Lexington Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 47, Ed. 1 Friday, August 12, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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Lexington Leader RAMS
LEX. .' GTON.
Bert Gray, Sulphur p .rreer, is de;<L.
Ada boo*t*n claim that city ni be
•bore 4,000 in the tew ceniui.
C. L. Jone«. Frisco ticket agent, l«
t'.il musing from Sapulpa. A. ounti
Cherokee, Alfalfa county. boaj'f of
the blgceit toan'y V-'r racing par«e
offered rr. 'i'.e •
Ada'i hi? lM —WW revival hi*
e!"«e.j v ;■ 'r.e - r.'.r " of
vers ever kn< n • ,
Sixty-three it -r-rat'-i Oklahoma
censoi r.-f ! " ' n.
•'t'f r'> 'a! r> ci;.M were Jatt
. '. -- cmp of * s* i*e
will t:<- d, c - . 4" i ~ • .ie
of no water at the needful peridd.
El Reno and Mangum are *aid *o
have more air- • pr ri
to papula-ion than any other -y :n
the s .-e.
W. M Dav a see-ion hand. wai
found dead in the railroad yard* a;
Mangur; The mariner la wiii . ;.e
died i§ a mystery.
AI CRE4GER '
LAWTON MAS SAYS CONGRESS-
MAN SOLICITED MONEY
INDIAN DAY AT HEARING TZZi
On Stand Thty Te'! c' Vst^oo* Used
,n Sect' Contracts—Were
Impatient at the Gov-
McA]« 'er, Okla—A c: -e '.it
CoBgrestman C. E. Creager of th«
Third Okl. ;otua dis-ri - h-. «<.:. <d
ray. holder of the Indian land :
congressional investigation, was made
Tulsa claims to have,an exception-
ally fine water supply si'd annoir es
there is no danger of its street sprink-
ling being din < r.tin ■ d.
Colorado Irrigation *> are -_-o-
!ng over the f.eld in CtaufflM, Texas.
Beaver and Harper e<inUe . Okla lo-
ma. preparatory to mat sr an exper.-
ment canal. .
LPowell has been arrcs'ed at
Tuttle charged with stealing two
mules frr.ro the farm of R >er' |r, bl s.
three.anrt one-half miles from Tuttle,
A forest fire 12 milef r st of Ana-
darko broke out and burned over an
area of nearly ",00 acres. Ti e blaze
was caused by sparks from a 1m omo-
Figures from the board of agri'ul-
ture show that the proportion of Okla-
homa farmers who owned their own
farms was smaller in 1 '• than in
The corporation corotnb-ion baa
been investigating the charge of the
citizens of Duncan, that the Ci kasha
Telephone ,mpati> b< vin«c
f rib- r
'■ - ■? "" ' ^
£ v" " K '-
STATE FAIR SHOW OF Fi
' PRODUCTS CROWiNG RAPIDLY
Otto W. Paul of Orlando. Okla., has
been transferred to the flagship Con-
nect Put In the navy • ,ird at New York
for duty In the pay dsy Hmwt'IH< r
V. \V. Nesbltl paytna-'-i
Deep Fork river aid from Uncle
Bam has again failed, but property
owners In the first and seem,! bot-
toms Will reorganize and try and har-
ness the stream_to prevent disastrous
by which he asserted J1
his associates would be able to secure
fees in the s~le of 400.000 afres of
longing to the ir.dians in his - ate
Senator Gore said Had' n had offered
the bribe in M' '.Jurniy's ber.r-.f, ar.d j
Congressman Creager also had citi-
fied that Fiamon "had suggested that
he (Creageri might secure an inter-
est" in the contract* if he h Iped 'o
al by congress and President Taf'.
