Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, October 20, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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LEXINGTON, CLEVELAND COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY. OCTOBER 20. 1911
f ' VILER 5
jLARGEST RAIN |BAPTIST TO
THIS YEAR MEET IN OCT.
. Is based FIRST on- your average deposits.
And Second on your promptness in taking
care of your obligations.
In times of crop failure and low prices is the time that a
mans real credit and reputation for promptness counts.
Our depositors that have been loyal
Our borrowers that have met their
obligations promptly need not fear
that their interests will be taken care
of when times are hard and money
A hint to the wise
should be sufficient
Deposits In Our Bank Are Protected by
The Guaranty Fund of Oklahoma.
Security State Bank
About Two Am! A Half Inches*'
Of Rain Falls Hwfc
Ujittle "River Hr.ptist Associa-
tion To Meet At Cor-
bett ()et. 27th- 29tli
One of the largest rains of the
year fell Sunday afternoon and the
Lexington streets resembled minia-1 27th - 2'.)
Program of the Little River
tist association at Corbett.
ture rivers after an hours
downpour. 1 he rain came in tor-
rents and a strong gale was mixed
up with it. A little hail also fell
but not enough to do any serious
Almost two and a half inches of
water fell inside the hour that .T.
Pluvius was on the job. The old
water god upset his tub and' Lex-
ington seemed to get the lion,s
share of the moisture thusly caused.
Cotton was damaged some as a
few fields had many bowls that
hung cotton to the ground. The
dust, however, received most of the
damage and the rain laid it low.
The river was not affected by the
downpour. The rise that was re-
ported Saturday from Amarillo,
!"x., did not materialize. It was
due Suuday but only a two foot
rise appeared. The bridge men
were busy all. Saturday afternoon
remoying material but. work was
1 he weather cooled off consider-
ably after the rain and an embry-
onic norther made everybody
| Strict sec
t o have
like all interesting
' E LaJ ' opened the way and
< • came known Tuesday niomintr."
Married At1 TIl° hril^0 Iias *n Lexington
1,.,r c j. i v i i the past three months, cqming here
11445 Saturday Night L ,, , „,, .
, 3 j from Marlow, Oklahoma. She
ny Lev Stewart j formerly lived here some eight
years ago. She has been making
her home with Mr. and Mrs. Jav
The Lexington Girls basketball
team was defeated at Purcell Fri-
j day afternoon by the Purcell High
Isohool team by a score of 13 to
I The local team lacked practice and
I team work and in these points the
j Purcell aggregation was particularly
strong. Another gamp will be
played before long anil the Lexing-
ton team hopes to "come back"
and land a victory when the eon-
test is pulled off.
( Devotional cxcercises
terrific j 7.4") p. m. N.J. Sisk, S o'clock
p. m Missionary sermon. II. M.
Price alter Oscar Dodson.
Saturday. ,X:4-"> o'clock. a. m.
Devotional service by Rev. Lee.
9 i) clock a. m., How may we best
enlist our churches in missionary
work, by Rev. Stewart, lias the
tything systeni once practiced by
the Hebrews been entirely abolished
by Rev. George Taft, II) o'clock.
What is the new testament plan
of finance byS. T. Ringham,
10:30 o'clock. 11 .a, m., Sermon
by Rev. (i. \V. Taft.
1:80 Devotional exercises by
Oscar Dodson. 1:4"). Query Box.
2 o clock. Roard meeting.o'clock.
How may our church be brought
soonest to the new testament plan
of preaching every Lords day.,
Oscar Dodson and Rev. Mays.
4. p. m. Exegies of our board
system. 7:30. p. m. Devotional
exercises. Rev. West. S p. i.
Sermon by Rev. Stewart.
Sundav. 5) o'clock, a. m..
Devotional exercises by J
Long and Sundav school rally,
Is to give our customers every benefit of
| our banking facilities. Prosperity for them
means prosperity for us. If they do not care
to sell their cotton at the present low pricc we
will gladly assist them to hold it.
