Covina Argus from Covina, California on December 26, 1908 · Page 4
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 4

Covina, California
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Saturday, December 26, 1908
Page 4
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A. M. SEELEY'8 CHARMING HOME Stands in ParMike Grounds with Winding Driveways Bordered By Tropical Plants and Flowering Shrubr. Snow-Capped Mountains in the Distance UNPRECEDENTED CHRISTMAS RUSH AT POSTOFFICE Receipts for the Past Year Show an crease of Over Eighteen per cent Over Previous Year. in- If the ('ovina postolfico were a telephone girl li, would nay "busy, liUHy, busy." Saturday wan the busiest day by far in the history of the office. Never before haw the Houvenir postal card business boon HO largo and the clerks struggled to late at night to work thin claH.s of mail. It took a two horse dray piled high to haul tho evening mail Dound Ecxt, to the depot. A few days bolero Christmas an Interior view of the Covina postoHlco WEB taken for tho special number of the Argus. Perhaps It would havo shown the rush of business hotter If the crowd outside, engaged In mailing Christmas packages to the "folks homo" had been taken, hut this Is a lion of New York Cily. It' you slop! and think a. moment, It will bo Keen j I hat I he life of the postal clerk in I In Land of Die (Joldon Aflornoon is no sinecure like (hat of Home regularly ordered t:ily of Ibe eastern stales. The Jlrsl, thing attended to by tho tourist, on arriving on California shores, Is to enquire at the nearest postofllco for mall from home. Nino times out of ton no arrangements havo been made Intelligently for the forwarding of this rmill, but It Is expected to bo there, just the same. The postal clerks In California cheerfully take up the proposition of watching out for everyone who Is a guest on our shores, and the result as a rule Is satisfactory. Not long ago a lady came to the INTERIOR VIEW NASH'S PHARMACY (Corner Citrus Avenue & Badillo Street) lady received her mall, but It took some time, and a great deal of patience on the part of the postal clerks to tesate the missing missives. IiXilteBBaJhriSRar.. the business,of the What are you doing for the disease" in your orange grove? Ever try a grooving knife? 25o tit Kellar- yThozuason Mfg. Co. tf CITRUS TREES Navels, Valencia*. Eureka Lemon*, buds (elected from choice bearing trees. Sweet and sour I orange MCfU BED 9TOOK* Palms, camphors, acacias, roses, etc. Write for prices.... ' SOUTHLAND MURIEiUE*, F. H. Disbrow, Propr.. R. F. D. No. 1. PmmmUnm, Oml. J

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