The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, April 5, 1912 Page: 5 of 8
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ding of the state university, the
normal and agricultural schools
but wants the expense curtailed.
He is in favftr <>f the board of ag-
riculture but says, "Lets cut down
the expense. Get good men and
pay them for their work, («et men
that will <lo their work.
He stands for the reduction of
taxation " by consolidation of the
oflices of probate judge and register
of deeds, county clerk aiyl district
clerk and by reducing the salary of
1 sheriff, county assessor, county at-
' torney, and clerk of county super-
jElintendent and abolish township
boards, reducing expenses of the
state board of .agriculture and strife
normal schools and al^o deputy
Mr. Brown wants you to study
The \V. O. \V. realizing that it j
takes woman to add beauty and
charm, and her presence alone will |
suffice to shine away the mi-ts un-
til tin' night juf gloom lias tt"o\vn on
her rosy wings of the morning, en-1
tertained Tuesday evening in honor'
of the Circle, and most all.the mem-1
bers were present. Both the \\ • O.
\V. and the Circle exemplified their
work which was beautiful and im-
pressive, after which sandwiches
and coffee were served and the j
evening spent socially.
The Circle certainly appreciated
the royal entertainment given them
and consider it a delightful event
and a decided success and the
Woodman brothers arc fine When it
conn's to ^entertaining the gentler
Everything You Want
Half & $ Beds
New Style wood BedsWood Cook Stoves
Dressers Fireless Cookers
Notice To The Farmers
two days in
a Cotton Seed Culler
i a week, Fridays and
and will uutil cottion
lie. Will cull at other
his platform, his qualifications and1
thinks that he merits your vote on
'the promise of everything that will j
' be for the betterment of conditions 1
i in Cleveland county. On the -ixth
Of August, when you vote for a rep-
resentative, remember J. J. Brown.
times if the demand require-' it.
I Anti-Trust Gin
1 J. Brown For Representative the exhibits at the state fair of
... I Oklahoma and has helped-much in
We are pleased to announce this rpmfmiH|m for Gleveland
week the candidacy of J. J. Brown,
Civil Service Examination
An <■ xanfIllation !"i' clerk and
carrier will be held it the hast
Side school house on April ti, 1912
instead of March .'!0, as before an-
• 1 nounced. This is necessitated by
i Dan the fact that Norman is given free
Dan will make the season of | city delivery.
i 1912, 2 mi. east J north of Lexing-j Age limit, 19 to !"> years, on the
ton Okla. • ] date of examination.
Dan is a large blood bay draft, Married women will not be ad-
Stallion 17 hands IV inches high mitl-jl to the examiniton. This
weight 1651 pounds will undoubt- j prohibition however, does not ap-
edly make a 2000 pound horse.: ply to women who are divorced or
He won First Premium at State i those.who are separated from there
Fair of Oklahoma and is a proinis- husbands and support themselves
ing :>yr old colt. I feel I need j but they are eligible for appoint-
just such a horse on my farm and j nient only as clerk.
1 know the community does. Applicants must
Terms-$10 to insure colt to j sound, and male appli
a farmer, for the democratic nomi-
nation for representative for Cleve-
land county. Mr. Brown lives
twelve miles southeast of Lexing-
ton on a farm which he owns.
J. J. Brown came here from Al-
abama eighteen years ago. He was
|)orn and raised in Alabama and
married there. At the age of 21 he
was elected bailiff and held that
office for ten years or until he
moved to Oklahoma. After mov-
ing to this state he was township
trustee in 1901 for two terms.
Mr. Brown is a farmer of thirty
five years experience. He has
been active in everything instru-
mental in helping and bettering
their conditions. It was he who
initiated the movement for the or-
ganization of the boys and girls
cotton and corn clubs in this coun-
ty and he has performed very valua-
gaining recognition for Cleveland
county along farming lines.
Mr. Brown was appointed last
fall as delegate to the National
Drv Farming Congress held at
Colorado Springs, Colo., and took
an active part in the proceedings
of that meeting. He served on the
resolutions committee and helped
Oklahoma make its wonderful
He has always been a democrat.
He says he may be wrong but he
has been raised as a democrat and
is certain that he is absolutely right
in standing for the principles of
democracy. He has never made
the race for any county office in
He stands for the farmer. He
has been one long enough to know
the needs of the farmer and when
stand and suck.
Money due when mare is traded,
sold, removed or about to be re-
moved from the county without
All possible care will be taken
to prevent accident, but will not be
responsible should any occur. I
invite my friends and the public to
call and see my horse.
Free bridge tickets on
we buy.--See Dutch.
The new 1912 mode! Ford .
now $750.00.—J. F. Shockley.
Money to Loan—I have special
arrangements for quick money. If
you have the security I can get the
money for you.—J. 1" • Shockley.
not be less than ■> feet 4
height without boots or
weigh not less than 12>
without overcoat or hat.
For application blanks
information relative to the exami-
nation, pualifiCations. duties, sal-
aries, vacations, promotions, etc.,
. Dressing Tables
Oil Cook Stoves
l.> tooth cultivator
Avery Stalk Cutter
idngman Stalk Cutter Wire
Grand De 1 otir Plows
Grand De Tour Sul-
Drand De Tour List-
Avery's "Mr. Bill"
Eagle Walking Lister
Grand De Tour Wal-
Kingman Middle Bus-
Grand De Tour Har-
Ohio Cultivator Har-
Eagle Corn and Cot-
ton Planters •
Avery Corn and Cot-
ton Planters •
Uncle Sam Cultivator
Lucky Jim Cuhyator
Two Row Lister cul-
Two Row corn rlan-
Baine Wagons '
Fish Bro. Wagon
Big Four Wagon
Lending Hour Wag-
Surreys and Hacks
Key Stone Hog and
bicken and Rabbit
All The Above Goods at the Lowest Possible
Price for Cash or on Fall Time. Phone 30.
