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The Journal Passes Into .Other Hands [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
The Journal Passes Into .Other Hands With this issue the Journal passes by mutual agreement from the undersigned to Messrs, das. W. Edrington and A. D. Pendley, two competent newspaper men and practical printers. Mr. Edrington been a resident of Lompoc for several years and is* well known for his ability as a writer and clever typographer. Mr. Pendley has been here about a year, during all of which time he has been the Journal’s mainstay in its mechanical department and is appreciated for his skill as an artistic manipulator of type for all printing purposes. We bespeak for them great success in their new undertaking. As for us, it is nearly two years since we broke into journalism in Lompoc and in all seriousness we can state that we don’t believe our time has been wasted. We boosted the old town to beat the band at every opportunity and some people were thoughtful enough to compliment us upon these not infrequent outbursts of editorial charity. The business people of Lompoc have b...
Valuable Books [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Valuable Books The Journal is indebted to Secretary of State Curry for a copy of iho California Blue Book for 1907. It is the best publication of its kind ever issued. xXt is a complete review of the political and official history of the state and iu addition thereto gives such interesting information relative to the state’s institutions. Two other valuable books were received, one being the “Corporation Laws of California” and the other embodying the United States and California Constitutions and other documents of interest and instruction.
Another Million Dollar Contract [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Another Million Dollar Contract The Palmer Oil company, whose property is located on the Blocbman'and Stendel ranches in the eastern extension of the Santa Maria oil fields, baa closed a contract for 2,000 000 barrels of oil to be delivered in the next thiee years, at 60 cents a barrel at the wells. It is understood that the contract baa been made with the San Juan Portland Cement company of Santa Crnz. The conti act just closed by the Palmer company makes the fourth big deal in which the contract calls for 1,000,000 barrels or more of oil to be delivered within a period of three years, says the Santa Barbara Press. The other companies are the New Pennsylvania, Brookshire and Pinal, the latter company bolding a contract for 2,000,0.0 barrels at the 50c price. The three last named companies contracted with the Standard and it is believed that the Painter company is the first of the independents to contract direct with the consumer.
Looks Suspicious [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Looks Suspicious In chronicling the Arrival of the stork at various homes in nod around Lompoc this week, Br’er Harris of the Record, in this morning’s issue, winds up his account as follows: “One night since that the Record roan was awakened hy what.he (bought was the flopping of wings at his window, but it only proved to he a dish rag that had been left on the clothes line over night.” Thos. M. Storke, proprietor of the Santa Barbara Independent, has been sued for libel by- Cyrus Fisk, a linotype operator formerly in Mr. Storke's employ. The charge of libel is based on an article in the Independent several months ago, wherein Fisk was accused of inciting labor troubles in the composing rooms of that paper. C. A. Storke and Henley Booth are attorneys for the Independent’s proprietor, while E. W. Squier will represent Fisk.
Meackam Fortney [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Meackam Fortney A very pretty wedding ceremony was performed Wednesday, February 19, at the home of B. L. Foitney, when Miss Josephine, a daughter of the house, was united to Edward Meacharn, a well-known young man of Lompoc. The room in which the ceremony was performed waa banked with smilax and marguerites, and the young people stood under a large bell of white satin edged with greenery, while Rav. Sampson pronounced the words that made them one. The bride iyas gowned in white satin and carried a bouquet of white carnations, the groom in conventional black. Mias Leta Seeley acted as bridesmaid, yhik' Chester Kane stood up with the groom. Only friends of the family were present as follows: J. T. Curry, wife and two daughters, Laura and pollie Meeker, Lulu and Minnie Burgau, Judge Henry and wife, T. W. Clevenger and wife Stella Irvine, Rev. Sampson and wife, Dolly Seeley, P. A. Campbell and wife. After the ceremony the bride and groom took the train to Los Angeles, where they will s...
GLEANINGS from the MESSENGER [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
GLEANINGS from the MESSENGER Sunday ‘School Convention Following is the program of the Sunday School Convention, to meet in Lompoc Smiday, March the Bth: AFTERNOON SESSION (in m. e. chukch) 2:oo—Song Service, led by Mr. Walley. ? 2:15 —Opening and Closing Exercises of a Live Sunday School. Hugh C Gibson. (“The Standard Motto,” printed on cloth, awarded to the school having present, in the first Session, the largest per cent of its officers and teachers.) 2:4s—The Teacher’s Influence In Soul Saving. Miss GuUlager. 3:oo—Round Table; “Twenty-five Questions on Common Sunday School Problems.” Mr. D. Me Donald. 3:2o—District Business. 3:30 Next Sunday’s Lesson Taught to Class of Children. Miss Brockway. EVENING SESSION (in baptist chukch) 7:oo—Song service, led by Mr. Walley. 7:10 —Some Primary Ideas for Small Schools. Miss Brockway. 7:30 Reinforcing the Ties Between the Home and the Sunday School: (a) Cradle Roll (b) Home Department. H. C. Gibson. B:oo—Awarding of the “Standard Motto.” B...
