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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 18 January 1908

WATER COMPANY ELECTS DIRECTORS No Non-Residents on Number One's New Board Retiring President Gleason Suggests Ultimate Acquisition By Settlers of C. D. Co's Works. Directors Authorized to Construct Telephone Line. Aplin Chosen President. The annual meeting of Imper ial Water Company No. 1 was held at Imperial last Tuesday and the following named direct ors were elected: W. A. Edgar, George A. Long, D. G. Aplin, E. S. McCollum and W. E. Wilsie. All are residents of the valley, and Edgar and Aplin are the only members of the old board re-elected. There were six nominees, E. E. Forrester Tjeing the unsuccessful candidate. Pour of the men elected received from 70,954 to 73,897 votes. "Wilsie's vote was 47,127 and Forrester's 31,336. On Thursday the directors elected D. S. Aplin president and E. R. Baker secretary, and postponed the appointment of a superintendent for one .week. An amendment to the bylaws, requiring that proxies be sent to the secretary two days before an annual meeting,...

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. — 18 January 1908

NEWS IN BRIEF - Happenings of the Week Boiled Down For Busy Readers Fierce blizzard causes suspen sion of traffic and much suffering in the Middle West. Franklin Co.. Wash., has an iron jail on wheels for the chain gang. It holds eighteen hobos, A petition has been filed with the Interstate Commerce Com mission asking for reduction of 25 per cent, in Pullman sleeper rates. It is averred that the ac tual investment of thd company is $28,000,000, while its capitaliz ation is $125,000,000, on which it «arns 20 per cent A Pullman car pays for itself in two years. Bill permitting persons who have failed to prove up homestead entries to make new entries passed by the House. Heavy rainfall in Southern California on Tuesday last saves grain crops. South Pasadena passes ordin ance outlawing billiard tables and pool rooms. California fruit now being* landed in New York in twelve days instead of eighteen or twen ty as heretofore. American and Canadian rail roads report 206,800 idle freight car...

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. — 25 January 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VII BEET SUGAR COMPANY FORMED IN EL CENTRO Feasibility of Factory Project Demonstrated to Imperial Valley Farmers and Business Men, Sys tematic Experiments in^Beet Growing to be Carried on by the Corporation. s Sugar beets and the possible establishment of a factory in Imperial Valley were discussed at the meeting called by the El Centro Chamber of Com merce and held in the school house last Saturday night. J. Stanley Brown, president of the chamber, was chairman of the meeting. 'W.\ T. Hayhurst, formerly president of the Chino beet sugar company, related briefly the history of the beet-sugar industry in the West and . his experience as a grower of beets .arid manufacturer of; sugar, and "then presented to the meeting an outline of his plan'forthe establishment of a sugar factory in the valley. Mr , Hayhurst • proposed that the enterprise be undertaken by the farmers as a mutual project; that a corpora tion be organized and a number of farmers and others'...

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. — 25 January 1908

REPUBLICAN PARTY POLITICS State Convention in Sacra mento in May Unofficial Primaries on May 2 to As certain Choice For Presidental Candidate. Party Test to be Ap plied at Regular Primary. The Republican State Central Committee has selected Sacra mento as the place for the next Republican State Convention for the election of delegates to the national convention, adopted the call for and fixed the date of the convention for May 14. One delegate for each 200 votes, or major fraction, cast for Gov. Gillett is the apportionment fixed by, the call, and the convention will consist of 629 delegates. The representation of San Fran cisco was cut down from 159 delegates based upon the vote for President Roosevelt, to sixty seven. The following was adopted as the party test, in accordance with the provisions of the law passed at the last Legislature, which will be applicable at the primary election on May 5, for the election of delegates to the State convention: "I do solemnly pledge , myself ...

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. — 25 January 1908

UNDESIRABLE CITIZEN GONE FROM HOLTVILLE Phelps Abandons Prosecution and Leaves County, Trial of Alleged White-Caps Peters Out— Evidence •of Existence of a League to Discourage Land-Jump ing in the Valley. The Holtville whitecap case, which promised to be somewhat sensational, petered out sudden ly last Monday. Luther Phelps caused the arrest of L. Asbury, Chaplin's ranch foreman, and Ed. E. Boyd on a charge of assault, alleging that he recog nized them as leaders of the band that maltreated him. Boyd did not deny that he was present, but averred that he in terfered to prevent the crowd '■ from dipping Phelps in a barrel of oil and that Phelps thanked him effusively for his interven tion. A venire of forty jurors was drawn, and the selection of a trial jury was begun before Justice Samuel Webb. Deputy District Attorney, P. D. Swain . conducted the prosecution, and Shaw f and Brewer appeared f oV the defense. In the examination of pros pective jurors, it leaked out that there has been...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 January 1908

