Covina Argus from Covina, California on May 8, 1909 · Page 2
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 2

Covina, California
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Saturday, May 8, 1909
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LIVE NEWS FROM VALLEY POINTS IRWINDALE. The funeral of Mrs. M«ta Mensing, •ftffe of D. C. MenBlng, was held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the family residence on Irwindale avenue. The service was conducted by Rev. Gage of the Covlna Baptist Church. "I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say" was ming by Miss Irene Wadey of LOB Angeles. Interment was made at Oakdale cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coffman spent the latter part of last. we«k with relatives In Los Angeles, being entertained at dinner and at the theater Friday night by Mr. and Mrs. John Adalr. Miss Gall Leech entertained at dinner Saturday evening. Her guests were : Miss Josephine fltumpf, Mr. George Covert of Covina, and Mr. Arthur Beardalee of Axusa. The regular meeting of the Irwln- dftle Miscellany Club will be held next Meta Egbers was born at Brenen, Tuesday afternoon at the home of Germany, January 29, 1847. She came to America in January, 1880, and was married at Newhall, California, during the same month to D. C. Mcnsing, For ovor twenty-seven yearn Mr. find Mrs. MfiTiHlnp; had resided In Irwindale, being among fho oldest residents of the valley. During the many years of their life here they have won the respect and love of many friends. For the print two years Mrs. Mousing has suffered from Inflammatory rheumatism and catarrh of the stomach. Death relieved her suffering on April 29. Besides the husband, those mourning her loss are her sinter, Mrs. Betty Wohmann, and her niece, Miss Meta Wohnmmi, of Brooklyn, N. Y., who have been with her during the last Nix months of her Illness. CARD OK Tf/AXKH. We desire to express our thanks for the many floral gifts and for the great kindnesses whi'-h have been shown to us by our many friends during our re- bereavement. D. C. MftPHlng, Mrs. B. Wohmann, Miss M. Wehmann. Mrs. Frank Worley of Orange avenue. The Irwindale people attending the farewell to the Silver Trowel held at tho Hhrlner's Temple Tuesday evening were, Mr. and Mrs. Amador Coltrln, Miss Kdna Coltrln, Charles Coltrln and W. S. Sawyer. William Sackville of San Antonio, Texas, is a guest, at the home of his cousin, Mrs. (!. J. Reynolds. The friends of Miss Mae Coffrnnn will regret to hear that her condition has grown rnoro serious arid that she has been suffering greatly this week. Mrs. Sarah Lamphear, who resided on A/IIHH avenue for many years, is seriously ill at her home in Los Angeles and grave doubts are entertained ;IH to her recovery. Mrs. Lamphear has three children living here, Mrs, S. H. Baughrnan of Orange avenue arid Alvin and Ira 'Lamphuar of A/.usa avenue. There Is no change In the serious condition of O. LaBatt, who Is at the Los Angeles hospital. Born, Thursday, April 0, to Mr. and Mrs. O. Dettrner, of Irwindale avenue, a daughter. Mrs. Henry Fastanun and Mies Viola Kastanan were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Van Der j^ohe of Irwindale recently. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. : ..Wafer and Mrs. Jean Gardener of Dallin, Tejrae, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. 8. Stlmson on Sunday. Mrs. Hart, Mrs. Ficklewerth and the Misses Ficklewerth were guests ol Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Stevens last Saturday. Mr. Frasler Is building a barn on his twenty-acre property. Itercj& JAMES CORBETT The Horse-Shoer GLADSTONE AVENUE CHARTER OAK Ms built • neat nhftp and put In a complete outfit of tools, and la now prepared to do all klnda of smithing work. Note the address—One-half mile north of Charter Oak Schoolhouce. tf A reward of $25 IH being offered by (I. T. Brown for tho arrest, and conviction of the fruit thief who stripped •bin grapefruit tree one day last week. Many people had viewed Ihls Iree and declared It otm of the wont remarkable nights they had ever se«n, Thin in the first year thtvt tho tree has borne, and the fruit, grow so tightly about, tho trunk of tho tree for a space of J"our feet that the trunk was not visible. 