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Bright Prospects For Santa Barbara County [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
Bright Prospects For Santa Barbara County A. S. Cooper is of the opinion that Santa Barbara county will be one of the largest oil producing regions in the state. Mr. Cooper, who was formerly state mineralogist, is now an oil expert, says the Santa Barbara Independent. He says that while but little has been done toward developing the oil resources of this county, the English syndicate which bought the Mahoney ranch near Santa Yuez about a year ago is putting down two wells and is delighted with the prospects as the drill descends. One well is 500 feet and the other 150 feet. Wells are being bored in the vicinity of St. Lucas, and a company of Japanese capitalists are putting down wells on the San Lucas rancho, with a good showing of striking the main vein. Incidentally, Mr. Cooper, whose home is in Los Olivos, says that the coldest weather of the season struck there last week, when the thermometer fell a degree below freezing point. Use DeWitt’s Little Early Risers, p'ensant little p...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
Aft times when yon don’t feel just right when you hnve ft bad stomach, take something right away that will assist digestion; not something that will stimulate for a time, but something that will positively do the very work that the stomach performs under tydinary and normal conditions, something that will make the food digest. Todo this yon must take a natural digestant like Kodal for dyspepsia. Kodol is a scientific preparation of vegetable acids with natural digestants and contains the same juices found in a healthy stomach. Each dose will digest more than 3,000 grains of good food. It is sure to afford prompt rerelief. It digestf what yon eat and is pleasant to take. Sold by Graham Drug Co.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
U.mL.LlAmLili.i*LiLAhLiiito,Li Winter Is Here and no doubt you want Good Shoes. Try a pair of the CELEBRATED Napa Tan You can get them for men or boys from A. J. NEGUS Successor to MOORE &amp; NEGUS Everything ... IN ... Crockery % I' T m everyth No matter what you may want in this line, we have Our stock complains a full line of every class of goods from the finest imported China to common Tvitchen crockery. Each article is of excellent Quality, but reasonable price We have three pretty dinner patterns in stock and will sell yjpu anything from one cup and saucer to a Complete dinner set, and the best of this is thal you can replace any piece that is lost or broken. Come in and see for yourself. W. A. SAUNDERS &amp; CO.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
3 I NCOR PORATED % Ladies’ .Shoes ...0F... SjMOl HAR* “True to name in honor, strength Early Spring 1 patent Button Oxforfs, •5® 1 and character” 0 , I “t.Vie very latest ••• \ Myles Whether you •ntend buying or not, we want you to come in and I Tun Button $3.50' Retail .Price ••••j see these shoes They are abso-~ £&amp; lutely the best A and most styl*fullof comfort i ish footwear ever shown in | tobeha a.. Lompoc ‘No jC We are saving %\ some plums for i v pick one. $2.50 O $3.00 o $4.00 Money Saved on Every Pair stitch. “The . Tie, fancy snu-n. you. Come and l neatest ami nn«t stylish in town 8 3 I NCOR FORAXED 4 FOLEYSHONEIFHCAR for children; safe, sure. No opiates •&gt; SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT ' A RAINY DAY / Holds No Worry For Savers y y y y Saving provides for emergencies. Those who are merely “square with the world must take any odd job, but the savers can wait and choose. It pays to be prepared. Start “preparing” now by opening a savings account with this...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
Rough dry washing, flat pieces ironed, ouiy 35 cents per dozen, does not include shirts, collars, cuffs, spreads or other similar work. LOMPOC STEAM LAUNDRY. m 10801 HARROWS \ L THE SEASON FOR PLANTING IS AT HAND And you need a good Plow, Harrow, Seeder, Cultivator or Drill to do the work quickly aud properly. The W.R. Smith Hardware Co. carry a line of these implements which none excel The Benicia Hancock Disc Plow p iov «" ita n s ,lt ® to first-place among plows of this type. The Acme Harrow &gt; 8 !l favorite wherever used. The Cahoon, Gem and Planet Jr. Seeders a &gt; e “ii class A implements. Dlt Pays to Buy the Best W. R. SMITH HARDWARE CO. \L PuUMRING SHOP JN r-ONNE TION ji m Highest cash Price Paid for wheat barley and oats ii The Best of Peed R, M. Shackelford, Gen. Mgr. A. C. Whittemore. Agent ICE I Delivered free of charge to any place within the city limits. Ring up ’phone 113 or call, Lind &amp; Dille
The Quality of Mercy. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
The Quality of Mercy. A notorious mountain moonshiner, familiarly known as “Wild Bill,” was recently tried before a Federal court in Georgia, and was adjudged guilty. Before pronouncing sentence the judge lectured the prisoner on liis long criminal record, and at last, informing him that the court entertained no feeling of anger toward him. hut felt only unmixed pity, sentenced him to spend six years in the Federal prison at Atlanta. Bill stolidly shifted the quid of tobacco in his.mouth, and turned to leave the court room with the marshal. On outside, the only thing lie said wa. this: “Well, I suah am glad he wa’n't mad at me!”
An Appropriate Hymn. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
An Appropriate Hymn. The worshipers in a certain chape had some trouble to keep their faces straight a short time ago. During the service some commotioi was caused by a gentleman who acci dentally ignited a box of wax matcheiin his pocket and was trying to pu them out, while his alarmed neighbors struggled equally hard to help him. The minister, being shortsighted could not make out the reason of tin disturbance, and, thinking to diplo matically cover the incident, he inno cently said: ‘•Brethren, there is a little noise go ing on. Until it is over let us sing ‘Sometimes a Light Surprises.’ ” —Lon don Chronicle.
