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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 May 1910

Saturday May 14, 1910. THE WEATHER I>ate Max. Tern. Mm Tern, I 98 56 7 . 104 64 8 106 66 9 104 70 10 100 73 11 103 64 12 106 63 WATER IN THE RIVER Mean daily gage heights and dis charges of the Colorado River at Yuma, Arizona, for the week ending Saturday, May 7, 1910. Date gage heights discharges May 1 20.60 40,000 May 2 21.05 45,000 May 3 21.50 49,200 May 4 21.80 52,700 May 5 22.10 56,100 May 6 22.55 62,400 May 7 22.80 67,300 FRANCIS L. SELLEW, Project Engineer. DEATHB Litchkey— May 2, at the California Hospital in Los Angeles, Francis Litchkey, a pioneer resident of Water District No. 8. A few weeks ago Mr. Litchkey sold his ranch and went to ijob Angeles to reside with his only child, Mrs. L. W. Marsn. His death was caused by pneumonia, after a very flhort illness. PERSONALS Mrs. D. L. Jones has returned to her home in Santa Monica after spend ing six weeks in El Centro. * * * Peter Walker, who is now a Los Angeles contractor, has been visiting Imperial Valley towns this week...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 May 1910

6 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT Recommendations and Opinion* of Superintendents In Annual Convention. Discussion of the most important educational questions of the day by nearly a hundred county and city school superintendents of California At their annual convent ion. held in Riverside, resulted in substantial agreement upon a definite legislative program for improved Rchool laws to be advocated by the leading school people of the state. These legislative recommendations include plans for medical supervision in the schools, raising the maximum age limit for compulsory attendance, the amendment of the law to bring industrial and agricultural education within the working scope of the schools, retirement salaries for teach ers, and a biennial census which will result in a saving of $100,000 a year. Here are a few expressions of opin ion caught during the progress of the convention from various school men of the state: "We dwell in a land where men do things for a few. We do not seek to train mer...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 May 1910

Saturday, May 14, 1910. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR COUNTY CLERK I desire to announca that I am a Can* • tuln.to for the office «.»? ('ouiity Clerk, subject to the Republican primary elec tion. MA.TOR 8. COOK. FOR COUNTY TREASURER I deslra to announce to the voters of Imperial County that I will be a candi date for the office of County Treasurer, subject to the decision of the Republican primary election. J. BTANLET BROWN. FOR SUPERINTENDENT OF BCHOOLB To the voters of Imperial County: I hereby announce that I shall be a can didate for the office of County Superin tendent of Schools, subject to the action of the Republican primary election. Sin cerely yours, GEORGE A. RAGAN. FOR SUPERINTENDENT OF BCHOOLB I hereby announce myself as a candl* date! for the nomination of the office of County Superintendent of Schools, sub ject to the decision of the Republican County primary elections. ; ,;'■■'•• L. E.COOLEY. FOR AUDITOR I hereby announce myself as a candi date for the office of County...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 May 1910

8 WOULD DRILL FOR OIL Men From Northern Field May 9ink Test Hole In Vuha FJeld G. W. Strang returned from x visit to tho oil fiold* of the Midway dis trict, in Kern county, the first of this work, and brings assurance that oil operators in that district liavo become Interested in the oil prospects of Im perial Valley and are willing to en gage In test work hero on the five sections of land which have been lo cated by Imperial Valley men at the Yuha drill hole district. A stock company is to be formed at once and it is believed that a test hole can be ■unk this summer. Those interested in this location as oil lands are Mr. Strang, W. D. Richards, O. M. Ver milya and L. M. Haissard, of Holt ville; L. C. Thomas, of Imperial, and W. E. Morton, of El Centro. Others will be included in the new corpora tion. NEW BOOKS AT LIBRARY The El Centro Public library, lo cated in the room at the rear of the Valley Department Store, fronting on Sixth street, and formerly occupied by the Western Union...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 May 1910

