The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, May 18, 1917 Page: 4 of 8
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THE OFFICIAL COUN fY PAPER
THE LEXINGTON LEADEt
'i ' B?pt!st Churcl
Kev. Theo. W. Gayer, pastor of
Entered at the l'oetoffice at Lexington, Oklahoma a? Second Class
REX I). JONKS, Owner and Emtok
$1.00 per Year. 6 months 50c.
Strictly Cash in Advance
3 months 25c
Put Stick in Knot.
When tyinp a knot in rope which
must slund much strain, put a stick
of soft w ood in the knot for it to close
on. When you want to untie the knot .
break the stick and pull out both ends, j lahoma at the
Yonr knot can be easily untied.—Farm m„„ i inl-
and Fireside. May I, IWIi.
REPORT OP THE CONDITION OF THE
SECURITY STATE BANK
Of Lexington iu the statu of <_>k-
close of business
Dobbins had been very sick and the
doctor was ealled once more to hurry
to his bedside. He hurried as fast as
be eould and arrived out of breath.
"Am J in time to be of any assist-
ance?" he panted. "Nope, you're too
late, doc." answered one of the lodge
watchers. "He has made it by hira-
In Wettminster Abbey.
Westminster abbey is the burial
£>lace of 18 kinjrs of England, including
Henry ITI. Edward I, Edward HI. Rich-
ard II. Henry V, Henry VII, fidtfs.-d
VI. James I. Charles II, William III,
and George II, as well as of five queens
in their rtwn right, and the queens of
many of the king*
Buying at Horn*.
A suigeon in a Western town, en-
sured „ perform Hn operafJon of
minor eharac-ter upon a somewhat un-
sophisticated patient, asked him if he
were willing to have only a local .-mes-
thetie. "Sure," replied the other, "I
believe in patronizing home industry
whenever you can."
The original forests of the United
Mates were larger in extent, greater in
quantity of standing timber and more
diversified in useful tree species than
those of any other region on ••arlh
New York Telegram.
The Author—"This, sir, is a true
child of my brain." The Editor—"It's
a good subject, but you've mistreated
It as though it was a stepchild."—ruck.
Getting an Early Start.
"Why won't you marry me?" "Be-
cause 1 don't love you." "Why need
thnt matter? We'd simply have a five-
year start on half the people in our
set."—Louisvi 1 le Courier-Journal.
Loans and Discounts $70,233.11
Overdrafts, secured and
Securities with banking
Stocks bonds warrants etc. .9,661.42
Premium ou bonds
FurnituiV and fixtures.. 2,720.50
Other real estate owned 523.85
Due from banks 20,890.10
Checks and other cash items 1183.85
Live Stock 217.00
Bills of Exchange
Cash in bank 5,267
Capital stock paid in $10
Surplus fund !f
Uhdivided profits less ex-
penses and taxes paid
Due to Banks
Individual deposits sub-
ject to check ......
Time certificates of de
Cashier's checks out-
Notes and bills redis-
State of Oklahoma, County of
1, M. R. Northcutt, cashier of t)in
above named bank, do solemnly
swear that the above statement is
true to the best of my knowledge
and belief, so help me Ood.
M. R. Northcutt, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before
me this 1st day of May, 1917.
J. F. Shocklev Notary Public.
Mrs. E. M. Abernathy
E B. Abernathy
the first Baptist church of Norman,
preached the Baccalaureate sermon
for the Lexington High School at
the Baptist Church last Sunday
morning to a large and apprecia-
He brought a great strong inspir-
ing, uplifting message whicb was
appreciated by every one present,
and our only regret was that through
luck of room miny who came t
hear him could not get in.
We hope to see the day in the
near future when the people of God
in Lexington will provide suitable
places of worship so that people
who conae to worship will not have
t<> go away for lack of room.
