The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, December 28, 1917 Page: 7 of 10
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For the liberal patronage that you have
given this store during the year 1917 and
solicit a continuance of your valued fav-
ors during the year 1918. We wish you
all a happy and prosperous New Year.
& O C • ANY
Dry Goods, Groceries and Produce
I armies raised by this country. They
a,re being led by trained officers. Re- |
cently 486 new officers reached tho |
I camp, after completing three months j
] nf intense training conducted in the
nth degree. Leon Springs sent 200
I of these, Indianapolis camp sent 250
■ each unit to enter tho battle area
! with new offiews. In this fight com- 1
nierfial practices, as it were, are fol- ,
'lowed. When the "stock'' runs low.
I instead of creating a new organize*
ition, the "stock'' will bo replenished,
without substituting new and inex-
i perienced leaders for those who havo
had experience. In no calling is the
| demand for efficiency as high as in
I the army and in no calling is the cost
of failure so great. In the array,
as in all walks of life there is no
THE RED CROSS
SUPPLY DEPOTS 1
' TRE WAR HOSPITALS
What the American Red Cross hixt-
)ital supply service means in Increajs-
ng the effectiveness of many of the
var hospitals ill !";ance is shown in
i message recently received by Dr.
iarvey Cushing of Boston, in charge;
)f a ba.^e hospital behind the British;
ines in France. -Major Cushing wrote;
"I cannot tell you how cheered 1 was
,vhen I found how well organized the
ted Cross was in Paris and what a!
[reat start you had made.
"When an American officer could
i royal road to learning and those who ictually walk into the warehouse you
have won commissions in the now «d 'aken oyer and iind Squibb's and
, , „ Maliinckrodt s ether, bathrobes, ad
army are men who have given proot
of their capacity for leadership.
Mt. Popocatepetl and Villa are
bidding for notice in Mexico. We re
<;tiug our coin on the tornado.
RED CROSS AND Y. M. C. A.
C0-0PE.IATE WITH HUTS
agencies of conservation. The med- diseases every throat in Camp Travis
leal corps of Camp Travis is right is to be sprayed with phophylactic
now engaged in just as hard a com- with consederable frequency. In the
i.at against disease spreading at that army, as in civil life, despite every
camp as the Boldiers themselves will precaution still finds lodgment. But
engage in the future to spread the no general In Europe is more alert
gospel of freedom. Every known to defeat his particular enemy, than
agency of science is being called Into is Col. Hollaran, division surgeon of
action to preserve antf conserve the the 90th division, to prevent bis pat-
physical well being of the soldiers, tieular enemy sickness -obtaining
Examinations by skilled physicians a foothold in Camp Travis.
are a dailv occurence of whole com- The soldiers at Camp Travis Have
mands In order to fight respiratory big advantage over soldiers of other
Arrangements for thorough co-op
. eration between the American Rei
I Cross and the Y. M. C. A. in the equip
! ment and management of array hos
j pltal recreation huts have been com
pleted. Under the agreement the Rec
| Cross provides and equips r! c ' huts,
and in each "hut" a Y. M, C. A. reprc
smtative, with his staff, will conduci
the regular association activities.
A Red Cross staff also will conduc
aesive plaster, aspirin, surgical in-
struments, kerosene lamps, canvas
tprons, aspirating needles and many
> Iter things which our camps happen
>o need, 1 for the first time began to
realize what the It. d Cross mi 'ht be
ible to do for waifs like om . ive.
"It all Roes to show what an enor-
mousl;. important part the Red Cross
u ill undoubtedly come to play as
m.i.' pi. .ns come over and our af-
ir- overseas get more and more
nqi tionably countless emergen-
cies will arise and sudden calls such
s om. will be made for odd and di-
\ rsc tilings; and I hope that we may
,. hn~. storehouses established un-
der you where those in need can get
lie supplies which are absolutely es-
ntial to their work—whether it bo
NEW YEARS GREETINGS FROM
H. M. Hardwicks
just a few words of appreciation for your liberal patronage
during the year 1917.
Wo are very busy remodeling a new home fo,r our store—
one door west of our present location—and will soon bo moved
into it where we will be glad to moet all our old customers
and solicit the patronage of new ones.
We wish you all u
Happy and Prosperous New Year
Cross staff also will conuuc- ulItomoMle or a hypodermic needle,
regular activities, and Red rl!llnl, ... h(ime wi„
Cross workers will have charge o:
such part of the recreation work as it
carried on in the wards of the hos-
pitals with which the "huts" are di
■rlainlj the people at home will
subscribe with their accustomed lib-
erality to an organization of this kind
and you will do as much toward win-
ning the war as the men who carry
id calidlf behind the paper service
flags in millions of homes on Christ
mas eve would Involve a fire hazard
of such proportions that hundreds ol
fires might result
It has been suggested by Red Cross
headquarters that every member ol
| the organization display his flag in
i front window of his home between Hie
... . .. hours of 7 and 9 o clock t hrist
"A Red Cross Service n v hour. ^ ^ canJ]p b(1
000,000 American Homes Chustmaa
Red Cross Navy Hospital.
