Lexington Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, March 3, 1905 Page: 2 of 12
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THE OLD FOLKS AT HOME
CLASH OP TWO LAWS.
COULDNT LIFT TIN POUNDS.
A friend of tno hom —
A fo« of tho Trust
Compiles with tho Pure Pood Laws
of all Statoo.
The RoclalUts of Oklahoma City
hare placed a full city ticket In th«
A farmer named Hofitetter was
held up by a highwayman and robbed
of $90 near Mustang last week.
Tides In ths Great Lakes
In theory there m.it be lunar tides
of the great lakes, although they may
be too small to be detected In bodies
of water and much more affected by
winds and by differences in barome-
tric pressure. This latter Influence is
so potent that in Lake Michigan it
sometimes csuses disturbances re-
sembling the waves when the surface
of the water is otherwise quite calm.
Two miles from Kamakura, and
about thirty from Yokohama, in
Japan, on a terrace near the temple,
sits tho most gigantic idol In ths
world. It is the brazen image of a
diety, and dates from the reign of
Emperor Shomu, who died A. D. 748
The dimensions of this idol are col
ossal. Its height from the base of
the lotus flower .upon which it sits, to
the top of its head, is sixty-three and
one-half feet. The face Is sixteen
feet in length and nine and one-half
feet wide, the S|SS are three feet,
nine Inches £|pm corner to corner,
the eyebrows five and one-half feet,
and the ears are eight and one-half
feet. , The chest Is twenty feet in
depth, and the middle finger is exact-
ly five feet long.
Cures n«r uuuaiM.
Halo. Ind., Feb. I7th.—(Special.)—
If what will cure Diabetes will cure
any form of Kidney Disease, as so
many physicians say, then Dodd's
Kidney Pills will cure any form of
Kidney Disease. For Mrs. L. C. Bow
ers of thlfc place has proved that
Dodd's Kidney Pills will cure Dla
"I had Diabetes," Mrs. Bowers says,
"my teeth all became .loose and part
of them came out. I passed a great
deal of water with such burning sen-
sations I could hardly bear It. I lost
about 40 pounds in weight. I used
many medicines and doctored with
two local doctora but never got any
better till I started to use Dodd's
Kidney Pills. They cured me so com-
pletely that In three years I have had
bo return of the dlaeaae. I am a
well woman now, thanks to Dodd's
Dodd's Kidney Pills cure all kidney
ailments from Backache to Blight's
Dlsesse. Cure your Backache with
them and you will never have Brlght's
Disease, Diabetes or Rheumatism.
We live In a world which is full of
misery and Ignorance, and the plain,
duty of each of us is to make the lit-
tle corner he can Influence somewhat
less Ignorant than it was before he
.Two hundred dollars worth , ol
clothing stolen from South McAlestei
was recovered at Wilburton. The
The first collegiate debate between
the Indianola and Hargrave college*
was held at Ardmore last Thursday
Muskogee has 1,179 white children
and BOG negro children in its public
schools, according to a recent report.
Fred Bradt of Cleo was shot In the
back and seriously wounded by a re
volver in the hands of an unknown
person while driving out la the coun-
try with two young women last week.
Roy Green, Sam Biggs and J. W.
Maddox of Alva are charged with
having shipped a car load of broom
corn that did not belong to them.
They were arrested, and their bonds
fixed at $1,000 each.
School Children's Dyspepsia.
The common form of dyspepsia, or
indigestion, which stops the growth,
pales the cheeks, weakens the system
of so many school children, is often
due to Improper or too quickly eaten
lunches. While seeing to a correc-
tion of the cause, it is also Important
to cure the disordered conditions of
stomach ai:d bowels. This can be
done by no medicine so safely and
■•rely as Dr. Caldwell's (laxative)
Syrup Pepsin. Try It. Sold by all
druggists at 50c and $1.00 Money
back if it falls.
The floors are so cold In many
homes in Atchison that family prayers
have been abandoned.
About every pretension there Is an
•lr of avoiding to pretend.
CUTICURA QROW8 HAIR.
8calp Cleared of Dandruff and Hair
Restored by One Box of Cutlcura
and One Cake of Cutlcura
A. W. ,Taft of Independence, Va
writing under date of Sept. 15, 1904.
says: "1 have had falling hair and
dandruff for twelve years and could
Ket nothing to help mo. Finally I
bought one box of Cutlcura Ointment
and one ciiKe of Cutlcura Soap, and
they cleared my scalp of the dandruB
and stoppixl the hair fallinR. Now
my hair is growing as well as ever. 1
am highly pleased with Cuticura Soap
as a toilet soap. (Signed) A. W. Taft,
The great standard of literature as
to purity and exactness of style
i. O, VOX, fll| USft
NEW STATE NEWS
J. a COSTOK
Dean's Kidney Pills Brought Strength
and Health to ths Sufferer, Ma-
king Him Peel Twenty-five
J. B. Corton, farmer and lumber-
man, of Deppe,
N. C., says: "I
p u ff e r e d for
years with my
back. It was
■o bad that I
could not walk
nor even ride In
easy buggy. I
do not believe I
weight from the ground, the pain was
so severe. This was my condition
when I began using Doan's Kidney
Pills. They quickly relieved me and
now I am never troubled as I was.
My back Is strong and I can walk or
ride .a long distance and feel lust as
strong as I did twenty-live years ago.
I think so much of Doan's Kidney
Pills that I have given a supply of the
remedy to some of my neighbors and
they have also found good results. If
you can sift anything from this ram-
bling note that will be of any service
to you, or to anyone suffering from
kidney trouble, you are at liberty to
A TRIAL FREE—Address Foster-
Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y. For sale
by all dealers. Price, B0 cents.
Many a man with an Iron will finds
It crumpled against a woman's granite
The comptroller of the currency
has Issued certificates authorizing the
First National bank of Porter to be
gin business, with $25,000 capital.
The citizens of Davis, In a mass
meeting, extended an invitation to
President Roosevelt to visit that place
on his way south.
Many rough riders living In .Okla-
homa and Indian Territory will attend
the reunion to be held at San An-
tonio, Texas, March 30 and 31.
Charles Cook, charged with steal-
ing $200 worth of clothing from the
Cwreshy Tailoring company," escaped
from the Jail at Oklahoma City by
cutting a hole in the roof.
Ben Robeller of Piedmont, charged
with selling stale eggs to merchants
at Britton, was given a preliminary
hearing and bound over In the sum
of $500, to await the action of the
Tho hardware and Implement house
of Bonebrake-Hlghtower company at
Altus was entered by burglars last
week and a number of revolvers were
stolen. While It Is not known whe
committed the burglary, It Is believed
the work was done by boys.
W. T. Smith, a farmer living neal
Shaw-nee, claims that he has dis-
covered oil on his farm. In deepening
an old well Mr. Smith noticed a heavy
scum on top of the water, which. It i<
claimed, proved to be a fine quality
The commissioners of Comanche
county have consolidated the town
ships of Rock Creek and Hulen. The
new township is known as Hulen. All
offices were declared vacant, and the
commissioners named a new set ol
Work has been resumed on the
Standard Oil pipe line between Tulsa
and Bartlesville. It will be extended
Into the Cleveland oil fields from
Tulsa. At first it was thought the
fight against the Standard would in
terfere with the work in this section
but it is said the line will be com-
Plans are being drawn for a $3,000
Episcopal church at Tulsa. The
structure will be of native stone
Bishop Brooke of Guthrie has donated
$1,000 to assist in building the
The trustees ctl the Oklahoma Bap
list home have announced that they
are ready to receive propositions
from towns In Oklahoma for the lo
cation of that Institution. The clerk
for the board of trustees Is C. W. Mor
rlson of Hinton, Okla.
Ons Question ths Qrsat Tolstoi Wai
Unable to Answer.
Once, la Moscow, near ths Boro-
rltchskala gate he (Count Tolatol),
saw a persistent beggar, asking alms,
who exclaimed: "A little penny, broth-
er, in the name of Christ!*'
A police officer approached; be was
young, martial, wrapped -in the regu-
lation sheepskin. At sight of him the
beggar fled, hobbling away in fright
"Is it possible," said Tolstoi, to him-
self, "that people are forbidden to ask
charity In Christ's name—in a Christ
"Brother," he said to the policeman,
"can you read?"
"Yes," said the officer, politely, for
Tolstoi has a grand air.
"Have you read the Bible?"
"And do you remember Christ's or-
ders to feed the hungry?"—and he
cited the words. The policeman was
evidently troubled; he turned to hi*
questioner and asked:
"And you, sir—you can read?"
"And you have read the police regu-
"And do you remember that begging
In the main streets is forbidden"
The prophet found no answer ready.
Mm. WloSo*'! Soothing Byron.
for children tMtbiu, lofMlii th. gurai, niuaa t
You have no doubt remarked that
when you make a fool of yourself a
big crowd Is watching.
tTATm or osio, city or tolsdo, i .
Luoak Col'XTT. f
Frank J. Ckenby makes oath that he la aetlor
■enter of the firm of F. J. Cuixzy * Co., dulns
imlneta In the City of Toledo, County eaa Stete
iforetftld, end thlt >eld firm will pejr the nn of
)NK HUNDRED DOLLARS for euh end ererr
we of Catarrh thet cannot bo cured by the ue of
IALL'i Catakuu CUM.
FRANK J. CHRHtT.
Sworn to before me end aubacrlbed In iny pre*
ince, tbla 6th day of December, A. D.
, , A. W. OJ.*>SON,
| tBAL \ hoTAlY PUBLIC.
IlairTcatarrh Cure ta taken Internally end acta
llrectly on the blood end mucoua mif.ee. of tho
yitem. Bend for teatlmontela, free. _
T. J. CHENEY * CO., Toledo, O
Sold by ell Drurrlst., TSc.
Take Ua'i'a Family Pllle forconatlmtloo.
The world, as a rule, doesn't place
i high mark of intelligence to the
i hglh mark of intelligence to the
credit of a person whose only adjec
Ives are "Just horrid" and "grand."
Wots., 18x20 Bust Crayon SSots. Bend yonr
iboto and Wcta end we will make e 16x30 Bnat Creyon.
lenthweetera Artieta1 AeaeeiaUoa. Pailaa. Texas.
An Atchison woman whipped her
son so severely that the neighbors In-
terfered. ' She explained that he had
broken cut glass and dishes all his
life, and she had not whipped him,
but flpon returning from the barn ho
Tell and broke an egg, and her pa-
lence could endure no more.
From the hour of the Invention of
printing, books, and not kings, were
to rule the world. Weapons forged
in the mind, keen-edged and brighter
han a sunbeam, were to supplant
he sword and battle axe.—Whipple.
"Dr. DUTld Kennedy'. Favorite Remedy
ATed my life I iTuul dy.p.p.1. aod kidney dteeaae.™
ti Senator Albert Merritt, Park Place, N. Y. Ila botUe.
Women forget that sentiment Is
the outcome of a full stomach.
Every housekeeper should know
that If they will buy Defiance Cold
Water Starch for laundry use they
will save not only time, because it
never sticks to the Iron, but because
each package contains 16 oz.—one full
pound—while all other Cold Water
Starches are put up In %-pound pack-
ages, and the price is the same, 10
cents. Then again because Defiance
Starch is free from all Injurious chem-
icals. If your grocer tries to sell you a
12-ox. package It Is because he has
a stock on hand which he wishes to
dispose of before he puts In Detlance.
He knows that Defiance Starch has
printed on every package In large let-
ters and figures "16 ois." Demand
Defiance and save much time and
money and the annoyance of the iron
•ticking. Defiance never sticks.
If I might control the literature of
he household I would guarantee the
veil being of church and state.—
Edward Hussey, aged fifty years, a
stonecutter employed by the Goss
Construction company, erJsting the
r.ew court house at Oklahoma City
was killed while at work on the struc
ture. He was hit on the back of the
head by a swinging derrick, and livet?
but a short time after the accident.
Much valuable information free about
and instruments; write for the new eata-
ogiie to-day. JENKINS' MUSIC HOUSE,
(ANSAS CITY, M0.
Literature is the fruit of thinking
should be in every household, none so
good, besides 4 oz. more for 10 cents
than any other brand of cold water
Show me a woman's housekeeping
and I will tell you how long she will
keep ber husband's love.
From a Merchant.
"I have sold three bottles of Hunt's
Lightning Oil to Frank Swartz of Gal-
lup, N. M. They think It is the only
medicine for all purposes."
C. P. Fisher,
Plymouth, O. T.
The popular notion of an easy job
is doing just as you feel like.
a large *-oi. package fled Crotw Ball Blue, only
5 cent*. The Kusa Company, South Bend, Ind,
About a fllg display of temper there
always li a flavor of being lU-used.
A temporary organization of th«
Sons of the American Revolution ol
Oklahoma was made at Oklahoma
City last -week, with H. H. E'dwards ol
Guthrie president; Dr. L. Haynef
Buxton, Oklahoma City,_secretary; J
B. Thoburn, Guthrie, register; W. P
Campbell, Oklahoma City, historian
KITS permanently cared. Wo fit* or nerronsnew sftSf
flld flint day's una of Dr. Kline'* O rent Nerve Krator-
sr Hepd for FKKE Aft. OO trial bottle and treaty
Dk. li. H. Kuwl, Ltd., tSl Arch tttrvct, I'hlladtilpliia, it
Every woman who marries faces
the question of the kind of a house
she will make, and decides it.
The Shrlwi* of both tertltorles
held a ceremonial session-at Oklaho
ma City last week. Nearly five hun
dred members were in attendance
and Bfty candidates were Initiated.
Lawyers of the Atoka district havt
organized a bar association.
Tom Green, who, it Is alleged, witl
four other negroes, broke the seal oi
a car standing in the yards at Law
ton and «tole four tons of coal, hai
been held to tbe grand Jury.
Every woman, as she cooks throe
meals a day, and washe3 dishes after
ward, decides that the next time she
marries it will be to a traveling man,
one who is not home more than once
a week to cook for.
Insist en Getting It.
Some grocers say they don't keep
Defiance Starch. ' This Is because they
have a stock on hand of other brands
containing only lS oi In a package,
which they won't be able to sell first,
because Defiance contains 1# os. for
ths same money.
Do you want 18 os. Instead of II os.
(or same money? Then buy Defiant*
Starch. Requires no cooking.
Short Lived Animals
A dog lives on the average from
ten to twelve yearB, a cat nine to ten
years, a rabbit about seven, a squirrel
or hare about elghj and a fox fourteen
to ilxteen years.
Are Never Without P#-ru-na in the Home For
Struck Ground Again.
At a small station in tbe north of
Ireland an old man, carrying a carpet
bag, and accompanied by an old wom-
an, evidently his. wife, entered the
train. It was apparent from their ex-
presalons of curiosity, mingled with
anxiety, that this was their first rail-
way Journey. The train started, and
they both looked eagerly from the win-
dow, and as the speed Increased a look
of keener anxiety gathered on the old
woman's face. A few minutes later
the train ran on to a long bridge, the
sides of which could not be seen from
the carriage window. With a little
shriek the old woman clutched her
husband's arm. Meanwhile the train
sped onwards, and was soon once
morion solid earth. The old woman
was quick to note the change. Her
features relaxed, and she sank Into
her .seat with the fervent exclamation
Under date of January 10,1897, Dr.
I Hartman received the following letter:
"My wife has been a sufferer from a
complication of diseases for the past
twenty-five years. Her case has baffled
the skill of some of the most noted phy-
sicians. One of her worst troubles was
chronic constipation of several years'
standing. She was also passing throug!
that most critical period in the life of>
woman—change of life.
"In June, 1895, 1 wrote to you about
her case. You advised a course of
Peruna and Manalin, which we at once
commenced, and nave to say it com-
pletely cured her. * >
"About the same time I w 3te you
about my own case of catarrh, which
had been of twenty-five years' standing.
At times I was almoet past going.
I commenced to use Peruna according
to your Instructions and continued Its
„ae tor about a year, and It hat com-
pletely cured me,"—John O. Atkinson.
•In a letter dated January 1,1900, Mr.
she's struck the
The Bold Unknown.
'Col. Albert A. Pope was talking
about a man who, at an automobile
race, had rejoiced greatly, thinking
his own car had won, when, as a mat-
ter of fact, the victor had been an-
other-man's car, of similar construc-
tion, which he had mistaken for his
'Poor fellow," said Col. Pope, "he
felt, I fancy, like a young friend of
mine, who took his pretty wife to the
theater the other night.
"After the play was over and my
friend and his pretty bride had got
into their carriage and were on the
way home, she leaned toward him af-
fectionately and said:
" 'Dear, you shouldn't have squeezed
my hand while we were coming out
of the theater. When I squeezed back
I meant for you to stop.'
'Me? Why,' stammered the hus-
band, 'I never touched your hand.'"
Why Clergy Never Strike.
Archbishop Ireland Is generally rec-
ognized as a power for good In set-
tling labor troubles. During a recent
meeting attended by strike leaders
and employers at which the archbish-
op was present the prelate remarked
Incidentally: "It is well known that
clergymen do not go on strike." One
of the labor men took upon himself to
answer the prelate's comment. "You
may depend upon It," he said, address-
ing the bishop, "you certainly would
go on strike If you worked by the
day, but, you see, you work by the
Upon the advice of the bureau of
forestry at Washington the Gulf, Col-
orado & Santa Fe railroad eight
months ago began to experiment with
wooden tie-plates. These plates are
intended to protect the tie from wear
under the rail. They are cut the
width of the bottom of the rail and as
long as the tie is wide—usually six
or seven Inches—and are kept In place
by the weight of the rail, In a flat
groove in the tie.
War Has Helped American Trade.
For us at least war In Manchuria
seems to be preferable to undisputed
Russian occupation. In July, August
and September of 1903 we shipped to
that country 17,000,000 yards of cotton
cloth; in the corresponding three
months of last year we shipped I
C60.000 yards.—Providence Journal
A Horsy Explanation.
She—I don't see how the oranges
and all the other good things from
way out in California come to u 3 so
fresh and nice.
He—Well, they're like the majority
of "good things'' at the racetrack-
picked before they're ripe.—PhHadel-
She—There is no excuse for a man
He—But if he cannot dance other
She—Oh, that merely would be an
excuse for not dantflng at all.
Setting a Fashion.
Amy—Is it true that MlM Tadlelgh
Intends to elope?
Blanche—Why, yes, and I,|M r that
she is going to send out an
souncing the elopement
Atkinson says, after five years' experi-
ence with Peruna,
' 'I will ever continue to speak a good
word tor Peruna- I em still cured of
catarrh."—John O. Atkinson, Inde*
peadence, Mo., Box 272.
Mrs. Alia Schwandt, Sanborn, Minn.,
"I have been troubled with rheuma-
tism and catarrh tbr twenty-five yean. ,
Could not sleep day or night. After
bmviog uBcd Ptruam I csa Bleep Mad
nothing bothers me mow. It I ever em
effected with any kind ot sickness.
