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Good for Nothing. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Good for Nothing. “That new girl,” said Mrs. Hiram Often, “won’t do a blessed thing I tell her. She won’t cook, she won’t do tin housework, she won’t ” “But, my dear,” Interrupted Mr. Often, “she minds the baby, doesn’l she?” “No, she won’t mind me and sh« won’t mind the baby.”—Philadelphia Press;
An Escape from the City. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
An Escape from the City. Why will people persist in slaving their lives away in a dirty city, while thousands of acres of rich agricultural land are going begging, asks Robert Franklin in the Technical World Magazine, in his article “Homesteads for the Asking.” Uncle Sain is trying hard, literally, to give away some of the finest farming land in the United States, but the people refuse to see the opportunity. Quite the most peculiar state of affairs that has been known in this country for some decades, exists at the present time in north-cen-tral Nevada, where, with a large and inviting territory newly made available for homesteads, there is a dearth of settlers. Ordinarily when good lands are offered by the government free of charge, there is a rush for the scene, every possible patch being eagerly pre-empted; but in this instance, strangely enough, about a million acres of the finest soil in the world, with a plentiful water supply furnished by irrigation, are going begging. And t...
i nntlnnoa* Uonnd nl riensnre. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
i nntlnnoa* Uonnd nl riensnre. “But,” protested his wife, “a woman Isn’t expected to know' much about business.” “Of course not.” answered her husband from behind a worried look. “Most women have an idea under their hats that all a man does at his office Is to sit in an upholstered chair with his feet on the desk, smoke 25-eeut cigars and listen to funny stories.”
Ita rropcr Use. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Ita rropcr Use. "Here Is a little poem.” said the party with the unbarbered hair, who had drifted Into the editorial presence, “that I intended merely ns a potboiler.” “That's a sensible idea,” replied the man behind the blue pencil. “Better take it right home and let your start the lire with it.”
l.ct liner the Cat Oat. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
l.ct liner the Cat Oat. Amelia —Herbert, dear, your office is on Orange street, isn’t it? Herbert —Yes; why? Amelia —That’s what I told papa. He made such a funny mistake about you the other day. He said he’d been looking you up in Brad street. A railroad in Nigeria, Africa, will be constructed by the British colonial government to develop the resources of the country, and in particular to stimulate the cotton growing industry. The road will be about 400 miles long.
Cara That Will Not Telescope. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Cara That Will Not Telescope. All-steel passenger equipment for universal use has been the dream of master car builders for years, and this dream is about to be realized on all the lines included in the vast Harriman system, says J. Mayne Baltimore, in Technical World Magazine. In his article entitled “All-Steel Railway Coaches,” he tells about the gradual perfection of the all-steel car, and prophesies that Harriman’s lead in the direction of better passenger equipmen will be followed by many other up-to-date roads. The Pullman Company will be the first to fall in line and adopt the all-steel construction. The principal objection to the plan has been the excessive weight of a car made entirely of metal. But experiments made by the Southern Pacific have recently developed the possibility of producing a steel car weighing not more than ten per cent over the wooden coaches. This is done by using lighter plates of greater strength, which are made especially for this class of constructi...
An ITnpleanant Office. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
An ITnpleanant Office. The task assigned to the bell boy at a small New England hotel was no sinecure, and he realized it, for the old gentleman who had requested that he be awakened for an early breakfast was extremely deaf. “I don’t know what I’ll do about the man in No. 41, that wanted to go off on the 7 o’clock train,” the bell boy announced breathlessly to the proprietress. “Haven’t you waked him up yet?” demanded that brisk person. “I’ve waked him three times,” said the boy, sulkily, “but he hasn’t heard me yet.' Everybody else-has. though, on that floor. I know, because they’ve all hollered to me to stop battering on their doors.”
