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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1903.'
WILL PLAY FAIR
No "Log Rolling" Over Ap
propriations. TO APPORTION ALL THE FUNDS
Committer From House and Senate
"Will Meet nnd Tnte Up Various
Items In Appropria
OLYMPIA. Wash.. Feb. 6. Staff corre
spondencesThere will be none of the
customary "logrolling" over the appro
priations at the disposal of the Senate and
House committees of the Washington
Legislature. Wnile the Senatorial fight
was waging hot, there wero constant ru
mors of tho revenge which some of tho
Injured parties in that fight would at
tempt to take on the appropriations. It
was even hinted that the Governor would
unduly exercise -his veto power, but, as
stated in The Oregonlan early this week.
a satisfactory understanding had been ar
rived at between the Chief Executive and
Senator Ed Hamilton, chairman of the
appropriations committee, by which the
bills were to be considered strictly on
their merits. Since that time Hamilton
has outlined a plan which will undoubt
edly prove quite satisfactory and will
eliminate tho risk of any worthy project
being left without funds because the
friends of some unworthy measure may
attempt to obstruct matters.
It is tho Intention of Senator Hamilton
and his associates to Join with the Houso
committee early next week and take up
the various items that aro called for in
the appropriation bills. The proper dls
tributlon will be decided on at this Joint
meeting and the appropriations combined
into three omnibus bills, which will be
presented to the House and Senate simul
taneously- The first of these bills, and
the one that will take precedence over all
others, is that providing for the higher
educational institutions of the state. The
second bill will look after the needs of
the various executive departments of the
state. Tho third bill will provide for the
various Institutions under chargo of tho
Stats Board of Control.
Whatever may be available after the
Interests provided for in these bills are
properly attended to will be divided among
the other appropriation measures, and
from this - undistributed balance must
come whatever the Legislature decides to
give the Lewis and Clark Centennial. The
feeling, on the whole, is quite friendly
toward the Fair, especially among the
members who have lived In the Northwest
a sufficient length of time to understand
the advantages that will accrue to Wash
ington as well as Oregon.
Available Sum Is ?2,lO0,00O.
The appropriation committee will have
available about J2.1W.O for all purposes,
and at tho present time they -can figure
up pretty close to S3.000.000 that will be
spited for. The Governor is very much
pposed to going- beyond the amount
available, and there will undoubtedly be
considerable scaling down and trimming
In order to keep within tho" limit of the
available assets. Two years ago there
was about tl.S00.000 available and over
$2,500,000 asked for. The difficulty in mak
ing a satisfactory distribution was so
great that toward the last of the session
some of tho members Interested in road
appropriations and other similar bills
formed a combination in both houses
which came within a very few votes of
defeating the general appropriation bill.
It was. held back until the last minute,
and when it was finally reported was so
fiercely attacked that for a time tho wel
fare of some of the state Institutions de
pendent thereon was seriously threatened.
By taking It up in the manner now out
lined and securing a report next week, one
of the most serious problems that con
fronts the Legislature can be adjusted
without placing any of the deserving ob
jects of state funds In Jeopardy, as they
have been where logrolling was encour
.nged by proscrastinatlon.
The House transacted more business to
day than It has handled at any previous
day this session, but the Senate took an
early adjournment, and most of the mem
bers left the city on the afternoon trains.
An attempt was made to adjourn the
House until Monday, but the members
who reside so far from Olympla. that they
would be unable to reach their homes
were In the majority, and a session will
be held tomorrow morning, although It is
expected that it will be of short duration.
There was considerable work going on
among the committees today, and another
good-sized batch of House bills will prob
ably be reported on In the morning. The
committee on privileges and elections held
a meeting this afternoon, with one of
their members absent, and, as a result.
Is deadlocked on the anti-pass bill, five
recommending Its passage, while five were
for Indefinite postponement.
EV TII13 HOUSE.
Large Grlat of Bills Recommended
and Many Passed.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. . (Special.)
The House committees have apparently
been working overtime for the past few
days, and today, as a result of thelrala
bors, they reported on 43 bills, of which
13 were considered of sufficient merit to
warrant a recommendation that they pass.
But five of the bills were put to their rest
by indefinite postponement, although the
attempt was made with a. number of oth
ers. The most Important bill In the bunch
was the railroad commission bill, which
came up as reported yesterday with two
reports, the majority recommending its
passage, while the minority preferred In
definite postponement. Owing to the
crowded condlton of the calendar. It wUl
hardly bo reached before next "week.
The barbers' Sunday-closing 111 also
came out of the committee's hands with
two reports, the minority favoring Indefi
nite postponement and the majority rec
ommending its passage.
The House met at 10 o'clock, and, after
routine preliminaries, the following- me
morials were read:
By Thacker. asking Congress to restore
to, the public domain 4000 acres of valuable
agricultural land In San Juan County
which Is now held as a military reserve.
By Moles tad, protesting against the pro
posed forest 'reserve, which, according to
this memorial, would Include 300,000 acres
of the best timber land In Skagit County
and would also Include two prosperous
towns and destroy the trade of a number
Gunderson of Mason Introduced a reso
lution stating that there had been a steady
increase In the cost of state printing, the
amount increasing from $30,000 for the two
years' term last past to over $70,000 for the
two. years ending March SJ, 1903. This res
olution asked for an Investigation of the
matter, and mentioned the fact that there
were rumors of collusion, hush money.
etc The resolution was adopted, and the 1
chair appointed Messrs. Gunderson. Levy
and Llndsley a committee to investigate
The following bills were then read and
House bill 257, by Brewer of Chehalls.
providing for the purchase and distribution
01 low copies of Pierce s code to state and
county officers to exchange with other
states, and appropriating $10,000 therefor.
House bill 268, by Cralgue of Snohomish,
regulating the filing and recording of real
House bill 269, by Whitney of Spokane,
creating the office of traveling State Audi
tor, fixing salary at 1000 per year and 730
per year for expenses. The bill provides
that the appointee shall also act as Clerk
of the State Board of Equalization.
House bill 270. by Hastings of Jefferson,
for protection against the spread of Cana
dian and other thistles; provides for a fine
of $10 to $M on property-owners who per
mit thistles to go to seed.
House bill 271, by Gunderson of Mason,
creating a state oyster land reserve com
mission. House bill 272, by Megler of Wahkiakum,
to establish and maintain a fish hatchery
on Gray's River, Washington, and appro
priating $1000 therefor.
Hou bill 273, by Gunderson of Mason,
relating to deeds of the state to tldelands
sold for the purpose of oyster cultivation.
House bill 274, by Veness of Lewis, pro
hibiting the running at large of swine in
certain counties of the state.
House bill 275. by Veness of Lewis, pro
hibiting discrimination in the distribution
of cars by railroads. A penalty of $20 per
car and attorney's fees is provided for
House bill 27S, by Veness or LewK pro
viding for incorporation, operation and
management of co-operative association!
House bill 277, by Lewis of King, relat
ing to the conduct of road elections.
House bill 27S. by Moloney of Stevens,
dividing the Judicial district composed of
Spokane and Stevens Counties, organiz
ing a new district of the counties of Ferry
and Stevens, and providing a Superior
Judge for said district.
House bill 273, by Eastcrday of Pierce,
defining murder and fixing penalty there
for. Among the bills cn which favorable re
ports were received was House bill 120,
compelling railroads to fence rights of
way. build crossings and cattle-guards,
House bill 167, appropriating $5000 for
conducting farmers' Institutes under the
direction of the State Agricultural College.
Houso bill 192, providing for establish
ment and maintenance of a branch of the
State Soldiers" Home to bo known as the
Washington Veterans Home. Limit ol
the expenditure therefor to be $10,000.
House bill 170, prohibiting sale of intoxi
cating liquors within two miles of any
school under state patronage.
House bill 178. providing that the Board
of Geological Survey shall make a survey
of tho state In connection with the United
States Geological Survey, each to spend a
like amount of money.
House bill 119, compelling attendance at
school of children between the ages of S
and IS years.
House bill 2S, providing for an eight-hour
day In mines and reduction works.
House bill 21, providing for a 3-cent per
mile maximum rate for carrying passen
gers In the state: roads less than 73 miles
In length to be exempt.
At the afternoon session Brewer of Che
halls by 'consent Introduced House bill
2S0, creating a State Board of Osteopathic
Registration and Examination.
The House then established a new record
for the sesrion by passing eight bills, as
House bill 179, by Dllllng of King, re
lieving cities and towns from liability for
death or damages to person or property
upon streets which havo not been im
proved and opened to public travel.
