Lexington Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, May 28, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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LEXINGTON, CLEVELAND COUNTY. OKLA1IOHA, FRIDAY. MAY .-■« ■
To Examine This Statement
Seventy Five Thousand Dollars
Condensed reports made to tlu- U. S. Government Washington, D.
C. at elose of business February 5th, and April 2Sth, H 0'.).
^Washington Letter f
Washington, D. C., May 35.
Senator Gore's recent proposed in-
vestigation to ascertain the' real
cause of the high prices to the con-
sumer? of this Nation has had the
Beet of a bomb thrown into the
Aldrich i amp. He is receiving
hundreds of letters daily commend-
ing him for action in this cause.
Leading newspapers are favorably
commenting on it. The following
are a few references from Eastern
m minimum m tsmwwusBHMWsaMwa
(February 5th, 1909.)
Loans $ 58,149.98
Bonds & Premiums
Furniture and Fixtures
Cash and Exchange
(April 28th 1909.)
Loans and Warrants $ (>S,0.">1.3(>
6,333.75 Bonds & Premiums 27,008.IS
2,841.60 Furniture and Fixtures. 2.*41.00
49,332.86 Cash and Exchange 41),840,72
110,658.19 Total 147.721.86
25,000.00 Capital •$ 2->,000.00
21,251.88 Surplus and Profits 22.545.31
6,250.00 Circulation. 2->.iH>0.(Mi
64,156.31 Deposits 75 .l76..i5
116,658 19 Total 147.721.86
Study and Compare the above figures. See the Gain i
An Increase of more than Thirty Thousand Ooilais in lotal-.
Hundred and I
Farmers National \OI L bank,
'ortv Seven Thousand Strong.
It's a Pioneer—One
No Fear of Conviction
Guthrie, Okla.. May 1 he at-
Death of Mrs. Hobson
Mrs. C. V. Hobson, after a ling
ering illness, died at her home tw
miles southeast of Lexington, Sat- direct in
urday morning at 3 o'clock. niittee to investigate
The deceased was a member of partisian committee
The Cleveland uouniy omguig, ,,
i i 1 ti'iiiiit <>ii tlu part ''t tin 1 • 'i' i"'
Convention held a most s™c|^u L)Vernment to persecute Governor
two days session at Helse Satur ^ his a8SOciates is being
day and Sunday. One of the larg-1 (.ritis,,l here. The latest
f.ct i>rnwds known at a sinking coiv • .... i
est crowns Known |novei that of dismissing a grand
vention was in attendance. because thoy failed to see
Everything was very harmonious 1 > (,.(lence t0 warrant a lrue
and all present enjoyed themsehc. ^ ^ gummoning of another
to the fullest exten . grand jury in the hope that it will
The annual convention will I ^ ^ |)idable regarJed by vears
held at the \ alley Grove school many ,ig an umvarranted and tyran-1 children, six of whom survive.
house in August, at which time • Every attelnpl of The funeral services were con-
there will be contests for the ban-: ^ (,haracter gerves to strengthen ducted at the residence by Revs,
ner- the Governor's hold upon the affec- Gordon Barrett, of the city, ami J.
, . tion of the people, and even though L. Taylor, of Purcell, at 2:30 p. m.
Second Half of Taxes L Ft.(lt.ral Government succeeds Saturday, after which the re m
For the benefit of our many read-1 in finding a jury that will Ijnallj were laid to n t in
ers we wish to state that the second do the will of the persecutors in cemetery.
Mr. Scott's talk the country
might well dispense with. Senator
Gore's Dolliver's it could not readi-
ly spare. A few more blind men
like the Senator from Oklahoma and
democracy might see light ahead.
—New York Evening Post.
Gore accuses New England mills
is first in extortion, and say New
iedford corporations declare <><> per
cent dividends and double stock to
"lucid enormous prophets, lie as-
serted that they were making large
prophets and Quoted figures to com-
bat the new protection argument
that wholesalers and retailers, not
manufacturers are responsible for
the high cost of living.—Boston
Gore seeks facts, wants to know
if retailers are extortionate. He
declarer- that it middle,' men are
responsible for the reibbery of con-
sumers. as ehargeel by Hale1, il
shouicl be apparent.—Evening Star.
(lore hits Standpatters arid makes
telling report. Senator Thomas P.
Gore. Senator from Oklahoma, ad-
ministered a general trimming to
ti1(. \r he S eat ■.
with pauicular reference 15 Senator
Gftllenger, of New Hampshire, who
insisted on baiting him. So sa.'iee
were the shafts e f Senator Gore that
the entire Senate was forced to
laugh, and the chair did not at-
tempt to restore order.—New ^ ork
U. S. Senator Gore's resolutions
the Senate Finance C -
ough a bi-
This Bank will give a prize
of $5.00 in Gold to the per=
son giving the 5 Best Rea=
sons why one should depos=
it with State Banks in
half of the taxes for 1908 will
due June 15th.
be ; this matter, there is 110 fear of an
I ultimate conviction.
For the Commencement to be held at the opera
house in Lexington, May 28th.
Presentation of Diplomas.
The Possibilities of Oklahoma,
Mortimer Ryan Sewell.
Effort and Achievement,
James Harvey Mitchell.
The Passion for \\ ealth,
Carrie Picolia Hobson.
Piano Solo - Miss Tula Hobson.
Giants Ancient ami Modern,
Seneca Lloyd Thompson.
The Value of the Present,
Rachel Amelia Baughman.
