Covina Argus from Covina, California on February 8, 1908 · Page 2
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 2

Covina, California
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Saturday, February 8, 1908
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COVINA A City Among ttie 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 country^com- lort. 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 AOENT J. B. COULSTON OWNERS CHAS. NICHOLl OWNEI < S Lots £ arid tip Kvery Modern Improvement *++++**f-+++-*-++*+4 RUINED THE SALOON The Pathetic Story of one Killed by Strong Drink. California Voice: Poor Minnie (Mark, ruined by tho opon Haloon, inakos this dyititf ap peal: Who but inyHulf, with perfect knowledge of lint stops which led mo out of virtue's path, should warn those who aro about to take tho track uway from purity and poaoo? Who but myself should voice tho cry of tho thousands of ruined ^irls, aKiiinst tho loathsome causo of their ruin boor and the Haloon? Only a few hourH, and I shall lie id tho silent K'ltvo; but iu my last iiioimmtH lot mo warn one and all; beware of beor! bowaro of novels! and Hhun tho wiloon I These throe wrought my downfall. AH you look upon my wad form, 1 botf you not merely to say, "That is what nho brought herself to;" but please toll the truth, and say, "That in where the American wiloon llninhed itnwork of dostroyiuH Minnie Clark. " This is the last sad act of a short but terrible tragedy. Tho one who llrnt. ollorcd me a ulas* of wine, the friends in whose homos 1 learned to drink beer, every bartender who t-o|.| jue drink, every one who bought drink for me, and every saloon owner and may 1 M" a step farther and those who have licensed ThoHO who bought me drink, TboHC who sold me the drink," iimiHt Hliitro with mo tit tho judgment bar of God. Tho HrHt Htop in my downfall was tho reading of novolH. I reveled in thoHO HtorioH with groat delight. They lod mo to tako tho second Htop. which WIH the thoator, then the dance,, and thon ciimo ovil HHBooiateH, drink and tho Haloon. And now at last, Oh, how daro I think of it! — a drunkard'H ^nivo for my body and Hull for my soul. In tho name of Him "who nhall jud^o the world," I appoal to you to exert your utmost ability auainst tho saloon intrenched behind I ho bulwark* of law. In tho namo of the ^irls whoso bodies are found MoatinK "i> tho rivorH, whoso corpses are in tho Cheap Land. Rich land; crops can be grown without irrigation; situated on line of Saute Fo near the town of Corcoran, Kings county; price 800 per acre; easy terms. Sole ntrent, J. H. Matthews, Argun block, Covina. today, and tomorrow in the mor- pot- tcr'H Held; in tho name of tho ^irln who tonight will be drinking in saloons; but more loudly I would plead iu the namo of pure, yoimt? KirlH who Noon will bo ruinod, liko myself- Oh, hoar me, ye eili/ons, and destroy I he .saloon, which destroy ed me ! Do you pity mo? Is your heart touched'.' Would you speak comfort to my sad, aching heart. You may. Not oaxetly to mo, but vou can pity, you can help to rescue tho j,'irls who aro start hip on this downward road to Hell. My life, which mi^hf have been a blessing in the world, now ends in :i terrible tragedy. Keeping Open House. Everybody is welcome when we feel good; and we feel that way only when our digestive organs are working properly. Dr. Kings's New Life I'ills regulate the action of the stoma<. h, liver a nil bowls so perfectly one can't help feeling ^ood when he uses these pills. 