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

Saturday, Mnrch 6, 190 ft. RIOS IN COUNTY JAIL Man Accused of Murder of Quiroz, at Potholes, Brought to El Centro Last Week— Trial Soon. The preliminary hearing of Victor ttlos, charged with the murder of Do mingo Qulroz, at Potholes, on WodueH day of last week, resulted in the hold ing of Rios to appear before the Su perior Court of Imperial County. He was brought to ,BI Centro on Frida> <svc'iiinß and placed in the County jail. Rios is said to have shot five times ■with a revolver at Qulroz, two of the ahots taking effect. The victim was standing near a group of women at tho time, and it Is said they narrowly escaped the shots of Uios. Hoth men were wood choppers em ployed at the Laguna Dam, and each was an old-time resident of that sec tion. It appears that the trouble has been of several weeks' standing, re sulting from a horao race in which the animal owned by Rios. was beaten by that of Quiroz, and that Quiroz re fused to give Rios a return race. At the time of the shoot...

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. — 6 March 1909

8 SURVEY FOR HIGH LINE Reclamation Service Engineers Pro curing Data For Extension Into the Valley. Francis I*. Sellow, engineer of the Reclamation Service In chargo of tho Yuma project and lAguna Dam, visited El Centro last Tuesday on hla way to Ixiwer California to look over the ground through which n canal from the dam IdI« Imperial Valley would pass. Mr. Sellew said he probably would send out a party to survey a can.il line around the south end of Pilot Knob and procure data for estitnatos of the cost of bringing water into the valley from lAguna Dam. He has two topographical purlieu at work in tho north end of the valley. He ex pects to find It feasible to locate a high line canal about 25 feet above tho level of the present intake of the C. D. Co.'a system, which would make possible the reclamation of a large area of land now above tho canals. The Reclamation Service has no fund available, for such an undertak ing, but it may be possible to induce Congress to advance the money...

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. — 13 March 1909

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN PROVES SUCCESSFUL Good Results of Work of the County Chamber of Commerce .Reports at Annual Meeting Show Or ganization in Satisfactory Condition, and Principal Officers are Reelected — Predictions of Prosperity in the Valley. Tho annual meeting of the Imperial "County Chamber of Commerce was held in Brawley, Wednesday after noon, each of the six towns compos- Ing tho Chamber being represented. After assurances had been received from the delegates of the various or ganizations that the final payments for the advertising campaign, now be ing carried on, would be met, it be came apparent that the Central or- ganization was in excellent condition, And able to carry out in full all the plans which had been made. Thous ands of inquiries have been received as the result of the work of tho Cham ber, and a great many men have come to tho rallejt because they had heard the lectures given on Imperial valley by Mi 88 Glfford, In Los Angeles. ...

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

2 IMPERIAL VALLEY GETS NEW STATION Bill Passes Legislature for the Establishment of Work in This County Provides an Appropriation of Oix Thousand Dollar? Far First Yc/ir's Work — May Rnd Location on Fjr?n of Collegiate institute at Heber, or at El Centra. Imperial Valley is to get itu State Agricultural Kxperimental Station. The Legislature at Sacramento last •feck passed Representative Percy Johnson's bill providing for tho inves tigation of agricultural problems and conditions In Imperial county. It is probable that tho stale will .be tendered a location on the eighty acre tract of land adjoining the town site of Heber. which was donated to the Imperial Valley Collegiate Insti tute a few wcelrs ago by Mrs. A. H. Heber. The school haa planned to in clude in its work gennral instruction in scientific agrtcujture, and it is be lieved that the new experimental sta tion would be a distinct advantage to the institute. In case a satisfac tory arrangement la not made with the school a Heb...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 13 March 1909

