The Caddo Herald
September 9, 1904
Locally Interesting: Items about Caddo
and Caddo people. The week’s news.
Candies at Craghead’s
Confectionaries at Craghead’s
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Mrs. M. E. Gragg spent Monday in Caney.
Denton Phillips was up from Caney Monday.
Ira L. Smith spent Labor Day here from Atoka.
Music and Elocution taught. See Mrs. Homer.
Miss Cleva Farrington visited friends in Durant Sunday.
Editor Lynn Maddox was here from Hugo Wednesday.
Amos K. Bass spent Wednesday in Caney on business.
Give Hill Bros. your order for groceries. Everything clean.
The Katy is doing some good work on the cotton platform.
Finest photo work at Clinkscales. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Miss Rhetta Beaird spent a few days visiting in Durant last week.
J. F. Lamb & Son, contractors and builders; shop on Main Street.
Dick Grayson and Tom Manning are visiting the Fair City this week.
Mrs. L. R. Teubnes, from Atoka, spent Tuesday with relatives here.
Call for a limeade at Dodd’s Soda Fountain. Best you ever had.
Let us show you what we have in the way of fine eatables. Craghead Bros.
For Sale- a few nice pigs. Apply, Virgil R. Walker.
Mrs. Lelah Brauderick came in Saturday and will visit here a few days.
If you want a house built it will pay you to figure with J. F. Lamb & Son.
Wanted- To buy at once, 15 cars of new corn. Bass, the grocer.
Earnest Bass, Roy Wood, and Earnest Pitchlynn visited in Denison Sunday.
Smith’s Premium lard, ham, and breakfast bacon. Phone 72. Hill Bros.
Men wanted to work in timber. Leeper & Chiles.
Caddo public school began Monday with a large attendance. Is your child going?
Miss Chloe Rogers returned Saturday from a three weeks’ visit in Honey Grove.
Mrs. Homer has returned to Caddo and is residing in the Wheeler residence.
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Miss Ammie Russell returned Monday from a visit to relatives at Shawnee, Ok.
A party of local picnickers spent last Friday on the banks of Blue having a good time.
P. H. Boxley was looking after business of Boxley & Son in Caney Wednesday.
“Cub” Harrison visited the family of A. M. Russell in Caddo last week from Collinsville.
Mesdames B. F. Maddox and C. W. Hill are visiting relatives in Van Alstyne, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Leeper from Denison spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Chiles.
Sewing machines and ammunition for sale and guns to rent at the Blue Front on Main Street.
Gov. Hooper from Bonham came in Tuesday and will work with the Caddo Gin this season.
Wylie Moore of Whitewright has accepted a position with the big store of W. J. Moon.
Mr. Albert Walker of Rockwall, Tex. spent the week in Caddo visiting his son, A. E. Walker.
Sell me you corn. Bass the grocer.
Mrs. Evelyn Litsinger from Denison has accepted a position with W. J. Moon as bookkeeper.
The best Ice Cream in town at the Corner Drug Store. Try it once and you will have no other.
The fourth quarterly meeting of the M. E. church will be held at the church here Oct. ___ (can’t read).
Vinita could not stand the cough cart. An ordinance was passed against running autos on the street.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. McCoy and Mrs. I. G. Abney left Monday to spend a week in St. Louis seeing the fair.
Miss Annie Barnes, from Marshal, Texas, is visiting the family of D. O. Beaird in Caddo this week.
Herbert Turner was here Saturday and Sunday from Rockwall, Texas, spending the time with his father.
$4,000 worth of property in Caddo to trade for farm or pasture land. J. F. Lamb
Garments that fit always wear better and look better. Let Hill take your orders. He always guarantees a fit.
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An Epworth League was organized at the Methodist Church south, Sunday night. Mrs. S. J. Homer was elected president.
S. W. Maytubby was a visitor to Tishomingo this week. He was accompanied by his son Sam, who entered the Harley Institute.
Men wanted to cut cord wood. Leeper & Chiles.
Mrs. Mary Upton, after a few weeks visit to relatives, Mesdames Henderson, Chiles and Elting, returned last Thursday to her home at Houston.
