The Durant Daily Democrat
December 17, 1937
Fern Sims, Winona Nation, Joe Meadows and Nan Sherwood, who are attending school at Murray State College, Tishomingo, spent the past weekend at home with their parents.
Miss Dorothy Park of Durant spent the last weekend with her uncle and aunt, Rev. and Mrs. A. S. Eggner.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwards and family visited in Howe, Texas last Sunday.
Miss Marinell Kuschke was in Durant last Thursday shopping.
Mr. C. A. Hancock, a resident of Caddo since 1872, died last Thursday evening in the Durant hospital age 80 years, one month, and 26 days. Funeral services ere conducted Saturday afternoon at the Methodist church by the pastor Rev. A. S. Eggner. Interment in the Caddo Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. C. A. Hancock of Caddo, six children, Phyllis Hancock of Oklahoma City, Paul Hancock of Tulsa, Ida Hancock of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Russell Faudree of Atoka, Mrs. Harold C. Parker, of Shawnee and Jack Hancock of Caddo. Also ten grandchildren.
Mrs. Walter Carlson, Miss Mary Louise Callahan and Miss Helen Park of Durant visited Rev. and Mrs. A. S. Eggner last Sunday afternoon.
Miss Phyllis Hancock of Oklahoma City has been visiting her mother Mrs. C. A Hancock.
Mrs. J. N. Nation, who has been ill for several days, is able to be up now.
Mr. Jack Hancock, who has been in Washington, D. C. for some time is at home now.
Mr. U. S. Markham, who has been confined opt his bed for the past week, is able to be up and at the variety store now.
Miss Caroline Moore is home form Murray college, Tishomingo on account of illness.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Danford, of Oklahoma City, were dinner guests at the Methodist parsonage last Saturday.
The American Legion Auxiliary held their annual Christmas party last Monday night at the Legion hut.
Through a WPA project the streets of Caddo are being graveled. This is a great improvement to the town and should be highly appreciated by the townspeople.
Don’t forget the standing invitation of the ministers of Caddo to attend church.