11 was estimated that there wore four boxes of fruit on the tree. The thief was unusualy bold, for ho was obliged to stop in the street between trie Brown home and the Southern Pacific depot. The price of cabbage is Btill high, the fortunate growers receiving $35.00 per ton. Mrs. Elizabeth 1 licks has as her guests this week her sister, Mrs. Larn- phear, and her nephew, George Lamphear of Gardetm. It Is reporled that Mr. Watklns will begin the erection of a new residence on his properly on Lark Mil en slroel In a few days. J, W. Brockmnn of Pasadena vlsll- ed his properly on Vincent street hist week. Mrs. Lottie Olmntoad of Los Angeles is visiting at the homo of her cousin, Mr. Cargay. Mr. and Mm .Abnor Miller spent Sunday as tho guests of Miss Jean Arnold of Alhambra, Mrs. S. M. Myall of Loa Angeles IH visiting at, th« homo of Mr, and Mrs. Alec Canmhan. Mrs. K A. Clark of Lark Ellen hired is confined to her home by an attack of la grippe. The Irwindale Citrus Associntlon cloned its last pool for mivolrt this wcok, It in thought that the average price for IhiH pool will bo $l.i;r> pot- box. Fifty cars more of navels have been shipped this aoanon than wore handled last year. Tho outlook is itlno tavorablo for a splendid price for Valciicias, a price ofifli.lir. per box f. o.b., being expected. Tho shipping of Valenclas will begin at once. Last week Mr. and Mi'H. Bert. Scott of Han Bernardino road entertained Mrs. Ida Wilson of LOH AngoloH. Mr. and Mrs. Frank <!aebko had an their guest last week Mrs. S. M. Myall of i.os Angeles. Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cargay of North Vincent street were Mr. and Mrs. McKlnley of Cold Grove and Mr. and Mrs. Seat of Covina. Mrs. Daniel Mead visited in l.os All' geles lasl WeeK. Mr. and Mrn. K. K. Leech entertained on Sunday Mr. .1. D. Clark and Miss Trixie Clark, who have been '.vinter- inn at I.OIIK Beach, and who return soon to their home in Clarion. Iowa. The Christian Workers' Hoard of Mis.-iioiis met at I he homo of Mrs. K. Thomason on Wednesday afternoon. The stale MM reiary of the hoard. Mrs. l.os Angeles, gave day. Kni-oiirai-'ing v>orK undertaken f-'h CM li> the meiii- siin:- in- MIS. .1. i-:. rhaniili,^ ivadiiu'. r-'l re.-;:imi hi:- v, '-i'" BALDWIN PARK Friday afternoon, April HO, the Worn an'H Club hold its rogulnr mooting at tho homo of Mrs. FCIwell. The Htiidy of California proved one of the most Interesting topics of the year. Tho program waH as folioWH: Current events, Mrs. Bracketl; paper, 'Tho Musical Names of California," Mrs. William Stevenson; solo, "He Was a I'rlnce," Mrs. Brlce of Los Angeles.; T.'luno solo, "Spanish Selection," Ml'H. Hlwell; reading. "The Idyl of Red CJuloh," from Bret Marie, Mrs. Frank- enbiirg. The hostess served refreshments which wero typical of California and consisted of tamales, olives, wafers, coffee, whipped cream patties, panoche and fruit ado. The meeting adjourned to meet May 14, at the home of Mrs. Schilling. Mr. and Mrs. Richmond, who are leaving Baldwin Park to make their home at Kdendale, and Mr. and Mrs. Newton, who recently moved to property on Maine street., were guesls of honor at a pleasant surprise party one night this week. Mrs. Oersdorf and family, who have been spending several months In Los Angeles, returned to their home here this week. Mrs. Frankonburg visited In Los Angeles over Sunday. Mr, and Mrs. Mershon and Mr. and Mrf.. M. Amen enjoyed Sunday picnicking In tho mountulnu. Mrs. Edith Cohagen spent Sunday as the guest of Miss Jean Cnylcr