The Home, - Minnie Oelell.
Prof. Henry Meier.
the Methodist church and a de-Voted to who is responsible for extortion-
christian lady. She was 58 years ate prices." brings out the most
of age, and had lived here for the fundamental que stion in the entire
past six years, coming from Wayne, -ubjeet of tariff. W all Street -lour-
where she had resided for fifteen nal.
She was the mother of eight "That man Gore . so me one arose
to remark in the Senate press gal-
lery, "seems to have a buzz saw on
the end of bis tongue. And that
is the impression the senate is get-
ting of Hon. T. P. Gore the more
it collides with him. Several em-
Purcell >nent experts in the employment of
vocabulary have come into collision
The Leader joins a host of friends with the blind statesman an,I have |
in extending sympathy to the be- come oB badly lacerated and m
, need of repairs. — Washington
Sells Wet Goods Every time a vote is taken on
Guthrie, Okla.. May 24.—Acting amendments to the tariff bill it he-
Superintendent of the State Agency, comes more apparent that the trusts
S. \V. Stone, negotiated with the are in the saddle, that the people
Turk-Chanowsky Liquor Co., of are being ridden over rough shod
Gainesville, Texas, for the sale of a and that the tariff is being revised
mixed car load of confiscated li- by its friends and not in the inter-
quors, consisting of beer and whig- est of the consumers.
lev The sale is F. O. B. Gaines- ~ „ ~ _
ville and the price of bottle-in-bond MPS. Bennett's Southern TOUP
i whisky is six dollars per case and Mrs. Joseph Bennett will leave
I five dollars per barrel for beer, this afternoon for a tour of Oklaho-
; The total amount was $1,089.75. ma, during which she will read in
This money reverts to the State the cities of Oklahoma City, I little.
Treasurer, and i- used to bear the chickasha. LaSelle, Altus. Madill,
expenses of prosecuting the prohib- Sentinel, and several other places,
itory law violaters. This method This tour by Mrs. Bennett will
I of capturing the boot-leggers'goods give the citizens of the towns she
ing to say in re;;
charge of the
grand jury at Tub
moiling of another
great care in examining the panel
And if Mr. Gregg c an't get a grand
jury that will indict, pray on what
does he rely for a conviction by a
The Centra! State
The oldest, largest and best
equipped of the state' schools. En-
rollment this year, 1,252. Enroll-
Imentlast year, 1,14(5. Large fac-
ulty of exoeriencefljnstrue'.tois. gra-
i eluates 'it such tinivei.-iti**s as
Chicago, Yale. Columbia. Michigan,
Indiana. Vanelerbilt, Nebraska. All
courses offeree 1 fre'e*. Absolutely no
charges made for tuition by this
Normal, even for vocal music, pi-
ano music, Drawing, painting, elo-
jeution and commercial branches.
Free Tuition—No Fees—No Dues.
Board and room at very reasonable'
ederal grand jury at j per week, while a few pay $-1.01).
Pure water, ami healthful climate1,
if the! Federal Summer term begins June 1, 1 ''•*
and the sum-[.Fall term bfegins Sept. 13, 1900.
one solely be-1 For further information, aeldress
Guthrie. Okla., May 21. I he
different departments of the state
are using e'very effeirt to place'them-
selves in e-lose touch with the pcei-
ple. At the State Grain Dealers
Association, the Agricultural De-
partment anil t h e Corporation
Commission, were represented by
C. F. Barrett, Secretary of the
Board of Agriculture, and Jack
Love, Chairman eif the Corporation
Commission, both of whom eleliv-
ered instructive' addresses along tht
line' of the work in which their dif-
ferent departments are' engaged.
sen were well recei
appreciated by the
Guthrie, Okla., May 25th.—The
McAlester News-Capital, a staunch
has the follow- rates, $3.00 to $3.50
lis-! Some get hoard and
cause the first would not indict for James A. McLauehlin, President,
the alleged town lot conspiracy, is j Edmonel, Okla.
something novel in this neck of the
woods. The government use-d; Try the
Leader for Job \\ ork.
, and using the proceeds of the sale
I to bear the expenses of the pre
'! e ution appears to be a very effec- be found in the
i j tive way of upholding the prohibi-
l1 tory law. Boot-leggers engage in
[ | the enterprise for the profit it brings
I them and it would seem that this boro, (Ky.) Sentinel.
would make the profits very uncer- Mrs. Bennett will appear at the
i tain to say the least. opera house in Lexington, June 1st
intends to visit an opportunity to
hear one of the very best readers to
outli today. She
has given many readings in and
around her home city and her suc-
Rev. Gordon Barrett.
W'lien you know a news
'[tell 'phone 18 about it.
Advertising makes business
ness pays for the advertising.
MEN AND BOYS
Everything From Head to Foot.
We carry the best and most complete line in this sec-
tion of the state, such as:
Stein, Black & Co. and Samjeek Clothing; Edwin
Clapp, Stetson and \V. L. Douglas Shoes; Jno. B. Stetson
Co. Hats; Wilson Bros. Underwear and Hosiery; Manhattan
Shirts, Carhartts Overalls; Hansen Gloves and the pMtie-t
line of Children's N\ ool and \\ ash Suits
vou ever saw.
Gome in And be Convinced.
For Men And Boys
Purcell - North Side Main St.
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Fox, J. O. Lexington Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, May 28, 1909, newspaper, May 28, 1909; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110365/m1/1/: accessed February 22, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.