ORS 165.475¹
Sending telegrams in order of receipt

(1) Except as provided in ORS 165.480 (Telegrams having priority in time of war or crisis) and in subsection (2) of this section, any telegraph company doing business in this state who fails to transmit all dispatches in the order in which they are received, is subject to a penalty of $100, to be recovered with costs of suit by the person whose dispatch is postponed out of its order.

(2) Communications from other telegraphic lines in connection with lines in this state may have precedence over all ordinary private communications and intelligence of general and public interest may be transmitted for publication out of its order. [Formerly 757.606]

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 165—Offenses Involving Fraud or Deception, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors165.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 165, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­165ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information