The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 13 of 822
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SPECIAL LAWS OF TEXAS
THIRTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 1925
CREATING THE AMHERST INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
DISTRICT IN LAMB COUNTY.
H. B. No 118.] CHAPTER 1.
An Act to create the Amherst Independent School District in Lamb
County, Texas, providing for the appointment of a Board of Trustees
by the county judge of Lamb County, until their successors are elected
and qualified, vesting said independent school district and board of
trustees with all the rights, powers, privileges and duties conferred
upon independent school districts incorporated under the General
Laws of Texas; "adjusting the equities between the newly created district
and Olton Independent School District under existing contracts,"
and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That the Amherst Independent School District is
hereby created and established in Lamb County, Texas, including
the present Common School District No. 6 of Lamb County,
and described by metes and bounds as follows:
Beginning at the northwest corner of Section No. 1, Block S1,
John H. Stephens survey, in Lamb County, Texas;
Thence east along the north line of said Section No. 1, and the
north lines of Leagues Nos. 633, 634, 635, 636, and 637 to the
northeast corner of League No. 637 State Capitol lands;
Thence south along the east lines of Leagues Nos. 637 and
642, State Capitol lands and the east lines of Sections Nos. 69
and 70, to the southwest corner of Section No. 36, Block T.,
T. A. Thompson survey;
Thence continuing south across Section No. 70, and League
No. 652, to the northeast corner of League No. 657 State Capitol
Thence west along the north lines of Leagues Nos. 657, 658,
659, 660 and 661, State Capitol lands, and continuing straight
west across Section No. 4, Block S1, John H. Stephens survey
to the west line of said Section No. 4;
Thence north along the west lines of Section Nos. 4, 3, 2, and
1, Block S1, John H. Stephens survey to place of beginning.
SEC. 2. The management and control of the public schools
of the said Amherst Independent School District is hereby vested
in a board of seven trustees to be appointed by the county judge
of Lamb County as soon as practicable after the date on which
this Act becomes effective, who shall serve as trustees of the
said district until the time for the next succeeding election of
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