Covina Argus from Covina, California on January 4, 1908 · Page 6
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Turkith Parrltry. Ti/rklsh bonjesbobs are simply a tut plate of iron with a bole In the middle. In hl» volume of "Personal Adventures" Colonel J. P. KobertBon d«- flcribes the extraordinary method of preparing the borae to lx» short. Tho farrier takes a good long rope, doubles it and knots a loop at the end to about the size of a good large horse collar. Th»s Is put over the horse's head after the manner of a home collar, the knot resting on the horse's chest Then the two ends of rope are brought between his logs. Each rope, then Inken by a man, IB liltdiwl on to the fetlocks of his hind legs and brought through the loop In front; then j by n hard, steady pull the hind legs are | drawn up to the fore legs, and the horse falls heavily on hl» side. All four feet are then fled together by the fetlocks, tlie horse IH propped up on his back, and the furrier alts quietly down beside him, takes off all the old shoes and puts on new. When the work Is finished the horse Is untied and allowed to get up. Crab Hat 2,000,000 Joint*. The cm I) known as tho scale tailed npus WHS believed to have become extinct In flreat Itrltaln flft.y years ago, tbo last; recorded specimens being tak- rm In the ponds on Hampstead heath. But, now It has turned up again In some numbers In two ponds on I'rcs- ton Morse, near Hoiilhwlok. In Klrk- rtidbrlghrshlro. Aliotit two and n half Indies long, the npus bears n very striking likeness to llnil remarkable, CVOallirO, t!l(- kill,g Crab, 11.11(1 IlliS I)'!- | cruise (lie fore pai't of tho body i« covered by a groat semicircular shield or carapace, while, an In (lie king crab, It swims on KM back. In th<; great number of Its logs the scnlo lulled npiin has few rivals, while In I ho iium- bor of the points • which those share between thorn no other creature etui The naturalist Scliafl'cr once lyed tho task of counting them nnd made tho magnificent, total of 1.SOU.- 00-1. Latrollo put: down tin.- number at a round 2,000,000.--London (jraphlc. German Universities. Tho examination for the degree of doctor of philosophy In the (jerninn universities will he Hiilllclently Illus- trnled by giving In hrief the require- ineutH In the ..University of .lona. Tin; candidate after gaining permission to enter for the degree presents n short: Hketch of his life In Lullii or (Jormuii, a maturity eortli'lealo, evidence of at. least three years of academical Htudy, evidence that ho IniH enjoyed a good reputation up to tho present time, an original Helentltle treatise In Oerinan In hl» own handwriting n,nd a written declaration on word of honor and oath that the thesis IH the candidate's own / compoMttlou. The puymuiit of 240 marks Is required. In the oral examination ?uf Subject of ehl«}f dinportance IH that of which the thcalH treats, while tho candidate la allowed to welect two minor subjects. After this examination, nnd the distribution of 280 copies of tho tluwlH to the faculty tho degree la conferred.—School Bulletin. ln»cct Hypnotism. "Did you ever know," said I ho hypnotist as he p!uyed with a curious, glittering hypnotlx.lng machine of crystal and silver, "did you ever know that hypnotism Is practiced among insects?" "No." "Well, It Is a fact. A queen bee can hypnotl/.o her whole hive whenever Bho wants to. Hhe makes a curious humming sound, and wlllilu a moment or two overy boo in the colony, falls Into a hypnotic trance. "The death's head hawk moth is itlnu a hypnotist of groat power. This creature, indeed, makes Us living out of hypnotism. Knlerlug a hive, It: makes a Hound not unlike the queen bee's note, nnd, the bees Immediately sinking Into slumber, the. moth proceeds to plunder at Its leisure."--New Orleans Tlnuw I)emocr;it. Free Consent of the People. The "pioneer American 1 H-iuocr.il" WHS the llev. Thomas Hooker of t'on- neetlcui, who, inn m-rmon In Harll'urd in the yenr Hi.'