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Covina Argus (Newspaper) - November 4, 1927, Covina, California CO vlNA IS DISTINCTIVE in and in the excellence of its compact trading MORE CIRCULATION MORE NEWS MORE ADVERTISING VOLUME 40 NOVEMBER 1927 ALL THINGS no service is superior to that of the merchant in your home NUMBER 17 COMBINATION GIVES COLORFUL DINNER DANCE AT COUNTRY CLUB Something of the spirit of Hal entered into festivities of the combined Rotary clubs of Baldwin Park and gathered at Meadows Country Club Tuesday when the valley members entertained the ladies of their households with an excellent dinner and The ball room of the clubhouse was decorated in a fashion in keeping with the and the tables were ablaze with varicolored parasol with favors for every consisting of little horns and child Staid business men of the valley discarded dignity and en tered into the spirit of the was presided over by Past President of Covina who was styled ter of the The big room was well a creditable repre sentation being present from each The gathering was styled the ABC of Botary of the Covinas contribution to the musi cal entertainment consisted of the Sylvan an aggregation of local young Miss Cleo Run Miss Lucie Miss Claudia pian played several numbers as a part of the general and also contributed special num Clear Morning Air Shows Planet Venus on Annual Visit Owing to exceptionally clear the planet Venus has created something of a sen sation this year in its annual visitation nearer the ac cording to Thomas as of who furnish ed data yesterday to appease curiosity of valley The brightness of this heaven ly visitor in the clear of morning caused the people to flock the street and gaze and whether we were being treated to something out of the but Smith that it is a habit of Venus to get around for a neighborly call about this time of The lack of visibility in most years causes the visit to pass he crossed the or point directly at 45 this Friday he It reaches its farthest point in its orbit on November The planet takes 288 days to complete its circuit of the It rises in the morning at the present time about 2 Baldwin Park brought William noted boy violinist of that who was given an ova guests calling him back several He was accompanied by Miss Myrtle There were humorous and Frank Passes Away at Home on Sunday The death of Lafayette Wood which occurred at the family residence Sunday October marks another thinning of the ranks of the pioneers of the San Gabriel who was born in May accompanied his parents to Co vina in settling on what is now the Reynolds ranch on Vincent In 1893 Woodworth married had ac her Miss Azusa made a tenstrike with the dancing numbers given by Miss Crystal accompanied at piano by Miss Dorothy Her characterization of the Gypsy Beg gar and the Bowery done in rapid dance step were among the most popular numbers of the even Following the the guests danced until with music furnished by orchestra of radio Hatchs While it was announced that the system of fining recalcitrant mem bers would be held in abeyance for the the ringmaster let it Nbe known that President Frank Allen of the Azusa club would be held accountable at some later meet ing because he lost his way in the wild hills of La and was thirty minutes Presidents Frank Wright and George Mayland of the Covina and Baldwin Park assisted the ringmaster in the festivities and Frank Colville led the singing of Rotary Stanley Whitehead was chairman of the committee on The affair will probably become an annual these early days and resided on adjoining Four years after LAST RITES HELD FOR CHARLES WEDGWOOD BUILDER OF PUDDINGSTONE DAM GIVEN CONTRACT BY SUPERVISORS Contract for the construction of he flood control dam in Big Dalton above was award ed by the board of supervisors on Monday to the Rohl Con struction company of San Francisco and Los the bid being Construction of roads to the dam and the building of a big con struction camp will begin at to officials of the flood control department The Rohl company is the firm now engaged in constructing the Pud south of San Dimas and southeast of It is ex that the Puddingstone work will be completed by the first of The flood control district is very highly pleased with the low bid on Big Dalton Chief Engineer Eaton We feel that the work will be carried forward with every emphasis on as the Rohl company is an shown by the work constructing the Puddingstone he The bids offered to the district ran a wide as follows Kelly MacDonald Cannon Engineering Bent Bech tel Utah Con The last rites for Charles whose death occurred on October at the Co vina following an were held on Saturday afternoon from the Covina Methodist Episco pal These services were con ducted by the George Face to Johnson was sung by The church edifice was filled by friends of the deceased and members of Covina Free and Accepted who attended in a occupying the center section of the The chancel was banked with many beautiful floral The pallbearers were members of the Masonic of which the deceased was a At the Oakdale cemetery the ser vices were in charge of the Past Master Malcolm McCarthy reading the The deceased leaves a widow and a host of friends to mourn