1915 A.C.I.D. work

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1915 A.C.I.D. work - VE BONDS L FDR 32500 - ACRE IRRIGATION JOB...
VE BONDS L FDR 32500 - ACRE IRRIGATION JOB Anderson - Cottonwood District Soon to Start Work on 480000 System ANDERSON July 10 At epedal meeting of tho board of director of the Anderson - Cottonwood Irrigation district a reaolutlon wu adopted In vlting tho State Bond Commission to Investigate all proceeding la connection with the election that Toted 410004 In bonds The Bond Commissions approval la - necessary In order to make the bonds a legal Investment for savings bank and school funds H W Knapp assessor for the Irrigation district reports that the - 00 acres of land la the Irrigation district not counting the Improvements baa an assessed value of l - 100000 Work of constructing the system by whloh 11500 acres of1 choice river bottom land in the upper Sacramento valley will be brought under dltoh will begin at an early date The cost will be leas than 11 per acre The annual upkeep of the system will be 1 1 per acre The SI BOO acres embraced within the district extend from the south limits of the city of Redding on the north along the west bank of the Sacramento river to a point Just oyer the Tehama county line and In addition to this a section on the east side of the Sacramento known as the Churn creek bottom and some 2000 acres on what Is known as the Stillwater plains The water for this district will be com eyed across the Sacramento In a steel syphon and will be lifted to the Stillwater plains district by means of a pumping station As a result of this development there Is a considerable activity In the realty market In this part - of the county The most notable deal reported Is that of the sale of the Ludwlg ranch two and one - half miles southeast of this city The property which consists of 320 acrea Is owned by Mrs Ellas Gardner and J P Stlce of Red Bluff This estats has long been one of the show places of the district There are 200 acres of the land In bearing fruit The price Is stated to have been 36 - 00O and the buyers a syndicate of San Francisco capitalists

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 11 Jul 1915, Sun,
  3. Page 54

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