Cleveland County Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 2, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 13, 1894 Page: 3 of 4
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PROFESSION. WL CMRDS.
Dru. McCOXX Jt SEWELL,
PURCELL, I. T>
CLEVELAND COUNTY LEADER.
LEXINGTON - OKLAHOMA.
DR. J. S. CHILDS,
PCRCKLL. I. T.
Office In lUtd'i Drug Storo.
J. L. ABERNETHY,
Attorney at Law
LEXINGTON o o o OKLAHOMA.
Will practice In all the courts of Oklaho-
ma ud Itroian ferritor*, aoi five prompt at-
tention to business.
Refers by peruiiriiao ta Hon. J. K. Jones,
U. 8. Senator. Arkansas: Hon James W. But-
ler, Judge of Third Judicial Circiut. Batesville,
Ark.: lion John 11. McCaleb, Judge of Six-
tteiub Judicial Circuit, Eveniu Shade, Ark.
la^OfSce threo doors east of Postoffice,
Justice of Peace
Will practice in Probate and District
•oufts. 1(4*1 estate papers carefully prepared
Oollec ioui solicited and remittances prompt-
S. U. HARRIS C. L. BJTS* ORD
HARRIS & BOTSFORD
Office Seawell Bldg.
Norman, 0. T.
F. P. MOSELEY.
LEXINGTON, O. T.
•V Will practice in Distriot, Probate and
J. R. SHAVER,
STEN0GK Al'li Eli. AN')
Special attention tWrn to tli• Uklnf of
l'fpoiilioui. All Natuiial work txtcuUd
lkxixutox 0 t
FRANK P. CEASE,
LAW & REAL ESTATE
NoilMAN, - OKLAHOMA.
" A. NICODEMUS, "
Attorney at Law
Will practice in all the Courts.
A. T. A 8. F. TIME TABLE.
Texas Express • - - Arrives 1.4> p n
Oklahoma Express - " 3.30 pm
Local Freight - •• MO pin
Chicngo Express - - • Leares 3.25 a m
Missouri River Express " 1.00 > in
Local Freight - •• 6.00 am
Q. C. A S. F. TIME TABLE.
Mail and Express - • Arrives 3.15 a in
Kansas City Express " 6,20 p. m
Mall and Express - - Leaves 2.01 a in
Kansas City Express - - " 8.40 p m
Arrival and Departure of Mailt.
Leave Lexington for Purcell daily at 7.30
a in and 4.30 p ta.
Arrive at Lexington frem Purcell at 8.46
a m and 6sni.
Leave Lexington for Sacred Heart, via
E<son. Jumper and Adel!, every Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday, at 9 a m.
Arrive at Lexington from Sacred Heart, via
A dell. Jumper and Eason, every Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, a. 6 p m.
CORRECTED WEEKLY BY THE
Purcell Hill & Elevator
Strictly No 2 Wheat 50
" 8 •• ... 47
Strictly No. 2 white com shucked 88
'• " 2 mixed " " 30
Strictly No. 2 mixed 24
" " 2 red 20
Bran per 100 lbs 80
Meal per bushel 60
High Patent S 1.75
Fancy Patent 1.60
Straight Patent 1.50
Fancy Family 1.40
Fresh Graham Flour per lack .50
Fresh Lime per barrel $ 1.50
Blacksmith'nK and domestic coal
plaster and cement.
Purcell Mill & Elevator Co.
CHURCH MASS MEETING, |
TO BE nw.n IV LEXINGTON ON MONDAY I
EVENING, JAN. 22, 1894.
A call is hereby made on the citi-
zens of Lexington and vicinity to
meet at the Mojeley building on
Broadway, in Lexington, on Monday
evening; January 22, at 7 o'clock.
The object and purpose of th • meet-
in? is to consider and adopt a plan by
which a church house may be con-
structed at l.exington for religious
worship and for the use of the several
All person* in the town and sur-
rounding country who feel an interest
In the prosperity and moral and gen -
eral welfare of this community are
most cordially and urgently requested
to attend said meeting. Citizens
Lexington, Jan. 17, 1894.
. KIRK LAM),
See the fine liue of carpet* at
Blanchard <fc Woods', Purcell.
Resftl EatsM* Transfers
For the week ending January 20:
Conveyed by warrantee deed, eleven
feel olT of the west side of lot No.
3 and seven off feet of east side lot
Na 4 in block Na 54, town of
Lexington, from Sarah E. and 11.
