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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 5 September 1908

Saturday, September 5, 1908. CITY'S TAX RATE. Seventy-Five, Cents on Each One Hun dred Dollars Is Amount* D emanded by Trustees. The assessed valuation for the city Of El Centro, after the completion of the Hoard of Equalization, is $453,785. Seventy-five cents on every $100 of assessed valuation is the tax rate for El Centro's first year of existance as a city of the sixth class. This was decided upon at a meeting of the Hoard of City- Trustees held Monday evening. The meeting was a short but an important one. Trus tees Brown, Pellet and Hamilton were present, and Trustee Brown presided. In acordance with the provisions of law, the trustees' received the report of- the Board of Equalization and from City Clerk Havens received tbe com pleted tax roll and his affidavit that he had made the changes ordered by the Board of Equalization. .' ' Immediately thereafter the trusitess adopted a resolution fixing the tax rate at seventy-five cents on each §100 of assessed valuation! *,''- Geor...

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. — 5 September 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newtpap«r of Imperial County and City of El C«ntrO. ■ ■ - - ■ VV BUSHED KVKRY SATURDAY. Editor Allen Kelly Associate Editor Lewis Havermnle Manager C. F. Hayden smwCßirTiox. Six Months .; .50 Three Months 23 Slrißle Copies 03 Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation nn<l rates of advertising will be furnished on application. Entered .is s«cond«class matter March 3, 100(>. Nt the postofTioe at El Centro. California, under the act of Congress of March 8, 18*9. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Suporvisnrp — V. S. Webster. Sydney Mc- Harg. R. 11. Clark, Porter N. Ferguson. G. 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. County Surveyor — E. H. (James. County Recorder — John B. Baker. County Supt....

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. — 5 September 1908

Saturday, September 5, 1908. LOCALS J. A. Uachman, of Austin, Texas, arrived In El Centro today. C. C. Bradford arrived in El Centro today from Round Rock, Texas. Mrs. M. L. Watson returned to El Centro Thursday evening, after a two months' vacation spent at her former home In Whlttler. Mrs. IT. S. King returned on Wed nesday evening frdm a summer's va cation spent with her son and daugh ter in Ix)8 Angeles. HHI- Dr. R. P. Shepherd returned to El Centro on Tuesday evening's train. Ho had been to Pomona to celebrate with his wife their wedding anniver sary. II M_ Samuel W. Dunaway is back from his summer vacation, which included a sojourn at Catalina Island and an ocean voyage to points on the North ern Pacific Coast. Attorney Ansel Smith returned, to El Centro on Tuesday evening, after a summer spent in Los Angeles and at Forest Home, in Mill Creek Canon, In the San Bernardino mountains. HI— II— E. J. Overing, who has been ranch ing on the Vencill tract just west of El Centro, retur...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 5 September 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIES Or WORLD'S DGINQS TOLD IM FdR/IQRdFHS Taft will make speaking tours of the United States. Atlantic battleship fleet given great welcome at Melbourne. Fire attacks famous grove of Se quoias in Calaveras county. Plans for national home of isolation for lepers received revived by recent (cases. • Pullman car company refuses to rec ognize jurisdiction of State Equalizers to tax it. The Government is to let contracts at once for building ten torpedo boat destroyers. Forty-seven thousand pupils seek enrollment In l.os Angeles city schools this month. Fire in New Orleans wholesale dis trict destroys over million dollars' worth of property. Assistant Secretary of teh Treasury Coolidge says banks have plenty of money to move crops. Governors of States to be summoned to Washington for conference on con servation of resources. Turkey under new regime regarded as great opening for industrial and commercial development. • "i Arrangements have been completed for rebuilding...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 5 September 1908

Saturday, September 5, 1908. PREDICT WET WINTER. Old Timers Say Signs Point to Season of Much Moisture and Early Coming of Rains. Old timers are predicting an early winter and a Vet one, Rays the San Bernardino Sun. All ,signs, they say, indicate that the Indian Summer days are to be brief, and that before the cal endar time the wet season will set in and that Southern California will ex perience, an old-fashioned winter. These "Indications' are numerous, one being that the ground squirrels, which during the summer have had their holes afong the arroyos, have moved to high ground. Another Is that the rabbits are closing the open ings? of their burrows, until now there is left but the smallest possible exit. A Highland man states that his pre diction Is based upon the appearance of a flock of crows and blackbirds, which he says never come into the val leys In such numbers unless forecast ing the coming of early and heavy rains. He says he has noticed this for numerous years, and has ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 5 September 1908

