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CHAPTER 504 An act to establish Washington avenue supplemental school district. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :
That M. F. Leonhart, G. W. Babson and E. A. Pipher be and they are hereby constituted a board of trustees for said school district and shall hold their offices till the first Tuesday in May. eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified as hereinafter set out, and they are hereby authorized and directed to establish at least two. public schools in said district, one distinct and separate and apart for the white race, and the other separate and apart for the colored race. That said board shall have power to fill all vacancies. that may occurin said board during the year, to employ teachers and do all such acts as may be necessary to carry on said schools and shall receive no compensation for their services. 1