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Covina Argus Citizen (Newspaper) - February 11, 1954, Covina, California I 1954 tttmhia Cardinal Points By DARLENE ADZOVICH and KAREN Our Colt cheering section breathed a sigh of relief last Fri day night when our unpredictable bjasketballers defeated Glendale Itoover by a score of Some kids seen going crazy in Hoov ers gym were Janet Mona Robinson Shanon Paul Herner Jerry Gloria Joyce Par and Ronnie who were seen at Carpenters after Eddie Carla Joan Jim Rey Bev Richins and Carlyle PREGAME Shades of football days There were two pregame One of them was almost a sur prise birthday The party was given by Mona Sarver for Judy Pursel and Molly Numerous junior girls gathered at Judys house and yelled surprise wheiKshe came home from play ing Molly was among those who thought the party was for Judy but the joke was on The girls really devoured a delicious turkey dinner cooked by After Judy arid Molly opened their which were a tennis racket and pedal pusher set the girls trekked on to On re turning from the the girls settled down to turkey cokes and a sleepless slumber The other pregame dinner was i given by Marceil And I by a strange it was also a surprise birthday only this time it Was for Carole The following girls gift ed Runyan with a beautiful nylon blouse Helen Janis Bootsie Nancy Karen Carol Judy Sharon Bobbie Gibson and Doris The dinner was strictly pot luck and the gals then went on to the SURPRISE Mary Elliott was hostess to a surprise birthday for DarleneAd zovich Saturday After recovering from Dar opened her gift which was a part cashmere Hilarious games were played and a delici ous cake was soon real Gals attending were Karen Tim Marceil Carole Sharon Carla Helen Ginny Var Janis McMahon and Janice The beach was pretty popular with five CHS couples last week Seen there were Anita Mc j Carthy and John Anne 1 Erwin and Don Georgi anna Fuerst and Chuck Archer El Carole Runyan and Dick Karen Timmons and Buzzy Playing some jazzy sets of ten nis Sunday afternoon were Helen Covina Television 516 CITRUS 27314 NEW 1984 21 CONSOLE Cabinet Luxuriously beau tiful and exquisitely mod Ivory leatherette with wrought iron legs provides added beauty to this stakingly constructed con Dimensions 38 Is LIBERAL CONVENIENT TERMS Quick and Walt Shanon Gflenn and Jim Sharop B o o t s i e Campbell Sylvia Lewcrenz and Larry Wat Jo Diana Jury anc Tommy Later tha same Shanon Glenn and Jim Fitzpatrick hac dinner at the Sportsmans Rafael Mendez certainly mad beautiful music in the CJfS audi torium Saturday The capa city crowd kept applauding foi more and Mendez obliged with the result being an enjoyable evening for Some Colts seen there were Carole Runyan and Al Eddie Tom Mickey Ronnie Hopkins and Larry SHOW NUFF Of course the popcorn palaces were very popular this Week Some kids seen at various ones orp Korner and Joe Karen Timmons and Buzzy Shoe Elaine Wallace and Steve Julie Joyce and Kurt Carol Bryce and Paul Dixie Hinkle San Bootsie Sharon Shoe Judy Marceil Nancy Shanon Glenn and Jim At tomorrow night cupid will caper at the Monrovia Wom ans The of is the Girls League Val entine Couples who will whirl around to the music ofHal Lomen are Bobbie Gibson and Alan Jo Wedlock and Jack Joan Strand and Ed die Mary Elliott and Tom Judy Rumsey and Jim Karen Timmons and Buzzy Janis Hurley and John Carole Run yan and Al Bea Beverly and Freddie Sharon Hill and Don Sally Gast lin and Chuck Carla Hunter and Dale Shan on Glenn and Jim Sharon Robinson and Jerry Helen Quick and Walt Gloria Adzovich and Ronnie Hop Janet Parry and Earl Chris Georgianna Fuerst and Chuck Gloria Ernst and Jim Barbara Lumley and Doug Bev Richins and Fred Ginny Varney and Dick Elaine Wallace and Steve Janis McMahon and Kurt Nancy Jones and Jim QUESTION Was there a sponge at the In NOut Friday night See ya next week Coffee Raising Project Failed Here in 1876 Thinking of raising coffee te in 1876 from Charlotte Victoria four back yard to beat high T irices I It wont At least not on a cale to keep your coffee pot The recent coffee crisis brought to mind this week an attempt to coffee on a large scale in the Covina Robert president the San Gabriel Valley realty recalled the FROM COSTA RICA The Charter Oak who has done some historical research n the San Gabriel found that the first largescale attempt to raise coffee in this area took place after two Costa Rica Pedro Maria Badilla and his broth Jose Julian bought 5563 acres of the Rancho La Puen and Albert They built a home at the south west corner of Holleribeck and San Bernardino a half mile west 6f the present Covina business the first winter the Badilla brothers planted barley and put in feeds of coffee prbtected by the shade of oak BEFORE IRRIGATION V But this was before The Southern California air was too dry and the coffee would not said Their venture They mortgaged their land and lost the ranch just two years after they Had bought The Badilla brothers home has been demolished but their with the spelling slightly still Badillo is one of Covinas principal business thor The Covina effort was the first coffee raising attempt in Los An geles What may have been the coun tys first coffee planting is listed in the diary of Henry Daltbn for May who had bought the Azusa Rancho in 1944 frortl Louis planted some coffee seeds from but tie failed to later what success he SIGNALS OVER NEW Subfreezing temperatures couldnt prevent the of spring from showing up in the backyard gar den of Frank Sev eral pinkishpurple crocus buds were discovered growing in her garden late in When Stalins birthday came up last there was no official mention of it in the Russian HOTPOINT ELECTRIC DRYER Regular FEBRUARY SPECIAL As Low as First to ihake costly out door Vfflitthg unnecessary No no no mois ture escape into the electric Perfect drying year Choosefulldry damp Let us demon Factory Authorized Hotpolnt Servfte Phone EDgewood 27213 ECKER APPLIANCES 324 CITRUS COVINA In the New Yaeger REDUCE My Specialty in 10 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