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A FEW IMPERIAL BARGAINS 320 Acres smooth, level land, 4 miles from Imperial. Price $15 per acre including filing fee; $5 per acre cash, balance in 3 equal, yearly payment, 5% on deferred payni'ts. 160 Acres, very choice, Imperial Hub division No. 1. Price $18 per acre, $15 per acre cash, balance 1 yr, 5% 80 Acres, one and one half miles from Silsbec. Price $15 per acre, 55 per acre cash, balance in 5 yearly pay ments at S'/fi. 320 Acres choice land, all improved, mostly in crop, house and barn. Price $30 per acre, \i cash balance easy terms. Plenty of outside locations, to wliicli I can sell the stuck at $15 per acre, $2.50 cash and $2 50 per year at S'/e. Correspondence Solicited. T. P. BANTA. the Valley Hews F. H. Wales repairs shoes and har nesses. D. G. Whiting returned from San Bernardino last week. Geo. Varney returned Saturday to look after the completion of his store building. Do you know you can get freshly made candies at huddIESTON'S every day, also a full line of groceries, fruits, etc. Mrs. A. H. White returned Saturday but brought no encouraging news from her husband who is slill in L,os Angeles. D. D. Pellet, of Los Angeles, walk ed into our office Tuesday afternoon and presented us a letter from L. M. Holt, advising us that Mr. Pellet would assume charge of the PRKSS of fice on December Ist. A. W. Putnam, of the Hrni of Put nam & Valentine photographer of Los Angeles, was royally entertained by ''Scolty" Russell in his camp on the Eastside last week. Mr. Putnam made a large number of pictures during his stay here. O. J. Le Baron and Thus. VVheaton, of Healdsburg, were in the valley the tirst of the week. T. P. Bantu showed them our magnificent crops and point ed out our prospects and they return home highly pleased with their in vestments. Frederick W. Taylor, of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, came down on the stage Tuesday and left that same evening for the government camp to join Mr. Holmes' parly, which is making tests through out the valley. The Colorado river valley is produc tive to an extreme. At Imperial they have raised a tine crop of rice, proba bly the tirst grown in the state of Cal ifornia. The crop has been so success ful that an increased acreage will be planted tliis coming season. — Needles Kye. J. E. Crandall, special agent and adjuster of the National Kire Insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn., was in town Tuesday and Wednesday, looking af ter the company's business. Leroy Holt is the resident agent for this section. Mr. Crandall told the writer he was very well pleased with the out look for business here, and expressed himself as being thoroughly satisfied that Imperial would continue to grow and be a thriving business center. No doubt he will experience a surprise when he sees what growth the town has made when he visits us again in about six mouths. IMPERIAL PRESS Program of Farmers 5 Institute TO BE HELD AT Imperial, November 28th and 29th Friday, November 28th, li3o p, m. Music Invocation rcev. r. n. wuies Address of Welcome, History of Imperial Key. J. 0. Hay Response , P'« f - A « J- c °°k Alkali and Experimental Work W. E. MilU Shall Imperial Have a Club? Prof. A. J. Cook Music Evening Session, 7530 p. m. Music Question Box PvoJ. A. J. Cook Vegetable Physiology Prof. A. J. McClatchie How to Make Imperial Attractive I.— As to Fix Up Miss Margaret Clark 2.— As to Social Status Mrs. W. A. Edgar Literary and Musical Program Saturday, November 29th, 10 a. m. Music Question Box Prof. A. J. Cook Imperial as a Stock Feeding Country D. G. Whiting Irrigation, Cultivation and Crops to Grow Prof. A. J. McClatchie Blights • • Prof. A. J. Cook Music Afternoon Session, l'3o p. m, Music Question Box Prof. A. J. Cook Imperial and the Dairy H. McKusick Insects Prof. A. J. Cook Imperial and Alfalfa v J. W. Shenk, Sr. Music Evening Session, 7:30 p, m. Music Question Box Prof. A. J. Cook Local Experimental Work D. Nicoll Success of Last Year's Crop W. E. Wilsie Future Prospects of the Imperial Settlements C. R. Rockwood Music Exhibits Wanted Almost every rancher who has grow ing crops has some specimen worthy of exhibit. It will greatly add to the success of the institute next week if you will bring in what you have. The decorating committee desire to use the grains, etc., produced here in beautify ing the hall. All exhibitions should be left at the company's office not later than Thursday next. Returns of Irrigation If we only knew the comparative cost of growing this or that crop by irrigation we could at least circum vent half the problem in advance of the planting season. El wood Mead says that water brings the least return when used on alfalfa and the largest in irrigating nursery stock. Crops which require irrigation in the last half of the season have far greater value than those which require irriga tion during the first half. The aver age value of crops which have to be ir rigated in the last half of the season is $43.39 an