Appealing before th< committee
Damon made the counter harge
agair.St Cr« ger. He* said the con-
gressman t."1 solicited tnon- ; frrr
McMurray during the pend r. • in
* congress of a bill v. '.. h i.ad been
draan up by "M 'fu ay ... i ■ hi'
Creager introduced. This t;11 provid-
ed for the s„le of the surfu< e
to private individuals : f> tl.e - •
of the mineral wealth to the t
ment. Although the XI'Murray con-
tra' were r."* ref-- * iri ■ he
bill. Hamon said, was so termed that
McMurray might have been enabled
fees. The measure, however, .'-'.as not
It was "Indian day" at the hearitu
Many Indians ti rilied ti •• nad i .g: -d
the McMurray contracts illowing ten
per cent attorneys' fr h. be ; use ttiey
had been Impatient at the gov rn-
rri'-nt. As th>- t .ei - -nt's -.variis.
they said they iiad ' r. .uded th-
had to employ attorneys to fight tie
govern men' in or':er *o ■ a::..'
monev had been promised. 1* *as
pointed out '' '* •' per. • 'tit i t+ie
Choctaws and Chi'KaFaws had signed
the 10 per cent agreement. This rep- '
resented a large portion of the 110.0 0
Indians in this state, which coniains :
tr * ' : - *
in the 1'nlted Slate:
That Mr Murray's agents lad gone
among the Ir.dians and a«ked tl-m to
sign the contracts and to send tele-
grams to Preside!. Taft. Urg :.g ni to
7,er cent "attorney's fee" - Is. w :.
URGEO ;KN CROP PROMISED
STATES Y1ILD CSTIVATED TO
EE WORTH t:i.a .OCO
f Present Co"o " en* Co*-*. ' jt to Fre-
vr • 0* i ,ts Wi Proojoe Far
Greg'er Crop Ti s Year
Postal receipts in Oklahoma CI*y
J . ,f ording to •: •
given out by the local posiolli'e "This
is a gain of ti: per . ent over the re-
ceipts for July, l'j -
The state capital case has been re-
o;end by the filing of a mo on in
the criminal court of app lis .^king
by what right that 'our* is .''iri in
the •• ate supreme • jri
Since January 1 the Oklahoma City
Railway ■ rn; >ny I ■ i
miles of track in the ity ; ; or. ii-
A fire at Tulsa gutted the m'erior
pressing establishment and bakery.
The fire started !, im an'exph n of
gasoline in the cleaning Ihop.
While alighting from a street car,
John A. Hisll of Oklahoma Cit; was
ttni' k by an automoi.ile o<' ipied by
is believed to have b« -n fatally In-
W.I Not Mov- State Ricords
Oklahoma Ci; .. Okl ; Se< ■ ,r>
S :te T i . :'l • n
da-e of th° district court t Our: rn
th'e sani" manner . . .' «'.i.
by the late secretary of sta- ..
' i '
two offices, one here nd the >th
Guthrie, are t i be r : ri'air. d. il'-
re-appointed the fRce s'aff of tit*-
ger ret ury i,f,sta'''. They rave r* ■
ilitd on their bondB.
F'ire practically guited the Martin
I>ry tlocids "'inpany s tore in Sapul-
pa, entailing a loss of ti'.'M<0, Offi'es
on the Bame floor of tie building, In
eluding ti' Commeri ial Club .ffercd
tract awarded fcv ti:• ci nt irnni
panv '! ;ie i. ! I- at, , r ti id
the bridge -• ill be t.-iut • f< • 1 ..
It rit '•' be ti.a- th'-re will no' ifter
all, be any < ml:- in Ok!, h <
known ■ ■ Harmon. To ceris'.
the I . ' ■ rr. e at
Ok • t.
fi itid. <. rnet.t, the ni ro
for representative was defeated b K.
due, win contest Dixon's r. mlna'.on
Girl Fs From Horse Miy D e
Mannsville. Okia. Miss Mina f
morn, seveuu *n years of ag l, me
horseback ridi.ig. She nd ar ith'
striking a stump in the road. V. he
she stn. It the stump the Jar knock*
■ ke I ed to !
where it waB found that her skull wa
fi i'-tured aid ti.at she > is Internal'
ports that her recovery Is doubtful.
