Covina Argus from Covina, California on January 4, 1908 · Page 4
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The Covina Argus COVINA, CALIFORNIA. KntcrcYj at the Postoflice Covina, Cal., as necond-clasa matter. Published every Saturday by the Co- Vina Argus Publishing 1 Company, Inc. SUBSCRIPTIONS: One Year in advance Six Months Three Months Single Copies $1.50 .75 .M .Ob ADVKRTI8KMRNTS: Display advertisement at reasonable rates. Prices on application, Changes made as per contract. Ltner^5c per line each insertion. Legal notices £1.00 per inch first insertion, 50 cents each subsequent insertion. CO VINA. Jan. 4, 1008. The Crisis Abroad—and At Home. The financial difliculticH of the United States arid Germany arc being triumphantly adduced by Free Traders as proof of the evils of protection. They might, with equal justice, attribute the San Francisco earthquake to the Dingley tariff, or the German army scandals to the financial methods of Prince ijuelow. The truth is that neither protection nor free trade is responsible for the waning of the great industrial boom—a boom in which all manufacturing nations, and especially thonc whose industries arc protected by a tariff, have participated. It has been generally rccognix.ed that a period of depression was bound to succeed the long spell of phenomenal commercial activity which has prevailed, arid no fiscal system has been or can be invented which will prevent the recurrence of such periods. Moreover, if protection is to be blamed for the present trouble of America and Ger- manv, to what cause arc we to attribute the rising returns of unemployment and pauperism in free trade Great Britain? In Sunderland, it i» stated, there are 30,000 people without the means of obtaining food, and the distress in Uattersea and other districts of London has reached an acute stage. It may safely be left to experts to determine the causes which have led to a depression which ia likeiy to increase arid to continue for a considerate time. It is certain, however, that over-development, speculation, and" the mania for "getting rich in a hurry" H;/..,. )-.vrr,,iv h>!li!< > n<'pd the situation. _- _ - _ , »,. . ^ _• j !,» -. ( „ AAi for the notion that^protection has " itj ntiy way "aggravated" the crisis, all the evidence available tends to sljow, on the contrary, that it has had tty'e very opposite tendency, and prom- isies to assist, instead of retard, recovery in the future. But, whatever the causes of the present set-back may be, the fact remains that, under a system of high tariffs, Germany has developed from an agricultural into u great industrial nation, menacing Itriti.sh trade in every quarter of the globe, and that the United .States has enjoyed for the last 14 years such a degree of industrial prosperity as the world ban never before «een. Great Britain has, naturally, participated to Koine extent in a prosperity which lias been world-wide, but her protected rivals have been able to secure the lion's share, and much of the business that has come her way has been due to the fact that we have been unable to cope with the orders offered tons. Free trade, so far from having contributed to Knglund's prosperity, has prevented its fuller development, for it has thrown open her markets to the competition of foreigners, who having their own secure home market, have been able to manufacture on so liirgca scale as to undersell' Knglund's own manufacturers in their own markets. "Ill (lod We Trust." CotnmotuHiig PrcHiilont Hoimovolt /or tho iimiHHion of tho motto, "In (Joel \Vo TniHt" DII tho now M«v. kolioit ,1. Itunlotto tuki'H with tlioNtt carpiirs who luivo hcon loud in criticism. !lo said: Thorn in no moic rcvcrcnco in the wordn on our money than tlierc IN in tnxtH of Script tiro printoil on ninlri ap.il Hcatlnoi! about (lit* nln<rts liko imurlH lo b« trampled undue tlu-, I'tvl, of or mi'ii. All our coiiiH of higher viiluu liriir thu iiiHcrini ion now. And I Intro haa never bctui u time in tho hititury of America when we trusted (iod Ivan Mild nerved IHHIHIIIUII moro than we liuve done in tho past few years. When \\o remember what uttur ignoring of Hie nuhlo sent iineiil, mill o.ir huse, insaiH', sordid svorship of tile cniii which lieiUti it, has iluiie for lib; hu\Y ii has lowered our stand { i id of I'oiiiiwivi'il intt'tii'ii.v ; de titiki'd our business life ; coi i 'upled out ! M-II.SU of honor; jiolluted our poll tit's; hi'iit represt'iilativi's, in con ! j.'11'bH anil I'liilrii Stall's .senators, | iiii'iiiber.s ot Miilu legislating s und li.uyors ot (Mi-at cities 1,1 i \\<- peni i ttuliui ii-h ; how it has math- this i proud and might? notion a hiding nnrl n by-word among the penples of the nnrth; how it has covfirftrt tifl with nliBTJie na n anrment-~wf? ought to be glad to sfif! the hyrioorltirwl whine from our coin, If, hns no j f! there.