From the May 9, 1901 issue of The Times newspaper of Richmond Va.
W.J. Brothers, postmaste at Institute, N.C., a few miles from Kinston, was bound over to the Federal Court in the sum of $500. He is charged with tampering with the mails at that place.
An election was held in Kinston yesterday to vote for $20,000 in bonds for graded schools, which was carried by a small majority. Mayor George B. Webb, present incumbent, was re-elected by a large majority over A.T. Pipkin. the vote was as follows: Webb, 341; Pipkin, 3. Aldermen elected were: Dr. Ray Pollock and W.A. LaRoque, first ward; J.T. Midyette and R.L. Crisp, second ward, J.A. McDaniel and J.T. Cockrell, third ward.