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. X. FIFTEEN THOUSAND ACRES OF IMPERIAL COTTON ACREAGE ALREADY PLEDGED BY GROWERS TO IMPERIAL VAL LEY OIL MILL GIVES DEFINITE BASIS FOR CLOSE ESTIMATE OF THIS YEAR'S PLANTING Company Financially Able to Carry Out Project For Benefit of the Producers. Will Put Up Several Gin's and an Oil Mill. Committee Returns From Tour of the South Full of Encouraging Information. About fifteen thousand acres of cot ton will be planted in Imperial Valley this season. Estimates based upon the quantity of seed available have run from twenty to forty thousand acres, but no reliable estimate can be made upon that basis and the figures have been nothing but guesses. The plan tations will not vary more than a thousand acres either way from the acreage first mentioned. Eighty growers have signed up with \ the Imperial Valley Cotton & Oil Co., pledging their cotton seed for stock on the basis of a ton of seed per share, and their pledges account for about 10,000 acres. Several...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 May 1910

2 EXPERIMENTAL FARMING University Experts Studying Soil and Climate and Testing Crops In The Valley. Prof. 0. W. Shaw, auporvidag field work of the agricultural department of the Slate University is making a Btudy of soil and climatic conditions In Imperial Valley with especial ref erence to the growing of citrus fruit. The professor appears to be & little dubious about orange culture* because someone reported ten years ago that he had observed a temporal uro of 13 degrees and ice two inches thick somewhere In Imperial County. No body in the valley ever heard of such a record, however. The lowest temperature observe at Bl Ootro in the past three years waa 26 degrees above early In the morning on Jan uary 8, 1910, and last winter was the coldest in the experience of the old est settlers. Orange and lemon trees were not injured, although some very young nursery stock was damaged by frost. The University experimenter* are growing this . year, at Heber fifteen varieties of cotton, i...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 May 1910

Batnrda;, u ay 21, 1016. COUNTY NOTES DRAWLEY A. P. Merrlt has gone to Fort Hragg to spend tho summer. * * # Mrs. Will Scott started last week on a trip to Detroit, where «he will spend the summer. * * * D. A. Stormer has gone to Seattle and other northern points, where he will spend the summer. * Mr # An extension has been built to the Woods cantaloupe packing sheds near the Southern Pacific Depot * ♦ * Mr. and Mrs. Uiulh Dormer have 'come from Palestine, Texas, to make their home In Drawley. Mr. Dormer is a barber. * * * O» Juno 6 the Brawloy City Trus tees will open sealed bids for the bor ing of a test well to a depth of 2000 'foot, if necessary. jA * * * $/Dr. C. A. Dawdy, who has served &h County Live Stock Inspector for the past two years, will leave this vicinity soon to return to his former home in Watsonvllle. * * •* Beal Brothers have plans complet ed for the construction of a ware house with a capacity of 20,000 sacks of barley. This firm is operating a barley crushe...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 May 1910

4 .'lmperial Valley Press , - Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY Editor Alien Keiiy Business Manager Lewi. Havermale One Year .' $1.00 Three Months 25 Fix Months 50 Single Copies 05 . . WATCH THE SUIISCRIPTION DATK ON YOUR PAPER ■ ■ The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will he furaUhcd on application. Entered as second-class matter March 3. 190 G. at the postofTlce at El Centro. California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. PLAIN IGNORANCE When Oscar Lawler was filling the Los Angeles papers with hysterical yawp about "stupendous land frauds" in Imperial Val ley, it was presumed that he knew he was exaggerating grossly and malevolently and that he was a lawyer-politician without scruple, frantically ambitious to inflate his reputation and attract the attention of those having office to bestow. But possibly he was not inspired solely by unscrupulous ambition. Pure ignorance •may account in part for his...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 May 1910

