The Concord Times (Concord, North Carolina, Thursday, October 19, 1911, p. 4.
i . Will Perfect Plans For Mattamuskeet I Drainage. - ' - ' Raleigh, Oct. IS The Mattamuskeet Mattamuskeet drainage commissioners, J. S. Mann, J. P. Kerr and T. II. B. Gibbs, having ,in hand the stu-pendousi stu-pendousi stu-pendousi undertaking or draining the lake bed and surrounding swamps of the Mattamuskeet drainage district in Hyde county, the greatest drainage undertaking in this section of the country, are conferring here to get underway' again the preliminary work for the drainage undertaking. Now that he Supreme Court has sustained the drainage interests though holding that the corporation can proceed with the issuance of the entire $500,000 bond issue, and sustaining the validity validity of the jbonds so that they cannot be' impeached on the bond market, the bonds will be put on the market forthwith, forthwith, i ' The contracts for the dredging of the canals have been awarded to the Central'Dredging Company of Schuy-lerville, Schuy-lerville, Schuy-lerville, N. Y., and Cincinnati, and the contract for installing the great pumps that are to keep the water pumped out of the drainage zone are yet to be awarded. The directors of the Southern Land Reclamation Company Company that purchased the State's interests interests from I the state board of education, education, are also here for the conference and the general purpose is .to proceed proceed as speedily as possible with the drainage. is