From The Farm To A Pofessional Life [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
From The Farm To A Pofessional Life Many young people who feel themselves capacitated for some, thing better are woiking from eorly till late at the hardest kind of farm labor or other disagreeable employment for a bare living, and without prospect of anything better. They have not the means of taking a professional or university coarse. They can, however, t»ke a short coarse in the San Bernardino Business College and Civil Service Institute, and in a few months prepare to accept a good paying position in the gov. ernment service where the surroundings are congenial, the work light and the hours short. After appointment to spell a position, they can use their spare hours in studying their chosen profession. The Ban Bernardino Business College has a single civil service class of 40 students in shorthand alone preparing for the next civil service examination to be held there March 20th. Nothing like it was ever before organized on the Pacific coast. This and the railway mail course, b...
Associated Is Good To Independents [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Associated Is Good To Independents Advices from Bakersfield state that an agreement involving oil valued «at more than $7,000,000 has been reached by the independent producers and the Associated Oil company, by which the latter agrees to purchase the output of the independents in this district for a period of two years. The |Tflce per barrel during the first year will be during the second year (53 cents. The maximum quantity to be furnished a day is 1(5,000 barrels and the minimum 14,000 barrels. All over the maximum is to be marketed by the Associated at a price to be agreed upon.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Tbs Publisher’s Claims Sustained United States Court of Claims Tho Publishers cf Webster’s International Dictionary allege that it “ is, in fact,the popular Unabridged thoroughly rc-edited in every dctai I, and vastly enriched in every part, with 1 he purpose of adapting it to meet the larger and severer requirements of another genera**We are of tho opinion that this allegation most clearly and accurately the ■work that has been accomplished ana the result thn t hashcen reached. Tho Dictionary, as it now stands, has been thoroughly re- • litedln every detail, has been corrected in , ery part, and is admirably adapted to meet i j larger and severer requirements of a I aeration which demands more of popular i iiological knowledge than any generation t nit the world has ever contained. it is perhaps needless to add that we refer v&gt; the dictionary in our Judicial work as or i'a Ugliest authority in accuracy of denni\i, in; and that in tho future ns in the past it will be the ...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
NOTICE TO CREDITORS In the Snperior Court of the County of Snuta Durham, State of California. In the matter of the estate of David Streeter, deceased. Notice is hereby Riven by the undersigned, administrator of the estate of David Streeter, deceased, to the creditors of, and all persons having claims against, the said deceased to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers, within fonr months after the first pnhlioatioii of (his notice, to the said administrator, at the law office of Fox &amp; Pox, in Lompoc, California, the same being the place selected for the transaction of the business of said estate, in the county of Santa Barbara, State &lt;&gt;f California. I* D. STREETER, Administrator of the estate of David Streeter, deceased* Dated at Lompoc, Gal., Feb. 29tb, 1908. Date of first publication, Feb. 29tb, 1908. FOX &amp; FOX. Atturueys.for sold administrator.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS For Town Marshal I hereby Rimonnce myselF as an in,dependent candidate for re election to the ofSce of Marshal of the Town of Lompoc. W. S. BLAND. I hereby announce myself as an Independent candidate for eleciion to the office of Marshal of the Town of Lompoc. W. L TALBOTT. X. KGDOL For Dyspepsia and Indigestion is tbe result of a combination of natural digestan'ts with vegetable acids and contains the same jnioes found in a healthy stomach. It is the best remedy known today for dyspepsia, indigestion and all troubles arising from a disordered stomach. Take KODOD today. It is pleasant.prompt and’thorongh. Sold by Graham Drug Co. The trouble with moat congh remedies is hat they constipate. Kennedy’s, Laxative Congh yrnp acts gently but prompt yon the bowels and at the same time it stops the cough by southing the throat and lung irritation. Children like it Sold by Graham Drug Co. Ring’s Little Liver Pills wake up lazy livers, cieun the system and dear the r-ki...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
