Covina Argus from Covina, California on February 13, 1909 · Page 7
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 7

Covina, California
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Saturday, February 13, 1909
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t "A MAN'S JOB." An Address by Judge Curtis D. Wilbur in Covina. In spite of the inclement weather appreciative audience gathered in Presbyterian Church on Sunday evei to listen to nn address deliv- red Judge Curtis !). Wilbur cntitird Mnn's Job." Mr. Wilbur comim-ncrd by sa; that, the business of a ji'.diio was of the easiest, fnv lie came int . contact with the stern realiti's o with suffering, sorrow nnd s-'in. with clentli itself. Thnt h" h:id forced i home upon his mind and conscience tlie ' causes of poverty, suffering, insanity j find crime, nnd th;tt in thes". in! oxic-.if - ; ing drink was tin- chief factor. It was; hard to look into the face of a man i nnd see his wife and his children tug-i ging at his back, and say \vh"t.her that, i man shall go to the penitentiary or be; restored to his family; to hold in one's j hand letters best celling leniency for sons, as the son stands before the court for sentence, and to determine with all the wisdom that one can bring to muster with God's help, what shall bo done. "My purpose in speaking to you tonight 'of these things is, if T may, to bring onto your heart some of the burden that has rolled on mine after twenty years of Christian work, and after ten years of work in the district attorney's office arid on the bench. And T "Ray to yon tonight, that after coming in contact with the men and women in the criminal court, and in the Juvenile court and in charge of insane matters, I. have been more and more impressed with the fact that there are comparatively few men. in the world who want to do wrong; who deliberately choose and intend to select, a course in life which they know to be wrong; who are what wo speak 'of as criminals. Do not inisunib rstand me. 1 do not say that there are no men who do wrong deliberately; but I" am speaking.of the trend of a man's life; that which goes to make tip the sum total of his existence. "I have taken by the hand many a man whom I have sentenced to the penitentiary, and heard him say with tears in his voice and in his eyes that he wanted to live a better life. "I want to take you back a momont to the greatest tragedy there was ever .enacted on the face of this earth. I refer to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Remembering that all of modern life, our government and all that it means to man, springs from this life of Jesus Christ, we may for a moment look at this event and see if it has any significance; if it has any connection with this subject. I have said 'a man's job.' It is a pitiable thing that in some way we have allowed ourself to think of Jesns Christ more as a woman than a man. That we have allowed onr ]ady Sunday school teachers to impress upon the children, unconsciously perhaps, the thought that Christ in His attitudes, in his manner,, was a woman ••..lather tjiajua.Jn*H.-.r know of no way in which we can do greater wrong to the cause of Jesus Christ among men and women than to allow this idea to become ingrained into the heart of n child. Jesus Christ a woman? Because He was tender, because lie was sympathetic, because Tie was loving—as loving as the breath from the heart of God Himself; because He was tender with thrtse in affliction, raised up those who were sorrowful and suffering, we have commenced to think- or' Jesus Christ as a woman. For do we not remember the loving tenderness of the mother in our home, the ijiiiiistrat.ions of our sisters, the tender h.