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CHAPTER 173.

[S. B. 181.)

CRIME OF SABOTAGE.
AN Act to protect certain industrial enterprises wherein persons

are employed for wage, and to prevent interference with the
management or control thereof, and to prohibit the dissemina-
tion of doctrines inimical to industry, and prescribing pen-
alties.

destruction

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington: SECTION 1. Whoever, with intent that his act Injury or shall, or with reason to believe that it may, injure, of property. interfere with, or obstruct any agricultural, stockraising, lumbering, mining, quarrying, fishing, manufacturing, transportation, mercantile or building enterprise wherein persons are employed for wage, shall wilfully injure or destroy, or attempt or threaten to injure or destroy, any property whatsoever, or shall wilfully derange, or attempt or threaten to derange, any mechanism or appliance, shall be guilty of a felony.

SEC. 2. Whoever, with intent to supplant, nul- Interference lify or impair the owner's management or control control. of any enterprise described in the preceding section, shall unlawfully take or retain, or attempt or threaten unlawfully to take or retain, possession or control of any property or instrumentality used in such enterprise, shall be guilty of a felony.

SEC. 3. Whoever shall

(1) Advocate, advise or teach the necessity, Advocacy of duty, propriety or expediency of doing or practicing any of the acts made unlawful by the two preceding sections, or

(2) Print, publish, edit, issue or knowingly sell, By publicirculate, distribute or display any book, pamphlet, paper, hand-bill, document or written or printed

with owner's

sabotage.

cation.

By spoken or written words.

Aiding in promotion of doctrines.

matter of any form, advocating, advising or teaching such necessity, duty, propriety or expediency, or

(3) By word of mouth or writing justify any act or conduct with intent to advocate, advise or teach such necessity, duty, propriety or expediency, or

(4) Organize or help to organize, give aid to, be a member of or voluntarily assemble with, any group of persons formed to advocate, advise or teach such necessity, duty, propriety or expediency,

Shall be guilty of a felony.

Sec. 4. This act shall not be construed to repeal or amend any existing penal statute.

Sec. 5. This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace and safety, and shall take effect immediately.

Passed the Senate Ferbuary 24, 1919.
Passed the House March 11, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 19, 1919.

Act cumulative.

Emergency.

CHAPTER 174.

[S. S. B. 236.]

PREVENTION OF CRIMINAL SYNDICALISM.

An Act relating to crimes, providing penalties for the dissemina.

tion of doctrines inimical to public tranquility and orderly

government, and repealing chapter 3 of the Laws of 1919.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington:
SECTION 1. Whoever shall

(1) Advocate, advise, teach or justify crime, sedition, violence, intimidation or injury as a means or way of effecting or resisting any industrial, economic, social or political change, or

Crime defined.

(2) Print, publish, edit, issue or knowingly sell, circulate, distribute or display any book, pamphlet, paper, hand-bill, document, or written or printed matter of any form, advocating, advising, teaching or justifying crime, sedition, violence, intimidation or injury as a means or way of effecting or resisting any industrial, economic, social or political change, or

(3) Organize or help to organize, give aid to, be a member of or voluntarily assemble with any group of persons formed to advocate, advise or teach crime, sedition, violence, intimidation or injury as a means or way of effecting or resisting any industrial, economic, social or political change, Shall be guilty of a felony.

Penalty. Sec. 2. Any owner, lessee, agent, occupant or Permitting person in control of any property who shall know- property for ingly permit the use thereof by any person or per- syndicalism, sons engaged in doing any of the acts or things made unlawful by the preceding section, shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Sec. 3. Chapter 3 of the Laws of 1919 is hereby Repealing repealed. This act shall not be construed to repeal or amend any other penal statute.

Sec. 4. This act is necessary for the immediate Emergency. preservation of the public peace, health and safety and shall take effect immediately.

Passed the Senate March 3, 1919.
Passed the House March 11, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 19, 1919.

promoting

clause.

CHAPTER 175.

[S. B. 192.]

ELECTIONS AND TERMS OF COUNTY AND PRECINCT

OFFICERS.

Term of office,

Elections.

AN Act fixing the terms of county and precinct officers and pre

scribing the time of holding elections therefor. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington: SECTION 1. The term of office of all county and precinct officers elected on and after the Tuesday next following the first Monday in November 1922 shall be four years and until their successors are elected and qualified and except the County Superintendent of Schools shall begin on the second Monday in January following the election: Provided, that this act shall not apply to county commissioners.

Sec. 2. The election of such county and precinct officers shall be held on the Tuesday next following the first Monday in November, 1922; and every four years thereafter on the Tuesday next following the first Monday in November, and all such elective county and precinct officers shall after the taking effect of this act be elected at the time herein specified: Provided, that if a vacancy occur during the first biennium after any such election, an election to fill such vacancy for the unexpired term shall be held at the next succeeding general election.

Sec. 3. That all the statutes of this state, and parts of statutes inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

Passed the Senate March 8, 1919.
Passed the House March 11, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 19, 1919.

Filling vacancies.

Repealing clause.

CHAPTER 176.

[S. S. B. 121.]

LIENS ON FARM PRODUCTS.
AN Act relating to liens on farm products and amending section

1190 of Remington & Ballinger's Annotated Codes and Stat-
utes of Washington.

claims to

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of

Washington:
SECTION 1. That section 1190 of Remington &
Ballinger's Annotated Codes and Statutes of Wash-
ington be amended to read as follows:

Section 1190. Any person claiming the benefit Verified of this chapter must, within forty days after the be filed. close of said work and labor, or after the expiration of the term, or after the expiration of each year of the lease, for which any lands were demised, file for record with the county auditor of the county in which said work and labor was performed, or said demised lands are situated, a claim which shall be in substance in accordance with the provisions of section 1168, so far as the same may be applicable, which said claim shall be verified as in said section provided, and said liens may be enforced in a civil action in the same manner, as near as may be, as provided in section 1172: Provided, that the lien Recorded hereby created in favor of landlords for rents shall cient for apply when the lease has been recorded, and the recording of the lease shall dispense with the necessity of filing or recording any other notice or claim of lien for rents during the leasehold period. Any claim for damages to the landlord for failure of faithful performance of the lease must be filed and recorded at the time and in the manner heretofore specified.

Passed the Senate February 20, 1919.
Passed the House March 11, 1919.
Approved by the Governor March 19, 1919.

lease suffi

rent claims.

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