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rFrom onr Regular Correspondent
Ilohert Hall is very sick.
Mrs. Jones in suffering with a felon.
Mr. DeLegro is a Los Angeles visitor
this week.
Mra. Chas. Treble lias left Imperial
for the Hammer,
Wheat for your chickens. Desert
Grain Co., Imperial.
/ Mr. Whiting of Ileber was an Imper
\ ial visitor this week.
N. Landebtirg of the border city is an
Imperial visitor this week.
Mr. Hale received his first shipment
of apricots and plums of the season.
Mr. Lawrence has just finished giving
his residence a beautiful new coat of
paint.
Mr. Corwin has received a large ship
ment of boxes in which to harvest his
grape crop.
George Ross, of Ileber, reports his
yield of barley off 150 acres 3600 sacks.
% Who can beat it?
i Rev. Tout is iv Los Angeles this week
7 ' attending the State convention of the
/ Anti-Saloon league.
Mr. Warren, formerly of Imperial and
Eastside, has returned from Los Angeles
to harvest his crop.
The smiling face of Mr. Kelly, our
nurseryman, is seen behind the counter
at Mr. Hill'B hardware store this week.
Jjj Miss Lottie Adams entertained her
Sunday School class Wednesday after
noon. Refreshments of ice cream and
cake were served.
The Epworth League and Christian
Endeavor societies had a union meeting
last Sunday night,. Miss Thomas leading
iat the Christian church. ■■'..-. '.. •■»
VjYount Bros, have finished, threshing
for Edgar Bros, and have moved through
town on the way to do their own^ thresh?,
ing.
The body of Mr. Tom Gray who was
lost in New river some time ago was re
covered Sunday and brought into town,
was sealed in a metal casket and sent
out to his family for interment.
'I
ICE CREAM
The Imperial Drug Co. sells it, whole
sale and retail.
Holtville Happenings
."From Our Regular Correspondent.
. G. M. Vermilya is quite ill and is
{threatened witli typhoid fever.
Ex-Gov. R.C. Powers is spendingNm
few days on his ranch near Holtville/
L. M. Lyons was in town Thursday,
■looking after his shipments of canta
loupes. '
'Fred Smith has sold his blacksmith
•shop to Thomas Melton andThos. Beth
urum.
Dr. Chas. S. Lombard arrived at Holt
ville, Monday, to look after his exten
sive ranch interests near Holtville.
W. C. Crane returned Monday from
Los Angeles, bringing with him several
-Japs for pickers in the cantaloupe field.
Several crates of cantaloupes are now
being shipped each day and the pros
pects are that Holtville will have a very
busy season.
Hugh B. Ware, of Riverside, arrived
in Holtville, Wednesday, and will have
•charge of the melon crating and packing
iorHhe Holtville Produce Exchange.
A very pleasant party was enjoyed at
the home of ,)V. B. Richards Wednesday
evening. Progressive "Iliggle-de-pig
glety" was the chief amusement of the
-evening, after which light refreshments
were served. Mrs. Richards was assisted
by Mrs. F. J. Cole.
The opening of the new library and
reading room on last Saturday evening
-was one of the greatest events in the
-history of Holtville. A very large crowd
-was in attendance and partook freely of
ice cream and lemonade and enjoyed a
very fine program prepared for the oc
casion.
Holtvillo suffered a severe loss by fire
on Wednesday night the Holtville Trib
une of lice having been entirely con
sumed with all the contents. The entire
ibuikliug was in flamea and beyond con*
trol before discovered and nothing was
saved from the olliiee. The origin of the
lht! i'h unknown as no one was in the
•oflice at the time. The *lohs falls very
heavily on Mr. Baker but it is hoped
that he will be enabled to rebuild with
out delay.
V very cad death occurred in our town
this week. Wallace Khapperd who was
very seriously injured last Monday by
l>eing thrown from a horse gradually
grew worse until Friday at 11 o'clock
when In- passed away. Ho never re*
gained consciousness from the time of
the accident. Deceased wan a brother
of Mrs. Clyde Curtis and a most estim
able young man.
rinding of Tom Gray's Body
Oli bunday, June 10th, at 11 n. in.
while. l. C. Thompson and son, 11. V.
Thompson, were returning to New river
ranch in No. 8 from the Brawley cable
they drove to the west bank of New riv
er, about one half mile north of where
the bridge was a year ago and unhitched
the team and led down a grade recently
made by settlers in No. 8 to iiaul water
to their ranches, and detecting an offen
sive odor followed it up and hi thirty
feet of where the grade was recently
made discovered the body lying across a
drift, the head being firmly caught in
the fork of a mesquite root lying face
downward and badly decomposed, hav
ing been drowned within a day of two
mouths while crossing horses twelve
miles above.
Mr. Thompson left his son m charge
of the remains and himself recrossed
the cable near Judge Holloway's place
and summoning him went to Brawley
aiultelegraphetlMr.il. 11. Hen ton of
Imperial, who cunie at once on the
train to Brawley, thence to the body,
where Mr. Benton fully identified the
body and witli undertaker Wessel re
moved the body to Brawley.