his J struction Construction Boss b The Big dam is what is 1 JL T t j 1 their marriage the young couple pur known as arch and all of reinforced The dam site of their present 165 feet high then a barley In the thirty years of their under the nf skilled hand of its it has be come one of the most productive or ange in Woodworth was a man of ster ling and possessed a strong affection for his family and his He was a member of the first Christian church in the at the time located on what is now the Hendricks ranch on Azusa and has for many connected with the churchs inter Woodworth had been fail ing in health for several and especially since the death of a which occurred four months Alaska Scenes Recalled Before Chapter Members of the Covina Daughters of the American Revolu met in a luncheon at the Stone Lantern on enjoying the program on Alaska that A symposium by Pra Alice Clapp and Miss Lil ian Douglass was delightfully presenting descriptions of their trip to Alaska last the two for mer ladies going as far as Fairbanks and Miss Douglass taking the trail used by the prospectors in the fam ous gold The beauties of the glaciers and the the totem poles which the government is col in a national and the cities of this land of the midnight sun visited on their itinerary were A brief mention was also made of the fishing Frazier of Baldwin Park opened the hour by reading several of Robert Services poems on The Spell of and closed the pro gram with G Fare well to The Hell of by was read by The chairman of read a call for shrubs and plants for the devastated urea of the Two new were received into the Surviving are the Olive a son and two Carol Woodworth of La Fey Shettle of and Miss who resides at and two little Carol and John Wood There also remains of his family two Wood worth of Covina and Wood worth of and three sisters in the Memorial services were held at 2 oclock Wednesday afternoon at Custer Christiansens con ducted by Catherwood of an intimate friend of the be built at a site 400 the canyon from the site of rock fill dam now in and which was condemned by the state engi when partially constructed by a former chief flood control AID TO RANCHERS The big arch dam will hold back the peak flow of storms from this protecting the city of through which the wash has its and will be of invaluable aid to a rich citrus orchard including lower Baldwin Park and West It is expected that it will function to conserve water be hind the and to increase the underground supply by allowing the water in the wash to sink instead of rushing to a junction with the Little Dalton and Walnut and thence to the San Gabriel Plane fakes Nose Dive in San Fernando As the plane of Ray Kistler of San Francisco neared San Fernan do on Saturday on his way to the football the gas pipe either became clogged or broke and he was forced to glide to a He was about 2000 feet up when the trouble but was to control the plane until within about twenty feet of the There was no good land ing place available and the plane landed nose throwing Kistler and his Samuel Both men were badl from the windshield glass and their They were treat ed at the receiving hospital in San Fernando and chartering a con on their way to the game a the The two doctors spent the Huntington returning home by auto Sunday The while badly has been removed to San Francisco and will be and Kendall spent Sunday with the Kistler who were formerly Covina PUT OVINA AND CITRUS TIED FOE FIRST PLACE IN VALLEY FOOTBALL LEAGUE Baldys New Cap Features Aftermath of Early Rainfall Storm Season Covina Coldbrook San canyon Edison San Gabriel San Dlmas Covina meets John Muir here to ay in the second game of the San 3abriel Valley high school football The John Muir school is a new ligh school in and this vill be its initial appearance in Co The football team lost to El ago but won 120 rom Montebello last As it will probably not be a hard contest or the fans no doubt will mve an opportunity to see some of he promising men in Covina and Citrus are now tied or first place in the but as Citrus is scheduled to play Monrovia it Monrovia there will pro ably a change in the percentage column Monrovia will undoubtedly win by a large as Citrus last Friday had a hard time in winning 60 from Puente looked like he stronger but could not score when it was within striking distance of the The to be clayed here on Armistice is looked forward to by local In spite of the fact that the Covina team should win by a top the fact that Citrus can always play over its head and spring a surprise on the local makes this game The heaviest rain for October in many years came on Sunday night and drenching the whole of Southern the rain was declared to be of far more benefit than late win ter and spring as it came at a time when the ground was ready to absorb all of it with out Precipitation was accompan ied by snowfall in the high the earliest snow of many and making the high Sierra Madre peaks a scene of transcendant The atmosphere was washed clear after the storm of Mon and the sun came out just in time to go to bed again at Hundreds of citizens watched the sunset colors reflect ed on the new snow cover of the a rare even in this valley of perpetually