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is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 3. The street and bridge fund shall be used for street and bridge purposes, including persons especially employed on street work.

SECTION 4. That Section 4, of Article 5, Chapter 6, of Salary fund. the Session Laws of Oklahoma of 1897, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 4. The fee and salary fund shall be used for the payment of fees and salaries of officers and employees, including policemen, firemen, city marshal, city clerk, city treasurer, city attorney, street commissioner, city engineer, and all other employees whose compensation is not made a charge against some other fund: Provided further, That all moneys collected from occupation tax, fines, forfeitures and licenses, shall be turned into the salary fund.

SECTION 5. The park tax shall include the planting Park fund. and care of park and street trees, and shall be used for no other purposes: Provided, Nothing in this Act shall be so construed as to prevent the taxing for tree purposes of lots abutting street tree planting.

SECTION 6. All laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

SECTION 7. This Act shall be in force and take effect from and after its passage and approval.

Approved March 10th, 1899.

ARTICLE 2.—PRESCRIBING CORPORATE POWERS.

SECTION.
1. Corporate powers.
AN ACT amendatory of Section 2, of Article 1. of Chapter 14, of the

Statutes of 1893, entitled, “Cities of the First Class."
Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Ollahoma:

SECTION 1. That Section 2, of Article 1, of Chapter 14, Corporate of the Statutes of Oklahoma Territory of 1893, entitled "Cities of the First Class” be and the same is hereby

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amended to read as follows: Section 2. All cities governed by the provisions of this Act shall be bodies corporate and politic, and shall have the power to sue and be sued, to purchase and hold real and personal property, for the use of the city, to sell and convey any real or personal property owned by the city, and make such order respecting the same as may be conducive to the best interests of the city, to make all contracts and do all other acts in relation to the property and affairs of the city, necessary to the good government of the city, and to [the] exercise of its corporate and administrative powers, to have and use a corporate seal and alter the same at pleasure, and to exercise such other and further powers as are, or may be conferred by law: Provided, however, That no real estate or personal property shall be bought or sold where the value of either said real or personal property contiacted for at one purchase shall exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00), until the purchase or sale be authorized by a majority vote of the electors resident of the city or village.

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

Approved March 13th, 1899.

ARTICLE 3.-SPRINKLING STREETS.

SECTION.
1. Sprinkling streets.

Sprinkling streets.

AN Act authorizing and empowering cities of the first class to provide

and contract for the sprinkling of streets. Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma :

SECTION 1. That cities of the first class in this Territory are hereby authorized and empowered to enact ordinances for the followirg purposes, in addition to the other powers granted by law: First, To provide and contract for the sprinkling of its streets and public grounds; Second, To levy and collect taxes upon all of the taxable property adjoining and fronting on such streets so sprinkled, within its corporate limits, to pay for the sprinkling of such streets and public grounds, not exceeding two mills on the dollar in any one year.

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

Approved March 9th, 1899.

ARTICLE 4.–COUNCIL JOURNAL.
SECTION.
1. Clerk to keep Journal.
An Act requiring the city clerks of cities of the first class to keep a

journal and record the proceedings in the council. Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oklahoma: SECTION 1. That the city clerks of the cities of the Clerk to keep

journal. first class shall keep a journal in which shall be recorded all proceedings of the city council.

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

Approved February 17, 1899.

ARTICLE 5.—LEGALIZING REALTY PURCHASE, CITY OF

GUTHRIE.

SECTION
1. Legalizing purchase of real

estate.

AN ACT to legalize purchases of real estate heretofore made by the

city of Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory.

Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oklahoma: SECTION 1. That all purchases of real-estate heretofore Legalizing

purchase of made by the City of Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma real estate.

Territory, be and the same are hereby legalized and made valid.

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

Approved March 10th, 1899.

ARTICLE 6.-LEGALIZING REALTY PURCHASE, CITY OF

SHAWNEE.
SECTION.
1. Legalizing purchase of real

estate.
AN ACT to legalize purchases of real estate heretofore made by the

city of Shawnee, Oklahoma Territory. Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Ollahoma:

SECTION 1. That all purchases of real estate heretofore made by the City of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Territory, for city and cemetery purposes, are hereby legalized and made valid.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and aprioval.

Approved March 10th, 1899.

Legalizing purchase of real estate.

CHAPTER IX.
MAINTAINING WATER WORKS IN CHANDLER.
SECTION.

SECTION.
1. Tax levy.

2. When and how levied. AN ACT to authorize the board of trustees of the town of Chandler,

Lincoln County, Oklahoma Territory, 'to annually levy and collect a tax not exceeding five mills on the dollar on all the taxable property of said town for the purpose of extending, repairing,

maintaining and operating the water works of said town. Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma:

SECTION 1. That the board of trustees of the town of Chandler, Lincoln County, Oklahoma Territory, is hereby

Tax levy.

authorized to annually levy and collect a tax not exceeding five mills on the dollar, on all the taxable property of said town, for the purpose of extending, repairing, maintaining and operating the water works of said town. SECTION 2. Said levy shall be made at the time the When and

. annual levy for general revenue is made by said boar), and shall be certified to the county clerk and collected in the same manner as other town taxes.

SECTION 3. All Acts and parts of Acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.

SECTION 4. This Act shall be in force and effect from and after its passage and approval.

Approved March 2nd, 1899.

CHAPTER X.

CORPORATIONS.

ARTICLE.
1. Guaranty companies.
2. Railroads.

ARTICLE
3. hingfisher college tax exemp-

tion.

ARTICLE 1.-GUARANTY COMPANY.

SECTION.
1. Expense of bond.
AN ACT to amend Article 2, Chapter 9, of the Session Laws of 1897,

entitled “Guaranty Companies,” by adding thereto Section 10.
Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma:

SECTION 1. That Article 2, of Chapter 9, of the Session Expense of Laws of 1897, be, and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto Section 10, which shall read as follows: Sec. tion 10. That any receiver, assignee, guardian, trustee, executor, administrator or other fiduciary, required by or

the order of any court or judge, to give a bond or other obligation as such, may include as a part of the lawful expense of executing his trust, such reasonable sum paid a company authorized under the laws of this

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