Cleveland County Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 2, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 13, 1894 Page: 2 of 4
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CLEVELAND COUNTY LEADER.
W. r. LANEY.
J, W CHILURESS,
PUBLISHED BY TI1E
LEADER PUBLISHING COMPANY
I-kitored at the Postoffice at Lexington, Okla-
homa Territory. ae seoond class matter, for
tranimisi n tnrough all mails.
One year. . • fl.CO
Pli months, , 65
One square, or leei,75 cents for each insertion
•Locial notices 6 cents per line for each in-
Kates for itandinc advertisements made
known on application.
Aocounta due the firat of each month.
SATURDAY JAN. 20, 180-1.
It is said that the Kreat Krupp
sun will carry a shot sixteen miles.
This country produces 80 per
cent of the cotton crop of the world.
Railroads in Hungary, owned
by the government, charge less
than one cent a mile.
More than two thousand Ameri-
can Indians were received into the
Catholic church last year.
The total number of postoflic.es
in operation in the United Htates
on January 1, 1804, is 68,S06.
Corporations in thin country
owe 12,000,000,000 to Europeans.
The principal and interest will have
to bo paid in go!J.
The Arkansas Valley railroad
has had its time extended for con-
structing an addittonal lino of rail-
way in the Indian Territory.
Parties in Guthrie have been
swindling people In the south
by selling them lots in Cherokee
City. The lots are not worth the
paper the deeds are written on.
The matron of the county in-
firmary at Findly, Ohio, is charged
with faidlnir an inmate with boil-
ing w..terand afterwards applying
a mustard plaster to his bald bead.
Machines have been invented
and large factoi ies erected, where
artificial cotlee beans are made
from acorn Hour and gum arabic,
and these are mixed with the real
Oklahoma has six Episcopal, 16.r>
Methodist, twenty-five Baptist,
twenty-four Congregational, twen-
ty-five Catholic, and twenty-four
Presbyterian churches, according
to the last church enumeration.
Ci.yde Mattox, at Wichita,Kan.,
on the 16ih inst., was found guilty
of murder in the first degree, and
escaped from jail the same night
by removing a bar from his win-
dow cell. He was captured at mid
night at Yat< s Center, Kan. A re
ward of $1000 was offered for .lino.
A"! othor issues seem to be of
minor importance when discussed
in connection wit'.i tneabove. The
question is being agitated on all oc-
cnslonH where two or mrtre congre-
gate. Statehood, and statehood
alone, seems to be in universal de-
mand, with the exception of a few
greedy politicians, who are always
willing "to pitch their tents and
swing their kettlas where there is
political plunder to be had," and
the usual crowd who are rated as
camp-followers and retainers. The
letter of Gov. Fiahbaclc, of Arkan-
sas, to President Cleveland; the re-
port of Attorney General Olney to
congress; the records of the courts
at Paris, Tex., and Fort Smith,
Ark.; the occurrences narrated
daily in the papers published
in the Indian Territory, aside
from numerous other causes,
all go to show that the federal gov-
ernment should take some docided
steps, and that ImmeJiately, to blot
out this dark spot from the map of
the country. The rights of the In-
dians can and will be protected.
Whites in the territory already out-
number the Indians by a large ma-
jority, and the only persons among
them that oppose statehood are
squawmen and leasers; ami the
arguments they advance iu behalf
of their opposition smacks more or
less of selfishness. While some of
the cattle barons do not claim
that they want the earih, they
certainly intend to assume control
of aa much as they can feuce in.
The question now is, shall the
B. I. T. (Beautiful Indian Terri-
tory), one of the most fuvored sec-
lions on God's footstool, continue to
be controlled by the squawmen and
indolent Indians; a menace to i "
neighbors, for society will never
become settled until the people
have permanent homes; or will
congress take such action as will
enable the two territories to com-
bine and form a state. Such u state
would be a grand one indeed; we
would never bear such sneering ex-
pres'ions of "sage brush" or "rot-
ten borough" applied to it. When
spoken of it would be termed "The
Great State of Oklahoma." The
man with the hoe is now awaiting
patiently, homeless, to enter the
promised land, and in a brief time
those large pastures, devoted ex-
clusively to the raising of cuttle,
will be subdivided and covered
with happy and contented homes,
and the raising of babies instead of
calves will be put into practical
Attention, Dcmorrats (
T.J. Johnson, chairman of the
Democratic County Central Cpna-
mittee, has issued a call for a mass
meeting to be held at Norman, on
Saturday (to-day), January 20,1894,
to elect delegates to the Perry Con-
vention, January 24, 1894.
