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GLEANINGS from the MESSENGER j [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
GLEANINGS from the MESSENGER j Laster Sunday. Sunday, April 19th, is Easter Sun day and the significance of the day will be emphasized at the Presbyterian church by special exercises by the Sunday School at 10 o’clock a. m. and sermons appropriate to the day at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. The public is cordially invited to all the services. Brotherhood to Meet April 20th. The next regular meeting of the Brotherhood will occur Monday night, April 20th, at the manse. As far as possible members who expect ‘ to bring guests will please notify either the pastor, J. C. Long, or J. D. Callis, so ample provisions can be made for plates at the banquet table. Palms to Grace Our Street. The palms ordered by the members of the Brotherhood came last Friday and were quickly planted on the east and south sides of the church and manse. They are fine, thrifty trees and add much to the beauty of the grounds. Mrs. Martha Callis received some palms in the same consignment, which have been planted in front ...
Make It Yourself And Use It At Home [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Make It Yourself And Use It At Home Get from any perscription pharmacist the following: Fluid Extract Dandelion, one-half ounce; Compound Kargon, one ounce: Compound Syrup Sarsaparilla, three ounces. Shake well in a bottle and take a teaspoon dose after each meal and at bedtime. The above is considered by an eminent authority, who writes in a New 1 York daily paper, as the finest prescription ever written to relieve Backache, Kidney Trouble, Weak Bladder and all forms of Urinary difficulties. This mixture acts promptly on the eliminative tissues of the Kidneys, enabling them to filter and strain the uric acid and other waste matter from the blood which causes Rheumatism. Some persons who suffer with the afflictions may not feel inclined to place much confidence in this simple mixture, yet those who have tried it say the results are simply surprising, the relief being effected without the slightest injury to the stomach or other organs. Mix some and give it a trial. It certainly come...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
r r.oa*poc j .Lilt &amp; Piter Company v AH Kinds of Electrical * ! Supplies In Stock ' and SHADES, FLAT" IRONS, CHANDELIERS, ETC. r Contracts taken for House Winn* Power Supplies and [Display Wiring for Special Occasions. Everything else in, Electricity. We can suit you »» .•••••••••••••••••••••A** •THE HOME A RESTAURANT FIRST-CLASS Meals Served at All Hours for 25 Cents. Tickets good for 21 meals $4 SPECIAL CHICKEN DINNER Sunday 25 Cents W. W, WALLET.. WAGON MAKER AND REPAIRER Band Sawing, Scroll Work. Brackets etc. Saw gumming and filing a specialty. Shop in N. L. Spaune’s warehouse, Cor. Ocean Avenue and I street, LOMPOC, = : CALIFORNIA IT’S THE THIITa THE MONITOR Cleaner and Separator Will clean your Mustard seed; will prevent unnecessary waste; will enable you to have a fii'stclass variety; will enable you to command tiptop prices. The Lompoc Real Estate &amp; Produce Company 11. W. Smith IjawrenceSmll.il Smith &amp; Son DRAY and EXPRESS Furniture •• Ba...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
INSTRUCTIVE INTERESTING “Correct English— How to Use It.” A Monthly Magazine duvoted to the Use of English. Josephine Tnrok Baker, Editor. PARTIAL CONTENTS: Queries and Answers. The Art of Conversation. Shall and Will: Should and Would; How to Use them. Pronunciations (Century Dictionary). Correct English in the Home. Correct English in the School. What to Say and What Not to Say. Course in Grammar. Course in Letter Writing and Punctuation. Business English for the Business M in . Compound Words: How to Write Them Studies in English Literature. AGENTS WANTED. *l.OO a Year. Send 10 cents for sample copy. CORRECT ENGLISH, E’/auatop, 111.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Reproof to Scoffers. The usual fate of reformers Has o’ertaken the Alphas at last, Their soulful aspirings for beauty and grace Have met with a cold, chilling blast. They give us no credit or favor For things we have done or will do, We are dreamers and boasters and ravers, We are fickle and false thro* and thro’. First, come the inquisitive tourists Painfully seeking with noses in air A cleanly spot for the soles of their 1 feet, Bqt not a spot could they find anywhere. They thought our high aspirations Were only some vaporing dream, | The meaningless echoes of club room i talk, ' Pretentious and not what they seem. | But why have the gods condescended , To inquire if we do as we ought? We never aspired their notice to gain, Their favor we never have sought. Quite content to benefit mortals. Self-approval is the meed that we ask; 1 It is easy to criticise busier men, I To demean or belabour their task. But there’s one thing they can do to help us And ’tis something we hope they wil...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