IMPERIALVALLEVPRESS Official Newspaper of Imperial County PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY i^To^i - ~ ALLEN KELLY MANAGER - - C. F. HAVDEN FOREMAN- - - P.P. PELLET lit Months • • • • *60 Singlo Copies • • ■ • • .05 All rpmlttnncos and conitminications should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Press. t#*Watch th« »üb«cr>ptton date on your paper. The number of oar paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. Entered as seCond-clas* matter March 3d, 190* at the postofficeat El Centro, California, nnder the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. IMPERIAL VALLEY BANKS Imperial Valley has reason for gratification in the record made by its banks during the period of the financial pinch. Although the currency shortage occurred just when water^ assess ments were due, the large amount of cash required by the mutual companies was supplied without hesitation, and at no time did the banks of the valley issue clearing-house certificates. They accepted script, but paid none o...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 January 1908

FINAL RECEIPTS rot Yet Ordered By Land Commissioner For Im perial Valley IESURVEY NOT COMPLETED Receiver Robinson Denies Widespread Report and Explains Why Final Proofs Must Await Corrected Descriptions of Entries. It was reported, with a great lourish of trumpets and sound rig of hewgags, a few days ago hat a Los Angeles attorney had eceived from the Commissioner f the General Land Office a jtter announcing that orders ad been sent forth for the issue f final receipts on Imperial r alley Land entries and that all le troubles of land claimants lerefore were over. Efforts to induce the Land lommissioner to issue final re eipts, subject to correction of escription when the resurvey mil "be completed, are being lade, and it is possible that a uling to that effect may be ontemplated, but no instructions aye been given to the Land fficein Los Angeles to issue nal receipts at this time. The Press caused inquiries to c made at the Land Office, and le report was pronounced by eceiver 0. W. ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 January 1908

AUTO STAGE LINE Feasible Project for Ten-Hour Schedule Between Valley and San Diego. GOOD ROAD MAY BE BUILT Scheme Presented to Imperial Super visors—San Diego Sure to Give Substantial Aid to the Enterprise- Cost to Be Ascertained. An automobile came into LI Centro from San Diego by way lof Cottonwood, Campo, Jacumba and Coyote creek last Saturday, making the trip in fifteen hours, including stops to make roads and get the machine over boul ders. The occupants were C. H. IBigelow, E. T. Aiken and A. G. Padgot. Mr. Bigelow made the trip to pick out a route for a long distance telephone line and Mr. Aiken to observe the be havior of the auto on bad roads. The party appeared before the Imperial County Board ;of Supervisors on Wednesday to present a proposition for the establishment of an auto .stage line between San Diego and valley points. Mr. Bigelow said he was prepared to put on ma chines to make the run in ten hours if the road could be put in proper condition. Two miles of road w...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 January 1908

TOMATO TREES fteen-Foot Specimen On Exhibition Bushel of Fruit to the Plant. At the office of the Ira Aten and Co., El Centro, are some lecimens of Imperial Valley roducts that astonish even the ioneers. One of Mr. Aten's ig cotton trees is flanked by a omato tree\ 15 feet high that /as "drug" in from the Shep erd ranch north of town behind saddle horse. Mr. Shepherd's rail was marked by tomatoes craped off the' tree en route and >y a broad--swept streak in ,the oad. Mr. Shepherd says he )icks a bushel of tomatoes from me plant and certainly there is •oom for a bushel of fruit on mch a plant as the one on jxhibition. W. I. Castanien contributes to the show a bunch of alfalfa 7 feet 4 inches long. It was growing like a vine over some mulberry trees, (and if the trees had been taller the alfalfa would have, been longer. The tall things leaning against the side of the building are not Jack's bean-stalks; they are merely samples of Imperial Valley, sugar cane. IMPERIAL COUNTY JURORS ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 25 January 1908

