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CHAPTER 180 AN ACT TO REVISE THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF WIN- STON AND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF SALEM, AND TO ADOPT A CHARTER FOR THE CITY OF WINSTON- SALEM. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Such registrars shall be furnished by said board of aldermen with registration books, and said registrars shall open their books at such places in the city of Winston-Salem as may be designated by said aldermen, and shall register therein the names of all persons applying for registration and entitled to register or vote in the ward or precinct for which such registrar has been appointed, keeping the names of the white voters separate and apart from those of the colored voters and designating on the registration books opposite the name of each person registering the place of his residence in his ward, and if any applicant for registration shall not disclose the place of his residence in his ward his willful failure to do so shall be prima facie evidence that he is not entitled to register in such ward: Provided, that a new registration shall not be biennially held unless the board of aldermen shall determine that the same is necessary, and by due advertisement give notice of the same, and the place where the books of registration shall be opened; but a revision of the registration books shall be made, beginning on Saturday next preceding each election to be held for said city, in accordance with the provisions of the general law.