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About Lexington wheatfield. (Lexington, Or.) 1905-19?? | View Entire Issue (Feb. 22, 1906)
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GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS
Loans and Collections a Specialty.
H LAND AND REAL ESTATE
Businesss done by
b. a. Mccormick.
1906, B. A
I month and
Good Wheat Lands and Choice Town Lots for
Sale at Reasonable Prices.
Office in Bank
High Class Portraits.
All the latest style Mounts.
Developing done for Amateurs.
H. K. FULL6R
First Class Rigs' Careful Drivers
Special attention to Commercial M
DIED At his home near
Wednesday, February 14,
McCormick, aged 65 years,
B. A. McCormick was born
Indiana, January 4, 1841 where
resided for 26 years. At the age
23 he was married, In 1867
moved to Illinois where he lived until
1882 when he moved to Missouri and
resided there until the 22nd day of
last October when he moved to
He enlisted with the union forces
durin? the rebellion and served with
honor to himself and country, At the
age of 19 years he became a member
of the Baptist church arid lived a
christian life doing what he thought
was right and honorable in his daily
walks through life and died believing
In the Lord.
B. A. McCormick was a member
of the I. 0. 0. F. who took charge of
the funeral after a fitting disourse was
delivered In the Congregational church
by Rev. J. C, White, of Strawberry,
who had been Intimately acquainted
with Mr. McCormlnk for a number of
years. At the cemetery the services
were conducted by the I. 0. 0. F,
lodge and the soul was consigned to
God who gave It and the body lain to
rest In Mother Earth.
When the members had returned to
their lodge room a purse of $25.25
was taken up and presented to the
family to assist in defraying the funeral
On Wednesday, February 14th Mr.
McCormick came to Lexington and on
the road horns with a load of wood,
while attempting to use the brake he
was thrown under the wheels which
passed over his chest and head and
seriously Injured him. He seemed to
be Improving and was able to be out of
i bed a few days before his death, yet he
was injured Internally which caused
He was the father of ten children,
five of whom survive him.
The Wheatfleld joins his host of
friends in expression of genuine sorrow
fnr the bereaved widow and children.
w. p. McMillan's
. LUMBER YARD
LUMBER. DOORS, WINDOWS, SHINGLES
WOOD AND COAL
CHAFF FROM THE TRAW STACK
that Inquire much learn
are always headed up
T. W. Morgan . and wife were In
town Tuesday from Gooseberry. Mr. ,
Morgan has been troubled with rheum-1
atism for some time and is enroute to
Hot lake whsrft h PYnprts tn finH kissed.
The wedding of Miss Roosevelt and
Mr. Longworth occurred last Saturday
at noon. The Wheatfleld has failed
to secure their likeness to publish on
its front page, as all other noted publi
cations have done.
Today is Washingtons birthday and
A newly married couple resemble a
Women, like facts, are sometimes
When a slow horse Is tied to a post
it makes him fast.
An egg, like a colt. Is not fit for use
until it Is broken.
Keep working, 'tis better than sit
ting aside and dreaming.
All nature is the same nature, yet
manifesting infinite variety.
Man judges human nature by what
he is himself, yet how erroneous.
Tall people are always the laziest
because they are longest in bed.
When you have anything to do, let
your head and hands work together.
Some people adorn their bodies,
while others prefer to adorn their
When a man is stabbed it is assault
with intent to kill, when a hog Is killed
it is with Intent to salt.
Do not let your mental horizon be
come circumscribed by the circum
ference of the almighty dollar.
The proud and the vain see nothing
better in the world than themselves,
while all the world knows there is. .
If some of us were as zealous in
doing our own duty as we are in trying
to make others do . theirs, what a
blessed world this would be.
It is no wonder that one of the
billiard balls is so red it's so often
catapults and roaring orators; fast
young men and girls faster, fastest;
sharp lawyers and sharp financiers;
noisy children and fertile plains that He
like sheets of water and thousands of
newspapers that lie like thunder.
By Henry F. Cope.
Life's outgo makes Its Increase.
Sacrifice sanctifies any service.
Sin Is setting appetite before authority.
Gold on the heart
the golden heart.
Deceit Is the poorest kind of di
plomacy. Haste to be rich makes waste of the
the real riches.
Every duty neglected Is the loss of
does not make
It's pretty hard for a girl to play the
piano and be hugged at the same time.
A smile doesn't cost anything and
it is much more becoming on a
woman's face than powder.
A Missouri editor is said to have
gotten off fhe following: "We live in
a land of high mountains and hlch
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
In the County Court of the State of Ore
gon for Morrow County.
In the matter of the estate of Lenora
Langley, deceased, the undersigned having
been appointed by the County Court of the
State of Oregon, for Morrow County,
Executors of the estate of Lenora Langley
deceased, notice is hereby given to the
creditors of, and all persons having claims
against said deceased, to present them
verified as required by law, within six
months after the first publication of this
notice to said Executors at the office of
their attorneys, Phelps & Notson, at Hepp
Leslie A. Langley,
Geo. W. Turner,
Executors of the estate
Lenora Langley deceased.
Dated Jan. 18, 1906.
the school is taking a holiday. Appro- taxes, low valleys and low wages; big,
priate exercises were held in Miss
Scott's room yesterday afternoon, con
sisting of recitations, reading, qouta
tions and dialogues.
.Henry E. Collier, one of Pendleton's
prominent attorneys, was in town yes
terday. Mr. Collier is a candidate for
Circuit Judge of this district and is
the only active attorney In the race.
See his card in this issue.
If you cannot find what ' you want in
the Drug line try Davidson Bros, of
lone, they carry the largest stock of
Drugs and Chemicals in Morrow Co.
Mail and Telephone orders promptly
'attended to. . 9tf
We have a good second hand
Dutchman Plow, 12 inch three bottom
run two seasons, will put new shares
and landsides on it and sell on fall
terms at $42.50, a snap, or we will
sell for less without the third bottom.
Young's Moving Picture and Illus
trated Song Concert Co., are billed for
Artisan hall Saturday evening Febru
ary 24th. This company gives a
double entertainment, after the moving
pictures have heen shown an after
program consisting of Negro Imperso
nations, funny Coon songs and
Musical specialties will be presented.
Admission 25 cents. Children, under
12 years, 15 cents.
crooked rivers and crooked statements;
big lakes, big strikes, big drunks, big
pumpkins and big men with pumpkin
heads; silver streams that gambol in
the mountains; and pious politicians
that gamble in. the night; roaring
By BENJAMIN FISKK BAKKKTT.
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For a limited period this book Is
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In the County Court of the Slate of Ore
gon for Morrow County.
In tha matter of the estate and Guardian
ship of Bert Wheeler, insane.
To Bert Wheeler, the next of, kin, and
all persons Interested, Greeting:
In the name of the State of Oregon, you
are hereby cited and required to appear in
the County Court of the State of Oregon,
for the bounty of Morrow, at the court
room thereof, at Heppner, In the county of
Morrow, on Monday the 5th day of March,
1906, at 10 o'clock In the forenoon of said
day, then and there to show cause, if any,
why an order should not be made for the
sale oHhe following described real pro
perty, to-wit: The South West quarter ()
of Section Three (3), Township One (1)
South, Range Twenty-five (25) E. W. M.,
and all rights and improvements therewith.
Witness, the Honorable T. W. Avers
Judge of the County Court of
the State of Oregon, for the
County of Morrow, with the seal
of said Court affixed, this 25th,
day of January, A. D. 1906i
Signed Attest: Vawter Crawford,-
By J, G. Crawford.
NUNC LICET PRESS
42 West Coulter Street
NOTICE OF GUARDIAN'S SALE.
Under and by virtue of an order Issued
out of the County Court of the State o
Oregon for Morrow county, on the 5th day
of February, 1906, the undersigned guardian
of the estate of Percy Clyde Gentry, a
minor, will on Tuesday, the 20th day of
March, 1906, at 10 o'clock In the forenoon
of said day, In front of the Court House in
Heppner, Morrow County, Oregon, sell to
the highest bieder for cash, all the right,
title and Interest of his said ward In and to
the following described real property, to
wlt: The undivided one-fifth interest In
and to lots 6 and 7, In block 16 of the town
of Lexington, Morrow County, Oregon,
and all rights and Improvements thereon,
and there with.
Dated this 6th day of February, 1906.
J. E. Gentry