The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 46, Ed. 1 Friday, July 31, 1914 Page: 4 of 8
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LEXINGTON, OKLA., LEADER
The Lexington Leader;
John Q. Habdie, Proprietor.
Entered at the postofflce at Lexington
Okls. kk Beeond-elaas mail matter.
One Year ... $1.00
Six Months ... .50
Three Months - - 25
Display Per Inch - - 10c
Locals Per Line - • 5c
FRIDAY. JULY 31,1914
Charges for announcements will
be payable slrictly in advance. For
county offices the' charge is $10.00,
except weigher and commissioners
which is 15.00.
The following candidates have I
announced subject to the democratic
primary in August.
For Congress 5th District!
E. .0 Whitwell of Norman.
Joe B. Thompson
For Supreme Judge.
J. F. Sharp.
Frank M. Bailey
For District Judge I4th Dist.
• F. B. Swank.
Harry W. Fielding.
H. O. Miller
J. A. Morrison
For S.tate Senator
For County Judge
N. E. Sharp
B. F. Wolf
For County Attorney
J. D. Grigsby
R. E. (Buck) Clement
J. H. I jassiter
For Court Clerk.
R. 8. Davis.
For County Clerk
For County Superintendent.
For County Weigher
John F. Taylor
Commissioner 2nd District.
S. A. Ward.
W. T. Grissom.
T. E. Blair .
D. N. Kelley
W. I). Milam
Midsummer bargains at our store
Wt cant tell you about them-you
must come and see them.
Bahner A Ward.
W. T. Scott
Paper hanging and paint-
Let me figure on your jobs
if you want value received.
Congressman Joe B Ihimp^or
He needs no recommendation nor certficate to show that he is in
sympathy with tin Woodrow Wilson administration. II is record
discloses that he is one <>t the strongest tuppoilcra '>1 the mlniin-
strHtion in Congress.
L. T. COOK
Attorney At Law
Oftce: Hawk Building
Prompt attention given to all
Dr. T. V. Hill
Physician and Surgeon
Phones: Office 183
Office in Security State Bank Bldg.
Mr. J. P. Anderson <if Wichita
Falls. Texas, w., r- a visitor at the
W. K. Breeding limine. Sunday.
D. N. Kelly will appreciate your
vote next Tuesday for commissioner
from the'2nd distrct.
Judge R. L. Williams will carry
every county on the eastern side
of the state and many of the count-
ies will give him a vote of four or
five to one above any other candi-
date. It is now as certain as any-
thing political can be certain that
Judge William's will receive twice
as many votes as any opposing
We are now agents for The Daily
Oklnhoman.—Sherman & Sherman.
A. C. Pruitt has our thanks for
some fine watermelons and canta-
loupes. presented several times this
week. Mr. Pruitt has six or seven
acres in melons.
You can talk about the hot
weather and perhaps the
"drouthy" times—but you will
talk more and fell a great deal
J better if you trade at Bahner &
i Ward—the bargain drygoods
and grocery store. •
Mr. and Mrs. William Ward and
| family left Monday for Rossville,
Kansas to visit Mrs. Ward's parents.
Good horses need good feed—we
have the good feed—see Ed Low.
Carl Bradford is here from Okla-
homa City this week visiting at the
J. B. Collins home.
Farmer! Fence your pasture and
hog lots now and get the benefits
of pasture. You can get the wire
from Edgar J. Keller, on fall time.
See Mrs. E. A. Denison for farm
loans at lowest rates.— adv
J. G. Walker and family of
Hobart, Oklahoma, spent Monday
with his brother, W. E. and family.
Mr. Walker has just recently lo-
cated in Kiowa county.
Don't trust entirely to
often look alike without
may look like custom-
tailored clothes—in the
But on close inspection
the superiority of the
clothes made to measure
by our Chicago Tailors
Ed. V. Price & Co.
will reveal a fitness of workmanship that will
make you decide in our favor. Quality is so
apparent and the cost so modest that the
best dressers select these clothes without
question. Let us have your measure.
Oral L. A/c/iee
FARMERS AND BUSINESS MEN
WHO PAY THE TAXES ARE
Hutchin & Burke
Attorneys at Law
Attorney At Law
Ottioe in Security State Bank Bldg'.
Six candidates are seeking the nom-
ination for Governor at the Demo-
cratic primaries to be held August
4th, and at this time it is woli that
the voters should seriously consider
the character of these candidates and
what they stand for.
F F!. Herring is a practical and
successful business man and fa-mer,
who is asking the nomination on 0
platform: "Apply business method?
to tho conduct, of state affairs. Reduc
tlon of taxes will follow as an inevit
Pour of his opponents, Jennings
West, Robertson and Williams are
lawyers who have had no business
experience. West and Williams have
been on the state's payrolls for morf
than seven years, Robertson for four
or five years, and Dunlop has been on
the County or State payrolls evei
What has West, Robertson, Wil-
liams or Dunlop ever ac«omplished
during their incumbency in public of-
fice that entitles them to remain on
the state's payrolls during the bal-
ance of their natural lives?
