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Covina Argus (Newspaper) - June 1, 1928, Covina, California OOVINA S DISTINCTIVE in and in the excellence of its compact trading MORE CIRCULATION MORE NEWS MORE ADVERTISING ALL THINGS no service is superior to that of the merchant in your home VOLUME 40 JUNE 1928 NUMBER 17 ORANGE SHOW THUGS BEAT HOLY THI1K KAINRECOVERING FROM BRUTAL ATTACK BY YOUNG HIOHWAYMEN National Orange Show Feature Is Emblematic of Citrus Discovery w Messages of sympathy and inquiry have pouring into Covina for several following the announce ment that rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal one of the widelyknown ministers of his in the had been cruel slugged and robbed during a visit Monday Kain is at his home here at Badillc and will no lasting save the marring of his The c one side of his jaw was laid the bone with something the believes was a or a bag of Twelve ijtitches were taken in the todern surgery may make it possible prevent the permanent of rectors rector has only a recol of what happened just before He had parked his ear the Hotel and was ding a somewhat darkened to get something to eat at a was J ant Three young men ac one asking for a 3 rector stopped to oblige dealt a terrific and fell When he revived some ijme his pockets were inside and all He was very and instead of notifying the Pasadena police his only thought was to get his car and get not realizing at the time how badly he had been At his arrival his mother immediately called a On the same several hours an exactly similar attack was perpetrated on Daniel Dagado at 426 Anaheim Da gado was asked for a match by three was hit on the chin and rob Police believe the youths made aquick getaway from Pasadena and later committed the same crime at the Kain scheduled to de liver the Memorial day address in Oakdale but it was neces sary to make other Gen try being The rector is known as one of southern Califor nias most brilliant orators and lec AMERICAS BATTLE FALLEN BRAVE ARE REMEMBERED IN OAKDALE PLOTS The importance of the orange industry in California is attested by this quaint exhibit in which Aladdin discovers the land of It is the San Bernardi no offering to the exposition of the Valencia fruit The Ruth also evinces the happy finding of the of golden Tile Factory bn Bonita Avenue s Business Two Men Found Guilty of Theft From Orchards As a result of patrolling and watching the groves by Deputy Con stable Pearson and because of frequent thefts of George JFadely and Hobart both of Baldwin were convicted on complaints charging them with stealing trial being held before a jury in San Dimas last Sat Justice Durrell of sitting in the place of Justice fined the men each on three com one to which they had pre viously pleaded In default of the money for the the men began serving 450 days in the coun ty The complaining witnesses were Terris and Sawyer of West Covina and Charles Craw ford of Sawyers complaint was filed at the concclusion of the To this Fadely and Clinton readily admitted their Theit ft defense on the other two charges was t based on the alibi that they were elsewhere at the time the groves Jf were alleged to have been 41 they failed to convince the I jury of their asserted f Prosecution witnesses cinched the case for the Work well under way this week at the new factory at the Keeney Grove tract on Bonita ave near Irwindale The factory which has square feet of floor is to manufacture enameled and all the best known types of terra cotta for walls and There is a difference in the type of this as it is made in all and is manufactured by the cold The manufacturer is Max re cently from where he has made a lifestudy of this and his affairs are being handled by who has had much to do with the building of a group of factories at Keeney It was stated this week that the factory will employ about 100 The first product to be turned out is that of enameled wall now being used very extensively in It is expected that as the business grows another factory will be open ed to make floor The Steel Furniture a large corncern within a few hundred yards of the tile has install ed all its types of steel dies and other and is to begin quantity production of steel desks and other kinds of steel furniture it was Presbyterians Call Pastor to Covina Church Unanimous call to become the new aastor of the Covina hurch was given last Sunday morn to Arthur Wake of Los following a period when the church has been without a regular ponding a decision as to whether the church would join in a church unity plan in After it became evident that a church uniting plan was not to be a snecess at the church de sided to issue a the church offi iials said this The last pas Edward is now occupying a pulpit at Rock Wake appealed to the church