The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, November 1, 1912 Page: 3 of 10
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HONOR FOR PICKANINNY.
The Old Gentleman—How did you
ever come to be named Fido John-
The Pickaninny—Why, old Jedge
Smlft he don thought so much of
ine dat he named me after his dog.
IRRESPECTIVE OF POLITICAL BE-
LIEF THOUSANDS TURN 'OUT
AT OKLAHOMA CITY
The Auditorium at Oklahoma City
Filled to Suffocation, and More
Were Outside Than Were
RINGWORM SPREAD ON FACE
Campbell, Va.—"I have been trou-
bled with ringworm on the right side
of my face for six or eight years. It
Oklahoma City—From early morning
until near midnight Tuesday, William
Jennings Bryan talked to Oklahomans.
With the same fervor, the devotion to
duty that has endeared Bryan to all
Americans, regardless of party, he
preached the doctrine of reform in pol-
itics, telling the people all along the
line that the hour for redemption is at
hand. In every city and town he vis-
ited the crowds were greater than j
any one of these cities and towns,
without a single exception, has evi i
BAD BACKS DO
MAKE WORK HARD
Backache makes the daily toil, for
thousands, an agony hard to endure.
Many of these poor sufferers have
kidney trouble and don't know it.
Swollen, aching kidneys usually go
hand in hand with irregular kidney
action, headache, dizziness, nervous-
ness and despondency.
When suffering so, try Doan's Kid-
ney Pills, the best-recommended
Here's an Oregon Case
jrene. Ore . says:
151 contract ml se-
Vfre k I <1 n j
There was a
across the sumi I
of uiy back. an«l
pains like knife
nojr I'll Is cured
fulled, and now
my back Is
Get Doan'a at Any Drug Store, 50c a Box
FOSTER-MILBURN CO., BUFFALO, N. Y.
W. N. U., Oklahoma City, No. 44-1912.
began with Just very small pimples in before witnessed, and were composed (_|rpy HUSBAND SHOCKED
spots and continued to spread more
every year until It covered the right
side of my face. It was red, rough and
In circles, and Itched and burned very
much. It was sore when I scratched
my face and it worried me so much 1
couldn't keep from scratching. It
looked very bad; I would hate to go
out while it was on my face. Every
one noticed It and some would ask
what It was.
"I tried some home remedies before
using Cutieura Soap and Ointment,
such as , , and . I
could only find temporary relief until
I began to use Cutieura Soap and Oint-
ment. I put the Cutieura Ointment on
my face and let It stay on for about
an hour and then I washed my face
with Cutieura Soap. I used the Cuti-
eura Soap and Ointment for one month
and I was cured." (Signed) Miss
Virginia Woodward, Feb. 21, 1912.
Cutieura Soap and Ointment sold
throughout the world. Sample of each
free, with 32-p. Skin Pook. Address
post-card "Cutieura, Dept. L, Boston."
Among a recent batch of candidates
for appointment to the police force of
Washington was a big darkey, evident-
ly of rural origin, who announced his
readiness to stand examination.
"Are you a native of this city?" he
"No, suh. I am from the first state
In the lTnlon."
"A New Yorker?"
"No, suh. I am from Alabama!"
"Alabama Is not the first Btate In
the ITnion, as the saying goes," re-
sponded the examiner.
"Alphabetically speaking It Is, suh,"
said the candidate with conviction.
Regular practicing phvsicians recommend
nd prescribe OXIDINK for Malaria, be-' apn.i,,r cnrp niirrniinrfoH
cau«e it is a proven remedy by years of ex- 1 h nator ,0re' surrounded
perience. Keep a bottle in the medicine
cheet and administer at first sign of Chills
•nd Fever. Adv.
"What Interest has the dog in the
chase of the poor cat?"
"I guess It la some purr scent."
of people of all political beliefs.
Oklahoma City—Humanity fought its
way into the Auditorium to hear Wil-
liam Jennings Bryan Tuesday nlgtit
and there was more humanity outside
which couldn't fight because there
The crowd was a jam and its num-
bers couldn't be estimated except by
the combined standing and seating ca-
pacity of the big building and that
puts the number at 6,500. There were
nearly that many standing outside
throughout the entire speech.