W. Stuart to l ouis Martell; consid-
eration, $7 2.
Dave Kostenbader painfully hurt
himself Monday by his right ankle turn-
ing which has caused him to be on
the hop-and-go-fetch it list ever since—
being hardly able to meander around.
Mr. and Mrs. Jits. Bankston visited
at Norman this week, the guests of
W. H. Watts and wife.
Miss Nellie Kogers, a vivacious
young lady of the Pott country, is in
town, stopping with the Leader
Kostenbader can cut you any
size glass you may wish from a
store front down to an 8x10.
The last report of the board of
commissioners of this school precinct
gives the number of children who
are of scholastic ago at 22U; at least
fifty of this number have so far not
put in an appearance. If this non-
appearance Is caused by the neglect
of parents it should be attended to at
once^ as it is a great injustice to their
children. The schooling Is free; and
all are cordially invited to attend.
When arguments fall to have any
effect upon good-sized boys, and they
will insist upon idling away their
time by reading trashy yellow cov-
ered novels and associating with oth-
J. Y. Campbell, a prominent stock.!er9 who aro viciously disposed, the
man and farmer, Is on a busines* trip ProPer means should be reported to
to Missouri. to restrain them. This 1« a matter
that should be attended to to-day; not
Col. Cwynne was on the sick list, to-morrow. I)o we not come dally In
Henry Bowie was down from Perry j
the first of the week.
the first of the wsek, and scarcely
ablo to attend to business.
Li KINGTON - OKLAHOMA,
Office and residence it present, Adjoining
Aich ardaou's lumberyard.
DR. R. E. TI!ACKER,
Physician & Surgeon.
I J, C. Holiday, a farmer who lives
out in the Pott country, on Pond creek,
died Monday of pneumonia
| Capt. Bill Harness returned from
, his big hunt in the Chickasaw nation
Saturday. Ho didn't return loaded
i wilh ' bar" either.
\ contact with men who, having neg-
i tected opportunities offered them in
early life, are now "hewers of wood
and drawers of water" for others?
Olle. with Dr. Dunn.
J0HXS0.V a- Mc.YEES,
We attend calls at all hours. Perform
any surgical operation: Do Midwifery, ex-
tract teefh at'reasonable priees.
George Smith. Cleveland county's
eflicient sherifl was here Wednesday
looking after official matters. He
made the Leader a short call.
HACK & TRANSFER
I,1 N E.
Passengers carried to any part of purcell
ir LEXINGTON. Meet all trams. itaggage
Iraasfered reasonable. Your patronage lolioit-
W. T. KING,
Daily trips to and from Purcell..
LEXINGTON, - • O, T
CONTRACTOR town several days this week.
The body of T. P. Nichols,
died five miles east of Lexington,
with appoplexy, passed through the
city Monday, en route to Topeka.
Rev. D. Hughes, the new Method-
ist minister, preached two excellent
sermons here Sunday, morning and
evening, to large and appreciative
East Lexington continue* to im-
prove, the residences presenting a
home-like appearanoo. Here will be
the homes of our future merchant
Business continues good in Lexing-
ton, and every ono anticipates a fur-
ther Improvement This verifies the
old adage, "The Lord is good to those
that serve Him."
The cheapest and best line
of boots and overcoats to be
found in the territory are being
offered at Blanchard Woods',
Maurice Cave, who formerly lived
here and whom the boys called
•■Butch." but whose po3toflice now is
Johnson, was in town Wednesday cir-
culating among the boyi • -Butch"
who dropped a dollar into our till for a
year's subscription to the Leaded,
for which we return thanks. Bully
PURCELL NATIONAL BANK.
Capital, $50,000. Surplus, $7,000 pi ippfTl | I ~T
A HOME BANK CONTROLLED BY HOME PEOPLE. rUnljLLL I. I •
Collections a Specialty-
^S. L. Williams, Howard Ross. Geo. P. Glazier, R. M. Smith,
Director*-,, ,, ... ., , ,, ,, ,, „ ..
\ L. C. W antlitnd, b. C <>ak«, I. M. Strong,
Mip(Ih( to OrffMiilxr- a llmik
The citizens of Lexington and vi-
cinity met in mass meeting nt Lex-
ington on January 18, 1894, and upon
m*tion of Mr, E. J. Keller, 1.
Gwynne was elected chairman of th*
meeting and F. P . Moseley secretary,
the object of said meeting being to
establish a banK In said town. A
committee of five of tho inombers
present, consisting of A. T. Ball, Jas.
