Covina Argus from Covina, California on April 18, 1908 · Page 6
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 6

Covina, California
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Saturday, April 18, 1908
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ORANGE AND LEMON i $10 per Acre and Cheap Transporta tion to Eastern Markets. Situated in Uic f.-minus Hiu:stc.:;i Valley on water tr;msport;ilion of Hie Panuca River to Tatnpico, the rapidly growing part of Mexico. Regular steamboat service to and from property. In the La Holsa Colony, consisting of 20,000 acres. A townsite has been laid out and tracts of 5 acres adjoining al SI25 to 3135 each, and also subdivisions of fifty acres each at. S10 per acre. Terms, one third cash and balance in (> months and ') mo.; 8 per cent on deferred payments. Discount given on tracts of .SOI) acres and ur>. Fine liijntiiif ami fishimr. Knr further r>a rt imlar^ annlv tn 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 Words You Write, but Never Say. There are words you never say, hut often write, Hays the London Ohroni- fie. And tin; contrast: between L'reneh ami ICngllHlj struck this writer when listening to a French "laboring man" •who made a speech In literary French, for the public, speaker In Franco IUIH no dllllcullles In tin; mutter of words, even though hi; evince Ids .southern origin In slight differences id' pronunciation. The language of the platform mid of Ihe press Is one, hut not, alas, la Knglaud. One could make quite a Ion;,' list of words that an; common enough In print, hut fairly heat Human who thinks he Is going to say them on a platform. For examine, "succinct" Is a common word !n print, bill Hie man who looks to llueiil speed) would boggle at It. In fact, no one even speaks Ihe word. And, though nrobdlngnaglan Is familiar enough In black and while, has even Lord Uose- bery ventured on Its vocal production? \Ve don't nay these things, as the lady said. Not Groecl>, But— A well known cricket club In Kng : land in Hie neighborhood of I'.nry was playing Its last match of Ihe season on ils own ground. Th;- visitors hailed llrsl, and Ilie home team's one and only pi'ofe-donal, who u as a good all round man, captured .seven v. lends for i a few run-, thereby i,---nnn.; himself i of the howling pri'/.e for the seasiin. The ball in;'. |'n v .e, ho\\e\i-r, was still an open qiie- i ion, a ud during I lie inter- J Val hel \\eeli Ihe ill U i II'.'.-. Ihe "pro" \\.-IS busily engaged in In-Iping lo roll the. pilch. A spectator, oh.-cr\ing lids, rt marked lo one of the home players: "Tom's working hard today, Isn't j her "Aye," replied Ihe oilier, with a touch of sarcasm. "Tom's imt greedy, but he 111,, s a lot. i |e's got I' bowling pri/.e, lie gels paid for his M-rviees an' 1 can see he means l>, eollar !' bat tin' pri/.v 1 o.jh-ei be'll be piiichin' C blooinin' pavilion ne\t." London Kx- JtlV.-is. Waiters Tippimi Waitci-ii. "I fid > oil i-\ ,-i -i-,- ,,iii' -et . I w alter , M-i'' t a n i i'.;! i o a no I ii i -r -., • i ';" a -K ed the giv.v headed man. "1 ui-l I haiipciu-d lo be eai in 1 -, il, t lie rear i nd ,,f a I i-s laiiranl the oilier day when there i ame a shin of men. A d"/.en o| ihein .-at down at nearliy tables, and tin- others •waited on i hem. \Vheii ihe.\ h.i ! tin Ishcd eating e'. fry last \\aili" lijiped the fellow wl;o had ser\ed him. ! Ihoii^'lil al ihi- lime il \\ a> a iiml lor Us three or toil'.