The Caddo Herald
April 6, 1928 (one column of the front page)
At Methodist Church
The League will conduct service at sunrise Easter morning. All are urged to be present and on time.
Sunday School at 8:45. Let us help Mr. Shofner and the teachers to make the school what it ought to be.
Juniors have an Easter program at 11. It will delight you to hear these little folks.
Services as usual in the evening.
Struck by Lightning
A lightning bolt struck the home of J. W. Overstreet yesterday morning at 3 o’clock. The bolt struck the kitchen roof, tore away the brick flue, shattered windows and stove pipe, and set fire to the kitchen ceiling.
The crash awakened Mr. Overstreet, who quickly extinguished the blaze.
This house was badly damaged last year in the storm that struck the west part of town.
The Civic Club
The Civic Club met Wednesday afternoon with Mesdames Pitchlynn, Ivan, McGraw, and Cochran in the Presbyterian Church. Twenty-one members and one visitor, Mrs. Long, were present.
Main street collections $20
Out of Town $39
Cemetery tree, bal. 3-1 $93.70
Balance April 1st $153.20
Civic treasurer bal. 3-1 $122.77
Receipts from dues $7.50
Balance April 1 $122.27
School committee reported the club would serve the Junior-Senior Banquet.
Chapel committee reported dead trees and leaves removed from cemetery.
Motion carried to buy a lawn mower.
Mrs. Hatsel Powell elected a member.
Mrs. Taylor is north side collector.
Mrs. Bass, Hogan and Izard committee to select medals.
Led by Mrs. Slack and VanMeter.
Roll call, April fool stunts.
All Fool’s Day, Mrs. Stevens.
Two numbers by CHS Glee Club.
Reading, Helen Sargent.
Piano Mannah Johnson.
Contest: Who can make the most words from APRIL FOOL in five minutes? Mrs. Stevens with 16 words was high, Mrs. Hogan low.
Club was delighted to have numbers given by county track winners.
Hostesses served nice refreshments.
Junior Epworth League
Sunday evening the Senior League elected these officers for the year:
President, Helen Sargent
Vice President, Horace Cobb
Secy-Treas., Eugenia Sargent
Mary Lee Hogan, Vivian Motes, Hilda Guthrie, and Marie Craghead are superintendents of departments.
Egg Setting Proposition
Will furnish best Rhode Island Eggs and ask in return out of each setting of 15 eggs, two fryers at 3 months old, one rooster and one pullet. Mrs. H. T. Chiles