Saturday. March 13, 1909. County Notes DRAWLEY Odd Fellows will aoon organize a I dge in Brawley. * * * Twelve residence Jots were nold by le Brawley Town & Improvement I otnpany during the past week. * -x- * A. .)■ Willlnger is planting strool cob extensively along lilh property Tract. No. S. r > of the Brawley Town- W. V. Stall 1 has resigned as a nioni •r of flic Board of Trustees of the ty of Brawley, and L. P. Abbott has > icn elected to fill the vacancy, i ' * -:c- * ! Tho petition asking for the aban mmeut. of a. portion of Ninth street, ist of the Southern Pacific Railroad, is been denied by the Brawley City rusteefl. * * * The home of William Hamilton, in ater Diutrict No. 8, was destroyed r Dm a few days ago. Nothing was ved, as the house waa covered with imea before the fire was discovered, addition to the household goods, a x 8 Water Company bond for $160 is destroyed. ■• * * * The Imperial Valley Bank elected leers for the ensuing year, last week follows: Pres...

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

4 Imperial Valley Press Official Newspaper of Imperial County and City of El Centro " P^BUCFED^v¥R~Y~BXf"URDAY7~ Manager C. F. Hayden Editor Allen Kelly Associate Editor Lewis Havermale SUDSCRrPTION One Year $1.00 Six Months ? 50 Tores Months 25 glngle Copies 06 WAYciFIri^^UBSCRIPYidN~DATE3 ON "YOUR PAPER] - The number of our paid circulation and rates of advertising will be tarnished on application. All remittances and communications should be addressed to the Imperial Valley Press. a ' Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906, at the postofuce at El Oentro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1579. NO LIQUOR QUESTION AT ISSUE. By unanimous vote and without debate, the City Trustees o£ El Centro have laid the ghost of the liquor question, and no excuse remains for continuation of heated controversy over an imaginary issue. The saloon question was settled when the city ■was incorporated, just as it was settled for Imperial County when the county was created. The ci...

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

Saturday, March 13, 1909. THE WEATHER The' reoord of temperature asd low «st humidity In El Centro for the past week 1;* an follows: Date. Mai. Tern. Mln. Tern. Hum. 6 78 54 26 7 68 48 20 I 70 46 12 » 71 48 12 10 65 44 14 11 66 49 22 12 6S 38 15 WATEK IN THE RIVER. Mean daily gage heights and dls* chargnß of tho Colorado River at Tutna, Arizona, for the week ending Saturday, March 6, 1909. Date . Gage Height Discharges February 28 19.90 11,500 March 1 19.90 11,400 March 2f 20.20 13,200 March 3 20.25 12,000 March 4 20.55 12,700 March 5.. 20.30 , 12,900 March 0 20.30 12,900 FRANCIS L. SBL.LEW, Project Engineer. VITAL RECORD. Born — February 24, to Mr. and Mrs. homos Phillips, at Silsbee, a daugb r. #** * ! Died— February 27, at Corona, Jacob Stoncr, a pioneer of Imperial Valley, who dcToloped a flue ranch near Heber. Mr. Stoner had a wide ac quaintance throughout Imperial Val ley. * * * Died — March 3, at Brawley, Mrs. Amelia Ellen Garbcr, wife of Samuel Oarber. Besides the widower, M...

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

6 EXPERIMENTAL STATION Government Gardens to be Moved From Yuma to Imperial County and Enlarged to Quarter Section Tract. Imperial county I." to have an exper imental station of the Department of Agriculture's bureau of plant, indus try. Tho Yuma Experimental Station Is to be moved to the west side of tho Colorado River in the Yuma Indian j Reservation, which Is to be thrown j •pen to settlement next fall. Tho £,oven»mont has provided a I foaruif section adjoining the tovrnsltcj ef Hard, laid out. by the government < surveyors, seven miles above Yuma. ; It la expected the station will be : entirely removed to the now location I kr the middle of June. Even now 1 tho land Is being put into condition j and some of the equipment i.s being • xioved from the Arizona side to thin j county. . : : About sixty acres of tho new tract j are heavy soil, while the balance is J --•f iight, sandy loam, similar to the! lighter soils of the Imperial Valley. This will give suitable Foil condi tions...

