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FALLS eiTY NEWS
KALLS CITY. OREGON. SATURDAY, FEBRURAY 13, 1915
pusaed with iu> emergen* y clause, as
It Is reported that conditions In the
eastern Oregon counties are serious
ou account uf rabies an» ng the ant- ,
It Is probable that an i-nproprlatlou 1
of $100,000 will bo asked to pay the ■
state's share of the bounty. Two years ]
j ago $40,000 k s i appropriated for the |
bounty. A deficiency of $20,000 war !
Incurred. Au appropriation will have •
, to be mail,- also to lake care of this
Insanity Divorce Basis In Bill.
tee has labored more Industriously at
Permanent Insanity la made ground
this aesslou than over before, with the
for divorce by a bill Introduced by Sen
result that It has reported on a large
ator Langguth. It la provided that be
number o f appropriation bills and Is
I fore a divorce shall be granted, In
expected to act on virtually all others
| sanity being tlie allegation, it shall be
next week. In compliance with tho
proved that the defendant has been
generid demand. It Is setting a record
adjudged of unsound mind by a court
lor economy, al though appropriations
of this or another state five years or
must necessarily appear large because
more before tbe suit Is filed. It also
*t coats much money to conduct the
must be proved to the court in which
state government and Its various In
the dlvorco Is asked that the patient
House Acte on Compensation Law.
Tbe house also acted on the subject
The senate passed house bill re
of workmen’s compensation. The bill pealing a law providing that dogs
pussed provides a series of amend caught pursuing deer be shot.
ments to tbe preseul law. reclassify
A Joint resolution authorizing the
ing the Industries and graduating th° superintendent of public Instruction
rates In proportion to the risk It also to annotate and publish the school
HONEST GOODS AT HONEST PRICES HAUE MADE
Is Intended to prevent accident* by laws o f tbe state was adopted by tbe
OUR BUSINESS GROW. WE ARE GOING TO STA Y
offering rewards to employers who In senate.
stall safety devices aud providing puu
What Is regarded by many a* one
IN BUSINESS HERE. WE KNOW TH A T GIUING BIG
Isbtnent for those who do not. The of the most important uew laws en
almost unanimous vote ou this mens ! acted Is Uiat repealing the free text
UALUE FOR YOUR MONEY WILL BUILD OUR BUSI
ure Is taken to Indicate that the house book enactment of the last session. My
NESS BIGGER. WE WANT TO DO A BIG UOLUME OF
will not act favorably on tho Uinghaiu passing this measure the legislature
bill In the senate, which Is said to re has saved Itself a controversy.
BUSINESS AT LITTLE PROFITS RATHER THAN A
semble the Mtchlgau law and which
Dan Kellaher Introduced a bill in the
UOLUME A T BIG PROFITS.
would permit casualty companies to senate providing for weekly payments
compete with the state. If the senate of various employes, which is said to
BUY YOUR GOODS FROM US FOR ONE WHOLE
docs not concur In the measure sent have the support of certain labor in
over by the house It Is probable that terests and unquestionably will fill the
SEASON AND YOU WILL NEUER GO ANYWHERE
uo workmen’s compensation law will halle of legislation with lobbyists.
ELSE TO TRADE.
be euacted by thlB legislature.
To facilitate the operation of the
Although the senate has passed a constitutional amendment passed by
bill abolishing tbs Orsgon Naval Mil tho people at the last election which
itia It sssms sow barely possible that provides that only citizens of tbe
the organisation may be permitted to United States shall vote in this state.
live In a changed form, for a bill wan Senator Moser Introduced a bill em
Introduocd In tho house by the com powering county clerks to strike from
mittee on military affairs, providing tho registration records the names of
for its reorganisation, and consider all aliens.
able sentiment exists In favor of It.
Since tbe passage of the senate bill Schuebel’s bill, merging all special
abolishing the organization, Governor funds Into the general fund, so as to
Wlthyccinbe has announced that be make the licenses aud tees collected
doubts whether It Is wise to abolish by the state fish ami game commis
the organization. This attitude of the sion constitute an appropriation for
governor, and appeals made by tbe Uiat commission, the house passed the
navy department for the retention of measure by a vote of 53 to 5, two mem
the organisation, arc powerful factors bers being absent.
