The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, July 21, 1916 Page: 1 of 10
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THE LEXINGTON LEADER
LEXINGTON. CLEVELAND COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY. JULY 2i i*lt>
An Expert Stenographer
For an Expert Stenographer's Position
For Court Clerk Cleveland County
l qualification- which will meet the legal re-
quirements of this office, therefore. I do not feel
out of place in asking for the head salary and head
supervision of this office.
Use your business judgment in selecting your
Democratic Candidates on August First,
Nineteen hundred Sixteen.
iie Serves Best. Who Knows Best
Notice Ot Meeting
Believing that it is necessary for
us to organize on some of the pro-
j posed constitutional amendments,
especially the new election law, so
that effective work may be done on
[ the day of the primary, I do herebv
I call a meeting of the Democratic
County Central Committee to meet
j in the County Court room in Nor-
man, Cleveland county. Oklahoma,
Consider Earl Petty
For Court Clerk
1 present my application to y >u
on the basis of my qualifications to
meet the requirements of this office.
The enactment creating this office
that either the clerk or his deputy
shall be a stenographer capable of
doing court reporting wqrk Reing
able to meet this specification
means that a person has been over
on the 22nd day of July. 1916. at all the work of ;< stenographer be-
at the hour of 10 o'clock a. in., at
j which time and place each and
every committeeman is urged and
requested to be present.
If for any reason you cannot
come, get some gocd Democrat in
your precinct to bring your proxy.
\\ e should have a full meeting.
Each and every candidate seek-
ing Democratic nomination in the
county is requested to be present
at this meeting, as it is a matter of
cause it is the highest requirement
and highest attainment of the art.
I ain a graduate of common and
high school course and have had
three years work in the State Uni-
versity. 1 have had four years ex-
perience in stenographic work.
During that time I have worked as
nublic and private stenopaher re-
cording typist in office of district
court clerk, court clerk and register
of deeds, as court reporter and
TO THK PEOPLE (IK THE FIFTH
I am deeply sensible of the honor
you have done me in the past. I
have tried to merit your generous
support by my votes and activities
in Congress. 1 believe that a Con-
gressman is a servant of the people
and that a public office Is a public
trust. For that reason I had hop-
ed a Good Roads Bill and a Nation-
al Rural Credit Act The people
have beeii asking for this legisla-
tive fish for twenty years and have
been given a stone. While these
acts necessarily are imperfect, they
recognize a large percentage of our
population that heretofore have re-
ceived scant recognition. It will
not be denied that I have contrib-
ed that the public business would | uted as much as anyone to the agi-
be such that I might leave Wash-1 tatton that crystalized these sab-
ingtou and spend July in the Djs- j jects into law. With good roads
triet explaining what has been ac-jand cheap money our country will
complished at this session of Con-1 enter upon a period of prosperity
Sress. , j unparalleled in its Ihistorv. Num-
erous other benefirial pieces of leg
islation have been enacted. Our
country enjoys unspeakable pros-
While it is true that I have no op
position for the Democratic nomin-
ation, the fact does not alter the
very earnest desire on my part to pertt> while all Europe is being (lis
get back into ttie District, meet theimembered by the bloody hand of
people, render an account of my I war.
work and inform myself as to their ! i would not be candid if I did
needs and wishes. More construe. t not add that I have not been in sym
tive legislation in the interest of the j pathy with the wild hysteria of
whole people has been enacted since : militarism that seems to have swept
I became a member of Congress!;, lanee part of the people far be-
March 4th. 1913. than in any like yond the frontier of legitimate and
period in the history or" the eovern-
ment. The President has just sign.
adequate preparedness. When this
"period of strife shall have been
folded with the centuries dead and
"eason again resumes its sway, I
am sure all will v:onder how it were
possible to become so sadly fright-
ened in the presence of so little
I desire to assure my friends,
one and all. that 1 will appreciate
their vote and support in the pri-
mary. August 1st. just as much as
if I had an opponent. 'At some
time prior to the general election.
