a JRE60N LAWMAKERS' WORK AS REVIEWED Ltl 8( Final Adjournment It Still Undecided Jl get.. '"- Mftnr vr - -H t. Retaliate en Senate !!!, fair ApprpH" peeaed jZm N Cempelted te Irv. a.taaA1 the JJTtt. flul week ef the leglslst- jTpU" whawtiBJsi 5 T, it dimeuit toUUjni IT tad ill'""" "' w,n ukm T, MiMtMilaa virtually JM NMktl (V ! legislature TJot lurtiio eesne tack J, m Prpeee eonslderlag r, Tui bin , p r.n,i. for the action of the gov-l-lad Mi private secretary la gCgaj themselves fro ths exec- rftt effleea. a--. West dropped oat of sight yurtH and reeslvd no bills from M legislative b,Jr U WM jl will receive none mad will not ap . at the iUU oapltol until after .7 legislature baa finally cleaned up Mil lhat OD lna ir" homes. Thla much became n from an authoritative source. Otvtrnor la CrltlCMCd. fftt "M severely criticised Batur U bT members of tha senate and isae, at "H " DT attachaa and am torts, whose aalartea hare boon held by bit failure to sign tna general gemprlstlpn bill. Tt governor declared during the auk that Saturday being a holiday, mmI hthI buuae had no right to Eajj in tettlon. but lawyera In both tucliN of the leglalature declare at it It a legislative day and that it legislature could work and be well sum tbs Isw. It vu believed to be the plan of the inior, In order to circumvent the ilature In Its determination to re am litre until all vetoed bills are pal upon, to force receipt of nil bills week. This will make possible holding of nil bllla In hla offlrt II Frldav or ttiiturday of thla week, bt bti five duys on ench bill to or iIrh or solid to the secretary m without signature one way or Mber. Houin May be Swamped. k stent that the governor ahould I in hit office all of the bllla yet i bs passed by the legislature, to ur with those u trendy passed, he turn In such u bunch of bills In the week that both houses I bt literally swamped and In aa I i condition then aa they have i tt any time during the aesalon. aid tht governor do thla. It la bs I last the legislature will remain ud art upon all bllla, no matter ' long It takes. That la the ssntl- ai of many members, who began I asm a scheme by the executive 'l even" fur their action In da- to remain here another week. hWvtd from any standpoint, It la u thtt a big fight la coming ba ths governor and the leglala Mir OrHra ipMat aI llAmkM IfceUtr UcArthur Saturday threw - num into a fervor of excitement 1 ItlUtlnf fi.r,nl...l..n (a mnw mAHiluff km for borne, ordering the doora uo lumi lining the sergeant U tO MO fill ultil arraal ahabw " aaw ws sees sjgsj a ajsasfj a w bbss bo bad left the aeaatoo with I (tTBlulon M" 'roubis started when It waa Cla " Just berore the 4 o'clock trala lOUt for l',,rll.,.,1 Ik.l lkM I bare quorum preeent. Boene ef aesjben mim u. . mm - - wv . --, " U to get heme over Bungay, ejections to remalnlag aver ' there u io h umIok nt JJ The house adopted a reaa- ue effect that any member the house without tha Hal of Ua apeaker U U be Meats irrtt.t. s-. .. r" " blch hare paaeed the ""Jrty Utereeted win be re- mi noute. uhea Into tbat ' M 0 P)n the uble tmtU the arees t0 ,t0p slaughtering wis. according to am agraemaat 4 & formulakta-dl .tvinntT P -.- es.v-sj gaj " bouse membera. X their pet btUa hare been 14 lap la ii,. ... .k let...... . "" " " ""' (, ,n - Plrlt of reUltatlon UJ holMal ilaughter of house -euate, tt.e houae Saturday 1 m froBi th . ltj " uyyer nouae. L " roc''a In III Selection. t Indulged In a novel pra- let.i. ireed to allow each 'Ut ri ioci irom xntt of house bllla, which la hTV : one b111 o' to N JL and receive imm-- lV l-w.... k uure itbelf appeared to be ovel than some of the selec . " "owa of the bills, which - or firm iwporl to lb tore laelnded aneh aa those go. ernlng the running of stock at large or providing for expediting the pay men, of witness or juror feea. 1116 Fund la I17S.00O. Agreeing to the report of the con ferenee committee and concurring in amoadmenU made In the houae, the aajaate paaaed the rsnama Pacific ap propriation bill, and Oregoa will ap propriate for Ita ahare In the cxpoal tlon $176,000. The senate Intended to land pat on IZ0O.0O0 and the hoaae oa 1160.000. but from the very aata.e of the stubborn opposition from both aldea It waa apparent there could be ao solution bat a oampromlae. Jury Duty Still Optional. Women la Oregoa do not hate to do yary daty unless they wish te. The hoaae refused to pass a bill ameadlag tbe law ao that womea would be com palled to aenre aa a yary whoa swat A number of the membera of the houae expressed the belief that regu lar yary duty la not for a wemaa u perform and the measure therefore waat dowa to defeat Hoaae Votes Heme fer Olrte. The Mil for a atate Industrial home for glrle aad womea went through the houae and waa paaeed by a vote of to t. The bill approprlatea 160.000 for the two-year term, which la to be uaed In eatahllsnlng and