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REGARDING THE TOWN AND
W. E. Ward of Santa Ana, who owns
land near Bmwley, is again in the val
Domestic, Singer, White and Wheeler
and Wilson sewing machine needles at
Silsbee baseball team will come to
Imperial Sunday fora game with the
Ed Houek has been transferred from
the Imperial to the Brawley store by
Green Front restaurant, doing good
business, for sale cheap. Apply to
Havens and Taggart. tf
In two weeks the ladies' committee
will give another entertainment for the
benefit of the band.
Mrs. M. B. Briggs advertises her en
tire stock of goods for sale at auction
Saturday, November 28.
R. J. Dickey of Newbern, Term., is in
town for some weeks' stay, investigating
the business fields of the valley.
The Telephone Comoany is making a
diligent but vain search for a hello girl,
with a view to increasing the hours of
Fine chance to start a dairy for sale —
seventy-five head good milch cows. For
information and terms address Ed. T.
Aiken, Calexico, Cal. 32
Mrs. J. C. Fortner of Chicago is visit
ing her son, J. C. Fortner Jr., who is
farming in No. 8. Together the*- vis
ited Imperial Monday.
The total importations of stock to
Imperial, exclusive of shipments to
Brawley, during October exceeded 2,000
head. This included horses, cattle,
mules and hogs.
The Southern Pacific depot in Im
perial is making rapid advance, the
frame now being up. It is expected
that the building will be ready for occu
pancy by January 1.
Take the Los Angeles Times for gen
eral news, just as you take the Press for
local news. The Press is agent for the
Times for the entire valley, and orders
can be left at this office. tf
C. C. Manning left this week for Pas
udena, where he will meet his wife and
children and escort them back to Im
perial. In the family circle is a month
okl son whom Mr. Manning has never
Geo. A. Carter escorted a party of
hunters to the valley a few days since
and was here joined by Leroy Holt on a
three-weeks' hunting jaunt through the
Cocopah country, south of the interna
tional line, in Mexico.
Mitchell & Holman this week received
a carload of furniture, making an im
portant addition to their stock of goods.
The extensive colonization movement
is making it possible to maintain a well
equipped furniture store.
The Cocopah Club will give a dance
Thanksgiving evening at the public hall.
This will be open to the public, and is
the first of a series of events to be given
by the Club. A minstrel show will be
one of the later attractions.
There will be a baseball contest
Thanksgiving day between the town
and the valley. The hat will be passed
at the game to raise funds to defray the
expense of games with outside teams
whom it is hoped to induce to come
Mrs. S. A. Woodcock is building a
neat cottage on her farm.
Havens & Taggart have brought in
two more carloads of hogs.
J. S. Bro..ks of Santa Ana is in the
valley looking for property.
T. P. Banta has his new building ad
joining his office well advanced.
B. A. Harbour is building a brick cot
tage on his homestead west of town.
All accommodations for travelers pro
vided at Old Beach. Powerful John. *33
W. H. Hawes put up a small office
building on Imperial avenue this week.
For Sale— 4o head of stock cattle and
10 head of fresh milk cows. Address
Box 6, Campo, S. D. Co., Cal. 31
For Sale — At my farm 2%, miles north
of Imperial, 35 tons wheat hay in the
sheaf, well filled. J. K. Thomas. *31
Arrangements have been perfected
for union Thanksgiving services at the
Christian Church at 10:30 a. m. Thurs
day. Rev. Mullen will preach, assisted
by Revs. Harrison and Cornier.
For Rent— For two years, lliO acres in
sec. 30, 15-14, \% miles south of town
and % mile west of Imperial aye. No
leveling. Will furnish head gates. Give
me a bid. J. V. Jones, Imperial tf
J. M. Cardiff brought in thirty head
of milch cows Tuesday from San Ber
nardino, and the same day Thomas
Beach brought in 24 head of milch cows,
making a gain of 54 head as prospective
contributors to the dairy industry.
