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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 19 September 1908

Saturday, September 19, 1908. - EASTERN FAIRY TALES AND WESTERN FACTS MARVELOUB YARN ABOUT TAM ING THE COLORADO. How the Great Mr. Harriman Moves, Hla Wonders to Perform— Months of Titanic Labor Reduced to a Two Weeks' Miracle by Imaginative Wri ter. The Rtory of the battle of the rall foad engineers with the Colorado river at the Mexican heading of the Imperial canal is a wonder utory when told truly. As told by writers to Eastern periodicals it is a fairy tale excelling "Jack and the Hean atalk in sheer absurdity.. In Har per's Weekly of Sept. 12, one Mum ford has a rhapsodical "appreciation" •f Mr. Harriman and the wonders ho performs, in the coursp of which he attempts to cell of the closing of the break of the Colorado. It took two aionths of the hardest work to turn the river and about five months to complete the protective levees, but the Mumford person says it was all done by Mr. Harriman, single handed, in two weeks. Hear him: "Just as he does everything that lie turns Ins ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 19 September 1908

8 COUNTY SUPERVISORS Pottoone Water Rate Hearing and Tarisact Routine Business. The Hoard of Count> Suporvlsora mot. iti the Court House .in Xl Contro it :»::.o o'clock on Soptemhef 14. J 'rc.«f lit: Chairman Webstcri'and Su« I rrvisors McHarg and Clark. Absent; Hapervlfiora Wade and Ferguson. Thi" bciiiß tho time set for the lurti'-r 1.-.uii.:T <>!' the matter of reg tilati-n? tii" price of water/ rentals iv I ttipt rt.vi cbutity, and if appearing to Hie board that il will he to the best Interests of the taiise to have the If aring further |>ostiioned, it was or ilered that the further hearing of this matter be coutimied to 10 o'clock (ill October 13. iiii! Board Allowed tho usual bills. Pioect I'iriffs In the bond elections vf the El Centro school district find , ",i*per s. !iool district wore declared t (gal and the Board ordered tbe Cotin |v Treasurer to advertise for sale those l)ond issues. The El Oontro school district bond l^sile is t'.»r $25,000. to bear six per...

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. — 26 September 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. ROY MC. PHERRIN IS THE CANDIDATE Brawley Convention, Control led by the Imperial Man's Supporters, dominates Him With Only One Vote to Spare, and Captures Party Organization. The first Republican county conven tion held in Imperial County assem , bled aY Rrawiey,, on Saturday, Sept. J9, and nominated R. D. McPherrin, of Imperial, for Judge of the Superior Court. Mr. McPherrin's competltoV was District Attorney John- M. Eshle uiaii. The .nominatidu was made on the first ballot, McPllerrin receiving 59 votes and Eshleman 40, Holtville delegates refusing to vote for either roan, • , Judge Colo did not permit his name to be submitted to the convention, having repudiated the primaries and declared himself an independent can didate. The faction supporting McPherrin had just enough votes to put through their program, but a majority of one was sufficient and the program was carried out to the letter. Bshleman's friends asserted that they had been - deceived...

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. — 26 September 1908

2 PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN CALLS FOR LARGE FUND QUESTION OF FINANCES TROUB- LES EXECUTIVE 30AR0. Plans <•■• Lectures in Los Angeles and Weekly Excursrons to Valley Re- ferreil to. Local Chambers of Com merce — tiig Guide Board to Be PhiceJ ?\ Impsrial Junction. A meeting oi the Executive Hoard of the County CbAtnbef of Commrrtv was hold :it Tin' VteM offlco, HI Cen tro, Motida) aftcruooti. Those in at tendance wt-rt' John F. Giles, presl* dt'iiJ, CUlexlCo; I'hllo .Jones, acting secretary, Hrawlejr; George P. Blair, Imperial; Mr. Sargent, lloltvllle; J. Stanley Hrown, i<\ G< Havens and i<ew is Havermate, Hi Centra. The chief object of this conference was to Jl.son.s3 tho plau for «i syste matic CAtnpaign Of advertising for im perial Valley, through a serttfx of daily lecture..! .it the laih Angeles Chamber of CotM«M»rce, the stationing of a com petent M>T.->on at the I 10& Angeles Bu reau of Information, ami establish' ment of personally conducted excur sions t<» t...

