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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 30 January 1909

Saturday, January so, u>o». LOCAL MARKET PRICES -Selling Figures For General Produce and Live Btock As Revised by El Centro Business Houses. As a matter of general interest, The Press gtres below the prices current In the local market, as rerlsed by 121 jterlal Valley. These figures are the selling prices to consumers: Centro business men, and this may be taken as Indicative of general .prices prevailing throughout the Inv •Creamery firsts, butter, It> \sc .1 tb Roll 85c '.Biggs, ranch, doz 35.; California cheese .20c Bastern cheese 26c ■Celery, head .10c Lettuce, dozen 50c Radish, dozen 60c Dry onions, 7 lbs '. 25c "Cabbage 5c Cucumbers. 2 for 5c Carrots, bunch 10c Turnips, bunch 10c Sweet -potatoes, 10 lbs. ; 25c Egg plant, Ib 7%c I Bell pepper, tb 10c Dry Chill pepper, Ib 25c Pears, Ib 6c .Apples, box' ;...$1.75 and $2.25 Pineapples, tb 10c Ouaras, Ib 5c Bananas, doc. 30c Cranberries 20c Tomatoes, fancy, Ib 10c Green chill 10c Potatoes, sack, 100 lbs $2.50 -Cracked cora, 10...

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. — 30 January 1909

8 WILL BUILD ENGINE HOUSE City Trustees Award Contract for Fire Fighting Headquarter* to De Constructed at Once. El Centro is to have a conrenient lire engine house, built on sklda In such a manner that It may be mored from one location to another. The purpose is to maintain it in a locution as near the business center as prac ticable, and to occupy one of the va cant lots until the land is to be used for a permanent building. The contract was awarded to J. L. Travers at a meetlnng of the City Trustees, held Tuesday evening at the City Hall, and at which all members were present with the exception of Trustee W. O. Hamilton. The building Is to be 14x16 feet, with ten-foot walls. The walls are to be covered with sheet metal made to Imitate stone blocks, and the roof is to be covered with rolled steel. A tower is to arise In the center of the roof, and In this is to be swung the fire bell. The building complete, including painting and hanging of the fire gong, Is to cost $340. The boar...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 February 1909

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. BISHOP CONATY'S VISIT TO VALLEY Catholic Prelate .Makes and Receives An Excellent Impression , Dedicatory and Religious Services, Re ceptions, Banquet and Tour of Ob servation—Two Public Addresses By the Famous Orator— Visit Will Re sult in Advancement of Church Work. ; ; - Imperial Valley citizens enjoyed an j Intellectual treat the past week, in the visit of Right Rev. Thomas J. Conaty, Bishop of the Roman Catho lic Diocese of Monterey and Los An geles. Churchmen for the first time in this valley had the privilege of hearing their spiritual leader in dedi catory and religious services, aud both Catholics and non-Catholics were given food for though in the public addresses of this broad-minded pre late at functions in which the citi zens generally paid honor. That Bishop Couaty's visit to Im perial Valley means an uplift to the church which he represents is a cer tainty. This was the Bishop's first visit, and the greatness of the val ley grew upon ...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 February 1909

2 C<*r*iONr Shoe Comfort Sure Comfort Our line is so big and com- i pleto that you can find Just . what you want for any weather wear at very mod- erate prices. Remember we are i EXCLUSIVE ' SHOE DEALERS buying directly irotu the fac- tories in the East , Our Specials — DOUGLAS SHOES ; CRAWFORD SHOES j We can save you money ' and enaDle you to keeo your feet comfortable. VALLEY ! Shoe Store MAIN ST. EL CENTRO i IF YOb HAVE LOTS OF CHEEK That will be all right if attended to at the EL CENTRO BARBER SHOP L. H. WHITE, Manager. SANITARY APPLIANCES ELECTRICAL MASSAGE Agency Imperial Valley Laundry SUNBURST SHOE SHINES I J. LTRAVERS I * ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: * * PIONEER CONTRACTOR * * AND BUILDER. * * * * Superintended and erected h= * many of El Centra's most Im- * i jjj portant buildings. '"' * Estimates Furnished. \ * * \* *•**•***###•##*•**•* #>■*• Hubbell Construcftion Company C. E. HUBBELL, Mgr. We an; prepared to handle all kinds of cemeut work. Si...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 February 1909

