62-4-28Employee earning no wages or less than day laborers--Computation of average weekly wage.

As to an employee who earns either no wage or less than the earnings of adult day laborers in the same line of employment in that locality, the average weekly wages shall be reckoned according to the average weekly wages of adults of the same class in the same or, if that is impracticable, then of neighboring employments.

Source: SL 1917, ch 376, § 26; RC 1919, § 9461 (6); SDC 1939, § 64.0404 (4).