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title: 'Imperial Valley press. (El Centro, Calif.) 1907-current, August 24, 1907, Image 2',
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Miss Faye Mitchell left for a month's
In Riverside last Tuesday.
Mrs. M. H. Donohoe and daughter.
. Miss Ruth, accompanied by Miss
Grace Dow, left Tuesday for San Die
go, where the young ladles will attend
school this fall and winter.
John Kennedy, who has spent the
summer In Calexico, left Monday
*njg t for Hemet.
Miss Millie Nelson and brother
■ John Nelson, returned from their va
cation trip. Saturday night. Miss
Nelson has spent her time in and
about .Los Angeles, while John has
been In Minnesota most of the time.
Postmaster Shenk showed us the
provision the government has made for
a new design in postal cards The
new card will be cream colored and
the official design will be different
from the old timer.
E. H. Rock wood arrived Mon
day night from Los Angeles, his
first visit for some time. His
health is gradually getting bet
Walter Carpenter, of Redlands,
is a new addition to the field
surveyor's force of the C. D. Co.
He came in Wednesday night.
Chief Engineer P. C. Herr
mann and Scotty Russell made a
fifty, mile drive Wednesday in
specting the property of the
•company down the valley.
Rev. W. M. Harkness and wife
Teturned from Huntington Beach
"Wednesday night. Mrs. Hark
ness health was much benefited
t>y, the trip.
Claude Palmeteer, who was
sentenced to six months in the
county 1 - jail for beating up the
old chinaman, was released by
the superior court because of an
error in committment. He was
.seen in Calexico again Thursday.
Varney Bros. ! adobe addition
"to their store has the walls up.
The store will have double the
floor space when the addition is
A wind storm Saturday night
cleared the townsite of consider
I El Centro Machine Shops
I and Planing Mill
*5 The Holton Power Co. has the best
*5 equipped Machine Shops in the
Imperial Valley. First class work-
3 men employed. Blacksmithing,
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S Repairing and Machine work done
promptly and at treasonable price
|| E. FROMME, Haster Mechanic.
Prof. Morris, an itinerant ne
cromancer, entertained in the
Burns building Monday night
with an assortment of magician
tricks and ventriloquistie exhi
Herbert Groves returned
Thursday from a ten days' va
cation in Los Angeles and the
The new rollers for the new f>fess In
the Chronicle office will be here short
ly. We have been doing the press
work In El Centro because the heat
melted two sets of rollers for us.
Roy Biggs, who has been spending
his vacation In San Diego, returned
Saturday and resumed his position
with Varney brothers.
Arthur Edgar was here Monday
looking after the interests of the Edgar
J. B. Parazette. of Imperial, has
been a frequent visitor tn Calexico
M. E. Greeson Is on a trip to his
old home In Kokomo, Indiana. There
Is a persistent rumor about the C. .D.
offices that Mr. Greeson wtll not re
turn alone this time from the east.
Miss Rosa Peck, who intended
leaving for her home last week from
Los Angeles, was surprised by the ar
rival of her brother. F. T. Peck, from
Honduras, South America, and decid
ed to postpone her home going. She
is again the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
On the horseback ride the
other evening Robert Edwards
was quite painfully but not seri
ously injured by his horse run
ning too close to a barbed wire
fence, cutting Bob's right ankle
and scratching th^ horse a little.
Considerable complaint is be
ing made of men, boys, Mexi
cans, Indians and white folks
bathing indiscriminately in the
irrigating- canals. There is a
law against the practice and as
soon as the new officials are in
trim they will be asked to rigid
ly enforce the same.
Don Knight, contractor of San
Pedro, has decided to make the
Imperial Valley x his home and
will commence a cement con
tracting business here. He ar
rived last week.
D. C. Howard arrived Monday
from San Francisco, an advance
man for land hunters.
Thos. Carter, a business man
of Los Angeles, waa here Mon
A. H. Griawold spent a few
days in Calexico this week from
E. T. Watson, of Kedlands,
arrived Sunday to look after
P. B. Gabert registered at the
hotel from Los Angeles Sunday.
The libel suit against Messrs.
Howe and Ulrey was postponed
to the 28th by Judge Hoffman.
Mr. W. E. Cox, attorney for Mr.
Day, will handle the case.
Mrs. L. A. Potter returned
from Los Angeles and the coast
Friday night after a pleasant va
cation and visit among friends.
Rev. R. L. Glasby, who went
to San Diego last week to sign
some election papers, returned
J. A. Morrison, of. the First
State bank, is spending a few
days in Imperial, leaving Calex
ico Tuesday morning.
J. A. Strawn, of Los Angeles
was in. town Monday.
, C. H. Day, who has spent most
of his time here during the po
litical campaign, left Saturday
night for the coast. From there
he will make a trip into old Mex
ico with Mr. Ren-aud, who is go
ing down on business to Her
mosillo. Mr. Day's auto will go
thru a thoro overhauling at the
Stoddard- Dayton garage in the
E. H. (Pete) Games, the now
county surveyor, came over from
the lower heading Saturday and
the fore part of the week quali
fied for his office. Mr. Games is
enthusiastic about county affairs
and states that great interest
was displayed on the river by
the inhabitants in trie election
and selection of county seat.
He will remain but a few days
as he is in charge of the corps
on the levee work and has many
duties to attend to.
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¥ Registered by the German, Hanovarian and |
4 Oldenburg Coach Horse Stud Cook 4
| Weight 1515 lbs. |
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