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Covina Argus (Newspaper) - January 24, 1930, Covina, California HE CO VINA AEG US JANUABY Children Lay Flowers on Bier of Benefactor As the twentieth anniversary of founding of the David and Margaret Home in La Verne the venerable man who made this splen did institution a realized gave his hold upon and passed to his loved by everyone who had ever come in contact with atid honored in death by a host of and by the children he had saved from poverty and Henry Kuns of La life long a true and prac tical friend of suffering was laid to rest on Tuesday of this with a great outpouring of townspeople and church members from all over southern He had made possible the homo for children which had been named in honor of his and his and dedicated by the Home Missionary society of the Methodist church of southern Cali fornia to the rehabilitation and care of A most touching tribute to the memory of this man was seen at the when the more than one hundred children of the home filed past his each placing a spray of sweet peas and other as a last tribute to their The services were at tended by the mission board mem brs and other prominent church of From Covina the services were attended by Mat thews and mem bers of the missionary The First Methodist Episcopal church was filled to capacity to give last honors to this man of benevo lent Kuns first gave 17 acres near the city of La Verne as the site of the together with the large building that had been constructed in pioneer Just in the last two a new and magni ficently equipped building was erect ed on a site of seventeen given by and which now houses the children of this The while under the direction of the Methodist is Over one thousand children have been cared for at this institution since its Bear Does Daily Dozen One of the bears coming to de light young and old at the mam moth Shrine Circus does his daily exercise for K news LOCAL LIBRARY AT PARIS LARGEST IN WORLD Celebrates Twelfth Celebrating her twelfth Virginia daughter of and Gilbert of East Badillo entertained with a party for twenty of her girl friends last Satur day All the birthday tra ditions were including the cake decorated with Follow ng the afternoon of progressive refreshments were served to he Prizes went to Esther Vastri and Mildred The Bibliothequc a na tional at has the larg est number of books of any of the world s three greatest It bps four million while the museum in London has three million and the New York public library has approximately three mil of Fiance had its beginning durinjf the reign of Charles who in 1368 installed about one thousand books in a tower of the old Charles sur named The was the first of his line to possess any consider able number of During sub sequent wars the royal library suf Pasadena Players Entertain Rotarians With OneAct Play As a special entertainment not possible of staging at the usual place of the Palace of Covinn Rotary Club Heard a fine oneact at the Womans clubhouse yesterday presont ed by the Pasadena Contninnity Play hoiise association Over 100 membeKPof Azu sa and other valley clubs enjoyed this entitled Spreading the written by Lady and directed by Gilmor Brown and Kugart The entertainment was secured thru the efforts of El bcrt program Garter Appointed Investment Agent Fred Carter has been appoint ed resident agent in Covina for Me Hne Realty Investments accord ing to an announcement made yester day by Jack district manager of the Mcline Realty Investments with main offices in Los is one of the largest cooperative invest ment organizations in It is affiliated with the Frank Meline Los and is creat ing an investment fund for the pur chase and sale of income The company is cooperatively owned by numerous investors thruout south ern Carters appointment became effective January Drama Program for Semester Announced Covina Ladies Visit Puente Miss Virgie Wilson and Miss Bath president and vicepresident of the Business Professional Wo men R visited the newlyorgan ized club at Puente Thursday even Each guest made a talk to the Puente club on the advantages of joining the state Miscellany Club Meets at Heath Home1 rwindale Miscellany club met at fered various barely escap the home of Mrs Julia on ing destruction at the hands of the for an afternoon meet ing last The time was spent in a social the garden sion by Mrs Gloege and Bixby proving Re freshments were served by Heath and her Mary Rae Janice Margaret Two of its librarians were In 166C the at that time the Library of the King and afterwards the Imperial was moved to its present site in the heart of old The collection besides printed five hundred thou sand one hundred and ten thousand anil over one million School Hollywood High WATERMELON SEED REMEDY POR BLOOD PRESStTRE Following a series of physicians recently announced that an extract obtained from watermelon seeds has been found to offer depend able relief for many cases of high blood says Popular Mechan ics The extract has been named cucurbocitrin and in the tests reduced the pressure of blood coming from the heart by more than ten millimeter in seventythree per cent of the Red Cross Class Given Members of the Red Cross class were given their tests at the meeting Monday evening by the Lyle Certificates for the completion of the course will be given Monday when the ami their husbands as will enjoy a potluck supper at the Vincent of Lark Ellen avenue entertained at luncheon on her guests being Steven Marvin all of Miss Hazel Bris See the New Improved Fordson Tractor on display through the courtesy of your local Ford DAVIS Davis still renders service on Fordion tractors Be sure to see this tractor and note the many improvements in this popular farm Note these few examples High Increase in Power iTension Bosch Magneto Water Pump Redesigned and Strengthened Transmission Citrus Belt Tractor Implement HUBBELL 696 West A Street California IRRIGATION TO PREVENT MOST ADVOCATED BY COMMISSIONER From Cardinal and White Anticipating n full program of for tho forthcoming Miss Beulah dramatics in plans to present four main productions in the Covina high school auditorium during the second sem The Junior Jinx is to be given February Some weeks later the annual presentation