Cleveland County Leader. (Lexington, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 13, 1900 Page: 4 of 8
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A. KINGKADE, BONDED ABSTRACTER,
Real Estate and Collections, MUKMAiN, <j. T,
<£let>elattb dounty Scaba*
G. D. LATHAM & SONS,
KD1T0BS AND PBOl'RIBTOBB.
KATES OF S0B80R1PTI0.N:
One Year. ""
Readinif local« ft i-ent« i>cr line for tnc'i in-
]ln«ine<* canl* §1.r,0 i er month
Displnv ails5> cunli an inch single column
'"aiT advertising continued fill ordered nut niid
paid tor. SmtuineuU will bo presented at close
of ouch month.
PURCELL SAT. SEPT. !5th,
gje oS3t SYNDICATE
English W 3>.
Coming on its own Palace Railroad Trains.
A. D. HAWK,
L. C. WAN TLA NO,
J. W. DOWNARD,
The Chickasaw Naiiosial Bank,
President W.J. BKYAN
Vice-President Adlai Stevenson
Delegate in Congress Kobt. A. Neff
Councilman otli District A. W. Fischer
Representative lOtb Dist W. L. Phelps
Hep. 9th Dist Dr. U. F. Nesbitt
DEMOCRATIC COUNTY TICKET.
Sheriff ..... George Smith
Probate Judge Frank P. Cease
County Attorney. "• F. Wolf
County Clerk D. 15. Wynne
County Treasurer. Ham Cowan
Register of Deeds C. P. Woodard
County Superintendent .. E L. Cralle
Assessor <L L. Gum
Coroner Dr. Unroll
Surveyor It- C. W bite
Com. 1st District W. D. Maxey
Com. 2nd District E. E. Alkire
Com. 3rd District J. F. Dennison
Of Purcell, Ind. Ter.
Hugh Monster Menagerie of Rare Wild Animals. Seven large troupes nf ed
ncated horses and ponies. The best arena: performers of Europe and Americi
Real Roman Chariot Races.
The shirtwaist man made his
appearance in Purcell last week.
The fashion may be all right,
Flvnn will suffer a great loss
by the "assistant republicans"
(Pops) failing to follow the dic-
tations of the republican party.
"There is no danger of milita-
rism or of imperialism," declares
Teddy Roosevelt. Thus is Bry-
an's election predicted by Teddy
At Purcell, Saturday, Sept. 15
A ftemoon-E venin^.
rprp Morning Exhibition on the Show Grounds After the
T illjij Grand Street Parade. —
accounts collected, delinquent To the Voters of Cleveland County.
What are the republicans going
to do, now that the pops who
were to act as "assistant republi-
cans" have flopped and endorsed
Neff and the democratic adminis-
The populists of Pottawatomie
county, who were counted upon
to act as "assistant republicans"
bo nominating a mid-road ticket,
indorsed Neff, and condemned the
duplicity and treachery of Dennis
Flynn in trying- to saddle the
credit of the passage of the free
homes bill to his personal efforts.
The Fontanell (la.) Observer
gets off the following regarding
a ceremony in a Baptist church:
"A little girl from Greenfield,la.
was once taken to see a baptism
in a Baptist church. She was
very much interested in the cere-
mony and seemed devoutly im-
pressed. The next day her moth-
er found her standing by a wash-
tub filled with water and heard
her say to her doll: 'In the name
of the father, and the Son and in
the hole he goes!' and then grave-
ly ducked it."
An illustration of the way the
democrats will baptise the repub-
lican candidate for President this
subscribers dunned and new ones
invited to enroll their names,
ways and means provided to liqui-
date paper bills and printer' wages
and a thousand and one things
that nobody outside e 'er thinks
about. No, it is not another easy
] and desirable life to feed the
press all day and write things out
of one's head half the night, and
yet it is what most conscientious
and successful'country publishers
do every day and every week in
the year. For a striking exam-
ple of the "strenuous life," look-
to the country newspaper pub-
Excursion to Oalvestion.
On Sept. 15th the Santa Fe will sell
excursion tickets to Galveston and re-
turned at rate of $7.45 limited to return
Tuesday, Sept. 18th. Parties wishing
to visit t he coast should take advantage
of this rate as it will be the last excur-
sion of the season.
A. W. Hcffman, Agent.
The St. Louis Button Co., will send
the best campaign buttons for the mon-
ey you can buy any where.
Bryan & Stevenson on a small button
for 55c per dozen, medium size (10c per
dozen; large size tioc per dozen. Be up-
to-date and wear the best campaign
button made. Address,
St. liouis Button Co.,
020 N. Broadway,
St. Louis, Missouri.
1 cordially solicit your support in my
race for county clerk this fall I promise
if elected to perform the duties of clerk
properly—that is, all any man can do.
If you believe Cleveland county lias
more than one man with ability to do
the work of this office, and that ten
years is more than one man should be
favored with the benefits of any county
otlice. Support that belief by your
vate. Yours for a change,
B. F. Williams.
To Voters of Cleveland Co. Greeting:
Deak Sirs:—I am a candidate for the
office of County Clerk, and you all
know that the present incumbent has
occupied that position long enough.
I faithfully promise, if I should be elec-
ted to that office, to make this county
as efficient and acotnmodating an of-
ficer as they have ever had.
