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THE 8EMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE. NEBRASKA.
SUMMARY OF THE
NEW STATE LAWS
DIGEST OF WORK DONE BY THE
Many bills arejntroduced
Nearly Three Hundred New Measures
Were Enacted Into Laws and
Will Be Put on the
Western Newspaper Union News Hervlce.
Following Is ii synopsis of the measures
passed by tho thirty-fourth Nebraska
legislature nt Its session Just flnlshod,
nnd which will bo placed as luws upon tho
iitntulc books. In tho houso thoro woro
Introduced 7CC bills, nnd In (the sennto
290. Of them only but a trifle' over one
fourth succeeded In reaching tho gover
nor's hands nnd receiving official sanc
tion. SENATE FILES.
3. F. 1 Provides for n public ware
house system for bundling Brain.
8. F. 2 ProvldcB for tho consolidation
of Omahu, South Omaha, Florence, IJun
dee nnd fienson, on voto of majority of
thoso living In territory affected. Hmcr
goncy clause attached.
5. F. 3 Legalizes warrants Issued In
Polk county. Kmergency uluuso uttached.
8. F. 9 Provides for tno sterilization In
certain cases of defectives In stato Insti
tutions. 8. F. 12 Provides, for pensions for
mothers of dependent children,
6. F. 18 Authorize llm Invv nt ,i S mill
tax In Douglas county for the support of
S, F. 21 Tlevlscs provlsou for paving In
cities of second class, so that material
muy bo Indicated In petition, Emergency
8. F. 22 Permits organization of school
districts by county unit, In counties les
than 7,000 Inhabitants.
S, F. 24 Provides pensions for flromen
In cities having less than 25,000 Inhab
itants. S. F. 25 Provides compensation for In
juries received by volunteer firemen In In
S. F. 28 Provides tnat railroads shall
furnish shippers of live stock with trans
portation for shipments of ono or more
S, F. 29 Authorizes county agricultural
societies to acquire tltlo to land.
S. F. 31 Provides for a stato parolo
8. F. 35 Legalizes tho profession of
"chiropractic" In Nebraska.
8. F. 36 Provides for working prisoners
in city and vlllago Jails on streets.
8. F. 37 Provides that an order for
service by publication on non-reRldent dei
fendants may bo made by Judge of dis
trict court In vacation.
S. F, 38 Offenders may bo bound over
nfter their preliminary examination to
the next Jury term of tho district court.
j-wncrgency ciauso attricnca.
S. F. 40 Stato treasurer authorized to
recolvo moneys granted under educational
acts by national congress. Emergency
ciauso attached. r
S. F. 42 Providing a two-yenr course
In the state normal for training bf rural
S. F, 45 Makes shooting on public
highways unlawful. Emergency ciauso
S. F. 48 Limits municipal tax levies to
Co mills exclusive, of special assessments
nnd IovIch for payment of bond Issues.
8. F. 49 Provides that vlllago trustees
must bo bona lido residents and lose olllco
when they movo out of vlllago.
8. F. 60 County Judges feo bill.
8. F. 51 Extends power to sell land
for delinquent taxes to Include special
assessments of all kinds.
8. F. 52 Provides for rotation of names
on ballot whero there Is more than ono
cnndldato for olllco on tho same ticket.
Emergency ciauso attached,
8, F. 63 Extends burglary stntuto to
cover entering telephone booth of puy
station. Emergency ciauso attache!.
S. F. 54 A Joint momorlnl to congress
' on tho subjoct of Irrigation.
8. F. 65 Extends tho chnrtor of char
, ,S. F. 57 Provides for sorvlco by publl-
than $1"0 for violation. Emergency clause
S. F. 140 Authorizes tho giving of n.
cash bond for security for costs In cases
wHero required of a nnn-resldcnt.
S. F. 141 Provides regulations for tho
snlo of concentrated feeding sturfs. Emer
gency clause attached.
S. F. 142 Hegulatrs sale of agricultural
seeds, provides for tholr Inspection, fixes
standards of purity nnd provides penalty
of not more than $100 fine for violation of
net. Emergency ciauso attached,
"V. " F. 144 Authorizes cities or counties
to acquire by eminent domain land need
ed to protect streets nnd roads.
8. F. 148 Adds n college of pharmacy
to tho stato university,
S. F. 149 Provides for a public defend
er In Douglas county to defend In felony
cases nt n salary of $1,200 per annum.
8. F, 162 Incorporates tho grand lodgo
of tho A, r. & A. Masons. Emorgeucy
8. F. 164 Amends statute (8199 Itov.
Stat. 1913) relating to procedure on re
versals In supremo court, providing for
special maudato to court below, and for
stay ofvproceedlngs thero on now appeal.
Emergency ciauso attached.
S. F. 166 Grants tho U. 8. government
tho right to appropriate und uso all Hood
waters within tho state.
S. F. 172 Provides regulations ns to
tho testing of cream by the food commis
sion. Emorgcncy ciauso uttached.
s. F. 189 Makes Lincoln's birthday a
8. F. 192 Exempts rural telephone
iinns witnoui BwiiciiDonnis ana inrmers
mutual companies of less cupttnl than
$5,000 from making annual reports to
stnto railway commission.
8. F. 197 Ilcgulnto tho manufacture,
snlo and distribution or anti-hog cholera
serum und virus nnd prohibits same ex
cept whero authorized by live stock sanl-
inry noara. jumorgency clause ntiacneu.