We are Direct Agents and Dealers in Edison Phonographs Victor Talking Machines Columbia Graphophones and have on hand machines ranging in price from $5 to $lOO. \\ e also carry a fine line of the Latest and Most Popular Records All machines can be purchased on the EasyPayment plan $5 Down; $1 a Week. Call in and hear these wonderful machines get terms GRAHAM DRUG CO. 0 i-.ru w THE BANK OF LOMPOC OFIFCERS \V. H. SUDDEN, President JAMES SLOAN. Vice-President J. KLEIN, Cashier L. K\HN, A ss’t Cashier THE FARMERS AND MERCHANTS SAVINGS BANK ' OFFICERS CAPT. R. SUDDEN, Prbsiient W. H. SUDDEN, Vice-Pkbs. 3. KLEIN, Cashier W. C. RIBSINGEK, Ass’t Cash’s Combined Capital and Surp'us $175,000.00 Four and One-Half Per Cent Intereit Paid On Savins* Deposits EXCHANGE DRAWN ON ALL PSARTS OF TH"E WORLD WHAT IS IT? m wm -• ■ Z iHeeo, * i:--m&amp;A Come and See Machine Needles and Shuttles for A L L uakes of machines. Also the BEST MACHINE MADE at One - Third Off Peddlers’ Prices at FURNITURE...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
: LOMPOC PRODUCE : t I \ REAL ESTATE CO. \ A** * « 9 • Shipping &amp; Commission* • A General Warehouse, Insurance • • and Real-Estate Business Tranaac- • • ted. - - A Lehmann, Manager. • TALBOTTS LIVERY STABLES THE PLACE FOR YOU TO GO WHEN YOU WISH TO TAKE A DRIVE. OUR SPECIALTY, TO SUPPLY SWELL TURNOUTS A HOTEL FOR THE HORSES Ocean Avenue. Lonivoi S I Centra! Markets H Street, Lompoc, Cal. || \ | t i The choicest Beef, Pork, Mutton, Bacon, Hams, and fresh Lard always on hand. Smith &amp; Kirkpatrick
BRIEF locals: [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
BRIEF locals: G. W. Pratt went to San Francisco on business Tuesday. Hugh Elliott visited relatives at Santa Maria last Saturday and Sunday. Do it now! The Photo Gallery will positively be closed after April i2otfi. Preaching at the Baptist church •next Sunday morning and evening, April 19th. J. C. Lazier, auditor of th&lt;&gt; S. P. Milling Company, was a Lora pec •visitor Monday. H. L. Hogue came up from Car■penteria this week to inspect his Santa Rita farm. F. H. Newlove, the well known oi man, was over from Arroyo Grande the first of the week. The W. R. Smith Hardware Co. lias received a new stock of buggies. They are beauties. B. A. Thomas has teen,confined to his bed for the past week but will soon be out again. Mrs. Harry Saunders has been quite sick since last Friday, but is mow improving nicely. Mrs. A. C. Whittemore was called to Santa Maria the first of the week on account of illness in her father's iamily, Mrs. R. A. Lazier and son Richard left Sunday for...
E. R. Graham Dies in Los Angeles Hospital [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
E. R. Graham Dies in Los Angeles Hospital The death of Edwin R. Graham, the well-known oil man who has been associated with his brother, Wm. M. Graham, for several years, occurred in the California Hospital at Los Angeles, Tuesday. The cause of his death was Bright’s disease, the end being hastened by a slight attack of pneumonia. Mr. Graham was a familiar figure in Lompoc where he has been in charge of the field work of the Pacific Oil Fields, Limited. The Los Angeles Times says of him: “The death of Edwin R. Graham marks the passing of the largest Shriner in the west. Prominent in all the best known fraternal organizations, he was especially conspicuous as a member of A 1 Malaikah Temple, Ancient Arabic Order, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. Weighing over 325 pounds, and possessing a magnificent physique, “Ed” Graham was known by practically every Shriner in the country. He was well known as a jovial, kind-hearted man, who was ever ready to extend a helping hand to those in trouble.<...
Woodmen of the World Hold Open Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Woodmen of the World Hold Open Meeting The local order of the Woodmen of the World held an open meeting Saturday night in Odd Fellows hall and a good audience of Woodmen and invited guests were there to hear J. H. Foley, past head consul, of Los Angeles, expound the various features of Woodcraft. Mr. Foley was met at Surf by a committee of Woodmen. He is said to be an eloquent speaker and his remarks were listened to with profound interest. At 10:30 a banquet in the nature of a tamale supper was served in the dining hall and Tustin Nicoles, Ernest Anderson and E. J. Couch received much praise in theiy management of the affair. Waiter Smith presided as toastmaster and called upon 0. Hoover, Mr. Foley and R. D. Rennie, all of whom responded in felicitous manner.
Easter Services at the' M. E. Church [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Easter Services at the' M. E. Church i There jyill be special services at ' the Methodist church, Sunday, April 19th, as follows:From 10 to 11 a. m. a special Easter program consisting of songs, recitations and drills by the classes and others who see fit to assist with the program. There will also be an Easter Tree beautifully decorated with tokens cf love and Easter greetings from pu pils and teachers and friends to each other. Under the tree will be nests filled with nice fresh eggs, brought in by the entire school and its friends; the proceeds of which when sold will go to the cause of missions. Following tins service will be that of christening children, after which the pastor will preach a special sermon on the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The text will be: “He is not here; He is risen.” Everybody is cordially invited to attend these special services. A coal oil stove without a wick, without odor, without dirt; absolutely safe, and the cheapest oil stove on the market. Hotter...
