The Daily Free Press, Kinston, N.C., Tuesday, April 6, 1920
Voters Have 30 Days More in Which Oppose City’s
City Council Monday night by a vote of seven to three, Alderman George O.
Brown, Joseph Kennedy and Joseph May voting negatively, finally adopted the
ordinance for the reconstruction of the municipal electric plant at a cost of
$250,000 or $300,000, with the proviso that it shall be tabled another 30 days
for the presentation of any petitions that citizens may desire to offer for
submission of the question to a vote of the people.
to authorities, three-fifths of the qualified voters would have to sign such a
W.C. Olsen was instructed to proceed to advertise for bids. Olsen returned to
his present home of Sumpter, S.C., Tuesday, stating that he expects to locate
here to supervise the work unless something prevents the construction.
was no large delegation of citizens present and the discussion was tame.