clerk, and all assessments for
the opening, extension, imii''
forrepalr of streets or alleys, or tor
the lavlna of sewers or drains, and
f every part thereof, shall bear lnter-
4 est at the legal rate from tne "me
i same are due and payable until paid
or collected, and the Treasurer mus.
; nniioni th same and place the same
to the credit of the proper tani of the
c:- Tim for Payment.
Sec 59. The Council sjiust provide
by ordinance wlttiln what time such
..... npsmpnts as are not cer
tified t.o the Courity aerk according
kA nmvlslons of section 57 shall
i be paid td the Treasurer, and all taxes
r-pald to the Treasurer within such
time are inereancr
S and must be collected as sucn.
B. ...... .1 Ti Roll.
" . . .u..
Sec. 60. Within five days irom i
: expiration of the time limited for pay
ing taxes to the Treasurer, the Treas
rr must return the tax roll to the
i Council, distinguishing thereon the
amount of taxes paid and those re
. Training unpaid. '
Warrant Directed to Chief of Police.
Sec. 61. The Council must there
after order the Recorder to deliver the
tax roll to the Chief of Police, and
: thereto a warrant m-
laaup And annex
v .ho rhlef of Police, com
"manding him to proceed forthwith to
collect the delinquent la"
such roll in 'he manner provided by
.-a .. .v nme to the Trens'tr-
....,k. ..iih the costs of coller-
7' Hip wnrriftt with his
lion una . .
doings thereon, nnd th r-c.pi .u
Treasurer, to 'he Recorder.
Warrant Deemed to Be Execution.
Sec. 62. The warrant for the pur
cose of collect in? -UC delinquent
Les and as-.r-sn-erts sl.all b, deem
Id as execution, nnd s'nll have the
'force and KTart .hereof r In.t any
person, firr- or cr.oraiion .XRlnrt
whom st-n taxes or ssPmen ' are
,evled nnd ch-r?ed on the. tnx ro 1
and "nl "turn,d
like t ianner.
. m Raal Prooerty.
y m jw v
V o.. is? The vnrrnnt must
theraaftfi thm nwvna wnnaM
" vira "K1
sold, or bis legal representative, t
eniitiea to a warrant on the Treasur
er for such surplus.'
True Consideration Named.
Sec. 68. In case of a sale of per
sonal property for delinquent taxes,
the true consideration thereof shall be
expressed In the bill of sale therefor.
and the return of the person execut
ing the warrant must specify sucn
consideration and the name of the pur
chaser. Alias Warrant; Costs of Collection.
Eec. 69. The Council may provide
by ordinance .within what time . a
warrant for the collec'lon of delin
quent taxes or assessments must be
returned, and may order an alias war
rant to Issue for the collection of any
such taxes or assessments not made
on a previous one. All costs and
charges for collectlni delinquent taxes
or assessmen's must be made on the
warrant, and collected as part of the
ax or assessment. ' The Council 4 may
prescribe, by ordinance, fees and com
pensation for collecting delinquent
taxes, but the same shall In no case
be p'lld out of the treasury.
Prooerty Not Sold for Less Than
Taxes; Advertise Certificates of
Sec. 70. AH property subject to
,.n exeeutlnn ts subject to levy
oon a warrant for the collection of
deliiiT'ent taxes or assessments, and
ilso all property subject to assess
ment for taxa'ion as provided In this
charter whether the same be exempt
'rom execu lon or not. Provided, that
nronertv shall not be sold for less
than the tax or assessment assessed
tfralnst It: and if such amount is not
hid. the Chief of Police, or officer exe
cuting the warrant, shall strike tne
nit to the el v for said amount.
or return the same delinquent, as may
be directed by the Council. The Re
corder may thereafter, if the same be
strueu off to the city, assign certifi
cates to any one paying the price
hprefor that Is required for tne re
demption of such property. And the
Recorder shall, once each year, uniu
t-hA cltv obtains a deed, advertise and
ntrar snlit certificates for sale, but In
no case selling them for less than tne
amount renulred to redeem said prop
erty, until the city obtains a deed, and
annually thereafter he shall advertise
.all lnna fflf IP.
City a 8eparate Road District; Road
Taxes Collected Therein.
Sec. 71. For the purposes of the
assessment and collection of road
taxes, the territory wl-hln the corpor-
.i. limit, of said Cltv of Lauranae is
hereby constituted a road district of
Union county, Oregon, and tne street
superintendent, or o'her officer of said
city who has charge of the repair of
streets and highways wunin saio vi.y.