8, F. 201 ItCDcals nresont law with ro-
gaid to sotnlng nnd authorizes tho chief
ueputy gnmo warden to sclno out coarse
usn wiien necessary.
8. F. 211 Authorizes nil Incornornted
vlllngos, towns nnd cities to levy a tax of
one mm tor music una amusement runa.
8. F. 219 Provides that grand and petit
Jurors may bo served by mall. Emergency
S. F. 225 Provides for resurfacing as
wen hb paving streets In omalia.
8. F. 227 Authorizes lew of 14 to 2
mills for park fund In cities 5,000 to 25,000
8. F. 228 Defines term "week" In con
nection with published notices to mean
any seven consecutive days.
8. F. 241 Provides for consolidation of
school districts of cities and villages
wnore consolidated with a metropolitan
cuy. ivppues to umana merger.;
8. F. 249 Raises sheriff's mllcaco to 10
cents per milo and his pay for boarding
prisoners nxea at buc per mem, except in
Douglas county, where It is fixed at Si
8. F. 259 Permits lew of 45 mills In
school districts on submission of same to
8. F. 261 Authorizes villages and cities
of tho second class to levy a 3 mill tax
for the purposo of supplying hydrants,
etc., necessary for a public water supply.
Emergency ciauso attached.
8. F. 262 Authorizing tho Issuing of
bunds for tho construction of public
uuuuings in cities iroin o.uuu to z&.uuu.
8. F. 267 Makes it ilutv of attorney
goncrul to resist and defend suits arising
over iniringomctu or patents relating to
S. F. 289 Provides that drainnsra dis
trict may pro rato back funds whero samo
S. F. 291 Fixes salaries of officers In
cities .,000 to 25,000
H. R. 2 Iteloiten to drawfntr and sum
monlug of Juries In counties having inoro
man ono nunureu thousand population
Passed with omergency.
H. R. 3 Provides th.Jt rthe county
uoarus in each county In tho stnto shall
at tho election In 1910. submit tho ques
tion oi mo nuopuon or tno highway com
H, R. 4 Relates to building and loan
associations nun nxes amounts they may
loan to members; permits Investment of
Idlo funds In U. S., state, county, town-
snip ur Hcnoai uisiricc securities.
H. R, 5 Provides for establishment of
an accredited tweirth grado county high
school In any county In tho state whero
none sucu now exist nna dellnes nimltflca
tlons of thoso who may voto bonds for
sucn purpose. Passed with emergency.
H. R. 13 Provides for perpetuation of
corners or innti surveys, uv countv sur
veyor, upon notlco by road overseers, when
sumo nro uKeiy to no lost or tiestroycu;
H. R. 70 Provlden Penalty for wrongful
possession or uro of any badge or card
of any society or lodge.
H. R. 74 Hinds for rontlnunnce In na
tions of forcible entry nnd detainer.
H. R. 77 Itnlntea to endorsement, by
prosecuting nttorneys, of names of wit
nesses on Informations after samo are
H. R. 78 rtelatos to peremptory chal
lenges; reduces number of such chal
lenges upon part of defendant, In certain
oases, and Increases number of such chal
lenges upon part of tho state in similar
H. R. 79 Relates to continuances In
Justlco courts: provides for seven days,
after return day, Instead of thirty days.
in urst instance
H. R. 81 Provides for non-election of
constables, und In cities of tho metropoli
tan class reduces number of Justices of
tho poaco from six to two.
H. R. 82 Defines territorial Jurisdiction
of Justlco of tho peace; restricted to dis
trict from which elected.
H. R. 83 Defines each county In stato
as n separato Justice of the peaco dis
trict; Omaha a separato district.
H. R. 90 Itcneals tho provision tint
clerks, under direction of court, report In
cumbrance by mortgage, Judgment or oth
erwise in partition sales or realty.
H. R. 91 Appropriation for Elizabeth
D. Davis, whoso husband was stabbed
and killed nt stato penitentiary.
H. R. 92 Relates to vesting and trans
fer of real and personal property belong
ing to religious societies; district court
given Jurisdiction to decree transfer, upon
hearing after notlco, through trustee ap
pointed by court.
H. R. 94 Relates to personal Injuries
from defocttvo streets In villages and
cities of second class; costs cannot bo
recovered against such vlllago or city un
less duo notlco Is given. Passed with
H. R. 104 Provides for aid to county
fairs, same to bo first applied to payment
H. R. 105 Provides for trimming of
hedga fences, undorgrowth, etc., and the
burning and removal or same. 1'asseu
H. R. 107 Provides that at least seven
months of school be taught In districts
having from 20 to 70 pupils.
H. R. 114 Reduces legal carrying cnDa-
clty of bridges built nnew. or repaired by
county board on other than main tra'eled
roada between the cities nnd towns from
twenty tons to fifteen tons.
H. R. 119 County boards In each county
Instead of Justices of tho peace, made
overseers of tho poor, except in towns or
cities as may do otnerwiso proviuca py
H. R. 122 Provides that where two or
inoro defendants are on trial at same time
the counti' attorney shall bo allowed per
emptory cnallenges for each of such defendants.