8 County Notes CALEXICO. Ducks are beginning to flock back to thn waterways in the vicinity of XJalexlco. • • ♦ CHl<'T<eo base ball enthusiast* are planning for a reorganisation of the ball club for the fall and winter games •with other valley towns. • * • Calexico'd storekeepers have agreed to CJoab their places of business at C o'clock each c yon ins. in order to Rive their employes time for recrea 'lion and refit. HOLTVILLE. Tho Hookledge-Schonthal brick block will be completed and ready for occup;mcy the last of this month. • • • A daughter has been born to Mr. nnd Mrs. Dert Osbun. Mr. and Mrs. Osnun have been spending a month In Redlands. James Melbourne and Ella Pendle ton were married on August 17th, by Rev. C. J. Upton at the home of the bridegroom's father in District No. 7. • • • Work will soon be completed on the Holton Interurban Railroad bridge across the Alamo River, west of Holt ville. Sam Webb is in charge of the repairs. • • • The machinery of the 1 Holtville ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 12 September 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. COLE IN THE LEAD REPUBLICAN CAUCUSES INDICATE NOMINATION FOR SUPERIOR JUDGE ON FIRST BALLOT. PRIMARIES HELD TODAY Ranchers Bring in Big Vote Against McPherrin Whose Connection With the C. D. Company Makes His Can didacy Unpopular — Delegates Named at the Caucuses. ' Caucuses were held last Saturday by Republican voters In almost every precinct in the county for the purpose of naming delegates to be chosen at today's primaries to the convention which will be held in Brawley next week to nominate a Superior Judge. Judge Franklin J. Cole, the incum bent, as a result of the caucuses ap pears to be far in the lead and his nomination over R. D. McPherrin, the other candidate in the field, seems as sured by a good majority. Ranchers and land-owners general ly throughout the valley are protect . ing their own interests by supporting Judge Cole against McPherrin the C. D. candidate and they are certain to turn out in force today at the primar ies to make sur...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 12 September 1908

2 EVAPORATION FROM THE SALTON SEA SCIENTIST STUDIE9 CONDITIONS OF GREAT BINK. Prof. C. E. Grunsky In Engineering News Discusses Methods For Meas urtafl Lo«a of Water— Precice Sta tistics to be Obtained by Month and Year by Trl-Month!y Measurements. The surface of tho Salton Sea. Cali fornia, Is 200 ft. below BCd-leVel, Tho greatest depth of the water in this sea is nearly 80 feet. Its area Is about 440 sq. miles. It may be accepted as A Cart Uiat (here la no loss of nafer from the sea In appreciable amount by Infiltration into the crust of the earth. Neither ' does the sea receive any ap preciable* accession to Its waters from submerged springs. It lios In a basin which had a dry bed until flooded with water from the Colorado River. The accession to its waters cornea In the form of rain; local run off from adjacent areas due to occa sional storms of small extent, and the discharge of Alamo and New rivers. The rain is ordinarily only 2 to 3 ins. per year. The local run off be fore th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 12 September 1908

Saturday, September 12, 1908. County Notes BRAWLEY. Steps hatfe been taken to organize a so6ial club for Urawley. • '.„. • v; • C. Ruth has rebuilt his ditch-digger and will give it a test on irrigation ditches near Jlrawley. The Hrawley schools, both gramniar grades and high school, will open for the year's work next Monday. * • , • Miss Lena Turner, sister of Georgt. Turner, of the Bungalow hotel, waa married to Dr. Paul Allan, of Waverly, Illinois, on September 1, at Los An geles. * ♦ • A citizen's meeting was held last week at the office of the Town Com pany, to discuss the prospects for establishing a. creamery in Brawley. Much interest was evoked, and it was decided to hold a meeting, today to enroll nil ranchers willing to pledge stock for the enterprise. HOLTVILLE. A Iprge acreage in the vicinity of Holtville will be seeded to alfalfa this fall. ■■■; * 'Vi* >'i - J\ The first rural free delivery route to be established in Imperial Valley Is now in operation between Holtvi...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 12 September 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newtpapor of Imperial County and City of El C*ntfo, PUBLISHED RVBRV SATURDAY. Editor . Allen Kelly Associate Editor Lewi* Havermale Manager C. F. Hayden — srnecßirrioN*. One Yf>ar M.M Six Months M Thrw Months 2.". Single Copies W> Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation find rates of ndvertiMnK will be furnished on application. All remittances and < oinmunloatlons should be addressed to the Imperial Val lo.v Tress. Entered as seoond-cla^s matter March 3, 1906. at the postoflice at El Centro. California, under the act of Congress of March 3. 1579. "Affinity" Earle, whose artis tic temperament impelled him to punch the head of his soul mate for her vulgarity in nurs ing her own baby, has been put into a play. He and Nan Patter son or the Thaw female would make a well-matched vaudeville team. Time was when men went into the mountains to hunt, fish, eat venison and trout and rough it for the pure joy of wilde...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 12 September 1908

