Covina Argus from Covina, California on August 8, 1908 · Page 8
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Gasoline Gossip. I And Judge Marshall got, so stuck | on Ills new machine he had to auk : the neighhora to take a ride one beautiful night, this last week (don't,' Bsk which night; take your choice, f.hey nre all hcntit.iful) and the ma-: (thino hacked and he hnd punctures ; galore. He finally returned the neighhora to their home, hut it was' n close shave. Things are coming to a pretly pf<ss! I saw John Jlotifter driving a home i and Hob Howland riding a hike, j Are these cnse.s of atavism? While you read this (J assume you i have waded through nil the fit.ulF pro- j ceding/ Frank iiinhen, popularly | known ns "Tronhle Finder JJiHheo," Mrs. Hisbeo, who trios to keep Frank straight, your hiimhle servant, popularly known IIH "Man Afraid of His Machine (liven," Mrs. (liven, who not only trios hut, does keep rue Htrnight, nnd Allison fiiveri (his popular name is "Chip of the Old Ulock"; thrown in for ballast, will he chilli-chugging through the Ca- huiigii Pass en route to Monterey county, Tuoliirnno county, arid the high Hierras. flow the trip will end the Lord only known, and he doesn't talk much, hut so far as I am ahle 1 ahull keep you posted. N.IJ. A. I J . Kerokhoff goes along HH far its Arroyo firande, Maybe I'll have something interesting to toll about him too. Qiiien wibe? IRWINDALE. MrH. Li. H. Hoot, find daughter, MiHH Virginia, with tho former's mother, MrH. A. K. DnniolH, have re- turnnd from Long Bench, where they JIHVO heon onjoylng a honwi party. J Mr, find Mrs. J' 1 . C. Dovondorf ar« Hponding tho week end at, Han Dingo. K U. Coffmnri nnd family are buck from H rnonth'H vacation fit Camp Mrs. Lucy Hodges of Hawtello returned homo hint WedneHday utter a week's viwit »t tho homo of Mrs. N. Jj. Irwiri. Tho MlaHfiH Leila find Leolii Irwin nro homo .again nt'tur Hpemling a month fit San Diego. MrneH. P. K. Auntin nnd Wrn. FwgiiHon were guostH a few dfiya tblw week of Mrs. D. KelnhanJ. A pleasing irnprovoment to this locality in the handsome now homo beiug bnilt by Contractor O. L. Sooley for B. Miller, ifhiob i* now almoHt ready for occupation. It is a Htory nud u half seven-roomed tmuga- low, containing all modern improvements, including hot and cold water nnd gas. A Htriking fentiiro Is the mtiHHlve cement poroh, the work of Martin are Mr. mid Mr.s. (3. N. Limn Hponding a week (it Long Boat'.h. CHARTER OAK. MrH. S. A. Htowoll and 'family are spending a week at the beach. MI-H, Kd Williams mid children of romona were guoets ot Mrs. Holm last Thiirsdny. H. A. Htowell and Will (ioodrioh inudo a biiHincHH trip to Bantu Ana yesterday. Mr. and MrH. Chun. Hill of PIIHII- denu are guoBl,H of their sinter and brother, Mr. und Mrn. W. V. Hill. Tho MlnHOH UOHH und Mtirinn (fiven have retunuul from a pleasant throe week.H* visit, lit Santa Ana. MIHH (Muni I'Mon' 1 "' of Pomona Is the Kiiost of her trjeiid, Mr«. A. K. Montgomery. Thi'ru will lm no Hervii'Hs in Holy Trinity Chinch tninorrnw nor on the t\vo following Stinda.v.H. Church of tin) Hri'ihivn; Sunday School at li) a. in. I'l-t-aoliinn «t 11 "• in. 7. ::io p. in, Chi Julian Nvorki'i's mi'titiiii; (J:l.) ji. m. Worship ut tin-. Hiipiitit (Miurch iJilile school 1' :!.", ii.iu. I'rcachiiit I 1 a.m. hy lii'v. I.. \. Clark. Then will be in) H.V. I 1 . ('. nur twtMiitiK ner vice.s m thi) liii|iii.st Church as wn «. In the MethodiM (.'Inirch for w»rshi| in Iht^ nniiiii sorvict's. Methodint ht-rvici's : Rev, (leu. I). liouilii. 1). 1)., pn aiil<)iit uf the I'ni- Yursity of Southi-in Ciilifornin, will occur,y (! K , j,iil|,ji at the M. II. chinch touiojiuw uiuniin.i.'. In the yvi-nin^ the unii'ii sum.'ncr SIM \ici-s, will lit- Jmid iii ihal church, Ki-v. 1'aul li. Sti-Miis, jastor ut 1 ll;c 1'n-i iiyli'iian Chiiu-h ••! this city, pn-uch She Conquered the Qermtn*. In the Frnnco-Oerni/in war tbc French hospital nf Vpnd'imc w«» In charge of Mrne. fjonilli' (alien, one of> trte most, noted IUM<>S of the tfnin. Thoro, aided hy two inirsos and «eve'i Chrlstliin SiHters of Mercy, she received thousands of French nnd Ger- mnn soldiers. When the PruHNlnnn occupied Vendoriie they wlstted to hold the hoHpltnl nnd plant on It the German flfig. lint, warned of f.he enemyV Intentions. Mine, fallen enrly one Jan- unry morning vinltr-d the I'ruHMi-iu /rcn- er;il, who, surrounded by his stuff, was about to seize the hiifldlng. "Hlr," she exclaimed, "we have received your wounded nnd nursed them as though th> y were our own. We will continue to do so. but we will remnin In n French hospital. We will riot have It converted Into a Gerrnnn hospital." "Mndfirne," wns the reply, "we are masters." "Tn the town ft rnny lie; here, no!" was (.lie answer. "We are protected by the Hod Cross rmd the French flag. You have no rlt?ht to touch either the one or the oilier." She conquered, nnd from that day the utmost admiration wns openly evinced for her by the Germans. A Wise Critic. FniriclKrpio Saivcy was for forty years a figure of great prominence In French literary life. As a critic of the drama he was looked upon as one having authority, and pnilse from him meant success to the struggling playwright. His criticisms were honest, fearless and Independent, nnd It is remembered of him (hut he refused the honor of belonging to the French academy lest ho should come under obligation to favor the plays written by other members. Harcey's good sense was often put to the test. One day a friend came rush- Ing Into his room waving a paper. "What l» the matter?" Inquired the critic. "Here's some one," cried the other, "who has been calling you an 'Imbecile' In print! Are you going to challenge him?' Surcey smiled. "Certainly not," ho replied. "I owe him my thanks. Tho public will soon forget the word 'Imbecile' nnd will only remember having read my name." Got Even With Dickens. When Charles Dickens was In Washington he met one morning on the steps of the capllol a young congressman from Tennessee whom the great novelist hud offended by his bluntness. That morning Dickens was lu great good humor. "I have," snld he, "found un almost exact counterpart of Little Nell." "Little Nell who?" queried the Ten- Dickons looked him all over from head to foot nnd from foot to head he- fore he answered, "My Little Nell." "Oh," said tho TennesHoeun, "I didn't know you had your daughter with you!" "I am speaking of the Little Nell of my story, 'The Old Curiosity Shop,' sir," retorted Dickons, Hushing. "Oh." salil the Imperturbable Ten- uesseean, "you write noveN, do you? Don't you consider that a rather trifling occupation for a grownup man?" Chinese Laundry Tickets. It Is noL generally known that the Chinese laundry system of ticketing a bundle of soiled clothes Is based on the many gods and goddesses of the laundry. Tho Chinese laundrynmn at the beginning of each week makes out a butch of checks In duplicate, to be used as wash tickets. Ho selects th« name of Home god or goddess or of some object, ns tho sun, tho moon or stars. To this mime he prefixes a number, ns "Moon No. 1," "Moon No. 2," and BO on. In tho space between the two legends—for the signs ure repeated—ho has his own mime, as, for Instance, Wong Lee.