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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 2 May 1908

SCHOOL MONEY. San Diego Give* Up Part of Money Belonging to Imperial. nintrict Attorney Rshleman returned from San Diego last week with tho Information that he had convinced the officials of that county of the validity of Imperial county's claim to school and road money withheld by San Diego. . '"',•»*' The San Diego supervisors agreed to hand over about $9000 of school money and $1891 of the r6ad fund, but under advice of their attorney they decided to keep their grip on $3300, derived from the personal property tax collections of last spring, until a court compels them to let go. Im perial county wftl bo obliged to bring suit to recover tho amount due. Lato in the week County Treasurer Sscwartz turned over to tho Mer chants National Hank, subject to the •will of the treasurer of Imperial coun ty, $9,032.78 in gold and silver coin. The money has been in the keeping of County Treasurer Schwartz since last January, when the apportion ment was made, and not until 'an or der came from ...

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. — 2 May 1908

UNION HIGH SCHOOL VIRTUALLY ASSURED EL CENTRO AND SIX OTHER DIS- TRICTS MAY COMBINE. Petitions Indicate Unanimous Appro val of the Plan, and Provision Will Be Made Next Fall For Grammar Graduates In El Centro. It now appears certain that only the formalities required by law need to bo gone through with In order to provide a high school for El Centro and vicinity by tho opening of another pchool year. This will be a union high school district, with seven districts uniting so as to give the central section of Imperial Valley such a strong high school district that it will be able to supply the highest grade of teachers and the best of equipment for the pupils who this month are finishing the grammar grades, and for whom provision must be made by next fall. Petitions representing a majority of the school patrons In qach district, and asking for an election in their respective districts, have been signed at El Centro and in the districts of Elder, Eucalyptus, Silsbee, Heber, Deal and Ad...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 2 May 1908

URGE DATE GROVE IN IMPERIAL VALLEY HALF SECTION AT LEAST TO BE PLANTED NEAR BRAWLEY. Other Half Will Be Devoted to Aspara gus By J. W. Yocum — Square Mile .to Be Sold In Ten Acre Farms By Owner of School Section. Imperial Valley will probably have the largest date grove In the United States, if not In the entire world. J. W. Yocum, who was In El Centro on Wednesday, told The Press of his plans for developing some of his large land holdings to the north of Brawley, and spoke of his plans for section 30 of 12-14. His original plan for this section was to plant the entire tract with dates of the approved varieties; but he has become so thoroughly convinced of its excellence as asparagus land that he will divide it, placing half In dates and the other half In asparagUß. % J. H. Wylie, an asparagus expert grower, who has made big money in the asparagus business in the low lands of the Sacramento Valley, but who has been In Imperial Valley for some time, will go with County Super visor We...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 2 May 1908

County Notes HOLTVILLE. Youug eucalyptus trees sufficient to plant twenty acres on the Chapman ranch wore received at Holtville jast weok. • • • Carl Morford lias sold his ICO-acre ranch near Holtville to Ade Zimmer man of Phoenix, Arizona. The new owner will place the land In a high state of cultivation. • ■*■*!• . • Holtville's Chamber of- Commerce has been reorganized by the election of W. P. Chancy as president, and Ed E. Uoyd as secretary. The board of Directors includes Messrs. Boyd, Maul, Rust, Messenger, Hedrick, Sargent, Chancy. Me Cloud, Webster, Aldrich and lOckurt. Meetings will be held on Wednesday evenings. IMPERIAL. Talnis and ornamental plants are being pianted on the grounds of the creamery aud domestic water plant at Imperial. •• . • The first county convention of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union was held in Imperial Saturday, and was attended by representatives of all the local unions.- '•> • -. , • • • Bishop Joseph H. Johnson, of the Episcopal diofcese ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII JUDGE WELLBORN'S INJUNCTION DOES NOT CLOSE ANY CANALS Light, Power, Irrigation and Scouring of Ditches Are All Substantial Needs and Are Not to Be Interfered With For Imaginary Protection of Submerged Salt Works- Contempt Cases Are Dismissed. ' Judge Wellborn, of the United States Circuit Court, has dismissed the contempt .proceedings against of ficers of the California Development company and ofilcers of the El Cen tro Chamber of Commerce and de cided that the . injunction issued against the C. D. Co. does not oper ate to prevent the reasonable use of water for irrigation, power and other necessary purposes. Last January the Imperial Stand ard announced exultingly that the in junction was to be enforced in such a manner as to put out of business the company furnishing the valley towns with power and light. So eager was that paper to see such injury inflict ed that it twice declared prematurely that the injunction had been served, and even went so fa...

