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CHAPTER 261 An act to establish graded schools in the district herein specified, and to be known as Chapel Hill schoel districts, number twenty-four, Orange county. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
‘lhat Collier Cobb, R. L. Stroud, L. J. Weaver, F. P. Venable and George W. Trice are hereby constituted a board of trusttees for the public graded schools of Chapel Hill school districts number twenty-four, Orange county, and they and their successors are hereby vested a body corporate under the name of trustees for the public schools of Chapel Hill school districts, Orange county, and they and their successors shall have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in all the courts of the State and United States, have a common seal, make all by-laws and regulations necessary or expedient for the purposes of their incorporation, purchase, sell and convey, lease, let and control all school property in said districts, real and personal, proper and requisite for their corporate purposes, have power to fill all vacancies oceuring in said board, to employ and dismiss all officers and teachers of said schools, and reguiate their salaries, to elect one of their own number chairman, another secretary, and do and propose all acts proper and necessary for the best advantages of said schools.