The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, May 24, 1918 Page: 4 of 10
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THE LEXINGTON LEADER
The Lexington Lea der cleveland County e.
ninrn and G. Club Work
THE OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER
BY THE LEADER PUBLISHING COMPANY
Ei> F. Little, Managing Editor.
Entered at the Postoffice at]. Lexington, Oklahoma as Second Class
SubecriptionlRatee: $1.00 per Year. 6 months 50c.
Strictly Cash in Advance
3 months 25c
All announcements under this head
are made subject to the Democratic
primary, August 6, 1918.
All announcements must be accom'
panied by the cash, otharwise they
will not be inserted.
l-'or Judge of the 11th Judicial
P. B. SWANK, for second term.
For Senator of 19th District:
H. O. MILLER.
For Representative State Legislature
for Cleveland County:
S. W. HUTCIilN
For County Attorney
J. D. GRIGSBY
For County Weigher,
W. L. MARTIN, Second Term.
Commissioner, District No 2.
J. D. ANDERSON
For Court Clerk—
DON J. LEWIS.
BEN WHEELIS, second term
For County Clerk
ERNEST B. NELMS
Will Help Lexington
"I haled cooking because whatever
J ate gave me Hour stomach and a
bloated feeling 1 drank hot water
and olive oil by the gallon. Nothing
helped me until I tried simple buck-
thorn bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed
In Adler-i-ka." Because it flushes the
ENTIRE bowel tract completely Ad-
ler-i-ka relieves any cane Hour stom-
ach, gas or constipation and prevents
appendicitis. The instant action is
surprising.—Sherman and Sherman.
(JJias. Oreemore, president of the
Farmers' Guaranty MCtate hank( was
in Ardmore Wednesday attending a
meeting of the directors of the Chick-
asaw Keflning company.
At this time we are especially inter-
ested in Boys and Girls club.;. Tj
become a member it Is necessary that
you shall be over ten and under 18
years of age. The clubs are corn, cot-
ton, wheat, kaffir, milo, feterita, pea-
nut, and other crop rotations. To be
a member of this phaze of the club
work you must raise at least one acre
of the crop that you select. And If
you desire to belong to the livestock
clubs you must also belong to the acre
The livestock clubs are pig fatten-
ing, pig breeding, calf dairy, calf
beef, sheep and bee. I shall be glad
to take up this matter with yoi for at
this time we have a movement en foot
that will allow boys who do not pos-
sess the money to pay for their stock
to secure it from men of the county
and pay for it as they can. f shall
write of this later.
J The Jackson poultry law of the
State of Oklahoma says tha t there
must be held in each school house in
the state a poultry show in the month
of November and an egg show in the
month of January. The law further
statf-i- that the school districts shall
levy a tax for the payment of premi-
um, for these shows, and if tha school
directors do not the county commis-
sioners will add this Item to tho levy.
Now we expect to have these shows
next fall and winter and we will have
to have children raise poultry so that
Ernest B. Helms
For County Clerk
In this issue of the Leader you will
find the announcement of Earnest B.
Nelms for the Democratic nomination
for county clerk, subject to the action
of the primary, August 6th.
Mr. Nelms Is now serving his first
term as county clerk, and has proven
an efficient and accommodating offi-
cial, always on the job and taking care
of the duties of the office in h very
satisfactory manner. He is a Cleve-
land county boy who has always shown
himself loyal and true to his ideals
and anxious to give best of service
in every position in which he has been
placed, and counts as his friends ev-
ery one who knows him, being cour-
teous, honest and reliable.
It is always the rule to give an ef-
ficient 'and honest official n second
term, and In this case It is especially
ruleable, for no man can truthfully
say aught against his administration
of the affairs of the office nor of his
fairness, sobriety and honor. ft is
unreasonable to suppose that there will
be any opposition to Mr. Helm's re-
nomination, and we do not believe the
opposing parties will make a nomina-
tion against him. Certainly it w.'ll be
foolshness on their part to do so.
Uncle Sam wants us to raise lots of grain and hogs
this year, and John Deere implements and Hog Joys will help
you do it.
He wants us to raise lots of chickens and the Safety
Hatch Incabator will help you do it.
He wants us to make iois of cream and butter and
the Primrose Seperator will help you do it.
He wants us to raise lots of garden stuff and we
have the Garden Wire and Tools to help you do it.
He wants us to help win the war and weare goingto
Beringer Hardware Co.
Are You Losing Your Butter
Fat Profits in the Skimming?
ARE you throwing away good money every year in
,/V butter fat, by using the old methods in skimming
your cream? Stop that waste now! Come in and see
the real money-saver we have to show you.
