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Irrigation [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 17 August 1901
Irrigation The limits of even the large space devoted to "The Lind" will not permit mo to go farther into the detail of water developme-n: at Indio. Nor need I say much concerning the methods of the application of the water to the land. Several of the farmers have already constructed largo dirt reservoirs, which hold, with little seepage. From these they are able to apply the water in 100-Inch heads when necessary— a decided advantage- In the irrigation of Ac alfalfa, barley ana wheat which have been raised to perfection tliis sum'i^r. The roil Is so finegrained and free from gravel that it wishes very lit le, giving the dirt ditches a permanence not possible in sandy soils. The water comes to the surface ati a uniform temperature of about 71 degr., and the farmers would ship it to Yuma for ice water in the summer time, if h were not for one thing — it seems about as icy at Indio. The summer temperature of Indio is a ll. tie higher than 71, and the ranchers claim that reservoirs wil...
A Recipe for Canned Figs [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 17 August 1901
A Recipe for Canned Figs The following recipe for canned flgs is given the Hedlands Citrograph by \V. M. Bristol of East Highlands, who has devoted mmh time .0 experiments In the conservation of thl3 delicious fruit. Doll the flgs, withou: peeling, for ten minutes in water to which salt has been addod at :ihe rate of two tablespoonfuls per gallon. Remove from the brine, add two ounces of sliced lemon for oach pound of figs and cook in fresh water until tender. Then add sugar, half pound to pound of fruit, half teaapoonful of salt for each pound of sugar and spices to suit. The result is a product resembling sweet pickle but moro palatable and more easily prepared.
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 17 August 1901
Do You Want a HonHTbL^Soiitliern California , i l At the Government Price of $1.25 per Acre? My! l i-^IJJ(JIM-JJ9 nt in the world at the lowest price ever offered? These can be had nowhere but in the IMPERIAL SETTLEMENT In the Eastern part of San Diego County, California 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 ages by alluvial deposits carried down by the waters of the Colorado River. The Imperial Settlement is located en 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 desert land law, and residence on the land is not required. This liberal law is liable to early r...
the Country 'Hound [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
the Country 'Hound Summary of the week's happenings 11. Ballerina of I«o* Angeles, in here. 11. 11. Rollins li in the vAlley from Colton; 11. J. Jenks, is here from Yakima, Washfngton. Jesse Fisher is in the valley from Riverside; Dr. Heffernari in expected in the valley in a few days. C. W. Justice was here from Escondido this week. t.corgc I*aurancc came up from Hlue lake Sunday for supplies. W. F. Holt is ■pending this week with his family in Kcdlands. Kckoff Hros. were in from their ranch for supplies the other day. &lt;F***£&gt; Win. Hume has been in this country several days from Santa .Monica. . Last Saturday morning a heavy rain fell in Imperial, extending over almost the entire valley. Houston Dent and Mr. House were here from W. \V. Mastcn's construction camp Sunday. Kobt. F. Garnet t of Phoenix, Arizona, was here several days last week, and will probably locate in the valley. Peter Barnes went to the railroad latter part of last week for a load of freight ...
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS A Condensed Report of the Important Happening. During the Week Committed toicide While in the Embrace of His Wife Schconer Burned* to the Mitexf Ed^e -Robbed in Broad Day« !i s ht The Supervisors of Sacramento c^unly are In favor of oiled road*. Cbarlca Moore of San Diego. 16 year* of ape ha* klllcsJ the allowance of three de«rr this* etcaiwn. At Robinson Perry, near Angela Can.p. a forest nrv surrounded a Uand of goats and over 100 of the animals were burned to dtath. Miss Marlon Reed of San Francisco was robbed of ISO in broad daylight oa the streets of that elty. A sneaktfclef grabbed her purse, which was hanging from htr neck by a' chain, and escaped. Daisy Grogan. a California actress who made a great hit oa the New Yorn stage, and recently inhcriteJ $540.(40 from an uncle, vu married to a pros.!nent dry-poods man ia New a few days ago. Sacramento county shows an Increase of Assessrucnl of I £03. 000. Thieves passing as gas Inspectors robbtti a San Francico ...