Saturday, February 6, 1909. WATER RATE PETITIONS REJECTED BY BOARD California Development Com pany Not Yet Subjected to Regulations of County First [Document Suffers Loss of Signa ture and Last One Faulty In Form' and Method of Publication— Other Supervisornl Grist. The Hoard of Supervisors of Im perial County met at the Court House in El Centro, at 2 o'clock p. m. on February 1, all members being pres ent. ;:-V: 5 /' : ■■''' ■■'■ The minutes of the meeting of Jan uary 15 were; read and approved. .... The petition for the East Side and Orchard Avenue roads was presented and accepted. The bond was approved and Sam Robieon and D. C. Patton were, appointed viewers,, to act (In conjunction with the County Survey or. l\ County Surveyor Games.was grant ed sixty days' leave of absence from the State. The Board adopted a motion to the effect that when any county ofllcer has on hand morn county money than the amount represented by his bond, he be required to deposit same with the County Trea...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 February 1909

4 Imperial Valley Press Official N*w«p«p«p of Imperial County and City of El C«ntro p\jSIVsHEd"bVBRY BATURDAY] Manager C. F. Hayden Editor AH.n Kelly Associate Editor * Lewie Havermale SUDiBCRfPTIbN~ rM^,\\:::::;::::::::::::::::.:::.-.v.-::::::::::::-.-.:v.v.-.::::.r M^,\\:::::;::::::::::::::::.:::.-.v.-::::::::::::-.-.:v.v.-.::::.' 1 :5 o ; Three Months 25 Single Copies .j, . . . ._• . . ._- • • »."...]■ i'""'"'i »".V^ .06 WATCH" THE SUBSCRIPTION DATE ON YOUR PAPER. The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will bo furnished on application. AU remittances and communications should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Presß. f Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906, at the postofflce at El Centre, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. THE WATER RATE PROBLEM. If a scheming lawyer and a few confederate grafters should devise a plan for using farmers as catspaws to wcjrk a hold-up on an irrigation company, they would proceed, no doubt, exactly a...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 February 1909

Saturday, February 6, 1909. THE WEATHER January was the pleasantest month of the season In Imperial Valloy. Bright, sunny days prevailed, and the average temperature was eight de gress higher than In December. There were 23 clear days, one windy day and two slight showers' giving a mere trace in the rain gauge. The highest thermometer record was 78 degrees and the lowest 36 degrees. The low est maximum temperature was 58 de gripes and the mean maximum was 69.7. The mean minimum was 44 de grees. The greatest dally range was 30 degrees, the lowest 15 degrees and the mean 2,"».r. degrees. Humidity ranged from 8 to 48 per cent, the mean minimum being 27 per cent. "Total rainfall of season to date, 1.37 inches. The . record for the first five days of February Is as IoIIowh: Date Max. Tern. Mm. Tern. Hum. 1 63 38 28 2 70 40 10 ; 3 70 42 65 4........ 65 48 25 ,6 66 39 28 WATER IN THE RIVER. . Mean daily gage heights and dis charges of the Colorado River at Tuma, Arizona, for the week endin...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 February 1909

6 ; Coffee I ci Quality— clean— perfect [ uh Your grocer will prlnd it— R : better if ground at horne — not B I too fine. H C. N. PERRY E. H. QAINEB ENGINEERS and SURVEYORS ... EL CENTRO ... CALIFORNIA *' ; ' ' .-'••"■ •* I Stnohc Shop ! I I J Your Favorite Brand of. $ * Smoking or Chewing $ * Tobacco. * I . i * Select Line of Cigars and * J Cigarettes. i t ♦ $ Pipes of All Kinds at $ + * * Moderate Prkes. i i t J Every Smoker's Wants * * Supplied at J * * | i | Y e Smohc Shop | Notice to Cantaloupe Growers. Arrangements have been made with the Valley Hardware & Implement Co., of El Contro, to distribute canta- loupe seed for the H. Woods Co. All growers who have signed with the H. Woods Company and wish seed under their E\ Centro contract can secure same at the above store. H. WOODS COMPANY By M. M. COX, Agent. El Centro, Cal. Joaquin FULL BLOODED PERCHERON STALLION Will make the season as follows: — Thursday noon to Friday noon at Im- perial. Friday noon to Saturday noon at De...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 February 1909

