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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 7 December 1907

3m I 1 it _ 1 l" -a wsk KM ?^* § Never before in the history of Imperial Valley has any store laid in so large a stock of Christmas gg g Goods as we have this year. Our store is positively loaded with Christmas presents, for the young, the p | little ones, the middle aged and the old. We have taken particular pains to select such toys that will m gi v delight the heart of the children. Don't think of buying Christmas Goods before you see our display. p I Teddy Bears For the Little Tots For the Boys j| 3 They are all the rage, and children go wjld Every kind of thing made for the amuse- There no end of things for the boys, K& 3 over them. We have them in small and of children we have in our store. Little An Air Gun pleases most any of them. S a large sizes, from 15 cents up to $7.50 Tea and Coffee Sets, only 35 cents. We have an "Ideal Sport" air gun which cjj I —^__— —^_— — __ Little horses and wagons, Donkey and will be a big seller. Ask for it. Only e| £ LheCkerS and Checker B...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 7 December 1907

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Nwspaper of Imperial County PUBLISHES EVERY SATURDAY EOITOJT ""•"*" - ALLEN KELLY MANAGER - - C. F. HAYDEN Fom MAN D. P. PELLET ~*i;bscwiption One Year - H-M »ix Months 80 Three Month* - - 2 ? Single Copies »0» All rrtnitt.m<'e« and communications sliouiii he a<l«l rested to the Imperial Valley Press. • *-\\ etch the subscripts date on your p«p«r. The number of our paid circulation ami ratrs of a<lvcrti«ini: "ill I>e furnished on application. Entered an »ecoml-cta«« matter March 3d, WOGattlie postofficeat Et Centro. California, nnder the Act of O>titfre«* of March 3, 1879. HELP FOR THE WEST SIDE In responding promptly to the call of the California Develop ment company for aid in keep ing up construction work on the canals required to restore water service to districts 6 and 8, west of New River, the water com panies of the valley not only act ed the part of good neighbors, but safeguarded the interests of Imperial County generally. It wo...

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. — 7 December 1907

RUSHING RAILS [rice Below Line to be Started in ; Three Weeks id From Calexico to Yuma Likely to be Through Route from HI Paso to 1-O5 Angeles. Advantage to Imperial Valley. Regular train service on the utheru Pacific's extension >in Calexico twenty miles into ixican territory — the line that building to Yuma— will be Lablished by Dec. 31, the limit the extension of time granted the Mexican government for linpliance with the terms of the ncession. Most of the new line will He thin the borders of the Cali rnia-Mexico ranch; and from is great stock producing ction will doubtless come much iffic for the railroad. ( There are now 150 men engag in track laying, and ISO more grading the roadbed, while 0 head of horses and mules c engaged in leveling road lys and making excavations. When the first train schedule placed in operation, it is likely at the terminal will be jcopah. Men are at work at esent arranging- tariffs and her necessary data for the new ie. The tariff and train service...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 7 December 1907

PRESIDENT'S PLAIN WORDS ON MANY PUBLIC MATTERS Salient Points of the Message. Advises National Control of Corporations, Currency and Land Reform, Income Tax, Postal Savings Bank, Postponement of Tariff Re vision. Conservative Treatment of Most Topics. Makes Good Impression. President Roosevelt's message to Congress was read in both branches Tuesday. The members of Congress and members of Di plomatic Corps paid strict at tention to the reading of the doc ument. President Roosevelt's communications to Congress have frequently created unfavorable comments from those opposed to his policies, but few words of anything but commendation were heard in the corridors or about the city after the members had had time to think over the vari ous suggestions offered. Repub licans and Democrats alike were impressed with the conservative tone of the 1 message. The message fills eighteen col umns of the Los Angeles Times, but the following extracts give a fair summary of its points and a general conc...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 7 December 1907

