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CHAPTER 39 AN ACT TO REVISE AND AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF NEWTON. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That it shall be the duty of said board of school trustees to establish separate schools for the white and colored children of said school district, and they may grade the schools for either race, and shall appropriate and use the funds from special taxes and from State and county school fund in such manner as may be deemed just to both races, due regard being had to difference in cost of maintaining and the requirements of said schools: Provided, donations and income for benefit of any special school shall be so applied.