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decedents'estates, and the apprenticeship of minors and all necessary powers conferred by law on courts of probate.

All laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act, in so far as they relate to Frio county, are herey repealed.

SEC. 10. Whereas, the county court of Frio county is without the jurisdiction necessary for the just and proper administration of the laws, and the want of such jurisdiction is causing delay of justice in said county, creates an emergency and imperative public necessity requiring the suspension of the constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several days, and said rule is therefore suspended, and it is enacted that this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

[NoTE.—The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing act passed the House of Representatives by a two-thirds vote, yeas 95, nays 0; and passed the Senate by a two-thirds vote, yeas 29, nays 0.]

Approved March 18, 1907.
Became a law March 18, 1907.

APPROPRIATIONS—TO COVER DEFICIENCIES FOR

THE YEARS 1904, 1905, 1906 AND 1907.

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An Act making appropriations for deficiencies in the appropriations heretofore made for the support of the State government for the fiscal years ending August 31, 1903; August 31, 1904; August 31, 1905; August 31, 1906; August 31, 1907, being for claims registered in the Comptroller's office in accordance with law, and for outstanding claims not registered, and to make additional appropriations for the support of the State government for the years ending August 31, 1905; August 31, 1906, and August 31, 1907, and declaring an emer

gency. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas :

SECTION 1. That the following sums or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same are hereby appropriated out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, for deficiencies incurred in the support of the State government for the period beginning August 31, 1902, and ending August 31, 1907, and contracted under the provisions of Chapter 46, Acts of the Twenty-fifth Legislature, and of Articles 1089 and 1093, of the Code of Criminal Procedure. For the year ending August 31, 1905:

Public Buildings and GroundsFor water, fuel, light and contingencies.

750 00

Attorney General's DepartmentContingent expenses

35 00

1

1,800 00

Adjutant General's Department-
Ranger force in suppression of lawlessness and crime. ....

State Lunatic Asylum-
Support and maintenance, groceries, fuel, light and water,

etc.

2,500 00

6,500 00

Southwestern Lunatic Asylum-
Support and maintenance, groceries, fuel, light, water, etc..

Public Health and Vital Statistics
Traveling expenses and office expenses and maintenance of

quarantine stations, etc.
To pay the salary of Judge W. C. Wear, judge of the Sixty-

sixth Judicial District, from July 15, 1905, to August

31, 1905 . Refund to liquor dealers their portion of unexpired license

for the year ending August 31, 1905.. For the year ending August 31, 1906:

10,000 00

326 48

1,000 00

Public Health and Vital Statistics

For traveling and office expenses and maintenance of per

manent quarantine stations, etc.....

10,000 00

State Orphan Home

Fuel

1,050 00

300 00

1,000 00

200 00 400 00 25 00

Confederate Home-
Kitchen, dining room and laundry supplies...

Blind Asylum-
Groceries, provisions, supplies, etc..
Dry goods and clothing for indigent pupils..
Water and lights..
Stamps, copy books and stationery, etc.

Comptroller's Office-
Books and stationery..
Contingent expenses

Deaf and Dumb Asylum--
Clothing and transportation for indigent pupils...

Attorney General's Department-
Stationery, postage, telephone, express, etc....

200 00 35 00

200 00

150 00 . $33 34 C. A. Dahlich.

Colored Deaf and Dumb Asylum-Repairs and general improvement.

3,300 00

Total approved deficiencies.

$ 39,771 48 JudiciaryTo pay fees, county judges, justices of the peace, sheriffs

and constables in examining trials for the year ending August 31, 1903, registered $31.00, estimated $50.00....$ 81 00 To pay fees and costs of sheriffs, clerks and attorneys in

felony cases for the year ending August 31, 1905, registered $55.13, estimated $444.87.

500 00 To pay witness fees for the year ending August 31, 1905, registered $1581.66, estimated $1000.00.

2,581 66 To pay fees and costs of sheriffs, clerks and attorneys in fel

ony cases, year ending August 31, 1906, registered $8250.48, estimated $5000.00 ..

13,250 48 To pay witness fees for year ending August 31, 1906, registered $8758.04, estimated $5000.00....

13,758 04 To pay fees of county judges, county attorneys, justices of

the peace, sheriffs and constables, in examining trials, for the year ending August 31, 1906, registered $4380.25, estimated $2500.00

6,880 25 To pay special judges for two years, ending August 31, 1907 7,500 00 Supplement to appropriation for the year ending August

31, 1907: Fees and costs of sheriffs, clerks and attorneys in felony cases, year ending August 31, 1907..

