The Caddo Herald
April 14, 1899
Mrs. N. T. Keene of Bokchito died suddenly Saturday night.
Invitations have been issued for the W. O. W. ball and banquet on the 10th instant.
D. S. Moran of Ego, I. T. was in Caddo Saturday and subscribed for The Herald.
Attendance at the churches Sunday and Sunday night was large, the houses being filled.
The brick yard has several kilns of brick now burning which will be used to build up the town.
Dan Smith and Rector Bryant are in the Chickasaw country this week to select an allotment.
A number of young people enjoyed a dance at the opera house Tuesday night. The music was furnished by Wheeler’s orchestra.
Dr. N. Miller occupies an office in the second story of Masterson’s new building on Buffalo street.
The new public well is getting deeper and soon, no doubt, the town will have an unfailing water supply.
Attention is directed to the advertisement of Mrs. Hamer’s millinery on this page. She has a fine stock.
The farmers of Blue County are all busy with their cotton planting and the crop will soon all be in the ground.
Work will begin soon on construction of the Moon’s new brick block which will be pushed to early completion.
About twenty new residences are going up in Caddo now and they are to be lived in- not simply to hold lots.
Tuesday night fire crept into J. W. Folsom’s fence on his farm east o town and destroyed several hundred rails.
On the farms around Caddo- and they are the finest in the Territory- young corn shows up green in the rows and the cotton planter is getting in its work.
Ad- Just as Expected. Competition is the life of trade. The Combination worked all right and now since Easter is a thing of the past, however March winds still prevail, you are compelled to prepare for a sunny day in May. So bring the old frames along. Let me see them. If a little fixing with new flowers, Chiffon, or Ribbon will not do, buy a new hat and let me trim same to suit the occasion. Have a nice line of Leghorns. Also Sailors. Mrs. E. T. Hamer. At the Hardware Store, Opposite Post office.
D. S. Halfacre of Singley, S. C. and W. H. Mayes of Stonewall, Ga. have been in Caddo this week prospecting.
J. W. Oldham & Son will occupy rooms in Homer and Long’s new building in insurance and real estate business.
The display of Payne’s Celery compound advertising matter at the pharmacy of Smith & Swinney attracts considerable attention.
Rev. J. N. Cooper of the Caddo Hill neighborhood called on The Herald this week. He says the farm work is going rapidly ahead now.
The awfully busy persons in this town are those engaged in the building trades and there are lots of them. They are making Caddo expand.
C. F. Willis was married last Sunday at the Presbyterian church to Miss Mary D. Walters, both of Caddo. Rev. C. J. Ralston officiating.
J. C. Hampton returned home Saturday with a herd of 600 head of cattle which he purchased in McCulloch county Texas from J. C. Stribling.
The new stone store building of W. T. Smith on Buffalo Street is nearing completion, when it will class as one of the handsomest business houses in town.
E. G. Lloyd, J.P. Smith, and Frank Belote, accompanied by a party of Texas sportsmen, spent several days last week on Boggy hunting and fishing. They caught lots of fish and killed one deer, the glory in which latter achievement each one claims. One of the party says they are smooth as silk- or near it.
Ad- Golden Rule Racket, West Buffalo Street. Spring Cleaning Time is Here. We have low prices on some things you will need- stove polish, shelf paper, scrub brushes, varnish and paint brushes, whitewash brushes, dustpans, carpet tacks, matting tacks, shelf brackets, picture nails, picture wire, wardrobe hooks, hammers, hatchets, screwdrivers, etc.
Several traveling men have remarked recently while in Caddo that aside from South McAlester, this town is improving more rapidly than any other town in the Territory.
The prettiest colors, patterns, and designs in lawns and organdies at very low prices at Ben Siegel’s.
The Indian Presbytery will convene in the Presbyterian Church in Caddo Tuesday evening April 25, at 7:30 o’clock. The opening sermon will be delivered by Rev. Sol Horton.
You never saw the like how many kinds of children’s shoes and slippers they got at Ben Siegel’s.
The new city officers qualified Wednesday night at the regular meeting of the council. The appointive offices have not been filled at the time of writing.
$5 Reward. Lost,near Bokchito, I. T.- one English setter dog, black, white, and tan, bright tan under jaw and over eye. Dog answers to the name of Bishop. Finder notify J. A. Ellison, Bokchito, I. T.
