The Oklahoma Star
November 16, 1875
There is more cotton shipped from Caddo than from every other point in the Territory put together. There seems to be a scarcity of cotton pickers throughout the entire country where the great staple is grown.
Capt. W. A. Welch left on Friday morning’s train for St. Louis.
We had the pleasure of meeting Capt. Standley and Col. D. F. Harkins Friday evening last as they were returning home from council.
Col. P. P. Pitchinny who has been in attendance at the Choctaw Council ever since it convened left Friday morning for his home in Washington City.
The two gins at Boggy Depot, Wright and Martin, will put up about six hundred bales of cotton this season.
Ex-governor Wright called on us last week and says the health of Boggy Depot is improving, but there is considerable sickness yet, especially among the children.
Gen. D. H. Cooper came down from Ft. Washita last week and remained in town several days. We are pleased to see that he has regained his good health.
Judge G. W. Thompson, started Friday night to Ft. Smith; is a witness in the U. S. Courts there.
Yesterday two disinterested men examined the corn received by Dr. Walner, who offered a dollar for the largest ear. It was found that Peter Maytubby took the premium. He had two ears which weighed 1-lb. 5-oz. each. Every ear on exhibition was very fine.