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1.8. Special Laws for the Chinese.

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Oregon:—

Section 1.—No Chinaman shall be allowed to die in this State until he has paid ten dollars for a new pair of boots with which to kick the bucket

Section 2.—Any Chinaman dying under this act shall be buried six feet underground.

Section 3.—Any Chinaman who attempts to dig up another Chinaman's bones shall first procure a license from the Secretary of State, for which he shall pay four dollars.

Section 4.—Any dead Chinaman who attempts to dig up his own bones, without giving due notice to the Secretary of State, shall be fined one hundred dollars.

Section 5.—Any Chinaman who shall be born without bones, for the purpose of wilfully and feloniously evading the provisions of this act, shall be fined five hundred dollars.”—J. C. H.

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