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Chapter 32.


3355 Sec. 10. Interest on warrants and bonds.-All warrants or orders issued by the proper authorities of any county, city, township, school district, or other municipal subdivision less than a county, except school districts in metropolitan cities and cities of the first class, shall draw interest from and after the date of presentation for payment at the rate of seven per cent per annum. All warrants or orders hereinafter issued by the proper authority of any school district within the corporate limits of a metropolitan city or a city of the first class shall draw interest from and after the date of presentation for payment at the rate of five per cent per annum. All warrants hereinafter issued by the proper authorities of this state shall draw interest at the rate of four per cent per annum from the date the same are presented for payment. No bonds hereinafter issued by any county, city, township, precinct or school district shall draw interest at a rate exceeding six per cent per annum.



Senate File No. 134.

2138 Sec. 200. This article shall not apply to special elections to fill vacancies, nor to municipal elections in cities having less than twenty-five thousand population, village, precinct, township and school district officers, members of the board of supervisors in counties under township organization, having supervisors from each ward and township, nor to members of school boards nor members of boards of education:

7011 Sec. 312. Board of education—election.-Provided, that members of boards of education in metropolitan cities shall be nominated as provided in section 2140 of Revised statutes 1913, providing for nomination by petition.—Emergency.


Senate File No. 124.

Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any proprietor, officer, agent or representative of any business college, or the business or commercial department of any school doing business within the state of Nebraska, or without the state when operating or soliciting within the state, to contract for or receive for tuition or scholarship a negotiable note or negotiable contract, except the said negotiable note or notes or negotiable contract shall


have written or printed prominently and legibly and in bold type across the face thereof and above the signatures thereto, the words "NEGOTIABLE NOTE GIVEN FOR TUITION” if a note, or the words "NEGOTIABLE CONTRACT NOTE GIVEN FOR TUITION AND SCHOLARSHIP," if a contract, and unless a copy of_said_instrument shall be delivered to the makers thereof at the time of signing the same. And it shall be unlawful for any such proprietor, agent, or representative of any such school or department to sell or dispose of any such negotiable note or negotiable contract note received in payment for tuition scholarship prior to three days from the entrance and personal registration of the student, for whom the same was purchased, in the matriculation register at the place of the location of the school or department.


Sec. 2. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished for each and every offense by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment in the county jail not to exceed sixty (60) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Sec. 3. Any note or contract taken by any business college, or the business or commercial department or any other school or by their agents or representatives, for tuition or scholarships, without first having complied with all the provisions of this act shall be void.


House Roll No. 258.

Section 1. That the state of Nebraska hereby adopts the Dixon and Alt survey of the school lands included in the survey made in accordance with the special act of congress entitled "An Act providing for the re-survey of Grant and Hooker counties in the State of Nebraska” approved August 9, 1894, as the true and correct survey of the school lands belonging to the state of Nebraska included in said survey, and hereby adopts the lines, corners and monuments made under the above special act of congress for Grant and Hooker counties, Nebraska, as the true, correct and legal boundary lines of the school lands included in said survey.-Emergency.



Sec. 441.

House Roll No. 410.

Whenever such recognizance shall have been forfeited as aforesaid, it shall be the duty of the county attorney of the county in which the recognizance was taken to prosecute the same by civil action for the penalty thereof; and such action shall be governed by the provisions of the code of civil procedure, so far as the same may be applicable: Provided, that the attorneys


for boards of education shall have the authority of special deputy county attorneys to prosecute such forfeited recognizances, and it shall be the duty of the attorneys for such boards of education, by and under the direction of such board, to prosecute such forfeited recognizances to final termination and said board of education is authorized to defray the necessary expenses incident to the carrying out of this proviso.


House Roll No. 362.

