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its second reading and passage to a third reading,

Senate bill No. 3, A bill to be entitled "An Act making appropriation of the sum of $15,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay the contingent expenses of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-third Legislature of the State of Texas, convened August 24, 1914, by the proclamation of the Governor, providing how accounts may be approved, and declaring an emergency."

The bill was read second time, and was passed to a third reading.

SENATE BILL NO. 3 ON THIRD
READING.

The Speaker then laid Senate bill No, 3 before the House on its third reading and final passage.

The bill was read third time.
Question-Shall the bill be passed?
offered
Mr. Savage
the following

amendment to the bill:

Amend the bill by striking out the figures "$15,000," and inserting in lieu thereof "$16,000."

The amendment was adopted.

The Clerk was directed to call the roll, and Senate bill No. 3 was passed by the following vote:

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The following House bill, introduced today, was laid before the House, read first time, and referred to a special committee composed of the members of the Committees on Agriculture, Judiciary, and Banks and Banking:

By Mr. Calvin, Mr. Terrell, Mr. Wortham, Mr. Dove, Mr. Russell, Mr. Barrett of Titus, Mr. Cox of Delta, Mr. Dickson, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Hill, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Watson of Mills, Mr. Williams of Hopkins, Mr. Brown, Mr. Murray, Mr. Ridgell, Mr. Kirby, Mr. Bruce, Mr. Cope, Mr. Long, Mr. Goodner, Mr. Crisp, Mr. Savage, Mr. Mangum, Mr.

Gates, and Mr. Robertson:

House bill No. 4, A bill to be entitled "An Act to create a State bonded warehouse system and afford a method of co-operative marketing for those engaged in the production of farm and ranch products and for the purpose of

effectuating this and creating the office of State Warehouse Commissioner, to be appointed by the Governor, with the advice of the Senate; defining the authority of the Commissioner and giving him powers of visitation over the corporations chartered under this act; as a part of the system authorizing the formation of State bonded warehouse corporations on the mutual plan, to be under the supervision and control of the State Warehouse Commissioner; defining the purpose, power and authority of such corporation and regulating the chartering, management and business of same; defining and prescribing the receipts to be issued by State bonded warehouses and the rights of the respective parties thereunder, and providing the law, rules and regulations governing the same; stating the business which may be conducted by State bonded warehouses as incidents of their warehouse and marketing business; declaring gins to be subject to a public use and requiring that all ginners in the State shall after July 31, 1915, obtain a license from the State Warehouse Commissioner and give bond so to do, and prescribing certain rules and regulations relative to the ginning and baling of cotton and sampling the same; authorizing the State Warehouse Commissioner to employ the services of a chief clerk, defining his duties, and also the necessary clerical help, office force and examiners, and creating the office of State warehouse examiners, defining their authority, duties and compensation; prescribing the salary of the State Warehouse Commissioner and his chief clerk; vesting the authority now vested by law in the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking with reference to public warehouses in the State Warehouse Commissioner, and transferring the archives in the office of the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking with reference to warehouse corporations to the office of the State Warehouse Commissioner, but providing that this section does not apply to the law passed by the present session of the Legislature with reference to the estab

lishment of State warehouses as an emergency measure by the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking; creating and defining offenses in violation of the act, and prescribing penalties therefor; making appropriation for carrying the act into effect, and declaring an emergency."

PROVIDING FOR STENOGRAPHIC

REPORTS.

Mr. Calvin offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Speaker of the House be authorized to provide such sten

tion of the Governor, providing how accounts may be approved, and declaring an emergency."

ADJOURNMENT.

On motion of Mr. Tarver, the House,

ographic help as may be necessary for at 12:50 o'clock p. m., adjourned until taking down facts and recommendations 10 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

by persons appearing before the special committee having in charge the various warehouse bills, said help to be paid for out of the contingent fund of the House on a basis of court reporters. The Speaker may select such help from

APPENDIX.

