May 11, 1934
Much Clean-Up and Repair Work Now Being Done Here
We notice quite a number of repair work and cleaning-up now being done in Caddo. Among the projects noticed are:
Roy Riddels has completely painted his home as well as done considerable repairs on the house and the roof.
Mrs. Ed. F. Brown is having her home, now occupied by Mrs. G. L. Williams, repaired and painted.
Guy G. Crossett has had his home remodeled and repaired as well as completely painting the house and fence.
G. A. Crossett has had considerable improvements made to his home as well as making preparations to apply some paint to the surface.
J. N. Nation is having considerable work done on his home as well as a complete paint job.
Elmer L. Craghead is having his house, occupied by Mrs. V. W. Slack, completely re-roofed and painted.
H. F. Bass is having the fixtures of his store repainted and some repair work done on them.
The First State Bank has had the front of their building repaired and new signs pained thereon.
Arrangements have been made by the Woman’s Missionary Society of the Methodist church; has completed plans for the painting of the Methodist annex.
J. D. Maytubby and other associates are planning to construct a croquet and other games playground on the lot west of his home.
Roy Barber has one of the nicest exhibitions of the rock garden we have seen. Those old limestone pebbles make a place look like somebody lives there.
Now is the time to make the old town look like its people had some pride and ideas of cleanliness. No town in the state perhaps needs so much paint per populations as this. Our good ladies keep their faces all painted with good effect, so why not try a little paint on the homes.
Besides making things better to gaze upon, this painting business gives work to a number of people. As people have work they will have more money to spend, and as they spend more money it will make all the more work and then some more money. But when we get chinchy and cut down on spending it makes times hard for everybody, even for the stingy fellow.
It is not because people do not want things that they do not buy, but it is because they do not have the money.