To give farmer« power to arrest
Ift favor of the new bill. It provides
Buena Vista School
for the abolition of the present naval hunters who trespass upon their prop tained by the faculty o f the Agri
College while, there.
board and substitutes for It a naval erty is the object of a bill parsed by cultural
Edwin Larson. Alfred Loy, Clif
staff to oont ‘ of tbe adjutant general the house. Under tho present law a Every boy and girl, who made
Wells, Raymond Frost, Har
and two commissioned naval officers trespassing hunter I* subject to ar the trip, reported it to be a very
Gilbert Loy, Harrold
to bo appointed by tbe commander-in- rest. but tbe ow ner must obtain a
profitable one and all returned Reynolds.
chief It carriea an appropriation of warrant. RepreRentative Fenwick, au
$15.000 which Is $11.006 less than was thor of the measure, pointed out that home Saturday afternoon after
asked for originally by the organlza by the time a fanner procures a war having thoroughly inspected the
rant lb - damage is d >ue and the hunt grounds, stock barns, etc., a tired
er Is gone.
County May Build Bridget.
but happy bunch. All state they
Valley View School
Senator Garland’s bill, providing
will be ready to go back tcrCorval-
that county courts be permitted to re
Peterson, Bertel Hewitt,
lis next year.
ject all bids for bridges costing more
This is the greatest number of
than $500 aod build them themselves
was passed by the senate. It Is pro
children ever representing any
vided that the courts must obtain es Held by Oregon Agricultural College county at a contest of this kind at
at Corvallis Feb. 5.
timates of tbe cost before letting the
any place in the Northwest. The
contracts, but the estimates must be
Fifty-four boys and girls from people o f Polk County should be
kept secret. When the bill was first
Chester Ray, Ken
proud o f these boys and girls who
argued several senators Insisted that
If a bid came within the estimate It
are going into this Dairy work as
must be accepted, but It was not In ing Contest at Corvallis given for they are, and, if you as readers
eluded in tho bill as passed. Senator boys and girls at the Oregon Agri
could have heard the many dairy
Garland believes the law will save the
cultural College, Friday Feb. 5tli. men, who were there praise the
counties a great deal o f money that
Salt Crook School
now goes to bridge construction com Twelve prizes were offered, six boys for the good work they were
Walker, Geo. Walker,
doing, it would have shown you
Homicide Penalty Bill Passes.
on all breeds and two prizes on that they realize where the future Harvey Brown, Budd Hart, Silas
Starr, Amos Hinton, Violet Brown
Senator Langguth’s bill making the each o f the following breeds: Ay-
dairymen of Oregon are coming
penalty for homicide In the second de
Tina Roberts. Carlton Shanks and
shires, Holsteins and Jerseys,' from.
gree Imprisonment In the penitentiary
The following boys and girls
o f from 20 to 30 years was passed by
For best scores on all three made the trip:
— Mountain View School
the senate. It has a saving clause re
lating to persons already convicted of breeds, Grove Peterson, Valley
Tenfield Schindler, Amon Grice,
Falls City School
second degree murder. In a bill in View School, first placfr. in state;
Lester Gardner, Homer Brown,
troduced by tbe same senator which
Herman Jennings, P e r r y d a l e Lester Bolman, Grant Buckner.
was passed, the punishment for first-
degree homicide Is life Imprisonment School, third place; Carl Morrison,
Oral Winters and Clyde Crofton
The changes were necessary because Perrydale School, fourth place
Lawrence McKee, Carl Morrison
o f the amendment passed by the peo and Lxjckey Cooper, Bethel School,
Paul Reese, Herman Jennings,
ple abolishing capital punishment.
fifth place. For Ayshires, Budd Harry Behn, Lisle Shumway and
Coyote Bounty Bill Passes Senate.