H. R. 128 Provides that when land Is
taken for railroad rlcht-of-way. not more
than 40 acres may bo taken for "all other
purposes"; original provlson was 20
H. R. 137 Provides for mibllo welfare
noara in cities or tho metropolitan class.
H. R. 138 In conn Hen under commls
sloncr system tho county road fund Is
nlaccd under control of the county board.
samo to no expended Dy tno overseer or
tno road district under tho d rout on or
tho commissioner of his district. Passed
H. R. 139 Relates to road ovorSeors
and subjects them to removal from offlco
by county board upon failure to perform
uuiy. l'assca witn emergency.
H, R. 140 Relates to drainage districts
nnu provides ror compicto rocora ror re
ceipts nnu disbursements: penalty ror
H. R. 142 Appropriation for sewerage
system tor hospital ror insane at ingie
side. Passed with emergency.
H. R. 144 Regulates private employ
ment agencies nnd places same under
rules prescribed by commissioner of labor.
H. R. 146 Authorizes countv boards to
ostnuusn nnu maintain worknouscs,
H. R. 14S Relates to stato nld hridares
ana provides that county hoards may.
with consent of state board of Irrigation,
purchase, ns well ns construct, bridges 75
tcct or more in length.
H. R. 150 Relates to theft of nutomO'
biles or motorcycles and provides nen-
uuy. jasseu wun emergency
H. R. 151 Provides for election, by
lownshln board, of ono of its members na
township highway superintendent, defines
his duties touching townshin roads and
cuiverts, ana provides ror nis removal ror
H. R. 152 Fixes comnensatlon of Judges
nnd clerks of election; 30 cents per hour
lor timo ompioyeu.
H. R, 154 Congress memorialized to
rouiiu inu until) ill Ull IU8W Cir lieSirUyCU, I " un wuiih.n iiiuii.uiiuii.i;u
fixes fees thorefor nnd provides penalty pass ship purchase act recommended by
for falluro to notify such surveyor. Passed President Wilson.
cation In cases whero defendant's
Is not known,
S. F, 59 Authorizes guardians to mort
gago (rust estates, under direction of
8. F. 01 Prohibits the sale of opium,
morphine, cocalno and other "dope" under
stringent penalties, Emnrgoncy ciauso
8. F. 65 Reguluten the maintenance nnd
nneiatfon of eleetiio transmission Hues.
Emorgcncy ciauso attached.
S. F. 67 Provides manner In which
water supply may bo purchased for Irrlga
tlon districts. Emergency clause at
tached. 8. F. 68 Provides regulation for tho uso
of ditches In Irrigation districts.
8. F. 69 Regulates tho matter of bond
Issues by Irrigation districts.
8. F. 74 Makes unlawful overdrawing
nu banks without arrangement for credit.
Emergency ciauso nttached.
8. F. 77 Fixes salaries of members of
firo and police department In Omaha.
8. F. 78 Authorizes lovy of special tax
for fire fighting equipment In cities hav
ing over 5,000 population.
S. F, 80-Rcpoals. law requiring testing
of grain by vertical section.
8, F, 83 RepealB requirement for state
ment by leglfCatlvo candidal! ch as to
choice for V. H. senator.
S. F. 85 Raises tho requirements for
the examination nnd registration of
nurses. Emorgeucy ciauso uttaciiod.
8. F. 94 Provides for tv city planning
c immlsslon for Omaha.
S. F, 101 Extends embezzlement stat
ute to covor cases In which defendant has
part ownership In proporty ombozzled.
8, F. 102 Extends forgwry statute to
covor letters nnd othor writings.
S. F. 105 ProvldcB Instances In which
supremo court Judges aro disqualified to
net in cases pending boforo thorn.
S. F. 106 Provides how vacancies on Ir
rigation boards may be filled.
8, F. 107 Provides for vocational train
ing In public schools,
8, F. 109 Makes county superintendent
a non-partisan olllco.
8. F. 119 ProvldcB for listing nnd re
turn to assessor of nil goods In storage,
8. F. 120 Authorizes county boards to
compromlso and pay dormant Judgments
8. F. 124 Regulates business colleges
nnd prescribes form of tuition notes taken
by them. .
8. F. 125 Provides for Isstio of D.000
copies of session laws 1U15 sosslon.
8. F, 120 Provides that no oaudldnta at
n, primary who Is defeated may uftorwurd
bo a candidate by petition.
B. F. 131 Di'llnos a legal newspaper to
hnvo circulation of 200 copies weekly and
to have been published at least 52 weeks.
8. F. 133 Hoard of education In Omaha
to be oloeted ot largo Instead of by wards.
8. F. 134 Hoard of education In Omaha
to bo nominated by petition.
8. F, 135 In Oniahit tho board of edu
cation Ih authorized to penult use ot
hcHool buildings for neighborhood meet
ings. 8.' F. 138 School tax In Omaha shall
not exceed 25 mills per annum,
8. F. 139 Dellnes llvo stock remedies,
regulates their sale, requires registration
fee Jron manufacturer, Importer or deal
er, und provides n penalty of not more
H. R. 14 Provides for survey of hco
tlons Into legal subdivisions; county aur
voyor to restoro lost or obliterated cor
ners nnd rules for such survey. Passed
H. rt. 21 PrnulilPB fnr nllmlilntlt-A 'rt
fng nnd voting by proxy by stockholders
of any company Incorporated under tho
laws oi rscurasica,
H. R. 22 Amends ntntliln ntrnlnut ni.
slstlng prisoners to break Jail nr placo Qf
confinement to include tho nsBlstlng of
any prisoner accused or convicted of
crime nsrnlnst tho laws of tho United
mates or any state or territory thereof.
