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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 7 December 1901

A NEW FRUIT A grower nf Wr>*i pnim li»-a» h, Kin., Bent tin* Klorliln Tim* h Tnlon n nsitnpW* of the (iTltuaii. this Htraiißc fruit wlilrh In ruiM to tin v f * no doll* ( limn tut* In describing Ihcj ftuit. tno Time* Union k(i>h it "In in ihnpG nu«* a ■fonder our of corn and of dollcato poa grocn color, oven when fully ripe. It lijih v central n\\n like a cob, nbout thrco*fourthi of an inch In dlaraotor. On the ouUldo arc pli»H, nil of which an* regular hoxagoni about a third of an Inch In diameter, ami of equal depth. It Ih»kliih to ripen at tin* butt end. ami tlilx con dition Ih Indicated by tho oxqulslto odor which hi exhaled and by the pipH cracking loose and fulling off. The ripi'tiliiK ".lowly proroedH upward towards tin* apex, tho loosened pipK revealing underneath a rich, white, hono?*llko core, In Kralim about the hlxo of honey cells. "Thin euro Ih, to our IlkltiK, tho most delicious fruit wo have ever tactcd. Wo can compare th<» flavor to nothing elso hut the odor...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 7 December 1901

10 NEW COURT HOUSE AT SANTA ANA. Tiio |u-oj ]c of OfniJifr it»«nij u^< ritht to for] prr»nd o%rr tlir i]«>U<.tH«»n rcco&lty t>f ih*n nrw ronti houw», Korn>rfl> lUAngc count) »;«s o (*»fl of Jxi* Ancrlr«» coum> About nftr^-n >r\in» %go thf nc« counl) of c>r^nc«" »aji fornuHl nnd Ihf ha\o ron ductbd thHr inMir aff.ilr^ In a con- ForT,tllv<* manner. rbocwilnß to Kc<*p tlirir rate of taxation low, uslnc torn* I>nrary qunrlrns for county ofSolAlr tint 11 thry xkctp r*adj to l»uil«t a ro<*l •srnftiUf court house without *.tdiUinc uj»»in \hv jh**»j \f a l»iir«!on?ou«o debt. Tho property of tUnnu«* rounty nls > h«.* n umalUr mort«aif*» indcbtcdncM in proiMttion to tl.r .i.-so^M valuation of Kiich proxxcrly than I* to be f<»vin*J in nn\ other county in the State, Omnpc county people are cvnwn live an»l prosperous It !!.■.<. a B:;cht Fututc. A C. Austin came in on this morn ir.Rsi train from Iho (toutb H«- S> r»turninß from a trij> to ...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 7 December 1901

'♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦<>•*•<►♦ o<> <■ »o<. «•»<• -c ♦<»->•>♦•«■«. o->«- ♦'>-»<> ♦♦♦♦ «*«.»4>»« « « ) ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦•»♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦«<,<•♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦♦«♦♦<>♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦A ♦ 'I STOP = THINK i! i n L_ I <> xA d StTTWI— Ml !■■■■■■■ — —llM— — lll |B|| HliiM | w ♦ > ♦ \T I^IIKRK arc thousands of people in Southern California today who have money to invest and who are J<?J K\ I looking for investments. 2^l There are other thousands who are not, strictly speaking, looking for investment*;, but who would ♦</* %T he glad to put a little money where it would do the most good. ' ♦^ J >a The attention of both classes is called particularly to the rapid development now in progress in %^ i \J the settlement of 500,000 acres of land under the Imperial Canal System in the eastern portion of San Diego ♦<? 4 \+ county. v ._ 2 I i+ This settlement is no boom proposition. It is founded on the largest and most...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 7 December 1901