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. — 26 September 1908

Saturday, September 26, 1908. County Notes HOLTVILLE. Holtville's public schools open 'next Monday. £••» • • • Ed. K. Boyd has gone to Ix>s Ange les to seek relief from hay fever. The Valley Department Store has extended Itself into the new brick block fronting on Fifth street. ' The ranch house of J. M. Bradley, five miles south of Holtville, on the Ash canal, was destroyed by fire Sep tember 14. All his household goods and clothing were destroyed. • • • M. L. Hazzard of Whittier has pur chased the T. A. Mateman ranch, and will bring his family here soon to settle permanent]/;' He, has been spending the past week In Imperial Valley. IMPERIAL. C. K. Scott has 'returned from San Diego to take up his residence on his ranch. • • • The Imperial Auditorium has been leased for the winter for the use of a moving picture show. • * * Joseph Kerr was kicked by a horse, last Monday, and had his jaw bone broken. He also lost several teeth. • • • The Imperial Valley Union High School opened i...

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. — 26 September 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro. ;__ IHTBLISHEP KVKRT SATURDAY. — Editor Allen Kelly Associate Editor Lewis Havermale Manager C. F. Hayden One Tear fl.Oft Six Months 60 Three Months 25 Single Copies Q*> Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on application. All remittances and communications should be addressed to tlie Imperial Val ley Tress. Entered a.« second-class matter March 3, lSOfi. Nt the postofllce at El Centro. California, under the act of Congress of March 8, IS7O. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors— F. S. Webster. Sydney Me- Harg, R. 11. Clark, Porter N. Ferguson, Q. n. Wade. Judge of Superior Court — Franklin "3. 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...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 26 September 1908

Saturday, September 26, 1908. j THE SPROUSE REAL ESTATE AGENCY 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. PI rPIMTDO = = CAI IPOPMIA . LOCALS A. N. Bucklin has returned from his sojourn in Sun Diego. 11. ti. Cadwoir has returned from his summer outing at. Redalnds. . Ground was broken yesterday for the Beach block,- at Sixth and Main streets. ' -'.;.' II || J. B. Loftus, owner of the Heber and Melokmd lownsites, is an El Centro Mrs. C. E. Paris and daughter Mar jorie returned yesterday from a sum mer's sojourn at beach points. HI— II— Dr. H. G. Martin returned to El Centro the first of the week after a two weeks' outing at Los Angeles. City Marshal Clyde Bradford re turned this week from a visit to his former home at Table Rock, Texas. ; |j it Mrs! C. F. Hayden returned ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 26 September 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIES OP WORLD'S &OINQS TOLD IN rdRrtQKdfHS - - - - News of finding of whole village of Eskimos frozen stiff and dead brought to Seattle. Cholera epidemic growing in Rus sia threatens royal family and ex ceeds that of 159.1. Gould lines to use the Southern Pacific tracks from HI Paso to San Francisco instead of the Rock Island. Gov. Oillett issues requisition for Hatfield. Texas prisoner suspected of being Dunham, who murdered six per sons near San Jose and disappeared several years ago. President Roosevelt writes a letter enumerating the more important laws passed by Congress in recent years, and showing why Taft should be elect ed to continue the work. Forest fires in Wisconsin wipe out lumber towns of Oagon and Woodboro and 2000 persons in each town are homeless. Grave fears entertained TWO YEARS FOR PONCE. Mexican, Who Killed Joseph Gannon, Must Serve Time In San Quentin. Judge Franklin J. Cole on Wednes day forenoon sentenced Clemente Ponce to two years in...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 26 September 1908

Saturday, September 2<», 1908. MELONS AND ORANGES Differences in Crop Conditions Affect Marketing — Association Advised. Discussing the question whether tho financial. failure of th*« Imperial Valley cantaloupe Reason was due to over production or to unsystematic market ing, and comparing the cantaloupe with the citrus* market, the Rural Cal ifornian points out the great differ ence In crop conditions and says: "The orango season runs through about nine months. Tho- cantaloupe about two or less. The cantaloupe is quite perishable, while tue orange lias a more lasting quality. Imperial Val ley cantaloupes have competition of formidable proportions from many quarters. At the most, the crop there la but a few days earlier than in nil Southern California, therefore tho Val ley product cannot monopolize the markets of our Southern California cities. Cantaloupes are grown all over this end of the State. "For a .ew days the Valley canta loupe may have full swing in the markets of Kansas...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 26 September 1908

