Cleveland County Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 12, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 20, 1897 Page: 3 of 4
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Cotton anil garden hoes in endless
profusion at .1. C. Sprawls Call ami
get prices before buying elsewhere.
Our ( Hiiillitntrn,
By a glance at the top of ouroditorial
pace it will be seen that something tei
W. M. TOM LIN
J IOWA UP BOSS
WiMvould be pleased to ligure on all "ble liaa broken In,anil ill eontin-
mber bills uf people .oiHemplatint? 'I'M'riiii i|a! allnu-ti.m until iifti-Y
ill.linn and are satisflecLtbat will llio Hret Monday in Mav wl.on, as in
We Have Bribed the River
Bk Prating a
COMPLETE STOCK OF
GOODS IN LEXINGTON
save you money.
Keller & Jambs Bros.
Oscar Thacker has resigned his posi-
tion with K, M. Abernathy, and Oscar
Hull, a former refi lent of th's
place, but later of Norman, has taken
Al U lardy came in from the farm
Wednesday, called on the Leader and
extended his subscription anothei year,
lie brought us a report of Mrs. bun-
Nathan Turk is further beautifying
his fine residence property by putting
out soft maples around the yard. Na-
than will have the prettiest place in
Lexington some day.
other days, the energy being spent, the j
plum gobbled by another fellow, the
Chas. Elkin is the authorized travel-,
ing agent of the Leader, who will col-j the hard man to beat. 11
leet bills, take job work and receipt for the position of marshal,
subscription. Handle him carefully he
has been raised a pet
luckless participators will gather to
gether, hold a consolation meeting, ad-
journ with one heart-rending sob and
so will end the tnmoii. As a kind of
preface to the campaign a statement as
to our position may not be out of place.
Ail prospective candidates are personal
friends of the editor and we don't feel | qi . "i * r\ r\r\r\
like taking sides with one friend at thej olirpiUS ri> 1 vJ.L/UL/,
expeuse of another.
they're off in a bunch.
The first gentleman to offt his ser-
vice to his country is Mr. Arthur Scott,
a splendid young man, who has made
a splendid reputation as night watch-
man under Marshai Maxuvil. Cis, as
he is familiarly known, has friends ga-
lore, splendid qualifications and will be
Purcell National Bank.
I'VliCELt, I. 1.
COLLECTIONS RECtfVElD PROMPT ATTENTION
then in walks Judge .limmic 121k
and savs "tell 'em about me,too,Stev
Mrs. Selienecker writes ber l.usband ' •}i"i'"io w!l,,'!H..to 1,0 re-eleeted Poll,
The Lexington pier is not quite completed yet. Imt will
he in a few days, when we will have in the best and
cheapest line of
Dry Guods, Clotting, Shoes
Laces and Groceries
Ever shown on the Lexington side. Remember we have
two bankrupt stocks to close out and we propose to
make some red hot prices. A car load of Early Ohio
Potatoes, dome and see us on either side.
0. F. HARNESS,
The Cash Man,
QUIGG & BERINGEf?,:
The Old Reliable Hardware Firm are still In tho field with
cheap a ii&e cf
from St. Joe that little Carl is down
sick. The case is not suil c entlv devel
oped yet to learn tile malady, but they
think it is tho measles.
Messrs. B. W. Veargain ami John
Baughman, of school district number
48 were in town this week, investigat-
ing a rumor affecting their schools. No
tangible proofs were secured.
Billy James was in Oklahoma City
Friday on business connected with the
Johnsonville-Eagle mines, licstopped
over at Norman on his return and vis-
ited with E. J. Keller aud family.
Miss Mary King gave a delightful lit-
tle party to a number of her young
friends last Friday evening which was
immensely enjoyed by nil present.
Dancing was the principal amusement.
News, affecting the public, of all kinds
grades and classes, without exception,
will appear in the Leader from this
date. Persons objecting will please call
at this office and state their troubles.
D. F. Harness has moved his stock
of general merchandise from tho S. 0.
