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Imperial press and farmer. (Imperial, San Diego County, Cal.) 1901-1903, May 17, 1902, Image 11

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I Companies ar Imperial Canal System
I California Development Company
f CAPITAL STOCK, $1,250,000
f OFF I ERS
J* A. H. HEBER, Pres. & Gen. Mar. R. T. PERRY. Secretary
!* C. R. ROCKWOOD. First Vlce-Pres. W. T. HEFFERNAN, Treasurer
*\* F. C. PAULIN. C. R. ROCKWOOD.
e» Second Vice-President Supt. and Chief Enalneer
* B DIRECTORS
T A. H. HEBER J. W. SWANWICK F. C. PAULIN
f H.AV. BLAISDELL W. T. HEFFERNAN C. R. ROCKWOOD
«|» ....... WM< L§ MACALIBTER
c « 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 utilizing 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.
j In order to place this extensive system on a mutual basis in conformity with the laws of California, this company endorsed the plan of
J a furnishing water only to mutual water companies incorporated to furnish water to their stockholders only at cost. The main canal system
J » 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.
«j * 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.
X 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 of Mexico for the
purpose of own in if the extensive tract of land (100,000 acres) in Lower California and
also the canal system running through that tract of land. This company contracts
with mutual water companies incorporated under the laws of the State of California to
supply 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 get 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 foot, or about two cents per inch for a twenty-four hours flow.
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 $25,000 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 expenses of distribution. ■
All other Imperial Water Companies are formed on the same basis.
The land to be irrigated by this company is located between New River on the west
and Carter River on the east, extendii g 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 Co. No. 2
CAPITAL STOCK, $1,000,000
NUMBER OF SHARES, 100,000
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 by this company is located within townships 13 and 14
South, Range 13 East and portions of townships 13 and 14 South, Range 14 East.
Number of Shares Sold January i, 1902, 3,370.
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 100,000 acres.
Number of Shares Sold January i, 1902, 14,183.
IMPERIAL PRESS
Imperial Land Company
CAPITAL STOCK/ $500,000
OFFICERS
A. H. HEBER, President R. T. PERRY. Secretary
F. C. PAULIN, Vice-Pres. & Gen. Mar. J. W. OAKLEY. Treasurer
DIRECTORS
A. H. HEBER F. C. PAULIN H. C. OAKLEY
J. W. OAKLEY W. T. HEFFERNAN
This company was incorporated to act as the financial agent of the California
Development Company and the Mexican corporation in the Bale of lands and water
riphts. It is a colonizing 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 and 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 T
DIRECTORS
F. C. PAULIN A. H. HEBER J. W. OAKLEY 1
THOMAS H. SILSBEE AND W. S. WILKINS
The Bine Lake Town' Company was incorporated for the purpose of platting and
placing on the market a town located on the eastern side of Blue Lake, one of the finest
bodies of water on the Pacific Coast. This town to be named SILSBEE, In honor of
Thomas H. Silsbee, the San Diegan Pioneer, who commenced work on the desert even
before the Imperial Land Company was formed.
The town of Silsbee is located on the projected line of the San Diego Eastern Rail-
road. It will be a pleasure and fishing resort for the entire Imperial Settlements. A
broad boulevard will encircle Blue Lake, forming one of the most beautiful drives in
the country, lined on either side by native mesquite trees.
Imperial Water Co. No. 4
CAPITAL STOCK, $125,000
NUMBER OF SHARES, 12^00
OFFICERB
J. H. BRALY, President. H. R. CALLENDER, Secretary.
DIRECTORS
J. H. BRALY, H. R. CALLENDER, D. R. CRAWFORD, H. JEVNE,
A. M. CHAFFEY.
The land to be irrigated by this company is 12,500 acres located in townships 13 and
14 South, Kange 14 East.
Number of Shares Sold January i, 1902,12,500.
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, Vlce-Presldent A. M. CHAFFEY, Treasurer
DIRECTORS
A. H. HEBER E. A. BOORBE RUSK HARRIB
C. R. ROCKWOOD AND R. D. McPHERRIN
The land to be irrigated by this company Is located on the west side of New Klver,
extending from the boundary line northward to the uorth line of townships 17 South,
S. It. M.
Number of Shares Sold January i, 1903, 9,165.
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