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following voting precincts: Chance, one and two; Ballard, one, two and three, Westville, one and two Christie, one and two; Baron, one, two and three.

Court Room.

Section 8. Before any session of the county court shall be held at Westville, a proper and comfortable court room shall be furnished at a rental not to exceed seventy-five dollars per annum, also all necessary vaults, lights, fuel and water.

Repeal of Conflicting Acts.

Section 9. All acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Emergency.

Section 10. 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 25, 1915.

CHAPTER 44.

TAXATION—RAW FARM PRODUCTS EXEMPT-INCOME TAX.

AN ACT to amend section 7302 of the Revised Laws of Oklahoma, annotated, of

1910, and repealing all laws in conflict therewith, and declaring an emergency.

Be It Enacted by thc People of the State of Oklahoma:
Farm Products Exempt from Ad Valorem Tax.

Section 1. Section 7302, Revised Laws of Oklahoma, Annotated, of 1910, is amended to read as follows:

All property in this state, whether real or personal, including the property of corporations, banks and bankers, except such as is exempt, shall be subject to taxation; provided, that no farm products while remaining in the raw

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state, such as cotton, corn, wheat, oats, and the like, shall be subject to ad valorem tax, but be subject to the income tax laws of the state.

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 25, 1915.

CHAPTER 45.

NEWSPAPER NOTICE-LEGAL PUBLICATIONS.

AN ACT relating to publication of legal notices.

Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oklahoma:
How Designated.

Section 1. In all cases provided by law for the publication of notice in a newspaper, the party or attorney upon whose application or behalf the notice shall be published shall have the right to designate the newspaper in which such publication shall be had, and it shall be the duty of the officer whose duty it shall be to sign or certify to such notice to have the publication in the newspaper so designated, and no other; provided such newspaper shall come within the provisions of section 2954 of the Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910.

Approved February 24, 1915,

CHAPTER 46.

PUBLIC LANDS—CONSENT OF STATE-ACQUISITION-PUB

LIC PURPOSES.

AN ACT to amend section 3190 of the Revised Laws of 1910, relating to acquisi

tion by purchase or condemnation proceedings of real estate for the use of the United States government.

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

Lands-State Consent to United States Acquisition.

Section 1. Section 3190 of the Revised Laws of Oklahoma 1910, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 3190. The consent of the State of Oklahoma is hereby given, in accordance with the seventeenth clause, eighth section, of the first article of the Constitution of the United States, to the acquisition by the United States, by purchase, condemnation or otherwise, of any land in this state required for sites for custom houses, postoffices, arsenals, forts, magazines, dockyards, military reserves, forest reserves, game preserves, national parks, irrigation or drainage projects, or for needful public buildings or for any other purposes for the government.

Approved February 24, 1915.

CHAPTER 47.

TAXATION_SALE OF REAL ESTATE FOR TAXES-PROCEDURE.

AN ACT amending section 7412, of chapter 72, of article 9, of the Revised Laws

of Oklahoma of 1910.

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

Issuance of Tax Deeds-Notice-Recitals.

Section 1. Section 7412, of the Revised Laws of 1910, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 7412. Within ten days after such sale the treasurer shall file in the office of the county clerk of his county, a return of his sale of such real estate, retaining a copy in his office, showing the real estate sold, the name of the purchaser, and the sum paid by them, and also a copy of the notice of sale, with a certificate of the advertisement verified by affidavit, and such certificate shall be evidence of the regularity of the proceeding. Before the county treasurer shall execute a deed to a purchaser at such tax resale, the said county treasurer shall advertise in one issue in some newspaper published in the city or town where the property sold is located, and in case the property sold for taxes is not located within or adjoining a city or town, the county treasurer shall advertise the same in some paper of general circulation in the county, stating in said advertisement the fact that the described property was sold at such resale and giving the name of the record owner of all property sold, the amount of delinquent taxes due, including penalties and cost of sale, and if the owner of property sold at resale does not within ten days from the date of advertisement pay the county treasurer all delinquent taxes, penalties and cost, the county treasurer shall execute to the purchaser at such sale, his heirs or assigns, a deed of conveyance which shall vest in the grantee an absolute estate in fee simple in such real estate. Such deed shall be executed in conformity to section 7418, and shall contain, in addition to the recitals required by such section, a summary recital of the proceedings in the matter of the sale provided for in this article. If any tract or parcel of such real estate sells for more than the taxes, penalty, interest and costs accrued upon said tract or parcel, the excess thereof shall be turned into the county treasury and there held for the prior owner of such real estate, to be by him withdrawn at any time within two years, and at the expiration of two years, if the same is not withdrawn or collected from the county treasury the same shall be turned into the county sinking fund. If any of the property offered for sale fails to bring the amount of taxes due and unpaid, with accrued interest and penalty, then the county treasurer shall rebuy same and a tax deed shall issue to the county treasurer for the use and benefit of the county and the title shall become invested in the county treasurer and his successor in office for the use and benefit of the county; provided, that at any time after the title becomes invested in the county treasurer same may be sold at private sale at a price to be ap-proved by the board of county commissioners, the proceeds of which shall be distributed in the same manner as is now provided by law, for the distribution of the tax covered by said sale. Provided, that before the sale is approved by the board of county commissioners, the treasurer shall give notice by publication in at least two issues of the official paper of the county, said notice giving the description of the property sold, to whom sold and price at which same is sold, and stating that he will ask the board of county commissioners at their next meeting to approve said sale. Provided, that any party removing any improvements from said real estate shall be guilty of a felony.

Approved February 24, 1915.

CHAPTER 48.

MUNICIPAL INCORPORATION— ELECTION TO INCORPORATE

LEGALIZED-ACTS VALIDATED.

AN ACT to legalize the incorporation of the town of Dill City, in the county of

Washita, State of Oklahoma, and to Legalize the election and proceedings of the trustees and all other officers of said town, and their acts and doings as

said officers and declaring an emergency. Be It Enacted By the People of the State of Oklahoma:

Election Validated.

Section 1. That the incorporation of the town of Dill City, Washita County, State of Oklahoma, is hereby legal

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