Covina Argus from Covina, California on November 28, 1908 · Page 4
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The Covitia Argus COVINA, CALIFORNIA. Entered at the PostofTicc Covina, Cal., as second-class matter. Poblished every Saturday by the Co vina Argus Publishing Company, Inc. SUBSCRIPTIONS: s 1.50 .7.S .."•0 One* Year in advance Six Months .... Three Months Single Copies .... ,o.'. AUVKKTISKMKNT9: Display advertisement at reasonable rates. Prices on application. Changes made as per contract. L/iners 5c per line each insertion. Legal notices SI.00 per inch first insertion, 50 cents each subsequent insertion. COVINA. November 28, 1'JOK. Outlook Is Bright. Every indication points fBvonibly for a strong bulwark in tariff on California products. John Dul/ell of Hie Wiiys and Moons Committee has stated that "if tho CnliforniatiH need greater protection on cltruH produotH thc.v will get, if,." Which moans that our representatives must oonvinro tho cnmniitt.cn that it is proper and just that tin; present rate on oriingCH should lie maintiiiricf], and an incTPiiso lovi«d ori t.ho lemons coining in from foreign ports. Chnirman Herono Payne of this cnmrnitteo states that tho tariff is to bis revised along protection linns. This republicans have control of the committee and stand for protection, while the Democrats on the committee state that they stand for tariff for revenue only, which statement has a familiar ring to it. California lias some strong men at Washington looking after her interests, and !t is safe to iiiy that no Industry now being built np under the present, protection laws will bo torn down by an injudicious and diaastrous downward revision. It is well, however, to follow the workings of the. Ways and Means committee carefully from day to dny, and be ready Individually to bring pressure to boar in tho interest* of this Btnte if necessary. For this nan lie done, Wo Lave elected protection representatives, and other men are there in the interests of the great fruit, industries. The atmosphere surrounding the entire work of organization for the coming term seetDH to exude kiudlinoHS toward the protective policy. It means everything to California, We will watch the Ways and Means committee. ' • ' The Laborer's Share. Wo cannot lot thin remark pasa without challenge. Representative Ubnloll of Illinois, n member of tho Ways and Means committee, said: "For three weeks this committee lias conducted these hearings, and all those who appeared before it did HO voluntarily. No onu was asked. Tho testimony has uniformly shown that increased dution will not accrue to tho benefit of the laborer, and that, a (k'ureaso in duties will not accrue to tho benefit of tho consumer." Whore there are now live bundled laborers working a pact of the time in the vicinity of Covina, there will bo one thousand laborers working all the thno promptly aftor an innrtmse on lemons, and tho asHiivancc that the prtmiml orange tariff is not, to bo diHturbod. This is one item on tho tariff list, the orango and lemon tariff. Tho laboror is iminodiatoly hcnoflttod lion-. Lands now producing nothing but hay mid grain will be planted to oitriiH fruits. Dousn't this boniilit tho laboror immediately? Isn't tills also n fact as regards all industries? Protection of an industry moans immediate prosperity for tho laboring man, more immodiato than is the return to tho owner of tho industry. UnU|iic Social livening. Tho Christian Kndoavoi of tho Christian Chuivh wan reusponuiblo for a very happy thought in tho way of a Thanksgiving evo .social and entertain ed a big gathoring in tlm parlors of thu (ihiirnli. Knlieil 1'liilUm'n cirelieH- tra gavo si'vmiil pleasing numbers. Till) guehts were infill mally entel tallied in a gamo ot rnmi.etitivu Hinging, which called forth cuiiuiderablo HUT- riiiit'iit. Old b»ngs, especially national melodies. WITH supplied in frugiuuuts without thu musio and eacli peibiiu In turn win* utiligei) (a billy them. N'inv operatic stars were dis- covurod that heretofore hud remained in total eclipse. Mrs. Joseph lleuth gau< two cnjo.valile remlin^s, and re citations in ne^'io diiilccl came en (crtaininglv tiom the talent of Mrs. Crablree of San llii'gi', inotlier of Mrs. Coiiloy. 