12 Hr.MN.I AKTfcK* OF THE CALIFORNIA DEVELOPMENT COM PA XT AM» IMIKI.I U. LAND CMKPAVY AT 2J6 *OrTH SPRING ?T.. LOS AXGH.K*. C.\L. HARDWARE AND EVERYTHING IN COOKING AND HEATING APPLIANCES Cass & Smurr Stove Co. LOS ANGELES. CAL. AND SHIRTS BROWMSTEIN, MEWMARK A LOUIS, Makers LOS ANGELES. CAL. I R. L CRAIG & CO. | I WHOLESALE $ GROCERIES, CIGARS ( I AND TOBACCO I 1 LOS ANGELES, CAL. J | San Francisco Office. 123 California Street I Union v^"' e "^ iB^ ia^ Overalls \wn-LNEvmmr fß^m yagcirwtTtujay COHN, OOLDWATER & CO,, nanufacturers. IMrKRIAI, TRIuSS Clark's Cutaway Disk Plows OUTS ALL THE BOIL A GOOD SEED BED IN ONE OPERATION E. P. BOSBYSHELU LOS f AL ELES 130 fM. Lob Angoloa St. Old Hickory Wagons, agriojltural^lements, Los Angeles Express. F"ivo Elditions Daily. CC HA a Vflof l i e news MII C^y presented. Leading after* tpD»UU 3 I C3l« noon Daily of Southern California. 225 NY. Second St., Los An^ele*. Los Angeles Lithographic Company Artiftic Label an«l Color Printing...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

Imperial Press. VOl. I. UNPRECEDENTED IMPERIAL DEVELOP MENT. LAND AND WATER RIGHTS IN DEMAND — LOOK ING FORWARD TO A NEW COUNTY IN J903 OR 1905— IMPERIAL TO BE THE COUNTY SEAT AND THE METROPOLIS OF THE IMPERIAL SETTLEMENTS. RAPID ADVANCE IN REAL ESTATE PRICES. Lauds in the Imperial Settlements are now being taken from the govern ment and provided with water rights at tho rate of 10,000 acres per month — 120.000 acres per year — and the de mand is on the increase. This land Ih not bong taken, as a rule, for spec ulative purposes, but for actual im provement and settlement. COLORADO RIVER AT YOMA, SHOWINO WATER BCPPLY SEVEN' MILES AMOVE THE INTAKE OV THE IMPERIAL CANAL. SYSTEM. People are moving in from nil parts of Southern California and outside lo calities with their families and goods to occupy their lands. There Is probably, at present, a population of 1500 people in tho east ern end of San Diego county. Includ ing tho mining communities near the Colorado River. At the present ra...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

2 10,000 ACRES A MONTH. GOVERNMEiNT LANDS AND IMPERIAL WATER RIGHTS GOING LIKE HOT CAKES AS IS SHOWN BY THE RECORDS. THREE MONTHS' WORK GIVEN IN DETAIL, Never before In the history of Cal ifornia has there l>orn *uch a ru.*h foi land and *ater. a* that now bring ex perienced fn Ihe Imperial Settle ment*. Between the flrM day of r^ptembcr, lS*ol. and the third day of I>eccrabcr. nearly 30.000 acres of IVlta land hate been filed upon and. water rights se cured for the {tame. In order that the public may know Ju*t how the work ha* progressed, we Rive below a list of thoM» who have tnun secure*! land to ttie extent of 16$ filer*. These people represent 37 ciUea and town* in the Sute of California, A summary i.« also given showing the number of acres takes by peoplt from each town or city, also how the acreage is distributed among the prin cipal counties of Southern California. Look over the list and sco If the people investing in Imperial lauds auU water are not of a da&s that...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

