The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 47, Ed. 1 Friday, August 6, 1915 Page: 5 of 8

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To The Cotton Farmers
The season for the marketing and ginning of another crop
of cotton is approaching and with its coming the
necessity of its being handled properly
The Farmers Co-operative Gin Co.
Makes its bid to you, in this early announcement, for your ginning business. Composed oi
pioneer citizens here, men experienced in the cotton business, we know what you naturally expect
in the way of good ginning. This company has been created in part to perform a service to the
cotton farmers—to give them the best "turnout" possible. To that end our gin is being given a
thorough and complete overhauling—all equipment being placed in the bfst of shape and prepara-
tions being made generally for ginning your season's crop.
We ask tor your co-operation. Let
us gin your cotton and the result will
be a better cotton market--a better con-
dition of financial affairs in the south
end of Cleveland county.
At this season of the year, we predict a fair crop of cotton and better still \ very strong
price—something we all need. To get the best price means that you must have a good turnout
and that is what we are going to give our patrons. The gin will he managed by A. F. ('launch
and the old force—all competent gin men. We ask for your business on the above recommenda-
tions and a bonafide promise of
A Square Deal to Every Patron
The Farmers Co-operative Gin Co.
A. W. Davis, President. Jay Sherman, Vice-President
Ed Low, Secretary=Treasurer
Directors: Scott Whorton, Jay Sherman, Tom Oliver
E. Duffy, A. W. Davis
The New Owl!
New Stock, New Prices
New People, New Service
Careful Attention to Your Business
H&xoSiL Agents
Sherman 8 Sherman
Ormati I'inkston, the nineteen
months old son of Jess I'inkston
and wife Tuesday morning at 10
o'clock, following a short but ser-
ious illness of a few days. Funeral
services conducted by Rev. John
Reari were held Wednesday with in-
terment in the Lexington cemetery.
The sorrowful parents have the sin-
cere sympathy of a large circle of
Warehouse Directors Meet
At a special meeting of the Lex-
ington Warehouse directors, called
by President J. M. Tuggle'. the fol-
lowing directors were present; J.
M. Tuggle, E. M. Abernathy, A. F.
Claunch and T. \V. Keller. Chas.
Greeuiore being absent, T. W. Kel-
ler was chosen temporary secretary.
A report was tiled by the treasurer
showed all bills paid and a balance
in the treasury of $372.52,
On motion of E. M. Abernathy
and a second by A. F. Claunch, to
declare a ;?0 per cent dividend,
I motion carried.
On motion and second, Claude
Perkins whs chosen manager of the
' warehouse at $50 per month for |
September, $100 per month for
i months of October and November j
and S75 for December, 1914, bond ]
to be approved by the secretary and
president. On motion and second j
| to let the hauling of cotton to the (
lowest and best bidder, reserving j
i the right to reject any and all bids, i
I motion carried. Meeting then ad-
journed, upon motion.
Union Hill
A few of the Union Hill boys left
j Saturday for the harvest.
Misses Joy Shinn. Edna Jackson
and Artie Thomas called on Miss
Ada Hammer Sunday.
Fradys Martin spent Saturday
| night with Dora Holding.
Bettie Clay returned home from
1 Edmond Saturday where she has
been attending the normal.
Iioscoe Mitchell' spent Saturday
night with Dick Holding.
Eflie Holding of Oklahoma Citv [
spent the week end with home folks, i
Mrs. Burks spent the week end
with W. 11. Jones.
Dora Bolding went to Lexington j
Monday where she will stay for a j
The party given by Mr. Martin
and wife Friday night was well at- j
tended and all reported a most en-
joyable time. Those present were
Misses Joy Shinn, Pearl May berry.
Ada Hammer, Edna Jackson, Dora ;
Holding, Maud Lasster, Elda,
Gladys and Pleasant Martin. Mrs.
Wall. Mrs. Will Harris. Ernest!
Merritt. Lester Jackson, Earl Shinn,
Sam Lneiter, Roscoe Mitchell, Dick
and Homer Bolding. Ernest and
Odis Wall, Elva Bland, Johnie Red-
wine, drover Clary and others.
Bible reading every Sunday even-
ing; Sunday school in the morning.
Everybody come.—Bright Eyes.
Mrs. Darwin of Fort Worth and
Mrs. Billie Lee spent fuesday at
1. F. Puryears on route 1.
Norman on Monday voted $6000
worth of bonds for the construction
of a new city hall by a vote ->i :125
for and 25 against. Work will be
commenced immediately.
Next week the city will hire sev-
eral men to work on the cemetery
grounds. Co-operate with them if
you have a grave there that needs
attention. Accept this opportunity
and get busy and do something
toward making the cemetery the
beautiful spot it should be.
The city council met Tuesday
afternoon in regular monthly session
♦iyith all members present with the
exception of Alderman Burke. All
bills were allowed and other routine
{ \ business taken care of. Several
(plans will be sprung before long for
the good of the city.
S. S. Black is a recent renewal
f to the Leader. Through courtesy
of him, J. K. Latimer of Foss, Okla-
homa, will receive the paper in
their home for the next twelve
A tine bouncing girl was born to
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Whoiton on
A'^hursday of last week. All parties
are doing nicely and Scott stepping
as high as that tine bay he rides.
Mrs. Allie Isom and daughter re-
turned Thursday from a trip to Ok-
lahoma City and Edmond.
«'S. A. Ward went to N >r . un
Monday to attend the regular
monthly meeting of the unty
Miss Thelma Marcum is home
from Edmond where she has been
attending the summer session of
Central State Normal.
Mrs. Homer Sellers of Norman
was here Tuesday in the interests
of the Yoemen lodge.
Will Morgan and Eugene Ambri-j
ster of Norman, cotton men. were
here Tuesday in Mr. Morgan's line ;
Cadillac, looking after business in-1
terests and preparing for the 1915
cotton season, nut far off. Mr. Am- j
brister is the owner of the S. T.
Williams gir..
Miss Adell lurk of Oklahoma j
City is visiting at the Chas. Lis-1
sauer and William Marcum homes.
John Davis and wife of Fort j
Worth, Texas, who have been visit- j
ing at the G. W. Lee home, left |
Monday for their home.
commissioners. The board could
do nothing in the way of allowing
claims until the excise board meets
and so adjourned to some future
J. M. Massey and wife left Wed-
nesday for Denver Colorado. They
will go to Clinton. Oklahoma and
from there will make the trip in an
automobile with their son and wife,
IT. J. Massey. They expect to have
; a pleasant trip and will be gone
! some three weeks.
Miss Marion M - swell of Hieo,
j Texas spent 'A'- dnesd ty here with i
: Mr-. John . Hai.lie. She is the!
| guest, of h"i -'••itei Mrs. W. C. Mc- •
| Curdy in 1 - eli.
Style Means
Good Taste
The worth of a garment is
not measured by its cost,
but rather by its fitness for
the time—the place—the
occasion and the person.
The best time to order
garments is now.
Every day brings an occa-
sion to wear them.
"The Tailoring
You Need"
Chas. Blackwell
Party At The E. J. Keller Home
Mrs E. J. Keller entertained a
few friends Tuesday afternoon com-
plimentary to her daughter, Miss
Elizabeth, the occasion being her
birthday. Those who enjoyed the
afternoon were the Misses Grace
Thacker, Estelle and Willamay
Tuggle, Johnie and Pearl Whitsett,
Etheline and Thelma Marcum,
Mesdames Robert Isom, Tom Kel-
ler and John'G. Hardie.
j First published in the Lexington
| Leader August ti. 1015.—Mt.
j In the County Court in and for
Cleveland County, State of Okla-
I homa.
| In the matter of the estate of Thos.
J. Critcher. Deceased.
It appearing to the court from
I the petition this day presented and
j tiled herein by Jennie Critcher, ex-
! ecutrix of the last will and testa-
ment of Thos. J. Critcher, deceased,
' praying for an order of sale of cer-
tain real estate belonging to said
'estate, that it such
I real estate be sold for the purpose
j of paying debts of said decedent
' and costs of administration of said
estate as set out in said petition.
I It is hereby ordered that the
next of kin of said deceased, and
j all persons interested in said estate
appear before this court on Monday,
the 20th day of September, 1915,
at 11 o'clock a. m. of said day at
the court room of said court at Lex-
ington, in Cleveland county, then
and there to show cause why an or-
der should not be granted for the
| sale of such real estate as prayed
for in said petition.
And it is furthur ordered, that a
copy of this order be uublishee at
i least three successive weeks before
the day of hearing s'aid petition in
the Lexington Leader, a weekly
newspaper printed and publisned
in said Cleveland colnty.
Dated this :5rd day of August,
1915,— R. F. Wolf, C nmtv.Judge.
It s Easy hnougli
1 o be pleasant when life rolls along like a
song but the man worth while is the man with
a smile when everything goes wrong. Use
Gilt Edge Flour
to keep the smile going.
Henry Dodson
Thirtv Days Mv Limit
w & *
TheB SB Auto Transfer
Invites a share of your patronage—we will try to please
you. We will make country drives—get you there on time.
We want your business.
Burkett Residence 51 '' la" "n'K S,"re
Owl Drugstore 48 111 V-rLlIjO \]v Hotel, Purcell 2<>:!
Drivers Tlonroe Burkett lrl Bohanan
Give Us Your Next Call
Successor to S. S. Denison.
lw£-()ffice in old Picture Gallery Building.
l tiMBBOKta-MB 'BP
Rti.UA liLi:
Ami Time Tried
We invite you to continue with us. Our fifteen years
experience in giving the right kind ->f service is the basis on
which we invite your business. Getting you there on time, charge
reasonable, careful and safe drivers is the way we will hope to
hold your business. Always ring No. 72 Lexington and No. 205
Purcell and we'll have an auto or bus tor you.
Docs Your Washing
Of course it does thi< hot we :her.
We can lighten that burden. you h- alih and money.
Send us your family washing I >r tr. i and -we will
demonstrate that we can do the work t > y- r ':11ir« - iti--
We are equipped with all modern in : r >vements—we
do not tear the clothes—we do not put I- in our waters
—we do our work right.
We have a driver that comes to Lexington < Wednes-
days and Saturdays and by calling us over t;.e phone, he
will be glad to call and get your package.
We have a dry cleaning establishment also and our
steam cleaner never fails to get th- dirt.
Let us be of service to you. We make only a reason-
able price on all our work and when you consider what it
means in lightening the drudgery of housework, you will
see that we get such a price.
We stand back of our work. If it doesn't please you,
remember you have recourse on ti-.
Absolute Satisfaction Assured
Modern Steam Laundry
Purcell, Oklahoma

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