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From Our Regular Correni>on<ltnt. ,
A. R. Underwood has gone onto a
ranch In No. 7. He has sold his bar
ber shop In Holtv lie.
J. A. .McWllllams and wife, of Los
Angeles, have been visiting during the
past week In Holtvllle.
Mrs. Iva Lott Folkner. who has been
visiting her father for some time, ex
pects soon to leave for the east, where
she will rejoin her husband In their fu
ture home in Maine.
D. A. Wheeler went to Los Angeles
Saturday. After looking after business
nterests there he expects to go to lowa
where he will make a brief stay.
E. H. Rockwood was a business
caller In Holtvllle last week
W. B Richards and Mrs. F. J. Cole
spent Saturday In Calexlco.
The people of the eastslde are glad
to welcome among them L. B. Rogers
of Los Alamltos. He has moved to
this ranch, north of Holtvllle and Is
■rapidly Improving the same.
A. T. Plath has moved the remaind
er of his goods from his former ranch
in No 7 to his new place near Imperial.
W. A. Henderson spent Sunday in
A* the home of the bride's father
on Sunday, occurred the marriage of
Mr. Wm. Wood and Miss Rose Hum
phreys. The wedding was a very quiet
one. Rev. G. A. Skafte officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. Wood went at once to
their home, where they are receiving
the congratulations of their many friends
F. N. Chaplin is looking after busi
ness Interests in Los Angeles.
Mrs. Joel Anderson, who Is visiting
in San Dlepo. is reported much im
proved In health.
The people of the Christian church
are raising money for the purchase of
a new organ.
The people of Holtvllle are justly
proud of their new library building,
which was completed this week and
will soon be occupied. It Is the only
building of its kind In the valley.
The ladles of the Aid society met
Wednesday with Mrs. G. A. Skafte.
No work was taken up but the time
was spent in a social way and highly
enjoyed by all present.
A W. Rogers, of Imperial, spent
Tuesday In Holtvllle.
G. I. French has been In Holtville,
the guest of B. Howard Whltcomb.
H. J. Baldwin, county superintend
ent, was a business caller in Holtville.
R. G. Webster, cashier of the Citi
zens bank, spent Sunday with his par
ents at Silsbee.
Mrs. E. A. Gross is entertaining
Mrs. Grove and her daughter, Miss
Jean, of Imperial, this week.
J. E. Curtis had the misfortune to
have a cow bitten by a rattlesnake last
Library Benefit Concert
The benefit concert given Wednes
day evening In the reading room for
the benefit of the public library was at
tended by a full house and the audi
ence was delighted with the entertain
The scene from "Babes In Toyland"
was rendered by 80- Peep, Mrs. G. T.
Gr-enleaf; Tom, Tom. the Pipeyt's son,
Cnas. Brldenstlne; Lucy Lockets-Flor
ence Upton; Kitty F:sher. Pearl Cur
ts; Sallie Waters, Mrs. E. L. Steven
sou; Little Bay Blue L. Hawtry; Jaci;.
G. M. Vermilya: Jill, Ethel Free; Miss
Mufrett, Harriet Thompson; Mury,
Mary, quite contrary. Miss Srnltlt; o>il
w?rr^h in sr>oe, Blanche btragnt;
chl dren, Misses Tufts Harris. Upton,
W s«, Beasley and Master John Lyons
A sorg from "Babes In Toyland"
was deilgtit'ully rendered by the Misses
Bfaslry. Tufts Upton. Harris, Stev
enson and Wise.
A piano duet, "Clayton '« March"
was excellently rendered by Mr. and
Mrs. Strain and the selection on the
piano, violin and cornet by Miss Strain
and Mr -and Mrs. Beale was among
! the pleasantest of the evening's selec
A beautiful song, "Violets," was
sung by Miss Jean Grove, In her usual
The double quartette also added
much lo the evening's entertainment
by rendering several selections.
The proceeds of the enterialnment
are to be used for the expense of car-
Ing for the reading rooms.
"MAY DAY" DANCE
Big Dance at Holtville Evening of
May Ist, in School House
Arrangements are being made to
give a big dance In the new school
house at Holtvllle, on tne evening of
May Ist. The floor space of this new
building is 36x56 and Is In excellent
condition for dancing. Orchestral mu
sic will be furnished and a special train
will be run from El Centro to accom
modate those who wish to attend.
