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About Lexington wheatfield. (Lexington, Or.) 1905-19?? | View Entire Issue (May 10, 1906)
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A SURE THING. LEXINGTON GROWS
LEXINGTON, OREGON, THURSDAY MAY 10, 1906
CHAFF FROM THE STRAW STACK
If youf wife is growing restless, If
she 'tentatively tugs, at the dingy win
dow curtains, if she studies all the
rugs; if she talks about wall paper, If
she "views the window panes with an
eye that sees them tarnished by a lot
'Of streaks and stains, then you may as
well be as patient as a mouse, for, a
'feeble man can't stop tar, she will
:soon be cleaning house, .
, A Umatilla county school teacher
recently wrote the mother of a pupil In
order to get 'her views on corporal
punishment. Following Is the reply:
"Dear Miss You writ me about
whipping my sun. 3 hereby give you
permission to beet "him everytlme it
is necessary to learn his lessons. . He
Is just like his father; you have to lern
him with a club. Pound nowledge
Into himr I want him to get it and
don't pay no attenshun to what his
father says. I'll handle him."
Some visitors were ' being shown
over an English pauper lunatic asylum.
They Inquired of their conductor what
"method was employed to discover
when the inmates were sufficiently re
covered to leave. "We have a big
trough of water," said the conductor,
"and we turns on the tap. We leaves
It running and tells 'em to ball out the
water with pails until they've emptied
the troughs" "How does that prove
them?" asked one of the visitors.
"Well," said the conductor, "them as
" ain't Idiots turns off the tap." "
pThe eighth grade class is working
diligently now preparatory to the eighth
grade examination the 17 and 18 of
this month. 1
' The ninth grade has about complet
ed all its work but the Algebra. That
will keep them busy the remaining few
days of school.
Following Is the financial statement
regarding the Recital. Expenses, hall
$3, drayage on piano $2, advertising
$3, curtain 30 cents, wire 15 cents,
total $8.45. Receipts at door $ 1 6.50
Balance $8.05. The balance will be
divided equally between the two
The school board has experienced
considerable difficulty in obtaining
satisfactory applications for the vacant
positions. Any person who knows a
good teacher will do the school a favor
by having them send in an application
for a position,
List of Circuit Court Jurors, drawn
for the May term of Circuit Court
which convenes on May 21, 1906.
W. W. Brannon, farmer, Eight
Mile; W. S. Smith, farmer, bouth
lone; George 'Noble, capitalist, Mt.
! Vernon; J. B, Carmichael, farmer,
Lexington; C H Bartholomew, farmer,
I Pine City; Joseph Doherty, stockman,
Lean; T. J. Carle, undertaker, South
: lone; George W. Chapln, stockman,
I Dairy; "" J."'S. Young, farmer, Eight
Mile; James ' A. , Brown, . farmer,
Gentry; Thos Graham, farmer, Dry
Fork; J. H Frad, farmer, Gentry;
Dan Summer, farmer Lexington; W.
P. Dutton, farmer, Mt. Vernon; Julius
Keithley, poultryman; Heppner; W. B
Finley, stockman, Alpine; P. M.
Garrigues, merchant,' Mt. Vernon; J.
here Monday on a visit to his parents.
L. W. Hill and wife were visitors In
town Monday. Mr. Hill reports crops
looking well in his locality northwest of
Attorney Sam E, Van Vactor was
unanimously elected chairman of the
democratric county central committee,
w. ww.n5, uuulCr, ,.cw.v., ,a,so a member of the state committee
farmer, Heppner; CbM Hams, hotel j m m Aprjl 25
keeper, Dairy; Stacy Roberts, farmer, '. -. . - - . .
Dairy; Chas Allinger, carpenter, outh
lone; J. L. Kincaid, farmer, South
lone; A. H. Allen, farmer, Dairy; D.
0. Justus, sheep raiser, Mt. Vernon;
A H. Stamp, farmer, Gentry; George
Stevenson, farmer, Heppner; M. R.
Morgan, farmer, South lone; M. F.
French, farmer, Heppner; Perry
Hopkins, carpenter, South lone; Ralph
Benge, farmer, Lexington. '
Andrew Reaney was up from Lex
ington, Friday. Mr. Reauey reports
that grain Is looking excellent in the
Lexington wheat belt.
Workmen are now at work on the
ne-w home of the Gazette in the
Abrahamsick building on May street.
The building will be well fitted for the
printing plant and the location will be
much better than the present place.
Heppner Times 1 ,
Heppner Blackman, "wh, was a car
toonist on the San Francises Bulletin
prior to the fire," returned to his home
The Odd Fellows entertained a large
crowd at their hall in this city last
Thursday night. About 125 partook
of the elegant lunch and a general
good time Is reported. , , :
N. A. Leach, traveling agent ' for
Kerr, Gifford & Co., spent Sunday and
Monday in lone which was one of the
last places he v'sited on a trip to all
their warehouses in Eastern Oregon,
and. he says the prospects here are the
best he has seen east of the range
Bathing within the town limits, in
Willow Creek, Is strictly forbidden
If persisted in arrests will be made.
W, G. Scott,
32-36 Mayor. V
All persons are hereby warned
against bathing in Willow creek within
sight of my residence. Parties per
sisting In doing so will be prosecuted
tp the full extent of the law.
32-36 Mrs. Jane Pemland.
Harvey Parsels had a narrow escape
last Friday of being killed while plow
ing, his team became frightened and
tried to run away, throwing', him from
his seat on the plow between the team
and plow, tearing his clothing and
cutting two severe gashes in one leg
one gash almost to the bone, iIsq cut
ting one arm. .
The crops look very nice so-for, we
hope it will continue so.
Mrs. E. S. Duran was- a Lexington
visitor Thursday last.
W. G. Scott was a Black M-'drse
visitor Thursday of last week:.
Barney Doherty who got hurt is Im
proving very rapidly.
Mr. and Mrs. Duran spent Sunday
last with George Mead and family, all
enjoyed a pleasant day.
It la Iaii5rouf to Neglect a Cold,
How often do we hear it remarked:
"It's only a cold," and a few days
later learn that the man Is on his back
with pneumonia. This Is of such
common occurrence that a cold, how
ever slight, should not be disregarded.
Ceamberlain's Cough Remedy counter .
abts any tendency of a cold to result tev
pneumonia and has gained its gnat
popularity and extensive sale b its;
prompt cures of this most common
ailment. It always cures and is pleas-,
ant to take. For ea'e by W'- P.. Mc
Millan, : " - ; ,
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Many nice Hats to offer, far below cost. Call before
. they are all gone. ,
W E are offering odd suits of clothing in order to clean
up our Stock far below cost of Manufacture.
SHOES we have those to offer at SOcta. which cost at
least $2.50 ' to $3.00 to make, they must ;go in
order to make room for new goods.
DRESS GOODS $1.50' values at 95 cents, $1.00 values
.at 60 cents, 75 cent valuer at 40 cents, G5 cent
Talues at 40 cents, 50 cent values at 30 cents, we
must let them go at some price. ;
GREAT values in Laces of all kinds, Irnbroideries, etc.
LADIE'S Wash Skirts one half price. Ladie's Waists
one half price, just one-half what these have for
mally sold at. , We are determined to clean up our
.' . stock. ' ; ', ..........
Ceack 3$ roth
U DAVID ADLER A SONS'
Viai-A CLOTHING CO.
MIlWAUKEt, , ,
GENTS Nice Neat Filling
Suits, Coat Vest and Pants
for the Low Price of $4.45
Just think of IT. ..
THE Very. Latest Children
and Boys Suits for $2.45.
CALL and let us show you
Goods and Prices that
will simply astonish
BOYS Shirts from 35 cents up
MEN'S Shirts from 50 cts. up
We keep every thing. you use, eat and wear and buy as
.close as any store in Morrow county, we own our 0
buildings and are in a position to handle our busi
ness right and at a close margin. We take as much
, pains with a small order and give it the same at
tention as we do any of our large customers. We
aim to handle the best of everything, give us a
chance to figure with you we can do you good.'
WE have just received some new Spring Work Buggies',
Hacks. Don't buy a vehicle till you see ours and
get prices. . .
HARNESS is advancing every, day, we have bought
ahead and can give you the advantage of the raise.
This is no small item, harness that are high today
will look cheap in three months from now, leather
advancing every day. 1 BUY NOW.
HARDWARE is advancing in,eome lines, we are pre
pared to take care of you in this line to. Come and
JAe SBty Store