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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 11 September 1909

Saturday, September 11, 1909. County Notes ALONG THE A3H Mr. and Mrs. Abe Slrippling, of No. 7, spent Sunday with .1. N. Bradley. •* * * Mrß. W. n. Garey is having quite a serious time, suffering with a cat aract growing on {the left eye, the right being greatly affected also. # # * 1 Prof. Roberts, of Glasgow, Scotland, > spent Saturday and Sunday at the '; hriine of Frank Sharp, taking the train 'Monday morning at Calexico for Phoe nix, Arizona. -■;} * *• * : The I. C. C. Club met at F. Dlns 1 more's Sunday afternoon, all enjoying a royal good time. Refreshments were served before the close of the meeting. t^U departed to their many homes "with the expressed wish of gathering . again on the next Sunday at the home of V. B. McKlnnon. PALO VERDE VALLEY J. E. Pierson has begun "dry farm ing" on the mesa. * * * Rev." J. W. Martin of Los Angeles is arranging to move into the valley. * * * The August rains were of such un usual duration that over 200 tons of hay were destroyed. * * *...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 11 September 1909

4 Impeoall Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro "~ PUBLISHED EVERY*SATURDAY BE?" • " v.v.v. v.v.v.7.7. v.^.n'tt 1 .; AMOclaVe'EdVtor' .''!.' .'.'.'.' j ••••- • Lew<s Havermale "" ~~ SUBSCRIPTION One Year * I fj Six Months i£ Thrre Months j™ Single Copies f.r..%. v;r;;.5/«Tr;;;v;v.v.T.-. ;.;.... '..;.•.:.«.........»».« WATCH THE SUBSCRIPTION DATE ON YOUR PAPER The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906, at the postofflce at El Centro. California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1379. • WILD LIFE IN THE FAR WEST It is remarkable that the wildcat of California, ordinarily a timorous creature in the presence of men or dogs, developes great ferocity and a man-killing propensity at the season when the moun tains and forests infested by campers. The ferocious bob-tailed cat never attacks mountain men or old hunters. Probably lynx ru fus is a bit of an...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 11 September 1909

Saturday, September 11, 1909. THE WEATHER Date. Max. Tern. Mln. Tern. Hum. 3 103 72 50 4 99 77 50 5 100 84 00 6 97 , 74 ' 54 7 98 75 54 & 103 76 . - 48 9 107 76 48 WATER IN THE RIVER Mean daily gage heights and dis cbarges of the Colorado River at Yu ma, Arizona, for the week ending Sat urday, September 4, 1909. Date Gage heignts. Discharges August 29 19.35 ' ' 40,800 August 30.... 19.45 40,800 August 31 19.90 43,100 September 1 1 9.50 39,800 September 2 19.50 39,300 September 3. , 19.60 47,800 September 4 21.25 66,200 FRANCIS L. SEIiLEW, Project Engineer. VITAL RECORD BIRTHS Toprahanian — September 7, to Dr. and Mrs. A. G. Toprahanian,. at ¥ Im perial, a daughter. MARRIAGES Acree-Kajenick — September 3, at Imf erial, Oscar T. Acree and Eunice Kajenick, both of Imperial. I * * * Gamble-Green — September 2, #t Im perial, J. F. Gamble and Miss AlUe Green, both of Brawley. DAIRYMEN AT HOLTVILLE The Dairymen's Union met at Holt ville yesterday, too *late for any par ticulars to be p...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 11 September 1909

6 A PRECOOLING PLANT Stone Brothers to Prepare for Proper Shipment of Grape* on Large Scale From This Valley M. P. Stone, a member of the firm 'of- 1 Stone Hrothcrs. has been in San Bernardino thp past week, investigat ing cost of machinery and equipment of a precooling plant. The Stono Brothers have plans ma turing for the erection of a precool ing plant at Imperial for the purpose of handling grapes on a large Bcale next Reason, so that the fruit may bo thoroughly chilled before it is started on the long trip across the continent to the Eastern markets. Mr. Stone visited the markets of the larger cit ies all the way from Denver to Bos ton, and believes that the shipments from this valley of grapes properly handled may be made highly profita ble. -Mr. Stone says that much of the grape crop sent out this season from Imperial Valley arrived in the East ern'markets in bad condition because of improper cooling in transit. Mr. Stone Bays: " Much of the fruit was in bad shape by the time...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 11 September 1909

