Covina Argus from Covina, California on November 21, 1908 · Page 4
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Covina, California
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Saturday, November 21, 1908
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The Covina Argus COVINA, CALIFORNIA. Entered at the Poatoffice (Covina, Cal., as Recorul-clHSH tnatter. Published every Saturday by the Covina Ar^us Publishing Company, Inc. SUBSCRIPTIONS: One Year in advance Six Months Three Months Single Copies 51.50 .75 .50 A f) V K n T i 8 F', M V, NTS: T)isplay advertisement at reasonable rates. Prices on application. Changes made as per contract. Liners 5c per line each insertion, Lc^al notices £1.<X) per inch first insertion, 50 cents each subsequent insertion. COVINA. November 21, 1W8. Days of Thanksgiving, Prosperity Jubilees, Sources of Their Inception. LOUR linoq of whitened mirf crawled in anrl out, of the hrlflt thnl opened to the MansaohuHOttH bay. and the hitter winter wind struck repeatedly in (.'iiHtn at the HtraKKlirig pines alnriK tho promontory above th« shorr;. A KRtint, emnoiatod man, with a woman clinging t,o hin arm, Hto->fi looking out to HC», his numbed t\i\nurH shud- iriK h\H eyes. Hero and there, in l.he poor shelter of tho thinly wooded shore, a few huts punntuated the door of snow, and the lo« fort u»vo forth a militant tflriorn akin to that in tho eyes of the watcher em the hunk. Htarving. Where WHH the vessel that left them with dheerliil faro/yell, urging them to fl^ht; and pniy until its return? The long montlm when the unyielding soil had betrayed them into hunger, and the hopeless winter, added one by one to tho anow-oover- <fd mounds on* Uncial Hill. Where W;IH tho.Mayllower? Then, on an afternoon when the sturdy leader had apportioned the hist Ki'iiiiiH of corn, had hidden his followers to search once more for the poor food ilnriK up by tho sea, he came buck from his vi^il on tlic bluff, llnriK wide the door of tho Pilgrims' House of God, and pointed with a full-arm sweop to tho open ocean, his face UK low like a winter twilight. Tho Pilgrims onnio from their knees to tho open door, silent in tho joy at their great deliverance. The May- dower was beating down the bay. The ft) I lowing day WHS America's first Thanksgiving. What man bus iiccompliBhed on American shores ulnae that time bus blurred the recollection of those pages of history— tho American bas been prosperous, resourceful, independent, has assumed authority and dictation. Through tho awful sufferings of tho soldiers of Washington run tho memory of the earlier vigil of tho watcher on the bank, and oven in their great stress, days <>f Thanksgiving wore set apart by tho commander, and olmerved by tho ragged army. Down through the years that followed, one day was made holy in humble tribute to (!od for the twelvemonth of prosperity passed. Tho day became- an American institution. Again, when the country waH riven by civil strife, it came to tho mind of tho great Lincoln, imd in 1801. Congress definitely placed tho last Thursday of November IIB (lie date which should bo inserted in every Thanksgiving proclamation. On this shore furthest removed from tho markers that remain on Burial Hill this dny of Thanksgiving is to bo observed tho coming Thursday. Tho Pacillo'Coiist haw just cloned a week of parado and pageant, a successful "prosperity week. " \V« have much to ho thankful for. Tho country has emerged from tho chaos of a national election year. Tho people art) happy with tho outcome. liusi- ness is warming into lifo (nun tho sun of hopofulnoHs. Lot us then, on this coming Thursday, otiNorve this day in tho truottt spirit ot Thanksgiving. Konumihor for a fow momonts tho picture of tho l/auut man and woman on tin* hill, and the return of tho Mayflower. Kor a momotit review ttie panorama of the country ami compare it with the iaml the 1'ilnriniH clung to. Civo thanks. Corona Man Scores. The fl^'lil opened in I he \Vnys and Means committee this ueek with a CiilifiirriLin mi his feet in die interests <pf i he citrus industry. Many a liiuo >-.nii (ill thin will luippon until the >u- unK'e and lemon is imilerieil us it bhoulil be. A. I 1 ', ('all ot Curoua was Milijccti'd in a grilling k>y Chump ('lark nf this committee, \\lm IIUM al \va>>. sh'iwn hostility i 11 pi ntei-i ion, quite a little in la I, lint I he ( 'ni-uiia man came aiuu'il uilli a li^hlrnifi ritilMt«. Mi* eaniesl aig'iment M'ureil Hell with t he i'i.,nm JlteellU'li. It IM th" -aiui- quoM i'M) i.t I.:M i ula in 1 n_; (lie iM'an^e taiill. ami iiu'iia^ing 11 in li m"nh. Who wiJiiliin'l ll^ht I''i' inllliiiii.i ut iluilais ill i.iulit'.' AUu when the fight is an honest one for Arneriran righls agfiinst foreign eh- crfinehment. "When will the citrus industry he self-supporting?" asks Clrirk. "When the Democrat i. 1 pfirly is in power, abolishes tariff and reduces wages to twonty-flvf cents per day, maybe," replies Call of Corona, Irritated. The right answer is «t course when we can sell American citrus fruits