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CHAPTER 162 AN ACT RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION AND CON. TROL OF THE COLORED ORPHANAGE OF NORTH CAROLINA. Whereas, by chapter forty-seven, Private Laws of one thou- sand eight hundred and eighty-seven, the colored Orphar Asylum of North Carolina was created a body corporate under and by which an orphanage for the care and maintenance, anc the mental, moral and industrial education and training of colored orphan children was established at Oxford, in Granville County; and, Whereas, the General Assembly has heretofore made ap- propriations to said institution and such appropriations have increased from year to year; and, Whereas, it is desired that the charter of said corporation be amended so that it may more readily conform to the desires of the General Assembly with respect to the expenditure of the funds appropriated by it to said institution; Now, therefore, The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That the said corporation shall receive, train and care for such colored orphan children of the State of North Carolina as under the rules and regulations of said corporation may be deemed practical and expedient, and impart to them such mental, moral and industrial education as may fit them for usefulness in life.