Covina Argus from Covina, California on August 7, 1909 · Page 8
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[Theatrical Notes BURHANK THKATKR. William Desmond's final week as leading man of the Rurbank stock company will be devoted to an elaborate presentation of Otis Skinner's play triumph. "The Honor of the Family," first scon locally a. few months ago when Mr. Skinner played it here at, $2.00 prices, but which never yet has he' n done In stock. Mr. Desmond will ,of course, have Mie Skinner role of Col. Phlllipc Hrldau. Perhaps no better bill than "Tho Honor of the Family" could he found for the Desmond Farewell. Mr. Desmond himself has been most, anxious t.o play UK- part and now his ambition is to be gratified. The locale of the play is IsHondan, France; the period, I HIM. There are four acts but. the story transpires In one stage setting, a room in the house of Jean Jacques Rouget, a sexagenarian bachelor with a. pretty and unscrupulous housekeeper, who makes her lover an Inmate of Rouget's house, the two soon after lormlng a plot to secure control of th'! old man's property. In this circumstance arrives Phillipe Hrldau, Tlouget'K nephew, a lieutenant colonel In the army of the downi'allen Napoleon. "Philllpo soon discovers what's ainlst; and sets himself to work to tlr.varl. the plotters which he finally does i,y klllliiK the man in a duel and driving the woman out of doors, thus restoring "The Honor of the Family." Catalina Island. The season here Is now In full fiwitiK, Avalon Is filled with a merry and fashionable crowd of visitors who are enjoying the fill of the various amusemfnts HO liberally provided and so skillfully carried on under tho new r iiiirigoinent. Fishing, mountain climbing, golf, tennis, excursions, and barbecues In the day and dinner parties, band cfin- cen.i a-ul dancing In the evening C./P htltute a round of gaiety and recre i- tlcn unsurpasHod by any pleasure resort In ;lie world. Ttio i mquo beauiy of this inland .'0 surl, in) high peaks rising abruptly friiiii tl.e blue wa'.ers of the Pacific, nnd l.he wonders of the Hiibmudno ):urdc:th surrounding It, has a fascination (' r the visitor that usually leads 1o an annual pilgrimage there. Tfie fish urn biilr.g well and a large num- her of visitors, especially ladles, 'ire qualifying for membership In the Light Tackle Club, Mrs. Jessie Chesterfield. Mrs. .Jessie Chesterfield, who has been at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. John Mead of South Orange avenue, for the past five weeks, died after a lingering attack of paralysis Tuesday afternoon, Her husband, Leslie Chesterfield, arrived Friday from their home at Ouray, Colorado, and was with his wife during tho last days of her illness. The funeral service was conducted by Hev. Paul (!. Slo- vens Wednesday afternoon at tho Covlna Presbyterian Church. Interment was made at Oukdalo cemetery. The deceased Is survived by a married daughter who resides In Michigan. Estimated Population of California. California's population Is 2,000,000 according to estimate based on tho Mm!) State school census. California has 4«!).-! HI children of school age, that is. between the, ages of r> and 17. They would make a line 2."0mllen IOIIK. or as far us from San Fnii\»lnc<> to Reno, Nevada. The number of children per family is slightly decreasing. Tin' number of Japanese and (''blu- et;; 1 children is Increasing very rapidly, much faster proportionately than the number of white children. Tlu 1 Indian children In California outnumber the IICKI'O children. Negro children Hie slightly dccrca.HiiiK in number. More children are alieiidiiiK school every year in comparison \\ilh (lie tula! number of school life The number of children ailcmliiu; Hie private schools (luriiiu inns I'.it'n i.- sli'jhllv less than I'it 1 number lor ll.e Near preceding. Locals of Interest. M. T. Hunker leaves today on fi .ri'o ni'/i.ths' trip to Andover, Me. f{. !