H. R. 20 Relates to nnlmals nflllctcd
with contagious or Infectious diseases,
provides for tholr Inspection and amirnlsal.
for Indemnification If killed, and provides
H. R. 29 Appropriates $1GO,000 for hos
pital nt tho stato medical collcgo in Out
H. R. 32 Establishes a supremo court
H. R. 36 Provides thnt physicians' nnd
surgeons may lllo Hons for professional
services; written notlco thereof to bo
served upon person from whom Hon Is
H. R. 40 Relates to tho practice of
H. R. 44 An act to fix tho date for tho
uso of money, to regulato tho lending of
iiuniuy. iAj.ui siiarjt uiu,
H. R, 40 Appropriation for state unl
H. R. 47 Provides penalty for receiving
Bioien property oi icsn vaiuo tnnn $aD
H. R. 49 Relates to hours of labor bv
women; hours not limited except in
cities nnovo tue n,uuu ctass.
H. R. 50 Appropriates $2,000 ns nucleus
itinu tor roller or minu in tho state,
H. R. 51 Fixes flrat Monday In June of
oncn year tor annual school meeting,
i.iRsen witn emergency.
H. R, 52 Exempts firemen who hnvo
been members In good stnndlng for five
or moro consecutlvo years In firo or hook
nnu laoiier oumpuny from Jury service.
H. R. 53 Authorizes Issuing of exemp
tion certlncatos to these who have boon
membOI'S 111 trend ntnmllni nt nnv dr.. n
hook unit ladder company for a period of
H. R. 155 Provides thnt district hideo.
In vacation, shall mako such order re
specting servlco upon unknown heirs cr
devisees as may to tho court seem
H. R. 156 Provides that district Indue.
In vacation, may, upon guardian's peti
tion, grant nnu issue oruer to snow cause
why license should not bo granted for
saio or ward's realty.
. H. R. 54 Creates a municipal court In
uiiii-a ui iiiuiiujuniinn cinss; jurisdiction
i-u-uxiviiviva wun district court In sums
not exceeding $1,000: no change of venuo
from tills court. BdlaVy $2,600 per annum;
H. R. 57 Stnto unlvorslty appropriation
ui i. imi wjiin ui mo mill lovy. 1'a
H. R. 58 Provides that sale, contvact.
agreement or assignment of wuges of
head of family Is void unless executed und
ncKnawicuKcu ny nusuand nnd wife.
H. R. 00 Appropriation for payment of
Incidental oxpensm of thirty-fourth ses
sion legislature of Nebraska. Passed with
Hi R. 01 Appropriation for payment of
members, olllcors and employes, thirty
fourth session legislature of Nebraska.
I'UBiU'll VYIIU UUIUIKUUl'',
H. H. 64 Provides Too ponslon of $10
per month for widows of retired p.Mleo of
ilcors. so long as they shall romaln such
H. R. 65 Provides that countv inn r.l a
may lovy upon taxable property of county
ror oonsirueiiou ot a court nouse or jail
upon petition of 55 per cent of legal
voters of a county. Passed with emer
gency, H. R. 67 Omaha city Judges may ap
H. R. 68 Property subJot to Inherit
ance tax. Passed with' omrtncy.
H. R. 161 Townshin board regulates
uso or money Dy ronu overseers.
H. R. 165 Appropriates $150,000 for
stato aid bridge fund.
H. R. 167 Provides that stnto banks'
ro-dlscounU and bills payable may bo
equal to tho amount of Its nnld ud caDltal
H. R. 171 Annronrlates money for nor.
mni schools, t'asstd with emergency.
H. R. 172 Annronrlatlon for normal
H. R. 174 Provides for grant or gift of
endowment funds to cemetery, mausolo-
um, or burial associations nnd for care of
burial lots. Passed with omergency.
H. R. 178 Provides for settlement of
estates whore administration has not been
had for moro than two years from dato
H. R. 185 Provides for mowing nnd
burning nil weeds nnd grass along public
roads: that samo bo done bv road ovor-
seor upon fnlluro of owner and expenses
charged to land Involved and collected ns
tax. rasseu wun emergency.
H. R. 190 Authorizes attorney general
to annoar for stato In cases affecting
water rights In Nebraska Interstate
strenms and appropriates money foe such
H. R. 192 Annronrlatlon for relief of
Sarny county for costs crowing out of
pneon Drenuing cases.
H. R. 194 I'rovides for employment of
prisoners ny county uoarus in counties
having moro than twenty thousand nnd
less thnn one hundred thousand ponulu-
tlo, nnd by mayor and council in cities of
over nvo thousand nna less than one nun
drcd thousand Inhabitants.
H. R. 195 Ilecuiatcs manufacture, usn
and tao ot embalming fluids and provides
H. R. 199 Appropriation for rellof of
Mrs, Ionn Story, injured In lnundrv at
feehlo minded Institute. Passed, with
H. R. 200 Provides, nt primary election
that polls open nnd close at S a. m. und
S P. m
H. R, 204 Rolntos to salaries paid pure
rooa department inspectors.
