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to] the taking effect hereof, but all such offenses or rights of action shall remain and be prosecuted under the law existing at the time such offense was committed or such right of action accrued.

SECTION 60. This Act shall be in force and effect front and after its passage and approval.

Approved, March 10th, 1899.

CHAPTER V.

BONDS.

SECTION.

1. Supplemental bonds.
AN Act to authorize County Commissioners to issue bonds in certain

cases.

Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma: Supplemental

SECTION 1. Where the board of county commissioners bonds,

of any county of this Territory have heretofore made application to the district court to issue bonds to fund the outstanding warrants of said county, and where the court has duly examined the list of warrants and found by its order and decree that certain warrants were of the class and nature provided by statute to be bonded, and where the court has by its order and decree specified and ordered that the county commissioners should issue bonds of said county to fund said warrants, and the amount of county warrants so ordered bonded by the court did not exceed four per cent of the assessed valua. tion of said county at the time said order and decree was entered, but, through an error in the footings of said list and calculation of the interest then due on said warrants. so allowed and ordered bonded, sufficient bonds were not issued by said county commissioners to pay off said warrants ordered funded and the interest thereon, the county commissioners of said county are hereby authorized

and directed, on application of any person holding any of said warrants, to issue bonds sufficient to redeem and pay off the balance of said warrants and interest so found due by said court. Said bonds shall be a supplement to the same series and shall bear the same rate of interest and become due and payable at the same time as the bonds heretofore issued under and by order of said district court, that is, said bonds shall be issued in a series and a supplement to the series of bonds provided by said order and decree of said district court, and shall be divided into payments to become due at the same time as said original bonds of said series provided for by said funding order of said district court. And said bonds shall also state on their face that they are issued under and by authority of this Act. Said bonds shall not be sold at less than par, nor exchanged for the warrants which they fund at less than par.

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage and approval.

Approved March 13, 1899.

CHAPTER VI.

EXEMPTING FROM TAXATION.

SECTION.
1. Exempting from taxation.
AN Act concerning the taxation of property of mutual building and

loan associations doing business in the Territcry of Oklahoma.
Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma: SECTION 1. The real estate, furniture, fixtures and all Exempting

from taxation personal property, except as hereinafter provided, of mutual building and loan associations, organized and doing business in this Territory, shall be subject to taxation in the same manner and to the same extent as other like

property. The notes and mortgages of building and loan associations, chartered, organized and doing business in this Territory, under the laws of this Territory and which are given by the members of such association upon real estate located in the Territory, and which real estate is subject to taxation under the laws of the Territory, shall not be subject to taxation.

SECTION 2. All Acts and parts of Acts in conflict here. with are hereby repealed.

SECTION 3. This Act shall effect and be in force from and after its passage and appproval.

Approved February 24th, 1899.

CHAPTER VII.

CASHION MONUMENT.

Authorizing erection

SECTION.

SECTION. 1. Authorizing erection of.

3. Contract for erection, 2. Cost of.

4. Appropriation for. AN ACT providing for the erection of a monument to perpetuate the

memory of Roy V. Cashion, and making appropriation therefor. Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma:

SECTION 1. That there shall be erected at such place within or near the village of Hennessey, as the trustees of said village shall designate, a suitable and appropriate monument to preserve and perpetuate the memory of Roy V. Cashion, killed while manfully charging the San Juan Heights.

SECTION 2. That the cost of said monument when erected shall not exceed the sum of two thousand dol. lars, including all private and voluntary subscriptions and donations made for that purpose.

SECTION 3. That the Governor of this Territory be ard he is hereby authorized to draw his warrant upon the Territorial Treasurer for a sum added to the voluntary

Cost of

Contract for erection.

contributions made, which shall equal the sum of two thousand dollars, and shall, upon said voluntary contributions being placed at his disposal, proceed to contract for the erection of said monument. That before said contract is made the Governor of the Territory and one member of each house of the Legislative Assembly, to be appointed by the respective presiding officers, shall be a commission to determine the character of the monument to be erected and the terms of the inscription to be placed upon said monument.

SECTION 4. That the sum of two thousand dollars, or Appropriation so much thereof as may be necessary to carry this Act into effect be and the same is hereby app op iated for that purpose, from money not otherwise appropriated.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

Approved March 3rd. 1899.

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An Act to amend Sections 1, 2, 3, and 4, of Article 5, Chapter 6, of the

Session Laws of the Territory of Oklahoma of 1897, relating to

cities of the first class. Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma:

SECTION 1. That Section 1, of Article 5, Chapter 6, of rax levied. the Session Laws of Oklahoma of 1897, be amended to

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road as follows: Section 1. That the Mayor and Council of the cities of the first class shall, on the second Monday in July of each year, make the following general tax levies only, and at the following rates, upon all the taxable property of the city; (1) For a street and bridge fund, not to exceed two mills; (2) For a fire and water supply fund, not to exceed five mills; (3) For a contingent and supply fund, not to exceed one mill; (4) For a street lighting fund, not to exceed five mills; (5) For a salary fund, not to exceed one mill; (6) For a sinking fund, a levy sufficient to pay one year's interest on the bonded indebtedness of the city, and to pay all bonds as they fall due, with twenty-five per cent added as an allowance for delinquent taxes: Provided, Said levy shall not exceed five mills; (7)For a park fund, not to exceed two mills; (8) For a judgment fund, not to exceed five mills, sufficient to pay one-third of the original amount of all judgments: Provided, As much as one-third of the original amount of such judgment remains unpaid. If less than one-third of such judgment remains unpaid, then a sufficient levy shall be made to pay the remaining judgment. If any surplus remains in any of said funds on the last day of June in any year, against which there is no outstanding claim, it shall be credited to the said fund for the following year.

SECTION 2. That Section 2, of Article 5, Chapter 6, of the Session Laws of Oklahoma of 1897, be, and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 2. The taxes so levied when collected shall be kept in the special fund herein created, and such money shall not be diverted from any such fund, nor shall any charge, except those hereinafter provided, be paid out of any such fund: Provided, That the mayor and council may, at the end of each quarter of the fiscal year, transfer any surplus from said salary fund, to such other fund or funds, as they may deem necessá. y and expedient.

SECTION 3. That Section 3, of Article 5, Chapter 6, of the Session Laws of Oklahoma of 1897, be, and the same

Funds not diverted.

Street and bridge lund,

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