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University n( Pari*; [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
University n( Pari*; The doctor's degree in the University of Paris is so entitled as to designate the faculty under which the work was done, as those who do literary work would receive the degree doctor of letters. etc. To obtain the doctor’s degree the candidate must possess the lower degree of the corresponding division of work, submit two theses on different questions, reply to questions or objections concerning them, pay a fee of HO francs and present 100 printed copies of one of his theses to the university. The candidate for the degree doctor of letters must write one thesis in Latin, the other in French. If in the scientific department, the thesis must be on some original investigation; if in Jhcology. the examinations nre both oral and written.—School Bulletin. f|TS St. Vitus’ Dance and ail Nervous Diseases il l O permanently cured by Dr. Kline’s Great Nerve Restorer. Send for FREE $2 trial bottle and treatise. Dr. R. H. Kline. Ld.. 931 Arch St--I’hiladelphia. Pa. Breeding ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
The first street-car cable line constructed In the world was on Clay street, between Kearny and Van Ness avenue, San Francisco. It was invented by Andrew S. Hallidie, a San Francisco manufacturer. Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow’sSoothingSynip the best remedy to use for their children durins the teething period. Some manufacturers use trade-marks and packages similar to those well advertised, giving the dealer an extra discount and depending on him to substitute them for the advertised article. Therefore insist on getting what you ask for. One successful hogman has gotten away from the idea that hogs like filth and must have it to prosper. He sweeps out his pens every day.
Uncle Hank's Opinion. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Uncle Hank's Opinion. The grand opera had just reached Its usual hloody climax. “How did you like It, Uncle Hank?” asked the city nephew. “It didn’t seem just fair,” replied the agriculturist. "I duuuo much about music, and I reckon them folks that was killed deserved it, but to my notions there was some in the chorus sang as bad as any of 'em.”—Kansas City Times. There are 04 countries in which protection is afforded to inventions. To get out a patent in each one would cost about $15,000. The United States ranks first in the matter of copper production and Japan second. The entire population of the world could be placed on the Isle of Wight. The exposition.being arranged for 1812 at Tokio will cover 202 acres.
WIRELESS MESSAGE PICTURED. One of the Xew Hurt Remarkable Feut.« of Ibc Camera. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
WIRELESS MESSAGE PICTURED. One of the Xew Hurt Remarkable Feut.« of Ibc Camera. Photographing a wireless telegraph message is the newest feat of the camera, says the Metropolitan Magazine. This remarkable photograph was made in Nova Scotia late one night, when there was a continuous stream of messages leaving the wireless apparatus. When the plate was developed it showed certain well-defined lines, indicating tiie wires between the posts, and in addition a number of sharp flashes across the sky which could have been made by nothing except the passing of sharp electric waves. The photograph is causing a great deal of interest among electricians and scientists. It is said to be one of the most remarkable ever made. The opening of a regular wireless service across the Atlantic last October, while somewhat slighted, perhaps, by the newsgatherers on account of the press of vital news of present great import, makes none the less an epoch in the advance of civilization and the facilitation...
Happiness from Troubles. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Happiness from Troubles. Being human, happily or unhappily, we cannot deny the comfort to be found in the reflection that misery never lacks the company It loves. We all have our troubles, and some of us derive much satisfaction from the contemplation of them. Indeecl, there are those who are happy only when wretched, but these we believe to be as few in number as they are disagreeable in association. The vast majority of humans are normal and disposed, therefore, in conformity with natural law, to smile when the skies are clear and to grieve under the portent of clouds; hence the ease with which worry takes possession of the mind, colors the disposition and makes a cripple of effort. That causes abound we know and must admit, as we do almost unconsciously the certainty of death, but too little cognizance is taken of the fact that the effect of mere apprehension. which is all that worry really is, may be subjected to simple mental treatment and be overcome. —George Harvey, in North ...
