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laws are hereby extended in force is to such improvements or public buildings until such local improvements or public buildings are completed and paid for, as by such laws provided.

SEC, 13. The act of Congress entitled "An act for the protection of the lives of miners in the Territories," approved March 3, 1891, and the act of Congress entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the protection of the lives of miners in the Territories, approved July 1, 1902, are bereby extended to and over the State of Oklahoma until otherwise provided by )w: Provided. That the words, “governor of the State” are hereby substituted for the words, "governor of such organized territory," and for the words "secretary of interior," wherever the same appear in said acts, and the words, *chief mine inspector,” for the words, “mine inspector," wherever the same appear in said acts. The chief mine inspector shall also perform the duties required by laws of the Territory of Oklahoma of the territorial oil inspector until otherwise provided by law.

SEC. 11. Until otherwise provided by law, all dental surgeons licensed to practice in the Territory of Oklahoma and all dental surgeons who were resi dents of the Indian Territory on the 16th day of June, 1906, and also all grailuutes of some reputable school or college of dental surgery, shall be eligibi and be licensed to practice in the State without examination.

SEC. 15. Until otherwise provided by law, the officers of the State sha receive annually as compensation for their services, the following sums:

The governor, $4,500; lieutenant-governor, $1,000; secretary of stale. $2,500; attorney-general, $4,000; state treasurer, $3,000; state auditor, $2,500: state examiner and inspector, $3,000; chief mine inspector, $3,000; labor com missioner, $2,000); commissioner of charities and corrections, $1,500; corpora tion commissioners, $4,000 each; superintendent of public instruction, $2,50 the insurance commissioner, $2,500.

SEQ. 16. The salary, of the justices of the supreme court of the State sha! he $4,000 per annuin each, and that of the judges of the district court, $3.0** per annum ench, until changed by the legislature.

SEC. 17. The members of the board of agriculture, bank commissionet, clerk of the supreme court, and all other State officers, except as herein in vided, or such as may be created, and all clerks and assistants, shall recer such compensation for their services as may be provided by law.

SEC. 18. Until otherwise provided by law, the terms, duties, powers, qua ifications, and salary and compensation of all county and township officers not otherwise provider in this constitution, shall be as now provided by the laws of the Territory of Oklahoma for like named officers, and the du and compensation of the probaté judge under such laws shall devolve upon a belong to the judge of the county court: Provided, That the term of offre of those elected at the time of the adoption of this constitution, or fire appointed under the provisions of the laws extended in force in the Stait. shall expire on the second Monday of January in the year 1911: Am para vided further, That county attorneys and judges of the county court of tbt several counties of the State, having a population of more than 20,000 sha be paid a salary of $2,000 per annum; and of counties having a population of more than 30,000, a salary of $2,500 per annum; and of counties having : population of more than 40,00% a salary of $3,000 per annum; such selarira to be paid in the same manner as is providel by law in force in the Territori of Oklahoma for the payment of salaries to county attorneys,

SEC. 19. Cntil, otherwise provided by law, the boards of regents of th: University of Oklahoma, of the Agricultural and Mechanical College, of the Normal schools now established, of the University Preparatory School and of the Colored Agricultural and Normal and University, shall continue to be! their offices and exercise the functions thereof until their successors are plein or appointed and qualified.

SEC. 20. The legislature shall provide by general, special, or local law for the equitable division of the property, assets, and liabilities of any county existing in the Territory of Oklahoma between such county and aus Dr**

runty or counties created in whole or in part out of the territory of such runty.

SEC. 21. All property, real and personal, and credits, claims, and choses # action, belonging to the county of Day at the time of the admission of the tate into the Union, shall be vested in and become the property of the county

Ellis: Providerl, The legislature shall provide, by general, special, or local w, for the equitable division of the assets of Day County, thus transferred

Ellis County, and of the liabilities of Day County, between the counties of oger Mills and Ellis.

