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EIGHT BRITISH KILLED BY BOERS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 29 June 1901
EIGHT BRITISH KILLED BY BOERS Sixty-six Cape Mounted Riflemen Were Captured Craddock, Cape Colony. — In an engagement at Waterkloof, June 20, the British lost eight men killed and two more fatally wounded, and had four men seriously injured. In addition, sixty-six men of the Cape (Colonial) Mounted Rifles were captured. Capt. Spandow is reported to have been wounded and one Boer was killed. London. — The comments of the afternoon newspapers upon the report of General Chaffee -and other American officers upon the campaign in China, and on the report of Capt. Slocum, who was United States military attache with the British army during the war in South Africa, while unimportant, gives evidence of gratitude at the fact that unbiased critic 'as come forward to testify to the mercifulness of the British in South Africa. The St. James Gazette wishes the asterisks in the reports had been omitted and that the "medicine bottles of criticism," which the asterisks were intended to hide, had been...
War Tax Remitted On and After July Ist [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 29 June 1901
War Tax Remitted On and After July Ist Foreign bills of exchange, 4 cents for each $100; changed to 2 cents for each $100. Bonds on indemnity, 50 cents. Conveyance, 50 cents for each $500; now exempt below $2500; above $2500. 25 cents for each $500. Bankers' capital and surplus, $50 for $25,000. and $2 for each additional $1000. Bunds, debentures, certificates of indebtedness, etc., 5 cents for each $100. Broker's contracts, 10 cents. Certificates of stock, original issue, 5 cents for each $100. Certificates of stock, transfers, 2 cents for each $100. Cer(amended to include bucket shops). Time drafts or bills of exchange, inland, 2 cents for each $lt&gt;o. Freight receipts or domestic bills of lading, 1 cent. Stock brokers, $50. Documents free from taxation will be: Bank checks and draughts, bills of lading for export, certificates of deposit, certificates not otherwise specified, sight drafts, express receipts, money orders, mortgage or conveyance in trust, power of attorne...
Summer Rabies [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 29 June 1901
Summer Rabies Chicago.— Four dogs afflicted with rabies ran riot in the different sections of the city last Saturday, and at different hours, causing consternation and terror in their attacks until each had been dispatched by a bullet. Several children and adults were bitten by the mad animals. In the past two days about twenty persons have been bitten by mad dogs in this city.
BOERS SWARMING OVER" THE CAPE [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 29 June 1901
BOERS SWARMING OVER" THE CAPE The English Are Misled as to Extent of the Invasion LONDON.— Lord Kitchener ha 3 sent no report of the Waterkloof nils hp.p. Recent even's in Cape Colony seem to prove the Eoer Invasion of that country to be serious. A letter to the Dally Mail dated Cape Town, June 5, confirms the proBoer report and says the invaders number anything from 7000 to 10,000; that they are swarming all over tho eastern and middle districts and getting recruits and horses. The Daily Mail remarks thai conflr • mation of these assertions is needed, but if this information is correct the country has been entirely misled regarding the extent of the invasion.
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 29 June 1901
A MONTANA GIRL She Was Pale and Bloodless but Now Has a Good Complexion. Her Ailments Gone From the Pioneer Press. SI, Pital, Minn. From Florence, Ravilla county, Mont., comes a cheerful letter, the writer of which is willing to tell how she obtained the rich glow of health that thousands of women are envious to possess. Before she found the right remedy she was in that pale, emaciated condition which doctors call anaemic and which; if neglected, inevitaßly means early death. Miss May Smith, whose address is given in the first words of fhis article, says: "About five years ago I became ill without apparent cause, and I grew worse until I was completely run down. The least exertion would bring on a very severe pain in the pit of my stomach. At other times I would have a pain. in my head, something nke neuralgia. My kidneys were very weak and my limbs always felt tired. I was troubled with shortness of Breath and I had a pale, bloodless appearance. There was a smothering sensation abo...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 29 June 1901
Do You Want a Home [^j!z[Soirtiicm California At the Government Price of $1.25 per Acre? With the best water right in the world at the lowest price ever offered? These can be had nowhere but in the IMPERIAL SETTLEMENT In tHe Eastern part of San Diego County, California The Colorado Delta, located in Riverside and San Diego counties in Southern California and extending down into Lower California, comprises about 1,000,000 acres of level, irrigable land that has been made during the past ages by alluvial deposits carried down by the waters of the Colorado River. The Imperial Setttlement is located &lt;n ttis delta, and comprises about five hundred thousand acres of level, fertile land, free from alkali, with sufficient slope to be easily irrigated. It is all Government land and can be taken up under the desert land law or the homestead law. 320 acres can be taken up by each person under the desert land law, and residence on the land is not required. This liberal law is liable ...
