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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 22 February 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VII TEXAS COTTON GROWERS TO BEGIN OPERATIONS Will Plant a, Thousand Acres And Put Up a Gin In 1 Imperial Valley, They Know They Can Make Better Than Two Bales to the Acre and Are Not Experimenting. Cotton-growing is to be one of the Important agricultural industries of Imperial Valley. Texas growers, who have been here investigating condi tions, have determined definitely; to dispose of their property in Texas and begin operations on a large scale in this valley. They have seen enough to convince them that there is no ex periment about cotton-growing in this region and that Imperial Valley has the best soil and climate in the world for the production of the crop. J. C. Lacy and W. C. Johnson, of San Marcos, Texas, are the leaders in the enterprise. They and four of their neighbors propose to secure 320 acres £ach, plant 1000 acres in cotton next year and put up a gin. They have the capital and the experience, and they ask no assistance, organize no stock ...

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. — 22 February 1908

FIRST ORANGE GROVE NEAR CALEXICO RIVERSIDE MEN PUTTING OUT THOUSAND TREES. Also Planting Forty-Acre Vineyard tWlth Choice Varieties of Grapes- Confidence In Citrus Fruit Industry In Imperial Valley. / Frank A. Tetley and J. W. R Mer rinmn have shipped a carload of 1000 orange trees by express to their ranch near Calexico, near the southern bor der line of Imperial County, and fol lowed it themselves to supervise the planting of ten acres of their richest soil to the sturdy nursery stock. This will be the first orange orchard planted out in Imperial Valley, and it is to the credit of the business sagacity, of the Riversiders, says the Press of that city, that they should be the first to launch the industry which has been so much talked about, but never un dertaken in fertile Imperial. Mr. Tetley and Mr." Merrhnan each own a large ranch at Calexico, and in addition to their orange proposition, they already have seven acres in vines and sent out cuttings for forty acres . more in the s...

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. — 22 February 1908

■the imperial county 7 1 abstract co. ■ Of El Centro, California *% mt Is now owned and controlled, solely, by Ira Atcn, Geo. W. [ I Nichols and F. B. Fuller, we having purchased the entire stock . I I in the Compang heretofore owned by F. G. Havens^ and V. j Rapp. H| BWH I I We now have a complete record of all U. S. land matter con- I j ccrning government lands in the Imperial County. We are 1 here' for good straight business and for the upbuilding of the WONDERFUL IMPERIAL VALLEY. I J Let us make an abstract of your land. I \ GEO. W.NICHOLS, President ■ F. B. FTLLER, Secretary ■ # IRA ATEN, Treasurer 3jl .' . ~— ——————^ — ; [ALBANY ll] f| 1 \TRIJE\ TRlJE PERCHERON j I Weight 1670 Pounds | | 1 One of the best all- round draft stallions p l 1 in the. Valley I || Will make the season of 1908 at the Depot Stables j H in El Centro and at the Shepherd Ranch, three 8 miles west of Holtville | Limited Service For The Year | ::: ■•. . • ...;".. ;* ' .■ : ' . . * 'B; Make your bookings wit...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 22 February 1908

iMPERIALVALLEYPBESSj Official Newspaper of Imperial County rtJHMSHKIi KVI'.RY SATURDAY itfliTOß." *"""" - ALLEN KELI.Y j Manager - • C. F. HAYDEN! Po«evan - __-_ D. P.PELLEf j All rcmittnncfa and coninimiiratinti* should j be adttresat'd to the Imfitria] Valley Pre.««. **■ Watch the • ut»<nrlr-tlon date on jour r <\ <■ . TliP number <if wir \taii\ circulation .iiul nut 1 -. of advertising will l>e furnished on Application. Entered a-« «econd-cla<ss manor March 3<l, I 'Oil at the i>o«Uoflice at El Centro. California, under tlie Act of COtfffrVM of March 3. IST'. The Kasier professes to be a sportsman. His killings for 1907 were 400 stags, 800 roe bucks, 150 wild boars, 300 patridgea. 1000 pheasants, 3000 quail, 500 wild ducks, and 500 hares. Any pig-sticker in Armour's yards can show as good a record and make as good a claim to the name of sportsman. The California Railroad Com mission, which has been worse than useless for thirty years, professes to have reco...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 22 February 1908

VALLEY HARDWARE COMPANY. Leading Business Men of El Centro to Open Big Store Here Soon. •Tho. Vall,y Hardware M 1n,,,,, rnent Company of El Centro has been organized and will be incorporated tor $50,000 under the lawn of tho State of California, with primijuil place of business In Xl Contro. This organization is composed ot five of the leading business men, of El Contro, and will be a strong wo rk ing combination, as tho niajoriCy'of Its members are thoroughly acquainted ■with the business and will give tht-ir personal attention to every detail thus assuring thorough and efficient ser vice to tho public. The largo new store in the Hoi ton Power Company building has been leased and will be fitted, up In modern style to accommodate the up-to date stock of goods which they will carry. Warehouses will be provided for farm ing implements, wagons, buggies, etc., of which a full line will be carried. The company will be ready for busi ness in a short time. AUTOMOBILE ROAD. Highway to San D...

