The Caddo Herald
June 8, 1934
Reunion of Schoolmates
Had one been roaming around the six hundred block of Elm Street in Durant Saturday night they would have been surprised to come face to face with the majority of the girls one would have encountered in the halls of Caddo High School about twenty years ago.
Mrs. Morris Overstreet was at home to her former classmates with a slumber party, but as per usual, little slumbering was done for after a separation of a period of twenty yeas may happy reminisces had to be discussed.
All the guests assembled at the Overstreet home, 607 W. Elm St. at 6pm. The ones living in Durant brought well filled picnic baskets; they went to the city park where a most delicious picnic supper was spread. After spending three hours around the supper table, they packed up their dishes and returned to the Overstreet home and reminiscing again waited for the hour of the prevue. They all attended the Ritz Theatre, seeing the picture, “Sadie McKee”.
Returning to the Overstreet home all guests were seated in the living room and an experience meeting was held form 1am until 3:30, which was most interesting and hilarious to the ones present, however it might not have been to the neighbors who were trying to sleep. After this the guests retired to the backyard where each found a comfortable bed waiting them, but very little time was left for sleeping.
At seven o’clock Mrs. Overstreet, assisted by Mrs. McIntosh and Mrs. Craghead, served a most refreshing breakfast to her guests. Then all departed for Caddo where the day was spent in seeing old friends and in viewing the girlhood scenes. At eleven o’clock they attended church services at the Methodist Church. At twelve the guests were invited to the Legion Hut for dinner. Here they found a beautiful and bountiful table heavily laden with the most appetizing viands. This spread had been prepared by the girls who are still living in Caddo, assisted by members of their family. After dinner they drove to the home of Mrs. Hatsell Powell, three miles west of town, for a visit with her. Mrs. Powell was a classmate and had planned on being with them but a recent illness prevented her coming.
While at Mrs. Powell’s a brief business meeting was held. This reunion was voted to become an annual affair and to be held on the first Saturday and Sunday of June. Those attending were: Mesdames Joe Walker, nee Jewel Wright; Carl Goodman, nee Edith Mattox, of Dallas, Texas; Bill Easter, nee Estelle Peters, Ft. Worth, Texas; Charles Deaver, nee Buenos Phillips, Shawnee, Okla.; Mrs. Carl Beatty, nee Myrtle Hipp, Ardmore, Okla.; Tom Gross, nee Anna Merritt, Atoka, Okla.; Harry Haigh, nee Ethel Boydstun; I. E. England, nee Betriah Pinsen; Raymond Beotes, nee Georgie Fryer; S. L. Shofner, nee Bonnie Jennes; J. R. Smith, nee Nela Shofner; Morris Overstreet, nee Laudie Hipp; Abby Dexter, nee Abby Semple, and Misses Ed____, ____, and ____ all of Durant. Mesdames T. J. Craghead, nee Welthy Wright, Mrs. W. M. McIntosh, nee Kimberleigh Overstreet; Mrs. Lula M____Campbell, and Mrs. Frankie Wood Izard, all of Caddo.