••Gfntltmin BursularM Causht [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
••Gfntltmin Bursular M Causht s^n Pmoeli :©.— Polletmin Iftllbuah arrttteJ a fashionable attlrtsl young man a* he wa* endeatorini to break into the i evidence of John Straumctv The burglar thowcfd fl*ht # and the officer wu compelled to u*e hts pistol. wounding the burglar. When placed In the tolJji h&gt; pite the name of S'.ofce. admitting that It was nn as.uimr.l one. It t» believe that he ts the "gentleman burglar' »ho has been robbing residence* in the fasUlonaule section of the city during the pant few months. He *as well supplier! with burglars tool* w!.cn arrested. He says he came from New York. # but will give the police no Information about his recent movements.
Lucky Miner*! Child [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
Lucky Miner*! Child Reidlng. Cal.— About a year ago the young *on of Stephen Meeks. a poor miner. stumbled acrosj a ledge of Quar;* «.hlle playing. Ht notified his fither cf the discovery, and Me?ks. sr.. co;iir.:&lt;?acei development work, disclosing ore of gnat richness. The property is of such value now that Meeks refused I20.OX) for It- The ore runs from 130 to ISO a ton. and the ledge sttrns to be getting richer as development work proceeds.
Rch Find of Ambeigr'u [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
Rch Find of Ambei gr'u Salinas.— From Point Conception ccmes news that a valuable find of ambergris has been made there, the value of which promises to reach $40.000. F. W. Walraven. a bridge carpenter at work on the Southern Pacific roai: T. J. Reddlngton. agent at Conception. and J. Bosby. night telegraph operator, found a large mass, about 140 pounds In wtlshu of a whitish, oily stuff, or whi?h they brought specimens to Sanii Maria, shading some to San Francisco for analysis. The report received proved that the substance was almo.n: pure ambergris, and its value wil. orobably exceed $40,000.
Government Takes Whbky [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
Government Takes Whbky Taconr.a.— The Northern Commercial Company is reported by men who arrived at Skagway last week to have lost 10,000 gallons of liquor at Dawson through Its seizure by customs officials, because the company bad no pern:ii to land It. The company mad* streaous efforts to purchase a llquci* permit, owned by Robert Ix&gt;wc of White Horse, but failed, after ustnq the telegraph wires vigorously for several days. Knowledge of the situation became public through thei*e telegrams sent to Lowe. The liquor In question was shipped from San Francisco to St. Micheal last spring, and there transferred to the steamers of the lower river. Most of It was taken to Dawson on the Steamer Sarah. Just why the company should hive taken such desperate chances, when a permit could have been obtained by purchase cannot be understood on the I'pp'.r Yukon. Under the existing rules cubtoms officials can take no other course than to confiscate the entire lot of whisky. They are now ...
COLLISION WITH AN ICEBERG [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
COLLISION WITH AN ICEBERG ISteinur l»Under Sink* With Score » on Board Boilers Explode «i Vessel Goes Down «nd AViny PerUh Who Othcrwhe Mi^ht Hive Escaped- Captain Dies at Mis Post Victoria, 11. C, Aug. 18.— Tho steamer Islander, the crack pasicnfer Itcamer Of the Alaskan route, and op»»rated by the Canadian Pacific Navigation Co.. of this city, struck an Icoberg off li.'ud.isH Island, nt 2 o'clock on the morning of Thursday last, am! went to the bottom, carrying down from alxty-flvo to eighty souls, Including passengers and members of the crew Some of tho survivors arrived here this evening by the steamer Queen. They report that, as the \essel went down, her boilers exploded, causing the death of many who might have escaped. Capt, Foote was on Iho bridge when the vessel struck, and staid there and went down with the steamer. Hratjr Hum In Gold Lo«l Victoria, B. C. Aug. 18.— There was $273,000 In gold on the steamer. $100.000 of which was carried by passengers. 11. H. Hart, who has ...
Carriage Factories Combine and Di»change Union Labor [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
Carriage Factories Combine and Di»change Union Labor Clnclnatti. — Over two thousand carriage workers were notified by seven shops here that their services were not needed now and that the places would open September 3 as non-union shops. The following factories were closed: Katterrnan &amp; Luth, Anchor Buggy Company, Uon Buggy Company, Sees &amp; Srovlllr, Ocorfto Kngcr Company, llukny Hiißgy t'nmpnny and tho Boutor Cnrrlnßo Company. Hundred* of r.iil&lt; niul boyi will nlso Ito thrown &lt;mt of pidj Inyment. Hen'Mtly nine f \ t«&gt;t |« •» hrre combined under cne Incorporation and an* nouncod thnt tiny would employ whom they please. (\%o their own WagO ncale. setile the matter of apprentices, piece work and contra* t nystcm.