House bill 6. by Benn of Chehalls. pro
viding for platting, appraisement and sale
of AIerdeen tldelands. and setting aside
the Harbor Line Commissioners' map of
Aberdeen and re-establishing harbor lines
House biU lfiS; by .Henry of Spokane, pro
tecting occupants of land who have In
good faith made permanent Improvements
Senate bill 17, by Tolman of Spokane.
preventing public officers from accepting
wltnees fees except in cases of police offi
cers off duty or officers called to another
Houso bills 120 and 121. by Thompson of
Kitsap, changing the name of Port Or
chard to Charleston and the name of Syd
ney to Port Orchard.
House bill 26, by Lewis of King, prohib
iting use of nlckel-ln-the-slot machines:
amending old law, making It Illegal to
play for anything of value. This does
away with merchandise machines.
Houso bill 19, by Ralne of King, making
It lawful for any city or town to order any
Improvement the cost of which Is to be
charged to abutting property, when eald
cost shall not exceed SO per cent of the
valuation of the property within the pro
posed improvement district, when such
Improvement Is ordered by a vote of two
thirds of the whole Council of said city
or town: provided, that this limit may be
exceeded when any Improvement shall be
petitioned for by the owners of a major
lty of the property to be assessed for said
proposed improvement and when such pe
tition specifies not to exceed a certain
Very little Interest was taken In any
of these bills, except the nlckel-ln-the-slot
machine measure. Easterday of Pierce ob
jected to the bill as being no Improvement
on the one already on the statute-books.
He declared that no high court had ever
decided that the present law was unconstl
tutlonal, although some high chancellor
of a Municipal Court may have to decided,
Easterday sold he would be In favor of an
amendment to the law. which. If It could
not eliminate the evil, would protect the
player, so that the chances would not be
more than 93 to S3 per cent against him. as
tney were at present.
Gleason Lewis and Jones spoke In favor
of the bill, and It finally passed by' a vote
of 53 to 13.
At 4 o'clock a motion to adjourn until
10 o'clock Monday was lost, and. after a
mild uproar from the men who were In a
hurry to get away, a motion to adjourn
until tomorrow morning prevailed.
IX THE SENATE.
Fonr Bills Are Passed nnd Two Mora
OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 6. (Special.)
The Senate this morning passed four Sea
ate bills, as follows:
By Tolman. appropriating $13,900 for pay
ment of back bounties due to the Wash
lngton Sugar Company at Waverly. Wash.
S. B. 40. Tolman Providing for the pro
tection of birds and their nests. This bill
was beaten the other day because It ex
emptcd robins from tho provisions of the
bill and permitted them to be killed. Since
then, howe-cr. Senator Garber, who thinks
robins ought to be exterminated, has been
at work on the Senators, and today he se
cured a sufficient vote to secure the pas
sage of the bllL
S. B. S3. Cornwall Appropriating 0,000
to make up a deficiency In the mainte
nance fund of the State Penitentiary at
Walla Walla. The bill also appropriates
JG5.O0O from the penitentiary revolving
fund for the purchase of Jute.
S. B. 6S. Moultray Appropriating $3000
for the cruising of state lands under the
direction of the Commissioner of Public
Senators Ruth, Le Crone and Tucker
were appointed a committee to confer
with the widow of the late Colonel N. H.
Owlngs, to ask that the funeral be post
poned until Monday, In order that the
Senate might attend In a body.
Lewi3 Alaska boundary memorial was
Senator Ruth Introduced a memorial
petitioning Congress to appropriate money
to connect Puget Sound with Gray's Har
bor by means of a canaL
The following Senate bills were intro
duced: S. B. 137, Hammer Relating to the-cast-lng
of sawdust Into waters where fish
S. B. 138. Hamilton Creating a lien on
steamboats for the services of tugboats
FOR THE USE OF STREAMS
MILES' LOGGING BILL PASSES THE
Senate Will Probably Make Amend
ment Concerning Priority
SALEM. Or.. Feb. 6. (Staff correspond
encesThe House this morning passed a
bill (H. B. 197, Miles) to provide for the
use of streams by lumber and timber In
terests. The measure prescribes regula
tions for the improvement of waters, not
navigable for commercial purposes, to fa
cilitate the "floating, transporting and
booming of logs, lumber and other timber
products." Such streams are to be open
to public use at "reasonable tolls." which
are to be fixed by County Courts.