Hart, Salt Creek School, second Herman Gillam.
Under suspension of tho rules, the
Henate passed house bill 13, which pro place and on Holsteins, Carlton
vides for a bounty of $3 ou coyotes Shanks, Salt Creek School, first
Earl 'Cooley, Mark Richards,
during the remainder of this year Tho place.
Lockie Cooper, Lee Cooley, Jason
state Is to pay half the bounty and the
The boys and girls were enter Frizzell and Willie Cook.
counties the other half. The bill was
D oings at the capitol I
WE SELL ONtf
News in B rie f o f the D oings o f O regon’s L a w
m akers D u rin g the Past Week
Prohibition Bill, Passed By
House. Most Important
Measure to Date.
Thirty Bill«. None Important. Become
Lews by End of Fourth Week— Ap
propriation Bllla Total I3.M3.IM
Houae Amende Workmen’e Camden-
•atlon— Would Reorganize
Militia— Homicide Bill Paeeea Sen
ate—S3 Bounty on Coyotea.
Ralvin—Th<* moat Important work
ac- iniplluhi*«! tlurlna the fourth wrek
oi Ike iiroaent Hi-aeton of the Wlata-
lure was tho iia»»aa« by the house of
the prohibition bill. With only two
itlaaentliiK vole». tlioao of Kuhn ami
Lewie, the bill of the Committee of
One Hundred, as amended by the
bouae committee on alcoholic traiflc,
poaaed the houae. Aa It paaaed the
houae the bill permits the Importation
for homn couaumptlon of i* u m arts
of aptrltuoua liquor or 24 quart« of
malt liquor In each aueceaetve 28 days.
I’erhapa the next act in Importance,
viewing the altuatlou from the angle
of economy, waa the klllliig by tbe
houae of the bill for appropriating
$450,01)0 for Irrigation and reclama
tion purpose#. A few minor concea
alona to tbe Irrigation Intoreata were
granted thta week, however. Four Ir
rtgatlon bill» were pa»*ed. One gives
Irrigation districts the right to m «II
surplus electrical power, and another
makes state lauds subject lo Irriga
tion asset,aments, another gives Irri
gation districts the power of munici
palities for bonding purposes and the
fourth empowers tbe state to buy ap
proved irrigation bond*.
In the last week the house rules Uni
Itlng the time for Introduction of bills
has been suspended several limes, and
466 Is tbe total number filed with the
clerk to date. In the senate 216 bills
have been Introduo d. The governor
has signed nine senate and 21 bouse
bills. Many have been withdrawn aud
others laid ou the table.
Legislators Mas# 30 Acta In 27 Day».
During the first twenty-seven legi»
latlve days 30 bllla have become laws
—a little better than one bill a day.
That la the record of tbe legislature
at the close of the fourth week Gov
ernor Wtthycombe him signed precise
ly 30 measures, although five others
are before him. Ho has vetoed none.
Niue of the measures to which the
governor ha* attached hta signature
are senate bills and 21 are house
bills. The five unsigned measures aro
houae hills. Twelve additional house
bills have gone through the senate and
three additional senate bill* have gono
through the house.
As a matter of fact none of the bills
that the governor so far has^signed
la. Important, compared with some of
the measures that yet are before the
A big rush of bills Is expected In the
governor’s office this* week. Moth the
house and the senate are prepared to
turn out law« by the score almost ev
ery day. Already the house has pass
ed more than 100 bills in addition to
those acted «in by the senate aud the
governor. The senate also has sent
nearly two-score of its own produc
tions over to the house.
Bills Pending Ask for $3,663,894.
Appropriation bills before the house
and senate total $3.663.864. This In
cludes recommendations of the Joint
ways and means committee, which
probably will be adopted without
change, but the same canuot be said
for several of the other measures. Al
ready bills parrying appropriations ag
gregatlng almost $500.000 have been
consigned to the wastebasket.
^he Joint, ways and means commit
O u r N e w S p rin g D re s s G o o d s
A re A rriv in g D a ily
N. S E L IG ’S
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