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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 24 October 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. CLEARING OF CLOUDS FROM VALLEY TITLES Vigorous 'Protests Against Delay Sent By Senator Flint Awakening Wash ington to Realization of Importance of Approval of Imperial Survey Some Time in the Present Century * Persistent protest against the leisurely manner in which govern- * * niont departments and bureaus have been going about the business * J of straightening out the Imperial Valley survey and making possible } * the acquisition of clear title to reclaimed desert land have been jj * effective, and The Morning Star is- now able to publish the good * { news that there is prospect of e.arly approval of the survey. The 5 * following telegram from Senator Flint, who has, been earnest and * *!; diligent in expediting the work, conveys the good news: * n : ••.: -„.^ „■■ , i , * S Los Angeles, Cal.,Oct. 20. * * Allen Kelly, El Centro, Cal. • . 5 * Am now advised by Surveyor General that half the work will be j£ * completed and transmitted during the firs...

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. — 24 October 1908

2 COLORADO DESERT BASEBALL LEAGUE TWENTY GAMES SCHEDULED FOR THE SEASON IN THE VALLEY Not More Than Three Professional Players on a Team is the Agree ment — Yuma and Mecca Indians to Play Extra Games With El Centro— Games Today. Tho Colorado Desert Base Ball Lc&guo cuno into existance Saturday through tho action of representatives j •f El Centro, Imperial, Calexlco and . Holtvillo at a meeting held at Hotel ! B Centro. C. F. Buttress, of El Centro, is tho president of the new league and Ma jor 8. Cook of Holtvillo is the secre- ; *ry. ; The playing season is to consist of , twenty games, the first to be played j November 1 at Imperial between Im serial and El Centro, and the last , tame of the season is to be played Uarch 13. A schedule of the season's games will be arranged this week and will be announced by the Morning Star within a few days. I Each team entering the league isj to deposit in the Valley State Bank, (50 by October 24, to be a guarantee . of its playing the dates...

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. — 24 October 1908

Saturday, October 24, 1908. County Notes BRAWLEY. A. P. Eckert has returned to Braw ley after a vacation spent ' at Coast • '■,•:■'• Itev. R. L. Taylor has arranged to hold Uaptist services every Sunday In the New Hall at Drawley. • • * James and Robert Stratton of El Cent.ro are improving their ranch lands in Water District No. 8, west of Brawley. * „ * . • Mr. and Mrs. George Turner 'have as their guests at Hotel Dungalow, Brawley, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. McNah, of Los Angeles. J : - '<*-t* '* *C. C, Bowles has .returned to Braw ley, after a summer spent at Banning. Mrs. Bowles will return to the valley within a few weeks. * •■'•[♦■•;• , "WV T. Holt, of the Brawley townslto Company has returned to Brawley lvo\\\ Oregon, where he was called by the; death of hia father. - \ ',■■■ ■■ ■ •'. * * 4Be'rt Goodwin ha 3 returned to Draw ley from Los Angeles, where he suc cessfully passed the examination " of the State Board of Pharmacy. * * * City ' Marshal John Martin, of Braw ley, has as hi...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 24 October 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS. Official New«pap«r of Imperial County and City of El Centro. (PUBLISHED KVKnY SATURDAY. Man»g«r ~ C. F. Hayden Cditor Allen Kelly Astoclate Editor Lewf Havermale iuDscßinFrToN. One Year '• • .SI.OO Six Months « M> Tim.- Months .WSfffff. 2i Sintrle Copies ■»'» Watch the subscription date on your paper Tho number of our pnld circulation and rates of advertising will be furnished on All remittnnce!i nnd communications •hotild be addressed to the Imperial Vnl ley Tress. Entered as second-elas9 matter March 3. IPO6. at the postoflke at F.I Centro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3. 1879. The New York health board re ports a decrease of one-third In the Dumber of marriages in New York, and yet would have it believed that suicide has become vastly more pop alar. People who fool with statistics seem to have no regard for consis tency. At last the Prohibition party has picked out a zoological emblem to compete for cartoon honors with the elephant of...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 24 October 1908