November 7th. I hope to have the
pleasure and pri\.iege of seeing and
speaking to every citizen of the Dis-
Your Friend truly.
Pol.Adv J. B, THOMPSON
ttdked for ;i speaker through the
Democratic State Central Commit-
tee. — \\ L. Eagleton. Chairman
Democratic County Central Com-
Church of Christ
The Church of Christ closed a
successful! meeting Sunday night.
The meeting was held under their
tabernacle and continued nineteen
President Armstrong presented
the gospel with clearance and force
to the large audiences that attended.
Five persons were added to the local
congregation. Four of them by
The church is left in very tine
working order. The membership
is at peace among themselves and
have a mind to press on in the
Lord's work. Perhaps the outlook ;
for the church was never more prom-
The regular weekly services are
held as usual with Bible school at
10 a. in., worship at 11 a. m.,
Prayer meeting Wednesday at 8:30
Any man's shirt and choice oi any
50c ti on Dollar Day. for $1.00,
Qualified to Serve You
Hot w> ather is coming. When
you are in Purcell, rember the cool
and refreshing fountain at J. J.
Franks s where the soda dispensers
are always ready to serve thirst dis-
One lot of house dresses , worth
$1.00 and petty coat, on Dollar Day
while they last, all for $1.00.
vital importance, not only to the j manager and instructor of a night
party, but also to the candidates of (school in shorthand and tyewriting.
the party. I have requested and I have oeen in charge as'iocai thaii-
ager of my father * mill and eleva-
tor at Noble for the past vear.
I decided that ! could make the
campaign in a business way in one
month's time. f think I will be
able to see everyone, e ■'«" - ujjieir
hoine.« or at
I would fu.
strict investigatntti • mm
fications for • thie <.th t> • .
have ever been asked or seen tit1 to
make, both as to mv \ , I nical abil-
ity t(> meet the technical require-
ments of the office apd as to my
busii es-experience a:,ii ollity to
rati*', e business req^i tements of
the fflftic'p. T atti Hrehty-three years
j of age but have been put at the
front in public business work for
the past ten years.
You are hiring men to do the
! business of the county the same as
j a business corporation would hire
men to attend to its business in its
offices. I would like to have the
kind or c consideration that an ap-
pli( nit before such ;i bod> would
receive and expect to fu.uioh the
same sort of reference-, merits and
qualifications as would be required
of me by surh a busines- bod\ for
such an office. The sooner you be-
gin the installment of business men
in f i.wap hlulilH-- clttiros tl - «:>ii[.l-r
will you begin to meet business
He serve- best who
THE FIRST SWIMMING LESSON
G .'. es ^
ri.e ball games Friday and Sat-
urday. between the muc h talked-of
Purcell nd M ivsville teams were
sadly disappointing from the stand-
point of baseball, and were exhibits
f bone-he ul' stunts from begin-
T, to end, each day.
' tt- vere Kr 1
these two teams,
two spectacles of
'kid play" in "hit J
Pioneer Settlers of Chickasaw
Pioneer snttler= of the Chickasaw
Nation—men who have lived in the
Nation twenty-five years and more
| —organized at Ringling. July 10,
the Chickasaw Pioneers, of which
John Cornish w.t- made president
i and \\ 0 Sappington of Grady;
-eiVv?ar> The organization covera
'WH-ty ' part of county that
wni part of the Chicka-
saw NEvery tuah in every
| county who is eligible to member-
and run" exercises, that so
gusted even the score keeper
' ship should become :i member dur
' ing the current year. The registr i
, tion book is in the hands of the
he tore up the .core card and threw hlatoria„ ,,
it aw iv. in ti e s^.-otv1
p. n.. teachers meeting
"v30 p. ui.—
■Vrthur •vierman and P. W.
Booker, accompanied by Mrs.