3612A Sec. 62a. Every building now or hereafter used, in whole or in part, as a public building, public or private institution, office or store building, theatre, public hall, place of assemblage or place of public resort, more than two stories high and containing above the ground floor, offices, assembling hall, work rooms or a room intended to be used as a place of amusement, all or any of which rooms are designed for occupancy by fifteen or more persons, shall be provided with one or more fire-proof stairways, chutes or toboggans constructed on the outside thereof placed in such position and as many in number as may be designated by the commissioner of labor, or his deputy commissioner of labor. All school houses and buildings used for school purposes of two stories or more in height shall be equipped as provided in the preceding sentence of this act. Such fireproof stairway, chutes or toboggans shall connect the cornice with the top of the first story of such building by a wrought iron or steel platform, properly surrounded with a wrought iron or steel railing; said platform to be constructed on a level with the floor of each story so connected, and of sufficient length to permit access to the same from not less than two windows of each story; said platform shall be so constructed as to be of convenient access from the interior of the building, commodious in size and form and of sufficient strength to be safe for the purpose of ascent and descent: Provided, however, all buildings more than two stories in height used for manufacturing purposes, mercantile establishments, schools, seminaries, hospitals, asylums or other institutions, where twenty-five or more persons congregate at any one time, there shall be placed one automatic metallic fire escape or device for every twenty-five persons, for which working accommodations are provided above the second floor of said buildingmaterial, design and location of such escapes to be subject to the approval of the deputy commissioner of labor: Provided, all theatres, moving picture galleries and other places of amusement, school houses and buildings used for school purposes shall have proper exits, opening outwardly, which shall be not less than three feet wide by six feet six inches high. All operating booths for apparatus involving the use of a combustible film more than ten inches in length shall be constructed of galvanized iron or other metal; lined with asbestos and otherwise constructed


according to regulations of the commissioner of labor. The deputy commissioner of labor or any person deputized by him shall have authority to inspect all such theaters, moving picture galleries or other places of amusement and prescribe regulations for the construction and operation of the same.

5818 Sec. 24. Children in poor house-education.-When children of school age and of sound mind shall be confined in any poor house of this state it shall be the duty of the county board, to make arrangements with the officers of the school district wherein such poor house is located, or with some school district adjacent, to have the children so chargeable to the county attend school at such time and place, and to have and receive such text-books and instruction as shall be provided for other children attending in such school district or districts.

5819 Sec. 25. Payment of expenses. It shall be the duty of the county board upon the report of the officers of the school district wherein arrangements have been made for the education of the children confined in the poor house, to draw a warrant on the general fund of the county, payable to the treasurer of such school district; Provided, however, the county shall not be liable for more than its proportionate share of the expenses for text-books, fuel, and teachers' wages.



The following days, viz:



The first day of January, known as New Year's Day;

The twenty-second day of February, known as Washington's birth

3. The twenty-second day of April, known as

"Arbor Day";

The thirtieth day of May, known as Decoration or Memorial Day; 5. The fourth day of July, known as Independence Day;



The first Monday in September, known as Labor Day;

7. The twelfth day of October, known as "Columbus Day";


The twenty-fifth day of December, known as Christmas Day;

9. Any day appointed and recommended by the governor of this state or the president of the United States as a day of fast or thanksgiving; and 10. Any day which may hereafter be made a legal holiday, shall for the purposes of this act, be holidays; but if said days herein be the first day of the week known as Sunday the next succeeding secular or business day shall be a holiday.

11. The state superintendent of public instruction also recommends the following days as "Flag Days": February 12, Lincoln's birthday; March 1, Nebraska's admission to the Union as a State; April 15, Death of Lincoln (half mast); April 19, Inauguration of the first president of the United States; October 19, Surrender of Cornwallis; and December 20, the landing of the Pilgrims.

As far as practicable we trust the above named days will be observed in


the respective schools of the state by appropriate exercises and instruction of the character especially suitable for the respective occasions.

See the decisions following Section 74, article 4, with reference to closing schools on holidays


AN ACT to regulate the employment and use of child labor, to provide for the enforcement of its provisions, and a penalty for its violation. (Sections 26 to 37 omitted.)

3575 Sec. 25. Child under fourteen not to work.-No child under fourteen years of age shall be employed, permitted or suffered to work in, or in connection with, any theatre, concert hall, or place of amusement, or any place where intoxicating liquors are sold, or in any merchantile institution, store, office, hotel, laundry, manufacturing establishment, bowling alley, passenger or freight elevator, factory or workshop, or as a messenger or driver therefor, within this state. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to employ any child under fourteen years of age in any business or service whatever during the hours when the public schools of the town, township, village or city in which the child resides are in session.

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