'f'lie t-iugiiij.' of hymn 1 -, was led liy I'lol. lirooiii. leader i I the I'll.ill. White Minnie;! eu.'KH. 1 ."> In llit< M't *l..")(l. C. I;. haniid*. I'liunt llf>0. If CHARTER OAK. The annual Thanksgiving festival, lunch and school entertainment of tho Charier Oak grammar school wai. if possible, more of a tuiccess {his year than it ban been in (.tie past and the liille ones , 'mder the leadership of Miss Clnfa Thompson, principal of the school, onjoyod themselves thoroughly during the day. Following tho pretty lunching in tho shady grove, th'> following exercises were held: Greeting song, school; "A Song of Thanksigving," school; recitation, "Thnnkftigvirig, "Ada Ostrander; recitation,"Little Paul's Thankfigiving," Vcrnie Johnson; sriijg, May and Vari- nio Johnson ;"rocltatlon,Tho Cooking Lesson," Minnie Xng; song, Lily and Ada Ostrander; recitation, Edith Worrol; recitation, "Billy Boy," Jennie Ontrnnder; recitation, Esther Furik; song, Clella Srncltzor, Estolla McCoy; recitation, "Little BoPeep," Daisy Bartley; recitation, "The Pio- kinriirinies," Oda Wohlgemuth; road- ing, Nellie Beck; song, Myrtle Ostrander and Graco Johnson; icci- tation, Mabel Funk: song, "School Uays," Maude, Eda and Lucille Beatty; recitation, Vinnie Johnson; recitation, May Johnson; recitation, Orval Yost; recitation, "Grandma's Pumpkin Pies," Orpha Peflly; song, "Tho Apples," school; song, "Landing of the Pilgrims," primary grades; song, "Slumber," grammar grades; recitation, Joseph Boll; roc tafion, "Bertie's Thanksgiving," Schulyor Vim Rensaeler; recitation, Thanksgiving Joys," Se.lrna Xug; song, Mabel and Esther Funk; dialogue, Charles Zug, Joseph Boll, Ulric and Ora Kallenburgor, Orval V'ost; song, Mary F<uik and Efllo Bartley; recitation, Lloyd Peflly; recitation, Clella Smoltxor; recitation, Fay Bo- vatin; recitation, Ulric Kellonborger; song, Fay Bovan; song, school; recitation, John Mlddloton. Thanksgiving guests of Mr, and Mrs. H. W. Corigdon were the for- mor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Congdon of (Joviiili and Mr, and Mrs Koo- borlo of Los Angeles. Mi'H. E. W. Kfint arid two daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Marston, all" of Pomona, were Thanksgiving guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Kent. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Gregor of Colton wore guests this week of the former's sister, Mrs. W. D. Cole and family. Dr. and the Misses Hevron were guests for Thanksgiving dinner of Mr. and Mrs. Middleton. i ' ' • ' , ' -•' Mr. and Mrs. Tom Johnson and family wore guests for Thanksgiving of relatives at Hollywood. IRWINDALE. Mr. and Mr*. Tremaine of LOR Angeles and Mr and Mrs. Loofboro of Riverside are wr-ek end guests of Mr. and Mrs U. T. ISrown and family. Mr. and M:H. Abner Miller, the new b.'ide and groom, will live in the old Miller home on W. Cypress avenue. Th<j Darnca boys of the Christian Church gave a masquerade party last rilght at the home of Mr. and Mrs. U. Miller. Misa Ella Ilnalton is thr- guest of her sister at Whitticr. Little Joseph Newlan, tho eight year old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Nowlan, was thrown from a horse last Friday and broke his left arm at tho elbow joint which was also dislocated, fie is recovering slowly. Mr. McKillen of Pasadena is a guest at the home of Mr. Ir>vin and