Is hereby made road suoervisor tw
said district, and all taxes for road
purposes within the corporate limits
.!, n,han m mthi finaii uo
or paia vivj. "
paid to the Treasurer of ald city, and
.kail h nv Mm Kem in
Ine Ba "' nun" w
n..i. i.j tnr road and street pur
poses within said distri.:-, ana
n.M onf hv him UDin a warrant
drawn on said fund by order of hfc
Council of said cltv. When tne oau
taxes of said district shall no he
levied or assessed by the county court
of Union county, Oregon, tna stretn
superln'emlcnt. or other otlieer nav
Ing charge of the repair of the streets
and highways therein, sna.i
,.n,.rvliuir of suld district collect the
road taxes for said distrlc. In Ihe same
manner as uch tuxes are collected
tl: r ro-td districts In said toun y.
OF MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
..... rr inn
isvled n any real prune.
"rson. firm or corporation aln,t
whom the tax Is Ud or charged o
sufficient thereof to satisfy
rant. Including fees of officers i and all
expenses of sale and executing the
pee 64 In case of a delinquent tax
or assessment levied UP real prop
pr . ... h. owner un-
erty in tne nn..i -
In. the warrant shall be executed
. .. each lot or pari
S - . P-er,y for the ux
levied thereon, and c"iR "-'"
.xes the Chief oi r
tor aeio.t um - .
..iiver la thepur-
llce shall mKe u..u - - --
chaser, upon the payment to Wm of
flftv cent (50 cenls) for mr u-..-.. -the
cU" a cerinca-e of sale thereof
' m-otKrty. and the be n0' r
r deemed a deed .hall be executed. In
r fhe"ame manner and at he Pro-
vlded. to conform to the general tax
, ih. a ate of Oregon.
Psdemption of R" Property.
Sec. 66. Keal properly sold for U
..nnuent txe. may be redei nied
provided lh ' "
the State of Oregon.
1 Surplus P'd to Owner.
Sec 67. Whenever any proper. V
sofdVr delinquent taxeyha" br n
more than ,he
and the costs and charges oi v
tlon. the -rPh,. must b the
Treasurer, and the Vy
To Bird the City on Contract.
u.... '. The I'll v of Latirariue ..
not be bo-nd by any contract, or in,
any way ll.ible thi-r.on, unless the
same 1' authorized by orilnance. and
made In writing, and by order of the
Council and slmed by the Mayor and
Recorder. But an ordinance may au
thorize any officer or agent of the
l... naml..r him, to bind tne cu
without a contract In writing for the
.....n.Mni ..f anv sum of money no
1 1 T.v Hundred und Fifty
exueruiiin - "
.;.tin at Money.
pp,H ... - , ...
Tl. No money snu. re
from the treasury except in puru
nt an .noroDrlatlon for tnai pur-
. o,i hv the Council at a reu
, .w.nn thereof and on a warrant
llir in'-B -
signed by the Mayor and uecoroer.
, T.S.t on and HSCSl Tr.
Limn vi - - - .... , . ,
tj tiim fiscal vear or mis tuy
shall commence m the second day of
. ... ...h vrnr. and flunng h.j
JUII1...1J . '
ueh year the rates or genem. --pocial
tiix.s levied must not exceed
in the aggrega-e twenty (20) mills on
the dollar on the assessed valuation
f property wr.mn iu.
Officers Prohibited Prom wn.r.v.....
With the City.
Sec. 75. No member of the Council
r other officer of the city sna..
In erested In any contract or work.
,he expenes of which are to be paid
t of the city treasury.
Style of Ordinance; tn.mB ...
Pec. 76. The style "t every ordl-
nance shull I: . .
, a... orrinln as follows . and
all warrant. Issued by me sr....
by vinu. the prowslonvof thl.
charter, or of any." -"
1n ,he name of the cry
Union cnty. rPon ...k"
nnre hall lake efix-t unu, P--"-i
a nsarsnaner. or post-
by prinunf .n - ,.
cltv. nd until some u..
the ordinance; provided, an ordinance
City Licenses; Exempt From
Tax. " '
Sec. 77. No person paying a license
to the City of LaOrande In order t
carry on any business or avocation
within the city llmt a tor which li
cense is required by this charter, or
by any ordinance, shall be required to
nav a license tax to the county au
thor!' iel 0 union county for the same
purpose; provided, that when a bond
t reaulred to be riven to the county
for obtaining any license such bond
amount ahd manner must be given to
the City of LaGrande; and proviaen,
further, that peddlers' licenses shall
not exempt one from obtaining county
licenses when peldllng both within
and wllhou' the city.
Pec. 7. Th Council shall by ordi
nance fix the amount of the official
undertaking of each and every officer
of the cltv or other person who may
be required by this charter or by any
ordinance to execute and me an om-
clal under' aklnar: provided, that there
be not less 'ban two sureties or an
approved Indemnity bonding company
upon each and every undertaking.