beautiful GUIS S HOME TELEPHONE COMPANY NOW BEING HOOKED UP TO FASTER TOLLS Covina Citizen Special Edition Agent Arrested engaged for several weeks past as a special advertising solicitor for George the editor of the Covina was ar rested in Covina on Monday of this week by City Marshal on a warrant forwarded by the sKer Completion of a new toll costing for the distance be tween Los Angeles and the lines of the Home Telephone company of Co is announced this week by ths Pacific Telephone Telegraph com and in conjunction with this a force of men is now engaged in the installation of the new long distance machine switch ing method in the Covina la the new equipment will make possible a speed in connecting long distance calls that is almost com parable to the speed of a local The AB tandem toll method for long as explained by Man ager Frank Wright of the local will make it possible foe a subscriber in the communities of Baldwin Azu sa and Glendora to request a long distance number of the local operat or and be connected with the number direct from the Covina As a Long Beach number will be dialed in the Covina and a Long Beach call coming into or the other towns of the will be connected directly with the local subscribers This means speed in long distance It is not too early to order your Christmas greeting cards at the Ar gus A complete assortment of the latest designs to choose tf Current Events November 1927 with interment at A male quartet from the Mens Bible class of the Christian church fur the WILL BE DERIVED BY GROWERS FOR WALNUTS and Claude and Miss Fran ces Maxson and Marion Coltrin attended the California football game at the Coliseum Satur day remaining in for din ner and to attend the Approximately pounds of merchantable unshelled walnuts will be through the Cali fornia Walnut Growers association during the present according to estimates furnished by general The return to the grower will be more than says which is over above normal despite the fact that the lowest prices in a decade will most probably This does not include some pounds of lowgrade nuts that will be cracked and the result ing shelled walnuts distributed throughout the adding an other to the crop it was pointed This seasons crop is said to be the largest ever produced in Cali the above figures being on the 85 per cent basis which the as sociation now controls through its fortytwo affiliated packing The previous record GOO iG according to the annual report of that Sales so far this year are the largest they have ever been at this date ia the history of the associa indicating the reaction of the trade to the lower prices and mark ed improvement in grading stand As a result of these new grading between 15 and 20 per cent of nuts that formerly went into the 1 grade now go into lower The quality of each grade has been raised To facilitate of this seasons record crop the association plans launching an extensive adver tising Thorpe SUN 6 13 27 MON 14 2021 28 1 8 16 22 23 24 2930 THU 10 17 FBI 11 18 SAI 12 2526 The travel section of the Womans club will meet today Friday in the clubhouse at The literary section will meet Thursday afternoon at in the The home economics section of the Womans club will hold its first luncheon in the club Lutyen is chairman of the Regular monthly meeting of the Covina will be held next week at the home of Frances West Center near starting at AMPHION CLUB WILL MEET AT BROADWELL HOME WALNUT PRUNING TO BE DEMONSTRATED AT GROVE The agricultural extension service will hold a walnut pruning demon stration at the Neely grove in West Covina on the The Neely grove is on Orange between Merced and Arroyo Walnut pruning is said to be a very essential Trees should uC Open tG Oi light to filter Thinning out should be done in such a manner as to leave a mechanically strong struc These subjects will be ampli fied and explained at the The first seasons meeting of the Amphion club will be held on the 18th at the of and Robert Broadwell on Ben Lomond The members are looking forward to this opening meeting as a special treat in that the program Will be given by some of their own Miss Helen Broadwell and her Robert This will be one of the first appear ances of Miss Broadwell since her return from intensive study in She plans to sing two one in French costume and the other in be tic companied by Miss Arthur who has recently opened a studio for piano in Holly needs no introduction to loca office of Diego one that will bring out charged issuing aa officer to Covina on and and will result in a co I increase inter bly be among the teams that will have to contend with for the southern California took Davis back to that Ac cording to these Davis had been known in other cities as Archi That there is plenty of strength in I Edwin Davis and the north this year was demonstrated last Friday when the Bakersfield team came south and defeated Ful lerton LOCAL OFFICERS ARREST ALLEGED OFFENDERS Harry Clifford of Compton was ar ested this week by Officers Barry and Andrews for violation of the act and illegal possession ind fined in the recorders Roy Roland of Terra was taken up on a charge of vagrancy and prowler and s being Investigation shows arrest at San San Long Beach