Thug Cairns Second Vict -n
Scouring ti e idty e -el. hi" If arr.
murderi .- ';.^ii i r.iaii " ' ' ! -1
and killed Anton Heldig when Heldlg
attempted to intercept his flight. TI'* |
thug claimed his fir.-' vt'tim when he
shot and killed'Dr. William F. Mic'i
eslu Ml heal!.- n is' 1 I
Boy Accidentally Kilted
Ada, Okla -While p'.ajrltig u 't 3S- 1
calibt revolver, the tlirt?e-> ear-old
mil'-s north of Ada, was accidentally
shot and klled. The mother of the
child was in the garden.
Oklahoma City, Okla.—Oklahoma
co"' r; never j,ad .i be'*er < hance to
mai-- an immense r rop than it has
now. If conditions cor:'lade the yield
w be immense n an acreage larger
than . i.-.t > * :ir. but somewhat les< than
in 19( • while the price promises to
be above even the high figures of last
T...- n " be n as a « ensus
of opinion as e ;>ressed by cotton men,
farme"!, traffic managers and others
who are fir.v and vitally ii." rested in
Last year cotton made the ahortes'
crop for many years, but in spite of
the small volume, the price was such
that the amount of monijy rerelved
is almost equal to an avenge crop
Thi.^ • rd.ng to • he 1 < •
ton buyers, the price promises to be
main'ained in spite of the far greater
a bi. e. ■ :s IT '" his; ■ r than •
this time lart year, when it was
known tha th (onilr.g crop w-ould be
Last year's yield was less than 6 '.-
000 bales. With the acreage growing
tl,:S year a average crc ;i flight t •
make T<> e bales which a' the pr- s
er.' prh ■ would br. v. ■ gr .-s pr e of
whi< ii '-onditlons now- indicate—would
bring •: - smo'.r.t :.i . higher- than
even this figure.
R.,. *s --ii the vliti- 'i of ••. Ok-
lahoma com crop are more cheering
as the eastern and southern sections
are heard from. The recent rains
have been general, and fields that
were not actually fired by the exces-
sive h«at . nd dtouV -e r • -r '.«
and will dei -lop better than expected
The alfalfa has been vastly benefi' d
v- ill be heavy. On the uplands on!
two crops have as a rule been .
Ti* Tabu i\ an Como eted
if the i raonal property hi Kan s,
the returns sir. Ing a gr; : i to' -i t
>tonal exemption is taken, leaving the
Gypot-t Dsposits a 3..-pr s
repubBca. France, S" itzerland and e
and gypsum hills. The European ' I-
'ntists are in America studying gencr-
•he i "al, oil and gas fields of extern
Oklahoma, th - wished to examine ti e
lould to . mpanv ti > m. They v • e
i'eUghted beyond measure with wr.at
-I- v saw and pr'-ii'-ted a gr-at fi
of the state Dr. Hirschi sirid in all
Uurope there were no gypsum dejir e-
1:b anywhere nearly as good as those
Ii'r ne county. iA that s nt'ie
SLUMP IN THE ALTO BUSINESS
Ec'tom 3::-rs . Hsu D-oppeci Out
Not', thstana -3 Eocf ';g E"orts
N'e^ York —ltd. a'. ..s p'lnt to the
1 bottom having fallen out of the auto-
. mobil- business The manufacturers,
lit is reported in trade circles, are
making srrenurus e£ t to keep up
a shov. of continued prcsperity. bu' it
is also said that they are no- selling
'heir produ. \ but are storing ma-
■ hines throughout the coun'ry at -neir
var.- is aiCT:- .- - 'o prev r.e i -b.ic
realizing -he true cc' • as of the
Several large -on-'ems are 1 . Ir.g
ofT men and givir.g all sors of rea-
; sons for doing so except the state-
ment that they are oversti ed. Two
ly closed entirely, oster.si' iy for the
'purpose of .iking inventory, but «
workmen wc 1 not given any defini'e
rk. and it is not expected that these
f. tones will again ie In operation
A - r: - '< - E-'-r.' 1 *
this city snrd yesterday that all cars
would undo '-dly be E'-l'::.-.' from
present lis" ;.r: es ' I'r.in 're next
two or three months. He added
"The tro.:l- v.::h the a-.'-mobile
business fs . ' the fanners and peo-
ple of 'r.e smaller -. ,-s and towns
h ve r j' "akei . . k. r ly to the 1 -a
as was anticipated. The farmers find
tha' the c .-t of keeping them in repair
work, and v. lie - he:''- w :. for a rime,
a 'endeni • mi • 2 farmers • • 'li-
ves' ;r. the rr . > rhe rat :
cars frt.m this class of buyers has
practically s-opped. a: 1 I venture to
say we r. • aga . -eli to rh° •.■■■n-
erB to an- extent ur.ril pri .es are ma-
'eriaily reil i -ed."