BVBRVBOOV TALKING * / "* A 1 *— * ABOUT - - -" " "■ — » — Imperial Subdivision N2 l. \ I ! _, 1 ■ I ■ li_ \. m .. r , f ... ? f — T*y,T.*-.,r.v>^'7; r ■-... t - T r r", 1 Choice of any • W4 •- Ml •''■•. PR 5:; Pi5 :;Pi » tPP odd number ,o- pr — ~—.'T^uTir?-'~ — .'T^uTir?-'- . r±r 1,,,.^^,.., §„, v ,y, .1 1 " ' ' v//// s/s \ - acre lot at a uni " i - 3 l^ 23 i M 33 *•■ 31 w/s<w *» *■» * ? ' «"- form nricc of 1111 s^a wM \ ■ ill p 1! Ip" T' iHI $400, half cash. j f V/\<<«> --* ;*; * "■■■■ 6l '•* *3 ♦-•• ■' i ! s i r» < Your ' : 1 : : . „:.,.. r=j^^4^^^^^T[^|^=[i Sub= Money IPI :^?iSP lP^""^ r r""! K^^^KF^^^^mpfrKy nivkion Double r, 5™5 ™ , :« „ «^ »piigN[i{i(®]^isnonDa ; NO.l. o«i C kiv ' -<L » j-ij'-jaL^jagcaaDGOGDGL Tv";;- - - wm wmm ~\ yrJ^^^^Lr^uJLJ lJl_JlJ_ I«P X ; S1 t— ' — ' — w - 1 L — '! — " — I L_J l_ ! : — I : — J ■#/%%&', Wfflym- wvwxyk W^^^^ ,, — 1 j—lj — 1 1 — 1 I—|1 — | , — 1 1 — I (( — 11 1 — | — I ij I—l1 — I jj — 11 1 — } m-\ : •■■"•^i 1 1 1 ...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

4 ivrittttotvTto iMrtßui Dfvnor.MrMs. (Continued from pft#:<> one.) etc hundred dollar* prr were, and thr land near tho principal town* and mi>*rlnll> ncAr lap' rial mutt of no cecity iro to a reoch h)fh#r figure. lx>U in the town of Imperial Are t)ow felling at fnotn $100 to I lf>o each. or at a ntt* oX from S&00 to 1T.'.0 per •ere. Within five years the lot» in this Imperial Villa Tract wIU be snbdlrtd ed Into renidence lots and these resi dence lot* will sell for a higher figure than Is now being paid for similar lots within the present town limits of Imperial. And yet these ten acre Villa Tract kH» are being «*old at only $400 each on easy term* of payment. Only Urn» odd numbered lots are being #old. and they are going %cry rapidly, even before the maps are completed and the contract* of sjile printed. It Is the early bird that catches th^ worm, and there is no case of record wfcere similar property similarly sit uated wa« ctcr offered at such a price The r...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

SUGAR BEET GROWING Then- will undoubtedly !><• n careful ItlVfatlgtttlotl made tlii* coming year to determine the value* of (he Imperial valley for growing Migur tact*. It in expected that Mnj. J. A. hiiflill will soon visit the valley on belmlf of the 'Un.inlt, who arc the controlling mem* her* of a number of beet sugar factor* torien, and there in one feature of the jM»H>»ibi!itv of beet growing here which will appeal to them fttrougly, if it be found (hat theories are sustained by experience. The beet Migar "campaign," or manufacturing period* ranges from ''*• to ;i!m nit 125 days a year at the various factories, the expensive machinery lyingiug idle for from 240 to 275 days a year. In a few cases the campaign has been extended to about 150 days, which is considered the maximum |>criod in which beets can be delivered. In the Imperial valley there is excel lent reason for believing that the beet growing season will begin over six weeks earlier than in other portions of...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