and Arrested by Barry and Another arrest by local officers was Robbins of Covina for violation of the Wright act and ille and police declared he had been ar rested and tried ill Pasadena on a similar but was acquitted at that Several rubber returned marked insufficient funds were said to in the hands of the police at the time of his arrest in made out on banks in sev eral A number of local merchants are regretting from a financial stand point the enforced departure of Police say that Davis has been confined as insane in Ore and in Pat ton in Southern At Pat it is said that he was incarcer ated under the name of Will His who lives in is reported as saying that lie left her and that she could not lo cate him until this Davis jal possession of intoxicating said that he was under contract with He was fined the Covina Citizen to secure AMERICAN LEGION TO ATTEND CHURCH SERVICE The post of the American Legion will attend the Armistice day ser vices at the Methodist church Sun day Appropriate music will be provided by the choir under the direction of Milton who will also be the tising on the basis half of the contract price for him self and half for the Christmas greeting cards are con venient and The Argus has established a big list of patrons for applies to both and Pacific Because of the fact that the telephone systo is combin ed in one central office for the fivo cities and the local ers will have access to fiftyfour long distance whereas this lino service would be much less under divided Manager Wright During the coming year the long distance companies will extend its new lines from Covina to at which time the whole of California will be embraced in network of fast lines to the metro area and to all eastern The switchboard improvements now being installed by the long distance companies in Covina wilf cost and will call for four additional its exclusive tf Use Wants Ada for CHANGES MADE IN LAW ON SHIPPING OF ORANGES navel oranges will soon commence to move from sections of the state where color and maturity requirements of the law can be com plied County horticultural commissioners and their district hor inspectors are advising growers and shippers of the nut and vegetable standardization which was amended iu sev eral respects by the legislative ses sion of last This was brought about through action of the citrus which felt that too immature oranges were being shipped from The state department of agriculture is urging all citrus growers and shippers to acquaint themselves with the pro visions of the new law iu order to avoid Shippers who have been iu the habit of artificially oranges which do not test at least 8 parts of soluble solids to one part of and those who have been exporting oranges which fail to meet the mu turit requirements for are warned that these practices are no longer permitted by the The provision of the law which prohibits the artificial coloring of oranges which do not test 8 to 1 is especially important to districts where oranges are picked on the 70 per cent color maturity re of the soluble solids and acid Under the present oranges which are exported must meet all the requirements of the The act of 1925 permitted the after October of oranges which failed to meet the maturity require ments of the Because of this hange it is important that all grow ers be sure that their oranges teat the proper and that they have the required before pick because the only outlet for im mature fruit will now be to actual byproduct The maturity provisions of the law as applied to oranges have not been They must have at least 8 parts of soluble solids to one part of acid with 25 per cent yellow or orange color before or must be at least 70 per cent colored at the time of Feted by Friends at 50th Milestone Fifty golden years of married life for and wore fittingly celebrated last Friday evening in a ceremony and tion at the Masonic temple in Co when a throng of fellow mera bers in and La Paloma gava tribute to the venerable couple in program of music The affair hud many unusual and was an occasion of remin because of the fact that tha have been residents of the Covina valley since during which time they have been constant ly prominent in the affairs of the Masonic Coltrin being the first grand patron and the third worthy matron of the East ern The evening began with a supper at given by the Eastern Star and a including u musical num ber by Nellie Watts and a recitation play by Mabel Wood and daughter of Sail The supper was attended by the Charles and Hay Col and Saw as well as two who were guests at the wedding fifty years Auda Mayo and bel Taylor then six months old of and were presented with a handsome silver flower with appropriate speech es from lodge members Coltrin and married at the home of brides and Clinton in Compton on October 1 They have been pioneers in Southern and lived been added to the as applied to requiring that this fruit must contain soluble solida equal to or in excess of live parts to every part of acid contained in the street during the years when the vulley has made its most remarkable Both are in good and were able to thoroughly enjoy the programs in their
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