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School History of Texas; From Its Discovery in 1685 to 1893: For the Use of ...
Mrs. Mary M. Brown
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A School History of Texas: From Its Discovery in 1685 to 1893. for the Use ...
John Henry Brown,Mary Mitchel Brown
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Page 185 - Any citizen of this state who shall, after the adoption of this constitution, fight a duel with deadly weapons, or send or accept a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons, either within this state or out of it, or who shall act as second or knowingly aid or assist in any manner those thus offending, shall not be allowed to hold any office of profit or to enjoy the right of suffrage under this constitution.
Page 155 - All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent...
Page 160 - Every act shall embrace but one subject and matters properly connected therewith; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.
Page 163 - ... open and publish them in the presence of both houses of the legislature. The person...
Page 160 - The presiding officer of each House shall, in the presence of the House over which he presides, sign all bills and joint resolutions passed by the General Assembly, after their titles have been publicly read immediately before signing ; and the fact of signing shall be entered on the journal.
Page 177 - Any association or corporation organized for the purpose shall have the right to construct and operate a railroad between any points within this State, and to connect at the State line with railroads of other States. Every railroad company shall have the right with its road to intersect, connect with or cross any other railroad ; and shall receive and transport each the other's passengers, tonnage and cars loaded or empty, without delay or discrimination.
Page 181 - Aud no law shall ever be enacted appropriating any part of the permanent or available school fund to any other purpose whatever ; nor shall the same or any part thereof ever be appropriated to or used for the support of any sectarian school...
Page 155 - ... no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience and no preference shall ever be given by law to any religious establishments or modes of worship.
Page 163 - No local or special law shall be passed unless notice of the intention to apply therefor shall have been published...
Page 165 - If any bill presented to the Governor contain several items of appropriation of money, he may object to one or more of such items while approving of the other portion of the bill. In such case, he shall append to the bill, at the time of signing it, a statement of the items to which he objects; and the appropriation so objected to shall not take effect.