as the man best suited to the conditions the statement He was for five years assistant pastor under Eby of the Wilshire Presbyterian his particular work being among the young At one time he engaged in work in San and lately as an executive in the Lincoln Boys The local officials de clare that they feel fortunate in be ing able to secure this young Eight veterans of a war that end ed sixtythree years ago marched with brave step along the graveled paths of Oakdale cemetery on Wed nesday of this carrying their colors between the opened ranks of veterans of all wars that have been fought since this lastremaining squad laid down their victorious They were Robert and Captain They set about their task of decor ating the graves of their fallen com rades in tho same methodical manner that has characterized them during the more than half a as sisted by the members of the Wo mens Relief and the children of the bearing This community cemetery in the heart of the upper San Gabriel val serving as consecrated ground for five cities and was a place of striking beauty on this The green sward was overlaid with blooms of every the flora wealth of a land noted for its pro fusion of More than fifteen hundred people converged this lovely spot with but one though was to spend an hour in homage to loved ones a day which has come to be not only a memorial occasion for those who have given their lives in battle for the but for all whose sac red dust has been placed in this Gods and whose memory still lives in the homes of the valley ol the The small group of Civil war veter ans was followed by the large com pany worldwar and vet erans of other and by all the troops of Boy Scouts of the valley and at the the old veterans brought the colors to half staff while Colors was sounded by a Boy Scout Merwin Gilmor of The Womans Relief under the guidance of Mrs aided the veterans in the decoration of the graves immediately following the rendition of the Banner by the band of the Azuss The graves of worldwar vet erans were decorated by the auxil MURRAY POOD PRODUCTS SHIPPED FROM HARBOR Azusa Advertises Civic Progress on Huge Billboard A big boulevard pro claiming the progress of Can yon is being painted this week west of the where it will catch the eyes of the many thousands who stream over the foothill The work is being done by the chamber of and the has outlined the high points of advantage in this billboard Azusa is the gateway to the San Gabriel the message where the worlds greatest flood con trol dam is to be built where the county has begun the improvement of a 1400acre recreation camp at Pine Flats and Crystal lake where the state is establishing a fish hatch The city of Azusa is spoken of as possessing several factories in its and of having just complet ed a city The new bank costing comes in for its share of as well as the picture Paso Robles Man Now Identified With Shoe Store A large consignment of goods made in Azusa by the Murray Food i Products company was on its way U this week by water from Los Aii geles harbor to New and thence to tho northeastern portion of New to be distributed at This was the first shipment from this concern to be sent by The products are being placed in a i number of zones in the midwest and FIFTY THOUSAND LADY BUGS LIBERATED HERE deputy horticul tural commissioner in charge of rear ing beneficial was in Covina this week and liberated fifty thou sand ladybugs to feed on the mealy bugs in the This makes the second liberation in this with a total of one hundred thou and that many more will pro bably be John for eleven years in the retail shoe business in Paso is taking over the ac tive management of the Stewart Shoe company on Citrus avenue this and will be associated with it was announced at the store Together with his wife and fam ily lie has taken up residence in the Silliken just completed on Badillo between Citrus and Second Hodgkinson said that he had been making a canvass of the citrus communities for some looking for the most desirable and declared that Covina made the most favorable both on him self and It is expected that in the next few days an announcement of the expansion of stock and other improvements will be MOTHER OF WINDER DIES IN LOS ANGELES Funeral services for Chris tiue the mother of Eoy were held in Los Angeles last Saturday at the chapel of Faris nt Tenth and Flower Interment was at Forest Larsen was a frequent visitor t the home of her daughter in Co having spent a month here re She was seventyone years and although in frail health for ve past two her demise was nexpected and came as a shock to er She died at the home of er i Los She is survived by our daughters and a GOLDEN GROVES WINNER OF VALENCIA GRAND PRIZE AWARDS Azusa Avenue House Distances All Entrants in Annual Citrus House Wins