AN EMPIRE PRIMEVAL [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
AN EMPIRE PRIMEVAL EDITORIAt LETTER BY A. F. CLARK, OF THE RIVERSIDE PRESS* WHO WAS HERE The magnitude of the great project referred to at&gt;ovc cannot he appreciated at first flash. It muni needs be fttudied to be appreciated in full, and then its magnitude i- almost appalling. Five hundred thousand acres of land ;ih rich a» the Nile delta, and stretching away from horizon to horizon in reachcH an level ait the surface of a peaceful lake. A canal flowing water sufficient to float a good-sized ship, rich in fertilizing clement*, and supplied at a price that make* it the cheapest irrigation project in the arid went. A development project that run well into seven figures, and with potential possibilities that can be scarcely grasped* Such, in brief, in the Imperial Land and water enterprise. The editorial party, after seeing the sources of the water supply designed for the Im|xrrial settlement, bade farewell to hospitable Yuma and at Flowing Well, where the special car wan ru...
S. W. FERGUSSON [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
S. W. FERGUSSON Of Imperial Is Elected Manager of Railroad Committee And Will Have Charge of Preparations For the Open ampaten— Engineer Sent for At the meeting of the chamber of commerce special railroad committee, held at their headquarters in San " Diego last Friday, Col. S. W. Fergusnon of this place was elected general manager for the railroad committee to take charge of and carry the work through. Colonel Fergusson is accustomed to handling big enterprises, and the committee is to be congratulated upon the excellent choice. With the loyal support of his comtnittecmen Mr. Fergusson will no doubt accomplish results. Commenting uj&gt;on the election of magager, the Union of last Saturday nay H.- It had been expected that Col. Fergussou would be chosen to that position, but the committee did not complete its business that far until yesterday. Mr. Fergusson spoke early about creating a salary list, and said that he thought the manager who was to take charge of the matter sh...
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION Attended by a Large Crowd, Who Were- Well Filled With Good Things. The first Fourth of July celebration held on the so-called Colorado desert was attended by a crowd numbering from GO to 70 people—men, women and children, and was a success from start to finish. The picnic and fish-fry was held at Salton gate, about twenty miles from this place and about eight miles from Cameron. The location was ideal in every particular. The people assembled early and the forenoon wae passed in bathing and fishing, and right here let us say that Catalina and Coronado fishing is not in it along side the fishing at Salton gate. Here, in less than one hour, more fish were caught than could possibly be fried, and the only tackle used was the hands of the fisherman, who just simply reached into the water and threw out fish until the peopte shouted enough! do stop! At noon a dinner was spread on a long table that certainly did much credit to the ladies who had prepared it, ther...
Christiao Church [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
Christiao Church Work on the Christian church has so far advanced as to be turned over to the painter, and the foundation of the parsonage was laid this week. The church is a wooden structure 20 z 32, and adds a great deal to the general appearance of the town with its modest little wooden steeple pointing the lost toward Home. The parsanage will be completed during this month, and early this fall the Rev. John C. Hay, formerly from Pueblo, Col. but who is stopping at Los Angeles, will move down with his family.