The representatives of the demo-
cratic prese of the territory will
also meet at Perry, January 24, for
the purpose ol organizing a demo-
cratic editorial association.
Sam C. Smith is soliciting orders
for spring delivery of nursery stock
for <he W. E. Barnes Nurst-ry and
Fruit Farm of Vinland, Douglas
county, Kan.,established 18fi7. All
orders entrusted to Mr. Smith are
guaranteed by Mr. Barnes to be
exactly as represented. Refers to
AN OPEN LETTER.
To the Fanners of Cleveland and Surrounding
We have a large stock of farm-
ing implements, such as riding
plows; walking plows, from ten to
sixteen inches; cultivators, and
barrows, that wo will males to you
at your own price. We have to
make room for our new stock of
goods that are coming. The goods
are made by the Eagle Manufac-
turing Company, and they havB no
superior. Remember the place—
Lexington Dumber Yard Company.
Yours very truly,
Keller & James.
VAIJ.DT VIEW I'lKMS.
The Corbett-Mitchell prize light
still continues to be the sensation
in sporting i-ircles. A minister once
remarked that he wag always glad
to hear of a prize fl^ht, as he knew
that two blackguards had received
a good pummellng„
The bill to fix the compensation
of federal marshals, attorneys and
clerks by salaries, instead of fees,
is one of the best measure* brought
before congress, and if passed will
cause a great deal of extortion to
Dear Leader: It has been some
time since I have written you, but
will try to write now. Our school
is getting on nicely and all are well
pleased with our teacher, Mr. Aus-
tin Teener, from Kansas. We have
a preacher to be ordained the sec-
ond Sunday in February. Wo have
had quite an excitement. Mr. Da-
vis an old man, 70 years old,bought
iome wire. Six spools were stolen
the night of its reception. lie and
his neighbors followed the tracks of
a team for three days, but did not
succeed in recovering the wire or
capturing the thief. Miss Ptarle
Beaufort had a storm party on De-
cember 27, ult. There wore«bout
forty people present an J all report-
ed a good time. There was also a
dance and a candy pulling given in
Tecumseh at Giandpa Hull's. Mrs.
James Price is very sick. Mrs.
Beaufort entertained Mr. 3reem-
or's family and Messrs. Oeorge Hill
and J. Shepard Christmas day. tunmmy h ir to natnnl color.
Deer are plentiful about here, num- CALL AND SEE US.
hers having been killed recently.
Notice For Publication.
Firat Published in the Cleveland County Lead-
er January 2« , 1891.
Land Office at Oklahoma, 0. T.
Notice is hereby given that the following
named Settler h is filed notioo of his intention
to -uake linul proof In support of his elaltn and
thatsaid t roof will be made before 8. J: Wil-
kin h, Probate Judge, at Norman, 0. T., on
March 3, lb94,vii,
For the lot 3 and northeast quarter of south- j
west quarter of section 18, township 6, north, |
range 1, west, i. m. *
lie names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cultivation
of said land, viz,
J, II. hosier, of Lexington, 0 T: t T Rex.
Lexington, 0 T; W 3 Up,., Lexington, 0 I; J
f Sl.epard, Lexington, 0T. .
Any person who desires to protest a«ainst the
allowance of such proof* or who knows of any
nub'tnntial reas m, under th 3 law and the regu-
lations of the Interior Department, why such
froof should not bo allowed, will be given an
opportunity a« the above mentioned time and
place to cross examine t e witnesses of said
claimant and to otl*c;r evidence in rebuttal of
that submitted by elaiinaut. 11. M. Dillky,
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable,
Kotlcc For 1'iibllrafion.
First Published in the Cleveland County Lead-
r.R January 20,1H94.