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. — 22 February 1908

EQUALIZATION OF COUNTY ASSESSMENT POSSESSORY RIGHTS TO LAND MUST BE TAXED. State Board Visits County Seat and § Calls Attention of Assessor to Law — Result Will Be Larger Assessment Roll and Lower Tax Rate. The State Hoard of Kqunllzatign, on Its annual tour of the counties, visited El Centro this week ond investigated the working of the new official machin ery of Imperial County. The mem bers of the board present were: A. H. Nye, State Controller; Jeff McElvaine. R. E. Collins and T. M. fiby, secretary. The State officials said, before leav ing on Friday morning, that they found everything running as smoothly as could be expected in the offices of a new county, and that Imperial County had an excellent official crew. They called attention to the State law mak ing It obligatory to assess possessory rights and the improvements on land not patented. So long as title remains in the United States, land occupied under entry may not be taxed, but the right of possession, which has value a...

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. — 22 February 1908

GASOLINE MOTORS FOR IMPERIAL VALLEY Southern Pacific Solves Pas senger Service Problem Buccess of Interurban Line An Object Lesson— Sixty Motor Cart for Branch Linos Now On Way Westward— Change Will Come In Two Months. Officials of the Harriman system in Ban Francisco confirm the report that gasoline motor cars y are to replace locomotives and cars on all branch lines of the Pacific system of the Southern Pacific. Sixty of the new gasoline cars are on the way to the Coast, and the first will go into ser vice within two months. Where there Js.no trolley competition the gasoline cars will take the place of trains on short runs, greatly reducing operating expenses.' The gasoline motors will be power ful enough to . handle several cars of freight in one train. The change will evolutlonlze the handling of business m hundreds of miles of road. It has been known in Los Angeles or a long time, says The Times, that he Southern Pacific contemplated a ihange in the manner of handliug lassenger...

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. — 22 February 1908

NATIONAL ROADS Superiority of French Highways Due to Government System. A recent official report from Consul [General R. P. Skinner of Marseilles, France, gives some highly important Information regarding the public roads of that country. Ac is generally knovn France has the best and most ' com plete road system hi the world, and Its splendid public -highways fill with envy and admiration all foreigners, particularly those from the United States, where the roads In general are about the worst In any country pro fessing to ho civilized. The superiority of the French road system is stated by Consul-Qcneral Skinner to be dho jto-thb fact that the Construction and maintenance of the principal roa<lp, js carried ,ou under the supervision of a corps of experts In road construction, who find in their profession opportunities for advance ment and distinction such- us could not and does not exist under a local road administration. French roads are good not because of any superiority of ro...

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. — 22 February 1908

WEST SIDE CANAL NOW COMPLETED WATER AVAILABLE FOR THREE DISTRICTS WEBT OF NEW RIVER. Reclamation of More Than Hundred Thousand Acres Possible If Main Canal Does Not Fill Up With Silt This Season. Contractors completed work on the canal carrying water to districts west of New River, early this week, and water was turned In at Sharp's head- Ing on Wednesday night." This re stores the Irrigation system of the west side of Imperial Valley and makes possible the reclamation and cultiva tion of about 45,000 acres In districts 6, 8 and 9, lying west of Calexlco, El Centro and Imperial, and about 65,000 acres west and northwest of Brawley. Whether or not sufficient water for all the territory will be available depends upon the extent to which the Intake and main canal silt up In consequence of the- attempt to check waste and control the system at the headgate on the river. -At the annual meeting of Water Cdmpany No. 9, held on Wednesday, the following named directors were elected: M. Schlat...

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. — 22 February 1908

NEWS IN BRIEF Happenings ofjthe Week Boiled Down For Busy Readers Three towns in Jones County, Miss.; and Tyler, Texas, smashed badly by tornadoes on Feb. 14. The poor old Southern Pacific's net earnings for last year were onty $41, 825,496,.an increase of $7,000,000 over the year before. Russia has a war scare, fomented by Its yellow press. Trouble with Turkey over a proposed railroad la the basis of the rumors of war. American shipbuilders find condi tions unfavorable and withdraw from competition for rebuilding Russian navy. Nevada grand jurors report to judge that bankers' conduct astounds them, and that Attorney-General has ham pered them in investigation. Greatest gold discovery in history of Nevada alleged to have been made at Rawhide, near Reno. Stampede in creases population of camp to 6000 in a week. Notices of a reduction in wages of all employees of all railroad'lines west' of Chicago have been given to officials of unions paving wage agreements with the companies. * Sen...