Saturday, May 21, 1310. Ah SPECIAL OFFERINGS riffl V'-v\y\ c wnnt t0 ' a y I>i r(lcillfir stress right now on the fact that wo /Tll^^l/f^^fe^vJ * iavo tllG exclusive agency for the famous SELZ , SHOE — which M? * 'Flrn^K 1 gives our customers the biggest value for tlielr^ffioney. We can- \ !Jfci«s«» ""' rc conimcn(l this hlick; too highly. Comwtuid see, CHILDREN'S WASH DRESSES j NY time yOU See a Shod With the to 8 years $1.7S .nd>!6o Bl , ced ~'thln f dainty'an^ fl n ' \ New line of ladles' shj^alstH an c " vory min ' (lallUv an 'l *»- Q^K mot'l/ r\n it vmi mVI \; 1/ n n\V whlto and colors, WJTrecolvocl P c '^'g. at the incKent prico of OeiZ ITlcirK 011 ll« yOU IllZiy KIILVV ».„,„ .h o i^ u t nrn i«Hr,r» 11 9H » n side bacon, necchnut in jars la 9 J \f JI I Mil Lilt? I j,1.51 ',1 li* I tlVslU 1 j f l.tJ IU » it •without any further questiqa-^^M- $3 Ladicg^vhiJe suk S hirt ls much flner flavorotl - ' B^-*|^~~**Jk >i^ Walst^newcHt stylos $2.50 Ucechnut Jelly, in large glass-...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 May 1910

6 MOBILE IS GROWING N«w Town on West Side Hat Store, and Lumber Yard and Will Soon Have Hotel. Mobile, the new town located six miles weftt of El Centro, on the line of the Holton Interurban Railroad, is taking 6hape aa a town. Within the past thirty days thirty-five lots have been sold in the new townsite, and building has begun. Chancy ft Simeral, who have a lum ber yard at Holtvlllo, have establish ed a retail yard at Mobile and are erecting a building. The townsite company has erected a store building, 26x60 feet, for a general store, and a stock of goods was opened in this building the first of this week by Ous Champion, of Los Angeles. A small hotel will be built at once, and early in the fall several other buildings will be started. The entire townsite has a growing crop of alfalfa, which gives it an at tractive appearance, and the townsite company will maintain this growth and set out trees on the streets. The Mobile Land Company mainly represents Redlands and Long Beach cap...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 May 1910

Saturday, May 21, 1910. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR COUNTY fcLEHK I desire to announca tjijri &"! a can ' Oidaln for the office urM-'ouuiy Clerk, I subject to the Repulrtlciyi primary elec tion, jr MAJOR S. COOK. FOR COUNTY TREASURER I desire to announce lto/(he voters of Imperial County that Ilyni be a candi date for the office of dnunty Treasurer, •übject to the declslryToY the Republican primary election, f \ J. STANLET BROWN. FOR SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLB To the voters of Imperial County: I hereby announce that ttsHall be a can didate for the office ofjjfiounty Superin tendent of Schools, subjlct to the action of the Republican primary election. Sin cerely yours, f GEORGE A. RAOAN. FOR SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS I hereby announce niyself'as a candi date for the nomination of the office of County Superintendent W Schools, sub ject to the tlnclfllon of; tbo Republican County primary elections} L. E.COOLEY. FOR AUDITOR I hereby announce mjrself as a candi date for the office of ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 May 1910

8 FORMAL DEDICATION AT HEBER COLLEGE Important Event in Valley Educational Circles to Take Place Next Week. First Building of Proposed Group to be Formally Opemed Next Wednesday Evening — Addresses by Educators and Students — Presentation of Ger man Play. Wednesday evening. May 25, (s the time set for the formal dedication of the ndministrftUtiu building of the He ber Collegiate Institute, at Hcbcr. The event marks the closing of the second school year tn the history of this institution, and is of general in terest to the educational circles of Imperial Vallej. The building, which was completed last January, was occupied at once by the school, aal hag proved a great advantage in the school work. The event of formal dedication was reserv ed, however, uatll the school's closing week as a more convenient time for the general assemblage of the many persons Interested in the foundation of a school of this character in Im perial Valley. The building repre sents an outlay of more than $10,...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 28 May 1910

