The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 31, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, January 20, 1922 Page: 1 of 8
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LEXINGTON. CLEVELAND COUNTY.
FRIDAY,.JANUARY 20. 1922.
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Youths Pull A
Men and Boys
Sweaters and Coats
J[n fact all winter goods we give
special prices on. If you need any see us
STATE BOARD I
General Rain* Are! Reported Orer
The State—Report On Crops—
Other Interesting Facts
Daring Jail Break
j Confessed Robbers Escape Jail Fri-
day Night and Steal Car; Now
In County Jail Again
j What is believed to have been the.' _ , -
I f>st successful escape ever recorded General rains during the past week =
'against the Cleveland county jail was improved the outlook for wheat. Enid Is
effected Friday morning about i j reported 1.10 inches of rain; King-|s
o'clock when three of the four 15 fisher, 1.14; Newkirk, .95 and Geary, Is
year old boys who were arrested re- * nches. Reports from these
points indicate that, considerable
cently in connection with the George
Orenbaun burglary, cut through the
moisture fell over the heaviest wheat
producing sections and will no doubt
raise the low condition figure reported
to this office on the 20th of December.
This is the first moisture of any con-
Sequence that has fallen in the wheat
producing count'es since September
It is very unlikely that any large
amount of acreage will yet be sown
to wheat at this late date.
From reliable sources of informa-
tion it is'estimated that $1,800,000.00
has been placed in Oklahoma by banks
ho have taken advantage of the War
platter ceiling of their cell, broke in
to the roof of th jail, and by means
of a rope, made their exit unnoticed
The youths, giving their names, as
Wilfred Dilbeck, Joe Bode and Hen-
ry Wilds, were not again lodged into
the county jaii until after having
stolen a Ford coupe fronf Phil Kidd,
of this city, and having been rear-
rested by county officers in Blanch-
ard. This arrest was made about
2:30 o'clock. The second jail delivery
was made by the boys about 10 o'clock
Saturday morning, after which they F'. ,
headed west out of Blanchard. Finance Corporation for wlans for
They came into the control of the i ^"cultural and livestock purposes
law for the third and final time short- Revised government figures for
ly after nightfall Saturday, being ar- | anr' '®^0 and preliminary esti-
s| rested by a nightwatchman named j mates for 1921 show that Oklahoma s
s Williams, about seven miles west of' *'h®at crop has been considerably
= | Blanchard. They were brought to j underestimated during the past three
— Norman Saturday night by W. H years.
s1 Newblock. Previous estimates indicate that
si" These three' boys, with Whitney Oklahoma produced a total of 137,-
E Younger, were sentenced by Judge j 000,000 bushels of wheat during the
51 Allen Saturday for terms in the In-1 Pas* there years, but the revised n£-
= dustrial school at Pauls Valley. The sh°w that }he J**?™* ,y P?"
si sentence of each frovided that he re-! duced a total of 1(>7,000,000 bushels
s main until he became of age. All of
s the boys are said to live near Nor-
z man, and only ofie Joe Bode has a
police record here.
The boys have confessed to hav-
ing taken part in four or five local
robberies during the past two weeks-
They have been operating singly, in
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| Do You Realize ]
I Spring Is Coming? j
s And The Good Mother Will Need Ging- |
| hams, Calicos, Percales, Muslins, Sheet- |
1 ing and table Linen. We carry a good |
1 line of Groceries, Flour and Feed. I
In other words the crop was- under-
estimated approximately 30,000,000
bushels during the past three years.
The total of all crops is estimated
at approximately $176,000,000.00 for
1921, compared with $312,000,000.00
in 1920 and $605,000,000.00 in 1919.