An amendment will be offered In the
Senate relating to "priority rights," but
otherwise It will .doubtless pass that body
without change. It la legislation very
much needed, and the Senate committee
on commerce has agreed with the same
committee of the House for enactment.
In the House today the measure went to
final passage without debate. Mr. Miles
briefly explained the purposes of the pro
posed law, saying:
This bill Is In the Interest of every
laborer, every farmer, every business man
and every attorney In Oregon. It alms to
promote the lumbering Industry, an Indus
try which is one of the greatest sources
of wealth in the state. This Industry
opens up markets for business men. la
borers and farmers. These markets afford
as ready sale at as good prices at coun
try as at city markets. Last year Oregon
manufactured 1.000.000,000 feet of lumber,
valued at $10,000,000. Of this $10,0,000,
$7,000,000 went to labor. In timber we
have a vast crop of wealth that has been
growing for centuries arid we have only to
reap what has been so long growing.
"This bill has been carefully framed, so
as to guard against abuse and to encour
age the Industry. In 1SS9 a similar law
was enacted, but It was declared uncon
stitutional. In 1901 another bill of this
kind was parsed, and this also was nulli
fied. At present there Is no law to en
able persons to . Improve small streams
for bringing out the products of our for
ests. The bill alms to shut out specu
lators. The regulation of tolls Is In the
hands of the County Court."
All livers, streams, sloughs and navi
gable waters which are not navigable for
general commercial purpose, are de
clared' to be public highways for the float
ing, transportation and booming of logs,
lumber and other timber products.
Any Individual or company may be
granted the exclusive right to Improve
and control a stream for the purposes
set forth In the act. Such person or com
pany shall file with the County Clerk no
tice of Intention to operate on the speci
fied stream, and maps of surveys of pro.
jected Improvemcnta Priority of such no
tices shall allow priority of privilege.
Within six months thereafter the Indi
vidual or company shall begin the work
of Improvement "and shall thereafter
prc.ecute such work with all reasonable
diligence." Such Improvements must be
maintained and kept In good repair. The
holder of the franchise shall "forfeit nil
rights obtained by virtue of the provl
slons of this act" when improvements
are allowed to remain out of repair one
year after they might have been re
stored. The rights or privileges which
may be secured from any person for the
Improvements shall be paid for, and per
sons whose property may be damaged
shall be compensated for their losses. If
necessary rights cannot be obtained by
purchase at reasonable price, they may
be condemned In the courts. But all
rights acquired by this method shall be
used for tho purposes for which they were
obtained, and should they not be used
within two years nfter they have been
obtained they shall revert to the original
When the Improvements are completed,
the holder of the franchise shall report
this fact to the County Clerk, and shall
fix "reasonable Regulations" for the public
use 01 uie waters, aucn regulations may
be amended from time to time, but al
ways with due notice to the County Clerk.
Rates of toll shall be fixed by the County
Court at the term next following the filing
of the report above noted. The order of
the court shall prescribe tolls for floating
logs and lumber and additional charges
for booming the same. Such tolls "shall
be sufficient to provide a reasonable com
pensation." The schedule of rates then
adopted shall remain In force for a period
of ten years, and oil rates are to remain
fixed for ten-year periods thereafter.
Rates shall always be reasonable, and
no change shall ever be made without first
giving the individual, association of Indi
vidualff, or corporation entitled to collect
the same, at least 30 days' notice. Any
person, firm, or corporation aggrieved by
the rates of toll fixed as aforesaid, may.
within 20 days after such decision of the
County Court fixing such rate, appeal
therefrom to the Circuit Court of the
proper county: such appeal shall be taken
to the Circuit Court In the same manner
as appeals from the Justice of the Peace.
If the appellant shall fall to recover a
more favorable judgment than the rater
appealed from he shall pay all the costs of
The holder of the franchise In to have
exclusive management and control of the
Improvements he has made and property
ngnts ne nas acquired, and may sell,
lease or rent his Interests therein. In
Western Oregon he Is to be required to
provide sheer booms along the banks of'
any navigable stream Into which his own
stream may flow, "In order to prevent ns
far as possible the lodging of logs and
the washing away of alluvial lands." Per
sons who heretofore have attempted to
comply with prior acts of similar kind
"shall have a prior right to that part
of the river, stream, slough or navigable
waters so attempted to be appropriated
' COMMITTEES MAKE REPORTS.