Land Ollice at Oklahoma City 0, T.,
January Ifi, 1891.
Notice is hereby given that the following
named settler has filed notice of her intention
to make final proof in support of her claim and
that said proof will "be mode before S.J. Wil
kins, Probate Judge, at Norman 0. 1\, on
March 3, 1894, vi*.
For the southwest quarter of section 6, town-
ship 7, range I, w, i. in.
She names the following witnesses to prove
her continuous residence upon and cultivation
of said land, vi*: .....
J. 0. B.alright, of Noble, 0. 1.; Michael
Jones, of Noble, 0. T.; U. S. Robera m, of No-
ble, I. T.
Any person who desires to protest against tho
allowance of luch proof, or who knows of any
substantial reason under the law and tho rcgu
lations of the Interior Department, why such
proof should not be allowed, will bo given an
opportunity at the above mentioned time and
pla e to cross-examine the witnesses of said
slaimant, aod to offer evidence in rebnttal of
that submitted by claimant. B. M. Dillky
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
First published iu Clcvclan I County Lkadkr
December 16, IHM,
Laud Office at Oklahoma City December
NEAL SMITH. - - MANAGER.
LEXINGTON, - - . - OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.
Ilorsos by thd Jay or woek. If you want a ril or roa.l horso come anil t« ui.
Keeps the beit brands of
Always on liatid. Everybody well treated.
J. H. DEBERRY,
North Side of Bromhvny.] ... Proprietor.
Notice is hereby given that the following
named settler has filed notice ot bis intent on
to make final proof iu support of his claim, and
that said proof will bo made before Register
and Receiver U. H. Land Office at Oklahoma
City, 0. T. on February 18 1894. viz. H. Er No,
2902, of Noah E Curtis, for the s. e. k eeo. 35
twn, 7, n . range 1 west,
lie names the following witnesses to prove
hi'continuous residence upon and cultivation
of said and viz: W" 15. Sprowls, T. 8. Snrowls,
Thomas Shepard and J. S. Moyer all of Lex- !
ington, O. T,
Any person who desires to protest again*',
the allowance of such proof, or who knows of
any substantial reason, under the law and the
regulati n§ of the Interior Department why
such proof should not be allowed, will be given
an opportunity at the above u.e* tioned time
and place to cross examine the witnesses of
Ruid claimant and to otfer evidence in rebuttal
of thai submitted by claimant.
B M. Dillky, Register
Barber /. Shop.
HAlK CUTTING AND SIIAVISQ
DONE IN FIRST OI.A8S STYLE.
Also the finest hair vigor made. "Will
Farmers «houl<i make a noto of
the fact that Oklahoma took at the
late world's fair a premium on the
tallest corn, tho tallest sorghum,
the tallest grasses,the tallest broom
corn, on buckwheat, and the best
stalk of cotton.
Srcit headings as "receiver,"
"deed of trust," "assignment," "at-
tachment," etc., still continue to
monopolize considerable space in
our Texas exchanges, while here In
Oklahoma business of all kinds
continue to run smoothly.
S. H. Foss, a prominent citizen of
Kingfisher, was killed in Guthrie
on Friday, 1-th inst., by George
Durr. Had blood had existed be-
tween the parties, caused, it is said,
by Illegitimate relations existing
between the deceased and the
Hon. Burke Cochran says our
troubles began when we attempted
to pay off a national debt too fast.
Wo had a large surplus accumu-
lated through a vicious system of
taxation, ami wo took a vii-iom
sytem to get rid of It. It is the old
story of vice begetting vice—a rule
which operates as surely in public
affairs as in the domestic and social
Mrs. Nancey Hhobert will weave
your carpets/ Orders taken at the
In a lengthy article recently
written by Mr. Wattcrson concern-
ing protection, among other things
he says, "the cry of the poor goes
up to God for work! But there is
no work. Why? Because thofe is
overproduction. Why? "Because
we can produce in nine months
more than wo can combine in
twelve. The remedy? More con-
sumers; wider markets; freedom of
trade with all mankind, Let us
out of this hlaek hole of protec-
tionism, where, with banks burst-
ing with money and millionaires
multiplying by hundreds, men are
starving by ' housand*. Let us out,
out to the world, and, with plants
established, processes perfected and
cheapened, trademarks and patents
carrying all the protection that
honesty ought to desire, and we can
meet and beat all our commercial
rivals—yea, England—in every
neutral market, recovering those
markets that geographically be-
long to us, but which have been
stolen from us by our senseless pol-
icy of restriction."
