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ROBBER IS COURTEOUS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
ROBBER IS COURTEOUS Burglar s»yi ht Would Regret to add Murder to Mil Crime. Kwidcnce of a Millionaire is Entered by a Masked Man, Vtho Covers the In* mites With his Pistol and Politely takes Their Cash, San Francisco, July 6.— The most tool and daring burglary that has over been t/rought to tho attention ol tho local police was committed last night at the residence of A. D. Hammond, a lumber dealer, at 2GIO Jacksou street. Although the burglar held the entire household at tho point of his pistol while he explained tho purpose of bin call and lilh determination to gel the money ho so much needed, he was thoroughly polite and considerate, and discussed his vihlt with the millionaire's wife and daughter in the most gentlemanly way. Mrs. Hammond was awakened, nnd when she discovered tbo presence ol tho burglar In her room, she commenced to scream. The burglar, pointing bin pistol ut the frightened lady, commanded her to keep quiet, auHurIng her that she would not be harmed If she raise...
EXTENDED A PASS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
EXTENDED A PASS Alleged Nephew of President Hays is Held for Trial Ogden, Utah".— J. P. Hayes, the alleged nephew of President Hays of tho Southern Pacific, was arrested here on a charge of forging the president's name to a railroad pass, was arraigned before District Judge Bolapp and pleaded not guilty He was remanded to tho county Jail under $1000 bonds to await trial in September, Hays claims that he did nothing more than ho has done hoveral times before, simply extended a pass which had expired
Heat-Crazed Man Roams the Desert. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
Heat-Crazed Man Roams the Desert. MOJAVE. July 7.— E. Thorpe, one of ; tbo workmen who were raising and balastlng track In tho Mojave yards, succumbed to heat Saturday and quit bis Job. Ho Went to the bunkhouiol nt noon, but lost control of himself nnd left town on foot, going across tho desert. As ho told no ono of his trouble and ■ arted rationally, his actions wero not: watched or noticed. At tho sixteen- • mllo house bo changed clothes and roamed tho desert In n woman's light wrapper and chemise. Ho was caught Saturday night by Doctor Ralnoy and Hilly Sullivan and brought to Mojave After a short rout and Komothlng to rat ho &lt;l.tiMi"l to I." nil right, and ml&lt;l ho would bo roady to report for duly 00 Monday morning. TbOFptf halls from TlbttfOD, and worked I hero for tho North Pacific road, Ur&gt; In single, about 45 yt-arn old nnd f.tsn ho hnn no known relatlvci In California. Hlnco night Tio In reported an noon leaving town on foot with hln blanket*...
Presidents Proclamation. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
Presidents Proclamation. WASHINGTON. July 7— Tho proclamation of Prcslriont McKlnloy oponlin; to settlement tho lands reded by IndlanH, wan given to tho public today. Tho proclamation covers, in tho t«rrltrry of Oklahoma, tho concessions made by tho Wichita and affiliated bands of Indians In accordance with tho act of March 2, 189 a, and those mado by tho Comanchc, Klowa and Apacho trlbos in pursuance- of tho act Of Juno 3, 1900. Tho proclamation provides for the opening of the lands In these reservations which arc not reserved at 9 o'clock a.m. on August 0, next, the lands to bo open to settlement under tho homestead and townsitc law? ol the United States. The proclamation Bays that, beginning on July 10 and ending on July 20, those who wl«h to make entry of lands undrfr the homestead law shall be registered. The registration will take place at tho land offices at Reno and Law ton. The registration at each office will bo fcr both land districts.
Offences Against Catholic Institutions [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
Offences Against Catholic Institutions Homo. July o.— The pope has sent a letter to the superiors and generals of the religious orders and institutions, condemning the French legislation against congregations. The letter says his holiness is much affected at the gravity of the offenses committed by some nations against the religious orders and institutions. The church has thus not only been deeply injured in its rights, but Its powers of action has been impaired. H&lt;» who touches the priests or monks touches the apple of the church's eyes. The pope severely reproves the present enactment of these laws by a country toward which the pope has exhibited peculiar solicitude, and his holiness desires to comfort these orders and institutions that are suffering from the hatred of others toward the church. He urges them to redouble their ardor, faith, prayer and good works, to imitate the examples of the beloved founders of their orders, and to repeat with Christ the sublime words ...