•'. Huller has returned from a |lrinle:l iiiiT-dneHH tr.i, to Halley, Idab.. i Mr. ;i'ii,' Mrs. Alex Carnahan . re "Uinrnct 'iig at Camp Rlncon. Mr. Carl Leebrlck has left, to attend | the University of California. i i Mr. and Mrs. Chas, Class left today j lo spend two weeks at, Santa Barbara. Miss i.cona Sparks of Los Angeles spent last, week end with her aunt, Mrs. \VS;i OriflHhs. Mrs. W. H. Telford and her mother, Mrs. McArthur, of Lugo, Cal., spent Monday wit.h Mrs. Loobrick. Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Delano, residents of Covina for a few weeks, have removed to Redondo. The Misses Iria and Ruth MeComas of Tornpe, Arl/ona. left Thursday after spending a. week with the Misses Lee- brlck. Dr. and Mrs. O. D. Jennings and daughter Caroline left Saturday for Lake Taboo. They will he absent, during the month of August. For Kale—flood barley hay, baled, in the field or delivered. Mrs. Rosa C. Clarke, phone'ifj, or see H. 10, Owen, Walnut Center, phone Vi\t',\. W. (',. Mei win, tin! Wells Fargo ?i- g';!it at this point, with his wife and baby, \, J ' . njoylrig ills vacation at Inc. Mii'ilija Springs, Ventura county. Prof, and Mrs. C. J. Flatt leave today for Oakland, where they expert t.o spend (.he balance of the month vit'itiirg I.lends ami relatives. Mrs. Xohulon Pierce, who has been visiting her mother, Mrs. Mary Lee- brlck, loft yesterday for her homo In Arl/ona. For Halo—Kino five-year-old pony with buggy and harness t.o fit pony. Oontl'! to ride and drive for children or ladles. Impilro at Johnson & Nlgg'-< blacksmith shop. Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Glllarn, who have boon guosts at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. lOdwards, left this week for Seattle to visit the exposition prior to their return to their eastern home. Mr. r.rd Mrs A 1. Holly and daugh lor. fur'u tfi-ly of Whittler, are TVVV •low tod 'r. tneir homo on Rowland a 1 /-. 1 - n'lie, which tnoy recently purchased <:f M. L'. I-Inttings. PEACHES FOR SALE—Commencing with Thursday. Aug. 12th, anyone desiring poaches for their own use can got thorn lit one cent per pound at l.he old Kerckhoff orchard. Citrus Ave. and Baldwin tract. Call between 7 and f> p. m. Win. M. Stecle & Co. 8-14 Mr. and Mrs. D. W. MacDonald have re/turned from a four weeks' vacation at lOlsinoro, San Jacinto Hot Springs, Idyllwlld and Riverside. Dr. and Mrs. Sehlldwachtor, who occupied the MacDonald house during tho absence of the owners, have returned to Los Angelos. Th') twenty-first annual convention of the Christian Churches of Southern California will begin at Long Heach next Wednesday evening. A union liible School Institute will open on Monday. Those annual conventions are woll attended by large; numbers, and many of the members of the Covina church are preparing to enjoy them. Mi. nnd Mrs. Walter II. Orimths ,uul children of Napa, Cal., who have been Kiii'HlH for several weeks at the home of the former's brut her, Mr. and Mrs. (!co. W. (irlllllliH. leuvo today for tho North. Their stay In Southern California has boon a very pleasant one. Mr. (irililths has taken advantage of his trip south to visit many of the Soti'licrn California members of the lute Calii'ornia legislature, of which, as chairman ol' the cnmmitlec on public morals, lie was one of Us pro- I nounced li.mires. SHOOTING WHALES. Music Teachers TAKE NOTICE \\'i' ill' 1 i onl iiuially as!%i'.l lo rcrnni iii-1,1 :i .,.| miu.-i'al bath-, :iu.| uaU-rs. '• K-arl, ,| fro,,, I .,, An H ,-l^ ihroi^h tho S.,n .|..',Muin V:,!l,-y. 1 nioi'inatioii a , fro,,, I .,, An H ,-l^ ihroi^h tho I lav;< ' '" ll:lxt< yuur in.MI.I teachers in ilii't'ci'ciit se. lions ol' ihc counli'\. lleiice \^i' are .oni|iilin.u a Mnsic Teachi'i's' l>ireilor\ tor I lie Sonll.\\esi. It will he lo your ad\:in lie appear ill this directory. It \\ill i ost you uoth- M )l' ! i | i'K \ I'\t I !