1903 private laws – Ch. 95 Sec. 10

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CHAPTER 95 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRADED SCHOOL FOR THE TOWN OF ROXBORO. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That the Board of Commissioners of the said town are hereby authorized and directed to cause an election to be held in May next at the time for the election of municipal officers and to submit to the qualified voters of said town the question of issuing bonds to the amount of not less than five thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars for the purpose of buying a suitable lot and erecting thereon a suitable building for the white graded school and buying a suitable lot for the colored graded school, and – 11 Priv. if no suitable building thereon then to erect such, and the colored graded school may be located outside of the corporation of Roxboro if the trustees in their judgment deem it best. The election shall be advertised by the Board of Commissioners of said town for thirty days prior to the day of election in some newspaper published in said town and at the court-house and four other public places in said town, and shall be held under the same rules and regulations that are prescribed by law for the election of Mayor and Commissioners of the said town. Those who are in favor of issuing bonds shall vote a written or printed ballot without device with the words For Bonds thereon, and those who are opposed shall vote a written or printed ballot without device with the words Against Bonds thereon. The result of said election shall be ascertained as directed by law and certified and returned by them to the Board of Commissioners within two days after the day of election, who shall verify and also certify said result and cause the same to be recorded in their minutes. .

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