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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Bell View High School.

1891 Private Laws: Chapter 73

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1891 - Pages 816-817.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That E. S. Nicholson, A. M. Hatchell, J. F. Cobb, T. H. Brown, W. C. Ballew, J. S. Owensby, J. B. Lee, C. Price, J. Y. Allen, James Waters, H. W. Chambers, J. S. Bell, Geo. M. Whitmore, Henry Carol, J. M. Carter, Geo. W. Owensby, Edmund Deweese, J. W. Lawing, Z. T. Olvey, D. B. Little, Dr. C. F. Walker, Robert Hyatt, C. P. Martin, J. M. Parm, M. C. King, and their successors, be and are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate to be known by the name of "The Trustees of Bell View High School," in Cherokee County.

Sec. 2. That said corporation may have a common seal, may sue and be sued, may take by gift or otherwise, lease, hold, sell and convey real and personal property not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars, may make by-laws, may elect members to fill vacancies, may elect officers of the corporation, and do all other acts necessary for the support and protection and control and good government beneficial to the said institution of learning.

Sec. 3. That the faculty of said institution, together with the trustees, may confer such degrees and marks of literary distinction and proficiency as in their opinion may promote the school and corporation.

Sec. 4. That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to make, sell or otherwise dispose of any kind of intoxicating liquors within three miles of said institution, and any person violating this Act [shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor], and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred [dollars] or imprisoned not more than one month.

Sec. 5. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 18th day of February, A.D. 1891.

Daniel G. Fowle, Governor
Thomas M. Holt, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Rufus A. Doughton, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1891.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the fore-
going are true copies of the original acts and resolutions on file in
this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.



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