No, I have not exhausted our supply of Caddo news, but sometimes it is good to visit with the neighbors.
The Caddo Herald
September 5, 1913
Crops in this part of the county need rain. Most everyone had to haul their stock water.
Most everyone went to the carnival. All report a nice time and hope to have a better time next year.
Our meeting which was held by our pastors, S. W. and George North was quite interesting. Twenty-one by baptism and several additions to the church. The candidates were as follows: Misses Hallie Larmon, Della Amos, Lula Blackman, Ethel Moffatt, Bessie Bill, Agnes Adams, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Carnette, Nate Mill, Mrs. Fletcher, Mesdames Earl Philip, Tom Hillis, Earl Martin, Jimmie Barton, Agie Stonebarger and Jim Andrews.
Miss Myrtle Klithe of Jackson, Ok. Spent last week with her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Jones.
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Ivey died last week and was buried in the Turnbull Cemetery.
G. E. Moffatt spent Monday night with his brother, Fred.
Miss Vinnie Hardage and Mr. Wiley Stevens of Freeny Chapel were quietly married at the bride’s home the 27th of August. Miss Lottie Moffatt was maid of honor and Fred Haskins best man. Bro. Sipes of Bennington performed the ceremony. Those who were present were: G. E. Moffatt and family, Joe Haskins and family, Fred Moffatt and family, Mr. and Mrs. Thurman and Willie Woods of Durant. Had a nice wedding dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Jones gave the young people an ice cream supper last night.
Grandma Moffatt is spending this week with her son, George.
Cotton picking and corn gathering is the order of the day now. W. H. Yeats sold two bales last week.
Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Tomas visited relatives at Paris, Texas last week.
Several from here attended the singing convention at Buffalo Sunday. They report a grand time and excellent dinner. Only two classes entered the contest, Buffalo and Matoy, Buffalo winning the banner class.
A.Cannon went to Durant on business Monday.
A.P. Tidwell went to Caddo Saturday with a bale of cotton.
W. H. Yeats went to Atoka this week on business.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Bailey gave an ice cream supper and party Saturday night which was very much enjoyed by a good sized crowd, both old and young.
Mr. Smith, of Monkstown, Texas, is moving here; he is a son-in-law of Mr. Cannon.
Willis Jones and wife visited at Atoka last week.
Frank Battiest and Bob Jones went to Caddo Saturday.
Henry Wootan of Texas came in Friday to visit relatives and join his wife who has been visiting her brother Mr. Hull for the past few weeks.
Roy Tomas and wife of Atoka County spent last week with Mrs. Tomas’s parent, Mr. and Mrs. Scalf.
Charley Priveitt went to Sherman last week to have an operation perform. He seems to be improving.
Dave Lawson has been suffering considerable with blood poison in his hand from sticking a thorn in his hand some six weeks ago.
A.P. Tidwell and family visited near old Bennington Sunday.
We failed to report the marriage of Jack Gates and Miss Cora Miles the 25th of August.
Mrs. Mose Moore is on the sick list this week.
Port Burtrem has been on the sick list the first of this week.
Will Dodson’s son, John, got his foot in the press Saturday. Not seriously injured.
The infant of Dr. W. T. Lindsey died last week of whooping cough and was laid to rest in the Cade cemetery and their many friends join their sympathy of the little one gone before.
Cotton picking is in progress now.
W. P. Vaughn stared picking cotton September 1. He will make about half a bale to the acre.
Mrs. Charles Madding was a visitor of Mrs. Norton and Mrs. Vaughn Saturday. All enjoyed a good time.
AH! Say, you people of Caddo had better watch. We have two big detectives at Cade. Cade is on the boom.
Lee Trout of Cade has a new gin and grist mill and has them in running order.
Mrs. W. P. Vaughn made a call to see her mother, Mrs. Frank January, who has been on the sick list, but she found her much better and returned to her home at Cade on Friday.
There has been a big Presbyterian meeting going on at Cade last week.
Had a few cases of the red sore eyes at Cade.
Mrs. Mae Hughes was visiting her friends last week but returned to her home Saturday.
We are having some very hot and dry weather at Cade now.
Well, I’ll close for this time. If this is published I will do better next time. Steamboat Bill