Hawk building on north Brbadway to
the Pelky building opposite where they
will attend tjj all persons in search of
Mace Pugli of Purcell was over Thurs-
day. He gave us the particulars of a
killing at Wynnewood last Friday. The
participants were well known in this
city and we will publish next week the
rjsult of the preliminary hearing.
0 Kramer, a prominent German
farmer who lives just north of town,
was in having his farming implements
fixed up Thursday and staited li;
1 rin" wi'-k ! : ':>\ 11 ' ' it cl>p"
B | of farmers who make a countrj w tb j
Bev. 1 it kins, j ii .,1 iit^; elder oi lite
n I Wynnewood district, will preach at the
■ I Baptist church Sunday night. Key's.
Ilerrington and Heath will graciously
give way on that evening and let their
co-worker from the Methodist church
fill the pulpit,
J. C. Dowdy and Mr Arbucfcle went
out duck hunting Tuesday, and have
been in a row ever since. Arbuckle
says ti icy seen 10,000 ducks nnd Dowdy
laiins that Arbnckle counted one duck
vice. They had common ordinary
ubl-it foi supper, however.
John \ ardeman one of the mo t suc-
cessful criminal chasers in the United
States, has returned from a trip to Tex-
as. lie was after a i.oted crook, but
through circumstances over which John
Judge and backs up his request hv
record in that capacity that will be hard
for opponents t > get over. Everyone
knows the Judge like a book and com-
ments are useless.
Z. T. Gregg, ourestetuned blacksmith
has his announcement in pretty well
along toward the front, and there's
where you'll find Z. T., when the votes
a:e counted. Mr. Gregg has had ex-
perience as marshal in Texas and in
this position will be right at home. II
is a good man and would fill the place
Then in tomes Jim Loofbourrow and
told us to give him two dollars worth
along with the rest of the boys, Jim is
also out for marshal and will make the
race interesting for some one. He has
lived here ever since the country open-
ed aud everyone knows him. He would
make a good officer.
John Ewing, the good big hearted
John, is also in the race for the mar-
silalship. He is well known and liked
by everyone and will make a good race.
No one need be alarmed if lolin gets
the position. I ' will be in safe hands.
Then there is George Werner. He,
too, is out for marshal and says where
there are so many in it no one can get
stuck. He has lots of friends, good
jualiflcations and would make a satis-
factory officer. George will make hero-
efforts to be elected.
Neal Smith, a good friend t > Lexing-
ton, is out for Police Judge and Village
Clerk. His qualifications for each of
these oftievs are unquestionable. He
served tho city for three years in the
capacity of treasurer and gave splendid
satisfaction. He is a live, energetic
citizen and would make a good officer.
And then, there are others.
'As can bo found anywhere. Also keep a full lino of John Deer I Lows, liar-
row* DrilU. and Malk ( uttors. Mora Cotton Planters >inil ( header than
you over saip befoia
Don't buy your barb wire
Till vou cross the
GEO. KAf. Jvll, Prop.
hpapial Brands made to order.
If you want to build
For short time loans call on or ad-
dress C. K, Elkin.
Mrs. Will Marcuin went to Norman
yesterday on a visit.
Little & Smith are having theirbuild-
ing on main street painted.
\Y\ 11. Nichols and E. m. Price were
in Norman on business Tuesday.
Jodie (iam, these days is the most
unpopular man in the community—he's
Henry Bowie enijie down from Perry
Tuesday and returned Thursday, lie
says Perry is quiet.
The doctor-druggist at the People's
drug store will wave you money on
drugs ami medicincs.
. . - | J. V. Smith has made - application to
; prove up on his valuable 80 adjoining
ma Hill (ik as festivities, new olII.ea *s, I t lie tOWII ou ill." West.
MAECII 2ND, 1897. ! *iio„u MS i • .