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Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 29 February 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VII BLOCKS OF BRICK AND STONE TO LINE EL CENTRO STREETS Contracts for Six More Buildings on Main Street Made This Week. Handsome Brick Depot to be Completed by June 1. Amazing Growth of Cal ifornia's Busiest and Best City. Wonderful as has been El Centro's growth this winter, greater and more wonderful yet will be its strides to ward metropolitan importance and grandeur in the next few months. Con tracts were let this week for six more brick buildings on the north side of Main street; plans have been accepted for a two-story cement building on east Main street, with a fifty-foot build ing adjoining for -store rooms; the defi nite announcement is made that a handsome brick passenger and freight depot will be completed by June 1 ; work, on the second story of the Court House Is well along; three business buildings completed and ready for oc cupancy; new grocery store, hard ware store, confectionery and ice cream emporium, up-to-date shoe store '•and other e...

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. — 29 February 1908

INJUNCTION LIFTED IN THE NICK OF TIME Attempt to Handle a River Like a Garden Hose Came Near Causing Temporary Reversion to Desert Conditions, Intake Was Silting Up Rapidly When Gates Were Reopened. News of .Judge Wellborn's decision that the appeal of the salt works case had operated to suspend his order of injunction and that the injunction was Inoperative against the irrigation com pany was received on Sunday and electric lights were restored to El Centro on. Sunday night by using for the power plant a "part of the water sent down District No. s's canal. The other, towns were cut off by broken lines, but received light and power on Monday. The headgate at the. river was reopened on Sunday to let in sufficient water for. the needs of the valley and a. considerable flow reached Sharp's heading, the actual, control point of the Irrigation system, ' on , Monday * night. When 'the 'headgate was reopened to let in the normal flow on Sunday, there was only a foot of water over the bar a...

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. — 29 February 1908

■ THE IMPERIAL COUNTY ABSTRACT CO. Of El Centro, California Is now owned and controlled, solely, by Ira Aten, Gco. W. Nichols and F. B. Fuller* we having purchased the , entire stock in the Compang heretofore owned by F. G. Havens and V. Rapp. V We now have a complete record of all U. S. land matter con- cerning government lands in the Imperial County. We arc here for good straight business and for the upbuilding of the WONDERFUL IMPERIAL VALLEY. Let us make an abstract of your land. GEO. W. NICHOLS, President F. B. FTLLER, Secretary IRA ATEN, Treasurer MALBANY II I" If I TRUE PpuJHERON j I Weight 1670 Pounds j ~ One of the best all- round draft stallions in the Valley Will make the season of 1908 at the Depot Stables 1 , in El Centro and at the Shepherd Ranch, three I B miles west of Holtville , I ULimitei Service For The Year I Make your bookings with -' I C. E. HUBBELL, El Centro, CaL, j or at the ranch * [ Cv A. BECK, Manager c : s ' 1 ■ ■■■■■ ■ ■.-... , , . \jo\ j W. G "DeVORE ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 29 February 1908

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official N«wtpaper of Imperial County PUBLISHED KVERY SATURDAY EOITOR. -*~ « ALLEN KELLY MANAGER - - C. F. HAYDEN FOREMAN . » « D. D. PELLET *URSCPIPTInfti Six Month? • • '• • .50 All remittances and com ninnicni ions should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Ires*. •VWatch the «üb«crlptlon date on your oapcr. Tlir nnnilier of oor paid circulation and rate* of advertising will b* furnislieil on application. \T,Tff*',', Entered *•« second-class matter March .VI, 1906atthe postofficeat El Centro. California, under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. El Centro i has no bricks to throw at her neighbors. She is using them all to build with. Nobody in El Centro can sleep : late in the moiming. The noise of hammers and saws begins early, and the racket sounds like a drum corps practicing for the j Fourth of July. y : < ■i 'i i It is not true that the property which escaped taxation last year was "especially at El Centro." Assessor Fuller never made any such stat...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 29 February 1908

STEELS POST \^r\ i a Subsidy to Mall Order ouses/ -Expense of the Public. orge 11. Maxwell, the irrigatlonlst, rongly opposed to the parcels post me, and presents arguments iat it in his magazine, The Tails . He puts the case thus: ould the mail trade have a gov lent subsidy? ■ iat is a very plain and simple tion, and the answer to ii will also /er the question whether the ship t and~ delivery of merchandise by should be faclllatcd and under n by the government as advocated the proponents of Domestic Par- Post extension. there is «ny good reason why mail trade should be encouraged jovernmeut subsidy, it has never i set forth by any advocate of jela- Post extension, nd yet, that is exactly what the losition amounts to in its practi application. It would not be a jldy that would create new busi i where there was none before. If ould do that, it might be an argu it ia Its favor. . Instead of doing it would take the trade from the chants, both wholesale and retail, > are now doing it...