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

Saturday, March 13, 1909.' * ORANGE OUTLOOK GOOD O. Q. Whiting, Summarized Results in Imperial Valley in Culture of Citrus Fruit Trees and is Optimistic. D. <». Whlilng, of Heber, in the last Issuo of the California Cultivator, haH an article tellinj; of the progress that 1h being made in thp culture of citrus fruit trees In the Imperial Val ley. In thin artlclo Mr. Whiting says: 1 am glad to bo able to tell you that tho health, Growth and fruiting of the fow trees already in bearing has fully met our expectations ■ of a year ago. several orange trec<<, three years old, In their fourth year from planting, have produced i lore thsui a box of fruit each, pronounced by ox pert orange growe^, to bo the very best quality. Tho sauiu trees have grown to a height of nine, or ten feet and about the Bamo In breadth. A Villa Franca lemon tree the same age, and cut back four or flvo feet the year before, 1h very much larger, and has already produced more than throo boxes of lemons of t...

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

8 NORTH END CANAL AND NEW HEADWORKS Improvements are in Progress Along Lower Reaches of (he Alamo • " River Has Cut Back Toward Rallread Near the tlniigo and Dam Has Oeen Built, to Change the Course of the River and Save the Track. Owners of I&nd in township 12 south, 13 cast, betvoon Now ltiver and the Alamo north br west of Llrawley, have organized tho North End Water Com pany, appropriated waato water flow ing In tho Alamo and raado Bubstan tial progress in tho construction of a diversion dam, hoadgato and canal cm tho left bank of the river about four miles .bolow tho railroad' bridge. During tho past four weeks a con struction crew has been at wgrk at the point of diversion, driving sheet piling ' and building a beadgato 16 feet wido ■at the intake of tho canal. Tho canal has been uaod during tho periods of high water tn the river, cud a con siderable are* of land has been re claimed and pot under cultivation. When the water is low the dam will be built and a waste way will...

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

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIM. EXCLUSION OF PESTS VITALLY IMPORTANT Commissioner Jeffrey Urges Selection of Best Man for pounty Horticulturist Experts of State University Faculty Give Practical Advice to Farmers Who Attend Meetings in Connection With the Work of the Southern Pa cific's Agricultural School on Wheels The demonstration train, operated by the Southern Pacific, the Slate University and other agencies for tho benefit of farmers, waa in Imperial Valley on Thursday and Friday of this week. Experts in various lines of agricultural and horticultural work conducted meetings and delivered lec tures to the people at places, illustrating tht ir points with exhibits displayed in one of the cars and giv ing helpful advice to farmers seeking information. The train waa at Calexico ou Thurs day morning, at- Heber early in the afternoon and at El Centro for the rest of the day. On Friday it was at Imperial and Brawley. On Thursday afternoon a meeting was attended by a great many farm...

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

2 IRRIMAN VISITS IMPERIAL VALLEY (Continued from page U • lion Company; J. K. Dunn, of the Oregon Short Lino, and K. 12. Calvin cf the Southern Pacific. "Just Traveling." A l.os Anftdlod Timofl man inler- Tlewed Hafflntan at Riverside, with this result: It Is Impossible to Approach the Usk of interviewing a man Ifkc Har riman without dramatizing him In your own mind beforehand. You perhaps* think of him as a savage and nervous. You think of htm as cutting off the presidential head of a railroad system every time the train goe« over a bump. You Imagine him staring out at some town with dissatisfaction and tossing a postal card overboard, Instructing the finder to Ore the mayor. You fancy him gory with massacred boards of directors.. But you never could imagine such a one as Harriman as being ono of the most' terrific fighting men In the bistory of this couafxjr. A few ceuturlea ago Harriman . would have been a terrible fighting baron or a Napoleon, wrecking the geography of Europe. B...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 20 March 1909

