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» lr.it ..n-inirrii than Kailway .CompflNy
Effective Sept. 3, 1907.
No. 1 — Leave Holtville -8:45 a. m. daily
except Sunday.
No. 3— Leave Holtville 12:00 N. includ
ing Sunday.
i No. s— Leave Holtville 4:00 p. m. daily
except Sunday.
No. 2— Leave El Centro lOjOOa. m. daily
except Sunday.
No. 4— Leave El Centro 1:00 p. m. daily
including Sunday, j
No. 6— Leave El Centro 5:00 p. m. daily
except Sunday.
Freight days, Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays, trains Nob. 5 and 6.
W. P. Holt, C. E. Paris,
President. Gcn'l. Supt.
Southern Pacific Railway.
) northbound:
No. 503- Leave El Ccntro-12:48 p. m.
" 505- " "i -11:25 "
No. 502- Leave El Ccntro-9:40 a. m.
" 504— " " —9:27 p. m.
Personal Mention
The board of supervisors meet again
M. Abrams, of Los Angeles, was reg
istered at the hotel Sunday.
Albert Casner returned Tuesday night
from a week's visit at the coast.
J. W. Lindsay is erecting a small
dwelling house on Brighton street.
Chas. D. Funk and wife of Riverside
were El Centro visitors this week.
Mrs. T. B. Blanchard returned Tues
day from her vacation at Long Beach.
W. L. Payne has received his com
mission as notary public of the county
of Imperial.
Attorney M. W. Conkling came back
Tuesday morning from his vacation of
nearly a month.
R. P. Moore, of the Holton Power
company, was a visitor in Brawley,
Sunday afternoon.
J. B. Robertson is here from Iran,
Texas, on a visit with his daughter,
Mrs. W. M. Norton.
Geo. Palm left Saturday noon for his
home in Texas. He will probably be
v baJM. later in the fall.
/H. Fulton and S. W. Dunaway of
Riverside were guests of the Hotel El
Centro the first of this week.
P. J. Miller, of soutb St. Paul, Minn.,
was in El Centro this week, looking
the valley over from this point.
Jess Norton arrived here from Iran,
Texas, last Suuday night to look over
' the valley. He may locate here.
V J. E. Carr, county superintendent of
schools, has added a new L. ,C. Smith
typewriter to his office equipment.
"**» M. D. Witter, editor of the Brawley
News changed cars here Saturday on
his way to Holtville on important busi
Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Abbott, of Gar
dena, were visiting this week with their
son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. A. R.
Abbott, who have a farm southeast of
El Centro.
County Auditor T. J. Kellogg visited
at his home in Brauley Sunday and
Monday. On his return Tuesday he
was accompanied by Mrs. ' Kellogg, Mr.
and Mrs. Ramsdell and Mrs. W. Keho,
who spent the day in El Centro.
District Attorney John M. Eshleman
and wife came in on the train Tuesday
evening. Upon leaving San Diego last
week after finishing the county busi
ness there Mr. Eshleman made a trip
to Sarji Francisco to accompany his wife
on her journey to the valley.
• J. H. Schlatter was registered at the
hotel this week from Lankershim, Cal.
Mi*. Schlatter is from Kansas, McPher
son county, where he went in '73 and
homesteaded a piece of land and helped
build up that country. Ho seemed to
like the excellent prospects for the fu
ture of the Imperial Valley.
Wm. Holland left Tuesday night for
his home in Santa Maria. He has been
in the valley for some little time visit
ing with the family of E. E. Forrester,
and looking over the country. He says
it's the best country he ever saw, and
will probably see his way clear to come
back and become a resident.
' Isaac Ix>wthian is back from the
coast, where he spent the summer.
W. P. Holt was in • the valley this
week, corning in on the Sunday evening
G. T. Wellcome wna n passenger to
El Centro from Ix>s Angeles, Thursday
I Wm T. Dunn, cashier of the Imperi
al Valley Bank of Brawley, was tran
sacting business at the county seat,
E. Mead, of the Eastsklc, was in El
Centro, Thursday. He took the train
here for Calexico, where he transacted
business in the forenoon.
R. E. J annum, real estate agent, was
a passenger out on the noon train
Thursday bound for Rcdlands and Los
Angeles, where he had considerable
business waiting to be attended to.
»^Dr. J. C. Blackinton and family re
turned Wednesday night from their
summer's vacation at Santa Monica.
The doctor says he's glad to get back
and get thawed out.
Fred A. Griswold, assistant cashier
of the Valley State Bank, leaves on to
night's train for San Diego, to be gone
until about the first of October. He
has the house already built.
