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An Act to Amend Chapter 57, Private Laws of the Acts of 1883, Entitled "An Act for the Promotion of Female Education."

1889 Private Laws: Chapter 98

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Page 684.
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The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That chapter 57 of the private laws of North Carolina, enacted at the session of 1883, entitled "An Act for the Promotion of Female Education," be amended by adding the following sections:

Sec. 8. That the board of directors, or a majority of them, of the "Greensboro Female College Association," shall be invested with municipal powers to the extent that they may pass ordinances, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the State, for the protection of the real and personal property of the association; to prevent drunkenness and disorderly conduct on the grounds of the association: to prevent disturbance; to prevent loud, boisterous, profane, vulgar or obscene language, written or spoken, riots, affrays, trespasses, indecent exposure of the person, any and all interference with the school and students attending the same, during or out of school, or any way disturbing or interfering with the quiet and peace of said students or any one of them while in or out of school; to prevent the disturbance of any audience there assembled for any lawful purpose, under the rules of said association, or the entry on said ground by any person after being forbidden, and to maintain and to preserve peace and good order, and the like ordinances; and that any violation of any ordinance so passed shall be a misdemeanor, punishable by fine not exceeding fifty dollars or imprisonment not exceeding thirty days.

Sec. 9. That the board of directors, or a majority of them, may appoint policemen, who, with the police of the city of Greensboro or other lawful officers in or for Guilford County, shall have authority to preserve the peace on the grounds of the association, to execute all criminal process issued to them by the mayor of the city of Greensboro or any justice of the peace in and for the county of Guilford, either of whom shall have jurisdiction to hear and try any and all persons charged with the violation of any of said ordinances; to quell riots, to arrest persons who are disorderly, and to have all the powers of a constable to make arrests, either on or off the grounds of said association, for the violation of any of the ordinances or infringements of the rules or regulations adopted or prescribed by said board of directors, or a majority of them.

Sec. 10. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 6th 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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