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El Paso herald., January 11, 1911, ANNUAL SUMMARY OF SOUTHWESTERN PROGRESS, Page 24, Image 24
El Paso herald. (El Paso, Tex.) 1901-1931
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t PASO HERALD
24 Wednesday, Jan. 11, 1911. i Jr. 1 I ix V The One Place in EI Paso to Secure re roods STORE SERVICE We are always glad to have cus tomers come to the store in person. Obliging clerks, attractive displays and everything thoroughly sani tary vdll make your visit here a pleasure and give you lots of sug gestions in the'way of "good things to eat." $ F course, the Pure Food Laws protect you in a measure, but we find that : "' constant vigilance on our part is also required to protect customers' interests as regards pure foods. We at all times are on the lookout for the best there is in food products. We handle only reliable brands from reliable manufacturers, and then only after having thoroughly satisfied ourselves that the article is the best of its particular kiifd. ! - FLOUR Having good biscuit, bread and pastries is merely a matter of usingj'lmperial" or "Club House" Flour. These brands have stood every test. Our constantly increas ing list of well satisfied users is our strongest argument. Thoroughly Sanitary We are not satisfied to have a "near sanitary" store. We have spared no expense in fitting our store with the latest modern sanitary, appliances, and all employes are required to be cleanly both in person and in dress. This sanitary idea not 6nly applies to the store but extends to our delivery service. Thus, you are assured of receiving into your kitchen things to eat that have been sanitarily handled throughout. CANNED GOODS "Club House" Canned Gobds are, heyond a doubt, the most vrhole some and nutritious canned pro ducts knownyin the IT. S. today It would be a good idea to keep a few cans of "Club House" on the pantry shelf then you'll be ready lor the chance guest. r ,11 l c j& TELEPHONE SERVICE We are pleased, at all times, to have customers visit the store in person, but we realize that the busy housewife cannot do so and must depend on the telephone. We pay particular attention" to telephone or ders, and customers are assured that any order received over the 'phone is filled with the greatest care? ,: ' MAIL ORDERS Out-of-town people will find that we offer them a service that is not equalled , in the Southwest. Special care in select ing goods and promptness in forwarding are assured all people who order from us by mail. Upon request, we will be pleased to mail you our general catalogue. Write for Catalogue today. ' s - 0 FRUITS Whether for eating or cooking pur poses, at all seasons we carry the most complete line of Fresh Fruits to be found in EI Paso. Special care in handling is always ob served, and customers can always depend on "Jackson's" for the finest fruits, also vegetables. During 1911-If You Want the Best in Groceries, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Become a Customer of Ours COFFEE Chase & Sanborn's Coffee has es tablished for us a reputation that is indeed enviable. This is also true of Chase & Sanborn's Tea. If you want absolute satisfaction on these two important items 01 daily household consumption, be come a customer of ours. JlC ksan' 353 Sanitary G -Telephone 353 rocery DELIVERY Our delivery service is thoroughly systematized, and customers can depend on getting just what they want and when they want it. Care is taken that all articles for deliv ery will reach your home in the same condition as when they left the store. Roberts-Banner Building On S Jacinto Plaza SI' " f -'- t I 1 "" -fr ill mf giji .- mi 1 1 ii i ii i w "assaiaaHe &,mjMMmmi mm& vs;vmm-e $7,500,000 in Hand For Our $10,000,000 , Irrigation Project Colorado and the perennial flow ox tha streamwas stopped. Because of the set tlement of this obligation, congress pays $1,000,000 towards the cost of the dam. Extent of Work. It is expected that the work can. be completed in between four and five years. The dam itself will fill a space larger than the capitol building of the United States that great structure if inverted and set down into the river between the rock walls where the dam is to be built, -would not half fill the" space to be occupied by the dam. The lake to be formed by the dam -will be 40 miles long and will completely obliter ate six Mexican' settlements, one of them, Paraje, at one time a town of much importance in the days of the old Santa Fe trail, then inhabited by 2000 souls. At present it is a village of but two or three hundred people. Altogeth er, about 1500 people will be forced to move out of the valley when the dam is completed and the waters are im pounded in the great lake. Diverting tho "Waters. The water is to be diverted by means of the river channel and ditches below the great dam, and the -government ex perts figure that there will be ample for an annual irrigation of nearly 200,000 acres of land- The valley land Is very fertile and a few acres wilt make a good livelihood for a large fam ily. As a consequence, El Paso at no very distant future, expects to become an agricultural and fruit center of no small proportions, and thus add to her prestige already gained as a mining and railroad center. Fruit and vegeta bles already grown in the valley grown here for ages by the natives and the Americans who came later have demonstrated that the climate and soil will produce fruits and vegetables of as fine- a quality and flavor as any region in the world. The Construction "Work. The construction of the great dam" is under the direction of engineers of the United States reclamation service, L. C. Hill, W. M. Reed and J. A. French being the principal men direct ing the work and ranking in the order named. All the preliminary work of the mammoth undertaking has been disposed 'Of. The soundings have all been taken and the exact location de cided upon for the construction of the dam. A well has been put down to fur nish the water supply and an immense concrete, reservoir constructed on a