Miss Ethel Free and Miss Harriet
Thompson, arrived Thursday night
from their vacations. They are the
Holtville teachers and were on their
way to that town. School will com
mence Monday morning. Both these
ladies taught at Holtville last term.
Since the closing Miss Free has visited
at her home in Chetopa, Kansas, and
with relatives and friends in Michigan.
Ice cream and the best of sodas at
the drug store.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Mead, of the East
side, arrived home Tuesday night frqm
a vacation at the coast*
Constable W. O. Hamilton left Wed
nesday for Los Angeles on business
connected with his office.
Tom Beach is back to the valley again
showing land seekers choice properties
the firm of Beach & Dool has listed.
R. P. Moore, in the Holton Power
company's office has received his notary
seal and can acknowledge your papers.
The El Centro Mercantile Co. has
this week added more hitching posts in
front of their store for the convenience
of their customers.
The platform at the. station does not
afford sufficient room for the handling
of the freight in and out of here. The
new depot should be built at once. v
County Treasurer Paul Boman will
occupy the room between the bank and
the entrance to the opera house, for
the treasurer's office. He moved the
county safe in Tuesday forenoon.
Laßue B. Moody is back to his desk
again in the office of Beach & Dool,
real estate agents. Mr. Moody has
been away with his wife who has been
very sick and has just lately undergone
two operations.
Special taxes for schools m the new
county have been voted as follows: Pi
cacho, $1000; Imperial, $1*500; El Cen
tro, $1500; Brawley, $800. The trustees
of the Union high school have asked
the supervisors to levy a tax of $4000
for that school.
The new custom house being erected
will be used for official purposes only.
The former house will be moved to a
lot north of the custom house and will
be the home of the government officials
who are in charge of the station here.
— Calexico Chronicle.
W. E. Downing has had installed in
his barber shop in the hotel block a
bootblack's stand. This piece of fur
niture is fully in keeping with the rest
of the up-to-date fixtures in this barber
shop. A new additional chair and more
mirrors are soon to be added and the
shop walls tinted.
,\J3.J. Chappel, of San Francico was in
El Centro the most of this week. He
has quite extensive landed interests in
the valley and was here to look after
them. He left Thursday for Jackson
ville, Florida, wh6re he intends to
spend the winter. The Press will keep
him posted as to the Valley's develop
Since Mr. Purham has been the pro
prietor of the ice cream parlor in the
hotel block he has added some decided
improvements. The walls have been
tinted a delicate shade, adding greatly
to the appearance of the room. More
counter room has been added and alto
gether the place presents a very invit
ing appearance.
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P The time is drawing close *at hand when you lu|r
(I will be wearing "store" clothes once, more, and §)*
|j you will keep it up all the fall and winter. Most ||i
p| of the men of the valley dislike to change from - ||
II the usual summer apparel to that of fall and ||
M I winter, because the sort of clothing handled by 'M
W the dealers is not at all suited to this valley. M r
| We Have Learned i
& by personal experience what you are going to W
y want, and have prepared to furnish you clothing ||
(| . at a reasonable price. For every-day wear, the \ i(|
|| goods we have on our display tables cannot be ||
ti beaten for- this country. Hard finished cloth is m
>| what you want. It will not hold the dust, and m,\
1 ■-;/ it wears like irbn. l|
f Small Profits and I
j Low Prices '"- ' > .' . I
p We expect a large trade in our clothing depart- || r
(| ment, and have marked our goods at a very- low |1
[1 ; figure. Our profits will be small, but many sales , p:
tl in this line will compensate us. The prices of »
]| our suits range from ----- $8.50 to $13.50 M
I ] Boys' Suits > 1
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|| We have some fine boys' suits, which are selling |p
fi for from $3 to $4. Corduroy Suits $4. Boys' m
J Knee Pants only 75c. Some of these suits are m
l| double breasted, with strap and buckle in front. if
w - lney are swell, stylish and serviceable. , W
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v)j % helps out considerably at times. We have got a shirt that is new in |!$
|i| every way. A negligee shirt, made of brilliantine, and only $1.75. IMJ.
;;* Other negligee shirts at from $1.00 to $1.75. •.»»
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| <♦> They make your feet glad, and save' your pocketbook from emptiness. <&
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JfK can expect of any shoe, and more than you would expect of many |&
?! shoes. Only $3.50 and $4.00. \ W
j ml The El Centro Department Store is the place to buy with satisfaction. |rt|
;♦! We are enlarging our stock, too. W
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