with the Sierra Club this year but I am afraid that I could not get off from my work. I am holding the position of assistant secretary for Imperial Water Co No 5. this office is at a place called Holtville some fifteen miles southeast of the town of Imperial. I have been troubled with catarrah for a year or more and it was steadily getting worse so I decided to try the desert climate for awhile. I am in hopes that it will help me. This is a very dry, hot climate, 120º at times, and ought to dry the catarrah out of the system.There has been a wonderfull change in this country with the bringing in of the Colorado river water. Something over 125,000 acres has been placed under cultivation in the four years since it opened and it gives promise of being a very productive section.The soil is all silt deposits
San Diego Co. [Calif.]
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