1899, Caddo Banner
Ads: Tucker and Lawrence Grocery
Smith & Belote variety store
H. B. Counsel, watch repair
Rev. G. H. Worthen
E. G. Lloyd Grocery
Ben Siegel Store
J.C. Hampton is preparing to open a real estate office in Caddo.
Miss Ada Bradley is visiting her sister, Mrs. Henry Richards in Durant.
Dr. Long made a business trip to Armstrong the first of the week.
Married: At the bride’s residence, Caddo Hills, on the 8th inst. Mr. Alfred Davis and Miss Maggie Winton, Elder J. N. Cooper officiating.
Mrs. Morning Gooding, the mother of Judge Frank Gooding, living three miles north of Colbert, died on the night of the 14th. Her death was caused by burns received while making a fire in the stove Sunday evening.
Bud Benton was killed by an unknown man who stepped from behind a tree and shot him. Benton was riding home. He was found by Deputy Marshal Wall just before he died.
B. L. Cooper of Caddo Mills, TX has a position in the store of A.C. Pace.
Ladies- Call at W. J. Moon’s. (Mason’s building.)
Edna Green visited her father, Dr. Green.
The Woodmen are arranging for a grand ball and banquet on the 19th instant. The ball will occur in the opera house and the banquet will be spread to the Nail Hotel. A large crowd will attend and of course they will have a fine time.
The Shakespeare Club will meet at the residence of J. S. Hancock tonight. “As You Like It” is the subject under discussion at this time.
On Monday last week at Smith & Swinney’s parlors, Rev. B. N. Haultman united in marriage M. L. Patterson of Caddo vicinity and Mrs. Grace Drummond of New York. A bit of romance is attached to the affair in that the parties to the rites had conducted their courtship by mail. The bride came here and remained a few days in single blessedness before the knot was tied.
(Does that last one seem to imply that the editor knows something about Mr. Patterson?)