The Caddo Herald
February 14, 1902
We’re glad to report Miss Joe Droke recovered from her severe spell of pneumonia.
O. B. Womack was here several days this week visiting relatives, the family of W. J. Moon.
Miss Donna Emerson from Magnolia, Arkansas, is visiting in Caddo, the guest of Miss Annie Crossett.
Mrs. Charles E. McPherren delightfully entertained the Euchre Club at her home in northwest Caddo last Saturday evening.
Died: Mrs. Sarilda Burris died last week of which we failed to make mention at the time. Condolences are extended to relatives.
Millar Faulkner and family have moved here from Denton, Texas and will make their home here.
W. W. Clinkscales arrived in town Monday to be at the bedside of his wife who is ill. He has been at Atoka, Guertie, and other towns in the northwest part of the Choctaw Nation.
Deputy Marshals J. N. Jackson and A. N. Wilcox were in Caddo yesterday and emptied several quarts and pints of booze. An arrest or two was made. Evidence and prisoners were taken to Atoka.
Our old dear friend Jim Knight was in to see us last Monday. He and Sam Markham have built a storehouse on McGee Creek and are now stocking it up with needs for the people.
Up to Saturday night there had been shipped from the Caddo market exactly 7,912 bales of cotton. There will be about 200 bales yet to come, making our receipts something over 8,000 bales. For every lot of this cotton the famer has received the highest market price.
Died: Mrs. Leslie Risner, widow of George Risner, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. S. Smith at Bennington, Monday evening of pneumonia. Deceased was the mother of J. Risner and A. C. Risner and was prominently connected and well known in this country; was the aunt of S. J. Homer and mother of Mrs. Tennessee Hunter. Solomon J. Homer attended the funeral Tuesday. Condolences are extended to the many relatives and friends.