The Caddo Herald
April 28, 1899
Married: James Bentley and Miss Mary Hull were married at Durant Sunday last.
Died: About 4 o’clock Thursday morning a boy, 5 years old, named Resor, who lived with his father on the Field’s place north of town, was killed by lightening. He was sleeping with his father who received severe shock, but was not killed. The family has recently moved to the vicinity and little is known of them.
J. S. Hancock went to Fort Worth Tuesday on business.
Mrs. Robert Travis has been very sick, but is now improving.
D. McCoy visited his mother in Sherman, Texas, this week.
Mrs. J. J. Reed, of Wapanucka, is in Caddo attending Presbytery.
Chick Lynch, from Derr, North Carolina, is visiting his brother R. T. Lynch.
W. H. Attaway, postmaster at Bennington, was in Caddo Monday.
Miss Birdie Veach, of Durant, visited friends in Caddo Sunday and Monday.
Rev. R. M. Kelley and A. W. Goodwin, of Alvord, Texas, have been in Caddo this week.
Contractor McKenzie, of Texas, is in Caddo this week figuring on some brick buildings.
The examining trial of George Willis, charged with introducing has been set for May 4th in Durant.
Miss Ethel Nail returned home Wednesday from Pauls Valley where she has been visiting friends.
G. A. Pate, of Atoka, was in Caddo this week on his way to Bennington to attend to professional business.
W. J. Moon is hauling bricks for his new store building on Buffalo Street. Work will begin on it Monday.
The new dental parlors of Dr. Miller, in the Masterson building, are fitted for first class work.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bilbo returned from Ardmore Saturday where they had been visiting friend and relatives.
Mrs. A. C. Risner, of Durant, is in Caddo under the treatment of Dr. Leroy Long. Mrs. Risner has had a severe attack of the measles.
The laborers on the brick yard of E. F. Brown have levied a laborers lien and the case will be heard at Durant Monday.
Miss Gertrude Best left Caddo Monday for Greenville, Texas, where she will visit friends a few days, and then proceed to her home in Nashville, Tennessee.
Attorney Homer has received from C. A. Manning the nicest desk in town. It will ornament the new office which will be occupied this week.
William Winham, a former resident of Caddo, but now of Denison, Texas, is spending a few days this week in town.
The Chickasaw Townsite Commission began their work yesterday in Colbert.
Indian presbytery convened in the Presbyterian Church Tuesday the 25th. After the opening sermon by Rev. W. J. B. Lloyd the Presbytery was organized by the election of Rev. C. J. Ralston of Caddo as moderator. The flowing ministers and delegates are among those present:
W. J. B. Lloyd, Bennington; C. E. Hotchin, Caddo; C. J. Ralston, Caddo; Henry Wilson, Lehigh; J. F. Lloyd, Durant; Silas Cole, Antlers; J. P. Grobons, Goodland; Dr. Smith, Durant; Ed Graham, Colbert; J. M. Franklin, Bethel; Joseph Newberry, Double Springs; Peter Hamer, Caddo; William Risner, Bennington; Moses Keeneahi, Gooland; Edmund Wesley, Pine Springs; W. H. Albright, Macedonia; Liston Noahba, Oskechito.