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The Country 'Round Arthur Kwiu came tip from Diamond lake Wednesday. J. A. Haminerftof L#o* Angelen, is in the Imperial country. L..D. Horkett of Whittier, i» in the valley looking for a location. K. C. and K. 11. Longe of Glcndale, Artzon, are here thi» week looking for a location. \V. Wilcox in here from Oakland for the |uir|H>he of inventing in the Im perial country. M. I>. Crawford of Long Beach, who ha* property in the valley, arrived here Wednesday to ntay. \V. K. Wilnie, of WordhotT, arrived in Imperial Wednesday. He is here for the puruoftc of locating. C. R. Rock wood, after an ab sence of several weeks, returned to Imperial Monday, going from here to Calexico. 11. J. Jenks has pitched his tent in Imperial. Mr. Jcnks has bought a lot and will at once erect a residence. While in Los Angeles last week Lcroy Holt closed a deal for 320 acres of land lying about three miles from Imperial. Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Abbott of Gardena, who own some land in the Imperial country, have l>cen looking after their interests here this week. P. 11. Vedder and son, Marvin, of Nor walk, who have land in the Imperial country, were here sev eral days this week looking after their interests. R. P. Bangle, George Rizcor, and Robt. Conner, of Phoenix, passed through Imperial few days ago enrou t to Calexico, where they report for duty on the canal works. Attorney Duncan of Los Ang eles, was here last Saturday. Mr. Duncan made a thorough investi gation of the whole system from the Hanlon Heading to Imperial and the lands about Imperial, and he pronounced it all good, Imperial Press. IMPERIAL, CAL., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1901. Summary of the week's happenings T. J. Smith arrived here Wednesday from Rial to. W. A. Van Horn come in Mon day for some lumber. W. R. VanDcrpoel was in from his ranch south of town Tuesday. C. C. L,ong of Phoenix, Arizo no, was here several days this week. A. W. Patton returned to Imperial Wednesday, after an absence of sever al weeks. R. C. George of Norwalk, has been looking over the Imperial country several days. J. F. Sanders of Arizona, spent several days looking over the Im perial country recently. Clayton Hill, the merchant of Jamul, spent several days in the Imperial country last week. Jesse Fisher, who has been un der the medical treatment of Dr. Blake, is rapidly regaining his health. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Edgar came in from their ranch to attend Sunday school and church last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Richardson of E scon dido, who have been in the Imperial country several days, attended church here Sunday. C. A. Scott, the hustling real estate man of San Diego, accompanied by Mrß. Scott, arrived in Imperial Wed nesday. They ha.\e land interests in the valley. W. E. Buttlcr and E. 11. Bail ey, composing the firm of Butler & Bailey, the photographers o\ Whittier, have been taking- views in the imperial country this week Mr. Woomaw, who came here from Arizona several days ago and entered the employ of W. A. Vanllorti, was in town Tuesday and said that he had showed a number of Mr. Vanllorn's Arizo na bronchos the "picture from life's other side? *'!.;» 'Water Is Klng-F>ert Is Its Kingdom." C. C. Lane and R. B. Duiiant, mine prospectors, passed through Imperial Tuesday enroute from the Julian country to the Colora do river. The increase in the number of people who attend church in Im perial is splendid evidence of the rate at which the surrounding country is being settled up. Rev. John C. Hay preached an interesting and instructive ser mon on the "parable of the tal ents," to a large audience at the Christian church last Sunday morning. TO PROMOTE ACQUAINTANCE AND FELLOWSHIP A Union Social will be hehl at the church in Imperial next Thursday night October 24th, beginning at 7 o'clock. The moonlight will permit those at a distance to return to their homes after the social. A musical and literary program will be rendered. L. B. Shapard went to Calexi co Monday. Gilbert Thompson of San Die go, was here last Saturday. K. A. Slane has completed and is occupying his new residence. W. M. Yonkin was here lrorn San Diego several days recently. L. C. Vickery is putting the finishing touches on his new res idence. J. F. Sanders, who is in the valley to locate, went to Calexico Monday. C. 11. Hamburg has been in the Imperial country several days from Whittier. W. A. Edgar is this week haul ing gravel to Imperial to be used in building sidewalks. Mrs. Leroy Holt left here for Los Angeles last Saturday, where she goes for medical treatment. Patton's freight outfit this week hauled a car load of grain and groceries to Calexico for Dr. Heflernan. J. T. Wight of San Diego, was here latter part of last week and first part of this week, looking for a location in the valley. 11. B. and B. E. Williams were here several days latter part of last week from Ontario. They both bought land in the valley. T. W. Hart of Garden a was here the other day. John Mollcrand family recent ly moved in from San Diego. J. C. Towler of Whitticr, has been in the valley several days. L. C. Vickrey left Tuesday on a business trip to Los Angeles. W. F. I'opc and W. C. Smith of Gardena; were here last week. W. F. Holt left here on a bus iness trip to Los Angeles last Friday. Mr. Wright of Pomona was looking over the country the oth er day. Joe Trent returned to the Im perial country last week from Norwalk. George W. McCaulley, proprie tor of the New River Stage Line, was here few days ago. E. W. Lewis has been in this country several days from Garde na looking for a location. H. O. Evans and Mrs. J. E. Evans were here from their ranch south of town few days ago. Mesdames S. A. Woodcock and Samuel T. Clover of Los Angeles, were looking 1 for a location in the Imperial country few days ago. G. M. Stolp of San Francisco, has been looking into the prospects of the Imperial country this week. Mr. Stolp will probably invest in this couutry. The California Development company received a large number of new Fresno scrapers this week for use on the canal and ditch work. W. S. Fawcctt of Whittier, drove into the Imperial country last Friday, accompanied by Mrs. Fawcett and a large number of land-seekers. They struck camp near Blue lake and proceeded to examine the valley. P. J. Storms was here from Diamond lake last Saturday and stated that just before he started for town a string 1 of teams a half mile Jong were drove passed his place by people who declared they had come to stay. Mr. Storms is thinking of putting in a feed yard at the New river crossing for the benefit of the many, people who come in that way. NO. 26.