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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
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Mexico’* Indian Women. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Mexico’* Indian Women. The beauty of Indian women Is one of the charms of Mexico. In the capital, where the Indian has degenerated through poverty and menial service, it is less to be remarked than in the smaller towns and in the country. But the beautiful faces one takes in memory away from Mexico are those of Indian women. Fine eyes are universal and, what one hardly expects, fine features, according to Caucasian standards —broad brows, straight noses, well-formed mouths and chins full but not gross or heavy. The expression is very generally intelligent, and often one is struck, both in Indian men and women, with the nobility and refinement of the countenance. One frequently sees types among the peons that seem to belong to some highly civilized ancient caste —an Egyptian priest of royal blood, a Roman centurion, an Aztec Emperor. The women are'- gently lovely where they are beautiful, and the men at their best in carriage, in manners and in countenance are strikingly like the ver...
On the Road. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
On the Road. “Guests without baggage are required to pay in advance,” significantly remarked the new clerk at the hotel. “How much baggage is required?” asked the plainly dressed traveler, who was signing his name in the register. “Something more than that little old valise.” “Well, I have thirty-six cars of baggage, but it won’t be here till Thursday of next week.” “Thirty-six cars of baggage? What kind?” “Merely a circus and menagerie I happen to own.” “Oh, I beg your pardon!”
Or an Angel. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Or an Angel. Small Boy—Say, mister, dere’s a sign in yore winder readin’ “Boy Wanted.” Wot kind uv a boy does youse want? Merchant A nice quiet boy that doesn’t use naughty words, smoke cigarettes, whistle around the office, play tricks or get into mischief — Small Boy—Gwan! Youse don’t want no boy; youse wants a girl. See? England spends .$10,000,000 per year for eggs and poultry for one-half of which she is dependent on foreigners.
A “Loonl” Title. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
A “Loonl” Title. The American fondness for I ities has caused considerable amusement across the water. The use of unauthorized appellations is passing, and unprofessional colonels, majors and doctors do not receive the respect that their sham title would demand. “We have become a more cultivated people,’’ says Judge Gray, in the Washington Star, “and we have learned to value titles at their real worth. “In the past it was different. Take my own title of Judge, for Instance. I was traveling in the country in my youth, and one day at a hotel table there sat beside me a man whom everyone addressed ns ‘Judge.’ “When he got up and went away I said to my neighbor on the other side : “ Ts that gentleman a United States Hidge or a local Judge?’ “‘He’s a local Judge, sir,’ was the reply. ‘He was judge of a boss-race last week.’ ”
Good Intentions. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Good Intentions. “So,” said the banker, severely, "you are hoarding these new gold pieces!” “No,” said the common citizen, “I am not exactly hoarding them. But I feel that their artistic influence is so bad that it is my duty to keep ns many of them as possible out of the hands of the public.”—Washington Star. Just as the sun shines brighter after a shower, so Old Gilt Edge Whiskey tastes better after other ordinary brands. Cream kept too long may become bitter and he full of white flakes. Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow's Soothln&gt; Syrup the best remedy to use for their chil area during the teething period. Get your breeding pens ready for the spring eggs for hatching.
Outspoken. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Outspoken. A French marquise whose country house is crowded with guests during the hunting season hit upon the original idea of placing a register at the disposal of her visitors, in which to record their desires and criticisms. The pages of the richly bound book soon began to be covered with notes such as; “Count de R still owes 25 louis; be knows to whom.” “The green peas yesterday were burned.” “Baroness M flirts; unfortunately, not with me.” The marquise has withdrawn the register.—Cri de Paris.
An UnnMiial Task. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
An UnnMiial Task. “Hello, Jack, old boy, writing home for money?” “No.” “What are you taking so much trouble over, then? You’ve been fussing and fuming over it for the last two hours.” “Pm trying to write home without asking.for money.” Tlie “Peacock Throne - ' ot Persia is the most extravagant thing of the kind in the world. Its value is estimated between ten and fifteen million dollars. More than 130.fH30.000 pounds of tallow are used every year in the manufacture of candies in the United States. Over one million exiles have been transported to Siberia since 18-10. Dancers in India wear nose rings set with precious stones.
