1883 public laws – Ch. 282 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 282 An act to establish a graded school in Shoe Heel school districts number one and two for white children, The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :

That the board of county commissioners of Robeson county shall submit to the qualified voters of Shoe Heel school districts known as districts number one and two for white children in said county, on the first Thursday in April, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, under such rules and regulations as said board may prescribe, whether an annual assessment shall be levied therein for the support of a graded public school for the white children in said school districts. Each voter shall vote a written or printed ballot with the words for school or no school, and said election shall be conducted under the same rules as are prescribed by law for the election of members of the general assembly: Provided, that two ballot boxes shall be used, and those electors who reside in district number one shall deposit their ballots in one box, and those electors who reside in district number two shall deposit their ballots in the other; and if a majority of the electors of one district shall vote for school and not a majority of the electors of both districts combined, then in that event the school shall be established in the district where the said majority of the ballots were cast, and the trustees named in this act who reside in the said school district shall be the trustees of said school.

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