Imperial Valley Press. VOL.X. FLOODS OF THE COLORADO BARRED FROM THE VALLEY THIRTEEN MILES OF LEVEE BUILT IN FIVE WEEKS TO HEAD OFF RIVER'S FLOW TO SALTON SEA jWork Was Begun Just in Time to Avert Danger to Irrigation Ji System, Receiver, Engineer and Editors on Tour of Inspection See The Water Standing Against' The Barrier Thrown Up Below the Boundary. Imperial Valley is safeguarded against invasion by the flood waters of the Colorado river this year by extension of the levee thirteen miles southwest from the end of the levee built by the Southern Pacific when the break of the river was closed in 1907. This work has been done in five weeks by Manager W. K. Bowker, of the C-M. ranch, under a contract with Receiver Holabird that allowed fifty days for completion of the le vee. Quick work was necessary because the start was delayed by the efforts of Boaz Duncan and other creditors of the California Development Com pany to force settlement of their claims by obstructing the Receiver an...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 28 May 1910

2 WHEAT EXPERIMENTS Stahl Brothers Find That of Twelve Varieties Planted Three Have Come to Full Maturity. nelng desirous of ascertaining (lie adaptability of wheat to Imperial Val ley soil and conditions, Stahl liros. have boon conducting some experi ments for the past tww years worthy of careful attention, says the tlrawlpy News. Twelve of (he leading varie ties of wheat were secured. Several pounds of each were planted in 1908, carefully raised to maturity and al lowed to remain in the field. Last fall the ground was disced and barley planted aa if no wheat wna there. When the barley came up a volunteer wheat crop appeared also. Now all the grain Is ready for har vest. Out of twelve varieties of wheat sown, only three have come to full maturity. Two of these are the fa mous Black Sea varieties, which are now so largely planted in Kansas. The third ts a wheat grown In California to a considerable extent. All the oth ers have succumbed to the inevitable. Some failed to volunteer, w...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 28 May 1910

Saturday, May 28, 1910. COUNTY NOTES BRAWLEY Marcus Hates wan called to Mich igan last week by the serious illnosa of his father. * * * Hrawley is to lmve a city ordinance demanding the placing of fire escapes on buildings. ■x -x- * Throe new arc lights arc- to be in stalled for lighting the business dis trict of Brawley. # * # Five new members wore added to the Brawley Chamber of Commerce at its last meeting. * * * Mrs. George House has gone to her former home in Kentucky, where she will spend the summer. * *• * Henry Stanford waS called to Good rich, Michigan, last week, on account .of the serious illness of his father. I* * * k Edgar Brothers now occupy the new H}rlswold building, 50x100 feet, on Main street, opposite their former quarters. * * * The City Trustees of Brawley will consider an ordinance at their next meeting providing a fixed height for the arches of arcade which are to be erected over sidewalks. •* * * The Brawley City Trustees have adopted ordinances regarding sa...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 28 May 1910

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centre PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY _____ , ______ Editor Allen Kelly BmlneM Manager Lewlt Havermale SUBSCRIPTION One Year $1.00 Three Months - 25 Blx Months 60 Single Copies 05 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 Contro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. THE TAIL OF A COMET Halley's comet is on its way to the outer edge of things, and only a few of us may say to the departing visitor "Hasta la vista," for we shall not see it again. The heavenly gas wagon is exceed ing the speed limit in its trip to the outer end of the course, some thirty-eight years the other side of the sun, and it whisked its tail in our faces as it passed. Some thought they caught a whiff of malodorous gas as the tail switched across the earth, but an...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 28 May 1910