. , . .. Miss Sailie l.awh'm was visiting with
tor lisoccasion, theSanla te Itoul.- Mb* Lucv Blackwell. four miles east
will sell tickets from all points on its 0| !owil> jj1(l flr-t,,, ,,,0 Ui r|
line in Texas and the Indian Territory ,
to New Orleans and return, at rate of Ityouhavea farm or town proper! v
one fare for round trip, Ticketswill be for sale, list it with W. II. Nichols In*
sold on Feb. 20th, 27th, 28th and March : surance and Real Estate Agent
1st, limited to return on M.mli u>tli,| The finest line of c lothing in town at
ioat((,l via I ,U8tnn and Southern I'a- lleavv iiomN f,,i ninti-r wea.
Cflc."rv,"H; W'lrth and lh«« u„ ,||rl Call and *v then.
Pactlic, and will be good returning only
via tho route used going i Wear® headquarters for hoik and
package garden seed. Everything fresh
inaotrallon oki'hksllhcntelklt mckin- ... ,
M;Ui |, and ( aliforma grown. J. C. Sprowls,
Keller & Jaim s Bros, have Milch
will and Old IIickory wagons from 2 1-2
I.EV AT WASIIINIITON |>.
For this occassion, the Santa E<
1-4 and will lit you out at
1 have several good farms an I town
property for sale and lent. \V. II.
Nichols, Insurance and Heal Estate
make a i ate of one tare for round trij
fro in all points on its line in Texas and
(lie Indian Territory to Washington I).
C. and return. Tickets will be !d on
February !i8th am1 March 1st, only,
good for one continu mis passage in each
direction, with final limit for return i
March KUb, 1807. Tickets may pur- Keller and Janie- Bros have a car
chased ^ia St Louis or New Orleans and load of Ohl Hickory Wagons made in
divi^rging routes. i "Old Kaintuck," and strong and eie;y
Through Pullman Palace sleeping running.
ear. will In. ^.e.aled finin HalvHton (,||n, (;r,,,mnori. t)roll!l,lt ltlfl(ml llu,
and San Antonio via I ansan.l ll.e Ois- tnrlll llr„, „,„k „
ro line t,. st .oiiIn ,■•,...ii,, tiny at 1 n- ,. i;i|„ u
ion Depot with through turn s to \\ ash- j|( p„n(1||
| 1 have a span of line voung mules, in
Business is looking up in and around K,MMi romlilloii and well broke, for Male.
was trying to get control, the man gave
him the slip ami is now in Mexico.
The sad intelligence of the sudden
death of Frank Sluder, brother of Mrs.
l'oxy (ireen, came in from Erin Springs
this week. Mr. Sluder was working
with cattie 011 a ranch 10 miles from
here last Thursday when the horse he
was riding fell, killing him almost in-
stantly. The remains were interred at
Erin Springs, Saturday.
WadeStovall has sold his residence
property and will leave Lexington eith-
er Friday or Saturday. lie will go to
New Mexico with a* view to locating
there. \\ bile Wade is looking for a lo-
cation, Mrs. St.)vail will visit with her
relations at Galveston Texas, Their
friends here wish them success where
ever they go.
Sam Kaufman, the popular dispenser
of ' ardent for Turk it Kaufman, lio-
u. r ealers, left this week for a month s
visit with friends and relatives at El
Paso, Texas. Sam has kept his nose at
the grindstone pretty steady for sever-
al years past and deserves a vacation.
His many friends here wish him a
A. single page in a single issue of the
Century, taken for advertising, costs
$000; Harper *100. aud other mairu-
aines f 100 to $350, ^ yearly advertise-
ment of a c ilumn in the Chicago Tri-
bune coats $28,000 for the lowest and
$50,000 for the highest priced column.
The front page of Priuteis Ink was sold
to one firm for the year of '07 for $10,
•10t). A space of about 4x0 inches.
True to expectation Ora tlpp has as-
sumed the role of merchant and
branches out this week in the grocery
line, he having purchased the thriving
business of J. (Jarvey. Ora took charge
yesterday morning and invites all Ins
friends to eall and see him. After lie
gets straightened out he will l;eep the
people informed, in regard to the cor-
rect prices on groceries, through the
columns of the Leadeu.
