Interesting to note how many references are made here to cars.
The Caddo Herald
August 19, 1917
Of Local Interest
J. W. Jones had business in Durant Tuesday.
Mrs. J. C. Fryer was in town last Saturday trading.
John R. Smith of Durant had business in Caddo Tuesday.
Shearl Shofner spent Sunday with homefolks in Caddo.
See “Fighting in France” at the Electric Thursday the 19th.
W. C. Hatcher has returned from a visit to his brother at Ada.
Clinton Rogers was a business visitor to Denison Wednesday.
Miss Phyllis Hancock is visiting friends near Matoy this week.
Misses Rose and Juanita Rogers visited friends in the country Sunday.
Miss Clara Nell Turner spent the first of the week here with friends.
John Mason and C. A. Woodward were here from Durant Wednesday.
J. W. Crutchfield now sports a new Willys Knight (car), bringing it home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Smith left yesterday for Joplin, Mo. on an extended visit.
Little Miss Dorothy Smith spent the first of the week with friends in the country.
Mr. and Mrs. V. R. Walker are here from Dallas visiting friends, making the trip in their car.
Miss Stella Gentry from Denison is visiting in Caddo this week, the guest of Miss Lena Thompson.
Mrs. R. K. James returned Monday from an extended visit with her mother at Grand Prairie, Texas.
Prof. and Mrs. O. C. Griggs left last Tuesday to visit his mother who is ill. They will be gone about a week.
Dahl Brown is at home again, having returned from a visit of ten weeks with relatives in Honey Grove, Texas.
Mrs. J. E. Willard, from Tulsa, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Cobb Trout. She will remain over for the carnival.
Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Allen were Durant visitors Saturday. Dr. Allen will serve on the examining board Thursday.
Ross Bonner returned from Oklahoma City Thursday where he had been on business for the Pioneer Telephone Co.
Raymond Gardner is now the owner of a Lexington car, having traded his other for this. He says he likes it fine.
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Carroll and children spent Sunday in Wapanucka. You might say they “Dodged” to Wapanucka Sunday.
Mrs. Sallie Faulkner returned Thursday to her home in Waxahachie, Texas after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Maddox.
Notice the actual battle scenes, bombarding of cities, shells exploding at the Electric Theatre next Thursday. Benefit of the Red Cross Society.
Quince Boydstun and Dave Peters left Tuesday for Norman, Oklahoma where they have gone to make preparations for entering the University.
Marshall Crowell of west of town, was in Caddo Thursday on his return home form Atoka where he had been to take the war service examination.
Have several cool, airy bedrooms and rooms for light housekeeping for rent. Mrs. Bilbo
For sale or trade- Five or six good brood mares, some with colts. F. Manning
Misses Annie Hulsey and niece, Fayna Hulsey, returned Wednesday to their home in Midland, Arkansas, having spent several months with relatives in Caddo.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Cook and little daughter, from Denison, came up Sunday to visit Mrs. Cook’s father, Mr. M. F. Haralson. Mrs. Cook is spending the week here.
Rev. B. S. Smiser has joined the rest of the motorists, having this week purchased a Chevrolet from Henry Edwards. It will be a great help in assisting him to get to his work.
Miss Ruth Abbott, who is teaching a month’s summer school at Robinson School, visited homefolks in Durant Sunday. Miss Abbott has a position the Caddo schools next year.
J. P. H. McCullum, from Bronte, Texas, was in Caddo Tuesday, looking the town over with the purpose of establishing a dry goods business here. He says Caddo and vicinity looks pretty good to him.
Mr. and Mrs. Dodd, and son Clarence, left Caddo early Thursday morning for an extended trip through Texas. They will visit in Wichita Falls, Big Springs and other points. They are making the trip in their car.
Claude Glasscock has resigned his position at Craghead Bros. garage and left Thursday for Hannah, Texas where he goes to accept a position at that place. He went a part of the way in Mr. Dodd’s car.
Jas. R. McKinney and Fred Pendleton were here form Durant a while Wednesday looking after business interests. They were accompanied by a brother of Jim McKinney who is looking over the country.
The Women’s Missionary Society met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. G. A. Crossett with a fair attendance. The Society decided not to serve dinner at the Carnival grounds this year. Delicious watermelons were served as refreshments.
County Commissioner Jones and Surveyor Stinson were here a while Wednesday looking after building of the bridge on the Highway north of town. Mr. Jones says they will do this work as soon as possible. They were looking after other work too, east of town. Commissioner Jones believes in doing as much road work as the county funds will allow and is devoting considerable time to seeing that the money is well spent.
Auto to trade- A handsome new 7-passenger 6-cylinder car to trade for land, or would take a light car in exchange. R. E. Powers, Durant, Okla.Card of Thanks- We can never hope to repay by words or deeds the great kindness, sympathy and aid so generously given us by friends and neighbors during the long illness and death of our husband and father, but here is One who can and does reward such deeds of kindness and love and we shall ever pray that His all-seeing eye and everlasting arms be with you in life, death, and eternity. Mrs. J. C. Harris and children