Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, January 26, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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LEXINGTON. CLEVELAND COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY. JANUARY 26 . 1912
FINE PROGRAM RENDERED
Masons of Purcell Entertain
Their Visiting Brethren
Some of the Lexington people
had the pleasure of visiting the
public installation of officers, of the
Chickasaw Commandery. No. ■>.
K. T., which was a very impressive
ceremony, and one that was very
much appreciated; after which we
were envited to the banquet hall,
where a most sumptious and boun-
tiful repast was prepared. All did
ample justice to those delicious
Then came a feast indeed—an
intellectual feast—for the true ma-
son in all the degrees, and one that
was enjoyed very much by all pres-
ent, consisting of the following
Dr.Tralle's responce showed much
forethaught and was deeply im-
pressive of prepared planes and
Ralph Leavitt responce proved
him a true knight and well worthy
the praise of the fair lady.
Robert H.Henry's responce made
the brothers wish more of them
were initiatdd into the mystry of
Brother A. J. Mauldin's responce
on our wives, mother? and sweet-
hearts did justice to two thirds of
his subject, but being a single man
he wasn't prepared to say about
the other man's wife.
The solo by Mrs. Leavitt was j
very beautiful and much enjoyed, j
followed by a charming obligate by
Mrs. George Swart/..
H.P.Trudgeon's-responce 011 ma-
sonry in every day life, was one
which if lived up to will make
every man a better man. every
home a happier home and business
dealings with our fellow man a,
W. H. Cook didn't say that pigs, Sebe Williams, and Mrs. Myrtle
feet and bananas made him a ma- j Belew were married in Purcell Sun-
son, but he did 'say that after he j day afternoon at 5 o'clsck. Judge
had eaten 22 bananas at a masonic Wood performed the ceremony that
banquet at the age of five he decid- united them for life. Those in
ed he would be a mason,and later attendance from Lexington were
events proved that he stayed with: Clarance Horttor and wife, Misses
this wise decision. Ella and Anna Myers. Everett
W.H.Woods told, us that he Cooley. Dr. Hill and Chas.
tried to prepare a speech and wrote Lisseaur.
one that was worse than the iittle Mr Williams and bride have
boy's, who said that just two peo- lived here but a few years, but have
pie could read it. that was he and a large circle of friends whose best
God. He said only one could read wishes are with them.
his and that was God. His sub- They will move on a farm south-
ject ''The Mason's Excuse for Stay-j east of the city where they will be
ing Out Nights." was well handled 1 at home to their friends. The ■ Lea-
and proved that his speech was bet- <1" joins their many friends in
ter told than written, and he was: wishing them a long and happy-
well up on the '"excuse business." 1 Hfe. and that they may become
H. H. Everett's responce made more devoted to each other as the
us think not only of our brethren I years go by.
on the other side of the river, but' —
the great river of life, of a city not
made with hands eternal in the
heavens, where true masonry leads.
and there will be one grand chapter
Wade P. Gibson made a very
fitting responce to the sterenous
masonic duties of a young man.
Jere Patterson wondered it it im
H.L.Caskey, and Miss, Valentine
Henry, were quitely married Satur
day at the Texas House, Rev. H.
11. Everett officiating. They depar-
ted immeniately for the home of
.the groom's fathers east of the city
pressed an old bachelor different to rp)ie Leader extends congratuta-
married man and why? Were t:
married ones afraid they would talk
in their sleep? But as this is
leap year, perhaps hi- will solve the
Dr. Barker favored u-with a talk , ... . , . ,1
15.L. Ewing and Miss.Ada Arnold
which was tine. . , , 1,.
, , 1,. i were mar.ted 1 uesclay January 1<>,
Most of the speakers severely ; ' . ...
. . . , . ... t ,1 ;,. 1912 at Ft. Supply. Boh is widely
criticised the committee tor then . fl, . . . ,
, known in Cleveland county haung
choice in selecting themselves tor. .
. . . , taught several schools in the coun-
tiieir different subjects, but we;
, . , , . ... 1 i tv, beside holding important posi-
tliink that the committee and the L; v ,_t „f
toast masters were the right men
in the right place.
Those attending from Lexington
were H. H. Everett and wife. E.W .
Wynne and wife, Arthur Sherman
and wife, John Massey and wife
andMi.-s Eva (randy. They all vote
Purcell lodge royal entertainers.
Mi;-. John Massky.
.ions in Norman. He has a host of
warm and admiring friends who
will be glad to here of his matri-
hearsal. In connection with the
play were drills of various kinds.
