Covina Argus from Covina, California on November 28, 1908 · Page 3
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 3

Covina, California
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Saturday, November 28, 1908
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CIVIC PRIDE AROUSED Wednesday, Dec. 2, Will be Clean-Up Day for Covina. Next Wednesday in Covhm is a holiday to work. It is the day for the mflti nud woman with the hoe. The poem says: "Bowed with the weight of centuries ho leans Upon his hoc, nnd on the ground." But there isn't going to be any time for leaning on the hoes. The ladies of Covina are in charge all day, and the hoes and picks and shovels must strike rapidly and well. With the women to boss the job aud look on and sneer when the work doesn't go on fast enough toj, r please them, will be incentive to earliest endeavor, you can bet. For Wedeuesday is clean-up day. On this auspicioua occasion the "whole darn town" will turn out aud renovate the face of the earth. The vacant lots, sidewalks aud fringes along the edges of boulevard and avenue are to bo taken into critical consideration. The streets are all to be shaved, manicured and shampooed, after which an application of Pears' soap will be applied to all public buildings. "Clean-Up Day!" Put this word down in your mind as the slogan that will wake the echoes of the Puente hills during the coining week. Every old tin can that oune proudly conveyed the delicious salmon from Wind River or the pools of the Willamette will be chased to its hole and ignomiuiously buried, unwept, junhonored and unsung, Every stray bit of newspaper bearing the glad news that Bryan is still n candidate, will be pounced upon and its proud spirit subdued in tlbe garbage cart. Vacant Jots that rear their proud piles of refuse to the heavens will be waited upon Hy a committee of determined ladies, who drive in front of them the old, old slave of time since Eden, the mere man, the common man—and he will take up the white man's burden on this dav, and work and sweat aud toil till the day be done and the blisters all nicely blossomed in the palms of his bands. Oh joy ! Clean-Up Day! NOBODY ESCAPES. And as the cat's come into the town, it is said, 'that th« reception " comniitt'ee of • ladirs will hand all visitors the weapon of warfare in the name of civic cleanliness. The ladies claim the right of impressing any and all persons into service for the day. "Work for the night is coming, Work till the day is o'er; Work for the night is coming When man works no more." do the work. Absolutely nothing. Men who will be exempt from hard labor on this day are those who have been bedridden during the past two years, and all men who are absent. The rule is made in order not to be too hnrd on the poor men. The city is to be divided systematically into divisions, over which lady overseers will preside. Two blisters in the palms of the band at, the noon hour entitles n man to a check past the cash register and on to the food stalls. Any man who has been standing around r.nlor-olind to a pick aud ehovel won't be able to sidle up and say "By Jiminy. I'm tired." A fortune teller will read his palms and tell him whether he may expect anything to eat in the near future or not. Clean-Up Day! It's n splendid idea, and one that will work all right too. But the best part of the whole idea is that although the Indies are determined to make peons out of every male citizen of the town, they are willing to feed the laborers. "Muzzle not the ox that troadeth out the grain," soya the Bilde, and also "The laborer is worthy of his hiie," saith William Jennings Bryan. So there will be a banquet, a big man- size banquet in the Womnus Club House. It seems that, if information has been gathered correctly, that this big feed will be going on all day atfer nine o'clock, so that as 1' as the sluve.s fall out of line from Axhaustion, they can be hustled into the clubhouse and n doughnut irrigated with coflee will put a now look of determination on their blows and a new song upon their lips. The ladies have appointed two committees to watch the outgoing trains on the Southern Pacific nnd the Pacific Klectrlo, nnd to tnke into custody ail persons attempting to escape from the town on this day, this Wednesday of next week. Outposts will stop, search nnd question all occu- i pants of automobiles Httompting to run the lines out of the city, wieldern of hoes and shovels may aa they work if they do not select j Hongs that ate tail. Julius Drake. Another of California's pioneers passed across that river from whence none ever return. Julius Drake, a brother of Mra. N. D. Mussey, was born Aug. 10th, 1828, and died at Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. 