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Salaries-Court Clerk and County Clerk.

Section 4. That section 9, of chapter 161, Session Laws of Oklahoma, 1913, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Section 9. The court clerk and the county clerk provided for in this act in each county having a population of 60,000 or less, as now or hereafter shown by the last Federal census, shall each receive the same salary as full compensation for their services, as provided by law for the clerk of the district court and county clerk. In counties having a population of more than 60,000 as now or hereafter shown by the last Federal census, the court clerk and county clerk, shall each receive a salary of twenty-one hundred dollars ($2,100.00) per annum."

Abolishment of Offices.

Section 5. That section 11 of chapter 161, of the Session Laws of Oklahoma, 1913, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

“Section 11. That the offices of the clerk of the district court, clerk of the county court, clerk of the superior court, and register of deeds, in every county in this State are hereby abolished."

Emergency.

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

Approved February 1, 1915.

CHAPTER 7.

APPROPRIATION-EAST OKLAHOMA HOSPITAL FOR INSANE

SCHOOL FOR BLIND.

AN ACT making appropriation for the support and maintenance of the East Ok

la homa Hospital for the Insane, located at Vinita, Oklahoma, and for the support and maintenance of the Okllahoma School for the Blind, located at

Muskogee, Oklahoma, and declaring an emergency.
Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oklahoma:

Deficiency Appropriation to June 30, 1915.

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any money in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support and maintenance of the East Oklahoma Hospital for the Insane, located at Vinita, Oklahoma, and for the support and maintenance of the Oklahoma School for the Blind, located at Muskogee, Oklahoma, for the remainder of the fiscal year, ending June 30, 1915, the sum of twenty-eight thousand six hundred ninety two dollars ($28,692.00) or so much thereof as may be necessary, and itemized as follows, to-wit:

For the support and maintenance of the East Oklahoma Hospital for the Insane, for the remainder of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1915, the sum of $25,992.00.

For the support and maintenance of the Oklahoma School for the Blind, located at Muskogee, Oklahoma, for the remainder of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1915, the sum of $2,700.00.

Emergency

Section 2. 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 February 1, 1915.

CHAPTER 8.

TAXATION— EXTENDING TIME OF PAYMENT.

AN ACT providing for extending the time of payment of all State, county, school

district, municipal and township taxes; regulating the collection of the same;

providing penalties for the nonpayment thereof, and declaring an emergency. Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oklahoma: Extension of Time to June 1, 1915—Interest.

Section 1. The time for the payment of all State, county, school district, municipal and township taxes is hereby extended until the first day of June, nineteen hundred and fifteen; provided that all such taxes that are now due under existing statutes shall bear interest from the date of this extension until the first day of June, nineteen hundred and fifteen, at the rate of six per cent per annum; and provided further, that all taxes extended under the provisions of this act, if not paid on or before June first, nineteen hundred and fifteen, shall bear a penalty at the rate of eighteen per cent per annum from June first, nineteen hundred and fifteen; and provided further, that the taxpayer shall not be entitled to notice from the county treasurer or other authorized collecting officer as to such taxes being due as a condition precedent to such penalty attaching.

Emergency.

Section 2. It being immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, and safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, by reason whereof this act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.

Approved February 3, 1915.

CHAPTER 9.

COURTSDISTRICT COURTS-TERMS IN CERTAIN DISTRICTS.

AN ACT fixing the time of convening of the regular terms of the District Court

in Judicial Districts number two, seven, and nine in the State of Oklahoma, repealing all laws in conflict therewith.

Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oklahoma:

Districts Two, Seven, Nine.

Section 1. The time of the convening the regular term of district court in each county in Judicial Districts numbers two, seven and number nine, of the State of Oklahoma, shall be on the first Monday in each of the respective months hereinafter set out in this section after each of the respective counties, to-wit:

District Number Two:-In Nowata county in October and February. In Rogers county in May and December.

District Number Seven :-In Pontotoc county in April and October. In Seminole county in January and June.

District Number Nine:-In Hughes county March, July and December. In Okfuskee county February, August and November.

Approved February 3, 1915.

CHAPTER 10.

SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS TEMPERANCE INSTRUC

TION.

AN ACT providing for scientific temperance instruction in the public schools and

all educational institutions in the State of Oklahoma. Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oklahoma:

Teaching Evil Effect of Alcohol.

Section 1. The nature of alcoholic drinks, and other narcotics, and their effect on the human system in connection with the various divisions, physiology and hygiene, shall be included in the branches to be regularly taught in the common schools of the State, and in all educational institutions supported wholly, or in part, by money from the State. Provided, That this subject shall be taught as a part of physiology and hygiene, and that no additional text book be employed. Definite Place in Study Course-Test for Promotions.

Section 2. Boards of Education and Boards of such educational institutions shall make suitable provision for this instruction in the schools and institutions under their respective jurisdiction, giving definite time and place therefor in the regular course of study; adopt such methods as will adapt it to the capacity of pupils in the various grades; and to corresponding classes, as found in ungraded schools. The same test for promotion shall be required in this as in other branches.

Institutes and Normals to Give Such Training.

Section 3. In all teachers' institutes, normal schools, and teachers' training classes established by the State, adequate time and attention shall be given to instruction in the best methods of teaching such branches.

Approved February 3, 1915.

CHAPTER 11.

ADMINISTRATORS AND EXECUTORS-POWER TO EXECUTE

REAL ESTATE MORTGAGES.

An Act amending section 1, of chapter 66, of the Laws of 1913, relating to pro

cedure in renewing or extending real estate mortgages by administrators, ex

ecutors and guardians in certain cases and declaring an emergency. Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oklahoma: County Judge to Give Consent-Restrictions.

Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 66 of the Session Laws of 1913, entitled “Probate procedure, mortgage of

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