Covina Argus from Covina, California on May 29, 1909 · Page 4
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Covina Argus from Covina, California · Page 4

Covina, California
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Saturday, May 29, 1909
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The Covina Argus OOVINA, CALIFORNIA. Entered at the Postoftice Covina, Cal., as second-clans mntter. Published every Saturday by the Covina Argus Publishing Company, Inc. J. L. MATTHEWS EDITOR SHIRLEY BROS MANAGERS SUBSCRIPTIONS: One Year in advance Six Months Three Months Single Copies $1.50 .75 .50 .05 ADVKKTI9KMRNT9: Tnsplay advertisement at reasonable rates. Prices on application. Changes made as per contract. Liners 5c per line each insertion. Le^al notices SI.00 per inch first insertion, 50 cents each subsequent insertion. COVFNA, MAY 29, 1f)0!>. An Optimistic Prophet, mental callbro IH not. tial to HOC the right; It IB not, oit.hor demanded by truth that mind be great to do right. It however eallH for courage to do right. All of which In HO plain as to be platitudinous. But greatness eornes to tho man through fidherenre to the right, wnether this KreatnesH he over reoognl/od 01 not.. F6lt of MlHHOiirl IH not yet a great man. He merely has Hhown Hignrf of greatness. He IIHH had courage to do right. In the past; It is possible that he will be given opportunity to perform great, things In the Interests of right In the future. The United States has need of, and in iiHing siu:h men as Kollc of Missouri. His splendidly optimistic address before a C'ovlna audience last week, dealing with the awakening of the American conscience, uncovered one fact above all others—that Folk IB one of the leaders in the new era of American Introspection of which he speaks; he is color-hearer against a national evil which would make steadily for complete ruin, were it not a fact as he says, that the American people are pausing to think. Folk Is a man who has won decisive battles against civic corruption, and because of this, his words ring true. His words of optimism clang out like the echoes of his own sword upon the armor of an adversary. Coming from a man who has fought and won in the arena against powerful corrupt influenccK In his own state, the high note of promise of better things warms the heart. Folk Is a Democrat, am! because of It, will climb slowly politically, but above nil things, he Is an American, with tho mission of the American strong upon him. Whether he will stand high In the eyea of his party at the next national Democratic convention; whether his name goes ahead of Tom Johnson or falls behind as nominee for the presidency for that party, has little to do with his ultimate success as a groat American, providing Folk continues to carry the banner In the vanguard of this awakening, thla grout national awakening, of which lie speaks. That ho was greeted In Covina by ncpiiblk'iti) and Democrat alike In a manner showing the high respect In which lie is held, IH not hi the least surprising. (!ov. Folk's v. ork Is confined to (lie tmrnnvnonH of no political creed. "The greatness of u nut Ion does not lie in more extent of territory, nor In i(H battlecihlpH, hut in the purity of Its ideals." In thin utterance, Folk IIHK removed himself from any label of party and ulandH wholly American, facing his duty lo IIJH country; preaching a doctrine of optimism while on- gaged in unearthing evils which make small men of honesty pessimistic. California will support Folk In hiw work, for California believes that better tilings are to come. THE DWINDLING ARMY. A few years more and there will not he any man to march in the I'iided blue uniforms of ('ivll war veterans. Some ol' UH wlm have been afvustom ed to limj; lines of marching men on Memorial day, ha\e seen rank upon rank of );ray headed soldiers in line find stepping proudly on this day sei apart for thorn, look upon tin 1 devastated columns and t'"el that a closing chapio? 1 is being swiftly written, and dial shortly di.' old war llas-.s will In 'Imped il/oiit ihc Ins; .soldier who ga\o his young strength to die de iVnse of his country in die )• !•••:;!•. si civil si ni'-'.Kle the world eu-r knew. I! <lu<"S (ml l!M-;Ut i|i|j!e so lllllrll lo die children in (.'••.<• M-liools of this day as i( did e-,cii h ;i >.Mis aj;o, for die display on Mi-iiional day was more i" pi •••;.sui' IH/M die >i .uidpoilM of ' • ' \\'e •,{','•• fa' ! ' .-r l'e,'io\ I'd • ( . 'If I .';!., ' i • liM !-i ::•.' I r.i '. ,') I III) , , •• I M- pjl iful !:;>.!'!'• ! '• .! I "I 1 ., ai.i nil ti.t .-.! ;•.!:(;'.il'ci <'ll I IMS c.u.