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S. W. FERGUSSON HAS RESIGNED [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
S. W. FERGUSSON HAS RESIGNED His Position as General Manager of Imperial Land Company A. If. Heber, Formerally a Banker of Chicago, Has Been Chosen For the Place Hon. A. H. Heber was elected last week as General Manager of the Imperial Land company, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Col. S. W. Fergusson, who has held that position since the organization of the company. Col. Fergusson was elected manager of the San Diego &amp; Eastern Railway committee the other day, hence his retirement from the land company. Mr. Heber is a former banker of Chicago, is a heavy stockholder in the California Development company, being among the first to invest, putting both capital and enthusiasm in the enterprise when both were needed most. He is a man accustomed to handling big enterprises and there is little doubt but that he will handle the affairs of the Imperial Land company in a manner that will reflect much credit upon the company and himself as well. San Diego Union of ...
CROP CONDITIONS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
CROP CONDITIONS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA R, G. Don and Co's Monthly Review of Trade Conditions for Month of June Trade conditions throughout the country for the month pant were good. The staples a» a rule showing better movement than last mouth. Gain is especially marked in woolens because the depression in this line has lasted, so long. Iron and steel industry show no new features. It keeps up its record as to production. ,; Prices are well maintained and steady. Construction proceeds at an unprecedented pace. Building hardware atid kindred materials reported to be in enormous demand all over the country. Railroads report large earnings and general commerce of country in fine condition. Money easy. In our immediate district, country is in good shape. Harvests are under way and as a rule not disappointing, and prices for orchard and field produts well up to average. Grain crop is fair, hay crop abundant, No. 1 barley hay now bringing 56 a ton. Deciduous fruits generally short. In many...
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS A Condcmed Report of the Important Happenings Otrn^lhe WceV A Bicycle Trmf Soyi BnJ Mine BaKrrtdcld Widow Found Deid Long Death While \ bicycle thief t* cpfratin* a: »oi? SOD, rive wheel* hue l*^n stolen within four days. niphthcrla ha* broken out among 400 naval apprentice boys aa. Goat island, and the placo will t&gt;* quarantined for probably a month. Ben Estcs of Tula re has been nrrested charge with striking a colt on the head with a fenre beard la a fit of anß.r. killing the animal. A violin of crude and ancient make wa* fonnd hidden in an obwrure place atnons the rafters of an old mission cf Ventura, while workmen were making repairs. Two messwujer boys c! ReJdln; found a cold n*ine. While on a vacation the bays were choprinjT a tree, when the a\ slipped and went Into the earth. Shiaine particles of gold were seen in the rut. Investigation shewed a ledge four inches wide, with very rich ore. It is said to eb a valuable discovery. — Los Angeles Time...
Little G rl Neer Pillmore Accidentiy Shoots Her Brother [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Little G rl Neer Pillmore Accidentiy Shoots Her Brother Santa Paula— Little Kamona Gryabo only 10 years old. killed her brother. Anton Grybao, aged 14. by accident. The Grybao family lives near Flllroore*. The lad and his baby lister were In an apricot orchard aft«»r fruit, and the fcrrncr had a Run to shcot birds. The t y hand*d th&lt;* weapon to the Jltile plrl to hold while he climbed a trw. Ho dtvendwl to his death, for Just as he reached the ground the gun In the child's hands was dls'-barged. and the ehct took effect In ibr» boy "a head, at the base of the *kull, killing him Instantly.— L. A. Time*.
County Tax on Saloons may be Void [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
County Tax on Saloons may be Void San Franclaco.— ln granting a writ of habeas corpus for Henry Pflrrmann of Ijos Angeles, the Supreme Court admitted the existence of a question which vitally affects the licensing powtrr of every county In California. Pflrrtnaan is a liquor dealer In L/&gt;s I Anjtetes. In the SpHO« Of the current fttt he had purchase*! a iftlOOQ fr«&gt;ui AttfQSl LeppeWtt and engaged In btlsl* ncM under the firm name of I'ftrrmann * lUnimgarten. On June 5? he paid a clly llronin* tat of $.*»V An attempt was then made to compel him to pay a county \a\ of $15 a month. On local adv'kv ho declined 10 make payjtnent, and wa« finally Imprisoned by the rounty authorllle* on June 27. A petition for a writ of habeas corpus was fllrd with the Bup#rlor Court and was den)*!. Tflrrmann then o| polled t3 the Supreme Court.
Noted Writer Passes Away [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Noted Writer Passes Away jvtn PraocUco.-'rCharlca Nordhoff. who died hero tcntftht aftor sev rral week.*' Illncjis. was the flr&gt;t of thr eastern writers to Rive an Intelligent Idea of California and of Its great possibilities for health and h:rtlru!tur«v HU California for !l:alth. Measure and Residence" passed Ihrongh many editions, and In a revised form Is utill popular. Nordhoff examined the State carefully, and he was so fair In hh estimate* that the words carried great weight. He *elevte&lt;J San Plejr* as his place cf residence, and had lived there, after his retirement from the New York Herald.
