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An Act to Incorporate the Long Creek High School, of Long Creek, in Pender County.

1889 Private Laws: Chapter 71

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Pages 626-627.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That James E. Henry, Grotham Williams, W. W. Larkins, Bruce Williams and John A. Jones, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the name and style of the "Long Creek High School," and in that name may sue and be sued, contract and be contracted with for the purposes of maintaining the high school at present in operation in the village of Long Creek, in Pender County. They may use a common seal, purchase land and other property, employ and dismiss teachers, and establish such rules and regulations as may be necessary for the course of education and maintaining said school, not inconsistent with the laws of the State.

Sec. 2. That it shall be lawful for any children of legal school age of the white race residing in the school district in which said high school is situated to attend the same: Provided, such children shall have the same rights and be subject to the same discipline as other children attending said school.

Sec. 3. That should any children attend said school, as provided for in section three [sic, two] of this Act, it shall be the duty of the school committee of said district and of the county school authorities to cause to be paid to the treasurer of said high school the pro rata share of the school fund that may be due and appropriated in said district for said child or children.

Sec. 4. That it shall be the duty of the principal of said high school to monthly report to the school committee of said district the number of children that shall be attending said school from said district.

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

Ratified the 1st day of March, 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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