of l.os Angeles. The pupils of Mrs. Oilrnore in expression work will give a recital Friday evening, May 14 at the high school auditorium, !.o which all are invited. No admission fee will be charged. A fine musical program is to he given also. Ladles and gentlemen, I arise to remark gently that the Sophomores were slightly on the spot last Saturday! The Sopnomore relay team won the cup, "Bross Allison took the closest second place In the high jump that anyone would wish to see, Esther Scofield "ran away from the field" In tho r.O yard dash for high school girls, Grace Duller won second place in the ball throw, losing first by only 4'^ Inches, the Sophs got most of the hits and runs in the ball game with Downey and won it ~> to 3, a Sophomore, (myself, by the way) took second place In the tryout of the Southern California Oratorical League, held at Pomona Friday evening, Apr. 30, and the whole Soph class are now wearing hats two sixes larger than they wore last week, as an effect of the epidemic of "swelled head" prevailing throughout the class of 'II. Sophomores forever! Rah! Rah! Rah! I have said, Our debate with Citrus High School has been called off at the request of Citrus, who finds herself too busy to debate this year, The proceeds of the cafeteria luncheon given by the Cardinal staff In ;he Snodgrass building Saturday last, wero nearly $30.00, which will help out the commencement number of the Cardinal greatly. In these columns the Cardinal staff wish to thank Mr. Snodgrass for the use of his building, which he kindly donated to them for the day. The May number of the Cardinal Is now out R'nd Is a credit to the school, both as regards appearance and con- lenls. The commencement number, the last to be Issued during this school year, will be published and on sale some time in June. Great Interesl Is being shown in the Reed oratorical contest for this year, to bo held during commencement week In the high school. It Is expected that six or more speakers will compete for the generous prizes, as against three of last year. This fact means thai Ihe contest will be a hard fought one, with plenty of "class" to K. Arthur Rixby. FOR HARNESS. HORSE GOODS, WAGONS, BUGGIES AND IMPLE- MENTS. Beat Goods—Lowest Prices Cov/lna Harness «Se Saddlery Co. Phone Home 1170 BONHAM & R1TCHA CeriientCoritractors LET US FIGURE ON ANYTHING IN THE CEMENT LINE SIDEWALKS AND CURBS OUR SPECIALTY We are experienced cement men and employ only skilled help. Home phone 1067 SEE A. WARNER FOR INSURANCE Take your choice of the following gil.edge companies: LONDON A LANCASHIRE SPRINGFIELD FIRE A. MARINE. ORIENT FIRE INSURANCE CO. ATLAS INSURANCE CO. All paid In full at San Francisco. A. WARNER AGENT. DEALER IN REAL ESTATE. Covina Orange Groves We have a large clientage buying good orange groves. If you want a quick sale, list your grove with us. "IT PAYS TO SEE us" EDWARDS & WILDEY CO. 232 Laughlin Blclg., Los Angeles D. W. McDonald, Covina representative .Home phone 1295, Covina LOOK! LISTEN! If you want to see that nice new AUTO Laundry Delivery Wagon,. just drop a card to Lorbeer 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 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Work strictly up-to-date4 POMONA STEAM LAUNDRY 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. FolSOm, Contractor and Builder Phone 214 COVINA, CAL. See P. E. DOUGHTY for PUENTE. Tho membera of the Fraternal Brotherhood gave a splendid production of the "Ueestrict Sehulo" on Thursday evening of last week. The Brotherhood hall was crowded with an enthusiastic audience. Much of the success of the evening was due to the careful training which tho amateur actors had received from Mrs. Lillian Scliumaker. Those In the cast were: Mr. and iMrn. Klley Ohlllenwater, Mr. and Mi'H. (!eo. 10. Cross, Mines. Lilian Hchumaker. lOlwing, I'ratt, J. \V. Hudson, Misses and Cora Reynolds, Kmma Kicklewertli, McCaibe, Lillian Hudson, Messrs. Roland Hudson, Basset t, Anthony Klcklewerlh, Isaac .Mr- Innis and Charles I,oft house. The home of Mr. and Mrs. ,1. W. Hudson was the scene of a delightful l surprise party on Monday night, when i about thirty-live of the members of I thn l-'ratenut! Hrot.herhood and oilier friends of Mrs. SelmmaUcr gathered | to bid her farewell. Mrs. SchumaUer : ami her mot her, Mrs. Tyler, have lii'.