Saturday, October 24, 19*8. CALEXICO TO GET NEW BRICK BLOCK IMPERIAL VALLEY IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, TO ERECT TWO STORY BTRUCTURE AT ONCE. A two-story brick business block to coet fully $15,000 is to be erected this fall by the Imperial Valley Improve ment Company. J. F. Giles, local rep resentative of this company at Calex ico announces that rough plans have been made for the new building, and that details will be worked out as speedily as possible. * The structure will probably be 50x100 Veet, with the lower floor arranged for a general merchandising ooncern, while the sec ond floor may b» arranged for over flow quarters for Hottl Calexico, which last season was severely taxed for rooms to house the traveling pub lic. T ; • It is proposed to use Calexico-made brick, if possible. The building site has not been defi nitely decided upon, but the expecta tion is that the lots directly east of the Calexico Mercantile Company's store on Second street will be used. UPTOWN TELEGRAPH OFFICE Co...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 24 October 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORI££ OF WORLD'S DOl^^S IGL& IN FrtK<lQßdFtis - - - - Peary writes from tne Arctic, under date of August 13, that prospects are good and he Intends to roach the pole (his trip. '.'. ■'• • '♦.*. > Tommy Woolwiue cited for con tempt because he refused to answer questions of Ornnrt Jury about his charges of ofTtcinl corruption in l^os Angeles. .* y * • Every glnner of cotton in Living* •ton parish, La., has received a warn ing from night riders not to gin any more cotton until the price reaches 15c per pound. Steamer Cottage City, Capt Jensen, bound for Alaska, injured in collision October 17 with an unknown lumber schooner off Jefferson Head. Several Passengers hurt. > > A special dispatch from Sofia says that rumor* are current that the min istry is to remodeled, owing to inter nal dissensions. * • * Fred Dorr, the stock broker whose tangled financial affairs are under in vestigation, has been arrested In Los Angeles on charges of embezzlement, made ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 24 October 1908

**■»**., #«•** 14, tm. EL CENTRO'S NEW HOTEL DEDICATED TEN THOUSAND CLUB OPENS HOUSE WITH BANQUET largest and Most Representa tive Gathering in History of Valley Listens to Good Speeches and Hears for First Time Good News of End of Legal Contentions Hotel Oregon, El Centro's handsome .hostelry, of which the proud boast Is made that it excells in convenience -and luxuriousness every hotel in .Southeastern California, was formally opened to the public on Thursday 'night. » Amidst the flashing of hundreds of •electric lights, and a setting of potted palms and Jardineres of blooming .plants in beautifully furnished lobby, corridors, parlors and guest-rooms, the •Opening took place. The most brilliant ■assemblage* of men and women ever .gathered in Imperial Valley — members •and guests of the El Ccntro Ten Thousand Clvb — gladly participated in the affair, and expressed their hearty good wishes for this enterprise which is destined to be of such great bene fit, not only to El Centro, but...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 24 October 1908

8 KILLED BY HIS FRIEND HunUr I A Quicksand Grasp* Muule of Gun and la Shot Instead of Rescued. ttayard Hubbard, a member of the California Development Company's engineering corps, was killed Sunday afternoon on the marshes of New Hirer, near Rockwood, by the acci dental discharge of a shot gun. which kla companion* Roy Van Wagnen, was using to assist Hubbard from the quick sand in which he was sinking. A party of three young men, Hub bard, Van Wagnen and Howard King, all employes of the California Devel opment Company, went to Rockwood Sunday for duck shooting, and about 1 o'clock Hubbard had worked! out about 200 yards in the marsh, when he stnick a strip of quick sand and called for help. Van Wagnen was nearest to him and ran over to Hubbard, holding out a shot gun for Hubbard to grasp, in order that he might extricate himself. In the straggle the shotgun, which Van Wagnen had neglected to unload, was discharged, the full load entering Hubbard's abdomen. He never spoke and died in...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 24 October 1908

Bafarda/, Ortoh^r-U, 1903. NOTICE OF THE SALE OF BCHOOL DONOR FOR 7HR DRAWLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT. Notice in fcereby gUt-.ti that the Oountf Treasurer of litiperlal County, California, ii'iW receive «<*il<vl bl<f« until nix o'clock i>, m. 0/ the 14 th (lay of October, 1908, At hla ofHoe In ttm Court House of Im- perial Count/, California, at Kl Contro, California, for the purchase ot the fol- lowing described bonds of the Hrawley School Dlfltrfot, duly ami regularly la?ue<l *y the Hoard of Supervisors on the 14tl 4ny of depteiaher, 1003: '■- Motnl No. 1. J«or two thousand fiv hundred dollars, to run five yearn, due and' payable on the 12th day of Septem- ber,, 1913, with Blx per cent Interest from 4ate of isaaa, payable seml-annually. Uond No. S. For two thousand five hundred dollaro, to run nix yearn, due and payable on the 12th day of Septem- ber, 1914, with six per cent Interest from date of. tfMiiA. payable Beml-annually. Bond No. a. For two thousand five hundred doll...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 24 October 1908