-.nds of women in our illness aad suffering; and these things we think of as belonging t,i Jesus Christ. They do. i!ut if we forget the man who stood against the world, the man who looki d man in tin- face with the eonraye that has •transcended the conrane of man, we are making a great, mistake. Pilate in the After all, reforms which nrf not rooted i in the principles »f rflijjion are but) evanescent. llo\v many .Sunday school j boys conic hotolv the Juvenile court | and how many Christians before the. criminal court.' Very few. ' "\Vhat \vr must jjet into onr minds is this: That men and women need Ilioj Lord ,!<>-j|is Christ: that there i- ; in i'nei heart of man a crying out, a hunger j for the tiiitt<r« of God, and it is onr j duty here and now to open the doors j of Hfe, and to throw-a flood of li^ht | into the «oiils of those who need, as j '•very soul does, the liirht of I!." Lord ! Jesns < 'hi ist.'' d •Christ faced of an assurance only come from a emir, powers of nndersl a ndi n, in phvsiciil weakness a the cross; and what iliii III looked back o\ cr Jerusalem of regret Cor Hi-- nun fate hand, but oni l.eople of I ha! b- yon 11 our lie ma rchcd -MiflVring In !• say as lie nit a word •o l.-e.-ir 111 a tinder c ry to the crowded eil v who hud THE SMALL INVESTOR'S OPPORTUNITY. This part of Southern California is dotted with Eucalyptus trees planted | for beauty, fuel, or to break the force ] of winds, but none have yet been plant- ! eti in past years for commercial use. i Small tracts are much less apt to be given the earn in planting and cultivation, and are far more difficult to put on tlis market. For none but large l tracts would justify the establishment of wood-working plants to turn the trees into finished manufactured products. All over this section are single trees which, for fuel alone are worth $15 to S25, and for finishing lumber, posts, ties, wagon material insulation pins, and clothes pins, are worth many times such sums. Planted eight feet apart each way there are 680 trees to each acre. By watchful oversight during the first year and by careful cultivation during the first three years, there is every reason to expect practically this whole number of trees to be brought through to maturity. The Etiwa Eucalyptus Company ban a half section of the best land yet devoted to Eucalyptus. Fifty five-acre tracts are to be planted and put on the market. Oscar Roessner, accredited by the State Horticultural Bureau- as one of the best qualified growers of Eucalyptus trees in this state, will select the trees and have exclusive direction of the work of planting them out and caring for them during the first year and the company stands responsible for two years thereafter. The Savings Bank and Trust Company of Pomona will act as trustee of the entire tract, collect the payments and guarantee the fulfillment of every contract obligation to the purchasers. The taxes, interest, and all charges for cultivation will be paid by the Trustee, and it will hold in trust the deed to the property delivering deeds to the small tracts, free of all encumbrance and charges as soon as the payments are made. NOTE THIS: ALL RISK OF LOSS AND ALL COST OF CULTIVATION comes during the first three years. The tract lies immediately west of Etiwa station on both sides of the Southern Pacific railroad, and will be open at all times to the inspection of purchasers who will have no need to take the word of anybody but may see for themselves how their investment progresses. The tracts will be sold at the rate of $20 down and $5 monthly payment for 36 months for each acre, All unpaid payments' may be discounted at any time, 10 per cent, being allowed for cash. If for any reason it becomes impossible for the purchaser to continue the payments till the tract ts fully paid for, a deed for a proportionate acreage will be delivered on application. A guarantee of 600 living trees on each acre sold at the end of three years, will be made in the contract. Suppose now that only the guaranteed number of trees is matured, and that it takes twenty years for the trees