Covina Argus from Covina, California on August 8, 1908 · Page 2
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Covina, California
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Saturday, August 8, 1908
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ORANGE AND LEMON $ I0 per Acre and Cheap Transports tion to Eastern Markets. 4 Situated in the famous Iluesteca Valley on water transportation of the Panuca River to Tampico, the rapidly growing part of Mexico. Regular steamboat service to and from property. In the La Bolsa 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 ') 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 BELIEVES IN WATER-WIZARD. Will OrillitliH, out! of Ooviiin'H prominent ruiu'hitrH, in the, latent c.onvitrfc to thn wliciiK! of Ideating wafer ciinrHcH by cm ploying a water-wi/.anl. Mr. Grif- flt.liH in a liiml-lieadeii, Hiic.c.enHful hiisi- JleHH Illilll, a IIIMM Wllll WeijjIlH III! CONCERNING ELECTRIC TRAVEL. I Annual Meeting of Library Trustees. DOCH UK- Pac.ific Electric, (!oiiipuny enre iiliont, thu ten-cent fnrr'H that may IK.! |ii(!k('d up in th(! vicinity of (/'ovinn, or are the opci'iitorn of tint ears under Di'iliTM In bourn ri^ht through to terminal The annual meeting of the library board was held ou TuesJay evening. The reports showed a very successful year in tho history of this public in- Htitntion. The now board organized stopping phizes? |) (M i S the car stop for with tho following officers: K. II. judicially and well, and when lie Niivslllie lonely, wretched person out nf town i Lahce, president; J. L. Matthews that, a man can find water by walking who has been peering anxiously up I lie j vice-president; First National Bank, across the land with a forked slick in' truck for I liree-ipinrlers of an liour, treasurer; Mrs. II. M. Fanlder his hand, it is lime for the mailer toj wailing with Hie clia racterist ie resiirna- , 1 ibrarian; Miss Vyvyonno Fauldor, be 1'iiiisidered, but, there will still re- j linn id' tin 1 snbii rba n il e, for liie ''Loss '.substitute librarian, main a large number of people skeptical ; AIIIIC'OH" Imal lo come in. 1 Il doci-i Librarian 'n report for year ending to the end, j n;il, I ha I is mil always, dearie, nnl al- Thc i|lleslion of loealitig the most de-I svays. And if the ear is late nwii'g l( sirable spot, for Ihe driving of a well Ihe I'ael Ihat the eundiiel or was Inm^ner coiif ro nl ed Mr. (irilliths a couple ofjlhan usual and the particular trip his Weeks .'ion. He knew there was plenty ; dinner Irip- dues il slop to lake on the of watcr-bca rin*j gravel a I. some depl h ' passenger who yearns lo jnnrncv In the lielow the surface, but MS Ihe water turmoil and strife of ' Loss Anneles' 1 Hplils ilo Hevxeral subterranean elm n : si reels, when he happens to be out ucls as a rule, Mr. (irillilhs was al a around Lark Kllen sired or some place loss for a location for his .shaft. In like thai ,' Ignite often il does, dearie, this neighborhood, il seems, there are i lull you must show a linn delerniinal ion several men who elaim the power of lo hoard Ihe ear and have a liea\ v piece ioeat ing waler, and Mr. (irillilhs sent of gum lug ready lo llae; it wilh. for Mr. I'erry Hasher, who has eslab-j Al least that is what nianv nf the lisheil a repnt al ion in this line. Mr. cili/eiis of' Ilie town elaim. and whi'ii Hasher came, and euttino; a forked limb complaints blossom on everv tree, some from a healthy peach tree, started ; body inns! know the right of it. It is across the lot where the ('nvina rancher a sicken lag sense of desolation that intended to place his well. Holding sweeps over Ihe would he traveler when Ihe two forks of the ejreell stick ill his lie has wailed for the approach of one right and left hand, he allowed the of Mr. 11 nnl i nylon's vehicles fora hall' pointed cm! to extend mil directly in hour only to have it ennic in all its roar front of him. Mr. liasher walked ' of grandeur, pass IjK,. the ships in the slowly iipd carefully, watching ll ml night, and disappear in the purple cloak of l:is stick. , nl' evening in the direction of " l.oss When .just on the edge of Ihe under- Anneles.'' Ma\bc if.the citi/.ens make (ground stream. Mr. lirilliths savs, the a converted kick the molorman and end ol the stick be^an lo turn dnwn- conductor mav be won over to their ward, and as the water tvi/anl pro way of thinking, cccded the point tumid directlv toward- Hie gll d. When Ihe celltel' of the Mream had been crossed, Ihe stick be j to turn upward a^ain. In this manner, a stream I I'll fret wide located, say Mr. (iriltiths, and the well -ll'ivell lllel'e with MlcCesS. 