Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, December 1, 1911 Page: 1 of 8

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All hail I. Thanksgiving^ Lexington people will pay homage to turkey and cranberies. The day will be spent quietly
LEXINGTON LEADER
VOLUME 21
LEXINGTON. CLEVELAND COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, i„,
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*A
GUARANTEE
IS BETTER
THAN
,A PROMISE,
BY CUM?
LINDSAY. 30
LEXINGTON 0
Lexington Is Out Weighted
And Oat Classed By
Lindsay
AS WE SEE
LEXINGTON
As The* Stranger Sees Lexin--
ington. Will You
Improve?
The Supreme Court did a great thing when it declared
the BANK DEPOSIT GUARANTY LAW CONSTITUTION
AL. US FELLOWS that don't know anything about bank
statements, when we see them, we cant tell whether they are
good, bad or indifferent. .
Now we do know that when We have got
a dollar in a State Bank, she is as good
as a Goverment Bond.
Those fellows in the east buy government bonds that pay four
per cent interest and pay sixteen per cent premium for them.
I buy four per cent Time Certificates of Deposit and they
don't cost me a penny premium. They are just as safe and
just as good as a Government Bond. By gum she is a great law.
Deposits In Our Bank Are Protected By The Guaranty Fond
Of Oklahoma.
Security State Bank
Lexington,
Oklahoma
Fighting bravely against over
whelming odds and up against
a team which has been working
hard all season, the Lexington
High School football team was
defeated Saturday afternoon by
the Lindsay High schoolers on
the Lindsay field by a score of
an even 30 to 0. The local lads
took defeat gracefully and came
back at their antagonists Sat-
urday evening, at a reception
tendered in thtfir honor, with a
spirit of good fellowship and
one entirely foreign to the spirit
manifested by . them on the
gridiron a few houre before.
The game was a rough and
tumble affair from start to. fin-
ish and a goodly number of the
boys came home with marks of
the fray. They were in the
game with a heart although
the score would credit them with
being outclassed. They were
outclassed in weight and play-
ing ability but not in stubborn-
ness and true fightig spirit. The
\mdsay gridironers averaged
. er 150 pounds and their back
field tipped the beams at 162,
individually.
The newcomer to a city should
npt be too ready to express his
views as to how things should
be conducted; in other words
he should acquaint himself with
existent conditions before he
attempts any radical assertions.
In this matter, the Leader is
just now vitally interested. We
are comparatively new to Lex-
ington and have not had ample
time to ascertain who's who and
what's what with things and
beings here. We do not wish by
our sayings to order or direct
but rather to suggest and agi-
tate.
We can look at Lexington
with the same consideration
that an outsider would; we can
form an impression; as editors
we can give our opinion as if it
were public, because we have
the medium of the newspaper.
We must use the newspaper in
a way to better conditions here
and build up the town. When
there is boosting needed the
newspaper should be the organ
to make the music.
The music of the organ we
manift 'ite reads, "appearance
This Bank Is STRONG
M
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B N
BTHODS A*
ONEY
s
Thanksgiving Lunches
MENU
HOT DRINK.-
Tomato Nectar 10c.
Nerver Nectar 10c.
Clam Bullion '. 10c
Hot Chocolate • 10c.
Malted Clam 10c.
Beef Tea 10c.
SANDWICHED
Turkey with Cranberries 10c.
Swiss Cheese 10c.
Chicken Salade 10c
Hani Sausage h
The Lindsay aggregation I and we will plav it over'anTover
played a shifty, open game and again. Help us deepen the vol-
tneir handling of the forward jume and range of our "noise"
pass was especially brilliant. I until Lexington will be known
The local high schoolers failed and rightly known—as the best
to solve the pass formation and | improved, the best small bu-i-
most of Lindsays scoring result jness town, the best town moral-
led from long gains made by its ly, the best boosted town in the
use. When within striking dis- state. It will be easv with so
tancg of the goal, they sifted much to start with.
thiougn the Lexington line, Jut take an invoice. We have
iteanng it to pieces with their|her:-th«- Im.-,-.
booldog attack. Lindsay scored | {own in the state. The best
in the first quarter after re-1 farming country in the -^tate—
cening the ball. Lindsay won none excepted. Put that combi-
And will take care of
all customers who
are so entitled.
TROUSDALE ITEMS
The patrons of the Davis
school are cordially invited to . - , . ,. , - --
meet at the said school house the toSf? and defended the south
to fix. the school grounds next , a slight breeze to
Saturday, Dec. 2, 1911. i, ' , advantage. Lexington
ti' nt Utl i i* -T-. n , i oracecl but the line could not
W M. Hudson of Ft Cobb, withstand the p]unges 0" th°er
who recently purchased the heavy back Helfd w|nd 01ndtnJ
\ eargin farm here, is making touchdown vva. ,cored afte" si^
arrangements to move in the 1 minutes of play. Lindsay then
future.
Hurbert Hudson and wife
spent Sunday with Bert Har-
mon and family, near Tribby.
■J. M. McPerson. after finding
1 V • r . 1 . . . , 1 ! 1 UCAlllglUIl V\ cU> d
l a shilt formation that was | trille off color in a progressive
. inner. Combined with the I way. Such should not be the
used
a
forward pass they bewildered
the local eleven. During the sec-
ond and third quarters, the
nation together and boost the
stock and you will -vsee where
Lexington will soon place her-
self. But Lexington is not—far'
from it—the best appearing!
•own in the state. In fact the I
outsider would form the im-1
pression that Lexington was a
future.
