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Leave for Old Ileacli 4:27 a. m.jj and 4:10 p. m.
Due to arrive from Old Beach 7:55 a. m., and
8:05 p. in.
Trains leave Imperial daily, 9 a. in.
Arrive Hoitvllle 9:35 a. m.
Leave Holt vi lit; daily, 1:30 p, in.
Arrive Imperial 2:05 p. m.
Fruit Sodas at the Model.
All goods first-class. — The Model.
The l'nicss does artistic job printing.
Fresh stock of candies at the Model,
Get your grape cuttings at Marek's.
Now don't wait.
If you want a good milch cow see
Clias. Perry, Heber. feb 4-11
A. H. Heber and wife spent a few days
in the Valley this week.
Ed. Thing, brother of Geo. W; Thing,
was visiting in Imperial this week.
Ed. Ingrain was doing business in Im
perial on Wednesday of this week.
Seed Oats, choice lot Texas red.
Alfalfa seed. It is here. Toomey.
N. W. Tilton and wifeof Calexico were
among the Imperial visitors Monday.
White Leghorn eggs for setting. 50cts
per setting. Chas. Perry, Heber. feb4-ll
The fields are taking on a color of
green, and the farmer wears a pleasant
Myron D. Witter, manager of the
Brawley paper, was in Imperial on busi
ness one day this week.
W. W. Masten went over to No. 6
Wednesday, where he has a contract to
level a piece of ground.
H. F. Baker moved a small building
for Mr. Haws Tuesday from Imperial
avenue to Eighth, near J street.
George Richie, who recently left the
employ of Varnoy Bros., has accepted a
position with the Imperial Bakery.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Gray, of the
Blythe estate above Yuina, are visiting
with Mrs. Geo. W. Thing in Imperial.
A special car containing the officials
of the Southern Pacific Railroad Com
pany passed through Imperial Wednes
Chas. R. Skulker, who represents the
Uniou Hardware and Metal Company of
Los Angeles, was doinu Imperial the
fore part of the week.
The readers of this paper will confer a
favor upon the publisher if they will
mention the Press when dealing with or
writing to advertisers.
Mr. L. Triel, special engineer for
No. 5, iv Company with C. R. Rock
wood and A. 11. Ileher went over the
site of the proposed waste way for the
Furnished Rooms for rent. First
class rooms at moderate prices. Best
in city. Rates $1.50 per week and up.
Iluddleston Apartments. Look for the
The Union Sunday School and church
work at Holtville, conducted by Rev.
llollingHworth in being well received
and attended. This is rather a "New
Departure" in religious work, but its
general approval is attested by the
good words and attendance which it
11. F. Baker, who has charge of the
street grading outfit, started work on
Imperial avenue Tliuradiiy. They ex
pect to finish the work by next week.
Imperial can then boast of the finest
streets in the Valley.
The concert given by tqe Band was a
success both socially and financially.
After the concert, those present in
dulged in lunch and tehn an hour and
a half dance was enjoyed. The same
concert will be given at Brawley Feb. 9.
The "sluff" fiends are all at large.
It's probably best, for shouting in your
sleep those fatal words "I frog," "little
one," "dink," etc., and then trying to
pan them off on your wife as pass words
to some secret organization, don't always
The city trustees are taking time by
the fore-lock in buying hose and organ
izing a fire company. It shows that
they are interested in the safety of our
town, and not waiting until the horse is
stolen before putting a lock upon the
There is a petty sneak thief loose some
where in the city. A till was tapped
not many blocks from the Press office
last week, at which haul the thief se
cured about $12, and others have report
ed from different sections of the city of
small looses. It would be well if the
oflicers would keep their eyes open.
Rev. J. F. Sloan has been holding a
series of meetings at the Christian church
which lias awakened in the church and
community considerable interest. The
congregations have been unusually good
and there have been a large number of
conversions and additions to the church.
Rev. Sloan has decided to continue his
work here as pastor of the church and
his wife will be here next week. He
will preach next Sunday at 11 a. m. and
7:30 p. m.
W. F. Holt, who recently purchased
the ice and electric light plant at Im
perial informs The Press that the work
is nearly done on the new ice house
and that there will be an abundant sup
ply of ice on hand for J,he summer
demand. He also stated that com
mencing about the 15th of the present
month, the Imperial power plant will
be run eighteen hours a day, from 6a.
in., to 12 p. in. There will probably be
a number of motors put in to use the
power during: the day, and when the
warmer weather comes a large num
ber of electric fans will be put in.
There will also be a reduction, under
the new management, in the price of
wiring premises, as only the actual cost
of material and time will be charged.
No charge will hereafter be made for
connecting premises already wired by
owners with the service.
Modern, well located
Office rooms, upstairs
in the new Garner
Block, corner of Nin.h
Street and Imperial
Avenue. Ayply to
I. L. WILSON,
AT THE WHITING
The City Council
The hoard met in regular session
Wednesday evening and the following
members were presents President ICduar,
Trustees Varney, Preble, Hawes, Clerk
MorriHon and Marshal Meadows.
Minutes of previous meeting read and
approved. The clerk then read report
of Recorder Peck, which was accepted
The question was discussed how to get
Mr. Hopkins back to Imperial an a wit
ness on the case against the Imperial
Drug Company. The witness has dis
appeared, and it was rumored that he
was on the road to Yunia. The mar
shal was instructed to get him, if possi
The tree planting proposition was
taken up next. The trees are all in the
cit}' and men areatwork planting them.
They are planting two different varieties
of trees, viz: Lombardy and Carolina
poplars, and the question of irrigating
and cultivating them was thoroughly
discussed ; Marshal Meadows was finally
instructed to look after the irrigating
and cultivating proposition.