Saturday, September 11, 1909, COME TO EL CENTRO 'Heart of the Valley, El Centro Capital of Imperial Co., Cal. The city of El Centro was founded in 1906 by W. P. Holt, who built a two-Btory brick hotel, an opera house and office building, an electrc light And power plant and Ice factory, and then Invited people to settle on the new townsite. In August, 1907, the town had only 125 inhabitants, but because of its •central location and its railway con nections it was made the county seat when Imperial County was created out of the eastern half of San Diego coun ty. Settlement was rapid during the fall of 1907 and the following winter, and In April, 1908, El Centro was incor .porated as a city of the sixth class, •with a population of 1250. ■ Unique Frontier Town Withdrawal of valley landß from en try, pending completion of a new gov •ernment survey, retarded , progress in Imperial County for about a year, and -In April, 1909, El Centre's population had increased only to 1500, although '...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 11 September 1909

8 ASK PRESIDENT DIAZ TO CLEAN MEXICALI Imperial County's Supervisors to Appeal Through the American Consulate Board Declares Its Purpose of Send ing Petition For Better Conditions in Border Town — County Meat In spector May be Appointed — Road Easements Accepted. The Board of Supervisors of Imper ial County met in regular session at the Court House at fci'l Centro *at 10 o'clock a. m. on September 7. Super visors present: Clark, Webster, Fer guson and" McHarg. Absent Super visor Wade. The minutes of the meetings of September 2 and 3 were reaa and approved. M. W. Coukliug appeared before the Board regarding the controversy between Silsbee and Eucalyptus school district, stating that it was unfair to ask Eucalyptus district to pay Sils bee district $1750 when an agreement* between the two distrrcis called for the payment of only $800 . No action was taken by the Board. Dr. Virgil McCombs, County Health Officer, appeared before the Board and called attention to the fact that Im perial ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 September 1909

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. IX. CITY OF PROGRESS IS COUNTY SEAT £1 Centro Chamber of Com- • merce as Advance Agent j of Prosperity 'Working With Enthusiasm and Good i Judgment For the General Good— j Old Debts Wiped Out and Provision Made For Effective Promotion and: .Publicity. ; About fifty members of El Centra's j : reorganized Chamber of Commerce at- j tended the regular monthly meeting of , <that • body in the Palm Roof Garden j Monday night. Reports made showed that substantial progress had been made in working out plans for civic welfare, and new projects were under taken with the same spirit of helpful J enthusiasm which has thus far made ; the Chamber a successful organjza- j ■tion. The meeting was continued un til after eleven o'clock, nearly all pres ent contributing to make U both in terosting and helpful. The report of the secretary, which j also includeu the reporjr of the treasur- , -er, showed that on the old accounts \ about six hundred dollars had been j paid an...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 September 1909

2 RAILROAD WORK OVER THE BORDER Grading for San Diego's East ern Railroad Outlet in Mexico ScuonJ Contract for Mexican Section To Cc Let Ti is Month — E.-sy Grvcks Estnbiishcd rer Valley Divisions— T.-: ck Layers Awaiting Completion of a Bridge Near San Diego. With grading r:uirs ;»• work v. " 11111 two miles of the. Mexican border, two miles of main line track laid and a mile yard i:i course of construction; the San Diego & Arizona railroad ia daily growing nearer to reality. Xo longer Is San Diego's.projioyed eastern outlet simply a mass of plans and pur vey;-, says the Union. Track laying an the main line has been halted for the pre'senl at what is known us the brewery opening, near the San Diego brewery and about [ two miles from the beginning of the line, pending th< j arrival of bridge lumber from Seattle to span the gap.: This is expected to arrive in about two weeks. It will take two week? more to construct the bridge. Camp No. 1, of the Robert Sherer company, which h...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 September 1909