• It ' ( )| I !i'| S. ''"•'• '" a.ldilio., lo this \oiir name - — • will ne on our ma ilini; list. u hn h u ill nalile us to si-n.i >on iroin tune lo in.c. musical mal lei I hat will inlcr si \.iir Stale ',', 11 a I i n s i i u i n c i. t \ -.-•<{ tea. li Send nan.i ,.nd a.ii; re -s i n \Yi >•!> eii(| uiie.-i.-, nt Mr and Mrs. l\ill to 'lay II Itea'li. 1 u.-n- Mr. ami Mr.-. !-»», ( i ft if • s~^ ->.„:„, rr.ti, ..mi v,i, f,-.,,, u: i,,. Fitzgerald Music Co- uiyelcj. Loa Aiujfles. Cjl I'ui'iian I'.uller. ahva\n :;•iod. al'Aay.- i nil'oi'ill. the slaiid.n.i ol exi'ileticc \\'ariier. \\'liiis, 1 ,v t'o flodern Whaler* Use • Cannon and an | Explosive Harpoon. j Whaling with modern methods In waters la nti exciting g'inie, Tor those who <ire new fo the biiMlneHS. The modern whaling -tteariKT Is 11 little reuse! nlinoni round on the bottom, which enables It to be turned find rna ringed with the KrcatiMt •.txo. Mounted ;it the bow Is ;i xniMll •finnon Hint shoot:! :i harpoon uciv:li- i'lft more than 100 pounds and having in explosive bead, fulled thf bomb. If the shot Is wood and the liarpoon is planted squarely behind the fin. the iKM'ilt crashes Into the lungs, killing In- tantly; If not. I he struggle may lust for several hours. After a whale has been killed th» r'lvass Is brought alongside the boat Hid Inflated so that It will Moat. A long roll of rubber hose, one end of whirl) Is attached to a pump anil the other to a hollow spear pointed tube of steel, with perforations along Its entire length, Is used for this purpose. The spear Is thrust well down Into the whale's side, the air pump started and the body slowly filled with air. When Inflated enough to keep It. afloat the tube Is withdrawn, the Incision plugged with oakum and the carcass cast off. A buoy with n flag Is attached to the body, and It Is then set adrift to be picked up at the end of the day's hunting. The whaling station Is a group of buildings shunted In a bay or cove near enough to the feeding grounds to allow the steamer to come In each nielli with the day's catch. The whales are anchored at a buoy In front of a long. Inclined platform, upon which they are drawn, tall ilrst, by means of a steam winch. The saying that every part of the pig but the squeal Is now of market value Is also a fact with flic whale. Not a particle of the animal Is wasted. After I Me skeleton Is stripped of flesh It Is disarticulated and the bones chopped In pieces. The blubber Is tried out for oil. and the meat and brines are boiled for the mime purpose. Later the flesh is artificially dried and Hlfted, making a fine gunno, and the hones are ground up for fertlll/.er. Kven the blood is boiled and dried with the flesh, and the water In which the blubber has been tried out makes excellent glue. The fins nnd tall, after being sliced Into thin strips, are salted and barreled and snipped to Japan as an article of food. —World's Work. Hov/ H« Kept His Clothes Dry. Among a largo shooting party on a northern grouse moor was a certain elderly professor whose skill with his gun was hardly equal to tho profundity of his Intellect. Suddenly a heavy storm of rain came on, atid as there was no shelter on the moor the shoot* era got thoroughly drenched through. At least, all but one suffered—the professor. He had mysteriously disappeared when the rain came on, and he did not rejoin the party until the suu was shining once more. To the amaxe- mcnt. of tho others the erudite one was as dry as u bone. The others, drenched and disgusted, Inquired of him how It wus he had escaped a wetting. "Directly the rnlu ciuno on," replied I lie professor, "1 went off by myself, stripped off my clothing and sut on them until the storm wus over."