Covina Argus Citizen, July 14, 1933

Covina Argus Citizen

July 14, 1933

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Covina Argus Citizen (Newspaper) - July 14, 1933, Covina, California The Only Giving Twiea a Service First in High and Salesmanship AN UNBIASED INDEPENDENTLY DEDICATED TO THE PROGRESS OF COVINA VALLEY m FRIDAY JULY Black Scale is Most Feared by Covina Growers Ample Use of Spray And Fornication Advised at Tuesday Meet Black scale is more to be feared by citrus growers of the Covina dis trict than the red if the surmises of several speakers at the Farm Bureau Pest Control meet ing Tuesday afternoon here were Held in the high school audi the meeting started at a 9clock Tuesday and an audience of well over 100 orange growers from all parts of Covina valley listened to a large group of experienced citrus pest control specialists lecture on the findings and results of lengthy investiga tions and Pointing out the wide difference between the various brands of spray the first told the results of lastyears black scale con trol The second speaker Ryan who is county agricul tural commissioner gave his own recommendations for pect control In this and was followed by entomoligist for the California Fruit who also gave his opinions on the most ef fective means of nest control for the local Fumigation was commended as the Ideal means of exterminating black if orchard conditions for using this type of Concluding his he scored the point that pest control 41 Governor Rolph Will Aid in Official Dedication of New Holt Highway A long caravan of bearing en and other Southern California will gatherJ at the intersection of Barranca street and the newly con structed OceanToOcean highway tomorrow after noon shortly before five for the official dedication HELLO THERE SHERIFF of the new section of WILL OPEN ROAD Governor James Rolph Dredge Announces Grand Opening of New Food Center All Departments of Big Market Now Operated by One Owner The line of cars will travel east ward to a point in the road where a ribbon will be and witti the breaking of the the new Toad will be officially placed in Governor James Rolph will be an honor guest at the allday ceremony which will include the dedication of the PomonaFifth avenueBrea canyon the new Pomona ar and patriotic Following the highway and the arrival of the two automo bile caravans at the armory in Po there will be a short recep tion for the governor and and the dinner will start at Clyde prominent Po will act as and will present Mayor Chauncey Perrin of that who will give the ad dress of Supervisor Hugh Thatcher will and this will be followed by two historical of the highway sec Cortelyou will speak on the HpltOarvey OceantoOcean ana William Pox will give a historical sketch of the 5th avenue Governor James Rolph will dedi cate the and the patriotic hall will be dedicated by Mayor Some this picnic slated for Sunday afternoon said Toby left Paramount film actresses who demonstrate the proper technique of potato which will be one of the chief sports at the Sheriffs Picnic to be held in the California Zoological the old Selig at 3800 Mission Los An was far more to the pro progressive business The latest addition to Coytoas A grand which will duction of good oranges and healthy treesthan Fumigation declared to be the ideal the amount of scale apparent this the Aral remarked that charts ges Complete Food Center will Open formally this Friday jpprn the market business in Covina here I for the past eight showed a slight mcrease in both red Owner of and and black and the rise was departments since when the believed due more to general cli matic conditions thani failure of growers to spray and Holding the position of entomo llglst for the shipping or ganization Thomason told of his findings during the past The thorough use of a putting large enough quantities on the grove to be was stressed in his A common fault with spray operators was the tendancy to use too little material in treating a he and urged that every owner who was having his trees sprayed make sure that the firm doing work used ample basic Care should be taken to see that the soil was in proper con turn to page eight was opened at the Covina Public Market Dredge recently assumed ownership of the grocery and this week took over the vegetable Recent changes have resulted in a complete alteration of the in terior fixtures of the in cluding the installation of six mod ern type vegetable chang ing arrangement of bakery and moving the grocery department further forward in the The planning work has been doubtless prove one of the valleys greatest social will begin at 9 secretary of the Po Ject of the two new is in full charge of the and announced yesterday that all as signments had been made for the which promises to be one of the greatest in the history of the in charge of retail business of the Haas Baruch wholesale grocery company who one of the most skilled men in the California grocery turn to page 8 Employment Outlook Brighter as County