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THE VALLEY NEWS
Jiiuit'H Cart is building a house on his
liiini near Cameron Lake.
(looiyu K. Irwin is >»uil«l i utr sin adobe
In use on his niiicli west of town.
\\\ A. Van II«>i n in building iin adobe
house (in his farm south of Imperial.
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I have good alfalfa pasture, horses
$L' per liVsui per iiior.th. Jacob Ntoner. tf
Sec th < h > lowly divss patterns at Vsir
n vs. All kinds, colors and priceH.
No two aliki 1 . -Wtf
lU'V. .1. \V. Shenk has lumber tin t! c
!»C ranch for si new hi us- to add to tl.i
comfort of the family.
Noti:'ic — PartieH found cutting timber
iiri iin(l Hluu Lake will be prosecuted.
Mine Lake Land & Town C". tf
Water stock for sale on otwy terms by
Itnperial Water Comjmny, No. I. In
(|iiire of H. D. Mel'lierriti, '"eeretary. tf
Water stock f->r sale on very easy
t'TiiiH by Tmpyrial Water Co.npauv, No.
I. Inqiiiiv of K. i>. AlciMu'.-.'i i, <vcrv
O'ijrieii lii'otliers, \y];'(i recnt'y pnr
cl asci-, 7(H) iicres mi tl c 'in" east (tf Cti l
exi(V>, ar, 1 now leii' ing a ! oush on the
Lost — IV* ween Imperial and P]<
Ik'iicb, H8 i^c Wesson, notch ii'
handle, Mexican belt. Reward if left
at this office 4i)-50
M. I*. Holnian returned Tlmrs lay
from Los Angeles, where be lias 1> v n on
a purchasing 'expedition for the firm of
Mitchell & Holnian.
Hon. T. Rstudillo of Los Angeles came
to the valley thin week to visit his son,
Joe Kstudillo, pf!Ca'exico, who has been
quite ill for some weeks.
Miss Charlotte Thayer of Detroit,
Mich:, left for her home Friday morn
ing, being escort d to Old Beach by Karl
Ilcbertuid Miss I'la Hammers.
Fariisworth it Holland lost a fire horse
this week which Mr. .Fariisworth had
driven down to I'eltrand'ss'oiigh. below
the line, the animal dying suddenly.
The I'ress force was this week strength
ened by the arrival of Arniiger Ib we,
son < f the publisher, who will hence
forth be an acitiva particij)art in the
duties of the oilice.
C. J. !*'cli«iVc.'\ has been busy the past
week laving brick on bis new bus
iness block opposite t'n* Press office,
and the building begins to make a pre
tentious appearance. •
Supervisor Jasper, who has been plan
ning, to make lr's home on his ranch
near Blue Lake, is now buildinjr an
adobe house on the property, and will
soon be nicely situated there.
A great rain which lias prevailed on
the coast much of the time for three
weeks, this week resulted in several
brief sprinkles in the valley, being just
sullicient to lay the dust nicely.
John A. Merrill has retired from the
firm of Chaplin Brothers & Merrill,
Messrs. Chaplin having purchased his
interest, and the business will hereafter
be conducted under the firm name of
F. 0. Paiilin came into Imperial from
Yuma Thursday morning, having spent
the previous night in Brsiwley. He re
ports great interest manifest in Imper
ial wherever he goes and from every
section from which he hears.
The California and Mexico Lund and
Cattle Company is building a house oh
the much on this side of the line, for
the use of the foreman, and below the
line the company is also making im
provements in the same line.
Horn — Near Imperial, Friday, April
3, VMi, to Mr! and Mrs. Henry Miteh-
Some of tin 1 construction crew curs
of the Southern Pacific Company, occu
pied by clmloes who had been at work
at Imperial, caught lire at Old Beach
Friday afternoon, and five of them were
.1. 11. Mi: Kim wan in from Pomona
this wick to look al't.'r bin farm east of
town. lie expects to bring in about soo
breeding ho^s as soon us feed can be
grown!for them this summer, and later
to follow the importation with cattle.
Neii-resident owners of land near Ini
pt-rial : We would likif to git a section
or more, in one or inorj tracts of unim
proved land, on which to put a Hiuiimer
crop of Kgyptiun corn, Horghum, etc.
Write for particulars. Edgar Bron. 4S)-.">l
The cottonwi od trees which made
a growth last summer and have bVcn
dormant during the winter are now mak
irggood growth again) and a iew ,ir< od
.•ized tretH will so n be seen in town,
tt.otigii not so many as might be wished
C. Barnett, of the firm of Barnett
Brothers, wi.o are planning to (ipiui a
harness shop in the building they erect
ed last we jk on. the east aide of Imper
ial avenue, has returned from a hasty
trip to Lis Angele.-t, w.ere he bouglit a
stock < f ; O(jda ii: his line.
Edgar Brothers have arranged to get
a limited number of Kaliir corn headers
for the valley this year, and thus an
other novel agricultural implement will
hecome known in the country, although
there will probably not be enough of
them this year to meet all demands.
The Farmers' (.-bib meeting' Saturday
afternoon was not well attended, the
farmers evidently being too busy attend
ing to their crops to join in the discus
sion of questions liable to be brought
up. The next meeting of the Club will
l>e on the last Saturday in the month.
