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Imperial press and farmer. (Imperial, San Diego County, Cal.) 1901-1903, April 26, 1902, Image 11

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Companies sang Imperial Canal System
California Development Company
CAPITAL STOCK, $1,250,000
OFFICERS
A. H. HEBER. Pres. & Gen. Mar. R. T. PERRY. Secretary
C. R. ROCKWOOD. First Vice-Pres W. T. HEFFERNAN. Treasurer
F. C. PAULIN. C. R. ROCKWOOD.
Second Vice-President Supt. and Chief Enalneer
DIRECTORS
A. H. HEBER J. W. SWANWICK F. C. PAULIN
H. W. BLAISDELL W. T. HEFFERNAN C. R. ROCKWOOD
WM. L. MACALISTER
This company was incorporated under the laws of the state of New Jersey for the purpose of constructing a canal system by taking
water from the Colorado River in San Diego County. California, and utilising the same for irrigating a large tract of arid land in San
Diego county — conveying the water to such land through Lower California, also for irrigating a large tract of land in Lower California.
In order to place this extensive system on a mutual basis in conformity with the laws of California, this company endorsed the plan o\
furnishing water only to mutual water companies incorporated to furnish water to their stockholders only at cost. The main canal system
was so far completed that it was able to furnish water to be delivered to lands south of Imperial by the 15th day of June. 1901.
No water is furnished by this company for use in the United States except that supplied to Imperial water companies for the uni-
form price of fifty cents per acre foot, under contract for perpetual delivery at that price.
NO OTHER APPLICATIONS FOR WATER ARE CONSIDERED
Sociedad de Yrrigacion y Terrenos
de la Baja California
(SOCIEDAD ANONIMA)
CAPITAL STOCK, $62,500
OFFICERS
H. W. BLAISDELL. President W. T. HEFFERNAN.
G. ANDRADE, Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer
DIRECTORS
H. W. BLAISDELL W. T. HEFFERNAN G. ANDRADE
This company was incorporated under the laws of the Republic oi Mexico for the
purpose of owning the extent ive tract of land [100,000 acres) in Lower California and
also the canal system running through that tract of laud. This company contracts
with mutual water companies incorporated under the laws of the State of California to
■upply them with water perpetually at a uniform price of fifty cents per acre foot, to be
delivered at the International boundary line, as it owns no property whatever outside
the territorial limits of the Republic Of Mexico.
Imperial Water Go. No. 1
CAPITAL STOCK, $1,000,000 NUMBER OF SHARES, 100,000
OFFICERS
A. H. HEBER. President R. D. McPHERRIN, Secretary
F. C. PAULIN, Vice-President GEO. A. CARTER, Treasurer
DIRECTORS: A. H. HEBER F. C. PAULIN I. W. GLEASON
A. M. CHAFFEY GEO. A. CARTER
This is a mutual water company incorporated to furnish water to its stockholders
only at cost. None others can gel water from the company at any price or under any
conditions. It has a contract with the Mexican corporation for a perpetual supply of
water to be delivered at the international boundary line, for which it pays fifty cents
per acre fool, or about two cents per inch for a twenty-four hours How.
This company owns its own distributing system of canals and ditches and has paid
in full for the completion of the same, leaving in the treasury of the Company assets
valued at 525,000 with no outstanding obligations. The company will manage its own
affairs in its own way and distribute the water under its control among' its stockholders
only at cost price and expense- of distribution.
All other Imperial Water Companies are termed on tin' same basis.
The land to be irrigated by this company is located between New River on the west
atld Carter River on the east, extending from the boundary line to the center line of
Townships 14 south, to the extent of 100,000 acres.
Number of Shares Sold January i, 1902, 88,115.