The meetings at the Baptist church,
under the diie lion ol ltev. Horringt n
are attended nightly by large crowds,
and interest is on the increase. Hev.
Heath, an able Baptist minister ami
Bev. Pantier, of the Methodist faith,
have, been assisting Hev. Ilerrinirtoii
which i ,e !i ! ! ,. . , I
i I up sub-
ivobt. Kahlo, a lepublican friend has
ordered the Leadek.
P. J. Theisen, boot and shoe maker,
ordered the Leadeu this week.
S. C. Hawk called Friday ami extend-
ed his subscription for another year.
I). A, Jones, a constant reader of the
Leadeu, paid for another \<-ar Satur-
Mrs. Wallace has orion 1 the Leadeu
sent to her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Bar-
nutt, who lives at Beef Cro ;k 1. T.
Joseph Cobb, the 2nd district's pop-
ular commissioner, called this week and
extended his subscription one year.
Prof. W. It. Ramsey, the popular
young assistant in the Lone Star school
called Saturday and paid for a years
Mrs. iiolsenbake has ordered the
LEVDBRsent to her brothers Dr. Vick,
at Cornersville Ark.,hnd John B. Vick
J. Ash ury was in town Monday and
made us an agreeable call. Besides
paviiiiT his subscription he informed us
that as long as we were in the newspaj -
er business he wanted our paper.
A Few Tilings
would like to dispose of.
Money from 2.0 days to ti years.
I au's still recieved at Hawk's, with- i
I have 1:00 non-resident lots to sell, j
Cash or time. Any way to suit purcha-
1 will buy your warrants.
I have buildings for rent, farms for I
rent and for mle, also raw lands in the I
Pott country for sale.
My pigsary of the best Poland-China |
8 choice milch cows for sale.
No money required to do biz with !
<1 .. .. o « i « • V ♦,♦. }
—1' 1. FOX, rroprlator,— " 1
Is tho place to get the very Ijost of 11HI .M-, Caki:-. Piks, and Can "
(iooor. Ntiruix-. Com i rrioM itu s and rim ('am,ii;« nnd -
oveiything frosh ana nlco. Vour patronago solicltod, J
LEXINGTON, * OKLAHOMA,
.Miss Mamie I'pp, one of Paul's Val-
ley's most charming \o:ing ladies, was
visiting relatives and friends here this j
week. Miss Upp lived in Lexington
for several years and her friends are al-
ways glad to see her.
A weed in the garden can be easily
destroyed when if first starts. Con-
sumption can be nipped in the Imd hv
One Minute Cough Cure. Peoples drug
Mont Patrick recieved a telegram
f oni his brother at Contsville I ml. stat-
ing that his mother was very sick and
for him to come at once.
A torpid liver means a bad complex-
ion, bad breath, indigestion and fre-
quent headaches. To avoid such com-
panions take DeWitt's Little Early Ris-
ers, the famous little pills. People's
Bill Watts of Norman was in town
Soothing for burns, scalds, chapped
hands and lips. Healing for cuts and
sores Instant relief for piles, stops
pain at once. These are the virtues of
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve. People's
Now Stock Just in. All Goods at Lowest possible |
Prices Every Oarmanl made to wear and will give!
WOOL sans FOR $4.75.
All Well Made. I'oavy Lined. Sack Stylos, and just
tho thins; for winter wear, Every 6uit ib a bargain,
w. m isom,
(«(11 oral Merchandise
f}E0. P. JOHNSTON, M. 1).
PHYSICIAN AND SRL'lillKON
Cljas. Braden, brother-in-law of J. P. i
Vikins was in town Wednesday. I THE FINEST ANI) I1KST STOCK
J. .M. Xewville has renewed his sub-
scription. He informs us that his
house did not catch fire from a defec-
tive flue. To the best of his knowledge
a spark settled on the roof and was
fanned by a stifl breeze into a flame.
Lost—A dear little child who made
home happy by its smiles. And to
think it might have been saved had the
nifTenta only kept in the house One
Minute Cough Cure, the infallible rem-
edy for croup. People's drug store.