8 SALTON SEA'S INFLUENCE No Increase of Humidity In the Air Quarter of Mile From Water. Prof. W. 11. Uigelow, of the Weathor Durt'AU, wlio is Installing observation sUlious at Sal ton Sr;i an.l Hrawloy. Assorts emphatically that Saltdti Sea Is no appreciable effect upon the lativo humidity of the Southwest, Diigb tho I;i1«> has an ;ma of Mt> liare miles. Tlu 1 humidity traceable ithe lak*> caimot he noted 1000 feet )in in wige. Indeed: In long inches dv« away from the sea, the latest otaporation noted was at ihts nearest the sea. Again, at teca, where the Agricultural Depart nt has established a date farm that 9 Deafly r- rich" -I by the rising vat i, «h:> past season h;is been tho >ost over i-\i'! rionood. despite the •t that ,i great lake had taken tho ice of a near-by desert of salt,. mil ary sand A light rain has more ef fort than the rxisttnee of the lake in raising the humility percentage in I the air. WANTS FLAX FROM VALLEY. Ranchers Advised That There Is Good ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 26 September 1908

Saturday, September 26, 1908. THOUSANDS OF TREES Eucalyptus for Planting on Lands Near Brawley — Much Fail Tree Getting Is Planned. • That Imperial Valley, from the northernmost canals to the internat ional border, Is to become a tree-belted Kind seems a certainly, In view of the tree-planting activities of the past year •\ml the plans for an extension ' of this work during the ensuing fall and winter. ' . ," • The remarkable success attained In the growing of several varieties of the eucalyptus has caused this tree to be taken up as the standard for general purposes In Imperial V.'illey. Certainly a tree that will attain a growth of from fifteen to twenty-five feet In from fifteen to eighteen months and Which tiot only produces constant ■foliage, but grows a hard wood eniial to ninety per cent the strength* of second-growth hickory, has strong points to commend itaelf to desert farmers. Probably the largest foresting pro ject In the valley to be undertaken this fall will be in tho ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 26 September 1908

10 NEW TAX RATE l-onunii^l tivHH vxzc .») Itundred IHtlUra of the .tswis.vl valua tion of th* property of the St.it<» t<J rals.» tho required Amount' ls Forty <<<>) C*nta ntu) tho saM rat« was fix^t an<t Appor tioned by tho st.itc Hoard. It I.s on motion ordered th.tt there be levied the iutn of *rt.4rt up.»n each One Hundred ixll.vrs of the (U««M*J valua tion of th.» property of the County, of Imrwrial (>n the ii« al yenr lM^-!>. the sn:ne beiim ipportloned as (oltoWsi K..r the (J.Mcr.il Fund IJ>.S Cents ror the School Fund l<f.3 For the St.K<> llii;h S.'!i-»<>l Fund 1.7 For tho Interest :»n.l Sinking Fund S *' 1 T.»t;»l lUlo of State Tat..Jß*oo " And the Hoard in pursuance of tiie direction <>i* tlie State Pond also this day in pUMU ihce Pi !;>« declare the levy of an Ail V\l»rum t.ix <>r TWO Cents upon each One tlutidred Dollars of the value of the UtitaMe property of the County of Imperial for the support o( the Univer ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 3 October 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. CITY'S PROGRESS PROMOTED IN MANY WAYS BY EL CENTRO'S LIVE TEN THOUS- AND CLUD. SATURDAY BASE BALL PLAN Proposed Change of Schedule to Be Submitted to Merchants of Valley League Towns — Citizens Urged to Give Sewer Bonds Endorsement of a Full Vote. The record of El Centra's Ten Thousand Club was maintained last Monday night at its mooting in the City Hall, when the session was de voted to a discussion of matters of importance to the growth of the city. The club has taken its place as a permanent factor in the life of this community, and tHat this '•■place is an important one is shown by the char acter of. the matters receiving its at tention. Every citizen who hay the best in terests of .El Centra at heart should lend his aid by becoming a member of the organization, which at present has an enrollment of fifty. At least double this number should be on the club's membership rolls. Hotel Opening. One of the matters discussed at Monday night's meeting w...

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. — 3 October 1908

2 SCHOOL OPENING INAUGURATION OF FIRST TERM OF EL CENTRO UNION HIGH SCHOOL CELEBRATED. THIRTY-TWO ARE ENROLLED Address by Or. Shepherd on Function of School in Building Character on Foundation of Good Citizenship-List of Students in Attendance and local ities Represented. Central Union High School opened its first year's work tit El Centro last Monday morning with an enrollment of thirty students. The enrollment has now reached thirty-two, and pros pects are that the enrollment will reach forty students before the Christ mas holidays. Opening exercises were held in the Presbyterian Church, on Fourth street, which has been secured as the tem porary quarters of the school. Every available seat was taken by pupils* and patrons of the new institution. Rev. J. M. Tout offered invocation, and M. VV. Conkliug, president of the Board of Trustees, gave a short address, in which he outlined the board's hopes for the new school and its destined place in the development of Imperial Valley. Key....

