Today I'm pulling out a little of this and a little of that for your entertainment and enlightenment. Some of the bits of information won't mean much to you, but they might be very important to the person connected to the item.
August 12, 1910-All members of the Farmers Institute are requested to meet at the court room in Caddo Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock for purpose of considering matters pertaining to the Corn Carnival given under auspices of this institute. W. M. Braudrick, President, Frank Lawrence, Secty.
March 5, 1915- D.B. Williams, W.W. Baxter and T.M. Hargraves are in Durant this week serving as jurymen at district court.
March 12, 1915- The Embroidery Club met Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. A. M. McPherren. Two new members, Mrs. Ella Bilbo and Mrs. A. M. Smith were received. The next meeting will be held April 7th with Mrs. C.E. Manning.
Christian Science service at the Caddo House Sunday March 21, at 11 a.m. Subject: "Matter". Golden text, 2nd Corinthians 6:16. What agreement Hath the Temple of God with Idols? Reading, Isaiah 2.
March 4, 1921- H.I. Meadows, Sam Maytubby, Jr., John Droke, D.B. Williams, G.A Crossett, A.Y. Turner, Peter Bloom, A.P. Braudrick and D.O. Nail were guests of the Durant K. P.’s Monday night. (K.P.= Knights of Pythias, a secret benevolent and fraternal order)
Little Miss Nella Bilbo entertained some of her little school mates at the home of her grandmother. The occasion being her ninth birthday. After many games were played, refreshments of brick ice cream and cake. The dining room being appropriately decorated for the occasion. A very happy afternoon was spent.
October 7, 1921- Room and board $25 per month. Modern conveniences. Two block north and half-block west of post office. Mrs. Lula McGee
And in honor of today's Trash Off event, this item from February 11, 1916. (And after reading the date, I have to say that they either had a spell of good weather or they were desperate to pick up the trash.)
Clean Up Week
Next week is clean-up week in Caddo and everybody ought to observe it by cleaning their premises of all trash, rubbish, etc. so that things will be brighter and cleaner. The Civic Club is taking a big part in this and have arranged to have the rubbish hauled off if the people will have same placed in the alleys so that the wagons can get it. They request that people have the garbage collected by the latter part of the week when the wagons will come around to get it.