For nearly eight years the State of
Oklahoma has been controlled by
lawyers and professional politicians
with the result that extravagance and
inefficiency has spread from one de-
partment to another, and conflicting
political aspirations among our State's
official family have resulted in fac-
tional quarrels with all its inevitable
An analysis of the campaign being
made by the respective candidates for
(1) That Herring Is the candidate
of the fanners and business men and
is running In the interest of good
(2) That Jennings is running to
boost and advertise his moving pie
(3) That Dunlop is running in the
interest of National Committeeman
Robert Galbraith's machine, the stone
quarry at Bromido. owned by Gal
braith, who wants to sell to the state
the gt no used In the construction of
the State Capitol.
(4) That West is running in the
interest ol' the Haskell-Standard Oil
miichiue, and claiming credit, for re-
sults 1/1 railroad litigation when it Is
generally known that attorneys from
outside the borders of Oklahoma
brought about these result i.
(ft) That Williams is running In
t'10 interest of tho National bank ma
chine and the state printing machine,
both of which means loss to tho tav
payers and a corresponding increase
in state and county taxes.
(6) That Robertson is running In
the Interest of a machlna constructed
out of tho appointive office-holders o)
the fcrilce administration, who expert
to retain their present positions in
the event of Robertson's election
The Marland school land leases I
another machine being operated I11
the Interest of Robertson.
With these facts before you, Mr
Honest Voter, can you conscientiously
cast your vote for either of Mr. Her
ring's opponents? Herring Is opposed
to the spoils system. Ho stands for
economy, efficiency and an honest ad
ministration. If you waut taxes re-
duced. vote for Herring.
THE BEST LIVER AND
cine. It does not
, contain calomel vet
does the work nice-
ly .without griping.
10c. 25c and 50c at druggests.
Sherman & Sherman
We have plenty of chops—when
you. want any, come to Low's Mill.
The Leader wants a correspond-
ent at Helsel! Come in and get
Next Tuesday, when you vote for
commissioner remember D. N.
Kelley. He will appreciate your
Henry B. Roach of Ada, Okla-
homa, was hen Thursday morning.
Mr. Roach is candidate for corpor-
ation commissioner. His home
people endorse him to the man and
he says he feels confident of the
outcome next Tuesday.
W. T. Scott has just finished a
very mat job of inside painting at
the Roatright residence in the north
part of town.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Thomas of
Oklahoma City spent Saturday with
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Abernathy.
Walter Wetzel and son, W. Shel-
don, Joe Gordon of Oklahoma City
were Sunday guests of Ewing Ab-
We have a cool store and when
you come to town, we invite you
in, whether you buy or not—we
want you to rest here. Bahner &
Clinton M. Allen for state super-
intendent of public schools—get
that name in your mind and re-
member it next Tuesday.
Lexington is still waiting on that
rain—all our neighbors have had
one and it seems that we should he
next in line.
The race for office is just about
over and the winner will go under
the wire next Tuesday. No doubt
it will be a relief—in more ways
than one—to the many candidates
j that started.
Water melon time is at hand and
I the big crop in the south end has
I put them with within the reach of
all—in price. Wagon loads can be
seen on the streets any day and
some dandies are being shown.
If you want a bill of furnitnre. a
new iron bed or a dresser, I will sell
them to you on an easy payment
plan or fall time, Edgar J. Keller.
D. N. Kelley for commissioner—
stamp your ballot that way.
Tobacco and Cigar Salesman
wanted to advertise. Experience
unnecessary. $100.00 monthly and
traveling expenses. Advertise
smoking, chewing tobacco, cigar-
ettes, cigars. Send 2c stamp for
Hemmett Tobacco Co.,
New York, N. Y.
The Old Reliable Bus & Auto Line
invites your business. We meet ALL
TRAINS and can get you either day or J
night, and we promise you the best service 5"
lJhonc& Lexington 72
J BROWNELL'S |
Dallas News and Leader $1.75
Wagons W agons
In this department we handle the best
products put out===the famous lines=—
Studebafcer, John Deere and
If you need a wagon you had better
figure with us now while we are in the
notion to make dry weather prices
We have just received a full car of the old reliable===the
best on earth
in no olher vehicle will you get the value that will be
found in the Velie. We have been selling this line for
'years, and put these vehicles out under a rigid guarantee
that ihe Velie is everything we say it is.
Gasoline Engines: We have in stock one eight horse power mounted
engine, also one 12 horse power horizontal engine.
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