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An Act to Incorporate Warwick High School, in Chowan County, North Carolina.

1895 Private Laws: Chapter 174

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1895 - Pages 253-254.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That Daniel Hobbs, A. J. Ward, K. F. Ward, A. F. Roundtree, D. C. Ward, Elbert Windslow, R. H. Blanchard, George W. Jordan, N. O. Ward, M. L. Brinkley, Isaac Bynum, John F. Berryman's heirs, A. S. Perry, Jacob T. Spivey, Elijah Bunch's heirs, and George F. Griffin and their successors, shall be, and they are hereby, constituted and declared a body politic, to be known as the board of trustees of "Warwick High School," said school being situated near the town of Gliden, Chowan County, North Carolina.

Sec. 2. That said corporation shall have all the powers usual to corporations of this kind, among them the right to acquire, by purchase or gift, real and personal property, for the use and benefit of said school; may, from time to time, elect such officers for said school as they shall deem necessary and proper; may have a common seal, shall have the power to sue, and be subject to suit in the courts of this state or of the United States.

Sec. 3. That said board of trustees, or their successors, shall not be allowed to acquire more than five acres of land for the purpose and use of said school.

Sec. 4. That the teachers employed by said board shall, be employed for one or more years, in the judgment of said board, and with the sanction and approval of the president, treasurer and secretary of the institution, shall be removed or discharged for misconduct, incompetency or other cause sufficient for removal, in the discretion of a majority of said board.

Sec. 5. That vacancies occurring in said board of trustees by death, resignation or otherwise, the remaining members of said board shall fill.

Sec. 6. That the number of trustees composing said board shall be never more than twenty nor less than four.

Sec 7. That the period of incorporation of said institution shall extend to twenty-five years from the date of the passage of this Act.

Sec. 8. That it shall be a misdemeanor, punishable, upon conviction, by fine or imprisonment, or both, within the discretion of the court, for any person or persons to exhibit himself or themselves as drunk or intoxicated, or who shall be found cursing or swearing within the limits or bounds of said school, or who shall, in any wise, disturb or deface any property belonging thereto.

Sec. 9. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 5th day of March, A.D. 1895.

Elias Carr, Governor
Rufus A. Doughton, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Zebulon Vance Walser, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 23rd, 1895.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the
foregoing (manuscript) are true copies of the original acts and
resolutions on file in this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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