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Covina Argus (Newspaper) - January 24, 1930, Covina, California t Hundred per cent White American Population 4 City in the Heart of an Orange Empire VOLUME 45 1930 4 Covina Girl Scores Success at LoewY State Costumes and Speeches Eloquent Times Two hundred men of Covina city and Valley heard the story of water development the earliest years settlement as told by Griffith of before the monthly meeting of the Covina Mens club Jast Friday night in tne Womans Supper was served by members of the Covina Womans Along with this as the principal the audience was entertained during the supper hour by a large group of valley singers and giving a pro gram of the oldtime Songs that in with the era of pioneer de The first part of the program was devoted entirely to with him self a well known appear ing on the stage in in jokes and stories of a personal character concerning the oldtimers seated in the made a hit with his of other days these allusions to episodes living only in the memory of a His make in the fashion of the rural gentleman of the early lent Atmosphere to the composed of valley included Henry Levine and Ted Appearing jor Week in Song and Dance I Theme in Downtown Playhouse i Disraeli Vitaphone Splendid Example of New Show Era a Covina and Frank Allen of This was followed by popular songs of the earliest Su Carry Me Back to Old DAYS GONE BY Representing the styles of many decades a group Of the women performers appeared in costumes with and oldfashioned brooches and flowing skirts reminiscent of fifty years Among these were Charlotte White Hazel Clare Alice began a weeks engagement of entertaining at Loews State theater last night Thursday in a special extra prepared by Fanchon Ser Ted is sharing honors that are unusual in as this team has climbed steadily in the approval J of during the past of her of according to and Vincent who sponsored a party for the opening Christel a and Edward of Covina West danced her way into the hearts of valley audi ences when but a small and has been steadily mounting in her The new prepar ed for the dancing 1M grants v The voice of a great speak ing from the stage of 4he Covina is the miracle that has been brot about the installation of The houses On Sunday and Monday the local their high appre artistry by their close and silent attention as the speaking lines came from the lips of George made world famous by his legitimate stage de of the character of Queen Victorias prime minister in the palmiest days of Englands TO markable expansion of No drama has ever been conceived fiction writers than the story of this baseborn who rose to rule the British and George in this Vitaphone pic as itt his legitimate pro gives the character of the prime minister a a dra matic power that grips any not understood by those who may haVe neglected their education in epochal Talking pictures have become stage comparable to any but the very best productions of the legitimate and surpassing many fea the finest has ever been produced by any kind of stage Talking up to a few months were merely the old 4with Long Beach Man Recalls Old Days of Business Here Recalling the days when he was in business in at a time when the city was in the early stages of McBride of Long together with his were guests of George Anderson this and called on a of their friends other McBride f was one of the ear liest owners of a hardware store in His place of business was on Badillo and he built the building now occupied by Hurley where he engaged in business for several McBride later moved to Long where he has been engaged in buying and selling and as made a fortune in this manner uring the last fifteen Altho years he still has a young expressed interest in the improvements found in and predicted that ey will experience a remarkable growth during the next ten DEDICATORY PROGRAM FOR NEW CITY HALL TOMORROW AFTERNOON Covina City Officials Inviting All Public Organizations and Citizens to Opening of Municipal Building on Saturday Jimmie and Marshall assisted in solo and w ork from the Notable hits included Longi Long and When You and I Were aung as a duet by I and Hammond The Quilting and Loves Old Sweet by Naftel and chorus Sweet by Marshall and chorus Sweet and by a quartet composed of Nye and and banjo by Hodges and EARLY WATER BATTLES The second part of the program was turned over by President Brubaker to who in manager of the Foothill and member of the board of directors of the SanGabriel Continued on last page Governor Young to Talk Before Water Meeting With Governor Young and several outstanding water conservation au discuss local water plans have been com for the Loa Angeles basin ground water to be held in Los according to president Los Angeles County Conservation asso This called by the con servation will bring together over 200 civic leaders and public officials of southern California who will convene in the Los Angeles of in an effort to coordinate plans for a sive survey of ground water condi tions iu the Los Angeles The objective of this Rosecrans will be to de information that will indicate a practical means of replenishing the underground water supply of the according to is being overdrawn each It is planned to start this sur vey this Businesswomen Dinner Meeting v at Clubhouse New York Stock Exchange Official Makes Here Cameron personnel officer for the New York stock accompanied by his has been a visitor in Covina and the upper San Gabriel valley this a guest of and Damerel of Cypress Beck is responsible for the employment of over 1200 men and