Covina Argus from Covina, California on May 9, 1908 · Page 6
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 6

Covina, California
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Saturday, May 9, 1908
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ORANGE AND LEMON * * • < . •; > | • <•> ! | $10 per Acre and Cheap Transporta tion to Eastern Markets. Situated in the famous Hucstc:a Valley on water transportation of the Panu,:;i River to Tampico. the: rapidly growing part of .Mexico. Rp^ular steamboat service to and from properly, fn the U Bolsa Colony, consisting of 20,000 acres. A town,ite has been laid out and tracts of 5 acres adjoining- al S125 to $135 each, and also subdivisions of fifty acres each at $10 per acre. Terms, one third cash and balance in (, months arid ') mo.; 8 per cent on deferred payments. Discount "iven on tracts of .->00 acres and up. Fine hunting and fishing. For further particular* apply to . ° MATTHEWS & COMPANY, Local Agents, or MOATS, Box 168 * « 4 • TAMPICO, MEXICO THE PYGMY EARTH. V«at Dimensions of the Sun aa Compared With the World, A tliiiu; hold (it nrin's length from tin* eye will naii'li more than cover tin? n-iidre disk of (he sun. If II were J)l;iccd fit Ihe exact point of coincidence and Its dlamelcr anil distance from the eye accurately measured. It mi«lu lie n.s«>(l ii?t a means of deiermlnlnj,' I lie KUII'H diameter, his distance helnj; known. The foremost philosophers of lon« iijjo would have lieen appalled al Hit* true statement of both Hie KUM'H (llslnnce and Its six.e. Tin* SIID'H dliunelei' In about HOfl.onu miles. It Is bewildering to lie assured that it would take l.::nii,i)()l) earths to r<[U!il the sun In volume. If (he Interior of (hat truly ul^iiiiHc ^iuhe were hollow and the earth were placed at its center with the moon revolving about it at Its usual mean distance of nearly 2IO.<KIO miles, (here would still exist ii vacuity between (he^moon a-id the Ill- shell of Ihe sun of nearly 'JdO,- (XH) miles. This Is perhaps the most graphic and Impressive illnslralloii pos- HlMe of the sun's colossal bulk. \Vr must nob', however, dial (he density of the sun Is only about oiie-ipiarler (hat of (he ear;h, so lhal il would weli;h only as much as ,",!lll.("ii) earth:-, If) very roiiuii nuinbers (lie sun's weight may be slated at two octillion tons, which If expressed iii liunres would reijiilre almost as many ciphers IIH a newspaper Mm- can acc.immnduic. A very comprehensive illusi raiioii of the pygmean dimensions of ihe earll: «H compared with the -am Is in repre. FATE AND NAME. Wilt the Jailer by diameter ami Ihe pea. And more than tin- solar times dial when com the stars, yet six Ihi • I Wo feet In by a dainty tons. As lo df <iiir nlanef Vet the sun pared \\itli iis line peer.-', is no| only of extraordinary Kl/.e. bill i:i all probability Is only lo be ranked aiming ihe medium self luminous bodies which sparkle In "beav en's ebun vault." And because of ilif ti(>i»((cdness il has a place, although . hmnble .He. union;; (he "variable' Bin IS, An Orkney Prayer. The In-evil v of ihe Orkney simijiier l>r<*fluiliiiK the rai.siui; of hardly any Ihina oxi'epl uais i"ails"i and barley the elders had rei|ncsted ihe minister to pray for good harvest wcatht'r He liruw weather and a wee. bit suunh oi a breiv.c that \\lll ili-.-c ihe sira\\ anil will nae liiirm Ihe heads, but If ye l>law us sic a bleihcrin', rivin'. tearln' biiisl as we has been ha'in' \c'i! p!:iy the vi-ia intsi'hii'f wl' the aits anil fair ly .spoil a'l. ' We never tiiul thai the >anu- sull pro- dnccs Ji.