FRATERNAL SOCIETIES LA PUUISBIMA CIKCLE, NO. R.li). Women of Woodcraft, meets every second I l 'rid ay evening of each month nt Forester’s Hull. Visiting Neighbors are cordially invited. Emna Ijono. Guardian Neighbor. Myrtle Diouee. Clerk. Tom POO bodge, no. 248. x. o. o. f.. meets every Saturday evening at their hall, corner H and Ocean avenue, nt 7:30 o’clock. AH visiting brothers are invited to he present. Adam Benfman, N. G. F. J. Miller, Sec. LOMPOC LODGE, NO. 202, F. &amp; A. M. Stated meetings: January 17, February 14, March 13, April 10, May 15, June 12, (24, St. John’s Day), July 10. August 7, September 4, October 1), November 6, December 8, (37. St. John’s Day.) J. KLEIN, W. M. H. H. Lambert, Secretary. MIGDELITO OH AFTER, O. R. S. Meets in I. O. O. F. hall the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. MAUD HAILEY. W. M. Anna L. Dimock. Secretary. LOMPOC LODGE. NO. 57, K. of P , meets everv Wedttesdnv night. Hall on the corner of [ street and Ocean avenue, ovt r Mo...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
£oo* s 8 I 0 GRAMM DRUG CO. THE STOCKMEN’S FRIENDS Cutter’s % Blackleg Vaccine NEVER KNOWN TO FAIL Kreso Dip The great Antiseptic, Disinfectant and Deodorant for Cattle, Poultry, Etc. I 0 e GRAHAM DRUG GO. ~4 THE BANK Of LOMPOC OFIFCERS W. TT. SUDDEN, President J. KI.EIN, Cashier JAMES SLO'N. Vice-President L. K vHN, Ass’t Cashier THE FARMERS AND MERCHANTS SAVINGS BANK OFFICERS CAPT. R. SUDDEN, President W. H. SUDDEN, Vice-Prb«. J. KLEIN, Cashier. W. C. BISSINGER, Ass’tCarh’b Combined Capital and Surplus . $175,000.00 Four and One-Half Per Cent Interett Paid On Savinri Deposit* EXCHANGE DRAWN ON ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD rp|W I r !&gt; » : J O } ? 3 Our Pictures Have arrived for the Holiday trade. Prices from 25c np to $lO, A new line of monldinga. Frames made to order. 000 50 Rockers to select from, and some of them are beauties. Also a fine line of Morris chairs—leather upholstering. Gome in and inspect them. LONG, Leading Furniture Dealer Vt 809 S. Hill St., Los Angeles, Gal...
BRIEF LOCALS [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
BRIEF LOCALS J. W, Edridgton made a trip to Santa Barbara this week. FOR SALE A single buggy, cheap. Inquire at this office. The Alpha Club will entertain this afternoon with a pr&lt; giam and tea. Santa Maria will organize an; encampment of I, O 0. F., about the middle of March, Miss Til lie Estudillo has resigned her position as book-keepei with the People’s store. E. M. Sheridan was up from! Santa Barbara this week looking After his business interests. Miss Leaa Sweeney visited friends and- attended a grand ball at Santa Maria last Saturday evening. The Woman’s Book Club on joyed a pleasant afternoon at the borne of Mrs. W. KiJacksouou W edneaday. Thomas H. Mai tin, who has been seriously ill at his home ou the ranch is reported! much improved. | John Lamb has opened a tailor shop in the room first door west j»f A. J; Hildenbrand’s shoe shop, and is prepared to do all kinds of tailoring. Anyone wishing to write At tbepibrary may obtain paper, envelopes, postals, picture p...
Miss DeFreese Has Good Show To Win [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Miss DeFreese Has Good Show To Win In the Santa Barbara Inde' pendent’s voting contest, whereby trips to Yoseraite and other places are to be given to young Indies. Miss Minerva Dana of Santa Maria is in the lead in district No. 4, with 163,811 votes; Miss Dora Ferini of Orcutt, gecoud, with 143,618; Mies Violelte DeFrees of Lompoc, third, with 138,816, and Miss Phoebe Parsons of O'cntt, with 110,681 votes. The contest closes tonight and Miss DeFrees feels that she will laud the coveted prize on account Of a big batch of votes which will reach the Independent today.
Baseball Tomorrow [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Baseball Tomorrow Tomorrow on the local grounds, south H street, the Lompoc team will cross bats with the Purissima Oilers and a rattling good game may Ue expected. Men will be charged 25 cents; ladies free. The game will be called at 2 p. m. sharp. • BORN —Lompoc,€al., on Monday, Feb, 24th, 1908, to Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Short, a' daughter, their first born, which yon could tell by “Tug’s” wide smile a mile off. Hubbard, the jeweler lias just received a big invoice of bracelets, back combs, rings, chains, fobs, lockets, etc. Every article is fully warranted to be just as repre sented. Ho invites you to call and see the fine neiv line, whether you want to purchase or not. The city council held its regular meeting last Monday evening at which business of no particular importance was transacted and adjournment was taken until next Monday night when the city election proclamation will be passed. The sidewalk oo North G street from Ocean avenue to the depot was ordered. Mr. and Mrs. Harry ...
Warning! [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Warning! The person who took the wheelbarrow from the Larimer 'pards iu the rear of Djrnock &amp; Bmke’s planing mill, is hereby notified to return it at once under penalty of prosecution, as his identity v is pretty well established. LARIMER &amp; SON.