A little of this and that today…
The Caddo Herald
August 12, 1921
Dog License is Due
Dog license is due, so if you don’t want your dog killed you had better get the license form J. D. Maytubby at the Caddo National Bank. D. B. Williams, Treas.
Big Gin Burns
The Bagwell & Dicky gin burned last Thursday night after the men had quit work of repairing. No one seems to know how the fire started. It was a total loss, with some insurance. It was one of the best gins in the county and its loss will be felt in ginning this year’s crop.
Will begin at Cooper School house, 4 miles south of Caddo, Saturday at 8pm conducted by Rev. E. E. Lykin. Everybody invited to come.
School Apportionment 25c
The June apportionment of the school fund to the various school districts of the state by School Land Department amounted to $168,276.50 or 25c for each of the 673,206 school children of the state, according to announcement by A. S. J. Shaw, secretary to the Commissioners of the Land Office. Of this, 20c came from the permanent school fund and the remaining from the advalorem tax.
Mrs. Doc Phillips Dies
Mrs. L. Dock Phillips died July 17th at their home in New Mexico and was buried in Atoka the 19th of July, the funeral being held at the Methodist church of which she was a member.
Deceased was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Ward of Wardville, was marred to Doc Phillips in 1911; one son, eight years old, husband, father, mother, and numerous relatives survive her. They lived in Caddo some years after their marriage, and made numerous friends who will be grieved to hear of her death.
Old Timers Pass Away
Last week at Corpus Christi, Paul Seldner died at the age of 82. The remains were brought to Caddo and buried here Sunday. Mr. Seldner married a daughter of Solomon Goforth, was one of the early settlers here, having property near Blue and in Durant. He moved several years ago to South Texas in hope of a benefit to his health.
Sunday night at his home south of Colbert, Uncle Dan Collins died after several years’ illness. He was born in Kentucky, but came to this country 64 years ago where he became a citizen of the Choctaw nation, reared a family and was highly respected by all who knew him. The funeral occurred at Colbert Monday attended by a large number of people.
Furniture for Sale
Having sold our house we now offer our furniture for sale. It consists of one living room suite, one dining room suite, two rugs, kitchen cabinet, oil stove, dresser, chiffonier, etc. See me at home or phone 123. June Robinson