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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
I UtercbbcffsCuzncr 1 I Mil H lumber Co. 1 VJ RHTAIL DKLIRB I H ■— VJ ■WILJ L. II «hoMIILWORK g| P »an pioro. WHoai.i. Main Office Cor. Alamcda &amp; Mac/ Sts. El fc&lt; LOO ANOCLBB. MAIN Office 0| Hi POMONA. PABADBN*. i a I | ] C 9 X LAMANOA. AZUBA. COVINA. L.OS f\ fl £6 1 CS f O£ll • ' frS Y^T^TeTTm per JsMIM I Imperial, California f\ I Offers to the public | | superior accommodations ? ■ | Patronage of tourists and land-seekers solicited® a 4 "BUY OF THE RIAKER." %i t HEADQUARTERS FOR ; p ißedding TFfcUTCi* WAaONi| iCamp furniture I LI^I 1 O1O 1 COViURt:" I Rubber Goods, Rubber Boots and Clothiiig| 2 We always aim to please our Customers +£, i We solicit a Trial Order, knowing that you will call again ] *^ |Wm. M. HOEGEI .€SeJ \ 138-142 S. Main St., Los Angeles I t MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO: ?,,&lt; BUILDERS' AND SHELF HARDWARE WAGON &amp; CARRIAQE HARDWARE^: Corbins Locks, hstnrrctfs Coods, Nicholson and Diss- Iron, Steel, Shoes, Coal, Axle...
IN IRRIGATION LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
IN IRRIGATION LAND. A kttrr from \V X Wlltle, written from Imperial, dated October 19. IWN, and ftddrriwed to the Nordhoff OJaS.;U publinhMi by that paper and rr-nrtb n* follow*: Cdftor of the t)Jal: Hairing taken MtDC InterrM In the project that l» no* under *ay. but which has not been. extensively advertised. r*prolally In Ventura county, until rrcrntly. I dccJdrd a few d*yi» ago to take a trip down hrrt* and raakr a thorough Investigation. Accordingly. I took the train for lxw Angeles, where 1 went to toe office of the Oakley- !*au)ln Compaxxy v and got all the Information 1 neodod in regard to the train to take. and'U'f way to get there. 1 l*ft Uxi Angeles at 2 p.m. on the Southern " Pacific overland toward Yum.v llavio£ passed IVmona. Ontario. Col tod; '.-we we *ped up through the pas*, and down to the now much-talked-of town of Indlo. where we arrived In time for supper, which cost racy as it doe* all passrngrr* to the Imperial country, SO cent*. Instead of 75 cfaU, the regula...
IMPERIAL TOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
IMPERIAL TOWNS. Theie In no qurMlon but that b) dr&lt;xi cunvr&gt;infc land and town iotn. the liquor traffic can bo absolutely controlled. This question has bcru definitely ■ . k:« .1 by the courts of tht* State. The Imperial lu»nd Company, which \* the proprietor of the town! which art* wing founded In the Imperial Settlements, ha* »l»cl) concluded to restrict the liquor traffic In tholr new towns by putting ti retraining clause In the deed* to town property. We feel an tnough we were but do Ing Jiutlctr to our reader* and the temperance cause tn ialllng uttentton to this fact In connection with the advcrtlscmcnt« of the Imperial 1-itul Company In lllli lnj»ue. In which town lots are offered fur »ale In the towns of Imperial. Pariuga and Oalexlco. Remember, If you purchase a lot there, no one can ever open a saloon on that lot. — .&lt;o* Angeles Searchlight.
