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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 16 May 1908

BRONCO BUSTING. ,AN INPROMPTU EXHIBITION OF HORSEMANSHIP BY ROUGH RIDERS OF EL CENTRO. WINN WILL RIDE OUTLAW Cowboy Competitive Sports Scheduled for Week From Sunday — Young Forrester's Clever Method of Stop ping Runaway Mule Team on Main Btreet. None of the wild and woolly fea- tures of the crude old frontier settle ments are found in the new pioneer communities of Imperial Valley, but the cow-puncher and the bronco-bust er have not become obsolete' yet, and among the settlers of this quiet re gion .are many "men with the bark on," s6mo of them noted ridere of the ranges and heroes of the rodeo, who can give impromptu wild west shows when the spirit moves them. Imperial county's r sheriff, Mobley Meadows, was the star performer in tho exhibi tions given by the Vaqucro Club' of Los Angeles for entertainment of the men of the fleet, and thero are others, but little if any inferior to him in skill and. daring. Last Sunday the boys got together in El Centro and had some cowboy fun for ...

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. — 16 May 1908

IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El C#ntro. PUBLISHED EVEnf~SATURI)AY. Editor 77 Allen Kelly Manager «-. . C. F. Hayden SIHSCUUTION. Onf T*ar $1.00 Bit Month* &0 Thive Mr»ntli9 25 Single Copies 05 All remittances and communications should be addressed to The Imperial Val> ley Press. Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation nnd rates of advertising will be furnished on application. Entered as seoond-clns9 matter March t, 1906, at the postoflVe nt El Centro, California, under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors-- F. S. Webster. Sidney Mc- Harp, R. 11. Clark, Porter N. Ferguson, O. R. Wade. Judge of Superior Court — Franklin J. Cole. District Attorney — John M. Eshleman. County Clerk— D. S. Klder. County Treasurer — Paul Roman. County Auditor— C P. McClelland. County AsBMSOr — Fred Fuller. County Tax Collector — E. Wright. County Surveyor — ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 16 May 1908

EL CENTRO LOCALS The ladies' Guild of the Presbyter lan Church will meet next Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Paris /hi Olive Rtreet. The Ladles Guild of the Pfesbytori an Church will give a social nt the Palm Roof Garden on Saturday" even- Ing,' May 23. A musical program will be rendered. W. E. Cole, of Ashton, South Dako ta, Is the guest of his brother, Judge Franklin J. Cole, having arrived In El Centro Wednesday after a tour of the Pacific Coast States. County. Treasurer Paul Roman is having removed a faulty foundation laid on his residence lot at Seventh and Stato streets, preparatory to erecting a residence, 32x38 feet, for his qwn home. All persons who desires to, attend the memorial services at Imperial on the morning of Sunday, May 24- and who have no conveyance, are invited to meet at the El Centro school house at 9 o'clockT and they will be given seats in conveyances to this meeting, through arrangements made by veter .ans of El Centro. Clarence M. Knox, commercial...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 16 May 1908

NEWS IN BRIEF STORIES OF WORLfc's fcOliNiQS TOL&-1N rdRAQEUirHS - - - - Hrnoy threatens to draw gun in court and is threatened by Judge with jail. War Department of Mexico has no Information concerning reported sur render of the Vaquis. Fifteen lives are lost and many per sons injured" in Nebraska tornado. Town of I/Miisville blown off the map. Haywood retires from race for So cialist nomination for President, and Debs is now believed to have clear 000 Body found in ashes of Ounness home at Laporte identified as that of the ogress who was responsible for at least ten murders. Socialists' convention in Chicago develops into dangerous situation be cause of enmity of Debs and Haywood factions and police in large force are on guard. Gen. George Stone, chairman of the Republican State Central Committee, states that the regular Republicans have elected at least 416 of the 629 delegates to the State convention. This will give the regulars a working majority of 203. Southern Pacific off...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 16 May 1908

WILL BUILDING RECORDS BEATEN IN EL CENTRO OTB BOUGHT AND HOTEL BUILD 1 ING BEGUN IN FOUR DAYB. hree-Story Brick Block Will be Ready for Tenants In Two Weeks, and Entire Hotel Will be Open for Dusiness Early In the Fall. Such rapid progress has been made n the construction of tho Helms & •ellett three-story brick hotel block t Fifth and Broadway that Mr. Helms xpects to have the first floor ready ye tenants by June 1. Probably all building records in Southern California have been broken y this transaction. On March 20, A. D. Helms and M. j.JPellett of Ashland, Oregon, came r> Imperial Valley. Two days after hey reached Imperial Valley they •urchased five lots at the southwest orner of Fifth street and Broadway, a El Centro, and belore the deal was Ujgjod they had decided to build a Two days later, men were at work naklng excavations for the founda ions, and while this was in progress •lans were made fdr the superstruct tre. Actual building began on April :, and from that time ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 16 May 1908