10 CLEARING OF CLOUDS FROM VALLEY TITLES (Continued from pagn 1) tract No. 266, James M. Duee, deputy, wer« prepared and transmitted to the Department on May 4, 1908. On June 2, 1908, the plats were returned to this office with Instructions to prepare the plats In such a way that any private claim, abandoned since the survey, could be taken up as public land by legal subdivision, and that all the con tracts in Imperial Valley must be treated In the same way. These in structions necessitate the calculation of fractional areas inside the private claims, as well as outside, and Involve nearly double the amount of work for each township, as anticipated. The lines of the private claims not coinciding with 'the subdivision lines, the calculations of the fractional lots, seemingly being a very simple matter, are in fact quite complex and require considerable more time than Is ordi- narily consumed in the platting of a township, In fact, it requires the pre paration of two original plats fo...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 31 October 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. NEW COTTON REGION INTERESTS CAPITAL Los Angeles Will Build 'Mills to Manufacture Valley . • Product, ■■■'„ * ■' Site For Factory Secured at Wilming ton — Texans Preparing to Plant Many Acres Near El Centro This Season — Government Bureau May 'Establish Station Here. Imperial Valley, as the coming cot ton country, is beginning to attract the attention of capitalists. It is pos sible piat within the ensuing twelve months cotton grown in this valley will be made/ into fabrics and con verted into, merchantable goods in Southern California. The Los Angeles Cotton Mills Com pany, which has $150,000 subscribed for the purpose of erecting cotton mills on San Pedro bay, has definite plans made to go forward with its pro ject. A tract of forty acres has been secured through the Imperial Invest ment Company and the Los Angeles Harbor Railroad Company, on the bay at Wilmington, as a site for the new cotton concern and its auxiliary estab lishments. Ten acres ar...

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Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 31 October 1908

2 PUBLICITY PLANS OF VALLEY CITIES County Chamber of Com merce Secures Unity of Effort Lecturer* In Los Angeles Will Talk of Vatley and Excursions will be Conducted Twice a Month — Local Activities to be Encouraged. A apceclal meeting of the County Chamber of Commerce was held at Calexico, Wednesday,, to complete ar rangements for a campaign of adver tising Imperial Valley In Los Ange les. The: delegates present were President J. F. Giles, Calexico; Blair and Parazette, Imperial; Messenger and Cheney, Holtvllle; Jones, Braw ley; Hayden, Carter and Kelly, El Centro.' Acting Secretary Jones reported that contracts to supply funds had been signed by Calexico, Brawley and Holtvllle. Mr. Blair said Imperial was ready to sign, and El Centro signed and paid during the meeting. ' Previous action of the board in en gaging Miss Oifford to lecture in Los Angeles was confirmed and it was agreed that El Centra's arrangement with Dr. R. P. Shepherd for Novem ber should be carried out by giving hi...

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. — 31 October 1908

Saturday, October .11. 1908. IMPERIAL MAY GET FOVEAUX GAS PLANT Los Angeles Men Here to Organize Company and Apply For a Muni- • , • cipal Franchise In Sister Town. ' The city of Imperial is to have an independent gas plant, if present plans mature. It will have no con nection with the plants to be estab lished in tho other valley towns by W. F. Holt and his associates. J. T. Boyd and Dr. O. H. Kriech baum, of Los Angeles, came to the valley on Wednesday evening's' train to take steps towards organizing the Imperial Ons Improvement company. They are guests at Hotel Oregon, and today will go to Imperial to further their plans for this enterprise. 'It is ' proposed to establish a plant sufficient to^ supply the cityof Imper ial and possibly to pipe gas to Draw- ley. About $80,000 will be represented in the investment, provided the Braw ley end of the project is carried through. At least a half of this capi tal will come, from outside sources. The Foveaux system, which is now in use in...

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. — 31 October 1908

4 IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of Cl CftAtro. Ftf BtflSt I Bt> : EVERY. SATURDAY, C? Manac'tf C. F. Hayden Editor Allen Kelly Associate Editor Lewi* Havermale SUBSCRIPTION. I One Ye.ir *1 .on Six Month!" .■;■■.-. SO Three* Months * 25 Single Co'plM «••<>"> I Watch the subscription date on your paper The number of our paid circulation and ratwt of advertising will he furnished on Apjtli. ;>tirf7i. All rnmlttances and communication* thould be nddrefseil to the Imperial Val iley I 'ress. Entered a* second-class matter March I, 1906. at the postofflce at El Centro. California, under the ivet of Congress of March 3, 1579. ADVERTISING THE VALLEY Systematic, comprehensive and ef fective advertising of the opportuni ties offered to investors and home builders by Imperial Valley will follow the action of the County Chamber of Commerce in raising a fund by equal contribution from each of the five ci ties in the county. The County Cham ber...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 31 October 1908

Saturday, October 31, 190?. ELECTION RETURNS Bulletins In Opera House and at Press Office Next Tuesday Night. People all over the United States will, be on the qul vlve next Tuesday night to learn how the votes were cant for President. In ; Imperial County, which will hold its first presidential election and where the office of Su perior Judge is to be filled, interest will be especially keen. Many people will remain up all night or until the results are determined by the wire despatches and almost everybody will wait for earlier returns. t . Bulletins hot from the Associated "Preßfl wire will be put out by The" El Centro Morning Star all night. At the opera house returns will be read from the stage and between bulletins en tertainment will be provided in the way of music and other features. The opera house arrangement will be in charge of the baseball committee and they expect that a big crowd will be present to hear the returns and enjoy the interesting program which will be provi...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 31 October 1908