women in the worlds greatest stock and during the visit of and Damerel to New York city last entertained the Covina travelers on several The Visit of Dedication of the new Covina city hall will take place tomorrow Saturday at two oclock from a platform in front of the structure on East College as announced yesterday by Mapor George Maxfield and members of the city Resi dents of the city and valley are invited to a varied program aad inspection of the new Principal address of the day will be made by Judge Dailey Stafford of the Los Angeles municipal formerly eity attorney and city clerk who will officiate in the ceremony of dedicating the tablet to be laid in the wall near the eity and cashier the First National will give a dealing with the city and an ad dress concerning the progress made by the city from its inception will be given by Mayor Maxfield School Holds MidYear Commencement Honored guests of the day will be the two remaining Civil war veter ans of the Raymond and and special honor will accorded to the remaining mem bers of the citys first board of elected twentynine years ago when the city was first incorpor Those to be present of this group are Pot ter and Tom The chair man of the first has been deceased for many and the remaining Joseph Dse Wants Ads for The Business and Professional Wo mens club met Tuesday evening at the Womans in its regular meeting for In order to promote a closer acquaintance with the new the prepar ed by members of the Womans was served at card After a short business presided over by the Miss the evening was spent playing bridge and with Entertainers for the evening were Miss Helen one of Covinas younger who gave two accompanied by her Miss Ollie Jones little Merrideth Durrall of who cap her audience by an interpre in It was decided to have a costume party in the near between regular and arrangements were turned over to the recreation Dorcas chairman of the committee the was assisted by Helen Florence Alice Miss Ida Miss Mabel and Miss Esther MIDWINTER CLASS GRADUATES FROM COVINA HIGH SCHOOL effort to make pictures talky and the same time the ma we suddenly find that th talking picture has opened a won Pandoras box of entertain making possible the almos actual appearance in Covina and the of such great ar as George of this avenue to all the great ones of the speaking Only one conclusion can be which is that and the as well as the large communities of the are to provided with actually the best that the af The Western Electric appara tus installed in Covina is in every particular that is used in the biggest theaters of Los Hollywood and the Inasmuch as the firm making this apparatus will not consent to its use until it is perfectly it gives Covina just as fine a perform ance as can bo obtained in the larg est This is to be a re markable boon to theatergoers in this artists coming to all in Of a lighter character than the play of the theater has shown Edward Everett Horton in The a and Col loen Moore in Footlights and COMING PROGRAMS Beck is interested in the idea of locating in southern Damerel said this He was especially interested in the possibili ties for development viewed on the south of where the hills are jeing transformed into large resi dence He spent an entire day looking over this and stated that he intends to return here for another visit in a few of the held Midyear Covina grammar school was Thursday in the school attended by a large er of relatives and friends of ftf he Friends iraa he speaker of the a message full of inspiration to the An imposing part of the program was the participated IK ay the members of The musical numbers were as follows At by girls glee club dick by First midyear graduation of the Covina union high school will be held this Friday January The twentyfour pupils in the class are receiving their diplomas with all the honors accorded at June and it is expected that the large auditorium will be filled with parents and friends of the The presided over by Ben district will be opened by two numbers from the high school Marche Noble and Ag nus Dei pastor of the Methodist will pronounce the invocation and the The girls sextette and boys double quartet will give two How Beautiful Upon the Mountains and My Robert former pas tor of tho Covina Presbyterian will give the address to the senior class presi will the gift of the class to the Misa Margarei senior class wil Royal Neighbors in First Installation present the to the board of The diplomas will be giv en by president of he The graduates are Alma Maria John Andrew Harold Worth Bar ron Frances Ruth Marguerite Geral dine Lorene Marjorie Gra Edward Franklin Wilma Winton Mil Donna Mae Kathryn Lenore Rudolph Dean Ber nice Mary Lloyd Hazel Virginia Elizabeth Van John Douglas Miss Lenore Randack was award ed highest having conformed to the requirement of carrying four solids each making fifteen and no grade less than as well as having shown proper school The class officers are Edward Insley Fran ces Hazel Towner Rudolph class Miss Royal of America held their first installation on Monday evening with the El Monte camp at El The officers installed in cluded Margaret Carper Maud Beardsley past Ella Barnes Mary Benton Emma Sedlacek Hattie Maxwell inner sen Marie Delano outer Fannie Le Planto Florence Following the refresh ments were Funeral Held for Gene Woodworth Tonight and tomorrow night the theater will feature a First National Vitaphone Little Johnny a thriller Sunday and Monday Monte Blue and Lupe Velez come in a farwest Tiger and Tuesday and Wednesday of next week will show Irene