Saturday, So'plttnber is, 1909. COUNTY NOTES IMPERIAL K. A. Nance haa returned from Don ,Ver. Mrs. Nance and son are : -i ill 111 that city. •v «■ ■'/.■ returned to Imperial, alicr vacations spent: in iJos Angclco. * * * Mr. and Mra. Georgp Varney liavo returned from tln-ir vacation, wliich was BpeiM in tlic flan Bernardino mountains! ttgtt./,;* The, statement of; the Firs. National Bank of liiiperlal, ahowa that it has depositf? fiuiijocl to check to the amount of $223,000. .1. 11. Ulodgetf, director of the Im perial Valley Union High School, has returned to Imperial after a summer vacation at Long Beach. -X * -X Mr. and Mrs. M. .1. Williams and baby have returned to Imperial. Mrs. Williams ha^ been visiting his for mer home, Albion, New York, and Mrs. Williams has been spending the summer in San Diego. * * * Rev. E. A. Child, Christian minis ter at Imperial, has been experiment ing the past summer with the manu facture of syrup from cantaloupes, and believes he haa shown that this...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 September 1909

4 Imperial VaUley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro PUBLISHED EVERY BATURDAV jgir " v ••:;.•:;;;:. ■ v.v.v.v.v * J&.ras; AiMolau Editor .".'•'•' Vir;rr,~iv;7; . . - r ... ............ Lewis H*vrmal« SUBSCRIPTION One Year ; • * l -gJ Six Months ™f Three Months ™ Single Copies • ..;>;..... .. ..t ............ «w WATCH THE^SUBSCRIPTION DAT K ON YOUR PAPER The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. • Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906, at the postofflce at El Centro. California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. j All remittances and communications should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Press. ' ■ THE NUISANCE AT MEXICALI Mexicali, the Mexican border town adjoining Calexico, is a nuisance, but citizens of Mexico are not to be blamed for its condi tion, and it is to be hoped that the Board of Supervisors of Imper ial County and other bodies taking up the matter will make it p...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 September 1909

, ' Saturday, September 18, 1909. THE WEATHER "bate. Max. Tom. Mm. Tern. Hum. 10 106 74 62 . It 101 76 45 12 104 68 60 13 98 64 60 14 100 66 66 16 106 68 66 16 105 U ' 53 WATER IN THE RIVER Mean dally heights and discharges of the. Colorado River at Yuma, Arl sona, for the week ending Saturday, September 11, 1909. Date Gage heights Discharges September 5 21.75 65,700 September • 6 21.05 66,200 JJeptembqr 7. 20.90 51,000 September 8 20.40 52,000 September 9 2«.3T» 56,200 September .10 21.65 67,300 September 11 22.45 77,500 FRANCIS L. SELLEW, Project Engineer. VITAL RECORD BIRTHS Hansen — September 9, to Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Hanson, near Imperial, a daughter. * * «• McKinney — September 10, to Mr. and Mrs. John McKinney, of the Mesqulte Lake District, a son. MARRIAGES Webb-Verret — September 14, at El 'Centro, Frank D. Webb and Alice Pi cou Verret, both of Calexico. * # * Hower-Seidner — September 11, at Imperial, Frank Hower and Sophia Hmrlch Seidner, both of Imperial. * * * Furness-Cr...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 September 1909

6 TAX RATE IS FIXED FOR EL CENTRO CITY Trustees Agree to Appoint ment of Advisory Committee on Water Works Action on PI - ; .'• : r Public Library Postpones]- Merr.oriJil en Subject of Nuisance nt iV call To Be Pre seized to .Y,j ,ii_ -,i Government by Public Ccdicc. The Hoard of Trustees of the city of El Centro met in.. regular session at the City Hall at 8 o'clock on uu- Evening of September 14. Present: Pearson, Hamilton, Brown, IVl!et. Ab sent: Blackinton. i ; • Minutes of the previous iueetii.![>? of August L'l and ".0 and September 7 read and aproved. Under the reports of city officers, City Attorney M. W. Coniding present ed a proposed ordinance fixing the grades and curb lines and establish ing the width of sidewalks on Main srteet, ■which proposed ordinance was read and passed to its second read ing. A communication was read from Frick & Ware, asking for a receipt in full from the city for the construction of the sewer, to that they might be released from a bond whi...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 September 1909