The Bryan special was scheduled to
get into Oklahoma City at 8:05. Peo-
ple weren't taking any chances on be-
ing late and going without seats and
b.v Bix o'clock most of the seats were
taken. At seven, all were taken and !
at eight, the only way to get in was
to jam in somehow. The thousands
who couldn't get in that way stayed
outside and tried not to feel disap-
Senator VanDeventer of Bartles- I
ville, talked to the crowd while il
would be talked to. But there were
so many wanting to in that his
speech had to be delivered piece meal
while the crushing process went on.
Then, after a while, Kate Barnard got ,
the audience in a good humor after
Tommy Cannon, who acted as mastei
of ceremonies, had made a plea for
slience. While people were trying to
adjust themselves to conditions, two
women in the audience started "Amer-
ica" and the crowd took up the song.
Then someone else started "Nearer
My God to Thee," and that was taken
up. Then it was announced that \
Bryan would be there in five minutes.
The crowd was good natured and
aanused itself as best it could until
by a half
doien policemen, was pushed on the I
stage. Then the first big cheer went
Wife's Departure From Ordinary Line
of Conduct Both Puzzled and
Jimson was a little, sharp-eyed shoe
maker with stooped shoulders and a
chin whisker. He lived in a Mis-
souri river town, and whenever he
drank too much he used to wind up
by going home and thrashing his wife.
She never failed to go over to a
neighbor's after a session with the
old man and complain bitterly of his
After a while the neighbors grew
weary of the oft-repeated tale and re-
marked: "Well, you seem to like It.
You always take it willingly. Why
don't you pick up something and hit
him with it the next time he whips
The wife considered the matter, and
the next time her lord began to beat
her she grasped a chair and smashed
It over his head. The old man fell
back in stark amazement, dropped
his hands, and stared at her.
"Why, Mary! Why, Mary!" he
whimpered. "What on earth is the
matter with you? You never done
this way before."
Test Far Beneath HIb Capacity.
The young son of a lawyer who
lives out south has Just made his
first appearance at kindergarten. The
other day the teacher asked the chil-
dren to look over the room and any
who could count, to rise and tell her
the number of children In the room.
The young South sider arose, and
looking about over the heads, remark-
ed ■ vlth great aplomb:
"Huh! I caln't count these children,
because I can count to a hundred,
and there ain't that many here."—
Kansas City Star.
GOT RICH . IN
EXPERIENCES OF A BRITISH IM-
MIGRANT IN CANADA-WEST.
The following straightforward state-
ment needs no comment to add to
its force and effect. It appears in a
recent issue of the Liverpool Mer-
H. Patterson, of Nutanaj Saskatche-
wan, Canada, when he arrived from
Uverpool, had "Six of us to support,"
| to use his own phraseology, and his
i funds were getting low. He secured
a homestead 32 miles out from Sun-
j durn, and started living on it April
15, 1907. The previous fall he put all
| his money, JKI7, into a shack and lot,
| making sure of a home. As cook and
j caterer in a local hotel he made $75
| a month, and out of this had some
| savings out of which he paid his
j breaking and improvements on the
| homestead. The shack was sold to
| good advantage. Then Mr. Patterson
tells the story after he had removed
j his fumlly to the homestead:
"For the first month life was so
strange and new that I hadn't time to
think of anything, only fixing up our
new home. I was so green' to farm
life that I didn't know the difference
between wheat and oats (I do now)!
Between working out, cropping my
place, and with my gun, we managed
to live comfortably for the three
years, which time was required to put
in my duties. I had accumulated
Quite a stock of horses, cows, pigs,
fowls, and machinery in the three
In October, 1909, I secured ray pat-
ent to my land, so took a few days'
holidays to Saskatoon to locate a
purchased homestead (viz., 12s. per
aero) from the Government. Instead
of getting the purchased homestead.
