The Oklahoma Star
October 5, 1876
Caddo, C. N., I. T.
Published Every Thursday
Star office north end of Main Street in front to Capt. W. A. Welch’s dwelling.
Put up stoves.
Days getting shorter.
Nights getting longer.
Corn gathering time.
The last of the musquitoes.
No preaching here last Sunday.
Cotton down to starvation figures.
The Ides of November draw near.
Marchand & Fenlon buy all kinds of country produce.
Times are dull, but we live in hope they will soon be better.
The fall season is the best to set out fruit and ornamental trees.
We learn that Gov. Cole was to have delivered his message yesterday.
Col. J. D. Harris of the Chickasaw Nation was in town this week.
Oklahoma No. VI from the Kansas City Times will appear in the STAR next week.
Just received a beautiful lot of new prints and for sale cheap at Marchand & Fenlon’s.
For the last three days trains from the south have been behind time, several hours.
As the campaign draws to a close the skies brighten for Tilden and Hendricks.
His Excellency, Gov. Cole, passed through town Sunday last on his way to Armstrong.
Last night there was a light shower of rain with considerable wind from the north.
Mrs. Marchand returned a few days ago to cheer the home of her disconsolate husband.
Mrs. Harlan returned yesterday from a visit to her grief-stricken friends at South Canadian.
Mr. W. H. McCurdy, the M. K. & T. agent returned last week from his visit to the Centennial.
The Chickasaw legislature is still in session and it is supposed will be for two or three weeks yet.
The fourth cavalry, under Gen. McKenzie, goes into active service with Gen. Crook in his proposed winter campaign.
So far as we have been able to learn, the grasshoppers have done little or no damage in the Territory.
Miss Lena Hotchkin has our thanks for the most beautiful bouquet of the season. It is magnificent- sweet as the giver.
Wm. E. Woodruff, Jr. has retired from the editorial department of the Little Rock Gazette and Mr. Charles E. Coffin takes his place.
Wednesday night was made hideous by the firing of pistols and yelling of demons through the streets.
Winter in the north has set in earlier than common and the indications are that it will be unusually severe.
Go to Marchand & Fenlon for bargains, they keep the only general assortment of goods in Caddo.
Just received by Marchand & Fenlon, one car load of bedsteads, one car load of queensware, and one car load of crockery.
The Vindicator man says he “CAN’T CONCEIVE AN IDEA”. Well that’s what we told you; it takes a man of some brains to conceive an idea.
The Choctaw and Chickasaw commission, appointed for the purpose of regulating the mining interest of the two Nations, are now in session here.
Cas. E. Gooding, one of the commissioners on the part of the Chickasaws for regulating the mining interests of the country gave us a friendly call this morning.
Col. P. P. Pitchlyn, one of the oldest and most prominent Choctaws now living and who for a number of years has resided in Washington City, passed through Caddo this week on his way to Armstrong Academy to attend council.