The body was found 100 yards from
and 10 feet above the present water line.
Correspondence.
200 acres fine land, % mile from rail
road station, all in cultivation, good
house, fenced, 60 acres alfalfa, price
right and terms easy. . Bert R. Chaplin,
Imperial, Cal.
The secretary of the interior has made
a ruling upon section five of the recla
mation net, which provides that no sale
of water from a government project
shall be made to any land owner unless
lie is an actual bonafuie resident on such
land or an occupant thereof residing in
its neighborhood. Ih the ruling the
secretary fixed the limit of distance of
residence from the land at twenty miles
in a direct line. — Maxwell's Talisman.
Ed. E. Boyd realty company says
they have land and water stock for sale
for $14.00 per acre on the Eastside.
For Sewing Machine repairs and sup
plies see Teller, Imperial, P. O. building.
Farm Implements .For Sale. Very
little used and good as new. Walter A.
Wood Mower and Rake for $50.00 Mc-
Cormick Mower, only used a few days,
$50.00. McCormick Mower and Rake,
very little used, $85.00. Chas. W. Fer
nald, Imperial, Cal.
Across the river from Brawley in No.
5, 160 acres fine, soft, sandy land, all
in crop, 2 1-2 miles from railroad. Don't
answer unless you are a cash buyer.
Bert R. Chaplin. Imperial, Cal.
Now that the Imperial Valley lands have
been withdrawn from entry I have a choice
assortment of assignments which do not re
quire filing. Bert R. Chaplin.
Notice of Equalization
Public notice is hereby given, that
the Board of Supervisors of San Diego
County will meet Monday, July 2nd,
1906, at 2 o'clock P. M. of said day, and
remain in session for ten days .there-
after, for the purpose of sitting as a
Board of Equalization, to equalize- the
assessment of properly in San Diego
County ; all persons having any objec-
tions to make to the assessment of
property in San Diego County, as as-
sessed for the year 1900, are hereby
notified to appear before the said Board
during the time above specified, and j
tile tiiei: objections and petitions in
writing with the said Board.
No petitions for reduction of assess- j
nientwill be \ received after July 7th.
lUOti.
By order of the Board of bupervisors.
Frank A. Salmons, Clerk.
By Hebbbrt N. Neale, Deputy.
Do you belong to this faction?
It is composed of people who
tfade at our store.
The Latin meaning of "Satis"
is enough or satisfied.
Our customers are satified with
our prices and goods.
H. A. F. MILLER
Prescription Druggist Phone 37
Second store from Bank
Colorado River ciage Taken At Yuma
I M
fay
! June
>,
3
Gage
Height
Dis*
liarge
Gage Din- •
Height charge
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
24.75
25.10
25.00
24.70
24.55
24.55
24.40
24.20
23.95
2380
23.80
24.25
24.30
24.50
24.90
25.40
25.85
20.20
26.45
20.80
27.10
27.20
27.30
27.20
27.20
27.30
27.50
27.00
27.80
28.20
28.40
45,900
49,000
48,100
43,400
41,170
41,200
43,000
36,600
34,800
34,000
34,000
41,190
42,000 I
43,200
40,500
49,000
51,000
52,800
55.800
60,000
64,160
60,000
69,000
68,975
69,000
69,000
71,000
71,480
73,000
77,000
79,500
28.60 81,800
28.60 81,800
28.80 84,000
28.60 88,000
28.30 92,400
27.90 90,500
27.60 89,500
27.40 89,000
27.40 , 88,000
! June
fay
I M
Gage Din- •
Height charge
Dis*
liarge
Gage
Height
>,
3
28.60 81,800
28.60 81,800
28.80 84,000
28.60 88,000
28.30 92,400
27.90 90,500
27.60 89,500
27.40 89,000
27.40 , 88,000
45,900
49,000
48,100
43,400
41,170
41,200
43,000
36,600
34,800
34,000
34,000
41,190
42,000 I
43,200
40,500
49,000
51,000
52,800
55.800
60,000
64,160
60,000
69,000
68,975
69,000
69,000
71,000
71,480
73,000
77,000
79,500
24.75
25.10
25.00
24.70
24.55
24.55
24.40
24.20
23.95
2380
23.80
24.25
24.30
24.50
24.90
25.40
25.85
20.20
26.45
20.80
27.10
27.20
27.30
27.20
27.20
27.30
27.50
27.00
27.80
28.20
28.40
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
Salton Sea (ia.e Taken at Salton, Cal.
