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97. Providing punishment for violations of Anti-trust law.

194

98. Creating a board to calculate State taxes....

195

99. Amending act relating to wolves and other wild animals..

197

100. Reorganizing the Fifth and Seventh Judicial Districts, and fixing time

of holding courts

198

101. Restoring criminal jurisdiction to county court of Mills county. 199

102. Authorizing the directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College

to lease certain lands....

201

103. Contingent expenses of the Thirtieth Legislature.

201

104. Prescribing time for holding court in the Thirty-eighth Judicial Dis-

trict ..

202

105. Exempting Webb county from hide and animal inspection law.

203

106. Relating to duties, qualifications, etc., of school trustees..

204

107. Providing for appeals in injunction proceedings.

206

'108. Relating to county depositories.

208

109. Providing punishment for those who are responsible for delinquent chil...

dren ..

209

110. Defining burglary with explosives...

210

111. Creating office of county superintendent of public instruction.. 210

112. Providing occupation tax on dealers in malt liquors..

212

113. Providing for compensation of veniremen...

214

114. Authorizing justices of the peace and constables to collect fees in ex-

amining trials

215

115. Providing for the filing of legal exemptions by jurors.

216

116. Prohibiting the giving of intoxicating liquors to minors.

216

117. Authorizing city councils of all cities to fix rates to be charged by

public utility corporations....

217

118. Amending Code of Criminal Procedure relating to evidence..

219

119. Conferring power upon Railroad Commission to make emergency rates. 220

120. Defining and declaring illegal trusts, etc...

221

121. Prohibiting betting on baseball or football games.

222

122. Providing eight-hour day for railroad telegraph and telephone operators 222

123. Regulating the practice of medicine...

224

124. Reorganizing the Twenty-third, Twenty-fourth, Twenty-fifth, Thirty-

sixth and Forty-ninth Judicial Districts, and fixing times for hold-

ing courts

229

125. Declaring who are the heirs of decedents.

230

126. Relating to duties of Fish and Oyster Commissioner.

233

127. Relating to reports of butchers....

239

128. Permitting unincorporated joint stock companies to sue in company

name..

240

129. Relating to unreasonable stipulations in contracts.

241

130. Relating to transfer of funds of public free schools.

242

131. Defining and regulating sale of feed stuffs...

243

132. Defining disorderly houses..

246

133. Sufficiency of plea of privilege.

248

134. Providing for issuance of bonds for construction of public roads.

249

135. Providing for the sale of gua yule on public free school lands.... 251

136. Authorizing the purchase of stationery, etc., by commissioners courts. 252 ·

137. Creating Game, Fish and Oyster Commission.

254

138. Regulating sale of intoxicating liquors....

258

139. Relating to selection of juries in counties with cities of certain pop-

269

140. Providing for destruction of mortgages.

272

141. Regulating the practice of barbering..

273

142. Conveying Pelican Spit to United States government.

276

143. Prescribing pains and penalties for collection of usurious interest. 277

144. Providing for protection of wild game..

278

145. Authorizing redemption of lands sold to State or city for taxes. 282

146. Authorizing Commissioner of General Land Office to collect certain

fees ..

283

147. Providing for survey of mineral-hearing school lands.

285

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148. Relating to payment of certain occupation taxes for remainder of 1907 288

149. Providing for establishment of kindergartens....

289

150. Amending Subdivision 46 of Article 642, Revised Civil Statutes, relat-

ing to corporations.

291

151. Amending Subdivision 16 of Article 642, Revised Civil Statutes, relat-

ing to corporations....

293

152. Authorizing formation of corporations for two or more distinct pur-

poses.

294

153. Authorizing United States government to obtain land for purpose of

establishing a national park.

294

154. Gianting land on Mustang Island belonging to State to the United

States government

295

155. Requiring purchase of sufficient rolling stock by railroads.

297

156. Relating to appointment of police officers in cities and towns.

299

157. Relating to construction of terminal railways..

299

158. Relating to powers of corporations..

301

159. Defining and exempting property of charitable institutions from taxa-

tion . .

302

160. Relating to sale of nursery products,

304

161. Extending time to construct railroads.

304

162. Relating to savings banks.

305

163. Relating to appeals in convictions for violations of local option law.. 306

164. Relating to fees collected by officers not authorized by law..

307

165. Instruments with defective acknowledgments admissible in evidence.

166. Prescribing terms on which corporations may be chartered..

309

167. Creating Bureau of Cotton Statistics.

313

168. Providing auditors for counties...

315

169. Naming subjects required to be taught in public schools..

316

170. Requiring investment in Texas of portion of reserve funds of insurance

companies.

