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SECRETARY OF THE SENATE
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
266892 MARCH 1930
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE
EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF 1920
OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, Monday, March 22, 1920. Pursuant to proclamation of the Governor, the Senate of the State of Washington was called to order in extraordinary session at 12 o'clock noon, Monday, March 22, 1920, by Senator Carlyon, President of the last session.
Rev. R. Franklin Hart, pastor of the Episcopal Church of Olympia, offered prayer.
The Secretary read:
MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, DEPARTMENT OF STATE. TO All to Whom These Presents Shall Come.
I, I. M. Howell, Secretary of State of the State of Washington and custodian of the seal of said state, do hereby certify that I have carefully compared the annexed copy of proclamation by the Governor to the members of the Legislature of the State of Washington to convene in extraordinary session March 22nd, 1920, and filed in the office of the Secretary of State March 2nd, 1920, with the original copy of said proclamation by the Governor now on file in this office, and find the same to be a full, true and correct copy of said original, and of the whole thereof, together with all official endorsements thereon.
In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed hereto the seal of the State of Washington. Done at the Capitol, at Olympia, this 22nd day of March, A. D. 1920.
I. M. HOWELL, (SEAL)
Secretary of State. STATE OF WASHINGTON, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,
A PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR.
To the Members of the Legislature of the State of Washington:
Whereas an extraordinary occasion exists requiring the assembling of the Legislature of the State of Washington;
Now therefore, I, Louis F. Hart, Acting Governor of the State of Washington, by virtue of the authority in me vested by the Constitution
Do hereby convene the Legislature of the State of Washington in extraordinary session in the Capitol at Olympia on 22nd day of March, A. D. 1920, at the hour of 12:00 o'clock noon. The purpose for which the Legislature is called together is that it may provide funds for continuing the State University, the Washington State College, and the State Normal Schools, and to consider the ratification of the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution relating to suffrage, and such other matters as it may deem advisable.