Saturday, September 12, 1908 LOCALS Mrs. C. D. liryan has returned, from a vacation sp^t fit Ix>s Angeles. 11. C. Griswola has returned to VA Centroy after two months spent at coast resorts. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Faulk are again in El Centro, after a sojourn on the coast. S. G. Harless of El Paso, Texas, was among me company of newcomers visiting El Centro this week. G. A. Lathrop was down from Pomo na the first bf the week, looking after business interests in El Centro. II || Dr. F. W. Peterson and wife re turned on Thursday evening from a summer's vacation In Los Angeles. HHI— Mrs. F. McKusick has been down from Glendora the past week looking after property Interests near El Cen tro. it it Alex. Strachan, or the Strachan Fruit Company, Riverside, was an El Centro visitor Tuesday and Wednes day. Miss Myrtle McClure arrived in El Centro on Thursday evening's train. She has been visiting friends in Los Angeles. II ||_ Beautiful ears of corn for the table, raised on land cleared from ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 12 September 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIES OF WORLDS DOINQS TOLb IN rrtRHQRdfHS - - - - St. Ixsuis to have airship carnival this fall. Japanese and Portuguese In deadly; feud in Alaska. Minnesota fire causes $2,000,000 dam- ! age and leaves hundreds homeless and destitute. President likely to recommend in creasing the standing army** from GO,* 000 to 100,000 men. Salt Lake City is to have next year's annual encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. Illinois Manufacturers' Association begins crusade to force railroads to reform in matter of way bills. Grand Army encampment at Toledo elects officers for coming year, Cali fornlan chosen Junior Vice-Command er. Springfield jury concludes race riot investigation, returning 117 indict ments and blaming police for coward liness. Harriman buys three ships from John D. Spreckles, and will run them between San Francisco and Panama canal zone. Stanley Ketchel of Michigan, for mer middle weight champion of the world, was knocked out in the twelfth round at Je...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 12 September 1908

Saturday, September 12, 1908. DIGGING THE MAIN CANAL • Reclamation Service May Soon Start Work On Big Oitch In Imperial County Alone the Colorado River Valley. Though the official* have given out no announcement of the fact, It Is , apparent from the preparations now being made that the Reclamation Ser vice Intend 3to begin digging the main canal on the California side as soon •as cool weather seta in, and that 1000 or 1200 head of stock will be added to the work All summer the work lias been go ing 6n in a small way, but things will soon begin to fairly hum. Pro bably 100 Indians have been employed at clearing and grubbing rights of j way, and this force will be largely increased. Several miles of the main lateral liave oeen cleared and probably a mile and a half of it has been dug, about eighty head of horses having been kept on this work. Digging started about four miles this side of the dam, and proceeded that way. This main lateral, which runs between the river and the main can...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 12 September 1908

8 POSTOFFICE NEEDS ROOM. >■ Increased Patronage Crowds Present Quarters— Rush of Winter Makes Larger Place Imperative. A marked increase In the business of the K\ Contro postoflloe dates from the first of tho month. With the re turn of IDAdf wanderers from summer vacation fields has come also an influx of new people, until the demands on present quarters .ir«.» such that more room Ih imperative. It Is anticipated that Immediately after the? close of tho present quarter this t>o*tonice will be raised to the positiou of a third class office, and in such CAM it Ifl understood that Undo Sam will m.\ko some provision for ren tal quarters. Heretofore the ofTicp room haa been supplied by the post master. The iHWlofllce at present has more than 100 boxes In use. and a list of 105 patrons desiring lock boxes is now In Uji 1 hands of postmaster Col by. Whoii new quarters are secured doubtless .60 or more lock boxes will ho placed at the disposal of patrons. It is the desire of the postm...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 19 September 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. EL CENTRO'S HIGH SCHOOL OPEN TO THE WHOLE COUNTY Students From Outside Districts Invited to Enroll Without Charge For Tuition, Day For Examinations Set and Two Complete Courses of Study Arranged. Central Union High School will open iv El Centro on September 28. The Hoard of Directors is using every effort to provide an institution that will be equal to any high school in the State in thoroughness of in struction and in scholarship, and it wants to have the doors open to every young man or young woman in Im perial county who may be ambitious to properly fit themselves for a life of usefulness. To this end, the board has decided that no tuition shall be charged stu dents residing outside of the districts that are supporting the Central High School. They will be made welcome*, and art- urged to enroll for the open ing of the first term. Principal 15. C. Nichols will be at his home, on Broadway, near the Date ciujal,. El Cehtrb; ev^ry day iu?Xt" Week fr...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 19 September 1908