H. R. 205 Provides for threo denutv
Inspectors of weights and measures nt
H. R. 203 Makes county attorney ex of,
flelo county coroner, without additional
salary, on first Thursday after tho Ilrat
Tuesday in January, 1917.
H. R. 210 Relates to disposition of
property round upon ir nonr body upon
which iiiquuBi is utmi.
H. R. 211 Relutos to roudvertlslng and
sale or roai estate uy suorirr.
H. R. 217 Regulates stringing electric
wires over rnurouu tracks.
H. R. 222 I'rovides for ndoptlon of
Torrons system ot registration .of land
titles. In counties, upon petition of 10 per
cent or rroonoiucrs ot a county.
H. R. 233 Provides for additional nay
in inemoers or county uoarus wnan en
gaged in overscoing roau wont.
H. R. 240 Provides that county boards
may acquire mnas tor agricultural pur
poses irom state.
H. R. 242 Appropriation for Cassis
Dyer, deaf and dumb child, for loss of arm
in launary macnina in enarge or state.
H. R. 244 -Relates to apportioning costs
of division fences. Including hog and sheep
tight fences, and dpflulng sumo a legal
H. R. 245 Relates to Initiative nnd ref
erendum In municipalities.
H. R. 246 Appropriates money for nor
H. R. 248 Provides penalty for sale, by
butcher, of any unwholesome flesh of nny
diseased animal, or saio of nny diseased
animal which Is living; Includes offering
H. R. 258 South Omaha charter
H. R. 259 Defines boundaries of school
lands in Grant county, por Dixon und Alt
survey. Passed with emergency.
H. R. 260 Rencnls provision that stnto
nudltor furnish himself und stato treas
urer with offices, fuel, lights and supplies.
H, R. 261 Relates to registration of
motor vehicles with secretary of Btnte,
fixes fees therefor ns occupation tnx and
provides for chango In coior of tags each
year. Passed with emorgoncy.
H. R. 262 Emnowers stnto board of Ir
rigation to ndvlse with and assist county
boards in nlnns for construction, repairing
and nupcrvlslon of highways und bridges.
mssou with emergency.
H. R. 263 Relates to salaries of mayor,
councilman nnd excisemen of cities.
Passed with emergency.
H. R. 264 To nnnronrlato moncv for
additional breeding ponds at the stato fish
H. R. 269 Provides that all slato of
ficers required to mako biennial reports
shall, on or boforo the-, first day of tho
meeting of each legislature, have ready
for distribution, COO copies by auditor and
600 conies each bv treasurer, secretary
of stnte, commissioner of public lunds and
buildings, uttomey general, superinten
dent of public Instruction, statu librarian,
and ndjutant general.
H. R. 272 Relates to veterinarians nnd
regulates tholr practice.
H. R. 274 Provides for n'artial closing
of parks In cities, towns and villages con
taining less than &.uuu innauitants, nna
regulates chargo for admission thereto;
cannot be closed to public for more than
live days at nny ono time, ana not moru
than twenty-fivo days In urty ono year;
H. R. 27& Authorizes Irrigation or
drainage districts to contract with United
states wnoreby Don us or districts may uo
guaranteed or credit secured for general
Irrigation, ditch, or canal purposes.
H. R. 277 Amends election law. ballot
to bo not over threo columns wldo nnd
marks to be made on left slda of candi
H. R. 284 Repeals sections 2484 and
2185, Rovlsed Statutes 1913, relating to re
moval of division fences.
H. R. 289 Paving and oiling streets In
cities of second class and villages.
H. R. 291 Relates to, appointment by
dlstrlot Judge of two or moro persons as
probation onicers, one of whom snail ue a
H. R. 292 Relates to mortgages and
trust deeds less than fee nnd held us se
curity for loans, and provides that same
shall not bo assessed as part or capital
.lock of a bank, nor deducted from tho
capital stock nor undivided profits for
assessment purposes, passed witn emergency.
H. R. 293 Provides for auditing ac
counts of board of directors and general
manager of metropolitan water districts
by stato ntuntor.
H. R. 297 Relates to Irrigation dis
tricts: generally regulates and also de
fines duties of officers thereof.
H. R. 299 Relates to assessments and
bonds for paving and general street work
in paving districts ny mayor anu coun
cil. Passed with emergency.
H. R. 301 Relates to dralnngo ot city
lots, such lots to be kdpt free from weeds
uy owner or occupant.
H. R. 304 Requires express companies
to properly houso llvo 'stock entrusted to
their care nnu provides penalty.
H. R. 313 Provides for sale of real
estato belonging to religious societies,
H. R. 316 Authorizes County boards to
establish public roads parallel ti and not
moro thnn fivo hundred foot from railroad
by resolution and without petition.
H. R. 319 A bill for an net for tho reg
istration of voters In all cities of tho first
class having a population of over 40,ouu.
H. R. 321 An act providing for payment
or tuition by pupils in city high schools.
H. R. 330 Provides for formation of
water power districts.
H. R. 331 Relates to compensation of
water commissioners ana nxes maximum.
H. R. 338 Authorizes cities of first class
having population of moro than forty
thousand and less thnn one hundred thou
sand to require owner or owners of lots
or lands within city to Keep same, with
alleys and streets abutting, free from
weeds, provides for sucm removal upon
ranuro or owner or owners ana tor spo-
clal assessment touching same.
