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The Maid, the Mother, and the Money. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
The Maid, the Mother, and the Money. Bertie Burton had a whole month’s holiday, and, being a mean young man, he borrowed the money from his mother for a stay at Eastbourne. Poor mamma suffered, and Bertie, with twenty pounds In his pocket, went down to the Wisteria Boarding Establishment, feeling like a lord. On the very day he arrived he was immensely struck with a pretty girl who sat at the opposite table at dinner time. The girl was plainly dressed, without ornament or jewelry of any kind, but her face made up for everything. It was a jewel in Itself, so sweet, so pretty and so shy. With the girl was a lady who was plainly her mamma, a shortish, stoutIsh party of about forty summers, with a florid complexion, a double chin, and a display of jewelry and charms that rivaled a Regent street shop. Bertie was undoubtedly attracted by the girl In the first instance, but his eyes were frequently drawn aside b\ the diamonds on the elder lady. Just then the young man who sat next him at t...
Helpful. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Helpful. “I don’t see bow Jack Hansom can feel any love at all for that homely Miss Landers.” * “Oh, it’s very easy. All he has to do Is to take a stroll up oth avenue.” “How do you mean?" “She owns n number of properties there.” —Philadelphin Ledger. Every woman, in recounting her past foolishness, takes this credit to hsrself: At least, she has never bear, guilty of buying a boy a gun. A country dog’s Idea of a good tins Is to come to town, and bark at every team that goes by.
Happy Union*. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Happy Union*. “Young man,” hailed the walking delegate, “do you believe in unions?” “You bet I do,” replied the young man in the black suit and white tie. “Glad to hear It. On your way to work, I suppose?” “Xo; on my way to get married.” Your cue to laugh comes when a riel relative gets off a stale joke. A mouse seldom lives longer than three rears.
Why He Felt Happy, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Why He Felt Happy, “Vernon told me this morning,” related the lady with the cold blue eye, “that he had passed the tree where two years ago he carved your Initials and •his own and encircled them with a heart. He says he felt so glad ho almost danced for joy!” “Ah,” said the tall brunette anxiously, “then he must still love me, after all! Did he tell you why he felt so happy?” “Yes, dear. He said some men were cutting the tree down!”
Sprains. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Sprains. Any sudden turn or twist which may throw a member out of its normal position is likely to cause a sprain, which is really a sudden and more or less serious wrench or twist of a ligament or of the muscles controlling the ligaments. Use hot water for bathing the sprain. Dry the surface and apply St. Jacobs Oil as for soreness and stiffness. Talk books to children. Talk of the good books of your library. Reading does wonders. It can change a hoodlum to a gentleman, for we are what we think.
How’s This? [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
How’s This? We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall’s Catarrh Cure. F. J. CHENEY &amp; CO., Toledo, O. We, the undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe him_perfectly honorable in all business transactions and financially able to carry out any obligations made by his firm. Warding, Kinnan &amp; Marvin, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O. Hall’s Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent free. Price 75 cents per bottle. Sold by all Druggists. Take Hall’s Family Pills for constipation. You must earn your right to recognition. Education is best when it costs,
PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14. DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14. DAYS. PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed to cure any case of Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6to 14 days or money refunded. 50c. Heavy suppers fill many a home with quarrels. FIT 6 St. Vitus’ Dance and all Nervous Diseases 111 O permanently cured by Dr. Kline’s Great Nerve Restorer. Send for FREE $2 trial bottle and treatise. Dr. R. H. Kline, Ld.. 931 Arch St„ Philadelphia, Pa. A growthy young horse may have the size, but it requires time to give it the stamina.
PROGRESS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
PROGRESS OF THE DAY. The electric post is to be tried in /taly. The handmade watch trade of England is languishing. Eight-car trains are to be run on the Boston elevated line in the endeavor to cope with the problem of handling the traffic offered. The total annual capacity for the production of pig iron by the United States Steel Corporation at the present time is about 25,000,000 tons. An effort is being made in England to compel the use on automobiles of automatic speed controllers to prevent a machine from running above a maximum speed on public roads. The Norwegian Legislature has passed restrictions upon the sales of real estate along water courses to foreigners. Similar action is being taken in most of the countries of Europe. A jade mine in Siskiyou County, Cal., is said to be the only one of its kind lu this country. Jade was discovered there in 1906, and tests showed that the mineral was up to the standard in every particular. A railroad In Nigeria, Africa, will be constru...
