The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, November 13, 1914 Page: 5 of 10
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LEXINGTON, OKLA., LKA PER
Gl. nwood Fruit Farm II Llffl OF «War Is Over
Scientifically Sprayed aiul (jultivateil Fruit Farm
65 Acre*, in hunt and Hemes,
2000 Apple Trees, hest varieties.
7000 Elberta Peach Trees, best
2000 Other Varieties LVach I rees,
assorted, best strains.
200 Best Varieties Plums.
200 Best Varieties Cherries.
200 Best Varieties Apricots.
1500 Pear Trees Rest Varieties.
6 Acres Strawberries.
Why don't you buy home grown fruit for family use? Fresh of!
tree and vine. Everybody buy a bushel of apples. Everybody eat
apples three'times a day and keep disease away.
buii Fighting Not Only sport in With us anyway, and we are selling
Spain. more am| better bargains than ever. Carry
the largest stock of any country store in
"Pelota," the National Paetlme of th« • - . , ....
Cleveland count\ ant! are ready to till your
We are also paying 7 cents per pound
for cotton on middling basis in trade, 1-3
groceries to 2-3 dry goods basis.
Peninsula, Is Played by All It la
Full of Intereet to Playera
I Mt&WSU* ID—
Gin Willi Us
We were never better prepared to do yo au good class of sinning
than we ure this venr—follow the erowd and have your cotton
Binned at the rtiiti-Trust. We are aiming to give vou the best
Service poosihle. and a square deal and'courteous treatment. We
are in a position to appreciate votir t.11-iih■ ■ . \nu tan get t it
best kind of a sample at the Anti-Trust. Something that is
very important this year. I'hanking you for your past patronage
and trusting that you will continue with us.
Yours for business,
The Anti-Trust Gin
A. F. CLAUNCH, Proprietor
For pure Sioy lard, see
At Crawford s Meat Market
Insurance that Insures
Fire, Lightning, Windstorm, Hail
Farm and t ity Loans. Real I' state
J. i. SHOCKLEY
Phone No. 71 Lexington, Oklahome
A new store in Purcell—
l make your at. I. run on lime. Quick Work Guarantee.
OI.lt I \KS M \>>l vol M.
I can't feive you new ejH but I cm make your old one?
as good as new *ith a pair >' "'5 carefully titled glasses.
COME AND Tin IT WONT < OST \<H ANYTHING.
Davis Jewelry Shop
Cornei' Main St and Canadian.
Phone us when you want to go any place,
ake country drives. Caretnl drivers.
I Mi o lies Lexington 48, the Owl Drug Store
Purcell 1, the Love Hotel
The Owl Livery
Men anil Women Wanted
to sell the most remarkable bargain in the magazine woJlc
Everybody s $1.50
WHO CAN \\ F. THAMK?
Kui'al RoUtt 4,
October ;!ti, la 14
In last week's l.eader, tlie piece
| written by A Freshman" under the
I caption of "A Sountd in the Woods''
; is not irue to life. A yuail dona not
I ca'l "Boh White" in the early
\ spring. It is always from August
' 20th., or thereabouts to cool weath-
| er. usually during September. In
reading proof on this article, you evl
dently overlooked this fact if you
knew it. Any article 011 Nature
should be true to life in order to
enhance the interest. Many dis-
crepancies appear from the pen of
nature fakirs and an editor should
be constantly on the watch in order
to eliminate such fakes.
A Rural Reader
In 'reply to the above communica
ti on recieved in our Monday's mail,
we take it in good faith, that we
have recieved a noteworthy bit of
information in the interpretation of
the habit and life of the quail, from
this rural reader. However, we are
unable from the signature, to know
exactly who to thank. Our stibscrip
tion list on this particular route is
too extensive to allow us a kuess. Our
knw'edge of the feathered trib"s
is limited and we confess its limit
being knowledge of a quail when
we see one. The Call of the Quail
hus not been of such volume as to
attract our attention. However we
stand ready and willing to receive
such information and we thank our
rural reader, who ever lie may I
In defense of oursehes and the
freshman, we would sav that there
was no attempt at nature fakint
The composition was merely an ai
rangemenl of words—purely fiction
—handed in as a part of the pre-
scribed course of study in Kngltah i
The composition was one of the best,
not measured by the truthfulness
of the statements it contained, but
from a grammatical standpoint, and
we do not hesitate to say that it was
really good. The reader of I he com-
position might have been mislead-
ing for someone and we are glad
that ibis reader has called our at
tentlon te H
Of the national sport ot bull fight-
ing all that Is good and all that Is bad
has been said before, and we will
merely remark ihat It Is practiced not
enly by the professional toreadors, but
also by amateurs at the becerradas, In
which the bulls used are young and
almost hurmleB, a writer In the Lon-
don Times says. Hut the rearing of
fighting bulls tn tho gauadertas gives
rise to operations which, while lack-
ing the sanguinary aspect of the cor-
ridas, are full of Interesting sport.
Such are the enoierro. In which the
bull Is led away hemmed In by j
eabestros or belled oxen; the acoao
y derribo, which consists of driving
the bull Into a corner aud throwing
him down In order to .brand him, a
feat performed either on horseback
and with the goad, as tn Audalusla,
or by awaiting the onset of the beast,
seizing him by the horns and twist-
ing his neck, as la done by the peas-
ants of Salamanca, who for this pur-
pose wear a leather culraBS round the
body; and the tleuta, In which the
pugnacity of the bull Is put to the
trial by means of a mock corrida.
The Andaluslana are adepts at pig-
sticking and the king himself has
taken part In this exhilarating sport
on the ltonana estate at the mouth
of the Guadalquivir, the best district
for game In all Europe.
