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YomiK Isaac Wnitoii. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
YomiK Isaac Wnitoii. The benevolent old gentleman patted the tow-headed lad on the shoulder. “Sonny,” he said, affect innately, “I hope that you have acquired the thrifty habit of saving something for a rainy day?” “Yep!” chirped the boy, as he.sandpapered the long pole. “Ah! and what do you save?” “Hooks and lines. Rainy days are the days fish bite the best-”
MONEY VALUE OE A VOICE. field* Return* In Business ns Well ns Upon tl«c StaifC. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
MONEY VALUE OE A VOICE. field* Return* In Business ns Well ns Upon tl«c StaifC. “There Is money in a voice,” says a floorwalker In a large department •tore. - “I don’t mean a singing voice, though Judging from the prices that people pay for seats when a great soprano Is in town, there ought to be money in that kind of a voice, too. What I mean Is that a low, gentle, well-modulated speaking voice has a money value to its possessor in any business in which she comes In contact with the public. “There Is in my department a young woman In charge of a counter who has one of the most exquisite ’speaking volet's I ever heard. She is in every respect a perfect lady, a member of n good family that became reduced in circumstances through the wrongdoing of others, and of necessity she is obliged to make her own living. “Every customer who comes to her counter is instantly charmed with her voice, and the wonder is, the women are just as much pleased with it as the men and seem to take just as m...
They Do Belter in Europe. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
They Do Belter in Europe. Among “tilings they do better abroad,” note the European methods of royal and presidential hunting, says a Boston paper. For instance, when the Kaiser goes out to shoot sheep, the animals are driven toward him in a solid flock. He can’t miss. Similarly, when the French President engages in a rabbit hunt at Rambouillet the whole affair is prearranged—cheese, egg, mustard, red pepper, tablesiiooiiful of beer, and all. It’s a foregone success. Yet we Americans, though perfectly familiar with European practices, permit our chief magistrate to face the many hazards occasioned by the timidity, whimsicality, or non-existence of game. Besides, we allow him to announce beforehand the particular sort of game he aspires to slay. He goes to the Rockies for mountain lions, to Long Island for shellfish, to Louisiana for bear. Reporters tag after him. A waiting nation shudders in suspense. Will or will not the game “make good?” Generally it does, but the odds are awful. S...
A La Gcorgre Arte. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
A La Gcorgre Arte. George Ade, in a recent address to the graduating class of a Taunton cooking school, amused his fair hearers not a little by the recital of some burlesque recipes. The following were among them; “Home Made Sausage—Take five pounds of end steak at 2 cents a pound and pound It with a sledge till it looks like red currant jelly. - Bass It through the clothes wringer four times and then let the little ones play with It till it Is quite tender. Cook It In the oven till it is brown, and, if you are expecting your husband’s mother, burn the bottom. “Onion Salad —When the man Isn’t looking, take a strong, healthy onion and kill it. Drive out the smell with n hammer. Serve. “Cream Cheese —Got a quart of milk and skin it. Take the tub and drop in two Hies. Lot the milk stand In the tub till it is tired and then dig a hole In the yard and lay the cheese in the hole and build a wall around it so It can’t escape. Then, in three months' time, when the cheese is gray, wrinkled a...
A Sly Hit. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
A Sly Hit. “Our splendid novelist, Henr&gt; James,” said a publisher, “lives at Rye, one of England’s Cinq Fortes, but recently he left Rye for a time, and took a house In the country near the estate of a millionaire jam manufacturer, retired. This man, having married an earl’s daughter, was ashamed of the trade whereby he had piled up his fortune. “The Jam manufacturer one day wrote Mr. James an Impudent letter, vowing that it was outrageous the way the James servants were trespassing on his grounds. Mr. James wrote back: “ ‘Dear Sir —I am very sorry to hear that my servants have been poaching on your preserves. &lt;&gt; &gt;p g.—Excuse my mentioning your preserves.’ ”
Terrible Fijte. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Terrible Fijte. There Is something which will appeal to every American In the horror of a fate invoked upon Henry James, Sr., by his son, the novelist, and recorded in the letters of E. L. Goodcorded in the letters of E. L. Godkin, The young man had been worsted In argument, and exclaimed: “Then may your mashed potatoes always have lumps In them!”
The Star Melodrama. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
The Star Melodrama. The Heroine (wildly)— The emptf hills, the empty valleys, the • The Villain (gloomily)— And the empty house. — The ffrst silk hat was worn in the streets of London by John Hetherinton, i haberdasher, on Jan. 5, 17117. He was arrested for inciting a„riot, but was dismissed with a reprimand. There are no newsboys in Spain ; wo rain sell newspapers in the streets.
