The Caddo Herald
July 4, 1902
Walter Rathburn is again employed as clerk in the post office.
Mrs. J. A. Fielder from Ardmore visited her sister, Mrs. C. A. Bilbo, in Caddo last week.
J. H. Dobson, wife and child, were in town from Emet Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mrs. A. Bentley, from Houston, Texas, spent the week in Caddo, the guest of Mrs. J. L. Harris.
Misses Myrtle and Cleve Farrington and Rhetta Beaird visited friends at Bokchito last week.
Miss May Dawson arrived Sunday from Bells, Texas, and is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. W. Craig.
Mrs. E. W. Monroe is visiting her mother at Honey Grove and sister at Celeste, Texas this week.
Mrs. C. A Bilbo left this week for a visit to their ranch at Albion, I. T. where she will probably spend the summer.
Misses Francis Lyle, Mary McArthur, and Ita Wallace returned Monday from attending the Summer Normal at Jones Academy.
B. O. Smith and wife returned Tuesday from a trip to Texas and while returning their child was bitten by a snake, from which it suffered severely.
Mrs. S. J. Homer attended Conference at Emet the first of the week as a delegate from the Caddo W. P. and H. M. Society. She and her son, St. Clair, returned home Monday.
Dr. Long attended the meeting of the Choctaw Medical Board at South McAlester this week. About twenty physicians were examined for practice in the Choctaw Nation.
Dr. Rutherford was here from Bennington last Friday. He had just suffered a painful accident by his horse stepping on his foot. He reports his town improving every day.
William Dowell and wife, from Lone Oak, Texas, are visiting relatives in Caddo this week. Tuesday they, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hamer, left for a week’s outing on Boggy.
Col. Francis Preston, of Preston City, was in to see us Wednesday. He has just returned from an extended trip to Washington, D. C. and comes back in time to reopen his school in two weeks from Monday.
Sunday afternoon, June 28, 1902, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Baxter, the bridegroom’s parents, Rev. Calvin Robinson officiating, Mr. Walter W. Baxter and Miss Alta Pierce were untied in marriage. Walter is a well known young man; in every respect worthy of the prize he has won. Miss Pierce is the only and most charming daughter of Mrs. Pierce, who lives eight miles east of town. After the ceremony the guests, numbering about twenty-five or thirty, partook of a most excellent supper prepared by Mrs. Baxter.