Covina Argus from Covina, California on December 26, 1908 · Page 1
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 1

Covina, California
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Saturday, December 26, 1908
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H. M HAPPY NEW YEAR MERRY CHRISTMAS SECTION LEADING VOL- 36 COVINA, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY. DEC. 26, 1908. CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES AT THE VARIOUS CHURCHES Decorations of Roses, Carnations, Smilax, Holly and Mistletoe Used in Profusion. Santa Claus Makes Many Happy. First Baotist Church. For about two months there i.a- been a contest between the 'Reds and the "Blues," to see which s e could add the more members to the B°ble school of the Baptist church. The enthusiasm with which this friendly contest has been carried on vvus shown in the Christmas program of the Bible school rendered at the church on Christmas eve. The church was beautifully decorated in green and holly and flowers, and the happy faces of children old and young. Ropes of greenery were twined about the walls and festooned "from chandeliers; wreathes of flowers hung from window casement and intervening panels; Christmas bens mute but brilliant, gave color -a .every turn At the east end a huge fire Sace did service for the usual tree^ thus preserving one more tree from TELEPHONE IMPROVEHENTS. An individual ringing system is to be Installed some time during the coming year by the Covlna Home Telephone Company. Manager F. H. Wright told the Argus representative this week that this would be n great convenience on parly lines, as the subscriber would then hear his own bell and not the others on "'" """ *«•>«- before morning, found time to bring I At'' r.rt6"ivl" 0 /l. for each Sunday School, chimney and be squeezed nir, .... -. 'body through and made friends with a°l the little folks. The church was a bower of holly and evergreens, and a big tree occupied a prominent place. The following excellent program was ^AS^^S^rss'sss glad and happy. March. Prayer. Songs. cinu m»i i MI: umerrt uu the lilK\ Manager Wright said tliat the apparatus in the head olHce is already installed, hut I he telephones in the resid nol. supplied with lh( change means lences device. .,,,..,,^.- .,,.„,,.. an expenditure of a good deal of money, but the belter suits ^obtained will pay for tin of Walnut hut ee Helen WhHsel, Donald Warner, Lucy Warren. c choir, under the direction of Mr. Kring, had prepared some special Christmas music. Instead of being entirely the recipients of presents and gifts the school had decided to become givers As the name of each class was called mem- Sera from the class brought forward donations of foodstuffs, clothing, toys, money and other articles or use in SaSg a happy Christmas In some of the humbler homes of Covlna. After these donations had been p v ^ni-d.^r-'^ow! o ••prW'f t'G -.1 ' iw j, Winifred Reynolds. Song, Leon Folsom. Recitation, Alfred Imbler. Primary Song. Recitation, Mrs. Reynold s Class. Recitation, Mildred Bonham. Recitation, Luciie King. Song, Mrs. Matthews' Class. Recitation, Mrs. Coons Class. Song, Mrs. Wallace's Class. Reading, Minnie Sisson. Church of the Holy Trinity. Christmas eve at this church wa made the occasion of a happy gathe "ng different from any which ha hitherto taken place. aAJSf suri-tS? p o™r '"> •' tlV7 M^'-l re- cost in Mi Us lines in me, t,.,... bracing the entire territory Cente. and Basset.. This already covered to some extent, h, work of connect ins many subscribers will bo taken up immedl toly after the holidays. At the pres nt time ho Covlna Home Telephone omi any has 950 telephones in opera- on and the service is being extended 11 the i time. In Covlna nine operators ve employed and in the A.usa bra nc h hree. The company owns the build ng In which it. is quartered on East Badlllo street, above the Covlna post- ulld- SACRED CONCERT. The Presbyterian Church is to celebrate the Christmas season with special exercises upon Sunday, December 27th. The morning service Is to be enriched with two numbers by the quartette, and H. N. Wells will sing the beau 