Many Bills Acted on Favorably or
SALEM. Or.. Feb. 6. (SnecIaU-The
committee on judiciary this momlng re-
poriea in ravor of Banks' bill relating to
form of denials In pleadings In civil ac
tions. Mr. Hale submitted a minority re
port, obi ine majority report was adopted.
uuramuiea on ways ana means recom
That House bill by Davey, to pay Indian
War veterans $300,000. be not passed.
That H. B. 231. Davey, to Increase ap
propriation for State Board of Agriculture
from $3000 to $12,000, be passed with amend
ment that the appropriation be $10,000.
Committee on railroads recommended
that H. B. 233, Hodson. regulating employ
ment of brakemen on railroads, be passed.
Committee on education recommended
that H. B. 130, Davey, to compel attend
ance of children at school, be passed.
Committee on elections recommended
that H. B. 69, Orton. to supplement initia
tive and referendum, be passed: that H. B.
219. Orton. relating to styles of election
ballots.- be passed.
Committee on assessment and taxation
recommended: That H. B. 134. Edwards,
to 'enable road districts to coll meetings
to levy taxes for road purposes be passed:
that H. B. 143, Webster, to repeal act al
lowing rebate of taxes for wide-tired wag
ons, be passed.
Committee on commerce recommended
that S. B. SO, Booth, to protect forests and
timber, be passed.
Committee on counties recommended
that H. B. 232, Johnson, to regulate re
moval of " scabby sheep from -one county
to another and within counties, be passed.
Committee on manufactures recom
mended that S. B..S3, Smith .of Tamhlll.
to amend law conferring right of eminent
domain on telephone and telegraph com
panles, be passed.
Committee on fisheries recommended
that H. B. 225, Webster, for a ftshway at
Willamette .tails, do passed.
.Committee on penal Institutions recom
mended that H. B. 250. Galloway, to pro
vide for use of lands of Soldiers' Home at
Roseburg, be passed; also II. B. 206,
Kay. for a matron at penitentiary; also
H. B. S3, Nottingham, to require payment
for maintenance of Inmates of Reform
Committee on Irrigation recommended
that H. B. 44. Blakley, to require slaughter-houses
to keep record of cattle slain.
be passed; also H. B. 261. Burgess, to re
quire stockyards to keep record of brands
and marks on horses and cattle.
Committee on revision of laws recom
mended that S. B. 101. Carter, for estab
lishment of a tax for public libraries, be
not passed: also that H. B. 213, Simmons,
to protect subcontractors and laborers, be
Judiciary committee recommended that
H. B. 255, Glnn, to facilitate sale of school
bonds, be passed.
Commute on revision of laws recom
mended that H. B. 37, Murphy, to provide
for census of school children of the state,
TAX OX GROSS EARXIXGS.
Recommendation by Committee on
SALEM, Or., Feb. 6. (Special.) The
joint committee on assessment and taxa
tion has decided to draft and recommend
the passage of a bill levying a tax of IK
per cent upon the gross earnings of all
railroads, street railways, telephone, tele
graph, express and sleeping-car companies
and oil companies that do a refining busi
ness. The gross earnings will be ascer
tained by sworn statements made by the
officers of the companies. Any company
not desiring to make the statement and
pay the gross earnings tax may pay in
lieu thereof a fixed sum of $000.
The committee will not present this as
Its opinion of what a franchise tax should
be. but rather as a temporary measure
to stand only until the next session, when
on further Investigation by a commission,
a permanent plan may be devised. The
committee has assurances that most of
the companies Interested will pay the $000
tax without protest.
The Joint committee on mining has ap
pointed a subcommittee to draft a bill
providing for the creation of a bureau of
mines. Strong opposition has been aroused
to the proposed bill, and a lobby of
Sumptcr mining men is here fighting It.
The opposition does not 'object to tho cre
ation of a mining bureau, so long as the
bureau does not have power to Inspect
MOVE FOR COMPROMISE.
Attempt to Settle County Seat
Trouble in Idaho.
BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 6. (Special.) The
friends and opponents of the Clearwater
County bill got together today and en
deavored to patch up a compromise
wnereby the taxpayers of Southern Sho
shone would obtain Immediate relief from
their present troubles in regard to their
county seat. Senator Crum and Rep
resentatives Black. Thomas and Farrell
were agreeable to the annexation of
Southern Shoshone to Xez Perces, and
Representatives Greer and Anderson, of
Southern Shoshone, expressed a willing
ness to support a bill for this purpose.
jn oruer to get around the constitutional
difficulties it was proposed to abolish Sho
shone and Nez Perces Counties and re
create them on new- lines, taking South
ern Shoshone Into the latter .county.
Lgal advice was sought, and It was
found that this could not be done with
out coming Into conflict with the consti
tution. It would bo necessary to change
the names of the counties In order to com
ply with the constitution, and neither side
was willing that this should be done.
The opposing factions are still trying
10 nna a way out or tne dltncultv. and
with the spirit of conciliation now ex
hibited, there Is hope of their success.
Meanwhile the committee on countv
lines and boundaries Is holding back its
report on the Clearwater bill pending the
introduction of a compromise measure.
STILL REMAINS SINGLE.
Miss Whit taker Hns Not Yet Found
a Husband In Tacomn.
TACOMA. Wash., Feb. 6. (Special.)
George Collier returned North to What
com Thursday last, from Mn unsuccess
ful Interview with Lilian Whlttaker, the
girl who crossed the Continent of America
In search of a husband. Miss Whlttaker
has been living quietly of late, and not
receiving the heavy mall which greeted
her first appearance In the city. Some
few persistent wooers have penetrated to
her- abode, and there followed up the Im
portunities first forwarded by mall and
which had remained unanswered. George
Collier was of this class, and came down
from Whatcom. He brought with him the
proper papers to show himself the pos
sessor of a farm 12 miles from Whatcom,
and. after a short acquaintance with the
young woman, offered her his hand and
heart and a wife's Interest in the farm.
Though convinced the young man was
sincere she found that, after all. It was
impossible for her to force herself to a
liking where such liking 'did not come
naturally, and Miss Whlttaker refused the
offer. This Is one of several Instances
within the week, and the young' lady finds
herself at the end of her second week In
Tacoma still unattached and heart free.
Miss Whlttaker has received eo many
letters from California that she will prob
ably go to the Golden Gate in the near
MARY MACLAXE IX BOSTOX.
Dntte Girl Declines to'co to Europe
nnd Is Wrltlnjr n Drama.
ANACONDA. Mont.. Feb. 6. An Inter
Mountaln special from Boston siys:
Mary MacLane, of Butte, has declined
an offer from an Eastern publishing
house to go to Europe and write her
Impressions for publication. The young
Montana authoress is living quietly in the
Bick Bay district and is engaged In lit
It Is said she Is at work on a drama,
which she thinks will attract more at
tention than her book and will bring
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BOARDS ARETO BE UNITED
SEXATOR KUYKEXDALIS PLAX OF
One Board of Control Will Have the
Orcrslgkt of Varions State
SALEM. Or.. Feb. 6. (Special.) Senator
Kuykendall's bUl for the reorganization
and centralization of the management of
the state Institutions, will be favorably
reported by the committee on counties.
The amended bill will provide In part:
TThe Board of Asylum Commissioners,
the Board of Trustees of the Oregon State
Insane Asylum, the Board of Trustees of
the Oregon State Reform School, the
board of trustees for the Oregon Insti
tute for the Blind, the Board of Trustees
for the Oregon School for Deaf Mutes, and
the Board of Public Building Commission
ers are hereby abolished. Such abolition to
take effect and be In force on the third
Monday In January, 1907, and the members
of tho said boards and commissions shall
go out of existence and cease to discharge
their respective duties on the third Mon
day in January. 1907.
"Sec 2. There Is hereby created a Board
of Control, consisting of the Governor,
who shall be president of the board, the
Secretary of State and State Treasurer.
Said Board of Control shall govern, con
trol, manage and administer the affairs
of the Oregon State Insane Asylum, the
Oregon State Penitentiary, the Oregon
State Reform School, the Oregon Institute
for tho Blind, the Oregon School for Deaf
Mutes, and the Oregon Soldiers Home,
and they shall have supervision and con
trol of the pubUc buildings and grounds
located at and near Salem, Or. The Ore
gon State Board of Control shall have and
possess all the powers, and may exer
cise all functions heretofore possessed and
exercised by the boards of trustees and
boards of commissioners abolished by sec
tion 1 of this act, and the powers and au
thority heretofore exercised by the Gov
ernor under the provisions of sections 337$,
23S0 and SS33, of Bellinger and Cotton's
Annotated Codes and Statutes of Oregon.