Sec. 79. It sfall be the duty of the
Mayor and Council of the Cfy of La
Orande to cause to. be published In
nubllshed In said
cltv. seml-annuai i:ui;u.S . .
financial condition of said city, show
ing the amoun's received and dis;
hnrse.l In each six months, such state-
menta to be verified by the certificate
of the City Recorder.
This Charter Competent as Evidenoe.
Sec. 80. This charter shall be a earn
ed a public charter and may be reaa
i.t arltknut nroof. and
III . 1 1 1 V . I. .. .....
Judicial notice shalf be taken thereof
In all courts and places.
Limitations of Contracts - and fran
S m. The Council Shalt not au
thorize the making of any contract for
a continuous service for a longer
Dertod of time than three years, but
nt tnr th fulfillment of a specl-
fln ! or the Dayment of a debt snail
ha HmltpA tn not exceeding twenty
vnnrs. No franchise snail be graniou
for a longer period of time tnan
Limitation of Indebtedness.
Sec. 82. Except as' otherwise ex
nre.xlv nrovlded or permitted by this
charter, the indebtedness of the City
of LaGrande must never exceed, in
the aggregate Twenty-five Thousand
Dollars (825,000.00) In floating In
debtedness, and bonded indebtedness
T.iv.n Thousand Dollars (125,-
000.00) on City Hall, and bonded In-
Miiu on water wows wy
Thnn.mV nollara MS0.000.OOO), ano
mieh indebtedness as may be author
kv . vote or the tax-payers on
..i works, sewers, s'reets, electric
. ttirhtimr svstems. and other
Sec. 8S. The Council Is authorised
and directed by this charter to refund
the outstanding warrants against the
..iwnl fund, bv Issuing time war
rants payable at stated times in tne
future, the ra-e of Interest not to ex
ceed six per cent, per annum, or as
.,,r.i. ipan a. ihe council snail ae
Prohibited From Issuing Warrants In
' Excess of Revenue.
Sec. 84. The Council, during any
fiscal year, shall not Issue warrants
onSi nnv fund of :he city In excess
of the revenue hat muy be collecteJ
for any particular fund . during any
such fiscal year; provided, that .war
rants may be Issued at any tlioe as
provided In section 83. not exceeaing
the limit of floating Indebtedness as
provided In section 82 of this charter.
Succession to Property Interests; Con
tracts and Ordinances Continued in
Sec. S5. All property, real nnd per
sonal, rlahts, privileges and immuni
ties, together with all books papers,
.l.prin. natents. monies ana
accounts, now held, possessed and en.
(overt hv the present City or LA
-kull hu nneruLion or .IMS
..(.al ter nass to and be held, possessed
,.nl,.v..rt l,v the U Y OI
lunranrL q ereatPi; bv this charter,
n.i,i nil eontracts heretofore entered
Into by the said CHy of LaGrande are
h.r.l.e continued In full force and er-
fee as though granted by the City of
I.nC.rnnde as created by tnls cnarier
nil' lndebtednes Incurred by the
sold City of LaGrande or the omciais
(hereof In behalf of Said City of
Grande, shall be and Is hereby assyim
. k.. th. f'ltv of IxGrande. rs creal
erl v.v this charter: and all ordinance
,.r resolutions not In conflict wl h the
provisions of this charter at present
In foree In said City of LaGranao, are
r,.iled. conitnncd and con
tlnued in full ''rce and effect, as
though passed and granted by the
Cliy "f LaGrande, as created by this
Incumbents in Office; To Hold.
Sec. 86. The Incumbents in the om-
res of Mayor. Treasurer, Recorder.
Marshal. Councllmen. and a appoin
tive omeers OI mr nu ui
... .k..n i. in ntllea when this char- I
i shall take effect
reanertlve offices until the ends of the i
terms for whlrh they shall have been
repeclvely elected or appointed, and
until their respective successors snan
rave been elected or appointed and
First Election of Omeers; Annual
Meeting of Council.
Pec. 87. It Is hereby provided that
Ihe first election under this charter
for the election of Mayor, Treasurer
and one Councilman from each ward,
shall be on the second Monday In
HarchK A. D.. 1107, and the An an
nual meeting; of the Council uaetev tow
charter ahall be held on the third
Monday in March. A. D. 107. when
officers elected shall qualify and
sum their respective duties nnoer
this charter, and they shall hold their
respective offices until January s.
lies, and until tbelr successor are
laetaA anif Qualified: provided.'.' that
alt bold-over Councllmen snail oon
ttnue as such until the expiration of
the term for which they wero elected.
an the terms of office of tbel suc
cessors shall expire on the second day
of January. 1119. '
Tim. Charter Goes Into Effect.