Little. E. J. Keller. B. Wolsonhoffer,
and S. P. Hawk, wero seleoted to so-
licit subscriptions to the stock of said
bank, and to report their offorts to
the meeting on January 25, 18:14, at
7 o'clock p. m.; and that the citizens
of the valley of I exington and sur-
rounding c untry aro cordially in
vlted to attend said moeting on the
25th last., and that the proceedings
of the meeting be publUhod In the
Cleveland County Leader.
The meeting then adjourned until
the 25th insu
Five hundred ladies' and
children's cloaks to lie sold in
the next sixty days at bedrock
prices at Blanchard ifc Woods',
Among the new homos now being
erected in Lexington is that of our
worthy postfn after. Col. Laney.' No
better evidence can be shown that a
man is pleased with his surroundings
than when h« fctilda him a homo, it
to as much as to "llero I am and
here 1 intend to remain!"
Don't fail to read all the adver-
tisements in this week's issue of the
Leadkh. Theso peoplo want your
trade and do not hesitate to make it
known. Strangers and business men
invariably expect to find the names of
persons doing bueinuss in a town in
their home paper; otherwise, they
concludo that there Is a want of
It looks a# natural as pig tracks to enorgy.
seo Honry Miller doing business nt the j
old stand—shoving the faber on tho | Cotton to the amount of fifty thou-
Purcell Topic. The Leader would sand dollars was marketed in l.exing-
llk6 to see llonry rolling In wealth— j ton the past year. With wheal; corn,
becauso ho would enjoy It. ! oats, cotton, and the ralsng of cattle.
[ hogs, horses and mules, • this sec-
James Cheek of Sacred Heart, was tion of Oklahoma is destined to be-
in town Tuesday looking after busi- come as famous as the •-blue grass" re-
ness matters. Ifion in Kentucky.
LITTLE & SMITH,
Blanchard «fc Woods keeps
French Market coffee. Finest
in the world.
— Fsiiasate* Furnished on Application,
Prise* Reasonable and Consistent
•tTARANTEB - SATISFACTION
The old Rsliabla
tnk. h*«rlj trlp« t and from Puro.ll.
. fonnd tn front ol th. po,t-offic. in
Vumtl, and in front of Abarnathyi (tor* In
BfXtNllTON LODtnC, A.
in re«*ii r e«mir«iite*tlon, Brit <tf«t third S t-
nrdiv in ,.ch rerfhth ' M «To *t.L, W M
Ai'inrx TaiLi, bee'r-
Sunday last w as a delightful day,
spring-like In its temperature. Judg-
ing from the number of buggios seen
on the streets it appeared as if avery •
body had determined to take advant-
age and make the most of It.
Little & Smith have a noat display
advertisement In this week's paper.
Theso gentlemen do the leading hard-
ware business of this section of the
country and when you wish anything
in their line call and see them and
the Leader will guarantee satisfac-
Sam C. Smith, of Lawrjice, Kans.,
and an old friend of our fellow towns-
man Dave Kostendader. sojourned In
visit here is looked upon., with suspi-
cion. not in a criminal way however.
Mr. Smith was also hore on business
representing one of the largest nurse-
ries in Kansas.
I. L Anderson, chief clerk at the
depot at Purcell, spent the evening
of Tuesday last in Lexington. It
must be a rich treat to one coming
from a town that has village ways to
a wideawake and rushing city like
ours where tho wheels of wagons and
theshrleksof locomotives (from over
the river) nover cease.
Homer Bradlord came up from
Lexington Monday. He says that he
and the new Leader man couldn't
•frree." — [Norman Transcript,
For the information of the Tran-
script we will state that no business
connection whatever has existed in
the past between the above named
person and the party whom it thinks
proper to characterire as "the new
Written on the Death of a Baby of
Mr. and Mrs. Jarboe
Little one. pretty oiie, art thou dead?
Gone from mother's and father'sbreusty
Ah, 1 know thy soul has lied.
But thy death is sleep, thy sleep rest.
Taken from a world of care and sorrow.
Hew to sin thou didst not know;
For thee eternity lias no horror,
Thy robe is as white as driven snow.
Before the Judge thou stanl'st ac-
Mother, why shouldst thou weep?
For heaven it's already fitted,-
Twas God that rocked the babe to
Thy soul has taken passage by night,
To greet that other of thv name;
Rest babe, in heaven's purest light;
Lines to thee is empty fame.