Frank V. Pollock, of Los Angeles,
Is a valuable addition to the surveying
force of the California Development
company, his htstronlc ability furnish
ing endless amusement for the corps.
Joel Anderson and H. C. Beasley,
of Holtvllle, accompanied by Frank
Beasley, of Flagstaff, Arizona, were
visitors In this section this week.
J. A. Marshall, of Imperial, is in
charge of Edgar Bros. 1 store during
the absence of Ray Edgar.
Ray Edgar Is on a business trip to
Rev. Chas. Wentworth. of Imperial,
was in Calexlco, Tuesday evening.
Hugh J. Baldwin, county superin
teudent of schools was a visitor in Ca
lexico, this week. He came over to
attend the institute in Imperial and al
so visited the heading while In the
Miss Mame McW.lliams, Prof. Mc-
Cully and Mrs. Ingerson, the local
teaching force, attended the teachers'
institute inimperial last week.
A new real estate firm, has been
formed In Calexico. A. S. Carr and
F. A. Ingerson will associate them
selves together under the caption of
Carr & Ingerson to handle all sorts of
properties for buyers and sellers. Ca
lexlco promises great things and these
gentlemen are bu'ldlng a good founda
tion for a rattling good business
At the Mexican consulate, Consul
and Senora Questra haVe succeeded in
growing a number of varieties of flow
ers and their yard presents a pleasant
picture to the visitor. With climbing
roses covering the veranda and rose
bushes of all kinds gracing the lawn,
they have had flowers all winter. They
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take good care to sprinkle the foliage
as well as water the roots of the plants.
Mr. Quest- a has set out a number of
Colorado co'tonwood trees, which al
ready had a year's growth or more and
they have taken root In fine shape,
promising abundant shade for the sum
mer. They have also all kinds of veget
able growing" Their two acres shows
what can be done with a little care
toward establishing a most comfortable
home In this valley.
T. Wlllard Espy was a visitor In
P. F. Jones spent Sunday In Imperial
Mr. Lawson, who has the contract
for plastering the M. E. church, was
'suddenly called to Los Angeles by the
sudden Illness of his son. Plastering
will commence upon his return.
0. R. Miller visited Imperial. Mon
day evening, returning Tuesday morn-
N. G. Davenport, with the California
Development company, added a new
experience to his list of adventures
last Sunday. While trying to ford
New river near Silsbee his team found
a bottom t ess pit In the bed of the river
and the whole rig went out of s'ght.
Davenport got on top of the buggy top
and watched for developments rather
anxiously. The ponies went down
through their harness and came up
outside of it and very kindly pulled the
rig out of the river by backing up the
bank with their heads toward the buggy.
Part of the surveying kit was lost in
H. Tllton is in San Pedro for a few
Toney Hess came In from the head
ing the first time In five weeks, last
Sunday. He has a fine camp fixed
up for the corps of men at that place
and they say he knows how to dish up
a good meal.
Mrs. Glasby is taking a course of
treatment under the direction of Dr.
W. W. Dunn, a prominent osteopath
In Los Angeles. She reports that she
Is enjoying the visit very much and
that she Is feeling fine.
The fiery steed belonging to Jack
Carillo took another notion to forget to
go while In the hands of an attendant,
Sunday. Being urged somewhat stren
uously he retaliated by overturning the
rig and covering considerable ground
with side steps and other equine evo
lutlons In a very brief period of time.
H. H. Alexander, accountant for the
California Development company, was
In Calexlco several days during the
past week, returning Monday evening
to Los Angeles, where he now has his
80 shares water stock for cash, also
160 on very easy terms and long time;
all in Water Co. No. 1. See Wllser.
about it. El Centro. 2tf ,
F. G. Havens has had a roomy
porch constructed on the east side of
Hotel El Centro j
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El Centro, California
Bl Centro Livery Stables I
In Connection with Hotel
Rigs Furnished Land Seekers at Reasonable Rates.
Horses Fed and Cared For by the Day or Week.
Inquire at Hotel El Centro
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PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT CASHIER
Uallep State Bank
61 Centro, Cal
Paid up Capital • $100,000,00
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