The Vanderbilt wedding by the
little tots was the most unique fea-
ture of the evening. Little Loretta
May Wallace acted as bride and
John Stewart Keller as groom. The
attendants were Elloise Evans and
Lewis Dodson, Fern Hardwick and
15. 0. Smith, Porothy Thacker and
Milton Wright,. Ollie Brim and
Harold Massey, Merie Dunbar and
Engine Blake, and Pearl Shockley
and Robert Travis. The profusion
of tlowers and elaborase costumes
added beauty to the scene. And
the good judgment exercised by
the little tots in acting their parts \
The Sculptures Dream, was in-
deed a dream of beauty and gran-
deaur. By the gentle touch of the
dove of innogence his favorite
statue was unfolded into life and
his anticapation were realized, j
The dream was beautifully exem- j
plilied and the characters did cred- |
it to themselves in posing for the
The drills were beautiful and
well presented. The rag doll drill
or the "fourteen old maid,"created
a great deal of laugher. Their cos-
tumes were funny in the extreme,
and the drill was given in a spirit
of fun. The play—which was fine
—wfth the drills and other enter-
taining features given between the
acts, and closing with a tableau
and song, made the evening a very
The entertainment was repeated
Monday evening, and Mrs. M. A.
Miller favored the audience with a
solo. "The garden of roses, and
Mr. Lee gave two readings, all of
which were highly appeciated and
very much enjoyed by the audience.
Th , League was well repaid for
their trouble besides giving an en-
tertainment that helped the social
life of the town.
dent may participate in this pri-
The delegates to the county con-
vention will elect seven delegates
to the state convention to be held
in Oklahoma City February 22.
The number of delegates to be
elected from each precinct are as
follows: 10 1-e, 2; 9-1-e. 2; 10-1-w,
1; 10-2-w, 2; 10-3-w, 2; 10-4-w, 2;
9-2-w. 4; Franklin, 1: Denver. 1;
9-3-w, 3; 8-1-e, 2; 8-t-w. 2; 8-2-w,2;
7-1-w, 5; 6-1-w, 4; 7-2-w. 1; (i-l-e,
5; 7-1-e, 3; Noble City, 2; Moore
City, 1; Lexington City, ti: Norman
City—ward one 5, ward two 3.ward
three 6, and ward four 5.
J. O. FOX,
W. J. HESS.
their Sunday school work. C.H.
Nicholis led the general conference.
At the evening session, Mrs.Do-
wis gave a talk on "First Things,"
and Mr. Nichols "Great Things."
They bolh have had large experi
ence in the Sunday School work,
and do not lack for language to
explain or express anything in
The attendance was not large on
account of the inclemency of the
.wealhier. After the election of offi-
cers the convention closed, all feel-
ing that it had been of great bene-
fit not only to those who attended,
but would be spiritual uplift to the
CARD OF THANKS
They will be work in the masters
I degree Saturday night Jan. 27.
The Epworth League, wishes to j
thank all those who so willingly
assisted them in the entertainment
Saturday and Monday evenings. I
Especially the members of the other I
churches,and the mothers of all the!
children who were in the entertain-j
ment. We certainly appseeiate all
favors shown. Epworth League.
Success lustead of Failure
The Supreme Court did a great thing when it declared
the BANK DEPOSIT GUARANTY LAW CONSTITUTION
AI_ U'S FELLOWS that don't know anything about bank
statements, when we see them/. we cant tell whether they ara
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 G^veAnent Bond. >
Tb6st ttjllowa in tha east buy government boads that pay lour
per cent interest and pay sixteen pec cent premium for tl*«.
I buy four pet cent Time Certificates of Deposit *ad they
don't yost me a penny premium. They aw ju«t a* safe and
juttT *« gP«>d as Government Bond. Br gum she id a great taw.
Deposit* In Our Batik Are Proteoted By Tha Guaranty
Security State Bank
That the trial calendar within
and for -aid County in the County
Court aforesaid, be and the same is
hereby assigned for trial 011 the date
herein after set out at Lexington,
Oklahoma. Monday Feb. ■>. 1 •) 12.
at 0 o'clock a. 111.
ti'.) State of Okla. vs. Charlie Mallow
;<i Will Taylor
s(i " Claud Nesbitt
| S2 " Henry Coley
s4 E. A. Peltier
Is:, ■' Will Walker
, sit Joe Krall
'.II1 " " " " Lee Caskey
;)1 " " " " Harry Carder
Tuesday February ti. 1912. at 9
j o'clock, a. m.