— London Telegraph. In Bed With a Snake. For one thing Kast Africa must have credit; snakes are not numerous, as they arc lu tho south—at least 1 never have seen many. There ure : pythons, but they do not nppeur to be dangerous. I Hlmll never forget how, down In South Africa during the wur. I once awoke and found a black mwnmlm lu bed with me. The stuike Is absolulely deadly. It frightened me so that after the whole tiling was over I went out and wiis sick. Fortunately 1 wus (juite Ignonuit of tho fact that It wa.s under the blankets with me und rolled out unconcernedly. Had I known It WHS there In all probability It would huvo struck me.—Forest and Streuui. Walt U a hard word to the hungry. —Oen-jan Say! . tRancbcr Iiiisini-M.i more mnni'Y in- \vslei! th.in in.in v IIUMIICNM linnet.-, ;!" a ^uixl (Ural of I'l'i'i'i'-simiHli'iiCi'. ilmi't von.' UK you ulwav.t li.ivo suitable I>.II>IT h.uiuv \\IUMI VIHI \\i>h tn writi-/ l>o you know that \vt' can turniih vou witli the vi'ry best of writinjf |i.iv)or and cn vi'lopiv^, neatly printL'il \\illi your name or tin.- naiue of your raucli, pl.u-e of n*»i- denco ami •'.•.to liiu-. clu'api.'r than \ "ii ,-.in >c> - urf t.i'iu:^ -uul en vriooc-.-, in .,iiut'l "uan- 111 u- •.' Tlii-i \\ill ui.tkc s'.iiir i.',: rt .'-.',!• M at- • i: .*.• ! >u ^ 11; '.• > ^1: i;f ,uu! in..: i- coi.ii 1 !. i,-n'.. * # * * # * * * * * * # * * * * * * Th* Wrong HorM. Bridget had b«en In America only • few month*, but she hollered In th« principle of protending to know what she ought to know. She had been en- gngcd an laundry girl In a nmall family of well to do people. When asked If »he understood all the details of her work shp unhesitatingly replied, "Sure I do, ma'ani." mlstfess was not quite satisfied, , and while she was busy with her ft rut washing looked In upon her. Brldprt. seemed to be doing all right, and she left without offering suggestions. N'ext morning the Ironing was In order, and Bridget was hard at It when her nilatff-ss looked In to sny, "As you get the clothes Ironed, Just throw them over the horse." "All right, ma'am." the busy laundry girl replied without stopping to raise her eyes from her work In band. The laundry room was located In an outhouse adjoining the barn, and occasionally the neighing of the family horse nnd the merry vofce of Bridget resounded,throughout the house. Returning to the laundry house a couple of hours later, the lady could scarcely believe her eyes nor restrain her mirth when she beheld the family horse, standing patiently beside Bridget, loaded down with newly Ironed sheets, pillowcases, tablecloths and laco trimmed waists and skirts. With an anxious look on her honest face Bridget observed. "I'm glad you've come, ma'am, for I'll have to have another horse." Working Too Hard. The owner of the farm had been en- Joying himself at the county fair, whllu his hardworking wife stayed at home to see that the farm suffered no loss In his absence. "Well, Sarah," said the owner upon his return, "I'm about all tired out. Is the cows In the barn?" "Yes; long since," replied his wife, barely looking up from the task then lu hand. "Is the bosses unharnessed an' fed?" "Yes." "Chickens locked up?' "Yes." "Wood chopped for morn In'?" "Yes." "Wagon heel mended an' ready t* start In th' mornln 1 ?" "Yes." "Well, then," concluded the exhausted owner, with a sigh of relief, "let me have my supper. I'm goln' to' turn In. Farmln's beglnnln' t' tell on me."—New York Herald. Th« Popular Coral. The dealer held up two strings of coral. They were of equal nine, but one was dark and dull In hue, the other beautifully pink and translucent. "The dark one," he said, "Is worth 60 cents; the pink one Is worth $500. That Is what makes coral so popular. It suits all pocketbooks. All over the world It goes. These strings of .rough, uncut beads are for the dead of India. They are put round the necks of the bodies about to be burned In the ghats. These large and blood red beads go to Africa. They are much liked by the natives, whose dark skins they perfectly suit. Here are a lot of coral hands with flngers extended In a V— the gesture that wards off the evil eye. The coral hands nre for Italy, where the belief In their efficacy Is widespread."