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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 October 1909

Saturday, October 23, 1009. COUNTY NOTES IMPERIAL The Imperial City Trustees are considering the presentation of a bond issue for,sßGoo for the purpose of erecting a city hall. It is estimated that the present rentals paid for city ofllces would pay Interest on this amount, and the city would have headquarters better suited to Hh needs. The plan under consideration would provide for fire department headquarters in the rear of the pro posed city hall. The Imperial Woman's Club termed Its last meeting "Library Day," and interesting articles were presented on various phases of library development. Seventeen new members were accept ed at this meeting. * * # The Imperial City Trustees have adopted an ordinance providing that the street superintendent shall control and regulate the laying of all kinds , of pipes and conduits in the streets and 'through fares. ■;.'- : [, ** * H. H. Rogers, contractor for the "luniclpul water system for Imperial, .ias arrived and Will .remain until the dist...

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. — 23 October 1909

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro rUIUJgHED^RVERYSATURDAV ,"' Edlt ° p Allen Kelly Business Manager Lewia Havermale SUBSCRIPTION One Year \ j,_ (M , Six Months r,O Three Months .2» Bingle Coplea ... * „ . . . . . .08 WATCH THE SUBSCIVIPTION DATE ON YOITU PAPER ' Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906, nt the postofllce at El Contro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, ISTO. The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will bo furnished on application. \ :-V All remittances and cominunic.it ions should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Press. DEAD-CAT POLITICIANS The passage of City Attorney- Conkling's tight-lid amendment j to the liquor ordinance of El Centro by two members of the board i of trustees was a silly trick. It was the sort of thing to be ex- | pected of peevish small boys, trying to get even with the school-; mann for a deserved spanking. Conkling would have the pad- i dling and he go...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 October 1909

Saturday, October 23, 1909. THE WEATHER Date Max. Tern. Mln. Tern 16 88 f.O 17 90 53 IK 92 54 19' 95 52 20 90 53 22 94 56 WATER IN THE RIVER Mean dally gage heights and. dis charges of the Colorado River at Yu ma, Arizona for the week ending Sat urday, October 16, 1909. Date Gage. Heights Discharges October 10 '16.40 13,900 October 11 16.30 ' 13.C00 October 12 16.30 13,500 October 13... 5.. 16.30 13,100 October 14 16.35 13.100 October 1o 16.35 12,800 Octdber 1 6 ... it .. 1 6.50 1 3,700 FRANCIS L. SELLEW, Project Engineer. VITAL RECORD BIRTHS yiiiaaenor — Oct. 13, to Mr. and Mra. Adolpho VillaKcnor, at Caioxlco, a daughter. ' Fansher — October 18, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fansher, near El Centro, 'a son. O'Brien — October 11, to Mr. and Mrs. D. H. OBrien, at. the Upper Head ing a koii. MARRIAGES Pound-Sacro— October 20, at Pomo na, E:irl C. Pound, of Brawley, and Emma M. Sacre, of Pomona. ' * -jf — y— * Spear-Johnson — October 6, Homer A. Spear, resident of El Centro, and Miss Effie V...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 October 1909

6 Professional Cards * Phil D. Swing J. M. Eihleman # * ♦ * ESHLEMAN A. SWING * * Attorney* at Law # * El Centro .... California * * . * ****************** - -■'■ ■ ****************** » ■ * * T. M. McNAMARA, Attorney at # * Law and Court Commissioner. * * Et Centro Hotel Work. El Centro, * * California. * * * ****************** ************••. a.*** ♦ * * A. C. LOVELAND, Attorney and * * Counselor at Law.— All business * * attendee to promptly and care- * * fully. » HOI/TVIL.LE, CALIF. * * • * -.. **************** ****** ************ * * * DN. EDWARD MATTOCKS * * ♦ * Osteopathlc * * Phyalcian * * * * El Centro - • ■ California * * * ******************* ******-„• *********** * ♦ * E. R. BROOKS M. D. Physician * * and Surgeon * * * V* . orace— Alamo Hotel * * Holtvllle • - - California * * * ****************** **************** * * * MRS. SUSAN DAWSON * * Maternity Nurse. * * Residence Eighth and Broadway, X- X- Xl Centro. Phone Main 574. * * * ***************** ****************** *. ....

