Issue 13 and Volume 41.

TWO BIG COLORADO RESERVOIRS. At Cortez, Colo., the board of directors of the Montezuma valley irrigation district has recentlysigned the contract with the Empire Construction company for the purchase of the present water system of the Montezuma Water and Land company and its enlargement to cover an acreage of 60,000 acres. ‘The work includes the building of two large storage reservoirs and will take untile May T, 1908. to complete. In all, the contract calls for an expenditure of $79,500. which will he met by issuing bonds of the district. The election to ratify the contract is called for April 13, and it is predicted that it will carry by almost unanimous vote. The new land to he reclaimed is said to he the finest fruit land in the State.

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