Covina Argus from Covina, California on January 4, 1908 · Page 2
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 2

Covina, California
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Saturday, January 4, 1908
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COVINA-A City Among the Orange Groves THE COVINA VILLA TRACT Is absolutely the most beautiful suburban tract on the market today. Every lot a bargain. THE COVINA VILLA TRACT Is in the heart of Covina. Fronts on the electric line. Only 35 minutes from Los Angeles. THE COVINA VILLA TRACT Will be supplied with the purest mountain water, piped to every lot. Electric lights. Streets graded and oiled. Cement walks. THE COVINA VILLA TRACT Combines every essential city convenience and coveted cotlntry'cotn- iort. High and Grammar Schools. THE COVINA VILLA TRACT • Prices range from $200 to $600 and can be bought on small payments. THE COVINA VILLA TRACT Lots are the best investment on the market today. They possess every element to insure profitable returns. COVINA VILLA TRACT J. L. MATTHEWS SOLE AGENT J. B. COULSTON nil/MCf>ft CHAS. NICHOLI OWNE « S Lots $2OO arid uip Every Modern Improvement When Qoeths Dictated. • In WlHioIrn Bodo'st "8tndi<>« With i Goethe" an IntercHtlng chapter IB made /up from tho racolloctloiiN of his hint )secretary, ChrMlan Bchuclinrdt. Of •,Goctlic'H method wlierr ho dictated "Wlllielm MelHter" Bc-hudiurdt Hays: "He dictated with a certainty and ra- Iii.'Hty which made one fancy that ho was rending from a printed book. If thlH had been done lii quiet and without Interruption, I would not have marveled HO much. But while the work was proceeding there came the barber, tho hnlrdruHHer— Ooethe had his hair Hinged every other day and had It dressed dully—the library servant, often the former secretary, his clerk, all of whom had access to his study unannounced. Friends called, the barber gossiped, the librarian told about books newly received, sonic member of the family would enter and Join In the conversation, and Dually, when all was ngnln quiet, I would read the last Bcnteiice, and the dictation would proceed as though thero bad been no Interruption. Talked Too Much. In a certain village of New Hampshire there IH a quaint old character known as Moss Mcllln keenly alive to the truth of the old saying, "Silence is guidon," Mcllln's gift In this respect approaches genius, though ho \vn» fully aware of what he deemed his short comings therein. Mellln used to make mat tresses for « living. One day a native of the place entered his shop and asked. "Mows, what's the best kind of a mattress?" "Husks," was the laconic response of Doss. Twenty years later, KO runs the tradition, the same man again entered the shop and again asked wlmf, In the opinion of Mellln, was the best kind of a mattress. "Ktraw," said IJoss. "Straw? You told me husks was the best!" HUSH Mellln enillled a sigh. "I've nl- ways mined myself bv talkln'," said be. Annual 'Stockholder*'/ Meeting. Office of the Covina Irrigating Company. To the stockholders of the Covina Irrigating- Company: Please take notice that the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Covina Irrigating Company will be held at the office of the corp'oration in the City of Covina, County of Los Angeles, Htatc of California, on Tuesday, the Hth day of January. A. I). 1908, at 10 o'clock a.m., for the purpose of electing directors and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the meeting. 11. F. EIHVAKDK, Secretary. Dated Dec. 14, l'J07. Maiden Insurance, The Maiden Insurance company is a Blngnlar Denmark Institution. It Is confined to Die nubility, and the nobleman, us Houii as a female child Is born to him, enrolls her name on the company's bonks anil pays In a certain Bum and thereafter a tl.xed annual amount to the treasury. When thu young girl has .veaehed the a^u of twenty-one she Is entitled to a lixt-d Income and to an elegant suit of apartments, and tills Income and Iliis residence, both almost princely, arc hers until Mie ciller marries or dies. The Mil-July lias existed lor generations. It. lia« always pro*pcivd. Tliunks to Ir, poverty Mrii-Kcn o!d maids are unknown