'The laachel' then took the slick and tried it, and i-avs it worked as well with him as will COMIC OPERA THIS FALL. Thcrr Is a nood, healthy prospect of Ihrrr brill}; a product ion of sonic comic I'" 1 1. The talent for this kind of a production is to be found In Hie town. and several men Interested in Mr. Hasher. There ar ilv a few who ""' S """"" lia XV Mi "'"' 11 "" lkl "- " l;ms ' with the idea ot laking up a Mandaul opna calliim for thirty-live or n>rt> an- able to e.ake this nietliod work. Oil is also located in this manner, and precious nietaK It is 1 de old stoiv of! I he divining liUlhll eds of celll lines. '.people in the cast, and seven or ei Jiuif) .'!0, 1!)OH. To the board ot trustees of tho Co- vinn Public, Jjibrary. (lontlomon- -The following report of the work of the library during the past year is respectfully eubmitted: K I.\ANCr;. Receipts- • Ualunc.c on liand July 1 '07 .•? 7'JH. 07 Received from itily taxes llfiii.lHl Inlt'ri'si, 1(1.00 Total 18118,00 Disbursements Librarian's salary $4 HO. 00 Hooks •_; ] ;i_ ;j.j Periodicals l!!i. !l() Catalog cards and printing 11..'{fi iiinding Hii|iplies and tools IKS. Oil Kcrtili/er and care of grounds -lli.HO Permanent iiiiproveinontN I'Jft.Ot! Wafer 'Jl.fjfi l-'ni'l Ifi.Otl N. I'j. A. membersliip 'J.OO Librarian's ex p. state meeting llfi.OO Total 10. r i;i. 'J'J Lial in treasury June .'!(), '08 H-1-1.7H Kine ai'c.oiint. for the year June :>0th, 1H08. Kect-ipts Ualance on hand July 1, 1H07 10. !•! Received from subsoripl ions '111.75 Kecoived from lines ' Kcceived from donations Total I Msbursemcnts Hooks lialance on liand ,lune, HO, '08 31. OS Total !I7.'J'J .UVKSW10NS No. vols. in library July 1, '07 U004 i r,,d hand,,! d,,u „ ', h nurd, i '" " U ' ilulis M ' K V Howlund. ilu-.N,,. M,K added by pmvha.e lilC Mr.-;. A. Mill ill of l'o\ina K.'i. is one of Hi,- int,.ivsi,Ml| ,\o. aiided liy gift panics. Mr [lowland has hail quite ; •JH lilllr r\pri irllrr III Ihe ailKllcUl' pi'i in Woodruff. Wi.o.n.s.u.'w'rS.rsi 111 "'""" " f "'"' I!1S ''''"' |llillls wi " laK " ( """ ''"' V"'' 'i'ottil addil inns laughii'i In i.-, M iv |{. j A. Holland, staling iliai. uhi 1 .- i-njoy-j'* o\rr in;.'. hi'i'M-Ji \ej\ much on In i nip j,),., j will hi- glad in J.-.-I hack in I 'a iitoi nia '•'' "aim sea-on j Toiul No. \.,ls. in library Tbr library bus been open t, ,r read • ers :rifi dii\>, t'i-r lending -..f bunk* IMacr y..iir spare c.i>h in thcd-Mim HUf, ,la». It has i.ecu ..pen (.. the is no place i-i|ii,i| i,, i!,,- l.uid In .-. !,u Ii , Val ley Sax ilia's Hank, a sate invrs! public > ; ._. li.iursa ilay \\eek davs hhr ha, mad, h-i ).,on,r. m.-nl ul I pn cent. , tllli , ,,, .,",.,,, „„ Sundays. During th, ! ) month of June 2363 persons used the ' library. The present number of card holders is 505, 288 having registered during the yenr. CIRCULATION— Total number of boriks loaned for home use, 11,939, showing a gain of ,'iO(!8 over last yenr, this being the largest gain in our history, as well an tho largest circulation. KKK-KHKNOIO WORK-In tho reference department the work has been considerably in ex c-oss of last year, tho addition of several good reference books, and gradually completing files of magazines, having made it possible for us to do more and belter work than over be- tnro. it is not possible, however, to keep any aeeurate record of this class of work. BlNDINf! AND KHPA1RS • Fifty books have been rebound in the "home" bindery. Amongst these were several volumes that had been discarded as worn out. i;i'.!9 books have been mended. -121 new books were prepared for use, which means stamping, pocketing, labeling, accessioning and cataloging. Over HOOO bocks have been relabeled. I'KRIODIOALS— We are now receiving 82 period!- ! nils of which 1)2 are paid subscrip- j lions and HO are gifts. i Building New home. \ I .1. K. 7,ug its to have an attractive; eight-room residence on his ranch on Cypress avenue. The house i.s under , contraction at tho present lime, the } contractor being (Seorge \V. Cool- | • man, and is to be of rustic finish us '• ; to exterior, while the interior effects i will follow the California plan of) natural finish in varnish. Besides the eight rooms the house will be fitted with an up-to dale bath room and porch. The building when completed \\ill have cost ab.iut $:i,000. Schedule For Electric Cars, F.eave I,us Angeles Leave Covina 5:.M) a. m. 5^(1 a . m. ":t>5 ti:55 8:10 h:30 10: ; 0 li:H) 1-:1O |j m. IZ^O p. m. I..MI I : N) 2: ; 0 : : .x^ . ; :45 1 1 :, ; ^ h.lH.i NewPomona Double Plunger Deep Well Pump Mead Most Efficient Deep Well Pump in the State Because it is Made Here BUILT IN THREE SIZES From Ten to Forty Horse Power It. is the smoothest running- deep well pump because thrre are no dead centers, no jerk or jar, and no danger of breaking- the pump rods. Be sure and write for our big catalogue. Watch this space for further information. Pomona Manufacturing Co. Pomona, California Cbristopbcr'6 ICE CREAM OF QUALITY A Cream You Can Depend On Exquisite in flavor. Deliciously smooth. Fresh as the cream in the dairy house back home. All Flavors From Oanilla to nut. All Kinds From plain to brick. C. F. CLAPP SOLE AGENT

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