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38 SPECIAL LAWS.
southwest along the D. H. M. Hunter Survey; thence southwest
along the D. H. Hunter line to Clear Creek; thence down Clear
Creek, following its meanders to Clear Lake; thence through the
Clear Lake channel to Galveston Bay; thence up Galveston Bay to
the place of beginning.
SEC. 2. The said Webster Independent School District be hereby
incorporated and made a body corporate in law for free school purposes
only, and all powers, duties and privileges of the Webster
Independent School District not herein specified, shall be governed
by the General Laws of the State of Texas governing independent
school districts incorporated for school purposes.
SEC. 3. The management and control of the public free schools
cf said Webster Independent School District is hereby vested in a
board of trustees that shall be composed of five (5) persons, who
are residents, citizens and qualified voters within said district, the
manner of their election and tenure of office to be as follows:
Whereas, the said Webster Independent School District is composed
entirely of two common school districts, viz., Webster Common
School District No. 19, and Seabrook School District No. 13, and
whereas a distribution of trustees by said common school districts
will conduce to a more equitable apportionment of funds to the various
schools of said district, therefore, be it enacted that three of
said trustees shall be chosen from and by the qualified voters of
the original District No. 19, and two trustees shall be chosen from
and by the qualified voters of the original District No. 13, all of
said trustees shall be elected on the first Saturday in May, 1923,
three of whom shall hold office for four years and until their successors
are elected and qualified; two of whom shall hold office
for two years and until their successors are elected and qualified;
One trustee is to be elected out of old District 13 every
two years, and in old District No. 19, there is to be an elect on every
two years, electing two trustees and one trustee alternately.
When elected in May, 1923, said trustees shall determine by
lot amono themselves. whieh shall hold office for four years,
and which shall hold office for two years. Beginning with
the first Saturday in May, 1925, and every two years thereafter,
an election shall be held by the qualified voters in said Webster
Independent School District, or in such election precincts where a
term shall have expired, for the purpose of electing one or two
trustees, as the case may be, and term of said trustees or trustee
when elected shall be four years, and until their or his successor
shall have been elected and qualified. It is expressly enacted that
this Act shall not operate to affect the tenure of office of the trustees
of Common School Districts Nos. 19 and 13, until the trustees above
provided for shall have been duly elected and qualified; said
boards of trustees of Common School Districts Nos. 19 and 13 to
exercise the control and management of the public free school of
the Webster Independent School District, together with all the powers
and duties herein provided for, until their successors have been
elected in May, 1923, and shall have qualified as provided for in
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22], book, 1925; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15500/m1/48/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .