The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, December 24, 1915 Page: 4 of 12
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THE LEXINGTON LEADER
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of the Season
We wish you the happiest of all Christmas days-
may it bring to you and yours all that you have wished
for. We wish to express at this time the appreciation
we feel toward our friends and patrons who have ac-
corded us such a liberal business this year. It has
been one of the best iu our history, We trust that we
have given you the good service you have expected
and that we will be favored with your business during
the coining year.
With a Sincere Wish for Your
Prosperity and Happiness
Bus & Auto Transfer
The Lexington Leader
John G Habdie. Proprietor, i
Entered at the poatotfice at Lexington
Okla. as Seooud-olAas mail matter.
Cleveland Countv Enterprise and
and Lexington Leader Official
Display Per Inch
Locals Per Line
Bert Bradshaw Accidentally
Mr. Bert Brad soaw, long a re-
spected citizen of Noble, died Sat-
urday morning from the effects of
a gun-shot wound, received acci-
dentally while cleaning an auto-
matic shot gun about 7 o'clock
It seems he and his son had been
hunting, returning late Friday even,
ing. They had an automatic shot
gun of which they took great care,
cleaning it after every time they
used it. This time the son went
up town on an errand, leaving the
father in the kitchen cleaning the
gun, There was no one else at
home, Mrs. Bradshaw being at the
home of the son next door, and it
'j« not known just how the acccident
The first known of it Was when Mr.
Bradshaw appeared at the son's
residence with his left arm shatter-
ed to the shoulder, with arteries
iiterally spouting blood. Dr. How-
ell was called and applied a tourn-
iquet, and later Dr. G, M. Clifton
was called from Norman. Later
Dr. Bobo was called in consultation
and it was decided that the only
hope for toe unfortunate gentleman
W. K. Breeding went to Okln- J that, a very slight one)
lioma City. Tuesday. | was an operation, an amputation
o . n r* ai i, , | of the arm near the shoulder, which
Go to B. C. Clark s for your , ,, ,, ,,
Chistmas n-pspnts , was performed bv the three surg-
tnistmas presents. .eons Friday night But he /(jouk]
not recover from trie shock and
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1915
Tom Lewis was in town, Tues-
day. fie is just recovering from
the serious injury he received some-
Pay your subscription to the
Gifts for ever member of
the family at the B. C. Clark
There will he a Christinas tree
and program at the Willow View
church, Friday night. The Sunday
school will have charge of the pro-
gram. Everybody is invited to at-
Suitable gifts of all kinds
B. C. Clark's.
J. H. Stull is here from
Oklahoma, on business.
great loss of blood, ahd passed
away Saturday mording.
It is thought that after cleaning
the gun he had loaded it to see if
it worked all right, and in pushing
the barrel down on the stock, in
some way the automatic arrange-
ment exploded a shell. Mr. Brad-
shaw's left hand was evidently over
the muzzle, for load shattered the
hand into shreds and ranged up the
arm to the shoulder, tearing the
tlesh into ribbons and cutting the
Mr. Bradshaw was some 08 years
of age and a blacksmith and gun-
See the beautiful line of
Holiday presents at B. C.
The Lexington schools will close i B,n,ith °f"Pttti; n- 11 ~s
., . , t. t .. , ... strange that after handling guns all
Friday afternoon for the holidays, kiB |jf„ jie s,(im(1|v (li(. fror„
convene again Monday, January 31 such an accident. He was highly
A Christinas program has been ar-1 respect**] and the earnest -ympath-
ranged for Friday afternoon in H]| I°'the community go out to the
the rooms and the patrons are in-! 1"'children. i lie
. .. , ,,, . , ; "uneral wa- he'd 011 Hon 1.(iu inc
V.ted to attend. Christmas boxesj Church of Christ attended bv
and stockings will he features. a large concourse.—Transcript.
Early This Week
Wv are publishing the Leader on
Wednesday this week in order to
give our advertisers a final bid for
your Christmas business. Give
your business to the merchant who
finds time to write an advertise-
ment inviting your trade. Read
the word of appreciation these mer-
chants extend you for your patron-
Come in and let us help
you in selecting your Christ-
mas gifts. We have a big
line to select from. B C.
Francis Paterson died suddenly
Monday night at his home near
Box. Mr Paterson was one of the
pioneers of that community and
will be greatly missed by his many
County Gin Inspector W. E.
Barnard's report for December 1,
1915 shows that up to that date
4054 bales have been ginned this
year as oompared with 17911 the
same date last year.
\\ edding bells are ringing as well
as Christmas bells. Watch for
You are cordially invited to at-
tend the Ohtistmas tree at the Bap-
tist church Fridav night. An inter-
esting and entertaing program has
We Wish You a
And extend to you
our thanks for your
to your good luck and
Edwin Jarboe, Prop.
Hu rry! Hurry!
Take Advantage of the Bargains Be=
fore Friday Night
Mamie Joe Ethridge
Willie liridwell ....
Mrs. Fred Whitlock
Jennie Oliver .
500 Extra votes on every dollar
spent on ladies suits and coats
and hoys clothing and
overcoats and furs
Sale closes at 10 o'clock
The bag of gold is at the end of
the rainbow==who'll be the first
to get iiie $50.00
Merry Christmas to
THE GRAND LEADER
To you and your friends, whether we've
been business friends, merely acquaintances or
total strangers, we wish the merriest kind of a
"Merry Christmas" and extend the heartiest of
best wishes for all of the good things of the sea-
son. May you have peace and plenty.
The Farmers State
Chas. Greemore, President, M. R. Northcutt, Cashier
Scott Whorton, G. W. Merritt.
Clias. Greemore M. R. Northcutt
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