Tuesday, May 23, 1876
STAR office, North end of Main St. in front of Capt. W. A. Welch’s dwelling.
Too much rain.
Mrs. Marchand has gone to Leavenworth on a visit.
The new issue of postal cards is no improvement on the old.
Some men are always trying to find fault with or pick some flaw in what others say or do.
Saturday evening we had a heavy rain, something the farmers were very much in need of.
Washington’s little hatchet is on exhibition at the Centennial, and also the lie he never told.
Mr. J. W. White, formerly of this place, but now of Denison, paid the Star office a visit this morning.
The Oklahoma bill was reported on the 20th and at the instance of its friends laid over ‘till December.
The early wheat in this vicinity will be fit for the sickle by the first of next week anyhow, if not before.
Doctor Webster, who has been for a time practicing in Caddo, changed his location last week to Boggy Depot.
Some harrum-scarrum cuss says that when a woman cries “Ouch” she frequently means “do so again”.
Rev. Mr. Marston, U. S. Agent for the five civilized tribes, will enter upon the discharge of his duties in a few days.
We see by the Parsons Sun that Geo. Briggs, City Marshal has struck a “bonanza” in his line this spring.
Look out for saddle thieves. They will almost steal a saddle from under you without your knowing anything about it.
Some people are always finding fault with others, but never acknowledge that they do anything wrong themselves.
The Register says Sherman is to have a grain Elevator. Well, we will have one at Caddo too, some day in the good time coming.
Earnings of the M.K. & T. for the second week in May were $44,797.44 against $49,109.81 for the corresponding week last year.
The Choctaw claim, known as the Net Proceeds Claim, is, or likely will be, turned over to the Court of claims for adjudication.
The Champion Reaper at Walner & Welch’s will do you good. Go buy one and save your wheat and be happy.
Oh what a lip! Tom Mahoney has cut his mustache off. I reckon he thinks he’s just RAZED the old HAIRY. BUB
The Indian Herald, published every Tuesday at the Osage Agency, I. T. has increased its size and is now quite an interesting weekly.
Miss Libbie Reynolds, daughter of Maj. Geo. A. Reynolds, of Parsons, Kansas, returned home last week from a two month’s stay in the Lone Star State. (Note: Maj. Reynolds is listed as an “authorized agent” of the Star.)
We hear good accounts from Oklahoma Lodge since its removal to Atoka. There is every reason to believe it will now be what it was several years ago, one of the brightest and most prosperous Lodges in the Territory.
Gov. B. F. Overton and W. L. Byrd, the opposing candidates for gubernatorial honors in the Chickasaw Nation, will address the citizens of Panola County at the July term of the district court.
We learn that Mart Folsom, a young gentleman (?) well known at Caddo, was hung the other day between Gov. Harris’ and Paul’s Valley for horse stealing.
Rev. J. S. Murrow has gone to Buffalo, N. Y. to attend the Northern Baptist Convention which meets in that city today.