§ 37.26  TRIALS AND JUDGMENTS.
   (A)   Before trial commences, either party, upon good cause shown, may obtain a reasonable postponement thereof.
   (B)   The defendant must be present in person at the trial.
   (C)   In all trials, as to matters not covered in this chapter, or by the statutes relating to municipal criminal courts, or by rules duly promulgated by the Supreme Court of Oklahoma, the procedure applicable in trials of misdemeanors in the district courts shall apply to the extent that they can be made effective.
   (D)   If the defendant pleads guilty or is convicted after the trial, the court must render judgment thereon, fixing the penalty within the limits prescribed by the applicable ordinance and imposing sentence accordingly.
   (E)   At the close of trial, judgment must be rendered immediately by the judge who shall cause it to be entered in his docket.
   (F)   If judgment is of acquittal, and the defendant is not to be detained for any other legal cause, he must be discharged at once.
   (G)   A judgment that the defendant pay a fine may also direct that he be imprisoned until the fine is satisfied at the rate of one day imprisonment for each $5 of fine.
(`83 Code, § 6-127)