Work Promised to i The prediction made early this week that approximately men and women who have been dependent upon the Los Angeies county charities for several will bs given work today and tomorrow cheered many Covina people who have been unemployed and depend ing on charitable by the county board of bond issue which was the encouraging announce1 voted in at the iast state ment is based on the belief that the on June was Predicted that the country would be alloted approx imately of the bond issue and efforts are being made by state officials to dispose of the bonds so that relief funds may be distributed county government could secure the Reconstruction Finance corporation agents approval of a long list of public works projects including many jobs in the vicinity of Under the recently formed policy of the all ablebodied men in the future will be given work on count in place of the direct financial as has been the custom in the Somewhere be tween and must be added to the anticipated federal loan of out of county and state it was announced Wed This total fund Is to be used for relief during August and according to relief administrator in the state of California for the Federal John chairman of the supervisors pointed out that the statesshare of the necessary ad ditional money would come from the pounds of steer beef will be served to with a trainload of other food at the annual which is given as a benefit by the Sheriffs Relief As A full days program of entertainment is planned by Eugene who is in with tickets on sale by all county peace and at the Citizen Postal Receipts Make Good Gains End Nears For Summer School Attendance Mark Low at Annual Sessions of Extra Study With an enrollment of twenty the summer school session now held at Covina Union High school is past the half way According to a statement by Lee the classes this year are about half their usual The course offered the students are Political United States Latin and This list presents to the student an opportunity to com plete his course of study and also to study those subjects which he has failed to pursue in his regular high school The summer school term which be gan June will be brought to a close July 28 with final examina tions scheduled during the final Meantime the building and equipment are being prepared for the coming school year which be gins September The summer school sessions have been a yearly feature of the Covina school district since 1923 under the guidance of Lee Holden with students from many towns through Nye Reports Increase of Five Percent in Gross Business For Fiscal Year Gross figures on Covina postal receipts for the past fiscal were and nearly on a par the gross figures for a peak postal income according to postmaster for the city of Co who released the figures on his fiscal year government report The statistics do not Include funds put into postal and other such additional Nye pointed but represent mailing charges on business put through the local the gross receipts fo this fiscal year and last are as follows June 32 to July 33 June 31 to July 32 Net gain for year Explaining the rise in Nye stated that the 3 per cent pos tage undoubtedly helped to raise the and the greatly increased use of post cards kept mail volume with the use of three cent pos tage on letters undoubtedly offset ing the cheap card Large commercial use of the mails has slowed down greatly since the de pression he and holiday mail ss are The quarterly report made regu larly by the office has also Just been Please turn to page eight SUMMARIZED VOTE TABLE In the interests of economy all six city precincts at Tues days election were consolidated Into precincts A and Votes below for polling place A include city precincts and with the City Hall as Precinct B includes votes regular precincts and with headquarters at Reynolds auto mobile For Against Repeal Repeal Totals Precinct Precinct Grand 208 208 412 464 464 986 Birthday Is Held by Lodge Six members of the Women of the Moose were feted Tuesday evening at a birthday party held In the lodge hall honoring the members had birthdays June or A large birthday adorned with traditional candles formed thet centerpiece of the and sweet peas were also in the Each honor guest was presented with a The Book of Life by Nellie Dyke and were complimented by the lodge Those honored weqe Mrs Eva Janie May Merle Elizabeth and Beulah Margin of 161 Votes Routs New Dry Ruling STRINGENT REGULATORY ORDINANCE PROMISED BY CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS AS RECENTLY ENACTED ANTIBEER LAW VOTED OUT TAX LEVY PROTESTED BY WEST SLOPE among the counties of the out Southern California Quinn Los Angeles county will derive its share of the needed funds from a special relief allotment of which has been included in the tentative 103334 THOMAS BURKS IS NEW PARTNER IN LONE STAR CAFE Kenneth one of the original partners in the Lone Star Branion Informed Rex Thomason cafe sold ms mterest thls week to county charities head that as soon Thomas