-llcacie.s am! herous HoimJ. John, When Borne by Royalty, Senmn Linked With Misfortune, It IH Inh'rcMtlnn and somnwlmt curious in tiolv the [K.'fslHtiMicc wltli whlcli misfortune has (lou^od tin* niiniu of "John" when borne by royal persons, although no III omen seems to attach to ft In Ihe ens*' <»!' ordinary ciMxeii.s. For Inslniiee, Klni? John of Kn^land lias always been re^'ii riled, whcllier altogether Justly or not, us a most Infamous prlni'e. John of Kranre was rnUnn capllvo by the I'.laeU I'rlncc, and Joint Italllol of Scotland was most thoroughly despised hy his countrymen on account of his fawning altitude toward lli<> KiiKllsh. Kohert III. of Scotland changed his name from John, but this did not save him from his destiny, lie himself was a cripple nnd died of a broken heart, the most tniKle fales hadntf overtaken all inoy dear to him. John I. of IJohemla was blind. Th< I'ope John I. was imprisoned by lh< kliiK of the Cnlhs, and I'ope John K. \VMS driven from Itome by (lie I)nl;i> of Tnsnm.v. I'ope John XI. was Impris oned by his brother and Is supposed to have been pnlsotied, a fate similar to that uf I'upe .Inlm XI \ r . l',,pe Jiihn X V. wa>' furred tu Dec from 1,'nnie and died of fe\er In Tns?-nn.v. John XVI., dubbed the "an! ipope," at'ler a lroi|li|i>d carrer, was brnlally tortured and eon slL, r (!.-d to a iliin;,'ron for I he brief remainder of his life. John I. of ('onslnnl limplc was poison- od; John II. wus Milcd u-hile lniiitlti« wild boar, and .lohn 111. was dethroned, his eyes put out and left to die III prison. John 1. of Castile was killed by a fall from his. imixe. 'This is not iiy any means a complete IUI of ihe nniueUy Johns, on! it serves to show (he fatality \\hleli seems |o dim; about Tie name in si far as royally is com-crned. ('hira.^o lierord Herald, POJI^II is made oni .if wheat, re'il eslale. oil. liieralnre and ma::a/.iiie articles. l!nl il.muh made of \\hcal i-. no stickier Ilia:. ;uiy oilier, lionnh iv the prior lad to lii'ead. niolor cars, .^.'eaiu \achls and collecl i, ills nf ill,! bool.-v h Is the stalT of lijuh life. Il imbilten) maliimoiiv and purveys ill,- lovely scandals we read about. 11 >,vls i;lr!.H !-'i*nl o|T |o college and tilled lo bo I somethinu more spectacular than nieri 1 wives and mothers. It cnrscih them th: i K-» in for it. but not nnio the third and fourth j,v •.-rations. \\'e are too BOOI! spi-nders for that. Ii Is from i|on^!i that Ihe doudy. the dull and the dotty derive distinction otherwise ilcijicj j'uck. Kverx one ontiht to mcasnre himself j by Ins own pronor font and sti Hoi'ai (j. Coyina Dalicv Savings BanSt OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS A. P. Kcrckhoff, President H . M. Hoiiser, Vicc-Presidenl W. H. Hoiliclay Marco H. Hellnnin 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 EQQ MAKER SUCCESSFUL **~ SEND F0 « FRtE CATALOUUh POULTRY RAISERS USE Los Angeles Incubators EVERYTHING IN POULTRY SUPPLIES Acme Roup Cure—50c Postpaid HENRY ALBCRS CO. 534 S. MAIN ST. LOS ANGELES r The Argus Turns Out First-Class Job Printing f | <*• ^^ * Why Don't You Move to Covina? -*» * * * * «£, 4- n< .-> V.;I-:KT Covina'offers you homesites at reasonable tigures; nuies ot oeautiiully shaded streets; gas, electric lights and telephones grammar and high sch >ols in everv particular ab,.ve criucisin; electric and steam transportation to and from Los Angeles. Covina will give you ituuiita:.! ^vncry that is a -Jaiiy inspiration; a climate without frosts 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 hero and enjoy life? THE AKGC'S will be g'ad to furnish anyone interested with further information. 4, * 4. 4,

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