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Visited Lompoc After Many Years [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Visited Lompoc After Many Years Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sayler, of Pleyto, Monterey county, arrived here Monday from the south and spent several days as the guest of the former’s brother, A. Sayler. The visitors were returning home after a week spent in Southern California, visiting the fleet at Santa Barbara and attending the state horticultural convention at Riverside, in which Mr. Sayler was a representative from his county. Mr. and Mrs. Sayler met many old friends in Lompoc whom they had not seen since their residence of six months in the valley many years ago, and thoroughly enjoyed their stay. The Journal acknowledges a pleasant call from Mr. Sayler. They left for the north Thursday.
The Merry Auto Merry-Go-Round [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
The Merry Auto Merry-Go-Round The Auto Merry-Go-Round arrived in town Wednesday and is located opposite the opera house. 0. F. Davis &amp; Son are the managers and they have a fine equipment ia* eluding the “lovers’ tub” which is a whirling seat holding six persons. The merry-go-round will be here two weeks and free rides will be given to children at 4 and 7 p. m. each day. Saturday and Sunday rides at 2 p. m. E. M. Sheridan came up from Santa Barbara yesterday to attend a stockholders meeting of the Lompoc Valley Bank. J. A. Rembusch, the expert piano tuner, will be in Lompoc Monday to tune pianos for a number of days. His services are much in demand in San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria so his stay here will be limited, orders for tuning may be left at this office. In last week’s issue we published an article regarding the Lompoc Valley Bank vs Stevens et al and stated that the bank would appeal from the decision of the superior court. It should have been the other way about ...
Lompoc’s Petition Given to Supervisors [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Lompoc’s Petition Given to Supervisors Plans for the proposed new steel bridge over the Santa Maria river were approved Monday by the board of county supervisors, and advertisement for proposals from contractors to do the work was authorized. The bridge is to cost between $50,000 and $60,000 and is to be completed before next winter’s storms set in. The structure is to be 1500 feet long. It will have ten spans each 150 feet long. The roadway will be about 18 feet wide. The bridge is much needed in that section, and it will replace one carried out by the floods of winter before last. Contract was awarded, at the same meeting, for the construction of a steel and concrete bridge over the Montecito creek, on the coast highway, near the point where the formerly notorious Grove house stands. This bridge is to be of reinforced fconcrete and steel. The contract was given to Peter Poole, whose bid was $3714. Supervisor J. F. Frick of Lompoc, formally filed Lompoc’s protest against adoption o...
Union Revival In The Local Churches [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Union Revival In The Local Churches The three local churches of the Protestant belief will begin a series of revival services on Monday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock in the Presbyterian church, followed by an evening service at the new M. E. church. The revival will continue throughout the week or longer, and the meetings will be held alternately in the Presbyterian and the M. E. chui'ches. The local ministers will preach during the meetings and the combined choii's of the three churches will render music at each service. The stereopticon will be used to illustrate the sermons at the Presbyterian church in the afternoon. All are cordially invited to attend these meetings.
Make It Yourself And Use It At Home [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Make It Yourself And Use It At Home Get from any prescription 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 York daily paper, as the finest preparation 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, thd relief being effected without the slightest injury to the stomach or other organs. Mix some and give it a trial. It certainly comes h...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Easter Neckwear Including a Lrrge Assortment of Four -in-Hands, Club Ties and Windsors You certainly will need one of the Zoe Der'Alk Club Ties for Easter, or one of the Four-in-lland Ties with Handkerchiefs to match. Call and take a look at them. All popular priced goods. A. J. NEGUS Successor to MOORE &amp; NEGUS
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Report of Lompoc Public Library No. volumes in library April 1.. .G73 Added since by Albert Meals 1 Julian Reed 1 Mr. Henderson 5 Purchase • 85 Total volumes in library May 1. 765 Registered card holders April 1. 269 Added during April 30 Total card holders May 1 299 Amount of fines April 1 $2.45 Collected in April 45 Total May 1 -$2 90 No. books issued April 1 1913 “ “ •* 608 Total books issued May 1 2521 Magazines issued April 1 81 “ “ in *• 31 Total magazines issued May 1 112 ESTELLE G. WHITE, Librarian. “The Old World and Its Ways." Col. William Jennings Bryan’s new book of travel, entitled “The Old World and Its Wiiys,” recounts his recent tour around the world nnd bis journeys through Europe. If is profusely and elegantly illustrated with 2,')! artistic engravings representing men and things seen in the various countries of the earth daring that noted journey. The engravings are made from photographs taken by him or his parly specially for this publication. It is regarded by h...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
THE LOMPOC CHORCHES CATHOLIC Services at 10:30 o’clock a. m. the second Sunday of each month. Sunday school every Sunday morning at 10 o’clock conducted by the ladies of the church. A. BUCKLER, Priest in Charge. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Services every Sunday morning at 11 o’clock at the home of Miss Emma Robinson. All are invited. METHODIST EPISCOPAL Regular services every Sunday as follows: Sunday school 10:00 a. m. Preaching 11:00 a. m. Epworth League 6:30 p. m. Preaching .**.7:30 p. m. G. W. MARINE, Pastor. PRESBYTERIAN Following is the regular schedule of Sunday services at the Presbyterian church: Sunday school 10 a. m. Preaching.. .11 a. m.; 7:30 p. m. Junior C. E 3 p. m. Senior C. E 6:30 p. m. C. S. TANNER, Pastor. Stockmen Attention We’ have a supply of the drugs on hand for making the Cattle Dip prescribed by Dr. Rosenberg, State Veterinary. GRAHAM DRUG CO. O a l_ Good baled barley OaiC hay and dry gum wood. A. R. HARRIS, Home Phone 692. f4t NOTICE! Notice is hereby given J;hat th...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
When buying your groceries ami 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 wo claim that S e?-vo W stands for everything that is strictly tlrst-ebiss and pure in groceries. This house accepts no fruit or vegetables in their canning department which are not strictly hrst-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 m 4 Banks &amp; Remain r a Lessees and Managers Two Nights * THE BIG MUSICAL SHOW THE SHOW WITH REAL MUSIC PRETTY GIRLS PRETTY MUSIC PRETTY COSTUMES PRETTY DANCES YNEZ DEAN, Prima Dona ROLAND PAUL Tenor S Popular Prices: *7SC, s©C* 35c A &amp; a r. -v 'i3 N lli ** J v When you paint use the "Best Taint owe Brothers High Standard* BECAUSE 1. It spreads best-and wears best. 2. It looks best— most beautiful colors. 3. It costs the least per year of service. 4. The guaranty is broad an...