PEOPLE WHO DISAPPEAR. Lore Affairs and Family Differences Often the Reason. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
PEOPLE WHO DISAPPEAR. Lore Affairs and Family Differences Often the Reason. “Women do not disappear as much as men,” said Mr. Hartley, an international detective, who was interviewed in reference to a mysterious disappearance which is now attracting much public attention, says the London Graphic. When a woman goes it is usually a love affair. Either the parents object to the man, or there is some other cause. And it is important to remember what cunning schemers women can be. Even quite young girls may be wonderfully clever in keeping things from their parents. During the course of my work I am very skeptical of women for this reason. A girl might arrange for her lover or some one sent by him to meet her, and it would be a very simple matter for her to give her friends the slip in a crowded street. Of course very often we get coses of sudden loss of memory happening to people who are in the best of health and spirits, but one rarely finds this occur to a young girl, and where the te...
'me Paternal Dictionary. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
'me Paternal Dictionary. “What Is It, my son?” “Pa, what does ‘lntermittent’ mean?” “ ‘lntermittent,’ my son, is an adjective which describes my part of the conversation when I try to reason with your mother.-” “Pa;” (a moment later.) “Well, my son?” “Pa, what is a financial crisis?” “A financial crisis, my son, is that state of domestic affairs superinduced by the purchase of your mother’s spring bonnet.” —Brooklyn Life. There are 318 cotton mills at work in North Carolina, with 2,573,130 spindles and 52,747 looms.
UNFAMILIAR FACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
UNFAMILIAR FACTS. Some of the London theaters sank motor busses Into the suburbs to gather up patrons. An average of 800 persons are killed la the United States each year by lightning. This means one In every 100,000. The machine which outs up wood to make matches turns out 40,000 “splints,” as they are called. In a single minute. Of all the boy workers in London, newsboys are the healthiest —and barbers’ boys the most unhealthy—a triliute to the open-air life. Many French vineyards are likely to be turned into rose gardens. The perfume factories pay $OOO per kilogramme for pure essence of roses, and the demand Is greater than the supply. It is proposed by (he master of tbs Grand Central Station in New York that It would be advisable for the railway companies lu their new plans to procure a kissing room and require all osculation to be performed there, so that the concourse, doorways, platform* and gates be not congested by those who linger for the last good-by. The extremity of stu...
PROVERBS AND PHRASES, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
PROVERBS AND PHRASES, Laugh, if you are wise.—Martial. Lore is blind, but sees afar. —Italian. The silent month Is melodious.— Irish. Don’t budge If yon sit at ease. —Gee man. He who sings drives away sorrow.— 1 Italian. Precaution is better than repentance, —Greek. He who sleeps much learns little.— Spanish. The strength of empire Is in religion. —Ben Jonson. The rotten apple spoils Its compan lons. —Spanish. • Joys are not the property of the riot alone.—Horace. To live in hearts we lore Is not to die.—Campbell. It costs more to satisfy vice than tc feed a family.—Balzac. The remedy for Injuries Is not tc remember them. —Italian. 111-founded enemies are ever the most obstinate. —Cardinal De Retz. Flee, sloth, for the indolence of tin soul le the decay, of the body.—Cato. None but the contemptible are apprehensive of contempt.—Rochefoucauld.
Dry Rot In Men. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
Dry Rot In Men. Th« first strong external revelation of the dry rot in men Is a tendency to lurk and lounge, says a well-known writer, to be at street corners without Intelligible reason; to be going anywhere when met; to be about many places rather than at any; to do nothing tangible, but to have an Intention of performing a variety of intangible duties to-morrow or the day after. When the manifestation of the disease is observed, the observer will usually connect it with a vague Impression once formed or received that the pa tient was living a little too hard. He will scarcely have had leisure to turn It over In his mind and form the terrible suspicion “dry rot” when he will notice a change for the worse In the patient’s appearance—« certain slovenliness and deterioration which is not poverty nor dirt nor intoxication nor ill-health, but simply “dry rot.”
Tlie Making of a Journalist [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
Tlie Making of a Journalist Henry H. Ashton, a Virginia Cit.' capitalist, has in his library, richly bound in crushed Levant, those early volumes of the Virginia City enterprise to which Mark Twain c utrlb uted. The faded pages contain iunuui. era hie specimens of the famous writer's quaint humor. Mr. Ashton often points out the first paragraph tnat -.lark Twain wrote on his arrival in Virginia City. The paragraph runs: “A thunderstorm made Herr, uger a poet, a mother's kiss made benjamin West a painter, and a salary ‘of $l5 a week makes us a Journalist. ’
The Most SaKpleioo™ Ever. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 22 February 1908
The Most SaKpleioo™ Ever. Henry Clews, the noted banker and author, was talking at the Union Club in New York about a certain financier. "No wonder the man is so success ful,” said Mr. Clews. “He Is the most careful, the most suspicious fellow 1 ever heard of. In fact, he reminds me of a Staffordshire farmer my father used to tell of. It was said of this farmer that whenever he bought a herd of sheep he examined each stieep close ly to make sure that it had no cotton In It.”