1899 private laws – Ch. 103 Sec. 20

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CHAPTER 103 An act to amend the charter of the city of Winston. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That said acts be amended by striking out all after the word repair in line three down to the word they in line five, and adding after the word mortality in the last line the following: The city of Winston is hereby authorized to purchase suitable grounds for cemeteries, one for the white people and one for the colored people, to be under the supervision and Priv14 control of the city, with power to make such regulations as may be proper for regulating the burying of the dead therein, and to have police jurisdiction thereon; that the cemeteries of the city of Winston as now laid off shall not be enlarged nor shall the dead be buried within the corporate limits of said city other than within the boundaries as now laid off. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not more than fifty dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days.

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