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Chicken Thieves-Taken At Point Of a Shotgun [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Chicken ThievesTaken At Point Of a Shotgun Three hoboes were gathered in on Sunday morning last and lodged in jail on a charge of chicken stealing. They gave their names and ages as Edward Heller, 40 years old; Joseph Kelly, 26, and Frank Deane, 20, and before Justice Broughton on Monday received sentences of 6 months, B months and one raonih respectively in the order named. The chickens were stolen from Mrs. Arkley and A. D. Pendley, who reside about a mile north of town, the discovery being made by A. D. Oliver, a nephew of Mrs. Arkley. He missed two fine chickens and in searching for them came upon footprints of tb ree ra i&gt; n, well defined in the soft earth and therfore easily followed, leading directly to Mr. Peudley’s place, where it was learned that five more chickens were missing. The footprints were not lost however, and Mr Oliver, accompanied by Mr. R. C. Rennie did the Sleuth act for some distance until they came across W. H. Schuyler, who was on his way to the...
Metropolitan Stock Co. All Next Week [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Metropolitan Stock Co. All Next Week Manager Edrington of the opera house has secured as a sterling attraction for all next week the Metropolitan Stock company of twelve star performers, which has been playing to capacity houses all over the Coast, including a month in Santa Barbara and a successful week in Santa Maria, closing tonight. The company will open in Lompoc on next Monday night, March 2d, for the entire week, with a change of play and high-class specialties nightly. Popular prices will prevail and reserved seats are now selling at Hubbard’s.
English Mustard To Be Had On Contract [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
English Mustard To Be Had On Contract ’ I :'.4Kj \r , The Lompoc Produce and Real Estate company has just received direct from England six sacks of English mu-taid seed, each sack weighing 225 pounds. This is the choicest mustard seed obtainable, the color being of a deeper shade than the local mustard. It is very clean, not -a particle of foreign matter -in the. entire lot being discernible. Furthermore, similar seed has been tested by the United Bfatesr?goverrunent and found to be perfect and first class in every respect. Heretofore, it was impossible to get ti is English mustard seed as the dealers of that country reserved it all for their own use. This consignment was se cured from the grower direct The local company hasn’t this seed f.»r sale, but will give it out in sufficient quantities on contracts only. .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
liikiLliiitLliikkLlLikLiLlLkitL 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 Sc NEGUS m ¥r) m everyth m t" 'sS Everything . . . IN Crockery No matter what you may want in this line, we have it.... &lt;S° Our stock complains a full line of every class of goods ' rom the finest imported China to common ktcheu crockery. Each article is of excellent quality, but reasonable price We have three fvetty dinner patterns in stock and will sell y-)u anything from one cup and saucer to a Complete dinner set, and the best of this is that 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 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
FOR SALE takes the complete i O furnishings of a sixl*6oln house, with sundry closets, pantry, etc. The goods are practically new and embrace everything required in a modern home. Nothing lacking and it will all go for $875 in the house. To anyone wishing to take up housekeeping an excellent opportunity is offered here, as the premises may be secured at reasonable rental and all you will have to do is step in and begin to live like home folks. Inquire at this office. SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT Avoiding the Risks y 5 y I F you wish to avoid the risk and annoyances of loaning money, and are satisfied with a moderate rate of interest, [dace your funds in this bank, : y Y ❖ 4 y &lt;• 4 * t t ‘W'4 Lompoc Vat t v i X (! ABSOLUTE SAFETY ± ❖ '♦:« •» Go East Without Change Through Tourist Cars via Route, Leave iSurf as follows: Kansas City Daily New Orleans ......Daily St. Louis Wednesday, Thursday, Satmday Chicago M'Uiday Cincinnati Wednesday Washington ... .Tuesday, Thursday, Satu...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
* INCORPORATED Assortment ...OF.. Early Spring Styles Ladies’ ...Shoes “True to name in honor, strength P , ten t Button^Oxf ol^, $3.50 \ and character” Retail Whether you intend buying or --: &gt;M A r*-) ; - £ not, we want you to come in and see these shoes They are absolutely the best and most stylish footwear ever shown in Lompoc We are saving some plums for you. Come and pick one. full of Tan Button oxfo^:. W ’S JfMVof comfort and stjle tie&amp;rt' WOIMABK the very $3.50 . l Tie patent tip* beHer U "for the money 3 . 00 to be had * - •• rr Tie fancy iu town I IM C OR POR ATED Price •••• $3.00 $4.00 Money Saved on Every Pair PIIiEULES for the Kidneys 30 DAYS’ TREATMENT.FOR $l.OO FOIEYSHONEY^TAR Cures Goldsi Prevents Pneumonia ManZan Pile Remedy RELIEVES WHEN OTHERS FAIL At. limes when yon don’t feel just right when you have u bud stomach, take something right away that will assist digestion; not something that will stimulate for a time, but something that will po...
Onr Rich Uncle. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Onr Rich Uncle. The President calls attention to the significant fact that in 1893, when the panic began, we had but $161,000,000 in gold in the government . treasury, while we now have $904,000,000. Ten years ago the circulation per capita was $23.23, now it is $33.23. We had hard times then because the country was poor; now the country is rich. The United States’ total stock of gold is about $1,600,000,000. There is no other government on earth that can approch this figure. Opulent Germany and prosperous France fall far behind ; England is poverty stricken by comparison; Aus-tria-Hungary has in her banks a beggarly $230,000,000. Uncle Sam’s business is thriving. Every Saturday night he locks up a comfortable profit in the safe. The money is getting to be a nuisance. If he wished, he could pay off almost the whole interest-bearing debt with yellow chunks. We do not always get the best use of otir prosperous relative’s money. Our currency system was made when the wolf was howling ab...