For sale, a team of mules or a
team of horses. See
E. J. Keli.f.r,
At Lexington Lumber Co.
booker, elkin & moritz,
For pure drugs and medicines
come to the Palace Drug Store at
The souvenir edition of the
Chickasaw Chieftain, published at
Ardmore, 1. T., is a publication tli'tt
reflects credit not only upon 'he
office from which it. is issued, but
upon the inhabitants generally, it
gives one an insight to the charac-
ter of its resident population, and
contains a great deal of valuable j
information in regard to the B. I. T.
Best Si a day house in the city. Don't forget
to stop with me when in Lexington.
CIIAS. BA RSI I AW.
LEXINGTON, • OKLAHOMA.
J Vieenna sausages at Louis No-
| voche's short order house, West I
I have on my farm, two mlle« east
and one mile south of Lexington, 1
three full-blooded .lorsoy bullc and
| the beet stallion and jack in the |
county for gale. Terms easy.
J. S. Little, |
Lexington. 0. T.
For oysters—raw, fried or stewed
—called at the short order bouse of
| Louis Nevoche, West Broadway.
DISSOLUTION NOTICE. |
The firm of Oziali & Easton dissolved J
partnership on .January (i, 1894. VV M. j
Oziah will continue tLt business at the i
old stand, and will pay and collect all
debts due said firm.
OZ1 All & iSASTON.
Lexington; O. T.. Jan. 10,1894.
H- W STUART,
REAL ESTATE BROKER
8e¥*T.,egal papers drawn and conveyances executed.
BEFORE BUYING YOUR
Boots, Shoes and Gents'
Come and see tne. I can save you
TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT
If you buy your boots, ihoos and furnishing good from mo. I keep a full line at all times,
and all in the latest styles.
s. L. EASTON,
North Side Main street | PURCELJk
D. N. KOSTENBADER
C AB HIES A FULL
LINE OF PLAIN FURNITURE,
MATTRESSES AND SPRINGS.
j@-Coflins, Caskets, Burial Tlobes, and Coffin Furniture.
FUNERAL DIRECTOR and EMBALMER.
LIT'l'hK <f- SMITH UUILDIXO - LEXINGTON. O. 1
Monumental "'e proper
expression to uso in reference to
a republican exchange who says
the really bail years have come In
couples twenty years apart—18U7
and 1859, 1873 and 1893—and in a
paragraph in auother column pro-
ceeds to berate the democratic
party as beinir the prime cause of
last yetrM business paralysis. To
what exteut will some partisans go
In o.der to sustain a party whose
legislation in the pat-t has well nigh
bankrupted the whole country.
The I'alace Drug Store, Purcell
is in charge of Adolph Thill.
For head cheese go to the short
order house of Louis Novoche,
Cahitai. punishment is regard-
ed by ^uite a number as a
relic of barbarism, while a large
^ majority entertain a different
I opinion, if the object of capital
1 punishment bo to deter others from
I the commission of crime It does
J seem '.hat nothing should be said
1 or done calculated to strip thu gal-
lows of its hideousnerfs or any of
its terrors. Tho publication of bap-
tisms in jail and the expression* of
a preparation for death, and even a
willingness to be translated from
the end of a rope to mansions of
bliss, even though the redlianded
murderer or blackhearted rapist
took the life of his unsuspecting
victim while he or she was in
an unprepared spiritual state is a
travesty on Christianity and a bur-
lesque on the Bible, which says
"Thou shalt not kill," and "No mur-
derer shall have eternal life," anil
is Bn inmlt to every refined senti-
ment of Christianity.
j Old drugs lose their strength;
I Only pure fresh drugs at the Pal-
ace Drug Store.