German Embezzler Captured [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
German Embezzler Captured Chicago.— Garhardt Terlliulen of DuUhurß. Germany, accused of forgery and cmbeulcment by ttu&lt; German government, was captured In Mllwau* kee by Chicago detect I yes and brought to this city for pafo keeping. Tho prisoner In wanted by the German authorities for having forged and hypothecated 1. 500.000 rr.arkn worth of charters and securities, tho property of the Gerhard t Torllnden company of Dulsburg. of which ho wns manager. The business was n land Improvement and Investment enterprise and It Is said that a great number cf poor persons were financial. y ruined by tho defalcations of the manager. The Amorlean equipment of Terllnden's booty Is $375,000. He has a considerable amount of money on deposit In Chicago banks.
Boers Gain a Victory [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
Boers Gain a Victory London. — The war ofllce has received the following dispatch from Lord Kit" chenor. dntcd Pretoria. August 1C: "While a party of fifty of French* scouts were proceeding to Join a coluran near Bethesda they wore surrounded In the- hills by a superior force under Theron and surrendered. One was killed and three were wounded. Captain Bethel holm dangerously." Lord Kitchener does not rlvo the dale, but the casualty list indicates August &gt;. Reporting upon the engagement between Colonel Morrlnge anil Commandant Krltzlnger at Mlddleburg. Ix&gt;rd Kitchener says that the British commander drove the Boers north to Venterstad In confusion. He asserts also that General French's other column In Capo Colony Is gradually driving the enemy northward.
Sixty Teachers for Manila Married at Honolulu [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
Sixty Teachers for Manila Married at Honolulu Carbondale. 11l A local paper prints the following: "Among the 400 American teachers who sailed on the transport Thomas from San Francisco to* Manila, sixty of them on reaching Honolulu were married. The teachers had been chosen from the many normal universities *6f the country and were all strangers to each other. Their acquaintanceship and courtship extended over a period of less than ten days. The captain of the Thomas refused to permit their weddings while en route and the thirty pairs, upon the arrival of the transport at Honolulu, sought out clergymen and were all married. A boat was chartered and the thirty pairs rrade a tour of the bay. The Information reached this city from one of the men who was appointed rrom this city." San Francisco. Aug. 10. — Full credence Is not given hero to the report of the marriage of sixty of the school teachers sent to Manila by the government at Honolulu. Honolulu papers and press correspondence an...
Young Girls Spared [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
Young Girls Spared London.— A dispatch to tho Pall Mall QazettO from Constantinople says a body of 400 Kurds had been raiding tho Delmisara district of Armenia and destroyed twelve- villages. leaving nothing but smoking ruins. Only tho girls wero spared. They were carried off to tho harems. All tho males wero ruthlessly butchered.
WHAT IS KING? [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
WHAT IS KING? DKK&lt; &gt;KIC the war it was maintained ** that cotton was kinjj. Mr. Helper of North Carolina wrote a lw&gt;ok in • which he demonstrated that hay was a -more valuable production than cotton, nay h the Kural California!). He was derided and denounced as a detractor of the South'. Hay is an immense contributor to human happiness. From it in derived our meat in the main, the I milk and cheese we consume, and it supplies the life blood of our draft animals. After all there is nothing 1 that contributes so much to the support and happiness of human life as hay. All sections have their peculiar and most valuable products, hut that sec* tiou which produces hay in abundance is not behind others in the one source of wealth. Vermont and other New England states are sustained from hay production-— indeed, there, hay is almost the only source of wealth hside from manufacturing industries, and income upon capital loaned or invested in railroads, shipping...
Distances From Imperial to [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 24 August 1901
Distances From Imperial to Flowing Wells 28 miles Blue Lake ~ 8 miles Cameron Lake Camp 16 mile* Monument 220 16 4 miles Salton Kiver 204 miles West Mesa 27 4 miles Kast Mesa 28}&lt;* miles Alomo Mocho 30H miles Gardener's 36H miles Seven Wells 43.V miles Salton Crossing 47,2 miles Cook's Wells 51's miles Dos Alamos 59* V miles Hanlon's 65# miles