maintaining the proposed home. Women and glrle are to be aent there aa a corrective. The bill waa Introduced In the aaaate and paaaed that branch without a dis uniting rote. Report Upholds Prison Policy. Oovernor West waa upheld as to hla prison policy and the management of the atate penitentiary waa praised In a majority report filed with the house by Senators Mollis and Ragsdale and Representative Laughltn. No censure whatever was given, the nearest thing being that some prisoners were found who oomplnlned of having no under wear aufflclent to their needs, and thle condition, It waa pointed out, waa eaally remedied. Repreaentatlvee Lewelllng and Smith submitted a minority report, In which several severe charges were made aa to the management of the prlaon, and Oovernor Weat wa con aured for hla official actlona In a num ber of Inatancea. The houae filed both re porta. Qaneral Appropriation Bill Paaaed. Without making a single amend ment, the senate passed the general appropriation bill for atate offlcee and boarda juat aa it went through the houae Further expediting bualneaa, ao far aa appropriation bills are concerned, the senate passed all the University of Oregon and agricultural college bllla, 11 in number, iigrr.gntlng $317. 833 for the unnet i u j and $306,600 for the agricultural achool. theae auma being In addition to the annual con tinuing appropriations Scarcely had the bills been paaaed before It was announced that referen dum petition, will be circulated to keep the achoola from receiving the money the legislature has voted, ex oept one bill for each Institution car rytng an additional maintenance fuud of 160,000 for each Institution light Hour Bill Now Dead. The minimum wage bill, which haa now been algned by the governor. played an Important part In the defeat j of Lawrence'a bill providing for an ' eight-hour working day for women, with a limit of to hours a week. The committee returned three re ports on thla bill, one the majority report, being tbat It do not paaa. algn ad by Kiddle, Kay and Wood. They reported back advereely oa the ground tbat a minimum wage bill had already been algned by the governor aad that this bUl waa unnecessary aad uncalled for under the oondltloaa. Revleed Aeeemely la Flan Under the provisions of a auaatlta tioual amendment whieh tha leglala ture la aaked to pet on the ballet tor the next general ssootloa la a reeolu tlon Introduced la the houae. the Ore goa legdetaturu. after 111, woo eea let of M eenatora, eae rrea oounty. aad repreaeatatrvtja. Tk amendment afoaaaex to the whole ayatam of leglelaUee repre MataUoa. It would plaee It aa a pro portional baala. with eat aaaaty en titled to one eeaator aad ae mere, smd to at Vaaat one ropreeoaiaflvo. trrloetlee. Bill la Paaeed. With only alight opfueMHn, tha sen ate paaaed the big MIO.OSS appropria tion hill for the Columbia Baathera Irrigation project la Croak aaaaty. Thla bill will enable tha elate to take hold ol the work of raolalmlag tha lands nnder the original Carey pro ject, where private capital haa failed All of thoee who have tried the pro ject and failed have made Quit claims to the elate Under the bill the atate will take over the entire burden of reclamation, and will get Ita money back from the settlers In 10 years by the lnatallment plan after It haa beea made ready for productive farming Truat Companies to be Examined. A senate bill by Kiddle waa passed by the house regulating trust com puniea and giving the state bank e amiiier the authority to lnapect them uad to have the time jurisdiction over them aa he doee over elate banks There waa scarcely any upoolUoo, May Work Until March. A resolution pledging the membera of the legislature to remain la aeaaloa for 40 "actual working day," aad setting I o'clock of March 1 for ad journment Instead of February tl waa Introduced In the houae. The houae reaolutloa provides that legislator, clerka and all legislative employee shall receive pay for 40 "working daya." Went Throw Bombshell. Declaring that no oppocltlor bill will receive the aanctlon of the gov ernor unleea it be one absolutely ne oeeaary to carry oa the affair of the government, mutual disposition la made of appropriations te ear for the ward of the etat. the governor threw a bombshell Into the legislature. He aent a meeaage la which he charged the failure to get the big ap propriation Mil late the leglalature to the chairman of the way aad meane committee. Lander state that there will ha a aufflclent number who will remain over If the exeeatlve I Inclined to bo intractable to deal with the situation The ways and mean committee 9t the house mad a report, replying te the meeaage of the governor, la which the member dented delaying appro prtatloo bllla for political effect They declared they have already saved the state $1,000,000 by the pruning pro cest and eipect to aave a total of $4,000,000. 