-n spending the winter at the Hinl- 1 sou lioiue and left on Wednesday for : their home in Napoleon, Ohio. They \\ill return to California next winter. I WALNUT CHNTfR. Howell & Howell BREAD Light, Sweet and Wholesome FRESH EVERY DAY AT CrensHetvi/'s Cake and Confectionery Wagon through valley daily. Buick and IH Automobile* COVINA, CAL. Pkone 2188 To Loan ON RANCHES AND CITY IMPROVED S. R. EARNEST & CO. 831 H.W. Hellman Bldg., Los Angeles, Cat. • Send written description or call. 5-1 EXCELLENT Doebn't Get Decree. ilouser has decided lhat Samuel B. Knhn of (Jlondora was en- 5-20p titled to no decree of annullment of his marriage with Bertha Kuhn, and the old man will he compelled to got along as best he can in double bar ness. The case was tried some weeks ago and attracted much attention. Kuhn IH one of the pillars of I lie Dunkard Church at Glehdora, and a number of his brethren were on hand as witnesses in hia behalf, testifying principally to the effect that he Is a man without guile and mentally unable to contract a marriage. It was asserted that Kuhn had boon inveigled Into the marriage by some designing persons, his wife among them, and that tho night following the ceremony slut had thrown him downstairs. II was also alleged that the woman had secured from Kuhn the deed to a valuable land in Minnesota, which .she had refused to return. It was evident Knhn was extremely susceptible to feminine charms, for his son testified that one day when a woman came to the home in (ilemlura to well a package o t'curn salve his father followed her down the road ! ami asked her lo correspond wil.h him. I The wile of the plaintiff was a lively \ witness. She'denied that any undue I pressure had been employed ',o induce 'the old man to marry her. Mrs. Knhn •is about I'"', and her help male testified ihat In- is 7:!. 1'itxt Jcral.l A Harry ot Pa^ailemi iin inoiiev ill litneiies ami improv- «'il feu! e-ilale at lewril current rates'. Write ur trli'pln ne them at I'ii-aih'im i.r tall up ,1. \V. I'relitiss (Vvir.u |iluine 'Jl'ii. HIM! ark t" lui\e ii ri'[:re seiitutive ut the firm t'uli uti you. tt Wooci FOR SUMMER USE .50 PER CORD Bert H. Hendricks PHONE 1147 614 South Grand Avenue, The greatest business training institution in the south, particulars. ncctet, California. Open during the entire year. Write for J. W. LACKEY. Manager. Rettrick H. Tetltey Cement Pipe nanufacturer ALL SIZES AND IN ANY QUANTITY Estimates furnished.—All work guaranteed. Agent for KANSAS CEMENT Large or small quantities. Yards, Azusa Avenue, just north of San Bernardino Road Telephone, Home 3249 Postoffice Address, Coviaa JACKSON Motor Cars Four Models From $950 to $2150 Made In Jackson, Michigan, by an Honest Concern. Seven Years of Excellence. Covina Agents STANTON & HARNISH Citrus Avenue 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. ARGUS BLOCK Phone 5008 Coviaa, Cal. Smooth Surfacc Roofing An absolutely new process that resists all weathers Kerckhoff-Cuzner Mill and Lumber Ca. Home 148, Sunset 253. Covina, Cal. Clarence Allison 1 Building Contractor Plans furnished for kinds of buildings. COVINA, CAL. 'No Sand Too Deep, Steep." No Hill Too THOKOrr.IlHKMCU (ornish Mm Trios SU» 00 i S.vM) per Sotting t\ !,. SMITH Covina Livery Stables J. J. FitzOerald, Proprietor Special Rates to Travelling Men Morses Bought, Sold and Exchanged 1 lorne Phone 30 I'uiteJ States National liank Kos. Phone l'»24 ¥V^

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