Oregon Newspaper Compensation for Publication of Legal Notices, Measure 6 (1918)

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The Oregon Newspaper Compensation for Publication of Legal Notices Bill, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 5, 1918 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure fixed the compensation of newspapers for the publications of all public notices, summonses, citations, financial statements, reports, proceeding, and all other legal advertisements.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1918)
Approveda Yes 50,073 54.49%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred Bill - Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

Initiated by O. S. Jackson, 610 Salmon Street, Portland, Oregon, and R. W. Hagood, 1109 East Davis Street, Portland, Oregon. - FIXING COMPENSATION FOR PUBLICATION OF LEGAL NOTICES - Purpose: Fixing compensation for publication of all notices, summonses, citations, county financial statements, reports, proceedings, and all other legal advertisements of whatsoever kind which now or hereafter may be required published; providing that newspapers may contract for lower rates; that publication proof of such legal notices shall include amount charged for publication; that legal advertising required for irrigation, school and road districts be published in local papers; amending Section 2903 Lord's Oregon Laws by classifying newspapers per circulation in counties of 150,000 or more inhabitants; repealing Section 2911 Lord's Oregon Laws and Chapter 385, Laws 1917. --- Vote YES or NO.

310. Yes

311. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 6 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on June 28, 1918 by C.S. Jackson and R.W. Hagood of Portland.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 11, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.