!.'!, said, "The fouiida lion of nil nulhi.ii'll.v IH lirslly laid In (he free consent of ihe people." There, In cmhr.vo, were Ihe Devolution and the great republic. In Ihe "Fundamental orders of Connecticut." Inspired by HooUcr and adopted at Hartford in Kl.'iS, we have the llrst written constitution known In history that created a government, And that government WHS as near a perfect deinoiTJlcy as the world has ever HCCII. Ni-\\ f York American. Got Into the Pulpit. A Mmltaon avenue pastor who tfke* to fo* first In the eyes, oars and hcartii of bis con#reffflMon had occasion to dlscn»s seriously with his curate one of that young man's "hnbltii." "There have lx>en complaints," said the pastor severely, "that you talk too much. Not fcoastp, understand—oh, no, nothing of that sort—but certain parishioners have found you loquacious— long winded, one might say. At a christening, at a wedding, at a fnnornl or at any little meeting over which you may be called to preside you talk much more than Is nocoHsnry. That may in time become a K«;rloiis fnult. There are certain prescribed forms for those occasions, yon know. Now, If you would only keep your discourse down to the proper length"The curate braced Ulm«e!f for fight. "I could keep inyBcIf down," he Interrupted, "If I was allowed to talk n IHHo some place else. The trouble Is I'm seething with a certain amount of talk that I've got to got rid of. If I wns allowed to preach a regular sermon once lu awhile that might relieve the strain, but as I am denied thnt outlet I have to selxe all those other opportunities and deliver little sermons then. The only way to keep a curate or anybody else from talking too much when he shouldn't talk Is to let him talk some when he has a right to talk.' "I>ear me!" said the pasjor mildly. The next .Sunday evening the curate occupied the pulpit. New York Hun. Dislocation. A superintendent In the elementary schools nf New York city was making his dreaded rounds among (lie teacheru of a girls' school. Hi; suddenly opened the door of .>nc class room and asked (lie (eacher In charge: "What: are you d'l'ng In nature study V" .She hurried out of the room and fetched out si biiHkcl. of bones. "\\'o are taking up the vertebrates," she remarked. "Very good, Indeed," said tho superintendent, and ho hurried out pleased with thin evidence of Industry find Interest In school work. Hull' :iu hour Inter he appeared In n neighboring room and, taking a com- prc'",;iiHlve glance?, icmarkcd, "What have yon done In nature study?" .Sho, too, from somewhere fetched out a basket of bones. "It seems to me that I L.iVe seen thla basket: of bones In another room he- fore," vcnhircd I lie superintendent. "Sir," she indignantly replied, "theso are my own bones!"—New York Times. Order to Show Cause why Order of Sale of Real Estate Should Not be Made. In the Superior Court of the State of California, in and for ihe County of Los Angeles. In the matter of the estate of Santiago L. Martinez, deceased. It it ordered, by the Court, that all persons interested in the estate of said deceased, appear before the said Superior Court on Monday, the 27th day of January, 1908, at 10 o'clock a. m. of said day, at the Court Room of *aid Superior Court, Department 2 thereof, in the Court house, in said County of Ixw Angeles, State of California) to show cause why an order should not. be granted to the Administrator of said estate to sell so touch of the real estate of said deceased as may be necessary. And that a copy of this order be published at least four successive weeks in the Covinn Argu.i, a newspaper printed and published in said County of Los Angeles, JAMES C. RIVES, Judge of the Superior Court, Dated December 2.1, 1907. A. M. Pence, attorney for said estate. 