March April May Jui
June
tie
July
. -\ .
i I i « i
42.75
43.35
1 28.31 42
2 25.G0 43
3 28.72
4
'5 25.85 29.11
6
7 25.93 29.53
8 25.98 29.72
9 '
10 2G.04 30.1G
11
12 26.00 30; 54 36.41
13 26.18 '30.87
14 31.10 36.91
15 31.32 37.20
16
17 26.32 31.71 37.51
18 26.38 37.80
19 26.44 32.02 38.02
20 • 32.18 38.36
21 26.55 32.29
22 38.92
23 26.85
24 27.02 39 50
25 27.13 33.01 39.82
26 ' 40.03
27 27.58 33.32 40.75
28 27.69 41.27
29 41.55
30 28!l8 • 41.83
3 * 42.50
{.75
5.35
March April May Jui
June
. -\ .
i I i « i
42.75
43.35
1 28.31 42
2 25.G0 43
3 28.72
4
'5 25.85 29.11
6
7 25.93 29.53
8 25.98 29.72
9 '
10 2G.04 30.1G
11
12 26.00 30; 54 36.41
13 26.18 '30.87
14 31.10 36.91
15 31.32 37.20
16
17 26.32 31.71 37.51
18 26.38 37.80
19 26.44 32.02 38.02
20 • 32.18 38.36
21 26.55 32.29
22 38.92
23 26.85
24 27.02 39 50
25 27.13 33.01 39.82
26 ' 40.03
27 27.58 33.32 40.75
28 27.69 41.27
29 41.55
30 28!l8 • 41.83
3 * 42.50
Witman
The Plumber
Tanks and Pipe of all sizes
Work Done all Over the Valley
Phone 129 Imperial, Cal.
1 have 160 acres of good land in
Water Co. No. 1 and 160 shares of
water stock all for $20 per acre.
Cash payment of $500. Pay the bal-
ance in work, leveling and putting in
crop on adjoining land. See me at
once. O. H. CHAPLIN,
E! Centro, Cal.
Notice to the Public
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned
citizen of the United States is in possession of
the tract of land described as the N. M of Sec
36, Tp. 15 S., 14E., according to the survey of
these lauds made In 1900 by the Imperial Land
Co. and commonly called the Imperial Survey.
Application has been made for entry, which is
now pending hi the United States Land Office
at Wasuing'ton. This land is known to be
vacant and unclaimed public land, as the
School Section 36 in this township has already
been located by the proper Authorities attd is
situated 2. miles East and x /. mile north of
the lands occupied and claimed by myself.
I hereby certify that there Is no other claim
or occupation to said laud except mine, and that
I have been in possession of said land for
more than one year. I also certify that the
necessary reclamation work has been done,
aud'that it is my boua fide Intention to enter
said laud as a desert claim as soon as the
resurvey of these lauds, provided for by the
I Act of Congress of July Ist, 1902, Statutes at
Large, Vol. 32, part 1, page 728, is completed
1 and ili<i map properly describing these lands
j tiled in the Uuitod States Land Office at Los
j Angeles, California, and the lauds opened for
i entry.
Signed: L. V. SISSON.
Witness: L. K. Cooley.
Haled at Santa Ana, California, June 12, l'Wo.
/-16.J-7.
No l'rourustlnatlon.
"Ethel," ho whispered/ "will you
marry me?"
"I don't kuow, Charles," she replied
coyly.
"Well, when you flud out," ho said,
: rising, "send ino word, will you? I
j ehall be at Mabel Hicks' until 10
J o'clock. If I don't hear from you by
10, I'm going to ask her."— London Tit-
Bits. \
SluipHcftr.
I am convinced, both by faith and
experience, that to maintain oneself
on this earth is not a hardship, but a
pastlmo, if we will- llvo simply and
wisely, as the pursuits of the simpler
nations are still the sports of the more
I artificial.— Thoreau.
OFFICE OF
L. M. LYON
Representing
THE LYON BROS. CO., fi. O. COdOINS CO.,
New York City < Pittsburgh Pa.
California and Colorado Cantaloupe Distributors
Selling and Distributing Agents for the
Brawley Cantaloupe Growers' Association
Brawley, California
Holtville Cantaloupe Growers' Association
Holtville, California
El Centro Cantaloupe Growers' Association
, El Centro, California
We have agents in every city in the United States that can handle
and sell satisfactory car lots of cantaloupes and these sub-agents dis-
tribute to reach all smaller points accessible.
We aie the original distributors of the Rocky Ford, Colorado, can-
taloupes, and opened up and established them on all Eastern markets.
We have contracted with the old original Rocky Ford Association
of Rocky Ford, Colorado, to distribute their crop of 1906, making the
Bth season we have been appointed by unanimous vote, their selling
and distributing agents. We also have contracts with Manzanola,
Weitzer, Newdale, Fairmount, La Junta, Granada, Amity and Holly,
making NINE Associations, covering the original territory, comprising
the Rocky Ford Cantaloupe District of Colorado.
NOTE — Our Mr. L. M. Lyon will take personal charge of the
Brawley office on May 10 and remain during the shipping season, and
until May 1 bis address will be 330 Washington Street, New York City.
Mr. Peter P. Hovely is in charge of the Brawley office until Mr.
Lyon arrives.
tie
July
{.75
5.35
II C E|.
The Holton
Power Comp s ny
AT THEIR ICE MANUFACTURING
PLANT AT
ElCentfkxCal.
IS PREPARED TO FURNISH
ICE AND
REFRIGERATION
In any quantity and at reasonable rates ■
Ice will be delivered in the
towns of Brawley, Holtville,
Imperial, El Centro and Cal-
exico, in any quanty desired
and for less prices than is
charged by anyone else.
For information and prices, address
HOLTON POWER
COfIPANY
El Centro, California

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