6 NEWS IN BRIEF STORIP.S OF WORLb'3 DO!f^s TOLD IK rdßflQKriniS - - - - Carl Dorg, aged 17, was shot and killed near Fresno ou Sunday by Hen ry Lund, of the same age, while the two were out hunting Tan Shao Shi. special envoy of tho Chinese government, Is making a tour of the world to study financial, indus trial and political conditions In vari ous countries. The executive conuuittao of the American Mining CoHt'eM his issued the official call to.* the I lth annual convention to be heul In Pittsburg, December 2, 3, 4 ani '•', 190*. The Lithographers International Protective and Beneficial Association will, when congress reassembles, re new the effort to secure an Increase In the duty on imported lithographic work. The only temple in the world whose walls, floor and roof are of one single piece, was opened Sunday at Oak Park, near Chicago. It is built of re inforced concrete on the Edison plan. The temple belongs to Unity Congre gation. Omcial dispatches from the sections visited by ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 31 October 1908

Saturday, October 31, 190* WATER IN THE RIVER. Mean dally gage heights and dis charges of the Colorado river at Tuma, Arizona, for the week ending Octo ber 24, 1908. Qage height Discharge October 18 19.25 7,500 October 19 19.30 7,700 October 20 19.30 7,700 Ocober 21 .19.30 7,700 Ocober 22 19.30 7,700 Ocober 23 19.35 8,200 Ocober 24 19.40 8,200 FRANCIS L. BELLEW, Project Engineer. ORDINANCE NO. 19. An Ordinance Providing for the Issue of Bonds of the City of El Centro In the Amount of Forty- Thousand Dollars ($40,000) for the Purpose of Construct* Ing by Said City a Septic Sewer System for the Collection and Disposal of the Sewage of Said (ilty. The Board of Trustees of the City of HI Centro do ordain as follows: Section 1. Whereas, The Board of Trustees of the City of El Centro at a meeting thereof, held on the Bth day of September, 1908, by a vote of two-thirds »f all Its members, duly passed 'and adopted a resolution' determining that the public Interest and necessity demanded the...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 31 October 1908

8 BEE KEEPERS WILL BUILD WAREHOUSE IN EL GENTRO Site Selected it on the Railroad Spur te Machine Shops — Association It Growing. A mooting of the Imperial Valley Bee Keepers' Association, held In El Centro this week brought about defi nite Bteps toward the erection of a honey warehouse in this city for the use of the association. The assessment of twenty cents per colony of bees was levied upon the members of the association for a build ing fund. Two lota on the west side of the railroad spur, extending from the main line of the Southern Paci fic to the shops of the Holton Power Company, have been selected as the site for the new warehouse. The building will be 20x40 feet, with galvanized Iron' walls and roof, and ce ment floor. It will have storage room for four carloads of honey, and will be planned so that it may be enlarged at any time the demands for more storage require the room. The advantage of this storage for the honey producers is that the asso ciation will thus be able t...

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. — 7 November 1908

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. COUNTY STATISTICS SHOW GREAT GROWTH Production, Improvement and Great Wealth of Impe rial Valley in As sessor's Books 1 The Morning Star Is enabled here with to present to its readers an ar ray of statistics on Imperial county heretofore unpublished, and which make a telling commentary on the progress of this valley in the few years which have elapsed since it "was a barren desert. These figures were compiled by W. L McCoy, County Statistician, for the Board of Supervisors, and the report was sent to the board at its session on Monday. The report will be sent to the Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, and will be incorpora ted in the next general report of that body. The figures of this compilation are taken from the work of County As sessor Fred Fuller, begun last March, and therefore refer to the valuations and numbers for preceding year. Since the county's assessment ' roll was completed there has been great expansion in various lines me...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 7 November 1908

2 SHALL EL CENTRO BE SHADED CITY? People Will Decide at Election Called by the City Trustees Shall the city of Xl Co.ntro como un der and be governed by provisions of an act qf the legislature of the State of California approved March, 1893, en titled 'An act to provide for the plant ing, maintalnance and care of shade trees upon streets, lanes, alleys, courts and places within municipalities, and all hedges upon the lines thereoof ; al so tho eradication of certain weeds within the city limits?* " This is the vital question of town improvement which has been put up to the people by the action of the EI Centro City Trustees at their meeting of Friday night A special election was called for November 11, the final passage of the election ordinance taking place at this mooting. This movement is simply in line with tho work of tho El Centro Ten Thousand Club during the past few months in its endeavor to set in mo tion the necessary machinery for the planting on every residence street of...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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