Laws Passed by the ... Legislature of the State of Texas

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Telegraph Office, 1907 - Law

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Contents

Organization of corporations for a piary business
9
Defining and prohibiting nepotism
12
Prohibiting discrimination between persons desiring to lease theaters
14
Conferring power of eminent domain upon interurban electric railway companies
15
Exempting certain counties from live stock inspection
16
Fixing jurisdiction of courts in Lipscomb county
17
Validating sales of school lands
18
Regulating bail in felony cases
19
Validating sales of Coleman county lands
20
Permitting the Attorney General and his representatives to examine books of corporations
21
Fixing time for holding courts in Twentyfifth Judicial District
22
Defining powers of corporations organized for purpose of owning and maintaining public and private cemeteries
23
Authorizing levy of taxes to pay jurors
24
Restoring civil and criminal jurisdiction upon county court of Frio
25
county
26
Making appropriations to cover deficiencies for the years 1904 1905
29
Making drinking of intoxicating liquors on trains a misdemeanor Creating a Board of State Accounting
30
Requiring railway corporations to use electric headlights
32
Defining abortion and providing punishment therefor
33
Fixing jurisdiction of courts in San Jacinto county
34
Repealing occupation taxes on certain occupations
35
Relating to separate compartments on railroads
36
Relating to reserve fund of banks and banking corporations
37
Defining duties of commission merchants
38
The Pure Food
39
Authorizing commissioners courts to establish drainage districts
40
Regulating train crews on railroads
41
Prohibiting issuance of free passes etc by railroads
42
Amendment to stock
43
Authorizing the S K Ry Co to abandon part of its track
44
Providing punishment for violations of Antitrust law 194
98
Fixing time of holding courts in First and Second Judicial Districts
100
Relating to the adoption of children
103
Providing when estates shall escheat to the State
113
Requiring report of fees of office
120
Providing a system for State county and city depositories
183
Regulating transportation of traction engines
190
Restoring criminal jurisdiction to county court of Mills county
199
Providing for appeals in injunction proceedings
206
Authorizing city councils of all cities to fix rates to be charged
217
Declaring who are the heirs of decedents
230
Defining and regulating sale of feed stuffs
243
Creating Game Fish and Oyster Commission
254
Relating to selection of juries in counties with cities of certain pop
269
LUCCALIU
276
Conveying Pelican Spit to United States government
278
Relating to payment of certain occupation taxes for remainder of 1907
288
Authorizing formation of corporations for two or more distinct pur
294
Relating to powers of corporations
301
Relating to fees collected by officers not authorized by law
307
Creating Bureau of Cotton Statistics
313
424
315
Providing for disposition of fees of Pasteur Hospital
320
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322
Prescribing compensation of district attorneys
326
Providing for erection of monument over grave of General Sam Houston
336
Defining duties of railroads with respect to furnishing cars etc
343
Providing for survey of mineralbearing school lands
384
RESOLUTIONS
412
Relating to printing publishing
416
Relating to outrages perpetrated on citizens of Brownsville Texas
422
Relating to certain newspaper charges of corruption in election of United
429
FIRST CALLED SESSION
437
Relating to the listing and valuation of property for taxes
459
Relating to fees of county and district attorneys
466
Providing for the levy of occupation taxes
479
Validating certain levies of county taxes
489
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467
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Page 63 - misbranded," as used herein, shall apply to all drugs, or articles of food, or articles which enter into the composition of food, the package or label of which shall bear any statement, design, or device regarding such article, or the ingredients or substances contained therein which shall be false or misleading in any particular...
Page 63 - If it consists in whole or in part of a filthy, decomposed, or putrid animal or vegetable substance, or any portion of an animal unfit for food, whether manufactured or not, or if is the product of a diseased animal, or one that has died otherwise than by slaughter. Sec. 8. That the term "misbranded...
Page 187 - Reasonable notice must first be given in writing by the party or his attorney proposing to take such deposition to the opposite party or his attorney of record, as either may be nearest, which notice shall state the name of the witness and the time and place of the taking of his deposition...
Page 62 - In the case of confectionery : If it contain terra alba, barytes, talc, chrome yellow, or other mineral substance or poisonous color or flavor, or other ingredient deleterious or detrimental to health, or any vinous, malt, or spirituous liquor or compound or narcotic drug.
Page 496 - State, or by deed, grant, sale or gift made or intended to take effect in possession or enjoyment after the death of the grantor...
Page 73 - That no dealer shall be prosecuted under the provisions of this Act when he can establish a guaranty signed by the wholesaler, jobber, manufacturer, or other party residing in the United States, from whom he purchases such articles, to the effect that the same is not adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of this Act, designating it.
Page 64 - blend," as the case may be, is plainly stated on the package in which it is offered for sale: Provided, That the term blend as used herein shall be construed to mean a mixture of like substances, not excluding harmless coloring or flavoring ingredients used for the purpose of coloring and flavoring only: And provided further, That nothing in this Act shall be construed as requiring or compelling proprietors or manufacturers of proprietary foods which contain...
Page 96 - That if any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall, directly or indirectly, by any special rate, rebate, drawback, or other device, charge, demand, collect or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation...
Page 266 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction therefor shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment in a county jail or penitentiary for a term of not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment...
Page 75 - When it is in the possession of any person with the intent to use it as a means of committing a public offense, or in the possession of another to whom he may have delivered it for the purpose of concealing it or preventing its being discovered...

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