Lemon Events Old Days Retold at Big Picnic of OldTimers Back to the days of sunbaked ilains and when miles were ueasured by winding trails through wild the oldtimers of he upper San Gabriel valley turned heir minds again at the annual pic lic in the big gum grove at Azusa Jii Memorial enjoying a gener nis spread beneath the with ome of the most notable of the pio neers in many from long If Id had to come in my ox earn I would have started two weeks said one returned but my son brought me up this morning in his While the early denizens of the plains pic nicked and talked of other the long stream of motor cars went on endlessly on one of southern Cali fornias great paved and airplanes from a nearby landing field played iu the Amongsome of the one hundred and forty present there were to be seen such as members of the Shields Uncle Tom the and Eli and James Coff and Wilbur who was born on the old Pico and who has been here since Several dated their introduction to the valley as far back as 1859 and the early and there were many who were here before there was any town in the valley save that of at the head of the gold min ing activities in the San Gabriel The affair was in every sense a with little to be called a a day of recalling old faces and old Sweepstakes in the big annual Valencia orange classic at Ana held all last and participated in by all orange grow ing sections of the went to Golden Mutual Or ange whose packinghouse is on Azusa Co The Mutual Orange Distributors house at Puente carried away the honors for Although the great show presented one of the most comprehen sive exhibits of citrus fruits in its a marvelous array of the states most profitable fruit the localities that have hithetfo beeji in the winning class were outdistanced by the Covina and Judges and public alike declared that the winners were far and away in the lead of any of those The victory was one which had4 ijeen confidently predicted by James secretary and manager of the Golden Orange who hart boon working and ptViuing for weeks to carry away the Frequent surveys of the district of the south had convinced him that in his section of the upper San Gab riel valley the fruit was of a that would sweep the The winning of the grand sweep stakes is the result of several Hodges For years cultural conditions have been getting stead ilybetter in Ms Grading iary of the American At the call of th throng gathered beneath the oaks where invocation was offered b Wayne Snoddy of an Lincolns address at Gettysburg wa delivered by Miss Lucile Reed o Citrus Junior A touchin tribute to the dead who have die in defense of the country was give by Richard Gentry of in which he made a strong plea for a high class of citizenship as an ex ample to the A rifle salute was fired over the graves by a squad of worldwar vet erans under tho command of Ivan who was grand marshal of the followed by taps sounded on the The exercises were ar ranged by William Hoogendyk of who assisted by Keith Vosburg of and Sheldon of ANNUAL SUMMER SCHOOL TO BEGIN ON JUNE 18TH The sixth annual session of sum mer school at Covina high school will open June and con tinue until July As in past the school will be under the direc tion of Lee Holden of the high school who will be assisted by Miss Laura Bonnor of Pomona The summer school has been in creasing in popularity since the first session was held six years and students from the territory between El Monte and Pomona have been in Advertising ia the Covina Argus pays the advertiser and also the tf Giant and Pigmy of Light Bulbs Shown by Stead No larger incandescent light bulb was ever it is than the one shown in the window of the Stead Electric It is of candle and is one of the type developed for use in the taking of motion The which is made of special heatresist ing has a diameter of twelve through the spherical and is twenty inches The two lead wires that convey the current to tho filament are onefourth inch in The cost of the light is Its lighting life is placed at ten In the same display is one of the smallest lights in the It is the grain of wheat because it is no larger than a piece of It is used by surgeons in delicate op New Drug Store Ready to Open Next Thursday The Howard Drug Covi nas new drug will open next June at 229 North Cit rus its pro announced Installation of which were nearly all in place has been slower than he Added to this Howard suf fered an attack of abscess in one of his and has been under a doe tors care for several He was feeling better but felt that he wanted to be thoroughly himself when called upon to meet the public on the opening a singer widely known in Los will be one of the features of the opening which will feature other musical A halfpound box of chocolates is to be given with each dollar and the children