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CHAPTER 429 An act to establish graded schools in the town of Clinton, North Carolina. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That the board of commissioners of Sampson county are hereby authorized to submit to the qualified voters of said school district within three months after the ratification of this act, under such rules and regulations as they prescribe, the question whether an annual tax shall be levied therein for the support of graded public schools for white and colored in said district ; each voter shall vote a written or printed ballot without device the words for school if in favor of levying said tax, and those who are opposed to levying said tax shall vote on written or printed ballot without device the words against school. The penalties for illegal and fraudulent voting in this election shall be the same as in the election for members of the general assembly. The county commissioners shall give at least thirty days notice of the time of holding said election, in the newspaper published in said school district.