Lots of wonderful information here- businesses, relationships, marriage, death. Note the item about removing a body from the cemetery. Just another reason why graves are sometimes difficult to locate. And the item about the Ross deaths is quite perplexing.
The Caddo Herald
January 19, 1900
Dr. N. Miller, dentist.
Look at the new matting and carpets at Lamb’s.
Commissioner Ralls was in the city Sunday.
Drink White Star coffee at C. A. Hancock.
See Lamb for furniture and undertakers supplies.
Have your tried White Star coffee at C. A. Hancock’s?
D. McCoy visited his mother in Sherman yesterday. If your tooth aches see Dr. N. Miller, resident dentist.
The new sidewalks on Main Street are not yet in evidence.
For “chaps” get “Rose Cream” at Smith & Swinney’s.
Butter, eggs and all kinds of country produce, John Droke.
Two good dwelling houses for rent. Apply to J. S. Hancock.
Smith & Swinney is still the place to get your prescriptions filled.
W. P. Wood is now occupying the west brick in the Moon block.
Cough medicines are now in demand. Get them of Smith & Swinney.
A roller skating rink has been opened in the Pace building this week.
Dr. Miller can cure any case of scurvy and tighten all loose teeth.
Talk has been going around this week of an electric light plant for Caddo.
We sell cheap and for cash. Varney & Savage.
Attorney J. G. Ralls of Atoka was here Monday on professional business.
The finest line of toilet articles, soaps, and perfumes at Smith & Swinney.
Chattel mortgage blanks and notes on hand all the time at The Herald Office.
Rev. J. T. Walker has been in Kiowa this week assisting in a revival meeting.
Miss Sallie Maddox went to visit relatives in Van Alstyne, Texas Monday.
Mrs. Sarah Harkins of Durant visited her daughter Mrs. J. C. Parker Monday.
Lamb has a big stock of furniture in the Manning building. It is being sold right.
Rev. Mansfield delivered his farewell sermon at the Baptist Church Sunday night.
If you want a delicious drink try White Star coffee. For sale at C. A. Hancock.
J. F. Lamb is the strictly up-to-time furniture man. His goods are cheap in price only.
Mrs. E. A. Folsom, who has been visiting relatives in Atoka, returned home Monday.
Mrs. Joseph Heydler was in Sterrett Sunday visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Orr.
Found on the street this week a sum of money. Owner can get same by calling at this office.
Do you need a new carpet? See the prices on those at Lamb’s: they will convince you that you do.
Fish and oysters fresh every day at Heydler’s Oyster Parlor in bulk or cooked to order at any time.
The doctors say we are up to date on prescription work. They know. Smith & Swinney.
If you like a delicious cup of coffee for breakfast try a package of Banca, Sico, or Madja blend at C. A. Hancock’s.
We keep a full line of groceries and our prices are low down. Come to see us. Varney & Savage.
Attorneys state that the town vs. McCoy case for opening Arkansas Street has been set for February 5 at Atoka.
We have just received a lot of fresh groceries which we are selling at a small profit. Varney & Savage.
Unless you are proof against bargains our bargain counter will command your attention. Golden Rule Racket.
We pay the highest market price for chickens, eggs, and butter. Varney & Savage.
It is now a common thing to see farmers in Caddo from a distance of 30 miles. They know where to do business at a saving.
There will likely be no term of court at Atoka next month as there is danger of smallpox being brought from infected districts.
Lamb- in the Manning stand- sells furniture, carpets, mattings, paints, etc. at prices that will be hard ot beat anywhere for lowness.
A civil suit has been set for hearing in mayor’s court on the 27th wherein S. J. Rogers is plaintiff against Joe Bills in replevin (sic) for a mule.
Crop mortgages are a bad thing for the farmer at any time, but such farmers as are forced to make them get the best values at the Caddo stores.
Miss Annie Edwards, who has been visiting the family of her brother-in-law H. M. Dunlap, returned to her home in Sherman, Texas Tuesday.
Mr. Sam Tigert and Miss Julia Turnbull were married last Sunday at the residence of Mr. Turner Turnbull 12 miles east of Caddo by Rev. B. N. Hultsman.
E. T. Hamer has moved his stock of hardware into the old stand of Smith and Swinney where he has more room and a better location. See his ad elsewhere in this issue.
Capt. Peter Maytubby left Monday for Mexico. He expects to spend two or three months in that country. He will visit the city of Mexico and many other places on his trip.
Bill Howard, the artistic sign painter of Sherman, embellished the plate glass front of the Choctaw National Bank with a new sign this week that is handsome and apparently durable.
Miss Lois Starks, daughter of Dr. J. H. and Mrs. Starks of Bennington, left Monday for San Marcel, New Mexico. She expects to be absent twelve months or more visiting relatives.
J. C. Hampton was down from Atoka this week visiting his family whom he will remove to that place some time before spring. Mr. Hampton is engaged in merchandise in the court house building at Atoka.
New brick sidewalks ornament the front of the Moon building this week. W. T. Smith has rock in front of his building and McMillan will place a 5-foot brick walk on his West Buffalo street property soon.
All are invited to call and see me in my new stand. The Moon building is the largest in town, but I have it entirely filled up. The stock is clean and the service is prompt and accurate. W. P. Wood
The Choctaw National Bank is open for business and behind the cashier’s window is the smiling face of Barlow Roberts who has so many friends in Texas that he has come to the Territory to find more material to make friends out of.
Iowa relatives of Dr. J. B. Jones who was killed in Caddo in 1878 and whose remains are interred in the Caddo cemetery are desirous of removing them to Iowa if the grave can be located. Postmaster Bates has received a letter making inquiries as to whether any person here can locate the grave.
Mrs. Huldah Ross died on the 14th of January at the residence of her son Dr. S. P. Ross at Caney, in the 78th year of her age. She was a native of North Carolina but has resided for many years in Texas. She was visiting her daughter who resides at Caney when she was stricken down. About three years ago her husband was visiting their daughter when he was taken sick and died.
A Herald reporter saw Dr. LeRoy Long yesterday and inquired about smallpox in the Choctaw country. The doctor says that cases exist at the central camp at South McAlester, Wilburton, Redland, and Allen. The latest development was a negro woman who arrived in South McAlester Tuesday supposedly from Checotah, with a well developed case of smallpox. Or course the people who were with her in the car and those who approached her before she was taken to camp were exposed to the disease. Dr. Long went to Sterrett yesterday to investigate a suspected case.
A famers’ institution is an organization of farmers which holds meetings for the purpose of exchanging opinions on matters related to farming. Institutes are not successful in unprogressive communities and it is seen that the localities where institutes are held are usually prosperous. They are prosperous for the reason that farmers who are studious and interested in their work usually succeed. The experiment station at Stillwater is anxious to help in the meetings. One or more speakers will be sent to each institute if request is received a sufficient time in advance so that arrangement may be made.
Tuesday Marshal Jackson placed under arrest John Johnson and Anthony Hillyard, charged with introducing and selling liquor. They were taken to Durant Tuesday evening and bound over by commissioner Ralls and in default of bail were placed in Atoka jail. When arrested Johnson had in his possession three pints of whisky. This is the third charge against Johnson, he having given bond in two prior cases. After having been arrested Johnson was allowed to go to his home and he took advantage of the license to secure a horse and ride away. He was captured, however, about a mile and a half from the house.