-il.'i:: .Mi Im-liai Jay, and lay Un-ir r-irlaiid-s ^heie de THE GREAT ALIGNMENT. (A Memorial Ytay Poem) Once, when the day's were dark, when in the land The war-brand lit to bale a nation's eyes; When She of Amity, with outstretched hand, Unheeded stood, and saw strange banners rise; Out of a riven brotherhood there rose They of the wrath that waits—slow-kindled flrea That breathe of battle, and know all men foes, Who seek to rend the .symbol of their sires. Flag of their fathers they of men who dared To raise Its virgin folds in freedom's cause; Flag that is floating where all head-M nre bared— JOmblem of Peace, standard of righteous wars! These are the Inst, t.l.eso brr.ved find broken ones, Who mark their way with slow funereal ptrains, flaring for naught of how the battle runs, Save that they meet to know who yet remains. Year that succeeds to year hath lended them The halo that illumines a hero-deed; Time hath riot stlll'd the solemn requiem For men whose country served them an n creed. Only n few, O, General of Souls, The rear-guard of an army tramping on, Waiting the hour when latest dark unrolls, To hall the Great Alignment, and the dawn! HENRY L. MARSHALL. Don't Pass a Good Thing By great, silent arrny is in bivouac, the brief roll call of the living and the long reading of the names of the dead, makes Por a greater, more solemn impression even, than the fuller ranks of other Memorial days, arid the tears start from the eyes of manhood at this enactment of the last scene in America's most dramatic episode. Let us be sure to honor them tomorrow sit the services to lie field in the churches throughout tho land, iitid on Monday, when they visit the "silent tents of green." let us attend and assist them as we can by the sympathy of our presence. For, within a short, time, taps will sound on earth for the last Civil war soldier, and the nrmy's roll call will be complete at reviile on the other side. BRETHREN. Sunday-school fit 10 a.m. Sermon at II and 7:80 p.m. Christian Workers' meeting, 6:4fi p.m. Hvoryone welcome. CHRISTIAN. Sinidny-sehool, 0:45. Preaching by the pnHtor, 11; subject. "A Question of Foundations." Duct by Mra. Bertha Heath and J, M. Stanton. SOUK by male f| All are cordially invited. PRESBYTERIAN. Sunday-school, 9:45. Preaching VI a.m. by pastor; subject, "Our Trusts." Junior Endeavor, li p.m. Y.P.S.C.E. meeting, Thursday, 7:45. All are most cordially Invited to any of these services, Paul 0. Stevens, pastor. HOLY TRINITY. Services tomorrow, Whitsunday: Holy communion, 7:150 a.m. Sunday- school, !i:4fi a. m. Holy communion 11 o'clock a. m.; subject, "Tho Function of the Episcopal Church in Heal-i Ing the Broaches of Christendom." Offertory anthem, duet by Miss Fletcher and Miss MeLeod. METHODIST Sunday-school. !):45. Junior League, 2: HO. Intermediate and Epworth League. I!: 45. Preaching services at II a.m. and 7:45 p.m. The Rev. S. A. Thompson, I).IX, of Los Angeles, will be present and preach at the morning service. The public IH cordially invited to worship wilh us. Harry \V. White, pastor. BAPTIST Sunday-school, !i:45. Preaching, II a.m. and 7:45 p.m., by pastor. Junior, :i p.m. B.Y.P.I'., i!:45; subject, "Home Missions;" leader. Mrs. .1. N. Wilson. Prayer-nice I Ing Wednesday o veiling. 7:45; topic, "The Christian Family." Strangers anil friends are cordially iinili'd lo these services, S. \V. (Jane, pastor, Fraternal Aid Association. , At the meeting of Covina ConnH 1 . Fraternal Aid Association, held Tuesday nijiht in A.O.l'.W. Hall, ther-- \\cie einhl applicatlims for member:-.hip re ceived anil four were initi.ite). llay- | ride surprise sin were p'.inned, ||l.i' lii'^l n! Ilie serie-; tl, laVe placi i Monday nU-.lil. May :'.!. A drill te.nn j is hi he <H'i:ani.'cd 10 coin|f> lor lie ! valuable pii/i-s i.HVivd liv ; u ' ili'.'iiil j emit ei; I inn. Vany \, ill ,H >•;'.! !!,•• ,,l! ' ntiai | M i:lr. .h.: •• i •_'. ;.i I ! i ;'. l.i.I.. 1 I'.i I • !..• • Air . -. s. i i S;t!ii|-,i.i> ;.. .-'*H s i:\iK ilu.\ :i ; ''' . . i i i i i i i. 1 h' > i: i u •. •' H11 i. > i > I' i 1111, < • 1 -. For Rent, Exchange, Lost, Found Miscellaneous. Wo fire prepared to. furnish % Ib tip top berry baskets; also shook for all kinds of fruit boxes and crates; large or small quantities, at right prices. Call or address Multuornah Lumber and Box Co., at Pomona. Home Phone 4397. 5-29 WHITE AND BLACK MINORCAS — MnHk profitable for both eggs arid drdssed poultry. Eggs from fine perm- headed by prize winning ooek, 81.00 per setting. We guarantee more than 75 per cent fertile. E. B Milnor, 312 Sun Bernardino road, tf FitzG'erald & Barry of Paaadena loan money on ranches and improved real eatato at lowest current rates. Write or telephone them at Pasadena or call up J. W. Prentiss, Covina phono 2134, and afc'ik to have a'j-epre- sentative of the firm call on you. tf Complete Rancherfe Outfit For Sale —Team, 2800Ib, hariiess, wagon, cultivator, plow, harrow, one-horse cultivator, tap, lead bars, all at a bargain, $500.00. See W. H. Daniels. Telephone 2150. 