The sidewalk question was then taken
up, and on motion the cleric was in
structed toenter into an agreement with
the property owners on both sides of
Eighth street from one block west of
FOR SALIC — Cheap, a first-class piano,
almost new — Standard make. Also a
roller-top oflice desk, good as new.
Apply at this oflice. dec 17- tf
FOR SALE— Gasoline engine 1 1-2 horse
power. _A bargain for the right party.
Apply Ikess1 kess oilice.
FOR SALE — Several hundred grape
cuttings for sale. Jacob Duman.
FOR SALE— Six dozen Plymouth Rock
and Leghorn chickens or will trade
for cow. Address Fred Rebkoff, Im-
perial, California. Jan 28-tf
FOR BALE — Grape vines and cuttings.
Home grown; Several varities. One
and a half miles west and two miles
south of Imperial, on main canal,
•jan 28-feh 11 \V. S. Corwin.
FOR SALE— BO acres of land one mile
from Silsbee, Imperial Valley, Cali
All been under crop. Price $21 per
acre. Address CT. Collier, 115}^ N.
Main st., Los Angeles, Cal* or W. T.
Fleniniing, Imperial, Box 21!. feb 4 tf
FOR f> ALE— A few good family milch
cows. Chas. F. Perry, Heber. feb4tf
FOR SALE— A good team of horses;
also new six-horse hickory wagon.
Inquire at Jacob Diiman, ranch six
miles south of Imperial, feb 4
FOR SALE — Span of mules, wagon,
harness. A bargain; Inquire J. 1.
Shepherd, Imperial. feb 4 tf
FOR SALE— SO shouts, weight from 25
to 75 pounds apiece. Price per head
$2.25. R. 11. Clark, six miles south
on Huston ranch. Jan 7-tf
STRAYED— Morse in I). Pyle's pasture.
Bright hay with star in forehead, with
a few saddle marks on his back; no
collar marks or brand as 1 can see,
and to the bent of my judgement
would weigh about 1200 pounds. dlJltf
FOR SALE— IOO head of dairy stock,
and a good creamery outfit J. M.
Cardiff, San Bernardino. sept22-tf
BANJO— For sale cheap. Appy Phkhh
WANTED — Position on ranch by man
midwife. A pply Press Oilice. feb 4
Imperial avenue to the depot, to havo
lirst-elass cement side walks laid.
Printing bill of 11. C. Reed for |8.»0
The well-drilling outfit was allowed
$45), being money collected out of the
well fund in the past few days.
It was suggested that the oil ice of
city clerk be declared vacant and the
matter thoroughly investigated; to bo
reported at the next meeting. Mr.
Morrison has been net ing as clerk the
past two months, the regular clerk being
absent. The trustees are anxious to
have a clerk that will be present at the
The marshal wan instructed to look
for a building in which to hold court and
meetings and report at next meeting.
On motion Trustee Hawes wan in
structed to buy 300 feet of 2J2-ineh hose
forcity with nozzle and couplings, and
also organize a volunteer fire company.
Several names were suggested for a cap
tain of the company. Finally the name
of Frank Salisbury was unanimously
Moved and seconded that Trustee
Preble arrange to have 00 feet of drain
age pipe placed on Impe.ial avenue and
It was decided to have an ordinance
drawn up in regard to fireworks, in order
to forbid the same being lired in the
On motion thu meeting adjourned.
5 cents a line each insertion.
FOR SALE — Thousands of Carolina
Poplar trees. Very cheap. At the
Parks' place North Twelfth St., City.
FOR RENT— Store room 20 x 30 feet;
West Bth St. Inquire of Salisbury
Realty Co. or Miller's Drug Store.
WANTED— Man and wife (without chil-
dren) on ranch. Man must under-
stand farm work and handling horses
and wife do house work and cooking.
Location of farm two miles north and
two miles east of Calexico. Address
N. W. Tilton, box 3G Calexico, Cal.
WANTED — Position as housekeeper
Address Georgia Cole, Heber. jan2lft
SETTINGS— FuII blood white rock eggs
from celebrated stock for sale. $1.00
for 13. Apply to Huston ranch %
mile south of Imperial on Date lateral.
•jaii 21 -feb 11.
ALFALFA PASTURE— Best in the
Valley. Apply to Weed Bros., Visco
Ranch, Calexico. *jan 28- Feb 18
TO RENT— I2O acres fenced first-class
bailey pasture in No. 7; must bo fin-
ished by March 20. Information, F.
N. Chaplin or C. S. Thompson, Holt-
ville. #jan 28-feb 11
WANTED— Special representative in
this and adjoining territories in con-
nection with the Wholesale Depart-
ment of old established business house
of solid financial standing. Salary
$ 4^l weekly with expenses, paid each
Monday by chuck direct from head-
quarters. Expenses advanced; posi-
tion permanent. We furnish every-
thing. Address, The Columbia, 630
Mouon Building, Chicago, 111. febl-tf
W A NTED — Small cook stove and combi-
nation kitchen table. Address Box 14
Imperial. *feb 4
LOST— A brown and white Scotch collie
dog, small, near New rivt;r. Finder
please return to E. J. Norish, luiiierial
LADIES WANTED— A bright energetic
woman — woman's work, ferhiniieht
position. Old estnliliHliVd business
hoiiHo of solid financial standing.
Salary $12 to $18 weekly, with ex-
penses, paid each Monday direct from
headquarters. lOxpt-nstH advanced.
Wo furnish everything. Address,
Stcretary, (120 Moiioii Block! Chicago;