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. — 9 May 1908

NEWS IN BRIEF STORISS OF WO^Lfc'S bOI^QS TOLb \tt FrtRrtQ&dPHS - - - - Ex-President Cleveland reported to j be suffering with c.uicvr and little hoi>«' la held for recorery. Bx-Attorney General Tirey L. Ford acquitted by jury of charge of brib ing San Francisco supervisors. Fleet end.ulKrrod by gale in Mon terey Harbor and Illinois loses anchor and narrowly escapes serious Injury. C. C. McClaverty, supposed to have been murdered by bandits in Mexico, turns up all right in San Francisco. Apparently the Invaders are trying to start a "holy war" and inflame all India. They are marching through the country with the fiery cross of Mo hammedanismi Four months ago. Judge Hargis was slain in his own store at Jackson, by his son Beach. Callahan and Hargis were the- leaders of the Hargis faction r of th? Hargis-Cockrill feud. Republican leaders in Congress conclude that the safest political play for them is to pay heed to the president's demand and make a show of doing something before...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

NEW DEAL AT HEBER. vny Acquires Townsite and Jans Active Development Campaign. 'j>h R. Loftua, who recently t a large tract of land near Cal: for subdivision, has organized Loftus & Burnham company, ieadquarters In Los Angeles, to n Imperial Valley lands. The .ny is capitalized at $50,000, and rectors are Jos. K. Ix>ftus, M. P. am, C. H. Baker, Myron West ind O. M. Glffen. Loftus and his associates have ed the Heber townsite and ln •ated a townsite company with 90 capital, and will dispose of lots and cut up into small tract!* ;res adjoining. ""~— ' hitects are now asking for bids :ontract for a $10,000 hotel to be (1 at Heber. A lumber yard al ' has been established, and it is ted that by tho time the cantn season is well under way a will be opened with a capital of 0. I hundred acres of deeded lan 1 by Loftus & Durnham will be d in ten-acre tracts at reason trices. The land in that vicinity II known to be as good as any i valley. HENEY AND THE GENERAL. ley, the Ranac...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

MARAUDER BARONS OF MODERN WORLD GORGED MONEY-HOGS ROASTED IN ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE. The Undesirable Citizen, Whose Face Is Hard, Whose Son Is a Fool and Whose Daughter Is Sold For a Title, An Evil to Oc Abolished. [From the President's Menage.] Among the many klndfl of evil, soc ial, Industrial, political, which it Is our duty as a nation sternly to com bat, thero Is none at the Ramo time more t>.iso anj more" dangerous than the greed which treats the plain and simple rules of honesty with cynical contempt, if they interfere with mak ing a profit, and a.s a nation wo can not be hold guiUl?9s If we condone such action. The man who preaches hatred of wealth honestly Acquired, who Inculcates envy and jealousy and slandrous ill-will toward those of his fel low\s who by thrift, energy and indus try, have become men of mean 3, is a menace to the community. But his counterpart in evil is to be found in that particular kind of multi millionaire who is almoat the least enviable, and is cert...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

County Notes Socialists of Imperial county will meet in El Centro on May 13, at 2 p. m., for the purpose of perfecting a county organization. BRAWLEY C. 11. Scares, manager at Drawlcy for the C. B. Thurston Company, has been in the hospital at Riverside, Buf fering from the effects of a recent surgical operation. • ;■'■■•.-;• County Clerk Elder has had his first hay harvest from his ICO-acre alfalfa 1 fields in No. 8 district since the water was turned on. Mr. Elder's alfalfa survived the period of almost two years wherein there was no irrigation water for the district, and but fifteen * acres had to bo, reseeded. The first cutting showed flue returns. • * * Parties who have been contesting the title to lands held by F. J. Litch jj key, in district No. 8, have abandoned their proceedings. Business men of Brawloy contributed to a fund to aid Litchkey in. defending his title. •" • • _A stock company has been organ- ized in Brawley for the purpose of boring for water. It is proposed to...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centre PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Editor .. 7.77 All«n Kelly Manager C. F. Hayden 0n.*^...?. 1 :^!^!?. 1 ?:.......:.!... Fix Months E>o Throe Months 23 Single Copies 05 All remittances nnd communications itiOTitd lio addressed to The Imperial Val ley Press. Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation and ratos of advertising will be furnished on application. Entered as second-class matter March t, l!Htfi, at the postolFloe at El Centro, California, under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1579. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors — F. S. Webster, Sidney Mc- Harp, R. H. Clark. Porter N. Ferguson, O. It. Wade. Judge of Superltur Court — Franklin J. Cole. V District Attorney — John M. Eshleman. County Clerk— D. S. Elder. County Treasurer— Paul Boman. County Auditor— C. F. McClelland. County Assessor — Fred Fuller. County Tax Collector — E. Wright. County...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