Saturday, May 28, iJIO. i The I Grand Oueniriff Day B M IJ kW H EH ~-~^:^^zzzz=i=z^= II MamSR VvllU \mW M Qp Wednesday, June I ft, The El Centro Racket Store will be open- ■ _ n ed in the building on Main street formerly occupied by the El Centro M 10^ H JL Mm ii National Bank. A cordial invitation is extended to every resident of Im- m WtL j?I &* w& i ill iil P 1 1 perial Valley to come and inspect our brand new stock. II H We carry a complete line or Lalassware, vjueensware, Kitchen INeces- fi n c tdauic D™>^*™. II sities, Water Coolers, Shelf Hardware, Stationery, Notions, etc., and have .. II o. ii. l kay id, rropneior Pi 1 i 1 1 • t 1 1 i 1 i 1 H || a thousand and one necessities and conveniences tor the household that we i| i -==.■= = II canno t specially mention here. I Located in the building formerly occupied by the 1 VAIT ADC IMI/ITCH TA PS\MV ' I El Centro National Bank *UU AKLINYIILIi 1U LUMfc THE WEATHER Date Max.Tern. Mm Tern. 20 91 63 21 96 56 22 * 100 60 2...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 28 May 1910

6 DESERT DATE CULTURE Report From Bruce Drummond, Agr iculturist, I* encouraging for Es tablishment of this Industry. liruce Drummond, aborlciilturlst in charge of the Government date farms at Mecca and Indio, has written an interesting article reviewing the Movement to establish date growing fin a commercial scale, from which the following points are gleaned: "Some of the early varieties at the Mecca station have not as yet fully tome up to the expectations of the department, which has caused them to go very slow In recommending the varieties to propagate here. During the month of August in 1909, we had several days of very humid weather and on account of the closeness of the Salton sea to the Mecca garden, we had an unusual high percentage of humidity: during this time the early varieties of dates were begin ning to ripen. The first variety to ripen In the garden was the Lagoo with two bunches' of fruit of the soft type. This variety all fermented as fast as they matured. The Rhar...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 28 May 1910

Saturday, May 28, 1910. YUMA LODOB, No. 478, Benevolent and Protective Order of Blks, meets every Wednesday evening at Blks' Hall. Visiting brothers art £> heartily welcomed. Meeting hour- ly 8 o'clock. W. C. PETERSEN, Exalt- \\ ed Ruler. W. C. PRYOR, Secretary. EL CIONTRO AERIE, F O. U. meet* the first four Thursday nights of each montu. Members and visiting Hagles invited to attend. V 4<SS3SN. V XI ' CENTRO LODGE. O^gyjtgT No. 397, I. O. O. F., meets every Batnr- 'W = * <lny night in Masonic fc^%# Hall. Uesldent and visiting members cordially Invited to attend. F. A. Über, N. G. 10. H. Sher- man, Secretary. Hubbell Construction Company C. E. HUBBELL, Mgr. We are prepared to handle all kinds of cement work. Sidewalks, curbs and concrete construction. Estimates furnished on sewers and •„ dirt excavating. \ HUBBELL CONSTRUCTION y< COMPANY Hogs Are'J^Hogs These Days. i Why use a Carbolic, Sulphur- Lime, Tobacco or Petroleum Dip which must be used with great caution, when G...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 28 May 1910

8 BUILDING OF ALAMO DAM Earthwork and Concrete Structures Will be Ready Tor Service In Few Days. The earth dam on the Alamo north of Meloland is nearly completed, and the concrete gate and wasteway will be ready In about a week for the de livery of water to the Mesqulte Lake district. The dam will back up the waste water from the power plant In the gorge of the Alamo and form a lahe about two miles long, from which water will be taken through a con crete gate for the irrigation of 16, 000 acres heretofore served inade quately by the Ash and Alamltos ca nals. The wasteway la a structure of reinforced concrete thirty feet In height, over which water will fall into a basin so constructed as to consti tute a water cushion that will break the force of the fall and prevent wash ing out of the pass by which the waste water will return to the Alamo channel below the dam. Completion of this work will raise the blockade on the power canal and within a week or ten days tho Holton power plant m...

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