- old dilJfers \\ h i h.lp jiencd to be iin.i; hiim a \\ay Ilieie lo follow suit, but I learned laler thai il Is ciisloinary a!ii"iig \\aiters. in' folll'se i"ie|i gels hl~, niolie\ liaek ill time, because iliey all up on,, aiioilier. but Ihe praelici- shows how sacredly Waili-rs as a i lass leuai'd lln- in^lilii- tlon of til>plng " Nt-w York Sun. Tho Letter Followed Him. Just IIH ilenry Luhoiichere Inul been ippoluleil Beerctary to the British «in- Uusny ut CoDHtantlnople hl« chief,' Lord Hammond, rorjueHtotl lilin to proceed to CoiiHtantlnople without delay. But tlilH nrraiiKcinent did not nult Mr. La- bouchoro, and a week later II!H chief saw him Hlrollliitf letenrely along t.ho Strand. Tho latter glared menacingly upon him and hurried on to hlH club. A very peremptory letter was the re- Blllt, hut Mr. Lahotlehere guessed the nature of the message and recognl/od the writing, so he did not open Ilie envelope, hilt placed II In tin.' tall pocket of Ids coat. Then lie set off for a little holiday at Kaileii-llailen, and when ho had been there for a week or HO ho opened the letter. "Now," he remarked to a friend, "you can appreciate my foresight. In placing I Ininniiinil's Idler in my tall pocket, for 1 shall write him as follows: " 'My lord, I have just read your letter, which followed me to Baden-Baden.' " This explanation of (he delay was regarded as wholly satisfactory by Lord Hammond, who until he received II had been disposed to lie very wroth with Ills dilatory assistant. A Moclnl. A \\iily professional man was chat- tli'.U' \\iih sonic women about a friend of theirs \\lio was notoriously henpecked. Mi belter hail' makes him ualk a chalked line, and \\ oe be unto him if he de\ iales from ||. "Hi' i- a model husband!" exclaimed one woman in the parly. "Nay, not mode!, but modeled," Interrupted Ilie professional man, "but whether in clay or pully deponent say- etli not." Covina VDallcy Savings ffianh OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS A. P. Kerckhoff, President H. M. Houser, VLe-President W. H. Holliday Marco H. Hellman Geo. E. Anderson J. C. Hutchinson, Jr., Cashier \V. M. Griswold, Assistant Cashie; Interest Paid on Deposit Money to Loan on First Mortage Real Estate *** 4* Flattery. Flattery pleases very generally. In the lirsi plai-e. Hie llallerer may thin!; what he says to he true, bill in the second place, \\liellicr he thinks so or not. he certainly thinks lho~-c u lioin h" llaller< of ci'ii^ei |iie;ice elioll'.: h to be llailered. .lolinson. That m::ii is ii,,t |,,,,,r \\ ho lia • tho ise of llunus necessary - Horace 'I'lie (ireen-riaoliall Co. I'ure A\lxeil I'ainls. ml their hiu'li ^'nule varnishes uill ^l\c sal istact imi, even to I lie most sKeptical piiinler. '1'licii mixed paints uill stand this coast climate lohU'-r, iivviii^ lii the lad thai ihi 1 (iiccii Mar-diall |.lire paints arc com |ui.-cd ot pure \\hite lead, pure c.xide of xiiii', ground in \ me lin-ccd nil. There paints and \aihishes ca:i lie ol (aim-il hcic al the jainl and paper st.-ie ut .Mr. C. 11. Kisllcr. LEE'S EGG MAKER SUCCESSFUL |ar ~ SEND FOR FREE POULTRY RAISERS USB Los Angeles Incubators EVERYTHING IN POULTRY SUPPLIES Acme Roup Cure—SOc Postpaid HENRY ALBERS CO. 534 S. MAIN ST. LOS ANGELES The Argus Turns Out First-Class Job Printing 4 4- Why Don't You Move to Covina? * * * * * * * * * * * 4- UoU.KNHia'K SYh'1'.i-.T CDVMUI ott\Ts you hoinesiU's at riMsniuihli.' liouro; mik'snt beaut ; fill v hhaiK-d street^; jfas, L'ioctric lights and telephones {4'ratunrir atul]hio-h schools in evorv particiilar above crtti ji-:v; ele-'-ic and Mteain traiispurtatiun to and from Los. Angeles. C >vin i will ^ivo v i) ^i lUKinruti sceiu-ry : , a Ja^v;-!:\i'.l. ::, i climate uitluuit fri'sts and utiacakcd by fogs; mountain and well w Her in almti'lance. l!.'s ; :K's al! these idi-al C'liulitiuns in which to live, Covina offers the best chance to the investor, the'lmsm .-ss mm, th > ao-r:>-r. !t-.sri <t a:;d In rf.cul-urist. Why don't you come here and enjov life? THE AKGUS will be ^''ad to turnisli anyone interested with further informatiun. I il t

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