The Durant Weekly News
August 28, 1936
The pastor of the Methodist Church was delighted with the good attendance last Sunday.
Mrs. Pom Sargent and her daughters Helen and Marinell have returned from Abilene, Texas where they have been visiting relatives for the past two weeks.
Mrs. W. P. Danford of Oklahoma City visited her sister Mrs. Eggner Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Shubert of Oklahoma City visited Mrs. Shubert’s father, Mr. Jack Craghead last Sunday.
Miss Nadine Guthrie visited in Sulphur last Sunday.
David Wilson of Stillwater is visiting his mother and sister this week.
Mr. W. W. Boone visited his son in Atoka last Sunday.
Mrs. Hugh Dickey of Tulsa is visiting her parents Dr. and Mrs. Dickey this week.
Mr. John Green of Okemah visited his parents Mr. and Mrs. Green Monday and Tuesday.
Miss Marinell Kuschke visited in Sherman, Texas Sunday.
Mrs. S. S. Sessions returned from the Texas Centennial Monday.
The Caddo Public Schools will begin their fall term Monday August 31t. The completed faculty is: Joe McKinnis, Supt., Oscar Henninger, Principal. High School: Miss Zuleika Boland, English, Ocie Faudree, History, Horace Powers, Science, Miss Lucretia Haggard, Home Economics. Junior High: Clarence Dyer, Junior High, Miss Evelyn Taylor, stenography and music. J. Lee Watson, principal of grammar school, 6th grade, Miss Cecil Jones, 5th grade and music, Miss Earnestine Carroll, 4th grade, Miss Alma Brown, 3rd grade, Mrs. R. W. Wilson, 1st grade.
Last Thursday night the barn of Cobb Trout was destroyed by fire of unknown origin. Mr. Trout sustained a loss of about $600.00. He had no insurance.
The Sunday school classes of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Crossett were entertained last week with a picnic supper at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hatsell Powell who live about 3 ½ miles west of Caddo.
Around Caddo quite a lot of prairie and Johnson grass hay was produced. This part of the county is not so badly off where the people tried. Good oats, some hay and some corn, and cotton is a better crop than expected.