1899 public laws – Ch. 472 Sec. 2

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CHAPTER 472 An act to establish public schools in Chadbourn township, with a special tax supplemental thereto. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact : SECTION 1 That all that territory embraced in the following boundaries: Beginning at a point where the Whiteville and Fair Bluff road crosses Hayes branch, the corner of lot number seventy- four of the Sunny South colony, and runs south to the W. C. and A. Railroad; thence east with the W. C. and A. Railroad to the corner of the Jennings land; thence with the west line of said land to lot number one hundred and twelve of Sunny South eol- ony; thence. with the east line of iots number one hundred and eleven and one hundred and twelve and extending south to the north line of John Thompsons land; thence along the east a nd north Jines so as to include all of said John Thompson's tract to the new county road to Phipps lands; thence along the south line so as to include Phipps land and F. D. Clems; thence con tinuing west along with the new county road to the south line of lot number two hundred and twenty five; thence along the south line of lots number two hundred and twenty-three, two hundred and twenty four, two hundred and twenty-five to the northwest corner of lot number two hundred and twenty-three; thnee north along west line of number two hundred and twenty-three, two hundred and thirteen and two hundred and ten to the northwest eorner of lot number two hundred and ten; thence east to the eanal; thence north with the cana! and Bacon branch to the northwest corner of lot three hundred and two; thence east along the line of lots number three hundred and one, three hundred and two to the northeast corner of lot number three hundred and one to the west line of Beaty Blakes land; thence north along the west line of Beaty Blakes and Thomas Blake so as to include their lands to the west line of lot number seventy two; thence along the said line to the northeast corner of lot thirty eight so as to include lots number thirty-eight, seventy one and seventy- two; thence due south with the east line of lot number thirty- eight to the northwest corner of lot number twenty-seven; thence due east to the northeast corner of Jotnumber twenty one; thence with the north line of said lot to the northwest corner of lot num- ber twenty-two; thence south to the southwest corner of lot num- ber twenty-one; thence with thesouth line of lot number twenty- one to the southwest corner of lot number twenty; thence due south to the Whiteville and Fair Bluff road; thence with said road to the beginning, shall be and is hereby constituted a pub- lie school district and shall be ecalied the Chadbourn supple- mental public school for the white and colored races.

That the board of commissioners of Columbus county, upon the written application of a majority of the board of trustees of said school district is hereby authorized and directed to submit on the first Thursday in May, eighteen hundred and ninety nine, and any year thereafter, to the qualified voters of said school district embraced in said county of Coiumbus under such rules and regulations as now exist for the election of mayor and commissioners of the town of Chadbourn the question whether an annual tax shall be levied therein for the support of supplemental public schools for white and colored races of said district. Each voter shall vote a written or printed ballot with the words For school or No school thereon.

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