25c at Clapp's drug store. Tho Sniffling Britisher. The cold, self contained Ui'lHsher la mostly a dreadful fiction, and In situations that seem to him at all emotional he grows as snltlly wouuful as any mat- Inoc nilHrt.Sydney (N. S. \V.) Bulletin. About TeetK Movith germs and acids generated from food cause decay in teeth. The germs can he destroyed with antiseptic oils. The acids can he neutrali/ed tho sab-ou each of these has a , this solemn tragedy, and with milk, ot magnesia. part in nniM share the responsibility tor my di-cp fall. Had I not learne.l I.. | drink beer, 1 should have *hunncd I In- saloon. I t-h<iuld n<it ha\e been drawn in!" ihe ^oeiety ot such m<-n j and women whu helped me nqidh | (jownwanl, and who now do n«i inoiirn my l"s>, u,y di-^u'iace, and my mined h..ul. 1 do not turget that am to blame. Too well do I know 1 hat i iod holds n,o accountable l.,i all the dark | aM, i need n»l ai^'in- ttiis p/jinl, l)i ,1 I want I nis pnbli.-hed broitdra-t lor vhe 'like ot ..ther w;,ik one.- likr m\-ell. that "Thohi- wh,, lau^lll me t,. dliiik. Those >-sl;u uianu'acttiu-.l ihi-tliu k, Boiddent Tooth Paste is made with milk of magnesia I as a bast-; antiseptic oils to destroy [HTins; aromatics tor flavor; precipitated chalk as a polish. I'sr Boradent and add years to the lite ot your teeth. Al «U dru<iuli 25 cent* His Dream. Thf) Colonel — Do you believe In drenms? Little Jones—No. 1 tuurrled one:- I* nrton Opinion. Some trains of thought ('..» not carry much freight. I'hlladelphh Telegraph. Very Mu5h Alike. "Soo here. Pat," said his employer, "didn't you tell me that when you was out west the Indians scalped you'/ And j now you have jour hat off I sow you have an extraordinary quantity of hair! You certainly told me so, didn't you. I'at V" "Ol diil, nor," answered 1'at, "but Ol hear In iiioiud now that it was mo brudder MoiUe. It's thot. much we bo ti'oiUe that ul think Oi'm MoiUu an' Moike lie mo."— New YorU Times. British Manners. A man shoves past a woman on a stanva.-e or he leaves her standing w hiU' he slis. Hi- mines Into a erovvd- e<l piibhe room vvllli his hat on and talks loudly as it' all the place belon cil to liiin. Ills womankind t'.o ti same. At present ihe w urk in^man has tlie licst manners, the middle class th vsorsi. l.ady N'iolct (ireville in Lou ilon (iraphle. * * * * * * * * * * *- * * * * * * * * * * # # # # # # # * * * * * * # # * # * !* * ***# # Your Checking Be count Qualified. *• "And is \\'illie Y.mlcller really study- * iim medicine'.'" * 'Ye-., and he's ireltiiii: on famously. $• lie tuiil me sosterday 1 .was I.Mrklng *• ueil. and. l>\ Jose, I was!" Harper's * \\VeKlv. * * IN THE Covina National Bank AND YOPR SAVINGS ACCOUNT IN THE United States Savings Bank *! * ; *! *; *': *' *; *l * ' * * # * * ' * i #, * * * * * * * * * * # * # * * * * * # # * # Accounted For. » The Lecturer Did you see tliat tel- * less 1 svaiU out in the middle of my U-c- * tnre'r ( 'ommilteenia'.i i >h. \ es. He * \NUikS ill hi-~ sleep, yoll kliovs —L.V- * ceUiiiilc all-.i Taiclit. * on • ICI-:KS • -.1. H. OU'l, STUN', Pies. DK. J, D. KKKD, Vice-Pros. V. O. KNCLISH, Cashier J. H. Coolmau Samuel Fesler J. L. Matthews i '-car Mil'u-r .1. X. M.iurcr (.,. 11. White f •%, Will give you entire * satisfaction. Why not * open one now? -* Industry Is fortune's rU'lit hand aud frugality her lei'l. - Ucruiau I'loverV * * ******* T^******^* # * •* •# * * * -*# 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 LOW RATES EAST Choice of Three Routes Through the Rocky Mountains TWO DAILY TRAINS Los Angeles Limited Electrically Lighted THROUGH TO CHICAGO Any ai^L'tit anywhere can tell you all about it or write to KKNNKTH C. KKKK, Commercial Agent RIYKRSIDK Subscribe for the Hrgus,

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