This is a great set of locals. December is usually a good month for lots of names and activities. I found four names here that I needed!
The Caddo Herald
December 29, 1916
G. E. Merriman is one of the Herald’s new readers.
Charlie Jones went to Durant Tuesday on business.
Break your Cold or LaGrippe with a few doses of 666.
J. H. Hogan was a business visitor to Durant Tuesday.
Miss Mary Thurmond is at home this week visiting homefolks.
Elmer Rowsey left Wednesday for Altus to visit his brother.
Ted Hampton was here Monday from Chickasha visiting friends.
Judge Freeny and Walter Baxter had business in Durant Tuesday.
Have two good second-hand heating stoves for sale. J. L. Campbell.
Dr. J. R. Allen visited his parent at Floyd, Texas, Monday and Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Eichenberger spent Christmas with relatives in Konawa.
Give J. C. Brigance your Insurance.
W. H. Slack and son, Buster, left Tuesday to visit relatives in Honey Grove.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Dodd, St. Clair Homer, and Dr. H. E. Rappolee spent Tuesday in Durant.
Little Miss Geneva Payne arrived Wednesday from Wapanucka to spend a few days visiting her cousin Little Miss Janice Crossett.
A fine boy came last Wednesday to make his home with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Manning.
Rev. J. H. Crain was here this week from Coweta, greeting many of his friends in Caddo.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Bass visited Mrs. Bass’s parents near Colbert Saturday and Sunday.
Harve Phelps put himself in good standing with The Herald Tuesday as did several other good friends.
Miss Verbo Cooper from Dallas is spending the week in Caddo, the guest of her aunt Mrs. J. D. Freeny.
Will Driver was in town Christmas day watching the performance. He paid The Herald a pleasant call.
Wanted- A nice girl to do general housework and help around the house. Will pay liberally. See J. H. Doxee.
J. C. Brigance has money to loan on city or farm property at less than 7 per cent.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul England and son from Durant spent Tuesday in Caddo, the guest of Dr. and Mrs. R. H. Grassham.
Mrs. Barlow Roberts, of Sherman is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Rathbun near Caddo, and other friends here.
H. C. Mills, from Pierce City, Mo. was here this week visiting his son, Geo. H. Mills of the Security National Bank.
Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Rowsey and daughter from Altus, W. A. Rowsey from Tulsa, and Mrs. J. B. Melton and children from Ft. Worth, were here this week visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Rowsey.
Mrs. E. N. Riley and daughters Misses Vella Mae and Evlyn, from Greenville, Texas are the guests of Mrs. John Ray this week.
Mrs. J. E. Bass has as guests this week Miss Mamie Crain of Hugo, Miss Lillian Morrow of Durant, and Miss Vernon Washington of Durant.
I represent standard insurance companies; all losses promptly paid. Let me have your next policy. A. E. Ray, Jr.
Let J. C. Brigance loan you money to build you a home at less than 7 per cent; long time payments.
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Williams have bought the J. M. Goddard place now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Styron and will move into it soon after the first of the year.
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Hill left Monday to make their home at Altus, Texas. The Herald will go to them to keep them informed as to what Caddo people are doing.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Beaty and son, Lane, came up from Durant to spend Christmas with home folks. Carl will not be sworn in as county treasurer until July first.
Those who were so inclined enjoyed a ball at McCoy Hall Monday night, it being Christmas. There was a good crowd present. The music also was reported to be excellent.
Sargent Bros., the Draymen, can haul anything anywhere. Call 84 when you want something moved. Always ready for work. It’s worth something to know that it will be done right.
Last Tuesday a young lady came to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earnest L. Pitchlynn to make her home. Earnest was in town Friday receiving the congratulations of his many friends here.
The weather for Christmas was so good that nearly everybody spent the day out doors. Some were hunting, some were driving, some were visiting. Altogether it was a splendid Christmas.
At the C. A. Hancock home Monday there was held a family reunion. Some twenty-three members gathered around the fireside and hospitable board and all enjoyed the occasion. The Herald could not learn all the names of the guests.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Turnbull and son were up from Durant this week spending a few days with relatives. Walter goes out of office the first of January and will open a law office in the Bennett building where he will be glad to see his friends.
This week seems to be moving week as well as stock-taking week. The merchants are taking advantage of the interval in business to see what they have left. A great many farmers are moving into the community and some few are moving out.