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 October 1909

Saturday, October 23, 1909. WESTMORE DEVELOPMENT Townsite Taken Over by Brawny > v Town and Improvement Co. — 'y Many New Plans. A project of tremendous importance to the people of Hrnwloy and one which will materially nffect the city's welfare for good was initiated last week, says tho Hrawley News, when the directors of the Hrawley Town & Improvement Company voted to in crease Its capital irtock from $25,000 to $200,000. This move will enable the company to enlarge ita scope of operations. New properties will be purchased and improved and new in dustrial plans commenced, the whole to be carried out on a scale com mensurate with the importance that Hrawley is assuming as , the center of the largest tributary territory and as Imperial Valley's most flourishing city. V . .The plans include the purchase 'of the half section of land adjoining Hrawley on the east, now the property of Mrs. F. E. Oakley. Preliminary papers hava been drawn, the purchase price being $50,000. Ten acre...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 October 1909

8 FINE VALLEY APPLES Trees on Jackson Ranch, Near Sils bee, Have Load of Firm, Bright ■/ Fruit This Season. And now it is apples that come to the fore as a success In Imperial Dr. Smith, of Colorado, and V. M. nurpor. of this ci»y. formerly of Col orado, both expert poach growers, and Nurseryman William Kelly went out to the J. A. Jackson ranch, on the east side of the Sllsbee road, on Thursday,' to examine the peach trees which wore a full crop-^-in fact too In; any, a.% the crop should have been thinned out. They were unable to determine- the variety.* but all de cided that peaches can be grown suc cessfully In thia vnlley \vlien the trees are properly pruned and not Irrigated too much. They believe the Chinese strains will dq found best adapted to this valley. But what surprised them most was the fine apple trees on the Jackson ranch in full bearing, with beautiful firm fruit, samples of which they brought to fel Centro. People on the ranch stated that the trees have borne fruit ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 October 1909

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. IX. WATER WORKS PLANS WANTED BY BOARDS Advisory Committee Suggests Modifications of Proposed City System. Detail Data Required of City Engi neer as Basis For Definite Discus sion in Conferences — Test Well Not to Delay Construction of Plant to Use Canal Water. Conferences of the City Trustees and the Advisory Committee on the matter of an improved water system for El Centro have advanced the project at least half an inch. It is several months since the board de clared its intention to call a bond election, and it is still waiting for plans and estimates in detail. The city engineer's estimate in lump of . the cost of a new system was about $80,000, but the advisory committee thinks a satisfactory system could be installed more economically. The committee approves the plan of bor ing a test well for artesian water, but is not in favor of delaying work to await the result of that experi ment. It will be three or four monthu at least before work can begiu on...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 October 1909

2 GOOD ROADS; POOR ROADS Imperial County's Section of Mountain Road to San Diego in Fine Con dition — Western Section Almost Impassable. It is "up to" San Diego county to got busy on the Improvement of its Devil's Canon road to Imperial coun ty. Th«iqfuintner rains have washed the road bed through the canon bo that it is almost Impassable, and al most dally complaint is inadp by trav elers who attempt the overland trip. Charles O. Hampton, under the di rection of the Imperial county Hoard of Supervisors, has boon engaged in repairing the Imperial county section of this road for a distance of three miles, and has put it in good con dition. He reports almost daily use of this highway by people making the overland trip between the two counties and the frequent break-downs of outfits In attempting to g^t. through the canon over the roads located on the. San Diego side. Mr. Hampton suggests the advisa bility of the El Centro Chamber of Commerce taking up with the San Diego County Supervi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 October 1909

