The Caddo Herald
April 18, 1913
From Twelve Mile Prairie
Will spring never get here?
The people are busy planting cotton this week. Corn is looking pretty well for winter; the stand is not very good. The oats are looking fine now.
The cold weather and frost last week did very little if any damage.
J.M. Ellsworth from Kenefick was out this week repairing his telephone lines.
The people are breaking out a great deal of sod land this year.
Rev. W. B. McKinney of Durant preached at Goodman School House last Saturday night and Sunday evening.
Effie Shockley spent the night with Erma Nunnally last Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. D.E. Clark spent the night last Tuesday with Mrs. Clark’s mother at Coleman.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Morris spent the night with Mr. and Mrs. Clark last Wednesday night.
Mr. Reed of Whitewright, Texas is here prospecting for land this week.
G.S. Cobb of Caddo is having two deep wells drilled on one of his farms which will be of much convenience to the tenants.
Mr. Albert Moran’s barn burned a few nights ago; he lost about three hundred bushels of corn, his hay, and two sets of harness.
The general health is good in our community.
There are several cases of measles. Mrs. John Hood and children have been down with the measles, but are improving.
Mrs. Emmett Purchett has been quite sick and is under treatment of Dr. Darbison.