NEWS IN BRIEF ii ■ / . tat inn! Happeningsof the Week Boiled Down For Busy Readers lowa brags of a $10,000 hog, but that is small swine compared to the Pullman company. Secretary Taf t says the Pana ma Canal will be completed in six years at a cost of $300,000,000. Several arrests made at Rio Janeiro of persons alleged to have concocted a plot to blow up American battleships. New York grand jury asks cooperation of newspapers and public in getting evidence against criminal financiers. San Francisco banks have re tired v 54,600,000 of clearing house certificates and expect to clean up the entire issue by Feb. 1. Filipino delegates of indepen dence party arrive in San Fran cisco. They don't want inde pendence now, fearing that Japan might gobble the islands. Charles Emory Smith, editor Philadelphia Press,, former Minister to Russia, and Post master-General under President McKinley, dies suddenly. San Francisco graft prosecu tion announces that Abe Ruef is to be put on trial, having br...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VII I PIONEER PUBLIC UTILITIES CIVILIZE THE FRONTIER Usual Order of Development Reversed by Liberal * Far-Sighted Policy of Holton Power Company in Promoting Settlement of Imperial Valley, Train- Load of Millionaires Coming to See the Results, . The best . index ( to conditions of business and growth in Im perial Valley is the successful operation of public utility enter prises. Chief of these and the main factor in development of the valley, next to irrigation itself; is the Holton Power Com pany, a public service corpor ation that has been in existence a little more than four" years, and during that time ,has kept pace with the needs of the com munity and- ever anticipated them, steadily enlarging, the scope of its operations and ex periencing no set backs or failures., v;.; ,In most new communities the conveniences follow growth in population and usually are de manded long before ■ they are supplied. In the Imperial Valley the "rule has been reversed, ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

BILL TO RELIEVE THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC Government Asked to Pay Colorado River Flood Bill Proposed Appropriation Looks Large Enough to Cover Cost of Moving Tracks at Salton Sea — Mysterious Jtem of Forty Cents. On January 20, Senator Flint intro duced a bill to reimburse the South •ern Pacific Company the amount al leged to have been expended by it from Dec. 1, 1906, to Nov. 30, 1907, in closing and controlling the break in the Colorado river, and thereby pre venting, in the words of the bill, "the overflow and destruction of the Im perial Valley In Southern California." The amount named in the bill is $1,663,136.40. No douot the Southern Pacific can show vouchers for $1,663, 136, but what did it do with that forty cents? It would be Interesting to see an itemized account and to note how much of the $1,663,136.40 was spent in closing the break and how much in TQOving tracks out of the way of the rising waters of Salton Sea prior to Dec. 1, 1906. The second break occurred Dec. 7, 1906, ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

W. C. T. U. INSTITUTE reresting Session of County Unions at El Centro. The county institute of the Imper- County W. C. T. U. was held in i Methodist church in El Centro last turday. The executive session in > morning was presided over by •s. R. L. Greer of the local union, this session committees' were ap inted to make arrangements for ; annual convention to be held in irch in Imperial. Arrangements re also made to bring temperance rkers into the valley In the near ure. Delegates were present from ! unions at El Centro, Imperial, Sils- V I3rawloy and the Eastside. V new union was reported from the stsido with an active president and ;ood membership. Vn invitation to the W. C. T. U. to :upy an hour at the convention of • Christian Workers Union at El atro was accepted. i turkey dinner was served to the egates at noon by the ladies of the Centro Union. ' ',''.• The afternoon session, which was open meeting, was largely attend and proved one of the most en abley and profitable sessi...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newspaper of Imperial County PIJHMSUBD EVERY SATURDAY t ,r- '*"■ i* "* — -—— ■■ — ■ « hi* i- - i ' i ■ii ■!■ . Editor. - - ALLEN KELLY Manager - C. F. HAYDEN FORBMAN > - P.P. PELLET Six Months .... .60 Three Months .... .25 Alt remittances and crtmnitiniratiotift should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Presa. •9*W«tch the •uhscrlption date on your paper. The number of nur paid circulation and ratej* Of advertising 1 will be furnished on application. Entered aa second^clas* matter March 3d, I*o6 at the postofficeat El Centro, California, under the Act of Congressi of March 3, 1879. REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE. Col. E. A. Forbes, of Sacra mento, is confident that the Re publicans of this State are over whelmingly in favor of Taft as the party nominee. Perhaps they are, but how did Colonel Forbes find it out? What the profes sional politician wants and what the people who do the voting want are not always the same, but the politician is in the habit of mis...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

MEET THE NEW PASTOR Reception to Rev. 8. I. Ward at Dr. BlackintonV Residence. One of the pleasaitest social events Of the .winter In El Centro was the reception given in honor of Rev. and Mrs. S. I. Ward, last Friday night, by Dr. and Mrs/ J. C.lMackinton at their home on Fourth and Olive streets. The Blackinton house, which was erected last fall and Is one of the best In the valley, was prettily dec orated. A short entertainment was provided consisting of vocal solos by Mrs. Nettle M. Hayden, Miss Irene Balconi and Mrs*.' Geo. T. Irving and a piano solo by Miss Beulah Gary. Refreshments were served and an hour spent in a social way. Mr. Ward is the newly installed pastor of the El Centro Presbyterian church, and the 'reception was for the purpose of giving him an opportunity of meeting the townspeople. The following were present: Rev. and Mrs. S. I. Ward, Rev. and Mrs. O. L. Snow, Rev. and Mrs. J. F. Tout, Mrs. Carrie Rapp, Miss Rapp, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Greer, Mr. and Mrs. M. W. M...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