FIRST PAPERS IN MISSOURI. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
FIRST PAPERS IN MISSOURI. The first Spanish newspaper was the fil Commerclo del Valle, published in 1870. The first Free Soil paper was the Barnburner, established in St. Louis in 1849. The first Baptist newspaper in Missouri was issued in 1842, and was called the Baptist Organ. The first newspaper suppressed by the federal authorities was the Hannibal Democrat, in 1861. The first libel suit against a Missouri newspaper was against the St. Louis Republican In 1836. The first printer’s apprentice was Nathaniel Paschall, who entered the office of the Missouri Gazette in 1814.“ The first paper edited and published exclusively by women was the Inland Monthly, established In St. Louis in 1872. The first printing office destroyed by a mob was that of Rev. E. P. LoveJoy, an abolitionist, who published the St. Louis Observer.
SPLINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
SPLINTERS. * Food for thought—boarding house hash. A man doesn’t hare to take physical culture to be headstrong. No matter how careful you are, yor occasionally lost your temper. The highwayman doesn’t think that It is a shame to take the money. You cannot Judge a man’s generosity by what he spends on himself. Some people use all their steam power to keep thelv tongues going. Bobbs —“Did the sentenced prisoner seem to be In a hurry to get out of the court room?’’ Bobbs —“No, he took his time.” Wife —“I have been going through the stores all day, and I am dead tired.” Hubby—“l see; a little shopworn.” Bowers —“Jones Is always bragging ibout the ice he cuts.” Powers—“ Yes, but you never hear him bragging about the kindling wood he cuts.”
Something New In Tablecloths. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Something New In Tablecloths. She had come into the store to buy tablecloths and she stated in the beginning that she wanted something “new.” The salesman was patient, and showed her everything in stock, but nothing suited. “Oh, dear!” she exclaimed, fussily, “haven’t you anything different?” The clerk brought out one of the discarded tablecloths that he had put back on the shelf and said, with an air of Interest: “Here is one of the very newest designs, madam. You see, the center is in the middle and the border runs right around the edge." “Why, yes! Let me have that one,” she said, eagerly.
-One of Them. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
-One of Them. Chicago Host —Uncle, we have a few hours a’t our disposal now, and I shall be glad to show you any objects of historic interest in or about the city that you would like to sec. Visitor (from the far interior) —That’s awful good of you. Henry. I’ve always thought I'd like to see Cap Anson. —Chicago Tribune. Count your own faults before attempting to enumerate those of Tour neighbor.
A WONDERFUL OPEKATSOIi tt Essentially Chnngea a Man’* Moral and Intellectual Character. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
A WONDERFUL OPEKATSOIi tt Essentially Chnngea a Man’* Moral and Intellectual Character. One of the most remarkable surgical operations on record was recently performed by Drs. Caimabray and Meletone, of Now York and Cincinnati, respectively, on George T. Wavelald, of Dannavanne, according to a Baltimore dispatch to a Chicago paper. The youth of Mr. Wavelaid up to the age of 21 years was a wild and reckless one, and by the time he was old enough to vote he was already a veteran in crime, steeped to the lips in sin and evil-doing, and a confirmed and professed invalid. Two months after his twenty-first birthday he was the victim of a severe accident that so affected his brain ns to make him utterly forget all that he had ever known and to become a child again as to his mental development, although his general health was ns good as ever. Beginning as children do, with their alphabet and primers, Mr. Wavelald started in once more to learn a man’s wisdom over again, and with such success...
Wanted to See Her Roost. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Wanted to See Her Roost. The homely forms of speech used bj the couutry people with whom littlt Edith and her mother boarded this summer were frequently very puzzling to the child. One evening the farmer’s wife, ir talking for a few minutes with Edith’s mother, remarked that, as she was very tired that night, she believed she would “go to roost with the chickens.” When Edith’s bedtime arrived a little later the youngster was nowhere tc be found. After considerable search she was discovered sitting on a largt stone near the chicken house quietly watching the fowls as they came 1« one by one. “Edith!” called her mother; “whal are you doing there? I’ve been looking for you everywhere; It’s time to go tc bed.” “I know, mother,” was the reply: “but they’re nearly all In now, so she'll be here soon, I guess.” “Who are in and who will be there! What on earth are you talking about child?” asked the mystified mother. “Why,” explained Edith, rather 1m patiently, “you know Mrs. said sh&...