Cleveland County Leader (Lexington, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 4, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 21, 1899 Page: 4 of 8
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K. ,J. KKLLER.
ABSTH ACTOR AND INSURANCE AGENT.
Office ia Keller Biiilcfiflg.
J. 1). IjYDICK - - Editor
O. 1>. LATHAM - Business M«r
Knt r«.i utthe Postoffiee fit l,exin«tns. Okln
fco rTrriww. « "",n8^■
tr&nixniti ntftrou*h all mails-
Nial M4*ripl !« ••
A NKW sen KM 1.
Tlx- Loader has a method outlined
PALLAS FAIR WATKK 1'A MINI'.
K. K. Alkire has just returned from
a triji to I lie Dallas Fair. He Bays Texa-
is drying np. The water famine at Dal-,
las is (jetting terrible. The Fair will be |
forced to shut down soon if it does not j
rain. Stock is suffering nnd it is witb I
difficulty that the people's thirst is
quenched. lie save, however, that m
small rain fell as be was leaving and |
prospects for more rainfnll is favprable. |
The scarcity of water prevails all over
Texas, however, and readied up prettv
well toward Oklahoma.
|| WYNNE BROS.
that will be wort It hundreds of dollars
t > the country in the way of finding
, irav stock. Every day someone calls
j our office asking for estray oi stolen
.-took. Almost as often farmers call
.slid notify us of loose stock around
theui. There is not a more diseourag
jnp soul ami body tiring task on earth
than ruling through the woods or over
hills in search of lost stock.
For the good of the people, we have
lecided to give space each week for re-
ports oi estray stock, either lost or
a ken up in ev.rv comnuinitv. We
.larneatly request the postmaster at
liox, Buckbead, Pecan, F.ason War-
ietta, Ktawol, Henderson, Moral, Jei-
ersou City, Noble and all other office
lear them to write us on Tuesday of
each wiek, reporting all stock estray in
uis community. They will please l'e-
nort all stock lost and all taken up, and
describe such fully. Some will be con-
densed and run that week. Stockmen
. ud farmers all through the country
will fine this invaluable means id lind-
ing their stock. No charges will be
made. It is all gratis and for good of
the people. Now let every postmaster
or any leader knowing of estray stock
wri^e us by Tuesday next week.
Fncle Josh Spruceby, the funny old
farmer, at the opera houst Wednesday
evening. Oct. 'J5. This is good.
Jav Sherman called at our office this
week and we had an interesting inter-
view with him regarding the quaran-
tine and price of feed. He said:
"Chickasaw cattle men thought that
as soon as the quarantine was raised
we would rush over there in a burch
and buy their cattle at their own
prices. They accordingly raised their
prices beyond reason. Ihornton, Gree-
inore, myself and others went south
and supplied ourselves. They have
now come down to reasonable terms
|"bere are many ticky cattle o\ei tooie,
hut there are more ticky cattle on this
side. Parties buying cattle in the
Chickasaw Nation can catch a few of
the worst ones, curry them otf' and get
the whole bunch passed easilv. 1 here
will be a number of cattle brought here
this winter and corn will bo worth JO
But what sort ol
a living is it you
get with a poot
stove or range in
your kitchen 1
They Insure Good
l NGLANDS TKANSYA A L YVAK.
The situation in the l'lansvaal.where
(-'.upland is trying her hand <d tyrannv
„n another liberfY loving people, is
••rowing quite setieus. W e hove been
watching the dailies all week to get an
aitide that would describe theaflairs
explicitly, but there is little to them
but big nanus of towns that nobody
but an African can understand. Suf-
fice it to say that the war is o and
battles aie being fought. The natives
aie holding their own. An extra ses-
,ion of the English parliament has
Uen called and the war promises to
I e a serious one. Among diplomats
tircle", England has the sympathv of
llie I'nited States, but among the foui
i. on people- the people that constitute
lie sinew of our couutry—England has
I'NCLli SAM'S DAKK1KS.
Manila, Oct. IK. 8:5-r> P- m.—Gen.
Otis has received messages purporting
to come from the insurgent Gen. Fio
Pillar t.Sering to sell ottt his army
•„ d to deliver Aguinaldo into the hands
uf the Ameiicans. Although be is not
' xlled that his offer is authentic, it is
in-; intrinsically improbable.
he policy of Gen. Otis is firmly set
a- . list buying any surrenders.
bio del Pillar offers for the sum of
}."t UH) to refrain from attacking Ma-
i . with bis •rmj'i for theaumof
1 • • be offers to surrender his anuy after
* am battle, both sides firing into the
and for the sum of *">b0 000 he says
I , ill procure the overthrow of the in-
* uctton and the capture of Agnin-
i,:do Pateruo and the other lesdeis.
