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ivrittttotvTto iMrtßui Dfvnor.MrMs. (Continued from pft#:<> one.) etc hundred dollar* prr were, and thr land near tho principal town* and mi>*rlnll> ncAr lap' rial mutt of no cecity iro to a reoch h)fh#r figure. lx>U in the town of Imperial Are t)ow felling at fnotn $100 to I lf>o each. or at a ntt* oX from S&00 to 1T.'.0 per •ere. Within five years the lot» in this Imperial Villa Tract wIU be snbdlrtd ed Into renidence lots and these resi dence lot* will sell for a higher figure than Is now being paid for similar lots within the present town limits of Imperial. And yet these ten acre Villa Tract kH» are being «*old at only $400 each on easy term* of payment. Only Urn» odd numbered lots are being #old. and they are going %cry rapidly, even before the maps are completed and the contract* of sjile printed. It Is the early bird that catches th^ worm, and there is no case of record wfcere similar property similarly sit uated wa« ctcr offered at such a price The reason la plain. The land was originally cheap— very cheap. The growth of this country has been rapid — very rapid. Prices hare but Just commenced to advance. The man who does not invest at these prices wni hare lost more at the. end of on* year than the man of today has lost who did not purchase this same property one year ago. The Oakley-Paulin Company have the exclusive a* encr for handling this soodlrtslon of land adjoining im perial. Photographed Ulster). Th« AdTertiaing department of tbe Imperial Land Company In Las An- Rfles, Is collecting a series of photo graph albums devoted exclusively to ▼lews of the Colorado Delia, commenc ing with the beginning of work on the Imperial Canal system In April. 19W. and extending down to date, and will extend into the futtu-*. Volume one consim of flfty photo graphs 6 by S inches In size. This album Is full. Volume two consists of photographs of the a&xne sixe and is also full Volume three consists of photographs of the came site and is nearly foil. Volume four will accommodate one hundred photographs 4*4 by 74 inches In size. This album Is nearly half fulL Volume five will contain 200 pboto graptis 3H by 4*a Inches in ilxe. ana to at present writing about one-third toll In all, these fire albums with a capacity for 4SO photographs now con tain nearly 300 and will constitute a very complete pictorial history of the Reclamation of the Great Colorado Delta and tfae formation of the largest tract of irrigated laud under one b/s- Uxn to h<* found In the United States. From the** photographs nearly one hundred half-tone engravings have been made for use In tixj Imperial Press and Farmer. Illustrated pam phlets and other publications. These photographs are not mounted. Additions are constantly being mad« to the collection. Friends of the set tlements who have any views of that country are inviued to contribute to the Imperial albums. More albums will be provided as these are filled. Some ymrs hence this collection of ▼tewa wfU probablj find a resting place In the Imperial Public Library. wben such an Institution Is fully estab lished. All contributions to thJs collec tion should be directed to I-. M. Holt Imperial Land Company advertising de partment, Los Angeles, Cfti. From Smyrna. Torkr). The Imperial Pros* I* In receipt of a Icttrr from n gmtloninn rcuMlng nt Xtcncmtn. near Smyrna. Turkey. Apla Minor, mrloslnf; n Smyrna |h>i» tnl order for four nhUllni;* nn«l tup> ; p<nco for n roar * subscription to the I Im portal Fanner now con*nlldatrd j with the rrrits forming the PrrtJ nn«l ; FArmcr. The writer »a>* In hS.«« IctUr: "The 1 object of my nutixeriptlon l» to get rellnMe Information rrgnnllnfr South ern CAllfurniA. and moro particularly the Imp. :!.il Settlement*, n* I have , been determined to make my home In Southern California So nny par tlrulnr* you may he pirns* d to send to mo regarding tho price of lands and term* of payments and also maps* of the country *U1 bo gratefully ac knowledged by the writer." The desired Information has been nent and the Prew will go forward weekly. Greatest Agricultural Actmty. The new town of Imperial Is said to ho growlnp at the rate of five peo ple i* day. and new settlers arc going in dally to other parts of the tract. The greatest agricultural activity In any new sections of Southern Cali fornia at present Is undoubtedly at the two so-called desert settlements of Imperial and Indio.— Riverside Press. To Inspect Lands, A. J. Vlscl. Wni. . . Lutz. Kobt. Mi • Fadden and J. E. Bunker left Tuesday for Imperial to Inspect lands in that locality. — Santa Ana Bulletin. 4" 'BUT OF THE MAKER." " T j HEADQUARTERS FOR f I Bedding "M"F^JT^ WACiON i kamp furniture I LP^ 1 Ct CUVERS^ | Rubber Goods, Rubber Boots and Clothing! i i 2 We always aim to please our Customers \ , *? We solicit a Trial Order, knowing that you will cali again ( ' 4 «» I 138-142 S. Main St., Los Angeles j 4 MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO V, MM HARDWARE A METAL GOi BUILDERS' AND SHELF HARDWARE, WAGON & CARRIAGE HARDWARE i Corbin't I-ocks. Surretf* Goodj, Iron, Steel. Shoe*, Coal, Axlei, Nicholson am] Disston Piles. DiMton'i Springs, Porgc*, fallows, Drilli, Saws. Shot, Loaded Shells. Hercules J^L JU Alfe^ Anvil*, Vi«es, Runs. Shafts. Single- loWdCr 4^^ tt ' Cf§i I>OlCB Nails, Wire Cloth. I'oullry Net- <^L fic^^^?^ vS^*^ pi n . nnA „:..:„ n „ , .ting, Miners' Picks. Uarrows. Ames' \J^^ /mc MeJ. Wiro S^' « " c? 00 * 1 ? 1 : SbJTe!, and St«des, Wirthtagtin and <& mspat ci nlf^' ft?!. 81 }?11? 11 Cooley Steel doul.. R^e^^ WI^ 1 Splk "' TINWARE AND Q RAN ITE WARE, HININQ AND OIL WELL SUPPLIES IMPKRIAI. TRUSS FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK Oldest ami LargcM Bank In Southern California finiMl MM) l\l\ oi-i-irr.Hs niHr.cToHS: Ltl|'lUll »J>jUU f UUI%UU |. \v. ll«-ilman. l*rr«hUnti 11. W. HHlm.ii. VK*-l're*l«!»-n«: J. A. «)rn»r«, S#r«'H«t VU»« jurpius. . XI t uuu,uuu.o() «•*«. a ««*t«u^u^. Deposits $5,500,000.00 1 :,. j i I:;r^;i^1 :;r^;i^: i ,:i;, ll '' h "" t """'"'*"• Pruftii nml L« tt.r* ol Crcnlit Ij»j»»ux1 ami Tclonrnphic nml CiiWm Trnnsfrrn Made to All PwUol Iho World. Special Safety Deposit Department and Storage Yaatts. J We do not sell Umbrellas, hui we can cover you with our \\ | ASPHALT ROOFING || t We also make Asphalt Roof Paint and House Lining; ♦ Paper of all kinds. 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