SEC. 22. The clerk of the supreme court shall procure a seal and cause ich inscription to be placed thereon as may be prescribed by the supreme urt. Each clerk of the district court shall procure a seal, and, under the rection of the judge of the district court, cause to be inscribed thereon the yle of his office and the name of his county. Each county clerk, county easurer, register of deeds, county surveyor, and county superintendent of tblic instruction, shall procure a seal, and, under the direction of the county cige, cause to be inscribed thereon the style of his office and the name of s county. Said seal shall be sufficient and used 'for all lawful purposes until berwise provided by law: Provided, That, until any of such officers shall ve procured a seal, the signature of any such officer shall be sufficient for I purposes without a seal.

Sec. 23. When this constitution shall go into effect, the books, records, pers, and proceedings of the probate court in each county, and all causes d matters of :dministration and guardianship, and other matters pending prein, shall be transferred to the county court of such county, except Day unty, which shall be transferred to the county court of Ellis County, and e county courts of the respective counties shall proceed to final decree or dgment, order, or other termination in the said several matters and causes

the said probate court might have done if this constitution had not been opted. The district Court of any county, the successor of the United States urt for the Indian Territory, in each of the counties formed in whole or in rt in the Indian Territory, shall transfer to the county court of such county

matters, proceedings. records, books, papers, and documents appertaining all causes or proceedings relating to estates: Provideil, That the legislature y provide for the transfer of any of said matters and causes to another unty than herein prescribed.

SEC, 24. Until otherif'ise provided by law, the seal of the probate courts the counties of the Territory of Oklahoma shall be the seal of the county urts, and in that part of the State heretofore comprising the Indian Terriry and Osage Indian Reservation, and in the new counties created in the rritory of Oklahoma, until the county court shall have procured a proper al, the signature of the county judge shall be sufficient for all purposes thout a seal.

Sec. 25. Any county, city; incorjorated' town, township, board of educat=" n, school district, or other municipality, either in the Territory of Oklama or the Indian Territory, that shall owe, at the time of the admission, the State into the Union, any indebtedness, evidenced by warrants, scrip. other evidence of indebtedness, is authorized, through the proper officers ereof,' to make provision for the payment of, and to pay, such indebtedness, her by tax levy or by issuing bonds in lieu thereof, in accordance with and der the provision of the laws extended in force in the State: Provided. That e limitation upon the amount of indebtedness that may be created by any unty, city, incorporated town, township, board of education, school district.

other niunicipality, ind upon the amount of taxes that may be levied by y county, city. incorporated towni, township, board of education, school disict, or other municipality, under the provisions of this constitution, or of w, shall not apply to the indebtedness, the levying of taxes, and the issuing bonds provided for herein.

Sec. 26. Il cases, civil and criminal, pending upon the admission of e State into the Union, in the supreme court of the Territory of Oklahoma,

on appeal or writ of error from the district or probate courts of any county or subdivision within the limits of the State, in the pipers, records, pruceedings, and seal of said court shall be transferred to the supreme court of the State, except as is otherwise provided in the enabling act of Congress. And all cases, civil and criminal, pending, on the admission of the State into the Union, in the United States court of appeals for the Indian Territory. and the papers, records, and proceedings of said court, shall be transferred to the supreme court of the State, except as is otherwise provided by the enabling act of ('ongress and the amendments thereto.

SEC. 27. All cases, civil and criminal, pending, at the time of the admis sion of the State into the Cnion, in the district courts of the Territory of Oklahoma, in any county within the district, and the records, luipers, and proceedings of said district court, and the seal and other property appertainius thereto, shall be transferred into the district Court of the State for such county, except as is provided in the enabling act of Congress, and all cas civil and criminal, peuding, at the time of the admission of the State into the Union, in the United States court for the Indian Territory, within the limits of any county created in whole or in part within the limits of what was heretofore the Indian Territory, and all records, papers, and proceeding of said United States courts for the Indian Territory, and the seal and other property appertaining thereto, shall be transferred to the district court of the State for such county, except as is provided in the enabling act of Con gress and the amendments thereto: Provided, That the legislature may po vide for the transfer of any such cases from one county to another county.