tfntunlay, March 20, 1909. County Notes HOLTVILLE J. 8. Hridenstlne has been reaji pointed postmaster at Holtville. Hlh appointment and confirmation took place Feb. IS. /♦ • * VA. C. Ferguson, brother of Porter C. Ferguson, president lof Imperial Water Company No. 5, has Just dosed a deal for two five acre tracts ' on Holt Avenue. • « • \Jklfa. Kthel Maddox, toacher of the seventh and eighth grades of the pub lic schools has resigned her position and Mrs. L. P. Sargent has taken the , position temporarily. » ♦ » Word has been received from Wash ington that the petition for another rural free delivery route from Holt- Tille to be known ub R. F. D. No. 2 And to serve ranchers in water dis trict No. 7, has been favorably acted upon. The route as petitioned for is 26 miles long and will be established it soon as the roads are placed in good condition. ORAWLEY C. A. Frederick, secretary of Water Co. No. 8 is baling new alfalfa. .* * # Steps are being taken in Brawley to organize an aorie...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 20 March 1909

4 Imperial Valley Press Official N«w«pa P*r_*l Imptrlal County and City of El Centra Manager c. F. Haydcn Kdltor Allen Kelly AMoclate Editor Lewi* Havermale \i SUBSCRIPTION One Year Jt.oo 8!x Months ", f>o Three Months 25 Single Copies . 05 ~~ WATCH THE '"SUBSCRIPTION DAT B ON YOUR PAPER. The number of our paid circulation aud rates of advertising will be furnished on application. Alt' remittances and communications should be addressed to the Imperial Taller Press. . Entered as second-class matter March 3, 1906, at the postofflce at Xl Gcntro, California, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. HARRIMAN'S VERDICT ON IMPERIAL VALLEY. Mr. Harriman told the Los Angeles reporters who inter viewed him after he had passed through this county, that he could [ talk about Imperial Valley by the hour. He brushed aside the stereotyped and inane question : "What do you think of Southern .California?" and fired questions back to the interviewers. He asked them what they knew about Imperia...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 20 March 1909

■Saturday, March 20, 1909. THE WEATHER following ia the, weather record at Centro for the paat seven days: to. M.it. Tern. Mm. Tom. .Hum. !3 (id 4 0 10 ». 72 10 15 15 74 tl 20 10 • 77 47 HO 17 73 52 21 18 70 f>2 155 19 On t 44 18 WATEK IN THE RIVER. Mean dally gage heights and dls arges of tho Colorado Hirer at ■nift, Arizona, for the week ending turdny, Mnrch 18, 1909. Date Ga£e Height Discharges irch 7 20.35 » 13,400 irch 8 20.15 11,100 irch 8 20.25 12,000, irch 10.. 20.35 11, COO irch 11 20.35 11,800 irch 12 20.50 12.G00 irch 13 20.75 15,700 FRANCIS L. BELLBW, Project Engineer. FIRST OFFICIAL VIBIT. Walter T. Blake, formerly a news per man of Sun Diego, but now col :tor of Internal Revenue for tho itrlct^which Includes tho counties San Diego and Imperial, and the rt of Yuma, made his firat official sit to this valley recently. He was compacted by Mrs. Make. They ent a day in EI Centro, and proceed from here to Yuma. WHOLESALE BUSINESS. The Imperial Valley Mercantile Co. prepar...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 20 March 1909

6 J. F. TOUT DIVORCED FROM HIS CITY JOB (ContiMifd from page I.) * ' ' ' , . ". tlor. was made to tho question, had said "overruled ' and had tnoftnt that he "overruled" the question. Similar confusion of urnis by the judge was frequent during the trial and caused much misunderstanding and wrang ling. When misuse of the terms "ov- errule," "'sustain." "denied," etc., was shown to be the muse of disapree »ent aa to facts. Pr. Hlackinton re marked: "That may explain the mat ter. The judge has said frequently that he is not familiar with the law." Attorney McNamara corroborated Dr. Blacklnton and said it was a gross »lolatlon of the law to permit a wit ness to be questioned on matters in rolving the- relation^ of husband and wife. He went on to tell of Recorder Tout's action tn altering the sentence ol Hell after he had pronounced judgment and permitted the defend ant to leave the court room. "That Is false!" again shouted Toot "I didn't change the sentence." \."You did, and I can prod...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 20 March 1909

