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CHAPTER 292 An act to establish a graded school in Lumberton school district, number seventy, for white children. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :
That in addition to the assessments hereinbefore provided for, the public school money which shall hereafter be collected under the general school law for public school purposes for white children in said school district shall be set apart by the county board of educacation and applied to said graded school; and all funds now in the hands of the county treasurer heretofore collected for such white children in said district shall be applied to said graded school, and all fines imposed by the mayor of said town for violation of the ordinances thereof shall be paid into the county treasury for the use and benefit of said graded school, and the license taxes imposed on dealers in spirituous and malt liquors, wine or cider by the state, county and town authorities within the limits of said school district, shall be divided per capita among the school children of both races between the ages of six and twenty-one residing in said district, and for this purpose shall be by the collecting officer charged with the collection of the same paid into the county treasury and divided by the county board of education. :