6 Imperial Press ANP KARMKK Published evert SAtnnlay a: 7 mpcn.it. San Diego County, Cal tld<\*r T. fjwt £4\t*r snd msmsger SIBSf BiriIOS: O*tyt*r ...» $1.50 SU Mo«th» . . . • J5 ADDRESS: lurXßUt. J»brm. Imper ial, San I>iec» Coonty. v'aJ Knirrcd ax th«- ImptrtaU C*til»»r«l« |v»!.»»«* SATfKDAY. I»KOKM«KR I*. 1901. A PROGRESSIVE PRESIDENT President Roo»errlt i* a roan of i-lea^. Mt»rr than a«v other President »iuce Lincoln, he i« capable of rraeh ini; beyond conventionaliticsu He i% not wmplv an exeewtive R«niu». He is of that rarest and tm»*t valued tvjte. a Rtatesman with creative InMict. A native of the Ka*t. he ha* a broader comprehension of the West am! of the need* and opportunittei* of the We*t i hau have most native* of this new region. Thi* much can be «*aid of the new President, even by men who are not in accon! with all hi» |»oliiical Mrntiment*. Before the president hi« mo vaj;e to Conpre**, a few day* lince. all this* wa* believed by his friends- The message itself...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

QU ESTIONS AND ANSWERS |The PreM niul Farmer in in receipt ! •»f a tfreat many Inquiries regarding! liiip.-ri.il valley, nil of which it I*l pleftlCd to nntwer. That many people can get the benefit of the answer*, however, thin department i« Opened* j QttCltloti What In the cont of water per acre it year? Answer The water rate is SO cent* per acre foot, and four acre feet i«» considered the maximum requirement of any laud. EftCh acre i* required to take nt leant one acre foot of water. Btld the co*t of irriga tion per year will therefore be from 50 cent* to S2 nn acre, according to the amount of water Used. <J.~ What in tin* price of laud and water, innd what portion «»f the price ill tltt be paid down? A. Question* pertaining to cost and terms of laud are bent addreHned to those having laud for nalr. the general or local agent* of the Imperialism! Company, for instance* (j._What in the guarantee of water? A. The California Development Com pany pledges each of the mutual water co...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

8 CALIFORNIA WHEAT YIELDS The whrnt rn.p nf I'alif.'fifl f«»i l'"l in now estimated at 19,000.000 « ■« nlal*. Thl m>b«mi ha* thti* far Urn \rr» li)v«tnMr fof seeding, and thr arra nmu to i»r«itiii*r% to be Jarcc in %pitr«*f the l«»w price* now prevailing. Thrre i«. In fact, no utbrr way for tho»r «!»«» arc rfjnippotl for grain farming In Ihi» Slate except to keep «>n sowing regardless of piico* lit order t«> t»e *ure an<l \*c in the ha sine** in the occasional vcArn when money i» made. The high price* for beef doubtless tend to the return of stain land to |ia«turc. bat to what extent* if any, this will aflecl the area devoted lo thi^ it i* not possible to judge at Ihli time. Considerable areas of our Ih-m cram land have long since been de voted to fruit. Nit Hie limit of profit able fmit plant Ing seerni* tohavebeeii reached for the present, although more or less land will he plantitl in orchard every year. Sugar beets, even at prices now paid, are vastly more profitable...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

How to fat an Orange. A. J. iMiintiury the vomatllo Tu la ro county editor, write* to tho Frrnno ftftpubllrnn an follows: " i .i« % ii' iloch not iwmi to bo nny vi»ry Rood wny to i«nt an oranffo. I have given ipeclal attention to oi» inTvinff ornnjio-entlng proccisc* rind h.ivc found little to commond. Thin Ih unfortunate becaune the orange In n r(mm| fruit, and California In Inter Oftcd In n n Increased ronnumptlon of hor ritniß product. Imt orange* to bo oaten genteelly have to bo eaten In retirement and any fruit that mn not bo eaten out of band and moil anywhoro Ih condemned to n nitric tod roiiHumptlon. It Ih poi.Klhlo for rnoßt any one to ont an apple with out making n hu-hh of it, although thorp arc pooplo h<» ill mannered that they cannot cat an apple with out Hpolllm; all tho other appctltofl In tho room, but tin- mont refined lady will make rather more o( a m«'HH of ootlng an orange than a p.tr«'«'t gamin will make of devouring a ullrk and slobbery ttartlett pear, and, ...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

