Oden elected to city council
May 8, 1891. Pursuant to adjournment the board of oounoilmen met this afternoon with. Mayor Battle in the cbair. Present Councilmen, J. C. Whitty, Geo Slover, H. J-Lovick, John Dunn and A Miller. The Board proceeded to canvass the returns ot the election held May 4, 1891 hioh resulted as follows. 1st ward, Wm. Ellis received 73 votes. 2nd ward, Bisil Manly received 89 votes. Si ward, H. J. Lovick received 75 votes. 3d ward, L. H. Cutler received 1 vote. 4th ward, V. A. Crawford received 109 votes. 5th ward, Allen G. Oden received 211 votes. The following persons were duly de- lared elected councilmen for the en suing year: Wm. Ellis, lit ward; Bazil Manly, 2nd ward; H.J. Lovick, 3d ward; V. Crawford, 4th ward; Allen G. Oden, 5th Ward. After canvassing the veto for city improvements the Board of Councilmen declared thsm all lost. The Mayor made the following report for past month ending May 8, 1891. New Berne, N. C, May 7th, 1691. Gentlemen of the City Council. 1 have the honor to report that du ring the present month imposed tines and costs amounting to Thirty-six dollars. Very Respectfully, C. A. Battle, Mayor: The Board took a recess until 8 'clook this evening.