Next year is going to be a hard one finan-
cially, and we expect to extend to our cus-
tomers every accomodation consistent with
safe banking. If you have no deposits
with us now, open an account when you
sell your cotton, and when you need assis-
tance you can get it.
The culmination of the courtship
and engagement of two of Lexing-
ton's most promising and well
known young people was celebrat-
ed Saturday evening at the home
of the Rev. G. I!. Stewart, of the
Missionary Baptist church, when
Sherman. Socially, she is one of
the most popular girls in Lexington,
being'a charming entertainer and a
talented musician. She is a grad-
uate of tin Marlow High school
and has studied music since that
time under several artists, pree-
Miss Evalyn Verle Austin, daught-j minently Prof. Klepzig. Her tera-
er of Mrs. Lula Austin, was united Iperament is purely Oklahoman and
in marriage to Mr. David M. Fox.ishe is a typical mergence of the
Mr. Calvin Hobson, an intimate, modest ideas of the North and
friend of the groom, was the only'South.
guest in attendance at the ceremony, | Davjd Fox ig onp of Lexington-s
which was performed at the unique, j brightest young men. . He has
romantic hour of 11:45 p. m. i;„ i , ' •
1 | lived here some eight years, com-
ing from Nocona, Texas. He is a
graduate of the Lexington High
school, being a member of the
Class of 'OS. He attended the
University of Oklahoma in J 1)00
and made a record there in athle-
tics, playing on the Sooner football
team. During the past year, he
has been at the head of the Lexing-
ton Leader and under his manage-
ment the paper has prospered. He
[ is possessed of excelent business
ability and is a worthy young man.
Mr. Fox also belongs to the local
order of Masons.
Mr. and Mrs. Fox will make their
home at Weleetka, where Mr. Fox
will have charge of the editorial
and business end of the Weleetka
American, one of the coming
newspapers of the state. They will
Misses Clara Farm*
Kemp, mid Mr. Virg
and Roy Hardwick^enjoy
to Wanattc, Sundav.
Mrs. C. P. Dooley entertained at
her home in Purcell Tuesday after-
noon in honor of her mother, Mrs.
L. J. Simpson. A three course
luncheon was served to Mesdams
Goodman, Small, Faull, R. 0.
White,'Welsh, Pugl). Trailer, Art.
Rlanchard, Anna Rlanchard. Hock-
er. J. W. Simpson, Want-land,
Huffman of St. Louis, Rronaugh
of Lexington, Piatt, Rush White of
Lexington, A. W. Huffman, Mrs.
Dooley of Marietta. Rrownell of
Lexington, Chancier of Ardmore,
Miss Gladys Simpson. Mrs. Cas
Miss Ora Reth
\ alley spent the
gton the guests
Ora taught in the
iveek end in
Rev. Henderson of
preach again Sunday
the Central Christian i
An interesting meeting
for as Rev. Henderson
ireel I will
County Judge F. B. Swank was
here Saturday from the county seat
attending to probate court matters'
The judge says everything is going
line with him at Norman. Lexing-
ton people are always glad to see
him and he has the friendship and
support of every one of them. He
making a record as county
judge, keeping the docket well
You Get The Girl
and we will furnish the ring
one that will make both of you
proud and pleased. You don't
need to go out of town.
To (iet The Finest Jewelry
at lowest prices, because we have
the latest styles and best of values
obtainable anywhere. We meet
our customers daily and are not
ashamed to look them in the face.
L. G. .SHERMAN
At Owl Drug Store
LElNSTON vs NORMAN
SAT, AT 3;3G O'CLOCK
Lexington High School To Go Against Norman High
2nd Team On Lexingtons Grounds. Both Trun-
in Good Shape. Looks Like Even Money
The football teams representing j of the smaller high school teams of
the Lexington High school and the the state.
second team of the Norman High } The prowness of the Norman
school will clash Saturday on the j High school team is known all over
Lexington high school field in what j the state' since they held the state
promises to be one of the best school championship for eight con-
ames of the present football seas- seeutive years. Their second team
this year is a stiff aggregation and
J he local lads have heen work- j one capable of making things in-
COUNTY SCHOOL NOTES
The next county teacher.s Exam-
ination will be held in tin* court
house at Norman, Thursday and
Friday October the 2(1 and 27.
