Covina Argus from Covina, California on February 29, 1908 · Page 4
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The Covina Argus COV1NA, CAI.II'OKNIA. Kntered at the PostofTicc Covina, Cal., as second-class matter. Published every Saturday by the Co vina Argus Publishing Company, Inc. SUBSCRIPTIONS: One Year in advance Six Months Three Months Single Copies 11.50 .75 ..VI .0.' AnVKHTISKMKNTS: tMsplay advertisement at reasonable rates. Prices on application. Changes made an per contract. I-iincrs So per line each insertion. Twegal notices $1.00 per inch first insertion, 50 cents each subsequent insertion. COVINA. Feb. 29, 1'XJH. COVINA RAPIDLY GROWINO. Not a Kent House Can Be Secured Orange and Other Oroves in Demand. Ranch Land Advancing Rapidly. Covina is tho third Inrgoflt nhippnr of oranges in tho world; the largest in Los Angeles county. This fact Noimiod to havo ritt.ractfid the notice of ninny investors who are now seeking hornos find other investments In thfi Covina territory. Since the advent of the clo.ctrir; our lino values havo advanced and many wiles have been made at, these 'advanced prir.oH. Men of money would do well r,o invest in some rent houses in Oovlitn us wo are informed that thorn is not orio for rent find the. demand is very great. Several families wo /ire told wore compelled t,o seek </thor localities because of fa i it/re to secure any place l.o live. Tho reputation for its lands is growing so Unit, the djsmmid for grove lands will increase. There arc very few pieces of bind around Covlrm adapted to oranges, InmoriH and walriutH thai, could bo cut up and sold nnloHB Mr. Kigglns Hhould decide to put about, four hundred ncres of hifl ranch, which runs up to Grand avoriuo, on the market. Thore have been several men over hiN ranch this week and several prospective Extern buyers nre now considering, that mutter. Mr. J, W. RigglriB, the owner of the Riggins farm and ranch was asked the question on the streets of Covina this woek i( he would not out up his laud into five and ton acre blocks and sell it as It WHH so well udnpted to ornngoB and lemons. Mr. Kiggins replied, "I have just been over to my ranch, which in managed by my son, L. B. Kigglna, and loft instructions with him to got ten additional hands to make oilier improvements on the ranch. I have spent a groat, doal of monoy improving tin.) property and expect to spend considerable mure to make it, one of ih best improved places In Koutliorn California. I do not, know Urn!, I shall consider the matter of cutting it, up and Helling It now." Mr. Kiggins mado this investment less than a year ago and has been o/l'orcd a considerable advance on the pricio ho gave, which in another dornonstra- tion of the increasing values about, Covina." The Amon Block Threatened by Fire. Shortly before nine o'clock on Tuesday morning a fire started in the rooms at the renr of the Atnon block on K, Badillo, which for a time threatened the destruction of the entire building. It was another case of an old, leaky gasolene stove. The rooms were occupied by laboring men, Francis Martin, K. C. Robertson and B mnn named Lee. T^ee, returning from work, entered the room with a lighted pipe, unawarfiH that during his absence the fltove had sprung a le»k, filling the room with gas. An explosion immediately followed, Lee, however, escaping with only his hair singed. The fire departn e it responded promptly and prevented the destruction of the main building. It, was a Htriking demonstration of the splendid water pressure furnished by t.he Covina Land A: Water Company. For the first, time since the organization of the fire department the hooks and ladders were brought into play, the men under Chief Nigg doing magnificent work. The building WHH insured in the London <v. Lancaster Company, of which A. Warner is the agent, and the claim has already been paid in (nil. New Residence on Navilla Place. (!eo. W. Van VIlet has commenced the erection of a handsome 8!iOOO residence on the corner of Citrus avenue and Ntivilln Place, a new subdivision to be opened during the corning month. These lots are (iOx 17T) font, facing on a ')(! fool street. They will be placed on the market for 8025, with a 82000 building restriction. The property is high, the lots being from 0 to 11 inches above the street. Beaumont Sales Report. Considering the fruit that Thursday '« excursion had to he abandoned on account of had weather.tho week's sales are simply remarkable. They foot up to 87400, bringing the total ««Je8 since Sept. 14th, to 1178.009. The siileH are very rapidly approach ing the $200,000 mark and surpass all flittiiJqr records. AN OPPORTUNITY can be grasped by the forelock Take Advantage of Temple Dedicated at A/.usa. The new Masonic Temple at A/USH was dedicated on Monday evening and the occasion was one that will long be remembered in this valley. Most Worshipful Cirand Master (ioorge M. Porrino conducted the ceremonies, assisted by Very Wor- tmipCul Senior Orand Waidon Oscar Lawlor. There were more than ',200 guests proHont, including delegations from Monrovia, Kl Monte, Cnvina, (ilondora and Pomona. After tho dedicating exorcises there was a banquet and addresses were made hy Motors. Porrine and Lawlor. The now temple cunt 110,000. Extension Of Rural Route No. 1. On Monday the extension of Rural route No. 1 will g«i into elfeot. Tho route as amended will include all residents on Central avenue between (ilendoia and Sunllower avcnucu and west, on this street to the center lino of section 1. This addu two and out- half mil en to the present route und will serve nearly twenty additional families which formerly received their mail through the Char ler Oak i> li. H. Taylor Cash Store, (ilendora. Owing to indietiuctuoss in Cdpy furniMhecl the [iiinttrs, the llgiiiva quoted on liu.v and giuin in an i«hci list-mi-fit of tin- U. 1'. Tiijlur ('j[.sli Store mi I'Uffn sin'cn are »i"iij,v HeloK are (lie tnirrected prir(\s on thi'tie goodo. IJe.-it harluy day pi-r ton ?)ii. Till. Jit-hl uln-nl li;n' ifr ton #l;"j.riii. Fresh }.'n,,,ls ren-ivi-d daily. ('< vjna Priurmaev. The Methodists of the city will bo used to loam that their beloved pastor, Uov. Harry W. White, will again occupy his pulpit, as usual tomorrow. Brethren Church: Sunday-rshool 10a.m. Preaching 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Christian ' Workers' (i:13. Prayer mooting each Wednesday ovon- inu ht7.-:)0. A cordial invitation to any of theae services. The Presbyterian congregation will hold their service Sunday, Feb. 1, in tho auditorium of their new church. Sunday school 0:45 a.m. Preaching 11; subject, "Tho Price of Service. " Junior 3 p. m. V. P. S.C. 10., (!:i!0p in.. Ciospol service 7:30, subject, "Which Way Will You Take." Special music at all of those services. St.rangorn and friends most cordially invited. Any one wishing to unite either by lotted- or on confession of faith may do HO at either service Sunday. Worship at the JJaplist Church: Uible school 0:4511.11). Preaching at 11 .1. m. and 7:30 p.m. Morning theme, "A (iroat Vision and a Groafc- or Kijjilily. " Kvening theme, "How to Live Forever." Uible reading 3 p.m. 11. Y.P.U. (5:45 p.m. Topic, "Sonus of the Heart How (iod Leads Men." Leader, Kthol Casey. We are awlays glad to see any ono at all those services of the church. S. W. (iage, pastor. Services In the Church of tho Holy Trinity: ijuiixpiagcsima Sunday: Holy Communion, 11 a.m.; subject, "The Passing of Jesus of Na/areth. " Offertory solo, "There id a (ireou Hill," by Mr. McCarthy. Kvensong 7:30 p.in. This service will be a musical service of which tho order in part will bo: Quartet, "Incline Thine Kar," Mrs. lirunjen, Miss Herron, Mr. Sprotio, Mr. Marshall; solii, Mr. Johnson; duet, Mrs. Fuhr, Mr. Mai-shall; solo, Mr. McCarthy; solo, Mits F.velyn Fletcher; solo, Mr. Spriitte; anthem, "Praise tho Lord, O Jerusalem.' choir. By tnC Way, have you had a glimpse of his new line of EASTMAN KODAKS and supplies, as well as his latest stunts in viewing and mounting? Call and See Display 1 Apporntrrltnts Made by Telephone STUDIO, CITRUS AVENUE, COVINA Special Sale —ON- WHite Heath (aimed Readies We are over ^stocked on this brand of of peaches and are making an exceed' ingly attractive price until stock is re^ duced, They are 25c value, Our price for a short time is* One can 20c Two cans 25c Six cans $1,00 Brown & Bohri GROCERS SOMETHING NEW! Are you interested in: Saving Fuel and Labor In your home? If so, come and see demonstration of a DETACHABLE RETORT OIL BURNER FABRICK'S HARDWARE STORE Glendora Furniture Store Will make the following prices to any person who will bring this ad with them on or before March 15th: Mrs. Frank Jackson is entertaining her nioiher, Mis. Di-Ha White, > f I i ll'lldora. Mr*. N, I-;. King is •ngfsli(.n .if die from the l:t grippe. 9x12 Axminster 8*xlO* Axminster 9x12 Brussells 9x12 Brussells 8*xlO^ Brussells 6x12 Ingrain 9x12 Nehet 9x12 Cre 8x10 Cre $21.29 $ 18.49 $ 14.49 $ 12.00 $ 10.00 $7.50 $21.00 $8.00 $6.00 city price $28.00 city price $23.00 city price $18.50 city price $16.50 city price $14.00 city price $10.00 city price $25.00 city price $10.00 city price $8.00 And many other rugs at same reduction. Everything guaranteed as represented. Everything delivered free of charge. SEIMEARS i i i PROPRIETOR Phone 166 i

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