The true national sport of Spain Is
pelota, which originated In the Flasque
country, but Ir played In all the prin-
cipal towns of the peninsula and In
some places abroad. The game con-
sists of hitting a ball against the walls
of a fronton, which has one or two
parallel courts and sometimes a lat-
eral one. and is played between two
teams of two players each, one stand
Ing In front and one behind. The ball
is hit either with the cesta, a sort of
elongated and curved wickerwork
glove, or with the flat pala (bat) or
with 'lie hand alone The scoring Is
by points, each fault committed by
one side -such as a dropped ball or a
hall sent out of the court—counting
for the other side The extraordinary
agility and suppleness of the players
and the sustained excitement of the
play make pelota a most Interesting
game to watch, especially In the
Basque country, where It Is played
In the open air, sometimes agalnBt the
walls of the village church, aud by
children of quite a tender age.
In the Canary Islands favorite
sport is wrestling of a kind very sim-
ilar to that practiced by the montag
nards of Switzerland. A curious game
In the Balearet Is hurling with the
sling a weapon with which the na
tives, who are said to have Invented
It, were familiar In ancient times. The
women of the Tarragona district run
races with cantaros (pitchers) bal-
anced on their heads, and in La Gom-
era island (Canaries) the inhabitants
display wonderful skill in communi-
cating with each other by means of
whistling, which they have made
veritable medium of speech.
T. W. GARRISON
The llelsel Merchant
When you figure 011 a job of paint-
ing or paper hanging or carpenter
work, you want a good piece of
work (iiuie at a reasonable priue
don't you? Well I can give you
reasonable price and do the work
(j. L Ranchman
- f' Brownie's Livery Service gr
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~ years, by giving your calls 2:
prompt attention. We want your 2;
; business, and appreciate it. J
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Get in and push! Be entliusl
astic! Act good times! l.ook good
times! He a booster- Unit knock-
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Tfi result can not tie any other one
Staggered the Witness.
"Now tell us," sternly demanded the
young legal luminary whose brow
overhung like the back ot a snapping
turtle, addressing the cowering wit-
ness, "what was the weather, If any,
i upon the afternoon in iiucstiou.' .
Wisdom and Politics.
Wlsdou doesn't live with politics,
and it's pretty certain that it will
j never die with it.—Atlanta Constitu-
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Close Second to Procrastination.
'With the exception of 'procrastlna-
you are the greatest thief of
time I ever heard of. remarked the
Judge to a prisoner In whose pockets
I no fewer than fifteen watches were
netting it spread wrong.
"I have read every book on agrlcul
hire that 1 can find," said the amateur
termer, and still 1 don't manage to
get crops " "There's the trouble," re-
plied Farmer Corntossel. ' You're put-
ting all the cultivation on yourself
instead of on the land
MADE OF SAND AND CEMENT
New Proce*6 for Manufacturing Brick
Is Being Kept a Secret by
A process for making building brick
of sand and cement only has been de-
veloped, and brick of this kind are
being placed on the market Any kiud
of clean sand may be used. The secret
of the process lies In the use of a ce-
ment which is mixed with the sand and
which Is made from glass sand by a
process of melting, cooling, pulverlz-
lug, and treatment In a digester About
30 gallons of this cement is sufficient
for making 1,000 brick when mixed
with ordinary river sand, sea sand or
bank sand, and the Band may be either
wet or dry. After being mixed, the
material Is formed Into brick In presses
and is theu dried under a temperature
of 600 degrees Farenhelt. One of the
advantages of the process Is that the
brick may be made complete within
ti period of 12 hours. Various colors
may be obtained by adding oxides and
mineral coloring to the material when
mixing Tests on brick made by this
process show ail average compressive
strength of 6,000 pounds to the square
Pipe Made of Asphalt Piper.
Asphalt-paper pipes. ' which are
claimed to have points In their favor,
have been Introduced in Austria The
tubes are made of an especially pre-
pared asphalt paper of German manu-
facture, and are exceedingly light In
weight as compared with piping of
other materials. They were originally
made for electric-cable conduits, but It
has been found that they may be used
fry- varied purposes, replacing Iron,
uteel and clay pipes excepting as con
veyors of hot fluids, strong acids or
petroleum products. One of their ad
vantages Is that stray currents of
electricity do not affect thera— Popu
Take One Away
And you w ill feel grateful for this advertisement
I have just leceived a shipment I clothing ranging in -ii/es: troin
35 to 42. at a price ot $12 50 foi two pieces and $18.50 for three
pieces, that I think are the best clothing bargains ever ottered to
the trade in Lexington, You will feel the Barae wav when you
see them. Now is your time it you are looking for a -nit worth
the money and several dollars more, and I am giving you the
opportunity, so blame yourself if you miss your advantage.
Come see them!
J. C. DOWDY
Lexington, * )ldahoma
Make it imperative that you guard against
colds, chapped laces and hands.
Buy your cough medicine
and toilet articles of us
JANES & KENNEDY PSU'
The Simple Life.
After a farmer retires from active
j work he spends the balance of his
I life helping his wife with the family
As soon as a yoang fellow has spent
e night or two In New York he as-
sumes a bored look and wants you to
understand that he Is a uaui of tb*
MRS. E. A. DENISON
Successor to S. S. Denison.
FIRE and TORNADO INSURANCE
FARM LOINS and RIAL ESfAT.:
Office in old Picture Gallery Building.
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The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, November 13, 1914, newspaper, November 13, 1914; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110647/m1/5/?rotate=90: accessed March 18, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.