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Will Spend a Whole Carload of Money [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Will Spend a Whole Carload of Money Chicago.— Elks from the copper country of Lake Superior promise to leave a long red trail behind them at the annual gathering at Milwaukee next week. Eighty big copper men have fixed up a plan whereby they design trouble for the entire city of Milwaukee. Not one of them will spend a cent except It be in bright, new red coppers. The amount collected for the use of the party is $11,000, and a special car has been turned over to them by the St. Paul road to transport the coin to its destination. At Milwaukee the train will be met by an armored wagon and four mounted guards. The wagon Is to be stationed at a central point for the convenience of the eighty Elks, and all hotel, bar, cigar, street-car, carriage and other bills are to be paid in this way. The scheme was devised as an advertisement for the copper country, and the party was selected because of Its ability to put money into circulation.
Past Globe Trotting [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Past Globe Trotting Chicago.— Charles Cecil Fitzmorris, the seventeen-year-old Chicago school boy who was one of three lads sent out by W. R. Hearst, the newspaper proprietor in an attempt to break the record for the trip around the world, arrived here at 6:55 a.m. today on time, which breaks previous records made by George Francis Train and Nellie Hly. Ho was met at the Union Depot by his parent?. Acting Mayor Block, Col. William Cody nnd numerous friends, but he tarried only n moment, ns n carriage was waiting to whisk him to 214-216 Madison street the point from which he started. At this point it was announced thnt the young man hnd made tho trip of 20.545 miles in exactly sixty days, thirteen hours, twentynine minutes, forty- two nnd fourfifths seconds, winning easily 'from his competitors sent out from New York nnd San Francisco. The time given Includes delays and stops equal to about six dnys. Some of tho longer stages of his Journey were nmde as follows: Chicago to New York. ...
MOONSHINERS WAR [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
MOONSHINERS WAR Pcdcral Officers Fired on by Illicit Dip tillers In Tennessee Nashville.— A party of r^vnue ofTl- CIN wore ambushed about nix mlks from Monterey, In Putnam county, and one man wn* killed and two badly WOUflded. The pOMe Of six was lod by L&gt;"puty Colector Hell and they were creeping along a steep hillside above in Illicit "till, when they received an order to throw up their hands. They had barely located the speaker forty feet below, when a number of moonshiners poured a volley uj»on th**m. Deupty Marshal Thomas Price was Instantly killed, and C. Mackey was badly wounded. The officer* returned the fire, tut the moonshiners made the place so hot that Colector Hell and the survivors retired, and carried Mackey with them. One moonshiner was heard moaning and calling to his comrades that he had been mortally wounded. Colector Hell has gathered a posse and hail started to recover the body of Price.
Accident to a Tramp [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Accident to a Tramp Boise (Idaho.)— A remarkable accident to a tramp occurred near Glenns Ferry. The tramp, who gave his name as Edward Laundry, was riding a brakebeam on a westbound passenger train. As the train wan coming down Mudbury Hill his clothes caught fire and were nearly burned off. He hung on, but when the trains reached the ferry, he dropped off in a fainting condition. His back was roasted from the hips up. It is thought the man will die.
Leader of Commonwealers Now in Business [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Leader of Commonwealers Now in Business Pittsburgh.— Gen. Coxey. leader of the commonweal army to Washington, Is now a steel plutocrat, and has arrayed himself with the Schwabs. Carnegles and other masters In the Industrial world. He is chief stockholder of the Coxey Steel Casting Company of Mt. Vernon, 0., which has been incorporated to manufacture iron castings, open hearth, semi and crucible steel, brass and babbitt metal. The plant Is In course of construction. About the strike Coxey said: "It looks to me as If the manufacturers had rather the best of the situation. I supose I will have trouble myself when my mills start up In October."
00M PAUL'S WIFE DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
00M PAUL'S WIFE DEAD Boers Ambush Party of South Africa Constabulary — Heavy Loss Paris.— A dispatch from Brussels says former President Kruger has been notified by cable that his wife died at Pretoria. BOERS STILL CONFIDENT. Paris.— lt is said that Mr. Kruger has received within a week a most satisfactory letter from Gen. Botha in which details of future plans and movements are given, everything going to show that the Boers in the field are as determined and confident as ever. BRITISH SUSTAIN LOSS. London.— The casualty lists received at the War Ofilce Indicate thut a party of South Africa constabulary was ambushed near Petrusburg. July 16. and that two members of the party were killed, one was dangerously wounded und seventeen are missing, and are believed to have been taken prisoners by the Boers.
