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CHAPTER 344 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH GRADED SCHOOLS IN THE CAMERON GRADED SCHOOL DISTRICT. Whereas, the citizens of the Cameron graded school district, em- bracing the town of Cameron and that portion of Moore and Lee counties lying contiguous thereto, did, on the third Monday in May, one thousand nine hundred and seven, vote a special tax, not to ex- ceed forty cents -40 on the one hundred dollars ($100) valuation of property and one dollar and twenty cents ($1.20) on the poll, for the purpose of establishing graded schools in the Cameron graded schoo] district in compliance with an act of the General Assembly enacted February the twenty-sixth, one thousand nine hundred and seven, as shown in certified copy of same; therefore, The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That it shall be the duty of said board of graded school trustees to establish and maintain graded public schools for the white and colored children of the said graded school district, and shall fix the time of beginning and closing the term of said schools; and said board of trustees shall appropriate and use the funds derived from all sources whatsoever in such manner as shall be deemed just to both races, due regard being paid to the difference in cost of maintaining said schools.