IMPERIAL DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
IMPERIAL DISTRICT. A dispatch from lam Angeles to the Kiverside Enterprise says: •\V. It. Vandcrpool Is in the city today. He l» one of the forerunners of the Imperial district. Mr. Vander\x&gt;o\ has a number of claims In the above-nameti district. He reports that Supervisor Swallow of San Diego l» at the head of a company which is drilling for oil fifteen miles west of Illue I-ike. The outcrop gives promise of petroleum, and machinery is on the pround for a hole 3500 feet deep. Mr. Vanderpool states that 100.000 am 1 * of land has been claimed in that district. "Mr. Vanderpool is the secretary of the Johannesburg Gold Mining Company, which has turned out more than 12.000.000 in dividends for stockholders.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
An . . . EXCURSION To . . . OLD MEXICO Will be run from LOS ANGELES via the Southern Pacific Company DECEMBER 19th. 1901 Making 6tay in the CITY OF MXX I CO ROUND TRIP RATE 570.00 Ooodfor SUty !&gt;•&gt;• In \&gt;r&gt;--*:tiUnx thi- op]«ortunity to the public to visit this quaint city of the Aztec a very low rate haw been made, and tho— who can should take ad vantage of it. Trie train will be made up of firM-clau Tullman Sleeping Cars with Dining Car service through to the City If deeired, and enough can do ho to in«ure the expenj-«, the Sleeperi can be u»ed during th&lt;- -lay in the city. We would request that you inform the nearest Southern Pacific Agent, if you deeire to take advantage of this Kxoureion, *o that accommodation* may b" reserved for you. Corresponding I»w RaUt from all points on the line of the Southern Pacific It. K. will be made. All Side Trips while in Mexico are optional and can be taken at nominal expense. Hemember it is...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
If 'if r#KiflflPf:4*Hlflf (f # if if if if if 'if if 'if if ylflflf**Kl ** X * » 1 IMPERIAL dt I I WATER RIGHTS \ i ;* ** We have oi&gt;cnetl n branch oflicc nt Imperial, in charge of our ,* v, Mr. H. C. Oakley, who is thoroughly familiar with the whole % t ** J; IMPERJAL COUNTRY jj % '*» J In addition to our District Agency for the Imperial Land r A ** Company, we arc prepared to handle any of the early filings that J* V the ownets may wish to dispose of at reasonable price. % T A T l : or special reports on lands, or for general information, *&gt; f t 'a f nd dress % \ OAKLEY=PAULIN CO. \ ; Imperial, . - - California :* J* S* S* £ J* v^« v&lt; v« £v^ v&lt; v^« »« J* v«« .&lt; v&lt; Jl iJI v&lt; .&lt; J* J* v&lt; v&lt; v&lt; v* .&lt; w&lt; Jl J* v&lt; &gt;&lt; X* f»' if sr sf $c h % si* h' »•' Kf? X iX* *•" X* X* f if &gt; f I* 1 if ►* X \ Imperial...
RAILROAD AGITATION [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
RAILROAD AGITATION Thin in n |nii..ii t«f railroad con* Mrucllnii in lite Hotitlivtc*t« and it In well that it is mo, for I litre i* nowhere • •!■».• iii the United Htate* tii.it Mich great distance* CHi lit »»••!«• •v railroad* a* in the ftcctloil finding itn northeast Comer in Western Colorado. It i* not strange that eaclf locality in reaching out after more roadn. !««»* Angeles, with three nynieiU* secured in now reaching out for the fourth. San Diego with one* want* two. And ench and vvcry town in Southern California has adopted the motto of Mr*. Men fin! "HH a plenty while yer a KlttlilV And while thcftc divcm town* are asserting their claim*, along come* Imperial, and as cause for action *ay*: There in no spot on the American Continent, having no railroad, which ha* the productive |M»»ver of the Imperial laud*. Water i* being spread out over land with it rapidity which already place* it tm a par in point of acreage, with any irrigated section of Southern California. By spring ...
TWO GOOD PRODUCTS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
TWO GOOD PRODUCTS There nre two especially go**! product n of the noil which everywhere .in- grown in great danger of loan from early rain* which it would be well to tent on tin* Imperial land*. TIICM nre beau* ant! ralftlti grape*. Ventura and Ha 111 a Barbara count ie* in the great beau country of the United Htates at present, and the farmer* have made big profit* out of bean* a* n general thing for a number of year*, in spite of the fact that the lofiftc* from early rain* are often *cverc. Thin year there ha* been considerable lon* from thin cause, Fresno county produce* a great jhtcentage of the entire raisin supply of the United State*, and the curing of ralnitiN is s&gt;» conducted that much l«.-s or expense in stacking tray* result* whenever rain Conic* or even threaten n. On the Imperial lauds there in practically no danger of fall rains, and no reason is known why beans would not do equally a* well here as in Ventura county, while raisin* ought to do splendidly herC...
Some Cackles [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
Some Cackles Six months from the beginning of irrigation in the valley. Imperial settlement is self-supporting in the mattor of eggs. It is a record which exceeds that of any other colony in j Southern California. Up to a few days ago eggs were imported from Los Angeles, and it goes without say- | ing that in any case the eggs were not only very expensive;, but that they I were very active by the time they • reached Imperial. The result is that from a cost of about 45 cents, eggs ] have dropped to »V&gt; cents here— the Los Angeles price. This is the result ;of every settler bringing in a tmall | flock of chickens, which now number I several thousand. While the chicken ;is not usually considered of great I value, there is really no more ]&gt;oteiit i sign of thrift in any commutnity than their presence. Meanwhile .several chicken stories ! are being wafted across the plain, and j | some of them have much interest. ! Mrs J. K. KvaiiK, for instance, in following the de...
Mining Station [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
Mining Station While there is as yet nothing to atI tract the miner to Imperial, there is little doubt that in the c Mirse of time this will become an important outfitting station for miiiets. as the Imperial valley is surrounded with mountains long known to be rich prospects for minerals. Mont of those who in | past years died of thirst in this valley were prospectors for gold, and they had brought their supplies with them, mainly from San Bernardino, Los Angeles or Yuma. Now that towns are being created in the valley and water is being spread over a vast area, it will be possible for the prospctors to outfit a hundred miles nearer the mountains than heretofore. Through the Chuckawalla and other ranges t&lt;» the north there are many claims, some of which arc developing into valuable mines. In the mountains a few miles to the west mining has been in progress for years, while in the same direction, in several localities, it is thought evidences of petroleum exist. In Lower C...
