The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, October 9, 1914 Page: 4 of 10

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lexington, okla., l e a d e r
The Lexington Leader
John G. Habdik, Proprietor.
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FRIDAY. OCTOBER 9, 1914
Telephone Numbei 18
Democratic Ticket
For Congress 5th Distric t;
Joe B. Thompson
For Supreme Judob.
J. F. Slmrp.
For District Judge 14th Dim
F. B. Swank.
For Representative
H. 0. Miller
For State Senator
Joe Edwarua
For County J hook
B. F. Wolf
For County Attorney
J. D. Grigsby
For Treasurer
R. E. (Buck) Clement
For Sheriff.
Key Boyd
For Court Clerk.
Jim Stogner
For County Clerk
Ben Wheelis
For County Superintendent.
Kate Barbour.
For County Weigher
John F. Taylor
Commissioner 2nd District.
S. A. Ward.
Statement of the Ownership. Man- CldUi! Pickard. RLpubt.ou.l
Bgenipnt, Circulation of The Lax- Nominee Fur Sheriff
ingtoi. Leader. v { b ilh ann0Ullce to the voters
F-exmgton; requ.red by A, t of Aug ^ Countv 11IV (;lndi, aoy
!-. h , I',,' is1 r—Johnfi for re-election to the office of sheriff
Mi tor, Owne . (second term). I aui not unmind
Hardie, Lexington. Oklahoma. vsetonu .«./
Known bondholders, mortgage '■
and other security holders, holding U1K mv term
1 per cent or more of the tot a
unt of bonds, mortgages, or gi^en
Hardie, Nor- county. ,
1 stand on my record as a puolu
John (i Hardie official and pledge my best endeavor
Sworn to and subscribed to be- to enforce the laws without fear or
fore me this 28rd day of Septem- live(] in cleveiand county
E. A. Denison. « *teen years. 1 take an especial
Mv commission .-xp;r,s Mar h pride mse rv.ng inyfellow
jib plverirt ( urinir tins term a
"73

(seconc
lul of the support extended me dur-
>f office and 1 fully
appreciate the help that has been ;
me by the citizens of this
23, 191(>.
—McCALLPATTERNS-
IN SEASON
or out of season, good season r
bad season, hot or cold, wet or dry.
we are here to serve you and we
are here to stay.
And every sale we make, regardless'
of season, from the smallest to the
largest is backed by our unqualified
guarantee.
Goods Seasonable:
Prices Reasonable
42 inch all wool serge yd. $1.00
Dittman 9 O'clock School
Shoes and E. C. Skuffers
for children.
Ladies' Ready to Wear
as sheriff during this term and if
honored by re electiou to this office
it shail be my earnest endeavor to,
! at all times, enforce the law, uphold
the right, doing equal and exact
justice to all.
It has been my constant aim to
administer the business of my office
with economy yet I have spared no
expense to bring offenders to a
speedy trial. In ttiie 1 have been
most ably assisted by the entire
! citizenship of the county and I take
this means of expressing my appre-
ciation of the services thus render-
ed me; and if honored byre-election
| for a second term I shall hope for a
continuation of such help which is
so necessary in the strict enforce
\ ment of our laws. Relying on such
help and believing that in every way
my services merit re-election for a
second term, I am,
COMING!
2 Nights 2
Friday S Saturday
Oct 9 & lO
Camp s
Comedy
Co.
Very truly yours,
Claud Pickard.
E.
Republican Ticket
For Court Clerk:
William Ward
The Store of Quality
L. McElderry
Purcell, Oklahoma
VoteFor=-
William Ward
FOK
Court Clerk of
Cleveland County
Investigate his quali fications.
Resident of County 15 years
He will appreciate your suppor
and influence.
In
a big tent near the
Anti-Trust Gin
The funniest of all funny shows.
Two hours of fun and mystery.
Music by musicians.
Comedy by comedians.
Singing by singers.
Mrs. E. A. Denison improved the
appearance of her insurance office
with a coat of paint. Friday. Won-
derful what a change a little paint
will make, and Lexington has room
for several such changes.
