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STEEL WORKERS STRIKE [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
STEEL WORKERS STRIKE May Invjlve IWtween F«rly«five or Fifty Ih&gt;i sand Men Three Big Mil's Will First b: Affected - If Companies do not Yield Strike Will F.xtend Principal Fight Made on the Painters Mill Pittsburgh. --Kiorn present Indications, It looks probable- that President Shaffer's Htrlke order. Issued to the Amlagamatcd Association members in the employ of the American Steel Ho: p Company and the American Tin Plato Company, will be obeyed, ami tho great struggle between the Amalgamated Association and steel companies will be on In earnest. In the united tnlllrt of the three companies against which a ntrlke has been dodared. It Ih predicted that not a wheel will turn. An effect will be made also to close down some of the non-union rnlllK cf the city and cripple the rest. Tho Amalgamated people are very sanguine of success. "The strike was not of our own seeking." said President Shaffer. "It wan forced upon us. We were not contending fcr wages, but for principle, for...
Democrats Fight on Expansion PUns [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Democrats Fight on Expansion PUns Washington.— One wing of Democracy will make a fight en the expansion plans of the administration In tho next congress. In the House- this movement will probably be led by Representative De Armond of Missouri, who has Just sailed for the Philippines. It is asserted that De Armond. who is a candidate to succeed Representative Richardson as the leader of the House, has gone to the Philippines to gather tho required information. As he is accompanied by Representative Joy (Missouri) and Mercer (Nebraska), both Republicans, the fight In the next House will be exciting. De Armond's purpose Ib evident, but It is possible that Joy and Mercer will be able to checkmate him on the floor of the House at the next session of concress.
Scourge of Charbon Kills Man and B:a:t [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Scourge of Charbon Kills Man and B:a:t Memphis, Term. — The scourge of charbon is creating a reign of terror throughout the counties of Bolivar. Madison and Coahoma in Mississippi, ami it is rumored that not enough animals have escaped the disease to work the crops for the remainder of the year. Tho disease Is so virulent that It is affecting all forms of animal life. Seven negroes have died In the vicinity of Buelah, Bolivar county, from the disease, and It has created such a dread among the other negroes that they are refusing to tako the work.
Financial Strength of Ih: United States [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Financial Strength of Ih: United States \\ ashington.— The statements of the Imports and exports of the Tnlted States for the fiscal year which ended June 30. 1901. has been completed by the treasury bureau of statistics. It shows that the total Imports cf the year were $522.75f».fi33: total exports, $U4 87,654 ,544; and the excess of experts over imports $C&lt;jJ,9oo.oll. The Imports are $27,184,351 below those of last year, and tho exports are $93.173.462 above those of last year. Tho oxcess of exports over ImporU exceeds that of last year by $120.358.113, and Is $49.467333 greater than the highest record ever before made, that of 1S«)S. Under the new relations with Hawaii and Portoßlcb the commerce with these islands Is no longer included In thb regular statement of foreign commerce with the rnlr««'« suites. Had they been so included, as has been the case In former years, the total exports would have exceeded $1,500.000,000. as the exports of thoso islands during tho year...
CAPTURE OF AGUINALDO [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
CAPTURE OF AGUINALDO General runiton's Report Mai Been Made Public Washington. — The War Depart' ment mado public DHf(adfer*Gen6ral Kun&lt;tton'fi report of th" capture of AgUlnaldO, The r€p6rl pr^Pftit* In detail all the facts relating to the capture f Afculnaldo, which wns made public at that time. After going Into detail* r.iKfrnlng tho captured correspondence Of Agtllnaldo and the forged l*ttern which w»-re used to fh'celvr* Agulnaldp, Of-neral Kunston describes the actual capture as follows: "The Macabobefi started up Into tho town, and we h r ard a few shots, followed by scattered firing. We htiKtlly crossed the river and running upon the town, fMind that the Macabebea were somewhat demoralized and firing widly In every direction. "They were gotten under control with Hcrr.e difficulty. Agulnaldo's guard of about fifty armed and neatly uniform' d men had been drawn up t'j receive the reinforcements, and being fired Into, broke and ran. a few of them returning tho fire a...
MINES AND MINING [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
MINES AND MINING S. E. Brotherton. inventor of the Brotherton's pyritic smelting system, formerly with the Silver City. N. M.. smelter, has been engaged to take charge of the Val Verde smelter, when it starts up in September. Mr. Urothorton is in the East now securing the necessary machinery for the new process and will arrive here soon to put it in place in connection with the smelter. By the .use of this process roasing sulphide ores and concentrates is done away with. The Val Verde Company has already contracted with the Model Mining Company for the product of the McCabe mine. — Prescctt Journal-Miner. A special dispatch from Boston says: A new copper and silver mining enterprise is being organized by A. W. McCune and other Salt Lake capitalists associated with Butte and New York financiers.:; including the Hearst and Tevia estates. Aji eastern company is b?lng formed with 1 10.000.000 capital to purchase the ancient mine at Callao, Peru, that has been producing silver and cappei...