to American people without foreign interference. Finel Sortie More Please. The "Buy and Boost" prosperity parade in Los Angeles exceeded all proportions laid down for it. Miss Frances Holmes, a bright young girl of that city, was the originator of the idea, and for many, many moons to corno, Los Angeles will do ho/nage to her. In fact the week as a whole was a tremendous success. It is not alone the program arranged by an efficient committee that entertains and instructs, hut ns always is tho case, the tremendous throng is interesting. When '200,000 people are engaged in being happy, cheering loyally and with great enthusiasm the passing of one home product after another, it certainly warms the heart of the muri who is working for the upbuild of his state and city. Los Angeles began as a pueblo, experienced Hovoral booms of the old original boom variety, suffered some from the booms, gathered strength, remained indomitable and undismayed at, every turn of the wheel, arid finally has arrived at a position where the advertising it does in mainly legitimate, honest, and without guile, Tho great city has discovered early tho uselessness of booming things without bottom; building houses on sand. Not that this prosperity week impetus adheres to Los Angeles alone. Hlie does not claim it. It was the idea In the first to rmiko it universal throughout this county at. least, and that is exactly what happened. To the merchants it was a godsend as an advertisement. Out bore in the country wo arc all determined to see tho country prosper arid grow, and thoi'e is no surer way of becoming prosperous than to stand together, city and village, metropolis and humble hamlet, and fix in the minds of the world the groat truths of this favored laud of the Pacific. Beautify Your City. ' ." ' i, i .-. * Nature la gracioiis to "Southern California. A geranium slip thrust into tbo soil and watered, becomes a gorgeous thing. Man's assistance is slight in Nature's groat plan. Generally, all she asks is that there shall not be ignorant interference. But in tho man-made towns, where we live and work, it Is necessary to replace what we have taken away, and do it systematically and intelligently. Live as much in a forest of foliage and tread upon verdure and ureon sward as much as possible. And there is much that is possible, even in a town. That is why Covina must awaken to the necessity of making the town more beautiful. We have drifted a long way from Nature's plan. There have boon landscape artists in our city recently, who , liavo deplored tho fact that our city is the uuliost part of a great, bountiful stretch of territory. KvorythiriR outside tho town is beautiful. Tho town can bo made beautiful. Tho educators urgo us to sot apart ono day to bo known as Arbor Day, and on that day to plant trues and shrubs from dawn until dark. Horticultural ('ommiHsionor Uoinia of Covina says tho tirnn to do this is in Fob- ruary. Thou lot's prepare immediately for this day. Hot tho date and go ahead making our town beautiful. If wo cannot do it in Southern California, it cannot bo dono in I he world. house Furniture Being Sold. A house tilled with beautiful and costly furniture ami ornaments is be ing stripped preparatory to the removal to tho family Mast for a per lud, ami many families are taking advaiilage of the opportunity to buy mime really exquisite furniture. Dr. and Mrs. I). P. Shoomakur, rosidonce at Ilio corner of First nit-cot and I'lieute, will iiiovo shortly to Nebraska, wlieio the doctor is ca'lnd to attend to important business, and while they are away they do not wish (o place tho furniture in storage. Mrs. Shoemaker has a llnt< Cable grand nialio which she oilers for Hiile, and many tine i-ainl ings and winks of ail, tiigcthir with l!i|estry and carpels and living num. turnilmv. Tho nine ruum Loii-e will alsu be for rent during the winter, and Mrs. Shoemaker states thai tin- house may lie rente:! to pi"i|-lo nf gm.d irtercnce with a [i'Miiini of the f ui nir-h in^f n- maining as they arc al plesent. Adv The Kndeavorcrn of tho Christian Church will entertain the member's of the church next Wednesday evening. Presbyterian services: Hundiiy Hchool 0:40 a.m. Preaching by pastor 11; subject, "Why are You Thankful?" Junior Endeavor T:30. Y. P.H.C. K. (!:.'U). Oospel services 7:30; subject. "How Little Will Do?" Prayer meeting Thursday evening 7:30. All invited to any of these services. Paul G, Stevens, pastor. Worship at tho Baptist Church: Bible School «;.lfj. Preaching 11 a. m. and 7:30 p.m. by the pastor. Morning subject, "Does It Pay to Hervo God?" Evening subject, "Hocialism; What of It?" B.Y.P.U. 6:30. Leader, Miss'Minta Gray. Topic, "Gratitude." Ps. 103. All cordially invited to these services. Services in the Church of the Holy Trinity Sunday next before Advent: Holy Communion, 7:110 a m. Sunday School 5J:4u. Morning prayer 11, subject, "The Use and Abuse of Christian Privileges." Evensong 7 :',W. Offertory anthem by the choir, "Abide with Me." Thanksgiving Day—--Service at 10 