See. 88. This charter. Is adopted DJr
tba leiral voters of the City, of La
Grande, ahall to Into effect Immedi
ately upon Its adoption, and be ana
continue tn futl force and effect there
after, nntll tegnlly amended or' re
Previous Charters Repealed.
Sec. 13. Alt charters of the City or
LaOrande. and all parts of charters
heretofore existing, are, by the
sdnotlon of this charter, hereby re
BR Aw" ATTENTION!
There's one way to get a corret idea of our work,
that is by coming' to our studio and Inspecting the work
wa Ad. Our talk her will not ifive you aft idea nor
will anyo::e else's, come and see- -We never substitute
Uiiciiui ;a(iei 9 mi vm nvi iv, ww.w- j
have that exquisite finish' every one desires.
Prices Moderate. .
H . J . RITT JER
PhotographeVv - 1 , ' La Grande, Ore.
O. L ElOOERS M. D.
t htsicias auu Cuoic;; .
Office Ra ston Bid. over J.M.BeirjF' "tori
t - ;
s , . -
- f i ' v
L ,. k. Si - ill 9
Office Phone Black
Residence Phone Red
J. H. HUBBARD. M. D.
PHTilClAM AMD Su0t0K '
OFfi-:e in Slater Building. Cor, Fir Street
and Jefferson Avenue. ' Phone Main 79
VR. A. U RICHARDSON
Phtsici ko Suroio"
Office over Hill's Drug Store.
Office Phone 1 562 Residence Main 85
N. MOLITOR M. D.
PHYSIOIAN AMD 8UR0K0M
O.. IJ.ini linnm and DsDOt St
Office Main 68 Residence Main 68 I
BACON & HAbu
SUTSIOIAMS AMD gUHOEOMt
Office in Foley Building, Phone Main 19
f. T Rimn residence. Main 18
M, K. Hall residene. Main 62
UR. F. E. MOORE
DR. H. C. P. MOORE
: Osteopathic Phtsioiams
Kiikv'.ll OraduaUt, under Founder
' Office Sommer Building '
DKnn.- Office Mines: Ret. Maine
essential in your heme as th tio.to'
Executed in workmanlike nunner an J "pp.jved
sanitary standards. Carrying a comri '!n of
Bath Tubs, Sinks, Toilets, Lava!:ry. ad all
G. W. O'NalL
1018 Washingtan Atenue
TIP FFVRE. B. L. PHB. M. D
Physician amd Suhoioh
Calls answered Day or Night
Dr H.Volp. Dr. F. Moomwstm
n ..,.w Physician
mi SuDnaON AND SUROBOM
opR,.r.AKn Riiilrlira. Teleohona Maij80
Residence of Dr. Moormeister: Red 1712
Calls Answered Day and Night.
B. W. NOYES
"".EPH0NE RED 161 .
JOHN HALL , j
I II 1LSU ' T
CRAWFORD & CRAWFORD
Omce in Foley Building
H.T. AltUAMS A. C. WILLIAMS
Office in Ralston Building
LAMPS and HOUSE WIRING A SPECIALTY
Phone Red 26 1
' Corner Fir and Adams Aver.ua
W.th L. C. Smith in creamery building
U A. PrCKLER
Civil, Minino, Irrioatiom Enoinbhriho
Estimates, Plans, and Specifi
cations. Office in Bohnenkamp
U Grande, ' OBE00W
J. R OLIVER
Abrtracts or Title. Fire Insurance
Office in Soinmer Building
La Goande. Oregon.
A child quickly grasps the meaning of the above
-i d.,4. u nfi-on taVo a lifetime to aooreciate
their value. You can greatly assist the child in learn- .
ing the value of a dollar. How? By having him or her .
open a savings account with this bank, and by en-
couraeing the savingiabit. -
j THE ASTERN OREGON TRUST AND SAYINGS BANK :
OFFICERS . J
F.W. BYRKIT. President W. MIL1.ER. Vice President .
GEO. U CLEAVER. Cashier T. J. SCROGGIN, Asst. Cashier
F J. HOLMES, Treasurer,
Z. B. CAUTHORN
Office over Hill's Drug Store
La Grndb. ubiqo
DR. P.-A. CHARLTON
shall hold their I Office at Hill's Drugstore, U Orand. Or
Residence Phone Rod, 701
Office Phone 126) l-armer uneoo
MISS ANNA CARLSON
Phone Farmers 19 2x4
A DELICIOUS DINNER
can be served on your Dinner table if you
would call and examine our lines of Heinz pickled goods.
We carry his complete line. Then we have pop corn
that will pop. Delicious Booth oysters are sold-here too.
Then we have a hundred other assessories that make
a record breaker dinner.
THE CITY GROCERY ANDJBAKERY
E, P0LACK, Propr.
I '4 S
the warrant must BC - . h
celpt therefor and Ale the ame with