Lexington Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, July 31, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN.
For Vice President
JOHN WOKTH KERN, of Indiana.
For United States Senator
THOMAS PRYOK GORE.
For Congressman, Fifth District
a 5 "iv oi jncem e> ts,
All onnouneements under this head are paid fur.
$10,00 in advance.
S. W. HUTCH IN.
\\'k are authorized to announce \\ . N. Newell" for
ri presentati/.e to the legislature from Cleveland coun-
ty, subject to the action <>f the democrats at the pri-
mary August 4th.
THE panic of 1!)0T, coming without any legitimate
excuse when the republican party bad for a decade
been in complete control of the federal government,
furnishes additional proof that it is either unwilling
or incompetent to protect the interests of the general
public. It has so lined the country to Wall Street
that the sins of the speculators are visited upon the
•whole people. While refusing to rescue the wealth
producers from spoilation at the hands of the stock
gamblers and speculators in farm products, it has de-
posited treasury funds without interest and without
competition in favorite banks. It has used an emer-
gency for which it is largely responsible to force
through congress a bill changing the basis of bank
currency and inviting market manipulation, and has
tailed to give to the 15,000,000 depositors of the
country protection in their savings.
We believe that insofar as the needs of commerce
require an emergency currency, such currency should
be issued, controlled by the federal government and
loaned on adequate security to national and state
hanks. We pledge ourselves to legislation under
which national banks shall be required to establish a
guaranty fund for the prompt payment of the deposi-
tories of any insolvent national bank under an equita-
ble system which shall be available to all state bank-
ing institutions wishing to ii.se it.
We favor a postal savings bank if the guaranteed
bank cannot be secured and that it be constituted so
as to keep the deposited money in the communities
■where it is established. But we condemn the policy
of the republican party in proposing postal savings
banks under a plan of conduct by which they will
aggregate the deposits of rural communities and re-de-
posit the same while under government charge in the
banks of Wall street, thus depleting the circulating
medium of the producing regions and unjustly favor-
ing the speculative market.—Plank of Democratic
ROOSEVELT CRITICISED BY SENATOR BOIRNE.
HERE is an interesting dispatch from Washington,
Although he worked unceasingly for the renomi-
nation of President Roosevelt, Senator Jonathan
Bourne, Jr., of Oregon, does not hesitate to criticise
the methods employed to encompass the nomination
of Mr. Taft.
"Anxious for the perpetuation of his policies,"
said Senator Bourne, "President Roosevelt has intro-
duced an element of danger into our political life. As
a result of the methods employed to nominate Secre-
tary Taft, residuary legateeship in the White House
is more eminent having this precedent than perpetui-
ty of dynasty in a monarchy where natural causes op-
erate to extinquish families.
Secretary Taft's letter of acceptance^ should anti-
cipate Democratic opposition in respect to this mat-
ter, and in terms quite apprehension for the future.
He should state specifically that if the people elect
him as their chief public servant he will in no man-
ner attempt to select his successor other than to give
loyal support to his party's selection."
Taft's mouth may be large enough, but he will
not put his foot in it, just because he can. To pur-
sue the course urged by Senator Bourne would con-
stitute a confession too astounding for even Taft, with
his limited experience in politics, to father. Taft's
friends will never permit him to give the inside facts
regarding the forces that brought about his nomina-
tion. And it might be well to remember just here
that ex-Governor Odell, of New York, gave out an
interview at the Chicago republican convention in
which he gave it as his opinion that "Taft is not the
real choice of more than fifty of the delegates; his
nomination is due almost wholly to the coersive tac-
tics practised by Roosevelt and the army of federal
THE democratic party stands for democracy; the
republican party has drawn unto itself all that
is aristocratic and plutocratic.
The democratic party is the champion of equal
rights and opportunities to all; the republican party
is the party of privilege and private monopoly. The
democratic party listens to the voice of the whole peo-
ple and gauges progress by the prosperity and advan-
cement of the average man; the republican party is
subservient to the comparatively fsw who are the ben-
eficiaries of governmental favoritism. We iuvite the
co-operation of all, jregardless of previous political ftf
filiation oi past difference, who desire to preserve a
government of the people ly the people and lot the
people and who favor such all administration oi the
government as will insure, oh far as buman wisdom
can, that each citizen shall draw from society a re-
ward commensurate with his contribution to the wel-
fare of society. Democratic National Platform.
Thk recent showers and the hot weather are
worth thousands of dollars to the farmers.
Bring us your Eggs and Butter and receive
the highest market price for same ....
Call on us for Good, Fresh Produce.
We are Headquarters for Country Produce.
Our Groceries are always Fresh, and the
price is the lowest. Call and inspect.
Remember the Kansas Diamond is the Best
FLOUR on earth for light bread.
J. M. TUGGLE.
\tiTi; for the new road l.iw at the primary, lues-
.. J. B. STEELE ..
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
New Rigs, Good Horses and Careful Drivers
—- OPEN DAY AND NKiHT - *
BLCKBEE'S BL LBS SUCCEED1'
' Made to build New Hualnefta. A
r tr. a will ma kit ><>u ;i permanent c
r. Hut ipfartiouguaranteed of
' Souvenir Collection
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"prlnf f n>(Uk*. l«l . Hpaal.h Iris, MIIm, Cpar
,,u.. l Jrup,CfO«u..Ct.l'.BoJoi«. Anrmtn*. I>al
'• Ninlil'X, Darwin 1 ullp, l'arrot Tulip, V rli
r and pftcklnc sad raerl.a this valuable sol
I f Uul*>« I'ottpald. lo(rlb«r with n.r big Illu*trat*4, lamuetlv*,
V ttaiuMf.il n.l Plant Bo..* TalU aU abv.it lb* Bwi
To the young men who will he twenty-one before
November 3rd: you shorfld vote at the primary Tues-
Ci.k\ki.ami Coi'ntv should roll up a larger Demo-
cratic vote at Tuesday's primary than she ever did ''
I'm-; polls will be open from S a. m. until p.
m. Don't fail to vote between those hours or you
can not vote.
Evi.nv person that is interested in good roads
and everyone should be, should vote for the new road |
law at the primary Tuesday.
I MAKE THE LOWEST
Piivilejjb to Pay 1'art >r All After ()ue Year,
ixct Your Abstracts I-ar Von
Ruy or Sell your Land. Write Insurance,, Kenew
your old loan
See me if you want money, or want to save money.
•I. l .SUOC KU n .
Lexington, Okla. The Heal Estate and Loan Man.
L In ComoamorattoQ of a
* ,11. ; praavat tru of oh.r(. with till I'oIIki
flonl.n Hnrne I 1 M!p Bulb. TI,. rrcatMt floral o
be (. Ibl* Bulb aluna 1* worth . quarter.
> II VII D LL— Ml BUCKBEE BT
iH. W. Buckbee rockford, ill
DeWitt's Little Early Risers, the
faraow little liver pills, are sold by
The Pal lace Drug store,
Sherman .v, Everett, Props.
If you are a year in arrearages, pay
your subscription t<> tbe Leader to-
day, t o avoid missina tin
Vote for the road law.
Primary Tuesday. Vote for the new road law.
ik you are a voter you should vote at the pri-
Wn.i, the Roosevelt admirers who are supporting
Mr. Taft be deceived, or will the Wall Street support-
ers of Mr. Taft be deceived '.' The answer t<> tbis
may be found by carefully studying and finding out
how often Wall Street has been deceived in the can-
didate it supports. Bryan's Commoner.
A vote for the new road law is a vote for good
Ukiikmbeh the polls close at ti p. m. and you
Fbould not fail to vote before that time.
Lk you never cast a vote before, you should by
fill means vote at the primary Tuesday.
Lexington should poll a larger vote at the pri-
mary, Tuesday, than she ever polled before.
Yor should vote at the primary Tuesday and in
order to vote you will have to vote before 6 p. m., (or
the polls close at that time.
rememhkk, if the new road law carries, which it
should, the convicts will he worked, instead of laying
their lines out in jail. It will be a great tbinfj fog
the county, to have this work done Ibis jnannet
0 LEXINGTON LEADER t
J. o fox. Propriftor
If you are not a subscriber, we invfte yon to
become one. Sl-.oo per yeaf.
Our Job Department is complete. ^Ve print
anything In tbe printing line.
W e solicit your printing.
local Agents Wanted alt; Once
Just received a car load of PIANOS
from the factory, and are giving red
hot bargains on same.
Don't buy a PIANO until yoo figure
B. G. CLARK
DeWitt's Kidney and Kladder pills
are prompt and thorough and will in a
very short lime strengthen the weak
kidneys and alia
fram inflammation of the bladder.
Tliey are recommended everywhere.
The Palace Drug Store,
Sherman A Kverett, Props.
If the Leader pleases you tell
your neighbors; if not, tell us.
Kenedy's Lazative cough syrup s t he
one that children like so well to lake
as it Iafltes nearly as well as maple
sugar. It is ditierent fiorn the others
as it does not constipate, hill on the
otherhand it act gently yet freeely on
the bowleg and thereby it drives the
col.I out of the system. Sold hy.
The Pah.ee I hug store.
Kverett A Sherman Props.
To The Picnic Committees: Cull
in and gi't prices bi'lorc having your
circulars printed for your picnics-
Stomuch tr..allies are very coiuiuoii
in the Bummer time and you should
noi orly l>e very careful about what
ycueat just mm. Cut more than this
yon should not allow your stomach to
become disordered, an.I when the stom-
ach goea wrong take Kndol. This is
thebesi known preperation that ig of-
ered to the people today for dyspepsia
or imt igestion or any gtomai'b trouble,
Kndol digests all fonda. |t •« pleaBant
itA'takt Jt is sold heft) by
the I'allace Drug Sturs,
ftierinan t Irverotl. J'ropa
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Fox, J. O. Lexington Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, July 31, 1908, newspaper, July 31, 1908; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110323/m1/4/: accessed April 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.