The Caddo Star
Friday, December 4, 1874
Rev. Allen Wright requests us to say that he will preach here next Sabbath at 11 o’clock without fail.
Rev. Mr. Johnson, who has been stopping in town for several days on account of the illness of his wife, left Monday evening for Spencer Academy to enter upon the discharge of his duties.
Congress meets Monday.
Business continues lively.
Freight still accumulating at the Depot.
Grant says he has no intention of making any changes in his cabinet.
Additional rooms have been put to the Oklahoma House.
Smith has only two adherents in Arkansas yet and nearly every county heard from.
Our market is kept well supplied with turkeys and venison hams.
The “beautiful snow” does well enough to sing of, but that is about all it is fit for.
Roads good again and freighting to the west lively.
Gen D. H. Cooper and daughter Mrs. Heistor, left Monday for Washington.
McTophrins continued ginning this week and is getting along finely. Bring in your cotton.
The new addition to the depot will be about completed this week.
When you come to town don’t forget to call on Major Young at Hugh Cox’s.
Marchand & Fenlon receive new goods every week.
Frank Fox is increasing his stock.
We notice some nice meat at M. M. Impson & Co. Meat Market.
If you want to see weather as lovely as that beneath the soft Campania skies, come to Caddo, but come quick before it changes.
The Cherokee Council is in session and the main part of their business will be to see how many whites they can deprive of citizenship, and to provide for their annual delegation to Washington to defend a land title which they claim is already secure and indisputable.
If all who are working for Indian monies will pull together this session of Congress there will be no difficulty in getting the appropriations through.
Mr. U. M. Cooper, the artist, has procured a new position chair and made other improvements to his gallery. Call and get your picture taken.
The United States Court at Fort Smith is disposing of the docket rapidly, yet it will likely be the first of January before it gets through.
When a woman once stops to consider an improper proposal she is gone.
Our friend Capt. Welch of the firm of Walner & Welch presented us with a can of Vactrim (?) Oil Blacking which we can recommend as the best preparation extant for the preservation of harnesses, for boots and shoes. A supply constantly on hand at Walner & Welch.
A few days ago Mr. Worden and Mr. Reich killed a very large panther near old Fort Washita. The skin can be seen at Walner & Welch.
$50,000 for ONE DOLLAR- All Texas is thrown into a fever of excitement by the Texas Gift Concert Association at Denison, offering inducements that were never equaled before by any association of the kind. Purchasers of tickets have every assurance that the drawing will be conducted in a fair and impartial manner and the investment of one dollar will surely get the GRAND CASH GIFT of $50,000. Who will be the possessor of the lucky dollar? Apply to the local agent in this place for any information desired.
Were all the hidden wealth of the Indian Territory developed, the splendors of the ancient Ophir would pale before it.
It is reported that Gen’l. Blount is in the Salsbury, N. C. jail with charges of swindling the government in transactions in connection with the Cherokees.
From every indication the hog market will rule at much higher figures this season than it has for many years. It has opened in the north at from 7 to 8 cents.
The newspapers of the west are unanimous in their recommendations of Rowell & Chesman, who have recently established an advertising agency in St. Louis. This is an honest and reliable firm, something we who are so far removed from the great commercial center have so long known the lack of.
We learn that Judge Caldwell is throwing out all little insignificant whiskey cases and discharging the deputy marshals who bring them up. This is very commendable and something that ought to have been done long ago. Only those who are selling liquor in the territory or who make a disturbance by an improper use of it should be interfered with.