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Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
Don't remain a boy in ignorance and poverty. Are you one? Be wise You get wisdom from books and experience. The boy in bare feet is our friend. Get near “big” men. Let fools and hoodlums alone. Evil and low companions lower you. Seek up wards. Let the sunshine in—into your soul and into the cow stable as well. The first, the sunshine of God’s love, will sweeten life, and the other, the sunshine of God’s sun, will sweeten the stable and contribute to the health and contentment of the animals.
Why He Was Thankful. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
Why He Was Thankful. I Larry had tumbled three stories and i landed on the shoulders of a stranger. “Thank goodness, sor,” hastened Lar--1 ry. as he scrambled to his feet. “Don’t mention it, my good man.” asi surer! the stranger, as he rubbed his aching shoulders; "I am always glad | to save a life." Larry grinned broadly. I "Oil, tit’s not me loife, sor, but me polpe you saved. Yez stoppin’ th’ fall ; saved ut from being broken.”
TRUE NOBILITX It 1,1 en Neither In Ancewtrnl Blood, Nor In Acquired Wealth. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
TRUE NOBILITX It 1,1 en Neither In Ancewtrnl Blood, Nor In Acquired Wealth. While human nature remains there will be ambition in the human mind. The desire to excel, to outrank others, lies at the foundation of all progress, of all development, of mind as well as of wealth. To decry ambition is shortsighted. for to eliminate it means stagnation in the whole race. Providence has made the attempt as impossible as it would be destructive. hike all human impulses, ambitioi may take a right course and may not. The vital question is in what does an individual seek to outrank others'* Leaving out of the question the desire of the pugilist to excel in brute force, or of the criminal to surpass in vice, there are other false standards of excellence in force among men. The two most common measures of worth set up by us are false and misleading. Rank on account of birth is mere accident, and therefore false and misleading. Lady Clare Vere de Vere can claim no merit for a title acquired by some...
SHOULD BE SORTED OUT. University President Would Fore© Children to Study Trade*. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
SHOULD BE SORTED OUT. University President Would Fore© Children to Study Trade*. Dr. Charles AT. Eliot, president of Harvard University, advocated in a recent address at Chicago that American boys/and girls be “sorted out" by agents of authority, teachers and parents and forced by law to study trades assigned to them. Here is what Dr. Eliot said: “I assert that it is perfectly proper to enact laws which will give the teachers the authority to sort out the boys and girls, assign to each the trade at which lie or she seems best adapted, and the law should then compel these children to be trained for these trades. “This sentiment, I see, has already impressed some of you ns being undemocratic. I think that it is hot so. Pomocracy is based on a theory that all men are equal; ail men are not equal and never can be; men of practical mind have long set aside that platitude for what it is worth. “And as men are not equal, so are children yet less equal. AVe see how in a single family, with ...
Like Some Critic*. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
Like Some Critic*. Postmaster General Meyer, at a dinner in Washington, was advocating postal banks. “These banks,” he said, “have so many good points and so few bad ones that they who find fault with them have to exaggerate and dwell on their defects like an old librarian I used to know. This librarian was very strict and censorious. Once, when I was a boy, I returned a volume of Scott to him. He. as usual, looked closely into the book’s condition before marking it off on my card. “ ‘Page SO,’ he said, glaring at me over his spectacles, ‘a hole.’ Then he turned the leaf. ‘Page 90,’ he added ‘mother hole.’ ”
He MiKht Have Knoirn. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
He MiKht Have Knoirn. Enraged Husband —I’ve been waiting three hours outside here. AVife —Mercy! Didn’t you get my note? 1 left it on the dining room table telling you I’d hide the key in a aew place. New Zealand has 9,000,000,000 acres of land set aside as an endowment for schools and old-age pension funds. Animal life exists at all depths of the ocean, but vegetation will not thrive at great pressures. The Norwegians are the longest-lived of European nations and the Spaniards the shortest. There are forty-eight different materials used in the construction of « piano
UNFAMILIAR FACTS, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
UNFAMILIAR FACTS, California sent east during 1007 4.00 C cars of lemons. The telephone Is beginning to find favor in China. The subscribers ir Pekin now number 1.700. Walrus skin is used to cover small boats, to which it is attached with the points &lt;&gt;f the walrus tusks. It is said that dried currants giver occasionally to horses in lion of oats will increase their powers of endurance. A Nottingham (England) miner has patented a safety pit cage, which is said to be a great advance on all others, Lon incased in concrete is not prool against electrolysis, as a slight current attacks not only (he metal, but the concrete as well. The master ringer of Lincoln Cal thedral has in fifty years made a record of 075,000 steps ascended, and hopes to complete the million. Nebraska Experiment Station lias kept a careful record for ten years of milch cows, and they reiwrt a net profit of .$4O from each cow a year. A North Carolina grower of ginseng root has harvested from a p...
