1 The defendant, O.S. Maiden, alias O.S. George Maiden, alias C.M. Martin, was charged in the Court of Common Pleas of Oklahoma County on January 7, 1953, with holding himself out to the public as a real estate broker, and as such broker selling certain real estate situated in Sequoyah County without first securing a license as a real estate broker, contrary to provisions of the statutes pertaining to such transactions. 59 O.S. 1951 ?? 831-857. The defendant was tried, convicted and pursuant to the verdict of the jury, was sentenced to serve six months in the county jail and to pay a fine of $300 and has appealed.