The Caddo Herald
August 11, 1899
Local Items and News
See Dr. Miller to have your teeth filled.
Ed. Harper and Ben Siegel spent Sunday in Dallas.
John Carey was in Denison Tuesday on business.
Ben Brewer spent Saturday in Denison on business.
F. J. Engman spent Sunday with friends in Sherman.
Mrs. Jane Moore aged 66 years died at Durant Tuesday.
Mrs. Ed Mattox returned home from a visit in Durant Friday.
Miss Cora Ward is convalescing from a server spell of sickness.
Mrs. W. N. Hudson died Monday at Colbert after a long illness.
Dr. Miller can cure any case of scurvy and tighten all loose teeth.
Ben Brewer, Dick Grayson, and Will Bouton visited Denison Saturday.
Mrs. Edna Long returned from a visit with friends in Whitesboro Friday.
Little Ruby Tarpley, who has been quite sick for several days, is recovering.
Mrs. Chisholm is selling out her stock of millinery at cost. Call and see her.
Mrs. Calvin Robinson, who has been very ill for some time is convalescent.
J. P. House was slightly in an accident Tuesday. His horse fell with him.
Wm. Franks and family have returned from a visit in the Chickasaw country.
Mrs. Sallie Tarpley returned home Tuesday from her outing at Sulphur Springs.
C. J. Kendle of Atoka, with the Cudahy packing company, was in the city Wednesday.
W. H. Attaway of Bennington attended the Masonic grand lodge at Wynnewood this week.
Mrs. Chisholm is again in her place of business in Caddo after a few weeks visit in Texas.
Joe Rich of Dallas was in the city Monday representing a Dallas wholesale jewelry firm.
U. S. Marshal H. K. Wall and C. L. Dobbs, of Durant, were in the city Monday en route to Atoka.
R. T. Lynch has fixed up his barber shop with new paper and new carpet until it looks like a parlor.
Rev. J. T. Walker has been absent several weeks holding meetings in the eastern part of the Nation.
Little Richard Boydston, the 10-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Boydston died Friday night.
E. G. Lloyd represented the Caddo lodge A. F. & A. M. at the grand lodge meeting in Wynnewood this week.
E. D. Malone, of Sherman Texas, representing the Deering Harvester Co. of Chicago, was in Caddo Tuesday.
Atoka has ambitions, but they are not for a railroad or a cotton factory, or an oil mill; Atoka wants a circus.
A.H. Rutherford of Fayetteville, Ark., was in Caddo Monday en route to Boggy Depot where he will visit his brother, L. B. Rutherford.
Rev. J. A Trickey, of Atoka, passed through Caddo Tuesday en route to Roxton, Texas, where he went to assist in holding a protracted meeting.
Mrs. A. E. Folsom and her daughter Miss Ida, and Miss Soulie Pate have returned from Atoka where they spent several days visiting friends and relatives.
A.E. Folsom returned home Saturday from near Lehigh where he had been on business.
Buy one of those alarm clocks at C. A. Hancock’s for 60 cents- sold everywhere for $1.
A number of persons in and around Caddo have been sick recently and the physicians have had their hands full with calls.
Do not allow this golden opportunity to secure a home pass unimproved. I am selling lots 100x100 for 15.00. Chas. E. McPherren.
Somebody has figured out that the sequel to “what is so rare as a day in June” is, what is so well done as a day in August, and the echo answers, “What?”
Ballard’s Snow Linament give instant relief in cases of bleeding, burns, bruises, scalds, cuts, etc. Price 25 and 50 cents. For sale by W. P. Wood.
Paul’s Valley News says: Miss Ethel and Vivian Nail of Caddo, who are spending the summer at Purcell, came down Saturday accompanied by Miss Saera. They returned Sunday.
Mrs. Matilda Manning, who has been at Limestone Gary several days visiting her brother, Charles Leflore, returned home this week. She was accompanied by her granddaughter, Miss Gertrude Thompson.
Will Jones, colored, from the railroad hospital at Sedalia, has small pox in Denison. He has been placed in quarantine and no danger of a spread from the single case is apprehended.
Tuesday Green Burch, Marshal Jackson, Judge Walters, and Mr. Edwards were in Atoka attending court. They did not have any difficulty getting into the town and it s thought the quarantine must be off.
Fred Engman harvested and burned a large crop of big weeds this week in the rear of the lumber yard. The act was a bit injudicious as it may cause folks with big weed fields to sort of view him with the eye of scorn.
Hon. Peter Maytubby came home on sick leave Saturday to rest a short time from his duties with the Dawes commission. He will rejoin them when they get over towards the east side of the Nation where there are Chickasaws to enroll.
From twelve counties heard from here, the Tushkahoma National Ticket is all elected, and a majority of the house will be Tushkahoma. For secretary, Hon. S. J. Homer has about five hundred majority.
The usual big crop fall demand for freight cars in the corn and wheat belt is being made and none of the western roads cans satisfy it. About 100,000,000 bushels of corn is to be moved in the next sixty days. It has been held for better prices.
Joel Everidge, supreme judge of the Choctaw Nation, suffered a stroke of paralysis at his home eight miles from Grant, on Tuesday evening last. Owing to his advanced age but little hope is entertained for his recovery.
The following changes in Territory postmasters were made Friday: boggy Depot, C. P. Cobb, vice R. O. Rose resigned; Oseuma, J. J. Dumas, vice J. F. LaBoyteux, resigned; Witteville, M. S. Alexander, vice W. H. Lyne, resigned.
An Ardmore dispatch, dated the 6th, says: F. W. Faraman, a well known merchant is in jail on the charge of killing A. J. Sutherland. The tragedy occurred at Tyler, east of here. A. Underhill, a bystander, was wounded by a stray bullet.
Monday J. C. Hampton shipped a car load of sheep to the Kansas City market. Mr. Hampton says it will pay to raise sheep in this country as the scarcity of cattle leaves ample pasturage for sheep and when beef is high, mutton will always bring a good price.
An Ardmore dispatch, dated the 5th, says: A killing occurred near here last night. Clay Stinnett, widely known throughout the Territory, was shot and killed. He was acting as a peacemaker when an outsider, it is said, shot him. Three arrests have been made.
Alex, the youngest son of V. M. Locke, was accidentally shot about 11 o’clock this forenoon with a small rifle in the hands of a playmate, the bullet taking effect in his left thigh. Drs. Baird and Nic Nash were called in and dressed the wound and no serious results are feared. Antlers Clarion
Lost: At Caddo picnic 19th, July, one gold medal, open book suspended form a bar, the word “arithmetic” on front, “Center Hill, March 24, 1899” on back. Return to Herald office and get reward.
A free and easy expectoration is produced by a few doses of Ballard’s Horehound Syrup, in all cases of hoarseness, sore throat, or difficulty of breathing. Price 25 and 50 cents. For sale by W. P. Wood.
The Katy and other roads traversing the great western grain belt are making preparations to handle the largest crop of corn ever raised in this productive section of the country. The Katy has gathered information which leads it to believe that this year’s crop will far exceed that of any former “banner” season and almost double that of any former “average” year.
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