10 rotators in 1801. Thl? M-mark«Me Itrm i» reprinted In the Ixindnn Timen Ju*t n trntury nTtrr Itn flr»t publication. October 10. I S01: "A Mr. Varher of Heckfonl farm, near Pool©, lasl jmr plant rd one \*> tnto. which prodQCtSJ him 32.% In num ber, and there *oul<l have tveen *UU more had not a boj lost one «»f the Cjrci after thr p»^tato t»a^ cut In pteeeji. The farmer, having «>avcd the whole of them, had then planted, whkh he ha* now dug up. nnd find* thnt they hnvr multiplied to the num ber of ?:.%«, and w.ich 18 cwt I qrt» . wi.ich certainly if. n ur> pr« at in create from one finple rvn^t In two >car*." A Strong Tram C. U- John and 1. W. olea#©o ha>o formal n jmtnrrship for the trar.* action of rvnl rMMc bnslne*?. nnd %HI bftfC offlrc* In tho Rabldous Mock. Mr Qleason ha.« made n dis tinct inccesa in hi* «ork for In:^"" lAl. and Mr. John ha* bo<*n equally roccessfnl In real rstatr and bulMing and loan orxration*. The firm will bo a strong one.— Rlrcrwdo ...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

J ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦^♦^♦^^♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦^^^♦^♦♦♦m»^^^^^^^^^^m»» < »m^» ) »^»»»^ Q \ m 0 i 1 1 q ii 11 t 0 . : v h a 0 0 X npHERK are thousands of people in Southern California today who have money to invest and who are vj \ 1 looking for investments. *; X There are other thousands who are not, strictly speaking, looking for investment*?, but who would ♦* a be glad to put a little money where it would do the most good. fv \ The att- ntion of both classes is called particularly to the rapid development now in progress in 4? \ the settlement of 500,000 acres of land under the Imperial Canal System in the eastern portion of San Diego ♦? A county. \ ... . \i a This settlement is no boom proposition. It is founded on the largest and most fertile tract of 4^s x irrigable land to be found in arid America. I>X X The Imperial Canal System is what its name indicates — the most abundant supply of water 'that 1a I a can be used for irrigation purposes in America. ♦?♦ a Not only is the water a...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 17 December 1901

12 LKAVKS i>r THE TJCTX'KIA RCI.IA, t AC»SS tNOCt.II Ti^ M'I"IX>RT TUB Wtli.UT Or A TtN YH-»B OLI> MUM. I riachinery and Mid i | j MACHINERY | j GAS ENGINES. ETC. \ « ♦ j 351-3 N. Main Street. -- Los Angeles | .THE 4 ij rOVERALLS B SHIRTS BROWNSTEIN, NEWMARK & LOUIS, Maters LOS ANGELES. CAL. ——————————— R. L. CRAIG & CO. I | WHOLESALE | GROCERIES, CIGARS I AND TOBACCO I I LOS ANGELES, CAL. I rigi g I San Prancisco Office, 123 California Street 1 Union v^ e SQSS ! overalls V wig neve* ht / t££ \& Vasewwrnt lajct? COHN, GOLDWATER & CO,, nnnuinclurers. IMPHRIAI. PRESS Clark's Cutaway Disk Plows CUTS ALL THE SOIL A GOOD SEED DED IN ONE OPERATION E. P. BOSBYSHELU LOS^ BLES 130 N. L.os Angclco St. Old Hickor)' Wagons, agricultural^plements, Los Angeles Express. Five Editions Daily. t5 Oft Q VaqT *^^ l^ lc news sane b' presented. Leading after- d I vUI. noon Daily of Southern California. 225 W. Second St., Los Angeles. Los Angeles Lithographic Company Artistic I-iM...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 21 December 1901