1
Peanut Butter • ■
Coney Island Sausagr •. •
Steffens Brick Cream
Fruit Cake, '•
Brandy Wine Wafers
All popular Cold Drinks •
Owl Drug Store
& 10c.
• ■ 10c.
..10 c.
n w... ...v Thanksgiving will be observ-
es iarm assessed eighty-five j game was an even one but in ed here quietly. The Puritan
dollars more than he offered to j the fourth with fresh recruits, I code of ethics will be in full
■ sell it for, made a trip to Te-ithe scoring machine rnarted up' force and big turkey dinner*
cumseh, to have the state to several points.. Lindsay scored!will see their full' quota of
purchase his farm at the as-|a pretty drop kick goal in the 1 guests doing justice.to the de-j
sessed valuation plus $85.00. j second quarter. j licious viands. Most of the'
But whereupon, being informed j The Lindsay team is well I stores will be closed.
that part of the statutes was I coached and they look like a
null, returned home a sadder
but wiser man
The citizens of this part of
Pottawatomie County are mak-
ing serious complaints over the
A large Thanksgiving nop; r;"°i 'I "•<-
will hp o-ivpn hv thp [nHiahnmn I ^ taxes. In some cases it will , „ — r—. ... _
Club at Purcell Thursd-iv nitrht take one"s'xth of the crop to game will be arranged to be of eating. There is nothing tiner.
Several from Lxineto^wni at:'puy the taxes" pla?ed here and a different re- Thanksgiving Day! To the
tend 1 A. Good sold his farm and in- p°d be glven Qut then- 'old they come so often; to the
I ' | tends moving to Tennessee. i "• .W. SWartz officiated as ref- young, like unto centuries. The
eree in- the Saturday game while ' same in Lexington, the same
bunch of comers. Early in the
season they held the strong
Chickasha team to a 0 to 0
score and from that fact alone
Lexington made a very cred-
itable showing. A post season
There is nothing more fitting
a well observed Thanksgiving,
given a touch of real, winter
weather, a well filled table of
turkey, cranberries and other
"trimmings," a house full of
happy guests and three hours
• 4
"Can You See Well?"
If not call at our optical depart-
ment. We carry a large line of
The Finest Eye Olissei
and,optical goods to he found.
All Eyee
are tested and fitted with the prop-
er lenses If the glasses you now
wear are not comfortable come and
lef us adjust them properly
L. Q. SHERMAN
THK JEWRLF.R
At Owl Drug Store.
moving to Tennessee.
Several of this vicinity are
preparing to buy a car load of
ocrn in Iowa which is to cost
; seventy-two cets per bushel
laid down here.
i G. E. Blancett and family
are moving from Willow View
to the old homestead here. Glad
to see them.
F. G. Williams and wife spent
Sunday at Box.
The Socialists of Science Hill*
picked the balance of their cot-
ton Thursday, where the ladies
served an excellent Thanksgiv-
ing dinner of turkey and other
numerous good things to eat.
The day seemed well enjoved by
all. ' '
James Mitchell umpired. 10'the world over,
minutes quarters were played.
A reception was tendered the
boys in the evening at the home
of Dr. D. W. Haynes. The t.'am
returned home Sunday.
The Lexington band held
their regular practice meeting
Tuesday night. The boys are
coming along nicely. More
music please! We have a reg-
, „ ular Alexander's Rag Time band
LEXINGTON- PAULS VALLEY here!
The Lexington High School foot
ball team will journey to Pauls
Valley Thursday afternoon
where they will meet the high
school team in the Turkey Day-
game. Not much dope has been
given out regarding the Pauls
Valley bunch but it is thought 'fountain
that they have a rather stiff j compartment
t-, . I aggregation. The high school'is
The Elk, are p amung . mon- ,bruiaed 50mewhat „
Th I 5T D,;c™l)er|«"ll of their grilling gam, at
15th at Purcell. The new chap-1T • j0„„ . , 0 . , ,
,0„ , ,, " Lindsay last Saturday. All hope
tei .vill be installed there at that i , rr,
, , , , . 7, to be in fit condition bv Thurs-
time and plans are being iaidij,,. ^
i a i day afternoon. Only light worK-
' " ' ^'lnive sca.e. A bait- outs will be taken this week,
quet ot 250 plates is one of the This will be the first time in
t<vo years
The Palace Drug store has
just installed a Liquid-Carbonic
soda fountain. It is the latest
and most modern equipped foun-
tain on the market. The foun-
tain was purchased- of the Liq-
uid-Carbonic Fountain Compa-
ny of Chicago. It contains all
the latest accessories known to
world. A three-
hot soda urn has
75 Cent
Corn
W e are now selling*Corn
in quanitiesat the above
price,
The corn is this years
crop and is recleaned by
us. Come and figure
with us. Special prices
on car loads.
;'.lso oeen put in and during the
winter months hot drinks and
will be served.
The fountain helps greatly |
•'i the appearance of the drug i
store and Sherman & Sherman
should do well with it.
feature.--. The visiting Elks
jwili be entertained royally. A
I ball will also be given. The new
aflfelge starts off under promis
|$ng auspices.
Farm Loans
represent Bartlett li;
I it Loan Co.. (if St. Joseph.
that the two towns!
have hooked up a game and
conskk^ble excitement prevails
Fifteenm-n will be taken on the Branch office at (iuthrie.
trip. Thelteam expects to win .-itrs and he*t t'-rms.
by a small score. s s
Land
Hiwmri
lowest
L
Ho spout fully,
Archer Grain & Lbr. Co.
BmBsatKoa t
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