Saturday, September. 18, 1909. COME TO EL CENTRO HoJ/t of the Valley, £1 Centro Capital of Imperial Co., Cal. Tho cUy of 101 Ocnt.ro was founded in 100G by W. F. Holt, who built a two-iitory brick hold, an opera lioukb and oilico building, an electro llgbt and power plant and Ice factory, ami then Invited people to BOttlo on Iho new townslte. In August) J DOT, the town had only 125 Inhabitants, bill because of It's •central location and its railway con nections k was made tln> county seat when Imperial County wus created out. •of. the eastern half of San Diego coun- Settlement was rapid during the fall of 1007 and tho following winter, and .in. April, 1908, 101 Centro was incor porated an a city of the sixth civ:-;', with a population of l2no. Unique Frontier Town Withdrawal of valley lands* frosn en try, ponding completion of anew gov ernment survey,' retarded progress, in Imperial County for about a year, and I in April, 1909, El Centra's population had increased only to 1500. ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 September 1909

8 CITY WATER SUPPLY Plans for a New System Dis cussed in Mass Meeting by El Centro Citizens Xl Centra's projected water system was discussed at a general meeting of citizens In the Palm roof-garden last Thursday night. There was no difference of ojiinion as to the desira bility of obtaining better water and more of it, but some of the citizens questioned the expediency of sinking an 1 experimental well on the long chance of striking an -artesian plane In this part of the valley. There was some debate also concerning the com parative merits or demerits of the ■ Dale canal and the Drawley main' as sources of supply. ■■'•*■"'•' Georgo A. Carter presided at the meeting and I^ewis Havermale acted as secretary. Mayor .Pearson and the City Engineer explained the city's sit uation in the matter of water supply and outlined plans of the proposed new system. The plans provide for pumps, res ervoirs, pressure tanks and distribu ting system adequate to the needs of a city of 6000 peoplS and cov...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 September 1909

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. IX. EAGLES' HALL BAR EVADES THE LAW Legality of Club Conducted by City Officials is 'Questioned ) - ■' Plain Facts in the Case of tht Saloon Foisted Upon Lodge by City Attor ney and Two Trusties With Aid of Members From Other Cities. Ordinance No. 1 of Imperial Couu- j ty is a rigid prohibition law. It is j effective outside of the Incorporated cities, and in, so far as it forbids the sale of liquor it is sustained by pub lic opinion in the county. Each of the incorporated -cities has a no-license ordinance more or less rigorous. There is no question that the people of Im perial County and its cities intended to forbid traffic in liquor, under any pretence or subterfuge and to pro hibit the establishment of saloons, op enly or furtively conducted. The liquor ordinance of El Centro ■ is less rigorous than the county ordi nance and does not attempt to pro hibit a citizen from keeping 'liquors, wine or beer in his house for his own use. It is ordinance Ko. 6...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 September 1909

2 NEW CANAL PROJECT Number Seven Accepts the Schenck Plan For Reclamation of Land Near Moltvllle. Ai ihe last monthly meeting of the dimior* . of Water Conipmy So. 7, th« Schenck proposal for the recla niaiion of now lands was accepted, The wator company is to turn over to Mr. Schenck 1000 shares of water stock at $10 ;i share, to be- pal J for within the next thrpp years. Thl? Btork, says the Holtvllle Tribune, ie to he offered to land owners under the proposed new ditch at ?20 per puare, ten of which Is to he cash. It Is believed that tho $10,000 rea lized will complete the system. In addition to the 1000 shares now aj loiied. Mr. Schenck, he is promised $5 per ashare on iOOO shares Xo. 7 may later place on the west side of the Alamo. The survey for the proposed new canal starts at a poinr near the heading of the Hemlock and runs northwest of that canal but on higher ground, at. a point west of W. A. Young's ranch. The canal will be syphoned across the Alamo and then carried north...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 September 1909