Burks former employee of as a federal administrator is named the ulikit who for which action Is ex pected in the near Los An geles county may look forward to receiving its first loan In with two more similar Installments to come as the countys share of the federal stateaid known as the Wag nerLewis which was re cently passed by congress and signed by President work ing in Schamels place during the past Burks is an experienced cafe man and has served as night manager at his previous place of employment for several The other per sonnel of the Lone Star will remain You will be surprised at the re sults of a for rent ad In The Citizen An unusual where the holders of the San Ga briel Dam 1 contract protested against the payment of taxes in Los Angeles county faced the county board of supervisors This situation developed yester day when the attorney for the West Slope Construction company pro tested an assessment of on and which the dam contractors had in this county when the assessment roll closed last March attorney for the Slope argued that even though his concern is getting millions of dollars in tax it Is still a Delaware and not sub ject to county tax Reaper Wins Race as Mother Hurries to Bedside of Former Covina Girl Receiving an urgent call to come to the bedside of her Maude who was seriously ill in on July Woodworth of 212 Ohio Baldwin arrived in the north ern city too late to find her daughter The young who was born and lived in Covina over 20 years of her life had been confined with heart trouble for the past three and was believed recover when her mother received word that she was not expected to She passed away at July and funeral services were held July at Mountain cemetery in Wood worth remained in the north until after the returning home this who was known here as Miss Maude Woodworth is sur vived by her Samuel and two small sons Samuel aged and Earle Ray aged all of Oakland Those left to mourn her here are her Woodworth a Neva Chambel of and a Mr of Baldwin Park Although she has not resided heri for 13 Bean was born two miles west of Covina at the former Woodworth home on thi corner of Vincent and Covina boule where she lived all the early years of her life attending schoo She has been a frequent visito with her parents and many friends in West Covina and Bald win Park during1 her residence in She was a member of the Covina and an active relig ious also being a member o the Covina chapter of Ladies of the Playground Jobs Will Go Only to Local Residents Funds For Extra Assistant Believed to be Assured This Week The decision to use only people from the Covina community as em ployees to assist Miss Mary Raftery in recreation work at the city was made at a meeting of the Play ground commission Sunday morning in the city according to an announcement made yesterday by Ray commlt It is believed that at least two eligible local residents will qualify for the work under the C welfare but in case Co vina residents cannot they will be given work at the park whenever they are able to secure th committee The necessary fundfor assisting recreation move are on their to latest and it is believed that two ither salaried assistants will be available for Miss The an nouncement was also made that any people wtili playground experi nce who care to donate their ser rices to the movement should get n touch with a member of the com mittee or Miss Raftery Any Covina person securing a county work order was also advised to see he board and if lit is pos sible for that person to be employed in the be given a place as assistant No persons liv ng outside the Covina community will be considered for the work how As a special in order to ollow out plans made at the open ng of the schedule last Miss Rafetry who declared the following be donated to the for use in childrens and a playhour The needed articles include scraps of wooden linoleum cardboard heavy wrapping fancy colored and oil Donations of money for the pur chase of equipment and materials have been coming in steadily with a total of over at the present The last donator was of Cypress who tributed to the general even tho he is not a resident of Co vina and has no connection with the park or welfare The Lions Business Girls League and various public groups have contri By Bill Dredge Kicking over the applecart which bore nearly a half century of tradition and city 986 Covina voters trooped into two polling places Tuesday and booted the citys brand new dry ordinance off the statute books by a margin of 161 Despite the intense feeling which was aroused on the question the total vote was only 77 higher than the Covina totals on the repeal of the 18th amendment in the June 27 state The registered vote of the town stands close to it was The totals at Tuesdays election were 573 in favor of repeal of the dry ordinance and 412 in favor of retaining the law which was passed several weeks ago by the city cil to replace a similar ordinance passed in This ruling replaced a still older antiliquor code which