The cotton has been coining in
'fast this week, evidencing the work
of the army of cotton pickers that
have attacked the fields about Lex-
ington. A. F. Claunch of the Anti-
Trust Gin says he is averaging forty
five to fifty bales every day.
Walter Ragland. the little grand-
use a slang expressioh, " alfshot son of Dr. W.C. Coleman has been
to pieces " and since the towns de- .very seriously ill with dipthena.
pend almost entirely on the cotton He is some better now but his re-
crop, business is demoralized. It covery is not entirely assured Dr.
can be easily seen just how import-.Coleman says in all Ins thirty-five
when Hill county |years experience in medicine lie has
D C. Jenks Here from Texas
1). C. Jenks arrived in I.ex'iigton
Thursday from Mt Calm, lexas,
where he has been editing the Mt
Calm Barner the past four months.
He closed a deal Tuesday of this
week, trading his plant for some
good Texas land and from now on
will be connected with the Leader.
We welcome Mr. Jenks again be-
I cause it seems like old times to
see him "on the job.'' Mr. Jenks
tells us the cotton market in Hill
j countv, where he was located, is, to
A
ant cotton is,
raised 78000 bales last year and
Ellis county, adjoining, raised 120. !
000 bales.
R Burrows of route four was in j
Thursday morning {and said he j
wanted the Leader for another year, j
Mr. Burrows has been one of the
faithfuls, staying with the paper for
many years.
never seen a more severe caHe.
Jerry Newville and Tom Oliver
went to the state fair, Saturday.
CORRECT W0RK==
and not at war prices. Shave, 10
Agents for Ess-Tee-Dee.
I
i We can order you a suit, too, at
Lexington Lod«e No. 72. A. F. A \. M ! the most reasonable price.
Mnets flr-t and third Saturday nAAI/m
nights. am M 80ns in good stand- yfy . DUUIyCK
ing invited. Alvin Baruett, ^ |
d. C. Jenks. Seo'y. W. M | —
See Camp—the clairvoyant, mes-
merest and Illusionist, assisted by-
Alice M. Camp.
Change of Program Each Night
Admission 15c and 25c
Doors open 7:30
L. T. COOK
Attorney At Law
Office: Hawk Building
Phone 235
Prompt attention given to all
business.
PURCELL, OKLAHOMA
W. T. Scott
Paper hanging and paint-
ing.
Let me figure on your jobs
if you want value received.
Phone 70
J. M. BISHOP
Attoruey-at-Law
Security State Bank Building
Lexington, Oklahoma
William iVWtaw
Attorney At Law
Office in Security State Bank Bldg.
Lexington, Ok) 1
DR ROBERT. E THACKER
Physician & Surgeon
Office in Breeding Building
Phone 40
Lexington, Oklahoma
For Sheriff
Claud Pickard
Carl tile and Irving Higbeo who
were injured Saturday at Noble
when the automobile in which they
were riding upset, are gottinV? along
nicely. The accident was unavoid-
able.
For pure hog lard, see
DUTCH
At Crawford's Meat Market
Joe Schwartz
Ladies and >r.
, 1 >
Store
In order to properly introduce rn>
suits and coats,
as follows
will give sped;
ladies
prices
$40.00 suit or coat for
35.00 suit or coat, for
30.00 suit or 'Out fur
'25 00 suit. < r coat for
$30. '■
27.5
25.00
19.00
You must see these values to appreciate them.
Come look them over and try them on and save
money on excellent values.