The first quarterly conference of the
M. E. Church will be held in Imperial
Saturday at 2:30. The quarterly meet
ing will occur Sunday. Rev. W. M.
Sterling, of Los Angeles, will preach at
the hall at 11 a. m. and 7 p. in. The
public is cordially invited.
Persons familiar with condemnation
proceedings in connection with railroad
building say that sixty days should
prove ample time in which to secure
rig Jit of way for the road from Imperial
to Calexico. Proceedings will naturally
be in the Superior Court at San Diego.
Dr. H. J. Fuller has arrived in the
valley from San Diego with 22 head of
milch cows, for his dairy farm north
west of Silsbee. He will bring in his
family in about a week and will enter
enthusiastically into the dairy business,
sending cream to the Imperial cream
Superintendent Long of the construc
tion department of the Southern Pacific
railroad was in Imperial Tuesday figur
ing out a water system for local railroad
use. The fine large steel tank is now
completed, and the company will prob
ably put in a series of settling basins
and pomp, and draw water direct from
D. L. Russell of the California Devel
opment Company survey corps, met
with the misfortune of losing a tent and
most of the clothing of himself and his
wife by fire a few days since. He was
camped in the northern end of No. 5 at
the time, his wife being with him.
Mrs. Russell left at once for her home
A Mr. Carlsou of San Diego, who has
been drilling a well at Old Beach, a few
days since struck a flow of water which
is said to be impregnated with sulphur
and other minerals, rendering it un
suited for domestic use. This led to the
report that the Southern Pacific Com
pany was drilling the well, and that
they would soon drill in Imperial. It
cannot be learned, however, that the
railroad has auytliing to do with the
Me Kirn Brothers this week finished
seeding 400 acres of alfalfa on their
ranch seven miles east of Imperial, the
part first seeded this fall now being up
about five inches. The season lias been
perfect for this work, and a tine stand is
being secured. This is the largest
single body of alfalfa in the valley, and
will be used by the many ho»s now on
the ranch and by their offspring next
summer. By next fall it is exacted
that 1600 head of hogs will enjoy the
pasture now being provided.
Thelma Hotel Arrivals
Clarence Eckard, Thomas Harding,
Los Ansreles; Saul Forrester, Silsbee;
C. L. Van Voast, San Francisco; B.
Atherton, Corralitos; A. L. Kerr, Red
lands; C. B Smith and wife, White
Oaks, N. M. ; Mr. Tucker and wife, San
Antonio, Tex.; M. V. Dutcher, Madera;
Charles R. Wores, S. E. Harper, Los
Angeles; Al Garten, Phoenix; U. B.
Bishop, Los Angeles; R. H. Munger,
F. P. S wisher, Los Angeles; J. Don Du
nann, Laurence M. Klauder, San Diego;
Frank Olmsted, Calexico; S. B. Hul
burt, Los Angeles ; S. L. Garner, Ox
nard; James Kavanaugh, Phoenix; L.
C. Pond, V. C. Sterling, F. C. Farr and
wife, C. G. Long and wife, U. L. Stev
enson and wife, Miss Mary lago, Los
Angeles; A. L. Quinn and wife, San
Francisco; M. J. Carroll, Aubury
Hamell, Los Angeles; J. Small, Phoe
nix; L. Friel, Los Angeles; F. Renaud,
Calexico; Irving Kidd, Llano; C. H.
Swallow, San Diego; H. Ivan Pincus,
A. L. Page, Los Angeles; B. F. Good
win, San Francisco; S. Leach, Los An
geles; Robert Bump, Wichita, Kas. ;
Mrs. E. S. McCollum, W. F. McCollum,
Calexico; V. E. Rice, Silsbee; Guy
Passengers For Calexico
May leave Imperial with the mail at 5
p. m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur-
days. Returning, leave Calexico at 4:30
a. m. in lime for outgoing- train, Wedne-
sdays. Fridays and Sundays.