Pan-American Congress [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
Pan-American Congress New York.— There is no longer any uneasiness in Washington official circles, says a dispatch, over the forthcoming Pan-American Congress, which is to meet in the City ofMexico next October, with a representation of fall the American States, big and little. Whatever doubt may have existed because of the dispute between Chile and Peru on the question of arbitra. tion is dissolved by a statement just made at the bureau of American republics to the effect that Secretary Hay has received assurances that every government In the western hemisphere has accepted the invitation of President Diaz to take part in the congress.
A Hay Drenm of Tennyson. [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
A Hay Drenm of Tennyson. In the "Life of Tennyson* 1 occurs the following: "A kind of waking trance I have frequently had. up from boyhood, whou I have boon all P. lone. This has generally come upon me through repeating my own name two or three times to myself silently, till all at once, as it wore out of th'c Intensity of the consciousness of Individuality, the individuality Itself seemed to dissolve and fade away Into boundless being, and this not In a coufused state, but the clearest of the clearest, the surest of the surest, the weirdest of the weirdest, utterly beyond words, where death was an almost laughable impossibility, the loss of personality (If bo It were) seeming no extinction but the only true life. This might be the state which St. Paul describes. * whet her In the bjdy I caunot trll, or whether out of the l&gt;ody I cannot tell.' I vi:&gt; ashamed of my feeble description. Have I not said the state Ih utterly beyond words? Hut 111 a moment when 1 com...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 20 July 1901
I [DoTouWano^ 1 if At_tljc _Go_vcrnment Price of $1.25 per Acre? || H withjhe jest water right in the world at thejowest _prjce _eyer_offered? &amp;• | These can be had nowhere but in the | 1 IMPERIAL SETTLEMENT f . * ij? In tHe Eastern part of Sari Diego County, California % 3Jf 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 «» -during the past ■? ages by alluvial deposits carried down by the waters of the Colorado River. 7 ; 3)f The Imperial Setttlement is located &lt;n this delta, and comprises about five hundred thousand *j£ %? acres of level, fertile land, free from alkali, with sufficient slope to be easily irrigated. It is all Government land and |g * can be taken up under the desert land law or the homestead law. 320 acres can be taken up by each person under the 3f? desert land law. and residence on the land...
THE IMPERIAL COUNTRY [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
THE IMPERIAL COUNTRY BY EDITOR OF SAN DIEGAN-SUN EDITOR F. T. WAITE of the San Diegan-Sun, who wan here the other day, devoted considerable space in hi* paper to a write-up of the trip, which wbi made "cross-country" in stage*. Hi* article is very interesting from start to finish, ami contain* much information of the county* undeveloped back country. Lack of space prevent* uh from reprinting it in full. Following' in that portion of the article referring to Imperial and the Imperial country: It is not easy to describe Imperial, because, after saying it is a flat country there ii* nothing concerning its topography left to say. It i* absolutely and unqualifiedly flat. For mile* in all direction* there are no deviations from the flat of greater size or altitude than a hay cock. Away in the distance arc the mountain ranges, while on the horizon line in the almost ever-present mirages, which hhow lapping water with shrubs and bushes growing from shallow depth*. The soil varies some, from...
GROWING ON DESERT [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
GROWING ON DESERT Melons and Grapes Now Being Shipped They are Proving Very Popular in the San Francisco Market—Earlier Than Elsewhere [MATURE has so favored the section •™ of country so widely known as the Colorado Desert that by uniting water with the soil it i* possible to produce all kinds of garden truck, melons, berries, grapes, etc., and place them on the market from two weeks to two months in advance of any other part of the country, and the capacity of the United States to consume the early productions of the country insures a market for the products of this valley that can never be over-supplied, thus insuring fancy prices. Indio, which place is coming into considerable notice this year for its capacity to produce, earlier than any other section of California, Thomp son's Seedless grapes, and the famous Rocky Ford melons; is on the same plain of the Colorado which surrounds Imperial from every direction. The only material difference in the two places is that Indio has rail...
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS A Cond«xutd Report ot the Important Happening! During the Week Ajairut Dm Muntcn— San Franciico Mint Count Runaway Team Uucxd — Carp Becoming Numcrout Dia» mond Rms Pound llnlllster Is to have a monthly paper In the Interests of temperance. A twel\e-he*d«sl cabbage Is a freak which a C*Uvera» county rancher exhibit*. A HealiSuburg rancher has grown a •niaard production in the shape of white "black" berries. Charles Scheper of S^n Francisco was divorced from his wife and married again to her within twenty days L«o» Gatos Creek \s **M to be a «n«gling ma«s of fish, which are dying In place* where the water Is extremely low. The Riverside Machine Brick. Company Is turning out pressed brick br the new dry process at the rate of IS,- &lt;•«» a day. Twenty-three thouaani bag* of grain were destroyed In a field fire at Williams, near Willows, in the northern jvart of the State. A valuable diamond ring, which was !o*t at the burning of a hotel In D'.nuba a year a...