WORK OF NATURE'S FORCES [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
WORK OF NATURE'S FORCES ————— Landslide Forms Big Natural Irrigation Reservoir CHEYENNE, Wyo.— The building of a natural irrigation reservoir by a Buddon transformation of the face of nature is described by Charles Cole, a visitor In Cheynne from the Big Horn mountains. Early In tho summer Mr. Cole was prospecting in the Big Horn range, and while passing through a valley familiar to him for years, he noticed that its contour was strangely altered. On one sldo of the valley an Immense landslide had stripped the mountains bare of trees and surface earth, and rocks to a depth of from fifty to one hundred feet. The slide rolled up all tills material Into a natural dam at the foot of tho slope, and at the same time liberated an abundant supply of subterranean water that now courses down the hill In a network of rivulets. When Mr. Cole found It the nowlymado reservoir was already full and the water pouring over tho top of tho urn bank men t. Below tho reservoir Is about a thousand acres o...
SCANDLE AT SACRAMENTO [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
SCANDLE AT SACRAMENTO Commissioners to Investigate Stoics When Governor Returns. SACRAMENTO.— Tho State rapltol tommlfiiilonent will Investigate storlos which are afloat touching tho acts of State (iardonor M. If. Dunn. It has been a wandal about tho capital for some days that Dunn wan charged by 'I homa* I»owlfl, a scavenger and owner of a fertilizer, with having exacted a tribute from all bills before ho would "O. K." thorn for passage by tho tapitol rommlfwloners. I&gt;owi» was ankeci for a ntatotnont, but said that tho mat* tor rested with higher powers, and that whllo ho could toll a story whlon would "not tho town on fire," ho could not talk, an Dunn belonged to tho same society as himself. The story which gained circulation however, Ih that Dunn required l/?wl« to hand him over hl» percentage upou each claim, before he would "O. K." It, and that Lewis, whon presse.l. to'cl tho whole story to William Davis, sorretary of the commission, and likewise to tho executive sec...
Ideal Soldier of Emperor William. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
Ideal Soldier of Emperor William. POTSDAM.— Speaking on the occasion of the entrance of Prince Eitel Frederick, Emperor William's second son, into the First Guards regiment at Potsdam, his Majesty said: "The noblest task is the defense of the fatherland. The noblest weapon ia the sword, and the noblest uniform is the uniform of the Prussian soldier. "The finest thing 1 can imagine is the earnest soldier, inflexible as iron in everything which constitutes the chivalry of an officer; hard toward himself, upholding with rigid selfdiscipline the traditions of his house and regiment, indifferent to the opinion of others, and with one goal bebefore his eyes, responsible only to his Clod and his father; so may my sou fellow hid path in life."
Murder Carnival on the Frontier. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
Murder Carnival on the Frontier. Phoenix. — A report received here from Clifton tells of a series of murders there. Last Sunday Ed Harwell, an insane saloon-keeper, killed his wife by a shot through the head, and then blew his own head off. In a dispute over the affections cf a woman, Jose Violon shot and killed Aurelius .Rorriguez. Violon escaped to the mountains. During a picnic at Las Cruces. N. M., a fight was started over a lot or disreputable women, and a score or shots were fired. Officers were called and were fired on by Perry Green, one of the merrymakers. Deputy Sheriff Burch returned the fire and Green was shot through the brain.
Bold Jumb From Moviug Train. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
Bold Jumb From Moviug Train. St. Paul, Minn.— A Butte, Mont.,i special to tho Pioneer Press says: J times Rowland, alals Henry Styne. who claims St. Paul as his home, was taken to the penitentiary to servo a term of threo years for forgery, to whlrh ho pleaded guilty. On his way to tho ponltontlary In chargo of Sheriff Kurey. Sty no Jum port from a car window whllo tho train was going about forty mllea an hour. Ho escaped Injury by tho Jump, but tho train wan stopped and the sheriff and a numbor of paflflongor* c:ha«od tho fugltlvo and recaptured him after a run of a mllo. Styno and n. companion entered tho oxpro«B offlro nt Stanton. Minn., whoro they stole a number of monoy orders which thoy forged and pawl In Hutto. Tho other man eluded the officers by jumping out of a thlnlfltory window whon Styno waa arreatod.
IN THE OIL FIELDS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
IN THE OIL FIELDS Kcho Oil company h still drilling on Wartham crook. Fresno county, a dozen miles west of Coallnga, in a section of tho country in whlrh there Is a Ktrong odor of oil In localities. An accident to tho now pipe lino of the Murphy Oil company, running from its plant at Whlttior to Evergreen station caused a leakage during the last few clays of over 1200 barrels of oil. The Alhambra-Callfornla Oil company of Lob Angeles has filed articles of incorporation showing a capital stock of $1,000,000. divided Into shares of tho par value of $1 each. The first year directors are as follows: E. R. Pirtle. H. L. Percy. P. S. Shannon, R. W. Brydon and Charles H. McFarland. Stock to the amount of 500,101 shares has been subscribed.
