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

Saturday, August 1, 1908. ROLL IS COMPLETE BOARD OP EQUALIZATION FINISH ES ITB WORK WITH ONLY ONE OBJECTOR AND ONE RAIBE. MORE THAN SIX MILLIONS Assessed Valuation of Possessory Rights to Real Estate Reaches Close to Two Million Dollars — Interesting Synopsis of Statistics. Assessed valuation of Imperial county, after completion of the work of the Hoard of Equalization, $6,227, 759. Registeration of but one objection to the assessment — that of H. R. Bal com, because of the taxing of possess ory rights. Raising the valuation of the Holton Power Company $42,500. This is a brief summary of the de velopments of the week on county tax ation. Imperial county's assessor, Fred Fuller, has just reason to feel proud of the record' he has made in this, the first assessment of the new county. The Hoard of Equalization finished its labors Wednesday forenoon, and the tax rolls are now, closed. Their next official duty in this line will be the fixing of the tax rate. The Assessor's report aH sent...

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. — 1 August 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro. VI ' RtTISHED KVKRT SATURDAyT (Editor Alltn Kelly Associate Editor Lewla Havermale Manaoer C. F. Hayden "ai^PSCRH'TioN. One Year 11.00 Blx Months • • •&<) Three Months ?6 Single Copies 05 All remittances and communications should be addressed to The Imperial Val \ty Press. Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. Entered a« second-class matter March I, 1906, at the postoffice at Xl Centro, California, under the Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors— F. 8. Webster. Sidney Mc- Harc.R. H. Clark, Porter N. Ferguson, O. R. "Wade. ... Judge of Superior Court— Franklin J. Cole. . District Attorney — John M. Eshleman. County Clerk— D. S. Elder. County Treasurer — Faul Boman. County Auditor— C. P. McClelland. County Assessor — Fred Fuller. County Tax...

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. — 1 August 1908

Saturday, August 1, 1908. LOCALS \Mi\-\ Jeanette Hart is here from San Diego, to look after business in terests. ■i Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Sparks are spending a few days at beach resorta near Los Angelep. } iMr. and Mrs. Vl.V 1 . Rapp and children have gone to !/>ng Beach for a so journ of a month or more. * C. E. ttubbell has returned to his old home at Santa Monica to spend the remainder of the summer. * Attorney R. .T. Dillon of Los Angeles spent several days in El Centro and other valley towns this week. ii ii • Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Carpenter have gone to Los Angeles this week to spend the remainder of the summer. • Mrs. Harold Hell Wright and child ren left the valley Tuesday for a sojourn at beach points near Los An geles. John W. Smith, oi' the State Realty Company, San Diego, has been spend ing several days in El Centro and vicinity this week. ii ii \ ii 'i * George A. Lathrop, president of the American National Hank of Pomona, has been spending several days in El Centro the pa...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 August 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIES OF WORLD'S DOINQS TOLD IN rdRrtQRrtFHS - - - - Three hundred lose lives in typhoon at Hongkong. China. The largest olive mill in the state is being erected at EUlnore, Ix)8 Angeles excludes all street meetings from business section. Break in levee of San Joaquin river floods Jersey Island, causing $.'.,000,000 damages. Reports from 500 points in Kansas Bhow the Wheat crop to b«? 2,000.000 bushels greater than last year. President Castro's power in Vene euela threatened by mob in Curacao, which breaks into open rebellion. Fire at Westminister, California, de stroyed four carloads of onion sets ready for shipment to Texas onion growers. I/)kh, $10,000. 000 President Roosevelt has approved the dismissal from the Military Acad emy at Weet Point of eight cudets who were found guilty of hazing un derclassmen. 000 The territory of the I^os Angeles district of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company will be enlarged August 1 by the addition of two coun ties, Kern...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 August 1908

Saturday, August i, 1908. COMMISSION SURE SUPERVISORS TO APPOINT HIGH WAY BOARD AT NEXT SES SION — ASK FOR EN DORSEMENTS. BANISH THE GRASS PESTS Ordinances Adopted Prohibiting Im portation of Johnson Grass and Pro viding for Killing it off Wherever the Pest has Appeared in Imperial County. The most important act of the Board of Supervisors at the meeting of July 24 was that, as announced in tin Press last week, of accepting the petitions asking for the appoint of a County Highway Commission, and de ciding to create such a commission. Hecause of the importance of the in terests involved in the future work of this commission, the board decided to postpone appointment of its members until the next regular meeting, and expressed the hope that the various civic bodies of the county would give expression as to their preferences for members of such commission. All members of the board were pres ent except Sidney McHarg, who was still absent on his wedding trip. The vote in favor of accepti...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 1 August 1908