Whiles and Japs Fight for Fuhing [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Whiles and Japs Fight for Fuhing Vancouver. H- C— Striking union fishermen ar.d Japanese who have taken their places had a pitched battle in small boats oa the rough water* Of th«* K'Jlf. Many shot* wore flrcd but no combatant wa» killed and sixteen Japanese fishermen were taken prisoners. As a result of the remarkable battle, the union fishermen ate at present practically In control of afifairs. The Japanese b~it3 were overturned in th* fisrhi. tho rifles and fishing sear qf the Orientals thrown Into Cne water ani the Japane*&gt; themselves taken to nne tf the small Ulanda away out In the Rtslf. Exactly where this island Is located is a secret cf the white fishermen, for they chose it several weeks apa for occasions such as this. They say they will continue to maroon nonunion Japar.es? there for the remainder of tho season or until the place is discovered by the authorities. All that is kn-.wn la that the Island U between here and Nanalmo. fifty tr.lles away, and that it Is...
American Foreign Commerce Greatest in Niton's History [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
American Foreign Commerce Greatest in Niton's History I.cndon— The Statist. i n tn^ course of an artic!*? examining the financial position of the United States. says: The figures cf cur trad*' wfth America conclusively uhow the enormous profits which the l*nlt:d States Is making In foreign trade. For the flr«t six months of the present year cur Irr.portii from the United States have been nearly £69.000.000. against a little ever £59,000.000 in ltfuO. while cur expert* to the United Statr» were worth only £7.000.000, aa against £S,SOO.OOO. Thl* m^ans that for tho year ended June 20 we have bought £140.000.000 In produce from the United States while they havo bought of us £IS.000.000. The trade balance In favor of th* 1 United States, as respects England wu £130.000.000. as against £110.000,. (%it(i f~r th«» ralr-ndar year. ISOO.
Morgan Buys Chilean Road [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Morgan Buys Chilean Road New York.— -According to a Valparaiso. Chile, special. J. P. Morgan has bought the Clark Trans-Andean Railway Company's line for £00.000. ihe Chilean government had arranged to purchajio the railroad on certain conditions, but fallM to meet these conditions when tho time to Complete the purchaao arrived. The sellers of the lln*-a arc three banks which havo been In poivteaijlon of the railroad as creditors. Only one railway line in completed acro&amp;s tho And***. This s let down In recent maps as tho Huenos Ayr*-;* and Valparaiso Trans-Andlne railway. It ib the connecting link between tho railroad tyistcma of Chllo and Argentine. The last section which has been recently built, makes the journey across the Andea possible In 20 hours.
FOR THE FARMER [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
FOR THE FARMER A Few Items Gathered (or (he Interest of Our Ruratßeaders. Olive Fly in Italy •- -ftatkctinf( by Trolley — Squirrel Poison Valuable Pamphlets Fighting Ants The ruvige.i ot the . llvo fly in lt&lt;»l&gt;' ha\e greatly reduced the production. and entire dlntrlcts near Ntea aro being ruined t»y (he "black blight" or ?nolr. M a&lt; It I a called, and tho "olive fly" keeps w? It* annual vlnlta. A deadly poultry disease, nald to be a sort of cholera, accompanied by a cough or huaklnen*. li» laid to have Invaded Germany, nnd chickens. Reejie and ducks ore dying off by thousands In pome local It Ic*. Missouri Is preparing to teach the elements of agriculture In the country schools, and books on plant study on animals and Insects, horticulture and agriculture, are to be provided by eminent specialists] which the State board of agriculture will publish— l/&gt;« Angeles Herald. A Ventura county man estimates the walnut crop of Southern California ...
BOERS MURDUR BRITISH WOUNDED [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
BOERS MURDUR BRITISH WOUNDED Kitchner His Official Proof of the Charge Ix)ndon.—- Ofllcinl corrohoratlon oi tho charges that tho Boors murdered the Hritiith wounded at Vlakfonleln promliieji soon to be forthcoming. In the House of Commons; replying to questions of Henry Norman. Liberal, the war secretary^ Mr. Droderlck t read tho telegraphic corrcspondencQ with Lord Klthener on the subject Tho latter had at flr*t declared that the reports were unfounded, but ho «übspquently telegraphed the statement of a wounded yeomanry ofllcer. corroborating reports, and finally, on July 0. Informed Mr. Droderlck that he had the testimony of seven men to tho effect that they saw Boers shoot tho wounded.* A yeomanry trooper. In n letter describing tho Vlakfonldn affair. May 2S (when the gnrrlson of Vlakfonteln. on the Johannesburg-Durban railroad, had 174 men put out of action by the Boers. » adds tho startling intelligence that the British, the night nfter that fight, discovered that the Boers wer...