Arizona's Prospects. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
Arizona's Prospects. Ed Grindell of the Pantano Oil company has returned to Tucson from a two-weeks prospecting trip through the oil belt of Southern Arizona, says the Star. Mr. Grindell visited every oil prospect yet discovered and also found many indications in unexplored field along the Gila and Colorado rivers. "The best indications," says • Mr. Grindell. "'are to be found about Texas Hill and Sentinel, where the black sand and shale are found in great quantities." He met several California experts who compared the land very favorably with that about Bakersfleld. At Yuma natural gas has been found to exist In abundance, and at times the Yuma people have put small pipes into the soft soil and lighted the gas, which has burned for days. The Yuma people expect soon to bore a test well, and either develop more gas or get cil. Over one hundred thousand acres of land have been taken up along the Glla river by various companies, many of whrm expect to soon have rigs up. each anxious to...
MINES AND MINING [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
MINES AND MINING John A. Patton of the Forester's Oil and Investement company has Just returned to Los Angeles from Beaumont Tex., where he secured valuable holdings for his company, returning by way of Jerome and Prescott. Ariz. He made a thorough Insnection of the mining industry of Yavapai county, where he secured copper and gold properties for a company which is now being organized by him. He reports general prosperity in the mining districts of Arizona. Rossland. B. C. — All mines In Rossland camp are working, with the exception of the Le Rol. which probably will start soon, unless something unforseen happens. The resumption has created a better feeling among these men. who feared a strike by the miners' union. Fred Johnson has returned to Los Angeles from a prospecting trip through the Death Valley region, having, crossed the valley about ten days ago. He describes the heat of that region as something terrible at this time of year. He visited the big niter and borax beds and d...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 13 July 1901
I Do You WantaHomc ;ZZZ Southern California! I S§ At thjMi ov c rjujmrt P r lcc_jof_ $ I ,_2s_pe r Acre? || || With the best water right in the world at the lowest_Price_ever offered? g» 8 These can be had nowhere but in the -J % | IMPERIAL SETTLEMENT | ili aft 9t In the Eastern part of San DlegoCounty, California The Colorado Delta, located in Riverside and San Dieg&lt;&gt; counties in Southern California and extending 3Jf 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. ?gf The Imperial Setttlement is located &lt; n this delta, and comprises about five hundred thousand 3Jf acres of level, fertile land, free from alkali, with sufficient slope to be easily irrigated. It is all Government land and *jv can be taken up under the desert land law or the homestead law. .%20 acres can be taken up by each j&gt;erso...
PLANS FOR OPERATION [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
PLANS FOR OPERATION OUTLINED AT ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the stockholder* of the Imperial WatcrCompany No 1, was held in I*o» Angeles Wednesday, the 11th. There were nearly a hundred present, representing in person and by proxy 56,852 shares of stock, out of 61,509 shares outstanding. Recently a committee of prominent stockholder* examined into the attaint and condition of the company, and through A. E. Walters of Alhambra, submitted a rejK»rt making recommendations, which were unanimously adopted. These may be hummed up an follows: That the California Development company take upon itself the construction of the main canal and lateral system throughout the land controlled by the Imperial Water company No. l.and assume the ownership and control of the main canal and any rights that Imperial Water company No. 1 may have in the water power. That the California Development company assume the maintenance and operation of it* main canal at its own expenset and enter into a con...
CONCERNING THIS VALLEY [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
CONCERNING THIS VALLEY Words of Praise From the Los Angeies Daily Times From the Times of June 22 we take the following editorial mention of the Imperial country: "Water reached the Imperial townnitc today." Thin wan the news flashed over the telegraph wires by C. K. Kockwood, chief engineer of the California Development company, yesterday. Imperial is the name of the new townsitc in the so-called Colorado desert, but which in really but a rich alluvial plain of the Colorado river. ICnginecr Rock wood has devoted all his time since last fall to bringing water from the river to irrigate the fertile lands lying in the eastern part of San Diego county, just inside the boundary line between Mexico and California. Mr. Rockwood's dispatch means that water has been brought from the Col- orado river at Hanlon's to the international boundary and thence through thirty miles of distributing canals to the town of Imperial, which is the center of a rich agricultural district that was only awaiti...