EL CENTRO TRUSTEES MAKING CITY LAWS PROHIBIT ALL FORMS OF GAM BLING AND LIQUOR TRAFFIC, Vindictive Sentences for First Of fenses Turned Down— Sanitary Reg ulations Adopted — Occupation Li cense Tax Schedule Under Consid eration — Residence Districts to be Protected. El Centro's board of city trustees held two sessions this week, one on Tuesday night and another Thursday night. The anti-gambling ordinance and one prohibiting the carrying of fire- arms without permit were adopted Tuesday night. Arthur Sherhurne was appointed deputy city marshal. The matter of quarters for tho board was referred to a location committee composed of Trustees Drown, Hamil ton and Buttress. Two applications were received for the position of city engineer. The ap plicants were Perry V, HedrJck and H. D. Pearson, Jr. No'action was taken. An ordinance was adopted placing a tax on dogs. Males are to be taxed $2 per year, and females $1 per year. - An ordinance fixing the limits of a district in which i blacksm...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

CHAFFEY'S SETTLEMENT NOT YET A FINALITY GAVE UP GOND3 TO END SUIT FOR HALF A MILLION. Now Aroifcer Litigant Dobs Up With Demand That the Deal be Ignored and the L. M. Holt Case be Main tained — More Troubles for the Irri gation Company. Terms of compromise of the litiga tion between the C. I). Co. and George Chaff vy. Hohrr and others are dis closed in affidavits filed in the United State* District Court. Chnffey and others were the orig inal exploiters of the scheme to turn the Colorado River into the Imperial Valley desert. Having started the scheme, they sold out to the California Development Company, which afterward became the protege of the Southern Pacific Company. After the sale, the California Devel opment Company alleged Chaffey and his confreres had bilked it out of near ly half a million. After the bringing of a suit to re cover this .sum, the Chaffeys struck back in a sensational manner. Through L. M. Holt, who is alleged to have been a dummy in the affairs, a suit was b...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

HIGHER PRICES FOR IMPERIAL VALLEY LANDS BUYERS NOT DETERRED FROM SECURING IMPROVED FARMB. Another Increase Expected at the End of the Cantaloupe Season — Activity In El Centro City Property Which la Held at a High Figure. Imperial Valley land in good state of cultivation continues to bring high prices, fully fifty per cent higher thar a few months ago. This increase in price has not had the effect of deter • ring purchasers, although a, greater dl (nation is being shown in se lecting the best soil and location. It fa expected that Improved ranch prop erty will tako another jump about the end of the cantaloupe season, and next winter still another highwater mark will be made in acreage prices. El Centro city lots are being held at slightly higher prices this week, prin cipal activity being in choice business lots. Some of the owners, who bought for investment, have listed their lots for sale, at an increase, with stop or ders for August 1, at which time they will increase the selling...

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. — 9 May 1908

SMITH'S HIDE ON FENCE Lot Angeles Chamber of Commerce Skins Mendacious Congressman. The I/oa Angeles Chamber of Com merce has adopted resolutions peel- Ing the hide off Congressman Smith for what it bluntly describes aa his ■'grossly unfair, misleading and false statements, calculated to deceive members of congress and other per pons not acquainted with the facts, to the prejudice of the Forestry Bureau, and to the injury of l/os Angeles in connection with Its project for obtain Ing a water supply from the Owens River Valley." Smith endeavored, in his speech, to discredit and injure the city's wa ter project by asserting that nothing has been done toward carrying It out, "except some surveys and some ef forts to finance that undertaking." Tills assertion, says the Chamber, was false, as Smith well knew, or might easily have ascertained had he desired to make a candid and truth ful statement on the subject. More than 700 men are at work on the aqueduct, a contract for a million dolla...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

CENTRAL HOSPITAL IS READY FOR PATIENTS FINELY EQUIPPED INBT«TUTION IN EL CENTRO. Available to AH Physicians in the County — Ample Room for the Sick of Thla Healthful KcQlon — Complete Facilities for Surgical and Labora tory Work. Today the finishing touches will be given to the Central Honpltai, an Insti tution that will be a crodit to the Im perial Valley anU* to El Centro, where It la located. .Within the ensuing week the Central Hospital will bo open for generar~hoßpital service to the physi cians of the valley. At a later date, possibly on May IG, when the county*medicos are to meet In El Centrff, the building will be thrown open for public Inspection, and the county physicians will bo invited to become guests of the honpitalm an agoment at that time. Central Hospital Is located in the southern part of El Centro, between Fifth and Sixth streets. It is built in the "cottage or bungalow style of archi tecture, with shady porches surround ing the entire structure. The building is 6...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 9 May 1908