SEC. 28. The terms and provisions of an act of Congress, entitle] “AD act to amend sections 16, 17 and 20, of an act entitled 'An act to enable the people of Oklahoma and Indian Territory to fortuit constitution in Stale government and be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States, and to enable the people of New Mexico and Arizona to for a constitution and State government and be admitted into the t'nion on ai equal footing with the original States,'” are hereby accepteil, and the juri diction of the cases enumerated therein is hereby ilssumed by the courts of the State.

SEC. 29. Any person who shall be a qualified elector of any county of 1 judicial district it the time of the election held to ratify this constitutina and who shall, in all other respects, be eligible under the provisions of the constitution, to be elected judge of the district Court of such district. shat be eligible to the elected julge of the district court of such district at the first election held for the election of State officers,

SEC, 30. Any person who shall have been a residen of the territory with a the limits of the State for a period of one year next preceding the date te which the election for the ratification of the constitution is held, and w shall otherwise be eligible, under the provisions of this constitution, to be elected to any State office, shall be eligible to be elected to any such State office at the first election held for the election of State officers.

Sec. 31. The assessment of property in the Osage Indian Reservation fothe year 1907, by the authorities of Pawnee County, shall be the assesses: of Osage ('ounty for the year 19907, and the proper authorities of Pawlip County shall levy a tax on the property of the Osage Indian Reservation foi the year 1907, is now provided by law, and immediately upon the admission of the State into the Union, the county treasurer of Pawnee ('ounty shall ton over to the county treasurer of Osage County the tax books and records wi taxes in the Osage Indian Reservation, so made for the year 1807, ani the treasurer of Osage ('ounty shall proceed and have the authority to readTF all such taxes in the Osage Indian Reservation for the year 1907, 0 taxes shall be collected and enforced in the manner provided by law. IN there shall also be collected, in addition to the tax so levied by the authorities of Pawnee County, à county school tax of 10 mills on the dollar of the assessel valuation, and the same shall be and become the property of soul Osage County: Provided. That, out of the funds so collected, the countr tre urer of Osage County shall pay to the county treasurer of Pawnee ('nunts

ft and expenses of making such assessment and the levying of such

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32. The legislature shall provide by general, special, or local law equitable division of the property, ossets, and liabilities of any school existing in the Territory of Oklahoma between such school district

new school district created in whole or in part of the territory of h school district, as may be affected by a change in the county boundnder this constitution.

33. All attorneys at law licensed to practice in any court of record Territory of Oklahoma, or in any of the United States courts for the Territory, or any court of record of any of the Five Civilized Tribes, eligible to practice in any court of the State without examination.

34. Until otherwise provided by law, any newspaper, published at e of the admission of the State into the Union, in any new county, in whole or in part out of the territory of any county of Oklahoma v. or in any county, created in whole or in part, out of territory the limits of the Indian Territory or Osage Indian Reservation, shall, he laws extended in force in the State, be considered, in law, to have blished continuously for fifty-two weeks in suid county and shall be aper entitled to publish all legal notices. advertisements, or publi. of any kind required or provided by any law of the State.

33. All debts and indebtedness, authorized to be incurred by the tional convention of the proposeil State of Oklahoma, and all »f holding the election for the ratification or rejection of this constiud for the election of officers of a full state government, which shall unpaid after the appropriation made by the Congress of the United las been exhausted, are hereby assumed by the State; and is hereby le duty of the legislature, at its first session, to provide for the pay

sime: Provided, That the debts and indebtedness, the payment of hereby assumed by the State, shall not include any debt or expense ary or compensation of the delegates of the constitutional convention.

