The Country 'Round
Arthur Kwiu came tip from Diamond
J. A. Haminerftof L#o* Angelen, is in
the Imperial country.
L..D. Horkett of Whittier, i» in the
valley looking for a location.
K. C. and K. 11. Longe of Glcndale,
Artzon, are here thi» week looking for
\V. Wilcox in here from Oakland
for the |uir|H>he of inventing in the Im
M. I>. Crawford of Long Beach, who
ha* property in the valley, arrived here
Wednesday to ntay.
\V. K. Wilnie, of WordhotT, arrived
in Imperial Wednesday. He is here
for the puruoftc of locating.
C. R. Rock wood, after an ab
sence of several weeks, returned
to Imperial Monday, going from
here to Calexico.
11. J. Jenks has pitched his
tent in Imperial. Mr. Jcnks has
bought a lot and will at once
erect a residence.
While in Los Angeles last
week Lcroy Holt closed a deal
for 320 acres of land lying about
three miles from Imperial.
Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Abbott of
Gardena, who own some land in
the Imperial country, have l>cen
looking after their interests here
P. 11. Vedder and son, Marvin,
of Nor walk, who have land in the
Imperial country, were here sev
eral days this week looking after
R. P. Bangle, George Rizcor,
and Robt. Conner, of Phoenix,
passed through Imperial few days
ago enrou t to Calexico, where
they report for duty on the canal
Attorney Duncan of Los Ang
eles, was here last Saturday. Mr.
Duncan made a thorough investi
gation of the whole system from
the Hanlon Heading to Imperial
and the lands about Imperial,
and he pronounced it all good,
IMPERIAL, CAL., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1901.
Summary of the
T. J. Smith arrived here Wednesday
from Rial to.
W. A. Van Horn come in Mon
day for some lumber.
W. R. VanDcrpoel was in from
his ranch south of town Tuesday.
C. C. L,ong of Phoenix, Arizo
no, was here several days this
A. W. Patton returned to Imperial
Wednesday, after an absence of sever
R. C. George of Norwalk, has
been looking over the Imperial
country several days.
J. F. Sanders of Arizona, spent
several days looking over the Im
perial country recently.
Clayton Hill, the merchant of
Jamul, spent several days in the
Imperial country last week.
Jesse Fisher, who has been un
der the medical treatment of Dr.
Blake, is rapidly regaining his
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Edgar
came in from their ranch to attend
Sunday school and church last
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Richardson
of E scon dido, who have been in
the Imperial country several days,
attended church here Sunday.
C. A. Scott, the hustling real estate
man of San Diego, accompanied by
Mrß. Scott, arrived in Imperial Wed
nesday. They ha.\e land interests in
W. E. Buttlcr and E. 11. Bail
ey, composing the firm of Butler
& Bailey, the photographers o\
Whittier, have been taking- views
in the imperial country this week
Mr. Woomaw, who came here
from Arizona several days ago
and entered the employ of W. A.
Vanllorti, was in town Tuesday
and said that he had showed a
number of Mr. Vanllorn's Arizo
na bronchos the "picture from
life's other side? *'!.;»
'Water Is Klng-F>ert Is Its Kingdom."
C. C. Lane and R. B. Duiiant,
mine prospectors, passed through
Imperial Tuesday enroute from
the Julian country to the Colora
The increase in the number of
people who attend church in Im
perial is splendid evidence of the
rate at which the surrounding
country is being settled up.
Rev. John C. Hay preached an
interesting and instructive ser
mon on the "parable of the tal
ents," to a large audience at the
Christian church last Sunday
TO PROMOTE ACQUAINTANCE AND
A Union Social will be hehl at the
church in Imperial next Thursday
night October 24th, beginning at 7
o'clock. The moonlight will permit
those at a distance to return to their
homes after the social. A musical and
literary program will be rendered.
L. B. Shapard went to Calexi
Gilbert Thompson of San Die
go, was here last Saturday.
K. A. Slane has completed and
is occupying his new residence.
W. M. Yonkin was here lrorn
San Diego several days recently.
L. C. Vickery is putting the
finishing touches on his new res
J. F. Sanders, who is in the
valley to locate, went to Calexico
C. 11. Hamburg has been in
the Imperial country several days
W. A. Edgar is this week haul
ing gravel to Imperial to be used
in building sidewalks.
Mrs. Leroy Holt left here for
Los Angeles last Saturday, where
she goes for medical treatment.
Patton's freight outfit this
week hauled a car load of grain
and groceries to Calexico for Dr.
J. T. Wight of San Diego, was
here latter part of last week and
first part of this week, looking
for a location in the valley.
11. B. and B. E. Williams were
here several days latter part of
last week from Ontario. They
both bought land in the valley.
T. W. Hart of Garden a was
here the other day.
John Mollcrand family recent
ly moved in from San Diego.
J. C. Towler of Whitticr, has
been in the valley several days.
L. C. Vickrey left Tuesday on
a business trip to Los Angeles.
W. F. I'opc and W. C. Smith
of Gardena; were here last week.
W. F. Holt left here on a bus
iness trip to Los Angeles last
Mr. Wright of Pomona was
looking over the country the oth
Joe Trent returned to the Im
perial country last week from
George W. McCaulley, proprie
tor of the New River Stage Line,
was here few days ago.
E. W. Lewis has been in this
country several days from Garde
na looking for a location.
H. O. Evans and Mrs. J. E.
Evans were here from their ranch
south of town few days ago.
Mesdames S. A. Woodcock and
Samuel T. Clover of Los Angeles,
were looking 1 for a location in the
Imperial country few days ago.
G. M. Stolp of San Francisco, has
been looking into the prospects of the
Imperial country this week. Mr.
Stolp will probably invest in this
The California Development
company received a large number
of new Fresno scrapers this week
for use on the canal and ditch
W. S. Fawcctt of Whittier,
drove into the Imperial country
last Friday, accompanied by Mrs.
Fawcett and a large number of
land-seekers. They struck camp
near Blue lake and proceeded to
examine the valley.
P. J. Storms was here from
Diamond lake last Saturday and
stated that just before he started
for town a string 1 of teams a half
mile Jong were drove passed his
place by people who declared they
had come to stay. Mr. Storms is
thinking of putting in a feed yard
at the New river crossing for the
benefit of the many, people who
come in that way.
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