Covina Argus from Covina, California on April 11, 1908 · Page 6
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 6

Covina, California
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Saturday, April 11, 1908
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ORANGE AND LEMON $10 per Acre and Cheap Transportation to Eastern Markets. j Situated in the famous Ilucstcca Valley on water transportation of the Panuca River to Tampico, the rapidly growing- part of Mexico. Regular steamboat s^rvi;: to and from property. In the La Bolsn Colony, consisting of 20,000 acres. A townsite has been laid out and tracts of 5 acres adjoining- al $125 to $135 each, and also subdivisions of fifty acres each at $10 per acre. Terms, one third cash and balance in (> months and 9 mo.; 8 per cent on deferred payments. Discount given on tracts of 500 acres and up. Fine hunting and fishing. For further particulars apply to MATTHEWS & COMPANY, Local Agents, or MOATS, FOWLER & DIBBLE Box 168 TAMPICO, MEXICO Power of Habit. 'The power of hublt WIIH Htriklngly Illustrated not long ago In u shirt Tvnlst factory. One woman who hud •done nothing I'tit BOW up the seams of sleeves for four years was taken off that particular Job mid was asked to vu» up Koains In the body of the •waists. She complained that the change made her so nervoutt that «he tould not work. '"But what !H the difference'.'" asked Ihe foreman. "There In nothing but a •f,IrnIglit Keam here, Just the name as ^•oii have been used to." "L know," replied the woman wllli true feminine logle, "but It Isn't tileeves." And It did Indeed prove to be a fact: that owing to her four yearn of steady •work on sleeves II: look her fully dial many weeks to overcome her nervous- tn.'.HH snlllclent ly lo run the machine at Jicr accustomed speed when sewing another part of Ihe waist. Kxehange. Amended. A Pennsylvania divine formed one ol'n house parly in Philadelphia where the ,\ mincer s,,,^ | n Accordance \\lih \vhal (he clergyman ol''erved to lie bis < onslanl habit, a-; soon as lie bad real *'d himself at breakfast immcdla loiy !>»-. .c,-'.se;l himself of ;i lar;;e slice of broad, (lie ipiaJby of which he proceed- t-d lo Icsl by a li!i<'r:il inonl lit id. The minister, a stickler III such matters of propriety, ga/e.l blandly al him 7'or a moincnl or so; then he folded his iiamls and closed his eyes in preparation for uracc. "For what we are about to receive," lie intoned, wllli painful emphasis, "ami for what our young friend has (llrcady received, Lord, make us truly thankful."- Harper's Weekly. The Grood For Gold. "It's u deplorable tiling, this preed for gold," said the mournful person. "()f course," answered .Mr. Slrhu Itarkcr. "If the greed for gold were not so general you and 1 miuht have a chalice lo uel some. ll's a case of to.) many people re.-oL.'ni/.iir-; a L;O.M| "{him.; run I trying to ^el in oe. il." - AVashfn^ion Star. Phenomenon EA|>|anted. A col 11 j j.i r:( I i \ i' I \ \ouii-; luati uiio-n 1 Ilin.sla. lie remained jet bhc k while the hair on bis be.ul turned uinle explain fil Ihe plien.iincnoii by saying il w a -. liec.'uise his lips enjo\ed all ML.' i;o > I things of lile .iii.l Ins head had to MI! flT all the troUb.e-. New York Still. Tho St.ran<; t Pat t. "Isll'l il strati.'..' lil.ll fit l'e\\ lliell discover tile seclet ol -i|..-c-,, i'| life':' "Vi'.s. but ii's .-lran.4.'! -i:. ili.ti ll.c H'cfel i - sli. : : a -et'l'el. S :. ;, -.i;ue of the nidi \vh<> i!i-' o\ ered i! 1.1 i i. i . . lold it lo their \\ i\ ..•- " i'.ll ,:.!..';,.,..i Didn't Pl«as« the'Critic. When Verdi was putting the last tour.'licH to "II Trovatore" he was visited In liln study by a privileged friend. The friend WUH one of the ablt-«t living musicians nud t'rltles. He was permitted to look at the score and ruu over the "anvil chorus" on the pianoforte. "Whnt do you think of that?" asked the master. "Trash!" said tho connoisseur. Verdi rubbed his hands and chuckled, "Now, look at this and this," ho said. "Hubblsh!" KM Id the other, rolling n cigarette. The composer rose and embraced him with a burst of Joy. "What do you mean?" asked the critic. "My deal' friend," cried Verdi, "I have been making a popular opera. In It I resolved to please everybody except the purists, the great judges, the classicists, like you. Had I pleased you I should have pleased no one else. What yon say assures me of success. In three mouths 'II Trovatore' will be Kimg and roared and whistled and barrel organed all over Italy."—Philadelphia Inquirer. Covina \Dalley Savings IBank OFFICERS ANp DIRECTORS A. P. Kerckhoff, Prealdcnt H. M. Houser, Vice-President W. H. Holliday Marco H. Hcllman Geo. E. Anderson J. C. Hutchinson, Jr., Cashier W. M. Griswold, Assistant Cashie: Interest Paid on Deposit Money to Loan on First Mortage Real Estate LEE'S EGO MAKER SUCCESSFUL |ar " SEND FOR FREE CATALOOUU POULTRY RAISERS USE Los Angeles Incubators EVERYTHING IN POULTRY SUPPLIES Acme Roup Cure—50c Postpaid HENRY ALBERS CO. 534 S. MAIN ST. LOS ANGELES The Argus Turns Out First-Class Job Printing 4, * Why Don't You Move to Covina? Tho American Author. The chief thing In Ihe average American novel is the iima/lng vllallly of 1 Ihe aillhor. lie writes always lit Hie lop of Ids voice, His strennotiMiess is nuceasiur,. The reader can almost see the swollen Nt'ins on ills foiclicail, the ti^hl draun month ami (lashing eye. II is do II or die. And he never knows where to slop. With his feverish anxiety to make points he docs mil seem lo reall/.e when lie has achieved Ills purpose and frequently ll/.-/.les out Ineffectively, lie has Ideas. lie has vast quantities of material. lie has a command of language, a fatal tlnency I hat fretpieiilly leads (o his downfall, for he laekH 11 sense of values, lie lacks self restraint. lie Is full of tricks and artfulness, but lie Is not an arils!. —London Saturday Uevlew. * t" 4 * Well Preserved. "\ told Miss Knox today," sold he, "that tbe only word thai properly described > on was 'peach.'" "Indeed':" replied Miss I'.ute. "1 sup- j she said something 'real nice,' us I usual'.'" "\Vcll, she said: 'I suppose that is ' ^i, the proper word. Al an\ rate, she i looks \\eil preserved.'" -Philadelphia : "•'< '• 1>n ' ss - _ __ I ^ The Co. 1'iire Alixcil L-\, ! 1'iiluts. i , • 11 i"" i n. 1 their hi^'li i:i!i'lc vaiitlslics \\ill j • ej\ e .-at i«*act inn, even to the nmstj'*?* ( painl.-r. Their mixed -4, ' j aims \\ ill stand this cnasl d i mat e 1 ^ |..iiL".r, i.\\ iiit! to the tact that 1 he , . I *•',* (iie'-n Maisbail juve pitinls arc com . pi,.-e,i ot Jilllc V.liiic Icail. (.Illc i \id<< -'< nl /inc. -I oi:nd in pine lln-c.ed ,.il. ^ Tbe.-i- |ainls and \.iihisl-e-. Can be iibtaihc'l la leal t he pailit an.i [-.(per -^hue . t Ml . T. 11. Klsller. t 4 ** •i A, HO[.I,K-N HKCK STK 1C l-.'l" Covina 1 offers you liotucsitos ;it rousonabK- figures; miles of tx-autiiul!y sliiK'.vd streets;, electric lights and telephones ;uul'!iio-h sch )o!s in cv-j rv particular above criticism; electric and steutn transportation to and from Los Angeles. C>vini will i^ive you 111 ).ttit.u,i soenorv that in a daily inspiration; :t climate without frosts and unsoaked by foys; mountain and well water in abundance. lioides all these ideal conditions in which to live, Covina oilers, the best chance to the investor, thc'(r.iMii,'ss nun, the ao-riculturist uiiil horticulturist. Why don't you coaie here and enjoy lite.' THH AHC.L'.S will be y'.id^to i':;niis!i anyone interes'ed witii further information. •i- * f ~

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