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ARTICLE 3.-DEPUTY COUNTY SUPERINTENDENTS.

SECTION.
1. Deputy employed, qualifica-

tions.

An Act amendatory of Section 14, of Article 1, of Chapter 73, being

General Section (5762), of the Statutes of 1895, entitled “Schools."
Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma:
SECTION 1. That Section 14, of Article 1, of Chapter Depaty em.

ployed, quali. 73, being General Section 5762, of the Statutes of Okla-fications. homa of 1893, be amended to read as follows: Section 14. He shall discharge such other duties as may be prescribed by law, and when the duties of the office require it he may, at his own cost, employ an assistant who shall have all the qualifications required of the principal, and before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office shall take and subscribe the oath of office required by Section 2 of said Article 1. Such assistant shall be liable to all the legal restrictions and penalties to which his principal is liable, and may, in the name of his pricinpal, do any official act that the principal might legally do: Provided, Nothing in this section shall be construed to relieve the principal from liability on his bond for any breach of the conditions thereof by such assistant. He shall deliver to his successor, within ten days after the expiration of his term of office, all books, papers, records, and fixtures appertaining to his office.

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

Approved February 24th, 1899.

ARTICLE 4.-PUBLIC LIBRARIES.

SECTION.
1. Taxes levied for library fund;

duties of board.

SECTION

List of books furnished.

AN Act providing for and establishing public libraries in the public

schools in the Territory of Oklahoma.

Taxes levied for library fund: cuties of board.

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Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma :

SECTION 1. That hereafter, at the time provided by law for making and certifying the annual levy for taxes for school purposes each year, except as hereinafter provided, the district board of each school district and the board of education of each city or town in the Territory of Oklahoma, shall designate, set apart and appropriate out of the district fund, a sum of money as a library fund, to be used in the purchase of books and periodicals for a public library for such district, city or town, as follows: In districts employing one teacher, not less than five nor more than ten dollars each year; in districts employing more than one and less than four teachers, not less than ten nor more than twenty-five dollars each year; in districts employing more than three teachers, not less than twenty-five nor more than fifty dollars each year; cities of the first-class, not less than fifty nor more than one hundred dollars each year. The board of education of each city or town and the district board of each school district, except as hereinafter provided, shall certify the appropriation herein provided to the county clerk, and the county clerk shall note the appropriation on the tax rolls and certify the same to the county treasurer, and he shall set apart the sum so designated to the credit of the district, city or town appropriating the same, as a library fund: Provided, That districts in

a which the maximum levy, together with all other school funds, do not yield a revenue sufficient to support a four months' term of school, during any school year, shall not be subject to the provisions of this Act.

SECTION 2. The county board of examiners of each county shall, within thirty days after the passage of this

List of books furnished.

Act, furnish each county superintendent in the Territory of Oklahoma a list of reference and literary books, together with the list price of each, and the price at which they may be purchased, as near as possible, which list shall designate the order of purchase and shall govern the order of purchasing, so far as the funds will permit, and the county superintendent shall, within thirty days thereafter, mail to the secretary of each district board in their respective counties the list of books furnished as herein provided, together with prices and other information and instruction for carrying out the provisions of this Act. The county board of examiners shall, at periods of not longer than two years thereafter, furnish additional lists of suitable books and periodicals, to be a guide to future purchases by district boards. All purchases under this Act shall follow the order given by the county board of examiners so far as the funds will permit, unless the lists include books already in the library of such school. No district board, or board of education, shall contract or pay in warrants, or otherwise more than the lowest wholesale price of the books purchased under this Act, and any and all warrants issued in excess of this sum shall be void as to the excess.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect and be in force on and after its passage and approval.

Approved March 10th, 1899.

CHAPTER XXXI.

STENOGRAPHERS, SUPREME COURT. 1. Stenographers employed, com.

pensation.

AN Act amendatory of Sction 2, of Chapter 48, of the Session Laws

of 1895, entitlen “An Act providing for the employment of sienographers in the Supreme Court, by the Judges of said Court, and relating to fees thereof."

Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory

of Oklahoma: Stenographers SECTION 1. That Section 2, of Chapter 48, of the Sesempivyoa, compensation. sion Laws of 1895, be amended to read as follows: Sec

tion 2. As compensation for his services said stenographer so employed shall receive twelve and one-half cents per folio and no more for each folio actually writ. ten by him in a completed opinion, to be audited as other accounts upon the certificate of the judge so employing such stenographer and paid out of any appropriation therefor.

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

Approved March 10th, 1899.

RESOLUTIONS.

Council CONCURRENT RESOLUTION AND MEMORIAL No. 1. COUNCIL CONCURRENT RESOLUTION AND MEMORIAL No. 1, Petitioning

Congress to grant certain lands to the -erritory of Oklahoma, for certain purposes.

WHEREAS, The Congress of the United States, by an Act approved March 3, 1893, provided among other things, for the opening to settlement of the bodies of land kriown as the Cherokee Outlet, the Tonkawa Indian reservation and the Pawnee Indian Reservation, by proclamation of the President of the United States, and empowered the said President to make such other reservations as he might deem proper; and

WHEREAS, In pursuance of the authority so granted, the said President did reserve in the said Cherokee Outlet and Indian Reservations section thirteen in each Congressional township for the use and benefit of a Territorial University, Agricultural College and Normal School, and did reserve section thirty-three in each Congressional township in said bodies of land for public buildings; and

WHEREAS, No reservation of public lands for similar purposes were made in any of the other lands within the Territory of Oklahoma which have been opened to settlement; be it therefore

Resolved, That the Fifth Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oklahoma do memorialize and petition the Congress of the United States, and they do hereby memorialize and petition that body that it provide by necessary legislation for the granting to the Territory of Oklahoma of sections thirteen and thirty-three of each Congressional township of said Territory where such lands have not already been reserved for the purposes

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