36. The ordinance adopted by the constitutional convention, entitled, inance, providing for an election, at which the proposed constitution proposed State of Oklahoma shall be submitted to the people thereof fication or rejection, and submitting separately to the people of the

State of Oklahoma the proposed prohibition article, making sub

the terms of the enabling act uniformly applicable to the entire or ratification or rejection, and for the election of certain State, disumty, and township officers providel for by said proposed constitual for the election of members of the legislature of said proposed

Oklahoma and for five Representatives to Congress," is hereby ratishall be valid for all the purposes thereof. 37. Nothing in this constitution contained shall legalize or make illegal or invalid indebtedness of any county, city, incorporated town,

board of education, school district, or other municipality, either in itory of Oklahoma or the Indian Territory, or impair any defense the payment of the same. 38, Should the tirst session of the legislature, provided by this con

fail to provide for the division of the property, assets, and liabilities ounty existing in the Territory of Oklahoma between such county and ity or counties created in whole or in part out of such county, original ion is hereby conferred upon the supreme court to make equitable of such property, assets, and liabilities, and for the purpose of hearreceiving evidence and reporting findings of law and fact may appoint

master in chancery in any such case. 39. The qualifications prescribed by the laws of Oklahoma shall not

superintendents of public instruction, elected at the time of the ratiof this constitution, in the Indian Territory and Osage Indian Reser

40.

The terms of all officers of the State government elected at the

time of the adoption of this constitution shall begin upon the admission of the State into the Cuion.

SEC, 11. All persons elected at the time of the adoption of this (unstitution to iny of the offices provided under the constitution shall be deemea] to have duly qualified upon their taking the oath of office before any officer il uthorized by law to administer oaths, and executing such bond as may but required by law.

SEC. 42. All officers elected at the time of the adoption of the constittion shall execute such official bond as may then be required by law or thert after required by act of the legislature; and such bonds shall inure to the benefit of the State or other beneficiary, for whose protection or security tbx same shall be required.

SEC. 13. When this constitution shall have been ratified by the people of the State of Oklahoma and the State admitted into the Federal Union. under the same, as engrossed on parchment and signerl by the officers an! members of this constitutional convention,' it shall be filed in the othce of the secretary of state and sacredly preserved by him, as the fundamental law of the State of Oklahoma,

Done in open convention at the city of Guthrie, in the Territory of Okla.
homa, on this, the 16th day of July, in the year of our Lord 1907, and the
Independence of the United States of America one hundred and thirty-firs.
Attest :
JOHN MCLAIN YOUNG,

Secretary.
Chas. H. Filson,

Secretary of Oklahoma.
ISEAL.]

WM. H. MURRAY, President of the Constitutional Convention of the proposed State of Oklabona

and Delegate from District No. 104.

TERRITORY OF OKLAHOMA, Logan County :

I, Wm. II. Murray, president of the constitutional convention of the proposed State of Oklahoma, do hereby certify that the within and forezi is the original parchment enrollment of the constitution and the several gr cles thereof adopted by the constitutional convention of the proposed of Oklahoma; to be submitted to the people of the proposed State of Ob homa for ratification, and that all the interlineations therein contained ai! all the erasures and words stricken out were made and done before the sit was signed by the president, the vice-presidents," and 'the members of vil convention. Witness my band this the 16th day of July, 1. D. 1907.

WM. H. JUBBAY, President of the Constitutional Convention of the proposed State of Oklaho

RESOLUTIONS ADOPTING THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

Whereas, the enabling act provides that a declaration be made by to delegates to this convention adopting the Constitution of the United State Therefore, be it resolved by the organized courention, that the deteri elected to the constitutional convention for the proposer State of Oklab assembled in Guthrie, the seat of government of said Oklahoma Territory. " declare on behalf of the people of said proposed state, that they adopt t.' Constitution of the United States.

I hereby certify that the above and foregoing resolution was duly jenom by the convention upon its organization, on the 21st day of November, di 1.M.

I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true, correct, and oral copy of the constitution for the proposed State of Oklahoma, as the si is engrossed on parchment, and signed by the officers and members of t: constitutional convention and as certified to by Chas. H. Filson as wort** of the Territory of Oklahoma, under the seal of said Territory.

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