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MOTHERS BARTER THEIR DAUGHTERS. Congress Will Be Requested to Put a Stop to Shocking Traffic in Far North. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
MOTHERS BARTER THEIR DAUGHTERS. Congress Will Be Requested to Put a Stop to Shocking Traffic in Far North. Tacoma, Wash. —Selling girls* for a financial consideration before they are hardly old enough to don long skirts is the traffic engaged in by mothers in Alaska. The laws governing that territory are powerless to stop the infamous enterprise or punish the persons engaging in it. This is the story told by Mrs. C. R. Reynolds, who has spent many years in Juneau, Sitka and Douglas. She says the unnatural mothers belong to all nationalities, but that the practice is carried on to a greater extent among the Russians than any other class. So alarming has the condition become, according to Mrs. Reynolds, that she decided to consult officers of the Washington Children’s Home Society, the head of the State Board of Charities and other persons engaged in religious work. In response to her representations L. J. Covington put the matter before the trustees of the Washington Children’s Home ...
Ccreans Seek Life of Ito. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Ccreans Seek Life of Ito. Shanghai.—lnsurgents made an unsuccessful attempt to wreck a Seoul train containing Marquis Ito. Hundreds of Coreans are crossing the frontier to escape the cruelties of the Japanese and becoming Chinese subjects. The Japanese newspapers are accusing British merchants in Hongkong of secretly fomenting the boycott, which is causing increasing alarm to Japan. Viscount Hayashi, the Foreign Minister, again warned China that she will be held responsible for the merchants’ losses, but the southern people are not amenable •to the Peking Government’s commands.
Will Not Stop Sunday Funerals. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Will Not Stop Sunday Funerals. Oakland. The undertakers and cemetery directors of Oakland and vicinity admit that they have met with defeat in their movement for the Sunday closing of funeral parlors and graveyard gates. A dominant public sentiment, represented by fraternal orders and workingmen has interposed in the crusade for a Sabbath without mournful processions, asserting that the day of rest has long been,the most convenient of the week for the full attendance of the organizations upon the funerals of deceased members.
Monument to Dead Pugilist. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Monument to Dead Pugilist. New York—Friends of the late Geo. Dixon, the pugilist, have raised a fund of $1,500, which has been turned over to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for the erection of a public drinking fountain in the little square at Horatio street and Eighth avenue as a memorial to the fighter. The municipal art commission has approved the design for the fountain.
Japan Will Make Reparation. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Japan Will Make Reparation. Peking.—With regard to the assault committed recently by a Japanese postman and other Japanese upon other native servants of the American Consul-General at Mukden, Willard D. Straight, Baron Hayashi, the Japanese Minister to China, has given assurances that if any Japanese official has offended full reparation for his discourtesy will be made.
Terry McGovern to Re-enter Ring. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Terry McGovern to Re-enter Ring. New York. —Terry McGovern, the one-time feather-weight champion, will re-enter the ring. The “Little Demon” will meet Johnnie Summers, the English light-weight, on April 30th in a ten-round fight before the old Broadway Athletic Club at Lyric Hall. The two boys will battle at catch weights, McGovern probably tipping the scales around 134 pounds.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Some how or other Riverside has lost her fondness for elephants. Nat Stewart telephones that he can accommodate a limited number of Lompocers at his hotel during festival week. Good quiet rooms, and so forth. He probably will before the fleet has fled. J. C. Maretti, the. defeated candidate for trustee of the Guadalupe school district, has taken legal steps to contest the election. The complaint is made against A. V. Wooley, his successful opponent. The sailors and their officers are being given the time of their lives in Los Angeles and all reports say the naval visitors are the best behaved lot of marines that ever stepped ashore with a jingle. No salt goes with this story, which is a paradox. Wonderful reports come from Santa Barbara about the glorious rain Lompoc received. A. reporter on the Indepeneent sniffed of the gale and then drew on his imagination for a column write-up on the rain and consequent prospects. Why, we didn’t have enough wet to dampen Father Time’s whiskers! ...
Program at Santa Barbara Fleet Week [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Program at Santa Barbara Fleet Week SATURDAY The fleet arrives from the south at 4p. m. Fleet will )e illuminated and searchlights play luring the evening. Bp. m., band :onccrt on Plaza. SUNDAY Morning and afterloon, championship baseball games •.t Athletic park between teams rom the licet and the local team 0 a. m., 2 p. m. and 8 p. m., band concerts on Plaza. MONDAY—IO a. m., band concert on Plaza and Arlington veranda. 2 p. m. daylight fireworks on beach. 2:30 p. m., Admirals land on Stearns’ wharf and are driven in floral "equipages to reviewing stand. 3p. m., floral parade starts and battle of flowers. Bto 12 p. m., dancing and band concert on boulevard. TUESDAY—IO a. m., tennis at Potter hotel courts. Band concerts on Plaza at 10 a. m. and 2 p. m.; at Arlington, 10 a. m. High school field day at Athletic park. 8:00 to 12 p. m., dancing anS band concert on the boulevard. WEDNESDAY-10 a. m„ Finals in tennis at PottcT- hotel. Band concerts on Plaza at 10 a. m. and 2. p. m. Ip.m.,...
Additional Locals. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Additional Locals. Perry Banks, of the opera house management,■'is arranging to put on a home talent drama under the auspices of the Odd Fellows’ lodge. The cast is being made up and the various parts will be in the hands of the thespians in a short time. Mr. Banks has had a lot of experience in amateur training and will guarantee to make a success of the performance. The play is a drama of merit entitled “Before the Gringo Came,” and depicts a thrilling episode in western life. Mr. and Mrs. Banks will both take part in the play. Dr. H. T. S. Huntington gave two moticii picture performances in the opera house on Monday and Tuesday evenings. The films used were the latest Parisian productions, dear and distinct~and full of lifelike action and color. Miss Huntington sang in a pleasing manner a number of illustrated songs and specialties between acts and never failed to receive an encore. Dr. Huntington intended to locate here and open a permanent theatre but he has thus far been unabl...