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. — 29 February 1908

PERSONALS Alfred B. Hastings, a Los Angeles Insurance man, is In the valley sizing up opportunities for Investment. Henry D. Stewart, of Long Iteach, formerly a director of Water Com pany No. 8, was In El Centro this week. Mrs. Clara Shortridge Foltz, attor ney-at-law of Los Angeles, is In the valley in the interest of clients. Mrs. Poltz is imbued with the pioneer spirit and is strongly tempted to locate at El Centro. Among the visitors of the week to valley towns was Chas. Christensen, manager of the Pacific Department of several eastern and foreign insurance companies. v Ed Hodge of Yunia was in Imperial Valley this week looking over the business opportunities. Mr. Hodge is proprietor of the market at Yuina, and is the lessee of the Southern Pacific President George Carter, of the Val ley State Bauk, returned to El Centro Wednesday night from a visit to Los Angeles. Mr. Carter says Los Angeles is talking of nothing but Imperial Valley, and is * getting excited over the wonderful ...

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. — 29 February 1908

PRESIDENT FAVORS REIMBURSEMENT ROES SQUARE DEAL WITH THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC. oes.Not Like Mr. Harrlman a Little Bit, But Says Government Should Make Its Promise Good and Pay the Bill. 'Washington dispatches say that af er hearing before the House Commit co on Claims, the matter of reim* ursement of the Southern Pacific for ts outlay in closing the break of the Colorado will be referred to Frederick I. NeweltN director of the Reclama lon Service, with instructions that he urnlsh the committee all the facts. )irector Newell's report will show bat this appropriation asked for is ot a claim, but a reimbursement. 'Representative Smith called upon •resident Roosevelt and talked the natter over with him. The President vill send for Chairman Miller of the Claims Committee, and urge him to mvc the committee take favorable ac iibn upon the pending bill. The Presi ient realizes that the* Southern Pa :ific performed a great good when they ushed in and saved the valley from Instruction, and that i...

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. — 29 February 1908

COUNTY NOTES Dr. MacDougall, who recently made a voyage on Salton Sea, reports that the water is about three feet below the highest flood mark. • • ♦ ttrawley also is ready for municipal government and improvement, and will put in a petition for incorporation next C. A. Carr, who is located five miles east of Ilrawley, has 1000 head of hog 3 all having been put ou the place with in the past year. • • • Petition for a rural free delivery route through the Mesquite Lake dis trict has been signed by more than 100 settlers and forwarded to the Post office Department The first death in the town of El Centro was that of P. J. Florian, a recent arrival, who died suddenly last Friday, while out driving with his Carter K. Harrison, former . mayor of Chicago, is on a quail hunting ex pedition in Lower California. He plans to work by horseback across to Mexicali, and from thence will come up the Imperial Valley. • • * A dispute over the ownership of seven hogs, between Jeffray Brothers and Jes...

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. — 7 March 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL.. VII ANGELENOS ASTOUNDED BY WHAT THEY SAW HERE Filled Up With Facts and Figures by, Valley Farm ers, They Ride Home on Rainbows and Set Their v - Friends oh Fire With Eagerness to Visit* the ; Most Fertile VadeyJn the World. F There was no hesitation on the part of the Los Angeles men, who were in tho valley last week, about declaring that El Centro was the liveliest town in tho county. Tho proofs of active , enterprise were so obvious that they could not refrain from comment. They saw brick buildings going up all along Main street, and every one rented in advance and a month's rent paid, and the manner in which they were greeted showed them that they were in a buoyant, busy community. They were received in the evening in an opera • house that is better in every respect than niany cities of a hundred thous - and can show, and they were sur prised to find the stage filled with 1 ■cotton plants grow"n in El Centro. .The reception went with a swing and a spi...

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. — 7 March 1908

ANGELENOS ASTOUNDED (Continued from page 1.) prise and activity shown by El Centro today. O. W. Schllcht.cn told about tho ramie plant and the profits to be de rived from its cultivation. The fibre, he said, is superior to flax, making a cloth better than linen, and closely resembling silk. He believed it pos sible to grow from four to six crops a year in Imperial Valley and to got net returns of $100 to $125 per ncro. Things Wortn While. Harold Bell Wright, who la allowed to run over the ranch that Dr. Shep herd runs, and whoihas been convicted twice of writing novels and suspected of painting pictures, was directed to talk about art, but contumaciously dis obeyed orders and talked about some thing else. He said, to begin with, that he *wondered if men interested in business would give attention to the real things of life, and then he went on to tell them about the new civiliza tion that is growing here in the South west and the sort of people the desert is destined to produce. A l...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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