to become worth $10 each. These figures are extremely grotesque, in the face of growth of eucalyptus trees to be found" all through the Cucamonga and Etiwanda district. But take these figures as a possible basis: Each acre I will t'nen be worth $0,000, a net return 'of S300 par acre annually for that time. There is no reason to believe but that ' the trees will be worth that sum in less ! than half the time mentioned. iYOU ARE DEALING WITH HOME i PEOPLE. j If you aro interested in a proposition ; big with promise for big profits v/ith ; only a small amount invested, and that under your very eye, write or call on [Win. Clark or Andrew McAllnn of The , Coviua Land and Loan Company, room -1 Reed block, exclusive agents for Co- vinn. These gentlemen will gladly givo you information concerning contracts and other matters in connection with this enterprise. New Cadillac Thirty This car is absolutely $1550, which includes horn and five lamps. 32x3 1-2 tires. Think of this—The Cadillac people in Los Angeles have already taken 254 orders for Cadillac cars. Doesn't that speak for itself? The factory has notified them that they can only have 300 cors out of 12,000. It will pay you to look into this car if you are in the market. We can make a few prompt deliveries by having had our deposits up since June 20. Call and sec us and have a demonstration. Home Phone 49; 234-242 West Third St., Sunset, Ned 4')1. POMONA, CAL. OSLER& MATTHEWS Rich Delta Land in Kings County $45 per Acre We have for sale in tract to suit purchaser f>40 acres of rich delta land near Tulare Lake. Soil is deep sedimentary deposit, best in the world for alfalfa' which grows to perfection here. Laud is subirrio-atecl. Alfalfa laud in vicinity produces $40 to $50 per acre without irrigation. Only 3 miles from growing town and million dollar beet sugar factory. Near one of the largest and most successful Jersey farms in the state. If you want to buy rich land at a price which insures handsome returns, investigate this proposition. J. H. flatthews REAL ESTATE LOOK! LISTEN! If you want to see that nice new AUTO Laundry Delivery Wagon, jii:,t drop a card to Lorbecr Bros.' Pomona Steam Laundry, the ablest and most up-to-date laundrymen in the valley, and tell them to call for your laundry or give you their price on work. We call Monda} T , Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Work strictly up-to-date. POMONA STEAM LAUNDRY House Moving McCRARY BROS, are prepared to make contracts to move buildings of every description, heavy machinery and tree moving with promptness and despatch. We have the experience of years in the business and guarantee our work. McCrary Bros. ay, Grain, Cereals and Fuel VVHO LIES ALE AND RETAIL Delivery to Every Part of the Valley SAN GABRIEL VALLEY MILLING COMPANY Home Phone 1') COVINA, CAL. CITY LIVERY STABLES C. F. SMITH, Prop. W. Badillo St., on the new electric line. IJarn Phono 240 Kes. Phone l')S CO VINA COVINA MEAT MARKET J. P. KENDALL, Prop. Orders taken and deliveries made daily. Orders i» town will receive prompt attention. Fresh and Tender Beef, Mutton, Pork, Etc. Home IMione .V> ARGUS BLOCK Phone 500S Covina, Cal. S mooth Surface Roofing An absolutely new that all wciillierii Kerckhoff-Cuzncp Mill and Lumber CQ. Home 14H, Sunset. 253. LARGE ORANGE SEEDLINGS FOR ORCHARD PLANTING Simla Uiirlmru wifl. illicit Wulmil". Kiirclm l.nmiiiM, 1'unmliiM, CliiHiiilx Oinui-lnimlii Mini WauliliiK- Icinia HnUirila I'lilrini. C!niM|ili»r Tri'i-n. Ac'-nlim. llu'UMi. Hr. SOUTHLAND iSllWSIiHIliS, K. II. lii.ilirnw. l'ro|,riHur, I'li.'iililrini, Uil. turned their backs up were His words to tie sorrowing about him me; weep for yourselves.' , '•Jesus Christ selected MS 1 he means; of establishing and carrying on lli> kingdom, twelve apo-tlos. Simple-: minded laborers and fishermen. Inspired by the love of Jesus Christ, in-i spired by a consciousness of (lod's