We will point out and demonstrate the many improve-
ments and merits of the
V CRE AM I J
You will learn that the Viking: is made of the finest steel and
materials in the largest separator factory in the world. That the
Viking has greater capacity than any other septirator, size for size.
That the simplicity of the Viking gearing makes the operation easier.
That the new discs make the Viking the easiest separator to
clean, that is made.
That the Viking is the lowest priced high-grade standard separator
made. Come in and see it.
MARCUM & ISOM
Turn.About is Fair Play
TtatoNMu never at such a premium. Everyone is
trying to crowd two days' work into one. Business
men appreciate that otily by co-operating with one 1 *
anotoef can the problem be solved.
PrartBi! answering of the telephone is a big'factor.
If a clojrk is asked to "get Mr. Jones of Smith &
Co. fljof.the telephone" it's only fair to Jones that
he ^sc be kept waiting when he answers. More-
over, when a call comes from him, he properly ax-
peed the same ready response that he is particular
to nalce when telephone "callers" come to hi
Prompt telephone service depends not on the op-
erator alone. If she does her best and a considerate
co-operation is not forthcoming, the maximum
service effectiveness cannot be realized.
Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. ij
BUY W. S. S. AND HELP WIN THE WAR. 25c STARTS YOU!
they may be able to ^compete in these
shows, for it is necessary that the
birds shown shall be pure bred stock.
There are two poultry clubs (a) first
year members who must each set three
sittings of purebred eggs, raise at
least seven pure bred pullets a ad one
cockerel to be carried over for the sec-
ond year's work. An exhibit of two
pullets and one cockerel must be made
at your school house shoy. (b) each
member must set at least three sit-
tings of purebred eggs and raise at
least fifteen pullets and two cockerels
from which a trio must be exhibited
at the school house poultry shjw.
Records must be kept of all these
activities and reported on blanks fur-
nished by the A. and M. College. The
principal data is time of setting, num-
ber of eggs, chickens hatched, chick-
ens lost, total raised, amount of cost
of food. These item's are followed
with a composition on how you raised
your poultry to be handed in and cor-
rected from the office force at Still-
At this time there are no clubs in
Norman and Lexington. I shDuld be
glad to have these two towns organize
clubs as soon as possible, for your
children need to be eligible foi the
poultry shows in the fall.—L. i3. Bo-
gan, County Agent.
STRAYED—One black mare mule
colt, one year old and has several
small warts on her nose. "Left my
place last Thursday. Anyone knowing
her whereabouts will please phone me,
or return her to me and 1 will pay a
DR. T. V. TI ILL.
Col.ti Stovall was visiting friends in
I Norman a couple of days this week.
Lots of second hand lumber and
wire for sale. W. K. Breeding.
Mrs. E. J. Keller was a visiU'i in
Norman and "Oklahoma City Tuesday.
It does not cost you so much to
live when you buy those good, fresh
groceries that Roberts Bros. sell.
I>i> You Enjoy Life?
A man in good physical condi-
dition is almost certain to enjoy life,
while the bilious and dyspeptic are
despondent, do not enjoy their meals
and feel miserable a good share of
the time. This ill feeling of Cham-
berlain's Tablets to tone up the
stomach, improve the digestion and
regulate the bowels is all that is
needed. Try it.—Sherman & Sher-
WANTED—-Man with team to
break about forty acres of sod, cut
cord wood and make fence posts. See
Oscar Myers, 9 1-2 miles east of
Lexington ,or phone X-55. l-4i>
Try Roberts Bros., for groceries
of quality with the right price.
PURE RIBBON C.ANE seed foi
sale. Just threshed. Soe Neal Smith
Boost Humanity—Give Freely to the Red Cross
Joe Schwartz Go
Friday, Saturday and Monday Only
This is no fake sale. We have a reputation to uphold and we will
promise nothing that we cannot heartily stand behind.
ALL LADIES SUITS HALF PRICE.
Thes* won t last Ion* us they are the ***on's best merchandise, including Blues
assortment of this seasons newest «hade«— think of it HALF PRICE
bKi-SSiJ6.—Georgette, Taffeta, Crepe de Chin*:- r.nd
Cr"pe Ale tear. The
s< ai e leal high grade gowns. ,Ji
to rtdd a little dress to our special three day sale will Kivo 3.1 1-3 off
Extra Special—50 Odd and End Dresses.
We have a lot of left-over odd and end dresses. \ios > \. rv ^'ze in I i
of them sold a* hiurh as $15.00. <,olor' real «Pl«ndid values. Komo
While they last at $2.95. Cheaper than the material would cost.
N° Exchanges. No Alterations. No Charges.
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Little, Ed F. The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, May 24, 1918, newspaper, May 24, 1918; Lexington, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110830/m1/4/: accessed May 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.