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About Lexington wheatfield. (Lexington, Or.) 1905-19?? | View Entire Issue (Oct. 4, 1906)
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LEXINGTON GROWS WITHOUT WATCHING
LEXINGTON, OREGON, THURSDAY OCTOBER 4, 1000
CHAFF FROM THE STRAW STACK
No one is proud of a secret marriage.
A corn Is not an eye sore. It Is a
It Is easier to catch a train than It
Is to hold it.
Necessity Is the mother of Inven
tion and patentright is the father.
And now the coal man smiles a
smole that puts a printer In the hole.
No one appreciates good health un
til he gets Into the hands of the doctor.
The people who do not believe In
hell, pray the loudest In a thunder
You should take care of the children
In summer, but In winter "let 'em
Loan this Wheatfleld to your neigh
bor. The Wheatfield Is the best for
The east Is losing all Its prestige.
Even Boston bake i beans now come
The ladies like small waists so they
wont have to wear suspenders to keep j
their clothes up. i
" A respectable , man here beat his
good wife three times the other even
ing. They were playing euchre.
A man does not have to be a pro
fessional mind reader to tell whether
his best girl ate limberger for supper.
- Some Lexington ladles drink vine
gar for their . complexion. They are
the sour-faced women you meet on the
At a dance the other night a young
lady called her beau an Indian be
cause he was on her trail a good deal
of the time.
Be careful what you advertise. A
Lexington merchant advertised Free
Stone Peaches for sale. A lady came
In a few days later and Inquired for
some of the peaches he had advertis
ed free of stones. No names mention
ed as no money has been paid for this
Recently a' woman rear Condon was
severly bitten by a mule. Perhaps
the poor mule was hungry and mistock
the woman for a grass widow.
There Is not much difference wheth
er a howling tomcat Is killed or not. If
he Is killed he is made Into fiddle
strings for some galoot to saw from
morning nntil midnight.
"Yes sir, all the great men of the
country are named William," said
Billy Jones, as he stove his thumbs In
his sides. "Hows that?" asked Billy
Smith, while a thankful smile hit his
A LVt'KY F99TMISTRK9S
Is Mrs. Alexander, of Carey, Me., who
has found Dr. King's New Life Pills to
be the best remedy she ever tried for
keeping the Stomach, Liver and Bow
els In perfect order. You'll agree with
her if you try these painless purifiers
that infuse new life. Guaranteed by
W. P. McMillan, druggist. Price 25c.
features. ''Why," answered Billy,"
there was William McKlnley, William
Bryan, King William and William
Jones." And then Billy's face fell a
couple of blocks.
Here Is a new Swede story; The
doctor had been called to take charge
of a new Infant. Looking scrutinizing
ly at the infant, the doctor said;"Hans
what s the matter with the child, it's a
skinny little thing, ?nd you are a big,
stout man, and your wife a large healthy
woman?" "Waal, doctor, I tole you "
said Hans; "we bain up in North Da
koto two yaar and we bain glad to g-t
the seed back."
Alf AWFUL COVQU Cl'BBD
"Two years ago our little girl had a
touch of pneumonia, which left her
with an awful caugh. She had spells
of caughing, just like one with thp
whooping cough and some thought sh(
would not get well at all. We got a
bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remec'y
which acted like a charm. She stop
ped caughing and got stout and fat,"
writes Mrs. Ora Bussard, Brubaker,
III. This remedy is for sale by W. P,
McMillan's Drug Store.
Get Your Name on
The Wheatfield List
Roosevelt's Early Cowboy Talk.
Nothing amused the cowboys more
than Roosevelt's choice of words and
manner of speech. He was a Duriat
in language and at first was unable
to tacicie tne cow punchers slang.
While driving his bunch of cattle
to his Chimney Butte ranch a num
ber of them started up a coulee. An
sxperienced foreman would have
shouted, "Git a tit on vou. ther.
and head them steers !" or "Hit the
high places and turn 'em!" Roose
velt's order, while equally (sharp,
nearly paralyzed the flvmz cow
punchers. It has been treasured
Till v . 1
ana torn ana retold whenever two
or more cow punchers have gathered
Standing in his stirruDS. he onen-
pd his steel trap mouth and yelled,
"Hasten quickly forward vonder!"
The wonder was it didn't stampede
tne nera. Boston Herald.
IS THE MOON IXIIABITKD
Science has proven that the moon
has an atmosphere, which makes life
in some form possible on that satellite;
but not for human being, who have a
hard enough time on this earth of ours;
especially those who don't know that
Electric Bitters cure Headache, Bil
iousness, Malaria, Chills and Fever,
Jaundice, Dyspepsia, Dizziness, Tor
pid Liver, Kidney complaints, General
Debility and Female weaknesses. Un
equaled as a general tonic and appetiz
er for weak persons and especially the
aged. It induces sound sleep. Fully
guaranteed by W.P. McMillan, Drug
gist. Frice only 50c. .....
Salt Lake, Denver,-Kansas
City, Chicago, St. Louis,
Ocnnn Stdmnern for Sun Kmiincn 1m
Portland at 8 P. M. every fifth Uy.
TickU to and from all point of the Unit
ed States and Kurope.
Trains Leave Lexington, Dally, ex
cept Sunday, - . 9:25 A. M
Trains Arrive at Lexington, Daily, ex
cept Sunday - 5:10 P.M.
Trains Connect at Heppner Junction
with Main Line trains for all
points East and West.
A. L. CRAIG, G. P. A.
THE WHEAt FIELD
LEACH BROTHERS GREAT OCTOBER i
R TAKE ADVANTAGE
Special sale on Cotton Blankets. We offer you a fine double
Cotton Blanket for 75 cents. A little wider and heavier Blanket
for 85 cents. 4 and 5 pound Blankets from $1.25 to $1.75.
, v. v. wivM Avti4 vvaw juoi aiiivvUa Value iiuill
$12.50 to $20.00. We are offering on account of ' short crops at
prices that will simply astonish you, from $5. to $12.50. n
Special on Ladies 15 cent black cotton hose, per pair, 10 cents
Wall Paper stock is complete and prices are correct.
We cau save you money on your fall order for groceries. Call
and see and take advantage.
Hardware? Yes, we sell a little hardware too.
In Paints and Oils we can furnish you anything you want at
Don't averlook us when you want Implements and Vehicles,
remembering that we sell everything you use, eat and wear.
CLOTHING PRICE TO MOVE THEM
$ 5.00 Suits for'
6.00 " "
All Boys and Childrens clothing 1-4 off.
"For cash of course"
We have placed an import
order for Chinese Sacred Lil
lieo, for each family of our
regular customers. Bulbs
to others will be aold at 15c
or 2 for 25c. These should
arrive in a week or so.
We have 50 dozen school
handkerchiefs at 1 cent . each.
SPECIAL SALE ON OUTINGS
C 1-4 cent grades at
12 1-2 "
16 2-3 "
All wool dress goods at
Large Line Men's dress and work shirts $1.00 to
Special at - - - . 75c
All Lace Curtains at
Above Prices are for "Cash Only."
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