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CHAPTER 3854 An act to amend the charter of the town of Shelby. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That section forty of the laws of eighiteen hundred and seventy-four and eighteen hundred and seventy-five be amended as follows, Add after the last word in said section the following: That , out of the funds arising from any license tax on bar-rooms in the town of Shelby the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars shall be applied to the maintenance of the white and colored graded schools in said town: Provided, only one such license for a bar-room shall be issued; but if two or more licenses for bar-rooms in said town shall be issued, then the sum of eleven hundred dollars arising from such funds shall be applied to the maintenance of said schools: Provided, that the balance of said funds, or if the said graded schools shall no longer be kept up then the whole of said funds, shall be applied to such public uses of said town of Shelby as the commissioners of said town may direct.