1-18-08 Notice. The regular annual meet'ieg of the stockholders of the Covina Valley Savings Hank will be held at its banking rooms on Tuesday, January 14, 190H, at 10 a. m., for the purpose of electing directors and transacting any other business that may come before the meeting. J. C. F-IIJTCIIRSON, Jr., Cashier. December 7, 1007. Delinquent Notice. Office of the Covina Irrigating 1 Company, principal place of business, Covina, Rowland Township, County of IXM Angeles, State of California. There are delinquent on the fallowing described stock on account of assessment No. 44, levied on November 15th, 1907, the several amounts set opposite th«s uames of the respective shareholders as follows; NAME No. No. Amt Cert. Shared G. J. Bates 1781 11.50 3575; Julia A. Brown 1783 2 50 1.25 Valentine C. Carey 2000 30 15.00; Cecelia Feenan 1912 60 30.001 Jane Ru*«ell 1478 3 2.50 (deceased) Fannie M. Smith 16.50 20 10.00 j And in accordance with law and an i order of the board of directors, made i on the 15th day of November, A. D., i 1907, no many shares of each parcel of ! such stock as may be necessary will be ! sold at public auction at the office of the company in Covina, California, on the 8tH day of January, A. D , 1908, at the hour of 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, to pav said delinquent assessment thereon, together with the costa of advertising and expenses ol sale. H. F. EDWARDS, Secretary. Covina, Cal., December 19, 1907. Stowell Fumigating Co. EXPERIENCED. PRACTICAL FIMIOATORS Work Guaranteed. Prices Reasonable. Phone 177, Charter Oak Phone 199, Covtoa PER THOUSAND FEET GAS $1.5O Once a consumer of gas, always a gas enthusiast. Order now, Covina Valley Oas Company Fertilizer Agent, Wanted.—Local agent to sell Swift's Pure Animal Fertilizers; alno Nitrate of Soda, Sulphate of Potash, Phosphate, (liiiino, etc. liK|nire of Carroll JJ. Smith of ]{cdlandt>, for ruirtic- ubifu Notice. The regular annual meeting of the stockholders of, the First National Rank of Covina, Cal., will be held at its banking rooms on Tuesday, January 14, 1908, between the hours of 10 a. in. and 4 p.m., for the purpose of electing a board of directors and tiansact- irig any other business that may conic before the meeting. W. M. GRISWOLD, Cashier. December 7, 1907. We have several cash buyers for residence lots and ranch property. Also from 81000 to £5000 to loan on first mortgage. I. C. Fairly Co. Northside Meat Market CHAS. A. SIMMONS, Prop. We carry nothing 1 but the best. Prices Reasonable. A Talc of Two Parroti, An old maid had n parrot whoso fn- vorlte expression was, "I wish the old woman wus dead." Thin worried her n great don), and one day when the uilnlHter called sho Spoke to him about 11. He said ho had a parrot which only siild religious tltlngH and that he would bring It over Borne time and see If It would not break her bird from using Its favorite expression. Ho one night they were going to have n 'meeting In her house, nnd he gathered up his parrot nnd took it with him. When 1m went In he hung hln cngc up near where the old maid's was hang- Ing, The mooting wan being ^pencil with prayer, and all of a sudden her parrot Midil: "I wish (lie old woman was dead." The minister's parrot cocked his head and, looking at th« other parrot, In n solemn voice said: "\Vo beseech I bee to hear us, good Lord."—Judge's Library. AH Meats Government Inspected. ORDERS SOLICITED AND DELIVERED. Shop just south of S. P. Depot. Home. Phone 1144 For a Short Time Only Special Sale Rugs and Matting +J • -• • ^ »•• ' , «^7 Glendora Furniture Store See 9x12 all wool guaranteed for $8.50. Reg-ular price at other stores 10 to 12 dollars. FOR SA.LB Good Orange Land Unimproved, near Covina, also orange groves, 3, 5 and 10 acres, close in, oa electric road, suitable for subdivision. J. H. MATTHEWS CO. Sole Agents, Covina POMONA STEAM LAUNDRY If you want the BEST WORK at the MOST REASONABLE PRICES give us a trial. TWENTY YEARS' experience has taught us the CHEAPEST and BEST way to do your laundry. With first-class equipment our work and our methods are sanitary and up-to-date. Leave Your Bundles at Rich's or phone