Journal of the Senate of Texas being the First Called Session of the Forty-Third Legislature Page: 1
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Forty-third Legislature--First Called Session.
September 14, 1933.
The Senate met at 12 o'clock noon,
pursuant to the call of the Governor,
and was called to order by Lieuten-
ant Governor Edgar E. Witt.
The Chair announced the appoint-
ment of the following temporary of-
Secretary of Senate, Bob Barker.
Sergeant-at-Arms, A. W. Holt.
Chaplain, W. H. Doss.
Journal Clerk, Wendell O'Neal.
Door Keeper, W. J. J. Terrell.
The roll was called, the following
members being present:
The invocation was offered by Rev.
W. H. Doss, Temporary Chaplain.
Proclamation of the Governor.
The Chair laid before the Senate
the following proclamation of the
To all to whom these presents shall
I, Miriam A. Ferguson, Governor
of the State of Texas, do, by virtue
of authority vested in me by the Con-
stitution of this State, hereby call
a Special Session of the Forty-third
Legislature to be convened in the
City of Austin commencing at 12
o'clock noon on Thursday, the 14th
day of September, A. D. 1933, for
the following purposes:
No. 1. To pass such law or laws
as may be necessary to issue Twenty
Million Dollars of bonds proposed in
Senate Joint Resolution No. 30 at
the Regular Session of the Forty-
third Legislature and adopted by the
voters of Texas at an election duly
held on the 26th day of August, A. D.
No. 2. To consider and pa3 :uch
legislation as may be deemed neces-
sary to amend, change or repeal ex-
isting laws affecting and controlling
trusts, conspiracies against trade,
No. 3. To make needed appropria-
tions for refrigeration at the Gov-
ernor's Mansion and needed work on
the grounds of the Governor's Man-
No. 4. To consider and act on
such other subjects and questions as
I, as Governor, may from time to
time during said Called Session sub-
mit by message or otherwise to the
The Secretary of State will hereby
take notice of this action and notify
the members of the Legislature.
Done at Austin, Texas on this
the 7th day of September A. D.
1933 under the seal of the State
properly attested by the Secre-
tary of State.
MIRIAM A. FERGUSON,
Governor of Texas.
W. W. HEATH,
Secretary of State.
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