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Los ANGELEs, CALIF., February 11, 1920. Hon. MosFS P. KINKAID, Chairman Arid Lands Committee, House of Representatives, Washington, D. C.: Whereas the most important thing in the Imperial Valley to-day is the question of Water : Resolved by the stockholders of Imperial Water Co. No. 1, representing 125,000 acres of land, in annual session assembled, That we urge upon your honorable body to report the Kettner bill in its amended form immediately, and we desire to impress upon you the importance of favorable report on this bill. We are behind it and for it to a man : Resolved, That Mark Rose and followers represent only the private interests of the Laguna Water Co., and we protest against giving any consideration in the way of lands or moneys to private interests at the expense of the property owners of Imperial County. W. S. FAwcETT, President. J. F. CARLson, Secretary.

HoDTSVILLE, CALIF., February 11, 1920. Hon. Moses KINKAID, Chairman Arid Lands Committee,

- House of Representatives, Washington, D. C.:

Be it resolved, That the stockholders of Imperial Water Co. No. 5, a mutual water company within the Imperial irrigation district, irrigating 100,000 acres of land, at this its annual stockholders' meeting unanimously urge upon the Arid Lands Committee of the House of Representatives the absolute necessity for the needs of the entire Imperial Valley of an immediate and favorable report On the Kettner bill in its amended form as now before that committee. Be it further

Resolved, That the secretary be instructed to wire this resolution to the Hon. Moses Kinkaid, chairman of said committee.

IMPERIAL WATER Co. No. 5.

CALIPATRIA, CALIF., February 12, 1920. Hon. M. P. KINKAID, Chairman Arid Lands Committee, Washington, D. C.

The people of Imperial Valley urge your honorable body to report the Kettner bill in its amended form immediately, and we desire to impress upon you the importance of a favorable report now. Mark Rose and his few followers are discredited in this valley by every organization excepting the Laguna Water Co., and we do protest against giving any consideration in the way of lands or money to anyone at the expense of the property owners of Imperial County.

CALIPATRIA BUINESS MEN's Association.

CALIPATRIA, CALIF., February 12, 1920. Hon. M. P. KINKAID, Chairman Arid Lands Committee, Washington, D. C. The Board of Trustees of the city of Calipatria indorses the substance and recommendations of the telegrams forwarded to you by the civic and business organizations here in regard to the Kettner bill and ask for favorable action thereon. J. A. Godwin, Mayor.

SEELEY CALIF., February 12, 1920. M. P. KINKAID, Chairman Arid Land Committee, Washington, D. C.: The people of Imperial Valley urge your honorable body to report the Kettner bill in its amended form immediately, and we desire to impress upon you the importance of a favorable report now. CHAMBER of CoMMERCE.

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SAN DIEGO, CALIF., February 13, 1920. IRRIGATION OF ARID LANDS COMMITTEE,

House Office Building, Washington, D. C.: With intimate knowledge of Imperial Valley conditions and needs we have given careful consideration to Kettner bill (H. R. 11553), and this chamber unanimously indorses same and urges that your committee use every effort to secure its passage, believing that it is the logical solution of Imperial Valley water problems.

SAN DIEGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 1. P. JOHNSON, President.

