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About Lexington wheatfield. (Lexington, Or.) 1905-19?? | View Entire Issue (March 22, 1906)
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A SURE THING. LEXINGTON GROWS
LEXINGTON, OREGON, THURSDAY MARCH 22, 1906
There seems to be some misunder
standing as to the cause of taxes be
ing a little higher this year than last.
While the levy for the county and
state remains the same there Is i
raise of three mills 'in the school tax
which Is the cause 'of the slight raise
on property in the Heppner district.
Engberg & Montgomery, who secur
ed a large traction engine for the ). L.
Blalock ranch, a few miles west Ar
lington, vhich !they are running, Tiave
discarded it and returned to (horse
power for their plowing. After a
thorough test, they conclude tire land
In Eadern Oregon has too many knolls
and pitches tor an engine.
District Attorney G. W. Phelps was
. over from Pendleton a couple of days
this 'wee'k Hooking after business inter
A petftton to vote on local1 option in
Morrow county at the coming June
election. 'has been filed It contains
263 names and there is said to be an
other paper yet to file ocntalnlng a
large number of names.
Mrs. A. Andrews came 'down from
Heppner Wednesday to wsit with her
daughter, Mrs. Putnam,
Attorney C J. BrigW of Wasco,
vas in Ifone Wednesday enroute home
from Heppner ' He wastof the opinion
that the wheat crop in Sherman county
was greatly damaged by the recent
, N. A. Leach, traveling manager for
Kerr-Gifford & Co., arrived Monday
to look the company's business. He
says the local agents in Gilliam and
Sherman counties reports the wheat
crop there to be seriously damaged.
The stormy weather and the mumps
have decreased the attendance at
school for the past week.
The boys are making preparations
for a grand field meet on Arbor day.
Such events as running, jumping, ham
mer throwing, shot putting, pole vault
ing and base bail are the order of the
In the evening on Arbor day the pu
pils taking music from Mrs. 'Thomas
will give an entertainment at the hall.
The school Is preparing a literary pro
gram to add to the variety of the exer
cises. The eighth ;grade class is very busy
at present on ithe review work prepara
tory to the eighth grade examination
to be held in .May.
It's hard to steer a straight course
when you .keep, your conscience in
your pants ptfoket.
"PRINTS THE NEWS
CHAFF FROM THE STfiAW STACK
He who follows is always behind
We may miss paradise by our pride.
Conceit is the handmaid ' of igno
rance, i !
Better be an hour early than two
Vanity is like a drum,, it sounds loud
when you hit it. ,
Chistianity and draw poker Is not a
well matched team. ,,
A quiet mental poisje and balance Is
more to be desired th Rockefellows
gold. f f
Get your stationery it the Wheatfield
Printery and your business will never
become stationary. '
The man who goes out between acts
at a show, usually comes back with a
smile but ycu do not always see it.
An eastern man has1 discovered that
brandy can be made out of wet elm
sawdust. Now a prohibitionist wants
to know what Chance a good cause can
have when a man can go out with a
rip saw and get drunk on a rail fence.
By Henry F. Cope.
He tods no weal who flees all woe.
The polished Christian comes from
the malls of adversity.
The visdom from above will be known
by its works below.
TThere can be no finalty to truth that
carries to fallible mo. j
The wariest may be he.least wise.
You cannot measure a man's right
eousness by his reticence.
He who lays out each das with
prayer leaves it with praise.
The man who is too good for any
thing Is often good for nothing.
It's mighty easy to mistake venom
It is easy to mistake the outer re
straints of society for the inner right
eousness of the soul.
The vices of earth become dominant
when we are deaf to the voices from
A successful candidacy for heaven
Is more than learning to look like a
Many a preacher thinks that beceuse
he can express himself with ease he
ought to be deadheaded through life.
There's a good deal of difference be
tween social prominence and personal
The man who always has the sins of
others before him puts his own in his
Every time that life seems wintry
take it as evidence that the Gardener
meant you for more than a summer
You are not likely to cheer the
hearts of others by looking down in the
Some men think that a pugnacious
disposition provides them with all the
ptety they need.-
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bey-' .
mer, on March 17, a twelve pound
School closes in district 53 March
Thirty two dollars was cleared from
the basket social. It won't be long
until Social Ridge school will have a
Harrison Flower and Marion Cork
have joined the Foresters of America.
Lewis VanWinkle went to visit his
mother at Strawberry.
Remedy In His House.
"We would not be without Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy. It is kept on
hand continually In our home," says
W. W. Kearney, editor of the Indepen
dent, Lowry City, Mo. That Is just
what every family should do. When
kept at hand ready for instant use, a
cold may be checked at the outset and
cured in much less time than after it
has become settled in the systems
This remedy is also without a peer for
croup in children, and will prevent the
attack when given as soon as the child'
becomes hoarse, or even after the.
croupy cough appears, which can only
be done when the remedy is kept at .
hand. For sale by W. P. McMillan
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