8-Hour Bill I a Law. Without amendment and but few dtaaentlng votea, the so-called eight hour day bill waa passed by the houae on reconelderatlon. The bill also paaa ed the senate and waa algned by Oov ernor Weat. The bill carrie an appropriation of $700u for the two years between aea alonk of the legislature to take care of the work of the commission which la authoriaed to have charge. None of the commissioners are to receive aalarlea, however. Minimum Wage Bill Paaaed. The house minimum wage bill paaa ed the aenate and now becomee a law unless vetoed by the governor. Stated briefly, the minimum wage bill provldea for a commlaalon of three to be appointed by the governor, consisting of one employer, one em ploye and a third unbiased peraon. On the commission la conferred power to fix a reasonable minimum wage for women and child workers, houra of employment and rondltiona of labor The law carrlee an appropriation of $3600 a year. The law applies only to women and children. A feature of the law I that It requlrea a conference between era ployer and employe when complaints are made. Senate Donatea 1200,000 for Fair Ths bill for an Oregon exhibit at the I'anama-I'aclflr Rxpoaltlon paaaed the aenate carrying aa appropriation of $100,000. It also provides for the appointment of a commission of three to be named by a committee conalat Ing of the governor, secretary of atate. tate treaaurer, prealdent of the sen ate nnd speaker of the houae. Sterilisation Bill Faaeaa. With just 1$ votes, the number needed for passage, the Lewelllng bill for aterilixatlon of habitual criminals, moral degenerates and penrerta weat to victory In the senate. Dr. owens Adair of Astoria, who originated the bill and haa lobbied for It at aucoeedlng sessions of the Isgls latum, waa a wltaeae to Ma flaal auc eea, aad aha was invited by dor ernor West to be present In his office when he signed It last Saturday. BS Days' Seaelen Urged. The houae adopted a reaolutloa dt rectus the aubmlaalon to the vote of the people, at the next general elec tion, a eooatltutlonal amendment lengthening the aeealoo of the legis lature from 40 to M actual working daya, aad raising the pay of the legle later, from II to $4 a day. The house alao adopted a compan ion reaolutloa directing that aa am endment be submitted to the vote of the people providing that two aeealona shall be held a tint seesloa of 10 days, then a temporary adjoummeat, and then aa aftar aeeeton. aad per Baaeat adjournment Tha reason for ths two I that it would give legit latere mora Urn to consider bllla aad secure the eealimeat of the people with relation to maaaarae examined. Referendum Date le Set. Daya hill, providing for a apeclal referendum eteeOon. to be held Sep t ember I, paaaed the senate. It In voked considerable debate, being ad vocated warmly by Day. Moser, Thompson, Bean and others sad op posed by McColloch. Miller snd Neun er. The bill carries an emergency clause to prevent the possibility of being Itaelf referred. The object of calling the epeclel election Is to prevent large projects like the Panama Pacific appropriation, the workmen'a compensation bill and good roods and other Important pro posals, Irom being held up for two years. Bull Moose Are Recognised. The Bull Moote party will be able to participate in the primaries before the city election in Portland under the provisions of a bill that passed the senate. This bill provides that say political P" castlus 20 per cent f the vote at the preceding electloa may participate In the primaries. The bill also carries an emergency clause which will allow the participa tion la the Portland prim arise. The bill was Introduced by Senator Careon at the request of the Progres air party committee. Industrial Old's Heme Favored. la the face of aa adverse majority report the Moaer bill providing for the establishment of aa Iaduatrial Home for girls paaaed the senate with It rotes In Its favor. It la amended ao aa to provide $11,000 a year for the next two year. The Institution la to ha Iceated oa ground now owned by the atate at Salem. If the bill becomes a law. The Institution la to be con atracted oa tha oottag plan. Flrearme Bill I asid. Perkins' fliwaraxa blU paaaed the aenate Thla nmandd bill provides that anyone purchasing a revolver must have the certificate of two free holders as to hla good moral character aad a permit from tha circuit, county er municipal Judge. It prevanU the display of revolvers In windows, requlrea a registration of number and alao resj aires dsalwd to make resorts t sheriffs twtee a month a to sales. Intereet en Fund In Treeeurlee. Should H. B. 147 by Paraona, which baa Juat passed the houae, be enacted lata law, thousands of dollar will pour into ths coffers of oounty tress arer In Interest on county money, for ft provide that all funds shall be dsposited with s bank which will give