They shall make and adopt by-laws for
the government of the board and for the
government of the different Institutions
under their control. They shall appoint
all officers and employes of said Institu
tions, prescribe their duties and remove
them, when In their Judgment the good
of the public service requires.
"Seo. 3. The said board Is further au
thorized to appoint a competent man to
act as secretary and auditor of the board,
and purchasing agent for the state, to act
under the directions of the board In the
purchase of supplies for the various In
stitutions, buildings and offices of the
state, over which the board may have
"Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the Ore
gon State Board of Control to purchase
supplies for all of the state Institutions
named In section 2 of this act, from the
lowest responsible bidder after publicly
advertising for bids for the same, and
the supplies for the various institutions
shall be so grouped that the total amount
of each article for all the Institutions may
be advertised for at the same time. It
shall be their duty to purchase. In the
samo way, such supplies for the various
state offices and officers as may be au
thorized by law. They shall be authorized
to maintain a depot of supplies at or
near the Capitol building. If In their judg
ment the best Interest of the state shall
"Sec. 5. The said Board of Control shall
require of each and every superintendent
or manager of the respective Institutions
under the control of the said board an
Itemized statement of receipts and dis
bursements for each and every month of
tho Institution for which he is manager or
"Sec. 6. As compensation said Board of
Control shall receive the sum of $10,000
per annum, and no more, for all the serv
ices performed ,by such board for the
state, to be equally divided among the
members thereof, and the sum of $10,000
Is hereby appropriated annually after the
first day of February. 1907, for the pay
ment of the salary of the State Board of
GRAXD JURIES OXCE A YEAR.
House Committee on Jndlclnry Re
SALEM, Or., Feb. 6. (Special.) The de
mand from many quarters for the repeal
of the law allowing filing of informations
by the District Attorney has led the Houso
judiciary to prepare a measure (substi
tute for H. B. 15S) which was favorably
reported today. The committee adds
several provisos to the present law, chief
of which la one that there shall be a
grand Jury once a year. The full text
of th bill to:
Section L That section 125S of Bclllnirer and
Cotton's Annotated Cedes and Statutes of Ore
gon be and the same Is hereby amended so as
to read as follows:
"Sec 1258. Hereafter it shall be lawful for
tne nistrlct Attorney of any Judicial district
or tins state, ana It is hereby made his duty.
except as hereinafter provided, to file In the
proper Circuit Court an Information charclne
any person or reruns with the commission of
any crime aennea ana maue punishable by any
of the laws of this state, and which shall be
Indictable In tha county where the information
Is Sled: Provided, however, that no Information.
as herein provided, shall be filed by any Dis
trict Attorney of this state until after an ex
amination of the charge shall have been had
before a Magistrate, as provided by law. ex-
cept in the cases mentioned in section 1203 of
Bellinger and Cotton's Annotated Codes and
Statutes ot Oregon; and provided further, that
this amendment shall not affect existing prose
cutions pending In the courts of this state, but
such prosecutions may be proceeded with to
final termination under tne informations here
tofore filed In such cases."
Sec. 2. That section 1204 of Bellinger and
Cotton's Annotated Codes and Statutes of Ore
gon be and the same Is hereby amended to read
"Sec 1204. This act shall not prevent the
Circuit Court from convening a grand Jury
whenever In Its opinion It is deemed advisable
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TOIXEVILLE HARVESTING ICE.
Mercury Xenr Zero, Xo Snow, Live
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PRINEVILLE. Or.. Feb. 6. The past
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enough to put up for tho first time this
Winter. Grave fears wero entertained for
a time that there would be an Ice famine
the coming Summer, but now all is serene
and the Ice Is coming in at the rate of
many tons dally. The mercury has been
toying with zero for three nights, and may
go lower There Is no snow here, but all
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five to ten inches In depth. Stock of all
kinds has done exceptionally well in this
section of the state so far this Winter,
and sheepmen are looking forward to a
large crop ot lambs.
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