Saturday, October 30, 1909. COUNTY NOTES STORM-S CROSSING Mrs. Sanborn and Mrs. Heweli, re cently drove to the valley from War ner's Hot Springs, coming by way of Cnrriso Creek. After five days look- Ing over the valley they returned to Warner's via Campo. Mrs. Sanborn owiih some business property In El Centro. ':• „' ' * * * Teams have been at work for sev eral weeks, under the supervision of Wm, Orrlck. grading the approaches 1o the bridge ntStorm's Crossing. The work is now about completed. Auto mobiles can cross now without the difficulty met heretofore. * * # A large force of men and teams is at work repairing the breaks In the ditches of District No. 12. A large acreage will be planted this fall to barley rind alfalfa. # # # C. Champion has returned from a three months' trip to the coast. Mr. Champion owns a ranch in No. 12 and will start at once to improve it. »♦ # # Mr. and Mrs. O. V. Darling have returned to their home after an ex tended trip to the coast. # # * Miss Grace ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 October 1909

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY « dlt . or ••;;••• Allen Kelly Buelnew Manager Lew , 8 H avermale Six Months ..........!!.! 50 Three Months '". ;,] 25 glngie Copies .05 WATCH THE SUBSCRIPTION DATE ON YOUR PAPER Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906. at the postofflce at El Centro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. All remittances and communications should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Press. BUZZARDS' ROOST BLUFF. Directors of the Blackinton Building Booze Association threaten that if they are not permitted to reopen their drinking and gambling joint they will move to Imperial, put up a job to move the county seat and tell of all the crooked work they say they did for El Centro in the county seat election. That is their way of promoting "civic harmony." FUNNIEST SHOW ON THE BOARDS...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 October 1909

Rah.nlay, October 30, 1909. THE WEATHER Date Max. Tern. Mm. Tern 23 100 58 24 102 f,B 25 M 60 26 !*8 T. 4 27 <t2 .'2 28 * s*o 48 29 82 a6Oa 60 WATER IN THE RIVER Mean dally gage heights and dis charges of the Colorado River at Yu tna, Arizona for the week ending Sat urday, October 25, 1909. Date Qage Heights Discharges October 17 16.45 13,300 October 18 16.40 13,000 October 19 . . 16.45 13,600 October 20 16.40 13,200 October 21 16.40 12,900 October 22 16.40 12,800 October 23 16.40 12,700 FRANCIS L. SELLEW, Project Engineer. VITAL RECORD BIRTHS Potter — October 16, to Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Potter, of Calexico, at Los An geles, a son. * * * ' Boyce — October 24, to Mr. and Mrs. Eyward M. Boyce, at El Centro, a son, Howard Franklin Boyce. * * # Hodge — October 25, to Mr. and Mrs. William M. Hodge, east of Imperial, a son. MARRIAGES Maull- Robinson — October 23, at Holtville, Paul Maull and Miss Jennie Robinson, both residents of Holtville. * * * Piaz-laguez — October, 22, at El Cen tro...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 October 1909

6 NEW TOWNSITE LOCATED It Situated in Imperial County. Op posite Yuma, on Old laeger Homestead. The Yuma Project Townsite Com pany is the name of a new company, composed largely of Yuma promoters, which will exploit a new townsite lo cated almost opposite Yuma. in Im perial county . Several Tucson capi talists are interested In the enter prise. - TJIQ syndicate has secured the old laeger homestead of 120 acres, lo cated directly across the Colorado River from the United States Recla mation Service headquarters. The land lies back of the levee, and through one corner of It the main line of the Southern Pacific passes. The land is surrounded by the Yuma Indian Reservation, soon to be thrown open to entry. The townsite is prac tically level and generally free from brush. Thirty years ago this land was mostly in cultivation. One por tion of It was used as the headquar ters of the old overland stage com panji, operated before the Southern Pacific was constructed. When the railroad came t...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 October 1909

