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NOW FOR HEADGATES [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
NOW FOR HEADGATES J. Stuart arrived at Imperial Tuesday to take charge of the construction of hcadgates, drops, etc., in connection with the canals and laterals. There is a vast amount of lumber to be put in during the next few mouths. Mr. Stuart has had charge of similar work on several large irrigation systems in Washington, where he worked with C. N. Perry, I). L*. Russell and others connected with the Imperial survey.
PROSPECTIVE BRICK YARD [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
PROSPECTIVE BRICK YARD W. Leonard of I«os Angeles examined Imperial this week with a view to establishing a brick yard. He thinks a superior brick can be made here, but took samples of earth home to test. As long as he can get wood at $3.50 a cord he thinks brick can be retailed in Imperial at from S8 to 510 a ton. There are a number of i&gt;orsons figuring on building with brick as soon as they arc to be obtained.
VARIOUS TOWNSITES [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
VARIOUS TOWNSITES TIIKtfIC is to be more than one important trading center on the Imperial land*. That is one of the certainties of the future, and already there is a degree of good naturcd rivalry t»etwecu the residents and prospective resident* of the various towns, and it is evident that the progressive spirit of the people Coming to the colony is to be manifested in the building of towns a* well as in the cultivation of the soil. At picseut there are two towns which have passed to Mic point of OCCtllar demonstration of their cxis tencc. These are Imperial and Calexico, the former in the heart of the great Colony, and the latter on the international line, where it stand* a good chance of intercepting a large portion of the trade with Lower California, and where a custom house will BOOH become an imperative requisite. Imperial thus far has the advantage of Imm ng the point from which a number of important roads radiate to various portions of the colony, and it supports a number of...
NATIONAL BANK OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
NATIONAL BANK OFFICERS At a meeting held in Los Angeles officers of the First National Bank of Imperial were elected, as follows: President, George Chaffey,: Vice President, A. H. Heber; Cashier, Leroy Holt: Assistant Cashier, W. F. Holt. The directors consist of the officers and X. W. Stowcll. Leroy Holt, who will be in charge of the bank, has returned to Imperial. He has spent most of his business life in the banking business. The bank will begin the transaction of business in about thirty days, using the southern part of Mr. Holt's store building for temporary quarters. Within a short time a substantial bank building will be erected on the southwest corner of Imperial avenue and Eighth street.
THE GREATEST NEED [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
THE GREATEST NEED The one thing that Imperial has the greatest need of is a new oldest inhabitant. It is rather tame talk one hears when the present bearer of that high dignity braces himself and remarks: "When I first arrived here, six months ago — ." An oldest inhabitant whose record only goes back six mouths does not deserve his honors.
FIRST CHURCH SOCIAL [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
FIRST CHURCH SOCIAL A social which was held at the Christian church Thursday evening of last week was of greater Importance than Is the Usual gathering of the kind. It wan the first social "function" ever held in that broad laud bounded by the Colorado river on the east, the international Uric on the south* the Han Jacinto mountain* on the west and the Chuckawalla mountain* on the north. In that area might lie laid one of the far eastern states. PoMibljF the programme which wan presented might have been more appropriate to a village improvement society, but such as it wa* it was purposely selected as adapted to the requirements of the day, leaving to later times the presentation of the more usual coucomitantsof such gatherings. Key. John C. Hay directed the programme and read a letter from a friend at Indio, giving advice regarding the planting of fruit and shade tree* on the desert. Kcv. J. S. Kline gave a brief address encouraging the people of the colony to harmonious work. Mrs. ...