Saturday, September 25, 1909 $40,000.00 $ 1 5,000 must be sold $ 1 5,000 . ■ _ . _ __ a $40,000.00 To make room and pay for new goods coming in. At Don>t for 6et the day, OCTOBER 1, 1909 and the Mle Of the world* be 8 t implements, vehicles, wagons and gen- prices never before quoted In the Imperial Valley. 1 Save j" 1^ ntiDUe . f ° r . thlrty da^ or untll we have disposed of it Is delivered at your disposal complete siock. , This sale will be a God-send to the people of this valley, in as much as it will sell you more than the dealer's profit on $15,660.00 worth of goods that are greatly needed in the valley at the present time. No sale of such proportions and sacrifice of value will be given you for many a day and if you are look- ing for the best goods and to save the most money you will be on hand early. FRIDAY MORNING, OCT. 1, 1909 Mr. Chas. H. Hersee, the President of the Company has arrived in the valley to take charge of the business, and will be on hand to help take care...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 September 1909

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro PUBLISHED HEVEnY SATURDAY Editor Allen Kelly Business Manager /. . . . Lewis Hav.rm.le SUBSCRIPTION One Year $1.00 Six Months 50 Three Months 25 Single Copies 05 WATCH THfcfsunSCRFpTION DATE ON^YOUR PAPER Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906, at. the postofllce at El Centro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. All remittances nnd communications should be addressed )o the Imperial Valley Press. Mr. C. F. Hayden has transferred his interest in the Valley News Company to Mr. Lewis, Havermale and has retired from the business management of the Press becausev>f intended departure from Imperial Valley to take up business affairs elsewhere. LAWLER ON LAND FRAUDS Oscar Lawler is an ambitious young lawyer-politician who, by making a noise like a Roosevelt-Heney reformer, attracted the. attention of Washington and got himself elevated from the place of U. S. District Attorney in ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 September 1909

Saturday, September 2fi, 1909 THE WEATHER Date. Max. Tern. Mln. Tern. Hum. 17, 104 67 . 18 105 67 19 104 67 20 103 67 21 90 62 22 100 68 23 99 70 24 . 99 67 WATER IN THE RIVER f • Mean daily heights and discharges of the Colorado River at Yuma, Ari zona, for the week ending Saturday, September 18, 1909. Date gage height discharges September 12. ..... 23.30 87,700 September 13 23.70 93,200 September 14 23.50 91,500 September 15 22.30 77,800 September 16 21.20 03,700 September 17 20.35 50,700 September 16 19.85 39,600 FRANCIS L. SELLEW, Project Engineer. VITAL RECORD BIRTHS • Talm— September ' 18, to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Talm, at Holtville, a daugh ter. MARRIAGES Page-Burkhart — September 18, in El Centro, by Justice J. F. Tout, Chas. B. Page and Laura Burkhart, both res idents of Riverside. ** * , Welch -Williams — September 1, at Fresno, W. W.- Welch, State organizer for the Farmers' Union, who has been working in Imperial County,' and Miss Lulu Williams, of Fresno. DEATHS Levy — Sept...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 September 1909

6 COUNTY NOTES HOLTVILLE Improvements have been made on Holtville's business streets this week by the filling of chuck-holes. ** * > Guy Dees, who has been in the Cen tral Hospital nt Xl Centro for sj/nc time, was able to return to his home at Holtville Tuesday. * Tf * Mrs. R. P. Blair has been serving as substitute teacher In tne Ho(tyXle schols, in place of Mrs. Rowena Black burn, who could not be here this week. •X * # ' The land contest against James Hoff man, in Water District No. 7, has been dismissed. The contestant fail ed to appear at the Land Office at the time set for hearing. -* * ,f Among those returning to Holtville after summer vacations are Mrs. Hert Underwood, Alex. Ingram, Fred Rob inson and mother, Mr. and Mrs. L. \V. Ott, Porter Ferguson and wife ana Airs. W. P. Chancy. ■A -A * The Holtville Union High School will open on Monday, September 27. Two teachers will be employed at the opening of the term and it is proba ble that a third teacher will be requir ed so...

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