Mob Stormed Jail [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Mob Stormed Jail Denver.— A mob of 500 men and boys made an attack upon the City Jail hero tonight in an effort to obtain Charles Mullien's freedom, but were repulsed by the police, who used their clubs freely upon the heads of the leaders. Fred. Hoffman and Albert Qulter wore arrested, us the leaders of the mob. Mulllen, who Is a local nnn.rch.ltit, wiiH preaching the doctrine on a street corner, and the police arrested him. He was released upon his promise to keep the peace, and not attempt to exhort on the streets again. He Imme- dlately went to the corner of Sixteenth and l.armir struts, and In a iihort time had a crowd gathered listening to his I talk. Un denounced the nntlonnl governnitnt In severe language, and scored the local government. A patrol wagon went to the scene and rearreuted Mul-li-n. The mob followed the wagon to the station, nnd demanded the prlsoncr'l release. They then started to enter the station house, and were driven bark nnd Mattered by the police, not. ho...
One of Gen. Kobbc's Boys to be Tiled for Murder [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
One of Gen. Kobbc's Boys to be Tiled for Murder Han Francisco. — One of the young sons of Gen. W. A. Kobbe, now statloned nt Manila, has been arrested and held for iia.hu 11 It to murder. His victim la young Paul Wlsslg, whom the boy shot In the lungs with his rifle. Eric and Hermann Kobbe, 15 and 16 years old, for several weeks have been shooting on a rifle range at Fort Mason, where their mother lives. Men In boats have complained of the boys' recklessness. One oarsman came near having his boat sunk under him because the boys peppered It with bullets. Yesterday Wlsslg. with three companions, was In a rowboat, when several shots fell about them, and Wlsslg received a rifle ball through the lungs, which the surgeons at the hospital fear will prove fatal. The Kobbe boys told their mother when they read of the shooting, and soon after a detective arrived, and charged them with the shooting. The younger admitted he must have shot Wlsslg, but both claimed they did not see any boat. Eric...
Military Assignments [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Military Assignments Washington.— General Young, commanding the Department of California has assigned companies of the coast artillery Just arrived at San Francisco from the Philippine stations as follows: Thirtieth Company to San Diego; Thirty-second Company to Fort Lawton, Wash; and Thirty-third Company to Fort Canby, Wash.
Naval Ration [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Naval Ration Washington.— The Secretary of the Navy has appointed a Naval Board headed by Lieut-Corn. Hunker, to take up the question of the naval ration. It is forty years since anything was done on the ration, and It was felt to be opportune now that the subject be taken up with a view to improving the system.
Potatoes are Being Sent East [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Potatoes are Being Sent East Through orders that have been received in Los Angeles for potatoes the effect of the droughty period that has prevailed In Kansas, Texas, Missouri and the central states Is made manifest. Los Angeles shippers for the first time in the history of the shipping trade have been called upon to supply a deficiency In the eastern potato crop. For the week so far, fourteen " carloads of potatoes have gone East, distributed from El Paso to Denver, and thence in smaller lots to firms further East. In Los Angeles good potatoes are bringing $1.25 f.o.b. per cental on track, the shipper taking no risk. Reports from Kansas are to the effect that the early potato crop, being the one upon which greatest dependence Is made. Is entirely ruined. In the Kaw valley at Kansas City, "Wyandotte and Argentine, all vegetation is destroyed, with the potato vines dead.— L. A. Herald. San Francisco.— Mrs. A. M. Allen, who was sick and In destitute circumstances, committed suicide by...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
I [^oi^taHome^^ California | I ff At the Ooverjun^nj Price of $1.25 per Acre? || f§ With the best water right in the world at the lowest price ever offered? || I These can be had nowhere but in the I * ■ # | IMPERIAL. SETTLEMENT | % * 3&amp; In the Eastern part of San Diego County. California 3&amp; * * *fc The Colorado Delta, located in Riverside and San Diego counties in Southern California and extending down into Lower California, comprises about 1,000,000 acres of level, irrigable land that has been made during the past *jf ages by alluvial deposits carried down by the waters of the Colorado River. ?P 'ff The Imperial Setttlement is located in this delta, and comprises about .five hundred thousand acres of level, fertile land, free from alkali, with sufficient slope to be easily irrigated. It is all Government land and can be taken up under the desert land law or the homestead law. 320 acres can be taken up by each person under the *1* desert land law, and reside...
THE IMPERIAL COUNTRY [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 3 August 1901
THE IMPERIAL COUNTRY ITS PRESENT AND FUTURE PROSPICTS THE San Dicgo-Kastcrn Railway committee has been holding daily »c»fcions lately. A finance committee ha* been named. Thin committee couvisU of forty of the moat prominent citizens of the bay city, and their duty will l&gt;e to collect the $.50,000 to be used by the executive committee to carry out the preliminary work of surveying, securing rights of way, franchises, subsidies, and general data with which to interest capital. The committee has completed and presented to the public a preliminary report of its plans. In this report the committee treats the project as a business proposition, and says: "After the most careful consideration, the committee feels that the railroad in a feasible enterprise. Measured solely upon iv merits as a financial and commercial undertaking, it must make the strongest appeal to capital. Knowing that the people of this city and county are ready to do well their part, it is safe to say that th...
