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of his trip to this valley. A. E Dodson of San Diego, amonfj other things. *ays: "The Imperial valley Is well named. It Is a wonder. It must be *een to be fully appreciated. Some thing like 75 OCO acres of rich land Is \t\ cultivation. Good crops are grow Ing of alfalfa, barley, sorghum, canta loupes and grapes. Thousands of cat tle, horses, sheep and hogs are In pas ture. The entire valley is prosper ng All that is needed to make them con tented and happy Is a direct line of rail to the coast. Many anxious Inquiries *ere made about the tailroad pros* pects. 1 was pleased to report to the people what I had seen and learned about the progress made by the Spreckels people* As quick as this road is running to tUs valley It will an Immense harvest." Forty-two cars of or.lons have been shipped this season from Thermal. Speaking of this crop the Submarine sa)s: "The effect of the large volume of money coming Into the valley from the crops of cabbage and onions is al ready beginning to show in every line of business, it Is practically an assur ed thing that ihe entire crop of onions gro *n in the Thermal district will bring m average of two cents a pound net to The grower. Orders are In for the re mainder of the crop and it looks as though the vegetable union had made good. Numerous difficulties have been met this year/which will perhaps never be up again. The unknownness of the br*nd had to be overcome, then the lateness of the crop this year caused to a large extent by Inexperi er-ce when to plant, allowed. the Texas onions to make the first market, and in the East, especially, hold It until the past ten days, when the superior quali ty of the Ccachella valley onions won out. The crop has passed by the ex perihoental stage and Is here to stay, and it is the general opinion of the growers that while the probable net profit this year will not be over $125.00 per acre, next year, with the knowledge | See Wilson About It See Wilson About It 1) I A W ORD JN__TIMB ' | M Ts of good advice and leads often to great opportunities. This is \§ i|j A especially so in real estate. In our judgment this is the time for jsj || a purchase of one or more lots in 3£T JC *2£ . 3£T % fill I B^ x * ajl ' winiwimr-Tiifflftfn'iwMiW*wi«M |f|l| || C/l The oppurtunity is open to all and ju£t a little money is needed. S || || We recomend investments in this property because we know juft what f| m ***-*. ' is in store for it. Because the growth of the residence district is more P"" m H in evidence in this section of the valley than in any other at this present ' p |I |j § time. Because it is most favorfcd in point of location and charm and S> j| m Jj because of guaranteed improvements and many more buildings. The g"> it b g electric plant is here, and the big ice manufacturing is here. It is the ■"* J| M Junction town and there are many large and substantial brick blocks C/3 M |]i Uh all occupied. All these firmly fix the character of the property and ' ?^ [I <«• • i r • i r ' t^i • i i W lljj, . give assurance to the investors or a quick proht. 1 here is also three- m J: acre tracts that are very profitable. One of these tracts will make a || |l living for the average family. Come and I will help you figure. To || II wait means to pay more money and to forego the profits that are sure to || H be reaped, you should be among the firft. It is a- proposition of safe -j| \4 investment with the amount to be gained with the little invested. j| I SEE WILSON ABOIT IT. I I Correspondence Solicited Over the Bank, Cl Centro Cal. I g See Wilson About It . See Wilson About It f 2i^ •S.'^S^s^s^ac^r^^s^^iS^ &&%<S3£&€^ A *'S&<?<2&*A!<e& obtained from the growing of this year's crop, the profits can be Increas ed from 25 to 75 per cent. While there will probably be from six to seven hundred acres planted to onions next year, those who know say that no ov erstocklng can take place at the time they go on the market " Wants to be in New County Dr. M. L Parcells. of San Beriar dino, who makes Palo Verde his home for a part of every year, has been In Riverside for the purpose of Interview- Ing county authorities relative to In cluding the Palo Verde region In the new ccunty it Is proposed to form In the Imperial valley district. District Attorney Evans advised him that there would likely be no opposition to the plan If the lints were not run too far west, but Included Palo Verde alone. As it Is now, Palo Verde people have to travel 2CO miles to get to the coun ty seat. El Centro would be only about 84 miles away. Notice of Assessment IMPHRIAL WATER COMPANY NO. 5. location of principal place of business at Holtville, California. Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of the Board of Directors held on the 6th day of May, 1907, an assess ment of fifty (50) cents per share was levied on all the issued capital stock of the corporation, payable immediate ly to C. H. Eckert, the secretary, at the office of the company. In the A'a mo hotel buildirg. Holtvihe, California. Any stock upon which this assess ment shall remain unpaid on Saturday. the Bth day of June. 1907. will be de lirquent and will be advertised for sale at public auction and unless payment Is made be'ore will be sold at the of fice of the company at Holtville. Cali fornia, on Saturday, the 29th day of June, 1907. to pay the delinquent as sessment, together with costs of adver tising and expenses of sale. By order of the Boa r d of Directors, mll-jl C. H. Eckert. Secretary. Colorado River dage Taken At Yuma Dally mean gage heuht and dis charge of the Colorado river at Yuma. Arizona for week ending May It, 1907: Date Gage Height Discharge May 5 23 10 31800 May 6 23 15 33 000 May 7 23 25 33 700 May 8 23 30 33 900 May 9 23 30 33 900 May 10 23 20 33 500 May II 23.15 32 800 Reclamation Service. U. S. Civil Service Theru were 41,877 appointments marie last year to cnitipetatlve positions in the civil pervice at salaries ranging from about $75 to $150 a month. This would average nearly 1000 from each Btatt>, to whom aru paid about $(,• 000,000. The large, more populous Htates, however, get niuch more. In spite of t lie good eahtrics, pleasant employ ment and chance for promotion in these positions the government, has not been able to secure enough compe tent help to meet the needs of the Her* vlee, due no doubt to the fact that so few people know how to prepare and secure these places. Any of our readers interested in this work should write at once for the May number of the San Bernardino Business College Journal, of San Bernardino, Calif. This is Haid to he the only school in the west making a specialty of training for civil service ex aminations. If you have land toseil or rent come and list with us. Ira Aten Land C:. IHPERIAL BAKERY Henry J. Kerker, Prop. The best of Bread, Pies ami Cakes East 9tli St., Imperial, Cal. H. Woods »!?rVS. Chicago *o?nJ 'o« *r>v tamnus Mermaid nr^nd o i Coniu'tipiS trom Coach^iid Cdiitorma dii- ins la.noua z\ Centro tantaiopes, at Cl Centro Caiitornia. Best Possible Price Obtained GENERAL PRODUCE COM- MISSION MERCHANT Potatoes, Tomatoes — All Kinds of Domestic Fruits in Car Lots LODGE NOTICES ~P\~ V\ Centro Lodge, U. D., F. A }\J\ *-*& M. Stated meetings In / ▼> Mftflonic flail. El Centro, first Monday of men month, 7:30 P. M. Members and visiting Masons invited to attend. D.»H. CHAPLIN, VV. M* El Centro Lodge, K. O. E.. meets the first four Thursday nights of each month. Members and visiting Euglefl invited to attend. v Oll(1O ll(1 Allows' Club wsJ^j?£bfl^ nieetH at Mnsonic every Saturday . ->Cr^ at Bp. m. All niem- Kr^& * bers of the I. O. O. F. are invited to attend. J. L. Travera, President. 40 CHURCH NOTICES Presbyterian Church k Preaching Services in El Centro First and Third Sundays of each month at 2:30 p. m. All ait* cordially invited to attend. Kkv. A. 11. Cnoco, Pastor. Christian Church Preaching in the Hotel Franklin every Second and Fourth Sunday of the month. You are invited to attend. 11 by. J. F. Toot. Pastor. , . PROFESSIONAL CARDS MW. CONK LING, ' Attorney at Law ■Land offtce matters a Specialty EL CKNTRO, CALIFORNIA pRANKLIN J. COLE ■ Attorney-at-Law Admitted to practice ill all courts Corporation work a Specialty HOLTVILLE. - - CALIFORNIA Teller sells Singer sewing machines P. O. building, Imperial. i tf "0 -"s'-j *■-••' -,'Ov.. "V •>.<•. .msu iOu on very eaiy terms and long time; a!! in Water Co. No. 1. See Wilson about it. El Centro. 2tf NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Department of the Interior, Land office ftt Lob Angeles, Cal., May Ist, 1907. Notice la hereby given ',hat Lucien L. Forrester, ol Imperial, Cal., has filed notice of his intention to make final five-year proof in support of his claim, viz: llnniMHtead entry No. 9611, made July 2f2 f 1901, for the KB 1-4 of NK 1-4 ami K 1-2 of 8K 1-4, Her. 2, and NB 1-4 of NK 1-4 Hoc. 11. T. 10 8, It. 13 K, S. B. M., and that flaid proof will I>h made before reniHter and receiver at Lns An- geles, Oal., on June 12th, 1907. He names the following witnespes to prove his continuous renidenco upon mid cultivation of the laud, viz : Thomas Harding, of Silabee, Cul. ; I*. J. Bt.orms, of Silsbw, Cal.; William 11. Brooks, of San Heninrdino, Cal.; \V. H. Poole, of Imperial, Cal. FRANK C. PUESCOTT, mll-j3 Kt-aistcr. DESERT LAND^ FINAL PROOF— NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. United States land office Loa Angeles, Cal , April Bth, 1907. Notice is hereby given that Emma E. Morgan, of El Centro, Cal., assignee of Ada I). Terry, has filed notice of inten- tion to make, proof oil her desert laud claim, No. 2232, for t* e \\y 2 of NKi^, Sec. 22, T. 10 H, H. 14 E, S. IJ. M., ho' fure register mid receiver at Los Angeles, Cal., on Friday, theßlh dnyofJuly, 1907: She naineH tie following witnesses to prove the complete Irrigation and recla- mation of .said hind : Jei-se L. MeGuire, John L AtkiiiH, Iwiac A.. iMorgan, Wil- liam J. Driggi'iH, Jaitiea T. King, F. G. Havens, all of El Centro, Cal. FRANK U PIIESCOTT, in-25 j-22 Krister NOTICE POR PUBLICATION. Department of the interior, Land office at Los Angeles, Cal., May lut, 1907. Notice h herebygiven that Lucien L. Forrester, of Imperial, Cal., guardian of the minor heir* of Laura B. Miller, • deceanetl, has filed notice of ills inten- tion to make final five year proof insnp- port of their claim, viz: Homestead entry N... 9824, made Dec. U», 15)01, for the NEK. > s ec. 27, T. 10 S, R 13 E, S. H. M., and that said proof will be made before register and receiver at Los Amreles, Cal., on June 12th, 1907. He names the Wlnw^ns? witnesses to prove his coutitmoiie reHUit*nce"upjn and cultivation of the lami, viz. : P. J. Morma, of Silsbee, Cal. ; Frank Webb," of Silsbee, Cal.; 'I 'nonius Harding, of bilsbee*; Cal.; W. 11. Po«de,of Imperial, Cal. FRANK C. PRKSCOIT. Register. mll-jS [ WRITIC TO Johnson & Musser Seed •COMPANV 103 N. Main Street Los Angeles FOR THEIR i937 CATALOG and receive a picture of the Los Angeles market at six o'clock a. ni.