ATCHISON GLOBE SIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
ATCHISON GLOBE SIGHTS People in love always look sleepy and hungry. The duller the town the more numerous the bores. Somehow a woman fool always seems to he a greater fool than a man fool. A man doesn’t mind being worked by a woman if it is done in a smooth way. A real Jealous woman feels uneasy every time her husband gets absentminded. When children grow up they find a great many things worse than bitter medicine. No doubt you often say of people, “They’re funnyßut you needn’t talk; so are you. It Is as easy to stay up an hour later at night as it Is hard to get up five minutes earlier in the morning. At some time In their lives everyone promises particularly well, but something nearly always happens to ruin them. Men are reasonably credulous, but it is a hard matter to convince them you have quit smoking; most of them have tried it. Before marriage a woman is interested in everything he says; after marriage she is Interested in everything he does. Perhaps the years mercifully dim ...
SPLINTERS [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
SPLINTERS Date money—Racing purses. You cannot blame a lawyer for looking for trouble. A stock broker is not necessarily a necktie salesman. II is easy to build a fortune if you ran get some one to lay the foundation for you. Married Man During a wedding .lie church aisle is a bridal path. Bachelor —War path, you mean. A man never acts as if he owned the earth when the assessor is around. Boyce—AVhy does ho always refer (o his watch as a timepiece? Joyce—lie bought it on credit, I suppose. A bluff works as well as a bank account until it comes to striking a balance. Bowers —Do you know who invented the quick lunch? Powers —No, but I always thought that it looked like the work of a doctor.
POOR REWARDS FOR GENIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
POOR REWARDS FOR GENIUS. Richard Savage died in a debtor’s 1 prison. Stow, the famous antiquarian, became a licensed beggar. Camoens, Portugal’s poet, died in an almshouse after years of beggary. Ben Jonson perished in poverty. One of his last acts was to return a paltry sum sent him from King Charles. Ulrich von Hutton, the brilliant German, was reduced to a tramp’s life. He was found frozen in the snow. George Gissiug’s work never succeeded till he was dead. Ills life was a long struggle against disease and neglect. Ouida was not the only writer who died in poverty and neglect. Chatterton, the poet, poisoned himself rather than die of starvation.
Armenltle* of the Fair Sex. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
Armenltle* of the Fair Sex. Mrs. A. —I thought— Mrs. C. was a friend of yours? Mrs. B. —And so she is. Mrs. A. —Well, she isn’t. Site’s a hypocrite. Mrs. B. —How do you know that? Mrs. A. —Because she tried to get me to say something mean about you. Mrs. B.—She did? How? Mrs. A. —Why, she asked me to tel! her what I really thought of you.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
The gold dredges employed on the Feather River bottom are using approximately 4,000 horse-power of electric energy in their operations, which is supplied by the Bay Counties Electric Power Company. This is estimated to be the equivalent of the working capacity of over 112,500 men. The five to eight quarts of milk a day cow will never return the farmer an adequate profit, unless the percentage of butter fat is high. America’s largest olive orchard is in Santa Clara county—7,ooo trees. San Francisco mechanics built the two greatest war ships of the SpanishAmerican war—the Oregon and Olympia. More recently the big battleships Wisconsin and Ohio, and the speedy armored cruisers California and South Dakota have been added to the Navy from San Francisco yards. Success in livestock raising depends on producing a better strain of animals with each breeding. There is no man but has something to be thankful for. Find out what it is and then be thankful.
Necessarily. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
Necessarily. Byers—Seems to me furs are priced excessively high. Shopleigh—Yes. the fur trade is admittedly a good deal of a skin game. —Kansas City Times. As far as InunaiT beings are concerned, the hair of the female grows much faster than that of the male. A bridge connecting England and France would cost $170,000,000.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 2 May 1908
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