Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, September 15, 1911 Page: 1 of 10
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ontolidation of " Yon Alls Doint, " established 1899; « Cleveland County Leader," established 1891. Entered
1903,.at Lexington, Oklahoma, as second-class mailt
r, under Art of Congress of March
LEXINGTON. CLEVELAND COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 15. 1,11
DON'T THIS SOUND SAFE?
Article One, Section Ten of the banking laws of the state of
Oklahoma, reads as follows:
'No hank shall employ its moneys directly or indirectly
in trad*' or commerce by buying or selling goods, chatties,
wares, merchandise or products of the country, unless such
securities or purchase be necessary to prevent loss upon a
debt previously contracted in good faith."
The violation of thisj act by the officers or directors of
any bank organized or existing under the laws of this state,
shall be suflieient cause to subject the bank to be closed and
liquidated by the Bank Commissioner."
It is needless to explain that no bank organized under the
Guarantee laws of the state of Oklahoma, buys cotton or any oth-
. All banks are allowed to advance Seventy-Five per cent of
the actual cash value of all farm products, to assist in the mar-
keting of such commodities.
1 his bank is always ready to assist the farmer in any way
that is within the bounds of the Oklahoma Banking Law and
sound and conservative banking.
You will always find us ready, and willing to help you out in
the marketing of your cotton.
But you can rest assured that the SECURITY STATE
BANK has never, and what is more, never will buyer speculate
in cotton or any other farm products, as we are very careful to [g
follow the spirit of the banking laws of the state of Oklahoma.
We Solicit lour Business on Good
Sound Banking Principles
Edward Corbett Dead Good Late Corn
Reuben Edward Corbett was born | I). II. Hill, who lives eight miles
in Fayette county. Alabama. Feb-. j east, and two miles south of Lex-
ruary '21,1892, and died at the , ington, brought in two ears of good
home of his parents, east of Lex- com Tuesday. Mr. Hill nays hi-i
ington, September 9. Kill. | first crop was ruined, and"on the
Edward was the son of Mr. ahd j 25th day of June lie planted again,
Mrs. J. U. Corbett. He came to the j making lots of good corn. lie
southern part of Cleveland county j says that many of the farmers could
w ith hie parents in the early nin- have linye corn now, but when they
make a little failure it "seems that
they <lo not try hard enough for the
second crop. Phis corn proves
that a second crop can easily be
raised in Cleveland county.
Finds Son. But He Is Dead
ties. t Since January 1st; of tlii.
| year, he has been clerk of the coun-
ty court, which position he filled
with satisfaction to the state and
credit to himself. Although yet
young he had demonstrated his
j worth, and numbered his friends
j by his acquaintances. J The Gazette is in receipt of a
Edward professed faith in Christ letter from li. L. Swan, 1!. F. 1).
I at an early age and united with the j No. 1. Lexington, Okla.. in which
Missionary Baptist church, August j is stated that Mrs. Martha M. Whit-
190.1. His life was upright and , tington died in Lexington August
pure, and his influence always for j 22nd. An effort is made to locate
jtiu ii0lit. [Lon \\ hittington, who was known
The Reaper. Death, not content' to have been living near Phoenix
with reaping the ripened grain, has | about four years ago. Any person
plucked from our midst the fairest, knowing the whereabouts of Mr.
j of our earthly flowers. It is with Whittington should communicate'
j saddened hearts that we realize , with either him or the Gazette or I
°ur loss in the death of Edward; | Mr. Swan.—Phoenix (Ariz) Gazette.1
yet we know that beyond the river r,, , „ , • . ,
ti, , ,. ln answer a paper containing the,
the soul eth and awaits.our com- fonowi„g) wap receimi; 1
-arth we laid
Security State Bank
"In the cold, moist
en the forest cast the leaf.
And we wept that one so lovely
Should have a life so brief;
Yet not unmeet it was
J hat one like that young friend of
So gentle and so beautiful,
Should perish with the flowers."
Mr. Hugo Stromberg and Miss
Adele Woods, popular young peo-
ple of Purcell, surprized their many
friends last Wednesday evening
• when they went to the Presbyterian j
parsonage and were married by j
^ Rev. J. W. Stowe.
This young couple are known to
many of our Lexington people, and
' the Leader joins ttie many friends j
in wishing for them a long and j
happy wedded career.
Poetry In Congress
New Grocery Store
J. H. Ferguson & Company have j
opened a first-class grocery store in i
tin building across the street from
the postoflice, and are carrying a
choice line of staple and fancy gro-
ceries, Hour and feed. They invite
you to call on them and look ovr
their stock. They will treat you
Let The Leader do that station-
ary printing for you. Print any-
thing-that is printable, and guar-
antee the work.
TO LIGHT THE WORLD
with one diamond is of course, an
impossibility, but if our stock of
diamonds were all in one large set-
ting it would attract considerable
attention. Our assortment of
is well worth .seeing, and an in-
spection will surprise, please and
(if you puy) profit you,
L G. SHERMAN
At Owl Drug Store *
One would not expect to find
poetry in the debates over the free
list, the wool schedule, or the pub-
licity of elections bill; and yet the
Congressional Record not infre-
quently lapses into poetry, more
often perhaps when eulogies are
being pronounced, but with com-
parative frequency at all times.
Congressman Kent, of California,
is a genuine poet at heart and he
can even indite verse on the tariff.
Champ Clark is as full of poetry
as he is of religion and politics.