H. R. 339 Authorizes cltv of first class
to require owners to nrovldo sewer con
nections and to make special assessments
H. R. 341 Attachment not to lssuo
ngalnst non-resident or foreign corpora
tlon unless causo of action arises on con
tract judgment or decree.
H. R. 343 Repeals act establishing
junior normal schools.
H R. 347 Relates to fees and salaries
of county onlclnls.
H. R. 349 Provides that stato treasurer
may Invest not to exceed (10 per cent of
current funds In his hands in warrants of
this stnto or any county thereof, when he
deems samo proper, rnsseu wun cmor
H. R. 360 Appropriation for niirchaso of
additional land for Norfolk asylum for
Insane. Passed with emergency.
H. R. 362 Provides for fire escapes nnd
other safety appliances on all public
buildings, including pciiooi nouses, wnen
two or mora stones in neignt.
H. R. 377 Provides for filing liens for
wells or cisterns.
H. R. 382 Provides for condemnation of
proporty for cemetery purposes by muni
H. R. 391 Relates to destruction of
weeds on railroad right-of-way nnd com
H. R. 392 Annronrlatlon for normal
schools; money accumulated from endow
H. R. 393 Provides for bond by defend
ant in attachment coses.
H R. 397 Provides for showing In
coui t where remlttur has been ordered
H. R. 398 Authorizes governor to up
point commission of threo to net with llko
commission from stato of Iowa tp ascer
tain correct uounuanos nniweun uuugiaa
and Pottawatamle counties.
H. R. 403 Relates to rules and regula
tions governing flro and pollco companies
in metropolitan cities.
H. R. 404 Compels railroads to stop
cabooses of stock trains within ono-hnlf
mile of Stock Exchango building at South
H. R. 405 Relates to apportionment of
state school funds: one-fourth to be
onual y divided botween nil districts In
stato entitled thereto nnd three-fourths
pro rata to all puplla In stato per reports
of county superintendents, latter based
upon nvorngo uaiiy attenuance.
H. R. 406 Stnto auditor mako settle
mout with counties for amount due
stnto for support and maintenance of in-
H. R. 410 Provides that county attor
ney may proceed to collect forfeited rocog
llizuncn uy oruinury civu pruceuure.
H. R. 413 Reorganizes Judicial districts
of stato in part.
H. R. 418 Authorizes county board In
counties containing cities of first class to
irnule. pave or re-pave roaus aim ooiue
vnrds and to Issue bonds and warrants
M. n. 419 Relates to macadamizing.
curbing or otherwise. Improving streets
H. r. 420 Confers additional and sun
plementnl power upon council of cities of
ilrst class having over forty thousand and
less than one hundred thousand touching
nlnxalMcntlnn of certain streets, their pav
ing und macadamizing; tho formation of
districts thorefor and tho levying of spe
ninl nssesamonta unon realty therein.
H. R. 426 Authorizes stnto bunks and
trust comnanles to subscribe to stock of.
submit to examinations by, and become
members of federal reserve uaniting sys
H. R. 429 An act to reoulre lustlces
the Peace to uav nil fees In excess of
certain sum Into tho county treasurer.
H. R. 430 An net to 'define and prevent
conput prnctices nt elections.
H. R. 439 Relates to crediting county
treasurers with uncollectnbla taxes In
scavenger tnx sale.
H. R. 443 Atinrnnrliitlnn tnr una., luillit.
Ing at Norfolk stnto hospital for Insane.
H. R. 450 Relate, tn noivnr nt nlilna nt
first class to sell certain ten! niilnin ho.
longing to city,
H, R. 451 Relates tn ireneml tintvnra nt
cities, towns and vHliiuen tfl fiiiv-f ii ml
curb streets thereof. Passed with emergency.
H. R. 456 An net for ttm rntrnlnllnn nt
H. R. 460 Rnlscs limit of cuncnl int.-
levy In cities und villages to lift enn mllla
and for grading and street work to tight
and one-half mills.
H. R. 461 Empowers county boards In
counties under township organization to
create now townships out of cities of sec
ond class and to changn townshin bound
aries to conform thereto, Passed with
H. R. 467 Provides pennlty for destroy
ing nny bridge or lundmurk.
H. R. 478 Provides for publication In
newspaper of personal tax roll In each
county, In discretion of county board.
m. h. lot jtegtnatcs construction of
boulovards In cities of metropolitan class.
H. R. 490 ReeulntcM cost nf mililleatlnn
of tnx list In newspaper.
H. R. 492 Appropriation for purchaso of
additional lands for feeble minded Insti
tute Passed with emergency.
H. R. 497 T'ermlts Inmates of lmsnltnls
for Insane to write letters with limited
H. R. 499 Relates to nnnHnnllnn for
admission and expenso at hospitals for
H. R. 5C0 Chunges name of Hastings
Insane hospital to "Inclcsldc Hosnltnl for
H. R. 501 Chnnges name of school for
deaf nnd dumb to "Nebraska School for
tho Deaf, and tho name of tho Institu
tion for the blind to "Nebraska School for
H. R. 603 Relates to employment of
prisoners and manner of crediting their
H. R, 504 Relates to application nnd
admission of children to homo for tho
H. R. 605 Regulates admission of chil
dren to Nebraska, orthopedic hospital.
