The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, December 8, 1916 Page: 4 of 8
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THE LEXINGTON DEADER
The Lexington Leader
THE OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER '
Entered at the Postoffice at Lexington, Oklahoma as Second Class
REX D. JONES, Owner and Editor
Thing of the Psst.
Betty had been punished. TTer a«nt
did not know that, and, when she came
Into the room and found Betty sitting dlunepoUs Ptar.
disconsolately before the window, ahe
said: "Wliy, look at oor little Betty.
j She looks ready to cry. What Is going
DAIRYING is coming in for much consideration in this section of ( to happen, I wonder?" Betty it.,
Subscription Rates: $1.00 per Year. 6 months 50c.
Strictly Cash in Advance
3 months 25c
See Mrr. E. A. Deniaon for farm
loans at lowest rates.— adv
A Bi-i.it hy the Methodist Society I
Ur liiu Licului oi the church, Dec.
Gentleman of th:' Iload—Kindly 'elp j
a pore, lonely, 'omelcss man, guv'ner, i Indian'* Keen 8lght.
wot's got nothink In the world bnt a I T^e eye of the American Indian it
loaded revolver and no conscientious M,if' ,N !<er cent keener than
objection to usin' it!—Pasting Show.
that ol "it wLitv iunn.
Sometimes a girl's face Is her for-
tune, but more often It is the figure on
the face of her father's check.—In-
Farm and City Insurance
Fire, Tornado and Hail
MRS. E. A. DENISON
Cleveland county these days. Farmers are planning to purch^t imr
bred dairy animals and devote their attention to that department of the
farm. There is nothing that will bring the farmer more money all the
time, week in and we k out. than good dairy cows, with a few hogs and
chickens to feed the skim milk to, and we are glad to see the unco til-
ing change. A meeting will be held in Lexington Saturday when it
hoped a movement will be started to import cattle from the famous
dairy sections of the north.
np r.nd then said solemnly: "Tt has
When Adam and Eve learned of
| their untoward future, there was some
:10V<' . I l.v comment that It was
an unusu !!y arm seuson, hut never
' since then.—Milwaukee JonrnaL
Try Something Else.
| If you don't like a thing and you | Art of Talking.
Mirnot help It. forget all shout it and! Tr" '• !'!:- playlnr on
about something else. Some people there is as much in laying the hands cuttle.
s|«>il tlielr lives becuuse of soruetlilLS , cn the stti .^s to stop their vibrations I
they cannot remedy. The failure fills
their hearts with regrets and enmities
IN Major county the Socialist party was routed after a two year occup
ancy of the county offices and Republicans elected. Of course this isnoi
as good as it might be, still it is better than formerly-a step in the right
direction-and the Democrats have hopes two years from now.
THE Socialists of Alfalfa county came so near defeating Walter Fergu
son, editor of the Cherokee Republican, that Walt, has written a "note"
that the Socialists need not expect him to fuse with that party in vot-
ing on state legislation.
AUSTRIA officially announced the death of Emperor-King Francis
Joseph within twenty-four hours. Such haste may do for autocracies,
but in our free Republic we want complete returns before ^tctiug.
THE present great shortage of small coins—cents, nickels, dimes, and
quarters—will be noticed much more generally than a shortage of $20
bills would be.
LET the food forestalled keep their impious handofl the sacred Amer-
ican Thanksgiving and Christmas turkey.
Miss Ida Mae Wright has ac-
cepted a position, as operator, with
the Pioneer Telephone Company at
If you see your merchant's name
in the Leader tell him so.
Mr. Robt. Isom went to Okla-
homa City Tuesday to attend the
meeting of the Oklahoma Hardware
Association being held at that place.
Look at the expiration date on
your paper. How do you stand?
This $45.00 Enameled
Steel Cabinet to be (jiven Away
Wednesday, Dec. 16
Five votes given for
every cent, spent on
Enamel warer One
vote given tor every
cent spent on all otli-
fer merchandise. Al-
so we give votes on
thirty day accounts.
and leaves their lives a swampy waste.
Failures of this kind give place to good
deeds If they are rigidly used.—Co-
She—Tapa says that unless you
know how to make money yon cannot
marry me." He—"But if I marry you
I do know how to make money."—Life.
Law Compels Bible Reading.
Three states in the Union have en-
acted laws compelling the dally read-
ing of the Bible in the public schools,
namely: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania,
and New Jersey. The Pennsylvania
law requires the reading of at least
ten verses and the New Jersey law re-
quires at least five. — Northwestern
Listen! A package from Mrs,
Woodrow Wilson at the Bazar Dec.
