The Caddo Herald
September 8, 1899
W. T. Smith is in his new store building now.
Dr. Jackson of Bokchito was in the city Wednesday.
William Ferguson shipped two car loads of hogs to Dallas Tuesday and R. A. Riddle shipped cattle and hogs to Kansas City Wednesday.
Miss Lizzie Turnbull went to Purcell Wednesday to attend school.
Prof. John Smith of Bonham has a position with the Lyle School.
Mr. Miller’s new house is now completed and occupied by Mr. G. Miller.
Dr. T. J. Long and Rev. J. M. Moore of Bennington were in Atoka Saturday.
Misses Mary, Ella, and Eunice Freeny, daughters of Judge R. C. Freeny, departed Wednesday for Purcell where they will attend school.
Mr. D. A. Brown, who resides near the bridge at the Nail crossing, passed through Caddo Sunday on her way to Dallas to visit friends and relatives.
Married at the Methodist parsonage on the 2nd instant, Mr. J. L. Williams of Palmer and Mrs. Martha Thompson of Bokchito, Rev. Scruggs officiating. (“instant” means “this month”)
Mr. Billingslea of Blue was a caller at The Herald office Wednesday.
Blue Camp No. 28, Woodmen of the World, gave a picnic at Blue Post Office Saturday. It was well attended and enjoyed as picnics always are. An address of welcome was made by Rev. W. D. Ingram. Bokchito Lodge attended in body.
C. H. Colbert is erecting a good residence near the river. It will be a modern farm home when completed.
Miss Mattie Wentzell has arrived in Caddo and is in charge of the music class of Mrs. Mae Hamilton’s school.
Willie H. Low, after spending the vacation with his father and mother at Paul’s Valley, returned home Monday.
C. B. Farrington and C. C. Jennings left the city Monday for Bennington; from there they will go to the Chickasaw Nation.
J. P. House, of the firm of Ellis & House, who has been absent for some time on account of sickness, returned home Friday.
J. G. Slayton, of Huntsville, Alabama, who has been visiting his brother, W. S. Slayton of Bennington, departed Monday for home.