Pirates of the Caspian. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Pirates of the Caspian. The Turcoman dwellers In Central Asia are terrible robbers. They are also slave dealers, selling all the prisoners whom they make In war or In their thieving raids. Besides plundering by land, they carry on their evil work by water, for they have a number of pirate ships on the Caspian sea which lie In wait for Russian and Persian vessels. They seize all the goods on board these ships, and the unfortunate crews are sold into slavery. The chief markets for slaves are Khiva and Bokhara. Sometimes they have a difficulty in finding purchasers for all their captives if these have been numerous, and they have been known to dispose of a Persian prisoner for a sum equal to 18 pence of British money. They keep many slaves to till their fields and treat them most cruelly.—London Answers.
A Poor Dog. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
A Poor Dog. A man in Missouri recently sued s railway company for damages for tin death of a hound killed on the track The company defended itself upon tin following points: Said dog was chasing a rabbit ui defendant’s track in violation of tin game laws. Said rabbit lived on defendant’s right of way, and was therefore the propertj of the defendant. Plaintiff’s dog was a trespasser, and was hunting defendant’s propertj without permission. Said deceased was not much of £ dog, anyhow, or it could easily hav&lt; kept out of the way of defendant’i trains. And having fully answered, defend ant prays to be discharged.
An Investigating Mind. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
An Investigating Mind. It is always best to leave well enough alone,” sighed the father. “What now?” asked the friend. “Why, I took Tommy’s drum away because he was trying to burst it to see where the noise came from.” “And what happened?” “What happened? Why, the next morning when I got up I found a dead rooster. Tommy had pulled his head off trying to find out where the crow came from.”
Disputed the Proposition. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Disputed the Proposition. “All that you are, my friend,” said the lecturer, singling out an elderly man sitting in a front seat, who appeared to be deeply interested, “all that you are, I repeat, you owe to heredity and environment.” “Gosh I” exclaimed the elderly man, turning red with indignation, “I never had no dealin’s with that firm in my life, and I don’t owe them nor nobody else a blamed cent!”
Missing No Chances. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Missing No Chances. Innos —Why do you fellows do so much squabbling over the offices before the elec-.-ion is held? Outz—Great Scott! There are never any offices for us to squabble over after the election! “My goodness!” exclaimed the rib-bon-counter lady, “did you hear that awful noise? What was It?” “Crash in the towel department, I believe,” answered the floorwnlklng gentleman, with an open-faced grin.
Rather Round, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Rather Round, “I don’t thank you for reeohimendlng that young clerk!” exclaimed the indignant old broker as they met? in the elevator. j"What’s the trouble V queried the Jocular banker. “Why, you said he wajs as square a« t dollar, and he Isn’t s&lt;))uare at all.” “H’m! Neither is a/dollar.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
Women Worry More than men, says Dr. McComb, and one reason is that their nervous organizations are more delicate. True, and Hood’s Sarsaparilla is just the nerve-builder, ap-petite-giver, and blood-purifier they need. Indigestion 3 Years— "l was troubled with indigestion for three years. I read of Hood’s Sarsaparilla and tried it. After taking a number of bottles I was completely cured.” Mbs. J. H. Halley, DeSoto, Mo. Nervous, In Pain, No Appetite—- “ Had poor health for years, pain in shoulders, back and hips, with constant headache, nervousness and no appetite. Took Hood’s Sarsaparilla, gained strength and can work hard all day, eat heartily and sleep well.” Mrs. E. Gipfels, Moose Lake, Minn. Rheumatism—"l had rheumatism in one of my ankles, but Hood’s Sarsaparilla soon gave mo permanent relief. I recommend Hood’s Sarsaparilla.” Mrs. Ann Hutchinson, Lafayette, Col. Hood’s Sarsaparilla is sold everywhere. In the usual liquid, or in tablet form called Sarsatabs. 100 Doses One Dollar...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 29 February 1908
A Doctors Medicine Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral is not a simple cough syrup. It is a strong medicine, a doctor’s medicine. It cures hard cases, severe and desperate cases, chronic cases of asthma, pleurisy, bronchitis, consumption. Ask your doctor about this. “ I have used a great deal of Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral for coughs and hard colds on the chest. It has always done me great good. It is certainly a most wonderful cough medicine.” Michael J. Fitzgerald, Medford, N. J. Made by J. a. Ayer Co., Xiowell, Mass. Also manufacturers cf vers 9_ SARSAPARILLA. PILLS. HAIR VIQOR, You will hasten recovery by tale Ing one of Ayer’s Pills at bedtime.