Contest Notice department of the interior, United j I States I*nd office, Los Angeles, Cal., ' Nov. 4, 1907. mJ . A sufficient contest affltfevit haying | een filed in this office by Fred V. Wat- . rs, contestant, against dasert land en- ry No. 2653, made April 30, 190£ for ( •I 1-2 of SE 1-4 aup NW 1-4 of SE 1-4 ml NE 1-4 of SW 1-4 of section 21, tp SS, ran K e 12 E, S. H. M., by Lva \ j rftish, contested, In which it is alleged ; , hat said Evm Nash has failed to make ; ( Hny expenditures upon or for the bene- j ( it of her said claims sinco making en- 1 { ry thereto and has failed' to file any innual proofs or expenditures, baid ; Kirties are hereby notified to appear, > j •espond and offer evidence touching ] »aid allegation at 10 o'clock a. m. on ; December 17, 1907, before the register , ind receiver at the United States Land I )fficeinLos Angeles, Cal. The £ Bald . ontestant having, in a proper affidavit, \ filed Nov. 4, 1907 set forth facts which : *how that after due dil...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 7 December 1907

DESERT ORANGES Experiments in Salton Basin Point to Successful Growing Eighty-One Acres Nearly Two Hun dred Feet Uelow Sea Level, Set to Navel?, Early and HighClnss Fruit From First Mature Trees. Experiments in orange grow ing have been on a small scale only in Imperial Valley, but so far they have indicated success. In the Salton Sea basin at a low er level more extended experi ments have been made, and it is probable that the portion of the basin known as Coachella Valley in Riverside county, will soon be come a producer of early oranges in quantity for shipment to east ern markets. Writing of the Oasis ranch ex periments, in the Los Angeles Times. Lewis Havermale says: So far. six trees have grown to the size where they mature fruit. This season they have been loaded down with beautiful, firm oranges, richly and evenly colored and as sweet as could be found in the choicest oranges of Riverside county. These few trees were planted three years ago, but so certain were the promoters...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 7 December 1907

MONET NEEDED FOR WEST SIDE Work on Main Canal Mn*t Stop .. Unle»« Other Water Com - ...pjudei AMbt_ „t , ) V/ 'CONTRACTORS MUST BE PAID Prompt Payment of Water Awes* mcnU by Users Will E'nkbl* Com panies to Advance Money to the C. D. Co. and Assure Water to No. 8 The contractors', who have been • constructing; canals ~to convey water to districts 6 and 8, which were cut off from the irrigation i system by the deepening of New River when the Colorado flowed : into Sal ton Sea, were notified by the California Development com pany last week that the company • could not supply them with mon ey to continue the work unless a sufficient sum could be obtained in advance watier revenues. Under the contracts, the main ' canal was to have been completed by January 10 next, penalties for • delay and bonuses for quicker work were provided for and such progress had been made that there was reason to believe that the contractors would finish their work and earn premiums. Gen ■ eral Manager Cory ha...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 7 December 1907

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION Expert i JaJJk. on live Topic* at ■ Opening Session of Farmers' . , Institute.- 1 . ORANGE AND GRAPE CULTURE lmperJiY County Urged to Make 'the Mo»t of Its Unique 1 Advantage Over Air "Other Vrtiit tirowln* 'fteglona M the" Country. Because l»f the great interest taken by valley people in the Colt Show the opening ftcwiion of the Farmers' .Insti tute wa* delayed until Friday night, when a huge audience assembled in the Opera houwe. The program began with music by Prof. Scarpa's orchestra and an addrctw of welcome by J. Stanley Brown of HI Centro. Mr. Brown wel comed Director J. B. NefT and the visit ing particijwinta in the Institute to the ■county »<ml on behalf of the people of Imperial county, remarking incidentally that he had been in the valley two years and knew no more enterprising, -courageous and intelligent people than the pioneer reclaimers of the desert. He ■spoke appreciatively of the work of the University in sending through the State .men of ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VII RECLAMATION SERVICE MAY GET IMPERIAL VALLEY Deal Between Government and Harriman For Sale of C. D. Co. Probably Consum mated. Railroad Anxious to Unload and Get Money Back. Effect Upon Settlers' Rights and Interests. Negotiations of vital interest to Imperial Valley are going on in Washington between the govern ment and the Southern Pacific ami between the United States and Mexico. A treaty with Mex ico relating to control of the Col orado riyer and the use of its waters has been drawn and will be submitted to the Senate, and Mr. Harriman is trying to- come to terms v with the government for the sale of the California De velopment company. The text of the proposed treaty has not been- made public, but it is reported -that its provisions in clude cancellation of the \C. ,D. ; Co's concession for headworks ; and canals «in Mexican territory; '- assumption by the United States of responsibility ijor damages I caused by the break of the Colo rado; the Uni...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

