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Leave Xl Centro 1 1 :43 v. in.
This train connects with main line
No. 7 ; arrive Loa A ngelea9 :oO p.m.
Leave El Centro 0:45 p. m.
Thin train connects with main line
No. 9 ; arrive Lob Angeles 7 :30 n.m.
Arrive El Centro 8:10 a. in.
This train leaves Los Angeles
9:40 p. in.
Arrive El Centro 4:55 p. in.
This train leaves Lob Angeles
9:05 a. in.
Holton-lnterurbnn Railway Company
Leave Iloltville 10:30 a. in. daily.
Arrive El Centro 11 :00 a. in. daily.
Leave Holtville 3:00 p. m. dully except
Arrive El Centro 3:30 p. in. daily ex*
Leave El Centro 12 noon daily.
Arrive Iloltville 12:30 p. in. daily.
Leave El Centro 5:00 p. m. daily except
Arrive Holtville 5:30 p. in. daily except
Chas. Wentworth, pastor of the
Methodist Episcopal congregation, will
preach next Sunday at 3:30 p. m., in
the Masonic hall, El Centro. Re
member the day, Sunday. May 12th.
The general public Is cordially Invited
to this service. This service will be
held each feabbath until announced
Oscar Crocker, of Spooner. Wls.,
has been in El Centro this week. He
Is looking over the valley with a view
to locating. He left Thursday for Los
Angeles and will go from there to
Portland, where he has a sister, whom
he will visit. Nex' fall he will be back
again and will no doubt remain and
make this place his home. Mr. Crock
er is a druggist and we hope to num
ber him one among us.
C. \\. Day, of the Thurston Fruit
Co.; M. D. Witter, editor of the Braw
ley News; W. T. Dunn, cashier of the
Imperial Valley Bank and Adolph
Eckert, manager of Imperial Lumber
and Commercial company's yards at
Brawley, paid this place a visit, Mon
day afternoon. They came down
from Brawley in Mr. Day's big auto
mobile. They, made the trip in flfty
flve minutes, making two short stops
•n the way.
The association of Christian Young
People of El Centro remitted ten dol
lars this last week to the China Famine
Relief, through the Christian Herald.
We hope this Is but the beginning of
what this community may do for starv
ing men, women and children for
whom Christ died. We rejoice In the
privilege as we think of His "Inasmuch
as ye did it unto one of the least, ye
did It unto me." Any further contrl
buttons may be left with Mr. Royce,
treasurer, or any member of the society.
Mrs. Adams, of El Centro, brought
to this office the first of the week a
beautiful bouquet of roses, but what In
terested the writer the most was a large
ripe, luscious fig. Mrs. Adams says
they have already had a number of
ripe figs this spring. That Is earlier
than we know of anywhere except from
the Forrester ranch and herein lies Im
mense possibilities. They have at
present fourteen fig trees, all of which
will bear fruit next year and If they
prove as early as has this one, a great
deal of money can be made by ship
ping Into Los Angeles. Ripe figs this
time of the year would bring big re
turns. Mr. and Mrs. Adams certainly
have a nice place just north of the
town limits, where you will find flow^is
in abundance and fruit trees of every
description. They have lemon trees
In bearing and apple trees that are do-
Ing splendidly. By next year fruits of
all kind* will abound on this place and
these Industrious people will begin to
reap the benefits of their labor and will
have shown what are the rewards of
frugality as exercised In the Imperial
The Eagles took In fOuf new mem
bers last Thursday evening.
Rev G. T. Wellcome, of Brawley.
was an El Centro visitor this week.
Attorney M. W Conkllng was In
Los Angeles on business before the
land office, this week.
R. P. L. Moore took a little trip to
Old Beach, Sunday, to see some of
his friends safely aboard the Overland,
bound for Los Angeies.
P. D. Grlswold, of San Diego, and
E. A. Grlswold, of White Hall. 111 ,
father and uncle of the Grlswold broth
ers of this place, are here this week on
a combined business and pleasure trip.
N. B. Weed has*formally registered
a k'ck against the time taken to repair
The bridge over the main canal near
his place. He says that two men
were employed where seven men should
be working and that he Is sore because
he has to make a five mile detour to
reach another bridge. He hopes that
Supervisor Webster will appreciate the
Independent vote In that neighborhood.
— Calexico Chronicle.
From our special correspondent.