JUOGE WELLBORN'S INJUNCTION DECISION (Oontlniii*! from first page.) ant b« mlniitifti from turning out of It* r.m*ln finy wasto water ftt nny point whentb the same will naturally (low up on or over the landa of complainant, or flow into tho like naw covering the Salton Sink, and thereby substantially Increase the amount of water therein, or maintain -the amount of water tliero in, of prevent the d«vrea.*e thereof by natural uiusoa. and that a writ of in junction issue <n accordance herewith^ Prohibitions Analyzed. A careful aiiAiynlfl of thla part of the deerc resolves it Into throe prohibi tions: Klrst. that no water shall be diverted from the Colorado Uiver In ex cess of the aub«l.intlal needs of the peo ple referred to. This 19 found- in the first clause above quoted. SScond, that none of Iho water so diverted shall be allow (vi lc> flow upon or over the lands of complainant This Is declared orig inally lii the iteoond, and repeated in the third and fourth clauses above quo...

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. — 16 May 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII IMPROVEMENT AND PROTECTION OF VALLEY IRRIGATION SYSTEM Canal Company Hope to Get Money Enough to Start Work This Year on Cement Gates to Replace Sharp's Head ing, But no Extensions of System Have Been Author - ized, Great System Projected by Mr, Harriman. . ~" What amount of money the officers and engineers of the California Devel opment Company will be authorized this year to expend for extension, bet terment and protection of the Irriga tion system In Imperial Valley has not been determined by the big chiefs of the Southern Pacific, without whose sanction nothing can be done, but it Is virtually a certainty that it will not be a million, and the engineers will be pleased if a quarter of that sum shall be allowed. The published report} that the Southern Pacific has decided to spend a million and build a high lino canal on the east side of the val ley are hot-air balloons, and they were not sent up by Epes Randolph. The California Development Com pan...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 16 May 1908

TAXATION LAW ASSESSMENT OF POSSESSORY RIGHTS EXPLAINED BY DIS TRICT ATTORNEY. ACCORDING TO THE CODE. Hasty and Uninformed Criticism of County Officials Sharply Rebuked— Assessor May. T?x Property and Franchises of Water Companies as Real Property. Tho Hoard of Supervisors has taken up tho matter of as.sesswunt of proper ty for taxation in Imperial county and applied to the District Attorney for an opinion on the legal questions involv ed. District Attorney Esnletnan com plies with the board's request, and takos opportunity to call attention to tho irrelevancy and Impertinence of some of the lia.sty criticism hurled at him, and the ignorance of law display ed by some who have undertaken to give gratuitous advice to county of ficers. v The editor of the standard promised the Assfl&sor that he would publish the law in the case as stated by the Dis trict Attorney, but when a copy of the opinion was presented to him he re fused to print it, saying he had no room in his paper for .any...

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. — 16 May 1908

UPWARD TENDENCY OF LAND VALUES EARNING POWER WARRANTB BTILL HIGHER PRICES. Sales of Large Tracts Recently at $125 Per Acre— City Lota Remain at Same Figure With Comparatively Few Bales This Week. Two sales of eighty-acre tracts at $10,000 each recently indicate that im proved farming property in Imperial Valley will never again bo sold as low as $100 an acreT A year ago $100 was considered a high price and most sales were made at a figure consider ably, under that. Now $125 is cheap, and $150 to $200 is more likely to bo asked by the man who has a good farm, well located. The earning power of the land has had much to do with firmly establish ing the higher prices. One of * the eighty-acre tracts, which was sold this week at $125 an acre, was imme diately leased for a consiflerafron equal to ten per cent of the purchase price. : V - City lots are being held at about the same figure as last week, an advance of fifty per cent over last fall's prices. Only a few sales of lots have been ...

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. — 16 May 1908

MAN WITH HAMMER CHANGED HIS MIND PLAYED ANVIL CHORUS ALL ALONG THE LINE. Knew Imperial .Valley Land was so Poor You Couldn't Raise an Umbrel la on It — And Then He Learned Something and Lost His Hammer. One of those large, robustious, voci ferous, touch-and-go chaps was a pas senger on the train from Los Angeles a few days ago. He had never seen the Imperial Valley, but he knew more about the country than the old est settler, and he was determined that nobody on the train should re main In a state of benighted Ignorance if his voice held out. "Nothing but a hot-air fake," boom ed the big fellow. "Ix>ok nt It! Talk about growing anything on that des ert! Why, you couldn't raise an um brella on that land. A lot of damned crazy fools come bulging into this country, and yap about growing or anges, and you all join in like a bunch of coyotes yelping in the brush. Don't tell me. I know a piece of good land when I see it, s and there isn't enough here to fill a flower pot. Nothing but a...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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