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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 January 1910

Saturday, January 1, 1910. COUNTY NOTES HOLTVILLE. Lee Tyner, brother of Charles M. Tyner, the Interurban Knllroad engi neer, was held up nJlid robbed by thugs In Los Angeles lnst week. He was Btruck by a sand bag and knock ed senseless, and $385 was taken from his clothing. Tyner was to have been married on Christmas day. * * # The election on the question of a location for the new Holtville Union High School resulted In the selection of blocks 100 and 101, between Sev enth and Eighth streets, on the west Hide of town. The vote was seventy flve for tho west side and fifty-five for the east side. / * * * George E. Doan has on his ranch near Holtville a Belgian colt only eleven months old which weighs 1080 pounds. The mother of this colt is a native of Imperial Valley and weighs 1800 pounds. # * -x- F. S. Allen, a Los Angeles architect, has been engaged to perfect the plans for the Holtville Union High School building. He proposes the erection I NEW STOCK I \ Standard Makes $ \ I \ T...

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. — 1 January 1910

4 Imperial Valley Press Official N»wspap«r of Imperial County and City of El Centro _^ PUDLI3HED EVERY SATURDAY ~~ Mltor Allen Kelly Business Manager Lewis Havermale SUBSCRIPTION One Year $1.00 Six Months 60 Three Months 26 Blntle Copies 05 WATCH THE SUBSCRIPTION DATE OW 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 postoftlce at El Centro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. HOLDING UP A CITY One J. C. Blackinton, who became a city trustee by appoint ment and represents only the politician who foisted him into of fice, and H. B. Pearson have decided that they will not permit the citizens of El Centro to determine by their votes whether or not the city shall have a municipal water system. There are several reasons for the efforts of these two men to block the public improvement demanded by the people of the city and declared even by themselves, six mont...

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. — 1 January 1910

Saturday, January 1, 1910. THE WEATHER Max. Tern. Mm. Tern. December 25 63 34 December 26 61 32 December 27 CO 33 December 28 68 40 December 29 64 ; 36 December 30 .68 45 December 31 60 60 WATER IN THE RIVER Mean daily gage heights and dis charges of the Colorado River at Yu ma, Arizona, for the week ending Saturday, December 25, 1909. Date gage heights discharges December 19 15.25 7000 December 20 15.20 6800 December 21 15.15 6500 December 22...... 15.20 6700 December 23...... 15.25 6800 December 24. 15.30 . 6800 December 25...... 15.30 6600 FRANCIS L. SELLEW, Project Engineer. VITAL RECORD MARRIAGES. 1 Blake-JConnor— December 29, at Brawley, Ralph W. Blake and Zella May Conner, both residents of Braw ley. * * * Wessel-Hoffman — December 30, at Imperial, Victor Wessel and Mrs. Ruth Hoffman, both residents of Imperial. * * * Smith-Moore— December 28, at El Centro, Enos H. Smith, of Imperial, and Allie Evelyn Moore, of Pomona. BIRTHS. Martin — December 20, to Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Marti...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 January 1910

6 COUNTY FAIR AWARDS List of Prizes Given For Stock and Other Exhibits So Far as Reported. Following is thr list of premium awards for exhibits ftt the Iniperl.il County Fair as compiled from notes furnished by the secretary: Standard Hred— Stallion, 4 yrs., Ist., "McNear", Owen; stallion. 2 yrs., Ist., "Baldy," E. E. Forrester. Mares, 4 yrs., Ist, "Sally McKinney," Kloke; 2nd "Nanny Wilkes," Kloke. Colts, 6 to 12 nios., Ist "Hlitz McKinney", Kloke; 2nd "Rik McKinney", Kloke. Thoroughbred — Stallion. 4 yrs, Ist. "Slickaway," Calexico breeding Barns: 2nd, "Arthur X", C. Denny. Percherons— Stallions. Ist, "Mam mers," C. M. Co.; 2nd, "Hanco", Calex lco Breeding Barns; 3rd, "Astragon," Holtville B. A. Three-year-old, Ist, "Dexter," C. M. Co. Mares, registered, 4 yrs, Ist, "Jewel" C. M. Co.; 2nd. "Madura," C-M. Co.; 3rd, "Beural," C. M. Co. Mares, 3 yrs., Ist.. "Black" C. M. Co.; 2nd., "Gray", C. M. Co. Colts, 6 to 12 mos., Ist, "Madura's," C. M. Co.; 2nd., "Jewel's", C. M. Co. Colts 1 t...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 January 1910

