The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 87 of 822
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SPECIAL LAWS. 75
N. R. R. Co., Blk. No. 2; thence north 1900 vrs. to the northeast
corner of Sur. No. 55, I. thence east with the north boundary lines of Surveys Nos.
6, 5, and 4, C. thence south with east line of
said Sur. No. 43, 544 vrs. to the northwest corner of Survey No.
54, I. thence S. 89 E. 1486 vrs.
with the north line of Survey No. 54, I. thence south 30 E. 425 vrs. to the southwest corner
of said Survey No. 28; thence north 60 E. with south lines of
Surveys No. 28 and 27 J. Poitevant 2555 vrs. to the east boundary
line of Dimmit County; thence north with the east boundary
line of Dimmit County 16,460 vrs. to the northeast corner
of same; thence west with the north boundary line of the said
county 22,350 vrs. to the place of beginning.
SEC. 2. The management and control of the public schools
of said Big Wells Independent School District is hereby vested
in a board of trustees that shall be composed of seven members
as follows: the present regularly elected or appointed trustees
of the common school districts included in the said Big Wells
Independent District as created by this Act and one other to be
appointed by the county judge of Dimmit County, who shall
serve as trustees of the said district until the time for the next
succeeding election of trustees of independent school districts
as is provided by General Law for the election of trustees in
independent school districts organized for school purposes only;
at which time seven trustees, who shall be resident citizens and
qualified voters within said district, shall be elected and serve
in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the General
School Laws of the State.
SEC. 3. The said Big Wells Independent School District, as
created by this Act, shall have and exercise and is hereby vested
with all the rights, powers, privileges and duties of a town incorporated
under the General Laws of this State for free school
purposes only, and the board of trustees of the said Big Wells Independent
School District shall have and exercise all the rights,
powers, privileges and duties conferred and imposed by the
General Laws of Texas upon the trustees of independent school
districts incorporated under the General Laws of the State for
free school purposes only.
SEC. 4. It is expressly provided herein that the said Big
Wells Independent District is exempt from county supervision
and subject only to the supervising authority of the State Department
of Education and the State Board of Education, as
prescribed by General Law in the administration of the public
schools of the State.
SEC. 5. The crowded condition of the calendar and the inadequate
public free school facilities of the territory hereby incorporated
for free school purposes only, creates an emergency
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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/m1/87/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .