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About Lexington wheatfield. (Lexington, Or.) 1905-19?? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 18, 1906)
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LEXINGTON GROWS WITHOUT WATCHING
LEXINGTON, OREGON, THURSDAY JANUARY 18, 1906
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8 CLEARANCE SALE
COMMENCING JANUARY 15th, ENDING JANUARY . 30th
Sale on Outings, your choice of 10, 12 1-2 and 1 5
cent outings at the low price of 9 cents
6 and 7 cent Outings during this sale at 5 cents.
Mens Neckties, any 35, 50 or 75 cent necktie in
our store,' during this sale at 1 9 cents.
Mill Ends and Semnants, are at your disposal at a
Wool Undershirts, we are selling at lesf than cost of
'manufacturing in order to make room for new goods
We are offering all our Negligee and Golf Shirts at
prices that will surprise you, to make room for our
We are determinod to close every old garment of
any kind or description in our stock at even more
than reduced prices, so we can open up our new
spring goods with no old ones on the shelves to
make our stock look old or shelf worn, are willing
to sacrifice in order to carry this out. We expect
to open one of the Brightest, Neatest stocks, in the
spring, ever shown in Morrow county.
FACTS YOUO!;r;HT TO KMOW.
Fishmongers never advertise sales
of old and soiled stock.
Nearly .-ill the inhabitants of the
Great Sahara are total abstainers.
Pickled onions were introduced into
England by the Crusaders.
The early Babylonians were
unacquainted with the use of the
It is' not generally known that by
subtracting the number of wet days in
the year from 365 you can ascertain
approximately the number of fine days.
Motorists are said to enjoy more
"fine days" than any other class of the
Fur Is best removed from the inside
of a kettle with a razor.
Columbus discovered America to
ward the end of the 15th century, and
was properly punished by a long term
of imprisonment, i
There is on phrase in the Tibetan
language which will exactly express the
English term nonconformist con
No trace of any system of fire in
surance has been discovered amongst
the prehistoric relics of the cave men.
In Spitzbergen frozen beer is sold by
the yard and bona fide travelers always
provide themselves with substantial
beer walking sticks to support them
selves on the homeward journey.
You talk about your Ill-health, it will
make you less healthy.
You worry about your work, It will
make you less capable.
You Imagine that you are disliked,
It will make you less likable.
You find fault with others, It will
make them faultier.
You anticipate evils, you will be sure
to bring them upon you.
You talk much of what you are
going to do, you will never do it.
You sit bemoaning the past, you will
never get on in the future.
You complain of lack of opportuni
ties, you'll miss what you have.
You wail bitterly that It Is an unjust
world and life not worth living, you'll
find It come true for sure, In your own
case at least.
" SENTENCE SERMONS
By Henry F. Cope.
Faith Is a foresight.
Charity for revenge Is a dead loss.
He has no friends who makes no
There can be no reverence where
there is no respect.
Putting pleasure first is a sure way
of postponing it.
Sins that make you lose your head
have the same effect on the heart.
It Is easy to imagine that if you
have the wind the Lord 'will find the
Some men expect to unload their
own sins by confessing those of others,
He who locks his tongue In locks a
good deal of trouble out.
It will not do us much good in heaven
to think of the things we had thought
of doing here.
' A good many are trying to wash out
the slums with teardrops.
The religion you can keep to your
self is not worth giving away.
It Is better to go forwsrd slowly than
to go round and round ever so fast,
A merry heart kills more microbes
than any medicine.
When a man boasts of his humility
you can depend on his hypocrisy.
Heaven regards the heart that
comes to the altar more than the gift
it leaves there.
If criticism began where charity is
said to it would seldom go any farther.
January 11th 1906.
Special meeting town council, mem
bers present Mayor ,W. G. Scott;
Councilmen W. E. Leach, E. D. Mc
Millan, A. K. Fuller, W. P. McMillan,
Recorder E. D. Leach, Marshal S. A.
Thomas; Absent Treasurer, R. B.
Under the head of new business S.
A. Thomas handed In his resignation
as marshal. Resignation accepted
and N. S. Phelps appointed marshal
at a salary of two dollars per. day
whenever working the streets.
Bill for an Ordinance taxing Attorney
fees as part of the costs in cases of
conviction for violating any of the
Ordinances of the town of Lexington.
Read the first time, second reading of
bill, third reading of bill. Vote taken
and bill passed.
Motion to lay all bills against the
town' over until the regular monthly
meeting, carried. ,
On motion the recorder was instruct
ed to write to A. G. Long in regard to
nozzle for hose, said nozzle not being
as agreed upon.
Motion that the Mayor appoint one
to act with the Mayor as a street com
mittee, carried, and W. E. Leach ap
pointed. Motion to adjourn, carried,
Real Estate Transfers since January
W. B. Parsons to Alice Keller,
sw 1 -4 sec 27-2n-24 $ 1 000
N. S. Whetstone to Myrtle M.
Van Vactor, lots 1, 2 blk 4
Ayers 4th add to Heppner 1600
R. C. Wills to Thos. Brannon,
s 26ft lot 2 blk 9 Heppner 500
Jeremiah Faulk to Sarah A.
Faulk, lots 7, 8 blk 1 Cluff's
5th add to lone 1 .00
J. C. Owens to B P Bleakman,
and Irregular tract of 102 a
In sec 35-4s-25 1500
Ed. F. Day to Geo. J. Currln,
tract No. 29 Heppner 3250
Geo. Swjggart to Geo. J Currln
se 1-4 sec 28-2s-28 500
Jane Penland to Sarah Morey
lot 2 blk 9 Lexington 15.00
W. B. McAUster to W. P. Mc
Millan, lot 6 blk 1 McAlisters
add to Lexington 60
Penland L & L Co. to A. S.
Burch, swl-4 swl-4 seel,
wl-2 nw!4, nwl-4 swl-4 sec
Morrow Warehouse & Mill Co.
to- Myrtle Driskell lot 5 and
6 In blk 19 Mt. Vernon add
to Heppner 50
W. H. Moore to W. A. Laid
law, el -2, nel-4 swl-4 and
lots 3, 4 sec 30, nel-4 nwl-4
lots 1, 2 sec 31-!n-24 el -2
sec 25-In-23, el -2 nwl-4,
lpts 1 , 2 sec 30-in-24 1 6,770
W. H. Moore to W. A. Laid-
law, wl-2, sel-4 sec 16, nw
1-4 wl-2 nel4, sec 21, sl-2
swl-4 sec 15, nwl-4, nl-2
swl-4 sec22 all In 23 16.640
D. A. Herren to J. C. Hayes,
2000 acres In tp 3s-27 20.000
0. L. W. Co to Libby Cook
lot 18, blk,36 Irrigon . 37.50
State of Oregon to J. Hr
Wylands sl-2 nel-4, sel-4
nwl-4 sec36-4s-24 150
Lincoln Meader to J E Leonard
lots 7, 11, 14, 17 blk 30 lot
30 blk 29, lot 3 blk 38
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