The Laws of Texas, 1927 [Volume 25] Page: 18 of 1,111
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2 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
available; therefore, an emergency and an imperative public
necessity exists that the constitutional rule requiring bills to be
read on three several days in each House be suspended, and said
rule is hereby suspended, and this Act shall take effect and be
in force from and after its passage and it is so enacted.
Approved January 14, 1927.
Effective January 14, 1927.
SALE OF MOTLEY COUNTY RAILWAY TO QUANAH,
provided, such sale and transfer shall be made subject to all
legal claims, debts, judgments, liens and other obligations now existing,
or that may hereafter be filed or instituted against said Motley
County Railway Company, or such Trustee, and subject to pending
suits or actions, or suits or actions that may be hereafter brought
against said Motley County Railway Company, or such Trustee, before
the final consolidation of said railways has been effected, and declaring
WHEREAS, the Quanah, Acme and Pacific Railway Company,
a railroad corporation organized and incorporated under
the laws of this State, and now owning and operating a line of
steam railway from the City of Quanah in Hardeman County,
Texas, through Hardeman, Cottle and Motley Counties to the
village of MacBain in Motley County, wholly within this State
has heretofore caused to be purchased for its benefit, contemplating
future ownership, the Motley County Railway, its properties,
tracks, rolling stock, rights-of-way, depots and grounds,
and all of its rights, privileges and charter powers, paying therefor
an adequate consideration, said purchase being under an
execution sale and which sum so paid was used in satisfying all
of the existing indebtedness of said Motley County Railway and
caused said properties and railway to be conveyed by the sheriff
of Motley County under such sale to G. E. Hamilton as trustee
for said purchasing company; and
WHEREAS, since such purchase said trustee has operated
said Motley County Railway independently in the name of the
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