Attorney and Mrs. J. J. Ranton, former residents of Caddo, but now of New Louisville, Ark. are in Caddo this week visiting their many friends and acquaintances. They say that they have found no better place than Caddo and the probability is that they may become welcome citizens of Caddo again.
Are you building or contemplating building? If so, see W. P. Wood for your paints and wallpaper. He has the stock on hand.
Dr. Leroy Long, Grand Representative to the Grand Lodge of I.O.O. F. and J.S. Hancock, left Tuesday to attend the Grand Lodge at Ardmore which met on the 12th inst.
Shoes-Shoes- we are over burdened with all kinds of shoes and oxfords, and we will sell at half price. $2.25, $3.00, $3.50. Men’s fine shoes, for $2.25 Ladies comfort shoes and slippers from 45 cents up to $2.25. Ben Siegel.
An Ohio oil man is prospecting for petroleum in the country between here and Red River. He says there is undoubtedly oil here, but the question is as to the quantity of it.
Moon has a care of nice press brick which he is retailing at $10.00 per M.
J. H. Logan of Sherman, Texas showed The Herald man several specimens of quartz from near town which he proposes to have assayed. He is of the opinion they contain lead and sliver in paying quantities.
We want the people of Caddo and surrounding country to call and examine our stock of dry goods, clothing, shoes, hats and the best and the latest styles in spring and summer dress goods as we will positively not be undersold by anybody. Ben Siegel
Summer refreshment season was inaugurated Wednesday by Messrs. Smith & Swinney with a “ladies day” on the occasion of the starting of their big new fountain. The ladies had been sent pretty invitations to the function, and they responded in numbers- the guests of the firm. Mr. Smith dispensed poems in glasses in a manner fit to grace an afternoon tea, and presented to each caller a pretty souvenir of the occasion.
Moon has good bright hart shingles at $2.25 per M. See him before you buy.
Dr. N. Miller, dentist, guarantees to cure any case of scurvy and fill your teeth just as good as can be done in Texas or the Indian Territory either. Try him.
The M.K.&T. will sell return trip tickets to San Antonio for $7.00 leaving Caddo April 19th, good for return leaving San Antonio up to midnight April 24th. Occasion, the Battle of Flowers.
The Literary Club are now reviewing Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” Mrs. Tarpley will be hostess for the meeting tonight and an interesting program has been arranged. There will be reading of selections and there will be refreshments
The finest line of pants Caddo ever saw you will find at my store, and we sell them at your price as we are over stocked in them. Ben Siegel.
Wall paper- Just received 75 new patterns of wall paper in new and up to date designs. Suits and combinations for every kind of room, 10 cents to 75 cents per roll. W. P. Wood, Druggist
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Clower removed to Atoka Saturday. Mr. Clower will leave his family in Atoka while he goes to make some improvements on his valuable farm on the Washita in Chickasaw Nation, when he will remove his family and make it his future home.
Caddo Merchants are reaching out for trade to the limit of the territory adjacent- even beyond what might be called Caddo’s territory and they are getting it. The fact of the business is there is no better town in which to get value for money than Caddo.
For coughs, colds, and catarrh in the head, take Dr. Thurmond’s catarrh cure. Sold by Wood the Druggist.
J. W. Woodall, who was arrested last week by Marshal Jackson, was tried in mayor’s court on charge of violating the seventh commandment as interpreted by the Arkansas statute. The cause was heard three times before a verdict was reached, two of the juries not being able to agree. It was terminated Tuesday by a verdict of not guilty. The defendant came here recently from Texas.
The cut and fit of the Buckskin Breeches alone make them better than any other Jeans pants. When you consider good wear and workmanship then these pants are so much better than any other make that they’d be cheapest even if they cost double s much as the common goods. Best of it is they cost the same as poor pants.
Remember that C. A. Hancock is selling the cheapest sewing machines ever sold in Caddo, with a five year guarantee. Price only fifteen dollars.
Chicago will probably have the first reunion of the Roosevelt Rough Riders. Postmaster Gordon, who is chairman of the general committee in charge of the Chicago Day celebration, had an interview with Colonel Roosevelt in which he suggested that the regiment should hold its reunion in that city on October 9 when President McKinley will be there and the cornerstone foe the new post office is to be laid. Colonel Roosevelt approved the plan.