How Richard Jose Arose To Fame [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
How Richard Jose Arose To Fame Richard Jose, the famous contratenor, who comes to the Lompoc Opera House Jwith the brand new comedy entitled, “Don’t Tell My Wife,” on April 30th, 1908, began the struggle for existence as a “printer's devil” on the Reno Ga- ! zette. Then a mere kid, he used to sit on the “forms” and sing for the printers when “copy” was slow. Sometimes when the type would get , “pied” and the boys get to a-carsing, his sweet voice would break into I melody above the angry babble and lull them into good humor again. | But his ambition never ran as high ;as journalism. Jose wanted a steady ■ job that would bring him yi a more I substantial wage than the mere pit- ■ tance received in -the printing office. I There were the widowed mother and I the six or seven brothers and sisters ; back in Cornwall dependent upon j him, who needed pecuniary aid. So I he moved over to a blacksmith shop and learned the trade, that he might keep the wolf away from the door of his old home ...
Work Commenced This Week on Dyer Bridge [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Work Commenced This Week on Dyer Bridge County Surveyor F. F. Flournoy and his assistant, H. L. Howe, Jr., were in Lompoc last Saturday to survey the site of the new Dyer bridge which is now in course of construction. The surveyors left on Sunday for Santa Maria where Mr. Flournoy will superintend the construction of a big steel bridge over the Santa Maria river. The bridge will be 1,500 feet in length and will cost about $45,000, A force of bridge carpenters are ’work on the Dyer bridge, which will be rushed to completion. J. D. Elwell of the Mervey-Elwell Company, who have the contract, is personally superintending the work. Rev. C. S. Tanner attended the regular spring convention of the Santa Barbara Presbytery which was held in Ventura from April 14th to 16th, inclusive, and as retiring moderator preached the opening sermon. This district of Presbytery includes the counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Rev. W. C. Scott, of Fillmore, was elected moderator. The p...
Electus Serls Visits Childrens’ Home Society [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Electus Serls Visits Childrens’ Home Society Electus Serls, one of tne leading farmers of Lompoc valley, and the one who has given his entire estate for the benefit of the California Children’s Home Society, left Lompoc Friday morning for a ten days’ visit to the home as above mentioned and the great city of Los Angeles. Rev. A. H. Gunnett, Supt. of the home, was appointed by its president to come and get Mr. Serls and escort him down and back, thus enabling Father Serls to have a good time in visiting the home and all other leading places of interest in that great city. Mr. Serls is now about 84 years old and has never been married. He came to this valley a poor man, but by strict honesty, hard work and good management, has thus provided a good living for himself aud left this fine estate for fatherless and motherless children. That is, when he is done with the estate, it will be for them. How exceedingly kind of him to remember these little ones! And how very thoughtful was the pr...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Easter Neckwear Including a Lrrge Assortment of Four -in-Hands, Club Ties and Windsors You certainly will need one of the Zoe Der Aik Club Ties for Easter, or one of the Four-in-Hand Ties with Handkerchiefs to match. Call and take a look at them. All popular priced goods. A. J. NEGUS Successor to MOORE p NEGUS FOR QUALITY When buying your groceries and canned goods you always look for the best. In that you are right. The best of food is none too good for any of us. In this connection we claim that S ND W stands for everything that is strictly first-class and pare in groceries. This house accepts no fruit or vegetables in their canning department which are not strictly first-class. We carry a complete line of these goods and stand back of every -article sent out Look for' the ■trade mark and buy good goods. W. A. SAUNDERS &amp; CO.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Resolutions by Lompoc Oil Developing Company It hath pleased Almighty God to remove from earth our esteemed colaborer and brother, W. A. Saunders, vice president and director of the Lompoc Oil Developing Company'. Therefore be it Resolved, That by his death this board of directors have lost a worthy, consistent, conscientious and fearless defender of a public trust. We appreciated his sterling worth, and deplore and mourn his untimely death. And be it further Resolved, That this remembrance of him be spread upon the minutfes of this association as a last token of our love and affection. Farewell, Brother Will. H. C. DIMOCK, W. J. PACKARD | Com. Notice to Taxpayers The second installment of taxes for the year 1907 will become delinquent and 5 per cent will be added on the last Monday of April, 1908. H. C. SWEETSER, Co. Tax Collector..
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
* IN CORPORATED n % Ladies, of Interest to You We have just received a few special lines for our Easter Trade. We have taken great Scare to select the best of our different lines and we know we cast please you. Don’t $ send away for your goods. Come and see mar’s, and spend your money at home. Belle City Skirts A complete line of all colors, stales and kinds of material. Prices “To Suit your Purse.” Form - Fitting Corsets Our stock is complete in the famous R. tfe (x. and Worchester Kid Fitting Corset no better corset than these two. Price $l.OO to $2.50 Kayser Silk Gloves The only brand sold with an absolute guarantee upon the tips; all lengths and colors prices 50c to $1.25 Countess Silk Suits This line of goods is sold in nearly O %J every city in the United States and gives universal satisfaction. Prices “The Same as Elsewhere.” o Remember, when you spend your money yat home you help your town. When you | send your money away you take a shingle | off your own roof. I 4 v t %iwu ...