Saturday, February 6, 1909. CAMPHOR TREE CULTURE Trees Coming From Formosa Fop Planting In Coachella Valley- New Industry May Be Es tablished. Randolph R. Freeman of Coachella has ordered for himself and his neigh bors 1000 camphor trees to be set out in tho Coachella valley. The tree-} •will arrive from the island of For mosa in about ten days. At present prices one acre of camphor trees will produce a profit of about $450. A good many farmers in Texas are got- Ing their ground ready to grow cam phor. The camphor experimental farm wan established at Wharton a year ago, and the trees have thrived wonderful ly, well, being now as high ras a man's head. The world's supply of camphor now conies from Formosa. Tho demand for camphor has Increased to such an extent that during the" last few years the attention of not only the United States government but of all the leading foreign governments, has been attracted to the product, and efforts are now being made by these governments to open u...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 6 February 1909

8 BEET SUGAR MILL COMING TO VALLEY Conditions for Beet Culture Look Good to Expert Investigators Capitalists Secure Tract For Experi mental Planting and Announce That Big Factory Probably Will be Moved From New York to This Region. A million dollar beet sugar factory for El Centro Is one of the bright prospects which may become a cer tainty within a year. Within the past week the prospect for this industry has become reasonably sure, and tho plans have been laid for systematic work toward this result When \V. F. Holt came to Imperial .Valley In his private gar, "Francisca," several days ago, he was accompanied by men particularly interested in the project of manufacturing beet sugar iv Imperial Valley. This was the sec ond trip of these investigators, and when they departed, on Wednesday morning, they declared themselves better pleased with the outlook than with anything that has presented it self to their notice In the entire West. They freely stated that there is a strong reason t...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 February 1909

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. BIDS FOR CONTRACT TO BUILD SEWERS City Trustees Postpone Formal Award for Technical Keasons Fifteen Contractors Seek the Job and Figure Closely On the Cost — Los Angeles Firm Puts In the Lowest Bid, -Which Is Less- Than the En gineer's Estimate. The Board of Trustees of the City -of El Centro met last Tuesday night to open and consider bids for a con tract to construct a sewet" system. All members of the board were present, and the meeting was attended by a large number of contactors and in terested citizens. The city attorney advised the board that because of delay In filing certain i formal documents, the Attorney-Gen eral had not given final approval to the papers in the bond issue, and until the money for bonds should be received from the State it would not be proper for the board to sign a con tract. The bids could bo opened, and the accented bidder could be notified to hold himself in readiness to sign a contract. On motion of Trustee Pellet, ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 February 1909

2 SCHOOL BOUNDARIES ARE READJUSTED Supervisors Grant Changes and Create a New District. Lines Between El Centro and Imper ial Are Changed Amicably — Super visor Ferguson Moves to Cancel Con tract for Court House Grounds, Then Vote 3 Against His Own Motion. The Board of Supervisors of Imper ial County met at the Court House In El Centro at 10:30 o'clock on Febru ary 0. All members wore present. The minutes of the mooting of Feb ruary 3 were read and approved. The Board adopted a motion that a fund of $140.95 be transferred from Road District No. 2 to Road District No. 1 and that a warrant of $299.93 in favor of the Valley Lumber Com pany be paid out of the funds of Road District No. 1. The matter of hearing petitions for change of boundaries between Imper ial and El Centro school districts was taken up. R. B. Jauman, W. O. Ham , ilton and M. Kenuey, all members of the El Centro school district board. appeared on behalf of El Centro, and the change petitioned being satisfac tory to al...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 February 1909

