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PRESS NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
PRESS NOTES Arizona Republican A man in Vermont recently created a sensation by coughing up a tack. We fail to see anything pecular or remark able about it. Every winter in Phoenix every man is expected to cough up his tax. Arizona Republican Bryan is surely a most unfortunate mortal. Before election he' prophesied all manner of disaster ff McKinley were elected. And now he does not even have the satisfaction of saying "I told you so." El Paso Herald If Russia and England are as anxious to avoid a fight as they say they are the best way to avoid trouble would be for both parties to get out of China. It is unlikely that any objection would be offered to such a course. A Dcs Moines young man who has bankrupt 4iis reputation by gambling says :he acquired a taste for the habit in the social card parties where prizes hung up to be played for. This is an old dodge, as old as Adam, placthe blame for our faults and frailties upon others. — Ex. Los Angeles Herald Mayor Carter H. Harrison tol...
Educate the President [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
Educate the President President McKinley, s trip to the Pacific Coast may result in greater good to the arid west than may be supposed at first thought. No one in crossing the great American desert has been more impressed than by the sight of this boundless area of gray sand, broken here and there, as if through magic, by an expanse of green and flowering vegetation. This is the case in many places where distinct lines can be seen dividing the irrigated lands from the unirrigated. It is verily a realization of that old saying "to make the desert blossom as the rose." Will the presidential party in steaming across this wounderful country cross it with eyes closed or will they see the advantages of a system of irrigation which will add untold wealth, population and industry to this nation? It remains for the people of the west to unite, not only in a welcome to the president and his party, but to also' at every turn and chance, bring their attention to the wounderful influence of wate...
LIVESTOCK NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
LIVESTOCK NOTES One of the leading industries of this country is now, and always will be, the raising of cattle for the home and foreign markets. On account of the high price of land and water in Southern California this business has not come so prominently to the front as some others, but now that people will be enabled to get plenty of cheap land and plenty of cheap water through the reclamation of this vast stretch of country eminently suited to this business, we will in a short time become exporters instead of importers of cattle and beef. The main facts about the cattle industry come within the knowledge of all. Stop the first man you meet and he will confirm them. On the other hand, leave the city where beef is consumed and go to the mountains and valley where beef is produced, and if you inquire among all classes you will everywhere be told that a cow is the best money maker in the world. When yearling calves sell for $15 per head on the range, two-year-olds for $30 to $40 an...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
* Are Vow Contemplating Moving? | \ * We are equipped tO handle All who have farms in the Imperial Settlement and expect We take contracts *f4£ ~~ :-•: to commence farming will find it to their interest to commu- , . * . ~ «L all kinds of freight nicate with us. to plant and care for crops j , , , ». ■ "^ jj T. Rates and estimates furnished \AJ D«c*4-4-*-**-« V&amp; C^ *-* Imperial via T * on application ▼▼ • r'dllUn (X WO. Flowlrigwell, Cal. J $4*4*4*4*4*4*4*4*4*4*4*4*4*4*444*4*4*4*4*4*4*^
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
How to reach the Imperial Settlement in the New River Country Take the Southern Pacific train for Flowingwell, which is located about 190 miles east of Los Angeles. You can get good hotel accommodations at Flowingwell at the McCaulley House. The McCaully Stage Line, with good teams and rigs, will take you to any part the valley. Total expense of trip Los Angeles, about $25
The Bent Prescription for Bfalarla. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
The Bent Prescription for Bfalarla. Chills nnd fever is a bottle ol Grove's tasteless Cbil Tonic;. It is simply iron and quinine in a tastelesH form. No cure— no pay, Price soc Piso's Cure cannot be too highly spoken of as a cough cure. — J. W. O'BRIEN, 322 Third Aye., N., Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 6. 1900. CITO Permanently -Cure*!. No (Its or iwrvousncis rl Id uftfrtirntilHy'Hii.i.i&gt;ri&gt;r. Kliiir'KUrcut Ncrva Restorer. Scud for KUKK 94.OO trial Lottie an&lt;t trentis«. I)o. B. ll. Klin;, Ltd .Ml ArcliSt, Philadelphia, l'a. Stops the Cough and Work* off the Cold. Ltxatlve Uromo-Qulnlne Tablets cure a cold Innna day. No cure. No pay. Prlc* 2K «*«■»«
Hla Onlr Real Pleaaar*. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
Hla Onlr Real Pleaaar*. "What good does your money do you, Kir. Armour?" a friend once asked P. D. Armour, according to the Washing* ton Star. "That Is a question," Mr. Armour re\le&lt;\, "I often ask myself. I was ralsi a butcher boy. I learned to love work for work's sake. I must get up early now, as I have done all my life, and when 0 o'clock comes, no matter what's going on at home, I must get to bed. And here I am. Yes; I have large means, ns you say, but I can't out as much as yonder clerk, I can't sleep as much, and I can hardly wear any more clothes than be. The only real pleasure I can get out of life that yonder clerk with hJs limited means cannot get is the giving now and then to some deserving fellow without a soul knowing It $500 or $1,000. giving him a fresh start upward without making the gift a hurt to him. That's the only real pleasure I get out of life. And as to possessions, the only thing I sometimes feel I really own are my two boys and my good name. Tak...