Tupsrtay, December 12 at
the Palace Drug Store Santa
Claus will make his formal
Lexington appearance. Meet
him there ano inspect his
beautiful line nfhnli ay goods
Mrs. F. P. Moseley returned Wed-
nesday after spending a week with
her neice, Mrs. L. T. Volz, in Okla-
homa. She reports a very nice visit.
Men's heavy fleeced underwear,
two pieces, shirts and drawers,
37 l-2c each at Rucker's.
Miss Willie Mae Tuggle came ov-
er from Washington Friday after-
noon and visited until Sunday with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. j
as In tv rowing them to bring out their I late
Jean, three and a half, was going
through the cemetery with Aunt Mat-
tie autl noticed a magnolia wreath
upon a nmv ?rnve. Evidently familiar
with shining leaves of the milliner, she
said, "Auntie, is that wreath off the
hat of the lady who is buried down
With the passing of Henry Miller,
of California, reputed to be one of
the richest cattlemen in the country
we note the approaching end of the
| generation of those who made great
harp; I fortune in the West from land and
Many of them, such as the
David Rankin, of 'Missouri,
John Clay, and others, began as
cattle traders or butchers, then in-
vested their saving in land, on
which thev kept great herds of
cattle. Mr.Milleris said to have own-
ed and controlled almost 1,000,000
acres of California range and his
company at one time had 100,000
cattle and 80,000 sheep. For sev-
eral years their sales of meat aver-
aged $1,500,000 a vear.
Look! The Bazar Dec. 15. Mission
Attorney At Law
Otliee iu Secnritv state Bunk HM
Frames fitted and eyes tested,
modern equipment, satisfaction
guaranteed. Dr. C. E. Northcutt, |
Lexington, Oklahoma, office over
Farmers State Guaranty Bank.
discovery of modern
times for Biliousness,
ion and Stomach troub-
es. Drives away chills
and La Grippe,
DOES the WORK of CALOMEL
Without the Bad After Effects
Nothing else like it. The one effective
Cathartic and Liver invigorator with the
GRIPE LEFT OUT, Certain relieffrom
Biliousness. Headache, Dizziness Heart-
burn. Sour Stomach and Chills. No cal-
omel or injurious, habit-forming drugs,
but a scientific discovery that gives amaz
Do lou Want a
Set of Dishes Free?
Someone of our customers will receive a beauti-
ful set of dishes absolutely free and another
will be presented with a big Rayo lamp
Saturday, December 16,
at 2:30 p. m.
The prizes cost you nothing. We are
giving a ticket with each dollar pur*
chase or paid on account. Vour ticket
may bring the prize.
Buy your Christmas candies, fruits and nuts
here. We have all the required necessities for
fine Christmas baking.
Alvin Barnett, Grocer
The vote of the leading candidates has been tabulated
up to ami including December 5th, and is on display
at our store. After this no information regarding the
stauding of competing candidates will be given out.
TOM KELLER, Grocer
Notice To Creditors
All persons having claims against
John H. Anderson, deceased, are
required to present the same with
the necessary vouchers, to the
undersigned James H. Anderson,
administrator of the estate of said
deceased, at the the office of llut-
chin & Burke in the town of Lex-
| ington, Oklahoma within four
months of the date hereof, or same
will be forever barred.
Dated this 28th day of October,
James II. Anderson,
Hutchin & Burke,
Dr. C. E. Northcutt
Physician and Surgeon
Office over the Farmers State
Phones Res. 93 Office 53
500,000 feet must be sold by
January I. Bring your bill to
us whether large or small.
We can save you money.
Our stock of window glass is large
Canyon City, McAlester and
W. H. P. TRUDGEON
W. W. Boyd, I). D. S.
Office hours: 8:30 a. m.to5 p. m.
Sundays by appointment. Phone
connection. Office over Purcell
Bank and Trust Co.. Purcell, Okla.
Dr. H. H. Wynne
•Specialist of the Eye, Ear,
Nose and Throat, of Oklaho-
ma City, will be professionally
The scientific application of
lenses (glasses) to the eye re-
ceives my attention. One
regular visit every six weeks-
Inquire at the office of Dr.
Thacker. 10 a. m. to 5 p
1 am trulr thankful to my friends
and patrons for the biggest, best
and most satisfactory year's bus-
iness up to this period since in
Purcell. Let's all be thankful for
health, happiness, peace and pros=
Your favors appreciated.
b. h. rackley
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Jones, Rex D. The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, December 8, 1916, newspaper, December 8, 1916; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110755/m1/4/: accessed February 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.