Increasing debt to support the bond
VOL. LXX., XO, ii'JT. IS BEFOR PUBLIC Mayor Approves the Ordinance Submitting Question. ORDINANCE SIGNED PROMPTLY Passed Finally Yesterday and Immediately Immediately Sent to the Executive's Offices. The Maj - or has signed the ordinance ordinance submitting - to the voters of the city the question of increase of the ' city debt by $1,000,000 for the proposed proposed municipal improvements. This is the frst practical step and it has been taken by the city's legislative and executive departments. It will be up to the people in February. The approval of the Mayor was given at 11 o'clock this morning and Mr. J. Horace McFarland, who has been active in the cause of municipal improvement, was present when the Mayor took up the ordinance. The measure had passed Select Council finally at 4.15 o'clock yesterday afternoon afternoon and was immediately signed by President Clemson. Then it Mas certified certified by the clerks and messaged to the Mayor. The Mayor lost no time. Mr. McFarland McFarland was invited in when he arrived arrived and as soon as the Mayor had read the ordinance, he signed it and then gracefully presented the pen to Mr. McFarland. The Mayor will immediately have a proclamation drawn setting the February election day as the time for voting on the proposed increase. In this proclamation the objects will be stated, the ordinance being given almost almost in full.