The first -hing that one looks for in
anythi:.. ,;-bie of gr :h and de-
Telopmen: and *hii h has been the
object of a period of nurturing cart,
is some r. retc example of tLa'
growth, whether subj< t at hand
be an individual or an rr.s'.'u'.ion.
The agr. ul .ral depanment of the
State Fair, which will be held this
year from September 27 to October &.
has for the last four years been the
obje • of the nurturing tare of the
fair management and the agricultural
lntere?'s of the s'arc. I. -rrr- .'s of
growth in the ins-itnticn are natural-
ly eagerly watched for.
di.'r-s for h . .: - • .rr - - .d 'r.e
eontinua'. ri c-f e ; g.- rilful man-
agement are thf - . ; - a n. r • a
of grt >th la '& - s.. 'Ting ■ f farm
produce a: he State I'-.r ti .i fall.
The .-. - . r •
E'at-- in g- nera! ar- a. ir. 1 ft m th
period ■ , t- n r ; rrs of s',
board of . ri.-r' ;r(. and ".,e reports
of corresi- ndents iu the various sec-
tions. VI.e ir.'rre =-1 fa rlities are
readily dis<ernib'e to anyone who
takes the 'rouble *o obs rve the in-
ata'.'arron of neo ; uildings and - :uij>-
tner ' in , . - ..' ■ ■ '- K ir
grounds this summer. All will be in
readiness ..en the gates open upon
the Fourth Annual Fair, ice man-
Alson, of r.dmond, Okla., w o has
given excellent satisfaction in the
past as superintendent, and who an-
nounces ti.a- all en' - s in this depart-
men' will close at 6 o'clock, p. m„
Fa.r v.. ors will see .1 bigger area
fc« awarded to the ''n coun ie* tLa*
ing the best displayb. •
Some of the most prominent c rn
growers In the Btate have glgniti'-d
" ': ' ■' -
portant product at the fair. Competi-
tion is open to the world and all corn
j.'iut.' be grown h 'be exhibitor in ' i.
>ear 1910. Com will be scored by tho
judges on I' ale of j^dntB ado;'''! by
r.e I partt nt of Agronomy "f '<•"
Agri'liltural and Mechanical ( oil--gH
at Stillwater, Okla. Premium* and
sweepstakes will be offered on almost
every known variety of white no
yellow corn, sweet corn, pop corn,
kafir corn md mil" ni;-ie.
Ecys' Corn Growing Co 't'-rt
Sped: 1 and regular -a-b p: r-"
ha\ ■ been awarded more lib • ly
upon this d'-jiar1 i.i'-nt than ■ .•
of the big agricultural show, by rea-
son of a splendid offer from fifty banks
In as many eountieB in the staf-. in
all Jl.OSa has been offered in cash pre
maims in this interesting d« i>;.- men
mil inform:.ti' n regaidin-' <• n
t. ■ arid all ' 'h d . 1"meri' ' .
premium li't. v.) h '-'ill be r .lied,
- upc.n application to the se- .'--vary.
A new feature, and a m st In'er^
esting one, this >'♦■; r w ill be .r il-
vldual farm exhibits. With fill < "n-
fidence in its popularity, the a-.- I-
ation has put up first, se. ,nd -nd
third cash prizes upon the 1'rr - ' and
best display t-f farm pr< du''« v. own
in 1910 on one fa r 1 in Oklahoma ar.d
shown by the grower. The First S'.-.'