Mrs. Iiolsenbake and daughter Mrs.
Myers were visiting the editor and fam-
All the different formsofskin troubles
from chapped hands to eczema and in-
dolent ulcers can lie readily cured by
DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve, the great
pile cure. People's drug store.
A. B.Jacobs, the logical sergeant-al-
arms of all territorial democratic con-
ventions, was in town Wednesday.
Minutes seems like hours when a life
is at stake. Croup gives no time to
send for a doctor, delay may mean death.
One Minute Cough Cure gives instant
relief and insures recovery. The only
harmless remedy that produces imme-
diate results. People's drug store.
NICEST, OCR PERI I'MES
OF IPH'dS IN THE CITV. OUR
IS COMPLETE. OUR SOAPS ARE THE
i: CHOICEST. PRESCRIPTIONS KILLED
Our Prices are Within Reach of All.
Hard Luck Stories
don't usually interest every one, but with good luck stories its
different. Money goes a long ways at our store. Our stock is
the freshest goods the best and prices tho very lowo t. If you
have not visited us yet do so and see what wo can do for you.
Prof. Me Don a
, who i
N. H. Allen an I If. N. Allen, uncle
and cousin of Bob Maxwell, are in the
city from Elmore, I. T. They came up
alter feeding corn.
Constipation in it worst forms, dys
pepsia, sick headache, biliousness ami j
derangement of the liver are readilv I
cured by DeWitt's Little Early Risers. .
Thfcf-e little pills never gripe. Small |
| pill, qafo pill, best pill. People's drug
iw „n n lii. iH now stopping I Oscar Thacker in helping W. H. Nicli-
. V h „n "y,r"Vr'o!h ,l,iN wul'k ' in' lie. !
the i.!.u>kr sent to his brother in Mis-I /M. ,, ,
sourl. Prof, has just closed a verA" sue- oicoia la., lleraM: Richard
cessful school out at Spring Hill, ami! reports One M inute Conuh Cure j
so well satisfied were patrons that he | 1, ' Jfreatost: sneecss of niedical science,
has an oiler of the same school for next ?, '! Ul?1,1,:rtt it < ured his whole fain-j
winter. My terrible coughs and colds, after I
i all other wn called cures hail failed en-
S. M. Mvers the erack ir jack Iioihc I tiielv. Mr. Vensel said it assisted his i \
trainer of Dklnlioma, and (iwner Id'Ko-j children tlirougii a vcn had seige of ' <
nantz, was in Saturday and ordered his ineasels. One Minnie (.'oiigh "('me '
name put Oil our snhsitriptlon books. I makes expeetoraHon very easy and rap- 1
id. People's drug store.
SKIKLOCK NO. ;U 14IJ
wn and will I
He has rented Mrs. Grow
and one half miles from t
see what virtue there is
I will preach at Lone Star school
house Wednesday after the 3rd Hundaj
of this month at 7:210 p. in , and once
each month thereafter. Also at Spring
Hill (Goober Hill) the 3rd Sunday of
each month at II a. in. Our services
in Lexington will, foi the praaent be
belli in the Methodist church: but our
|trayer meeting and Suuduv school have
neon abandoned, our people meeting
with the Methodist hrcthcru in those
services. The Baptist Ladies Aid soci-
ety meets every Thursday at p. m
Pres. Mrs. Amy B. White; Vice Pres.
Mr*. Nellie Morrison; Secretary, M s.
Debie Long: Treasurer, Mrs. Leiiou
Carpenter, A. B. Morrison, Pastor.
SALT CREEK 8IFTING3
V. M. Clark of Mon.l went to lexing-
ton on business Monday.
i*noun a 11
Of the Cleveland County Teachers' A
sociation to be held in the First M. E
Church, Norman Feb.27.
I> arranged and will be highly inter-
esting to our teachera. .\li ahouid to
T.(( i'! xl'.U HA I,DIM
P.VI L BALDWIN, Proprietor.