INDEX.
Page
All-American canal, report of board of United States Engineers--------- 225
American Legion, El Centro Post, resolutions-------------------------- 350
American Legion, San Diego Post, No. 1, resolutions------------------- 351
American Legion committee, names of - 474
Arizona, State of, an act, Soldiers and sailors-------------------------- 318
Bien, Morris, Assistant Director Reclamation Service, statement of ----- 553
Brook, W. H., statement of –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 163
Contract between the United States and Imperial irrigation district_____ 245
Contract between Mexican Government and Sociedad de Riego y Ter-
renoS 209
Contract, California Development Co. and Sociedad de Yrrigacion y Ter-
renoS –– - 213
Contract, Imperial irrigation district and Yuma County Water Associa-
tion-------- - - 219
Crop statistics for 1919, Imperial Valley------------------------------- 168
Davis, Arthur P., director of Reclamation Service: -
Letter to Secretary of the Interior in re Rose contract------------- 542
Statement 67, 259,271, 52
Statement in re Kinkaid bill (H. R. 12537) ------------------------ 571
Supplemental statement 139, 288
Federal Land Bank, Berkeley, Calif., letter---------------------------- 19
Finney, E. C., statement of 412
Fly, B. F., statement of 181
Gates, R. Woodland, attorney:
Statement of - —— 365
Statement resumed 392
Glass, Carter, Secretary of the Treasury:
Letter ---- 9
Letter in re H. R. 9421 326
H. R. 6044 (Mr. Kettner) --- -- 3
Harmon, Judson, Attorney General, opinion--------------------------- 224
Imperial Irrigation district, instructions to representatives______________ 568
Imperial Laguna Water Co.:
Letter of Secretary of the Interior transmitting claim of—---------- 365
Petition of, to Secretary of the Interior---------------------------- 365
Contract with Secretary of the Interior--------------------------- 369
Amendment proposed by --- – 384
Letter of Secretary of the Interior to------------------------------ 392
Imperial Valley committee:
Names of - 474
Statement of - 185
Kettner, Hon. William, statement of 5, 570
Kibbey, Walter B.:
Statement of — ___ 363
Statement resumed –––––––––––––––––––––– --------------- 426,465,488
On Kinkaid bill------ 568
Land-settlement act of California ---- --- ____ 559
Lands of Imperial Valley and outside acreage, costs chargeable_________ 500
Lane, Franklin K., Secretary:
Letter in re H. R. 9421------------------------------------------- 323
Letter ---------------------------------------------------------- 6
Letter (Weir)---------------------------------------------------- 223
Lansing, Robert, Secretary, letter in re treaty between United States
and Mexico --------------- 323
Liebert, Mike, statement of 171
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, report adopted by------------------ 344

Los Angeles, county supervisors, resolution----------------------------- 351
Mead, Elwood:
Plan for reclaiming, etc., mesa lands 327
Statement of __– 438
Message of President Roosevelt- 189
Message of President Taft– ___ 194
Permit War Department to construct weir---------------------------- 221
Polk, Frank L., Acting Secretary of State, letter------------------------ 194
Ragge, H. H., Statement of - 483
Resolutions, various chambers of commerce of southern California______ 249
Restraining order, superior court of Yuma County______________________ 216.
Rose, Mark:
Statement of 33, 280
Supplemental statement 38.
Communication in re treaties 338
Rose contract: o
Letter of A. P. Davis to Assistant Secretary of the Interior, in re--- 542.
Iletter of Assistant Secretary of the Interior to Rose________-------- 545
San Diego Chamber of Commerce, communication______________________ 351
Secretary of State Lansing, report on H. R. 11553–-____________________ 499.
Secretary of the Interior Lane, letter to Representative Hayden in re
Yuma project - 503
Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock, letter to Congress in re use of
Colorado River Waters 556
Secretary of the Interior Lane, report on Kinkaid bill (H. R. 12537) ---- 567
Shaw, O. N., statement of -- 20
Shaw, O. N., supplemental statement__________ - 37
State committee, American Legion of California______________________ 474
Swing, Phil D. :
Statement of - 101
Supplemental statement 148
Opinion in re treaties with Mexico___ 330.
Table of areas in and water used, Imperial Water Co. No. 1.----________ 153.
Table of water discharge of Colorado River____________________________ 154
Table showing irrigated areas 155
Table of crop production, Imperial Valley 165
Tallman, Clay, Commissioner Land Office, statement of --______________ 395.
Telegrams, etc 611
Translation, complaint of Mexican Government________________________ 195
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1848________________________ 196
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1853–54______________________ 197
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1884–1886___________________ 198
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1889–90_____________________ 200
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1895_______________________ 202
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1896–––––––––––––––––––––––– 203
Treaty between United States and México, 1897________________________ 204
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1898–99––––––––––––––––––––– 205
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1900– --___________________ 206
Treaty between United States and Mexico, 1900________________________ 207
United States documents relating to Imperial Valley_______________ ––– 189
West Side Imperial Irrigation Co., communication in re publication in
Los Angeles Times_ 34S
Winsor, Mulford, statement of 175
Yager, Thomas C., Coachella Valley 183
Statement of –––– 293, 520
Yuma project:
Letter of Acting Attorney General Ames in re-_____________________ 503
Second unit, letter of project manager in re-______________________ 537
Cost of Yuma Valley unit 53S

Telegrams, communications, resolutions, etc., follow.

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