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About Lexington wheatfield. (Lexington, Or.) 1905-19?? | View Entire Issue (May 17, 1906)
A SURE THING. LEXINGTON GROWS
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LEXINGTON, OREGON, THURSDAY MAY 17, 1900
We failed to mention In last weeks
issue the return of Miss Bessie Thorn
berg, who has been attending college
Rev. T. P. Graham preached a
special sermon for the Odd Fellows,
last Sunday morning, The local
lodge attended In a body.
The Junior League gave an Inter
estlng program at the M. E. church
last Sunday evening. Dr, Olmstead,
of Portland, gave a very nice talk. .
Geo. W. Turner and wife, of Port
land, were called to Lexington yester
day by the serious illness of Mr. Tur
ners brother, Chas, D,, of this city.
For Sale or trade One 200 egg Chat
ham Incubator, model 1905. Several
three quarter B. P. Rock hens.
J, S. Baldwin, Lexington.
The Dalles Optimist is to be the
name of a new newspaper soon to be
established at The Dalles by Messrs
A. Bennett and R. G. Davenport.
The Vheatfield welcomes Bro. Ben
nett back Into the newspaper field.
The Wheatfield has just completed
arrangements with the Oregon Journal
whereby we are able to furnish the
Oregon Daily Journal, including the
Sunday issue, and The Wheatfield,
one year $7. The Daily Journal and
Wheatfield one year $5. The Semi
Weekly Journal and The Wheatfield
one year $1.75.
The first political meeting of the
campaign to be held in Lexington was
held Tuesday afternoon by the demo
crats. Hon. Walter M. Pierce, cani
date for joint Senator; A.- D. Stillman,
canidate for Circuit Judge and C. P.
Strain, of Pendleton, all bright and
brilliant speakers, gave their views of
the present campaign from the demo
While grinding some tools Tuesday
Karl Beach noticed what appeared to
be a piece of new cloth under a pile of
coal in the rear of V. G. Scott & Co's
shop. Upon close examination he
found an entire suit of clothes that were
supposed to have been ' taken from the
store of Leach Bros some time ago
when the glass door of the hardware
department was broken open.
Harvey Parsell is much improved..
People up Black Horse are wishing
it would rain.
Mrs. Jennie Barton spent Sunday
afternoon with Mrs. Geo. Mead.
Miss Verdie Easterly and Mrs.
Frank Beymer were Black Horse vis
itors last Friday,
Miss Etta Mead Visited with Mr.
and Mrs. E. S Duran the past week,
returning home Sunday. She reports
a very pleasant visit
Ask the boys up Black Horse if
Sand Hollow water is better than the
water at home. They sometimes go
over there to get a drink.
Miss Ethel Stone, of lone, was a
pleasant yisitor at the home of her
$5.70 PER SACK, FOR CASH
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs, Valen
tine, the'past few days'.returning home
Robt. VanHorn and Frank Moyer
were Willow creek visitors Sunday.
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express our thanks to
the kind friend3 who assisted us during
the recent illness and, death of our
little son, f
. Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Wiles.'
Bathing within the town limits, in
Willow Creek, Is strictly forbidden.
If persisted in arrests wll be made.
W. p. Scott,
32-36 V Mayor.
All persons are hereby varned
against bathing In Willow creek within
sight of my residence. ;. Parties per
sisting in doing so will be prosecuted
to the full extent of the lav.
32-3$ Mrs, Jane Pfnland.
By Henry F. Cope,
Life without restraint Is without
A little great man can always be
filled with vanity.
The funeral kind of religion is most
Strength in public must have sources
He cannot reach heaven who gets
out of touch with earth.
Reverent reasoning may be the best
kind of a revelation.
No man gets worthy riches unless he
is willing to be poor.
You cannot separate society from
sin by separating yourself from society.
The true man will find the bread of
life even In the strife for bread.
He who stands for the right will not
come to a standstill.
. Ethics is good, and so is a motor;
but it needs a dynamo,
You cannot learn to be a guide by
studying a guide book.
You do not have to throw prudence
to the winds in order to prove that you
steer by principle.
People will believe In the virtues of
your character without the evidence of
Trains of lies are made up by switch
ing the truth.
Only the dead heart wants to be
dead-headed to heaven.
It is hot always the preacher who
talks the most poetry, who is doing
most to make life a poem.
It is never safe to trust the man wh;,
carries his virtues on the tip o( hs
, A man's vocabulary is measured by
his dictionary, but his message depends
on his heart.
If their were no old maids in the
world there would be nobody for the
married woman to envy.
Jk'e cBiq Store
CHAFF FROM THE STRAW STACK
Have you got the habit yet?
Come to think about it, have you
paid the printer, yet?
Clean up your back yard first, then
help the other fellow.
Ice cream and strawberries look
good to us. In reminds us of the good
old summer time.
The soda fountains are now doing
business. It won't be long until the
water wagon will be on deck.
A Paterson, N. J., bank president,
George W. Murray, who was appoint
ed trustee of an estate left by a man
who died fifteen years ago, has just
turned the property over to the heirs
after having increased the value of it
sevenfold. We nominate him for a
place in the Hall of Fame.
It Is Dangfrou8toNeglecea Cold,
How often do we'hrar 'it remarked:
"It's only a co'; ancj a few days,
later learn t'(at the man is on his back
ith 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 in
pneumoni5, and has gained its great
popularity and extensive' sale by its
prompt cures of this most common
ailment. It always cures and is pleas
ant to take. For sale by W. P. Mc-r