A big supply of 1
Bob Grow is figuring 011 putting up a
new house in the spring.
Finest and cheapest stock of clothing
in town, at W. M. Isonis.
Fresh Rye Bread at Fox's bskciy al-
most every evening. Try a loaf.
Take your laundry to Phillip Booker
Agent for the Purcell Steam Laundry.
For sale cheep .T 0 flu to u t nt
ti. W Ml
Hi.g feii' ing w
1 on's make hi si t.
ash or good uot<
Call 011 W. M is
Any 1 erson wanting l«- pur. ha. e a
>od span of mules, graded cows or
od hogs, and farm implements of all
I kinds, will ill) well to call on E R.
Maple, lie has rented his faun, five
mile- north of town, which by the way.
is one of the most valuable 1111he conn
try to T. A. Scott, and on account of
his wife's failing health, will emigrate
i 1 the spring, to either Ariz- naor south-
ern California. Mr. Maple is one 1 f
Cleveland county's «icost substantial
and popular cit ixeu's and the commun-
ity can ill sfford to los ' him,
to late for us
ur finin a spell of
•d thirty-nine days.
G. W. iloeeubaum one of Burnett's
most substantial clticens was iu town
this week <01 business, lie is the giu
ami saw mill uiau at that place.
Mrs. .losh Clardy of Wmietta, passed
thiouyh town Thursday on lie. wny
home from a visit to lelativen at Alma,
Kansus. Josh lin t her at Purcell.
Lssi F if1«iy VBH the busiest day we
■•••' • I .ex! n•
ed over nig
( V. Sni
the best scl
the c iiiiity.
I urged. TI
sixty nine 1
e of Lesingto
inti v last Wei
at the home
k and si
itIi has the praise of having
100I iu th" southern part of
Oui"g to an hicrease in
the school llOU.-.e iH to be ru-
le school at present enrolls
Ma. k II\noiN.
May become sorloui; why
nogloot it when a bottle of
Dr. ^immon's Cough Syrup
w II euro It? l ifty doses or
fifty cents. Life is short ono
I ottlo of l)r, Simmon's Cough
Wyrup may save your life,
l ifty cents a bottle, Satis
faction guaranteed or money
refunded. A sic your dealer
for a sample bottle.
Did Kentucky Whiskies, Brandies, Gfc.
Always on hand. When in I.<
LEXINGTON, OAI A.
xington call and see mo
PAUL BALDWIN Prop
THE LEXINGTON saloon
II H. MENKE, Proprietor.
Fine Wines, Liquors. Cigars,
Kt'g nnd Untilt* llccr tilwnys 011 t:i] .
m THE STAR SALOON !
Nothing but tho finest of WhiskiesUir.es nnd Cigars kept lu
block. Pool hall in t onnuct on. Patronage solicited.
Will Cure You LEXINGTON LIVERY, FEED and SALE STABLE
Mrs. Bos 1 Lee Dunham,
lesperte I Indies in I he
le of tile
151 h 1KJ17.
Press notices came iu
t< sa\ much on the play • to be given al I Wanetta died Monday Eel
Brown s Opera hou.-c next Tuesday and She leaves a husband and a three da)
W. dnesday night, hut there is no inb-, old baby. Il««ceased was horned iu I' -
taking the fact that tin ^e two plays will | tow atomic county KausaH, in 1875. Hi
be liir superior to anything ever booked
in Oklahoma. The company is loaded
down with first class artists and no one
can well afford to miss cither of these
moved to Pottowatomic ounty Okla !
lenna iu the spring of 1891, where she |
has since resit! d. In 1801 she was
mm lied to Mr. Dunham, and t wo chili f- j
• ir union, one c>fI
tie daughter I
rt 00 more.
When perhaps all tho physl- ;
clans 111 tho world eould not i
three months from now why
not try a bottle.' A cough i<
1111 easy thing to euro If t ikon !
lu time. It Is dangerous to ;
neglect 0110 for any length of
time. Dr Simmon's Cough
Syrup in guaranteed, Fifty
eeiit> a boitlo,
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