of the music de partment will be the school operetta Belle of time after the operetta the spring class of will present its class Several oneact plays will also be given for assembly programs by the Iramatics In addition to these usual preson ations of the two additional lays will be The big eaturc of the year is to be the all school sponsored by the Masque and Dagger dramatics This will give those students who are in terested in dramatics an opportun ity to show their dramatic ability and will expose possible material for the The play to be presentee has not but many arc being discus sed by the committee in charge o which is composed of Har old Mary and Anna belle Prior to this year the B class of the sophomores have noi participated in a class This semester a play will be given by them for an assembly program short ly after the allschool Alia Bobbins of avenue is entertaining for a week as her house guasts her Grant and of A family celebrating the birthday of Clara was given by and Bashore Sunday The guests were and Hurley and and Roberts of Orange Jean daughter of ind Harry is improv ing after having been ill for a A turkey given by and Biley of was at tended by and Har ris and of Bonita ave nue last Sixteen guests were Miss Billy Sowles of Los Angeles is the house guest this week of and Elmer King of Vincent Today King is enter taining at luncheon her house Scherer and Miss Ethel Bobby sevenyearold son of and who has been ill for the past two weeks with is improving rapid ly Stewart of Grand ave nue attended Thursday a luncheon given by Kari Williams of Hollywood at the Hollywood country Born to and Walter Mar tinez on Wednesday at the Covina a David Unruh of Arroyo Drive will attend on Saturday with a group of twelve Los Angeles the play at the The Journeys The premiere of The Rogue starring Lawrence the Metropolitan opera at the Chinese was attended by Miss Victoria Reynolds of Vincent avenue and Jerome Reynolds last Friday Calvin son of and Reed of Badillo enter tained the members of the kinder garten class of the grammar school on Thursday with a Calvin will enter the first grade in The Eastern Star is sponsoring a danee at theMasonic temple tomor row Saturday By Agricultural Sutter County Possibilities of frost prevention by rrigation might well be given ser ous consideration by many fruit jrowef a who have control of their rrigation It may not always possible to prevent frost njury to orchards thru the use of rrigating but this method lias lefinitely saved the crops on certain orchards in districts where practi slly all fruit on adjoining orchards was lost by frost during the past In the use of irrigation water there ire points to be considered laving the soil wet in the orchard on the night of the frost is of But best of all is to have the water n the or in in addi ion to having the surface compact ind wet at the very time when reezing temperatures Now let us consider the different actors which aid in frost A solid compact soil will allow heat the earth to radiate more f ree y than a soil surface which is loose nd A loose soil mulch acts as a blanket and holds the heat of the arth Wet soil appears to be cold daring he because more heat is re quired to raise the temperature than vould be required of dry Con equentljr more heat is being stored ip during the day in wet soil and will be given off again during frosty Dry soil warms up quickly during the but stores ip very little heat to be given off at night and to aid in frost Wet standing or run ning will also create a mist or fog on a cold This fog pre vents the rapid escape of heat from earth into the clear air above Suppose it turns colder and there may bo a slight freezing within the Jant the extent of actual fruit njury then depends upon conditions n the morning at A right morning sun shining on dry frosted fruit or leaves usually re sults in severe frost On the and holds the rising heat more or less among the This is clearly il lustrated by the fact that we seldom have frosty spring nights wtien it is that we have cre ated a fog by irrigating on a frosty Before the vapor can be converted into or a certain amount of heat must be giv en off into the surrounding atmos before tho dew on the leaves and fruit can bechanged to or still more heat must be given These different process es delay the actual freezing of the plant cells in the leaves or you have created or even white frost on the the con ditions are more Before the fruit can be overheated by the bright morning sun the frost must be Then again the water must be dried off before tho fruit gets By this time the plant which might have been partly will have the frost slowly drawn out and will be restored to normal summing we can say that wet running water from deep well pumps and the cre ation of a fog are all important fac tors in frost In ad dition to anything in the way of protecting the trees against the bright morning sun is of consider able This may be birbt about by burning a little wet straw at sunrise to produce a smoke In watching the temperature rec wo find it possible to Yaise the temperature more than two de grees by but this does not seem to be absolutely since the presence of water appar ently prevents frost injury even if the temperature drops considerably below the freezing This is no longer a but very practical to a limited Your father was a college wasnt he but we never mention His college had a horrible football SMEN rich by the slow accumulation of money and poor by its quick dissi Covina IRational Bank President Cashier SOUND lectrfc SYSTEM Qovina Phone UO91 FRIDAY and January 2425 First National and Vitaphone Present LITTLE JOHNNY JONES SUNDAY and January 2627 MONTE BLUE and LUPE VELEZ in TIGER ROSE TUESDAY and January 2829 IRENE BORDONI in PARIS OPENING TAKE PLEASURE in announcing the Opening of our new Ford home on Saturday afternoon and January nineteen hundred It is our sincere wish that you and your friends be present to inspect our building and equip ment and to enjoy our We have spared no effort to make our new home com plete and up to date in every and have installed the most modern and efficient equip ment obtainable for the handling of Ford Sales and Our address is CORNER OF NORTH CITRUS AVENUE AND GENEVA ;