EL CENTRO LEADS Winner in League Game Over Holt ville by Narrow Margin Splendid Pitching by Stanley and Time ly Hitting by Court House Aggre gation Determined Result—lmper ial Defeats Calexico and Goes Into Third Place. t In a closely contested game at Holtville Sunday El Centro won its third straight game in the Imperial Valley base ball league, thereby clinching its hold on first place and sending Holtville back to third place. Holtville started out like a winner, scoring 1 two runs in the first inning, while El Centro for two innings was helpless before the fine pitching of Wimp. In the third inning the visitors sized up Wimp's puzzling delivery for three singles and a home run. all netting four runs and giving them a substantial lead. Chand ler's home run in this inning was productive of two runs. The hit was driven with great force over second base, traveling so fast that the centre fielder was unable to reach it. In the fifth inning each team scored one run and in the sixth Ho...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

Our Canrlv M Bring the children-they are always welcome, j|s Christmas S? n^i^afftn^nf b u y or n °t- Come yourself-look, ask ques- M Dinner 2^ M tions, stay as long as you like. You'll find % Wd can "» tfit y° u com P lctc ' <; There is always something Vp. .^T^^ • from a new steel range, if you **U *p5 doing here. For Christrrtas Plenty OI CIGI*KS /pj^,^ XO WcllX OR yOU. 'yM need it, to the table linen, silver gj^* •^:^_ frnrlfi wn «iro nrmiplf in(r im- ' Wt^ " ''■ J)v» ware and eatables for the dinner ~^z> LI cIIIU Wt ell t- UII J/cH^rVIIIg I'll /^Jt fl MX ii' v "*' '"*'"•■•_ .■ ; '*\ V<rJ 03l 3* mense quantities Of the very m^^w^^,^^^ itself. Our grocery buyers are gg for children's Christmas en- p^^W^' '^^^^^i'^ "' •' ' ' "^ -^ ftSl^l^ i ' of all meals - thc Christmas din- 3j tertainmentS. | ■ " ili aK^SE*^@| l i^^£"^*'» " V " i *"."^'""' * •'S^S^SSSSjSijjSlf^P^^^^^^^^^^^^*^^ ner-a complete success. JjJ Daisy Air Rifles Wk^t^^lmL eddy Bears g ;^5 The ideal present for ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newspaper of Imperial County IMTTtT.IsHK.P l.vr.NY SATURDAY EOITOfT. • - ALLEN KELLY Manager • - CF, HWDEN FOHSMAN - _- D. D. PELLET Oiip t'jir * * • . t ' 1.00 Six Months «... .60 Tlin-i- M.Mitlii» - - - •' .'«-'i> Sinplt 1 Copies .... ,05 AH rpiniltamr* :m<l cointiiiiiiieatioiis >li<milil bo I<f4f**fted to tltr Imperial V.iiw I'rrss. ear Watch the subscription dm* on your paper. EThe ii timber of our j>ai<l circulation ami rates of n<l vorti^itik? will l>c furfli<ho«l on t&ntered a* second -class matter March 3<\, l^attlie postoßiceat El Centro. California, under the Act of Congress of March 3, IST'). TOWN INCORPORATION It is time for the residents of El Centro to give consideration to the question of incorporating the county seat and providing ways and means of making necessary municipal improvements. The town is growing rapidly and is already in need of im provements which can be secured only through organizatio...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