A POPULAR HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
A POPULAR HOTEL. _ The Brooklyn Hotel on First street above Folsom, which was formerly on Bush street, has become one of the most popular hotels in the city. It is conducted by Chas. Montgomery, the best and most favorably known hotelkeeper on this coast. Notwithstanding that the Hotel has only been opened a few months, it has taken its place as the leading family and business hotel of the city. Mr. Montgomery deserves the success he is meeting with. He was a heavy sufferer by the earthquake and fire and had to struggle to get established again in business, but men of his ability and energy cannot be kept down. Thousands of his old patrons, before the fire, in the old “Brooklyn Hotel” on Bush street, and “The American Exchange Hotel” on Sansome street, will be glad to know that when visiting the city they can have the comforts and protection or a quiet home at the New Brooklyn on First street. The Hotel is .conducted on temperance principles, charging the same rates as before the ea...
Mexico’s Famous Parrots, In the State of Tamaulipas, in Mex- [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Mexico’s Famous Parrots, In the State of Tamaulipas, in Mex- ico, parrots of the much prized “double yellow head” variety, famous as conversationists, are found in countless flocks. Indeed the woods are literally full of them and are vocal with their harsh cry from sunrise to sunset. They seem to have but one note. It is only in confinement that they are imitative. In this country they are worth $lO apiece. Parrots build their nests in holes and hollows of trees, and in parts of Mexico they are so numerous that every available cavity is occupied by them in the nesting season. Nevertheless the work of procuring their young is extremely arduous, even for the expert natives. Trees in the tropics are commonly festooned with many climbing vines of thicknesses varying from a thread to the size of a ship’s cable, and all this network of vegetation is usually infested by myriads of desperately fierce ants of large size, which both bite and sting. Many an unfortunate peon, it is said, has lo...
Bolling: It Down, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Bolling: It Down, “Pimmie, what is your father’s objection to me?” “He says you don’t amount to anything, Percy.” “Was that all he said?” “No; that was only a small part of it.” “Tell me the rest, Pimmie.” “The rest of it consisted of strong adjectives. You don’t expect me to repeat those, do you, Percy?”
Of Two Evil*. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Of Two Evil*. Mrs. Gramercy—What reconciled her husband to her keeping a pet dog? Mrs. Park —It put a stop to her piano playing, as it always made Fldo growl. The great Lick telescope will pick out a star so small that it would require 30,000 of them put together to be visible to the naked .eye. Vr Leather is used for horseshoes in some jarts of Australia.
lie Knew the Amount. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
lie Knew the Amount. It w:is by no means a holiday task for Amos Boggs to carry pail after pail of water from the old well through the orchard and across the hen-yard to the kitchen, where Mrs. Boggs washed for the family and a dozen or so of customers. Therefore he was in no mood to enjoy the questions of an inquisitive summer resident. “How many' years have you been at this sort of thing?” asked the elderly person ol wealth; on whose white skirts Mrs. Boggs was then expending her energy and the heat of a heavy iron. “Ten years,” responded Mr. Boggs, striding on with his pails. “Dear, dear!” said the woman, in a commiserating tone. “Why, how much water do you suppose you’ve carried in that time?” “I’ve carried all that’s been in the well during that time, and isn’t there now, ma’am,” and Mr. Boggs entered the kitchen and set the pails down with as" near a thump as the nature of their contents would 'permit.
A Bitter Wish. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
A Bitter Wish. Those who knew what Amos Keem had borne from his sister Deborah all his life were astonished at his patience. “I never know him to complain but once,” said Mr. Keene’s best and oldest friend, “and then he said what was a pretty ha’sb thing—for him. “It was concerning that time she was showing him where he hadn’t shingled the roof right, according to her ideas, and lost her holt on the ladder and fell. ’Twa’n’t anbody’s fault hut her own, but she’s made capital out of it for years. “She tells new folks about it, sets off the way Amos had slighted the roof, and how near she came to breaking her neck, and so on —makes a long story. “I’ve been present about thutty times when she’s told it, and it hasn’t lost anything by the repetition, now I tell ye. “Well, sir, one day when she’d reeled it off to a party of folks that were driving by and stopped for a glass o’ water, Amos came right over to my shop afterward, and he was real put out. “ T .declare to man.’ he said to me, ...
How’s This ? [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
How’s This ? We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catrrrh 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. Walding, Kinnan &amp; Marvin, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O. Hall’s Catarrh Cure is taken internally, aetinpr directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent free. Price 75 cents per bottle. Sold by all Drujrsrists. Take Hall’s Family Pills for constipation.
DolleioiiM Supper lUkli, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
DolleioiiM Supper lUkli, For Swiss eggs, a delicious supper dish, spread the bottom of a baking dish with two ounces of butter. Cover this with thin slices of American cheese. Place four eggs over the cheese, taking care that the yolks are not broken. Season with pepper and salt, pour around the eggs two tablespoonfuls of rich cream and cover the top with grated cheese. Bake it for ten minutes, garnish with parsley and serve with fingers of dried toast. —New York Tribune.