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The Curds Are Out. . [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
The Curds Are Out. . It was in the old parlor. She nestled closer to the tall young man and rested her pretty head upon his broad shoulder. “Ah." he exclaimed fervently, “I feel like Atlas.” “Like Atlas, George?” repeated the beautiful girl in surprise. “Why. he had the world on his shoulder.” “Well, my dear, aren’t you all the world to me?” And the next day-the engagement was announced.
Calling n Skeptic. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
Calling n Skeptic. Wayback Senior —The time I went to see Bill 1 mi in's world-famous white elephant — Wayback Junior (interrupting)—He never had a white elephant, dad. It was a fake. Wayback Senior (bristling up)—A fake, wuz it? Col durn ye! I s’pose arter ye go to college for another year er two ye’ll be tollin’ me I never seen a real life mermaid in a tank uv water ! —Brooklyn Life.
RAWHIDE HAS PROVEN A WONDERFUL CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
RAWHIDE HAS PROVEN A WONDERFUL CAMP. Rawhide, the latest and up to the present time the greatest bonanza that the wonderful Sagebrush State has developed, which six months ago boasted of only some twenty to forty tents with a motley dozen or so of prospectors and an occasional stranger, has within this comparatively short period grown to a town of 8,000 people and is scattered over an area of half a mile wide by four miles long. Everywhere to be seen are enthusiastic miners, capitalists, brokers and promoters, not only from the other camps in Nevada, but from practically every State in the Union. The reason for this is the unsurpassed showings both as to richness of ore and the wide area the district is proving itself. Claims that could have been had for a few hundred dollars a few months ago are now eagerly sought after for from $5,000 to $50,000. Town lots have gone up from $5O to $lOO to as high as $B,OOO and $lO,OOO. Tex Rickard,. of prize-fight fame, purchased a lot for $B,OOO,...
Uno of Disraeli's Epigrams, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
Uno of Disraeli's Epigrams, Disraeli's epigrams were pointed and double edged, and this one, given by George Russell in bis diary, is about as sharp as Disraeli could make it. Some one had asked Disraeli if he had read the Greville memoirs. Now, there never had been much amity between him and the Grevilles, and so he said: "1 do not feel attracted to them. 1 knew the author, and he was the mosl conceited person with whom I have been brought in contact, although 1 have read Cicero and known Bulwer Lytton.”
THE SOKG OP WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
THE SOKG OP WHEAT. I had dreams when days were darkest—in the loneliness of night, I was dreaming of the gleaming and the streaming of the light; And the sod that whispered secrets to the blossom and the leaf Sent me shimmering, shining sunward to the splendor of the sheaf I The winds that tossed my tresses sang of treasures manifold, And dew and star and sunlight gave their glory to my gold; And I heard a far rejoicing, and the tempest flags were furled, . And my golden banners rippled all my riches round the world 1 • I heard the songs of cities, and in the shadowed dells The ringing and the singing of the golden bells; For I wove the blue sky's- beauty, the sunlight and the rains, In an answer to the valleys and the pleading of the plains. I have sweetened fervid summers, I have starred the winter’s snow, And gladdened homes with garlands, and made the hearth-fires glow; And my story is my glory, and my triumph is complete— They march beneath my banners, to the thrilling song of ...
TMb R&TDiur • r [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
TMb R&amp;TDiur • r Yorlmasa add his wife, Tama, sat in their little house at Osaka. Their child, Momotaro (Peach Darling), played on the matting with a paper carp, while his parents discussed the recent torpedo attack upon the Russian fleet at Port Arthur. The time of negotiations was past. Russia had answered her treaties, not with pen and ink. but with a gnu, and now all Japan would answer the Great Bear with a gnu too. Every man in , Japan desired to lay down his life for his Emperor. When the war broke out Yorimasa at once enlisted iu the second army of Japan, fourth division, under brave Gen. Oku. lie now awaited orders, and expected at every moment to join his regiment and sail for Manchuria. “Gome here, Momotaro,” said Yorimasa gently. The little fellow put (town his*toy and ran toward his father. “Momotaro, would you like to he a soldier? Would you like to fight with a gun and sword, and bring glory to the Mikado?” Momotaro looked very fierce and strutted about. “Ki...
J<* Only hack. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
J&lt;* Only hack. Nevada Mao —I .tejl yqy., sir, nature has done a great deal for this State, Tourist (from the East) —Why, ye?, All you need is to . get a few people to come and live here. —Chicago Tribune. The carcass of the average horse yields 369 pounds of moat, as shown by the observation of the French horse butcher. A working bee invariably dies as a result of using its sting.
West* of the Golden Enjrle. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
West* of the Golden Enjrle. Every pair of eagles whose habits I have bad an opportunity of watching over a period of -a few years would Mem to have Invariably at least two alternative sites for their nests. Some have three, and I know of one with four siles. In fact. I only know' of one pair out of many which habitually resort to but one place and only one. The reason for Ibis is, however, apparent, for owing to its situation it has never been disturbed. The nest is in a small cavern on the face of an absolute wall of limestone rock some SOO feet high, at about 400 foot from the summit. Above the cliff is a tains of loose stone at an angle of forty-five degrees or so. above which again rise other precipices To reach the nearest point above this nest would be a long day's work. —London Saturday Review.
The Kind. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
The Kind. H* (proudly)—l have no eloquence with which to woo you. I am a man not of words, but of deeds. She (eagerly)— Title deeds?— Baltimore American. Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup the best remedy to use for their chi! (Iren during the teething period.
Jn Desperation. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
Jn Desperation. Robber—Your money or j»our life! Rosenbaum —Beg pardon, but you’ll have to file your claim with the receiver; I’ve just gone Into bankruptcy. —Meggendorfer Blaetter. “Yes, Doctor,” said the man, “he comes as regular as a clock, at noon and in the evening—He says it’s the best medicine he ever took.” “Well,” said the Doctor, “if he sticks to Old Gilt Edge Whiskey he’ll soon be better.”
Waste of Time. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 April 1908
Waste of Time. In the days when piano lessons were thought a necessary part of a young woman’s education, without regard to aptitude, the head of a fashionable school in St. Petersburg asked Rubinstein how many hours a day her pupils should practice the piano. “Xone,” was the laconic response o&gt; the great pianist.