will be given ice The Hospital Pharmacists of which Howard is past will attend his open ing in a Horace an old frienil and fellow has been in charge during Howards packing has steadily improved There is now no reason why thedis trict should not produce winningor anges each he The long list of prizes awarded to the Covina and Puente competitors is as fol lows Grand the best 40 boxes of Valencia certificate and to Golden Or anges and sec to the same Class the best twelve boxes of first certi ficate and to Class the best eight boxes of first certifi cate and certificate and La Verne third cer tificate and to William Schu macher second and third Class the most artistic dis play of 40 boxes or certificate and to American Fruit Growers second to Mu tual Orange Distributors Gold Best plate or tray of five Valen cia oranges class first blue rib bon and certificate to Co vina second to Best plate or tray of five Valencia oranges class blue ribbon and certificate to Grand Sweepstakes for best 40 boxes of lemons entered by any grower or certificate and to Growers best 4 ertifij Fruit San Fernando second to Puente also took first certificate ADRAIN PERRAM WEDS MISS MARY FRANCES DOYLE A number of Covina people attend ed the wedding of Adrian Per ram of Covina to Miss Mary Frances Doyle at the home of the brides aunt and and Ray on Oxford Los An which took place Saturday af ternoon at 3 The bride was attended by her sister and the groom by his Hugh Among the guests were and Hugh PerriMM and Miss Ruth aand Cham Porter and Carlton Joe and Charles and Miss joxes of eate to American for first for best tray of five Growers sweepstakes for the best 24 boxes of valencias went to Beckwith of entered by the Golden Orange Growers second to American Fruit Growers of Lind and third to William Bainbridge of Head of District Missionary Work The Covina Methodist church waa hostess Tuesday to the annual meet ing of the Pasadena district Home Missionary society of the Methodist Episcopal It was one of the largest gatherings of women ever held in the Covina about two hundred fifty attendingfrom the forty auxiliaries in the The session was presided over by its The praise service at was fol lowed by a roll call of auxiliaries and reports of The usual award of five dollars given to the auxiliary having the largest attend ance was captured by In the morning session the district secretaries told of their work and district corres ponding gave an address or Failure Auxiliary records were given by the leaders of the auxiliaries in the the president being assisted1 by Matthews in presenting the The noontide prayer service was conducted by pastor of the Covina A luncheon was served in the din iugrooni by ladies of the Baptist over two hundred being seat This would not accommodate all in a large number going to the restaurants and cafeterias to procure their The afternoon program was open ed with a devotional service led by Miss Mary Of ficers for the year were elected as follows Mer Covina corresponding Pomona record ing Charles Car South Pasadena Bertram West Matthews was chosen as one of tin Precedingthe installation of the now officers Foster gave a The retiring was given a beautiful best four boxes of and j bouquet by the the pres entatinn being made by Kurash Recital Comes Tonight at Covina High Music leaders Covina and Moore of the valley are especially interested in the violin recital to be given tonight Friday at the Covina high school auditorium by William Kurash of Baldwin one of the valleys outstanding successes in the musical Kurash is a graduate of Covina His rise us a violinist has been one of the wonders of the musi cal as he is still but a One oi the great of southern California will assist Reunion piano ac companist for the Ellis club and the Lyric club of Los de clared to be one of the best accom panists on the Pacific Tickets are on sale at the local drug It Flood Crews at Work Correcting Walnut Wash Beginning at Puente and working channel con struction was fesumed on Monday of this and will be continued until that stream has been according to a statement by Chief Engineer Eaton of the Los An geles county flood control The chief engineer has been spend ing a large amount of time in inspec tion of local conditions throughout the San Gabriel The Los Angeles river rectification began at the same starting at Pacoima avenue and working up Work is also being done on the lower San Antonio wasii being worked at the present levees and with the work progressing down All channels crews will be at work in all parts of the district in sixty Thirtyfive crews will probably be or about the same num ber as last More channel work was effected last year than in any year since the flood district was
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