Imperial Press AND FARMER. VOL 1. WRIGHT IRRIGATION DISTRICT LAW THOROUGHLY TESTED BY THE COURTS-PRONOUNCED CONSTITUTIONAL BY THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT-DOUBTFUL POINTS ADJUDICATED BY TliE STATE SUPREME COURT— BROUGHT INTO DISPUTE BY CONSCIENCELESS SPECULATORS. SATISFACTORY IN ITS WORKINGS WHEN GIVEN A FAIR TRIAL California has upon its statute books a law passed in ISB7, and amended more or less every two \ ears ever since, that has been dis (Missed and cussed by the general public to a greater extent than any other law ever enacted in this State. This law at the time of iis enact ment was decidedly a new departure so far as irrigation laws go in the United States. It was. however, de manded by several irrigation State conventions which were composed of 1 the leading irrigationists of the State. That the law was imperfect in some respects has always been con- 1 ceded by its friends, and that it is an Impossibility to enact a perfect sys- j tern of irrigation l:".s for irrigati...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 21 December 1901

New Mexico Cotton A- 1 "iiiing to a correspondent of the Denver News, who writes to a New Mexico paper, experiments made \u\> fear have fully demonstrated that cot ton ma) be' Mi< < OSSfully grown in the iveos Valley, New Mexico, by means of Irrigation. The correspondent says: "Located :'■'•'• t<> i (|| > miles westward eif the- big southern rainfall cotton belt and just south e)T the 1 great grain growing Bone, Pecos Valley soil, with an elevation of from HKW te> SOOO feet above sea level, is producing from one to one and a half bales e>f cotton per acre a return exceeding the annual average « »f the wide white-boiled plan tations of Louisiana, Mississippi and i ..e Texan 'Black Lands." ■■The Irrigated cotton pickings of the Carlsbad vicinity will cover about (me- hundred and fifty acre's, the plant itsrir being of sturdy and spreading growth and the- fleecy product of loi.g lint and tine fiber, while the freedom of the cotton from rainfall or dht stains giv...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 21 December 1901

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ON IRRIGATION FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF THE GOV ERNMENT ITS PRESIDENT TAKES THE STAND FOR THE NATIONAL IRRIGATION OF THE ARID PUBLIC DOMAIN. OVER $200,000,000 PRIVATE CAPITAL ALREADY EXPENDED IN IRRI- The government is likely to get a move on Itself in the way of reclaim* ing the arid Public Domain, hut it will take years to accomplish results. In the meantime the hest irrigation enterprises are hi ing developed by private enterprise — in the front ranks of which stands the Imperial irrigation system. President Roosevelt in his late an nual message to Congress says: Question of Irrigation. The forests are natural reservoirs. By restraining the streams in flood and replenishing them in drought they make possible the use of waters Otherwise wasted. They prevent the soil from washing and so protect the storage reservoirs from tilling up with silt. Forest conservation therefore, an essential condition of water conservation. The foreatß alone cannot, howeve...

Publication Title: Imperial Press And Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial press and farmer. — 21 December 1901

4 Myths of the Desert. There is no portion of the world of which more grotesque stories have been toM than of the Colorado desert, and Of all the myths none has gained i stronger hold on the people than that there la here to be seen the "phantom ship." •I have actually been <>n the decs ( .r the 'phantom ihlp,' " *aid an M|( i prospector recently, and his hearers smiled blandly. 11 seemed t<> offend lln' Old man. and In- jumped up ami declared thai he iroold Hive those :it absolute proof thai he spoke the truth. They called for 1 1 1 < • proof, ami ii« held aloft his walking stick, a heavy piece of wood. •There." said lie. "is a stick Which 1 cut with my own hands from the deck of the old ship." ami he looked proudly on hll possession. ■Now." ln« added, •you have post tivc proof thai the old vessel is on the dea< it. jnH, us it has been described." i. too. hare seen thai phantom ship of which the world has heard so much, and an i write it is to i»f seen on the hori...

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