among the Denmark nobility. Inn every maiden lady lb rich uud Lappy. Assessment Notice. Columbia Land iSr Water Company, location of principal place of business, Covina, California. Notice is hereby given that at a regular meeting of the board of directors of the Columbia Land & Water Company, held oil' December «»th. 1007, an assessment of 500 cents per share was levied on the capital stock of the corporation, payable immediately in lawful money of the United States of America to the secretary of the corporation at his office in Covina, California. Any stock upon which this assessment shall remain unpaid on the Hth day of January, l'«)H, will be delinquent and advertised for public auction, and unless payment is made before, will be sold on the 2'Mh day of January, 1WH, at 8 p. in., to pay the cost of advertising and expense of sale. J. H. MATTHKWS, Secretary. Office of company on Hudillo street, Covina. N. II.--This assessment is for construction work on old well. Assessment Notice. Covina Garage and Machine Shop Association, location of principal place of business, Covina, California. Notice is hereby given that at a regular meeting of the hoard f directors of the Covina Guruge iv Machine Shop Association, held on December Kith, I''(l7, an assessment of 2.SO cents per share was lev led on the capital stock uf ttie assoeia tiini, payable immediately in lawful '.luiUt'V of the United i Stales of AineiK'a, to the secretary of the association at his ullice in Covina, California. Any stock upon which this assessment shall remain unpaid on the 13th day of January, 1WH, will be delinquent and advertised tor public auction, and unless payment is made before, will be sold on the ->rd day of February, I'-MIH, at 2 \>. in., to pay the cost of advertising and expense of 15. M. GIYKN, Secietary. iMliceof the association on C'trus avenue, Covina. California. The ('s>\ inii Valley S<u-m^s Hank ultt-i's \iiii ti sati' invest mrni fur \oiir idle fluids. We pay 1 ju-i- et-ul. i Siurt an :icc</uiU todiiy. j > Dr. J. D. Reed *"?**• Mr. New Rekrcient: Before you open your bank account in Covina come and see us. We can offer you every convenience and accommodation that safe banking will allow. Covina National Bank J. B. COULSTON, Pros. DR. J. D. REED, Vice-Pros. V. O. ENGLISH, Cashier DIRRCTOKS G. H. White V. O. English J. L, Matthews J. H. Cpolman Cha.s. Nicolai Samuel Fesler J. B. Coubston Madison Bashor We pay 4 per cent interest on term deposits in our United States Savings Bank We are new here ourselves and are here to stay and we believe that Covina is the coining city of the San Gabriel valley and are anxious to do oer part to make it so. If you don't want to open a bank account now, come in and get acquainted anyway. EVERYTHING IN HARDWARE Fine Builders' Hardware of all kinds, Tools, Paints, Oils, Glass, Stoves, Heaters and Ranges, Gas and Gasoline Stoves, Tinware, Graniteware, Rubber Hose, Cutlery, Gloves, House- Furnishing Goods. Potter's Hardware }. N, WILSON The Blacksmith With the most skillful mechanics and the best equipment we can do your work in the most workmanlike and best manner in shorter time and at a reasonable cost to you. Wo also carry a line of Farm Implements, Wagons, Etc, and if you are thinking of purchasing- a vehicle os any kind we invite you to call and look over our line and talk the matter over. We will guarantee you a square deal and save you a few dollars besides. Patrick H. Tally Cement Pipe Hanufacturer ALL SIZES AND IN ANY QUANTITY j i Estimates Furnished ! All Work Guaranteed j ! Yards, A::usu Avenue, just north of San Bernardino Road ! j Teh-phone, ilouie 3^4 l > Postoftiee Address, Covina '• ON SALE DEC. 26-27-28 from all Stations San Bernardino to Los Angeles. Rate $60.00, round trip to Denver, Colorado Spring-s and Pueblo. Return in 30 days BUYER $50 Jno. J. Ford Agent Pomona, Cal. Kates from Stations South of Lcs Angeles slightly higher. See Salt Lake Route Agents for full particulars, or apply to T. F. Bowers, Dist. Pass. Agent, 6U1 So. Spring St., Los Angeles, Cal. THROUGH SLEEPERS via SALT LALE ROUTE Subscribe for the Brgus*

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