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About Lexington wheatfield. (Lexington, Or.) 1905-19?? | View Entire Issue (Nov. 23, 1905)
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LEXINGTON) OREGON, THURSDAY NOVEMBER 23, 1905
CHAFF FEOM THE STRAW STACK
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Are arriving every day, and will be open for
inspection about December 5 th. Our stock com
prising Toys, Notions, Knit Goods, Cutlery, Guns,
Carpets and Lamps, in fact the strongest and most
complete line ever shown in fylorrow county.
A ffne lot of Glass Ware, take your choice for
1 0 cents each. A 4 piece set, Sugar, Butter and
Jar for 40 cents, others ask 75 cents.
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Call and see our Silverware and Carving Sets,
they will make an elegant gift for Thanksgiving.
We carry Wagons, Vehicles, Plows, Harrows,
Clothing, Hats, Caps, Shoes, Trunks, Crockery, Har
ness, Carpets, Lace Curtains and an entire car of
canned goods arrived Monday of the following: Corn,
Tomatoes, Salmon, Oysters, Fruits and Condensed
Milk, We are here with the Goods, Quality, and
Prices. Let us figure with you.
SPECIAL ON TABLE CATSUP
A large pint" bottle for 15 cents. We only
have 1 0 cases to close at this price.
Politics is pretty quiet this fall.
Cheer up. Winter last six months
Money may buy popularity but the
Always look on the bright side of life
and don't grumble.
It's along about time to put on your
Anyway the Wheatfield will con
tinue to be your local paper. '
Vhen is a man drunk? When he
has drunk too much, of course. !
If you are chilly, tickle the coal man
a little and you will get warm,
Between .a scandal monger and a
grafter there Is mighty little choice.
This chilly weather makes a man
feel that it is a long time between
The soda fountain sighs and frets..
Its saddest days are here.
"Out of a job!" the spigots sob,
And shed an Icy tear.
We are what we make'1 ourselves
and whether or not we are loved and
esteemed depends upon our own con
duct. The life you live today is tomorrow's
memory. Make the record as beauti.
ful as you can, if only for the sake of
your own comfort.
A Virginia court has fixed the price
of a" kiss at $20, showing ' that there
has been no decrease in the cost of
the necessities of life.
A woman always argues on both
sides of a thing her husband is going
to do, so that whichever way it comes
out she can say "L old you so." .
Willie's aunt took him out to lunch
eon. Wanting the . butter, he said:
" Hand me the butter.." "If what.
Willie?" "If you can reach it."
If women never do anything worse
than make themsslves swe3t to look
upon and delightful to behold, no word
of criticism shall evervcome their way.
A man can seldom rely on his
friends to tell him when to grasp an
opportunity, but they never fail to chide
him for his lack of forsight afterwards.
The youth no more the Ice caeam
Doth dodge in every place;
But now the oyster sign Is up
And stares him In the face.
There is an old axiom that says, he
that lives on love deserves to die In a
ditch. "The man from Missouri"
says he never yet has seen a man do
either. . i
A high school girl gave her father,
the following sentence to punctuata
"A five dollar bill flew around the cor
ner." "Well" he said "I simply put a
period after It like this."' "I would 'nt
"said the girl" I'd make a dash after
Considerable sickness has noticeab
ly decreased the attendance this week.
The present nice weather has made
the conditions very favorable for Bask
et Ball. Two outfits are being used
one by the girls and one by the boys.
The school boys will try a turn with
the town and hope to give a fair ac
count of themselves.
Hard work at practice Is being done
by the pupils preparing for the enter
tainment Friday night.. The play is
exceedingly funny and if you want a
gopd laugh come and see It.