Satin (liiy, Feliruarv 13, 1 f>o*>. County Notes HOLTVILLE f ' ■ , ■..-,■■ The Anderson-Mpyrr-lIUKt building on Fifth street is completed and ready for occupancy. * ■» -If >M. Sargent has plans completed for th* construction of a cottage on Orange avenue. * *, # A series of evangelistic meetings to continue three weeks was begun Mon day in the Holtville Methodist Church. * * * Mrs. John H. Armstrong has re turned from tho Central Hospital, El CJentro, where she has been for a •nonth. -tt * * The Delta Implement Company will iminrdiiitely construct a one-story Itrlck building, 25x75 feet in Holtville for its branch store. -* * * Ernest Edwards has completed the ;rection of a cottage on Orange av mile. J. H. Armstrong is -building a :ottage on thjs street. * * * Fred S. Bourne and Zula Cum were narrled at the Methodist parsonage in loltville, by Rev. C. F. Seymour, on rhursday of last week. ,o ; . * * * Col Stratton, who has completed a ottage on Orange avenue, has ma erial o...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 February 1909

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro . PUBLISHED EVERY SATIJrDAY~ Manager C. F. Hayden Editor Allen Kelly Aetoclaf Editor Lewi* Havermale Thre« Months ;~ 25 BtafJe Copies . .. '.'.'.'. '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.".'. !o6 "WATCH THE BUD3CR^TION~DATE~6n fduirPAPERT" Tbe number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be finished on application. All remittances and communications should be addressed to the Imperial Taltey Prcs*. /w^? 1 ??^** 8 . B*oo^"*l^*8 * 00^"* 1^* mattor March 8 - I *>«. •* "»o postofflc* at Ul Ceatro, California, under the act of Congress of March I, 1»79. THE GOOD NAME OF A CITY. It is in no Pharisaical spirit that the people of this frontier community of the Southwest advertise*to the world that they are pioneers of a new type — that they have brought civilization, mater- j ial and moral, with them into the desert and planted social order j with the first location stakes, cutting out the "wild and woolly...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 February 1909

Saturday, February 13, 1609. THE WEATHER Blight showers fell on the Sth, 11th and J2th, aggregating .02 In. nnd brlnß inng tho siciison's total rainfall up to 1.89 Inches. Following is the weather record for the past week: Date Mnx. Tern. Mln. Tern. Hum, !6, 68 52 52 8 62 49 18 R 10.'.'.'.'.'.'.'".'.' 67 44 16 11 ....67 51 45 R 12 70 44 53 R WATEK IN THE RIVER. Mean dally gage heights and dis charges of the Colorado River at Yuma, Arizona, for the week ending Saturday, February 6, 1909. Date Onge Height Discharges January 31 22.00 31 ,500 February 1 21.70 25,100 February 2 21.10 21,100 February 3 20.60 18,100 February 4 20.20 14,900 February 3 20.18 15,. r >oo February C 20.05 15,300 FRANCIS L. BELLKW, Project Engineer. COUNTY FILES ITS SUIT. The County of Imperial has filed Its suit against County Assessor Fred Fuller to recover the sum of $1,633.63] nleged to be due on commission with held for collection of personal prop erty taxe"s" prior to the lowering of the county tax rate...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 February 1909

6 TWO HUNDRED IONS OF FEED TO ACRE Possibilities of the .Improved Species of Thornless ; Facts About Forage Plant Developed By Burbank From Wild Varieties of Unarmed Prickly Pear — Good For the Table as Well as For the Cow. Mote than a year ago Luther Dur ban said: "The best of these Improved Spine less Opuntlas (cacti,) when grown un der favorable conditions on good cul tivated soil in a warm climate, may confidently be expected to produce one hundred tons of feed per acre each season." "In the cool coast climate of Sono ma county, on heavy black 'adobe' soil t£ejt-srpduced at the rate of ninety tons of foffige,j>er acre the first year, onjy s six months" 'from single rooted plants. Mr. Burbank says he would not expect one-fourth of that yield on desert soil without irigation, but would expect nearly or quite twice as much as .the yield mentioned in a very warm climate with one or two light irrigations in each season. In these statements he has arrived at" nearly 200 tons to the...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 February 1909

