The Caddo Herald
August 31, 1923
20 Years Ago
W. J. Moon had just returned from a buying trip in the East.
R. T. Lynch was killed last Thursday night. He was sitting in his barber shop and was smoking a cigar when the assailant shot him form the back of his shop, the shots entering his head form the side. His murderer has never been found to this day.
Rev. I. T. Underwood resigned from the pastorate of the Baptist church of Caddo because of ill health.
D. A. Mounts was moving his family to California for the benefit of his health.
The school board had secured the Choctaw court house in which to hold school instead of the Buggs Building.
Amos K. Bass left for a vacation in the Colorado mountains.
Miss Nell Wakefield was visiting friends in Caddo from her home in Lehigh.
Ben Siegel left Sunday on a buying trip to St. Louis.
C. P. Abbott was principal of the Caddo schools this last term. He went the next term to Hartshorne as principal. (He is now an attorney in Durant- served one term as county attorney.)
Famers were using sulphur as bug killers in cotton files. Crop prospects were never better.
M. J. Kelley was the first mayor of Bokchito.
Peter Bloom had a notice that hereafter all work done in his shop was for cash only.
Mrs. G. L. Williams announced the opening of Williams Cottage for meals by September 1st.
Edward Bates was mayor and A. C. Joyce recorder.
Joyce & Manning were selling summer dry goods below cost.
The Choctaw National Bank had $50,000 capital and $5,000 surplus. H. M. Dunlap was president and Barlow Roberts cashier.
W. H. Attaway as trustee was to sell thirteen Fair Association town lots.