I secured a half section (320 acres)
on the Saskatchewan River for $25
per acre on easy terms, nine years'
payments with a caBh payment of
$1,000. I mortgaged my lirst home-
stead, obtained chattel mortgages on
my stock, and on December 24th,
1909, took possession; on June 10,
1910, I sold out again for $40 per acre,
clearing, besides my crop (140 acres),
$4,800. 1 also sold my first home-
stead, clearing $1,800 and two Saska-
toon town iots, which we value at
$1,000 each today. We placed all our
capital in another farm (river front-
age) and some trackage lots (60), also
a purchased homestead (river front-
age). I remained as Manager of the
Farm I had sold cn a three years'
contract at a line salary and house,
garden, and numerous privileges.
1 So by the time my three years have
expired, with my investments and the
increased value of my lrontage and
lots, I am hoping to have a clear
profit on my $137 investment of
$50,000. My land doesn't eat any-
thing, and It is nearly all paid for. I
hold a good position (and secure)"—
"What is this joy-riding accident
"The joy riders are about all In."
A Husband In Jest.
Solicitor (endeavoring to discover
i client's legal status)—But, madam.
While Senator Gore was speaking how long is it since you heard from
Mr. Bryan came in. Then there were ' your husband?
cheers, and then more cheers, and T. ' Client—Well, yer Bee, 'e left me the
M. ITpshaw, who tried to get the : day 'e was married, and truth Is, I
crowd s ear long enough to say some- 1 ain't 'eard nothin' of 'im since, nor
thing, gave it up and Justice R. L. wanted; least ways, I did 'ear casual-
Against So Many Surgical Op-
erations. HowMrs. Bethune
and Mrs. Moore Escaped.
Williams, who came in with Bryan,
simply raised his hand and said: "The
It was Beveral minutes before the
crowd would keep quiet enough for :
Bryan to raise his voice. By that time
it was 9:30. At 11:30 he finished and
the same jam was there that had wait-
like that 'e were dead, but It may be
only 'is fun.—Punch.
Tokyo's First Sky Scraper.
With the completion of a seven-
story building, Tokyo is able to boast
of the first skyscraper in its history.
The structure, begun In January,
h^rs f°r u!e Privilege 1910, was but recently completed. It
Is considered fire and earthquake
Sikeston, M<\—"For seven years Isuf-
fered everything. 1 was in bed for four
or five days at a time
every month, and so
weak I could hardly
walk. I cramped and
had backache and
headache, and was
so nervous and weak
that I dreaded to see
anyone or have any
of hearing him. Men who have heard
Bryan speak many tjmes said it was
the greatest speech he has ever made,
and he finished, in a peroration '.hat
brought people to their feet.
MRS. GROVER CLEVELAND
TO WED PRINCETON PROF.
Wife of Former President Announces
Engagement to Prominent
Princeton, N. J.—Mrs. Grover Cleve-
land announces here engagement tc
Thomas Joseph Preston, professor ol
archaeology and history of arts at
Wells college. The date of the mar
riage is not yet determined, but will
be announced later.
Mrs. Cleveland is a graduate ol
Wells college and has been a trustee
The doctors gave me
medicine to ease me
at those times, and said that I ought to
have an operation. I would not listen to
that, and when a friend of my husband
told him about LydiaE. Pinkham's Veg-
etable Compound and what it had dono
for his wife, I was willing to take it.
Now I look the picture of health and feel
like it, too. I can do my own housework,
hoe my garden, and milk a cow. I can
entertain company and enjoy them. I
can visit when I choose, and walk as far
as any ordinary woman, any day in the
month. I wish I could talk to every
suffering woman and girl."—Mrs. Dema
Bethune, Sikeston, Mo.
Murrayville, 111.—"I have taken Ly-
dia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
for a very bad case of female trouble
Bnd it made me a well woman. My
health was all broken down, the doctors
said I must have an operation, and I was
ready togo to the hospital, butdreaded it
so that I began taking your Compound.
I got along so well that I gave up the
doctors and was saved from the opera-
tion."—Mrs. Charles Moore, R. R.
No. 3, Murrayville, I1L
v ^ cvijvi linn ut^l-11 il
onemoveintheroom. 0f that institution since 1887.
proof. It was designed for offices,
and Is especially noteworthy because
It Is probably the highest of its kind
In the far east.
Surprise for Mother.
A certain mother, given to mysti-
cism and impressive theories regard-
ing her highly natural children, one
evening was entertaining visitors.
Suddenly came the sound of little feet
pattering to the head of the stairs.
