The Caddo Herald
October 12, 1900
O. L. Reeves, of the round bale gin, was sick several days this week, but is up now.
S. P. Bryant, who has been on the sick list for some time is upon the streets again.
W. W. Campbell, of Bennington, came in with cotton Wednesday.
Work on B. Bennett’s brick building on the south side of Buffalo Street has begun. The work will be pushed until the building is completed.
Married: Floyd Johnson and Miss Ada Knight of Bennington arrived here Wednesday morning and took the train for Sherman, Texas where they procured a license and were married my Mayor Fielding, returning to Caddo on the evening train.
Richard McDonald and his daughter, Miss Lula, of Bennington, were in the city Wednesday. Miss Lula was enroute to Denison, Texas, where she expects to remain two or three months.
Henry Chiles received a telephone message Wednesday stating that his father who lives at Sherman was very sick. Chiles left on the first train for Sherman.
Several couples of young people from this palace went out to old Fort Washita Sunday and spent a pleasant day. Some of the old buildings are being repaired and will be used for private purposes.
J. L. Smith, the well known citizen of our town and his brother, D. H. Smith, of Emet, have bought out C. A. Bilbo’s livery outfit. They will take possession next Monday the 15th and continue the business at the old stand. They are both experienced livery stable men.
Mrs. D. T. Roberts of Vernon, Texas, who has been visiting friends and relatives near Jackson, returned home Tuesday. Her brother, A. E. and sister Miss India Cole, came with her to Caddo.
Married on the 7th inst. at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. J. F. Morgan and Miss Lora Conwell. Elder J. N. Cooper officiating.
Mrs. Nancy Easley, the mother of S. J. and B. R. Easley, who is quite old, being in her 77th year, happened to a painful accident Saturday. In attempting to go in to the house from the porch she fell backward striking her head against a post, inflicting a sever wound which had to be sewed up by the physician.
Died: Elizabeth Pace, who has resided at Bennington for a number of years, died on the 4th of October in the 68th year of her age after a protracted illness. All that good physicians affectionate sons and a loving daughter could do to prolong her life was done, but all of no avail. She passed peacefully on to rest. She was highly esteemed by all who knew her. She was the mother of A. C., J. M., R. L. and Miss Ada Pace, who all resided in the community. Her remains were interred in the Bennington Cemetery at Armstrong Academy.