6-5p Armstrong's Covinn Nurseries have proournd 2500 Valencia and navel orange trees, first class stock. Anyone wishing to buy amne should call 125 for further informaticn. For Sale- Gasoline stove, 15 fires, kerosene lamp, gas heater, folding bed, couch, lawn set teen, lawn mower, hose, etc. C. J. van Vliet, 220 E. College St. . It For Sale—-Splendid Victor Gramophone with 4(5 fine records (cost $100). Remington typewriter, new. Tools for mechanical drawing. C. J. van Vliet, 220 10. College St. It Mrs. Ida Rittetihouso, room C, First National Bnnk Bldg. First class druR.s making at reasonable prices. tf Whal are yon doing for the "gum disease" in your orange groveY Ever try a grooving knife? 'Jr>c at Kellar- Thoiimson Mfg. Co. tf Wanted—Registered Jerseys, any age, either sex, in any number. (i-5 John Wilson, Santa Ana, Cal. Chlckering Piano For Rent -Inquire nt Mrs. W. C. Doughty's, li>4 East Center. tt-5 For Sale Fresh cow aiul calf, price ?;iO. Inquire Williamson ranch, Irwlndalit avenue. It For Sale—Fine young team of light- svelght mules. (!ood for delivery purposes. Call Home Phone linTO. Fur Sale—A line Jersey milk cow; also lut household furniture, MMUC! as new. W. M. Porter, ]-.' Orange St. HP Alf.ilfa hay for sale. Philip Cogaii, former I'ook ranch. Walnut Center. Phone ;;li'.T. l5-12p Hi'.y l-'or Siilc Now alfalfa. .1. W. l.armer, fuiiaei i'onli) ranch, Walnut, Center. tf Wm. Summers, tree pruner and bud- der, Cov ina. tf Thoroii!;hbred Cornish Indian liuine. C. L. Siiiiili, A/u.ia, Cal. It" Small iiiciLb.i'nr aiui lnMedi-r I i I • >(•' S.\ ! .i". Set ciiid i ul I lui .-t R.iin !:. I'l.MKe H'i-;. without at least investigating. Cummings' confections will stand the strictest Investigation. They are pure, ! i dainty, delicious, and most satisfying j to the palate of old or young. If you i give them a single trial you will become a STEADY customer. Our candies are delightfully PURE and SWEET, as also are our chocolates, marshmellows and caramels. You should always keep a supply of our pure candles In the house, especially where there are children. We make a specialty of Ice cream BRICKS and PUNCH. Cummings 1 Confectionery Telephone 42. Cook With Gas You are invited to call at our now office, 236 N. Citrus Avcmu', and inspect our line of Stoves and Ranges Phone 106 wlif'n your gas is not working satisfactorily. Covina Valley Gas Co. 236 N. Citrus Missionary Address. On Wednesday evening, at the Baptist Church, Dr. Moseley, who has for ten years been superintendent of the Baptist, missions in Cuba, gave a most interesting account of the wonderful evangelical work going on among the Cuban people since the expulsion of the Spaniards from that country. As a proof of the rendineus of the people , to listen to and receive the gospel, ! there has already been established '• forty-two Baptist churches, with a ! goodly membership, overflowing congregations, and 3000 Sunday-school scholars In Eastern Cuba alone. Dr. Moseley, who before going to Cuba had spent twenty years as a missionary in Mexico, speaks Spanish like a native, and is thus eminently fitted for the position he holds in Cuba. In a conversation with the Argus scribe, Dr. Moseley gave an account of the deplorable state of affairs in the so-called republic to the south of us, and predicts a great uprising of the Liberals upon the death of Diaz. WHEN YOU WANT A Buggy SEE US TWOMEY & DILLER, Inc. COVINA, CALIFORNIA Harness, Robes and Whips Throop Polytechnic Institute Located in Pasadena, the Most Beautiful City of California. Science, Arts, Industry. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING ACADEMY—Technical and Literary. SHOP WORK FOR BOYS. HOME ECONOMICS FOR GIRLS. New campus of 20 acres. Send for catalogue. J. A. B. SCHERER, Ph.D., LL.D, President. This Offer Is Good Until July 3rd IN PRIZES READ THIS LIST: 1st—Ladies 1 Diamond Ring 2nd—17-Jewel Adjusted Watch . . . , (Gentlemen's Waltham, 16 size; will pass any railroad inspection) 3rd—California Turquoise Solid Gold Ring 4th—Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen $40.00 $35.00 $7.00 $3.00 A CHANCE on any of the above premiums with every 10-cent cash purchase or for repairing. We ask you to call in and see these prizes, and if you find they are not as represented or that our prices on all goods and repairs are not right you can brand us as impostors. This offer commences today, Saturday, May 22, and will run until July 3 at 6 p. m. SI Covina Jc M. WRIGHT, Manager Co. Opposite Hotel Vendome Citrus Av::::i22, Covina

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