Mr. Lamest Lessly, teacher of
Robinson School, was in Norman
last Saturday. Earnest states that
the cotton has been about all pie] ■ 1
in his part of the county and his
school will begin in a short time.
Mr. E. L. Castile, Oliver H. Akin
and Snpt.Wolfe went to Purcell
last Saturday and anan^'d for a
teacher,s meeting to be held in
Norman, Friday and Saturday Nov-
ember 17th and 18th.
Miss Mary Virgin, teacher of dig-1
trict No!), was in Norman last Sat-'
urday and Sunday visiting home I
The pupils examinations, includ-
ing the first eight grades will be
held the later part of next week in
each district where there is school.
-Mr. E. L. Castile was the Guest
of Prof. (I. M. Roberts of Noble
The State Ti aeher.s Assoi
will be held at Oklahoma
December 27 and 2!), 1911.
Monday, October 2.'i. Jno. Wil-
kerson of the A & M. School at
BEN ALORA WINS
)ld Stallion Xertr
Lexington 'Jakes Blue
I>i n Alora, No. ->2(>ii2, belonging
to W.J. Stevens andT. .T. Watkins
won the Blue ribboh at the Okla-
homa State 1 air in the class calling
lor ■> year old, standard bread stal-
lions. A bunch of fifteen stallions
was entered in this class. Some of
the finest horse flesh to belound in
the country were shown in this ar-
lien Alora was on the Allison
stock farm and brought a price of
$3oo,oo when only eighteen months
old. He is coal black in color, stands
!■"> hands and 2 inches high and
weighs !<•>() pounds.*
He is a brother to Lady Alora,
with a race record of 2:17 1-4 at
three y<-ars old and a record of'2:1-1
1-1 at three year old. Allison is
owner of Lady Aora.
„„ ,, . , , ing hard this week putting in some
he well wishes ol the Leader; Htrenuout) work in or(ler t() pre8(yit
and their many friends go with j formidable machine by the time
then, to their new home. | the game is called. Some very
I classy football material is enrolled
J. ( . Elliott of ( hickasha was this year and before the Thangs- i tised and ;
here I uesday visiting his son, Doss giving game is played. Lexington greet the p
High will be able to rank with any I noon
teresting for any team. The Lex-
ington team will probably out-
weigh the Normanites by eight or
The game has been well adver-
pood crowd should
.vers Saturday after-
m-n . u i Steveds stated lie had sever-
Stillwater will be m Norman for the I i • • - t i
P . . i al inquiries from horseman as to
purpose of organizing a Roys and tll, „ tl - ,
'nether the animal was for sale but
he told them all he was not en the
maket at all. The horse is kept bv
• , , . „ „ i ^'r- Watkins at his place l> mile*
gnl between the ages of 9— is L ,,
i north, ast ol Lexington.
girls' Count v Agricultural and
Domestic Science Club. This is
a worthy movement, and every boy
and gjri betwci
should become a member. If you
cant be present send your name!
to the county suqerintendent to be
registered as a member. The meet- j
injj will lie held"iit the high school
The County Superintendent 1!.|
R. McDonald is spending this week'
in the north west part of the county j
visiting and inspecting the schools. I
John Lewis, 21—Lexington.
Rrystal Thompson, 18-Lexington,
David M. Fox. 24, Lexington.
\ erle Austin, IS. Lexington I
W e furnish the marriage licenses
and newlyweds with furniture at
price8 that are right. Licenses
dont conic high, neither does out
furniture. Who says so? R. A.
Isoin. the furniture man.
I represent Rartlett Bros.; Land
A Loan 0fe.,ol St. Joseph, Missouri)
Branch olliee at Guthrie. Lowest
rates and best terms.
s. S. Denison.
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