' Saturday, January 1; 1910. IMPERIAL'S BLIND PIGS Five Men Arrested on Charge of Vio lating City's Prohibition Or dinance — New City Re corder Imperial ia in the throes of a con test between alleged violators of the city's anti-liquor ordinance, and the temperance clement. Last week ar rests on the charge of violating the ordinance wore made of C. L. Buckler, James Heatly, William Howard, Rob ert Hall and John Ryan, and it is said it is probable other arrests will be made. These men were arraigned before City Recorder C. H. Smith and the time for pleading was sef for last Monday. At that time Attorney C. L. Brown, of El Centro, appeared for the defendants and entered demur rers to the complaints. Argument on these demurrers was set for Thurs day morning. City Attorney George H. r. Shaw is assisted in the prosecution by At torneys F. C. Farr and H. N. Dyke. As City Recorder Smith intends leaving Imperial soon after the first of the year, he decided to resign at once, so that the hea...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 January 1910

8 FOOLI3H TRUSTEES BLOCK WATER BONDS (Continued from pngo 1.) the board in proposing the install.i tlon of a water system. The next step would be the passage of an or dinance calling a bond election, In which the purposes In view would be specified. If thia resolution is pass ed, an ordinance can be Introduced on January fourth, finally adopted at the next regular meeting and pub lished twice in a weekly paper, which makes the earliest possible date of election the last day of January. It is proposed to Ismie bonds for $69, 000 lv denominations of $1000, the first three bonds payable In ten years and the rest at the rate of three each year for the succeeding twenty-three years. For the first ten years the in terest would amount to $3500 or $4000 a year, but after the first year or two no taxation would be necessary to meet the charge. In a year or two the service rates for water at half the present charge would produce a revenue of $7500 or possibly $9000 a year, which would pay the...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 January 1910

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. IX. WATER BLOGKADERS TO BE DEALT WITH Advisory Committee Makes Report and Declines to "Go . to Hell" Jusl Yet False Excuses of Blackinton and Pear ■ son Exposed at Meeting of Chamber of Commerce — Mass Meeting of Citi zens Called For Next Monday Night „ By the Chamber. v The following report was presented by the Advisory Committee and ac cepted by the Chamber of Commerce at the special meeting last Thurs day night: ' "On June Bth, 1909, the Board of Supervisors of the City of El Cen tro passed a resolution of Intention to call an election on the question of issuing bonds in the sum of $75,000 - for the acquisition and construction of. municipal water works. On June 22, the Board passed to second read ing, an ordinance calling such election and on June 29, laid the ordinance over until August 10 for further con sideration. The matter was postponed further to August 24, and it having become apparent that the Board was not making progress toward tHe adop tio...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 January 1910

2 WHEN RAILS CONNECT COAST WITH VALLEY San Diego Foresees Great Possibilities In Spreckels Enterprise Two Years Allowed by Engineers For Completion of San Diego &. Arizona Railroad— Valley Cotton Will be Shipped to Japan by Way of the Bay City. A great new possibility affecting San Diego and Hs road to Arizona has come into being, says the San Diego Union. In three years the fact has been established that cot ton can be grown In Imperial Val ONE NIO.HT ONLY JAN. 26, HQLTIOPERA HOUSE EL CENTRO, CAL. The Celebrated Schubert Symphony Clllb and Lady Quartette j Assisted by the Celebrated " Young j American Violin and Mandolin Virtuoso, Thomas Valentine Purcell in a delightful program entirely j free from dullness and consisting of Lady Quartettes, Violin and Vocal Solos, Mandolin and Guitar Club, Comic and Serious Readings, Etc' A MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT that is enjoyable alike to the musician and the masses. POPULAR PRICES See Our Program — It speaks for itself. DON'T MISS THIS TREAT...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 January 1910

Saturday, January 8, 1910. COUNTY NOTES BRAWLEY. The new Urawley creamery has keen In active operation the past week, making its first runs. A great Increase in the dairy lnteersts of Urawley nnd vicinity has been made in the past few months, and the new creamery will draw patronage^ from the entire district, # * * At the corner of 6th and H streets, C. C. McCullough is erecting a rein forced concrete building, 50x40 feet. The building is to be of Mission style, with plate glass frontage on both H and Sixth streets. It will be used for the manufacture of tinware and a plumbing business. "• * * * Among the railroad shipments from Urawley last week were three cars of hogs, two of fat steers and two cars of kafTlr corn. # » * Two acres of young onions owned by a Jananese south of Brewley, were destroyed last week by a herd of cat tle; # * * In the election on the proposition to issue bonds for municipal improve ments, two of the proposals — the one for $18,000 for sewer and drainage sy...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 January 1910