The Imperial Lumber and C. mnier
cial Company lias made gi od progress
during the last iaw days in putting up
an ofh'ee which will take rank as one of
the nu st attrac* ive buil(linj.s in the val
ley, tin. ugh iw.t large. It has graceful
form, with curving roof and generous |
During the last few days a rather nov
el sight has been presented in a number
of wagon loads of alfalfa hay, cut on the
hind of S. .1. rirey, about a mile east of
Imperial;; Nut only is this an early cut
ting, but it is the first alfalfa hay ever
put on the market from land in the im
mediate vicinity of the town.
Charles Sanborn, United States cus
toms officer at Culexieo,' arrived in Cam
po on Monday, where Mrs. Sanborn, of
Nestor, joined him by stage in the even
ing. They started for Calcxico Tuesday,
where Mrs. Sanborn will add experience
both enjoyable and novel during her
sojurn on the borderland. — San Diego
(ireater activity prevails on the farms
i)f the valley than ever before, with the
result that the town has been drained of
nil its available population and even the
fanners do not lind time to come into
town for trading purposes, except in
?asß of necessity. This has resulted in
.riving the town during the week a de
cree of quietude not known for some
Mrs. L. C. Vickroy entertained several
lady friends. at an April Fool party Wed
nesday afternoon, when many games
were played and refreshments pertinent
to the day were served. Those who
-hared Mrs. Viekrey's hospitality were
A Hpeoial dispatch received hy the
Press Saturday morning n'tated
that regular train service will be
begun into Imperial on April 10.
MuHdiimeH liOroy Holt, («. N. Young, S.
;W. Mitchell, Kay Ijilgnr, .l. A. .Morrison,
| 11. N. Dyke, .1. 11. McKay' /. L. Outtl
iicrnnd .Miss Emily Sciginillcr.
Tin' Imperial Land Company is
aiixiniiH to interest all the fanners of the
valley in aiding in preparing good ex
hibitH nf.thu products of the valley for
| the eoinpiiny's blficeH in Los Angeles itnd
Chicago and for. the Low AngeltM Cliani
h.'r of Commerce. While this is not the
hjst tiino ( f year forinakiiigtipexhibitsi
it is hoped that everybody will take an
iut^iVHt in niaking the showing us good
Messages sent to or received
from ; i n v part of the world
F : OR kENT
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Sole Agents for Number 7
W^f W F. Hoii has added MUH) ;iores of choice alia Ila and j^f
CviiO fruit hud u> hi< holdings in Imperial Water Conip.iuv.
#^* No. 7, w h eh v\e oflVrat the usual Holt lerms .»t $21 "(^
ft per acre— Sl cash, balance in seven year» at 6 per cent. *9 C^C
v^gl This is b lie » ed to be the orange belt of tie Imperial t/pl,
W «f Settlements tfr^f
fV^T> (.'all on r .1 <1 • »-. C^JM
*£» C : hi?;plin Brothers,
Wyv ttS( a ?\Crfi f? c^ K^r 1 *! Cr* »^Cf* *^0* Ksf* •vQ* *vCf* *2f\
vsl> r^j i^dL*. S&A $£*\ ££k $£* *?*>
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"* "Sli « <*-/. C* j=- t • «-, R ea ' Estate Ageits and Pounders uf H
JlfiMCii C^ VS. ;3 i iOrn lnperialDunksrHretnren Colony
Office in Btlgur 15 rot her 'n 1 1 unl vv r. i c Store
3 Oji'i"iis w.i vied i.ii hie;. l E-lii'c, It you wish 'o buy i.r •••|| conn* and
3 >e>- ii«. We '!<• e-i.ib ism 111 1 ■ti su'i .t^encies in the Kasi. West, North
1 ai'(l Sn'li. We «xp c '•> attend >he Don ferenc- "I the hunker
IJrei hreii in be held m Ohio June 2. and will bring hack with us a
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a We Will Sell ihe Ch apestand Best Land First §
3 Address IJIU,KTT & VAN HORN, Imperial. Cal. cj
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QRI M ES=STASSFO RTH STATIONURY CC o M ,. AN v
:ommcrcial Stationery, Commercial Printing and Blank Books
drawing Materia s and Instruments; Typewriter and Mimeograph Supplies
306 South Spring Sireel, Henne Uuililiin, Los A.iqeles, Cal.
Notice to Taxpayers.
"All taxpayers are required hy the
Constitution to annually make and de
liver to the assessor a .statement, un
der oath, setting' forth specifically all
real and personal property, owned by
. suv'.h person, or in lit m possession, or
under his control, at twelve o'clock,
meridian, on the first Monday in
The above is the law regard! nj; taxes
and as the assessor is now in the val
ley, he wishes that every taxpayer
would make out a list of his taxable
property, and be ready to pay such
taxes when he calls upon you, as, he
will soon do. Do not overlook this, us
it cau»ea an endless lot of trouble, and
the assessor asks that you ue ready to
pay same when lie calls.
0. \\. AI.I.KN, Deputy (Jo. Assessor.
Land Smoothing, Ditch-
in";, &c. Contour Plan
EDGA I^ BkOTH^RS.
Is a richly bred Anierican. Jersey
Cattle Club. Bull and individually a
splendid specimen <•! his Jim: ol breed-
ing. Owned by [I. McKnsick and
kept at his farm 8 miles south, % mile
east of Imperial.
W. J. MITCHELL
Practic 1 Watch Haker
Opposite Hotel Imperial