was among the first laws written nto city books years Covina has taken an antiliquor stand since the first crude buildings were erected on the townsite over 50 years and sales of liquor were banned here by common con sent even before the district was Watchers at the polls were gen erally of the opinion that the last two hours of balloting carried the Mayor Maxfield Tells Attitude of City Council Beer Regulation Plans Are Revealed In a Special Message to People June My Fellow Citizens the electorate of have by your ballots on Tues June solemnly decreed that the ordinance un animously passed by your City Council itrohibltlng the sale of beer within tto corporate Umts of is The Council bows to your wilt in order that the rights of all citizens may be it will be incumbent upon your Coun cil to pass certain rules and regula tions for legalizing the sale of The members of the City Council unanimously endorse a program of such strict regulation that no one shall be offended by laxness or in discretion on the part of any There will be a definite procedure outlined for those who wish to apply for sales permits these per mits will be kept on file in the office of the Chief of Amide supervision will be forth coming and violators of the rights durtog formed long lines in the two I with the majority being Let me briefly outline the events through with their days bulk of the wet vote Vot ing was very light through the with the city hall showing a scant 141 votes cast at The Rey nolds Garage jpfcwe tallied 148 JtaMJote at f oclock saw a steady riseat BotH speedy punishment that have led up to the election of i circulars were issued by both With the repeal of the camps on the dfty to thc Wright Act on November the i tlon every attempt was our liquor ordinance received a death Our merchants co operated one hundred per cent with the Council until we introduced aj Beports whlch rife following by both sides to get out a strong particularly through the after new dry A petition was then presented to the Council ask ing this new ordinance be sub mitted to Your answer is and the wishes of the ma the announcement of election re to the effect that the city would have a saloon on every cor ner were blasted yesterday by Mayor George who re jority shall be carried Let me I ieased a special proclamation to the Please turn to page eight Please turn to page eight Strict Reservoir Swimming Ban Told by Constable Pearson Right at this time of the too much stress cannot be placed on the necessity of observing county regulations which prohibit swim or even wading in reservoirs or lakes owned by the Constable Pearson said buted to the iund this Mra Nichols A change in the plunge schedule was announced yesterday by Miss who declared the following hours would be effective starting to day Adults 10 to boys to 11 15 to 12 On Monday and Thursday nights business womens instruction will be held between the hours of 6 to and chil drens baseball games will start next The Junior members of the Music held their regular meeting at the home of Goodell Tuesday when lessons The Covina peace com menting on recent activity in pull ing shivering small boys from reser voirs called attention to the recently enacted county prohib iting and wad ing in any reservoir or lake owned by or under control of the Los An geles County Flood Control district except a portion of the Puddingstone Violation of the ordin ance constitutes a misdemeanor and lawbreakers are subject to fines of or 30 days or While the ordinance does not pro hibit bathing in privately owned Pearson pointed it is a safe policy for all wouldbe and particularly small boys to lay off using the various water storage pools in the district as swimmin1 holes unless they have secured the owners and have an excellent swimmer In the party to act as life guard in case of an Persons using private reservoirs for bathing without permission of the owner are subject to arrest for It isnt a case of the county or my office desiring to spoil anyones Pearson but the loss of life due to local reservoir drownlngs has been mounting higher every and we must do something if possible to check the He went on to explain that none of the county reservoirs were equipped with life guard or other equipment which would tend to safeguard the swimmers in case of Puddingstone reservoir has been the scene of a large per centage of recent drownlngs the loss of one life already this sum mer has spurred county authorities to take direct remedial action on the The open swimming area in Pud dingstone Includes water within 1000 feet of the center line of the crest of the most easterly dam of the system and no bathing of any kind is allowed in the reservoir be tween the hours of 8 and 8 This last section of the ordinance will knock midnight bathing par ties In the Pearson the officer and but we believe it will be a were reviewed in ear training and on this offense carries of saving at least 8 or 9 lives during the same penalty as the county or the summer season this v ;