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In view of the fact in drawing An act to issue bonds of the State for the permanent enlargement and improvement of the States educational and charitable institutions, chapter one hundred sixty-five, Public Laws of one thousand nine hundred and twenty-one, the Pembroke Normal School for the Indians received only two thousand dollars for buildings and permanent improvements; and in view of the fact that the buildings and equipment of said Pembroke Normal School are totally inadequate and seriously dilapidated, being unsuitable even for a medium rate elementary school, there is hereby appropriated a sum of money not to exceed seventy-five thousand dollars out of the funds accruing to the State as a result of the sale of the bonds authorized in section six, chapter one hundred sixty-five, Public Laws of one thousand nine hundred and twenty-one, to be expended by the State Board of Education for buildings and repairs, and purchase of a principals home and other purposes.
The State Board of Education is hereby directed to reduce the special appropriations from the State public school fund, which amount to six hundred and forty-two thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars ($642,750), and are specified as follows: Hor Deacher Draining.) 2 ee $242,000 Hor ES he SCHOO See eee eee ee ee 224,000 Or BET EMSTOMM VWViO Te kee eee aan eee eee eee 50,000 For Division of Teacher Training……………..—- 25,000 For Division of Certification of Teachers…….. 25,000 For Division of Negro Education………-………….- 15,000 For Division of Publication, ete. (approxi)… 5,000 For Medical Examination of Children………….. 50,000 For Expenses of Text-book Adoption (approx.) 3,000 For Appropriations for Rural Libraries………. 3,750 TNO Geis 22 Soe oa oa pee ee ee ee er $642,750 And to apply from these appropriations seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) annually, which shall be apportioned to the counties referred to in section two of this act, making the annual appropriation for these purposes eight hundred and thirty-two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars ($882,250): Provided, if any balance remains at the end of the school year 1921-22, such balance shall be carried forward for the school year 1922-23 for use according to provisions of section four of this act.
That John Hughes, colored, of Caswell County, and Virgil Dodson, colored, of Caswell County, in consideration of the services rendered by them to the Confederacy during the Civil War, are hereby placed on the pension rolls of North Carolina as fourth-class pensioners.
That the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000), an emergency appropriation, is hereby appropriated to purchase and install new boilers, piping and such radiation as necessary to make an adequate heating plant at the colored department of the State School for the Blind and the Deaf, Raleigh, N. C.
That the State Auditor is hereby directed to place the names of Monroe Templeton and Joe Ewell, colored, on the pension roll of North Carolina as fourth-class pensioners.
Be it further enacted, That the persons hereby incorporated may, in their discretion, and whenever they deem it advisable, associate with them so many other colored persons, in the State, as may be sufficient to keep ten #NAME? wera members in the county of Wake, and five or a less number in each or any of the other counties of the State, and every person becoming a member shall signify the same in writing, filed among the archives of the corporation, and the corporation shall have all the powers that may be proper for the purpose of the Association, and be subject to all the provisions set forth in chapter twenty-six, -26 of the Revised Code of this State.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of th State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That James H. Harris, Handy Lockhart, Moses Patterson, W. H. Anderson, John R. Caswell, W. H. Matthews, Robert Wyche, Wilson Morgan, J. E. O’Hara, colored persons and residents of the county of Wake, and their successors and associates, are hereby incorporated into a body politic, under the name and style of The Colored Educational Association of North Carolina, with power and for the purpose of establishing Schools and encouraging and promoting generally Education among the colored children of the State, and may, for such purpose, receive donations and acquire and hold estate of any kind, not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars in value. .
Be ii enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That John . Guyther, Theophilus Ashe, Alexander Fagan, Pros; er Armistead, Frank James, Frank Fessenden, Wilie Johnson, Aaron Gaylord, John Bell, George W. Jones, George Parmerlee, and Virgil Nicholls, shall be, and they are hereby declared to be, a body politic and corporate, by the name, style and title of the Trustees of the Lowell Colored School Society, to have continuance thirty years, and, by the name and title aforesaid, to have succession and a common seal, and be able and capable in law to take, receive and hold all manner of Jands, tenements and other hereditaments which shall, at any time or times, be granted, sold, released, devised, or otherwise conveyed to them and their successors, by any person or persons, or bodies corporate or politic; and, further, that the said Trustees and their successors, under the corporate name aforesaid, shall be able and capable, in law, to take, receive and possess all monies, goods and chattels that shall be given, sold or released or bequeathed, by any person or persons, for the use of said Society, and the same to apply according to the will of the donor.
Beit further enacted, That the said Commissioners, after they are thus elected, and shall have taken an oath faithfully to perform their duty, shall be deemed and held a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the Commissioners of Franklinsville ; and, as such, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, have and use a common seal, and the same change at pleasure, and have perpetual succesion ; and they, together with the Town Magistrate, shall also have power to adopt al! such rules, by-laws and regulations as they, or a majority of them, may deem necessary for the good order and government of said, Town : Provided, The same shall not be inconsistent with the laws or Constitution of this State, or of the United States. They shall also have power to appoint a Town Constable anda Town Clerk; the Clerk to act as Treasurer, and to hold their office for one year, and till others are chosen ; and to appoint a patrol of all white males over twenty-one, and under fifty, years of age, and to prescribe the rules under which they shall act ; and any person appointed a patrol as aforesaid, who shall refuse to act, shall torfeit the sum of ten dollars, to be recovered by warrant, in the name of the Commissioners of Franklinsville. before the Town Magistrate, and be applied as other taxes levied by the Town Magistrates and Commissioners.
Be it further enacted, That upon the return of the license and certificate of marriage, as required by sec tion four -4 in said chapter, it shall be the duty of the . Clerk to copy such evidence of marriage in books to be kept by him for the purpose, stating, in parallel columns, the time and place of such marriage, the names of the parties and the parents of each, and by whom married, keeping such registry of white and colored persons in separate books; for which service he shall receive a fee ol forty cents, in addition to other fees allowed by law.