The Road Laws of Oregon and the Decisions of Supreme Court, January Term, 1881

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F.C. Baker, 1887 - 40 pages

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Page 2 - House to transmit the following concurrent resolution : Resolved, By the House, (the Senate concurring,) That the Secretary of State be and he is hereby authorized and directed to...
Page 7 - ... of said road or survey to be marked on a tree or monument erected for that purpose. He shall also make out and deliver to one of the viewers, without delay, a correct certified return of the survey of said road and a plat of the same, and the viewers shall make and sign a report in writing, stating their opinion in favor...
Page 28 - Where practicable from the nature of the ground, persons traveling in any kind of vehicle, must turn to the right of the center of the road, so as to permit each carriage to pass without interfering with each other. The penalty for a violation of this provision is $5 for every offense, to be recovered by the party injured; but to recover, there must have occurred some injury to person or property resulting from the violation.
Page 33 - ... weeks successively in a newspaper published in the county, or by posting up notices in three of the most public places in the neighborhood of such highway, at least twenty days before the meeting of the board at which such petition is to be presented...
Page 13 - ... passage of teams or travelers, the supervisor of the road district, upon being notified thereof, shall forthwith cause such obstruction to be removed or bridges repaired, for which purpose he shall immediately order out such number of inhabitants of his district as he may deem necessary to remove such obstruction or to repair such bridge ; and all persons so ordered out shall, after having received one day's notice, be subject to the same restrictions and liable to the same penalties as if ordered...
Page 12 - ... order any person owning the same to furnish a team of horses, mules or oxen, and wagon, cart, plow or scraper, to be employed and used on the roads under the direction of the supervisor.
Page 33 - In addition to all this, let it be remembered that "statutes are to be construed in reference to the principles of the common law; for it is not to be presumed that the legislature intended to make any innovation upon the common law further than the case absolutely required. The law rather infers that the Act did not intend to make any alteration other than what is specified, and besides what has been plainly pronounced; for if the parliament had had that design, it is naturally said they would have...
Page 21 - Every person who shall use or display the genuine label, trade mark, or form of advertisement of any such person, association or union, in any manner not authorized by such person, union or association, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not less than three months nor more than one year, or by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than two hundred dollars, or both.
Page 32 - ... subject was governed by one spirit and policy, and was intended to be consistent and harmonious in its several parts and provisions. Upon the same principle, whenever a power is given by a statute, everything necessary to the making of it effectual or requisite to attain the end is implied.
Page 10 - Each of said members before entering upon the discharge of his duties shall take an oath to faithfully discharge the duties of his office and...

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