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An Act in Aid of the Public Schools of the City of Asheville.

1899 Private Laws: Chapter 350

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Pages 953-954.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do Enact:

Section 1. That section thirty-seven of chapter one hundred and sixty-three of the private laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled "An Act to Amend Chapter Three Hundred and Fifty-Two, Private Laws of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Five," entitled "An Act to Amend, Revise and Consolidate the Charter of the City of Asheville," be and the same is hereby amended by striking out in the seventh line of said section thirty-seven after the word "exceed" and before the word "cents" the word "twenty" and in.serting instead thereof the word "thirty"; and by striking out in the eighth line of said section after the word "and" and before the word "cents" the word "sixty" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "ninety."

Sec. 2. That before this Act shall go into effect the same shall be submitted to the qualified voters of the city of Asheville for the approval of the majority thereof, and the mayor and board of aldermen of said city are hereby directed to submit the same to the qualified voters of said city at the next election to be held therein for the election of mayor and aldermen, and under the same rules and regulations as are now or may hereafter be prescribed for said election; and at such election those who favor the school tax authorized by this Act shall cast ballots having the words "For schools" written or printed thereon, and those opposed to said school tax shall cast ballots having the words "Against schools" written or printed thereon; and if at such election a majority of the qualified voters of said city shall cast ballots having the words "For schools" written or printed thereon, then the said board of aldermen shall levy and collect the said taxes as aforesaid for the purposes specified in this Act and the Acts of which the same is amendatory, and thereupon this Act shall go into immediate effect.

Sec. 3. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 6th day of March, A.D. 1899.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Henry Groves Connor, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1899.

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

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.



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