H. R. 508 Changes nnme of homo for
friendless to "Homo for Dependent Chil
dren," and regulates admission thereto.
H. R. 510 Authorizes granting of nddl-
tlonal diminution of tlmo to prisoners for
gooa behavior, diligence and lldellty to
H. R. 514 Provides that counties pay
costs of transporting prisoners to peni
tentiary and return of fugitives from Jus
tlco. H. R. 518 Relates to agricultural soci
eties In counties nnd raises to 8 cents per
Inhabitant the sum which county boards
may grant In aid thereof.
H. R. 524 Provides thnt assessors gath
cr statistics touching all persons In nil
ruavai or army service or ;no I'niteu
States In time of war.
H. R. 526 Provides penalty for Injury
or intorrerence wun toiepnone, teiegrnpn
or electric ugnt wires nna fixtures.
H. R. 530 Provides for creating Incor
porated water power districts.
H. R. 543 An act relating to commis
sioner districts In counties having over
H. R.- 559 Provides that county clerks
be ex-ofllclo county comptroller In coun
ties having population or iiu,uuu or more.
Passed with emergency.
H. R. 560 Relates to Interference with
or Injury of Irrigation or water power
canals nnd to stealing wuter thcrcrrom
Including persons In control thereof.
H. R. 567 Provides ror inspection of
pedigrees of stallions and Jacks. Con
H. R. tiz Appropriation ior pnrcnaso
or additional land for hospital ior tuucrcu
H. R. 574 Appropriation for reimburs
ing C. F. Buchholz for four diseased
horses killed by order of state official.
H. R. 608 Litigants have benellt of ob
jections to rulings, orders or Judgments
or court without tormni notation oi sucn
nhleetlnns on the record nt time made.
H. R. 610 District court may orner
county attorney to investigate and report
whero offense appears to have been com
mitted nnd in certain cases to order pros
ecution without such Investigation.
H. R. 611 Relates 'to pleadings in
H. R. 612 It is unnecesary to oiiject a
second timo to evidence onco admitted
hv noiirt over obiectlon.
H. H. 013 Ah nenng couniy jiiugu may
be nppolnted for full term of said olllce.
H. R. 639 Appropriation for relief of
Lucr A. Talhort, widow; husband killed
In auto accident caused uy waru or ino
H. R. 640 Appropriation for purcnano or
land for homo ror aepenaonr cnnuren
Passed with emergency.
u. a fidi Annrnnr iition ror new os,
pltni building for Nebraska orthopedic
H. K. 631 i-TOVllies a llliugui aymeiu iui
the state, governor to prepare nuugei ro-
H. R. 652 Provides for state clllcioncy
u n Rfin Atinrnnriniion ior Diiyiiieiii. ui
current expenses, probable and existing
deficiencies ana ror support nnu immiiui
nnnn nf vnrlnus state institutions.
n. R. eol Appropriuwun iui eum: 4.-.-
t Inn trt
H. R. 6DZ Appropriuiiun ior iiuuuuikh
at tho Nebraska institution ior iceoio
minded. ... ,,,,,
H. R. 663 Appropriation for buildings
nnd Improvements at Nebraska hospital
for insane nt jincom.
u u Rfij Annmnrtu Inn for building
fni. rlnnnnilnnt children lit LltlCOllI.
H. R. 665 Appropriation ior nuiuuiiKa
nnd equipment at nospuni xor umcitu
h ' r. 666 Annronrlates $10,000 for
laundry at Mllford soldiers' home.
H. R. 667 Appropriates $S,000 for build
intra nt tlm soldiers' home at Burkett.
. . ,..,1 rntm un.l'.IPr-A
H. R. Obo Apprui'l IllllUll iu nony"
system at girls- inuusinai scnuui
1 r ccra . nnrnnrm mm 1111- iniiiiut u
n 1 r j .,,...-(,......--.. ,
ments nnd bu ldlng nt wcurasKU acnuui
for deaf nt Omnhn. . . , ,
u ci K7n Annronr atlon for dairy barn
and' silo at Nebraska Industrial home at
Mllford. ...... . .,.
H R, 873 I'rovides mni. ouiiwui
shall not pay teacher after notice that
such teacher was under previous contract
to tench n somo otuer uisuiui.
H R. 696 Tho Judges of all courts In
the state may appoint a person or porsons
to perform tno uuuen 01 "
"'. .. I...
H R. 697 t'roviues iur ii-iriiisiiiiu
of voters In cities of 7.000 to 25,000 In
habitants. , . ... . .
H. R, 70B t'toviues iimi i:uum.. tici
shall perform duties 01 snerut wnen iai-
nntn,.p la llsnnnllnefl.
i ' ",V. i". ;" i nii. nt
H n. fZf i ruvuieH i"i i-um.i-ii.niwn
in- pnrtlfleatos after live yisars If foreefos.
ure Is not commenced.
Hi p. 742 Relative to adjustment of
l,A.m,lnrlna nf uphonl lllstl'lCtH.
H. H. 71U Appropiiaiiun iui
state railway commission to be used for
Investigation of railroad rates.
H. R. 750 Appropriation for salaries of
BttH R.'1?"! Appropriation for mainten
ance of state institutions.
H. R. 752 Appropriation for mlscellane
w. a. 753 Appropriation for claims
u a vie, nnlntes to woman's Indus
trial home nnd proper sholter and euro of
penitent women hi Aiiiium,
w. n. 756 Relates to boards of educa
tiM, nmviiina for tholr nomination in
rule's having population of more than
fortv thousand nnd less than ono hun
dred thousand, at primaries nt which
mombors of city commission nro chosen;
no filing reo requireu. , ,
h. n. 759 Provides that all physician
uso prepartlon of nltmto of silver upon
eyes of newly born babies.
H. n. 760 Relates to the construction
nf hlghwnys nnd Improvement of the samu
In counties of 30,000 or more.
H, R. 761 Appropriation for paving
near cltv of Lincoln near state farm.
H. R. 763 Relates to quanmtlnn by
state veterinarian and by live stock sani
H, R. 764 Appropriation of money to
prevent spread or toot una mourn ais
imiso In live stock.
H. R. 765 Provides that commnndants
of soldiers nnd sailors homo at arand
Island arrange for persona qunlilled to
enter such home, but living outside the
H. R. 766 Provides Jail sentence for
divorced husband failing to pay alimony.
I SALVING THE AW
JAPANESE IN MEXICAN WATER
FOR REPAIR PURPOSES ONLY.
BRITISH SUBSEA BOAT LOST
Submarine E-15 Goes Aground ana
24 Men Captured 24 Drowned
27 Missing From Transport.
Washington, D. C Commander
Noblo Irwin of tho cruiser New Or
leans lias reported to the navy de
partment that he had Investigated,
tho Japanese navrfl activity in Turtle.
bay, Lower California, and found no
Indications othor than salvago work
on tho stranded cruiser Asama. The
commander's report was sont by
wireless to Admiral Howard, com'
mandlng the Pacific fleet, who tele
graphed v it to Secretary Daniels, as.
follows: "Tho Asama still aground
In San Bartolomo bay. Only other
vessels present ono repair ship and
two colliers. No indications of other
than salving work." Secretary Dan
iels had called upon Admiral Howard
for a special report in view of prcsa
dispatches telling of tho assembling;
of a squadron of foreign ships In Tur
tlo bay, of a largo camp established
by tho Japanese and of mines in the
harbor. Tho Asama has been aground
In the secluded Mexican haven slnco
December, and the reports indicated
that the presence of other ships aid
ing in getting her afloat was being:
mode tho excuse for tho establish
ment of a permanent base of opera
tions. The Japaneso embassy Issued
a statement declaring the operations.
were solely for salvago purposes, and
denying that there was any intention
of establishing a naval base, and la
ter General Cantu, military governor
of Lower California, telegraphed the
Villa authorities that the Japaneso
activities were limited to salving tlie-Asama.
British Submarine Destroyed.
London. Tho British, as an offset
to their success dn destroying a Turk
ish torpedo boat which attacked tha
transport Manltou off Chios, lost the
submarine E-15, which, while carry
ing on scouting work in the Darda
nelles mine field, ran aground on ,
Kephez point, twenty-four olllcers and
men being made prisoners. According-
to the Turkish report, seven of the
crew are missing.
24 D'rowned Instead of Hundred
London. An ofllclal statement from
the British admiralty gives the sub
stance of a further report concernlnc;
tho loss of life aboard tho transport
Manltou, which was attacked by a
Turkish torpedo boat in the Aegean
sea. Tho report shows that twenty
four men were drowned instead of
100, as first reported, and twenty
seven others are missing. Tho trans
port itself was not damaged. The loss
of llfo was duo to the capsizing ot
ono boat In the water and another
while being lowered, owing to the
breaking of a davit.
Contractors Will Not Arbitrate.
Chicago. Despite the efforts of
Governor Dunne, who came to Chi
cago in an effort to end the strike
and lockout which has thrown more-
than 125,000 wage-earners out of em
ployment, officials of tho Carpenter
Contractors' association refused to
submit their side of the dispute to.
arbitration. Tho contractors said
that they had tried to arbitrate the
question of wages for the last six
months, nnd that tho big strike had
been declared without even submit
ting their final proposal to tho work
men. Tho State Board of Arbitration
will make an effort to effect an agreement.
Build Two Submarines a Week.
London. Tho Daily Mall's Berne.-
correspondent says ho learns from re
liable German sources that several
now submarines will soon enter Int&
tho work of blockading England. He
adds that now submarines aro now
being completed at tho rato of two
each week by Germany.
Plague In Fashionable Havana.
Havana. Threo cases of bubonic
plague have been discovered in Veda-
do, tho most fashionable suburb ot
Havana. Tho santiary authorities arc
exerting every effort to isolate tho
now center of infection, which ap
pears to bo confined to a small group.
Sixth Case of Plague.
Washington. Tho sixth case of
bubonic plague at Havana, ouba,.
since tho present outbreak bogan, has
been reported. Tho case was trom tho.
orignlal plague focus.
Woman Helped Loot Bank.
San Francisco, Cal. Mrs. Lillian.
Munson, under indictment, charging.
that she aided and nbetted Ralph
Lovoll In the embezzlement of $105,-
000 from the First National bank of
Edgowater, N. J was arrosted here
by tho Department of Justice.
Blow Over Heart Kills Boxer.
New York. George Brogan, an
amateur boxer, died in a hospital
from tho effects of a blow over thy
heart In a boxing exhibition at tho
Loughlin Lyceum In Brooklyn.
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