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Big Wood River Irrigation Project
s s CAREY ACT" LAND PERFECT WATER RIGHTS CHOICEST LAND IN IDAHO <■ _ Oregon Short Line Railroad GOODING ON BRANCH LINE ON MAIN LINE HOMESEEKERS' GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN FARM LAND Perfectly adapted to the raising of fruit, hay and grain. Ideal soil, adequate water for irrigation, good market, salubrious climate, best drinking water, grazing land in foot hills and mountains near by. INTERURBAN ELECTRIC LINE NOW BUILDING TO LANDS Read the Unimpeachable Statements of Three Well Known (Citizens Boise, Idaho, Aug. 2, 1907. Spanish Fork, Utah, July 12, 1907. Mr. S. D. Boone, Local Manager, Idaho Irrigation Company, Ltd., Alberta, Idaho. Dear Sir : You ask me what I think of the Alberta (Big Wood River) project, and when I tell you that I went up there with eight powers of attorney and located seven of them on 160 acres each, and one on 120 acres, and have since purchased a release on 80 acres, it looks very much like I think it is all right. Yours very respectfully, (Signed) Quet Johnson. Boise, Idaho, July 31, 1907. Mr. Charles Hërnshëim, General Mgr., Idaho Irrigation Company, Ltd., Mr. Charles Hernsheim, Alberta, Idaho. Dear Sir : I am asked for an expression of my opinion as to the merits of your irrigation project. It will suffice to show my favorable view to say that, with an intimate knowledge of various projects, developed and undevel oped, and with a wide knowledge of varied resources and opportunities of Idaho, I have personally selected Alberta as the place where I will use my right under the Carey Act. I am satisfied you have a superior soil and your climate and surroundings could not be better. The honesty and integrity of your company, as well as its financial ability to carry to a successful end the enterprise, are without ques tion. Dic.M-MB I' Alberta, Idaho. Dear Sir: After careful examination of the land embraced in your project I am pleased to state that, in my opinion, it is unsurpassed in richness and productiveness by any land with which I am familiar elsewhere. The character of the soil is such that a minimum amount of water will suffice for ir rigation, and be productive of excellent crops. The climate is delightful. Yours truly, (Signed) F. C. Horn. The most minute personal investiga tion is cordially invited by the pro jectors of this enterprise, as to quality of soil, adequacy of water supply and title to land and water. Very respectfully, (Signed) Jno. T. Morrison. Note.—Mr. Horn is a distinguished hydraul ic and construction engineer in the UNITED STATES RECLAMATION SERVICE for Idaho. Under his supervision the MINIDO KA. and famous BOISE-PAYETTE PRO JECTS have been constructed. He has also built the highest dam in the world, near Den ver, Colorado. Note.—Mr. Jno. T. Morrison is known throughout the State of Idaho as one of her eminent citizens. He has won distinction as a business man, banker, lawyer and statesman. He was Governor of Idaho 1903-1905. For prices, terms and full particulars, call on or address Idaho Irrigation Company; Ltd. ALBERTA, IDAHO, via Shoshone.