Bargain Sales In Japan. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Bargain Sales In Japan. Even In placid Japan they have bargain sales, but they conduct them on very different principles from the scrimmages we have over here. An amusing American woman has embodied her experiences of traveling alone in Japan in a most entertaining volume just published, whence may be gathered a description of a sale at the greatest trading house In Japan. The goods are not flung about. They are shown to advantage in locked cases, and the heads of departments keep the keys. Remnants, however, are laid on mats, and though there is keen anxiety to secure bargains, perfect order and quiet prevail. Babies toddle about quite comfortably, others sleep on their mothers’ backs. However orderly and quiet though the Japanese bargain sale may be, it is not free from the shoplifter, and it Is interesting to hear that the detective is ns necessary In the flowery laud as in England. The kimono sleeve Is a useful receptacle for unconsldered trifles. —London Ladies' Pictorial.
He Made Good. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
He Made Good. "What's become ob dat little chameleon Mainly had?” inquired Rufus. “Oh, de fool chile done lost him,” replied Zeke. “She was playin’ wif him one day. puttin’ him on ml to see him turn red, an’ on bine to see him turn blue, an 'on gren to see him turn green, an’ sfi on. Den de fool gal, not satisfied wif lettin’ well enough alone, went an’ put him on a plaid, an’ de poor little thing went an’ bust himself tryin’ to make good."—Everybody’s Magazine.
Everybody Laughed [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Everybody Laughed “Perhaps you „ would feel better, said the hopeful and helpful person, “If you would do something to lighten the hearts of your fellow men.” “That’s just what I have been doing,” answered Mr. Sirius Barker. “My hat blew off and I had to chase it two blocks!” —Washington Star.
Homely Flavor. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Homely Flavor. “Ah, this poem strikes me fvworably,” said the great editor. “There &gt;a a real homely flavor to It.” “There certainly should he a homely flavor to it,” replied the bard with the patched trousers. “I wrote it in the kitchen while my wife was cooking corned hoef and cabbage.”
When You’re Married. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
When You’re Married. “Yes,” said Thomas W. Lawson, during a discussion of the March panic, “the stock market is a guileful maze. It is like some men's marriages. “Mr. and Mrs. Smith, lunching at the Waldorf, met Mr. and Mrs. Jones. “ ‘Smith.’ said Jones, ‘we had a great time at the club last night. Sorry you missed it, old man.’ “Mrs. Smith gave a start, and after the Jones’ departure, she said in an odd voice: “ ‘John, yon told me you spent the whole evening at the club.’ “ ‘So I did. dear,’ said her husband readily. ‘And the reason Jones didn’t see me there was because he wasn’t there himself. Trying to deceive his wife, I suppose.’ ’’
Always Talking:. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Always Talking:. “My wife tells me everything she does,” said the benedict, proudly. “She is like an open book.” “I wish mine was like an open book,” sighed the meek little man with the chin whiskers. “You do?” “Yes; if she was like an open book perhaps I would be able to shut her up.”
Swift on Short Snellin|s. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
Swift on Short Snellin|s. President Roosevelt would have received short shrift at the hands of Dean Swift. The latter roundly denounced the poets who had introduced the “barbarous custom of abbreviating words to fit them to the measure of their verses.” Swift instances “drudg'd” and “disturb'd” as mortal offenses. The custom so introduced had begun to dominate prose. Another cause—borrowed. Swift suggested, from the clipping process —which he held had contributed to the maiming of the language, “is a foolish opinion advanced of late years that we ought to spell exactly as we speak; which, besides the obvious inconvenience of utterly destroying our etymology, would be a thing we should never see the end of.”
A SQDStltnte. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
A SQDStltnte. Customer —Will you give me a copy of "The Art of Being Happy at Home?” Librarian —I’m afraid it’s out, but 1 have here a little treatise on jiu jitsu, which makes an excellent substitute for it. —Pele Mele. The thimble was at first worn on the thumb and was called “thumbed.” A cork carried to a depth of 200 feet below the surface of the sea will not rise again owing to the great pressure of water.
A Delicate Task. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 9 May 1908
A Delicate Task. "The newspapers, said tljle orator solemnly, “do not tell the trjdth.” "Perhaps not,” answered! the editor regretfully. “We do our bjfcst; but, you know, there Is nothing (more difficult than to tell the truth ija a way that won’t put it up to soniie one to challenge your veracity.” —Washington Star.