ap-| proval and help, men set out to! conquer the world. And I say to you that the conouest of this world is a man 's job. j "I remind you that wo have com- > menccd to regard it as a man's job. I . want to speak of some of the phases | of the work and cite to yon lines in ' which you may work. Tin-re is I he Hocial evil, which touches tin very core 1 of our life. Then 'here is the drink habit. I can tell you story after slur;, of the ravages of drink in the home, but I will onlv state one. A lawyer ' in jail charged with nllering a fictitious 1 check. When the case was called the testimony showed that the mother lay j drunk in her bed in the morning, the husband in the bark room also drunk, and two little to idling infants lying on the tloor in their own tilih beeanse of the in ulccf of those whose duty it wni to rare for them. ' • I say In you it is a ma t. '- iob to fight this curse of .Irink. The W. < . T. I', has done a w.ii.di rful ,\..r!:. but we must do our part. Let ,., r.-nn mb, r that anv man \sho j/i\.--, him-.-i'' up p. drink i- a mena.-.- to th.- v. jfare .-I' the commiiii i' '• . Th" t.-i r.'ii!.' e;-nkei i.f MM ,- eat ifi;r at ! i,.- i,i--| I'' . . f ' !:•• peol'le, ;i!,,| It,,. ,j,.. -r i ,,; tii'it ,- ...-,!- t.i.ia .' l-. \\ iiat reini-iv i- I !..•! .' I kin.\\ "f n.- i/.-'t • u.i v I-'. ;.>':. i. ' :. :•• iiii---' i- >!, ' i.a.'i !.i.r .•••'!) ' !.e • • i.\ l • i,. Cu.NlilTKiN I) !•' Till' 1 . Clarence Allison !''' a " Buildin Contractor COVINA, CA L. The Sunset I Covina National 5ank AT COVIXA in the Stall.'of California, at the close of liiiMiier,*, I-'eliruan". 1'xi'l. (Charter No. H222) l< K sol HI I. s. Overdrafts, sei-un-d urn) un.-cciircil W.H'i U S. Honilrt lo si i-ure m-rulatioM 2'i.MJO.IK) I'rirrnium* on U.S. Honda WA.lf, Honds, securities, <•!<• '£r,,V,:,A'.\ Haul.nit' house, furniture unil tixlnn-s !>,!X\.:il ' jjuc from ni,ii roved rererve ;nfcnlH 27,.'172.11 ' Chcckn nnd olhi-r rash iK-iiin. .\ft.Vl-, Notes' of other Niiliotial Hankn '.',\'i.(»i F'rarli'-'naJ pa|.er ru/;-<-;n-y, ni.-kcls, c:cntH :!•'..HI Lawful inoin-> ii-.-i-r.i: n. hank, via: Spwic. «.71'i>.r, H7-IO.M |{i-ili-m|.tioii find with ('. S. 'I'rea.-.ui er ( r '« of rirculai i'.n . l.'J.OO.'Mj Total 1WI.OW.71 1.1.Mil I 1 1 IKS. The Argus Turns Out First-Class Job Printing 1 OK TIIK Capita! ^ro< k f-aid in Surplus fund Undivided profits, le*^ expc i.-e.! arid taxe.s paid National hank noltv. out ..landing Indivwlual dcpoiil^ .^uhji.-'-l t', rlj> •< Iicrnand i'ertitii:uu>: of '1'irne c.-rtllieates of ('a-hurr':. rhf'kr, ou t itarid inK /fli. j J.|Si!.7l I 1'i '.'.'.Vi.V.i I '.), 1IXI.I/J t,. '/; ',>, 71 Stale '.f f'al-.forrna. Coon 1 . > of I.o-. A i.;'••!.• .. I. V. O Ir'.i.x'ti-.)., I'.i i::-! <•! ii.-- ai^)M--n V. o" t.S<.'?.l.-.H. ' .1 :• f.,rt.-i ' A 1 '. ' . K C. l-.ilar.l , .1 I) K.-.-d , i' •' J.I. Matti.« *•- • da/.'f t-or-.J,.'. , r-'.> K I- Wa.-....-r. :; .-a, • I 1 .< ,'Grca'cst Electric Pdilw.iy Sysfm in the World" The Pacific Electric Railway 'jGG Miles of Modern Built Stjnddrd Gaup.c Lines Reaching the Principal Cities and Towns, Mountain and Seashore Resorts of Southern California Luxurious Observation I'usscn^i-r Cars. Prompt and He- liable Freight, Kxpress, Telegraph and (,'. S. Mail Service. For information unil literature re^ardinj,' tlie j/reat MT. J/JWJ-; Trip, UKACII KKSOKTS and oUier point-, of interest, sec local afrent. or afidres - O.meral I'^ssen^er I)epart- nient, Koom 2')<>, l^icif'iL J'Uectric Jiuilrlin^, hos Aii^elt-.s, Cal. Southern Pacific OK VIA NEW ORLEANS TO Washington A,' Chicago Ai Cincinnati :N THROUGH TOURIST SLEEPERS KICK COTTON' SCCAKCAXK MOSS COVKKKI> UVK OAKS "KINK-MKAMKI) I'ICKANJNNIvS" JJALMY IJKKKXKS TIIROL'CII THK UKKAMY SOI/Til I). 15. SCIIIvNCK, Af'cnl, Covina J'llOllf 111 (). \ 4 . 'I'KA\'IS, Coiniii' A(.;i-nt, I'oiuuna SOUTHI;RN I J ACII : IC

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