Mlsslosary Kliie [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
Mlsslosary Kliie Rev. J. S. Kline of the Southern California Methodist conference, has been appointed by his presiding elder as a general missionary to open work in this section of the country. Mr. Kline was here a few months ago and stated that the Methodist people would build a church here in the near future. He has a tract of laud near town and expects to make his home here.
Sad Death at Cameron [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
Sad Death at Cameron Mr. J. L. Taber died at Cameron Lake at eleven o'clock last Friday night, after a few days illness with dysentery, which was aggravated by hard work. His body wan shipped to Flowingwell the following day* where it was met by Dr. G reason, who embalmed and shipped same to Corona, where the family resides. Deceased was a few days past three score years, and leaves a wife, and a son and daughter.
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS A Condensed Report of the Important Happening! During the Week Electric Railway (or Sin Btrmrdino and RedUndj— Hot Weather Prevtnts Oil Prospecting— QuscXtilver Deposit. Etc. San Jacinto ts to have a broom factory. A disease unknown to cattle men is killing many calve* near Modesto. The Napa cannery expect* to dl*burte ISO.OOO In that county this season. The Stockton asparagus cannery lias closed, after putting up *&gt;.&lt;K&lt;) cans of the vegetable Eight old residents of Santa Crui . died within a week. Their combined age was 49$ years. The Oceansulo real estate boam Is still on and many piec« o. valuable property arc exchanging hands. A boy of eight ta a Los Anseles school, upon being asked to ™tae a toothless animal, replied: * Our new baby.'* Ficfat Fresno men were arrested and heavily flned or encroaching upon that, portion of a .nark reserved for ladles and their esc arts. VUalia people are cot happy over the proposed free mail de...
Abducted by a Print [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
Abducted by a Print AUSTIN, (Tex.)— A dispatch from Guadalajara. Mex.. m&gt;« Hlchard Oradllla. a prominent lawyer or Guadalajara, has left for Madrid ?pr»ln to bring homo hi* li-year-Old dAUfhter, who was abducto*) by r itn*r Jesus Pelarroon Amado. a Catholic prlcM of this city. Amado Is under arrest In Madrid charged with having absconded from this country with more than 51 m&gt;.oou belonging to the Catholic church funds, of which he had charge.
HAWAII SEEKING STATEHOOD [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
HAWAII SEEKING STATEHOOD Delegate Wilcox Is to Introduce a Bill at the Next Sewion WASHINGTON.— Hawaii will join New Mexico and Arizona In seek Ins Statehood next winter. Delegate Wllcox from that new territory says be will intrcJuce a bill In the next sca;j«i of Congress to admit Hawaii to Statehood. He ilcea not expect the blh to rasa at once, but he wants to serve cotice that Hawaii Is ambitious for full membership In the Union, and Is neither willing to remain a terrltory fcr all lime, ncr to become part of Callfcrnia. as has teen proposed. "We want to become a state," says Wllcox. "and I shall Introduce my bill next wiuter. The sooner we start work, the sooner we will meet with success. Some day Hawaii will be a state. -What we want rleht now Is a cable between San Francisco and Honolulu, I have a bill already prepared, which I will Introduce when Congress meets, to authorize the laying of a cable between the Islands an- California. "I do not enre whether the cable is laid by a...
Steamer Laden for the Orient [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 6 July 1901
Steamer Laden for the Orient SAN FRANCISCO.— The steamer China, which has sailed for the Orient carried one of the largest passenger lists of the year. Moat of them were booked for Honolulu, tho number Including four bridal couples. The cargo vas heavy, and on the manifest was gold bullion valued at $200,000. Twenty-one Filipinos, who were brought here a few weeks ago for exhibition at the Buffalo Exposition. were sent back In the China, being considered a* liable to become public charges. When Inspector Crawford wag taking them aboard the steamer, the Filipinos resisted, and force had to h* U3ed, the ringleaders being put in Irons. A large number of Chlneee were also deported, including a party of fortyone brought from Pittsburgh. N. V. About 300 more Chinese, who have come Into the United States by stealth from Canada, are to bo sent bark to China through this port.