Bank of S riinole, Okla.. offers $10
in cash ar.d the Lyon Saddlery Com-
ha3 been rrHared to a lQO-foot exten-j pany of Oklahoma City a set of single
Bion. This was made necessary by
the increased ci*-: nd for space :rom
agricultural e: -,ibitor3. The new
Dairy Uuilding is also a monument
ubich tells the matic story of growth.
County Exhib ts
harness for the best individual farm,
This department will be hou-ed irr
a new Dairy Building, 50 x i"" ' t,
supplied with cement floors, water.
B g Increase >n Factory Output
Guthrie. Okla.—Oklahorv s devel-
opmeir as a im-'lilt;.' ';r\!:g is
shown by the fact that *he total out-
put of the st; • - f : tories \l.t y^-cir
was !' an ir-r-'-.ise of >_
111,134 over '1 \'p v. mis yea The
story of growth is shown in figures
just compiled h v I^abor Commi !. ner
Brother * ot fcr Burg'ar
Alb; r •. vir . e v s
hood, ar.d «l<
y .- a at:
home ar.-i shot,
ni a window of th
1 llir.g him I'. i ' i
- v numbei
f. t cream separator exhibits will b(
year the management is expecting plated along tne side of the usual
twenty-five counties to participate in; dairy products in this building
the big aeri ul'ural sh Ti. date Among the new equipments in this
t!.-- following counties have made ap- department will be a large c-.ler
pli'-ation for spa. J linson County, j lt x 2- iter. ft-t high, en. losed with
r i-'-r, Ct-m.-ncl:- C..<!do, Crady. plate glass on all four sides.
I. . . r- K' ■ I '-.sen nd V. Apiary and Culinary
ita. A r- ; r—r ' 'i■-e from Garvin The Bee and Honey and Culin .ry
County this week gave fair as. ir- - rrp.nrs will'be seen 'I... ir in
sr e t..a• at. exhibi' could be ex- the nev. I•: r:v Building. 1..- se :
pe, red from that c. unty. tary has rei-rvcd letters f :n i mini
. ,. ■ . (/':.* ":■ r. g . ■' * ■ r.": ' '. i 1:. 1 a ^ 8.
s ce No .harge ill be made for' The Culinary Departmcn' w be
eVaibit s; a ', bu' ea.-h exhibitor is mo\. d from its i'd qu .r'- r • ••
required to purchase an exhibitor s s ond flo r of t Kxp .-ition Bu Idjng
... the cost of $3.'- whieh will j to tie nt 1 :H > . . N."-v .
en'itle him to admittance eac h day ' shelves and glass show i ases 1 ive b'-en
during the fair. Eath county in the provided. With tire increased* fa. il-
fate wi'h the exception of Oklahpma ities a larger i...-r ay of tires-- pr.-d.
t'o-mty is entitled to er- Ibit. Pre- uc's is er p-. r.-d than at any pr- iona
ir . in: - ran.r - fi m * to wiil .f ,
Fc'k Injuria «n Auto V/reck
;.-youri, was injur-
bile M^ushup her'*
i!:dop< dent fortune if lotaied in K j
Spain's King Has Narrow Escape
* Cowles, Isle of Wifclit.—King Alfon-
so of S] aln l.ffl a narrow e ' ape from
on th • boat of Sir Thomas Upton A
C- ahorra Tc/ n Voter, Binds
Mannsvilh* has voted $2' >00 v.orth of
b 'i 'Is for thQ purpoH'- of putting in
txaf r r i.s. The bond iasue
ii'Ue over .hrc«« to one.
President Taft i& S ient
-iharges and iftvegti, ation r«" ' j
:ti r ed ' •' • 'id • •
Jr.- . e |
Jos- ; h F :"v. (,•
f-d in an au'or
; wh^n the n a- ?
The form*'!' gov- . .r's w *.-'t was
sprained and hi« f; e cut. He was
seriously ^i.aken up. The machine
was goine a'ong t a good r lip, taking
the distir .<::«! < Missourtau *o the
hall % f:er- he v ? to addrr-ss a Chau-
tauqua Katl : r.t'. T • auto losf its
, balance a ! •.« • "1 toward a di*'h.