—I'uHarlcnn News. i Bell Ringers. f Editor Reed of tho Chino Cham-j piori is seriously 111. Kee.l is n bright, young fellow and his fellow newspaper men hope for his tariy recovery. The relehrntf-fl English Boll Ring- fTH, who attract crowd'-rl houst.s evorywlifre, will give an entertainment in Covina on Friday evening, Jfinnarv 21th, 1908, under th« ans- 1 pices of the Lfidir-s' Aid of the M. E. j eh'irch. The musical numbers will he intf rspersed by readings. A New Jersey judge has decided Unit when n man keeps only $1 n week out of his wages his wife is not morally justified in snspeeting him of lending a double life. Our confidence in the judiciary remain* unshaken, comments the Berkeley Reporter. Asked what, boon in life she would select if she hnd the power to do so, an old lady of the city remarked that she would not choose- wealth because ot its responsibilities, she would not demand beauty because of itfi strain upon character, nor would she ask for health, glorious a gift as it, is. "I would ask," she said, "for a sunny disposition as the boon which confers more happiness upon its owner, and more happiness upon those with whom one comes into contact than any other which falls to the lot of a human creature." Governor Olllott is planning to put tho bank examiners of tho state into line so that there can bo nu repetition of Hiioh failure as that of tho California Hafo Deposit and Trust Co. of Han Francisco. The governor's idea is that the state shall be divided into several districts and that tho commissioners shall follow around in each other's districts, no one commissioner examining tho name bank twice in succession. In this way there could bo no collusion between the commissioners and tho banks, and one element of danger would thereby be eliminated. Cheap Land. Rich land; crops can bo grown without irrigation; situated on line of Sarite Fo near the town of Corcoran, Kings county; price SCO per acre; easy terms. Sole agent, J. H. Matthews, Argus block, Covina. Brethren Church: S. R. 10 a. rn.. Preaching at 11 a. m. und 7 p. m. Christian Workers 0 :15. Subject for ovoning service, "Divine Disappointments." Everyone wolctomo. G. T. Chomborlatu, pastor. Church of. tho Holy Trinity: Second Sunday after Christmas. Holy Communion, ] 1 a. m. Subject, "Tho Visit of tho Wise Men." Kven- Ing, 7 :,')() p. m. Subject, "Tho Now Year." Ofl'ortory anthem by the choir. Sunday School !J:-15 u. m. Presbyterian services will bo hold in the loot lire, room of tho now Presbyterian church next Sunday morning. Sunday School at 0:15. Preaching at, 11 a. m Subject, "Ro- llodtions. " Services of evening will bo aniKiiinood later. All mont cordially invitod to atloml. Paul (J. Slovens, pastor. Christian Church: Rev. W. G, Conloy, pastor. Sunday School, !):lf>. Preaching by tho pastor, 11 a. in. Subject, "Ilighor Ideals." Junior Kmleavor, U. Souior Hndca- vor, 0:1)0. Preaching, 7:110. Sub joot, "Tho Old Year and tho Now." A cordial invitation extended to all. Baptist Church: Biblo School, ',):!!") a. m. Preaching sorvicoH at 11 a. m. and 7:110 p. m. Morning thumn, "A Now Year's Mes.sugo." KvtMiing theme, "Tim Now Displacing thu Old'.' U. Y. I'. U. at <i:iri p. in. AH wo bt<giu the New Year let each olio render to tint Lord that, that is hid own. Come to His house mi each of His days. Tho now PI>WH are iis;\v in and there in room for all. \ on aro wanted at, these tiorvic.os. The regular nervines of tho Methodist church will bo hold on Suiujay in Rtcd's Hail Tho morning Her vice will have an a special feature an address by the pu.stor on the "Moaning of Church Membership." tot lowed by thu reception of mciiiheis into the fellowship of (lie cliurcli. At tho ovoning aervice there will In special music by tho orchestra ami a ••erini.:-, by tho pastor, Rev. II. \V. I Whito, M. A. Sunday School at I It: Ifj; Junior l.caguo at II. Inter- ' mi 1 Hate and Senior League:* at (i 'in. j \ on aie '-onliully united to attend! all of those service.-. \Ve aim to ' in ke tliib a h»nieliki cLiuich. Will Represent the Governor. Col. and Mrs. f. M. Chapman leave on Monday for San Diego to ho present Tuesday at the unveiling of the memorial monument erected to the victims of the IJennington disaster. (Tol. Chapman goes as the personal representative of Governor Gillett, who' on account of pressing business engagements of a public nature in the northern part of the state, will be unable to he present. Card of Thanks. To the friends who came to us in our hour of trouble, and contributed all that human kindness could suggest, to help and comfort, we return most heartfelt thanks and although such devoted friendship cannot remove the sad memories that linger, it brings into view the brightest side of humanity and throws the pure light of an unselfish friendship into a darkened home. Charles Byerley and family. The Qreen-narshall Co. Pure Mixed Paints. and their high grade varnishes will give satisfaction, even to the most skeptical painter. Their mixed paints will stand this const climate longer, owing to the fact that the Green-Marshall puro pa in to are composed of pure white load, pure oxide of