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The Caddo Herald
May 30, 1902
Durant had a small fire Tuesday. The Stinson Livery Stable and a confectionery were burned.
J. W. Carr, of Wynnewood, is spending several days in Caddo visiting his daughter, Mrs. Mayor McCoy.
Mrs. M. M. Booth, from Durant, spent several days in Caddo this week visiting her son, C. A. Booth of Smith’s Pharmacy.
Miss Robbie Travis returned last Thursday from attendance at the Hardin College at Mexico, Missouri.
Messrs. C. A. Hancock, H. M. Dunlap, Peter Maytubby, and Mrs. W. N. Jones shipped a number of cars of cattle each this week to Kansas and St. Louis. Ira L. Smith, C. W. Grayson, William McBride and Amos K. Bass accompanied the St. Louis shipments and Bud Maytubby the Kansas City shipments. The boys who went to St. Louis will go to New York for a pleasure trip before they return. The cattle were all fine lookers and will bring a good price on the market.
The shipments of cattle my Messrs. Hancock and Dunlap and Mrs. Jones this week brought in St. Louis about $5.40 and those of Mr. Maytubby at Kansas City brought $5.90.
Prof. Francis Preston, of Caney, has gone to St. Charles, Missouri where he is being treated for an affliction of the eyes.
It is with pleasure we note that Dolph Gardner, of Caddo, won $5 prize for being the best drilled private in the entire battalion at Jones Academy last week. Victor Kelley of Durant won the $2 prize for being the best drilled cadet in Company B.
Rev. J. K. Wooten, who is superintendent for the territory of the Anti Saloon League, preached at the Methodist Church, South, last Sunday morning and night and also on Monday night. He is organizing branches of the league in every town in the Territory and their purpose is to see that the liquor laws of this Territory are enforced.
Last Friday evening Mrs. Charles E. McPherren and mother, Mrs. S. P. Adams, of Milwaukee, entertained a large number of friends at cards. The party gathered at 9 o’clock and progressive whist was played, the highest score was made by Miss Francis Lyle and Mr. Barlow Roberts, the lowest by Mrs. E. B. Lyle and the editor…Those present were Mesdames A. C. Joyce, E. B. Lyle, L. R. Tenner, A. B. Cummins, C. A. Bilbo, A. Rathbun, H. T. Chiles, C. A. Elting, Barlow Roberts, J. L. Rapploee, Misses Annie Crossett, and Frances Lyle and Messrs. A. C. Joyce, Barlow Roberts, J. L. Rappolee, A. Rathbun, C. H. Elting, H. T. Chiles, G. A. Crossett, and Charles E. McPherren. Miss Leela Adams and Master George Rathbun were present.