Covina Argus from Covina, California on September 26, 1908 · Page 6
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 6

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^^ Mammoth Channel Gold Mine The Largest Drift Mine in America and the Richest in the World A Limited. Number of Shares Kor Sale 5O cents per Stiare riAIN OFFICE, ARGUS BLOCK, COVINA Home Phone 5008 J. H. MATTHEWS, Agent S£ The Walnut Industry. The fiiot that nearly five thousand ticruH of vvalnutH will come into bearing in tho vicinity of Covina within a few years behooves us to keep in (done touch with the walnut, industry of (his country. Tlio walnuts are to rival the citrus truitH in point, of pro I It,. The recent, mooting of the California Walnut, Association was an interesting one, at which prioes were fixed for the coming noa- HOIl. After a ImiK discussion behind (dosed doors, Secretary .). A. Montgomery of Rivera announced the fol- lowiun scale,: For soft, shells, 1 '1 l-'l cents a pound, less 1 1 '2, per cent, freight discount; standards, 12 cents, IOHS the discount, and No. '.i's, H l-'2 cents, IOHS the discount. About .seventy mombois of the association met at 10 o'clock in the Chamber of Commerce committee room. Tho morning session was principally devoted to the reading of reports and the disciiHsioii of crop conditions in this and foreign countries. It was stated that the crop in the fnui counties of Sanla Itar- bara, Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange would probably bo over liOll carloads thin season, an increase of nearly If) per cent, ovor last year. "Tho outlook for (the walnut growers \a very promising," staled Secretary Montgomery. "Sixteen branch associations, representing approximately throe -fourths of tho entire output in the Ntntc, wore repre seiitod at the meeting. The ipialiiy <>!' the nuts is very K»nd, ami tho do niand appears Htinn^. ()iir association represents practically the con trolling interest in this country. Crop culidilbiiiN abroad are not very favorable t h is year. '' Tho blight problem was taken up by the association ami a cuinmilteit of directors \sill ^ivo practical tost.s uf remedies. One especially to be considered will be sillitnitted by 1'r. W. Ii. Lett of Li is .Snuelo.s, uho desires to sell it ulitii^lit In the us- hooiatiun. He claims that it \\ill clean blight mil »! an infested 01 chard in tlueo .seasons and that both equipment 'ind mixtuio are iiie\ pensive enough i" be ss it hin practi c.il reach of ihe smaller uruwcr. 'I'he committee will rrpuii it-, Undines lithe association in Ui-eumber. 'I'll I/I i.- l.i>ard Iv the meal el Mr.s. Maiy Ii (I;as, lir-t hi.us • if SViNi.n'-, | an:!. -Ii j , K, I hlli.-f 1 . It City Business. Tho city trustees met in regular on Tneadny evening with all pi'esent except Moxloy. Mr. Loguo, local suporintondent of the Pacific) Li^ht and Power Company, was requested to ask his company to install a li^ht over the entrance of the IIMHO house of the Covina Kire Department,, A communion!, ion waa teceived from the Kl Monte Village Improvement, Association asking the trustees to cooperate with them in an effort to secure additional car service on the Pacific JOlontrio. J'l. (). Tliotiiason, representing the c,on«reKiit,ion of the Covina CUiristian Chureb, appeared before tho Hoard permission to replace the posts on the San iJernar- dino road which had boon tukon out to allow the laying ot sidewalk by the Covina school hoard. Mr. Thomason was uivon to understand Unit the board had granted permission for the erection of the hitching po.sl.s several years a^o, this per mistiion had never been revoked, and as far IIH the city trustees wore concerned the posts could be eroded forthwith. The following bills were allowed and crdered paid: \V. Larick, dl!i.'2f>; ,1, L. MatthewH, printiiiK, $17.75; Covini! Land A Water Co., II 0.:U); Pacific Linht A- Power Co., lUii.llij; M. L. Mehiiert, #'J5.-10; W. M. (Jii.swuld, *-J!). 15. l"lrc as a Detective. Fire in what is known as the "red .shack" presided over by MiloWilsnii, at the reiir of tho obi Covina House Saturday ni^ht, Kittled that old luukeiy completely, and caused some excitement tor a time. The building was occupied by several men at the liii!" 'Aim were exidently i-leopin^' nit the otlectH nf too much .stimulating FOR SALE 5000 Acres of choice orange, fruit and farming LANDS in the celebrated San Joaquin Valley On main lino of railroad and near {food towns. Plenty of water can he obtained. This land comprises some of the best in the valley and will be subdivided into small tracts to suit purchasers and sold at low prices on easy terms. Weekly Excursions to view Land J. H. MATTHEWS REAL ESTATE Sole District Agent Citrus Avenue Covina, Cal. J. R. Conlee Realty Co. Successors to Eradshaw Bros., 238 Bradbury Bldg. MONEY TO LOAN from private parties at a low rate of interest. City and country property' for sale. Business intrusted to us will be prompt attenti-ii. 7-21 Jshnssn & Nigg BLACKSMITHS Blocksmithing af all Kinds Our Specialty Shop on Citrus Ave !' J. \A/. ICEERER Proprietor of the COVINA LIVERY STABLES Home Phone 30. Covina, Cal. When the thvii thiuiiv;!) tho duuis the iuti all allio, and it \sarf ili.-e.i\ one of ;ho room.s containe ds ot liulib'd beer. Mi for the tiro tho ci •n broke linr wan roil that I several d it imi mmuiiity wiuild not have known the i-xaoi bi cality ut the "blind pit;" which has been in •ij-t'iatinn fur sumo (in e. The diichiMM'e and public klinuleil^'e ut the liipmr caused ihu nunei's to clut-e up I n-ii!i-,s uii SiMitlay ami the bliiui l IL; h:ia cea-ed In I e for a time. ' 'Saeeiu-'' I lair l-'ood 1.- made n.aki/ I.ait X JK'OI,,!!.-•. I iel a 1 , M ie Na.-l,'.- J i i tti st ui e. ."i i V. POMONA STEAM LAUNDRY If yon want tlu- HKST \VOKK at the MOST KKASOXAHMC 1'KICKS yivo us ;i trial. TWKNTY YEAKS' experience has ititi^'ht us the CHEAI'EST and 11EST way tu do your lamuiry. U'ith tirst-olass oijnipinoiit our work anil our..methods are suiiiutrv ami up-to-date. Leave Bundles at McLeod's Restaurant I.OKBF.KK BROS Tlie Safe and Helkibie Knel Plan to Visit YOSEMITE VALLEY This Season It is a Quick, Comfortable Trip Via YOSEMITE VALLEY RAILROAD An ideal outing- in the Sierras amid the grandeur^ of Ynsem- ite. Cost reduced to popular prices. Ample hotel and board- ititf-camp accomodations. Write for descriptive folder. For tickets and connections see SOUTHERN PACIFIC or SANTA FE or address H. H. Vincent, General Agent, 533 So. Spring Street LOS ANGELES, CAL.

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