Booker, r.ent up : Oklahoma
City Wednesday, and got a new
Saxon Six for Mr. hooker
Northcutt went up on the evening knows best.
train and got another Six for John' t'se your business judgement in
Suchy. | choosing your -mocrat nominee
The Saxon is becoming quite
popular and there are .many:
other good c ars coming in here.
August 1st. 101h.
Mr. lom Ruse I ought a Ford
la*t week through Dealer Shockley.
TI e Ford is ever popular and is
a w iy- at the service ot it- owner.
$1.50 ladies fancy
broidered callar and
la - Day, whil" the>
u f< - o n
A good crowd of
itid to him all names arvrt
addteswt - sLoj!g -en' tie <vtll
appreciate it if those interested in
making this one of the biggest and
j most important organizations iu
.. ,, . ' Oklahoma, will send in the names
rotteu game is more disgusting t.1 i „
151of those who ire eligible. — VV. F.
Kerr. Historian Ringling. Okla.
saw both games, hut wer>- lacking
in enthusiasm both days,
\\ e like good base ball, but
than mpst anything w.- cau
of. Maybe these teams cur
ball—at feast, they say they
but we have to be shown
Skivey' Davis, pitching for Pur-
cell Saturday, played good game
as aiso did catcher for Purcell with
one or two brilliant fielding plays
by Purcel but poor playing put up
ville to ill Hie pep out
Of the i
The Picnic A Success
I he pi' tiic iast Friday and Sat-
urday v« i - a re.u full-grow n success
There were big crowds each day.
and everybody had :i good time
Candidates were on the ground
j in fuii force, and all put in a good
j two davs with the voters who h*d
| time away from their work to he in
■ aac'?ers cxatniiiAtioii i"h ■*- if t • stJLt■
Tio' next regular examination for ('alu'''':ltes present and some good
speeche- were made ^ turd ay after-
The red lemonade stands and
merry-g -round were well patron-
ized .it d each night good old-time,
teachers' county certificates will be
held in Norman in the County
Superintendent's .-.ftire in the Court
House or. July 27
Paper wiil be furti
cant- must pro .: I
other neaesaafv wi
md2!> l! l(i.
-- nitl ■ fee-for-all confett fights
I rub! er '
if copper, lea
aght at Bauj
Warnina to Gar Drivers
. and 15
:or $ L OO
Chas. Greemore, Pres.
Robt. M. Evans. Cashier
John T. Kemp, Asst. Cashier
The above officer- are now in charge of the Old Re-
liable Farmers State Guaranty Bank, the bank that was
doing business during the panicof 1907 These were trying
times for banks. The bank -tood the test md continued t"
do business on the same conservative business prin. iples it
has established since its organization
To do your banking business with thi- bank mear.^
that thev are always-ready and willing to care fur ail of your
wants that are consistent with, -ou I !>.• ui .
If you are not already a cu
be to vour interest to become otrj
sterner of thi- bank it will
keep the date aod title of your pictures by usim^ the
autograph kodak. There are no jjame laws for those who
hunt with a camera.
...Palace Drug Store...
I' i-t drivu.g '' r: iii _ I • rough
the street - of i:exit!gt it i- wholly
unnecessary. . ■ I it iu- become!
necessary to enforce at. existiqg
ordinance, which limit- the speed
to 10 miles per hour so we warn
you to jtav in the limit —Ed Low.
it ry was ai
a great i
- ptcnic committe
report next weeij
" LEXINGTON,OKLAHOMA "V
PURE HOG LARD
CRAWFORD Phone ol
^ ou ^ ork For \ our Mouev
Why Not Make Your Money ^ ork For YOl ?
Every time you <p>-
to work to i'it it b i k.
J VV'4 pa\ Four Percent on time Deposits
Security State Hank
V^e appreciate vour business.
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Royaltey, Harold H. The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, July 21, 1916, newspaper, July 21, 1916; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110735/m1/1/: accessed November 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.