Imperial Water Go. No. 2
CAPITAL STOCK, $1,000,000
NUMBER OF SHARES, JOO.OOO
OFFICERS
RUSK HARRIS, President R. D. McPHERRIN, Secretary
W. T. HEFFERNAN. Vice-President A. M. CHAFFEY, Treasurer
DIRECTORS
RUSK HARRIS W. T. HEFFERNAN R. D. McPHERRIN,
WITH TWO VACANCIES
The land to be Irrigated bj this company is located within townships 13 and v
South, Range 13 East and portions of townships 13 and 14 South, Range 14 East.
Number of Shares Sold January i, 1902, 2,370.
Imperial Water Go. No. 5
CAPITAL STOCK, $1,000,000
NUMBER OF SHARES, 100,000
OFFICERS
RUSK HARRIS, President R. D. McPHERRIN, Secretary
F. N.CHAPLIN. Vice-President A. M. CHAFFEY, Treasurer
DIRECTORS
RUSK HARRIS F. N. CHAPLIN R. D. McPHERRIN
A. M. CHAFFEY AND G. I. BARNES
The land to be irrigated by this company Is located on the east side of Carter river.
extending from the boundary line northward until it covers lu>,i>oo acres.
Number of Shares Sold January i, 1902, 14,183.
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Imperial Land Company
CAPITAL STOCK,* $500,000
OFFICERS
A. H. HEBER. President R. T. PERRY. Secretary
F. C. PAULIN. Vice-Pres. A Gen. Mar. J. W. OAKLEY. Treasurer
DIRECTORS
A. H. HEBER F. C. PAULIN H. C. OAKLEY
J. W. OAKLEY W. T. HEFFERNAN
This company wan incorporated to act .is die financial aireut of the California
Development Company and the Mexican corporation in the sale ol lauds ami water
rights. It is a colonising company formed to relieve the canal companies of all work
in that line so that the entire energies < f these companies could be devoted entirely to
constructing the irrigation system ami maintaining the same.
Blue Lake Town Company
CAPITAL STOCK, $51,200
OFFICERS
F. C. PAULIN. President R. T. PERRY, Secretary
J. W. OAKLEY. Vice-president A. H. HEBER. Treasurer
DIRECTORS
F. C. PAULIN A. H. HEBER J. W. OAKLEY
THOMAS H. SILSBEE AND W. S. WILKINS
The lllnc Lake Town Company was incorporated for th^ purpose of platting and
placing on the market a town located on the eastern side of Bine Lake, one of the tinest
bodies (.t water on the Pacific (.'oast. This town to be named SILSBEE, in honor of
Thomas v. Sllsbee, the San Dlegan Pioneer, who commenced work «>n the desert even
before the Imperial Land Company was formed.
The town of Silsbee is located on the projected line ol the San l>iego Eastern Wail-
road. It will be a pleasure and fishing resort for the entire Imperial Settlements. A
broad boulevard will emircle Hlue I.aUe, forming one of the most beautiful drives in
the country, lined on either side by native mese|uite trees.
Imperial Water Co. No. 4
CAPITAL STOCK, $125,000
NUMBER OF SHARES, 12,500
OFFICERS
J. H. BRALY, President. H. R. CALLENDER. Secretary.
DIRECTORS
J. H. BRALY. H. R. CALLENDER, D. R. CRAWFORD. H. JEVNE.
A. M. CHAFFEY.
Tin' land to be Irrigated i>\ this company is l^.SiK) acre-- lex ated In townnhlpa 18 ami
U South, Range 1 1 Bast.
Number of Shares Sold January i, iooa, 12,500.
Imperial Water Co. No. 6
CAPITAL STOCK, $250,000
NUMBER OF SHARES. 25.000
OFFICERS
RUSK HARRIS, President R. D. McPHERRIN, Secretary
C. R. ROCKWOOD, Vice-President A. M. CHAFFEY, Treasurer
DIRECTORS
A. H. HEBER E. A. BOORSE RUSK HARRIS
C. R. ROCKWOOD AND R. D. McPHERRIN
Tin- land to be Irrigated by tins rompany is located on the west side .>t New River,
extending from the boundary line northward to the north line of townships 17 South,
S. B. M.
Number of Shares Sold January i, 190 a, v. 105.
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