Lexington Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, February 25, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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(Consolidation ol You Alls Doln:-, -tablisheJ iMqq: Cle>elanU County Leader, Established 1891.:•
"Entered June 9. v« a. ut Lexington, Okla. 1" naooml-oUws matter, under Act ol Coucres* of March s. 1878."
LEXINGTON, CLEVELAND COUNTY, OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1910.
When On Thci /'ence
Choose the store that offers you the hest of every-
thing in the way of Hardware, Cook Stove* Plow Shears
at the Lowest Prices.
WY>>E <V M AWKISV
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County Court Convenes
County court convenes in Lexing-
ton Monday, the 28th, and con-
tinues in session for ten days. The j
following is a list of the jurors ^
which have been drawn and sum-1
Green I'ogue, Scott Whorton, N.
Kelley, Virg Suddreth, L. Hollo-1
well, 1!. M. Powell, W. I. Dicker-
son, C. H. Oydlc, L. II. Wood, R.
S. Cavin, N. Everhart, L. II. Wald-
ron, J. F. Ellis, M. L. McJimsey.
Adjourns March 4th
The special session of the legisla-
ture. which has been in session
since January '20th, will adjourn |
March 4th. Many hills have been
passed, which are daily being
signed by the governor.
Build the Bridge
Lexington's is one of the best
towns of its size in the state, and
with the new steel bridge connect-
ing her with Purcell, she will grow
as never before. Only a few thous-
and dollars of stock yet to be sold,
which will insure the erection of
the bridge this fall. If you haven't
subscribed hunt up the committee
and do your part. We need the
bridge and must have it.
Wall Paper! Wall Paper!
1 have a new line, all 1910 pat-
terns, nothing old. R. A. Isom.
Jno. Boatright will pay you the
highest market price for your corn.
Does "One Hour" Count?
One hour a day withdrawn from
frivolous pursuits ' and profitably
employed, would enable any man
of ordinary c !paeit\ to mash r a
complete sciene". One hour a day
would make an ignorant man a \v. 11
informed man in ten years, One
hour a day would earn enough to
pay for two daily and two weekly
papers, two leading magazines and
a dozen good books. In an hour a
day a boy or girl could read) twenty
pages thoughtfully—over seven
: em . ml i ,< ■ ••! • ■1 it< n
volumes iii a year. An hour a day
might make all the difference be-
tween bare existence and useful,
happy living. An hour a day
might maki—nay, has made an un-
known man a famous one, a useless
one a benefactor to his race. Con-
sider, then, the mighty possibilities
of two, four, yes, six hours a day
that are on the average, thrown
away by some of our young men
and women in their desire for fun
Much of the so-called friendship
of the day is but pretense. It ex'
ists only in name and as soon as it
ceases to lie advantageous it is
dropped. The friendship that con-
tinues the same in prosperity and
a Iversity is to be prized, but all
uthcr kinds are worthless. It mat-
not how hard a man may struggle
to do right and make a success of
life there is always some loathsome
reptile, some worthless wretch who
is ready to drag him down, to blight
his hope.- and Mast bis fondest am-
bitions. The loss of money and
property is not the greatest loss a
man can sustain in the business
world; far better to lose your mon-
ey than friendship.
Work For The Bridge
better markets for your cotton, com and hou—it means money in your
ii'! \ it> ill".
word, keep still—keep out of the way—don't stand on the Track of
We Are In
The Race lo Win
The Pun ell-Lexington Bridge means more lo the Farmer than any
one else. The I'urctdl-Lexington Bridge will help lie land owner—tie
The metropolitan markets are at our verj door, but fof one thing—
that a big thing too—the Canadian River.
Your fruit and vegetables—your eggs and butter—everything your
farm produces will be connected with a live market.
Will you help us to help Yourself? The time to act is NOW.
The Farmers Slate Guaranty Bank
First in The Field Still in The Lead
We will sell at public auction at our place of business, Purcell 3
Commencing at 10 o'clock a. m., Rain ol
Key for Attorney Genera!
Lawton, Okla., Feb. 21.—(ieorgc
I'. Key, of this city, this week an-
nounced his candidac y for attorney
general of Oklahoma to suecer
Z t'l •• -I. V *\i • 1'i ! .I
^ will enter the race for governor.
;3 Mr. Key i- a Tenne- <••• mi bv birth,
and has been a practicing attorney
■Z I' t' twelve years, the last eight of
:H which have been at Lawton, follow-
ing the opening of the Kiow.i-Co-
^5 mane! e country, is recognize,1 ...
jz ■■ hi r i' >
Jj in this section of the st-ile.
bears the distinction of having been
the fir.-; president of tin first demo-
cratic organization to be I allied in
t'.e Kiowa-Comanche , -mitry-
Comanche county. I> i -k in
nessee he was a close friend of Sen-
. tor "Bob" Taylor, and it i-; probu-
"Z that Senator Taylo: will spend ev-
Z2 ernl weeks of the early mine r in
^2 "Oklahoma < unpai niir: i- i bin
':§ The New Buildings
Work on the new buildiiu at
^3 the I'niversity of Oklahoma i- pro-
ZS gressing in a manner alike gratil'y-
^ ing to the contractor and th< siud-
t-iits. The Kngineei in; building, a
^ beautiful eli shaped structure of red
pressed brick trimmed with lime-
stone, is Hearing completion and
2 will be ready for occupancy about
the lirst of March. The Adminis-
2 tration Imildimj ■ j r-- -in.1 m : •
~3 slowly but will be ready for the
2 students next September.
5; Mr. Ii. F. Ridley, the new clerk
3 of the Construction Company, is
here and will superintend the work
^3 in person from now on. He will
.2 report to the State Board of Affairs
;3 and to the Architects the piogress
of the work. For two years he had
^3 charge of the construction of a large
power plant in C'hi' ago and has
2S been a practicing architect in the
^3 east. The work will undoubtedly
— j move along faster under bis snper-
3 Farm Loans
^ I represent Bartlett Bros., Land
^5 Loan Co., of St. Joseph."Missouri;
^ Branch oflice at Guthrie. Lowest
2 rates and best terms. Interest and
3 commission concurrent.—S. S. Den-
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£ New Farming" Implements of all kinds, includ-
^ ing Listers, Walking and Riding, Walking and Rid-
B ing Plows, Stalk Cutters, Go-devils, Cultivators,
^ Mowers, Rakes, one row corn and cotton Planters,
two row corn and cotton Planters, Harrows, Mid-
die Busters and one International May Press.
To be held iit
TERMS: On all sums of $10.00 and under cash; on sums over
$10.00 a credit until Oct. 1st will be given purchasers on approved se-
curity WITHOUT INTEREST.
A special discount o( 8 pt cent will be given when cash ac-
H. H. EVERETT, Auctioneer.
i will sell 40 head of Registered
Short=horn cattle consisting of
fO head l=year old Bulls
20 head f- and 2 year old heifers
10 head proven brood cows
These cattle are as good as you
can find in the state. They are the top
and pick of the herd originating from
the E. V. Johnson and ti. E. Alkire herds.
Most of these cows will drop calves
soon or in the spring.
Garee & Garee will sell 40 head of Duroc Jersey hogs
on same day and in connection with this sale.
TERWS==Credit of 8 months time will
be given on approved security.
jas. L. Wadley,
(J. I). GRAVES, Owner.
Read the Leader and keep posted, $1.00.
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Fox, J. O. Lexington Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, February 25, 1910, newspaper, February 25, 1910; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110404/m1/1/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.