MORE THAN MILLION IN CANTALOUPE CROP THI9 YEARS OUTPUT WILL BE FIFTEEN HUNDRED CARS. Season Will be Longer Because of In creased Acreage of Late Planting — Plenty of Work in the Valley for Pickera and Packers in Few Weeks. Writing about the Imperial Valley melon crop, in the Riverside Press, 1£,,, C. Uus.soll says: "If cantaloupes bring the price they did last year, or even three-fourths as much, Imperial Valley is destined to realize more than a million- dollars for its cantaloupe crop this season. While the original planting of ten thousand acres is reckoned by con servative men in the valley to have shrunk almost fifty per cent, the re- maining five thousand acres are mak ing an excellent showing, and unless something of a serious nature entire ly unforeseen blights. the crop, the out put should be closely in the neighbor hood of 1500 cars. This means 625,000 crates, and while they sold on an ave rage of better thau $2 last^year, $2 per crate for this number would mean $1,250,000...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 16 May 1908

TAXATION LAW, (Continued from page two.) merits of possession of, claim to or right to the possession of land, shall be Immediately due and payable upon assessment, and shall be collected by the assessor as provided In this chap ter." "Tlio assessment having been legal- Jy and pfoperly made as required by^ law, and the taxes being due aivd pay able, the fact that the assespor'threat ened to proceed and sell plaintiff's In terest In the land 'ln question unless said taxes woro Immediately paid Is quite linmateri.il. * * * * The pro perty of the plaintiff In tho land. being subject to taxation and the assessment hrfvlng been properly made, it was the duty of the plaintiff to pay the taxes. In Phelan vs. San Francisco, 121 Cal. 1, this Court said: "If the tax was valid and constituted a lien upon plaintiff's property, his protest at the time of making the payment gives him no right to recovery. Neither tho lien of the«tax nor his obligation to pay It ceased by reason of any defect In t...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 16 May 1908

County Notes CALEXICO. A prape cutting, which Fritz Kloklte stuck Into- the proutid two months ago. lias taken root and put forth Rrapos. • • • This woek Tiling brothers began the erection of their business block, opposite the Hotel Calexico. It la to be of brick burned in Calexico. • • « A. \j. Clark slipped from the steps of a Southern, Pacific engine in the Calexico yards last week, and broke his arm between the wrist and the elbow. . • • . John F. Giles will have his cottage on Second strict completed this week. A. M. Shenk's residence on Third street will soon be completed, and A. E. Eslow is building a cottage on Third street for his own home. Tony Hess is completing a cottage on Sec ond street. • • • A prohibition ordinance, modeled after the county prohibition law, was adopted by the Calexico city trustees at their last meeting. Other ordin ances adopted were one licensing dogs-^-$2 for males and $4 for fe males; one providing regulations for placing guy wires in the public ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII NEW KIND OF MEETING HOUSE SIGN OF SANE CIVILIZATION Social Needs of Community and Demands of Young People Considered in Dr, Shepherd's Plans for a Rational Church, Preacher's Salary Goes Into the. Building % Fund, Ten Thousand Dollars Needed. If the religious and- philosophical lectures given every Sunday in the Holt Opera House at El Centro were dollvered in Los Angeles, tho Temple Auditorium "would be too small to hold the* congregation of listeners. And that Is typical of this remarkable com munity of desert pioneers in imperial Valley. Among these frontiersmen of the twentieth century are men who have been leaders in thought and ac tion In the older communities and in the great centers of American clvlU , zatlon, and here on v the southwest -border they are establishing a better, higher, cleaner, saner and truer civil ization than that from which they came. They have brought with thwA all that is beat of the, old, and artr planting it in a cleane...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

2 BIG MUSICAL EVENT FOR NEXT WEEK GRAND CONCERT BE GIVEN BY LEADING MUSICIANS OF THE VALLEY. Attractive Program Includes Voc.il and Instrumental Selections — Pro ceeds to go Toward' Christian Church Building. The concert to bo Riven In thr VA Centro Opera House next Wednesday nipht for the benefit of the Christian church building is sure to bo one of the best and most important musical events of the season, and it is expect ed that people from all parts of the valley will avail themselves of this op portunity to hear so many of the tal ented musicians of the valley in one evening. No pains have been spared to make the concert a success, and a long and attractive program has been prepared, introducing not only well known fav orites in musical circles, but singers of equal or superior merit who have not before been heard here. The pro gram comprises twenty-two numbers and is so long that no encores will be permitted. There will be five tenor soloists and this feature alone insures the...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