PRIATIONS.

the employes of the House or otherwise. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON APPROSaid report to be printed each morning in the Journal, so far as practicable. The resolution was read second time. Question-Shall

adopted?

the resolution be

Committee Room,

Austin, Texas, August 25, 1914.

Mr. Williams of McLennan moved to Hon. Chester H. Terrell, Speaker of the

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BILL SIGNED BY THE SPEAKER.

The Speaker signed, in the presence presence of the House, after giving due notice thereof, and its caption had been read, the following enrolled bill:

House of Representatives.

Sir: Your Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 3, having had same under consideration, beg leave to report same back to the House with the recommendation that it do pass.

WORTHAM, Chairman.

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON EN-
GROSSED BILLS.

Committee Room,

Austin, Texas, August 25, 1914.

Hon. Chester H. Terrell, Speaker of the
House of Representatives.

Sir: Your Committee on Engrossed
Bills, to whom was referred

H. B. No. 2. A bill to be entitled "An Act making appropriation to pay the per diem and mileage of members and the per diem of the officers and employes of the Thirty-third Legislature of the State of Texas, convened on the 24th day of August, 1914, by proclamation of the Governor, providing how accounts may be approved, and declaring an emergency,"

Have carefully compared the same, and find it correctly engrossed.

MULCAHY, Chairman.

Committee Room,

Austin, Texas, August 25, 1914. Hon. Chester H. Terrell, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

S. B. No. 3, "An Act making appropriation of the sum of $16,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay the contingent expenses of the Sir: Your Committee on Engrossed Second Called Session of the Thirty- Bills, to whom was referred House third Legislature of the State of Texas, Concurrent Resolution No. 1, enconvened August 24, 1914, by proclama-dorsing amendment to national bank

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Committee Room,

Austin, Texas, August 25, 1914.

Hon. Chester H. Terrell, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Sir: Your Committee on Enrolled Bills, to whom was referred

House bill No. 2, “An Act making appropriations to pay the per diem pay and mileage of members, and per diem pay of officers and employes of the Second Called Session of the Thirty-third Legislature of the State of Texas, convened on the 24th day of August, 1914, by proclamation of the Governor, providing how accounts may be approved, and declaring an emergency," Have carefully compared same and find it correctly enrolled.

TILLOTSON, Chairman.

THIRD DAY.

(Wednesday, August 26, 1914.)

Rich. Rickerson. Ritchie.

Stone.

Roach. Robbins.

Robertson.

Hagins.

Rowell.

Harp.

Russell.

Haxthausen.

Savage.

Heilig.

Schwegman.

Henry of Bowie.

Spradley.

Stephens.

Hornby.

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Morris of Victoria. Paddock.

Rogers.

Wahrmund.

(Speaker Terrell in the chair.)

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Mr. Dove offered the following resolution: Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the Texas Legislature, That we extend to the Hon. Clarence Ousley our grateful appreciation for the very able address which he delivered in the Hall of the House on the evening of August 25th, in which he set forth so clearly the evils of our present marketing systems, from which our agricultural interests have suffered so long.

That we request Mr. Ousley to furnish us the manuscript of said address and that we have the same printed in today's House Journal and that ten thousand copies of same be secured for distribution to the people of Texas, and that same be paid for out of the contingent expense fund of the House. The resolution was read second time and was adopted.

APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED.

The Speaker announced the appointment of the following employes:

Page, Richard Avery; night watch man, R. H. Harrell; both appointments to take effect Tuesday, August 25.

ADJOURNMENT.

Mr. Humphrey moved that the House adjourn until 10 o'clock a. m. tomor.

row.

Mr. Dodson moved that the House adjourn until 9 o'clock a. m. tomorrow. The motion of Mr. Humphrey prevailed, and the House, accordingly, at 10:15 o'clock a. m., adjourned until 10 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

Bruce.

Burns.

Neeley.

Butler.

Oliver.

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