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Covina Argus (Newspaper) - January 24, 1930, Covina, California TDK CO VINA ARGU3 JANtTAEY 1930 MASTER ROAD PLAN TOLD TO VALLEY DEVELOPMENT BODY Perpetual highway development of the San Gabriel valley is provided for in the master plan formally pre sented to five hundred sixty residents of the valley last Thursday night at the master plan dinner of the Los Angeles county regional planning commission at tho Hotel Approved by the officials of tho 17 incorporated cities of the and sponsored by the Los Angeles board of the plan furnishes the groundwork for sys tematic development of industrial and residential zones until the valley at tains its greatest density of popula which is anticipated within the next 50 to 100 Ultimate populations of Alham San Gabriel and Monterey according to figures presented by Chief Engineer William Fox of the planning who ex plained tho will be and The figures are based on the present in corporated areas of the Fu ture populations of other cities in the San Gabriel according to the commission will be El San 000 Sierra South West 000 La ALHAMBRA AS MODEL The increase of population is in a direct proportion to the growth of said who explained that in taking Alhambra a model for the it was estimated that 33 industries supported a population of the figure at the time the survey was Fox stated that his ratio of industries to popu lation with the incorporated com munities is one of the Highway developments for fiveyear period of the next 50 years are provided for in detail by the Fox declared that overlapping assessments will be prevented by the fact that any assessment district can only be extended to the next actual or contemplated major and that no improvements can inter There will be no condemnation proceedings to be instituted in the valley after the next ten years if all the incorporated areas faithfully carry out tho provisions of the mas ter said He explained that subdividers in filing tract will be required to dedi cate rightsofway for all pres ent or contemplated be fore the acceptance of the The meeting was held under the auspices of the San Gabriel Valley Development Mat thews of association chair was OFFICIALS ATTEND Matthews presented Mayor Robert Daughorty of who gave the welcoming address Charles director of the planning com mission Tom Lambert of El president of the associated cham bers of commerce of the San Gabriel valley Charles presi dent of the planning commission Gordon Whitnall of Los Angeles Paige of Pomona Myron executive secretary of the val ley development and Supervisor Henry Wright spoke briefly on the as serted perils of the explaining that many of the contemplated high ways could not be developed far in the altho as much of the county road funds as possible will be allocated for the proposed GOVERNOR SPEAKS Tho history and development of the state highway system formed the topic of a talk by Governor Young the first Young spoke pri manly on the relations between northern and southern California re garding the allocation of primary and secondary state in re gard to the amount of gas tax am license fees coming from the two State engineers arc now making a survey of the southern portion o the state in regard to the placing o new state secondary anc it is probable that threefourths o the new secondary roads will be lo cated in the southern Here 75 per cent of the prirnarj roads have been in the northern por tion of the The southern portion of the stat will get 500 miles of new state high Many of the present county highways will be taken he The biggest single job ever let by the state is the new Ridge route ciisting for the first The new road will have onefifth the curvature of the present road and will be seven miles COVINA AMERICAN IJIGION STARTS NEW CLUBHOUSE Battle Looms in Valleys Suit to Protect Water bitter a legal fight over pos session of water as yrtta evfer known in tho history of saged this week exchange of communications between city of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley Protective Each side announced its intention of using every legal means the controversy overthe right of Pasa dena to store waters of San Gabriel That city this week started preliminary work on a water project at Pine in the San Representing the San Gabrial Val ley Protective three firms of attorneys served notice upon Pasa that the municipality would be held responsible for ol associations legal rep resentatives are Walter An derson and Morgan 1 In James specia water attorney of deelarec Realtor Speaks Before Covina Lions Club The Lions club entertained at its Monday luncheon Keiser of former state real estate addressed t the on the activities of this de partment of especially in dealing with transactions of a swind ling Last Friday eVening the Covina Lions gave at the Foot bill Council meeting held in Alham The musical numbers were giv en by Miss who rendered several piano and by a quartet of her high school who delighted the audience with their boys the quar tet were Bob La Harold Bob and Neuman that the city will defend its rights of the court of last Users of underground waters along the San from the to the are opposing the Pasa dena project on the grounds that it will prevent the constant filling of their underground The Life of MARY BAKER ED0Y Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science By SIBYL WILBUR An Authentic Biography Eddys life is here de picted with illuminating The care fully avoiding has presented the facts in re freshing Wil bur was not a Christian Sci entist when she wrote this biography for