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PRENATAL HYPNOSIS CONTROLLED SEX. Psychic Operation Wins Contingent fee When Male Child is Bom. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
PRENATAL HYPNOSIS CONTROLLED SEX. Psychic Operation Wins Contingent fee When Male Child is Bom. New York. —Prenatal hypnosis as a factor in sex control, it was announced a few days ago, has had a remarkably successful demonstration in this city. The subject of the experiment was Mrs. H. A. Folgen of 29 Bast Sixty-third street. The operating psychist was Gustave A. Gayer. Following hypno suggestive treatment that lasted about a year, the object of which was a male child, Mrs. Folgen has become the mother of a boy baby. He is healthy, well formed and weighs something more than 10 pounds. He Is just what the father wanted when he engaged Dr. Gayer on a contingent fee. The doctor had no trouble in collecting his bill. A noteworthy feature of the scientific achievement is that the subject of the experiment had pinned her faith to a daughter.
Siam’s American Adviser Dies. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
Siam’s American Adviser Dies. Bangkok, Slam.—Edward Henry Strobel, general adviser of the Government of Slam, is dead after a lengthy illness, due to the bite of an insect in Egypt two years ago. Edward Henry Strobel, Bemis professor of international law at Harvard, resigned from that chair in 1906 to assume a position permanently with the Government of Siam Ss geperal adviser. Prior to that time, from tiiOS, he had been acting in a similar capacity, while on an extended leave of ah*, sence granted him by Harvard.
France’s Imports Increase. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
France’s Imports Increase. Paris.—During the year 1907 Frances’s imports amounted to $1,209, 529,600, an increase over the preceding year of $84,053,400. Her exports amounted to $11,108,406,000, an increase of $55,064,600.
HOMESEEKERS ENCOURAGED TO COME. New Laws Will Not Prevent Railroads Continuing Special Colonist Rates. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
HOMESEEKERS ENCOURAGED TO COME. New Laws Will Not Prevent Railroads Continuing Special Colonist Rates. Chicago.—That the two-cent fare legislation recently enacted by several Western states will not operate to do away with colonist rates on the railroads leading to the Pacific Coast has been announced here. Independent notice to this effect has been given by the Southern Pacific, and other Western roads are expected to follow the lead. Beginning March Ist and continuing until April 20th, it is announced, rates of $3B from the Middle West to the Pacific Coast will be in effect for homeseekers. From the Missouri river territory the rate to California will •brrll- - '"2 l ~~~
Deaf Mute Arrested for Swearing. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
Deaf Mute Arrested for Swearing. Oakland. —John. Dilke, who informed Police Judge Smith in writing that he was a married man and the father of three childrqn, was arrested by Policeman Tom Gallagher, the comedian of the force, on charges of drunkenness and using vulgar language. When he was called in court for trial It was proved that he was a deaf mute. This information both, distressed the Cort and somewhat staggered the arresting officer. When the policeman was asked how Dilke, a man both dumb and deaf, could break the law by swearing, Gallagher readily saved himself by saying that the swearing was not done in a loud tone of voice, but in a rattling way with fingers. Dilke was then fined $3 on the drunk charge.
AMERICAN SOLDIERS MAY GUARD CUBA. Troops Are Likely to Remain on Termination of Present Civil Government. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
AMERICAN SOLDIERS MAY GUARD CUBA. Troops Are Likely to Remain on Termination of Present Civil Government. Washington.—lt is the hope of the American Government, as expressed by the Administration, that our provisional supervision of affairs in Cuba may be ended In the spring of 1909. The President’s promise is explicit, but it will be noticed that while American civil rule will end at the time stated, nothing is said about a withdrawal of troops. The chances are seemingly that a year from next March or April there will be witnessed the spectacle of a native Cuban governing body, with United States troops within easy trumpet call of the capital. Fear is felt, though notr expressed openly, that the elected President will not be given the security and quiet he must have to conduct effectually his administration during the first few months of its existence, unless there are enough American soldiers to assure order. "
PRESENCE OF TROOPS INSURE PEACE. Goldfield Citizens Are Pleased at Latest Decision of President. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
PRESENCE OF TROOPS INSURE PEACE. Goldfield Citizens Are Pleased at Latest Decision of President. Goldfield, Nev.—The news that President Roosevelt will permit the troops to remain here until the organization of a State constabulary for the protection of life and property throughout the State caused much rejoicing among the law-abiding citizens of this district. It is admitted that the presence of the troops removes all danger of an outbreak on the part of the Western Federation sympathizers and as the soldiers will probably remain until other means have been found to afford the necessary protection, the possibility of serious trouble growing out of the labor situation is very remote. The Stock Board reflected the feeling of optimism in the camp, following the receipt of the news from Washington and the general opinion now is that business will rapidly improve.
