The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 33 of 822
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SPECIAL LAWS. 21
CREATING DIXIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IN
H. B. No. 165.] CHAPTER 13.
An Act creating and incorporating Dixie Independent School District in
Lynn County, Texas, out of territory now comprising Common School
District No. 18 of Lynn County as heretofore created by the county
board of school trustees of said county; defining boundary thereof;
providing for a board of trustees, their election, terms of office, qualification,
powers, duties and authority; authorizing the board of trustees
to levy, assess and collect taxes for maintenance and building purposes,
and to issue bonds; providing for an assessor and collector of taxes and
a board of equalization; providing that said Dixie Independent School
District shall assume and discharge any and all indebtedness constituting
valid and binding obligations of said Common School District
No. 18 of Lynn County; validating and continuing in force any and
all taxes heretofore voted and now in force in such common school district;
providing that title to any and all property of said common school
district shall vest in the trustees of independent school district hereby
created; providing for filing vacancies on the board of trustees; providing
for a seal for said district; providing that the board of trustees shall
be governed by hte General Laws of Texas in all matters where this Act
is silent; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing that invalidation
by the courts of any section or provision of this Act shall
not invalidate any remaining provisions hereof, and declaring an
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. An independent school district to be known as
Dixie Independent School District, situated in Lynn County,
Texas, is hereby created as an incorporation for free school
purposes only, out of territory now comprising Common School
District No. 18 in Lynn County, Texas, as heretofore created
and established by the county school trustees of said county,
described by metes and bounds as follows; to-wit:
Beginning at the south-west corner Survey No. 4, Cert. No.
628, Block 11, and running thence east four miles, along the
south boundary lines of Surveys No. 4, 384, 385 and 386, to the
south-east corner of said Survey No. 386, Cert. No. 446, Block
5, for the southeast corner of this district;
Thence north six miles along the east boundary lines of Surveys
No. 386, 391, 396, 402, 403 and 406, to the northeast corner
of said Survey No. 406, Cert. No. 8, Block 1, for the northeast
corner of this district;
Thence west four miles along the north boundary lines of
Surveys No. 406, 405, 13 and 14, to the northwest corner of said
Survey No. 14, Cert. No. 633, Block 11, for the northwest corner
of this district;
Thence south six miles along the west boundary lines of Surveys
No. 14, 12, 9, 8, 5 and 4, to the southwest corner of said
Survey No. 4, Cert. No. 628, Block 11, to the place of beginning,
and containing an area of twenty-four square miles or 15,360
acres more or less.
SEC. 2. The management and control of the public free
schools in said independent school district is hereby vested in a
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