DEMAND For Government Stenographers, Railway Mail Clerks, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
DEMAND For Government Stenographers, Railway Mail Clerks, Etc. For several years there has been such demand for stenographers, railway mail clerks, etc., in the government service that practically all who passed these examinations' from this western district received appointments and at good salaries.] These positions are not effected byi crop failures or financial panics.) No political pull is necessary. The) examinations are not hard when one; knows what to study and how to) study it and is well taught. Anyone prepared for the railway, mail service can also pass the ex-) animation for P. 0. clerks, carrier or custom house service. Anyone of these courses can be taken in person or by mail in the San Bernardino Business College and Civil Service Institute. This school continues throughout the summer without vacation and is the only school in California making a specialty of this work and assisting young people to secure government positions. Those enrolling now can be prepared to pa...
GLEANINGS from the MESSENGER [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
GLEANINGS from the MESSENGER Brotherhood Meeting The Brotherhood held another interesting and profitable meeting at the manse last Monday night. Mr. W. H. Schuyler gave a very instructive address on Scientific Methods of Soil Fertilization; Mr. I. j M. Clark gave a select reading in’ which the duty of preserving in its original form nature’s beauty in forest and stream was extolled. Mr. E. J. Couch read an interesting paper on School Life in England; a discussion on the topic, Getting a ! Start in Life was introduced by Mr. ) C. R. Corning and - Maurice Kirkpatrick; Mr. J. C. Long spoke on the Signs of the Times. Mr. Fish of Boston, Mass., and ] Mr. Lawhead of Los Angeles, who were present as guests, spoke on My Home City and the Men’s League of the United Presbyterian Church. Others took part in the discussions* following the different addresses. The menu of the banquet was fully up to the standard of former occasions. Scalloped oysters were) prominent in the bill of fare. Three pe...
Valuable Receipt For Rheumatism [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Valuable Receipt For Rheumatism Directions for preparing simple, yet rehiarkable home mixture: There is so much rheumatism here in our neighborhood now that the flolowing advice by an eminent authority, who writes for readers of a large eastern daily paper, will be highly ' appreciated by those who suffer. * Get ’from any good pharmacy onehalf ounce Fluid Extract Dandelion, one ounce Compound Kargon, three ounces Compound Syrup of Sarsaparilla. Shake these well in a bottle and take in teaspoonful doses after each meal and at bedtime; also drink plenty of good water. It is claimed ‘ that there are few victims of this dread and torturous disease who will fail to find ready relief in this simple, home - made mixture, and in most cases a permanent cure is the result. This simple recipe is said to strengthen and cleanse the eliminative tissues of the kidneys, so that they can filtfer and strain from the blood and system the poisons, acids and waste matter, which cause not only rheumatism...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
iionxpoc J Ml &amp; Power, Company | f AH Kinds of Electrical * i Supplies In Stock [FIXTURES and SHADES, FLAT 4 I IRONS, CHANDELIERS, ETC. * Contracts taken for House' 1 Wiring. Power Supplies and | Display Wiring for Special i Occasions. Everything else in J Electricity. We can suit you I ■' ■' y-* -■ * THE HOME RESTAURANT FIRST-CLASS Meal* Served at All Hour* for 25 Cent*. Ticket* good for 21 meals $4 t 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. Spanne’s warehouse, Cor. Ocean Avenue and I street, LOMPOC, = * : CALIFORNIA K. W. Smith Lawrence Smilii Smith &amp; Son DRAY and EXPRESS Furniture •• Baggage Moving is Delivery Orders oromptlv attended to E. M. LONG Undertaker and Embalme LOMPOC, CALIF Commercial Grill JACOBS BKOS., Prop’s Quick Meals at All Hours Day or Night Hot Tamales Saturday Might and Chicken On Sunday Commercial Hotel Buildi...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Notice to Creditors Parties knowing themselves indebted to me will confer a favor by calling and settling their accounts, as my store and business has been disposed of to J. D. Black. Very truly, D. C. MONTGOMERY. X 23= § Excursion Rates when the Fleet Comes Santa Barbara and Return ira *0 • . • ipii .50 Tickets good for 10 days. On sale • April 24 to 29 inclusive. Tickets good on all trains. Special Train April 27 For those desiring to go and return the same day. LEAVES LompocJ6:3o a. m. ARRIVES Santa Barbara 9:30 a. m. RETURNING leaves Santa Barbara 10 p. m. Plenty of time to see-the Floral Parade, Battle of Flowers, Electric Illuminations of the Fleet at night and visit the ships. Secure Tickets at the Lompoc Office Southern Pacific ■I. m. &amp; m •V. c; ZrSt/J'/L
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 April 1908
Registration of Voters Office of the County Clerk of } Santa Barbara County, [ California, April 20th, 1908. ) Pursuant to law, a new and com- 1 plete registration of "the voters of j Santa Barbara county began Jan. Ist, 1908, and will be in progress at all times, except during the forty days immediately preceding the general election to be held Tuesday, November 3rd, 1908, when it will cease. But transfers may be made from one precinct to another in the same county within twenty-five days immediately preceding such election. C. A. HUNT, County Clerk. Unclaimed Letters The following letters and cards remain uncalled for in the Lompoc post office: Vincen Carmen C. C. Fuller Mrs. George Ball (2) FOREIGN H. Leslie Comyn