tua opinion. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
tua opinion. “What is your opinion of lov« at first sight, Mr. Oldbach?” queried the girl with the fluffy hair, who type*-, write* between meals. “Lore at any sight,” growled OJA* bach, “is an optical illusion.” Btubb —I see your family axe bach from Europe. Are they well? Penn —I don’t know. Haven’t had time to ask them. I’ve been too busy trying to get over the flood of souvenir postals they sent me from the otoar ■lda A cooking school and a nursery are among the innovations at the First Presb\ terian church in Seattle. Italy has more convicts per capita than any other country.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
Thousands Are Sick With the grip, colds, fevers, rheumatism, neuralgia. Many might be well if they had only taken Hood’s Sarsaparilla, the great blood purifier and health-regulating medicine. It is a wonderful preventive as well as cure. Keep it in your house and take it. Never Without Hood’s— “l have taken Hood’s Sarsaparilla for indigestion, and recommend it to others for that complaint. It is an excellent medicine and 1 keep it on hand.” A. S. Heath, Adams Centre, N. Y. Kidney Trouble— “l had kidney trouble. A friend recommended Hood’s Sarsaparilla. I tried one bottle and found 1 was better, took throe more and recovered.” Benj. Levine, 80 Village Street, Boston, Mass. Jaundice “I had a severe case'of jaundice and fell from 145 to 90 lbs. in weight. A friend advised taking Hood's Sarsaparilla and when I had taken three bottles was up and on my feet.” Joseph Lewis, 19 Alpine Street, Boston, Mass. Hood’s Sarsaparilla is sold everywhere. In the usual liquid, or in tablet form called...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
KATHLEEN MAVOTTENEEN! Kathleen Mavourueen I—The song is still ringing As fresh and as clear as the trill of the birds; Tji world-weary hearts it is sobbing and singing In pathos too sweet for the tenclerest word. O! have we forgotten th® one who first breathed it — O! have we forgotten his rapturous art — Our meed to the master whose genius bequeathed It T O! why art thou silent, thou voice of the heart? Kathleen Mavourueen: Thy lover still lingers; The long night is waning—the stars pale and few; Thy sad sercnader, with‘'tremulous fingers, Is bowed with his tears as the Illy with dew; The old harpstrings quaver—the old voice Is shaking— In sighs and in sobs moans the yearning refrain The old vision dims and the old heart is breaking * * * Kathleen Mavourncen, Inspire ns again! —James Whitcomb Riley.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
The Jar of Coughing Hammer blows, steadily applied, break the hardest rock. Coughing, day after day, jars and tears the throat and lungs until the healthy tissues give way. Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral stops the coughing, and heals the torn membranes. •*1 always keep Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral In the house. It gives perfect relief whenever any of us have coughs or hard colds. 1 have used it for a great many years and so know all about it.”—Mbs. Mart Obbrtean, Varysburg, N. Y. A “* /lu by J. O. Ayer Co.. Lowell, Uses. Also manufacturers of &gt; sarsaparilla. PILLS. HAIR VIGOR. ijers Biliousness, constipation retard re* covery. Cure these with Ayer’s Pills, CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature of Gossip is the way an idler’s mind occupies himself. Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup the best remedy to use for their chll dren during the teething period. See how happy and sensible your home can be. "I’ve been everywhere, I’ve ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 15 February 1908
STIFF, YES? WET AND DAMP CAUSE COLD IN THE JOINTS $• JACOBS OIL TAKES OUT THE PAIN AT ONCE.REMOVESTHE STIFFNESS. PREVENTS ITS RETURN. TOO. FINE FOR BRUISES, SPRAINS AND SORENESS. Price 35c and 50c. mm 111 SHOES AT ALL PRICES, FOR EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY, MEN, BOYS. WOMEN, MISSES AND CHILDREN. . W. L. Douglas makes and sella moro ‘ men's $2.50, $3.00 and s3.Boshoes than any other manufacturer In the ' world, because they hold their shape, fit better, wear longer, and W. L Douglas $4 and $5 Gilt Edge Shoes Cannot Be Equalled At Any Price or- CAUTIOS. W. L. Douglas name and price is stamped on bottom. Take Wo Snh.titiite. SoM by the best shoe dealers everywhere. Shoes mailed from factory to any part or the world. jllubtrated Catalog free to any address. ' W. L. DOUGLAS, Brockton, Matt. Fast Color Eyelets 1. sed Exclusively • m THE Keeley Grp FOR LIQUOR AND DRUG USING THE KEELEY INSTITUTE is now permanently located at 2930 Sacramento St., cor. Broderick, San Francisco, Cal., where we...
FAVORS BETTER PAY FOR SOLDIERS. General Bell Recommends Increase for En* listed Men of the Army. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
FAVORS BETTER PAY FOR SOLDIERS. General Bell Recommends Increase for En* listed Men of the Army. Washington. —General Bell, chief of staff, United States Army, recommended to the House Committee on Military Affairs an Increased pay schedule for enlisted men of the army along the lines laid down in the Dicks-Saprou bill, but differing somewhat in scale. His recommendation contained four distinct features: Creation of the grade of warrant officer for the promotion of deserving non-commissioned officers; readjustment of initial rates of pay so that they shall range from $l5 to $42, as against the range of from SIG to $7O in the navy; cash bonus of three months’ pay for re-enlistment, and an increase of from $1 to $0 in pay for high attainment *in marksmanship. The corresponding increase in the navy is from $2 to $lO. It was estimated by General Bell that if these schedules were adopted the average increase in pay of enlisted meij would be 33.3 per cent, making the average monthly pay $...