It Won't Roll Off. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
It Won't Roll Off. The ops of the guillemot is one of the most peculiar and furnishes an admirable example of tbe way In which nature provides for tbe conditions of life. This bird is found on tbe coast, and tin 1 eggs are usually laid on tbe bare edßi's of high rocks, from which position any ordinary specimen of the egg would probably roll off. Hut the guillemot's egg won't do this. It has liccn fashioned by nature to stop on. The cpg is nearly conical lv shape, broad at the tiaso and sharp at the point, so that It will only roll In a circle.
Some Nice Royal Job*. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
Some Nice Royal Job*. "One of the most desirable posts at Windsor castle," says a correspondent of the Chicago Record, "Is that of 'the king's limner,' who In ancient times decorated books and manuscripts with Initial letters and who now prepares the parchment commissions when his majesty is pleased to confer knighthood or some other honor upon one of his subjects. The man who now fills the post has extraordinary skill with the pen and bru^li, and his diplomas nnd certificates were greatly admired for their exquisite taste and skillful execution. He receives a salary of ?2,500 a year. The clockmaker at Windsor castle receives the same compensation, and It Is his business to keep nil the timepieces In repair. The historiographer, who Is supposed to keep a record of events, holds a hereditary office, with a salary of $2,500 a year. The master of music receives $1,500 and arranges concerts for his majesty's diversion. The surveyor of pictures is paid $1,500. the librarian receives $2.5...
Hum That Way. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
Hum That Way. "The uiPiin thing! I don't believe it Is possible for the truth to come out of her month!" "Well, you know she has false teeth." —Chicago Times-Herald. The pain produced hy a hornet's Btiug Is caused hy a poison Injected Into tbe wound, and so Instantaneous Is Its effect as to cause the attack of this Insect to resemble a violent blow In the face.
A I'rrrnnllon. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
A I'rrrnnllon. Husband (going to tns rich uncle's funerali— I'ut ;i rouple of large band kerchiefs Into my pocket, dear.* The old gentleman promised to leave me £10.000. and 1 shall want to shed some appropriate tears. Wife— l?nt suppose when the will Is read you rind lie hasn't left yon anything? Husband- In that case you had bet Ut put in three.— London Kun.
Giit«* of ilir l.nntl of I'rnmlif, [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
Giit«* of ilir l.nntl of I'rnmlif, No one cnii tvnteh » lond of immigrants In'iiii without iteiim Ktrui'k tiy tbe astonbliln^ slmi* of bopp nnd confidence nliout them nil. There lina never been nny ♦•snwrntlon of thin. Incredible ti.« It niny seem to one who knows how grim l« the stnmj:le for llfp anumg the ninsM*'!* In America. It Is evident Hint this Is still the hind of promise to the poor of Huiope.-Serib-ner's. The Inrgost Hpontfi 1 ever sent to market wns from the Medlicininenn. It was ten feet In circumference am) three In din meter. The first street lighting In this country was dove In New York in Itill",
Orapblo. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 4 May 1901
Orapblo. After the flre In a Huffalo residence bad been extinguished by the department and the family were preparing to settle down again Tor tbe night n little girl who bad been awakened by the disturbance and had come down half dressed was asked by a neighbor If she had been much frightened. "I should say I was." said tbe .voting lady. "When I first heard the alarm. 1 Just chattered In every litub."-Buu*ulo Commercial.