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About Lexington wheatfield. (Lexington, Or.) 1905-19?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 22, 1907)
LEXINGTON IS THE BEST TOWN IN MORROW COUNTY
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LEXINGTON, OREGON, THURSDAY AUGUST 22, 1907
CHAFF FROM THE STRAW STACK
By The Wind Slacker
What has became of your sum
..Shut your eyes"when you look at
, the faults of a friend.
Many a m2n with a coat . of arms
wears baggy trousers.
The most careful hen can't always
find things where she lays them.
Lots of people don't believe In signs
until they lean against one that reads
There" may be batter things in this
world than money, but It take3 money
to buy them. s
Some girls -marry because they
want to be married, but most girls
marry because they don't want to be
A woman never sees a baby without
wanting to run for it, and a man never '
sees one without running from it. Ex- 1
cept the baby is about eighteen. '
The time is coming when there will
be but one job for the few who smoke
cigarettes killing potato bug3 with
their breath: no one wants him any
nearer the house than the potato patch. '
Some people who have read the ad-'
vertisements in the magazines and I
street cars are at a loss to: understand
how Shakespeare ever wrote his plays
without eating the modern breakfast
foods. ' ' ' ,
An exchange says a man in than
town took the mumpsfrom his daugh
ter , measles from the baby, and
chlckenpox from the hired girl. Yet
when he tried to catch a train the oth
er morning he missed It by fifteen
minutes. Trains are not contagious.
P. T. Barnum once said: "If you
have $ 1 9 to put In use, pay $10 for
the article and $9 for advertising. I
can out talk any man but a printer.
The man who can stick type and next
morning talk to a thousand of men,
while I'm talking to one, is the man
I'm afraid of and I want to be his
The efforts of a Chicago man, who '
lacked five pounds of the neccessary !
weight for a job in the fire department j
to take on, additional flesh attracted
tRe attention of nearly all the health
food firms in the country. He lacked
three pounds when he came up for the
final test. Probably he ate some of
the health-food3 Instead of gaining
weight by pounding them up with a
The Wheatfield his just completed
arrangements with the Oregon Journal
whereby we are able to furnish the
Oregon Dally 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.
Three things , to be pure, just and
Three things to live courage, affec
tion mid gentleness.
Three things to govcrn-temper,
tongue and conduct.
Three things for which to- fight-hon
or, home and country. -
Three tilings to cherish the true, the
beaiuuul and tlie good.
Three things about which to think
!!fo, death rrid eternity.
Three tilings to commend thrift, In
dustry and promptness.
Three things to despise cruelty, ar
roirsinre ami ingratitude.
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"KVIii:UOIV 8HUILU KNOW"
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LEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOL
says C. G. Hays, a prominent business
man of Bluff, Mo., that Bucklen's Ar
nica Salve is the quickest and surest
healing salve ever applied to a sore.
burn or wound, or to a case of piles.
I've used it and know what I'm talking
about." Guaranteed by W. P. McMil
lan, Druggist. 25c-
Now is the time to get your Harvesting Machinery. "Don't Overlook Us'
LAND AND REAL ESTATE
Business done by
W. B. McAlister
Good Wheat Lands and'Choice Town
Lots for Sale at Reasonable Prices
Preaching service at 1 1 ar m. and
7:30 p. m. every third. and fifth
Sunday of . each month. " Sunday
School 2.30 p. m. every Sunday.
Rev. J. L.' Jones, Pastor.
Extras for Machines
Paints and Oils
WE SELL EVERYTHING YOU USE, EAT and WEAR
I. O. O. F. Lexington lodge No. 168.
Meets every Wednesday evening in Arti
san hall. ' -C.
W. Christenson P. M. Christenson
ORROW COUNTY'S MOST CENTRAL MARKET
Read The V.rhsatfie!d and be h';;y