11 fill baritone song, "The Ilirlh- day of a King," by Neidllnger. The evening service is to be a sacred concert. The program for the day follows: Morning Service. Prelude, organ voluntary, selected, Miss Cora McKlrahan; anthem, "Arise, Shine" (F. C. Maker), quartet I e Dill, YULETIDE THE SEASON OF SOCIAL FUNCTIONS Weddings, Entertainments, Concerts and Other Pleasing Events Crowd the Closing Days of 1908. MARRIED IN COLORADO. kiiiiin 1 \ r . \>. i\i M i\< -i i , tritium "Nazareth" (<!nun lory solo, 'rue, i (Neidllnger), Mr. Wells. i Evening Service. Prelude, Organ Voluntary, an improvisation, Mr. Alec W. Anderson; prayer- recitative, "Behold, a Virgin Shall Conceive," aria, "O Thou Tha Tellest," chorus, "O. Thou I h, I Tellest" (O. F. Handel), H. \ % VVH |. and chorus; hymn, "Joy to the (Handel); "Brightest and Best Sons of the Morning" (Dud ey cmartettc; "Adore and I.e (Gounod), Mrs. Stevens; ' H< King" (Chas. P. Scott), quart el I mon by the pastor; hymn, "O. All Ye Faithful," Adesle Fldelcs o 31-gan voluntary, I'aslorlal Sym nhony "Messiah" (C,. F. Handel) Mr Aloe Anderson; "Come Unto in.' ("MosBiah" 0. F. Handel), Mr. H. L I mono .. ,. Tnerc Were Shepherds ii' mar lu Mr. K. (.eorgelown, Cold. Word has been received of of 'Miss Ll/,ell S 1 -----.<.'... Ualbreath, at ' ness here. Kor sunn ....... ...... ,, was bookkeeper lor the San (.abrlei Valley Milling Company. Mr. breatii Is now superintendent o a lighting planl for the largest Milling and Miulng Company In (Seorgclown „!„., where they will make theli lome. ni' Mr. l.eebrlek and Ol' chief interest Were pared by Mrs. (Mlmore directress. They were oiYg's" Il Badilio streei, «iuuv^- ...^. ~" ••".',,, office, and also the new concrete build in Azusa, recently erected in old style. No toll is charged be- thp towns of San Dimas, Char- A n i« *.-. -—, ~ • ter Oak Glenaora, A.usa. Irwlndale I ertory, o.'gan yolunta, y, PuPnte Walnut Center, Basset and Ewin Park. ReBldont telephones are charged for at the rate of $2.00 per month, business telephones $.125. The company employs tour mon outside all the time in trouble woik ana ex tens —' . . . W u 0 j s (he new man- (^\umn;, «••• "' ••• . t , wno is _ „ _.. gteven9) aBSlBte( i by quartette; asur ..a,y..e, "- •••-:-_(. of olher busi- King" (Neidllnger), Leroy " " liST?^e d ffle n ien C t ^nTn ta his line of ,. Bo !gB\of Praise *« » work H" was connected for many (Gounod), |ye,3>-"*h the KeUogg^ Swltch-Boaro mnm, -He - .,« jci of tbo Buck), Still," a scr T,»an im SHIPWAY-HUTCHISON. One of the prettiest weddings of tlu reason was celebrated Monday eve ilng at the home of Mr. and Mrs. (,eo I Shlpway, when their only daughtei Bessie, was united In marriage t< loseim Leroy Hutchlwin. The brld« was attended by Miss Cora McKlrahau, and Clinton Hutchison supported the groom. The wedding march from Lohengrin was played by Miss Gertrude Elliott. The bridal party entered and Blood beneath the woddlng bolls of while roses and smllax, and Rev H. W. White road the service. The bride wore a beautiful gown of soft tan silk and carried whke rosea and ferns. T" - •irldc.'s inald wore j ''..^n'O , Covlna'H Miss Kennedy, the drills pre, the physical ... ,. iiniarl military exercises by Hie buys and a. Christmas i'iVi'11' i'lV .(lie girls, who dressod talk by the Kev. tiage wun I, appreciated. Here, as In olher .„„,„„ the Hue exhll)iti(»n of Hloyd work hV lh« !'".VH, and of n.'edlework he girls (under Miss Abbott) was „ admire.d, some beautirul specimens being shown. The lUlh and sixth grades gave n capital i.rogram prepnre.l by hell teachers, the Misses I leal hand 01 Ho M, the most popt.hir fonluroH being tbo wo little plays, "Who (lot the Turkey and "A Bachelor's Christinas. The fferent parts worn all well portrayed and great pains had been tulcon In ruining the clilldrnn. M T Uilrd and fourth grades,, under Miss Hall and Miss Venable o oh giive a lino program of songs, dialogues and recitations, to the delight of'tho many parents proaant. In MIsH Wlduey'H room, lh« fi» lot feature was a real Christmas tree, on whleh was a nice little present for « 11 -i

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