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Irish Stories. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 4 January 1908
Irish Stories. An Irishman while taking a barge up the Shannon was asked what goods he had on board and answered, “Timber and fruit.” “What kind of timber and what sort of fruit?” “Well, an’ if yc must know, the timber is just birch brooms, and the fruit, well, it’s pretatles.” An Irishman averred that the habit of Irish landlords of living outside of Ireland was the great grievance Ireland had to complain of. “Oh, yes,” answered an Englishman, “that’s the old stalking-horse! I don't believe in your absentees.” “Not behave in ’em! Come to Dublin with me and I'll show ye ’em by the hundred. Why, the country just swarms with ’em.”
Wise Bltlrty. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 4 January 1908
Wise Bltlrty. When the traditional hen was about to cross the traditional road the wise goose laughed uproariously. “Tell me, Biddy,” chuckled the wise goose, “why does the hen cross the road?” “Because she is not a goose to stand in the road and get run over,” retorted the hen. And ten minutes later, when the goose picked himself out of the mud and shook the gasoline out of his broken feathers, he was a sadder but wiser bird.
HONEYMOON SPENT ON SLED. Three Alaska Huskies Draw Bride Groom when Below Zero. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 4 January 1908
HONEYMOON SPENT ON SLED. Three Alaska Huskies Draw Bride Groom when Below Zero. A honeymoon spent on a bleak Alaska trail with the temperature 30 degrees below zero and their only means of transportation a sled drawn by three huskies Is the unique experience of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Manner, who have arrived in Seattle and are visiting at the home of the bride’s parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. Clifford Smith. Mrs. Manner, who was then Miss Smith, left Seattle last spring for Whitehorse, where she was to marry Arthur Manner, who was unable to come to this city to have the rites performed because of the pressing demands of his business —the management of his placer claim on Livingston creek. The couple were married March 20 by Rev. William Cody, the Episcopal minister at Whitehorse. On April 0 they loaded a few household goods on a dog sled and “hit the trail” for their cabin on Livingston creek. “We carried a complete camping outfit,” said Mrs. Manner, with a smile. “The outfit consisted pr...
Innocent Childhood. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 4 January 1908
Innocent Childhood. Little William —My father has charge of over twenty men. Little Jimmy—Hull, that’s nothing! My father has charge over your father! Little William Well, my father makes more money than your father. He doesn’t own the shop.—From the Bohemian. Until recently the smallest coin in circulation in South Africa had the value of 6 cents; now 2-ceut pieces have been introduced.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 4 January 1908
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 4 January 1908
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 4 January 1908
“OUCH” OH, MY BACK IT IS WONDERFUL HOW QUICKLY THE PAIN AND STIFFNESS GO WHEN YOU USE ST JACOBS OIL THIS WELL-TRIED, OLD-TIME REMEDY FILLS THE BILL 25c. —ALL DRUGGISTS.—SOo. CONQUERS PAIN CONTAGIOUS BLOOD POISON NO LIMIT TO ITS POWERS FOR EVIL Contagious Blood Poison has brought more suffering, misery and humilatiou into the world than all other diseases combined ; there is hardly any limit to its powers for evil. It is the blackest and vilest of all disorders, wrecking the lives of those unfortunate enough to contract it and often being transmitted to innocent offspring, a blighting legacy of suffering and shame. So highly contagious is the trouble that innocent persons may contract it by using the same table ware, toilet articles or clothing of one in whose blood the treacherous virus has taken root. Not only is it a powerful poison but a very deceptive one. Only those who have learned by bitter experience know by the little sore or ulcer, which usually makes its appearance first,...