The American Red Cross has estab
llshed at Philadelphia the first genera
Red Cross hospital in this countrr. I
contains 250 beds and is now bein*
used by the United States navy.
pensed with. Instead, it is suggested
I will sell at Public Auction at my place four miles east and one mile
north of Lexington, the following described property, commencing at
10 o'clock, on
W ednesday, Jan..
WOMAN WORKER IN ALASKA
RAISES FUNDS FOR RELIEF
The Ann rlcan Red Cross has re
coived a remittance and the following
letter from a woman in a town in
"I am sending you a monoy order foi
the amount of $30.50, to be used foi
the Red Cross. 1 collected It from the
men on two Tin Dredges here in the
summer. I am the onliest white wom-
an here and my nearest Naboer (white
woman) are 50 miles from here. 1
have been here 10 years, without beer
outside, but tried to do my best to 'do
my bit for our boys in this awful War.'-
. I had only two refusals, so considei
myself lucky, and a little bit proud
Please let me know when you receiv
Eve With a Lighted Candle Behind; b(1 removed from th.
"" . . . ,. u j I windows so that tho ordinary lighting
This was tho slogan of he U a wlndo s 1Uamlnate the serv
Cross Christmas members up drive, n tn® r ^ anyplectric flashliKhl „
which began Dee 17 But availablo ,hat ...ay be placed behini
has been altered siigutiy. n cvei> i
patriotic American does his or her.
duty the 15,000,000 service flags will bo I
displayed, but—there will be no can-
dles behind them, that is, if the Na-
tional Board of Fire Underwriters haa
The service flag-candle idea had
been exploited in thousands of news
papers throughout the United States
and hundreds of thousands of patriots
had provided themselves with caudles
after receiving a service flag upon
joining the Red Cross. Then the un-
derwriters issued a warning to na-
tional headquarters of the Red Cross,
at Washington, to the effect that light
the service flag with safety.
Announcement ts made by in*
Town and County Nursing Servioe ol
the American Red Cross of a serlei
of public health nursing scholarships
donated by chapters and individuall
as special war gifts.
Five hundred thousand manuals o«
the making of surgical dressings art
being sent out by the national head
quarters of the American Red Crosi
to chapters throughout the country
','omplete directions are given fo
making the twenty-three standard ant
special dressings now authorized fo
ihipment to base hospitals in FVanoe
1 black mare weight 1100 pounds
1 grey mare weight 900 pounds
1 bay Alley weight 900 pounds
1 gray horse weight 1200 pounds,
11 years old.
1 gray horse weight 1300 pounds,
12 years old.
1 bay mare weight 1350 pounds,
7 years old.
1 sorrel mare weight 1350 lbs.,
7 years old.
1 bay'mare weight 800 pounds, 8
1 coming two year old horse colt,
2 bay horses, one 10 years old and
one 11 years old.
1 half Jersey cow giving milk.
1 three-fourths Jersey cow giv-
2 four year old cows be fresh in
1 cow with calf three weeks old
1 Jersey cow be fresh in March.
2 two year old heifers.
1 yearling heifer and four calves.
I sixteen inch turning plow.
1 John Deer 14 inch sulky plow.
1 John Doer 12 inch turning il'ow.
1 Gco,rgia stock. Two section ..arrows
2 good cotton and corn planters. 2 double shovels
1 good Avery riding cultivator, practically new.
2 three inch farm wagons in good condition.
1 heavy Emerson buggy.
1 set of leather harness, extra good.
1 set of heavy tug harness.
100 bushels oats. 300 bales prairie hay
1 rick Kaffir corn hay 300 bundles Kaffir corn.
100 bales Kaffir corn hay.
1 Iowa Dairy cream separator, brand new.
1 cook stove. 1 three burner oil stove.
1 Singer sewing machine. 1 ice box.
1 heating stove. 3 bead steads.
1 sanitary steel couch.* 1 dresser.
1 rocker and several dining chairs.
About, four dozen chickens.
That is what I wish for all of our friends and customers. I have
been doing business in Purcell a long time and never before was
business as good as it has been during this year. 1 have made a
strenuous effort to please the people of Lexington and community
and that my efforts have been appreciated is shown by the yearly
increase in business.
The outlook for 1918 is bright in the business world. The farmer
is assured a big price for everything he will grow which will make
prosperity plentiful on every hand. Just remember that 1 will be
glad to serve you during the coming year.
Terms of Sale:—Ten months time on all sums over $10.00. Sums of
$10.00 and under cash. Five per cent discount for cash on all sums over
$10.00. Notes to bear 10 per cent interest and to be approved by Farmers
State Guaranty Bank of Lexington, Okla All property must be settled
for before removal from the premises.
ML Be MOYER. Owner
BEAN BROS., Auctioneers.
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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. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110809/m1/7/: accessed March 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.