1913 private laws – Ch.50 Sec.1
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CHAPTER 50 AN ACT TO CHANGE THE NAME OF SPECIAL-TAX DIS- TRICT, No. 1, IN ROWLAND TOWNSHIP, ROBESON COUNTY, FOR THE WHITE RACE; TO CREATE ROW- LAND HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT; TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ISSUE BONDS AND TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL SPECIAL TAX; TO PURCHASE PROPERTY; TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF ROWLAND TO SELL ITS SCHOOL PROPERTY AND USE THE FUNDS ARISING FROM SUCH SALE, AND FOR GENERAL PURPOSES. The General Assembly of North. Carolina do enact:
That upon a majority of the qualified voters residing in the following described territory, which includes Special-tax District Number One, for white race, in Thompson Township as formerly known, but now known as Rowland Township, Robeson County, hereinafter described, all in the county of Robeson, voting in favor of the special tax and bonds hereinafter provided for, the name of the said district included in. the territory hereinafter described shall be changed, and a taxing district to be known and designated as Rowland Graded School District shall be and is hereby created, and the boundaries of said Rowland High School District shall be as follows: Beginning at the State line at Lone Home and runs with the Harleesville and Lumberton Road (the township line) to Ashpole Swamp; thence with Ashpole Swamp to the Hargroves Ford; thence with that road to J. B. Lewis cross-road ; thence with Echo Road to W. D. McPhails; thence with road to W. C. Williams; thence a straight line as road runs by C. D. Smiths house to State line and with State line to the beginning.