The Caddo Herald
November 14, 1902
Miss Minnie Hayes has accepted a position at the store of W. J. Moon.
C. W. Edens from Bokchito was here Wednesday attending to business.
H. M. Dunlap attended the Bankers Convention at Oklahoma City last Friday and Saturday.
J. A. King was in Caddo Saturday from Jackson. He has moved to Boswell.
Mrs. J. H. Hogan left Sunday for several days visit to relatives at Brookston, Texas.
R. D. Morrison returned Tuesdays from a visit to his old home at Searcy, Arkansas.
J. F. Lamb has just received several cars of new furniture.
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Impson and children from Bokchito were here Saturday and Sunday.
Dr. J. S. Gray, from Matoy, paid The Herald a pleasant call Monday.
J. M. White, formerly connected with The Herald, passed through here Tuesday.
The famous Georgia Minstrels will show at the opera house Tuesday night.
The Choctaw Hardware Company has made an addition to their store adjoining the bank.
Rev. Threadgill will preach next Sunday morning at the Methodist Church South.
Deputy J. L. Smith was here this week visiting relatives and old friends from Chickasha.
Born: An 8-lb. girl arrived at the home of C. F. Hacker in Caddo Friday. Mother and little one are doing well.
J. H. Dobson was here from Emet Wednesday attending to business and renewing his acquaintances with our people.
W. H. Masterson, wife and children, and Richard Boydston, from Anadarko, O. T. arrived Sunday to attend the obsequies of their father.
Shannon Wood, sister, and mother, arrived in Caddo this week. They have rented the Hampton place and he will cultivate it the coming year. We welcome them.
John Culloch, architect, was in the city Tuesday from Sherman. He has furnished plans for the residence of H. T. Chiles and will prepare plans for the new building of the Tribal Bank & Trust Co.
The Tribal Bank & Trust Co. have bought the corner lot of C. A. Hancock and will immediately begin the erection of a fine substantial banking house thereon. The stock is being rapidly subscribed and the business will be in full swing by the first of the year.
Samuel Walker and family have moved from the Hampton house east of town to the Harvey Phelps place on west Buffalo Street. J. C. Hampton has moved his family into the house vacated by them.
Tuesday Smith, Cobb & Pace closed a deal with Mrs. Herman Hauer by which she sold them two lots on west Buffalo Street directly west of their establishment. We learn they contemplate building thereon a fine four store brick.
John Boydston Dead
Last Friday at six o’clock, at the home in Caddo of Tom Boydston, John Boydston, aged 79 years and 8 months died very suddenly. For a number of years deceased had been sorely afflicted with paralysis, but was some better the day of his death. He was seated on the bed, when with a sudden gasp, died.
Deceased was born in Tennessee nearly 80 years ago and moved to the Indian Territory about 30 years ago; has lived in Caddo during this time and was a well known, honored, and respected citizen. Was the father of 14 children, twelve of whom survive him as follows: George, William, Frank, Robert, Tom, Randolph, Richard, Ben, and Milton Boydston, and Mesdames M. M. Impson, W. H. Masterson, and A. C. Joyce.
The funeral services were held at the Caddo Cemetery Sunday evening at 3 o’clock attended by a large number of friends, relatives, and acquaintances. The services were conducted by Rev. I. T. Underwood.
Thank You: The relatives of the deceased extend sincere thanks to those who so kindly aided them at the death and funeral of John Boydston last week.