The evening service was well at-
tended. There were two additions
to the church by letter at the even-
ing service, and Mrs. Jessie Stevens
who joined a few Sundays ago, was
The Church Unanimously invited
Rev. Gayer to assist the pastor in a
revitil meeting to begin about 15th
The pastor and deacons were ap-
pointed on a committee on arrange-
BIG ALEX H. and
BILL TAFT H.,
Registered Missouri Jacks,
also Joe, French Coach stal-
lion (grade) will make this
season at tny place, nine miles east
ond three north of Lexington, one
mile south of Henderson, (the old
loin Blair farm.) These jacks are
known as the Albert May jacks,
formerly at Corbett.
l'ERMS: $10 to insure colt to
stand and suck.
N. B. CHEATW00I).
Route 1. Trousedale, Okla,
New and up-to-date patterns of
Priced at 20c per roll-and up
The largest and best assortment of
Art Squares and Linoleums
in cGlain County. Priced S6.50 to S55
We have the Standard makes of
Cream en rators
They are priced right for Cash, or will sell you one
so that the earnings will pay for it. One year's time
Priced from ft35.00 to &90.00
B. H. RacRley
n,x Sealy Mattresses and Liggett & Piatt Bed Springs
® PURCELL, OKLAHOMA
Here are some EXTRA SPECIALS for
Saturday, May 19, & Monday 22
Sure Shot Saying Sale
Everything else at prices in last
Men's khaki pants at only . . . $1.05
Men's overalls, per pair . . . $1.05
Mene work shirts on sale at . . 53c
These overalls and shirts are the best dye and full cul
\ ou II get no better color or fuller made garments=--
no matter what you day.
Boys' overalls at only .... 53c
10 yards bleached muslin at only . 79c
Dress ginghams, fast colors, per yard lie
E. L. McELDERRY
Speaking of American superiority,
Princeton is reported to have an un-
Jiissed senior, because he has never
seen a woman worthy of his lips. Every
man can't be a hermit.—Pittsburgh
Oldest of Brazilian Cities.
Baliia, once the capital of Brazil,
Is still in many ways the center of art
and religion in that largest of
South American republics. She is the
oldest of Brazilian cities uud those of
her present inhabitants who are de-
scended from a long .line of natives
of the place—as many of tliem are—
look down on Itio and Sao Paulo as* up-
starts and parvenus among municipali-
They desire the sympathy, and
co-operation of every one interested
in the development of our commun-
ity morally, and religiously. Let
us plan work and pray for the great-
est spiritual awakening that oar
town, and community lias ever ex-
Through the loving generosity of
the church the pastor will go to the
Southern Baptist Convention which
meets at New Orleans Wednesday
May the 16th and will not be able
on that account to be here next
For that reason there will not be
any preaching at the Baptist church
Notice To Creditors
All persons having claims agains
William Lawson, deceased, are re-
quired to present the same with
the necessary vouchers to the under-
signed Jay Sherman, administrator
of the estate of said deceased, at
the office of A. Hutchin in the town
of Lexington, Cleveland county,
state of Oklahoma, within four
months of the date hereof, or same
will be forever barred.
Dated this 25th day of April
If you read the Leader ask you
dealer why he doesn't advertise bis
wares in the d pt so people wil
know what he neils.
Big Type Poland Chi na
Such blood lines as, A
Wonder, Mary Had ley.
Smooth Columbus, Big
I Orange and Noble King.
j For Quick Sale—2 extra good young
I Males. Also young stock.
Tell your merchant you saw his
ad in the Leader.
R. L. BLACKWELL
Lexington Feed Mill
Bring your wheat to Purcell and let us make it into
llour for you. W e absolutely guarantee a good grade of flour.
We will keep on band at all times a supply of chopped wheat,
corn chops, Hour, Bran and meal.
Mat Ozment's Custom Mill
Phone 118 Purcell, Oklahoma
Grinding done Thursdays,
Fridays, and Saturdays.
Corn Meal and Corn Chops
with or without cobs.
H. H. Menke
New Summer Underwear
It i6 time to discard the heavy winter under-
wear and get into light, cool garmenss. We
can show you the best at the old pricei.
B. V. D. and Pro.sknit for Men and Boy
See our new Spring Shoes and l.owcuts, the
highest quality workmanship, leather and
J. C. DOWDY
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Jones, Rex D. The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, May 18, 1917, newspaper, May 18, 1917; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110777/m1/4/: accessed November 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.