a.m. Christian Church: The Sunday School will observe rally day for home missions, with special exercises, at 9:45. The pastor will preach at 11; subject, "A Mighty Advocate of Christian Union." Junior- 3 o'clock. Senior Endeavor f!:30. Preaching 7:30; subject, "Solomon's Drearn and Choice," Good music. A cordial welcome to all. At the Methodist Church, the pastor, Rev. H. W. White, M.A., will preach at 11 a. m. on "Thanksgiving's Opportunities. "4 At 7:30 p.m., Hov. O. C. Laisure, in charg*e of the work among the Spanish speaking people of Southern California, will tell of Ills experiences in that field. Sunday-school at 9 :45; Junior League 3; Epworth League, Irrterme- diate and Senior at 6:30. Class meeting immediately after the morning service. Speeial music under the dinotion of Prof. Groom. A cordial invitation is extended to all. To Mr. J. H. Coolman, president of the Covina Water Company, the thanks of the Board of Library Trustees are extender 1 , for the donation of 31.00 a mouth towards defraying the cost of water used, a very material portion of the total water bill for the year. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lough of Berkeley, Tuesday, Nov. 17, a daughter. Miss Hazel Bristow was the guest on Wednesday evening at a reception at the home of Miss Helen Williams in Los Angeles. Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Carroll of St. Louis are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crenshaw. Mrs. Carroll and Mrs. Crensliaw arc sistern. For Sale-—A small parlor stove for wood or coal. Apply Wm. Summers, corner 3rd and Orange, Co- viua. After G o'clock in evening. It E-RU-SA: The Only Lawful Pile Cure Because it does not contain narcotics, mercury, cocaine, lead or any poisonous drugs. Because E-RU-SA CURE PILS. U. S. Dispensatory recommends every ingredint of E-RU-RA- Daugs laws mrde "false oy misleading statements" a crime. Therefore the of all old narcotic pile medicans is illegale because they affect the braine aud spinal marrow, produce constipation, and never cure E-RU-SA is not for sale atopiun joints. Only drug, gest of highest standing sell and indorse E-RU-SA, namely- W. W. NASH and C.F. CL,APP. Experience is o Business Man's Greatest Asset We have been studying fabrics and especially woolens for twenty-five years in the tailoring business. We now, have a heavily stocked tailor shop in Covina, a branch of our big one in Los Angeles. Place your orders for fall suits with us at the shop formerly owned by Schumm & Sturdivaut on Citrus avenue. Call and get acquainted. D. M. Sutherland Co. Gentlemen's Tailoring Los Angeles house 280-285 Wllco* Annex 212 South Spring Covina Home Phone 84 101 NORTH CITRUS Stationery W. W. NASH Prescription Druggist HOME BAKERY In Its New Home that has nu equal NVHOLKSOMK, SWKKT, THE DEPOT GROCERY AND MARKET carries everything that a good grocery ought to sell. Besides the best teas, coffees, spices, pickles, olives and canned goods, we carry a fine supply of fresh fruits and vegetables. Also the best creamery butter and fresh ranch butter and eggs. Meat narket We carry a good assortment of government inspected meats, hams, bacon, etc. Try some of our fresh oysters in bulk. Fresh from East each week. 20c per dozen. ROBERT CRENSHAW Phone 22 Covina Orange Groves We have a large clientage buying good orange groves. If you want a quick sale, list your grove with us. "IT PAYS TO SEE US" EDWARDS & WILDEY CO. 232 Laughlin Bldg., Los Angeles D. W. McDonald, Covina representative Home phone 1295, Covina Pies, Cakes, Hot Rolls O. (1K1NKK, Prop. Are You Going to Build? If so, it will pay you to let me figure with you. First class work, prices right, satisfaction guaranteed. M. B. FolSOtn, Contractor and Builder Phone 214 ' COVINA, CAL. Before you let any contract for the FUMIGATION of Your Orchards think of the importance of careful, intelligent work, and consult the STOWELL FUMIGATING COMPANY Oldest firm in the state, having the largest outfit of tents for every size tree. We exterminate red, purple and black scale. Satisfaction guaranteed. Prices reasonable. Phone 199 Covina Phone 177\ Charter Oak -\ \A/m. SUMMERS Tree Pruner and Budder COVINA Residence, corner 3rd and Orange St. P. O. Box 413 Over 20 years at the work. Very best references. L. JACKSON Plumbing and Tinning Repair work promptly attended to. Agent for solar heaters. Work Guaranteed First-Class Store Rooms West Badillo Street Residence Phone 50 COVINA, CAL. Can You Afford the Risk of Fire and Robbery? Very few men and women would care to hide their hard- earned dollars about the house if they realized what a tremendous risk they were taking. Fire may break out at any time and robberies frequently occur, so it is always best to be on the safe side. By having an account with the Covina Valley Savings Bank you know your money is safe, and that it is steadily working for you at compound interest. Checking accounts cordiality invited. Capita! .ff",nuu Surplus 540, nun

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