Bordoni in a very colorful Long to Be Made by Covina Dentist Beginning a world tour that will lead them to such far places of the earth as the Garden of mys shrine of northern and Rice of Covina will leave a week from today on the can for four months of They will sail February from New York and will spend time in such places as penetrating 400 miles into thence to Cy the Dalmatian Friendly Indians in Field Day PowWow Last Saturday 130 boy members of the organization known as Friendly met for a powwow and field day on the athletic field of the Voorhis school for boys in the foothills south of Charter The day being cloudy and a program of active races and contests featured the big gathering of these lads 9 to 12 years of Among the activities were Indian leg badger rooster and mass relay Co vinas tribe of Friendly under the leader ship of Ralph participated with tribes from San and El and local of Boy will march from the grammar school t the city hall in and carry ing Commander Fran Sherman of the and William Hoogendyk of the Boy urg all members to be in Musical entertainment will in elude Several numbers from the Ben sisters and Sara Beth playing violin and Three artists from KFOX radio broadcasting Foster Clarence Creary and Doris known in the Butter Cream programs as and will give several numbers in A complete inspection of the new building will be made under the guidance of city Mayor Maxfield says that should the weath er prove the exercises be held in the main court Varied Program for Govina Womans Club Instruments Donated to High School Band At a meeting of members of the former Covina held at the home of Henry Hepner Monday ev ening of this the men voted to donate a tuba bass horu and a clar inet belonging to the organization to the band of the Covina high of money on hand in he treasury was placed in the Covina Valley Savings to be available o any band organization that might 3e started in the city in the The meeting was presided over by and Henry Hepner acted as John Koch as The Womans club has several in numbers planned for its program Monday Captain Corlette of the Botanic Gardens will give a talk illustrated by lantern Julia Bal de Zuniga of and her Miss Dorothy will play Greig s using two who is a personal friend of Ratekin of as well Miss will give piano Alice Clapp will Ralph princ en ted the class to presi dent of the in gaW diplomas to the following students Mary Louise Beryl Josephine Bradley Grant Edythe Wal ter Virginia Lloyd Mildred Phyllis Rae Everell Durand Dorothy Helen Lucille Stephen Louis Doris and Van Judge Reed Talks to Junior Lions At the meeting of the Junior Lions at the Stone Lantern on Thursday Judge Tom Reed of the Senior Lions gave a review of the different kinds of their pro and He told many amusing incidents from his exper as a judge of the Los Angeles night which was cre BROADWELL TO Robert pianist and has been taken under the personal direction of Sea more of New York and is book ing West Coast concert appearances for the coming season thru the Musi cal Artists Early bookings indicate an active season and the management predicts a brilliant fu ture for the local tho aud Death of little Gene son of and Lu cius occurred in Beau mont Tuesday following aii illness which lasted all his The funeral will be held tomorrow Sat afternoon at 2 oclock at the Taylor funeral parlors in Baldwin Luther Rice of the Bald win Park church Interment will be at Lucius Woodworth is son of Woodworth of mail will be delivered to them m care who is one of tho pioneer leftists of the Covina has an office in the Buller above the Furniture and Rice said yesterday that and been planning this trip for some Friends are advised that Baldwin I of the NEW BUILDING NOW BY AGENCY Safeway Stores Are Consolidated Completing a consolidation that has been contemplated for some the two Safeway stores in Co vina wore this week made into one with Ford retained as Tha stores have been operated al most for some years following the purchase of the Chuffee It is understood that the Safeway retains the lease on the vacated For plumbing and plumbing repairs call 407 First tf A now brick and steel 55 by 200 with a showroom 55 by 30 and with plate glass win dows twelve feet is to be in formally introduced to the city and valley public this week at the corner of North Citrus avenue and Geneva in Covinas automobile It has been built by the owner of the corner for the Ford and Lincoln operated by Russell who has moved his stock from his pre vious location at 320 Citrus The showroom is to bo compared favorably with any business room in the automobile industry in southern It is in mahogany with tile Tho building from the exterior makes a very presentable Sidewalks are laid iu red trimmed with and the business is announced to tho public from a modern Neon Davis is holding open house tomorrow afternoon an in viting everyone to a general The Covina Ford dealer has I many hundreds of friends ia the and it is expected that the opening will bring a big crowd dor ing the afternoon and Soldier of Civil War Heeds Taps Funeral services for Captain Charles Civil war and former county who died Saturday night at his home in Alta were held Captain whi was 82 years of was born in He came to Califor nia thirtysix years He served two terms as a member of the board of county As a 16yearold boy he enlisted in the ninth Illinois cavalry and saw service in many major engagements during the Civil and Jack of Cottage Drive entertained on Sunday the formers and and a Marine of Los
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