Dumb Brutes Cruelly Starved. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
Dumb Brutes Cruelly Starved. San Francisco. —G. Garibaldi, proprietor of a livery stable at 1626 Union street, who was arrested some time ago by officers of the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was fined $lOO by Judge Conlan. Garibaldi is reputed to be worth $60,000, but despite this fact he failed to provide food or shelter for some horses which he kept In a lot at Gough and Filbert streets, and left them for days without food or attention of any kind. The horses were found by officers in a terrible condition from starvation and one of them was killed, while an ambulance was required to take another to the Hall of Justice that the Judge might see its condition. The officers exhibited as evidence sections of gnawed roots of trees torn from the ground by the hungry animals.
Russians Coming to California. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
Russians Coming to California. Marysville.—The first colony of Russian peasants to locate in California last week bought the famous Abbott fruit orchard in Sutter county. The colonists will build a town at Abbott station, nine miles south of Marysville, and will erect homes, schools and churches. The people are like the Dunkards, thrifty and religious, and were compelled to leave Russia because of their religious views. Over 200 are expected to be on the ground by March Ist. They" intend to cultivate a big vegetable garden and ship to San Francisco and near-by towns.
No Suffrage For Women of Sweden. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
No Suffrage For Women of Sweden. Stockholm. —The formal opening of the first Parliament, under the reign of King Gustave, took place in this city last week with simple ceremonies. King Gustave, who was present, in the speech from the throne, announced that the suffrage bill adopted at the last session of the Rigsdag would be resubmitted to the. present House for final approval, but he said there was no intention of giving the franchise to women for the present.
Labor Retains Alton B. Parker. [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
Labor Retains Alton B. Parker. Washington.—Alton B. Parker of New York has been retained as senior counsel for the American Federation of Labor in the case of Bucks Stove and Range Company of St. Louis against the federation, Involving the right of labor unions to boycott and publish in its unfair lists the names of business concerns tiie" Te lie rat ion regards'”as“'US£aif-to-ils interests,
Commissioners Say It Is Carelessness [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
Commissioners Say It Is Carelessness Absolute lack of system and method iu road coustiuction is the strongest impression made upon the highway commissioners on their preliminary inspection trip. The board which consists of George 8. Edwards, John Parker and George J. Trott, have gone over the two proposed routes, up the coast to Gaviuta and over the San Marcos pass. Just as important as thorough construction under the supervision of a competent engineer, more important, iu fact, says Mr. Edwards, will be provision for proper care of the road after completion. Want of attention and repairs and maintenance, is responsible for the bad condition in which the commissioners found tiie highways over which they have been traveling. As t,here have been no heavy rains, there was no good' reason for expecting exceptionally bad roads, but the automobile used by the commissioners proved unequal to the task and they were delayed by a break-down on the trip north. It may be expected, therefore, th...
Will Greatly Benefit Home Merchants [Newspaper Article] — Lompoc Journal — 25 January 1908
Will Greatly Benefit Home Merchants If the new postal regulations have resulted iu cutting off 6,000000 pieces of second class matter, publishers of legitimate newspapers will be inclined to rise up and call Postmaster General Meyer blessed. This means excluding 6,000,000 pieces not entitled to second class rates. It means cutting off mail order sheets which have been the means of luring the dollar from its own neighborhood to swell the fortune of the millionaire in the big city. It means that the advertisement of the merchant iu his home paper, will be more effective and that advertising space in the local paper will therefore be more iu demand.