Thou knowest more than all the sages
For Lazarus' experience was not told;
The not seen things of all the ages,
Death, to us, must jet unfold.
Keller <fc James are having I
a run of the Eagle Corn and
Cotton Stalk Cutter. Call and
Attorneys Miller and Sharp, two of
the leading lawyers of Purcell, wero
here Monday, looking after legal
James Little; cur hardware mer-
chant, sold 1003 bushels of wheat to
the Purcell Mill and Elevator Com-
pany this week. Jim Is not only a
successful merchant, but Is an agri-
culturist of more than ordinary
HARDWARE, TINWARE, GLASSWARE,
Queens ware, Etc., Etc.
LEXINGTON. - OKLAHOMA
AO I. \TS FOR
South Bend and Old Hickory
E. J. KELLER.
W. T. J A M ES
E. J. KELLER.
TTholrsalf nntl Rslal Oculcra In nil Klnrln of
BUILDING : MATERIAL.
Lumber ol e?ery description; Cypress Shingle*. Laths. Doors, Windows and Moldings.
you anything in the
line from a baby carriage
to a handsome folding bed.
an Mil C AKLOAT)
LOTS A SPECIALTY.
Plaster and hair at the Lex-
ington Lumber Co.
The Leader's old friend. Uncle
George Wlesehann, was over from
Purcell Wednesday, and while here
renewed bis acquaintance with the
Leader by dropping a dollar Into Its
exchequer dox. Uncle George; may
you live always.
Deputy Sheriff R. N. Maxwell in-
forms the Leader that Jamos, one of
tho men present at the killing of Ed-
win Fuller at Wowoka Springs last
week, was arrested early Monday
j six miles north of here. He was ar-
1 rested in bed. not having an oppor-
! tunlty to resist. Two six-shooters and
1 threo Winchesters were found under-
neath the covering. Tho spring
wagon and throe horses which they
' had in their possession wore undoubt-
I edly stolen. It is now thought that
! these three men are the parties who
robbed Hall's store at Ked Fork, LT..
i January 4. A roan horse found In tho
; possession of James has been Identi-
fied as the property of J. D. Harles,
of Kod Fork. I, T.
j The man who killed young Fuller
. at Wewoka Springs one day last week
j now lauguishoth behind the bars of
. the Oklahoma City jail, lie is said
to be an all-around "tough."
Don't buy a
until you see
Go to Blanchard fc Woods
for fine clothing at Purcell.
H. F. Dent of Kansas City, and a
nephew of Mrs. H. W. Stuart, spent
| last Sabbath in Lexington, tho guest
| of his aunt.
E. J. Keller is a whole team in any
community when anything for its
prosperity is in domand.
W. E. Thresher, editor of that ster
ling democratic paper, tho Norman
Call, was sight-seeing in l.exington
the past woek. As he seems to know
a good thing when he sees it, it may
Linn, editor of the Wynne-
w< * bile; is making arrango-
n rt a paper at Noble. Mr.
Linn lb ^publican, and wo suppose
his paper will bo of the same oom- j probable°that he was In search of
plexlon. The Leader wishes It sue- corner i0ts in the "oomlng city" of
W. M. OZIAH,
ii i:a i> <} l ai! TE It s ro It
Groceries and Queensware.
The Finest Line of
in the city.
oe§§ financially, but politically it does
Tecumseh ^a a new paper—the
Democrat. Th s makei three papers
now published at that town—two
democratic and one republican.
Keller & James have just
got in a car load of THE NO-
TED TROY WAGONS—they
are beauties and they guaran-
tee them for one year.
County Commissioner Blackwell has
sickness in hi* family this week,
the Canadian valley.
As we go to press, the Indications
are that we are going to have somo
A horse with tho rabbles created
considerable excitement on the streets
at Norman Wodnosday,
Judge Humphrey of Purcell was a
spectator at the bank meeting Thurs-
If Lexington can get a bank with
a man like A. T. Ball at the head
It will be a big leather in her cap.
Furniture, Tombstones, Collins and Caskets
EMBALMING A SPECIALTY.
BURIAL ROBES, w
Of all styles and prices always on hand—a full line.
T. R. HOUGHTON
Purcell, Ind. Ter
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Childress, J. W. Cleveland County Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 2, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 13, 1894, newspaper, January 13, 1894; Lexington, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc108803/m1/3/: accessed November 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.