8 County Notes CALEXICO. Two sudden deaths ha?e occurred at Calexico within Ih.« past ten days. Auprustino Jftttssard, a Frenchman re siding at Mevlcall died a week ago Sunday, a few hours after he lost con sciousness, after having complained of a dull pain In his head. Tho phy sician issued a certificate giving as his statement, •Death from heat pros tration, with liquor as a contributary causo." The body w;is taken to San Diego for burial. A Mexican employ ed l»y Ijerby Little was overcome In the fields, lost consciousness and died next, morning. *♦ • * Calexico's school trustees are adver tising for bids for the erection of a school building, to bo completed for use at the beginning of the next school term. ' A son has been born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Houston. Mrs. Houston is at the homo of her parents In Grand Rapids, Wisconsin. IMPERIAL. Imperial's city trustees have de cided to adopt an ordinance provid ing for the levying of a special tax of $1800 for purchasing .fire-fightin...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 August 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. STANDARD DRILL WILL SOON START A DEEP HOLE HERE Business men of El Centro have signed a contract with the Clampitt Brothers of Los Angeles, expert drillers and operators in the oil fields of that district, whereby the Clatnpltts are to bring their Standard drill and outfit to El Centro at once and sink a test hole to a depth of 2500 feet, if necessary, to determine wh. ther water can be ob tained here. The rig. is now being loaded on cars at Los Angeles, and within ten days it is expected it will be on the location of the proposed well, lot seven of block two, on the south side of Railroad avenue, near Fourth street. Day and night shifts are to be run, and it is believed? that at least fifty feet per day can be made during the period that the drill is operating in silt formations. The hole will be a ten-inch one. Messrs. Clampitt Brothers have met with marked success in their drilling operations for water in the arid Southwest. They sunk seven teen ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 August 1908

2 METHODIST MATTERS Minister ,md Family Leave for Vaca Brt Until after Conference— Many Valley Changes Probable. Key. O. L. Snow and family depart vd from El Centro this week for a well -earned vacation. They will spend the next tvn months at Ocean side, where Mrs. Snow'a mother re sides, and do not plati to return to El Centra until alter the meeting of the Southern California Methodist Conference, which viil convene In lajs Angeles fn the fall. Mr. Snow has about decided to take no active ministerial work tor the en suing conference year, Init to devote his energies to developing liis recent ly purchased flve-acrd tract on the Vencill Tract, just weM of El Centro. He has erected a temporary house tin if. and during the winter may erect a more substantial structure for the family homo. The Methodisi work In El Centro has practically been organized by this pastor, and he leaves It In a prosper ous" condition. The church has received forty-eight members this year; and $$00 dollars ha...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 August 1908

Saturday, August 8, 1908. "ESTHETIC EL CENTRO" An Appreciation From the "Snake Ed itor" of the Brawley News.. First Visit's Results. Recently Editor M. n. Witter of the Hrsnvloy News has had such an ex pansion of Ills field of labors that he found it necessary to get an assistant, nnd he was fortunate in securing the services of VV. 11. Wheelan, formerly nn editorial writer on the I,os Angeles Herald. Mr. Wheelan, made 1 his first trip to El Centro last week, and tells of it in the last issue of the Brawley News as follows: "The snake editor of the News took in esthetic FA Centro last week and like all tenderfoot tourists was a slave to lirst impressions. f'Rlght on the edge of the town they are building a fine depot, and with the true El Centro spirit of painting all thing red, this structure stands out on the sky line in a dress of paint so very red as to deafen the siren on the locomotive. "Up from the red depot, stretching a lineal half mile, are great, red brick blocks Of store...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 August 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newcpaper of Imperial County and City Of El O ntro. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Editor Allen Kelly Associate Editor Lewis Havermale Manager C. F. Haydtn SUBSCRIPTION. ©ne Y#ar H-00 ilx Montn* 60 Thr«»e Months 28 Single Copies 05 All remittances And communications should be addressed to The Imperial Val toy Press. Watch the subscription date on your paper Th« number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. Entered a* recond-ciass matter March I, I*o6. at the postoffice at El Centra, California, under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors— V. S. Webster, Sidney Mc- Harr, R. H. Clark. Porter N. Ferguson, O. R. Wade. Judge of Superior Court — Franklin J. Cole. District Attorney— John M. Eshleman. County Clerk— D.'S. Elder. County Treasurer — Paul Boman. County Auditor— C. P. McClelland. County Assessor— Fred Fuller. County Tax Collector— E. Wright Count...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 August 1908