For peace-makers call at Louis
Novoche's short order house, WeH
j The Pawnee Democrat has
grown into a full-Hedged all-iiome-
: paper, and If it had a creditable
head it would make a better shp.v-
! up mechanically. The Lkadeh is
glad to note its prosperity.
Skcrktbky Cakmslf. has issued
a circular inviting proposals for
bonds to the amount of $f l1,(100,000.
The bonds will bears per cent iu-
terit from up.
PLANT FF.KKY'S HKHDS
k this >ear, arid mnkf up for lost tlnio.i
. Forry'*."••••>«! InnUI >r 1894will /
fli jrou many valuable bints i
\ about what to rulso and how to^
. ralHe if. It ron tains Infonnu
Ytlon to '*• hud from noothcrj
isoarca, hm to alkj
^D.M. Ferry t Co.^
R. Y. MANGUM,
Noti.-f i« hereby *ivei that J. A DeHcrrv
ha« 'led his bond «ni petition iKmrdint to ! w
for the purpose of obtaining a iieenf to rctnil
ill. spirituous an 1 vlnotif liquor* it Lextntr-
UNDERTAKER & EMBALMER
COFFINS AND COFFIN FURNITURE.
PURCELL, - - - INDIAN TFl.RITORY
Kentucky ^[hiskey Depot!
C. LEVY, Proprietor.
Next t" Dutch Store Norman , Oklahoma T«r
for a period of twelve month*.
Notl«*% in hereby given that N. C. FarVg hna
, filed hit bond and petition aceo'dim to law for ,
i the purpose of obtaining a licnse to retail
innlt, rpirltnoufl and vinoue liquor* nt Lexing-
j ton, 0. T., for a period of twelve months.
John F. Morkish, one of the old-
est and best known detectives in
Southeast Texas, was shot and
killed at Houston, Tex., on the 17th
j inst., bv James McKane. They
were both proprietors of detective
J The Palace Drug Store makts
| specialty ol precriptions.
.VA'r MDVKRTISKMK.YTS. j
IM. lor !**«
Everybody interested > AMI. fnrleu >ni
flower seed* of any desr n inn tha' r« at r -
lutety pure and fresL ahouiil uot law hat' re i
purchasing, to send for the new illustrated cat |
alogue or the Kitnsns Seed House,f F Bar
teldes k to., Proprietors, Lawrence, knn This
' Old Reliable" seen house u\ one of the very
be*t in the < ountry and deiervcdlr me rite the [
patronage of all who desire flrst-elasi seeds at i
In the Probate Court in and for Cleveland
county, before the linn. S. T. Wilkins, Pro-
bate Judge; January Tcr .. 1«fM.
Notice in hereby giv.m that James M. Sto-
vall has tiled in tni* court his petition praving
foi letters of administration upon the estate of
A. P Farmer, deccajed and that the same
will be heard on Saturday, tho third day of
February, 1891, at 2 o'clock p m , of said day
at the office of the Hon. S.J. Wilkins, judge of
said court. In th*• town of Norman, eoitjV of
(Mevela 111, Territory of Oklahoma, ard all per
sons interested in said estate are notified tin n
ami ttiorr to appoar and show cause, it any
they have, why the prayer of said petitioner
should uot ho franrad. S. J. WI Lk I NS,
F. P. ('ease. Attorney. Probate Ju l^.
Notary : Public,
Office with I.. Uwynne.
WE1TZENHOFFKU A TURK. Proprietors,
WhuiEsalE end Retail Liquur Dealers
rtXE CIO A IIS. ETC.
KOI.F. KJCMS FOR North Mil* St.
PAPST BEER- LEXINGTON O. T
-RETAIL DEALER IN-
fl'edhis bond and petition according te law for
the purpose of obUlntBC a license to wholaitala
malt, spirituous i '
heai vicinity, for *
J. g. COOK. J a. HANDKHg.
OKLAHOMA CITY, O. T.
Commercial and corporation law a special*y
lloouid 8 andFirat National Hank building.
Groceries, Feed, Provisions
FLOUR, AND LIME.
if. if. Mcelroy. Sale*man.
Masonic Building, Lexington O. T
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