The Caddo Herald
from “20 Years Ago” (Sept. 21, 1923)
Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Chiles were proud parents of a fine boy.
Cotton picking was well under way.
Caddo was visited by a globe trotter- a German who was just completing a trip around the world on a bicycle. He had worn out three bicycles and two dozen tires. He ate dinner at Alexander’s Restaurant.
W. J. Moon was selling good madras shirts at 40c each.
Caddo was paying a cent more per pound for cotton than any other town.
Nineteen hundred three taxes were due and payable to A. C. Pace, treasurer.
J. P. House was city marshal and advertised some impounded stock for sale.
E. T. Hamer went to St. Louis.
A boy arrived at the home of Frank Green the 13th.
The Caddo opera house was to begin the season the 26th with Ward & Wade’s Minstrels. Amos K. Bass was manager; Ernest Bass, Mirror correspondent; W. F. Dodd, reserve seat seller; Henry Bass and Edwin Boxley were ushers and Joe Black was bill poster and property man.
They had two dances that week at the opera house.
Mrs. Ira L. Smith and Mrs. Bert Robertson visited in Wapanucka.
Rev. S. Williams and Telford were holding a revival meeting at the Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. A. B. Rutherford entertained a party with euchre.
Dodd was selling eye glasses at half price.
A fifth teacher had to be employed in the public schools. Miss Sarah Harrington of Denison was secured.
H. M. Dunlap returned from a trip to Missouri.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Rutherford entertained at whist.
Miss Soulie Pate entertained at cards honoring her guest Miss Edna Myers of Atoka.
W. M. Braudrick and Miss May Ann Trice were married by Rev. Threadgill.
In a match tennis game H. T. Chiles and H. Edwards defeated G. A. Crossett and Amos K. Bass, 6-2, 6-4, 1-6. The court was on the lot where H. T. Styron’s residence is now.
C. C. Robinson and Miss Hatcher were married in Durant.
John Droke was advertising good groceries at low prices.
Mrs. Edna Hill was to have her millinery opening Oct. 6th.