The Laws of Texas, 1915-1917 [Volume 17] Page: 1,303 of 1,413
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442 GENERAL LAWS.
tional rule requiring bills to be read on three separate days and the
same is hereby suspended, and this Act shall be effective -after its
passage, and it is so enacted.
Approved April 4, 1917.
Takes effect 90 days after adjournment.
ESTABLISHMENT OF "SUL ROSS NORMAL COLLEGE."
S. B. No. 397.] CHAPTER 197.
An Act to provide for the establishment, maintenance and government of
a State Normal College, to be located at Alpine in Brewster County,
Texas, to be known as the "Sul Ross Normal College," and declaring
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That there shall be established at Alpine, in Brewster
County, Texas, a normal school to be known as "Sul Ross Normal
College," provided, that citizens of Brewster County shall, within
sixty days after this Act takes effect, convey or cause to be conveyed
to the State of Texas, by an immediate and perfect title, a building
site, to be located somewhere within three miles of the county court
house of said county, which tract of land shall be located and designed
by the State Normal School Board of Regents of the State
of Texas. No donation or bonus of any kind or character shall be
considered by said State Normal School Board of Regents, except
such donations of land as may be offered as a site for the buildings
or building of said college, and such buildings as may be located
on the land donated, and in no event shall a building site of less than
one hundred (100) acres be considered or accepted, provided, that
if the donation and proposition mentioned herein is not fully'complied
with by the citizens of Brewster County to the satisfaction of
the State Normal School Board shall be open to such other places
in the Twenty-fifth Senatorial District as the State Normal School
Board of Regents may deem most satisfactory and advantageous to,
SECTION 2. It shall be the duty of the Attorney General of the
State of Texas, to examine and approve all abstracts of title, to be
furnished by the owner of any and all real estate that may be donated,
either for a site for the buildings or said college or for any
other purpose in connection with the establishment of said school,
the abstracts of title to the real estate of the building site of said
college which may be selected by said State Normal School Board
of Regents shall be so examined by the Attorney General and approved
by him before any location is finally made; provided, however,
that nothing herein shall prevent said State Normal School
Board of Regents from selecting a location and announcing same conditioned
upon the approval of the title thereto. by the Attorney
General. After examination and approval of the title to the lands do
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1915-1917 [Volume 17], book, 1917; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12596/m1/1303/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .