History of Riverside County, California: With Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men and Women of the County who Have Been Identified with Its Growth and Development from the Early Days to the Present (Google eBook)
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Page 149 - An act to provide for organization and government of irrigation districts and to provide for the acquisition thereby of works for the irrigation of the lands embraced within such districts, and also to provide for the distribution of water for irrigation purposes," approved March 31, 1897, and contiguous or adjoining districts in or organized under the laws of other states.
Page 156 - ... fifteen per cent; and for the twentieth year a percentage sufficient to pay off said bonds; and shall bear interest at the rate of six per cent per annum, payable semi-annually on the first day of January and July of each year. The principal and interest shall be payable at the office of the Treasurer of the district. Said bonds shall be each of the denomination of not less than one hundred dollars, nor...
Page 26 - A Colony for California." He outlined briefly what was expected as to the establishment and carrying out of the proposed colony. He said : "We expect to have schools, churches, lyceums, public library, reading room, etc., at a very early date and we invite such people to join our colony as will esteem it a privilege to build them.
Page 25 - We do not expect to buy as much land for the same money in Southern California as we could obtain in the remote parts of Colorado or Wyoming, but we expect it will be worth more, in proportion to cost, than any other land we could purchase in the United States.
Page 25 - ... in good faith to improve his property. It is also proposed to lay out a town in a convenient locality, so that as many of the subscribers as possible can reside in the town and enjoy all the advantages which a firstclass town affords. We expect to have schools, churches, lyceum, public library, reading-room, etc., at a very early day, and we invite such people to join our colony as will esteem it a privilege to build them.
Page 25 - We wish to form a colony of intelligent, industrious and enterprising people, so that each one's industry will help to promote his neighbor's interests as well as his own.
Page 155 - Yes,' the board of directors shall immediately cause bonds in said amount to be issued : said bonds shall be payable In gold coin of the United States, in installments as follows, to wit: At the expiration of eleven years not less than five per cent of said bonds; at the expiration of twelve years not less than six per cent...
Page 156 - ... shall be negotiable in form, signed by the president and secretary, and the seal of the board of directors shall be affixed thereto.