The mother raised her hand in solemn
"Listen," Bhe said, softly. "The chil-
dren are going to deliver their good-
night message. It always gives me a
feeling of reverence to hear them—
they are bo much nearer the Creator
than we are, and they speak so won-
derfully, sometimes. Hush! One of
them Is speaking now."
Then, breaking through the tense si-
lence, came a shrill whisper:
"Mamma! Willy's found a bug In
A Lucky Find.
"Where'd ye git your new hired
man?" inquired Farmer Heck.
"He came along as a candidate, and
did a little reaping for me. I per-
suaded him that he had no chance of
election and he decided to remain
with me permanently."
Her wedding to President Grover
Cleveland, which took place in the ex-
ecutive mansion during his first ad-
ministration, was one of the notable
events of the White House.
Washington—Arguments have begun
before the commerce court on the ap-
plication of five oil pipe line compan-
ies for an injunction to restrain the
interstate commerce commission from
enforcing its order requiring them to
publish their scale of charges for the
interstate transportation of oil.
Important to Mothers
Examine carelully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
Infants and children, and see that it
Signature of (
fn Use For Over 30* Years."
A Girl's Pity.
"It was King Midas, wasn't It, who
turned everything he touched to
"I believe eo."
"Poor old fellow."
"Why do you think he was a poor
"He never could eat a pickle with
Couldn't Use Green Snow.
"Why are you writing your play on
"I hear managers tear up a good
many plays for stage snowstorms.
I'll fool 'em that far, anyhow."
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria )s "
"A thing 1b never so when It
'I'll bet It Is if your wife says
Negative Evidence a summer tonic there i* no medicine
"I hear the gentleman who is visit- I that quite compares with OXIDINK. It not
ing your daughter is a coming man."
"He must be, for he is certainly not
a going one."
New Orleans.—Howard E. Edwards,
the train bandit who held up and
robbed the New York limited train
on the Louisville and Nashville rail-
road near New Orleans on'the night
of September 4, pleaded guilty In the
federal court to charges of robbing
the mails and assaulting mail clerks.
Judge Foster deferred sentence. Un-
der the law Edwards may receive a
maximum sentence of twenty-five
years at hard labor in a federal
A crent majority of summer ills nre
due to Malaria in suppressed form. Las-
situde and headaches are but two svmp-
toms. OXIDINK eradicates the Malaria
germ and tones up the entire syHtem. Adv.
"What did the banker's bride wear
at the meeting?"
"Oh, some check goods."
nly builds up the system, hut taken reg-
ularly, prevents Malnrin. Kepulnr or Taste-
less formula at Druggists. Adv.
Way of Words.
"I must say this looks like sharp
"It does—that's flat."
A man Isn't far from right when
he's willing to admit that he Is In the
And every man who owns a dog
thinks the animal has more sense
than his neighbor.
ITCH RelieTed in 30 Minute..
Woolford'b Sanitary Lotlou for all kind* of
eoul&gious Itch. At Druggiuts. Adv.
The man who Invests In green goods
must want money pretty bad.
Smoke Pleasure and other Pleasures
ft for the Man Who Smokes
There is smoke pleasure in this pure old Virginia
and North Carolina bright leaf. Thousands prefer it to all
others. Thoroughly aged and stemmed and then granu-
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One and a half ounces of this choice tobacco cost
only 5c, and with each sack y«.u get
A Free Present Coupon
The other pleasures are the presents that arc sccureil
with the coupons in each sack of Liggett <fj- Myers Duke's
Mixture. These presents delight old and young. Think
of the pleasure that you and your friends can pet from a
talking machine, free, or such articles as—fountain pens,
balls, skates, cut glass, china, silverware,
tennis racquets, fishing
rods, furniture, etc.
As a special offer,
and December only we
will send you our
new illustrated cata-
log of presents, FREE.
Just send us your name
and address on a postal.
Coupons from J)uke's Mixture may be
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ST. iLOUIS, MO. g^l
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Mr. Geo. Buchanan, of Welch, Okla., writes:—"I have used your Lin-
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Mr. J. Underwood, of 2000 Warren Ave.,
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Send for Sloan's fr e book on horses.
Dr. Eurl S. Sloan,
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