Saturday, August 8, 1908. LOCALS 11. U l^ang has returned from a visit to various points in Arizona. James Hizer is back to El Centro after a month's stay at Coast points. Edwin A. and .1. J. Colby, Jr., are spending their vacation at Redlands. County Recorder J. H. Baker re turned from San Diego on Saturday. Rev. J. F. Tout and family have gone to Long Beach for a sojourn of six weeks. A. D. Medhurst made a trip to Los Angeles and other outside points the past week. W. T. Hayhurst is in El Centro again, nfter several weeks spent at outside points. — IHI— Mrs. Calvin Parker and Miss Ruby Leggett have gone to Santa Monica for a summer vacation. Hl— l]— Mr .and Mrs. William Marshall and daughter nave gone to the mountains for a two weeks' vacation. n ii - Mrs. T. J. lies has been seriously ill at the Hotel El Centro the past week, but is now convalescent. Hugh Robinson is back in the Im perial Valley again after a visit to his old home In Graham. Texas. George P." Cortner visited Redl...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 August 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIB3 OF WORLD'S bOIH<&£ told in ra&a%KATtt& Chicago has $1,*>00,000 firo. 000 Flagstaff, Ariz. Buffers from the effects of cloudburst Senator William B. Allison of lowa dropped »lrn<l. Tuesday, of h^nrt dis ease Officers at Presidio, San Francisco. started on fifty mile walk to tost their endurance, Federal court at Denver- denies cit- Izenshlp to men unable to speak and write English. Fire sweeps Hritish Columbia, de stroying towns .and rendering thous ands homeless. 000 Seventeen persons are Injured in a wreck of the Golden State Limited, near Willcox. Ariz. The great sixty-inch lens Tor the Mt Wilson telescope now rests in safety on the summit of the peak. A great Scandinavian trans-oceanic steamship trust is projected by Ad miral Richlieu and other prominent r.ien. Washington Superior judge holds that the initatlve and referendum amendment to Seattle's charter is void. State Hoard of Equalization com pletes assessment of railroads, and in ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 August 1908

Saturday, August 8, 1903. MEASURING EVAPORATION 'Government Experts Prepare for Sev eral Years' Study of Salton Sea — Staff of Eight Men Engaged How fast 19 EtaUoti Se;i drying up? How long will If. last? These extreme ly important questions the United States government proposes answering in a thoroughly Bcientiflq way. Prof. P. 11. IMgelovv, one of the ablest math ematicians in the United States Weath er Bureau has been assigned to do termlne the problem of evaporation of the Hal ton Sea. Prof. Bigelow will be assisted by local Weather Forecaster A. B. Wolla ber and a corps of men; and for two years or more scores of delicate meas urements will be taken night and day. A mass of statistical information will be gathered, which in the hands of tabulators will be arranged Jn scientif ic order, and In turn, these computa tions will be placed before Prof. Hige low and staff, who will make the final answer to the knotty question of the rate of evaporation of Salton Sea. On the present bro...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 8 August 1908

8 County Notes BRAWLEY. A. Plifnney has opened a harness shop ;t« Hrawley. • • • Dr. J. It. Cook has completed his cottage <m ("} street and will occupy it thif* woefe. • * • [* l». Ikwifmm has routed forty acres of the 1 Q. T. Wellcome ranch, and will plant it to corn. ''« • ♦ Noils N, Vendcl and Miss M. Kaiser, both of lira w ley, wore married in El Centro July 31.. • The H.Lsluigs-Stewart Real Estate Co m i mi i y lias purchased two lots on Main street in Hrawley for $2500, and will lmilil thereon next fall. * * • Brawley was cut off from electric power most of the day last Sunday. because of the storm playing havoc with the lines of the Holton Power Company. ♦ • ♦ Rev. A. H. Moore. Methodist pastor at Brawlcy, severely strained his back while lining a. heavy timber at the parsonage. He will be laid up for several weeks. ♦ ♦ • Brawley's city trustees have passed an ordinance creating the office of city electrician. The trustees have es tablished a chain-gang for city pris oner...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 August 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. VOYAGERS TO DELTA AND GULF FIND CHANGES MADE BY RIVER Islands Created, Bay and Port Obliterated By Deposit of • Silt, Colorado Makes New Channel to Gulf, Fam ous Tidal Bore of Estuary Fails to Show Up, An expedition down the Colorado into the Gulf of California, Instiga ted by Arizona Charlie Meadows, left Yuma on the morning of July 28 and returned on August 9 with some inter esting information concerning the changes wrought by the river in recent years. The party consisted of Meadows and his wife, Miss Hallie Low; Allen Kelly, Editor of the Press; Capt. C. S. Hall and Engineer Wil liams of the lola. The lola is a six ty-foot stern wheel boat, used in freight service between Yuma and Needles, driven by a four cylinder gasoline engine, and is one of the fastest craft on the river. • Arizona Charlie's main purpose was to select a location on tha gulf shore for a summer resort for Arizonans, where they may fish, shoot, bathe and disport themselves gen...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 August 1908

