Journal of the House of Representatives of the Regular Session of the Forty-Fifth Legislature of the State of Texas, Volume 1 Page: 433
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Mr. Jones of Atascosa moved to re-
consider the vote by which the resolu-
tion was adopted, and to table the mo-
tion to reconsider.
The motion to table prevailed.
GRANTING JUDGE R. B. CROSS
PERMISSION TO BE ABSENT
FROM THE STATE
The Speaker laid before the House,
for consideration at this time, the fol-
S. C. R. No. 22, Granting Judge R.
B. Cross permission to be absent from
Be It Resolved by the Senate of
Texas, the House of Representatives
concurring, That Honorable R. B.
Cross, Judge of the 52nd Judicial Dis-
trict Court of Texas, be, and is hereby,
granted permission to be absent from
the State of Texas at such intervals
and for such time as he may see fit
and proper during the years 1937 and
1938, taking into consideration the con-
dition of the docket of said court.
The resolution was read second time,
and was adopted.
RELATIVE TO LANDS PUR-
CHASED BY FEDERAL GOVERN-
MENT FOR REFORESTATION
The Sneaker laid before the House,
for consideration at this time, House
Concurrent Resolution No. 10, by Mr.
Westbrook. Relative to lands pur-
chased by Federal Government for re-
The resolution having heretofore
been read second time and referred to
the Committee on Public Lands and
The Committee on Public Lands and
Buildings having recommended the
adoption of the resolution.
Mr. Westbrook offered the follow-
ing amendment to the resolution:
Amend House Concurrent Resolution
No. 10, by striking out all of the eighth
"whereas" clause, and by striking out
all of the first resolving clause, insert-
ing in lieu thereof the following:
"Resolved by the House of Represen-
tatives, the Senate concurring, That
the Congress of the United States be,
and the same is hereby requested to
pass legislation in some form entitling
the State of Texas and its political
subdivisions to be reimbursed for the
loss in taxes which resulted from the
purchase of said land by the Federal
Government, until the taxable values
of such political subdivisions have in-
creased to the extent occasioned by
such purchase upon the part of the
Federal Government; and that the
President of the United States be, and
is hereby requested to give careful
consideration of these problems to the
end that, if he can consistently do so,
he may cooperate and approve such
legislation; and, be it further"
The amendment was adopted.
Quest ion recurring on the resolution,
it was adopted.
Mr. Bradbury moved that the Rule
governing the regular order of busi-
ness, at this time, be suspended, and
that the House proceed to the consid-
eration of bills on the regular calendar.
Question recurring on the motion to
suspend the Rule, yeas and nays were
The motion was lost by the follow-
ing vote (not receiving the necessary
Blankenship Hal bin
Bradbury Harris of Archer
Bradford Harris of Dickens
Brown Jones of Wise
Davis of Haskell Loggins
Davison of Fisher London
of Eastland Mann
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Journal of the House of Representatives of the Regular Session of the Forty-Fifth Legislature of the State of Texas, Volume 1, legislative document, 1937; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth145966/m1/437/?q=555: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.