10th, 1!)08, of pneumonia. He was born at Warenw, twenty miles south of Batnvia iu New York State. In June, 1832, his father sold out bis foundry business and went to Utica, Macomb county, Michigan, intending to open a foundry, but the prices of land were so high he did not feel warranted in making the investment aud instead purchased two fractional sections in the township of Sterling, about three miles south of Utica, which at that time was a dense forest of beech, maple, hickory arid walnut timber. This done he returned to Batnvia, packed up bis household goods and about the first of October, started back to Michigan, where he arrived about two weoks later, thus taking mure time for tho trip than it does now to go from Detroit to Los Angeles and return. At that time Michigan was considered a part of the great West, | and it wns on this farm that Julius Drake spent his boyhood days, enduring the hardships and privations of pioneer life in the far West. In 1849 the California gold fever broke out and in the spring of 1850 Julius, not yet 22 years old, his brother Lewis, two years younger, and several others, started for California via the old pioneer schooner route. Arriving in San Finnoisoo, Lewis was taken sick and died Oct. 28th; ' )> For several- years-Julius devoted his time to mining with usual varied success. At the time of the excitement ut Virginia City he went there and opened a shop, Inking contracts ro- pniring furniture nnd doing undertaking nnd wns considered one of the finest mechanics in the country. When tho excitement waned he left there nnd drifted to various place:-) until about nine years ago Inn eyesight having fnilecl so that he was unable to work at his trade, lie came to live with his sister, Mrs. Mussey, coming to Covina with them, where he remained until n fesv months ago. Having been an undertaker for years nnd knowing full well whereof ho spoke, it wns his often expressed wish that when ho WHS taken nway his remaiiiH should be cremated, ENTERTAINED LADIES. And the Fair Sex Provided Daintiest Lunches for the, Occasion. The box social held by the Covina Athletic club in tho new quarters in Coolman Hall was but the first of n series of entertainments which will be held, and if the first one is any indication of the success of tho ones to follow, the winter season wilt f bo n lively and profitable one for the club. The proceeds were nearly SUO for the evening. No admission wns charged. Each lady came with a dainty package tucked beneath hor arm, the boxes making a gorgeous pile when placed together on the table behind the scenery. Thoro were ninny ingenious ones, among which was a box made carefully to represent n suit case, with n Wells- Fnrgo tag on it whioh explained that there wns lunch for four inside. This package brought a round sum of money, nnd nil the boxes brought exceptionally high prices. A pleasing entertainment was furnished by ti quartet composed of Henry L. Marshall, J. Blnnchard, Andrew McAllen and Edward Hollar, nnd Mr. MoAlleu nud Mr. Marshall sang solos. The club has bought quite n large amount of athletic paraphernalia, whioh has been put in plnco, and the club rooms are filled with members each night. A reading room is to be installed right away, and it is given out, by the committee that any kind of good literature nnd magazines will bo accepted us a gift. The stage will be fitted for n reception room, and used in this manner excepting when it is needed for staging concerts. The Cireeri Marshall Company's Talk on Paint. We manufacture almost everything' in the paint Hue ami guarantee every article. Prices consistent with the quality of our goods. You will find our selected hard oil finish and pure mixed paints now on sale at C. H. Kistter's paint ami wall paper store Phone No. 51. which wish was Saturday last. complied with on i Notice of Sale of Real Estate and Personal Property at Private Sale, In the Superior Court of the State of California, in and ifor the County of Los Aiifjeles>. In the matter of the estate of George Smith, deceased. Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of an order of said Superior Court made on the 26tli day of October, 1908, in the above entitled matter, the undersigned A. G. Smith, administrator of the estate of George Smith, deceased, svill sell at private sale to the highest bidder for cash, gold coin of the United States, (subject to confirmation of said Superior Court) on or after the 15th day of December, 1908, at the office of A. M. Pence, rooms. 7 and 8, Reed building, in the City of Covina, County of Los Angeles, .State of California, (at which place offers or bids will be received), all the rights, title and interest W said George Smith, deceased, .at. the of his death, and all the right, 'title and interest which the said estate has since acquired by operation of law or otherwise, in and to the following property: Real estate described as follows towit: West o3 feet of lots cue and twenty and all of lots two to nineteen, inclusive, in block \'> of the City of Covina, County of Los Augele.->, State of California, as per records in the office of llu: County Recorder of said County. Personal property described as follows to-wil: One piano nnd household furniture. Terms of said sale are as follows: Ten (10) per cent of the purchase price, payable at the time of sale- and the balance of the purchase price payable upon confirmation of .said sale by the above entitled court. A. G. SMITH, Administrator of the estate of George Smith, deceased. A. M. Pence, attorney for administr-i- tor. 12-1'' For Rnut—Kivo-rooin cottngo on West Cj press nvonue, water in house and nil modern conveniences. Address 13. Miller, Phono fiOilS. If Coll and Sec Us If you need anything in the HARNKSS line and we will give the best goods at the lowest price. Satisfaction guaranteed. C ovine* Harness Saddlery Co. Phone Home 1170 IF YOU WANT ANY PAINTING KALSOMINING OR PAPER HANGING done, see me before you let your job. All work guaranteed and prices reasonable. C- Phone 51. V C. H. Kistler Plumbing Plumbing Materials WATER HIDE SEWER • IrC ALL PLUMBING REPAIRS We contract to furnish all the materials and do the work or furnish the materials only. GET OUR PRICES JAMES W.HELLMAN Hardware, Stoves, Etc. 157-161 North Spring St. LOS ANGELES Eastern Buyers. COVINA UVKKKKKRK. The ladies iu charge of "Clean-Up Day" in the city proper are: Mrs. S. .S. .W-heiihrem.ei', Mis. C. W. Pot ter. Mrs. A. A. Neil, Mrs. W. \V. and Mrs. J. M. Whiisel. ashy the entile ineu: bel->hip of strenuoii-.ity came al.r.ut A t he iiame of M r.s. .1 Lo., ,\'^"!-^ ll:e Ian' n C. •. ai.'i Ten acres of the hoiditigs of Senator K. F. Btiller wen; sold last week through Pollard & llutchinson for $15,000, to D. L. Hammond ol Iowa. One-fourth of the land is planted to Vnk-ncias and the remainder to navels, nil in the finest condition. The purchase la situated on C'icnegu avenue, nnd ht*« u L-otnfnrlablH six- room house oj the ptuperty, Thu land is considered u good purchase. L. A. Jones has sold the remaining eight, acres ot his land at the south .end of Jrwindnle nvenue this week, jselling for i cash price of £4,DUD. The land 18 purchased by W. S. Mi- Donald of Philadelphia, who has taken possession and moved into the house upon the properly. Mi. McDonald in'endri to make (.'• vina hi^ home. The yroiiiid i-> all well hedded to alfalfa and heavy cio|s have Keen taken from it this year. Mr. Jones 1909 Model Kissel Thirty Why uot buy your is ng on M ieet. hi." propei ty at i 1 T Where Bullets Flew. ,ii •' r i' • t the Civil ". .•t t y -on r;.', -.a ;, '.. • 11 - f •> i ! i (! i 3 ;•; • i r >•'! . V., a !o,t a • ^ood • : !,,,! u .