I have all my new
beautiful styles.
ones in and truly they are*
!OF SCHWARTZ
j
LADIiiS' and MEN'S STORE,
SEssassKsaraiEs
PURCELL. OKLAHOMA
This country is not in nearly, so
bad shape as some of our people
seem to fear. We have plenty of
feed stuffs, so that there need be
no fear on that hand. The cotton
crop, which promises to be heavier
than common, is somewhat of a
problem, at present, but we are in-
clined to believe it a problem which
will be satisfactorily solved at
some time in the future, and to
which ths policy of "watchful wait-
ing." which has proven successful
alori£ other lines, may be applied
Much of the hullabaloo being raised
over this question is, we honestfy
believe, resultant from the ardent
desire of politicians to pose as the
friend of the farmer, these politi-
cians, in attempts to further their
desires, painting conditions in the
most lugubrious colors,and, through
their frantic endeavors to outdo
earh other in offering measures that
they loudly proclaim as the only
panacea for the evil that affects the
country. The cotton is here; it can
be sefely stored and held until the
price is high enough to justify sell-1
ing it, suffering but little, if any.
deterioration from age. tt is, of
course, to be regretted that this
commodity is not readily market-
able at a good price at the present
time, but there is too much stress
being placed on conditions. We have
seen seasons when there was far |
more reason for fear than there now i
is. In those seasons there was no
cotton to hold, no feed for stock, no
heavy crop of small grain to relieve
the situation. Let's quit our cryng:
around like a boy with a sore toe. j
Set together and all talk of the |
good things that have been vouch-
sefed us in the past year. Let's cut
out our lachymose sympathizing
with farmers, which only serve to
make that sturdy class of citizenship
dwell more strongly on their reput-
er meet* them with a word of hearty
good cheer, slap them on the back,
bid them think of the many good
things the world yet contains, and
positively refuse to talk about thj
low price of cotton. This is one
time and one occasion, when the
faith cure is certainly advisable.
Let's try it.—Purcell Register.
Brother Bill Walker, the grand!
old man of the Register, preaches j
optimism of the right brand, with
: evidence in plenty to substantiate
his position. Wetruly have A long
I road to travel yet until we reach j
'national ruination. There is;
thought to such an srticle as the
J above and you who have read it
should consider it well. Optinrsm
j is half the battle and when you ask
yourself this question, "Couldn't 1
be nvu'ii worse off?" .you will fi'irt
that there is rven more to be cheer-
ful about t'mn this w.-iter lias re-
sumed.
1 >eiitis- ti*y
Dr. J. C. Collier
Office over Owl Drug Store
All Work Guaranteed
Hutchin & Burke
Attorneys at Law
Post office Building
THE BEST LIVER AND
VBff STOMACH medi-
KlflFOcine' ^ ('oes n<>^
fcryil^^Jc'ontain calomel vet
does the work nice-
ly ,without griping.
10c, 25c and 50c at druggests.
Sherman & Sherman
Coal! Coal!
I have just received n carload of
nut coal for cooking purposes. 1
!can make you summer prices in
'order to make room for my full
shipments. Phone 39. Leopold
, Ille.
LEXINGTON, OKLAHOMA.
Leader three months 25 cents.
No Fake!
We sell you good bread, the hest
yuii can get in Purcell.
We only give you two loaves for a dime, but they are full weight.
It is a simple trick to make three loaves out of the same amount
of dough that bakers use for making two loaves.
You can make it fluffy, and it looks as large as a regular five
cent loaf, but you have not gotten the weight — that's what
counts in buying Bread.
In the pastry line such as cakes,
etc., is the best that can be found.
C. F. Linder
Of Interest to You===
It essentially important that. you buy OOOD
GROCERIES, because they help most in the prepara.
tion oi a good meal. A gopd cook must have the light
kind of oroceries, W ' offer you a stock of good clean,
fresh supply of groceries-no shelf worn goods, but eat-
ables of known quality and purity. We sell at a close
margin because we sell for cash. Briny us your chickens.
HENRY DODSON
1'lionc 7ii (iroocrioN
Gin With Us
We were never better prepared to do \'b an good .-lans of ginning
than we are this year—follow the crowd and have your cotton
ginned at the Anti-Trust. We are aiming to give vou the hest
service possible, and a square deal and courteous treatment. We
are in a position to appreciate your business. You can get the
best kind of a sample at the Anti-Trust, Something that is
very important this year Thanking you for your past patronage
and trusting that you will continue with us.
Yours for business,
The Anti-Tryst Gin
A. F. CLAUNCH, Proprietor

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