THE VALLEY OVER [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 3 August 1901
THE VALLEY OVER A General Round Uo of tbe Week's Happenings in the Valley W; P. Holt made a trip to Blue lake and Cameron this week, and reports everything in these sections looking fine. He says he was in a field of sorghum at Cameron which had been planted one month and part of it was higher than his head, when he stood among it. He also reports corn, millet, watermelons and other things planted since the water was turned in, all doing well. Mr. Holt, in speaking of how the country is settling, said that in driving frem Blue lake to Cameron, a distance of about 12 miles, he saw 16 camps where people were living on their claims, and nearly every camp something was growing in the way of crops, while at others preparations were being made to plant something. Messrs W. G. and A. H. Rekoff, of lowa, have been looking at land in the valley this week. The former already has one piece of land near Imperial, but is so well pleased with the outlook that he will take another. His brother wil...
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 3 August 1901
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS A Condcmcd Report of the Important Happening! During the Week Griuhcpprr* Becom ; n$ a Pot - Fifteen Vein (or Robbery -Government Want* 4000 Tons of Oats Footpad's LornSentence San Francisco U to raise a Pcwey monument at n cc*t of $21. 500. The MaripoM Gold Mlalnr. Company of MarfpaM county, cleaned up tl9,r&gt;C»o from 1710 tons of crushed nvk. Two Modesto men are experimenting with pheasant propogatl:n. A common barnyard ben batched out the first getting of eggs which were placed under her. A Santa Barbara rancher name! Coats has a record for killing snaV* * So far this year be ha* dispatched twenty-four rattler*. He extracts th? oil. whlrh bring! US an ounce. Ftcm one big snake he obtained half ar. cunc*. The s-klns he tells to curio dealers.— Los Angeles Time*. Redding. -Th~ siras*hcpr*r bn* V*ootne a pest in several sections of Northern California. Alcng Trinity JLver, in Trinity county, the la***:* raided the meadows and hay ileUs and all but raine...
Footpads Long Sentence [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 3 August 1901
Footpads Long Sentence Sacramento.— Judg&lt;* E. C. Hart sen- , tented foot i ad Frank Bnrlxbt. f .vh'. bad pleaded guilty to robbery., to San j Quentin for life. Knrlgbt was a parttier of Ray Fabey, who was given j a life sentence at FoUom on Tuesday . last. Faboy stood trial, but Enrlfht pleaded guilty after a Jury had tx«n called. Judgo Hurt stated that ho could find no eiruse fcr making any ■ j difference between the sentence* of the two men, and that ho believed crimes of thl* nort should reveUo tho limit of sentence allowed by law, Judgo Hart's long sentences have ; become famous, but t'»l« Is the first } time he has given life to a man whflj has pleaded ilillty. Knrlght cursed the judge, saying he h. ;'&lt;•,! ho w.ild ( bfcoroe rAralttcd.
MAROONED ON SMALL ISLAND [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 3 August 1901
MAROONED ON SMALL ISLAND Five Days Starvation for Fishing During Strike Beaten Over H**d -Mb Boat Stove In - Oars and Net* Destroyed- He is Left Wilhout Wales or Food on Uninhibited Island Vancouver. — Ilrulsed by a Dcatinfl and emaciated from absolute starvation for five days, a Japanese fisherman was brought to this city. Ho was picked up by an Indian fisherman from a small uninhabited Inland lying between hero and Nanalmo. The Japanese was carried to the hospital here and will probably recover within a week. He had gone mail, and when he was found, he was vainly trying to batter down tho walls of the cabin where he had been confined on the little Island where he was marooned. The Japanese was In a horrible condition. He told a broken story through an Interpreter to the police this afternoon. I.a*t Sunday ho left Steveston, where he lived. In a flsb* Ing beat, and was out all that night and all day Monday. On Monday night he says he was met by a boat load of white fishermen who to...
Prunes Kill Rise [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 3 August 1901
Prunes Kill Rise &amp;an Ja«e.— At a meeting p? the Xl« ecutlve Committee of the Cured Fruit As.«*vlatlon all resolution*! fitine s t!ie price of r runes were rescinded. This practically withdraw* all prunes from the market for the present. The action wan taken to take advantage of the ri«ie In prices caused by me drought In the East.