From the clippings taken from the
pairs, and at times all four together,' weekly papers over the state, it
they say. Each of the youngsters s seems that this could be called I oul-
said to have been living with rela- try week. Poultry shows have been
lives in the county. held over the entire state and some j
That the delivery made by Dilbeck, excellent stock has been on display. Work has begun m earnest on the
Bode, and Wilds was one of the cle-i The State Board of Agriculture section ot the proposed new Baptist
verest jobs ever seen here is the optn- '"she* J® announce that they have church here. The workmen were
'on of Jailor Houston, who has had a Procured through Senator Owen a busy Tuesday pouring the cement in-
varied experience with jailbirds and large quantity of garden seed that to the foundation Further reports
their ways. The hole in the plaster be mailed to anyone in the state on th>s work will be given next week,
ceiling which the boys escaped was1 upon request for same.—J. A. White-
cut with a small steel wire, and was , 's.t' ''resident oi State Board o
cut directly over the sewer pipes by Agriculture.
means of which they climbed into the
loft of the jail. Entrance was theta j Notes From The
Get it now, while
Eggs are High
In Price !
Palace Drug Co.
ARTHUR SHERMAN, Pi op.
Laying Foundation Buy Your Magazines
Of Baptist Church Here In Lexington
| W. C. Butler & Co.
had into another room of the attic
where a window and ropes were found
and the youngsters solved the prob-
State Health Board
. , . Health is a question that can be
Jailor Houston, who sleeps on the. from many different an-
side opposite to the boy's cell was not k1cs jt jg a phonal asset, and health
aroused until they had dropped to the and efficiency is a personal problem,
ground from the window. He im- , To be physically comfortable and a
mediately called the night watchman > sucesg a man must have health
and a hurried search was made, but | eqUipment.
to no avail. Sheriff W. H. New. He mus't sufficient strength
block and force were then called and to do a day.g worfc, wjth reserves
the search continued until morning for emeniency. He must be forti-
Word was received from Blanchard
the next morning that they had been mentaj> which comes more readily to
arrested and broken jail again. | ^e weakened physique. He must
They were brought home by Sher- have suffjcjent vitality and nervous
iff Newblock Saturday, .but tnis time pnrgy to be cheerful, to put enthu-
MONTY BOTTOMS ENTERTAINS
All popular magazines sold here
Your choice of Popular Science
Saucy Stories, The Literary Digest
Argosy, Whiz Bang, Motion Picture
Classics, Saturday Evening Post and
many others at the A. & Mc Confec-
tionery news stand.—G. J. Hudspeth,
Wednesday evening Montay Bat.
tom.s entertained his young friends at
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. L. Bottoms. The evening
was very much enjoyed by a large
number of guests.
A Cold Wave
Early Wednesday afternoon a cold
wind from the north with lowering
.. , temperatures struck Oklahoma and
emergency. He m ~ by night the entire state was in the
fled against disease, both physical and ?rjp of g bli„ard Thur.sday £#rn.
ing the temperature was reported to
be as indicated by local thermome-
ters as low as ten degrees.
have been placed in the run-around
with other prisoners
siasm into his
sique should bi
purposes. His phy
such that it will not
Whitney Younger, who was arrested handicap him when engaged in a se-
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| The Busy |
Have smashing prices this week. Come
1 in and get our prices.
"Once a Customer
For you know then where to get the most
goods of good quality for the money
at the same time as the others did not
escape as he had been placed in the
run around after being first arrested.
The four youths will be taken to Pauls
Valley soon, it is expected.—Norman
On .January 13, Mrs. Will Purnell
entertained with a surprise birthday
party in honor of her daughter, Miss
Blanch's 13th birthday.
Those present were Bonita Whor-
ton, Maudie Kershaw, Mattie and
Edith Calhoun Ima Reed, Pauline
Sudderth, Eloise Evans, Beuna Cen-
ter, Jeanette Hardwick, Edna Ownby,
Myrtle McLaughlin, Ruth Blackwell
Bonnie and Alice Giles, Jessie Mc-
Key. Carrie Olson, Jewel Grey Ma-
ble Sherman, Harry Moses, Neil and
Earl Sherman, Euel Reed, Earl Sud-
derth, Johnston Whitsett, Paul But-
ler, Monty Bottoms, John Stewart
Keller, Biil Frazier, Egbert Thomas-
son, Marion and Marvin Atwood
Weldon and Oal Claunch.
Refreshments were served at a late
hours and each one departed for
their homes wishing Blanch many
happy returns of the day. Many use-
ful presents were received.
Sunday school at 10 o'clock a. m
We have about 75 members now and
new scholars are added every Sunday. ~
If you are not a member of some
other Sunday school we invite you
to come out and be with us
Missionary society met at home of
Mrs. Jack Ethridge Tuesday after-
noon had a most interesting lesson on
the Missionary Voice, also a sialogue
on Africa. Those present were Mes-
dames Collins, I.ce, Moses, Frazier
, Brownell, Strong- Giles, Whorton
S! Ferguson, Higbee, Wright, Harold
SI SHermian and Miss' Ruby Walls was a
s, pleasant* Visitor. The Society act.
s! iourned to meet next week with Mrs.
s Harold Sherman.
2 Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Barnett were
s S Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Roy
rious piece of mental work—that it
will not interrupt his concentration
upon a task or a problem An over-
abundance of strength is not necesary
but the body should be ready and able
to stand whatever strain our work
demands. Best work cannot be done
when one is ill, and when the body is
fatigued the mind refuses to act with
its greatest efficiency.
The question of maintaining health
is largely a question of what you
don't do—tiot a question of what you
do. It is purely a question of self
discipline, purely a question of under-
standing what to do and then having
the backbone to do it.
Good health depends upon 'exer-
cise, sleep, cheerfulness, cleanliness
work and play- good food, good wa-
ter, good light, good heating, morality
Therefore physical fitness and
health are largely matters of habit,
and when once right habits of living
have been established health follows
almost automaticaly. It is very much
worth while then to teach children
health habits and for adults to form
right habits of living.
Every individual owes it to himself
in the matter of health to breath
deeply, eat temperately, chew tho-
roughly, drink (water) copiously
clean teeth carefully, bathe frequent-
ly, eliminate freely, laugh heartily
sleep regularly, work playfully, ex-
ercise daily, serve willingly, speak
kindly, play some, read much, think
more To live well, dare to be your-
self—cheerful, conacfentioue, brave.
A. R. Lewis, State Health
WRIGHT'S CONDENSED SMOKE
Now is the time to smoke your
home cured meats. Nothing better to
preserve your meats than with
"Wrights Smoke". No danger of fire
or overheating as in the old method.
Palace Drug Stdre
A sood man with small family to
work.on farm. Must have good re-
ference. A good farm to rent to thu
right man. Land is all good bottom
land 70 or 80 acres. Must have good
team and farming tools and able to
furnish himself. Reference required
—Chas. Greemore, Lexington, Okla
At Farmers Bank on Saturday and
Sunday, the rest of the time on my
farm near Henderson.
A tasteless and odorless mineral
recommended by the United States
Government hor extermination of
and mice. Reason given in Farmers*
Bulletin, No. 890, page 16. Bulletin
on rats and mice may be obtained on
application to Biological Survey
Washington, D. C.—Farmers Union
Store, Lexington, Okla.
Mr. R. M. Evans motored to Nor~
man Tuesday on business.
Part of Your Earnings
Dinner guests Friday at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Verge Sudderth were
Messrs. and Mesdames Milt, Harold
and Carl Sherman, Mrs. George Be-
lew, Mrs. Robert Foster and Rev
By depositing weekly or monthly you are 1
providing a fund which growth even in 1
a short time will surprise you.
The Guaranty Bank will look after |
your accounts large or small.
George Blackwell left Saturday for
Athens, Texas, on a business trip to
look into the report of oil wells being
in the immediate vicinity of property
owned by his mother.
Mr. Joe Dodson of' Wanette was
trading in town Saturday.
NOW FOR SALE
Wrights Condensed Smoke. Easy
convenient, safe and sane. Get a bot-
tle. One trial will make a believer
out of yen. —Palace T'miStore
CHAS. GREEMORE, President.
ROBf. M. EVANS. Active V-Pres.
R A. FRANKS, Cashier.
J. B. HACKLER, Asst.-Cashier.
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Denison, Mrs. E. A. The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 31, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, January 20, 1922, newspaper, January 20, 1922; Lexington, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc110928/m1/1/: accessed August 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.