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Page 296 - a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, established under the provision of an act of Congress approved July 2, 1862." By this act there was annually appropriated, out of any money in the
Page 265 - of the act, which reads as follows: It shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify experiments on the physiology of plants and animals; the diseases to which they are severally subject, with the remedies for the same; the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as
Page 202 - is a prominent though not the main factor of the State's public-school system—in fact a complete public school like any other established by the State, clearly designated as such in the terms "the public schools, in which shall be included colleges and universities established by the State," and entitled in common with them to the benefits of
Page 214 - election shall be declared to be selected by the people as the location of the University of Texas. Sec 5. The government of the university shall be vested in a board of regents, to consist of eight members, selected from different portions of the State, who shall be nominated by the governor, and appointed by and with the consent of the
Page 201 - up from every quarter that the legislature shall declare that it is now " practicable," and that it shall proceed to "establish, organize, and provide for the maintenance, support, and direction of a university of the first class, to be styled the University of Texas." Let the good work begin at once and be pressed to an early completion, and, as soon as possible, save
Page 33 - per cent annually of the total value of the permanent school fund; such value to be ascertained by the board of education until otherwise provided by law, and the available school fund shall be applied annually to the support of the
Page 271 - at its next session, make an appropriation not to exceed $40,000 for the construction and completion of the buildings and improvements and for providing the furniture necessary to put said college in immediate and successful operation.
Page 202 - for buildings or any other purpose necessary for its support. The expression in the constitution that "the available school fund shall be distributed to the several counties according to their scholastic population
Page 271 - to levy taxes for the support of public schools in which shall be included colleges and universities established by the State, and the maintenance and support of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. Article VII,