family. A delightful family gathering was held Thanksgiving Uay at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hfmpson, "Glenn Ivy." Tho turkey was extra tender. Chrysanthemums were used artistically in decorations. An auto ride was enjoyed in the evening. The guests were Mrs. MacCoiirt and daughters, the Misses Mabnl and Mar.jorie, Mr. Harold Carter, Mrs. (Joo. Hiley and daughter, MiHfi Marian, all of Pasadena, Dr. and Mrs. K. V. Kicn of AZUHH and Mr. and Mrs. II. T. Ileadley of Covina. Mr. and Mrs. M K. Washburn and family are Thanksgiving and week ond guests of the hitter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Coffman. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Leech and Miss Gail, dined with Mrs. Covert and son George of Covina Thanksgiving Day. Miss Ruth Leech was the guest of Miss Blanch Crouse of Covina. Mr. and Mrs. Hilldon of Walnut Center were guests on Thanksgiving Pay of! Mrs. and Mrs. W. Waterhouse., At a pleasant Thanksgiving turkey dinner at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. L. Swallow, covers wore U-.id for sixteen Mr. and Mrs. L.TI. Root entertained with a dinner for fifteen on Thanksgiving Day. Misa Bessie Madison of Pomona in a guest at the Coltrin borne. Cement Pipe Contracts. Work of piping for irrigation is becoming more brisk as tho season advances. Much work of this nature is done In tho winter and spring months when tho water is not needed, in this manner preparing for tho long irrigation season of summer. Patrick Talloy, one of tho leading commit pipe contractors of this section, has been kept busy of late with orders. One sale was that of -,(10(1 foot of eight and ton Inch pipe, to Pollard & llutchinson, for their ranch on Sierra street; another to Harry Dimicrol of lOOu feet of eight and ton inch pipo for his Sierra street ranch, and 050 foot to V. P. Ual- dossor of ton inch pipo. Several other orders arc being filled by Mr. Talloy, and ho states that the busi- IIOHM outlook (or tho season is good. Dies at Berkeley. One of tho peculiarly sad items of nosvs this week is that, of tho sudden doath of Mrs. John Lough of IJorkcloy, a woman woll known and bolovod in Covina, where slio was a member of tho Covina High School faculty prior t<> her marriage. Uoalh onsuod tlireo da.VH after tho birth of H daughter, and wan caused by complications which oonlil not in any way bo fore- Hcen. Thi' child is reported as woll and strong. I Tho funeral was hold mi Wednesday afternoon at tho residence in lierke ley, and \VIIB attended by many friends and relatives ot (ho young woman. A. K. I'lvans, a relative of tho stricken family, attended from Covinu. Tho doath has caused sorrow in Covinu circled, otipooially in tho schools, a* Miss Motjkow.il/, as sho was known beforo marriage, was » popular teacher in tho Nithools. Additional Hall*. Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 1, additional mail facilities will be given Coviua. The Pacific Electric railroad will deliver mail from Los Angeles at 8 o'clock a.m. and at 4:45 p. in. each day, and will take mail from Covina at 12:30 o'clock. This noon mail will ho closed each dny at 12:15 o'clock. Tho regular mails now in operation, carried over the Southern Pacific, will remain in operation. Tho Pacific Electric deliveries are additional. This is an augmentation to tho service which Jhe postmaster has boon working for during tho past year. It will allow business mon to send out communications from Covina in the morning and receive a reply irotn points in the vicinity of Los Angeles on the same day. and Earl Foote- Kecent accowions: Booth- The Post Girl. Brewer — Dictionary of Phrase Fable. Burnhani The Leaven of Love. Bryce - American Commonwealth, Connolly An Olympic Victor. Cutting The Wayfarers. Doyle Memoirs ot Sherlock Holmes. On the School Team. -Explorers and Founders of America. Fox Trail of the Lonesome Pine. Herrick---Master of the Inn. Jacobs—Salthaveri. Lincoln — Partners of tho Tide. Megargel—Car arid the Lady. Phillpots— Mother of the Man, Prescott—Conquest of Mexico. Richmond—Round the Corner in (jay Street. Stevenson — Selected Works, 8 vols. Smith. F. H.