Saturday, October 30, 1909. For Sale — A very choice 160 acres of cantaloupe land at a bargain. But three and one-half miles northeast of Brawley. Personal property on place also for sale. For particulars Inquire of J. P. Baker, Brawley. 29-tf Mary Johnson, an accomplished Swedish servant girl, is looking for a position. She wants a homo where Folger's Golden rtate Coffeo Is used. SCHOOL BOND ELECTION NOTICE The Uonrrl of Trustees of Plcacho School District, County of Imperial, State of California, hereby rail an elec- tion to be held on the Bth day of No- vember, 1909, In the County of Imperial, State of California. Mr. W. C. Honin and Mr. Tito Mondl- vll are appointed Judges, and Mr. Eldrl- vigen Mendlvll Is appointed Inspector to conduct said election. At the Public School House at the Kasln Mine in Pl- cacho district. The polls will be opened at 11 o'clock A. M., and will be closeu at 3 o'clock P. M. The purpose of the election is to raise Two Thousand ($2000.00) Dollars In Unit...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 October 1909

8 BERMUDA GRASS PROBLEM Horticultural Commissioners Find Plans Made For Planting Seed Generally Considered Ob noxious. The members of the County Horti cultural Commission me* Thursday and heard the reports of the Inspec tors appointed some time ago to look after Hip extermination of ob nori.nti wctds and «rasB«»?. From each Inspector comes the report that all over Iho valley the farmer? are al most unanimous in their \vi!l.v.c;np<s to help in this work and eeem to lake hold of the matter as they should In Water District No. 8 and No. 7. the farmers are up in arms over the Wet- j nuiila grass problem. In Water Dls- : trict No. 8 there is none of this graj»3 as yet and the farmers want to stay clear of it. In No. 7 a company i? contemplating sowing grass, and the settlers of that district are protest- Ing, hence the following resolution of the horticultural board, until an in vestigation is made: Whereas; It has been called to the notice of the Horticultural Com mission that valley...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 November 1909

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. IX. CARLOAD OF COTTON GOES NORTH TODAY Growers Discuss Price With Representatives From • Oakland Mills. Texas Concern Offers to Put up Oil Mill When Valley Product Amounts to Forty Thousand Bales — Advan tages of Using Seed For Cattle Ra tion Shown by Tests. The first carload of cotton goes out from El Centro to Oakland today. It contains 42 bales, of which 8 were produced by W. E. Wilsie, 3 by Mc- Clanahan, 3 by W. M. Brown, 3 by T. Q. Thompson and the rest by Lof^ tvs at Meloland. Loftus sold In ad vance for 12 cents; all the others received 13. The car bears two long streamer signs telling that the car contains the first load of cotton gm ned by the American Nile Cotton Co. at El Centro. A meeting of the cotton growers of the valley was held yesterday in the opera house. J. R. Loftus presiding. W. E. Wilsie was elected vice-presi- , dent. The growers, discussed prices jwith Mr. Millar and M. Chappell of the Oakland mills, who are paying 13 cents for co...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 November 1909

2 COTTON'S NEW EMPIRE Southern California Now En abled to Develop Manufac tures and Foreign Trade, (Editorial In lx) 9 Angeles Times) Down in the Gulf States the proc lamation has been for gennratlona, "Cotton Is king." King Cotton Is ex tending his empire, and no whom more successfully than in his most recent ly-acquired dominion In the Ameri can Nile country. The demand for cotton grows much more rapidly than the supply. . About 15 years ago cotton was selling in the Southern States at from 5 cents to 6 cents a pound, with no' revenue from the seed. Steadily for nearly fifteen years the price of cotton has been advancing until at the present time the market in America ranges at from about 9 to 12 cents, accord ing to the abundance of the crop. Be sides, the seed has become a valua ble by-product, worth about .$lO an acre. This rise in the price of cot ton has stimulated the world to seek ing for extension of the cotton terri tory. America practically controls the cotton production...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 November 1909