LATE HAPPENINGS ALONG THE COAST Interesting Items of Mews from Those States that Border the Broad Pacific. Current Events Among Your Neighbors In the Ear West Gathered by Mail and Telegraph and Presented In Kaledloscopic Array. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 January 1908
LATE HAPPENINGS ALONG THE COAST Interesting Items of Mews from Those States that Border the Broad Pacific. Current Events Among Your Neighbors In the Ear West Gathered by Mail and Telegraph and Presented In Kaledloscopic Array. Bakersfield. —By x a premature explosion of dynamite on the Nevada Oil Company’s lease in the Kern river field, three employes were terribly injured. One leg of each victim had to be amputated. Albuquerque, N. M. —Nine miners wore killed and three fatally and two seriously injured in an explosion of gas and coal dust in the Bernal mine at Carthage, Socorro county, New Mexico, one of three large coal mines owned by the Carthage Fuel Company. Tacoma. —Three prominent Japanese contractors, Harry C. Kumamoto, V. O. Osawa and S. Oura, comprising the Nippon Construction Company, are in tue city jail charged with having obtained v s4ooo under false pretenses from the Dibble-Hawthorne Company on a sub-contract for grading on the Union Pacific, south of Tacoma. Seattl...
WOMEN WOULD SERVE AS PRINCIPALS. Make Protest at Discrimination Against Sex by Board of Education. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 January 1908
WOMEN WOULD SERVE AS PRINCIPALS. Make Protest at Discrimination Against Sex by Board of Education. Berkeley.—The Mothers’ club of this city and the Berkeley Political Equality club has joined hands against the school board, and will hold a joint meeting January 15 to protest against the recently passed rule of the board of education to the effect that only a man can be the principal of a school having an eighth grade. The women of the two civic organizations claim that the women have been discriminated against by the education board, and will formulate at the meeting on January 15 a plan whereby the rule, which they call arbitrary, can be revoked. Prof. R. T. Crawford, who introduced the measure at a recent meeting of the board of education, declared that the new rule is a good one and will stand. He said that a man was necessary in schools having eighth grades in order to discipline the boys who were reaching a more matured age and were apt to be fractious.
Bloletti Leaves University. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 January 1908
Bloletti Leaves University. Berkeley.—Professor Frederick T. Bioletti, whose work in the department of viticulture in the University of California has won for him a name Throughout the state, severed his connection with the university on the first of the year, in order to take a position as the head of a large vineyard in Ventura county. For some years he lias been an assistant professor of viticulture and is well known as the author of various treatises on the culture of the vine. Hans C. Holm, a graduate of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, will succeed him. He is a graduate of the University of California, having taken his degree in 1907.
Scurvy Among Famine Sufferers. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 January 1908
Scurvy Among Famine Sufferers. St. Petersburg—A dispatch received here from Tiflis says scurvy has broken out among the native population in the province of Erivan, which, like other sections of the Caucasus, suffered severely in 1907 from a poor harvest and famine. Measures to send in food and to afford medical relief are being taken. The crop outlook in European Russia, has grown steadily worse lately on account of the long spell of cold weather with no sqow. Winter crops have been lost.
Fleeing Thief Drops Dead. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 January 1908
Fleeing Thief Drops Dead. Napa.—Arthur Sharp of St. Helena dropped dead near ‘iountville while he was being pursued by Constable Patten and W. D. Johnson. Arthur and his brother Clarence had stolen three chickens and were being pursued by the officers. Arthur dropped the sack containing the three chickens and then fell dead. The coroner’s jury rendered a verdict that the man came to his death from paralysis of the heart, caused by overexertion.
Law for Toilers Unconstitutional. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 January 1908
Law for Toilers Unconstitutional. Washington.—ln an opinion by Justice White, the Supreme Court of the United States held to be unconstitutional the Congressional enactment of June 11, 1906, known as the “Employers’ Liability Law”, making railroads and other common carriers responsible to employees in accidents due to the negligence of fellow servants or to ineffective appliances. The decision of the lower courts was affirmed.
Mob Plays Havoc With Strike Breakers. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 11 January 1908
Mob Plays Havoc With Strike Breakers. Muncie, Ind. —As a result .of three hours of rioting, in which a mob of thousands held possession of Muncie’s business district, three persons were shot, one alleged strikebreaker was beaten and perhaps fifty received minor injuries from stones and bricks. The street car strikers, it is said, were not involved in the riot, the mob being composed of disorderly persons.