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An Act to Establish a School District on Ball Mountain in McDowell County.

1897 Public Laws: Chapter 511

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Page 692.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That all that settlement, in McDowell County, known as the Ball Mountain settlement sliall be known and styled as a school district in said county.

Sec. 2. That the qualified voters of said district shall be known and styled a school committee for said district.

Sec. 3. All the children in those parts of Henderson and Rutherford counties which are in said settlement on said mountain may attend said school in the said county of McDowell.

Sec. 4. Said children who reside in Rutherford and Henderson counties on said mountain, in said settlement, may attend said school in said district.

Sec. 5. Said children shall be numbered as heretofore, but upon the order of said committee the treasurer of Henderson and Rutherford counties shall pay the pro rata amount due said children of Henderson and Rutherford counties to the teacher of said district.

Sec. 6. Said school district shall be known as the Ball Mountain District of McDowell County.

Sec. 7. This Act shall be enforced from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 9th day of March, A.D. 1897.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
A.F. Hileman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1897.

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

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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