—Buffalo Express. H« Would FUturn. Marlow was three years old. One day his mother said to him, "Now, Marlow, you may go outdoors to play for awhile, but If 1 see you crossing tho street to play with that naughty little boy Willie Hurr again I'll give you a bard, hard spunking." Half an hour later the mother looked out after her boy and saw him playing with Willie Burr. She raised the window and called with forced gentleness: "Mariow, come here to me!" Marlow came, but as lie did so he turned to his companion aud said: "You stay wight her«, Willie. I'm doln* In to det spanked. I'll be wight back."—Delinea tor. Catching Rat*. Tho best way to catch rats Is to put any animal substance, well perfumed with oil of rhodium, Into a trap. This Induces them to outer readily and even draws them from a considerable distance, as they are extremely partial to this oil. An ounce of oil of rhodium will cost you 50 cents. Catr.Ip to a cat Is nothing like rhodium to a rut. Oil of rhodium Is made from a species of bindweed and Is used hi perfumery.— Now York' 1'ress. The Wrong Shoulder. In a timber yard two workmen were cnrryiiiir a large piece of wood when the manager, who happened to come up :H the time, accosted one, of thorn. ".lor," sui.l he, "you've ^ot that button upon ll!«' wroin; shoulder." "I Uiiow thai," was the ready reply. "It should le upon yours!"—London .S. raps. Extending Zone. "Teacher says," exclaimed the precocious child, "that uc live In the temperate /one " "Yes." answered l'.i|,iiiol Siilwell &:•,' i '' ' •• x\ ?rse than lh.it " Wash : 111;' i: I >;:.['. -* * AK'i.'.'S, i'kl.XTr.KS * •*• *»»****»**#» Worrying. V.'i :•!•;';,< i-. •;]•• •>( :!:'• .rrear«'st ill-: ". : 'ii i- iMi.'.i':-'-^ M M •{ i' .•MI i. • ;\ '! <• .! !:' \ .• "i.lv .!••'!•[•.ul::<- iiof '.• ' •( !:..!••. -i: :.<•'• u-. f'"f tlit' 1. i !.•••! • • •.: ''.''. •'' " : v • 111 : i ^ • •: i ll s, • ' b> (lit- •;:iia:I i -.-.L rr.iU-.-. Paints, Painting Decorating, Kalsoming, Wall Paper, Papering, Carriage anc; Automobile Painting. Crockery, Chinaware Lamps, Fancy and Plain Dishes NEW STORE IN ODDFELLOWS' BUILDING KISTLER & KEELING Home Phone 51 The Argus Turns Out First-Class Job Printing Automatic Valveless and Wickless OIL STOVE at Fabrick's Hardware Store w • * Electrical Wiring, Fixtures, Heating Apparatus, Irons* All kinds of repairs. Estimates furnished. Agent for LEAVITT-BARTHOLOMEW FIXTURE CO. 620 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. R. B. WINDER ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Home Phone 1068 115 N. Citrus Ave., Covina, Cal. CLEAN AS A WHISTLE You DO enjoy food when you know it is CLEAN, f that it is cooked in a CLEAN place by CLEAN people. And you WILL enjoy the food cooked at • our Cafeteria he-cause it IS clean. | Our kitchens are as clean and inviting looking as the most particular housewife i-ould desire. Everything is "spick and span." And not only is the whole place spotlessly clean, but the food that's served is cooked in such a way as^to make the mouth water Our cooks have the '"knack" of seasoning down to a fine point. Here things taste as though they were made at home. Just come in and set! if they don't. We are located directly across the street from the Pacific Electric Railway Station. LOOK FOR OUR NAME ON THE WINDOW. Lunch, 11 till 2. Dinner, 5 to 7 :MO. Our 5th St. Cafeteria serves breakfast from 7 till 9:;{() and is open Sundays. 621& LOS ANGELES BRANCHES—211 West Second Street; 321 West Fifth Street A +•+++++++> t ir nil t* P^i"T*niri£icfa> • i L Ulil JL dil \jlivLlX • I o « will be appreciated by us. We arc diiuii'.iti<r our effr^rts to yr.v you the be.-t Groceries Vegetables and Fresh Meats ROBERT CRENSHAW i t'.ir tuuUo: I'liine o-,,od-. and moderate prices. Phone 22

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