zinc, ground in pure linseed oil. Those paints and varnishes can be obtained here at tho paint and paper store of Mr. C. II. Kistler. Bids Wanted. Bids wjll be received by tho Gleu- doru Citrus Association at Glondora, Cal., for the following work to bo performed at the packing house of tho association at Charter Oak, Cul. : Unloading shook from cars and stacking in packing house cellar, making and labeling boxes to be stacked rfs per instruction of foreman of packing house. All boxes to have 54 nails per box, two cleats to u6 liiiiicu On liOX "With o-jieiil)y Hfii Is. Bids to bo opened January 10th. SECRETARY. Glendora Citrus Association, Assessment Notice. Profitless Belt Water Co., location of principal place of business, San Diuias, Los Angeles Co., California. Notice is hereby gijeu that at u regular mooting of tho Board of Directors of tho Fro.stless Belt Water Co., hold on Thursday, Jan. 2, 1008, an assessment, of 100 cents per sbaro was levied on tho capital stock of tho corporation, payable immediately in lawful money of the United States of America to tho secretary of tho corporation at hia oilico in Covina, California. Any stock upon which tho assessment shall remain unpaid on the 3rd day of Feburary, 1!)08, will he delinquent and advertised for public auction, and unless payment, is mutln bi'foro, will bo Hold on tho 24t.ii day of February, 1SIOH. at 2 p. m., to pay tho cost, of advertising and expense of Halo. U. M. GIVEN, Secretary. Oflico N. Citrus Avo., Covina, Cal. Notice. The reinilar annual meeting of the stockholders of the Coviua National Hank, of Covina, Cal., will be hold at its tiankinu roo us on the second Tuesday (the 14th) of January, 190M, at the hour of 3 p. m., for the purpose of electing directors anc} transacting any other liusiut'ss that may come before the mooting. V. O. KNGMSH, Cashier. Dei-ember 7, I'HlT. Notice. The regular annual moctiug of the stocklu,liters ot tho United States Savings Hunk, of Covina, Cal., will ho held at its banking rooms on the sec- mid- Tuo!»dav(tho 14th) of January,1'HiK, at tho hour of I p. in., for the purpose of electing directors and transacting any other business that may come before the meeting. V. (). KNGI.ISH, Secretary. December 7, l')07. Jshnssn & Migg BLACKSMITHS Blacksmithing uf nil Kinds Our Specialty VETERINARY SURGEON DR. R. J. RAMAQB Honor Graduate, Toronto College 'LREATS ALL, ANIMALS 831 So. Los Angeles St., next to Alexandria Stables. LOS ANGELES Office Phone Home E 3351, Res, Phone Main 5162. Calls by telephone or letter day or night carefully attended to. Charges moderate. 809 South Mill Street Los Angeles, Cut. Strong 1 , original, practical, SUCCKSS- xi;r,.' "BETTRRNK.5B" its distinctive quality. Open entire year—begin when ready. POSITIONS SKCURKIJ. Write us to-dav. (ovina Planing Mill J. C. NALE, Prop. GENERAL MILL WORK All kinds of jobbing carpentering- and cabinet work. Store and Office .Fixtures. -See me before building- HAY FOR SALE First-class alfalfa, barley artd wheat hay delivered. C. A.GRAFTON Home Phone 2128 WATCHi for the announcement of our big- HOUSE-CLEANING SALE James Corbett General All kinds of general and heavy Blacksmithing. We manufacture Ridgers, Orange Racks c.nd Box Presses Horseshoeing o Specialty Home Phone 63 Shop West Badillo St, Csvina Howel! & Howell BREAD Light, Sweet and Wholesome FRESH EVERY DAY AT Brown's and Crenshaw's ^ Cake and Confectionery Wagon through valley daily. (OVINA imm HUTCHISON BROS., Props. All kinds of hauling- and Furniture Moving-. Specially prepared to move pianos PROMPT SEKVICK. PRICKS RIGHT. Office oo Citrus Ave. Covina, Cal. Home Phone 108 Harness, Saddlery and Supplies for Horse and Stable The riyht goods at the ri^'ht price. COVINA HARNESS & SADDLERY CO. Phone Home 1170 REO PKICKS Runabout i'ti75.i'ii> Touriny Car f 140.) <>0 Shop on Citrus Av«^ ; H. D. Blanchard, Agent which we mentioned several weeks ago, but deferred on account of the big holiday rush. We are now invoicing. When we get through there will be many attractive bargains in many lines offered. LOOK FOR OUR AD NEXT WEEK Brown & Bohri COVINA, CAL. ROYAL Baking Powder Absolutely Pute Makes delicious, healthful foot/. A pure, croam of tartar Powder^ A can of Royal Baking Powder contains many more teaspoons full of baking powder than a. can of the heavy acid-laden phosphate or atom powders. A. G. Qant CEMENT CONTRACTOR We do everything in first-class cement work and it will pay you to get our figures on your job, large or small. Home Phone 59 Good Groceries We carry a fresh stock of staple and. fancy groceries. Our veg-etables are the best to be had. Our teas and coffees are excellent. A large stock of canned goods, pickles, olives, hams, bacon and bakery goods. Try our butter. The Depot Grocery ROBT. CRENSHAW, Prop. Pioneer Machine Shop GARRISON & HISBEE, Props. Automobile, Gasoline Engines and Bicycle Repairing BUILDERS OF PIONEER BICYCLES 11 me Pl>« i HNiS Bemis Block

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