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CHAPTER 237 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF CANTON TO ISSUE BONDS AMOUNTING TO $65,000 FOR A WATER SUPPLY. SEWERAGE, ELECTRIC LIGHTS, A GRADED SCHOOL BUILDING AND STREET IMPROVEMENTS, AND TO LEVY A SPECIAL TAX TO MEET THE INTEREST AND PAY SAID BONDS, AND FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF A GRADED SCHOOL. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That it shall be the duty of said board of trustees to establish a graded school for the white children and one for the colored children of said town, if any; and to appropriate the funds derived from said special tax and all other sources for said graded schools for white and colored children so as to equalize school facilities between the two races.