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tracts, or will pay to the Treasurer of the State One Thousand Dollars ($1000.00) for each such volume as liquidated damages for the failure to make such transfer, and that such failure shall be deemed a breach of the conditions of his bond, and such liquidated damages may be recovered by action thereupon; and that he will comply with all the provisions of this chapter on his part to be perrormed, and will make no charge or claim against the state for full performance of said contract, except for the contract price of the volumes sold and delivered in addition to the aforesaid three hundred and fifty volumes. But said publisher, his representatives and assigns, may continue to publish and sell any such volume originally published by him, so long as he and they comply with all the requirements of this chapter and of his contract in respect to the character, sale and price thereof, notwithstanding a copyright vested in the state.”
Advertising for Bids.
Section 3. Commencing in the first week in July next preceding each contract period, the Board of Public Affairs shall advertise for six successive weeks in newspapers, each of which is published in a different city of the state, that sealed proposals for printing, publishing and delivering the Supreme Court Reports and the reports of the Criminal Court of Appeals, as required by this chapter, will be received by said board at its office, and there publicly opened and read at a specified time, and that upon application said board will furnish to bidders all necessary information and blanks.
Requirements of Bidders.
Section 4. Each bidder shall deposit with the State Treasurer, before filing his proposal, the sum of one thousand dollars ($1000.00) to be forfeited to the state in case he shall not make a contract according with the terms of his proposal, if accepted, and according with the requirements of this chapter, and shall take a receipt therefor, from said Treasurer, stating the aforesaid conditions of the deposit,
and deliver the same to the Board of Public Affairs with his proposal. Each proposal shall specify the price per volume at which the volumes to be published during the contract period will be sold to residents of this state, which price shall not exceed two dollars.
Acceptance of Bids.
All proposals shall be opened and read publicly at the time and place appointed therefor, or on such adjourned day as may be named by the Board of Public Affairs. Thereupon that proposal shall be accepted which proposes to sell said reports to residents of the state at the lowest price per volume. Each accepted proposal shall have endorsed thereon over the signature of the members of the Board of Public Affairs, the word “accepted,” with the date of such acceptance, which endorsement shall constitute immediate notice to the bidder of the fact of acceptance.
Section 6. Within thirty days after the acceptance of any proposal or such further time as the Board of Public Affairs may allow therefor, the successful bidder shall make a contract according with the terms of his proposal and according with the terms of this chapter, and shall execute to the state and deposit with the State Treasurer a bond in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) conditioned to fulfill such contract in all particulars, with at least two sufficient sureties; residents of this state, to be approved by the Secretary of State. Such bond shall by its terms be the joint and several obligation of the persons executing it; but such bidder may, in lieu of sureties to such bond, deposit therewith bonds of the United States, payable to the bearer, amounting to not less than ten thousand dollars, which shall be deemed and held to be forfeited to the State of Oklahoma, in case of the failure of such bidder to fulfill any of the conditions of his said bond by him to be performed. If the successful bidder fail to complete his contract or forfeit the same for any cause, the Board of
Public Affairs shall relet the contract as soon thereafter as practicable, for the remainder of the contract period. in the manner herein provided for letting the original contract.
Section 7. Sections 8161, 8162, 8164, 8165, 8168, 8169, 8170, and 8171 of the Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910, are hereby repealed.
Approved April 1, 1915.
OKLAHOMA NATIONAL GUARD MILITARY PROPERTY.
AN ACT to amend sections 65 and 86, of chapter 164 of the Session Laws of Ok
lahoma, 1913, relating to the Oklahoma National Guard.
Be It Enacted By The People Of The State Of Oklahoma : Misappropriation of Military Property.
Section 1. Section 65 of chapter 164 of the Session Laws of Oklahoma, 1913, be, and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:
“Section 65. (Officers must report illegal disposition of property). All civil peace officers, all commissioned and non-commissioned officers of the National Guard, and commissioned officers of the regular army are enjoined to seize immediately all military property found in the possession of any person who has not had said military property regularly issued to him by the legal authority, or from any person who shall secrete, sell, dispose of, offer for sale, purchase, or retain said military property after demand has been made upon said person or persons for the return of said military property, and said civil peace officers, commissioned and non-commissioned officers of the National Guard and commissioned officers of the regular army shall make due report of his action to the Adjutant General of the State."
Call for Duty.
Section 2. Section 86, of chapter 164 of the Session Laws of Oklahoma, 1913, be, and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Section 86. It shall be the duty of the Governor and he is authorized and required in case of war, invasion, insurrection, or breach of the peace, or imminent danger thereof, or any forcible obstructing of the execution of the laws or reasonable apprehension thereof, and at all other times he may deem necessary, to order on duty the national Guard or any part thereof. No member thereof who shall be ordered out for such duty shall be liable for civil prosecution for any act done by him in the discharge of his military duty on such occasion, and when the President of the United States shall make a call or requisition for troops, the Governor shall first order into the service of the United States the organization and arms of the service specified in said requisition.
Whenever the National Guard or any part of it is ordered on active duty, the officers and men shall receive the same pay and allowance as provided in the United States Army.”
Approved April 1, 1915.
GAGE COURT TOWN-REPEAL.
AN ACT repealing sections 1873 to 1878 inclusive of article 2, chapter 21, of the
Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910; relating to the establishment of a county court at Gage, in Ellis County, and declaring an emergency.
Be It Enacted By The People Of The State Of Oklahoma: Repeal of Act.
Section 1. That sections 1873 to 1878 inclusive of article 2, chapter 21 of the Revised Laws of Oklahoma, 1910, be and the same is hereby repealed.
Disposition of Pending Cases.
Section 2. That the causes of action now pending in the county court at Gage, whether criminal, civil or probate, are hereby transferred to the County Court at Arnett, there to be determined the same as though originally filed in the County Court at Arnett, and all records and original files of the causes, criminal, civil and probate shall be forthwith transferred to the office of the County Court at Arnett.
Furniture and Fixtures.
Section 3. All furniture, fixtures and supplies of any nature now in or belonging to, the County Court at Gage, shall be removed or disposed of under the direction and control of the board of County Commissioners, of Ellis County, Oklahoma.
Section 4. 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 April 2, 1915.