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The roll number and quantum of blood of the grantor and decedent.

The permanent residence of the decedent at the time of death.

The relationship of each grantor to the decedent and the names and relationship to the decedent of each heir who is not a grantor. Hearings in County Court-Terms of Sale.

Section 3. The county court shall establish a date upon which all petitions for the approval of deeds to lands inherited by full-blood Indians shall be heard which date shall be at least twice per month. At a hearing the court shall take the testimony of disinterested parties to establish the value of the lands to be conveyed, and may in its discretion call in any United States Probate Attorney as counsel for grantor. The attendance of the grantor or any other person to testify in such matters may be required in like manner as if his testimony were to be heard in a civil action. The court may decline to approve any deed when in his judgment the price is not commensurate with his fair judgment and the grantor is not an heir of deceased. Provided, the county court may authorize the sale and conveyance of any such land for cash or one-fourth cash and the balance in yearly payments of one-fourth each, with interest on such deferred payments at the rate of not less than six per cent (6%) per annum; Provided further, that in all sales upon deferred payments such payments shall be secured by first mortgage upon the lands conveyed. Time of Sale—30 Days From Death of Decedent.

Section 4. No deed which was executed within 30 days from the date of the death of the decedent shall be approved by any county court. And it shall be unlawful for any person to record or cause to be recorded any deed, lease, mortgage or other incumbrance which has been secured within 30 days subsequent to the death of the allottee, and any person violating the provisions of this section, shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred ($500.00) dollars nor more than one thousand ($1000.00) dollars, and may in the discretion of the court be imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not more than ninety days. This

Law Exclusive.

Section 5. The provisions of this act shall constitute the

exclusive law governing the procedure relative to the conveyance of inherited lands by adult full-blood Indian

All provisions of law heretofore enacted in conflict herewith are hereby repealed and set aside, and no court shali

have the power to promulgate or enforce any rules in conflict with this act.

heirs.

Emergency.

Section 6. For the preservation of the public peace, health and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist by reason whereof it is necessary that this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

pproved April 2, 1915.

CHAPTER 199.

SCHOOL AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS-EXCESS LEVY

AN

ACT amending section 7381 and 7383 Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910 relating

emergency. Be It

Vote

Enacted By the People of the State of Oklahoma : on Excess Levy-Report and Estimate. Section 1. Section 7381, Revised Laws of Oklahoma,

is hereby amended (by adding section 7381a) to read

1910,

follows:

as

"7381 A. Provided further, that the school electors of any school district shall vote at the annual meeting (or election) as to whethe ran excess levy shall be levied for the next ensuing year and the amount of such excess levy. If said excess levy shall receive a majority vote of those voting at said annual meting (orelection) then it shall be the duty of the school district board, when making the estimate for the next ensuing fiscal year, to attach to said estate a certificate of the vote had at the annual meeting (or election) on the question of making such excess levy for the next ensuing fiscal year and if said excess levy carried then the county excise board, if an excess levy is required for the ensuing fiscal year to create a fund equal to the amount of the aproved estimate, shall levy said additional levy not to exceed the amount voted by the people at the annual meeting (or election) or so much of the amount of the estimate approved by the county excise board.”

Election to Vote Levy.

Section 2. Section 7383, Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910, is hereby amended to read as follows:

At the election where it is proposed to vote an additional levy above the five mills herein authorized for school purposes the election shall be held to be legal on the date given in the official notice and the additional levy above the (five] mills shall be authorized if a majority of those voting at the said election vote in favor of said additional levy.Emergency

Section 3. For the preservation of the public peace, health and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, by reason whereof this act shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage and approval.

Approved April 5, 1915.

CHAPTER 200.

GAS

COMPANIES METER REGULATIONS.

AN ACT amending section 1, chapter 152 Session Laws of 1913, requiring corpora.

tions or persons furnishing natural gas to consumers in municipalities where the population exceeds five hundred to do so through standard meters at the meter rate and fixing a penalty for violation thereof.

Be It Enacted By The People Of The State Of Oklahoma. Gas Companies to Use Meters.

Section 1. That Section 1 of Chapter 152, Session Laws of 1913, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 1. That all persons, firms, corporations or other

business organizations engaged in the business of furnishing natural gas in municipalities in this state, to the inhabitants thereof, shall do so through standard meters at meter rates; provided, that this act shall only apply to towns where the population exceeds five hundred, and shall not prohibit the sale of gas at a flat rate to federal, state or municipally owned buildings, institutions or plants; Provided further, that this act shall not abrogate any existing contract, or effect or change the terms or conditions of any franchise granted by any municipal corporation prior to, and in effect April 28th, 1913.

Repeal.

Section 2. That all acts or parts of acts in conflict herewith. are hereby repealed.

Approved April 2, 1915.

CHAPTER 201.

SHATTUCK COURT TOWN ABOLISHED.

AN ACT repealing sections 1879 to 1884 inclusive of Article 2, chapter 21, of the

Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910, relating to the establishment of a county court at Shattuck in Ellis County, Oklahoma, and declaring an emergency.

Be It Enacted By The People Of The State Of Oklahoma. Repeal.

Section 1. That Sections 1879 to 1884, inclusive, of Article 2, Chapter 21, of the Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910, be and the same is hereby repealed. Pending Cases.

Section 2. That the causes of action now pending in the county court at Shattuck, whether criminal, civil or probate, are hereby transferred to the county court at Arnett, there to be determined the same as though originally filled in the county court at Arnett, and all records and original files of all causes, criminal, civil or probate, shall be forthwith transferred to the office of the county court at Arnett.

Disposition of Furniture.

Section 3. All furniture, fixtures and supplies of any nature now in or belonging to the county court at Shattuck shall be removed or disposed of under the direction and control of the board of county commissioners of Ellis County, Oklahoma.

Emergency.

Section 4. For the preservation of the public peace, health and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, by reason whereof this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

Approved April 2, 1915.

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