-,[,.1,1 -ri i I r . d K;. -. I i ,• y k'-'-: !•' . ( ; '<i.-. to .iric Hi :•:• ;ak'- V in" atr 't.-r- Notice To Contractors. The Covina Union High School District will receive sealed bids up to OIK; o'clock p.m., Monday, December 21st, for th»- itrcction of a High School building, plans and Hpecilication.s of which may be seen on and after November 2. ; .th ;i t the office of d. II. Jen- ! ningi. Coving, California, ;.nd at tl;e' office of I 1 '. S. Alien, architect, .504 j Slavin building, Pasadena, and 712 Security building', Los Angeles. Kids must IYe made upon hlar.-ka furnished tr>y the architect and accompanied by acfriitied check for live p<-r cent of the same drawn in favor of </. I). Jeri- nings. ClerK, which will he forfeited 10 the »c.h<.>ol rict in the MIC- ci;-.->fui bidder fwi'i to enter into con- r nc< and ^ivc Surety Company bond within ten day-, after the contract i-, a wartleel to hi in. The ritfhi i- reserved to reject any and ;i!l bii'-. C-. D. JK.VXl M is, 12-12 Clerk. ATI KNTIOX. Ord inance No. 1 r< of t l.e City statutes specifically no pmioM or pei«on* l.uildiiig v.ithout sj i-eial pel Hi it Ii • .n. t hi 01 olt.ei pn.j.i-r aiith pel -M!! \ iolal in;/ t hi > dale will l.e pi..-!eeut'-d I.e. jelled or prop.-I" a|.| L. .M 1.1 IN Kit I, City M Motor Whe«I 4, r ,'x4,'.','- 30 li. P. Hase 107 in. Hear Axle. I Heam Front Axle. Selective Transmission. K«-;ir Springs }{\ Kliptic. Weight- -2000 Ibs. Timke.ii Koller Bearings. W.eels .*2x3K-. Speed 4.S miles per hour. Kissel Thirty Roadster $1500 Kissel Thirty Surrey $1550 MILL FEED wlierc you gel the best for the least mono ' We make a specialty of « Rolled always fresh Feed of the most approved brands, tested by year 3 of expcrietf : by poultry fanciers. HigH Greide Fertilisers sold on unit basis. You pay for what y JU {.jet and .,'( t what you pay for. Deliveries made to all parts of the \ alley. San Gabriel Valley Milling Co. Eat What You want of the food you need Kodol will digest it. Ton n«««i a sufficient amount of food wholesome food and moro than tills you need to fully digest It. Elso you esn't pain HtroiiRth, nor can you strengthen your stomach If It la w«ak. You muB't oat In order to live and maintain Btifcngtli. You must not diet, because tlio body requires that you cat a sufficient amount of food regularly. But this food munt bo digested, 6I»d it must be digested thoroughly. Wton the stomach can't do It, you must take something that will iie!p the stomach. The proper way to do Is to cat what you want, and let Kodol digest the food. Nothing else can do this. When the stomach Is woalc It needs help; you must help It by giving it nut, and Kodol will do that. Our Guarantee Go to your druggist today, and purchase a dollar bottle, and If you can honestly say, that you did not receive any benefits from It, after using tho wUro bottle, the druggist will refund your money to you without quest ion or delay. Wo will pay tho druggist the price of the bottle purchased by you. This offer applies to the large lx)t,tlo only and to but one In * family. Wo could not afford to make such an oiler, unless we positively knew what Kodol will do for you. It would bankrupt us. The dollar bottle contains 2fc times as much as the fifty cent bottle. Kodol Is made at the laboratories of E. G. DoWltt & Co., Chicago. Barn Phone 2-10 Res. Phone l°-8 CITY LIVERY STABLES C. P. SMITH, Prop. Feed and Sale Yards in Connection Saddle Horses W. Badillo St., oil the- new electric, line. COVINA, OENASCO Smooth Surface Roofing An uli.soliilfly new process that rc-il.HtH nil went hen Kerckhoff-Cuzner Mill and Lumber CQ. [ome HH, Sunset 25.1. Covina, Cal. Contract TOR YOIJK Now ORANGE and LEMON trees. FRUIT TREES, assorted. EUCALYPTUS, leading varieties. PALMS for street planting. WE CAN supply anything you wish in the TRtt: and ORNAMLNTAL line. Covina Nurseries Home Phone 125 222 ha>t Colk-'e St. ( OV1 '2 rftf*ftt*****-t*tftt**tfrftffttf4f*ff-ttf**f'**'tf*' 4-4ftttfttt«*ttf* *f / f*•f r-f *** t* * r* t ****** *t * *** ••» * *-*t* ****** *t t rr ******** * +* *•*•*** *•* f* t-f* ---**

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