The I.affy in the Moon. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
The I.affy in the Moon. An amateur astronomer writes of the “lady in the moon“It is a very beautiful face seen In profile and uplifted, as though in proud disdain of things terrestrial. The curve of the throat is exquisite, and indeed the entire outline is marvelously lifelike. The moon lady may best be observed through a small opera glass when our satellite is at half. At that time the tip of the chin about touches the rermiuator—that is. the dividing line between the light and dark portions of the lunar surface. Most people can recognize the man in the moon. Well, the hair of the lady, in which I can always fancy I see a spray of orange blossom, forms the man’s left eye, the nose and mouth his nose, and the chin and throat the man’s mouth.”
To Fit tile Crime. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
To Fit tile Crime. “I reckon I’m guilty, y’r honor,” snuffled the leathery faced old vagabound who had been run in for drunkenness and genera! worthlessness, “but it ain’t my fault.” “Whose fault is it?” inquired the police justice. “It’s the fault o’ my brother-in-law an’ my sister-in-law. They won’t let me live with ’em any more. When a feller’s inlaws goes back on ’im, y’r honor, he cain’t help bein’ a outlaw.” “Sis months in the workhouse!” roared the police justice.
A MODERN MAIDEN, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
A MODERN MAIDEN, I’m a girl of to-day, and I beg leave to say, When proposing don’t fall on your knees; It is bad for your jinuts, and my joy ’(would enhance If instead you would give me a -• I'm enough of a prude to consider it rude When a fellow's too free with a miss. But reason nor sense never warrants offense When he limits himself to a . 1 once went to a ball with a fellow whose gall Was proof against every mishap. But I took him to task when he ventured to ask, “My dear, won’t you sit on my ?” Though by all men adored, I am frequently bored By their calling me “angel” and “dove.’ But —not to offend—their attentions I end By sending regrets—-and my . —New York Herald.
HIS FATHER’S HONOR [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
HIS FATHER’S HONOR The last rays of the setting sun threw a shaft of pink and gold into the parlor of the pretty cottage wherein sat Mrs. Raymond and her oldest son. It was the day of his father’s funeral, and Harry Raymond was gazing curiously at his mother, who looked strangely different from usual in her new widow's cap. The younger children were playing at having a funeral of their own in the back kitchen. “There were very few people at the funeral to-day. mother.” said the young man, gloomily. “They wouldn't be able to get away from their offices. I daresay,” answered the widow. “Father never did make any friends, or hardly any,” said his son musingly. “1 wonder how It was?" His mother made no reply. “And he stuck in the same place all his life, though he had twice the brains of the chief cashier,” went on the 'ad. A sigh was the only answer. “Seems as though something kept him back and held him down always.” “Aye!” No sooner had the monosyllable escaped the woman's lips than s...
Entirely Superfluous. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Entirely Superfluous. Mrs. Nowed—l’m going to spread some poison on a piece of this angel cako and put it in the parlor where the mice will get it. Nowed—But why waste your poison, my dear? Probably the largest wheat field in the world is in Argentina. It is GO.TItO acres in extent. The telegraph end of the English postofflee loses money. The heart of a vegetarian beats, on an average, fifty-eight to the minute ; that of the meat-eater seventy-five. This represents a difference of 20,000 beats in twen-ty-four hours. The digestive powers of the hyena are extraordinary. One-of these hnimals ha« been known to swallow six large boM&gt; without crushing them. There arc silver ingots in the Bank of England which have lain there for more than 200 years.
An Anecdote of King Oscar, [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
An Anecdote of King Oscar, Once the king was inspecting a class of young girls, who were naturally overcome by a visit from their sovereign. “Can you tell me,” asked King Oscar, “the names of the great kings of Sweden ?” “Gustavus Adolphus,” answered one girl- “ Charles X 11.,” responded another. “Oscar II.,” stammered the smallest, who was something of a courtier in her way. The king, much amused, went up to her and asked her to tell him of the great events of his reign. The child blushed, hesitated and finally, In tears, murmured: “I don’t know any.” The king smiled, stroked the child’s hair and said: “Don’t cry, dear! I don’t know any myself.”—Washington Star. It is easier to cultivate a girl * Itnagination than her voice.