B. F. Nesbitt.
Notice to Delinquents.
Now that cotton is being marketed
at a very fair price and a good crop is
made, we would like to say to our de-
" linquent subscribers that there is no
Not at All Funny. better time to pay up your subscription
"Some folks [may think it \ than while you are marketing your
fun to run a country newspaper, crops. We say this because we are very
but a few months' actual experi-
ence usually dispels all the funny-
part of it. Usually the country
newspaper man is an all-round
sort of a genius and he does a lit-
tle of everything, from receiving
visitors and writing editorials in
the front office to washing rollers
and mixing ink in the other end
of the shop. lie learns all this
when he learns his trad
can't get out of the habit. It is
all right to talk about "editing
the paper," but with the ordinary
newspaper man the editing is
only one of the many things to
be done. The books must be keep,
advertising and job work solicited,
badly in need of the money, and it is
justly due us, so we don't want to be
forgotten in this matter.
Hoping you will give this matter im-
mediate attention, we are yours,
With all due respect,
G. 1). Latham & Sons.
The emergency bags sent by a church
society to Kansas soldiers in the Phil-
ippines contained among the necessi-
ties a box of DeWitt's Witch Hazel
Salve, the well known cure for piles,
and injuries and skin diseases. The ladies
took care to obtain the original De-
Witt's Witch Hazel Salve knowing that
all the counterfeiters are worthless. E.
J. C. Dowdy, receiver of the
Farmers' Gin & Grain Co. of this
place, will gin and wrap cotton
for the seed and give$l rebate.
To the Voters of Cleveland Comity:
cordially solicit your support in my
race for Recorder of Deeds of this coun-
ty. If elected, I promise to fill the of-
fice to the best of my ability. As to my
ability: can say that I have taught
school in different localities and if elec
ted my supporters shall not have any
cause to regret that they gave me theii
W. P. Shelton
To the Voters of Cleveland County
I cordially solicit your support in the
coming election. I am a candidate for
School Superintendent of Cleveland
county, and if elected I promise that
my supporters shall have no cause to
regret the favor con'ered upon me. In
regard to my. qualifications, will say:
I have attended the UniversityofOkla-
boma four years and was one year a
student in the Territorial Normal
Schooi at Edmond, Oklahoma. At
present 1 hold a first grade certiflcat
from this county. I have been raised
and educated in the Indian Territory
anil Oklahoma and intend to make Ok-
lahoma my future home. Yours,
tor good schools,
Charles H. Meeker.
To Voters of the iltli Legislative Dist
I am a candidate for the Legislature
from the th district and cordially so-
licit your support in the coming elec-
tion. If I am elected, 1 promise that
my supporters shall have no cause to
regret the favor conferred upon me. In
regard to whom 1 stand identified with
in interest, is very well known to those
who know me, and to those who do not
know me. will say that 1 am a farmer
and stock raiser and have always made
my living by hard work on the farm.
I have lived in Oklahoma five years
ami think 1 am acquainted with condi-
tions of affairs sufficient to represent
my district in an intelligent manner.
Yours for good laws.
Solicits banking business of all kinds and invites personal visits
E. F. GROW, P. H. MILNER, A. M. PERDUE,
President. Vice-President. Cashier..
The Lexington National Bank.
Accounts of Farmers, Merchants and Corporation
Solicited. Accommodations extended based on balances and
J. W. BARNETT, Prop.
The best house in'the city. Everything nice and clean
and the best grub tlie market affords. Board and room can i
be had by the day, week or month at low rates.
South Side Broadway.
R. A. ANIOL,
Farm Loans and Abstract^-
Call on me for rates. Office over Mayfield drug 40*
store, NORMAN, O. T.
9 WITHIN THE REACH
.^tn^en/ery Qf ALLr
^ >v FULLY WARRANTED
ILLINOIS SEWING MACHINE CO.Ro
If you n j the best Ha;
ness ani' Saddles, if*
want yo ir boots and shou
mended, if you want your
buggy repaired, call on..
All work done on short notice and
guaranteed strictly first class
This Is a lligr Bargain—Here's a
Bargain for Your Whiskers.
100 acres of fine land; 40 acres in
cultivation; about 00 bottom land; all
under fence: good house, crib and
stables; two good wells of water;
good bearing orchard; in a good com-
munity; near store, mill, gin and
postottice; 8o head of good young
cattle; 5 head of good mule9 and
horses; .'10 head of good hogs. All
tho above property for sale at a bar-
gain if you have the monoy; it not.
don't apply. Money talks and will
Moo Ceo. 1). Latham at tho Leader
office^ Lexington, Okla.
John Powell, of Eason, was in to
Saturday with cotton which he sol
a good price, While here he did
forget to send his subscription up an
other notch. We would be pleased to
j have others do likewise.
I'rof. W, S. Carlson,of lUiekhead.has
i just closed an eight months' term. o,
| school a few miles south that
j which is reported to be tho best t?
ever taught in that district. The pro"
lessor is ail able teacher and competent
to teach most ail the higher branches
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George D. Latham & Sons. Cleveland County Leader. (Lexington, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 13, 1900, newspaper, September 13, 1900; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109002/m1/4/: accessed July 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.