The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 60 of 1,648
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50 SPECIAL LAWS.
therein designated, within the new district territory, for the purpose
of submitting to the qualified voters of sa'd new district the
question of incorporating the said Eagle Pass Independent School
District with the exclusive control of the public free schools within
the limits of said district.
SEC. 4. The said county judge shall appoint an officer to preside
at said election, who shall select two judges and the two clerks to
assist him in holding the same, all of whom shall serve without
compensation. Ten days previous notice of the time and place and
purpose of holding such election shall be' given by posting said
notice in three places within the above described territory; and,
except as herein otherwise provided, said election shall be held in
the same manner as general elections under the General Laws of
the State, and a return thereof shall be made to the county judge
within five days thereafter.
SEC. 5. If the majority of the votes cast at such an election shall
be in favor of such an incorporation, and shall be so returned to
the county judge, said school district shall thereby be and become
an incorporated school district under the name of the Eagle Pass
Independent School District, and shall have, possess and exercise
all the powers, rights, privileges, and duties of independent school
district formed by territory incorporated for school purposes only;
and the said county judge shall cause an entry thereof in the records
of the county commissioners' court.
SEC. 6. That the seven persons constituting the board of trustees
of the public free school of the old Eagle Pass Independent
School District at the time this Act takes effect shall, until the
expiration of the terms for which they were elected and until
the election and qualification of their successors hold the office of
trustees and constitute the board of trustees of the new Eagle Pass
Independent School District, and their successors shall be elected
for the term and in the manner prescribed in the general law for
the election of trustees in independent school districts incorporated
for free school purposes only.
SEC. 7. All money and other property, real, personal or mixed,
belonging to the public schools and in possession of and under the
control of the board of trustees of the old Eagle Pass Independent
School District shall, from the taking effect of this Act, be held
used and applied to and for the use and benefit of the new Eagle
Pass Independent School District; and all funds held for the use
of the public free schools within the additional territory hereby
included shall be turned over to the trustees of the new district
as herein provided may be created; and all outstanding debts of
.the old Eagle Pass Independent School shall at once be and become
the debts of the new Eagle Pass Independent School District created
hereunder; provided, however, that at an election duly held
therefor a majority of the tax paying voters Shall be in favor of
the assumption by the new district of the debts of the old district
and of a levy of a tax to pay the interest and create a sinking fund
to retire such old indebtedness, and provided further that before
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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/m1/60/: accessed January 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .