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Complaints.

Clerk of municipal court.

Salary of police justice.

ings before such police judge and judgments rendered by him shall be subject to review in the superior court

of the proper county by writ of review or appeal. Criminal

Sec. 4. All criminal process issued by such police judge shall be in the name of the State of Washington and run throughout the state, be directed to the chief of police, marshal or other police officer of any city or to any sheriff or constable in the state and shall be served by him.

Sec. 5. All prosecutions for the violation of any city ordinance shall be conducted in the name of the city, and may be upon the complaint of any person.

Sec. 6. The mayor of such city shall have power at any time to appoint a clerk to assist such police judge in clerical work incident to the performance of his duties, who shall be paid such salary out of the funds of the city as the city council may by ordinance determine. In case appointment is made by the mayor

the county commissioners shall appoint no clerk. . Sec. 7. The salary of such police judge to be paid in

addition to the salary paid to justices of the peace in cities of the first class, shall be fixed by the city council by ordinance and such additional salary shall be paid wholly out of the fund of the city, in equal monthly installments. The city shall provide a suitable place for holding court by such police judge, and pay all the

expense of maintaining the same. Costs and fees. Sec. 8. In all civil and criminal cases arising from

the violations of city ordinances tried by such police judge he shall charge up as costs in each case the same fees as are charged by justices of the peace for like services in every action, and all fees so charged and collected by, and all fines and forfeitures paid to, such police judge shall belong to and be paid over by him weekly, to the city.

Sec. 9. Such police judge shall in the conduct of precedence.

the business of the court give preference to cases arising under ordinances of the city; then to prosecutions for violation of the criminal laws of the State of Washington within the city; then to civil causes coming

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before him upon change of venue from the other justice of the peace in the city. No change of venue shall be allowed from such police judge in actions brought for violations of city ordinances.

Sec. 10. Within five days after the passage of this mong act the board of county commissioners of the county appo wherein any such city is located, shall appoint a competent attorney at law residing in such city, who has been duly admitted to practice in the supreme court of the state, to be a justice of the peace of such precinct, and to hold office until his successor has been duly elected and qualified. And within five days after such appointee shall have qualified as required by law, the mayor of any such city shall appoint one of the justices of such precinct the police judge of such city as in this act provided.

Sec. 11. In case of the temporary absence or inabil- Mayor to ity of the police judge to act the mayor shall appoint, certain cases. from among the practicing attorneys qualified electors of the city, a police judge pro tempore, who, before entering upon the duties as such, shall take and subscribe an oath as other judicial officers, and while so acting he shall have all the powers of the police judge: Provided, however, Such appointment shall not continue for a longer period than the absence or disability of the police judge. Such police judge pro tempore to receive compensation at the rate of five dollars a day to be paid by the city.

Passed the House February 25, 1899.
Passed the Senate March 8, 1899.
Approved March 13, 1899.

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CHAPTER LXXXVI.

[H. B. No. 151.]
RELATING TO TIDE AND SHORE LANDS OF THE

STATE.
AN ACT to amend sections 48 and 50 of an act entitled " An act to

provide for the selection, survey, management, reclamation,
lease and disposition of the state's granted, school, tide, oyster
and other lands, harbor areas, and for the confirmation and
completion of the several grants to the state by the United
States ; creating a board of appraisers and a board of harbor
line commissioners, as required by articles 15 and 16 of the state
constitution, which shall be generally known as the board of
state land commissioners ; defining their duties, and making an
appropriation therefor and declaring an emergency," approved
March 16, 1897, being chapter 89, Session Laws of 1897.

Amendment.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of [the State of ] Washington:

Section 1. That section 48 of an act entitled “ An act to provide for the selection, survey, management, reclamation, lease and disposition of the state's granted, school, tide, oyster and other lands, harbor areas, and for the confirmation and completion of the several grants to the state by the United States; creating a board of appraisers and a board of harbor line commissioners as required by articles 15 and 16 of the state constitution which shall be generally known as the board of state land commissioners; defining their duties, and making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency,” approved March 16, 1897, being chapter 89, Session Laws of 1897, be amended to read as follows: Section 48. All tide and shore lands other than first class shall be offered for sale and sold in the same manner as school and granted lands, and shall be sold at not less than five dollars per lineal chain, measured on the United States meander line bounding the inner shore limit of such tide or shore lands, and each applicant shall furnish a copy of the United States field notes, certified to by the surveyor general of the State of Washington, of said meander line, with his application, and shall pay one-tenth of the purchase price on the date of sale.

Sec. 2. That section 50 of an act entitled "An act to provide for the selection, survey, management, reclam- Amendment. ation, lease and disposition of the state's granted, school, tide, oyster and other lands, harbor areas, and for the confirmation and completion of the several grants to the state by the United States; creating a board of appraisers and a board of harbor line commissioners, as required by articles 15 and 16 of the state constitution, which shall be generally known as the board of state land commissioners; defining their duties and making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency," approved March 16, 1897, being chapter 89, Session Laws of 1897, be amended to read as follows: “Section 50. Tide and shore lands which have not been sold, and for which applications to purchase have not been theretofore filed and are pending, may be leased in the same manner as provided for the lease of school and granted lands: Provided, That when application is made for the lease of tide or shore lands of the second class, adjacent to upland, the same shall be leased per lineal chain frontage, and the United States field notes of the meander line shall accompany each application as required for the sale of such lands: And provided further, When such lands are separated from the upland by navigable waters each application shall be accompanied by the plat and field notes of survey of such land applied for as required when making application for the purchase of such lands : And provided further, That tide lands may be leased for a period not to exceed thirty years."

Passed the House March 6, 1899.
Passed the Senate March 9, 1899.
Approved March 13, 1899.

CHAPTER LXXXVII.

(H. B. No. 279.] FOR RELIEF OF CAPT. ED. E. HARDIN. AN ACT for the relief of Captain Ed. E. Hardin and making an

appropriation. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Washington :

SECTION 1. That the sum of two hundred and thirtyeight dollars and fifty-four cents ( $238.54) be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the military fund of this state, for the purpose of reimbursing Captain Ed. E. Hardin for moneys actually and necessarily expended by him for the maintenance of the members of Company “B,"independent battalion, Washington Volunteer Infantry, between the time of the enrollment of said company by the command of the governor and the mustering of the same into the service of the United States, in the late war with Spain, to-wit: Between the twenty-first day of June, 1898, and the fifth day of July, 1898.

Sec. 2. The state auditor is hereby authorized and directed to draw a military warrant in the sum of two hundred and thirty-eight dollars and fifty-four cents ( $238.54) in favor of said Captain Ed. E. Hardin, on the treasurer of the State of Washington, and said state treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same out of the military fund of this state.

Passed the House February 25, 1899.
Passed the Senate March 8, 1899.
Approved March 13, 1899.

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