316

171. Providing for disposition of fees of Pasteur Hospital.

320

172. Providing for sale of lands on Mustang Island..

320

173. Providing penalties and fixing venue of suits for violation of anti-

trust law

322

174. Creating Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas.

324

175. Prescribing compensation of district attorneys.

.326

176. Granting Texas Midland Railroad right to construct switch to the

North Texas Insane Asylum....

327

177. Prescribing manner of holding elections.

328

178. Creating State Mining Board, Mining Inspector, and providing their

duties.

331

179. Providing for erection of monument over grave of General Sam Houston 336

180. Providing for revising, digesting and publishing laws.

337

181. Creating the Sixty-seventh Judicial District..

338

182. Relating to construction of railway from T. & N. 0. Railway to the

State penitentiary at Rusk....

340

183. Relating to and prohibiting insolvent corporations from doing business

in Texas.

341

184. Defining duties of railroads with respect to furnishing cars, etc.. 343

185. Providing for publication of court reports...

348

186. Creating a State Board of Pharmacy.

349

187. Appropriations for the support of the State government for two years

ending August 31, 1909..

355

Relating to printing, publishing, etc..

416

Relating to commissioners precincts.

416

Fixing the compensation of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

417

Fixing the compensation of members of the Legislature.

419

Providing for improvement districts.

420

Relating to outrages perpetrated on citizens of Brownsville, Texas.

421

Relating to joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives. 421

To provide for a change in the form of bills printed for tho House of Rep-

resentatives.

422

Recalling House bill No. 27.

422

Relating to live stock producing interests.

422

Inviting William J. Bryan to address the Legislature.

424

Authorizing Judge W. B. Hopkins to absent himself from the State during

June, July and August, 1907.

424

Providing for taking census of Confederate veterans.

425

Recalling House bill No. 513...

425

Appointing reception committee to meet Hon. W. J. Bryan.

425

Recalling House bill No. 3....

426

Providing for printing Texas Legislative Manual.

426

Recalling House bill No. 535..

427

Recalling House Bill No. 26.

427

Appointing joint committee to arrange for address of W. J. Bryan.

427

Authorizing the lease of the Alliance cotton yard. .

427

Relating to certain newspaper charges of corruption in election of United

States Senator

428

Inviting Hon. Robt. L. Taylor to address the Legislature.

429

Relating to Senate bill No. 26.

429

Relating to picture of David Crockett.

430

Relating to money erroneously paid by J. I. Holland et al.

430

Granting leave of absence to judge of the Thirty-first Judicial District. 431

Relating to Tennessee Home Coming period.

431

Relating to salary of W. R. Davie.

432

Authorizing exchange of law books by Attorney General.

433

Relating to Federal appropriation for the use of the Agricultural Experiment

Station.

433

GENERAL LAWS OF TEXAS.

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1907.

APPROPRIATIONS—MILEAGE AND PER DIEM OF MEM

BERS OF THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE.

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An Act appropriating one hundred and ten thousand ($110,000) dollars to pay

mileage and per diem of members and per diem of employees and officers of the Thirtieth Legislature and creating an emergency.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas : That the sum of one hundred and ten thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the general revenue not heretofore appropriated to pay the mileage and per diem of members and the per diem of officers and employees of the Thirtieth Legislature.

SEC. 2. The fact that the sum stated, or such portions as may be necessary, is required to pay the mileage and per diem of members and the per diem of officers and employes of the Thirtieth Legislature, creates an emergency and an imperative public necessity which requires that the constitutional rule providing that all bills be read on three several days be suspended and the same is hereby suspended and this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and it is so enacted.

[NOTE.—The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing act passed the Senate by a two-thirds vote, yeas 27, nays 0; and was passed by the House of Representatives by a two-thirds vote, yeas 108, nays 1.)

Approved January 15, 1907.
Became a law January 15, 1907.

APPROPRIATIONS CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE.

S. B. No. 2.]

CHAPTER II.

An Act appropriating the sum of twenty thousand ($20,000) dollars to pay the contingent expenses of the Thirtieth Legislature, and creating an emergency.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas : That the sum of twenty thousand ($20,000) dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the general revenue not heretofore appropriated to pay the contingent expenses of the Thirtieth Legislature.

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