2 VALLEY'S PROPOSAL CORDIALLY APPROVED IRRIGATION CONGRESS SHOULO MEET IN EL CENTRO. San Of«jo Cornea to Support of Ten Thousand Club'« Plan For Bringing Irrigation Expert* to Imperial Va I ley in 1910. (S.in Dirgo Union.) The people of I ra portal Valley who are seeking to have the National Irri gation Congress hold one of its wi nual sotffitona at J]l Centro, should have Cordial support of the press, and of all friends of Irrigation, tiot only in Southern v.aliffiruia, but throughout the state." The next irrigation Con gross will open at Albuquerque on the 29th itist , and will continue in session until October 10th. It is the purpose of the Imperial Valley people to launch at that gathering the movement for having a subsequent congress held at their county seat. They hope, if they cannot obtain the congress next year, to secure that of 1910. It ous.»i not to by a dillicult matter to Ihdooe the National Irrigation Con gress to hold a session in the Imper ial Valley. In no other re...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 19 September 1908

Saturday, September 19, 1908. County Notes HOLTVILLE. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Johnson are rejoicing over the advent of a son in their household. * • • Domestic water pipes have been ex tended, on Pine avenue, giving service to numerous householders. • ♦ • ' J. T. Johnson of Ix>s Angeles has been seeking land in the vicinity of Holtville, and has decided to locate here. L • • • Anderson & Meyer have purchased the hardware stock of E. A. Holland, and combined it with their grocery business. B. F. McLeod of Holtville has re ceived news of the death of his moth er in San Francisco. She was a prominent worker in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. The • Hoi ton Interufban Railroad bridge across the Alamo River, is again ready for the passage of heavy trainß. New piling has been placed, and the bridge has been generally overhauled. The midday passenger 'train service has been restored. 'if. •-",*•,'.''•'■*'< The Holtville Chamber of Com merce held its first fall meeting Wed nesda...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 19 September 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newf.p.-.pT of Imperial County and City of El Centro. VWUSHKM KVKUV SATURDAY. Associate Editor Lewis Havermale SUBSCRIPTION. Ono Year $1.00 Six Months S° Three Month, 2.-, Single Copies ..05 Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of ovir paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. All remitttoices and communications should be addressed Co the Imperial Val ley Press. , Entered as second-class matter Man h 3. 1906, at the, pofitoffice at El Centro. 'California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1579. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors— F. S. Webster. Sydney Me- Harg. n. 11. Clark, Porter N. Ferguson. Judge of Superior Court— Franklin .T. District Attorney— John M. Eshleman. County Clerk— D. S. Elder. County Treasurer — Paul Eoman. County Auditor— C. P. McClelland.. County Assessor — Fred Fuller. I County Tax Collector — E. Wright. County Surveyor— E. H. Games. County Recorder...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 19 September 1908

Saturday, September 19, 1908. B H BL* O bT )T\\J <LJ ±Zs JL*4 \S%JL^t\ IL-< I—*«J/ 11 t\ I IL^ /T^\Ji Lr 1 \s/ I wmuut -~ t mmv a . • * . Are now located in their new office and ready for business. If you have a ranch, town lot, acreage tract, or any thing you wish to sell, we will be glad to get it on our list. Don't be afraid to come and see us. Office in Levy Block, North side of Main St. / EL CENTRO . - =. CALIFORNIA LOCALS Fred Linn has returned from his stuy at San Pedro. II i|__ p . A. E. Littlejohn was in El Centro this week, making proof on his loca tion went of the Now lUver. j James' Garren is bringing- to El Cen tro from Baker City, Oregon, a car load of fine horses. -IHI- Frank D. Biles of the Dr. Pepper Bottling Works, was taken sick . at Brawley this week. He is still lying there. ! HHI-. Dr. H. P. Shepherd returned to El Centro Wednesday evening, after a visit to various points in Sr.n Diego county. . |L II ', ' H. X., Bohnnor, of Ocean Side* a concrete worker,...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 19 September 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIES OP WoKLfc\s bOIN^S TOLb IN MR^QR/IPris Seven killed, thirty-nine injured by explosion of dynamite at Sedalla. Mo. Two San Francisco manufacturers fined for adnlturatton of candy with narafflne. Eucharist procession in streets of liondon is hooted by mob. immense crowds creating disorder. Anaheim Walnut Association esti mates this season's crop at 100 per rent increase over last year. l/ong Heach defies State Medical Hoard on compulsory vaccination prob lem. lx)ng Reach not so dead as It looks San Diego Hoard of Education votes to ignore orders of State Board of Health regarding vaccination of school children. Republican leaders from fourteen Central and Western States express their gratification at the renomination of Hughes for Governor of New York. September 4. a slight earthquake was felt on the island of Hawaii, and at midnight the molten lava in the pit of the volcano Kilauea suddenly ceased rising, and began to run out below. In seven or eight hours, th...

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