publication in a magazine of general cir Published by THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1 PUBLISHING SOCIETY 408 Pages Illustrations Cloth Edition e purchased at all bookstores Mayor George Maxfield wields spade in groundbreaking cere monies for local veterans Negro Singers Heard at Baptist Church Another step in the fraternization of the Methodists and Baptists was held Sunday when the Methodists were guests of the Bap tists to hear the negro singer and his and in a prograiu of negro A word of greeting by Lewis oi the Methodist church and a solo by their also had a place on the American Legion members and la dies of the auxiliary gathered Satur day afternoon at the site where the new Legion clubhouse is to be built in and the ceremony of groundbreaking launched this pro ect upon which the veterans have een planning for the past First earth was shoveled by Ueorge with Council uen Frank Kendall and Joseph present and representing the A short speech was made by Post Commander Frank Sher in which he outlined the plans of the post and to which Mayor Maxfield pledging he one hundred per cent support of the city officials in this Following the fifty mem hers of the post worked with shovels on the excavation for the and Commander Sherman announced that the 125 members of the post have been divided into work details to aid in erecting tho it was will be ready for occupancy by the first We will be able to cut at least or perhaps from the cost of this building by voluntary GROCERIES MEATS HARDWARE Having purchased the entire stock of the Govina Department we are continuing in busi ness at the same New goods are arriving daily and we now have a complete stock in every The best quality of merchandise and service will be our the address Ill North Citrus avenue also same telephone Free Delivery abor on the part ofpost le commander Members orkingf few hours at a when ver it is possible for them to do so nder a competent supervisor of the will not only cut down the but it will create a feeling f personal pride in tho building on he part of every When a icniber can say that he took off his oat and helped in the erection of his he will have a real roprietary interest in the he commander The building is to be of English ype of as drawn by Vrchitect Wendall Warren of himself a It s expected to cost about and vith the lot will be valued at about originally owned two large lots just back of the lunge on the west of Govina city and a portion of this property was recently sold to the city of Co the Legion retaining enough ground upon which to erect the A feature of tho building be hat of the canteen lunch fac ing the It is expected that this will be an allyear feature for as well as the source of supper entertainments for the post and The building is to be erected under the direction of a plan ing with the commander of the post directing the work in onjunction with the executive com mittee Charles Hardware 22422 Grocery 10431 Surprise Awaits in Orange Show at San Berdoo Exhibitors in the national orange show to be held in San Bernardino February who visited the or ange show building this mar vel at the decorations which will feature the twenteith anniversary Never before have the decorations been up so but Manager Mack has announced that they will bo up in their entir ety two weeks before the show The exhibitors are laying out their space and making final plans for the installation of their own Because the decorative feature this year is modernistic and futuristic and on a scale never before attempt ed by the the exposition gates are closed to all but An air of secrecy surrounds the whole decorative all because Manager Mack wants the public to receive a Lavish are the decorations and the cost is tho greatest in the history of the It is hoped that the twentieth anni versary exposition will be an epochal An outline of the feature displays was given by many of tht exhibit and it appears that all of the displays will carry height as never All will go into the air con siderable the tallest exhi bit mounting more than 50 There will be palaces of revolving constructed in accordance with tho modernistic idea Millions of lemons ind myriads of flowers be used in the building of those Of interest to all fruit growers is the competition for the honor of being accorded the world s champion orange grower and the worlds cham pion lemon The prize win ning box of oranges goes to Presi dent and each governor of the various states in the union will receive a box of choicest fruit en tered in the world a champion con COVINA Advantages Some advantages of a dictaphone are They dont chew They dont tap their pencils when you are in the middle of a particu larly hard problem Disadvantages You eaut take out to j January 23rd to IncL Its the extra things that appeal to con VALUES Here they of them for five big days at your nearest Piggly Wiggly These prices are effective at all Piggly Wiggly Stores in Los Riverside and San Ber nardino counties except Crisco can can 67c Limit 3 Coffee MaximuM Brand can 39c Coffee Wiggly Brand 1 pound 3OC Coeoa Hershey Brand tin tin 13o lorax Powder f Green Empson Brand No 2 Can JL A Borax Chips Large Peas Lady Alice 2 Corn Harvest King 1 Can 2 cans 29C Che een Beans Evergreen Stringless Cut 1 cans 19c EMPSON BRAND Sauerkraut 2 size cans 15c 35 cans Raisins SunMaid Seedless or Puffed 2 Catsup Del Monte Brand and Unusual Features Offered for January 232425 S Potatoes Stockton Burbanks 5 for 19c Apples Newtown Pippins 4 for 25c Yams Arkansas 3 Ibs for i 24c Peas Mexican iced 2 for Squash local banana per Manager 205 Citrus Covina ;