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UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
266892 MARCH 1930
The Proclamation of the Governor
was read, as follows: Austin, March 14, 1892.
PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR. Pursuant to the proclamation of his
EXECUTIVE OFFICE, excellency, the Governor, calling the
Austin, Texas, Feb. 18, 1892
} Twenty-second Legislature together in special session. The Senate met in To Whom These Presents May Contheir chamber at 12 o'clock m., and were called to order by their presid- Whereas, The constitution requires ing officer, Hon. Geo. c. Pendleton, the State to be re-apportioned for cerLieutenant Governor of the State. tain purposes every ten years, and the Roll was called by districts,
time having about expired since the The following Senators answered to to perform that duty in obedience to
"last'apportiopment, it is now necessary their names:
organic law, that the people may have First district-K. B. Seale.
their full and just representation in Third district-W. H. Pope.
the next Congress and State LegislaFifth district-Jno. W. Cranford.
ture; and, Sixth district-W. Cone Johnson. Whereas, By vote of the qualified Seventh district-J. G. Kearby.
electors on the second Tuesday in Eighth district-W. B. Page.
August, A. D. 1891, five several amend. Ninth district-T.U. Lubbeck.
ments to the State constitution were Thirteenth district-H. M. Garwood. adopted and should be put in force at Sixteenth district-R. S. Kimbrough. the earliest opportunity consistent Seventeenth district-H. A. Finch.
with public interest; and, Eighteenth district-C. L. Potter.
Whereas, The live stock industries Twentieth district-A M. Carter,
of Texas are being seriously injured Twenty-second district-Jno. H.
by restrictive laws passed by Congress. Harrison.
affecting transportation and sale of Twenty third district-Geo. W. Ty, cattle under quarantine regulations, ler.
which can only be corrected by Legis-
Whereas, The extravagant issuance Twenty-sixth district-R. M. Weise-out valuable, just or proper considerger.
ation, but for speculative, fictitious Twenty-seventh district-E. A. At- purposes, threaten calamity to public lee. Twenty-eighth district-R. H. Bur- ties, cast opprobrium on the State's
prosperity, depreciate honest securi. ney. Twenty-ninth district-H. T. Sims. checked by just, restrictive laws.
reputation abroad, and should be Thirtieth district--L. N. Frank.
For these and other good and suffi Thirty-first district-Jas. Clark,
cient reasons hereinafter named an When the Fourth and Twelfth dis- extraordinary occasion has arisen, retricts were called the credentials of quiring the legislature to be convened. Sepators H. F. O'Neal and W. W.
Now, therefore, I, James 8. Hogg, Searcy were sent up and read.
governor of the State of Texas, do, by Quorum present
virtue of the authority vested in me Prayer by chaplain, Dr. Smoot. by the constitution of said State, here
Senator Kimbrough moved that the by call a special session of the Twentytwo newly elected Senators come for second legislature, to be convened in ward and be sworn in. Adopted. the city of Austin, commencing at
Senators O'Neal and Searcy came betwelve o'clock, noon, on Monday, the fore the bar of the Senate and took fourteenth day of March, A. D. 1892, the constitutional oath required. for the following purposes: