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An Act to Amend Chapter 27 of the Laws of the Special Session of 1880, it Being an Act Entitled "An Act to Authorize the Establishment of Graded Schools for the Town of Salisbury," &c.

1889 Public Laws: Chapter 20

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Page 50.
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The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That section three of chapter twenty-seven of the laws of the special session of 1880 be and the same is hereby amended by adding to said section the following: All moneys which from time to time shall be apportioned under the general school laws of the State for both the white and colored districts included within the territory hereinafter described, and undivided, within the corporate limits of the town of Salisbury, together with the special taxes levied and collected under the provisions of this chapter, and all other moneys to which the Salisbury graded school committee may be entitled by reason of any fines, penalties, gifts, grants, apportionment or otherwise, shall be received and held by the said graded school committee as a common fund for the purpose of keeping up and maintaining the Salisbury graded schools for both races: Provided, the school for the white race and the colored race shall be forever kept separate and distinct. And the said committee shall use and apportion the moneys so raised and received for educational purposes in the town of Salisbury, as provided in this chapter, and for the benefit of said graded schools, as shall be just to both white and colored races, without discrimination in favor of or to the prejudice of either race, giving equal school facilities to both races, due regard, however, being paid to the cost of keeping up and maintaining the graded schools of both races.

Sec. 2. That section four of said chapter be and the same is hereby amended by adding to said section the following school district: No. 27 of Rowan County shall embrace and include all that territory now embraced and included within the corporate limits of the town of Salisbury, and no more, and shall not be subject to be changed in any manner except by an Act of the General Assembly.

Sec. 3. That all money now in the hands of said committee unappropriated, whether to the credit of the white graded school or the colored graded school, shall be held as a common fund for the purposes herein provided.

Sec. 4. That all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act be and the same are hereby repealed.

Sec. 5. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 30th day of January, A.D. 1889.

Daniel G. Fowle, Governor
Thomas M. Holt, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Augustus Leazar, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 6, 1889.

I, William L. Saunders, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the
foregoing are true copies of the original acts and resolutions on file
in this office.

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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