Ftlainly Personal [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
Ftlainly Personal Edward W. Coil and George Lusk of Corona, visited Imperial this week. George Varney of Halleck, San Bernardino county, looked over business prospects here a few days since. A. M. Dunn of the Pomona Review, has taken in an eighty-acre slice of Imperial lands, which he selected this week. Walter Evans and family and F. L. Richmond arrived Tuesday from Phoenix, A. T., having driven through with two covered wagons and eight horses. A. B. Chaffey, son of George Chaffev, has joined the surveying corps under F. F. Hall. Mr. Chaffey wa * with the corps a year ago for two mouths. William G. McConnell and William Wagler of San Diego, were looking over the lauds a few days since, expecting to bring in their families in a short time. William Demery, representing Baker &amp; Hamilton, brought his 320 pounds of avordupoise to Imperial a few days since, being the first drummer to invade this country, so far as the record goes. J. E. Heber, son of A. H. Heber, general mana...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
An Hrtn Ik floAtlns unuini! among the paper* to the effort that M.inhat tan Inland «a* boiiisht nearly 800 yeart apo f«»r tr*. nn«) that recently twenty five nrrcn of It «a* *&lt;&gt;I&lt;l for 11,000.000. That may W tru« and yet jHtriionn of that Inland would brine much more money to the acre. Here In l-o* Amtrie*. Choice pieces of real rotate aro rhanplnc hands at the rate of al»out $1,000,000 an acre, and In Riverside, sales have be&lt;n made nt the rate of about $200,000 an aero. When It come* to business properties In cities, the rate per acre runs hlßh The Arttona HrpuWlcan fat or* the construction of tho Tonto rr*orvoir by private enterprise nt a n^t of pr*&gt;U ably ton dollar* per acre, to the land* now belnp cultivated in the Salt Hher valley. Not only that, but the farm crs of tfiat valley would gladly pay a dollar or a dollar and a half mor* per acre i*ct year than they are now paying for such Increased supply.
FEEDING VALUE OF VARIOUS KINDS OF HAY. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
FEEDING VALUE OF VARIOUS KINDS OF HAY. The following analysis of the feeding value of the various kinds of Ivay was recently made by Leroy Anderson, instructor in the ..State University, and published In the California CulliIn 100 pounds of substance; digestible. — t*ry Cjtft»«fcjfcUttrr I*h*«-Jd &lt;sm« **' Alf*Ua KTy-m 3 ** »» •» Altfclfr hay » US v '*• Wheat h»r ** s xo tt s lli o»i» eiwa ♦!!*«*• ..» I&gt;&lt; •«■.•» -J» &lt;t»i h»y *■* * **' *"1" 1 4 * lurv-r h*r « &lt;- n **-^ ltt
THE IMPERIAL RUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
THE IMPERIAL RUSH. Mr. II IV Wood, s.mtnry of the San Illejjo Chamber «»f fommerco. with Mr. do \v. Maraton, chairman of the San Dirgo ESa»trrn tlnllnwil Committee, recently went to Imperial In tho railroad Interest. An article In the San Diego t'nlon thus refer* to the matter: "A private letter was received here jrettoftlaj from Mr. Wood, dated at Ftimlnc Well*. 10 p.m.. the 17th Ins!. They had arrived there from l.«»s An (joloj* an hour before, after n hot, dusty ride In a crowded car. I'pon arrhtnc at Kl«»*lnp Wells they were amused at the Dumber of people, men, women and children, who left the train, all bound for Imperial, the land of promise, a.* it »s caled. Mr. \V«hml wrote that McCanley'a hotel was crowded. There were coU l«» the hall, cots In the rooms, cots on the verandas, cots everywhere. Tin* hotel, which Is small, was sheltering twentysix people that nlsht. Practically all of the guests were homeseekcrs. The rush \» certainly on. Mr. Holt Informed the party that that ...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 2 November 1901
ILeroy Holtl $ Imperial, California tifc • . Dealer in . , M §5 Cjr T\ r 1 8 | MerchanLdise % SB See us when you want to buy anything $ placing your next order t i^r Comin &amp; this wa y ? s 38 J^l Then you are interested .^ yg -rfeS , n knowing how to reach $g | "" Imperial Settlements ! |s. New River Country 1 H Take the S. P. train jj&gt; || to Flowing Wells ... jgf At thi.** point you get Brst-class accommodations at the McCAUI.LKY *g 3^ HOUSE. &lt;J. \V. McCaulley, the proprietor, runs a regular stage line cJg 3^ from that place to Imperial, leaving Flowing Wells at 7:30 a.m. on &lt;g( 310 Monday, \Vedne»iay ami P'riday, returning the following «lay« g|£ 3|? Special teams an&lt;l rigs are also kept in readiness for any other day, and °3§| £gg will take you to any part of the country. *dX 3J? The only direct line to the Carriao Creek oilfields west of Flowing Sr M| Wellfl. This fttaKO line h equipped with rii»? and teams that are unex- A....