Pair Eitals Distribution [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Pair Eitals Distribution Ban Francisco.— Superior Judge Troutt has grantei the petition of the children of the late James O. Fair for a distribution of the personal property now In the han-J» of the executoiM and ordered the Immediate surrender to them of $5,000,000 as the share to which they are entitled under the provisions of Senator Fair's "lionds of the value of f3.Goo.ori are re«erw&lt;l fi&lt;m the' decree of distribution to meet th&lt;» deman.l* of th* i»t* r-rnetn for t!v* *x«KUt»»rn. and the ff&lt;r» of the Utter. It I* nl»o stipulated that in the event Of Mrs. Nettle Craven being able to prme hcrtolf the lawful widow of Senator Fair she shall be permitted to share In the teser&gt;ed portion.
Whipple is Aibitrary [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
Whipple is Aibitrary San Francisco.— News from t. nalaska received gives further details of the arbitrary acts of Federal Commissioner Whlpple. who recently arbitrarily fined sailors and masters of ships, presumably to Increase his own fees. On the fourtn of July the master of the British ship Glenora hoisted the English flag In honor of the American holiday. Judge Whlpple was enraged wh«-n he saw the iJrlllsh flag and sent an officer aboard and hauled It down. News of this outrage reached Copt. Harry Knox Ot the United States gunboat Concord, which was In lh«r harbor. He personally went aboard the f»I«-n-un», hoisted the Hritish flag, returned to his own vessel and then fired a salute In honor of the Kngllnhrnan's country. The Incident ha» aided to the unpopularity of Whlpple, who In a protege vt , Judge Noyes of Alaska.
EAGLE TAKES BABY [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
EAGLE TAKES BABY Carried Eight .Hilej — Mother on Mule* back In for the ReKue Han Hernar.llno — News ««* received here of a terlftV battle which tras fought between a woman and a gigantic eagle at Box J*.. a stage station on the line l»etwev*n Victor and t»old Mountain, about fifty miles north of here. Mrs. Kmma Geuldlng, who keeps the station at that point. wa&lt; sitting In the yar J with her slx-months-old baby In a cradle by her side, a gigantic bald eagl* swoorxsi down, selied the child in Its talons, and made for Its nest. The mother was horrified, and she believed her child lost forever. Her fear lasted but a moment, however, and with the strength and courage which come with desperation, she hastily unfastened a mule which was tied near b&gt;\ mounted the animal, and began a ehas** after the? tig bird and her In- j fant. Th* eagle made directly fjr Its nest in a rock cliff over eight miles away. Silll carrying the Infant. Its Might was ( retarded, the child we...
FOR THE FARMER [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
FOR THE FARMER A Pew Item* Gathered for the Interest of Our Ruralßeadcrs. High Pike for Grapo -PoUtoei «re beIng Sent Eajt- State Road Oilng— Irrigated Beeb Pear Blight and Bees — Encouraging Newi The most cnreful Inspection of Uw • •:•!•..»:!* of Thomai t)«Utch. J. J. MiCl&lt;*llan and Jamra lUrlow at invert* •hows that the orchard* of these (rowers arc a* clean on any In th«» county. notwithstanding the foot that they are surrounded on nil side* by purple scale. The fact that then* or- | ■ »..v: !•• have been kept clean by an annual treatment for Insect pe»t* l» a ; most conclusive argument against the Individual's avaltlng for his neighbor« to disinfect their tree* before rnnklnK a move for himself. The itatement regarding ».hes« three orchards Is not made loosely, but from an ex- i amlnatlon of each tree Individually. This fact, announced us It I* by an Inspector who known what he In talkIng about, ouuht t&gt; silence the ex- j cuses *o often herad from the growe...
ISLAND TO ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — Imperial Valley Press — 27 July 1901
ISLAND TO ENGLAND a ri.i'.A i.i r.grit v. fill', fi.il. ■* Hltf (.111 IM i«iirti,' |«m-iii. t..i&gt; • Ilir Cllrotf rdph. wan wrrlttrn liv Jna&lt;|uln Mitlrr, and rr.ul l«&gt; him at the fourth of July irl«l»ratiun lii-M in Oakland: Illliid tiully, SantMin, ifrlodinir mi, \V* laatfh, «»«• Liuirli. i" hear JTOflf r««ar, Tlir w hllr »t.u Imu*l )&lt;•» kliout a lUtrr And burned hi* houw nnd all within! \Vh&gt; ,ii.inUf&gt; with thr lion'a akin, Vtiu did aU till* t&lt;» I' S of jore. And jet we lunjfril }uu,doan-&lt;lirr-knruw ! We tuiif.-.l &gt;&lt;&gt;v, baiitfrdyou; laid you low, At Saratoga. York and auch - We lrUlt, KntflUh. Scotch and Dutch! Tiifu learn to In »uch (oik* alon«*; Then Irani to let Kiiic tJcortfe'» throne Krmemtwr; it won't Cost &gt;•&gt;» much - Hut tuei you're Knrfli»h, &lt;l&lt;»auchrr-knr«m ! And we're &gt;«.ur miiih! Hut we *hall if row...