H»Uo«i-lnterurb«n Railway Company '
No. I. I*a»« ItoUtllle 7:30 a. m. dallr except
No. 3 L«a»e Holtrllle 1:30 p. m. dally inclnd.
No. J. Leave Xl Centro 9:00 a. m. daily except
No. 4. Leave Xl Centro 3:00 p. m. dally Includ
List your lands with the Ira Aten
Land Co. They can get you best re
80 acres land, 80 shares water stock
$1200 If taken at once. Bert R.
Chaplin^ Imperial, Cal.
California Cream and Butter Co,
will pay 35 cents per pound f. o. b.
Los Angeles for butter fat delivered to
their agent at El Centro. .
W. L. Payne arrived In El Centro
last Tuesday evening. He has spent
the summer In Oakland and San Fran
cisco and returns to engage in business
in our town. /
Mrs. G. E. Irvln arrived home
Wednesday morning from an extended
visit to her old home in the East. She
was away three months and visited in
Illinois. lowa and Wisconsin.
Unusually cool weather, for tpis
time of year, prevailed in the "tynley
the past week, but there was no frost,
nor any temperature below 45 degrees.
When we read about snow In Texas
and blizzards in Arkansaw we are glad
we live in -Imperial Valley.
Mr. Thos. Hall, the Los Angeles pi
ano tuner and salesman, will be In El
Centro some time in November. Pi
ano owners and prospective purchasers
will find it to their advantage to await
Mr. Hall's coming and consult him on
piano matters. Best of references can
be given as to reliability. o-20 n-3
WANTED-t^O carpenters for ice
/ plant and opera house block, 18
for same; 12 car
penters to build cottages, 85
laborers with natchet and saw,
4 hod carriers, 2 mortar men,
180 miscellaneous. Your
whiskers knocked off and an
easy hair cut. Strictly Ameri
can and up to date. The El
Centro Barber Shop. W. E.
/ Downing, Prop.
J Ira Aten. D. W. Amos, W. W.
Masten and Dr. Lee were a party that
left El Centro last Monday afternoon
and spent Tuesday at the heading and
Wednesday at the Laguna dam, re
turning on Thursday morning. They
had a very interesting trip and all re
turned fully, satisfied that the water will
soon be under control and flowing down
the old channel of the Colorado to the
Gulf. They were also much Impressed
with the massive and stable character
of the work that the reclamation ser
vice is doing at Laguna. Everything
Is working smoothly there and great
progress Is being made.
George W. McCaulley, one of the
Valley's earliest pioneers, died at Im
perial at 3 o'clock a. m, last Wednes
day morning, October 24th. Mr. Mc-
Caulley had been ailing for several
months, but no one supposed he was
In a serious condition. So when his
death was announced naturally the
community was very much shocked.
An inquest was held Wednesday after
noon and It was clearly established
that death was from natural causes.
Mr. McCaulley was a 'typical pioneer
and In the early days operated a hotel
at Flowing Well and a stage line to
this Valley. The advent of the rail
road put an end to that, so he . moved
to Imperial and ran the Commercial
Hotel for a time. This he traded for
ranch property, which he has improved
and very recently proved up on. He
was a native of Mississippi and num
bers among his relatives some of the
most prominent citizens of that State.
Ho leaves a wife but no other family.
If you have land to sell or rent come
and list with us. Ira Aten Land C:.
40 acres fine deeded land all In cul
tivation, a snap at $25.00 an jfcre;
terms cash. Bert R. Chaplin, Pmperlal.
W. F. Holt was In the Valley three
or four days the past week and returned
to his home In Redlands. last Thursday.
Several of the settlers along New
river have filed their "damage claims
against the Mexican government.
Their ranches were washed away by
the flood waters during the time from
May. 1905. to June. 1906. The first
eleven claims filed totaled $51,650
and there are sever*! hundred parties
who are entitled to damages. It Is ex
pected that claims aggregating more
than a million dollars will be filed with
in the next two or three months.
Quite a large number of people are
coming Into the valley now, and the
evening trains are generally quite
crowded. A good many of these are
new comers looking for a location,
while there are a great many who were
here a year or two ago, and who left
at the beginning or early In the water
troubles. These people have found
that Imperial Valley offers the best in
ducements of any place in the country,
and are coming back to take advantage
of them. The certainty of the early
closing of the intake and control of the
water makes the present a most op
portune time to invest In our valley.
The result of the meeting of the
Brawley Cantaloupe Growers' Associa
tion last Monday is Interpreted to mean
a victory for Lyon and the proposition
of turning over the cantaloupe crop to
him to sell on commission and control
as he sees fit. A majority of the board
of directors^lected are said to be Ly
on men and the' control of the associa
tion is In their hands. There is known
to be very deep dissatisfaction at this
outcome, however, and another associ
ation at Brawley is reported as alto
gether probable. There is a very strong
feeling in favor of the federation plan
of marketing the crop and a determin
ed effort will be made at the meeting
at Brawley next Monday to bring this
about. There are powerful influences
at work In this matter and the people
can just as well control their own can
taloupes as to turn them over to Lyon.
Preaching Services in El Centro First
and Third Sundays of each month at
2:30 p. in. All are cordially invited to
attend. Rev, A. H. Cboco, Pastor.
Preaching in the Hotel Franklin every
Second and Fourth Sunday of the month.
You are invited to attend.
Rkv. J. F. Toot. Pastor.
Ice Cream Parlor
Ice Cream, Cold Drinks, Confec-
tionery, Cigars and Tobacco
Everything^ Oi the highest grade.
J. A. MIXER, Prop.
Hotel El Centro Building,
El Centro, California
160 acres toft 'land 2 1-2 miles
from Holtvllle, all graded. 80 acres
been in barley, final proof made; price
$30 per acre: $2000 down, balance 1
and 2 years at 7 per cent.
Ed.;E.;Boyd. Holtvllle. Cal.
EL CENTRO. CAL. ROY L. RUMSEY. PROP.
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Are good Hats; not because we have them
but we have them because they are good. '
We have a nice stock of these Hats now
in staple and dress styles from 50 cents
to $3,00 each.
■* Blankets and Comfortables
Are things we all think about these cold
nights, especially if we don't happen to
have enough of them.
Wool filled Comfortable for out door use $1
White cotton filled Comfortables, knotted
and silkoline covered $1.25 tos2.soeach
At 90c to $1.50 we have those niceL-<"^
» FLEECED COTTON BLANKETS
So much in demand in this country. They are much warm-
er than sheets andeasier to wash. ;
At $Ito $ 1 .50 are the Heavy Cotton Blankets that many
use instead of Comfortables.
At $3.50 to £5 the better grade of Wool Blankets.
MEN'S SWEATERS AND KNIT COATS
For the cold mornings these come in handy; nice to
work in because they "give" to every move of the wearer; I
warm enough for the coldest weather. |
Sweaters for men from 75c to $2.50 . |
Knit Coats for men, all wool, at $1.25
Children's and boys' all wool Sweaters aj 75c and $1
THE WOMEN'S REST ROOM
Is a new feature of our store. Ladies having business in El Centro will find
this room a convenience, we hope. There are magazines to read and station-
ary for letter writing. /You are invited to make free use of them at any
EL CENTRO. OAL. *! ROY L. RUMBEY. P^PRIETOR t '.
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