Peruna will be the medicine I shall
use. My son was cured ot catarrh ot
the larynx by Peruna."—Mrs. Alia
When old age comes, catarrhal dls
eases come also. Systemic catarrh is
almost universal in old people. •
Address Dr. 8. B. Hartman, President
of the Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus.
Ohio, who will be pleased to give you
the benefit of his medical advice gratis.
Shoes which meet every demand made upon them for
Wear and Style last longer and look better.
"ALWAYS JUST CORRECT"
JUST THE KIND 'YOU WANT
Your dealer will see that you are supplied with these
shoes if you Insist. Every dealer ought to give
yoti the best. See that you get these.
For business or drsss ask for "SIR KNIOHT"
LARGEST FINE SHOE EXCLUSIVISTS
ST. LOUIS, U. S. A.
Conviction Follows Trial
When buying loose coffee or anything yonr grocer happens
to have in his bin, how do you Know what you are
getting ? Some queer stories about coffee that is sold in bulk,
could be told, if the people who handle it (grocers), cared to
8*>6aCould any amount of mere talk have persuaded millions of
housekeepers to use
the leader ol all package coffees for over a quarter
of a century, if they had not found it superior to all other brands in
Purity, Strength, Flavor and Uniformity?
This popular eoeetee of LION COFFEE
— be doe only to iakereat merit. Tbere
to no oU uosir proof ol aaorlt tlias ooe-
tlnurd and Increasing popularity.
U tbe verdict ol MILLIONS OF
HOUSEKEEPERS docs not convince
you of the merits of LION COFFEE#
It costs you bat a trifle to boy a
package. It Is tbe easiest way to
convince yonrsell, and to make
yon a PERMANENT PURCHASER.
LION COFFEE is sold only in 1 lb. sealed packages,
and reaches you as pure and clean as when It left our
Lion-head on every package.
Save these Lion-heads for valuable premiums.
SOLD BY GROCERS
^ WOOLSON 8PICE CO., Toledo, Ohio.
w. l. douglas
W. L. Donglai 93,ftO shoes are the greatest sellers In the
world because of their excellent style, easy fitting und sape.
rlor wearing qualities. The* are Just as inod as those (hat
rest from IS.M toAT.OO. The only difference Is the price*
W. JL. Douglas tll.AO shoes cost more to make, hold their
shstpc better, weur longer, and are of greater value than any
otherSS.30 shoe on the market to-day. W.la. Douglas guar.
uui#M their value by stamping his name and price ou the
• of each shoe. Look A>r ft. Take no substitute. W.L*
liouiiu.e* so shoos are sold through his own retail stores la
the prlaelpal cltlre^nnd by shoe dealers everywhere. No mat-
ter where yon live, W.la. Douglas shoes are within your reach.
BETTER THAN OTHER MAKES AT ANY PRICE.
" For the last three years I have mom W.L Douglas IS..V) thoe and found it not
only as good, but defter than any shoe that I ever hati, regardless or phet."
Chas. L Farreti, Asst. Cashier The Capital National Bank, Indianapolis, Ind.
kn wear W. L. Djurlu $9.80 ud $9.00 ihOM tootSM th«y fit
bettor, hold thtir nap*, and wtar long*? than othnr main*.
W.L.DOUGLAS $4.00 SHOES CANNOT BE EQUAUEO AT ANY PMGL
W. JL Douglas use* Corona Colts kin in his ti JO shoes. Corona
Colt is considered to to the finest patent leather produced.
VUT COLOR EYELETS WILL NOT WE AM RIANT
W. L. Douglas has the largsst s*oe mail order business In the world.
No trouble to gpft a fit by mall. *. extra prepays delivery. If you dsalrs
furtbsr Information, writs for Illustrated Catalogue qr Spring Styles.
W.L.DO ISQLASi BROCKTON, UASSAOMUSITTS
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