—Peter. Starr—American Indians. Covina Farmers' Club Leads. .7. L. Matthew.'), "Argus. "-In reply to the question in your issue of las't week, asking who will lead in the movement of establishing an observance of Arbor Day, you may bo interested to know that this club, at its regular monthly meeting last Saturday appointed the following committee to cooperate with like committees from other organizations in a systematic observance of Arbor Day, and the adoption of a uniform system ot ornamental tree planting for the city and country streets: Rev. W. G. Conley, chairman; Prof. A. H. Collins, Col. F. M. Chapman, Jacob Maeohtlen, W. P. Watts, A most successful and interesting meeting of the Farmers' Club was held last Saturday at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Watts, on Citrus Avenue, Mr. Ben P. Thorpe presided and the following program was given: Paper, Civic Improvements," Rev. W. G. Conley. Duet, Rev. and Mrs. Paul G. Stevens. Reading, "Chariot Race from Ben Hur," Mrs. Gilroore. Rev. Conley'a paper on "Civic Improvements" brought out a very en* thusiustic discussion led by Gen. Jennison, Col. Chapman and Prof. Collins, and for the ladies, Mrs. A. H. Collins. It was the unanimous sentiment of tha meeting that the club would do all in its power to encourage and "boost" the beautifying of our community. Gymnasium Class. Physical Director Logue of the Covina Athletic Club wishes to announce that tho apparatus for the gymnasium has arrived and will be set in place immediately. On Monday evening he will be present at the club house, and will organize classes in athletics. All members who have not vet paid their dues must do so at once as the initiatory rate will bo raised to $5.00 Deo. 15th. 101 NORTH CITRUS § Stationery W. W. NASH Prescription Druggist CirulituJe. Thi editor of Iho Argils is ii> r I'r'lit of ttlleu Pounds of ( I linn -y, ;i pi-vst'iit from u Eiili^iTilii'i-| and friend, K. M I loujjl'i^s. Hunyy ! t'd \\uiili lit piitiM' Iwvi' I'i'i'ii ours on lll'i'll.-iiiillh ; tin- .-Wfl't \\OTil \\i\* llrt'll , n.-i'd as a Milutati'iii lo n-, hy tli«< fair M'.\ ; Inn iH'Vcr bi'torc liu^ tin- nal ur-> tide lii in handed lu ns Iie.-li tioin ibe liee, v, hii'li Mr. I'uii^lti^s keep;}. ' 'I'ii.iliU.^ fi r the t'oney and the K''<> ; 1 • .11 i HOME BAKERY in Its New Home iBetk.es Bread that luis no equal YYHOLKSOMK, SWKKT, APPKTIXINC, Pics, Cakes, Mot Rolls O. CKINF.K, Prop. THE DEPOT GROCERY AND MARKET carries everything 1 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 Meat Harket 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 doxen. ROBERT CRENSHAW Phone 22 Covina Orange Groves We have a large clientage buying good orange groves. If }-ou want a quick sale, list your grove with us. "if PAYS TO SEE us" EDWARDS & WILDEY GO. 232 Laughlin Bldg., L-os Angeles D. W. McDonald, Covina representative Home phone 1295, Covina 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. FoISOm, 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 •WWl. SUW/V1ERS 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. Strength, Growth, Conservative Management The Strength, Growth and Conservative Man/ agement of the'^First National Bank commend it to people who are contemplating opening, a new or additional account, and want a Safe Depositary of their funds. Checking accounts cordially invited. Capital ?5n,ouu Surplus $40,000

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