15,000 00 Expenses of subpoenaed and attached witnesses for the year ending August 31, 1907....

15,000 00 Fees of county judges, county attorneys, justices of the

peace, sheriffs and constables in examining trials, for the year ending August 31, 1907.....

7,500 00

Total

$ 82,051 43

Confederate HomeMedical supplies and instruments, year ending August 31, 1905, John H. Chiles..

730 55 Maintenance and support, groceries, fuel, light, water, etc.,

year ending August 31, 1905: C. A. Dahlich.

18 80 C. A. Dahlich.

6 10% 58 24 S. A. Stone..

347 91 S. A. Stone.

285 97- 633 88 J. S. Pannell.

642 98 J. S. Pannell.

670 49— 1,313 47 Austin Gas Co.

14 70

34 65

142 50 179 80

Austin Gas Co....

19 95– Lone Star Ice Co.

75 00 Lone Star Ice Co...

67 50— Swift & Co. Southern Fuel Co.

$107 25 Southern Fuel Co..

212 55—
Eclipse Paint and Manufacturing Co.
Boren Stuart & Co....
Nelson Davis & Co.
Lang Soap Co.....
Edgewood Distilling Co.
John Van Range Co...
Water Works, Electric Light and Power Plant...$100 95
Water Works, Electric Light and Power Plant... 159 76–
Robertson Bros.
Armour & Co., year ending August 31, 1906....$151 19
Armour & Co., year ending August 31, 1906. 154 17-
Fisher Bros.

319 80 55 48 23 36 88 91 32 81 88 88 41 37

260 71 378 22

305 36 221 30

Total

$ 1,929 29

Live Stock Sanitary Commission-
Maintenance and support for year ending August 31, 1906,
ohn sh

.$
J. W. Thornberry.
C. W. Frost..
Dave Thorp
J. G. Merritt.
J. E. Gardner.
E. D. Hunt..
J. C. Ferguson.
T. H. Benson.

75 00 75 00 75 00 75 00 75 00 75 00 10 00 75 00 93 50

Total

628 50

Southwestern Insane Asylum--
General repairs and painting for year ending August 31,

1905:
The Jayne Electrical Co....
Dela Vergue Machine Co.
Holmes Metallic Packing Co..
Tips Hardware Co....
Eclipse Paint and Manufacturing Co....

my 00 11 19 41 25 27 80 54 22

Total

$

141 46

State Insane Asylum-
Maintenance year ending August 31, 1906 :
Armour & Co...

364 31 180 00

State Orphan Home
General maintenance for the year ending August 31, 1905:
S. A. Pace Grocery Co., $110.93, 23.40...

.$
E. O. Standard Milling Co.
Blassingame & Johnson.
Swift & Co., $29.38, $48.93..
Higgins Oil & Fuel Co..
Slayden-Kirksey Woolen Mills.

General maintenance for year ending August 31, 1906 :
Armour Packing Co...
General maintenance, etc., for year ending August 31,

1904:
C. A. Dahlich..

134 33 138 67 194 21 78 31 50 73 440 78

227 96

299 33

Total

$ 1,564 32

Public Buildings and Grounds-
Water, fuel, light and contingencies for year ending

August 31, 1905 :
Waterworks, Electric Light & Fire Co..
Waterworks, Electric Light & Fire Co...
West Disinfecting Co..

114 44 225 45 92 11

Total

$

432 00

Epileptic Colony,
For dry goods, beds and bedding for the year ending

August 31, 1904:
Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.
W. B. Smith...
W. B. Smith..
W. B. Smith..
McKean, Eilers & Co...
Sanger Bros.
A. B. Frank & Co.
A. B. Frank & Co.
McKean, Eilers & Co...

For fiscal year ending August 31, 1905:
McKean, Eilers & Co.,
McKean, Eilers & Co.
McKean, Eilers & Co...
McKean, Eilers & Co.
McKean, Eilers & Co.
McKean, Eilers & Co.
McKean. Eilers & Co.
McKean, Eilers & Co.
McKean, Eilers & Co.
M. Halff & Bro.

394 60 653 56 114 98

84 85 241 14

70 16 413 66 115 36 155 20

70 13 136 00 147 20 62 74 69 00 102 95

80 69 104 50 180 00

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