The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 10 Page: 1,169
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General Laws of Texas.
In the county of Dimmit on the tenth Monday after the first Monday
in March and September, and continue in session one week.
In the county of La Salle on the eleventh Monday after the first Monday
in March and September, and continue in session two weeks.
Sec. 3. That the terms of the district court of the 49th judicial district,
comprising the counties of Webb, Encinal, Zapata, and Duval,
shall, after August 1st. 1897, be held as follows:
In Duval county on the first Monday in January and June, and may
continue in session three weeks.
In the county of Zapata on the tenth Monday after the third Monday
in January and on the tenth Monday after the first Monday in October,
and may continue in session two weeks.
In the county of Webb on the fourth Monday in January and on the
first Monday in October, and may continue in session nine weeks, and on
the fourth Monday in Jnne, and may continue in session five weeks.
The unorganized county of Encinal is hereby attached to Webb county
for judicial purposes.
Sec. 4. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of
this act be and the same are hereby repealed.
The fact that the present conflict in the term times of said district
courts works serious inconvenience and great hardship upon the litigants,
officers, and witnesses, and the crowded condition of the calendar,
creates an imperative public necessity and an emergency that the con.stitutional
rule requiring bills to be read on three several days be suspended,
and that this act take effect and be in force from and after the
first day of August, 1897, and it is so enacted.
[Note.-The foregoing act passed the House (vote not given); and
passed the Senate by a two-thirds vote. yeas 24, nays none.]
[Note.-The foregoing act was presented to the Governor of Texas
for his approval, on Wednesday, the seventh day of April, A. D. 1897, but
was not signed by him nor returned to the house in which it originated
with his objections thereto within the time prescribed by the Constitution,
and thereupon became a law without his signature.-J. W. Mad*den,
Secretary of State.]
S. B. No. 13.] CHAPTER 90.
An Act to abolish the unorganized counties of Buchel and' Foley, and incorporate
their territory in the county of Brewster; to provide for the payment of
certain bonds held by the State against said unorganized counties out of funds
how on hand to their credit, and for the transfer and payment of the balance
of said funds to the proper officers of said Brewster county.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
That the unorganized counties of Buchel and Foley be and the same are
Sec. 2. That for the purpose of incorporating the territory comprising
said unorganized counties in the county of Brewster, the boundary
lines of Brewster county be, and they are hereby established as follows:
Beginning at the southeast corner of survey No. 36, certificate No.
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 10, book, 1898; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6733/m1/1183/: accessed January 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .