Covina Argus from Covina, California on May 16, 1908 · Page 6
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 6

Covina, California
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Saturday, May 16, 1908
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>•• 4 ORANGE AND LEMON $10 per Acre and Cheap Transporta' tion to Eastern Markets. * i Situated in the famous Jhu:stc.:;i Valley on water transportation of the I'anuca River to Tampico. the rapidly growing 1 part of Mexico. Regular steamboat service to and from property. In the La ISolsa Colony, consisting of 20,000 acres. A townsite 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 and ') mo.; 8 per cent on deferred payments. Discount given ou tracts of SOO acres and up. Fine hunting and fishing. For further particulars apply to- MATTHEWS & COMPANY, Local Agents, or MOATS, FOWLER & DIBBLE t I Box 168 • TAMPICO, MEXICO LIVED 'AFTER 'HANGING. Wen and Women Who Survived the Ordeal of the Scaffold. Innumerable Instances of romiwlta- llori after IIUII^IIIK are recorded. Henry III. granted a pardon In u woman named Inetta do lialshatn, who WIIH -suspended from !i o'clock on n Monday to o|' Tlinrsdiiy and after ward "came lo." Mr. IMoi tells of a .Swiss \vlio was handed ii|> thirteen times without effect on .'ii'coiinl df (he .peculiar condition of Ills windpipe. It having been converted Into bone by idlsease. Annie ("iiven, a servant tclrl, was Summed tit Oxford In Kl.'iD mid recover- •cd fourteen lionr.s afterward under • 'tli.vlor's treatment. Mrs. ('o]ie, whri •\vi\s handed al the same place eltdil years later. al:-'o recovered. On Sept. "2, 171* I, Margaret IMcksiui was handed «t lOdinburuh and recovered xvldle be- Jlitf carried to the ^rave. She lived Jor ninny years at'ler\vard and wan universally known IIM "Hall' Handed MtiKKle IHckson." A housebreaker named Smllli was >hnnv,cd nt Tyburn in ITuri. A reprieve •fame when he had lu'en sir pi-nded a •quarter of a:i hour, II" u a ; cut down, b'l'd ami revi\ed. U'iPiam Inieil, hanged in I .on.Ion In IV I;', revl veil and was transported. A man IIM lined In fork in ITi'.'i \\ a-i taken in hand by a physician \\lio brought, h'rn round In slv hours, ami u o are told the fellow had the nerve (o allend a \liciitrlcnt j'erl'orniance the same eveuinir. Kli'liard .lohn-.on, handed al ShrowH- bury, Oct. :;. IC'.n;, obtained a promise from an undershorlff to place him In (he collin without chanjcini; his doilies, j After ham;inu,' half an hour lie still | showed stilts of life, and on examina-i (Ion It u as found he had u rapped j cords ahout Ids body eouneeied \Ailli hooks ill (lie neck \\liicli prevented •die rope from doling lis work. The apparatus was removed ami llie man liaiiKcd elVectnally. It may be oifeivd In explanation of; the cases men! ioncil that there \\a-. no I <lrnp used al i'\ecillion.-t in lh>»e da. v s. I the culprit UMiaMy sulferiii^ a-phy\'la without the cerebral column being broken, l.ondmi Til Mils. Grim Comedy. A certain youni; actives \vas constantly irritated by the pompous behavior of the actor-manager In wli«)9*, ooiuimity she was playini;. ) "Now. Miss Itlank." said the ureat | one, "you'll have an opportunity to; show your talents in aii.ith.'i' direction. ' I've cast you IMI- a dandy pail, small. t>ut 'fat.' And you'll li.isc a ciiaii.-e to study me in a new r.iie Ymi've never. fciH-n im- do fan-,' com.' ly. h.ivi- \ on'.'" i "Yes. I have" cniitradicied M;.s-i .Blank; "I've .seen your Macln•;"! " CHINESE LANGUAGE. Difference Between the Written Characters and Spnnch. 7'he dialects or lan.itunHeN of the Chinese empire, are very autuerouH and dissimilar. Thus a Chinese speakim; tin- dialect of the KwaiitftuiiK {Canton) province Is not: underHlood by 11 Chinese residing In UK- neighboring prov- Ince of l''ukicn. The lanj;mme or din- ii'd spok»n at Shanghai would be ipiiU) iitnini?e to the people residing al PeUln. Written characters of Chinese are, however, understood and recognized by slight throughout the whole empire In thi! same manner an our Arabic numerals 1, '_', .'!, I, etc.. are recoj, r nl/,eil by the eye throughout Kin-ope, lint na these numerals when pronounced or read have entirely different sounds attached to them In Kn^land, France, Ccrmuny, Italy, etc., so the Chinese written characters are spoken In totally different, words and sounds In the several pro\ luces of ('hina, with, however, the important, exception that the mandarin lanuuaxe Is spoken or understood more or lens throughout three fourths of ('hina or, roughly speakliiL,'. in nearly all 'he provinces north and west of the river YannT/t'. The hm^nauc known a. J \\'cn II Is the medium by \\ldcli the classical books ol' China have I u handed down. It Is par e\cellcn> p c the wr'tlen lan;!ua^e ol i'hina, but it Is not generally understood by the Kreat mass of (he people. The spoken laiiMiiaLve vlx, Mandarin may also be written, ami there Is a K"od deal ol' colloquial literature In .Mandarin. Versions of the liible In the local patois have also been produced In several districts of the southeast, where the dialects are very numerous and diverse. In the Chinese written lan^'iui^c there are o\ cr lo.iino di-;||n, I characters or symbols, and this vast number is behi'.,' constantly Increased by (he addition of new characters to re present ueu sclcniiHc uoids and modern Ideas All hoii:;h I he I 'hill a liter try | pie a n< desire for e<j il> a 1 ion e \ i re m e d i i i i c n 11 y I 'Ilillesc ehaiMi ,'er only one in ten of the pupuiaiion can read or write. Contemporary Uevlcw. Generous. Professional TaMer I should like to undertake a fast of four weeks in this allow of yours. llou much will you |iay me Showman 1 can't ^ue you •my -aiary. but I u ill pay for yuur ki'op I'licjjendc lilai ler There N as \ct no mej'i.'d or' pi .i«rtfs.s klni'vn -'i 'iicn that i> - •> r 1 .. h and com (ilel ' as I'ut k \h ; i !, : •; m.: ; -: ,•;-,• | by a t*dy ^ fric'.idshlp Ph.l.:; s lirook-s • e a re con - i,lt>rod ha \ e ua ' ura II v a \ et o\\ ; ]\£ to the ol' mastering the it N e^timaii'.d that Covina Dallcy Savings ffianb OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS A. P. Kcrckhoff, President H. M. Hottscr, Vice-President W. H. Holliclay Marco H. Hellmau Geo. E. Anderson J. C. Hnti-.hiiisoti, Jr., Cashier W. M. Griswold, Assistant Cashie. Interest Paid on Deposit Money to Loan on First Mortage Real Estate r.e FBOH uce. LEE'S EGO MAKER SUCCESSFUL f3r SEND FOR FREE CATALOUUB 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? ** ' At * * * * * * * *«• •* Coviua "oilers vmi homcsiies at rcascnal.;^ li^uro.-,; tuilcs ui u.-.uj; shaded streets; gas, electric lights antl telephones grammar and nigh schools in -vcrr p.jrt!\-.".!ar af> -vo cr;»icis, n; ekvtric and steam transportation to and from Los Angeles. Covina will yivo you tnon;-.t.u:i sco'.Uiv l!:.,! is .1 ihtily inspiration; .1 climate without frosts and unscaked by fogs; mountain and well abundance. liesides 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 here and enjoy life? THK A.KGCS will be g'ad to furnish anyone interested with further information. «*» 4, ^. 4, »|. 14 V- i- u 5

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