Saturday, November 6, 1909. COUNTY NOTES HOLTVILLE A. Rlchter has returned to/ his ranch home three miles southwest of Holtville, after a visit thtrough the Middle Western States. * * # W. A. Hoyt, horticultural Inspector for the Holtville district is yarning people of the district to clear their lands of obnoxious weeds and grass es. I* * * A kiln of 3&0.000 brick is ready for firing nt the Peterson brick yard in Holtville. The demand for pressed brick for new valley business build ings is taxing the capacity of this yard to its utmost. ■V j *. # * A four-room cottage will be erect ed at once for Harold Hardin on Pine street, at a cost of about $1200. * * » Rev. C. J. Upton has returned to iHoltville, after a month's absence at Illinois. * * * John Strang, recently from Bur mah; India, has been visiting his sis ter.jMrs. M. L. Hazzard.' * * * Mrs. A. M. Robinson left Holtville ,last week to make her home in Phoe nix, Arizona. * # * The infant son of A. N. Pearson, of •Holtville...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 November 1909

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newtpaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro PUDLI3HED EVERY BATPRDAY Editor • • • • „ Allen Kelly Business Manager Lewis Havermale SUBSCRIPTION ~ One Year $1.00 Six Months , . 50 Three Months ' ' "'" ' 25 Single Copies .05 WATCH THE SUBSCRIPTION 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. The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. | > AH remittances and communications should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Press. LONG LIVE THE KING! It is two years this month since The Press began presenting ' to the settlers the advantages of cotton-growing in Imperial Val- ( ley and suggested that they try the experiment on a scale large enough to test the commercial value of the crop. Ira Aten then i had on his ranch six one-hundred-yard rows of Myers Qotton that indicated a probable yield of ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 November 1909

Saturday, Noverriber 6, 1909. / THE WEATHER Date Max. Tern. Mm. Tern Oct. 30 80 54 Oct. 31 82 ' 64 Nov. 1 85 45 Nov. 2 91 47 Nov. 3 96 • 64 Nov. 4 90 51 Nov. D , 91 62 WATER IN THE RIVER Mean daily gage heights and dis charges of the Colorado River at Yu ma, Arizona for the week ending Sat urday, October 30, 1909. Date Gage Heights Discharges October 24 16.30 12,200 October 25 16.30 • 12,100 October 26 16.30 12,000 October 27 16.30 11,700 October 28 16.25 11,200 October 29 16.10 11,000 October 30... v . . . 16.00 11,000 FRANCIS L. SELLEW, Project Engineer. VITAL RECORD Moor« — October 22, to Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Moore, at. Holtville, a son. •* # * Royce — October. 24, to Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Royce, at' El Centro, a son, Howard Franklin Royce. •X- * * King-Dreifus — November 1, In the chamber of Judge Franklin J. Cole, at El Centro, Roy C. King and Sarah E. Dreifus, both of Brawley. BADGERS MEET The Imperial Valley Wisconsin So ciety, met 200 strong at the residence of W. E. Wilsie, ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 November 1909

6 ProlFessnonall Cards ****************** * * * Phil D. s«in 9 J. M. Eshleman * * * * ESHLEMAN A SWING # * Attorneys at Law * * El Centro • • California * * * ****************** ****************** * * * T. M. McNAMARA, Attorney at * ■» Law and Court Commissioner. * * El Centro Hotel Block, El Centro, * * California. * * * ************ ****** •a-***********-. **** * * * A. C. LOVELAND, Attorney and * * Counselor at Law. — All business * * ' attended to promptly and care- * •» fully. HOLTVILLE, CALIF. * * * v *********** -***** **■**,**•************ •* ' ' ♦ * d'h. EDWARD MATTOCKS ' * * ■ ' # * Osteopathlc * * Physician, * * * * El Centro • • • California * * * ****************** ******-..*********** * * * E. R. BROOKS M. D. Physician * * and Surgeon' * !* ' '■ Office— Alamo Hotel * * i Holtvllle • •' • California * * : * ****************** **********'****** * * * MRS. SUSAN DAWSON * *. Maternity Nurse. * *' Residence' Eighth and Broadway, •::- X- Xl Centro. Phone Main 274. * [*; '• '...

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