SECOND MESSAGE OF THe' GOVERNOR.
EXECUTIVE ()OFFICE, STATE OF TEXAS,
AUSTIN, April 22, 1907.
To the Legis1lature:
By virtue of authority vested in me by Section 40, Article 3, of the
Constitution of the State of Texas, I hereby designate and present to
you for your consideration and for legislation, the following subjects
and suggest legislation thereon:
1st. To make necessary amendments and changes in the law reglllating
the sale of school lands and the placing of school lands on the
market for sale, and to prescribe regulations in the sale of mineral
land with the reservation of the mineral thereon, and to make such
other changes and amendments to the law regulating the sale and
leasing of school lands as may be deemed necessary.
2nd. To provide an agency or agencies for the inspection of spirituous,
vinous or limalt liquors, or either, manufactured or sold in the
State and for the collection by the State of fees for such inspection,
and prohibiting the sale of such. liquors not inspected, and generally
regulating such inspection and sale.
3rd. To regulate and fix the passenger fare on all railroads in this
State and to provide for the redemption of all railroad tickets sold.
4th. To create a State Text-Book Board and to provide for the
selection by it of a series of uniform text-books for use in all the
public free schools of the State and prescribing the powers and duties
of said board.
At the Regular Session of this Legislature a bill providing for the
creation of a State Text-Book Board for the selection of a series of
uniform text-books for use in the public free schools of Texas was
passed and was received in the office of the Governor on the day fixed
for the adjournment of the Regular Session, and upon a full examination
of the same I reached the conclusion that it was my duty to veto
it, which I have done. My objections to the bill, which was Senate
Bill No. 65, have been filed with the Secretary of State and proclamation
thereof made as required by the Constitution, and a copy of such
proclamation is herewith transmitted for the information of your honorable
T. M. CAMPBELL,
Campbell, Thomas Mitchell. Message of Governor T.M. Campbell to the first called session of the thirtieth legislature of Texas: together with the proclamation of the Governor convening the legislature in extra-ordinary session.. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5860/. Accessed September 21, 2014.