Mrs. W. F. Ernst has gone to Hoi
lywood to visit her daughter, Mrs
Sunday C. A. Day was out with his
automobile, the first auto to arrive In
John A. Shore, who has been in the
valley for the past two years, left Mon
Mrs. Meador moved her dry goods,
Monday, Into the Varney building.
Mr. and Mrs. Nlnz left on the noon
train last Friday for Los Angeles, where
Mrs. Nlnz went for medical treatment.
Brawley will have ripe cantaloupes
In a week or ten days.
Ruby Gardner Is again seen in the
Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Fuller left on
the train last Saturday for their home
In lowa. Their daughter, Mrs E. A.
Wood, accompanied them as far as
Rev. G. T. Wellcome was a visitor
in El Centro, Monday.
P. P. Hovley left on the noon train,
Tuesday, for Los Angeles.
> Tuesday evening C. A. Day, W. T.
Dunn, A. Eckert, U. S. Ulrey and M
D. Witter visited Calexico in Mr.
M. D. Witter was a visitor In El
Mrs. C. B. Cameron's school closed
Mrs. Theo. Shank Is home from
the Monrovia sanitarium on a visit.
Mrs. Tuttle's school closed Wednes-
Brawley is to have three electric
lights on Main street. It will be a
great improvement to our town.
The shingles are here for the new
packing house, so they are again hard
at work to finish It before the canta
loupes are ripe.
An trtti lad on the east side was
obliged recently to seek treatment at
a dispensary. On bis return borne from
the first treatment be was met by this
Inquiry from bis motber:
"An* wbat did the doctbor man say
was the matter wid your eye?"
"He said there was some furrln snb
stuuee In it."
"Shure!" exclaimed the old woman,
with an I-told you so air, "now, maybe,
jre'll kape away from tbim Eyetallan
boys P— Success Magazine.
"Now 1 have an impression In my
head," said the teacher. "Can any of
you tell me what an Impression is?"
"Yes'm. I can." replied a little fel
low at the foot of the class. "An im
pression is a dent In a soft spot.*'—Bir
mingham (Ala.) Advance.
EL CENTRO, CAL. ROY L. RUMSEY, PROP.
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Is always on the look out for necessities of the people of
the Imperial Valley. There are so many things which
are really inexpensive, but which add to the comfort and
enjoyment of life, if someone will only find them out.
This we try to do, and the appreciation of the public is
shown in our daily increasing trade. The summer is
now approaching and you naturally think of buying
There is nothing like a hammock to help in taking
things easy. We have a nice assortment to select from
and the best quality <£<y nn f ~ &A nn po C f|
for the money from *P-<£«vJU LU %P it r.UU d<X\*>li
Children's Summer Waists
The Children should be looked after. Their clothing is important. The
Nazareth Waist is durable and comfortable. They come in all sizes
From 2 to 12 Years at 25c
Babies and Children's
We have on display the finest assortment of headwear for the little
folks ever displayed in the Valley. It is safe to say that anything in
this line you may have in mind we can supp y. A full line of caps *for
the boys, straw hats, crash and washable bonnets for the girls. Some-
thing suitable for every age .• .• .• .• .• .4. 4 .• .•
I i\C& C^nQ. 'or the baby, all open-work ft ± <£
Lrdie l/dp& and cool, washable, from I*s C IO 3 1*25
Men's 50c Good Work Shirts For 40c
We are constantly on the watch for bargains in anything, and frequently pick up
"snaps" in various lines of merchandise which we are glad to pass along to our ,
customers at a corresponding reduction
How many times have you been disappointed because that alarm did
not "go off?" We have alarm clocks that are guaranteed—works every
time— good time- keepers .• .• .• .• .• .• .• .• •.'• .• .• .• .•
Prices Are 95c, $1.75 and $2
Welch's Grape Juice
The Great Summer Drink
Welch's Grape Juice is made from ripe Concord grapes, and is simply
pure grape juice and nothing else. It makes a most refreshing drink,
either mixed with water or pj nn f Q ?~ r Ollirtc f%*C
thepurejuice. It is especially * Ull» v>s^> V UcirLi> UOC
recommended in sickness..... — *
5c and 10c Counter
Every day these counters are becoming more popular. We have had to
add to them. So many times you see things you want at home but for-
get about when in town, livery article on these tables is a bargain.
EL OENTRO. OAL. ' ROY L. RUMSEY. P^PRIETOR