sound security for Its safe keeping, and that It shall draw 1 per cent In tereet. At the preaent time banks enjoy the use of thla money without paying interest Fslrs Left te Countlee. A bill by the committee on expos! tlons and fair, providing for an an nual tax levy of 30 mllla for county fairs, was passed by the house. It is said it will do away with any appro priatlona by the legislature. These have been very bothersome and many members wished to leave the fairs in each county to the counties. Weet Bill Approved by Houae Hagood'a bill for a atate wide tin plate law, similar to that now In force In Portland, waa passed by ths houee. It requires the owners of all hotels, lodging houses, stc, to post s sign at thslr doors to toll who owns the prop erty. This Is one of the bills urged by Governor West. Anothor bill fa vored by the governor Is one by How ard of Douglsa, known aa he tnjunc tlon bill, aimed to curb disorderly housea by compelling them to poet a bead with the city swthorttlee. set sx seeding the value of the property In volved. Bridge Bill Favered. The houee BMBBJ the Notta later Mate brdg kill aad easbllng set In troduced by the Maltneaaah delega tloa. Th bill prerides that certain eoua tlee may issue beads far Interstate bridgee and may deduct yearly from the county tax da th state tha In terest an the bridge seeds aa tha tote's sortie at the expeaae of the bridge The latereet wUl total 110.00 a year. Substitution of a leathers' training eeheol far anneal sweaty taatltatee Is eeatempUasd in a bill paaaed by the house. Tha boas paaeed a bill requiring banke to oapitalts te H per ef th. aaseuat of hy NOT FAIR Will HAVE WimillL FJOflBT It i tha Intention of the Fair aa aoelatloa of thla coanty to bare aa educational display on exhibit at tbs next aanoal ooonty fair. Bslisrlng yoa aad your community to be friends to education, ae ask yoa to consider this your privilege to aealst in making tha work from your reboot and neigh borhood the beet or among the beet In the oounty. We expect at a later data to make out a full Hat of premiums for wor don by both the grade and the high achoola of the oounty. The rural aohools snail bars our speclsl con sideration In prsmioms offered, thrs nsbllng them to compete for prizes slong with the larger aohools. We ask your cooperation in tnls effort snd sny suggestions you may oiler, will be highly appreciated nnd used In making tbla a beginning of one of the beet features of our already eiii'flesslol count v fair. If tber is some feature In the achool work that you would csoeolally liks to tes eini liii.ie.l. li-ini It your si j by offering ths hoys snd girls pit'tniiim ns an Incentive to brlnK out i licit bust work aloog tbst line. Yours Truly, K Q. Hallsy. A. B. Nisei, heiiioii, Kilna liiilllii. 60 share Owyhee dlteb stock for asle on long time. A. K. tloyer. On tarlo, Oregon. For the beat bread aad pastry In town go to tha Ontario Bakery. ti Por Sale One spsn mares, one span gelding, 3 eddl horses goalie, for woman or children. Call at the Multnomah roome. Local Market Report. Corrected Fob. 37, for lb benefit of Argus reader by the Malheur Mar entile Com pan v. Bggs, par doses. 2 Be. Hotter, par poaaJ, 90a. Oate, par hundred. $1.50. Wheat, par bandrad, $1.60. Hay, per ton, $5. Pototoee, par hundred, flu. Onions, par hundred, St. 00. Apples, per box, $1.00. toll.. .v. Chickens, diesaed, par pound, So Pork, dressed, 0 to lOo. Pork, live, ty to6Hc Veal. 0 to 10a. Baaf Uo to 12. A Book Cabinet Made in Period Styles dutt Whet reu neve wented: Seve I felt tKet rou would lihe A Booh C.binet made In period etr'ee (Tfacefo BookCamnets will meet row meet eertlculee needt Not necettary to hevt s cebinet built to order et s'tet eipente. The stele row detire it rteoV for delivery. They Do Not Look Sectional -but They Are I W. ,... Use M., n rou will want . Mm rhn rou nf awn Ukh ceemett Ontario Farnitnre Co. One piece is a portion and a luscious dessert Preferred Stock Peaches, from the Highlaiida of California. Thcte mountain peacnet are universally conceded to be the finest peaches in the world. Preferred Stock Canned Goods In order to secure extra superior quality and flavor for Preferred Slock Yellow Dessert Peaches they are selected, when uat ripe, Juicy and spicy, plucked in the morning, snaw Vand-iteelrd and canned right in this mountainous, pcwkii-grow ing country hirifjt am J quality pimrantnJrtftrrtd Sink al fur Crtir'i AJXXN a LXW1S, Wholesale Oiocert, POBTLAsTD. ORBOOg. 0. 8. A Jahtr Sr F anw nlaw"-" ti' Order Your Groceries From Us Our Lines Are the Best in Town L We make a specialty of Preferred Stock Tinned and Glass goods, Fruits, Vegetables. Every package guar anteed Chase & Sanborn Coffee , The Bett Coffee in the Market Premium Hams and Bacon All the Best Lines in Groceries. By giving us your trade you are assured of the best Malheur Mercantile Co.