CRUISE OF THE CHUCKAWALLA Extracts From the Log of a Voyager on Salton Sea An interesting account of a voyage below sea level on Salton. written by Dr. D. T. Macdougal. is a feature of the February number of The Outing Magazine. Dr. Macdougal's party made the voyage in a sailboat, built and launched at Mecca in February, 1007, and appears to have followed the western shore line. "The first stop," says the writer, "was made in the barrancas that came down near Travertine Island, an Isolated cliff which would be an island if the sea were filled to its ancient beach line, twenty-two feet abo\c sea level. The half mile slope that intervenes here between the high level beach and the margin of the water, shows num erous minor beaches, marked by bands or zones of vegetation, indubi tably attesting the fact that the Sal ton Sea has been made and has dis appeared many times during the last hundred centuries. "After our observations had been completed at Travertine Point, and a rough survey m...

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Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

WILD WEST SHERIFF IS "KID" MEADOWS yes Impromptu Exhibition of Rough Riding perial County's Peace Preserver Has Five Minutes of Fun Reminis cent of the Days When He ' Rode Outlaws In Arizona Charley's Show. Jeveral hundred people were given spectacular exhibition of fancy rid' Sunday afternoon after the base 1 game, with Sheriff Mobley Mead sas star performer. A wiry bronco ned by County Auditor Kellogg and ached to a light rig, became fright )d and started on a tour of the mtry at a lively pace, heading to rd the residential section of the 'n, south of Main street. A horse n gave chase, but the wily bronco ded his efforts and continued to eer about the countryside. A sec [ horseman, mounted on a white y, and with lariat ready, joined In pursuit. The bronco Bidestepped noose, dodged both the horsemen remained master of the field. hen the crowd, which was wit-, sing the spectacle and cheering. bronco, parted lo let through a ■d rider, mounted on a black horse. 5 horse darted with a f...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

DESERT LANO, FINAL PROOF- NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Department of the interior, United States Land office, Los Angeles, Cal. December 26, 1907. Notice is hereby given that Benjamin P. Major, of El Centro, California, has filed notice of intention to make proof on his desert land claim No. 2f>2o, for the NW 1-4 of SW 1-4, Sec. 20, Township 16 S, Range 14 E, S. B. M., before Clerk of the Superior Court at El Centro. Cat.', on Wednes- day, the 12th day of February, 1808. He names the following witnesses to prove the complete irrigation and recla- mation of said land: Walter S. Moore, Fred C. Shawley, L. F. Moore, W. W. Masten, all of El Centro, Cal. FRANK C. PRESCOTT, jll f8 j Register. DESERT LAND, FINAL PROOF- NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. United States Land Office, Los Angeles, Cal. January 2, 1908. Notice is hereby given that Lucian F. Moore, of El Centro, California, nssignee by mesne conveyance of Philip W. Brooks, has filed notice of intention to make proof on his desert land claim N...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

CROWDED SCHOOL IN ELCENTRO New Building an Imperative and Immediate Necessity One Hundred and Sixty Pupils Al ready--and More Coming— Trustees ' Demand Erection of a High School Building This Year. El Centro's growth has been so rapid that the school trustees have been able to keep pace with the re quirements with great difficulty. The school house, which went into com mission last September, and which at that time was even larger than was needed, is now far too small. I3y , putting in seats in a crowded con dition there Is room in the two rooms for 120 pupils, although the rooms were intended for less than 100. In the grammar grade there Is an en - rollment of 77 and an average attend ance of 64; In the primary grades the enrollment is 83 and the average at tendance is 66. With n school house having a normal capacity of 100 and crowded to a capacity of 120, the (School trustees and teachers are now confronted with the necessity for pro viding for 160 children and the pros pect that...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 February 1908

NEWS IN BRIEF Happenings of the Week Boiled Down For Busy Readers Jako foils starts boom for Roosevelt for Mayor of New York. ( General rainfall in California bringr. .seasou's .. precipitation up to normal Otiida. the famous novelist, died in poverty on Jan. 24 at tne home of her maid, taolina Cervala, near Florence. Her death was due niain'y to old age, •although the end was doubtless has tened by the privations she had been -compelled to undergo In recent years and which had brought on heart dis ease. ■ ■•^■j '• ' ■ \A)s Angeles city government ac cused of grossly stupid mismanage ment of public business, resulting in tying up of funds required for neces sary improvements. President's message on German tar iff regulations stirs •, up Senate hor net's nest* ' Senate's dignity and pre rogatives sadly bruised. M.' Pshaw still imaginesUhat he is a candidate for Republican nom ination for President. National Bank of North America, another of the Morse-Heinze bunco joints 'in New York,...

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