him and the wagon will call anywhere in Covina or vicinity. LORBEER BROS. n> F\ /\. SEIWERS Phone office Residence 3254 W. L. Griffiths A. Warner J. C. Thompson GRIFFITHS, WAIER & THOMPSON Orange Groves, Walnut Orchards, Alfalfa and Walnut Lands. Covina and Baldwin Park Lots Selling Agents E. J. (Lucky) Baldwin's Lands Home Phone 1089 Branch office, Baldwin Park COVINA, CAL. The Argus Turns Out First-Class Job Printing A Delicate Task. "Tint m'wspupt'rs," Naiil llu- orator Holcmuly. "div not toll ilu> truth." "Perhaps nut," aiiswerod ilio oditur ivgrrl fully. "We do our best; Inil. ymi liliuw, there Is liiilhiiiLC more clMlicull thai) to tell the (mill ill II \VM.\ ; hal Won't put it up t" some one In clwl- Icu^i; your viTurlty." •-- Witslilnglou Htar. His Ambition. "To tlilnU." salil tlu visit,ir. "that you will liuve, to go through life an ex- convict'" "Well, mi-is," replied Crowbar < 'hunk*, "to tell yon the truth, just at present there ain't nothing I'd like more to ho." —-Exchange. Her Genero'jity. lie—1 wl*h that you wore poor, t-o that you would |H> willing to marry me. She--Kvidi'iitly I am far more Kuncrou!) than you. I wlt*li you were rich, bo that 1 might bo willing to mar ry you.—Exe Rotation of Crops. II seems that every force In nature Is trying to compel the farmer to practice a rotation of crops. If corn Is grown for several years on the same ! plat, the land will he Infected with all j manner of Insects, from the rout worm 1 and lim«i> to the Insect that eats the tassel. The farmer who grows wheat year after year on Ihe same plat of I gr»mii| has the Hessian lly and (lie | ehlncii bug lo contend with; cotton i planter airl ti«bacci> planter have each I Insects |<> lli;hl and fungous diseases to i overcome because one crop lias been 1 grown continuously for a number of i years on the same plat. If relation Is i practiced these Insvcls and db'easi's may he ln-hl In check. II' rotation Is not followed mi remedy will destroy or overcome them.--Southern Cultivator. Dogberry's Poetry. j (living ovl'U'iuv at Mavylcbone, n young constable salil he round a dagger on a man he had arrested. "A. what'r" Mr. 1'lowden asked as tho constable held the weapon up to view. "\\'hy call It a dagi;erV H lias not tlie slightest resemblance to one." "Well," faltered the constable, "a sheath Unlfe." Mr. I'lowden returned: "Yes. Now, try In future to be less p|> imvsipic iii your descrlpl ions. Ymi < annul he ino matter of fad MI the \\itin-.-s l.ox. I dare say you have leanings lowanl poetry in your nature, but you must stlilo them in ilit- \\liuess box." London Sl.iiulaiil. «*• * t 4» , Why Don't You Move to Covina? * ! -* -*« * * 4> * * ; I liujunious. ! "Now," said Mrs (ioodart, "If you | do a Hi(U> work for me, I'll give you a l< jjooii nu-al after awhile." |, "Say, lady." replied Hungry ILiwkes, | "you'll Kit nit' cheaper If \er gimme ; dc meal now. \\'ork always gives me , i a fierce apiu'tlu 1 ."- l-'Acliati^i!. ; Not His Fault. Tlie Ylcar 1 was surprised to see your husband wail; out In I lie middle of my sermon last Mniih'.y. Mlti. JotU'a : • YSMI must really forgive him. He'd a i j sonuiambulttU uiul walks iu hid sleep, ' you know. —I.uuilou Oplulon. HOI.I.KN'HKCK STKKKT Covina otters} you homcMles at reasonable figures; miles of beautifully sliaik-*! struts; ya^,, electric lights and telephones; yraitminr and^ugh schools in everv particuiar above criticism; electric and steam transportation to and from- Los."Angeles. Covina,will give you mountain scenery that is a daily inspiration; a climate without frr. s u and unscaked by fogs; mountain and well water in abundance. Besides all these ideal conditions in which to live, Covina offers the best chance to the investor, the-business man, the agriculturist and horticulturist. Why don't you come here and enjoy life? THE A.KGUS will be sr'ad to furni-h anyone interested with further information.

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