The Caddo Herald
September 28, 1945
A Bit of Improving
Postmaster Carl Petty has put a new roof on his house.
The Presbyterian Church now is being repaired and painted.
The editor’s home has a new roof and doesn’t leak any more.
Several are putting in gas and connecting with sewer line.
Nearly every house in town is in need of paint and repairs so long put off on account of war.
Captain James Goddard, Miss Anne Clymer Wed
Captain James Goddard and Miss Anne Clymer were untied in marriage at the Waples Memorial church in Denison Tuesday evening, Chaplain Wm. H. Dickinson officiating with a single ring ceremony.
Captain Goddard is the son of Mrs. Sadie Goddard, was raised in Caddo, went to school here, later to Durant. He was a member of the National Guard, went to Africa and Germany with the 45th division, is now home.
The bride is the daughter of J. R. Clymer, Denison.
B. N. Lifsey, aged 84 years, a pioneer citizen of Durant, died there Tuesday evening.
Ned Shepler, Lawton editor, is to be appointed as a regent of Oklahoma University in place of Harrington Wimberly, resigned.
J. B. Park brought the first bale of 1945 cotton to the gin in Caddo Tuesday a week ago. It was about a month later than average time. Durant got first bale Wednesday this week.
All kinds of Electric Service: Irons, Lights, Sweepers, Motors, and washing machines. Satisfaction guaranteed. See Lee Simmons. (my grandfather)
Mrs. Walter Fowble Dies Tuesday in Caddo
Mrs. Walter Fowble died Tuesday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. J. Gecks after a long incurable illness. Burial will be in Durant cemetery Friday afternoon, the funeral was held in Holmes Chapel, Durant preceding interment. Mrs. Fowble recently moved to Caddo from Muskogee to be in her daughter’s home.
Pleas Whisenhunt Has Discharge from Army
Pleas Whisenhunt arrived at home yesterday with a discharge from the army in which he has served four years, coming home lately from France. Pleas originally was with the 45th in training.
S. E. Whisenhunt went to the camp at Chaffe to bring him to his home. Said they were in a driving rain all the way.
Pleas is looking well and his many friends are glad to see him again.
Set Back Clocks One House September 30th
President Truman on Tuesday signed into law the bill abolishing war time and putting back all clocks one hour, standard U. S. time, effective September 30.
Still we have collisions in the air. Looks like the universe is wide enough for them to pass.
More auto wrecks on the road. Most of them could be avoided by using a little care.
What the hurry anyway?
Pat Hurley is back from his special mission to China. He will report direct to the President.
Sgt. Joe David Szenasi Gets Decorations
Sgt. Joe David Szenasi, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Szenasi, route 2, Caddo, is a member of the 531 Air Service Group. At this time he is working as an automotive equipment mechanic.
He attended Caddo High School and before entering the army was a farmer. He joined the army at Durant in March 1942, and was overseas in August ’43. He wears the European-African Theatre ribbon along with two battle stars.