2 TRUSTEES' MEETING No Objection* to Assessments — Tr Press Declared Official Paper for Ensuing Year. Xl CViitros City Trustees met as a Itoar.. of Kqualixatlon on the evening of August 11. but not a single protest uas- made against the assessments as they stand on the rity's rolls. Immediately thereafter the board adjourned and convened as a regular session of the City Trustees. City Attorney Conkling notified the Board by letter that he had not completed the bond election notice. Mid? for street work with man and tram were opened, and taken under advisement until a meeting called for Thursday evening. These bids ranged from offers to work for $4.25 to $5.00 per day, and there were twelve bid ders. The Press was declared the official city paper for the ensuing year, the City Attorney was authorized to pre pare a contract. The City Trustees passed bills to the amount of $251.12. and ordered the City Clerk to draw warrants for the three months" salary of the City Attorney and one mon...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 August 1908

Saturday, August 16, 1908. # BETTERMENTS COLORADO RIVER "CRIBBED, CAB- INED AND CONFINED." , General Manager Cory of the C. D. company, was In Ilrawley this week and invited a party of friends to visit the intake of the canal of the Colorado river and examine the great work ac complished there. The party consisted of Mr. Cory, Chief Engineer Herman and Asst. Engineer Stewart of the S. P. com pany, Director Wilsle and Supt. Farns worth of Water Company No. 1, Supt. Allen and Directors Hovely and Mans field of Water Co. No. 4, Prof. Chand ler of Pomona oCllege, Harry Stewart of Hastings & Stewart, real estate men and M. D. Witter of the News. The party went direct to Hanlon Junction and there took a special train to the Intake. They found a rock bal lasted and rip-rapped levee 16 miles long, perfectly made and at all points some four feet higher than the highest water ever known there A half mile from thelntake gate on the river, immense loads of rock have been piled in such a man...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 August 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS .Official Nfwfp.ipcr of lmperl.il County and City of El Centro. PUBLISHED BVERT SATURDAY. Editor Allen Kelly Associate Editor Lewis Havermale Mtnager C. F. Hayden BUBBCRIFTION. One Year 11.00 fllx Montli* 60 Three Month* "t> Single Copie* 05 AH remittances and communication* should he addressed to The Imperial Val ley Presii. Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furni*lit<d on application. Entered as sec ond-c lass matter March I. 1906, at the postofllce at I_l Centro, California, under the Act of Congress of March S, 1179. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors — P. S. Webster, Sidney Mc- Harg, R. H. Clark, Porter N. Ferguson. O. K. Wade. Judge of Superior Court— Franklin J. Cole. District Attorney— John M. Eshleman. County Clerk— D. S. Elder. County Treasurer — Paul Boman. County Auditor— C. P. McClelland. County Assessor — Fred Fuller. County Tax Collecto...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 August 1908

LOCALS P. Fudge Franklin J. Colo has returned o El Centro, after a vacation spent at * * onst l)ollltf! .1. E. Creeeey started from HI Centro Tuesday evening for an overland trip to Ran Diego. D. U. Whiting, has gone to Urbita Springs, his former homo, for a few iipi.K." 1 'w -it it in "v*. i\.n *<n iM inn, Irving .laquay has returned to El Centro, alter n <jv»h to ..os Angeles and beach resorts. victor Kotttrmnii and sons leave to day for a few weeks' vacation at Ixjs Angeles and beach points. 11 ,1 , i\lr. and Mrs. J. bianley Brown are spending their summer vacation at lx)s Angeles and Long Beach. J, Stanley Brown has deeded to 1 Floyd K. Hrown lots .'! and 4 of block 2.'{ in the townslte of El Centro. Albert P. Nuffer has returned to El Centro after a visit of several weeks at Kansas City and Wichita, Kansas. it i|_ George Strubinger, a Yuma business man, was a visitor to Imperial Valley this week, and spent several days in El Centro. ___|i__ji , County Supervisor, F, S. We...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 15 August 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIES OP WORLD'S DOINQS TOLb IN F/IRrtQßflfnS - - - - Railroads forced to abandon pto posed r.it< 1 Increase by "bHHon-doHnr combine" of shippers. — — 000 tntcrwtAlo Coniimrce Commission will net allow" railroads to Increase rates on (Hrus fruit. Six Aii/.ona rancors leave lilsbee to provmt band of lUty Yaquis from crossing Sonora boundary. President Roofteyelt request four ex perts on country life to Investigate forming |>foblerna and recommend so lutions. Women in Oenver, supposed to be dead Kit:; up and shig9 a hymn and then lies down contentedly and dies for wire. Fifteen employes of Diamond Match Company held u;» and robbed In re lays near Redding, after receiving month's \ia.y. Thomas A. Edison has invented a HyiuK machine, which Henri Farmau, the French aeroplanist. thinks is bet ter than the machine he brought from France. Taft Republicans scored a sweep ing victory in primary elections held throughout the State. Roosevelt Lea gue will not have more t...

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