10 State of Okla. vs. J.A.McKiddy.
22 Albert Punnagan, el-al vs. E.h.
24 E. H. Stafford Mfg. Co. vs. B.
H. Rack ley
25 Marion Iro* and Brass KeJ Go..
vs. B. H. Raekley
2# Jackson Woolen Mills vt. K-
27 J.W.Marcum v*
2H Marion Iron A Bra* Bed Co
?s. E. J. Keller
jiW S. C. Hawk ts. Mrs. L. E.Mrie
] 3U F-armers State Guaranty Rack
j «. Hrthctr B. Hall.
j Tha following aro .HiroM
j .1'. C< Doniy.Moftuu. ft. ti
j Neldon. R. M- Blaok, .LL. Saddoth.
j N'.A. Helm. 3.1. Long. G. 0. Pink-
' ston. J. W. Crane. J. 0. McCtilng.
iTom teller. Gus GafereL T. A
i Lewis, G. T. Phillpe..
Call For Democratic Primary
By resolution of the county cen-
tral committee adopted January L> "
iinil at the suggestion of State
Chairman Branson it was decided
to hold a primary between the
hours of one and three o clock p.m.
Saturday, February 10, in each of
the precincts of Cleveland county
at the usual voting places for the
purpose allowing the voters to cast
ir ballot for their preference for
the democratic nominee for presi-,
dent of the United States. At this
primary the voters shall by ballot
vote for delegates to the county
convention to be held in Norman
Saturday, February 17. at the.hour
of two. o'clock. The candidates for
delegates receiving the highest
number of votes shall be dee.lared
the duty elected delegates and the j
said delegate* are eipccted fo oar-;
ry out th* wishes of thxir const if,u- \
be inspected frf tha elevtioo and i<s.
authorized to appoint two j«id*f*j
and two clerltsto asaiw.
The. elet'.tionfKrard shall t.h*,
credent iale tj> tfc* du>> e)«.te^ chele-
gates, rrv ejrtity tM ouaaber oft
«ote cast- for "act* pretidfeuiiil uafi- '
The Ceunty Sunday School
The first session of the conven-
tion was opened at 10:30 o'clock,
Thursday January IS, at the M.E.
Church South. The morning was
devoted to prayer and song service-
l and the selection of homes for dele-
After the opening of the after
1 noon session Mrs. G.E. Dowis gave
an address on "Tim Art of Finding
Folks." Mrs. Dovis is a very tal-
ented woman, and an earnest wor-
ker in the Sunday school, having
I at present a class of sixty-five boys
at Blackwell. All who missed her
talks, missed something that would
i he heneficialuand strengthing in
Operation of the bank deposits
guaranty law in Nebraska has failed
to result in panics, business chaws
and bank failures, as its opponents
predicted when it was made a feat-
ure of the National Democratic
Platform 111 190s. There was no
bank failure in Nebraska last year.
What the law accomplished was
more and better business for the
hanks. The money on deposit in the
(i(i0 state banks was increased last
j year over the year before by $2,209,
(>74.35. The reserve on hand is 27
percent, or three per cent more
I than a year ago. The law accomp-
1 lisoed an increase in the Bank s
I opportunities for profit because of
i increased deposits. Then it made
the banks more immune from in.
vasion upon the legal reserve, due
! to the fact that the depositors knew
their money was absolutely safe
and weren t so anxious to draw it
lout ii- heretofore. Last but not
jleast.no depositor ran the risk of
I losing a penny of his savings.
Puss In 1mi*
The play, Pus# In Boots, gi'teti
under the auspices of the- Epworth
League Saturday .evening, was 4
(decided success, not-with-standing
' tha hort time they had for th<* re
.didfcte., (6* ftwn# tr> te* wif-h |
V'tiot Chairtuao H- Dofwnj o(
or before tb* iTtl/ nf fabruary.t
Bv rexolotioa of the cowiuKt> J
M-r-. 11. Dow-din^ w«« inst.rccfe4> tr> j
appoint insp^reTe n-Rer* wieawie* f
Bf>ing no (Uod* t > liay e.v
pens** th« inspector must- |H.o* ide '■
retaporary ballot boiee Und bold f
the election without, coat.
The bailors will be Tiiroishrd by ;
the state on county committee. Alt!
democ-rats who are legal Voters in |
their precinct and all other leg:tl
voters who will agree to snpport
|the democratic: nomixvee tor presi-.
Was with us Friday .January 19tli and
in:ulf a thorough examination of this hank •
He complimented us upon the sound
eotiditiou in which he tcmnd everything,
*ud fsj^cially in regard to the loans and
oa*b r« ervei"the two items which more
than anything flue.•-indicate the stieogth
and soundn«se of a bank. Among all the
four hundred or more notes in our note
he criticised only ONK. and it lia*
We brlie-t« ovir,. customer* are, entitled
ro know bow'fWtol'K Vwuk w coodocted.
heoce the (tbove-is written tor their int'or
tnat.ioa aud uot as a keni't, althoagh we
may ell be proud of if.
I f1' LEXINGTON,OKLAHOMA
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