acre, while crops which re quire irrigation only in the Jirst half of the season have an average value of only $17.83 an acre, a difference of $31.56 in favor of late crops. These, however, have to be watered when the streams are low and water scarce. As a rule this water supply can be had on ly through storage and the cost of the reservoirs has to be charged against the extra value of the crops. Exper ience shows, however, that the storoge of water pays farmers and will largely increase the productive value of irriga ted lauds. — Rural California!!. K. D. McPherrin, Secretary of Im perial Water Company No. 1, has just completed an excellent map, on a large scale, of the canal system of that com* puny. He is also making drawings of each of the lateral ditches and the lands supplied by each of them. Southern Pacific's New Trains On Sunday, Nov. 16th, the Southern Pacific added two new daily trains each way. The time of the trains was radically changed and in many re spects the change is a good one for the travellers to and from Imperial. Pas senger trains arrive at Old Beach as follows: EAST BOUND Overland ... 2:23 p. m. Sunset Limited - - 9:19 p. m. WKST bound Overland ... 10:04 a. m. The Big Canal The Imperial canal taps the Colorado river eight miles below Yunia on the California-Arizona line. This canal is 70 miles in length, 60 feet wide on the bottom and 7to 10 feet in depth. It lends to the fertile lauds of the Col orado delta, whence the water is dis tributed by smaller laterals average ing all the way from Bto 20 feet in width and from 3to 6 feet in depth. Over 500,000 feet of lumber have been used in constructing headgates, drops, checks, etc. — Yuma Sentinel. . Church Announcements On Sunday, November 23, services will be held in the Imperial church as follows: 10 a. in. Bible school for young and old. 11 a. in. Regular preaching service with sermon by the pastor. 7 p. in. Y. P. S. C. B. meeting. 7:30 p. in. Song service followed by a brief address by the pastor. Pasture I have about 20 acres of sorghum, fenced. Will sell cheap or will take 30 or 40 head of stock to pasture at 51. 25 per head per mouth. About 10 miles south and 3'» miles west of Im perial. H. o. Evans. Sherwin Williams Paints Best in the W v rd, Builder's Hardware Carpenter's Tools Stoves, Household Goods ■ :; Wilbur Clark Postoff ice Store, Imperial, Cal. Have you seen the Jersey Bull Rocky's Pogis Tormentor It will pay you to see him. He is kept at my farm, 7}i miles south of Imper- ial. H. McKuslck. FRESH MEAT Every day at WALTER EVANS' New Place Cold Drinks - - Ice Cream Good Pasture I have a good river bottom pas- ture of native grass, and will take stock to pasture at $1.50 per head per month. Located 3 miles west of Silsbee. Geo. G. HUSSEY. J. H. DIETRICK JEWELER %sBv%^ AND OPTICIAN ™^§^^ Spectacles and €ye Glasses Titted Scientifically Wusical Instruments Repaired Guitar and Violin Strings Imperial, : : : California. NOTICE — IVrties found cutting timber around 'j'ue lake will be pros- ecuted. BLUE LAKE LAND & TOWN CO. * Go to the Calexico garden for fine vegetables, melons and ash and umbrella trees. W. E. EVISTON, Prop. Desert Land, Final Proof.— Netice For Publication UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE, LOS U Angeles, California, October 14. 1902. : Notice is hereby given that WILLIAM STILL, Assignee of Albert L. Dennis, of Los Angeles, Cal., has tiled notice of intention to make proof on his desert-laud claim No. 1143, for the SK of SWtf Sec. 8, NWtf and fraction- al SWJ* Sec. 17, Twp. 17 S, R. IS E, S. B. M., before Register and Receiver at Los Angeles, Cal., on Thursday, the 4th day of December, 1902. He names the following witnesses to prove the complete irrigation and reclamatioirol' said land: F. C. Paulin, Los Angeles, Cal., G. C. Hunt, Los Angeles,Cal., C. R. Rockwood, Los Angel- es. Cal,, W. T. Ueffernan, Los Angeles, Cal., Valentine Gant, Imperial Cal., K. D. McPher- rin, Imperial, Cal,, 11. C. Oakley, Imperial, Cal. Thos. Beach. Imperial, Cal., W. 11. Scruggs, Imperial, Cal. A. J. CROOKSHANK, Register. Desert Land, Final Proof— Notice For Publication UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE, LOS U Angeles, Cal., October 14th, l'X)2. Notice U thereby given thai VALENTINE (IANT, Assignee" of Harrison Gray Otis, As- signee of John \V. Jeffery, of Imperial, Cal.. has tiled notice ol intention to make proof on his desert-land claim No. 1142, for the E. M Sec. 11, Twp. 17 S., R. 14 E., S. B. M., before Register and Receiver at Los Angeles, Cal., on Thurs- day, the 4th day of December. l'H)2. lie ii. lines the following witnesses to prove the complete irrigation and reclamation of said laud: F. C. Paulin, of Los Angeles, Cal.'G, C. Hunt, of Los Angeles, Cal., Win. Still, of Imperial, Cal., 11. C. Oakley, of Imperial, Cal., R. 1). Mc- I'heriin, of Imperial, Cal., C. R. Rockwood, of Los Angeles, Cal., Thos. lieaeli. of Imperial, Cal.. \V. 11. Scruggs, of Imperial, Cal.. \V. T. Heffernun, of Los Angeles. Cal. A. J.CKOOKSHANK, Register.