I the course of the communication
I • lelcrs to Aguiualdo in conteinptu-
■ i .< lenna, indicating that stiaiued le-
iaiions exist lietweell them.
.Something is going to bo don soon
ti.a* will change the situation very ma-
il. tally down there. The Republicans
will never dare to let the presidential
tueipaiirn find the situation as it is to-
da Vhe war of expansion and grab-
bing the Filipinos alone « ill elect Brvnn
as Mckinley s successor evwi should all
other questions be laN1 aside. If Otis
does not bnv the Filipinos out or get a
better military move on him than he
has ever vet disolaved, there would not
tie enough republicans elected to con •
;iess next >ear to make a good looking
WALLAC". WANTS KEVKNliE.
The case of .L J. Wallace u the
wn of Norman was tiled in tbe su-
oiiie court ednesday on petiiiou
, c cor from Cleveland county
, n ee Is the tinner who. with his
•nan. a helper, went to Nor-
out a year ago to take a con-
i lien the c.tl/ens undertook U>
negro out of town, and in
up Wallace «as bodily hurt.
, brought suit ngainsl ttie
/■ Norn an for damages in tbe
.i (00 nnd when tbe cu-e
e tried it wa thrown out of
ll at tii.j.tk
MARTIN COLBEKT DEAD,
K very body within a radius of a hun-
dred miles knew Martin Colbert. He
at Gueda Springs. Kan , Monday, and
his remains were shipped home for
burial Tuesday. We did not learn the
immediate cause of Lis death, bnt it
was doubtlessly led on by exeeisiye
and prolonged intemperance. Martin
Colbert was one of tbe wealthiest cat-
tle men in the Chickasaw nation and
leaves perhaps $75,000 worth of chat-
Mr. Keith oi t,ho t'rw of Heid A:
Perkins of Noble, called Wednesday,
lie informs us that Noble is picking
up her ear9 aad catching a good trade,
ileid & Perkins have a largo estab-
lishment and are very pleasant men
to deal with. Notice their new ad on
the local page
The tax rolls are now ready for tbe
year 18110, at S. C. Hawk's, for Lexing-
ton and Canadian townships.
Always bring vour Laundry to the
Koyul Barber Shop, when you want
some people say. Why this bird is wiser than any
other of the feathered tribe has never been fully
explained to us. One thing we do know, however,
and that is, the man who buys lumber where h ■
can get the best and cheapest is wise.
We Have a Fuli ant!
Complete Line of Lumber,
As well as Old Hickory Wagons, Buggies, Eagle Farming Implement.*,
Lime, Cement, Harness, Machine Oil, Camp Skives, Wagon Sheet-
tine line of tents, i'rices reasonable. Your patronage solicited.
Your money's worth when
you trade with us.
I. J a.
I :30 :t. ii,
Shave at Booker's tiaruer sJiop.
I n. le Josh Spruceby at Brown's op-
era house next ednesday night, the
•J-jth. If you wish to enjjOV au even-
ing of mirth and fun, tins is voui op-
portunity. Tickets now on sale-
l'rofessor W. N. Rice, editor of tbe
Oklahoma School Heiahl, will tak<
quite a prominent part in the teacheis
meeting progiam at Lexington Noveni-
i her I.
I: ill p. Ill
1 jl a. iu%
lhe best teachers are enthusiastic in
their woik and always striving to leant
from the experience of others as well
us from their own. They are generally
the most diligent workers and faithlu,
attendants at teachers' associations. j
RAILROAD TIME TABLE
MlKTIl liOl sa
No. 4 t'—Chuog" lo: viM
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r>— < htcauo Y.x. arrives
K—K 0, Kx, '
tli—Local Freight M
S' U l H HOC XI)
Xo. 4< *— ' csih I'.*. rruet
41"—lexsv* Kx. "
L« CM1 freight
5— • e*jla r.x,. ichvori
Itxiii* Kx. " ^ ■
>Daily exempt >nnd:iy
li. \V . RCl'KE% Agent.
i.V MILEAGK TICK El S
SANTA l' E
p^ry tMvelec should know ;ust wh:.k THE
this means, and any Santa l-o ticket
agent will tell for the asking.
A. D. Hawk, President.
i.. C. Wantlam), Vice-Preskienv.
Chickasaw National Bank.
Purcell, Indian Territory.
Capital, $50,000. Surplus anil P* 3C.OCO,
Board of Directors,
in adiiition tu otiicersof bank
J. F. Khahv.
ir. S. A I- EX A .V,
Gea'l Passg'r Ag't.. Galveston Tex.