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY Editor Allen Kelly Butlneu Manager Lewi* Havermale SUBSCRIPTION One Year $1.00 Blx Months f 60 Three Months 25 Single Copies v 05 WATCH THE SUBSCRIPTION DATE ON YOUR PAPER The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be fu mi short on application. Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906, at the postoulce at El Centro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. COTTON AND HOT AIR It is odd and somewhat amusing that the only real "hot-air" blast about cotton in Imperial Valley should be emitted by the once "conservative" boll-weevil critic of the industry. It was the Imperial daily paper that first gulped down whole the vaporings of a stranger, who pretended to be the emissary of a bunch of mul timillionaires that was eager to contract to buy tHe cotton crop of next year in advance at fifteen cents a pound, to advance $10 an acre to every p...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 January 1910

Saturday, January 8, 1910. THE WEATHER . Date Max. Mln. Dj-c. 1 ...72 51 R. 0.05 Vino 2 71 37 Dec. 3 ... ....56 34 R. tr. Dec! 4 .'.'.'.'..'.'......56 35 Dec. 5 50 32 Dec. 6 54 25 Dec. 7 53 25 DECEMBER WEATHER !The weather record at El Centro for December, 1909, shows but. trifling variation from the conditions in Dec. 1908, except that there was more cloudy weather in 1909 than In 1908, and in this region it is cloudy weath er that makes discomfort and gives the impression of lower temperature. Last month there were but 13 bright, Bunny days; in December, 1908, there were 19. While the mean maximum temperature was virtually the same in both periods, there was greater varia tion from day to day in December 1909 and there was actually more chilly weather. The government records at Braw ley/for Dec. 1909, show the highest temperature to have been 74 degrees; lowest, 24 degrees; mean maximum, 61.4 degrees; mean minimum, 37.5 de grees; greatest daily range, >35 de grees; least dally ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 January 1910

6 MARKETING MELONS Prospect That Local Cantaloupe Grow ers Will be Given Opportunity to Sell Melons Over Platform l^ast week the HI Centro Cantaloupe Growers' Association entered into a contract with the Haight -Bethel Com pany for handling of Its cantaloupe crop for the next season. The report is now current that about the middle of January a meeting of the cantaloupe growers of this dis trict will be called, at which a prop osition will be made by responsible produce handlers to purchase the lo cal melons direct from ihe growers as delivered to the platforms of the pack ing sheds. At this meeting, it Is said, the ob ject will be to ascertain from the growers, whether they are members of any association or not, what their de sires are in regard to the methods of disposing of their melon crops. If the offer to purchase directly is made, it is understood it will be an open one. not confined to any one as sociation, but will be such that the independent grower may receive the same adv...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 January 1910

Saturday, January 8, 1910. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that all cot ton seed for Imperial Valley must be consigned to the County Hoard of Horticulture at El Centro, there to be examined, treated and held, until they are satisfied that the seed contains no insect infection. This notice Is given under the State quarantine order of April 23, 1908. W. E. WILSIR, County Horticultural Commissioner. Beautifully hand-painted in aU tractive designs at moderate prices! A new stock of cut-glass ware. Solid gold and filled watches and Jewelry. All kinds of repairing skilfully and promptly done. * * * Jeweler and Optician , EL CENTRO - - CALIFORNIA WE ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR ' EUCALYPTUS TREES ORNAMENTALS CITRUS TREES FRUIT TREES PALMS ROSES Send for our catalogue which will soon be ready for mailing; also send us the names of some of your friends who would like to receive one of our cata- logues. ARMSTRONG'S COVINA NURSERIES COVINA, - - - CALIFORNIA H. Woods Co. 127 South Water Street CHICAGO, I...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 January 1910

8 COUNTY SUPERVISORS Sidney McHarg Chairman For This Year— Holtville WeU Not to Be Aided. The Board of Supervisors of Im perial County nii'i at the Court House ifi El Centro at 10 o'clock a. m. on January 3, 1910, being called to order by the Chairman of the Board. Supervisors present : McHarg. Web ster. Clatjk, Ferguson. Supervisors absent, Wade. Dr. Campbell Wat given permission to place scales on the public high way in front of his ranch. Supervisors Webster, who waa ap pointed to confer with the Imperial officials regarding the construction of a branch Comity Jail at Imperial, re ported that the Imperial City Trus tees expect to build a city jail, and recommmnded that the matter of erecting a branch county jail at Im perial be continued for further con ference with the Imperial authorities. A communication from the El Cen tro band, Inviting the Board of Su pervisors to a band concert was placed on file. A communication from S. A. Walters in relation to an automobile road through...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 January 1910

