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HERMON. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
HERMON. Rev. James Craig Is enjoying a short vacation from his labors as district elder in Arizona. Rev. Craig has a beautiful home In Hermon and It is not surprising that he appreciates a vacation. At a meeting of the Hermon Improvement association, June 22, a committee was appointed to meet the Board of Supervisors on June 24, at which time the matter of water rates of the Oak Hill Water Co. come beffire them. • . Mrs. Gibson of Kansas City, Mo., is visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Wilkinson. Mr. B. F. Pearson, general manager of the Edison Electric Co., made a short visit to Hermon on Tuesday. Mr. Pearson is having his lots graded on Avenue 58, and expects to put up a fine residence and make it his home here. Mr. M. L. Wilkinson, whose house burned to the ground week before last, has moved into the house of Thomas Qualls. The Insurance company adjuster visited the ruins the next day after thp fire, and the loss has been settled in full. A new Street is to be opened f...
PRETTYMAN WILL BUILD. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
PRETTYMAN WILL BUILD. Highland Park’s popular druggist, W. 8. Prettyman, has purchased a very fine lot on Ash street, and will soon build a home. Cobblestone retaining wails are already being built to correspond, with the extensive work of that kind already to be found on Ash street, north of Avenue SC. Mr. Prettyman also purchased tt}e adjoin tag lot for his friend,- Attorney t). 8. Rose of Blackwell, Okla., who will probably come here to live. - 1 1 1 .
WE ARE IN PARADISE ON EARTH. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
WE ARE IN PARADISE ON EARTH. Our good friend, Mr. 8. Blum of Monte Vista street explains to us that in Germany, Highland corresponds to paradise, and Park is a garden. Consequently people who live in Highland Park do not have to die to go to Paradise—because in the lifetime we are in Paradise. Mr. Blum is correct. The interpretation Is good in English.
THE BACKUS BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
THE BACKUS BUILDING. The real estate office at the corner of Avenue CO and Pasadena, avenue has been moyed to the rear of the lot, and Building Superintendent J. J. Backus has begun the erection of his big two-story business block at that location. The new building will be 40x70 feet in size. This will be a big card toward extending Highland Park’s business district toward Avenue CO.
METHODIST MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
METHODIST MUSIC. Mrs. Godsmark will be soloist at the Methodist Church in the morning. The chblr will sing “Jesu, Word of GO4 Incarnate.” In the evening Mr. Bennett and Miss Cortelyou will sing again the duet "Unanswered Yet” and the anthem will be “No Shadows Yonder,” from Gaul's Holy.Clty. .
AVENUE 54 IMPROVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
AVENUE 54 IMPROVEMENT. Wheaton &amp; Rush of the Star Real Estate Co., having extensive interests on Avenue 54, have been quietly at work securing signatures for the grading, graveling and curbing of that prominent thoroughfare connecting Highland Park with New York and Eagle Rock Valleys. They now have the pleasure of reporting about all property holders signed up and that work will be commenced within thirty days on the section from Aldama to Sherman avenue.
Christian Church Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
Christian Church Entertainment. The Highland Park Christian Sunday school will give a muslcale in the churc hon Tuesday evening, July 10th, at 8 o’clock. The following program will be rendered: Plano solo—Mr. George Otto. Quartette selection. Violin solo —Miss Edna Douthlt. Solo—Mrs. Hitchcock. Solo —Mr. day Groves. Violin solo —Miss Edna Douthlt. Quartette. Solo —Mrs. Mary Groves. No admission will be charged, but a silver offering will be taken. Ice cream and cake will be served for a nominal sum.
ALFALFA TO BE PLANTED FOR 1,000 MILES UNION PACIFIC MAY START GIGANTIC FARM STRIP. ' ■ • . i• « ' Theory I* That Waoda Along Right of Way From Ogden to Omaha Could Thua Bo Exterminated. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
ALFALFA TO BE PLANTED FOR 1,000 MILES UNION PACIFIC MAY START GIGANTIC FARM STRIP. ' ■ • . i• « ' Theory I* That Waoda Along Right of Way From Ogden to Omaha Could Thua Bo Exterminated. A story originating In Cheyenno says the Union Pacific may plant alfalfa to exterminate weeds along its right of way from Ogden to Omaha—a distance of 1000 miles. The railroad company has had trouble with weeds growing between the ties and eUmbing over the rails. N amorous schemes have been tried to exterminate the weeds, and a steady war has been waged against the pest, but without success. Demonstrations proved alfalfa’s ability to flourish without Irrigation and showed that weeds cannot live in alfalfa when the crop Is planted closely. When alfalfa grows it strangles all other vegetation. If the experiments now being, conducted by the company are successful this hay will be planted on both sides of the track. This will make the only alfalfa field of its kind in the world—one a thousand miles long ...
California’* Prosperity I* Unprecedented. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
California’* Prosperity I* Unprecedented. San Francisco.—ln its monthly bulletin of progress, the California Promotion committee says that commercial conditions throughout California are unprecedented in the history of recuperation from disaster and shows that the financial institutions of the state are on a sound basis with plenty of funds. The Clearings of San Francisco for the month showed a decrease of but about 9 per cent from those of the same period in 1905. The clearings for June, 190G, amounted to $121,677,692, as against $134,836,632 for June, 1905. Nearly 26,000 skilled laborers are employed in reconstruction ' work, there having been between 2000 and 3000 temporary houses erected since the fire. During June 656 building permits were issued. There is a strong demand for labor throughout the state, with good crops of all products except apricots. Travel westward over railroads entering the state show little abatement of volume when compared with , previous years. The tonna...
HIGHLAND PARK HAPPENINGS [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Herald — 7 July 1906
HIGHLAND PARK HAPPENINGS Philip D. Colby' has taken hold of the Highland Park Grocery, and things are humming around there. An enormous business came to the new firm from .the very opening on Monday, and appearances go to show that many new customers are on their lists. The Home Realty Co. has sold the home of Geo. W. Peachy on Mew York street to Miss Sutton and have sold Mr. Peachy a house and lot on Ruby street, Garyanza. * * Rev. and Mrs. J. I. Myers visited friends in Downey Friday evening. You haven’t nmch more time to deliberate over that bargain—that new C-room bungalow, fine big lot, 1 block from car, at $2lOO. The lot’s worth $l4OO. You can’t duplicate this in Highland Park. The Crescent Real Estate &amp; Investment Co., COl5 Pasadena ave. Both phones. . " B. R. Wlkle is still driving shingles at reasonable price. The best class of work done. Send mall to Hermon. , 4-1* Rev. Mclntlre, former pastor of the Methodist Church, suffered another stroke of paralysis last F...