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A Warning to Bachelors. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
A Warning to Bachelors. If you think it costs a mere nothing tc rig up a new baby just glance over this price list of an infant’s complete but simple outfit: Four silk skirts, at $1.87, $7.50; four silk and wool bands, at 75 cents, $3; six pairs of blankets, at $1.50, $0; two hand embroidered flannel skirts, at $lO, $2O; two hand scalloped flannel skirts, at $3.50, $7; two nainsook skirts, at $1.25, $8.50; two nainsook skirts, at $3.03, $5.35; six night slips—handmade —at $3, $l2; three handmade slips, at $3, $9; two handmade slips, at $5, $10; two handmade dresses, at $6.25, $13.50; two handmade dresses, at $8.50, $18; one real val. dress, $35; one wrapper, $6.50; one wrapper, $7.50; one wrapper, $l3; one jacket, $5; one jacket, $2O; two pairs silk socks, at $2.75, $5.50; two pairs of silk socks, at $2.50, $5; one shoulder blanket, s3iso; one shoulder blanket, $5; six bibs, at 87 cents, $2.25; two bibs, at $2.50, $5; one bib, $8; three dozen linen diapers, large, at $1.50, $13.50; ...
The Algerian Donkey. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
The Algerian Donkey. The donkey in Algeria rarely has a saddle. He has a pad very similar to the pad on which the bespangled queens of the sawdust ring dance their short hour to delighted boys and rustics. The pad has no stirrups and is so wide as to make a seat on it extremely tiring to the uninitiated. The Arab sits astride or sidewise, and as the pad is rarely girthed, or at best by a slender rope, it is like walking a tight rope or managing a birch bark canoe to sit on it until you “catch on.” Between this pad, which serves equally for loading orriding, and the saddle of the Spahi there is a vast category of sizes and styles, all, however, much too wide. A pair of stirrups is often improvised by tying two hags together, putting them across the pad, turning in one corner and thrusting the foot into the pocket thus made. The flimsy pretext for saddle or harness used all over the east would be cast on the dump by the poorest American farmer. He would not risk bis hones with it. —Co...
Facts About Caves. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
Facts About Caves. Caves have in all ages of the world excited the awe and admiration of mankind and have been the centers around which cluster many queer legends and superstitions. They were the abodes of the sibyls and the nymphs of Roman mythology, and in Greece they were the early temples of Pan, Bacchus, Pluto and the moon. They were also the places where famous oracles were delivered. Their names not uufrequeutly show the survival of some superstitious ideas of the earlier world, for example, the “Fairy’s,” “Dragon’s” and “Devil’s” cave, which are so numerous all over the world. Cave superstition remained longer iu Germany than any other country, and the “Little Men,” which formally were supposed to iuiiain't tho forests, are in some Rhenish localities still believed to exist in the form of “cave elfs.” —Philadelphia Press.
I TO TILLERS OF THE SOIL Hints That May Prove ot Benefit to Our neighbors. Articles of Undoubted Worth to the Farmer, Collected From Reliable Sources, THE APRICOT IN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
I TO TILLERS OF THE SOIL Hints That May Prove ot Benefit to Our neighbors. Articles of Undoubted Worth to the Farmer, Collected From Reliable Sources, THE APRICOT IN FRANCE. The apricot growers will read with interest the essay which we shall print below from the pen of Mons. F. Jamin. This paper was read before the Royal Horticultural Society. It contains many chances for striking contrasts with California experience—notably in the weight of the crops which the French growers ire contented with. Such contrasts show all the more clearly what advantiges the California grower possesses. Ihe essay gives also the French estimates of some varieties we are growing here. Not the least interesting point of the essay is the frank admission that the French use many pumpkins in making their apricot jam. Fortunately in California apricots are so abundant and cheap that apricot products do not have to be debased. The following is M. Jamin’s essay: The apricot, which appears to be a native of Wes...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