mountain top to furnish the pressure. Many houses have already been built and others are now being erected to accommodate the employes. "With the completion of these and the railroad building operations, machin ery will at once be installed and the dam construction can then commence. Some of the machinery at the Roosevelt dam near Phoenix, Arlz Is to be brought over for use at Elephant Butte and much new machinery will be pur chased. The cement for the dam will be manufactured in El Paso at the big million and a half plant of the El Paso Portland Cement company. Getting tie Ferrer. The power for the machinery, at the dam will either be generate! at the damsite with modern, machinery or brought over the - country, from the mines of .the Carthage CoL. company, 50 miles norh.Aproposjfeontpit bring the power overland. ""Is now "before tho officials of the reclamatidn. service at ..Washington and -will b&" decided in a short time. The United' States" government has re peatedly recognized the claims of the people of the Rio Grande valley to the waters of the river, .because of priority of usage andf this-tosethei "svith the fact that in Its! construction a treaty js to -be fulfilled with a friendly nation. is causing every possible speed to be exercised "in getting the "work under way and completed. ,. WATCH THEATE OX T0SE,XEIIiOW TiABKT . Mail subscribers should watch the date- which follows their name on the yellow label pasted on the wrapper or first page of their paper. The date there shows when the subscription ex pires. "When a remittance- on subscrlp tlon Is made, this date ia changed. If it is not changed soon alter remittance. to reach El Paso, the subscriber should call the attention of this1 ff ice,, to the oversights By doang So when the -matter is fresh in the minds of all concerned all further trouble and inconvenience- will be avoided. HE beginning of work on the El ephant Butte dam, 125 miles north of El Paso, has stimulated great Interest in real estate in the Rio Grande valley, both above and below El Paso, and the close of 1910 finds a very much larger area in cultivation than the close of 1900 witnessed. During 1910 the number of acres unr . v-.iv j. dun in lUv5 ijii-, x-illOUIilHI .Kincon, iuesnia. El Paso and Juarez i valleys was 69,668, an Increase of 1000 acres over 1909. " And all this, with the river running dry in June, which of necessity detract ed from the number of acresthat un der other conditions, would have been under cultivation. These figures are shown.in the an nual reportprepared by Earl Peterson, the government built the roadbed. The railroad will deliver supplies for thl dam to the damsite at the regular .mainline point, and in return the rail- road becomes its exclusive Mutt and Jeff are with us.. Another appearance today on Classified page. Every day in The Herald hereafter. 1 property and the road gets all the receipts from passenger traffic and private" freight. Cost of Dam. The entire Rio Grande project, in cluding the great dam, will cost not j iar irora iu.uuu.uuu ana win re claim, 185,000 acres of land in the val ley above and below El Paso. The cost of the dam will be paid by the land owners who are to Denetlt, the pay ments being made in 10 equal instal ments. The Unite! States government JXE want to bay a W good Fire Insur ance Businesswill pay cash Write P. (X Box 949 El Paso to irrigate all the land thei" had in cultivation before the waters of the river were Interfered with sin "A Hundred Golden Hours at Sea iy Sorenson & Morgan, Contractors. A solid reinforced concrete struct:!!?. Trost & Trost, Architects. 5 TOURS FOR THE ASKING lells in text an ricture of the pleasures of a trip on one of the masrnlficent SOUTHERN PACIFIC STEAMSHIPS Between New Orleans and New York Luxurious Accommodations Suites, Staterooms, Baths, Prom enade Decks, Excellent Cuisine settles a controversy of mary years standintr with fVvrr nvir th w-itprc junior engineer of the reclamation ser- j of the river by delivering f rjam the lake, vice, on Irrigation in the Rio Grande to be formed by the dam sufficient wa- v alley, and are official. J ter to enable. Mexican land owners near Acinny in ljanus. Not only has there been a large in crease in the cultivated area In the val ley about El Paso, but there has been unusual activity In land in this vicinity, and values hae risen largely. One of the latest deals In the valle.r and an example of the confidence felt in the lands around El Paso, is a colo nisation plan undertaken by L. M. Crawford and associates, of Topeka, Kansas. They have purchased 2000 acres of unimproved land north of El ! Paso at $50 an acre and will put it un- uer irrigation ana sen it in small blocks for fruit orchards and gardens. They expect to settle the land with farmers from the overcrowded central and cen tral western states. Several such plans are under way. A Kansas City concern has secured a large acreage above that purchased by ( Crawford and associates which will be som on the same plan and a number of such undertakings, are being promoted in the valley below El Paso. Work on Danj. "Work on the Elephant Butte dam proper will be under way in a very few weeks. Houses are now being erect ed for the accommodation of , the work men and as soon as these are completed the work of construction- can begin. The railroad, extending west 12 miles from the Santa Fe main line running ' between El Paso ajid Albuquerque,Ms now being completed. The grade has been finished and the steel is being put down. The Santa Fe railroad company- is puttings down the track and Send for copy of handsome book, free "A Hundred Golden-Hours at Sea" Call on Local Ticket Agent V ) I-It certainly will, he a luckydayfor you when you" become- acquainted with the satisfactory way iu which all orders are filled hj us, for Feed and Seeds. "We are positive thervejistno"Coscern,ihafccan give you better jijuajity at more -reasonable pnees or more prompt deliveries. We so licit correspondence with out-of-tows buyers and shippers. v 0. G. Seetos&Son Third and Chihuahua Sts.