... •. * • • Saturday, March 20, 1609. IB3UES AHEAD OF TAFT. Head of the National Association of Mauhfacturers Urges Business Men to Assist President In Carrying Out His , ' Policies. In an open letter to business men, urging them to strengthen the hands of President Taft, James* Van Cleave, president of tho National Association of Manufacturers, cays: "t<argcr issuer are just ahead of , Mr. Taft than confronted any pre vious President since the civil war and reconstruction days. Let me call tlio roll of a few of the great ques tions which will have to be grappled with In the next year or two: "An adjustment of tho tariff which will bring it down to date. "The, establihsmont of a board of able, alert, non-partisan business men to make tbo Investigations on which all future tariff modifications must be grounded. "A reshaping of our banking and general financial system which will meet modern demands. The establishment of good feeling between the North and South. "The enactment of a...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 20 March 1909

8 COUNTY AFFAIRS Business Disposed of By Supervisors —Work on Roads and Bridges. Tho Hoard uf Supervisor* of Im- IrtTlal County mot In regular session Monday. March 15, the mooting being called to order by Chairman Clnrk j» 10:30 a. *>j. Sii per visors McHnrg, Clark, Webster and Ferguson were present. Supervisor Wade absent. The purchase Of £fioo copies of thp upcclai edition of the C&lexlco Chroni cle at coat wna .vithorlwd. The report of Export Patmeloe was accepted and ordered placed ou fllo. The County Auditor was directed to draw n warrant for $2.00 In favor of James McCoy, it having boen shown that McCoy had paid a poll tax twice In 1908 and was entitled to such re bate. Clarence Denny was appointed Jus tice of the Peace for the Sllsboo ju dicial township. It was voted that provision be made for the improving of the House site, provided that Arthur Shepard, donor of the Kite, will give an uncon ditional deed of the land to the County. The hearing of the report of the re...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 27 March 1909

Imperial Valley Press. VOL. VIII. BOND MONEY READY FOR SEWER SYSTEM Trustees Order Printing of Forty Thousand Dollar Bonds Attorney General Notifies State Board of Examiners That All Proceedings Are Legal, and Lowest Bidders For Construction of System Are Ap prised By Trustees of Situation. The Board jof City Trustees of El Centro met in special session at the City Hall on the' evening of March 19, all members being prseent except Trustee D. D. Pellet. The session was called for the pur pose of taking action on the maMer of ordering the sewer bonds prid'ru and to notify the lowest bidden, Frick & Ware, of Los Angeles, of the status of proceedings. A letter was read from the secro tary of the State Board of Examin ers, stating that the Attorney Genera.! had. declared all proceedings regular and signifying the Board's willingness' to accept the issue of $40,000 bonds as soon as the city is ready to do liver them. The City Clerk was Instructed :<• cider tho printing of the~e bon...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Imperial Valley press. — 27 March 1909

2 GRAND LODGE MAY COME Possibility of Bringing to Imperial Val ley Fifteen Hundred Odd Fel lows and Rebekaht. Imporial Valley may sociir«» Ihd meeting of the Or.md l/>d«« of Call- ' fornla. Indepondotit Order of Odd Fol lows, nnd tho annual session of the Reboknlis. its auxiliary order, for 1910. If thr proper efforts are made. s;\y 0 local Odd Fellows who are in touch ttlth tho general situation. It is mainly a tiuosiiou oT wholher the valley could adequately provido for such a gathering, it is said, and | the prospect is that 121 Centro may be able to act as host for this great gathering which represents all parts of California. At the Grand 1-odge sessions some times as high a» 1000 men are in at tendance. The order has 407 lodges | in the Stato, and several of those are i entitled to from (en to twelve dele gates each. The gathering of Robok- j ahs numbers from 200 to 300 women, j It is believed that the combined use i of the Holt Opera House and Ma- j sonic Hall would accomm...

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