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CHAPTER 386 An act in relation to the public schools in the city of Statesville. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :
The school committee provided for by this act shall apportion the money raised and received for educational purposes in the city of Statesville as shall be just to the white and colored races without discrimination of or to the prejudice of either race, due regard being paid to the cost of keeping up and maintaining the schools for both races; the schools to be provided for separate for each race. If the number for either race and the fund therefor is insufficient to maintain a graded school, the fund without discrimination may be applied for a public free school for said race under the control of said committee.