Imperial Valley Press. VOL.. IX. WATER BLOCKADERS HEAR STRAIGHT TALK Mass Meeting Orders Trustees To Respect Public Interests Citizens Back Up Advisory Commit tee In Efforts to Advance Munici pal Water Project and Tell Minor ity of Board to Attend to Business . or Get Out of the Way. Public opinion, expressed emphat ically at a mass meeting called by the Chamber of Commerce and held last Monday night at the city hall, has .been at least partially effective in raising the blockade established against municipal water works by -a minority of the City Trustees at in stigation of a discredited small poli tician. The hall was filled to the limit of its capacity and the citizens made it so plain that they would tolerate no more obstruction to public busi ness that the director of the blockade hastily raised it to head off a demand for the resignations of two members of the board. The meeting was a regular session of the Chamber of Commerce,: to which .the City Trus tees and all citizens in...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 January 1910

2 POINTS FOR PLANTERS Cotton Growers Report Results of First Year's Methods of Cultivation. At a recent meeting of the cotton growers of the vaiity, many details of tlio Industry were discussed In the light of last yens 'experience and advice was given lo prospective plant ers by men familiar with the approv ed methods* of cult (vat ion in the South. J. 11. Loftus ii'ported that the ac climated feed in the valley was suf ficient to plant 20,000 acres and be thought the owners of the seed should get the plant ins price of three cents a pound for Texas and four cents for Georgia seed. He advised planting only acclimated need this year and thought It advisable to stick to short staple cotton for at least another sea son. The gins wore built to handle short staple and the planters had learned something about growing it. The heavier yield of short staple would more than make up any difference in price. Some Allen improved had been grown near Calexico. yielding staple of an inch and a hal...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 January 1910

Saturday, January 16, 1910. COUNTY NOTES IMPERIAL Harry Hen ton, the youngest son of R. 11. Benton, was seriously hurt near Heber last Snturday, by a horse which he was riding falling on him. They boy's hip and Bplne were injured, and he wns unconscious for several hours. * * * H. A. P. Miller has begun the erec tion of a $2000 residence on a lot fac ing the new high school. This lot was eel to trees and shrubbery several yearn ago, and will make ono of the most attrnctive dome sites in Imperial. * * # The new Eighth-street bridge, re placing the one washed out by last fall's heavy storm, has been complet ed and is open to travel. It is eighty feet longer than the old bridge. * * * Bids for the construction fo the Im perial Carnegie Library building will be opened by the city Trustees at G o'clock p. m. on January 26. •* #• # R. P. Foster, for a long time em ploye of the Imperial Water Company No. 1, has removed to Oxnard. * * * Water was pumped into the pipes of the new municipal w...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 January 1910

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro PUBLISHED EVBRTIJAfURDAf" ~ Kdltor Allen Kelly Business Manager Lewis Havermale SUBSCRIPTION One Year $1.00 Six Months 50 Three Months 25 Single Copies 06 ~ watch thlTsubscription dateon"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 postofllce at 101 Centro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. PROSPECTS FOR WATER WORKS Recent occurrences have justified the selection of a committee of citizens to advise the City Trustees in the matter of acquiring and installing a water system in the city of El Centro. To that committee's vigilance and fidelity to its trust the city is indebted for the check given to the selfish and sinister influences that began to manifest themselves as soon as the water project was broached and were forced into the open when control of the expenditure ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 January 1910

Saturday, January 15. 1910. THE WEATHER Date Max. Mm. January 8 58 26 January 9 60 28 January 10 62 32 January 11 ..66 36 January 12 65 37 January 13i 60 40 January 14 62 44 WATER IN THE RIVER Mean dally gage heights and dis charges of the Colorado River at Yu nia, Arizona, for the week ending /Snturday, January 8, 1910.. Date gage heights discharges January 2 18.85 6,200 January 3 20.45 49,500 January 4 20.95 53,800 January 5 22.95 67,500 January 6 19.65 35,300 January 7 17.90 ' 24,800 , January 8 17.40 21,200 FRANCIS L. SELLEW, Project Engineer. PERSONALS Harold Bell Wright came down from Redlands early this week to make ar rangements for the care of his ranch during his temporary absence from the valley. Mr. Wright is working on his desert story, which probably will be his next publication, and he has other books ready ifor his pub lishers. * •:■:- * W. H. Averill, superintendent of the Los Angeles division of the Southern Pacific, was in El Centro Monday af ternoon, inspecting t...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 January 1910

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