Saturday, February 13, 1909. DAIRYMEN ORGANIZE V/ill Work to Raise Standard of Herds and Improve General Conditions —Want Offici.il Tester. Tin? imperial Valley Dairymeli'B As sociation is the latest organ izai on to enter the field here for betterment of genera! conditions, A meeting held at the Court House in ioi Centro on Tuos <Tiiy afternoon was attended by about forty nien interested In dairying In Imperial Valley and developed -tuuch enthusiasm for Improving the general dairy interests. D. O. Whiting acted as chairman, and T. J. Stover wan temporary sec rutary, A committe on permanent or ganization and constitution and by laws was appointed by the clinlr and is composed of TO. H. Sherman, P. 1,. Davis ami O. \V. Delden. The next meeting will bo hold in El Centro at 10 o'clock of February 23, and all persons interested in dairy ing are invited to attend. Grade tip your herds; test your cream and guard your feed supply— these were the important points ur*ged by practical dair...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 February 1909

8 DANGER IN DELAY 'District Attorney Urges Early Adjustment of Water Dis putes and Diligence in Extending Irrigation System The Board of Supervisors doubtless Will be requested again, by petition, to fit the rate at which the California Development Company shall sell water to settlers in the valley. In an opinion on the question of the duty of the board to take such action, District Attorney Eshlcman points out the dan ger of delay in arriving at a settle ment of the various questions affect- Ing the relations of canal companies and water users. The District At torney says: "It is my opinion that the California Development Company has appropri ated water for sale within this county and so subject to regulation. This, however, being a question of fact, it is for you to determine from the cvi- dence produced before you, If you sonclude to fix the rate, then your ac tion will in no wise affect any valid contract now in existence, nor will v iffect the power of any parties in volved fre...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 20 February 1909

Imperial Valley Press. **VOL. VIII. "GRAFT' CRUSADE THAT PETEREO OUT Curb Committee on Public Morals Instigates Pro tracted Gabfest, Why Contractor Hubbell Busted No Heads and the City Engineer Was Not Sentenced to the Chain Gang For Lese Majestc — Cement Work on Streets Approved by Inspector. At the meeting of the city trus tees ou Friday night of last week, a long talk feet was incited by the pe tition of Ira Aten and others for the recission of a resolution fixing the fees of the City Engineer for setting grade stakes and for the appoint ment of an inspector of cement curb ing and sidewalk. J. W. Colson told the Board that work done by C. E. Hubbell on Broad way, under private contract for Mr. Hill, was not up to specification, and that he and Mr. Ateu had "thought It best to stop the wor-t." which they proceeded to do. Mr. Hubbell, he said, got m«ad about it, ordered them away and threatened to "bust their heads", but didn't do it. Mr. Colson -said he knew Mr. .Hubbell wouldn't ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 20 February 1909

2 NILE VALLEY OF EGYPT SIMILAR TO IMPERIAL Comparison of Great Cotton Region With American Nile Country. Valuable Information On Soil. Climate and Methods of Cultivation Compiled From Official Reports For Benefit of Prospective Cotton Planters In the Imperial Valley. W. H. Holablrd, of \aa Angeles, takes great Interest In the cotton growing prospects of Imperial Valley and is giving valuable aid to tho farm ers by gathering and compiling infor mation on the subject Following is a recent contribution by Mr. Holabird to the Loa Angeles Times: The Nile Valloy of Kgypt Is about 550 miles In length; land under cul tivation and in process of reclamation, about 2,320,000 acres. This is the area under basin system of irigation. The acreage under cultivation in the Delta — of which Cairo is the apex— is 3,430 000, making the total area of irrigable farm lands in the Nile Valley. 5,750, 000 acres It is not necessary to go into a de tailed description of the irrigating systems. The object of t...

Publication Title: Imperial Valley Press
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