!osr - ntr ;1 and rl * machine hit a
telegraj ?i f - ;k as thrown
jout. striking or - .' ^ad.
BeMeve Ind'arr Started Fires
Taft. V nt. V ! - r/ir-s believe the
forest fii'-s r l are (ine to in-
(Indian- orig.r Sr-me think the'In*
(iians are r- -j'n ! '• Th? red men
have de< lar< fi !.e u .♦ rnment regula-
tions penr: r wi.r < >, to get all the
timber and the I n nothing. The
Indians ref:i to ?ht the flames and (
say th« y : ^ k see the timber
Factory Explosion Kills Six
Granite City, Ilia people are
report'd killed an<i tight hurt in an
explosion that wrec ked and set fire to
the . < •. use plant of the
E^i ~ 1 Oc f/ : r6 P ay
fhirago. Ill <ntativps of ^n-
;:ineers empl • • f r u six . ? vo r :!•
roads west of Chicago, at a sp* al
co iferenr*e - f e liror: <■;■}.< r r] of
motive Engineers her •' ided to d ••
mand a flat war" Ij.< a. ? 1". to !S
, per rtnt.
Intended to Hunt in Africa But
Learned of Many Other Writ-
Even some be r hunters grow blase
ten !*-ss about it, t'a any taunal nar-
uralist of our aequaintanee, had
plnnned a trip to Africa, for \arietj,
when reports rir. .ed hirii that 3,000
. ther Amer - in wri ■ rs were headed
w ay of a be a nnlng he insists that in
May l\e found i e tishing very good
indeed in MitliHan, Wis.onsin, I'tah,
and the Hitler Root Valley in Mon-
tana In June he was planning to join
W. B. Mershon on his salmon w ater on
the Caseapedia, after another week-
end in Wira onsln. In August and Sep-
•> • !■. r he n :• fp. a 1 a month In th
Peai. River eountr>. Mrs. Hough sug-
gt>'s Sk, . \laska, or a ': re#
weeks' trip to Kngland and b a U, aa
Interesting > \riir.--.ions for the lute
summer; but her husband Inn prom
• -d '" i - ii ■ i.<i for th • n, ri; , of
the wot i .-k - .ni. 1!. ' no slurt-
in- on mot . ■ hunt in On! u-lo, In
Novemb r . M . Ilouirl; nil her e\pe is
to try his 1 nd al work "Hill wli> gi-t
I ■■ ' ' i' . Ill Ml|
traeted to do a vaudeville . I . '. h. a
play, a novel tte and six sluvi slur -a
in the ne? • .xtj da . ■ I am n. i rn
ing to do it, because the trout Imhitig
in the \Y- I- belter this veai th .ii It
has been f.-r a long time, mil when
business int. ri'eres with llshla , Ihe
best rule Is to drop the bnsln. • All
the s I me, Mr. Hoi} a is h r i.. \ ti ■ !, ,if-
in a.-rive pr- ; ration nn > I.. r , i, rt
I II! 111.VII of I -r: - prop .r im like
"54-40 or Kight." It will be Issued
Tie Calabash Pipe
A well made alabash pipe asi-ss-
Confuses the Corrpass
On a< unt of the magnetic quali-
ties of the bull and tb
comprises the ca rgo, many of the ves
ore which Cs all the valuable
! all other pi)
-liar.i ro'ii; ,-s of
m con\ -nlent
* t'iri ui ,■•••• «4 -ii. ttuu
gl. • ■ ible in i ti; ik '-.'"ing ' - the free s| ace b ; iho b vl ::..-iire*
■ - in!1'!■ 'a " 1 '' " ' ■ i l.'iri and 1 i.j , ti. (>ke. lu-irh : biting '
cargo on the eVimpass. j nor "gurgly. '
Advance fcr Textile V/orkers
In the last 20 years or so the IV-
One D ..erence
It is wro
erage • of w* • kp pie eru;:ig a no differ* i. -o bv .,mj
in the textile industries fca\e risen by niacin, ss. Ma-
over 20 per cent. j meals a da\ Uh u.
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