Rules for the courts of Texas: adopted by order of the Supreme Court at Tyler on the first day of December, A.D. 1877: together with amendments thereto at various times up to the close of the Austin term, A.D. 1890 Page: 34 of 64
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RULES FOR THE DISTRICT COURT
statements in pleading, presenting a state of case which he
knows to be groundless and false, for the purpose of securing a
delay of the trial of the cause, shall be held guilty of a contempt;
and the court, of its own motion, or at the instance of
any party, will direct an inquiry to ascertain the fact.
52. After the court has pronounced its opinion upon a question
made, no further argument will be heard; but if counsel
think the court has fallen into error as to law or fact, they may
submit a statement in writing, which the court will receive and
BILLS OF EXCEPTIONS.
53. There shall be no bills of exception, taken to the judgments
of the court, rendered upon those matters, which, at common
law, constitute the record proper in the case, as the citation,
petition, answer, and their supplements and amendments, and
motions for new trial, or in arrest of judgment, and final judgment,
except as to those pleadings superseded by repleading,
upon which some question of error, in the ruling of the court in
relation to them, or to their being superseded, is raised, as mentioned
in rule 14, relating to amendments.
54. The charges of the court that are given, and those asked
that are refused, when signed by the judge and filed by the clerk,
being made thereby a part of the record by statute, should not,
in civil causes, be made a part of a bill of exceptions.
55. The rulings of the court upon applications for continuance,.
and for change of venue, and other incidental motions, and upon
the admission or rejection of evidence, and upon other proceedings
in the case not embraced in the two preceding rules, when
sought to be complained of as erroneous, must be presented in a
bill of exceptions, signed by the judge and filed by the clerk, oi
otherwise made according to the statute, and they will thereby
become a part of the record of the cause, and not otherwise.
56. Exceptions to evidence, admitted over objections madd
to it on the trial, may be embraced in the statement of facts, ii
connection with the evidence objected to.
57. Exceptions to the admission of evidence on the trial;
where no reason is assigned for objecting to it, shall not be susa
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Morse, Charles S. Rules for the courts of Texas: adopted by order of the Supreme Court at Tyler on the first day of December, A.D. 1877: together with amendments thereto at various times up to the close of the Austin term, A.D. 1890, book, 1890; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5830/m1/34/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .