Covina Argus from Covina, California on November 21, 1908 · Page 1
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 1

Covina, California
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Saturday, November 21, 1908
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I*. H. Look Over There COVINA SEASON^OR HOUSE HEATERS Air-Tight Stoves, Gas Heaters, Fire-Place Grates RABRICK'S HARDWARE ARGUS VOL COVINA, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, NOV,2i, 1908. PROFESSIONAL CARDS DR. J. c. GOODELL OSTEOPATH Phones: Office 175; Res. 23 Hours 9-4 First Nat. Bank Bid?. Covina, Cal. . STEVENS AND BARRON OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS Phone 298—Argus Block Dr. Olirida K. Stevens Tuesdays and Fridays Dr. Emma Barren Mondays and Thursdays RoXIE E. BATES, M.D. Special attention given to treatment of diseases of women and children. Office and residence East College St., first door E. of First National Bank Office hours: 8 to 10 a. m. '' 2 to 4 p. m. Phone 288 Covina, Cal. REED & JENNINGS, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS |. D. «EBD G. D. JENNINGS 8-10 a m 10-12 m P& . 2~4 p m, 7-8 p m 4-6 p m ' Offices in Reed blk., Phone 40. Resi- deoce of Dr. Reed E. Badillo st. Phone 48; Residence of Dr. Jennings on Reynolds addition, E. Badillo St. Phone 299. COVINA. CAL. ' :D^' J< C< BARNEY, DENTIST >vcr Argus Office Covina, Cal. Phone 284 W^f" —DENTIST— i hours: 8:30 to 12, 1 to 4. Home Phone 47 ,Office: Bank Blk., - Covina, Cal. £. H. WEDGWOOD ARCHITECT AND BUILDING CONTRACTOR Residence, Cienega, near Grand R.F.D. box 204 Phone 3065 ANDREW M. PENCE ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Notary Public Phone 1039 Reed Block Covina, Cal. QEO. L. SANDERS, ATTORNEY AT LAW Offices 325-333-335 Wilcox Building, Telephone, Home 425 LOS ANGELES, CAL. Saturday's in Covina. Office Argus Block. VAN VLIET Teacher of VOICE CULTURE (four langua^ea) and PIANO Graduate from European Conservatory, ten years experience in teaching abroad. Specialist for advanced pupils. Removing defects in the organs of speech a specialty. METHODICAL SPEAKING Full attention given to beginners. Trial leaaon free. Reception hours Thursday from two to four. Residence, East College Street, Covina. ROBERT M. PHILLEO TEACHER OF THE VIOLIN Special attention paid to the beginner. Limited number of pupils for orchestral work under most improved methods. Telephone 3054. Cleaning and Pressing. I am now prepared to do all kinds of uleauiug ami pressing at reasonable prices. Satisfaction guaranteed, Give me a trial and be convinced. Shop just east of corner Citrus auil Italia streets, Covina, Cal. Yours for business, CHAH. H. HARRIS. Formerly cleaner and presaer for J. A. Hcbuuiin. FIRST MAYOR PASSES OVER Eri G. Clapp Succombs Suddenly at Los Angeles Home. Flags floated nt half inaat in Covina for two days this week, calling attention to the city's bereavement through the death of Eri Uarfield Clapp, first mayor of the city of Co- viuu. His death on Monday afternoon wns n distinct shock to the entire community. No intimation had come to the immediate family that Mr. Clapp was in a serious condition, but an affection of the heart, from which he had never complained to any extent, was the cause of his sudden death. Eri Garfield Clapp was born in Vermont in 1841. He passed his early youth in New York state and later he was engaged m business in Vermont and New Hampshire. In bis community be was ever known as a man of high integrity and bis business relations with everyone brought him high standing. In 1888, he removed with his family to California, coming dh'ect to Covina where he was engaged in the orange busiues for nearly twenty years. During this time he took an active interest in the affairs of t bo little town . and when the city was incorporated, Mr. Clapp was chosen the first mayor. He also served on tue^flrat Cltrut Union High School boarded ''l&bltfj^IiMfttiM Los Angeles, where he tnftde his home until the time of bis death. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the residence, 2500% West Washing- ten street, conducted by Rev. Alfred Fletcher of the Covina Episcopal Church. At the grave the ritualistic ceremony was read by th« Coviua Lodge of Masons, of which he was a respected member, assisted by Southgate Masonic Lodge of Los Augeles. Burial wns in Rosedale cemetery. The bearers were his four sons, C. F. Clapp, Arthur B. Clapp, Philip S. Clapp, Dr. Stacy W. Clapp, his son- in-law, Dr. C. A. Jeuks, and W. M. Griswold. Resolutions calling attention to the city's bereavement are to be found on another page of this issue. Card of Thanks. The family of the lute E. CJ. Clapp wish to express their warm appreciation of the sympathy and cooimleru- tiou shewn during their recent bereavement, ami to extend their bin- cere thanks to all who reiiiiered assistance iu any way. Bread Crumbs From the Bible. *'l am the bread of life."—St John, 6th chapter. Commencing with this issue, the Argus will print a series of Dible study articles which will run in each number throughout the year. These articles are not ordinary, hastily compiled articles, but are the iinne as have found favor with over ;JOO newspapers in the citius of the United States, and which are being used with great success by thousands of other publications. The eerios is known a.s the Inter national Newspaper Bible Study Club, and is edited by Hev. Dr. Liuscott, a man of wide reputation as a teacher. The lesson* are so prepared that they will be of Interest to everyone, including the persona who have less familiarity with the Bible than those following lessons closely. I Arthur T. Hadley, president of Vale I University, Hays of the studied that they are certainly calculated to Hlim- ulntu thought on the practical hear i ing of Bible history upon the moral i questions of the day. Among the 'thousands of indorsements sent out is (also one t'rutn John VVamtmaker. who isays that the idea is one that should I have been put into practice before, j Newell Dwight Ilillib, paei-.r ..f the famous iiooklyn church, fcpoaki highly of the lessons, and they have been • iudoreed by hundreds of other well- known educators in this country and . Canada. Watrh fi>i thirrn every week. Thty are meant for the skeptical a- unll at th« beliti ill),'. Oyster-, all the time at f.'i einhaw'.s fjfocery. t'rt;-.h and film, 'JUe a J'.iZfci,. U Teachers' Union. A meeting of particular interest was held on Tuesday afternoon flt the home of Mrs. W. G. Conley. when the primary Sunday-school teachers of the town were organized into a union, to meet every Tuesday afternoon nt 3 p.m. for the purpose of studying the lesson for the next Sunday, and the methods nud helps iu teaching. The following officers were appointed: president, Mrs. Win. Clark; vice-president of the beginners' department:, Miss Douglas; vice-president of primary department, Miss Doyle; vice-president of junior department, Mrs. Gnge; secretary and treasurer, Miss Bessie Utter; press correspondent, Mrs, Conley. The feature of the afternoon ns tho splendid address by Miss Monie Brockway, state superintendent of the primary work of tho churches. She laid particular stress on manual work. Hhe will bo present once a month at future meetings. The next meeting will be hold Tuesday at 3 o'clock in the Presbyterian Church social hall, when Mrs. E. P. Warner will give the lesson. A cordial invitation is extended to all interested, whether teachers or not. Methodist Church "At Home." An enjoyable social function was the "at home" given by the Methodist Church on Wednesday evening last. This is the first of a 'series to be given this winter, and was a success. The ladies' parlor and the Sunday-school rooms were appropri- .atolrjeoorated, yfith feinajiQd pottfti 4 wofd 'JfoeJcdnitff"-^*^ displayed. The program opened with Barnard's "Saored Heart," played iu a very effective manner by tbe Sunday -school orchestra under tho leadership of Prof. Groom. An address of welcuaie to the new members who liavo lately united with the church, and to Prof. and Mrs, Groom, was made by the pastor. K P. Warner then greeted tho newcomers on behalf of the Sunday-school; Ed Siewert for the Epworth League; Mrs. Crawford, Ladies' Aid; and Mrs. B. L. Reynolds, tho missionary societies of the church. Headings by Miss Minnie Sissou and Mrs. J. D. Reed were thoroughly enjoyed, both responding to hearty encores. Refreshments served by the Ladies' Aid, and a general good social time concluded an evening's enjoyments that speaks well for the prospects of tho series which it inaugurates. Tallest Han Mere? Onto Horton, who OOHIPH into Co vina to make his homo this wctik, JH probably the man iu California. Ho in nineteen yearn old and six foot six and one hull 1 inchos in hnight. Thfi next tulleHt man in ('o- v in n is two iiii'hcH below Morton. Ho is known popularly by IHH friourJH as "Ramrod" Mac-Donald, and is only a strip of H boy HH yfit. Morton comes from ( (inter firovc, Alaljan.a, aiir] va>s that all hin pi-ople are ol tlie nidiiiHry l.cii-'bt. 'I'lus young IIIHII JH nlho^NHftd of great Hirength, altliou^h weighing but 17!J p(,unris. Me i.s at prtHfiil visiting with A. J. Hooks, I ho blackhinilb, and will probably take up liih roai- (h-nce in ('ti\ ina. Popular Clerk Marries. Charles Maws, for Home time a dork in tin.- Pcfjpli'H H' >!''•: was married al liib borne in Kanta Uarbara WodneH- day to Miss Meile Mubbarrl. It wafc intended that the wedding should he a (j'.jiet affair, but the yn»i:u (riendh of botii cr.'iitructing jiaitie.s gave thejn a warm send-oft' vvlifjn they started back to Coviua. 'I'lie trnuku and baggage bore testimony of their popularity in tbe number of curioua i 'lehJKii'i and .signs [jfasteil over them, laud a <ei3' happy ttiue wa-» j-'isen |lheru hot'oro leaving >be i,t-;iull(ul | little coast city. Mr. (It^a v.iil n- 1 miiiij in the employ i,f Mr. t'ric'l ! 'uan. and has fitted uj) a very attrac Itive cottage on C«.-nter s-.trett.. MRS. BRYAN WRITES. (Ireat Commoner's Wife Corresponds With Old Friend In Covina. A letter from Mrs, William Jennings Bryan to Mrs. Dr. O. P. Shoemaker was received since tho election, and is interesting from tho standpoint taken by the wife of the groat Democratic statesman. The letter is iu a most uheerful vein, but .Mrs. Bryan admits that tbe defeat, was a great disappointment to her husband, as well ofc to herself, for it has been her ambition to bo tho first lady of the land. During Mrs. Sho^maker'n long stay in Nebraska she became very a warm friend of tho groat Nebraakan and his fa in I ly, and is considered one of Mrs. Bryan's intimate friends. Mrs. Shoemaker does not reveal the entire contents of tho communication, but Hays that Mrs. Bryau has not given up hopes for a high position iu tbe land for her husband. Tho letter speaks in one place of an episodo tbe day after election at tbe Falrview farm when the family had cratio received proof of the Deuio- defeat. A neighbor's Mttlo lad came running iu, and gaining access to Mr. Bryan, said: "Is it true Mr. Bryau that you have boon fanned out?" "I don't understand," said Mr. Bryan. "Well," wild tho lad, "the boys say that you have had threw chances at tbe ball and have missed it, and you're fanned out." Federation at Venice. lasting the greater portion of this week at Venice, where the beautiful, transplanted city was thrown open to them with the greatest cordiality. The convention proved the added growth and strength of this organization, and also the power it, has become in shaping civic affairs throughout the state. Miss Anna Hcrrou, president of the Covina organization, was a member on the committee on credentials and an active participant in the convention. Mrs. K. F. Duller was I ho regularly appointed delegate from Co- viua, and a large number of (he local members were in attendance. . On one evening the Federation was made guest in a body at the (Southern California Lady Press Writers' Club, and the Pick and Khovel cluh of .Southern California also arranged a program for them. A report of the proceedings of the convention will be given at the club meeting on Monday afternoon. Death of Mrs. Stoufer. The denlh of MI-H. W. II. (Sarah) Stouter occurred at the residence, Hi Hi Milliir.l avenue, LOH AngeloH, Thurxday morning after a protracted illncHH. The funeral in to be held this iiHirninu at 10:110 o'clock from the residence, Mrs. Htoufir'H death was hill-rounded with a peculiar mid- nesH, inamnncli as she lay speechless for thirty days, UH a rosult of the biouking of a blood VCHNC! on the brain, but luvuird the end she rallied and the ('nil came peacefully. Tho relatives and children were ablo to Tench tho bedtmltj before death IM- curred. The deceased WUH very well knovMi in (,'ovinn, where nhti resided with her hiiKband for ni'!;,y yearn, and where Mr. Stonier died. In icniienl will be imide today iii the (Jakdale cemetery beHldo hr.r hust'.-ind. I Sejcura Well Water bus nearly been readied in the giant v>cll which ih being sunk: by the Kngura Water Company :it ' Baldwin J'aik. The well has been sunk ] ! T) feet, and in one of the most successful HliJifta put down in thin valli.-y for .soi/ie yi-arw. It \H being built oft the north Hide of the Pacific. Kleclri(; track for the purpoHO of wattling f)0(J itf.usH (it land that hits ff.inieily be«:/i wateied by forcing up y.alcr fioin the plant al, V'innhn;d. iJaltoji .v Li-ech, the eontrucioi s, kii.y that they aie (Confident <J st/ iking a big cup[.ly of Aaler. i •~Mtft& *b #!,"'—• How About That Thanks^ giving Dinner? You know we have the makings of it and can supply you everything 1 from soup to small black coffee. One thing- in particular we might call your attention to is our stock of Fruit Cake This is over one year old. We made it ourselves and know that it is good. Get in your orders early in the week as Wednesday will he a busy day. Closed Thursday All Day DIRECTORS G. E. Anderson 0. F. Claim .T. n, Elliott W. If. Ilollidiiy Marco If. Hullmnn H. M. Hoimor J. O. \ltnmar C. Mum-fiii! A. I'. Koreldmll' W. H. HOLLIDAY, Prowldont MAHCO H. IIKUJWAM, Vlco J. H. ELLIOTT, Vleu PI-UM. W. M. (iKIHWOI.,1), CiiHlilor J. (!. HUTCHINMON, AMH(. (Jii r Capital and Surplus $90,000. oo Covina VDalky Savings Banh Covina, Cal. V DIRICCTOKS OFFICIOUS Oi«i. K. Aiiilni-Kiiii W. II. Ilolllilay A. I'. K MUCK IIOKI'', I'nralili-Ml. J. K. KllloU II. M. MnUHiir II. M. IIOUHKH, Vim |'nmlil«;nt Mum) II. Ilellrniin A. I'. Knrcktiuir J. C. IIUTCMINKON, Ciinlilm- W. M. (JKIHWOU), Aiml. (Juiililisr Capital and Surplus $42,000.oo &££fifi£££fififififififi&£S£&££££££££S£S££££££55 K&'&X&f&ettfA'X'&tL'W** Thanksgiving One of the notable utterances of the p.'isl century was, "We ;ire thankful for things to come." We combine the past, present ami future, ALWAYS THANKFUL. Don't Wait Until Thursday Place your order early for those Thanks<(i V\HK neces- sities. Cranberries, Sweet Cider, None-Such Mince Mt-at, Harris Olive-,, Celery, I'ickli-s Sweet and 1'iekles Sour, Cluster and Layer Kaisin,, Uilllleur and Wines,ip Appi.--,, Ktc., Kt.;. Order early and BE THANKFUL Yours lor business, Home's Grocery 9 1 [OHM.- phone •!.< • •••••••••••••••*•••••••••§•• •••••••••••••••••••••••••

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