CONDENSED KNOWLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
CONDENSED KNOWLEDGE. The average depth of the English Channel is 110 feet. Nineteen women have been elected (o the Finnish Parliament. Ground chestnuts take the place ol flour in some parts of France. Lamps cause 500 fires in a year lu London, gas 219, chimneys 179. Six of the largest colleges in Switzerland have 2.193 female students. Gold fish originally came from China and the first were sent to England in 1091. The Italian State Lottery has dis tributed as high as $10,000,000 in a ye ir. The laws of Norway compel a mar. who chops down a tree to plant three saplings. The speed of the otter under water is lightning-like. No fish can get away from it. One couple out of a thousand live (&lt; celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. The skin of the elephant is exceed ingly sensitive, notwithstanding its thickness. The average Englishwoman has tin advantage in height over the American &gt;f 2 Inches. As compared with a normal person the brain of the idiot is deficie...
WALL PAPEB ADVICE [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
WALL PAPEB ADVICE If possible, a hall paper should have a figured base. Dark green, mustard and terra cotta are the most desirable colors. Remember that rooms with low ceilings look higher with striped walls. In a bedroom a plain paper on the celling Is more restful to the eyes. If the furniture coverings are plain, sometimes a large-figured paper is a good background. A room facing the south demands pale blue, violet or green on Its walls, to prevent a glare. Engravings show better against a dull tone plain paper, preferably red, terra cotta, mustard or olive green. A room facing the north should have yellow or pink tones on the walls to lighten and warm Its somber aspect. A plain pale-tinted paper Is apt to fade when exposed to the sun. In this case a white ground with colored flowers Is better. If the furniture covering and the carpet both have large patterns over them, select a plain wall paper of a harmonizing shade. A. large-patterned paper makes a small room look smaller. A s...
SPLINTERS, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
SPLINTERS, Bad break —A dynamited safe. The phonograph is an entertaining talker. You are talking too much if you repeat half you hear. Most any kind of a shoe pinches when you come to pay for it. You should mend the hole In your stocking before you shine your shoes. The man who is so fond of winter weather can usually be found hugging the stove in the trolley oar. Bills —What made the deacons throw that clock out of the church? Wills— I suppose it wouldn’t keep good time. Bowers —What made that doctor look so peevish while Miss Smith was conversing with him? Powers —She. asked him If he was fond of sleighing. Bobbs —I understand that Jones went straight home from the banquet? Dobbs—You wouldn’t have thought so if you could have seen his’tracks in the snow.
INDIAN SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
INDIAN SCHOOLS. The Choctaws have 150 schools, In some of which the higher branches are taught. The Semlnoles, one of the smaller tribes, have ten colleges and sixtyfive common schools, with a total attendance of 2,500. The Chiekasaws have five colleges, with 400 students, maintained at a yearly cost of $47,000. They also have thirteen district schools, costing $lO,000. The Cherokees, who tracked De Soto’s footsteps for many weary days while he was marching through the Southern forests and swamps and who later welcomed Oglethorpe to Georgia, are the most advanced Indians in civilization, spending $200,000 a year on their schools and colleges.
Whklliir Grammar. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
Whklliir Grammar. Bobby's mother was often distressed by her small son’s lapses from correct speech; all the more because ins reports from school were always so good. “Bobby," she said, plaintively, one day, “why do you keep telling Major to 'set up' when you know ‘sit up' is what you should say?’’ “Oh. well, mother." Bobby answered hastily, “of course I have lots of grammar. but I don’t like lo waste it on Major when he doesn't know the difference. being a dog.”
BEAUTIFUL PICTURES FREE [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
BEAUTIFUL PICTURES FREE If you wish to obtain a set of four beautiful water-color pictures nearly life size free, write the Pacific Coast Borax Co., Albany Block, Cal., and full information will be sent you, together with an illustrated booklet, giving particulars of something of interest to every one in the family. Santa Clara produces a larger income from the soil than any other county in the United States.
The Way the Csnr Proposed. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 April 1908
The Way the Csnr Proposed. It is a pretty story which surrounds the betrothal of the present Czar Nicholas and the Czarina, for, although the great question bad been planned and thought out for them by tbeir respective parents, they both were determined to have a say in the matter. That they were in love with each other every one knew, and between themselves a mutual understanding bad been arrived at in the summer house of York cottage; but as Czarewltcb the future Czar bad to make the formal and old-fashioned offer of bis hand. “The Emperor, my father.” he said, addressing the blushing bride-to-be, “has commanded me to make you the offer of my hand and heart.” “My grandmother, the Queen,” re plied the present Czarina, “has commanded me to accept the offer of your hand” —she broke into a rippling laugh —“and your heart I take of my own free will.”