The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, December 28, 1917 Page: 4 of 10
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THE LEXINGTON LEADER
The l^exingtoii l^eacler
THE OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER
BY THE LEADER PUBLISHING COMPANY
Ed F, Little, Managing "Editor.
Entered at #thi
i'ostotliiu- ;>t Lexington. Oklahoma as Second Clues
Sherman, John Jamison, J. J. John-
son, Stanley Morton, Sarah Cooper i
and Merle Kemp.—Adv.
Subscription Rates: $1.00 per Year. <> months 50e.
Strictly Cash in Advance
3 months 2oc
and That's All
Do Not Dispose of
The Oklahoma State Council of
Defense urges upon all holders of
•iborty Bonds in Oklahoma not to
sell them except in cases of dire ne-
German agents are seeking to dis-
courage '.oyal Americans in holding
it did last year and tlicse bonds and have effected large
«r just the same as ales in order to beat down (he mar-
Hie! Hie! If Chrisst—hisrnus—
wust to- hie—eome twist—hie—a
year-hic-we reckun hie—we ould'd
—hie—gt—no paper out at all —
But, dear reader, it doesn't come
but once a year and this year it came
just ihe same
will come next
:i the Monroe, he dclared his inten-
tion of attempting to climb the big
hill on east Main street with his car
ln high gear
To demonstrate the simplicity of
the Monroe, the speaker declared
that he would ask an inexperienced
hand to do the driving He called
lor volunters and Miss Merle Kemp
uswered the call. She assured the
speaker that she knew nothing abut
driving a car. Then Johnson asked
five men to Set into the car—seven
persons volunteered to ride, and with
Miss Kemp at the wheen the Monroe i Keep a record of your progress
started off on "high" for its task, with a growing bank accouu.
There, were several vehicles on this If Uncle Sam were to give you a
steep rough hill of nearly 2 blocks simple piece of business advice for
in length, which caused the driver to the year 1918, it would be, "Work
-ig-zag to get around, but the Mon- Hard—Take Care of Your Health—-
roe never faltered. It went up easily Earn money and save money—Live
Progerss is Life
ICtc shrdlu taoin shrdlu hrduul
Uncle Sam's Best Citizens are not
Satisfied with Mere Existence. .
i Their bank accounts record their
progress. You can exist without a
bank account. You'll progress if you
on high with its load, and its occu-
mts declared that it didn't even abt
like it wanted to quit. The following
persons, were passengers during the
demonstration. J. M. Tuggle, J. M.
Right—and You'll be one of My Very
Start that boy of yours on the road
you know is right.
"How could you do it Dad?" asked
it wil the year after.
We all got. a lay off on Christmas
and have to work like blazes to make
up for it. The chief scribe of Hiis
■sheet took a day off just the
same as you did, and if the paper is
iv.-i price In the hope that holders
ill sell their bonds and buy no more
in the next issue.
The Liberty Bond is the safest in-
vestment in the world and must b
old in order to bring the war to an
rax 23&K , ■ < wsHSBBBeeauer
Good going scout? If on our route, and
you are broken down,
Assistance here, and high class gear, the
best within this town.
Right here is where you're treated fair,
and never treated mean,
Arrest your pace and rest your face—
and get some gasoline.
Great jobs or small, we handle all, from
sparking plug to tire.
Escape your woes and save your clothes—
we'll do what you desire.
G A R A G 1
C. IS, ~S\rhnrton, l*rop.
not quite up to the standard this earlier close and avoid sacrifices
week just russ him all you pjease, ■ v hich a long war would bring.
then phone (he office about those j
folks you have visiting you, or tell1 The kalsRr Qoted as 8aylng ^
us where you have been or are go- all he wants jg justice> an(, th„ A,_
ing and that will square the bill. woHd ,3 of on0 m,n(, ,n the do_
1111 initiation J* see that he gets it—
ilisEPINU YOl'U WOltf) , and in full meausre. The probabil-
Did you sign the food pledge card? j ities are, however, that his kaiser-
Of course you did—every loyal ship won't recognize the article when
American did. And as a loyal Amer-! ],e sees it coming.
lean you are going to keep that pledge,
not only because you gave Uncle Sam , . _
and the boys your word for it but Spleildld 1 ICmOnStratlOIl
because it may prevent YOU from j
suffering the pangs of hunger later j Monroe Car Climlts Lexington Hill oil
on j "High" With 1/Otttl of Seven
Jerusalem is at last in the Chris-j By far the best demonstration of
tian hands, and the preaching of (its kind ever made in Lexington, was
Peter the Hermit has been vindi-|that given by Jed J. Johnson repre-
cated. During the twelve hundred senting the B. M. Brady Motor Car
years it has been in the hands of j Co, of Norman, with
Moslem it would be hard to estimate ; seat! Monroe car at Lexington
the lives sacrificed in the attempt to , Saturday.