CHURCH COMPLETED First Services Held in New Catholic Building s/ Splendid Results Accomplished by the Efforts of the Rev. H. Eummelen in the Past Four Months — An As sistant Appointed by Bishop Conaty El Centre's new Catholic church is now completed. The first services were held in it on Sunday, December 1, the first of the Ecclestastical year, and a substantial foundation has been laid for a large and influential parish. This is one of the first fruits of the efforts of "Rev. H. Eum melen, who came into the valley four months ago, has organized several parishes, built (two churches, and has won for him self a host of sincere friends and whose kindly and beneficent in fluence has been extended un sparingly to all of whatever denomination or sect. . Father Eummelen came to Im perial Valley August 1, haying been sent here by Bishop Con- aty. He , familarized himself ' with the conditions in the val ley, noted the prospects for growth and development, and became acquainted with a large...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

SUPERVISORS Accept Tax Collector* Resignation and Appoint Successor Contract Awarded for County Jail Plumbing. Ordinances Amended to Keep Out Infected Vines and Stock. Chaingang Jails for Valley Towns. The Board of Supervisors was in session on Monday and tran sacted some business of import ance. It having been made ap parent that the Tax Collector was unfamiliar with the duties of his office and unable to inaugurate a system of accounts, the chairman was authorized to employ an ac countant to straighten out and balance his books. The resigna tion of Tax Collector Thos. Hard ing was' accepted and M. D. John son was appointed to fill the va cancy. Mr. Johnson will take office as soon as the books are ex perted and accounts straightened. The contract for putting plumb ing into the county jail and in stalling an antiseptic sewerage tank for the jail and court house was awarded to P. L. Hedrickon a bid of $717. Petition for the withdrawal of Brawley school district from the Imperial Val...

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 December 1907

ENTRIES fore the summer vacation j tim e that all employees working by the month, who had been in our service continually for one year or more, be given two weeks' vacation on full pay, and no employee has received more ttyan that time on pay. This action is justified by the fact that all of such employees are obliged to put in a large part of their Sundays in our service, and the time so given is in nearly every case less than the actual time put in by them on Sundays during the year. I. W. Gleason, President. Not Violation! of .and Uwi •n of Attorneys Sent by Settlers To Pre- Resist Claim Jump »f Skinner. osures of exten ids in Imperial id to defensive ! part of several ies and large cor mperial county, igeles Times. At> A. Meserve has jd from Washing presented a brief hy settlers in the h allegations of ifically denied. reports from irguments were nmissioner Ball leral Land Office, arfield, Secretary esented decisions' ;o show that the frauds were not of the Federal ! assignme...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

TALKS TO FARMERS Useful Information Imparted by In stitute Workers and Participants Value of Eucalyptus as a Timber Tree, and Advice as to Varieties Adapted to Imperial Valley Conditions. How to Eliminate Alkali. Much information of practical value to farmers was imparted by the University represent atives and brought out by infor mal discussion at the sessions of the Farmers' Institute held in El Centro Opera House last week. The speakers did not attempt to "lay down the law" to the farmers of Imperial Valley, but freely admitted that there were many problems in volved in the unfamiliar condi tions of soil and climate which could be worked out only by ex perience. They made sugges tions and invited discussion, and they were as ready to receive information as give it Perti nent questions asked by parti cipants in the institute brought out many interesting points and developed differences of opinion based upon the results of intelli gent experiments, and pencils were busy making note...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

REAL ESTATE We have opened a Real Estate Office in the Hotel block, and are ready for business. We can sell you Farm Lands and Town Lots We have an excellent list to choose from and can get you as good a buy as there is in the valley. If you want . . . To Sell . . . Your property, list it with us. We are in touch with prospective buyers and will be able to dispose of property quickly. CALL AND SEE. US IN OUR NEW OFFICE BEACH & DOOL EL CENTRO CALIFORNIA NOT ELIGIBLE Live Stock Inspector an Alien and Cannot Hold Office District Attorney Gives Opinion That Law is Clear Forbidding Public Employment of Persons Not Citi zens. Dr. Stover Not Entitled to Vote. The question of the legality of the appointment by the Board of Supervisors of Dr. T. J. Stover, of Imperial, as County Livestock Inspector, was raised .recently by the discovery that Dr. Stover is not a citizen of the United States and the matter was referred to the District Attorney for an op inion. District Attorney Eshel man h...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 14 December 1907

NEWS IN BRIEF Happenings of The Week Boiled Down For Busy Readers Republican mayor elected in Boston by 2,000 majority. King Oscar of Sweden died Dec. 8 at the age of 78 years. Explosion in Fairmont coal mine, West Virginia, kills more than 400 miners. Call issued for Republican National convention to be held in Chicago June 16. Tucson has gone wet and de feated the Democrats and their Sunday closing programme. Chicago savings banks suspend sixty-day notice requirement and pay cash to depositors without question. • j Gen. Stoessel on trial for sur rendering Port Arthur. Penalty is death. Being a hero in Russia has its disadvantages. Three more Brooklyn bankers indicted for conspiracy and per jury. They looted two banks by Joaning the funds to themselves. War Department's request for enormous appropriation arouses suspicion in Washington that there is menanee of war in some' quarter. BenTillman jabs his celebrat ed pitchfork into the Adminis tration with a resolution • questioning th...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 December 1907

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VII OPENING THE GATEWAYS OF THE IMPERIAL VALLEY Orders to Go Ahead With Track Indicate Early Direct Connection With the East. Greater Imperial County May Follow Negotiations With Mexico. Possible Waterway and Gulf Port. Last Saturday a party of Los Angeles men having interests on the Mexican side of the line, in cluding Harry Chandler and oth er stockholders of the C. M. com pany, were piloted by Superin tendent Bowker on a trip to the front of construction work on the Inter-CalifQrnia railroad, which is an extension of the Imperial Valley line, headed for Yuma by way of the C. D. Co's dam and the lower heading. From Mexicali the road runs through the C. M. ranch, and there are to be four stations on the ranch lands, a part of which may soon be cut up and colonized and so converted from a cattle range into small, highly produc tive farms. During the overflow of the Colorado a great area of this land was under water. Pre vious to the overflow it was a bare...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 21 December 1907

Recreation and Enjoyment You can spend your leisure hours comfortably, pleasantly and decently in the EL CENTRO POOL AND BILLIARD HALL Fine New Tables. Quick Cushions. Perfect Equipment, Courteous Attendants. Six Tables Now Set Up; Four More to be Added. No Gambling or Other Objectionable Features. Your Favorite Brand of Cigars. Cigarettes and Tobacco. Soft Drinks and Lemonade. Up-To-Date Barber Shop Two Chairs. Modern Equipment. Barbers Whose Workmanship Cannot Be Excelled in Any of the Big Cities. # Come Once and You Will Become a Regular Patron for this Shop Is All To The GOOD. Agency For Redlands Sanitary Laundry No Better in California for High Class Work and Prompt and Accurate Delivery. Bank Building El Centro Pool Hall HIS DAY OF DAYS Hobo Neiman's Halcyon Memories of a Box Car Experience. Omar's Jug of Wine Beneath the Bough Was Not a Patch On What a Desert Pilgram Found at Imperial Junction. Hobo Neiman is in jail, but he neither murmurs nor repines. Present restraint nor ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
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