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CHAPTER 691.

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 32.

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to correct an error in Senate Bill No. 384.

Correcting error in Senate Bill 384.

Be it Resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring, That the secretary of the Senate be and is hereby authorized to correct an error in Senate Bill No. 384, which has passed both Houses, by inserting in his copy the correct spelling on one word, to-wit:

That in the fifth line of paragraph five, section 1, thereof, the word “fifty" be corrected to spell “fifth."

Adopted by the Senate March 22, 1922.

Adopted by the House of Representatives March 27, 1922.

CHAPTER 692.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 1.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO 1, providing for a joint com

mittee to notify the governor the House and Senate are organized.

'Joint committee to notify Governor of organization.

Resolved, that the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring, That a committee of three on the part of the House, and three on the part of the Senate be appointed to wait upon the governor and inform him that the House and Senate have organized and are ready to proceed with business, and to receive any communication he may desire to submit.

Adopted by the House of Representatives, January 3rd, 1922.

Adopted by the Senate, January 3rd, 1922.

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 22. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to require the county superintendents of

education to send immediately to the state auditor the amount of every dollar spent in their respective counties, both out of the county and

municipal treasury. Requiring county superintendents to report county and municipal school expenditures.

WHEREAS, The statistics on education show that the state of Mississippi is next to last in money spent on education in showing only the amount of $4.00 for each child, and

WHEREAS, The people of this state are burdened with the heavy tax in municipalities and separate school districts and general levies in the counties where the same totals millions of dollars, and as a matter of fact, the people of this state spend many times more than the amount shown by statistics for the school children of the state.

Therefore be it Resolved, That in order that the legislature and the people of this state may know the exact amount spent for each child in the state, that the county superintendent of education of each county, be, and is hereby directed to return forthwith a report of the exact amount of money spent in his county to the state audi. tor, and the number of children therein.

Adopted by the House of Representatives January 12, 1922.
Adopted by the Senate January 26, 1922.

CHAPTER 694.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 25.

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION directing the attorney general to proceed

to Washington to appear before the Interstate Commerce Commission in the matter of freight rates.

Directing attorney general to attend freight rate hearings in Washington.

Be it Resolved by the House, the Senate concurring, That the attorney general of this state be and he is hereby directed to proceed to the city of Washington, D. C., in order to appear before the Interstate Commerce Commission hearings, and represent this state at the hearings from January 31st to February 4th, for the purpose of securing a reduction and more equitable adjustment of freight rates in Mississippi valley territory.

Adopted by the House January 17, 1922.
Adopted by the Senate January 18, 1922.

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CHAPTER 695.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 43.

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION'memorializing Congress to pass House

Bill No. 9933 providing for the repeal of the tax now existing on telephone and telegraph messages,

Memorializing as to the repeal of the existing tax on telephone and telegraph messages.

WHEREAS, There is now pending in Congress House Bill No. 9933, providing for the repealing of the tax now existing on telephone and telegraph messages, and

WHEREAS, Such tax on railroads, steamships and Pullman tickets, freight and express charges, and luxuries has been repealed, and it is as equally necessary and just that the existing tax on telephone and telegraph messages should be repealed.

Therefore be it Resolved, by the House of Representatives of the state of Mississippi, the Senate concurring therein, that the Congress of the United States, be, and it is hereby memorialized to pass House Bill No. 9933 repealing the existing tax on telephone and telegraph messages.

Adopted by the House of Representatives February 1, 1922.
Adopted by the Senate March 6, 1922.

CHAPTER 696.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 47.

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION fixing the date of final adjournment. Fixing date of final adjournment.

Resolved, By the II ouse of Representatives, the Senate concurring, that the speaker of the House and the president of the Senate shall adjourn their respective bodies, sine die, at 12 o'clock, noon, Thursday, March 30. 1922.

Adopted by the House of Representatives, February 17, 1922.
Adopted by the Senate, March 14, 1922.

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CHAPTER 697.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 48.

Asking Congress to investigate discrepancy in prices, materials and products.

WHRERAS, The public generally has noticed and keenly felt the extreme low prices being paid for all raw materials, which go to make up our clothing, food stuffs and other necessities of life, and

WHEREAS, The prices on practically all raw products have decreased since the world war, and

WHEREAS, The prices on manufactured products, including shoes, clothing, food stuffs and other necessities of life have not been reduced to any material extent, and

WHEREAS, The present difference in the prices of raw products and the manufactured product is unfair and both amazing and outrageous.

Therefore be it Resolved, by the House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi, the Senate concurring therein that we do request the United States senators and congressmen from this state to agitate and use their every effort to procure through the Congress of the United States, an investigation of the difference in the prices of the raw products and finished or manufactured products in an effort to procure a reduction in the prices of the manufactured products which the people of this country are forced to pay and to urge the passage by Congress of such legislation that will remedy the evil set out herein.

Be it further Resolved, That the secretary of state be requested to mail a copy of this resolution to each of the Mississippi senators and congressmen in Washington.

Adopted by the House of Representatives February 15, 1922.
Adopted by the Senate March 8, 1922.

CHAPTER 698.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 49. Inviting Governor Cox to address the legislature.

WHEREAS, The Honorable James M. Cox, of Ohio, by his record as governor of his state and as the democratic standard bearer for president in 1920, has shown himself to be one of the foremost statesmen of the country; and

WHEREAS, Many of the citizens of Mississippi are anxious to meet Mr. Cox and enjoy his personal acquaintance; therefore be it

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Resolved, By the House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi, the Senate concurring, That a cordial invitation is hereby extended to the Honorable James M. Cox to address a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives on an evening to be fixed by Mr. Cox.

That the clerk of the House be directed to telegraph this invitation to the Honorable James M. Cox.

Adopted by the House February 28, 1922.
Adopted by the Senate March 1st, 1922.

CHAPTER 699.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 52. To pay interest on money borrowed for Soldiers' Home.

WHEREAS, The superintendent and the board of directors of the Jefferson Davis Soldiers' Home found it necessary in order to support said home during the year 1921 to borrow certain money from the Bank of Gulfport, of Gulfport, Mississippi, and

WHEREAS, The interest on said sum so borrowed has not been paid and said interest now due amounts to $372.11.

Therefore be it Resolved, by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring therein, That the superintendent of the Jefferson Davis Soldiers' Home and board of directors be, and they are hereby authorized to pay said sum of $372.11, interest due said Bank of Gulfport, of Gulfport, Mississippi, out of the support fund for said institution for the year 1922.

Adopted by the House of Representatives March 16, 1922.
Adopted by the Senate March 21, 1922.

CHAPTER 700. HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 56. A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION fixing the date of final adjournment Fixing date of final adjournment.

WHEREAS, The House of Representatives and the Senate have heretofore fixed the date of final adjournment for March 30th, and

WHEREAS, The condition of the calendars of both House and Senate is burdened with appropriation and revenue matters which, by constitution cannot be considered within five days of final adjournment, and

WHEREAS, There are yet some appropriation bills to be introduced and acted on which cannot be introduced and acted on until the salary bill for state officers has been passed and approved by the governor.

Therefore be it Resolved, by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring, that the speaker of the House of Representatives and the president of the Senate adjourn their respective bodies sine die, at 12 o'clock noon, Saturday, April 8, 1922.

Adopted by the House of Representatives, March 24, 1922.
Adopted by the Senate, March 28, 1922.

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