—Harper's Weekly. Tenure of Office Act. The tenure of olllco net, passed by congress In February, 1S(!7, during Its bitter flight with President Andruw Jotinson, was a bill limiting the powers of tho president In removals from olllee. Among other things It took from the president the [tower to remove members of his cabinet except by permission of the senate, declaring that they should hold olllee "for and during the torin of the president hy whom they may have been 'appointed and for one mouth thereafter, subject to removal by and with tho con.seut of the senate." The prosldtnit vetoed thu bill, but It was passed over his veto.— New York American. The Standard Size. "lli-rn's iiiioiluT allowed, humorous ur- ticlo alioiii coal hy thai new JoUesniitli of ours," saiii ilu; cdiior'b assistant. "Shall I use ii'.'" "What si/e is ItV" asked the editor. "Oh, chestnut sl/.c, of course!" —Phil- THE NKW IRamblcr Uetter than ever, Better than any, regardless of price, We can "show you." Sec local agon tor W. B. COWAN S30 S. Jiroadway, Los Angeles Agent for Southern California (OYINA TRANSFER HUTCHISON BROS., Props. All kinds of hauling 1 and Furniture Moving. Specially prepared to move pianos PROMPT SKRVICE. PRICES RIGHT. 'iffke on Citrus Ave. Covina, (dl. Home Phone 1108 New Telephone Number Azusa 4 CHAS. H. MORRIS Implements. Wagons and Buggies at Los Angeles prices.' A Good Drug Store... Drugs, Stationery and Toilet Articles . . Accuracy and Satisfaction at all times I W. W. NASH Prescription Druggist An Expert Optometrist and complete equipment for correcting all defects of ... . vision. Guaranteed work only. Write Don't Neglect Your Eyes Delay la dangerous. It will pay you io sec us at once. Free Consultation. Us | EXPERT REPAIRING I Next to Orpheum Theatre. LOS *ST. .. CAL. 'IVi'iity three nl C.ivii ,-i's pr.iinin iMIt litMUlbl (call's iltti'lldi'il ll'.c ii;iliuai'l ' 1 ' I at Levy's, Loj Anui'!c>>, "" ,Na: ui'dny j lu.-l. They ii-|orl n rou>i!i^ I inn 1 and ; spli'lldid speeches fiviii Si-uat' >t * ! Flint and Perkiii-, HIM! C..I.L;I eirmaii | Mcl.acl:l,i!i. I il-.i. Hulcl,i-,im, nrtiiiT .1 l".'.,l <T lit till' til III, I',, 1 , ina Ti.iilitef t'i, , ae comi anii-.i i,v hi-, \\iii<, lit! An^ii^t Nl foi a caui[ iii^ lii[ in tin- menu tains n( \Vnttiiu. '['hey d:, v <• tt.eir o-.Mi camj ing '.viiec.ii. MONEY WANTED I have notes falling due in almost every month from $250.00 to $9000.00 Secured by first trust deeds on new city residences, orange, walnut and alfalfa ranches, which I will sell to net lender, 7 per cent interest, payable quarterly, f ree of taxes, and guarantee payment of interest to maturity of note, and collect interest free. I can loan §500.00 to $3000 for you on modern homes in Covina or Los Angeles or on ranches near Covina for 2 or 3 years on good first mortgages at K per cent net; the borrower pays all taxes and expenses and my commission, and the banks collect interest free. Tel.,3259. OSCAR MILLER. BEN F. THORPE CEMENT CONTRACTOR Manufacturer of CEMENT IRRIGATING PIPE 6 to 36 inches in diameter General Cement Work of All Kinds Reinforded Concrete Buildings a Specialty Yard, West Cvpress Aver.ue Telephone 403 Good Groceries We carry a fresh stock of staple and fancy groceries. Out vegetables are the best to be had. Our teas and coffees are excellent. A large stock of canned goods, pickles, olives, hams, bacon and bakery goods. Try our butter. The Depot Grocery ROBT. CRENSHAW, Prop. IDcndome J. J. FITZGERALD, Prop. A FIRST CLASS COUNTRY HOTEL OUR SPECIALTY Chicken Dinner • Wednesday and Sunday Convenient for Covina people and cheaper than can be ore- pared at home. Kissel Kar A car that sells for $2250 that will demonstrate and show as good material and workmanship as a $4000 car. 4 cyl., 40 h. p., speed 45 to 50 miles, won both events it entered at Pasadena-Altadena hill climb. Has Bakersfield road record of 4 hours and 45 minutes over horrible roads. Have a ride in one and you wiH be a Kissel Kar booster. Reo Automobiles THE CAR OF SERVICE Ask any of the many Reo owners hroop Polytechnic Institute Located in Pasadena, the most beautiful city of California GIVES A PRACTICAL MODERN EDUCATION. College of Engineering. Manual Training Academy Normal School of Manual Training. Art and Domestic Economy. PREPARES FOR LEADING COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. New cnmpUH of 20aureri, faculty nf 40, stmlent body of 400. Hoarding hall for boys, gymnasium, athletic ifiouml.i; expenses moderate. Si'iul for catalog, ARTHUR HENRY CHAMHERLAIN FJ. S., A. M.. Artinc Presiilent, COVINA Shoe Repairing (o. Citrus Avenue Having recently installed the latest improved shoe machinery, I am now prepared to do all kinds of shoe repairing at short notice. Satisfaction is guaranteed in every respect. Men's sewed half soles 75c Ladies' sewed half soles 60c Ladies' nailed SOc Corbett & Trimbell PRICES Touring Car with top, $1450.00 Reo Roadster, 20 h. p., $1100.00 Reo Runabout, $700.00 Also agents for Wayne "30" 4-cvlinder and Kisselcar. Get a demonstration before buying. REO Garage COVINA All kinds of general and heavy Blacksmithing. We manufacture Ridgers, Orange Racks c.nd Box Presses Horseshoeing a Specialty Home Phone 63 Shop West Badillo St, Cavina IF YOU WANT ANY PAINTING KALSOMINING OR PAPER HANGING done, see me before you let your job. All work guaranteed and prices reasonable. Phone 51. C. H. Kistler First of "Teddy's" Letters to Broadwell Washington, D. C,, Dear Friend Broadwell :Busy week, -Special Congressional Session. Harriman asks to hereafter choose U.S. Senators. Big insurance squabble over Lloyd's refusal to insure sheath gowns. California wants a special appropriation for a simplified code of School Bond Laws. Personally, have started a Mosquito Helmet practice. Wish to avoid Iowa boy's disaster with syrup can. "By the way, send me two dozen of those $2, and $3. straw hat bargains for 40 cents, and for heaven's sake send small sizes. Which do you think will be the first reality, Bryan's Cabinet or a new Covina Water and Sewerage System? I hope sooner than those sox you sent me eight months ago wear out. Why is it that a section of California kicks against the Dingley Tariff, when it brings her over $10,000,000 yearly? I guess for the same reason that your people jump at the Department Store Shirt Bargains when they can do far better at home both in quality and price. Have been worrying lately over a job after next March. I have a notion to try for that $150 Congressional Prize on "Why the Republican Party Should Stay in Power," only am afraid that those Lincoln, Neb, papers will beat me out. They are very clever along similar political lines. It is time for the Chief Executive to find his trundle and dream of the day when Covina shall have a series of straight street lines. "Teddy"

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