EDGAR J. KELLER.
lie says he stands for the farmer, | Any amount 0f fancy lump
r the statement is meant in its full- Mp Alp^tpr coal. Delivered
We Tervi'ee'in thaMvork. ^Mi\ Brown | est.sense and not as a mere cam- promptly by Leopold Ille, phone | lk,als.
has been president of the Farmers| PalBn
Get results through the columns
of the Leader. The power of print-
ers ink can not be beat for the
money invested. If you have any
thing you want to sell put it in the
paper. Try it once.
Lexington was full of farmers
Saturday. It surely looks good to
see the way the farmers come to
Lexington. They seem to like the
atmosphere of commercialism of
our town and well they should be-
cause this has always been known
a point for bargains and square
THE BEST OF EATS
The Merchant's Cafe
We Feed to l'lease
Manhart & Berreter
Union in Cleveland County for the , He is
past twelve years or since the time'ted in
of its organization here. He has school
always taken an active interest in years.
Clarence Northeuttt, who is at-
tending the Memphis Medical Col-
a man thoroughly interes- j Qet rjght and pay up
schools. He has been inscription to the Leader. Help ... will return home the 25th of
lirector for the past ten jus and we will give you a news-. ^ ' inontjK His examination
" stands for the upbuil-' paper worthy of your support, j |m.e .(lre,ldy darted. Clarence i
Blood Will Tell
The Missouri Stock Farm
Rov Rex, the saddle stallion and two registered jacks will
make the season of 1912 at my barn, 2 miles north and ! - miie* £.
east oi" Lexington. _
Roy Rex is a brown saddle stallion. 16 hands high, weighs 1200 pounds
and is a perfeet model for style and beaut\.
and in the cour-
expect to s
jcord in his work
> of a few years we
him a successful
• 1 1 ,. !\.v Ir \o 1M73- 1st dam Hopeful; 2nd dam Shakespeare:
PEDIGREE—I!oy Rex was sired b\ I?e\, Jr., N >. li ■ half-brother to Ilex McDonald, the
3rd dam Rockaway; 4th dam Morgan g(;ld fnr $6500.00. Rex McDonald has captured
greatest Saddle horse in the nitt d • , fu'' tiW) 00 saddle stake at Kansas City and St. Louis,
over $10,000.00 in premiums and was barred from the tloUU.UU sa
the highest complement that could be paid a horse.
Perfection is a blaek Jack with white points 15 hands h|h weighs 1000
pounds with a big head and ear, bone and foot. Register No. 2876.
The concert given Saturday night I
at the M. E. Church by the Glee;
Club of Kingfisher college was
well attended and thor .uglily en-
joyed. Every number was encored j
and the program was without
doubt one of the best ever heard
Lexington. The club is mak-
i tour of the state during their
pYing vacation doing extension!
] for Kingfisher college. I hey
came here from Norman giving a
concert there Thursday night, I ur-
; cell Friday night and from here
j they go to Pauls \ alley, Lind-a\,
Lawton, Anadarko and Geary )■'-
fore going hotne. 1 he club is as-
sisted by Mrs. Drake of the Colum-
bia School of Oratory, who ir> a
reader and Miss Path of Chicago
Musical college as pianist.
Posts For Sale!
Bois d are post for sale. The posts are at my
residence south of the standpipe. Corner, gate,
fence, lot and yard posts. Best plsts that have
ever been in this country.
The public roads leading to Lex-
^ ^ ington are in very oad . ..ndition
Billie White is a black Jack with white points, 15. hands high, weighs'[7JCu
1000 pounds with big head and ears, bone and foot. Register No. 30/9.
TERMS: $10 each to insure colt to stand and suck.
Money due when mare is traded, sold, removed or about to be remove;.
from the county" without my consent. All possible care will be taken to pre- ,
-U-nt but Will not be responsible should any occur I invi te inv mends
and the public to call and inspect my stock and feel that they will be pleased
• i t\ ! •/ i I 1 in- nut tin T)ric<- of Uov Hex witl.in t i i * * ii
I Will be 111 attendance m.\^ ^aD(J a8 g00d individual standing for the price in tb< state. 1
V:.:,!,; the business 0fi and on for wveral yeaxs and feel cpmpetenl.to handle any kind of a mare.
„,V friends and patrons for their patronage m the past and ..oh. ting ,
very evident that the roads should
be graded and repaired, (iood
drainage is absolutely necessary to
ake good roads. Oklahoma has
.od roads ill good weather bllt
e roads are extremely bad when
such v therjas we have enc .init-
ered the past winter prevails. 1 he
roadB should be worked. It is to
the advantage of Lexington in ev-
ery way to have all* highways lea-
ding to town in the best of -liape
so that farmers can get here with
their produce in bad weather the
, ill trood. It is a matter
1 MAKE HIE LOW EST
HATE OF ... •
. . Farm Loans ..
Privilege to Pay Part or All After One Year.
dot Vour ^\/>struct* hor ^ on
,,y 0r Sell your Land. Write Insurance. Renew your Loan.
See me if you want money, or want to save money.
.1. I \ SIIOCKI -
exington. Okla. The Real Estate and Loan Man.
If ItV lAivnitui-e
VOL AUK LOOKING FOR - KK
I !. (•;. SUMMERS
Mew and Second Hand Furniture
T. B. Peery, Prop.
of vital importance to the com-
mercial life of every g.>o.l trading
point. Lexington has the business,
i why not the good roads?
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The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, April 5, 1912, newspaper, April 5, 1912; Lexington, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110513/m1/5/: accessed April 19, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.