C. E. CREAL.
Imperial Water Company No. 8. Loca-
tion of Principal place of business,
224 Stowell Block, Los Angeles, Cali-
Notice is hereby given that at a meet-
ing of the Directors of Imperial Water
Company No. 8, held on the 9th day of
November, 1903, an assessment of eighty-
tive (85) cents per share was levied upon
the capital stock of the corporation,
payable immediately to R. T. Perry,
secretary of this company, at the office
of this company, room 224 Stowell
Block, Los Angeles, California.
Any stock upon which this assess-
ment shall remain unpaid on the 7th
day of December, 1903, will be delin-
quent and advertised for sale at public
auction, and unless payment is made
before that date, will be sold on the
30th day of December, 1903, at eleven
o'clock a. m., to pay the delinquent
assessment together with costs of adver-
ing and expenses of sale.
R. T. Pkrky,
Secretary Imperial Water Company
No. 8, 224 Stowell Block, Los Angeles,
HARNESS and SADDLES
Made to order. Kates made on Wholesale orders.
Repairing promptly done,
CHARLES BARNETT North Imperial Avenue
Dutter, Calexico; L. H. Long, San
Francisco; 3. 11. Patten, Miss Mattie
Jackson, Moueta ; J. M. Leaven, Los
Angeles; 11. G. Myers, San Diego;
Jesse L. Morris, Campo; Waldo Miles
and family, Calexico; Sam Kirschner,
E. F. Brouse, Los Angeles; C. R. Rock
wood, Calexico; Gharles W. Justice,
Ontario; D. S. Patterson, Los Angeles;
Billy Hill, Jim Wright, Yuma; Walter
J. Schurz, San Francisco; Al Martin,
Los Angeles; C. A. Stewart, J. W.
Thompson and wife, Riverside; Fran
cisco Carrillo, Leo C. Cota, Corona, S.
K. Gossett, Glendora.
Solon K. Weed of Calexico will be
married- to Miss Eva Mac Wright of
San Diego at high noon on the 24th inst.
at the beautiful home of the bri<le's par
ents. Dr. and Mrs. •' ». S. Wright. A
cousin of the jirooni, Rev. C. 11. Aber
nethy, will perform the ceremony. The
young couple will leave on the noon
train for Imperial valley, via Los Ange
les, where a brief honeymoon will be
spent. They have the best wishes of
their many friends.
Land for Sale
Those having land to sell should list
with us. We have been with this enter
prise since its infancy, have sold over
$300,000 worth of Imperial Valley prop
erty during the nast twelve months, and
have over two thousand Eastern and
Northern correspondents vet to draw
from. Brown Brothers,
508 3d St., San Bernardino, Califor
Advertisements inserted in this column
at the rate of 5 cents a line each in-
FOR SALE — NATIVE GROWN
palms, ornamental varieties, very
tine. Inquire of J. R. Havens, Sils-
bee, or Havens & Taggart, Imperial.
FOR SALE— A FEW FINE SOWS
with litters, also sows with pig. W.
FOR SALE— SADDLE PONY, EIGHT
years old ; sound and gentle ; will work
single or double; safe for family use,
especially for children ; $10 cash; at
James Owens' corral, Imperial, or ad-
dress P. J. Storms, Silsbee. *31
SEED BARLEY FOR SALE.— lN-
quire of O. E. McCollom.on Prof. Sis-
son's ranch b% miles south of Imper-
ial. 1100 sacks or less quantity. 34
WANTED— TO BUY ON TIME, WITH
good security, a good servicable team
with harnesses. Weight 1100 or up.
4 mares preferred. Send careful de-
scription, price, etc. Harry Cross,
WANT TO BORROW $700. SECUR-
ity, 5 good horses, 120 shares water
stock on which only $450 is due. Box
33, Calexico, Cal. *32
FOR SALE— FIFTY TONS OF BAR-
ley and oat hay, nicely baled ; also,
seed wheat. McKim Brothers, seven
miles east of Imperial. tf.
FOR RENT, FROM DECEMBER IST,
60 aeivs, fully improved, in No. 8, two
miles from Brawley, for cash or grain.
Address C. A. Frederick, Bostonia,