This is a great set of locals- a little “something for everyone”.
The Caddo Herald
July 20, 1928
Dr. Roy L. Cochran returned Saturday from the Lions International Convention at Des Moines, Iowa. He was the delegate from the local club.
J. A. McManus of Bennington was Caddo visitor Saturday mingling with the voters in the interest of his race for Representative of Bryan County.
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Blalock and baby from Blanchard were visiting the families of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Weber and Mrs. W.O. Stapleton last week.
J. Sam Wright was in Caddo last Saturday in the interest of his campaign for Representative of this county. He is very enthusiastic over the prospects for his election.
John and Bishop Grassham arrived in Caddo last Tuesday from Estancia, New Mexico, enroute to a visit with relatives in Kentucky. They are relatives of Miss Lucille Grassham.
S. C. Sparks and family of San Benito, Texas were here the first part of last week visiting Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson and family, leaving Thursday for a visit with relatives in Denison.
Rev. Hall of Marietta began a meeting at Matoy last Wednesday night, with services to continue ten days. A cordial invitation is extended to all to attend.
Frank T. Lawrence and family left a few days ago for an overland trip to Alabama and other southern state. Mr. Lawrence and family are contemplating locating in Alabama.
H. T. Styron was here form Konawa Sunday enroute to Dallas. He was accompanied form here by W. W. Boone. They go to purchase summer merchandise for their Caddo and Konawa stores.
Mr. C. A. Wheat died at her home at Matoy Monday morning of typhoid. The funeral was held Tuesday at Matoy and burial in Matoy Cemetery. Mrs. Wheat lost her husband last fall and is survived by one daughter.
There will be a revival meeting start at the Buffalo school house on Saturday night, August 4th. Rev. Shelton of Durant will do the preaching. A cordial invitation is extended to all to attend these services.
Mrs. T. J. Coffey left yesterday for Norman where she will enter the O. U. for a short summer term, taking some special work on her master’s degree, and she will enjoy a few days in Sherman with her son, Thomas before entering school.
The largest crowd of the present series of Trades Days was in Caddo last Saturday. Caddo merchants were busy practically all day. Remember the next Trades Day will be the second Saturday in August which will be August 11th.
Mr. B. K. Pate, who on July 5th had his Ford car stolen from him while the carnival was in town, at the carnival grounds, has not heard anything relative to finding the car. Mr. Pate has offered a reward of $25 for the return of his car in good condition.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. McAdams of Dallas, and granddaughter, Miss Mary Belle Earhart of Los Angeles, Calif. visited Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Chiles a few days the past week. They were accompanied home by Miss Bee Chiles, who will visit them for a few days.
Mrs. Jim Sidwell and little son of Louisiana, Mo. who have been visiting her sister, Mrs. Harve McGrew, here several weeks, left Tuesday for a visit with friends in Muskogee before returning to their home. Mrs. Sidwell was a delegate to the democratic convention in Houston.
The negroes of Double Springs, ten miles southeast of Caddo, will hold a big three day picnic beginning July 26th and lasting through July 28th. There is plenty of fun and amusement planned for all and a cordial invitation is extended for all to attend. Candidate speaking will be at 2:30 each day.
Remember, registration for voters not now registered in either of the Caddo boxes opened last Tuesday and will continue through next Friday the 27th of July. If you are not now registered see the registrar of your box immediately and register in order that you may cast your ballot on August 7th.
Mrs. Roy Barber and Gran Barber returned Wednesday from attending the funeral of Gran Barber’s grand-nephew, Russell Craddock, at Winnsboro, Texas. The young man was in swimming in one to the swimming pools at Dallas last Sunday and dove off the spring board and in some way struck his head and his neck was broken.