HOSE TURNED ON THE DOWIEITFS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
HOSE TURNED ON THE DOWIEITFS Arrested for Violating City Ordinance So Says the Mayor Chicago.— -Corporation Counsel Paden oi Bvanston. upon whose advice Mayor Patten acted when he directed that the hose be turned upon tho Dowieltcs. said: "The Dowieltcs were arrested because they blocked one of tho streets and refused to move on when told to do so. They clearly violated a city ordinance." Nine were seriously hurt in the mo. lee. Many pthers were more or less hurt. When the Do wt cites reached the rourt room they broke out Into n song In spite of their plight nnd continued shouting their exhortations. Overseers Piper nnd Splechor were put under hond» to inMiro their nppcarance July 17. before Justice Kly to answer charges Of disorderly conduct and refiifiinK to clear tho Htfeets. Chief of Police Knight guarded tho march to the, depot. Beforo tho train pulled out the crowd again become bolKtroiiM nnd mlflHleg were thrown, but Chief Knight saved the Dowlcltcft from further harm.
Young Chinese at Home [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Young Chinese at Home Shanghai. — In n «lccrco mado public tho dowager empress orders Chinese n.lnlrft n» now nbroad to report to her tho natnoM of youiiK Chinamen In for•■lkij countries who havo shown t p'«lal abilities In tho various profession*, with n view of bringing thorn back to China at tho govern. moot 1 «-xp«-iih«\ whero they will bo clljrtblo for ofilco.
Leading Evil Uvci in Gay Par«e [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Leading Evil Uvci in Gay Par«e I'nrls A surprising result of the campaign agnlmst thorte who entice, pretty girls from shops and homes by promises of good situations has been tho discovery of over two hundred American young women loading evil | lives In Paris. Most of thorn camo herd In search of work or to study j music and painting. Absolute want soon, made thorn easy victims of pro- ; fessional begullers.
Sioo REWARD Sioo [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Sioo REWARD Sioo Tho readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least cmc dreaded ilincnso that science has been nblo to 'tiro In n'l Its stages, and that Is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only positive 'cure known to tho medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires n constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Curo is takon Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of tho Bystcm, thereby do. straying the foundation of tho dis&lt;»nso. an:l giving the patient strength by building up the constitution and as. slating nature In doing its work. Tho proprietors have bo much faith in its curatlyo powers, that they offer one hundred dollars for any case that It falls to cur?. Send for list of testimonials. Addrre*. P. .1. CHENKV &amp; CO.. To. lodo. Ohio. Sold by nil druggist, ?."» cents. Mall's Family Tills are the bo?t.
Urban Population [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Urban Population Wii«.|ilrirf'iti. July II. — Tho roll run ofnro 1 ■.iM'i n bulletin concofotnic Ine urban population of tho country. It fttiowft that I'M. n I. os pooplo In tho United Ktntofi live In cltlei nti«l townn of ovrr 4000 population. Thin I 373 i" r rcrit. of the &lt;n tiro population] a r-iin of nlrnom .'» por cent* lloca the e'-riHUH of WjQ. Tho pcrrotitOKo of pooplo living In cltlei nnd lowm an compared with the entire population of tho States ratiK r » Indian T&lt; rrltory, tho porrontano In from 91. C In Uhodo Inland to 2.U In California being iH.'J.
HOW BIOBEA Tjlil LL3 FEED [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
HOW BIOBEA Tjlil LL3 FEED ToLr IJI« r:n::n ut Crrnn Onl t« Hen and tun Uhiir s\»lusst!nc&lt; With my pomrotioulc ta3to 1 naturol* ly was very curious tj Ltiotv J.:*'t what kind of Icrropln ore «;ii!«i.t In tbefc v.ati-iH. fur Ibe «l: !• Is one niucb totigbl nftur I y epicures nml forms part of (be menu for every llrst claw hotel on tho coant. I wan told that none Ih caught about lure, but was Invited to a sea turtle bunt. Lot the nailer Imagine a turtle weighing all tho way from I,'JOO to l.r»&lt;jo pounds, and not long a^o one «.ih turned over on the beach near Miami that weighed more than 1.000 pounds. Of course I am giving tho largest weight, for the average weight of those caught along tho coast 1.1 about fjOO pounds. After they arc caught the turtles nre kept for a long lime, their captors feeding them on cabbage, lettuce, turnips, carrots ami sea graxsoH. Tb«? study of this monster nhellflsh Is n most Interesting one. In order to get rid of the parasites that c...
V«uil(l Ilntlirr Smoke Ttmn Hut. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
\V«uil(l Ilntlirr Smoke Ttmn Hut. "Quo day," writes an American In Havana, "I came across an old Cuban woman sittltiK disconsolately on a rock near Morro castle. She told mo In Spanish that for three days she had had nothing to cat but n loaf of bread and coffee. She looked It. I save her n Spanish dollar ami followed In her wake. She entered the Urst cafe nho came to d'tid bought n drink and a cl« par. I couldn't belp laughing to see her as she walked alous tho street, pufflns away at tho weed purchased wish i:iy money. S!io seemed perfectly coutcut* til. Tho Cubans, oven t!:o woiacn. would ratlur BtuoUe than cat. They take only two meals a day. breakfast nbotit U» o'clock and tlluner lit -i In the hfteniooti."