Saturday, May 23, 1908. IMPERIAL HIGHWAY AIDED BY SAN DIEGO TEMPORARY IMPROVEMENT OF ROAD PROVIDED FOR. Chamber of Commerce Raising Fund to Relieve New County of Expense of Repairing Section East of the Line— Neighborly Movement Well Under Way. At a meeting of the boulevard com mittee of tho San Diego Chamber of Commerce last week, steps were tak en for improving Uio road running from San Diego into Imperial Valley. The report upon the condition of the road stated that at tho present time it would be asking a good deal of tho citizens of Imperial county to niako the necessary repairs, which •would cost $2,000, and Ihflt this* amount should be raised by subscrip tion, as travel, between the vailny and San Diego this summer would be prac tically impossible unless temporary Improvements are made in the condi tion of tho road. Following the reading of the report Charles Kelley, Rufus Choate and SamuelG. Ingle were appointed a sub-committee to raise the necessary fund. - After the appoin...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

4 MEXICAN BORDER TOWN WANTS HIGHER COURT COMPLAINS OF THE WEARISOME WAYS OF JUSTICE IN ENSENAOA. American Interests Join In Petition for Court of First Instance and Offer to Pay Any Deficit in Revenues in Order to do Away With Delays. Citizens of Mexicali have ambitions to raise that town to a higher standing in official circles and they seek to se cure the establishment of a court of the first instance there. At the pres ent time cases proper for this court have to be taken to Enscnada, a dis tance by road of approximately 150 miles. The constantly expanding import ance of Mexicall and its tributary country bring 3 numerous cases into the court of the first instance in the cour§e of each year, and it is felt by managers of the various large inter ests represented there that an injus tice is done them in compelling a hear ing of each of these cases in the out of-the-way town of Ensenada. Particularly trying have been the troubles over squatters on lands legal ly held by Americans. T...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

Saturday, May 23, 1908. COUNTY TAXES ASSEBBOR FULLER EXPLAINS REASONS FOR COLLECTION AT OLD SAN DIEGO RATE. INCREASE IN VALUATION Tax on Possessory Rights Will Make Possible Reduction of Rate One Half —Farmers Assured That No Avoid able Hardship Will be Imposed Up on Them, County Assessor Fred Fuller, who is doing what the law requires him to do and desires that the people shall un- derstand the situation clearly, makes the following official explanation of the taxation question: To the taxpayers of Imperial Coun ty: Inasmuch as misapprehension and misunderstanding still exist regard Ing the system of assessing and col- i lectlng taxes in Imperial County, 1 wish to make this brief statement of fact, The reason why taxes are being col lected at the present rate- is not be cause the rate has been fixed by me nor because it represents a necessary rate on the present valuaiton, but be cause ft was levied upo,n the valuation of only $3,500,000, as fixed by the As sessor of San Diego Coun...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

6 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newspaper of lmperi.il County and City of El Centfo. rUKMSHED KVCItT SATURDAY. Editor"'" "771...... Allen" Kklly Manager C. F. Hayderv SITnSCUII'TION. One V«»nf t\M Blx Months M> Three Months 2A Single Copies 05 All remittances ami communications should l><? addressed to The Imperial Val« Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. Entered as second-class matter March S, 190fi. at the postofilce at El Centro, California, under the Act of Congress of March 8, 1579. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors — F. S. Webster, Sidney Mc- Harg. U. 11. Clark, Torter N. Ferguson, O. 11. Wade. -*: ■; Judge of Superior Court — Franklin J. Cole. -.;: District Attorney — John M. Eshleman. County Clerk— D. S. Elder. County Treasurer — IVuil Roman. County Auditor— C. P. McClelland. County Assessor — Fred Fuller. County Tax Collector — E. Wright...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

Saturday, May 23, 1908. EL CENTRO LOCALS E. A. Colby has been In lledlands for 'the 'past week, looking after sev eral real eatato deals. William Kelley, El Centro'B nurse ryman, hag been spending several days in Los Angeles and nearby points the. past week. -HHI- Oeorge T. Wellcome, president of tho Drawley Board of City Trustees, has been spending several days in El Centro, looking after property inter ests here. Peter P. Pedrick left El Centro Wednesday for a visit of several months in New York City and other Eastern cities. He expects to return to El Centro In the fall. Mrs. Ira Aten of El Centro and Mrs. A. J. Miller of Brawley have gone to Santa Ana to attend the State W. C. T. U. convention as representatives of the unions of Imperial Valley. [ -IHI - M. Levy came down from San 'Bern ardino Wednesday evening to look after the details of getting his new building under construction. ' He will remain- several days here. v -IHH I Dr. d. 13. Galloway of Hollywood is In the valley,...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