Professional Cards. William Jackson, Justice of the Peace, Office, Ocean Avenue, Lompoc, Cal. Z. W. Saunders, M. D. A. A. Glasscock, M. D Drs. Saunders &amp; Glasscock, Physicians and Surgeons LOMPOC, CAL. Office over Saunders &amp; Son’s Drug Store. DR. E. C. CONNER, LOMPOC, CAL. HOMfEOPATBIST, SURGEON, Office— Dean Block. Hours -« to 12 a. m., 2 to ßesidence—J Street, two Blocks South of Ocean Avenue. 0-0 TO MONTGOMERY'S HARNESS SHOP FOR YOUR Harness, Saddles, Robes. Whips, Etc. OF ALL KINDS. The best of work guaranteed. Prices to suit the times. D. C. MONTGOMERY, Proprietor. JMIUMRBaRA 'SaiSgT and loan Bank. Office— With the Commercial Bank. Interest Paid on Deposits. MONEY LOANED ON REAL ESTATE. Geo. S. Edwards, W. B. Metcalf, President. Cashier. J. I&gt;. BL.ACK. -Dealer inHarness and Saddles, Collars, Whips, Kobes, Etc., Etc. Upairl&amp;ff Promptly Don*. Lompoc, Cal. arkef H Street, Lompoc. JAMES SLOAN , Proprietor. The choicest Beet, Pork, Mutt...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
I. B. ELKINS, Horse Shoeing AND GENERAL BLACKSMITHING. All Kinds of Machinery Repaired. W. H. DOUGLASS • -f -rTHB — - Hustling Merchant IS THE PLACE TO BUY YOUR Dry Goods, Groceries, Provisions, Wall Paper, Stationery, Gents’ Furnishing Goods, Ammunitions of all kinds. Pictures Framed and Shotgun Shells loaded to order. We are also agent for all San Francisco papers. Give us a call and see some of our OBLESAT BAR.G-AINS. POSTOFFICE BLOCK, H STREET. JT. F. THOMAS THOMAS &amp; HAHN, PRODUCE COMMISSION, AND DEALERS IN M \ \ Grain, Beans, Mustard, Dried Fruits, Hides, Wool, 4 Honey, Poultry, Eggs, etc. S. E. Cor. Way and Dauis Sts., - - San Francisco, ial: Members of the Produce Exchange. myl3-95-tf. Established in 1852. -MMerchant, And Wholesale Dealer in California and Oregon Produce, Grain, Beans, Potatoes, Honey, Seeds, Wool Hides, Dried Fruits, Etc, S. W. Corner of Sacramento and Davis Streets, SAN FRANCISCO. Members or San Francisco Produce Exchange. E. IC. STEVEWS &am...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
W. C. BALL Wheelright and Wagonmaker Repairs of all kinds promptly done. Also Header Work, SAW FILING A SPECIALTY. Shop on the corner of Ocean Avenue and H Street. Give me a trial. PACIFIC COAST 8.8. CO. Dispatch steamers Dos Angblm and Eureka from San Francisco every fourth day, calling at the following ports: Santa Cruz, Monterev, San Simeon, Port Harford (San Luis Obispo,) Gavidta, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Hueneme, Redonda, San Pedro (Los Angeles) and Newport (Santa Ana.) The steamers Santa RJsa and Quern sail from San Francisco every fourth day for Port Harford (San Luis Obispo), Santa Barbara, San Pedro (Los Angeles) and San Diego. Freight steamers call at Lompoc, north and south bound, every lew days and with all classes of freight. For further partis Mars inquire of 9 w. S. McKAY, Agent, Lompoc Landing, or, GOODALL &amp; PERKINS, General Agents, San Francisco. Averill &amp; Hodges, REAL ESTATE AXD INSURANCE. Lands and City Lots bought* and sold. Fire Policies w...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
LOS ALAMOS AND LOMPOC Stage Line. LOW &amp; RUCKHR, ■ Proprietor. Carrying U. S. Mail and Wells, Fargo &amp; Co.s’ Express. First-class Accommodation and Careful Drivers. Stage leaves Lompoc at 2:00 p. n&gt;. Arrives at Los Alamos at 5:00 p. m. Leaves Los Alamos at 0:30 a. in. Arrives at Lompoc at 10:00 a. m. tickets sold to and from San Luis Obispo. Passengers desiring to be called for at their residences will please leave notice at the office at Fashion Stables the evening previous. 11-4-tf. “ Live and Let Live.” W. S. McKAY, Having fitted up the building formerly occupied by the Queen Restaurant as a first-class Meat Market Is now prepared to furnish the citizens of Lompoc and vicinity with the Choicest - of - Meat AT-LIVING KATES. 4-7-tf. Insurance that Insures. Merritt &amp; Saunders, GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS AND BROKERS. LOMPOC, CALIFORNIA. FIRE INSURANCE. Our facilities are unlimited. We are direc representatives for ten (10) of the best compan...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
The headsman’s political ax has fallen athwart the official neck of our postmaster, and Mr. Shaw will goon give place to his successor, Mr. Arganite, son-in-law of Congressman Cannon. —Ventura Free Press, This seems to savor a little of what the Democrats accused President Grant during his administration, nepotism , does it not ?
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 27 January 1894
Capt. If.' L. Bangs of Seattle has confessed to having scuttled the trading schooner, Mary B. Parker, for the purpose of obtaining the iusurrauce. She sank off Race Rock in the straits, on Dec. 29th, 1893. The schooner was three miles from shore and the officers and crew escaped from the vessel fn small boats.