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She Wasn’t [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
She Wasn’t “Young De Style always had such an eye for beauty that I suppose his fiancee is something unusual. Is she very handsome?” "No, but her allowance is.”—Pittsburg Press. There Is one good thing that men sr-c. willing to give sways V good Joke on the other fenow-
A KANGAROO FARM. Htstahltalicil to Proviile Supply of the Graceful Animals for Pets. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
A KANGAROO FARM. Htstahltalicil to Proviile Supply of the Graceful Animals for Pets. The increasing popularity of kangaroos and wallabies as pets has led to a curious departure in farming at Lyncoinlie Hill, where the first kangaroo farm in this or any other country has been established, says the London Express. The founders of this enterprise are two Englishmen, Messrs. W. 11. Payne and “Jack” Wallace, who probably know more about the unexplored wilds of Northwest Australia than any persons living who are not native bushmen. Their wanderings In the remotest of savage Australasian districts cover a period of more than thirty years, and they are both seasoned bushmen, keen naturalists and skilled trappers. They were the first persons to bring the beautiful and valuable antelopine kangaroo to this country, and at Lyucombe Hill they have just effected a remarkable success in breeding from this species, one of the docs having care of a youngster—the prettiest and liveliest little fellow...
It’s Horn in ’Cm. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
It’s Horn in ’Cm. Jones had married an orphan. Three months after their wedding day the first cloud passed over the honeymoon. He had complained about the cold soup and hot words passed between them. Finally the miserable bride could stand it no longer. “I’m going to leave you!” she sobbed. “I’m going to go back to the orphan asylum.”—Detroit Free Press.
COFFIN WOOD MINES. John Chinaman for Material Moat Prized for Canketw. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
COFFIN WOOD MINES. John Chinaman for Material Moat Prized for Canketw. There exists no object which the average Chinaman exhibits more regard for than the narrow box which is destined to contain all that is mortal of him,” says the Grand Magazine. He is never .happy until it is in his possession. It occupies a conspicuous position in his house, and (lie richer he is the more he expends on its acquisition and adornment. The coffins most esteemed by the Celestials are manufactured from a peculiar resinous wood, possessing quite extraordinary preservation properties and fonur only in one small district in Tonkin, buried in the earth, no living specimens of the tree now being in existence. The natives search for it quite as eagerly as elsewhere gold and precious stones are run after; and, indeed, the deposits, for such they are, are to all intents and purposes mines of wood, the origin of which lias never been satisfactorily explained. Local legends have it that in a far distant past va...
Tlie Latest Program [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
Tlie Latest Program “How do you expect to get people t( vote for you if you don’t hustle?” “My friend,” answered Senator Sor glnim, “the time has come whei hustling is fraught with danger. Tin way to do now is to act modest and let the opposition keep talking until I queers Itself by saying somethin? clumsy.”—Washington Star. Egypt has a groat number of small audowners. over 1,000,000 persons being ;he proprietors of the land they occupy.
LIVE AND LBARJT [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
LIVE AND LBARJT There are 800 ways to cook egg*. The Chinese like fried wasp soup. The melancholy always have dark eyes. Certain Parisian decadents drink petroleum. A single crow destroys 700,000 Insects a year. Vermont’s marble quarries are the best In the world. Adulterated radishes now—they are dipped In aniline dye to give then a pink, fresh look. In Tibet, in greeting a friend, It la polite to hold up the hand and stick out the tongue. The perfume of the California rose is 20 per cent stronger than that of any other rose In the world. Asparagus Is the oldest known plant used for food. The Persians have a different name for every day in the month. Few New Yorkers are aware of the fact that the East River was known as the Salt River 200 years ago. The Danes seem moat addicted te suicide. Their average is 250 selfmurders per mulion persons per year. The blood thrown out by the hoar: travels seven miles in an hour, oi 4,292,000 miles in a lifetime of seventy years. The meteorites w...
FAMOUS FOLKS’ SAYINGS [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
FAMOUS FOLKS’ SAYINGS He who Is easily satisfied with his work will never achieve greatness. Sorrow Is a school in which tin schoolmaster Is very stern and In which his rules are very strict. Envy Is destroyed by true friendship, and coquetry by true love. Friendships sown in youth furnish the sweetest fruits for old age. Great women belong to history and self-sacrifice. Let a man pray that none of Mi womankind should form a Just estimate of him. The secret of success is simply doing what you can do, and doing well what ever you can do. In danger, mind you, a woman behind you, can turn yonr blood to fire. It is not what he has, nor even whsl he does, which directly expresses th« character of the man, but what he Is. Silence never makes a blunder, and once In a while makes a splendid hit When we are happy we seek those w« love; In sorrow we turn to those wlw love us. Some women only require an emer gency to make them fit for one.
MARRIAGE IS A FAILURE, IF— [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
MARRIAGE IS A FAILURE, IF— Meals are 111-cooked and badly served. The Income, though well managed and made the most of, cannot cover th« expenditure. Both parties are absolutely resolved to see only the worst side of each other’s character. Neither husband nor wife has mar ried for lore, but merely for money, 01 any other mundane motive. When dark days come, husband and wife forget they took each other foi better, for worse, for richer, for poorer. The husband be a faddy, fidgety mas perpetually prying Into household matters and If he thinks he knows mort ibout them than anybody else. Two young people rush Into matrl mony and take unto themselves all th« burden of married life when too younj to realize the awful responsibility of It
SPLINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
SPLINTERS. Painted in water colors—Oceas scenes. It may even take a lot of rocks tc build a frame house. The literary man always thinks thal he Is on the write path. Ton don't have to drop a dollar very heavily to break It The bird with the brightest feather! doesn’t always have the sweetest song Boyce—That fellow is always thi loudest in the argument. Joyce—l aqppose he thinks hla train of thought ha* the right of way. People shouldn’t dive into the social swim unless they can keep their heads above water. Benners —Jones has a very ope* countenance. jenners —Tea, 1 hart heard his yelp.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 18 January 1908
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