In the matter of the estate of M. A.
i Ott. lHirsuant to an order made on |
Charlie Coombs, formeily fore ma" i (illY „f (>,.*. notice is I
of the Register printing otUce. is now ^ ^ ,he wi,| of M. A. (Mt
loreman of the Leader otllce. if you ^ rollJlte,i; „|w, the petition of
want extra good job work now is the ^ ( ^ BloW„ of Cleveland county, O. T., i
tiinoto call. for |el(ers tostainentaryk will be heard j
MratA.iT (Imoton presented Alois i 01| t|1(. 411, (lay of Nov., !**♦, at '■
with a bouncing bany boy Tliurs la*. j 0-L.|ock a.m.. at the otliee of Probate
J. W. DOWNARD. Cashier.
Lexington Lsvefy Barn.
J, l CAMPBELL & SON, Praps.
Good Teams and...
Best Saddle Horses
All parties doing well but Alois. He Judge i
A tine lot of mules and horses for sale fur cash or responsibl. psper aIso
i a few good stallions and .Jacks of best vuahty. Lverythmjc . be «
Xornian,' Cievelanii county, ru^tesente«). Neal Smith s old stand. - ••
can baldly stand the shock. Call him oklahoma Territory, when and wlierg-;
"papa" or he'll scrap, any one interested iu said mattei uiay
J. W. (ioodM has returned from the appear andj
Chieka.-aw Nation where he has U"eii . |
organising W, a W. camps.- lie in-J I^bai
stituted one at Midland, V>rty miles
PROFESSlOXd L WRDS
l)HS. THACKRR & SMim,
$18 Per Wce^
with 30 members,
same there as here
OHI.C (Cellar Building. tlp«lalr . I'holli i
Oi/ice hsiurs: H.-t>a mv 4— p.to .
Perfection Mljf (A>.,'Parsons, Kan.
i'H\sn nN and slimieon
- t, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.
southeast, with 10members. ' We wiU pay W&00 per week and expen- Le%,n)£toni , oklahoma
to this work he organwe.1 at 1 . ,naIl wilh rig to introduce our
Cotton is about the poultry Mixture and Qreai
, j Vaccine Discovery Cor llog Cholera. ^
Remember! The Koval is tbeylaceto Address, with stamp.
•t a Uis.1 class Hair Cut and Shave.
Don't forget tu pay vour taxes, at S.
C. Hawk's, the old leiiable tax collec-
tor at Lexington.
The Tavlor ami Ewing combination
will open a tbiee nights' engagement
ul It tow it's opera Inftise next Thursday
evening, Ontobei '.ti. This company
comes very highly recommended by
the press all over the country, and we
feel safe in telling the the theater go
ing people of Lexington that they will
not tie disappointed if they go to see
>oi ii K ■« i ■miias*
Nolioe hereby ntv«i thst "U ills 2i J J*y of ! rrfnor„i i.-r of Msdtolue « l Sant'iry
,, , I, r ll tsst" Istltw nmUiiiiniUry «• .- W-iier d ,i"'l ••nnn,-t na-irr
^,n.PoSUr T. W-ven^ « lb. .,1.1. o( belt", bru. «..
H*. ll' Sieveni. by the HrnluUi I !■<«• IfWKLU IN IV. TKIU
„;"i 1, >, ! ill I 'lurntory of (IklsbWM, I
,I„I ih,H lt r 'Ues lmviii«elMi « H««i"'l?'"t JOHNSTON. ,X l>. M MASON. M. U
nut, I au |be MM* ««U•*• «'l* •
JOHNSTON & MASON, |
ti I t I Mr >■ v. U. m >■ < ■■'■■■ rUYUC'IAVA All* BtTBUBON* I.
ILUM will b# f«r<*ver barTi"!
MAttV b. STEVENS. Executrix. !
CWveLaud cotuity herd of
B^gintored Poland Chinns.
Can tiliotderkat almost any
tiuve for as good pigs as the
Poland China strains atl'ord
ut reasonable prices.quality
and pedigree considered.
Pigs Guaranteed a s Represented..
J.S.LvtxvR, Ldxington, O. T.
Office at Peoples Drugstore. i«; i N'otire,
T11K OLI>_MAnTTdKAI). Office Phone -VS. Uesidence Phone '>4 Nm|« I, hsjeh, Khcndmj 'lark
, i lie disappointed if tliev go 10 see ; Old man Competition kicked the ,.„U(ftOD, Oklahoma. , ^ i.ta. h r O..P«.
not In? • i I • ( h icki t lliui til® li'iillfRvillu RteftUI ,— — IUI<1 mult liquor* nt l.«jvlu«ton, okUUciit*
repeuoire c.mpany of Jay or.ml ^ ^ a e|MR >we,p on tir8t | undcrtikor. K„0ds t, to T. H. j
bwllif. Wlllo MU® iii - '- k (r \ Ti '\ *•; , ■ ftt BauffbiOO'l fumlittN VtOPI ll I «> \ i ti
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Lydick, J. D. Cleveland County Leader (Lexington, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 4, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 21, 1899, newspaper, October 21, 1899; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc108989/m1/4/: accessed September 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.