Misses Ida and Garnett Hudspeth returned to their homes at Madill this week after a visit of a few days with their brother James Hudspeth.
We are always in the market for good fat hogs. Also want a limited number of good stock hogs. R. A. Riddels & Son.
William and Chas. Semple left Sunday for Lexington, Va. where they will attend Washington and Lee University. William has already spent one term in the college.
Miss Helen Helvey, form Pasadena, Cal., arrived Sunday and will spend some time visiting her aunts, Mesdames W. P. Wood and J. K. Bass. She is en route to the world’s fair.
Have some embroidery for sale on exhibition at Abney & Vincent’s. Also do embroidery work to order, such as lunch cloths, center pieces, shirt waists. Mrs. Homer
Saturday night Mrs. C. A. Bilbo gave the young folks a party at her home in honor of her sons, Charlie, William and Cecil. The little folks that attended report a most enjoyable time spent.
Preaching in the Baptist church next Sunday. Subject for morning, “Jesus Cleansing the Leper”. Evening subject, “Why do we have sorrow and trials?” All are cordially invited to attend the services.
Monday and Tuesday Messrs. Al and John Ray, Cleveland Ray, and George Turnbull engaged in a wolf chase east of town near the Ray ranch. Two beasts were caught and killed by their dogs. The gentlemen report an exciting time.
W. A. Brooks of Bokchito this year raised thirty bushels of peanuts form one peck planted. Ten rows, two hundred feet long was all the land required. This crop will be a paying one. On the same land he raised over four thousand small musk melons.
At the opera house quite a number of people assembled Wednesday night an enjoyed roller skating. The skating will be had nightly for an indefinite time. The management will preserve good order and the ladies are especially invited to attend.
“A Husband on Salary” played at the opera house to a small crowd Tuesday night. They offered the money back if they were dissatisfied. No one asked for their money. However, a _____ could not be expected by the small audience.
On the third Sunday in this month the pastor of the M. E. church south requests that all members of the church be present as they are going to have a church rally. At night he will preach a sermon to the Odd Fellows. Everybody is invited to attend.
Ben Siegel returned Tuesday from St. Louis. He has been gone two weeks and bought the largest amount of goods he ever had in Caddo. He intends to do lots of business this fall and will make his price way down to rock bottom. Watch for his advertisements.
Mrs. A. B. (E.?) Walker died yesterday morning at 4 o’clock. Deceased was the wife of A. B. (E.?) Walker; was loved by those who knew her. She was __ years of age and had no children. The funeral will be held today at the Caddo cemetery. The Herald extends condolences to the bereaved husband and relatives. (Not in cemetery records.)
Protect your business and your family by insuring your life in the Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co. Represented by H. Edwards & Co.
Street Commissioner Russell has begun some needed crossing and culvert work on our streets. In this connection it would be well for property owners to fix their sidewalks as the muddy season will soon be here and the sidewalks will be needed. Every town needs good sidewalks and Caddo most of all.
The Caddo Herald has ordered a large number of campaign buttons which contain photos of the candidates for president of the two great parties. For each dollar paid on subscription The Herald will give one of these buttons, the choice to rest with the once receiving it. They will be here in a day or two. Get one of them and let it be known on which side you stand.
A sad accident occurred at the home of Mr. Gunkle, five miles northwest of Caddo last week. Mary, the 10-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gunkle was making a fire in the cooking stove and as she was pouring the oil from a five gallon can it became ignited and exploded. The little girl was so badly burned she expired in a few hours. In trying to smother the flames the mother was also badly burned. The bereaved ones have the sympathy of the entire community. (Alternate spelling would be Gunkel. Neither in cemetery listing.)
In honor of Misses Marie Travis and Vista Slack, Mrs. A. S. Rutherford entertained a crowd of misses and misters at her hospitable home in Caddo Friday night. Those present were Misses Ruby Tarpley, Effie Smith, Minnie Beaird, Stella McCoy, Ethel Cobb, Clara Petty, Tomille Arnold, Katy Hill, Aline Clinkscales, and Jossie Riddel; Masters Morgan and Lecil Ray, Sterill Slack, Mike Leflore, Duke McCulley, Charles and Cecil Bilbo, Clifton Slack and Claude Smith.