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

Saturday, October 3, 1908. County Notes CALEXICO. A daughter was born, September 14, to Mr. and Mrs. T. WUlard Espy. ", •,'.•; •/ . Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Tomlin and I. F. Tomlin, of Pleasant Plains, Illin ois, were Calexlco visitors last week, looking for ranch lands. 11. O'Neal has returned from a visit to Texas, Tennessee, and Alabama, and will resume his position as ar> rastra man for the Uncle Sam Min ing Company. HOLTVILLE. A ladies' literary club has been or ganiMd in Holtvllle. • * • The family of Harry J. Rich has ar rived from Olympia, Washington. • * .. ••'/'« The county road southwest of Holt rllle has been receiving much im provement the past week. • * ♦ L. 8. Asbury, bookkeeper for Water Company No. 5, has returned from a visit from his former home In Okaia- A. R. Fraser of Ocean Park, has boon spending several days at Hplt ville, looking after property interests. Fraser & Jones own a large ranch adjoining Holtvllle on which they have expended $40,000 in its prepara...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 3 October 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS O.". I Newftpap*r of Imperial County And City of El Centro. I'UHMKHUI) EVERY SATURDAY. Editor Allen Kelly Associate Editor Lewis Havermale Manager C. F. Hayrien SUBSCRirriON. Ojw Year $100 gix Months 60 Tim* Months 23 Single Copies W Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation and r«(. s of AdY«rUsicg will be furnished on application. All remittances and communications should be juldiossed to tlie Imperial Val ley Press. • Entered as second-class matter March 2, 1906, at the postodlce at El Centro, California, under the act of Congress of March 8, 1879. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS OF IMPERIAL COUNTY. Supervisors — I*. S. Webster. Sydney Mc« llarg, R. 11. Clark. Portar N. Ferguson. O. R. Wade. Judge of Superior Court — Franklin J. Oole. 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. W...

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

Saturday, October 3, 1&08. r+f\rt> ea 1 em FIVF TFN TWFNTV ' ™, '-'vW^-fVi fap whim afflßflUJMi ftW m.-^i ,«^ J.«mj WOfcUtiikl «,oSߣB |[^ g~ * \jf |^T |[ ]| J-*^ j}^ |^ | j^ I One mile and a quarter from Postoffice. One-half cash, balance one and two years. The best bargain in Imperial Valley. We also have a good list of city property for sale. We want to list your land. i| LEVY BLOCIC • EL CENTRO, CALIF. LOCALS J. M. Nelson has returned to El Centro, after a, sojourn at Lankershini for the summer months. * James P. Waterman of Boise City, -if aim, has come to Imperial Valley to secure farm land, and has been spending several days in Xl Centro. 11 ||__ ■'■; y- «.- John Nippert, bee-keeper recently on the Van Horn ranch, south of El Centro, .returned here Wednes day after a visit of several days at Yuma. 11 || Phil Brooks has returned from his. visit of two months In eastern cities, and on Tuesday evening he was given a welcome nt the ranch home, east of El Centro, by a gathe...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 3 October 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIKS OF WORLfc's bO?f«QS TOLB IK f aßimßArtiS - - - - Pulton Iron Work-* at San Francisco i 1 p go out. of hnslnfsfl. 000 Wright brothers to devise ;».•!" 1 ,\nes for bot!i naval and military Use. Argonaut, tourist yacht, -unit in collision off Dover, 2'»o passengers f.ived. Pomona oftler Recking man: every i lien shirks honor vif 1 •■•.•' l nij dog r:tcher. Twenty-one dead and nine injured I. collision on Northern Pacific near I'ark City, Montana. Missouri women, employed by Suite protest against Democratic request for $ 0 each for campaign fund. Offers at thP Hoffman house on I" tthiß on the national election are " to 1 on Tuft to beat Bryan. Jury in murder trial at Riverside f* ! -^agrees because juage won't allow it to set term of Imprisonment. Bryan answer* President Roosevelt's list letter and Insists on making Has kcll an issue on whicn to fight. Drunken gang at Anthras, Term., r'loot into church and kill preacher and four members of the congrega tion. Plac...

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