wrest it from them. It should never | Johnson, who is a senior in the law
again be desecrated by his presence, j school in the state university, pre-
to say nothing of his control. The ceeded his demonstration by standing
Holy City should revert to its right- on the front fender of his car as a
ful owners, and its entire territory platform, and proceeded to make a
of Palestine with it. They should "sturuy speech,'' after spending a
have a free hand in rebuilding a Jew- few minutes in which he explained
tsh nation if they will. i many exclusive features to be had
This store has enojyed one of the most
prosperous years during 1917 that we
have had. Our business has exceeded
our expectations and we wish to thank
the public for their liberal patronage and
solicit a share of your trade during the
year 1918, promising to serve you at all
times with the right goods at the right
prices. We wish each one of you a Hap-
py and Prosperous New Year
Henry Stein was a visitor to Okla- E. P. Sherman, of the Palace Drug
I noma City the first of the week and Store, accompanied by his wife,
j while there decided that the Santa spent Sunday at Norman as the
i 'e trains were not running regular guest of Mrs. Sherman's mother,
enough to suit him, so purchased a Airs. J. R. Holland.
I brand new Ford car and returned to |
j Lexington in it. i r0j. Holland, brother of Mrs. E.
1 P. Sherman of this city, and son of
Fritz Mathis, one of the Leader Mrs. j, r. Holland of Norman, was
old-time readers, was a pleasant cal- home on a Christmas furlough from
ler at this office Wednesday and Camp Bowie, Texas.
made the necessary arrangements to
have the Leader continue its weekly
visits to his home.
T. E. Blair was a business caller
at the Leader office Wednesday. Mr.
Blair is one of our readers who re-
sides northeast on route two. We
are always glad to have you call Mr.
Mr. Lon Peters of Wichita, Kan-
sas, came in Sunday to spend the
Christmas holidays with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Peters of this j
city. Mr. Peters has many warm
friends in Lexington who are always;
glad to see him, and never fail to tOP Sale. 068 John Kemp at
render him a hearty welcome.
FOR SALE: Two residences
tor sale. See John Kemp
the State Guaranty Bank.
AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sunday school 10 a, m.
Preaching 11 a. m
Choir practice 7 p. m.
Preaching ?:'5 p. ffl.
Prayer meeting Wednesday
Lee L. Reeves, Pastor.
John Robinson came in Sunday
evening from Camp Thavis where he
is now stationed, to spend the holi-
days with his parents and friends.
John says that there were only five
in his company that were granted
Christmas furloughs ,and that he
was the first on the list.
Ladies' Ready-to- w ear
Commencing today at RUCKER'S with some of the cream of
the seasons garments in Suits, Dresses and Waisls among
the offerings. Here is the best chance you ever had to buy
big values, and it will be decidedly to your advantage to at-
tend this sale.
r £1 .1 Boys Clothing, Ladies' Sweater Coats
Utner l^[36C13lS« Toboggans and Ladies' Shoes.
A visit will be more convincing and
more satisfactory. COME!
U C K E R -
PURCELL, OK LA NOMA
a son when his father told of the first
hundred dllars he saved on a small
"By opening a savings account in
a bank where the banker took an in-
terest in me—encouraged me, advis-
ed me—and, sou, I want you to get
started this year in the same way ''
Teach your boy and girl to earn
and save—-the war time way—this
year. And help Uncle Sam help the
Open a savings account at the Se-
curity State Bank for each member
of the family. They'll enjoy a gift
that puts it within their power to
know the happiness of giving or lend-
ing to their country in its time of
With a pass book, showing an op-
ening deposit of $1 or more you make
it a happy NewY ear for each member
of the family—with no aftermath of
unpaid bills to handicap prosperity.
SECURITY STATE BANK.
M. R. Northcutt,
Mrs. E M Abernathy, Cashier
Miss Elizabeth Keller left Tues
(lay evening for Norman where she
I went to attend a house party at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Stratton D.
Brooks, in honor of their daughter.
Lexington i:eed Mill
The firm is now "Uncle Sam & Us." The partnership was not
of our seeking, but we have accepted it cheerfully and will live up
tc> our obligations under the contract.
Uncle Sair, has seen proper t<* place a fixed price on your
He has been careful and fixed a just price.
Our part of the contract is to see that the quality is fully up to
(the highest mark.
This we have done, and your Christmas fires will burn clear
ij and bright if your coal comes from our yards. Our stock is the
cream of the mines.
If > ou are not already a customer of ours, a trial order will
1 convince you that you should be.
1 vrravarr'TiKJM ; 1 iv L'aiTOttjraig*. '.V&- muatarzi •v&'FMcsmaiaa i
40 Wagon and l earn
bridge books for sale
The Purcell Wholesale Grocery
Corn Meal, Corn chop,
&, Graham Flour.
~ . .. . 11 J We have borght the ("orbett Grn and solicit a share of your
Grinding done Mere.
lursdav, Friday, & I periencul ill I lie bu-ino-s. We can give you entire satisfaction-
Saturday ^ We will buy your 1 ttm. :n lint or seed and pay you jlie same
Hi H. II. Menfce
We have bought the t'orbett Grn and ,-r
ginning. \Yt have a good gin to do the work and aie long ex-
price at the gin :is you will receive at Lexington.
L. YV. Northcutt & W. J. Purntll
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Little, Ed F. The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, December 28, 1917, newspaper, December 28, 1917; Lexington, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110809/m1/4/: accessed February 17, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.