8 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIES OF WORLfc'3 DOIMQS TOLD IN rARAWATnS - - - - Cleveland strikers attack street car and shoot the motorman nnd two guards. One of the mob slightly in- Secretary Taft returns to Washing ton and says excavation work on canal will be completed In three and a half or four years. The Supreme Court of the United States decides the Texas law of 1903 fixing the tax rate on railroads is un constitutional. Another great triumph of air navi gation. Baldwin machine rises twelve feet and stays in the air three seconds. 'Rah for flying machine! 1 Wilfred M. Peck, an attorney and Republican politician formerly of Riv erside, arrested in Los Angeles on charge of forging a check for $300. Theodore Bell and his county dele gates capture the Democratic State Convention at Fresno, Harper and McXab forces charge, that they were sold out by their leaders. Seventy-five foreigners, including an American woman, arrested in Con stantinople and charged with conspir ing to blow up the Sul...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

Saturday, May 23, 1908. SYSTEM OF SEWERS FOR CITY OF EL CENTRO TRUBTEE3 INVESTIGATING BEP TIC TANK AND FARM PLAN. Outfall to New River not Favored Be cause of Probable Objection of Brawley to Pollution of Stream- Tax Ordinance Introduced — Quar ters for City Government. The most important action of the City Board of Trustees at itg adjourn ed meeting Tuesday evening was on tho proposition to establish a sewer system at El Centro. A petition was presented, signed by 103 of the principal business men and tax-payers of El Centro, asking that a system of sewerage be decided upon, and that steps be taken to call a bond olection to provide for its construc tion. After general discussion, a com mitteo composed of Trustees Brown, Pellett and Buttress was appointed by President Pearson to make a general investigation as to tho best system for the conditions fotind hero and the approximate cost of tho same. Several plans were discussed, but the general opinion seemed to be that a septic tank ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

10 EXCURSION COMING FROM SAN DIEGO SPECIAL TRAIN TO ARRIVE IN THE VALLEY NEXT WEDNESDAY. Chamber of Commerce Arranges for Two Days' Visit to Give San Diegans Opportunity to Get Acquainted With Their Neighbors in the Desert. Tlj- 1 Han Diego Chamber ot Com merce has made definite arrangements for an excursion to Imperial Valley by a special train over the Santa Fe and Soutlu'rn Pacific lines leaving San Diego on the morning of Tuesday, May 2<>. The train will run through and will bo made Vji of standard and tourisl sleeping car*, with a smoking car added? The fare for tho round trip will bo $17.35 for standard sleep er and $14.35 for tourist sleeper, tic ket-; to be good for ten days. WoiliuMday, May 27, and Thursday, the 2*i( h, will be spent in tho valley, the train "leaving on -the night of May 2S for Ijos Angeles. Excursionists will be permitted to remain in sleepers at Los Angeles until Friday morning, 'May 2!>, when the special train will be abandoned and the return ma...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

Saturday, May 23, 1908. VALLEY SUPPLY DEPOT. Union Oil Company of California Puts in a Large Warehouse at El Centro The Union Oil Company of Califor nia, realizing the Importance of the Imperial Valley, was quick to grasp the. opportunity of establishing a warehouse here which will be located at El Centre They propose to carry a high grade stock of gasoline, kero i seiie, benzine, distillate and lubrlcat- Ing oils In cases and barrels. This will bo a great thing for the valley, as dt will do away with the merchants having to carry large stocks of oil and will enable them to get orders filled an beetled, "^ The Union Oil Company la an inde pendent company and carrfea the high est grades of oils in the West. ."•;.■ Mr. E. (J.( J. Townsend, of the El Ceil tro Transfer Company, will be the company's local representative and will give all orders his prompt and careful attention. 7-lt COUNTY PHYSICIANS. Members of the Imperial CjUrjty Medical Ansoeiation were guests on Tuesday afternoon o...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 23 May 1908

12 County Notes BRAWLEY. Steps li.ive been t^kon for the for fnafton of i volunteer fir/ 1 department for Hrisvl'.y. Dr. I A Miller h;t* opened a hospfc tal in Hrawloy for general hospital cases and patlenta of valley physt clans. • • • A Japanese farmer "near Keystone lost lila bnrn. three horses, a ton and n hall of hay and five sots of harness by rue last week. Phil D. 3 wing has been appointed city attorney of Brawley at a "salary of $50 i»er mouth. The salary of the ltrawlcy city treasurer has been ad vanced from $5 to $10 per month. • • • Clement & McKeehan are to eroct a livery stable of concrete blocks on the .iil.o of their present stables. The blocks; are being made by O. W. Hod den ami his force of men at Brawley. • • ♦ Brawley city trustees have given the first reading to an ordinance pro viding for the establishment of fire limits, within which only fire-proof buildings may be erected. Five blocks arc included within this district. » ♦ • A movement is on foot to sec...

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