Friday, April 3, 1874
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I have entered into an arrangement with Mr. G. McPherson, by which he takes charge of the editorial department of the STAR. All communications of whatever character should be addressed to him. W. J. Hemby
Preaching second Sabbath, at 11 a.m. by Rev. J. S. Murrow.
Fourth Sabbath, at 11a.m. by Rev. R. J. Hogue, Pastor.
Sabbath School very Sabbath at 10 a. m., R. P. Jones, Sup’t.
Prayer meeting every Wednesday at 7 p. m.
Free seats, and a cordial invitation to all.
Caddo Lodge No. 311
Regular communications, last Tuesday in each month. G. McPherson, W. M.
R. P. Jones, Sec’y. Feb. 27, 1874
Dr. W. S. Burks received new goods a few days ago.
The famine in India seems to be on the decrease.
Messrs. Walner & Welch are just in receipt of a heavy shipment of corn meal.
Dr. J. H. Moore of Boggy Depot is authorized to act as general agent for the STAR.
March went out “like a lion”. The parting embrace of Winter was rough on the Vernal Queen.
Anything in the staple or fancy grocery line can be had by calling on “Shell” Tucker at the house of D. A. Folsom.
We see from the Denison New South, that our “big sister” over the river is in a fair way to bite herself with a mad dog.
After this week the STAR office will be in the building at the North end of Main Street, immediately in front of Capt. Welch’s dwelling.
Mr. Hugh Cox has a full stock of general merchandise, and the polite and genial Maj. M. J. B. Young is always pleased to entertain his friends and customers.
The little prairie flowers are peeping from the ground; but the rude breath of lingering winter makes them droop their lovely heads, and mourn their early bloom.
Mr. Marchand, of the firm of Marchand & Fenlon, returned yesterday from the North and East, where he has been making purchases to add to their already extensive stock of goods.
Our “devil” made a devil of a mistake in our name, this week; but we suppose he was so astonished at the idea of our being an editor, that in the excitement and confusion of the moment, he inadvertently put in the extra “M”. Under the circumstances, we can well excuse him.
Bread stuffs are so scarce the people should use every exertion this spring to have a “patch” of corn, potatoes and other vegetables to come in as early as possible. They can live then on but little bread till the wheat crop is harvested, after which we think the trouble will be passed.
In connection with the ceremonies performed at Osage Mission on Saint Patrick’s Day, we see the name of Miss Susan Burks, daughter of our esteemed friend and fellow townsman, Dr. W. S. Burks, spoken of in the highest and most complimentary terms.
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