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CHAPTER 41 AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE AND AMEND THE LAWS RE- LATING TO THE WILSON GRADED SCHOOL DISTRICT OF WILSON COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
The board of trustees named in section two of this act and their successors in office are hereby created a body corporate and politic, and the usual powers exercised by such corporate bodies are hereby conferred on the said board; and the trustees above named and their successors are required and empowered to conduct one or more public schools in said district for the children of each race who are entitled to public school privileges; and they shall have the further power to employ the necessary teachers; to select the text-books to be used in the schools of the district; to adopt the courses of study to be pursued in the schools; to control all the public school funds of the district, local, county, and. State, and to exercise such other powers as may be necessary for the proper conduct of the schools.