Killed by a Lion [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
Killed by a Lion San Dieg&gt;» Union publishes a dispatch from Knsenada, Lower California, as follows: "The 'Echo of the Frontier.' a weekly newspaper in the Spanish language, recently established in Knseuada, in its issue of Saturday publishes a well authenticated account of the death of Frank Cook, a Norwegian carpenter well known in San Quentin and throughout the peninsula. The pajKT says: "In a rough ami rocky part of the mining district of Santa Catnrina in the Ko.sario section, two men who were hunting, fouiul on a hill near a canyon, the Inxly of an individual, covered with horrible wounds which had evidently been made by the bites of some carniverous animal. "On their return to their homes they immediately gave notice to the auxiliary judge nearest that point, who went to the place where the body was fouiul, and upon investigation of the surrounding lauds, a lorge cavern was fount!, which was nothing less than the den of a mountain lion. The lion' Inntlpponfd to have...
McDonald Dewberry [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
McDonald Dewberry This most valuable new berry is jaf Texas origin. It in a tree dewberry, that is, it grows into a powerful upright bush, very rigid and stout, and throws out hundreds of lateral branches which hang and droop in a most graceful manner. Wherever these branches touch the ground they take root and form new plants. This berry cannot be equaled for productiveness, as a single plant will yield on an average of 20 quarts of perfect frui». Another most wonderful feature is its extreme earliness, as it ripens its fruit fully a week earlier than the earliest dewberry. Its bright green foliage is retained throughout the hottest weather, and in California it is a perpetual green. The berries are of enormous size, deliciously sweet and very highly flavored, in fact, their flavor is wonderful. S.i melting, rich and sweet— like our best wild blackberries. It isa remarkably vigorous grower, and stands heat and cold alike. It is a most excellent shipper and will carry in most excell...
Big Contract [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
Big Contract George A. Carter vV Co., of Pomona, received five carloads of mules and freighting material at Klowingwell Sunday. There are fifty-three mules, a Horse and many wagons in the outfit. These are brought in tinder a contract made with the California Development. Company for hauling freight for a year, there to be nine four horse teams and two ten horse teams in the equipment. A vast amount of lumber remains to be hauled to the canals and laterals for drops and gates, and it will be the especial work of this equipment to handle the lumber. The first loads were started from Flowingwell Monday.
Snakebite Cure [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
Snakebite Cure A Moating paragraph gives the Arizona treatment of a snake bite. It is to make a number of incisions in the flesh as soon as possible after the wound is received and to rub therein common baking powder. This is on the theory that the venom of the snake is an acid and an alkali is necessary to neutralize its influence. It is said that after the application very little trouble follows to man or lieust from the wound, if it is administered promptly.
TESTING THE SOIL [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
TESTING THE SOIL It i&gt; of the nature of things] that in a new country people . should Ik* anxious t«» make a thorough test of the productive character of the soil, ami no section has in it*» first days l»een better tested than has the of ttie*. Colorado delta. The government is itself taking a liaiicl in the work by sending to Ihc settlement a representative of the bureau of soilss. to make chemical analyses of »*oils selected from many portions of the laud to W irrigated. These examinations of the soil will be of great value in giving the Government an opportunity to study the question of soils by comparing the analyses made before the land is cultivated with the results to t&gt;e obtained later by cultivation, and it is possible that some little aul may be given to the cultivators of the soil by inlorming them of the nature of the elements composing it. Hut it is an unfortunate fact that thus far the knowledge of chemistry of soils is so vague that little can be...
WHAT WEEKS THINKS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 16 November 1901
WHAT WEEKS THINKS - George F. Week*. c.litor of the Alameda Kncinal, is a broad minded man and knows California, lie was a pioneer editor in Kedlands and did much good newspaper work nt N&gt;u thorn California before t\w%\ «f t|ie present inhabitant 4*4 * were bore. Later he was agricultural rditor &lt;&gt;f the San KratKiHoo Chronicle, resigning that position t«» edit the llakernlield Call for ttlan, thence going to his present berth in Alatuoda. lUs experience has tluiH given him wide acquaint* ance, and since his visit to the Imperial lands last spring he has written much regarding this country. One of his most recent statements is as follows: "The niont wonderful r»'jH&gt;rts come from the so-called Colorado desert as to the success which is attending the cultivation of the soil by the aid of water of the Colorado river, recently diverted upon a large tract and already referred to in these columns. In from sixty to ninety days from the time the pl...