\ ice-President Sherman has a
rhymester's facility for making
quatrains. The love of the jingling,
meter and tender sentiment is pe-
culiar to no party or section of the I
The Hon. Win. Iiucker, of Mis-
souri, on August 17, spoke on the
conference report on publicity of
campaign contributions, and re-
fering to a controversy that had
arisen between himself and Repre-
sentative H.irtlctt of Georgia, de-
plored and threatened loss of Mr.
Bartlett's friendship, and said, that
if indeed those ties must be served
| he would say;
| With all my soul, then, let us part,
Since both are anxious to be free,
j And 1 will send you back your heart
If you will send mine back to me.
Why shouldn't there be "laughter
J and applause" to greet that =ally?
Congress has been studying the
cold storage question for some time
but it appears that they have trc ub-
les in this line abroad also. Our
consul at Birmingham, England,
reports that the Federation of Gro-
cers' Association of the United
Kingdom has brought to the atten-
tention of the Government alleged
abuses of the cold storage system'
and that steps will be taken to in-!
elude all the egg-producing eoun- j
trieij of Europe in the campaign.
| Lon Whittington died after a J
short illness at the Sisters hospital, j
1' rid: y. February 2K..nf pneumonia
j brought on by overwork and a se-'
j vere cold taken while training
j horses. He was a young man
' about ;!4 years of age. who had al-
ways enjoyed the best of health.
| He was a hard worker, a man of
| good habits who was making money !
for a good purpose. He was loved
| and respected by all his friends and
| neighbors. He lately made his
-u u , . , I home with Frank Creswell. about
Ihere will be preaching by Itev.j9eveil n)ik, W(.sf of ()u, (-(v JU
Dodson, at the Corbett church, had acted as foreman for HvEklred
Saturday evening at 8 o'clock, Sun-|nnd \ViIliam . Wall;ll„ B hiii
day morning at 11 o'clock, and1 i *i ,i •. , , I
. , death the community loses a good
evening at 8; Sundav school Sun- • • ,
i - • / oun citizen and an honest man.—Phoe-
day morning at 10 o clock All • / . ■ , i>
, ' \ulK- AU nix, (Arizona) Republican, March1
members are especially invited to j , !)0S
attend the Saturday conference. _
Everyone is invited to attend the Suggestion Eor All Article
In the September Columbian
Services at Corbett
of the Condition of
- The -
FARMERS STATE GUARANTY
at Close of Business
September 1, 1911
County and School Warrants
Furniture and Fixtures
Cash and'in Banks
Surplus and Profit,s
The above statement is correct.
C. R. WALLACE. Cashier.
J. M. Tuggle,
F. V. Askew,
SAFE and CONSERVATIVE
Vo Bad loans or Loans to Officers of the bank
M. A. Ward.
Will Stay in Oklahoma
| magazine Senator Bristow of Kan-
j sas tells "How the Interests Con-'
| trol America," and while this is an
(■us Lucus returned yesterday interisting expose and one that
from ,1 prospecting trip to Arkan-, everbody should read, Senator
s.is. lie went over to look out a Bristow could please a great many
location, but came back with the people by writing another article
intention of staying in Oklahoma, next month on "How I Blocked
where he knows he can raise a fair Direct Election of Senators by the
crop m spite of the drouths. He ! People With an Amendment Which j
says they are not raising anything i I Knew Would Kill the Bill."
scarcely, in Arkansas, but the big j
red apples, and they are being
raised profitably only in places! We sincerely thank our many
| friends and neighbors for their as-1
sistance and sympathy during the
"° you want a house mid lots? j illnes- and death of our beloved
ale. See Fox at | little baby. Susie Lena.
Mr. and Mus. G. C. Bi'kki;.
Card of Thanks
U e have one for
Old papers for sale at this office.
IN THE MARKET!!
I have bought cotton on the streets of
Lexington lor the past fifteen years.
I want my friends and customers to
know that I will be in the market this
tall Sec mc before you sell your cot-
ton and I will guarantee that you get
the highest market price for it.
Got Another '-Bad" Man
J. h. Shockley and City Marshal
\\ . T. Scott made a hurried trip
four mile north and a half west last
\\ ednesday afternoon and took in
charge Hoy Curtis, who, it was re-
ported. was doing to much promis-
cuous shooting. He was brought
in and placed in the city bastile to
await the action of the court.
Beekeeping in Great Britain is to
I <• encouraged by tne Government,
which has just given a preliminary
$2,500 to the British Beekeepers'
Association. A further grant of
$1,750 has been made to a.id in es-
tablishing an experimental apiary.
All For Wiley
| As Dr. Wiley, the foe to food
; adulterers, was passing along a
back street in Washington, some
| urchins cried out: "Hurrah for
^ 'lev' Do you hear that?" ex-
claimed the chemist to the friend
who was with him. "They are all
We would like to print that sta-
| tionary that you need.—Ldadiir.
I represent Bartlett Bros., Land
j & Loan Co., of St. Joseph. Mi.-.-ouri;
j Branch office at Guthrie. Lowest
' rates and best terms.
S. S. Denison.
Do You Use Groceries?
E. M. ABERNATHY,
We have opened a first-class grocery store and
are carrying the choicest assortment that it
was possible to secure.
We are handling all kinds of Groceries, Best-of-
All, Jersey Lilly and Crystal flour, and Feed.
We invite you to call and inspect stock
and get our prices.
J. H. Ferguson & Co.
Across the street from postoffice
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Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, September 15, 1911, newspaper, September 15, 1911; Lexington, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110484/m1/1/: accessed January 16, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.