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Exciting Day for Carrie [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 18 May 1901
Exciting Day for Carrie WICHITA, Kan.— Mrs. Carrie Nation arrived here Saturday night, after an exciting day at Harper. There was a circus in town and she organized a raid on saloons, but was arrested before she could do any smashing. She was released on promising that she would take the next train out of town, which she did.
Great Strike Threatening [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 18 May 1901
Great Strike Threatening [ CHICAGO.— Eight hundred members of the Machinists' union Secided to demand of the National Metal Manufacturers' association association an increase of 12&amp; per cent, on the existing scale of wages. The new scale is to become effective on May 20, on which date the law of the machinists making nine hours a day's work will go into operation throughout the country. The decision reached affects 3500 men in and around Chicago. There is no likelihood of a strike because of an agreement of the men with tHe bosses whioh makes arbitration compulsory.
MINES AND MINING [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 18 May 1901
MINES AND MINING COPPER CONDITION'S. During the first quarter of 1901 the copper market has ruled very steady at 17c for lake and 16% c for electrolytic. During that period the exports of sulphate of copper reached 11,866 tons as compared with 10,045 tons the same period of 1900. During April 2687 tons of foreign copper were Imported and 22,852 tons of ore were imported, while 773 tons of copper and 957 tons of ore were re-exported. Regarding the metal situation an official of the United Metals Selling company makes the following statement: "The currant month has been an exceptionally good one so far as the copper business Is concerned. Exports show a material Increase. In fact they have been larger than In any corresponding month for years past. "I do not expect any material change in the price of silver. It will remain strong with an upward tendency, for some time. The fact that the silver production of the country is now In the hands of a single corporation indicates that it will...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 18 May 1901
What is Ovaritis ? A dull, throbbing pain, accompanied by a sense of tenderness and heat lew down in the Bide, with an occasional shooting pain, indicates inflammation. On examine tion it will be found that the region of pain shows some swelling. This is the first stage of ovaritis, inflammation of the ovary. If the roof of your house leaks, my sister, you have it fixed at once ; why not pay the same respect to your own body ? You need not, you ought not to let yourself go, when one of your own sex Mrs. Anna Aston. holds out the helping hand to you, and will advise you without money and without price. Mrs. Pinkham's laboratory is at Lynn, Mass. Write a letter there telling all your symptoms and get the benefit of the greatest experience in treating female ills. " I was suffering 1 to such an extent from ovarian trouble that my physician thought an operation would bo necessary. "Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Corapound having 1 been recommended to me, I decided to try it. After using s...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 18 May 1901
W GOVERNMENT LANDS Eg I w.th CHEAR WATER i 6a in THE iPi I IMPERIAL SETTLEMENT I m &amp;| Do you want a ranch in Southern California? m* wi m j A ranch of first class soil at the government W W M price of $1.25 per acre? *$ * M M With aright at small cost to all the irriga- m H tion water that can be used? *#■ m W yf At an annual expense for water lower than ever ac W m JL before offered on the pacific coast? JL Wh S If so, the following information will Interest you. J||| OT The Colorado River furnishes the most abundant supply of water for irrigation purposes to be found west bum W of the Rocky Mountains. Its greatest supply is furnished during the month of June, when it is needed the most, fiSgj fa and the least supply during December, when it is needed the least — the river being about nine feet higher in June JP|9 3 than in December. Sw I? The river carries enough water to irrigate 8,000,000 acres of land, hence the supply can never be cut short jPjS 1% by dry seasons. ...
"RECLAIMED FROM THE SUN" [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 25 May 1901
"RECLAIMED FROM THE SUN" "Colorado Desert Will Soon Be no More" The above is the appropriate caption under which Irwin H. Rice, of the Western Graphic, of Los Angeles, writes of the Imperial country. The following- extracts are from Mr. Rice's article: It has been said with poetic sentiment that the man who causes two blades of grass to grow ahere but one giew before is a benefactor to his kind. He is greater in the universe than the warrior or the solon and his works live after him even until the end of time. In these, early days of the twentieth century we will need invent new words of encomium for men who make many blades of grass grow where none grew before as is now being done on the great Colorado desert by several companies. This article will have to do with a trip of inspection to the works of the California Devolpment Company and the Imperial Land Company in the southeastern part of San Diego county by a party of a dozen newspaper men as guests of the companies mentioned. T...
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 25 May 1901
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS An Epitome of the Week's Happenings in the West . A License on Business Houses in Oak land-A Match Company Organized in Madera-Opium Seized. Etc. Apricot pits are quoted at $9 ft ten in San Francisco. Oakland has imposed a $3 a year license upon every business house with a sign attached to the building. The Pacific Match Company, with a capital stock of $100,000 has been organized in Madera. Opium to the value otjimj^ seized by the customs authorities at San Francisco. Yolo county paid over $485 in gopher bounties last month. The sugar-beet crop at King City will be a record breaker.
Two Men Killed [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 25 May 1901
Two Men Killed CSONORA Cal.— At the Golden Gate mine Safiirday morning Theodore 1 oneatti and J. McLaughlin were instanS killed by the premature explol ton of a blast. The night shift came up about 6:30, Longatti and McLaughHn failed to come with the others Search was made and they were found dead in the 400-foot level. McLaughlin was disfigured beyond recognition. He was a native of Cal[fornia and leaves a widow and one daughter. He was for many years foreman at the Utlca mines at Angels Camp. Longatti, who was an Italian, has a brother in Sacramento.
Yountf Girl's Suicide [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 25 May 1901
Yountf Girl's Suicide SAN JOSE.— Miss Lola J. Whittle, aged 18 years, committed suicide Saturday evening by taking strychnine at the home of her mother, Mrs. Laura Patch, 98 Devine street. She was subject to hysteria and had been despondent for several days Her parents have been divorced and both have remarried. Her father, Dr. Lewis Whittle, who is a resident of Buenos Ayres, South America, had requested her to join him, and she was to have sailed on Monday. Although her choice was voluntary, it is believed the thought of leaving friends here had a depressing effect upon her.
Seven Thousand Acres Flooded [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 25 May 1901
Seven Thousand Acres Flooded TRACY, May 20— After one weeks high water, which required great expense to fight against, the levees on the Fabian Bell tract gave way this morning. . The tract consists of 7000 acres and is the same that was flooded in February. The levees were rebuilt, over half of the tract reseeded rh-3 701) acres planted in sugar beets by the Califor-nia-Hawaiian Sugar Company. This will end operations fox this season. The McLaughlin tract adjacent is still intact. The county road between here and Stockton is impassable. Several small ranches are flocled. The water continues to rise.
Three Men Stabbed [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 25 May 1901
Three Men Stabbed SAN FRANCISCO.— As a climax to a trivial dispute as to the best method of painting warships' bottoms, three men were stabbed, one of £he"ra probably fatally, in a restaurant at the corner of Sixth and Bryant streets. James Hays, fireman of the steamer Centennial, received a knife thrust in the left breast that penetrated to the lung; Morris Sullivan, also a fireman on the same steamer, was wounded In the forehead and right arm, and Thomas Curren, a wool grader, was cut In the head. The knife wielder Is unknown and has not yet been arrested.
Marcus Daly's Estate [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 25 May 1901
Marcus Daly's Estate ANACONDA, Mont— The district court has appointed Representative Johi A. Toole, J. G. Morrout and Bernard McKinley of Anaconda appraisers of the estate of the late Marcus Daly. .. Mrs. Daly, administratrix! of the estate, in her petition for the appolnt- ment of appraisers, estimates the value of the estate at $10,000 000.