The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 72 of 822
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60 SPECIAL LAWS.
County, crossing Leagues 64 and 63 of Midland County school
lands, to the intersection of said west line of Hockley County,
with the north line of said League 63, a distance of about five
Thence east along with the north lines of said Leagues 63,
66 and 67 Hardeman county school land about five and onefourth
miles to the place of beginning; being the territory now
comprising the Coble Independent School District No. 3, in
Hockley County, Texas.
SEC. 3. The management and control of the public free
schools in said Coble Independent School District is hereby
vested in a board of trustees, which board shall be composed of
seven persons resident citizens and qualified voters within said
district, who shall be elected and qualify as hereinafter set forth.
SEC. 4. The board of trustees of said Coble Independent
School District shall be and is hereby made a body politic and
corporate in law and as such shall have power to contract and
be contracted with; to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded
in any court of this State of proper jurisdiction, and
may receive any gift, grant, donation or devise made to or for
the use of the public free school of said district.
SEC. 5. As soon after the taking effect of this Act as may be
practicable, the county judge of Hockley County shall order an
election for the purpose of electing seven trustees to serve as
trustees of said Coble Independent School District, whose terms
of office shall be as follows; the terms of office of the seven
trustees chosen at the first election under this Act shall be
divided into two classes, and the members shall draw for the
different classes, the four drawing the numbers one, two, three
and four shall serve for one year, or part thereof, that is, until
the regular election for trustees of independent school districts
to be held in the year 1925, and until their successors have been
chosen and qualified; and the three members drawing five,
six and seven shall serve for two years, that is, until the regular
election of trustees of independent school districts to be held in
the year 1926, and until their successors shall have been duly
elected and qualified, and regularly thereafter each year four
trustees and three trustees shall be elected for a term of two
years to succeed the trustees whose terms shall at that time
SEc. 6. Before any trustee enters upon the discharge of his
office, he shall qualify by taking and subscribing the oath of
office provided by the Constitution of this State, which oath,
after the first election, shall be filed with the county judge of
Hockley County, Texas, and after all subsequent elections with
the president or chairman of the board of trustees of said Coble
Independent School District.
SEC. 7. The trustees chosen under this Act shall meet within
ten days after the election, or as soon thereafter as may be practicable
for the purpose of organizing. A majority of said board
of trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business,
excepting levying taxes and ordering bond elections, when
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23], book, 1925; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15499/m1/72/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .