Covina Argus from Covina, California on July 4, 1908 · Page 3
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Covina, California
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Saturday, July 4, 1908
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EVENED UP MATTERS, The Way a Fine Imposed In Court Came to Be Remitted. A raw mountnlnoer got back at Judge Mose Wright of the Homo eirenit in a very clover way. \Vhiln the Jndfjo was presiding over (ho C'lnittooga sti- povior court ho hud occasion to JI'MS- ter n fifteen dollar flno on this man because he failed to appear In time ns n witness in a case. "Say, jedge, haiit't thnr pnrty steep?" mildly Inquired the riiattoopm. "'So." was the reply. "Von know yon were an Important witness in this ease and ought to 'nave been here. I -will suspend payment, however, ami hold Jt over yon to see (lint there, is no lil<o trouble in the future." Later Judge Wright was spending a few weeks at Meulo. a popular summer resort in Chnttoo.w county, several miles from n railroad. lie had a package to come out from Stiminer- vllle, and the big mountaineer happened to deliver It. "Well, what do I owe yon?" asked the Judge genially, reaching for his change pocket. "Waal, jedge, I reckon about $!"> would square us," was the calm reply. "What?" yelled Judge Wright, staggering back. "Mebbe you won't be so dern keer- less next time 'bout leavln' yo' packages," was the Imperturbable answer. "Look here," whispered the perturbed Jurist. "I'll Just remit that fifteen dollar fine I put on you down In Summerville." "GUI ap, Beck. That 'bout squares us, jedge." It's true, all right, because Judge Wright told it ou himself.—Atlanta Georgian, A CLEVER THIEF. His Capture and Sale of a Consignment of Diamonds. An expert criminal named Raymond Is described by Sir Robert Anderson as a Napoleon of crime. The plot which he devised for the theft of diamonds •worth $450,000 and which he carried out with a masterly forethought and address is unrivaled. Diamonds were.habitually sent from KImberley to the coast Just lu time to catch the mail steamer for Europe. Were the convoy delayed the gems were locked up in the postofBce until the next steamer left the harbor. Raymond, profiting by a knowledge of those simple facts, visited the port of departure. He made friends with the postmaster, learned his habits and took wax Impressions of his keys. He then returned to Europe, leaving behind him a memory of pleasant manners aiid goed fellowship. » ' • :A few months luter he was In Africa again, disguised and unknown. He made his way up country to the point •where the diamonds had' to be carried across a ferry on their way to the coast. Unshipping the chain of the ferry, he sent the boat downstream, and the next convoy of diamonds missed the mail. All that remained for Raymond to do was to unlock the safe in the post- office and go off with the treasure, which by a fine' stroke of Ironical humor he presently sold to'its rightful owners In Hatton garden. This was Raymond's masterpiece.—Blackwood's Magazine. Time Reminders Unpopular. A west side woman who wished to entertain a great deal one day wondered why her guests always seemed so uncomfortable. "It is because of your clocks." salil a candid friend. "There are three within hearing distance of your draw- Ing room that strike. I don't know of anything that makes company feel quite so uncomfortable as to hear a clock strike. Somehow It Is bound to give the Impression that: wo have outstayed our welcome and the hostess Is anxious to get rid of us. Of course, that is purely a mutter of fancy, yet somehow a striking clock always seems to say, 'You'd better be going.' The wise hostess knows that, and if she wants her callers to In; thoroughly comfortable she shuns a clock that strikes."—New York Times. Transmitted Snake Bite. An extraordinary cuse of snake poisoning is reported from a county hospital in Victoria. An old man Wrts brought in In a comatose stato and showing all the symptoms of having been bitten .by a venomous snake. Hut on investigation It was found In; had been bitten by a dog. whU-h tiled ai- inost immediately afterward from Huuki! bile. Medical tivalmciit was successful, and the man gradually recovered from tin- ~nak.' poison which the ivp-ili: Inn) m.!!"i',-i!.v transmitted to liim.-i'a!! Mall (JaxeMe. The Heiress Abroad. "(!\i your trip alipia.!. iii'1 y-iii scr; any wonderful nld rihi.-V" !:<• u<kcd. "Yes," she r.-'p;ii'il mvti!/, "a ml guess what'.'" - -\v,.nr "One of tin-in wanted to marry me." —Harper's \V.-ckiy. Golf and Brains. T!i«- radicril typ,- of golf enthusiast i* exempliiii-il in the retort of a Si. Andrew's cit'lilii; to tin- university professor, "t >\i\ body ciiii teach a v, hi-L-a loulis Latin ninl <;r>-e!:. b'lt gowf, J'e ; St-u, gowf requires a lieM." •• .._._. j A Wise Student. F'p'f"-^"!- lexauii.ii:;.; medical *|ii- deii'i If you ave call<-«l out to a ;>:i- 1ie:it, what, is tbtr !'. ;'-• t 'plestiMji yijt. would ask?' ;-.l Student be lives!- Philadelphia lu. COVINA "A City Among the Orange Groves" R above were the words which fell from the lips of Oov. J. N. (tillett of California, when lie visited recently this fair pern set in its semi-tropic surroundings. Is'o words more titling c»uld have been chosen in describing Covina, the chief town of the far-famed Han Gabriel Valley. Every boulevard ant. driveway for miles in every direction is flanked with peerless Droves, and the very atmosphere in the early springtime is ladeii^vith the perfume of the ot'aiufe blossum and the trees laden with, the trolden ripe fruit. Alon.y these firm, oiled driveways, ornamental vegetation of the common and rarer sorts grows in profusion, and withal are the lovely homes set in spacious grounds, whero roses thrive in such varied richness that they appear voluptuous even nmidst indescribable floral wealth. Sublimely eminent over the landscape that blesses the eye from Covina is the majestic peak of Han Antonio and those of lesser altitude, but none the less beautiful, of the Sierra Madre range, with their snow crowns shining and sparkling like jewels. Covina has no rival in Los Angeles county for beai.ty of situation. Enhanced by the markings of civilization, its scenic loveliness, viewed in broad perspective, is hardly surpassed anywhere. There is little danger of incuriiig any tourist's resentment by advising him to tarry at Covina for more than a casual glance about him. Many things he will treasure in memory are to be seen in and about the pretty burg. BIRDSEYE VIEW OF COVINA. To the homeseeker Covina extends a standing invitation. The right hand of hospitality is all ways extended to all worthy people to cast their lots with ours and enjoy the grandeur of'mountain the perpetual gladness of vernal life, fruiting and flowering 1 in perennial concert, an atmosphere blending the azone of mountain tops with the tincture of the s^a, the conveniences! of civilization, and an opportunity of securing handsome returns for their labors in the cultivation of our groves. Covina was incorporated as a city in 1901, and at once took rank as one of the best governed cities of California, which position it holds steadfastly. Our population is estimated at 2500. Covina is located twenty-one miles east of Los Angeles in the upper San Gabriel Valley. It ia connected with Los Angeles and other points by the Southern Pacific railroad and the new line of the Pacific Electric, which furnishes hourly service, with a running time of 35 minutes, through many miles of the finest orange groves. The public schools of Covina are the pride of the-people and the buildings are constructed after the most approved modern plan. In all respects they are up-to-date. Our high-achool certificates are accepted in the leading colleges and universities, East and West. Grammar school graduates accredited in the high schools of California and all other states. < The people of Covina are, emphatically, church-goers, and each of the six different churches arc well attended. The Methodist and Baptist denominations are both building new edifices to accommodate their respective congregations, which had^outgrown their present church buildings. No saloons exist in the city, and those who desire to ra >e families amid good social and mora environments find here an ideal community. Covina boasts of a beautiful Carnegie library, built is 1005, which is' largely patronized. An especial feature of the institution is the children's reading room. KLMuKAI) > KA.NVM l'n,;;<:ns -,f .1. II. A-lam-. In f ••'.-.• co it ;n iii:. i' i •-., <• vi, j i; >>/,h i li- :'n i :i i i I • .]• i; i a . * ,, n ; i.. r" he loii nd .1 people more u n i vei'ha ! !y i mblied v,"it h i. vi> j,r .<!• ' im i. .1 '. 'e i. ;e • i' ix>-n -, i .t I -• . >/i 11,-. 'I ,.• ( ovi iia J ioine '1 i lephone < ompa u y o<- cuuici i 11 ov.-ii huiidi ii:.; a n'i I n rni.ihc-, a ),!••!<• .mo 1 i ll.< i--n l -.. r v i<.e. Sn Im i i hi i i ha vi tin- iiie of over HOI) phone.-, i n > i i <;i n;.; 11 < >• < < 1.1 < < i '.• i. - '•'• i' li ' 1.- • '' ••• i • < I A / ii -. ;<. ' /1' i.doi a , '.- -a n I*i tea -., ( ha I (er < Jcik, Irv. indale and J'IH.-II • c. 'i'iie I .o . in.a 11. : -. I ,u; j,,i n -, . .;. . ,i i... -,i i n. • I : M I ion , ! nrni -.In- , '; a . for liolli f iii-l and ill u mi nation. Tie S 11, I ia <.,• ]'•: I «;;•!] t and 1'ov.. i i o:;iii,j uy turni -.ti'--. li; 1 ii ! l-.r * '.VIM.I pi i vate home-, and ,-,tivt -,, '.% :n , : i ,ir-- •.-.•••!! iii-iii'd i-.v a ioi.ip;c''- v-'-'ii. •) 11 a ndcv '-i; t !i;;ii!-.. '1 he ( .oviiut Land and U'ater i;.<m;j;i;; y, c,.n'ro:'e<. !,y H. I.. Hinitii./' -i.. I i :.i .!;••-. the i ity'.;. a puri; •/. aier -npjily under excel It nt piv-s-.iirc. ( ,Ve i.ave t •.-.-., i.aiioi.u! an-! ' .-. / -.a'.'ii.i; bai.k-,. i*.ir -.1 '-i • • •> -i f.- ol hi;;a older and all leading lint.-.^ of on -.ii.e-,-, a re repre-.e ;.!••''. The V--;nlo:ie- i •> .1 In -,' , i;, ,... i...,ii (l i, y hoi el. (Jur ciiih.-. arc oi a ->'.cia!. ii'erarv and irr;-,i'ai i.a'i.n-. '!:!'• Mond.iy afternoon (.lull, a ladii •.' li terary, federal i.-i I or:'a nix. at i.,n . o'.v :i i IIL; a h;. i.o -.' -uie <:'u .o \\f .:;-.•• on tin: • orner of < .it rut a .emu: and C<:nti:r street; the l-'^rt nit;i, t!y. a ,; >. n t iemai.' ••. iitcrar;, iliih; the .'-..;.;<!. ion, a mu.iical '-r^a ni/.a ' ion ; aid the. Covina Con n I ry ( iii o. e.j :ii pp'-'l '•'• i' h ;. -... i ia'..]<: .iiid < uai n i i.;; nuildin;;; tin; San (iaini--! V.iiley Auto ('. \u\> v. it h ii s • • i >. '. ; --• % > n au' > -. li ..', e I r> o i " i.' <..:,: 11 . • i. >,.-. i. v i i t hi I; /n i v. a > -.; .1 nd I i.e Covina Valley Karniur -. C . 1.1<. ce-.-ot- ii • •. i. r /'! i' I.! ';•;,. '. :•. i <'. pi r i ;• ; i. ; ' 11 •.'-,. ( </ viua i. j -. a i -,o i' > full (juota of fraterna. ort, r a ni/a li.^n-.. ('ovina r.i uk -> .1 ' :.-• .• i'ii n _•; ora :i ."• (. i -.'• ri- ' of !. . - A ;.." '.> -. < .• *'. )il y. I .!•• vi n • on. p!r1 ci y eij •;; pj<ed packing hou nes a re p- ,;.;:'•(; I', pr--par • ;•.,' ii,...' .<••' • i.e ' :.• - • i.u •. .: • ..;'.' .id . o.' or.i n;;e-. -,•, h i'.h an .-.;ii|< pi:U from thl.-j p'.iii' ,'::... ua '.'. ', {•, thi: e,i ,- er ;: i..a ] I'-.; i. !;, .; i. i. :i<>! .-,.'. I p;i.e :.! , < ' • vi 11.1 I .1 i,k -, h r •, I in J ,o , Anj/eU-n ooutlly ai.'i i.:.i:d Hi 'he -.-. • rid. 'i U- r,i;-.;i,'/ •.! 1> :.,• :.-. i-. '•'.'. •• • •. .e;i''.in;^ i 1.1: n -.' r y. I'r-.idc.-. our i.itru ^ produ'-t-.. de io .o'.i-> fruit • a ; d i^rri- -, o; -•-.'-,•. ;..)..<; ,i .•••• cro/, ;. in a i.M.fl.ii. i .<•. .': ;M i' ui t m ,ii products and ;• r.iii. -. . .'-,•'•:. 01. 1 j.i.d -.-.'.-.':..'. i. •/. o! t n- . I' ',' i!. -. j to:;.; a . e,ju j i,,.' -.ol:/'.': ot Hi'.oun; COVINA MEAT MARKET .1. P. Kf'NDALI., Prop. Orders taken and deliveries nuule. daily. Orders In town will reeeive pioiup!. attention, Fresh and Tender Beef, Mutton, Pork,' Etc. Home Phone 3< PAMD IMIVf'OIXI THK< •"'' M <)1 ' > ' 1<HK ' SAN <;AMKIKL CANYON. V>r\i"r Ml ilV_/ \Jl 1 stage rmnning. 'Mountains are line now with no trouble to catch the limit of trout. Address Camp Kin con Resort Co., A/ CaL. or Pcek-.Tudah Co., 55.'^ South Spring street, Los Angeles. Patrick: H. Tolly Cement Pipe flanufacturer ALL SIZES AND IN ANY QUANTITY Kstiniiilcs furnished.—All work guaranteed. Agent for KANSAS CEMENT Large, or small quantities. Yards, Axusa Avenue, just north of San Hernardino Koad 'Pclophoue, Home 324') Postoflice Address, Covira KERCKHOFF^CUZNER Mill and Lumber Co* Phones: Home 148; Sunset 253 COVINA, CAL. Barn Phone 240 K«s. Phone 198 CITY LIVERY STABLES C. F. SMITH, Prop. Feed and Sale Yards in Connection Fast and Gentle Horses, Careful Drivers Stylish I<%s W. Badillo St., on the new electric line. COVINA, TO CATALIN A Swift Service Via Southern Pacific Last Outward Landing) First Homeward Landing at San Pedro. INQUIRE OF AGENTS D, B, Schcnck, Agent, Covina Phone 1-H t\ FOR SALE 5000 Acres of choice orange, fruit and farming LANDS in the celebrated San Joaquin Valley On main hiiro! railroa'l and near \n><n\ tnwn^. I'ji-ntv "I water i an In- oManicd. 'I hi i laii'l c'liu- pri ,<-,',<iIIH- ol the !»••>) in I lie •. a I!. <; anil v, i! I i/'- • n l<divided into --iinail ti.n I , \>> n it [HI;, ha IT , ai.d >, : I a t low pru e-i i'li c,i , y tern; ,. Weekly lixcursioiis to view Land J. H. yV\ATTHKWS RliAJ. I iS I All- Sole District Au*ent

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