The Caddo Herald
October 31, 1902
Mrs. Lynch, milliner.
Call No. 45 for printing.
$2.00 buys a good wood bed at Lamb’s.
$3.00 buys a good iron bed at Lamb’s.
$15.00 buys a solid oak bed room suit at Lamb’s.
$15.00 buys a good sewing machine at Lamb’s.
$5.50 buys a breach loading shot gun at Lamb’s.
$1.00 buys five pounds of gun powder at Lamb’s.
J. V. Hardin attended court at Durant this week.
$5.50 buys a bed cotton top mattress and springs at Lamb’s.
$3.00 buys a target rifle and 2 boxes of cartridges at Lamb’s.
Barlow Roberts attended district court at Paris this week.
Mrs. H. M. Dunlap is visiting relatives at Sherman and Whitesboro this week.
J. E. Cosgroves sends the Herald six months to W. B. Cosgroves at Venus, Texas.
Mrs. L. L. Barnes, of Ladonia, Texas, is visiting in Caddo, the guest of Samuel Walker.
Wanted to trade for a good a pair of buggy horses. Apply to Dr. Thos. J. Long at Caddo.
A fine boy was born to the family of Will Driver, who lives eight miles east of Caddo, Monday.
S. S. and Lewis Dumas, from Van Alstyne, Texas, were business visitors to Caddo this week.
Smith & Dodd makes a specialty of fitting glasses to eyes. Examination always free. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Misses Ida Folsom and Jim Harrison and Messrs. Elsie White and Lee Huber, from Durant, visited friends in Caddo Sunday.
F. A. McAleer has been appointed postmaster at Bokchito. Mr. Mc was once a resident of Caddo and his friends here congratulate him.
Misses Kina Turner, Pearl Russell and Rhetta Beaird and Messrs. Ben Payne, A. I. and George Russell spent Sunday visiting at Bokchito.
W. T. Askew was in from Folsom Monday, called on the Herald and had paper sent six months to Mrs. Sophia Tolbert at Jackscreek, Tenn.
Beginners in music, rate $1.25 per month; also elocution taught. For further information call on Mrs. S. J. Homer at her home in Caddo.
Ed. T. Hamer and mother left Tuesday for Fort Smith where they will attend the wedding of Miss Grace Keim who formerly lived at this place.
Found on Buffalo Street Thursday morning a baggage check; owner can get same by calling on D. Y. Vaughan and paying the cost of advertisement.
A fine girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. Wm. Mullins at their home in South Caddo last Friday. Mother and child are doing well, but Will hasn’t recovered.
Smith & Dodd have engaged an expert jeweler to take care of their repairing department. They now guarantee prompt delivery of work. Try them.
The latest ideas in millenary are to be had at Mrs. Edna Hill’s. She has just returned from the fashion’s center. Hats and millinery are coming in every day.
Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Cobb visited their daughter, Miss Ethel Cobb, who is attending the Mary Connor College at Paris, Texas last week, a fact which we neglected to mention then.
J. W. Oldham & Son have moved their insurance office from the Big Store of Abney & Vincent to offices over Wood’s Drug Store where they cordially invite their friends to come and see them.
Defects in vision can be remedied by a scientific application of glasses. Let Smith & Dodd examine your eyes and they will correct the fault; you will see as well as ever with no injury to yourself.
A.B. McCoy and two children, W. H. Ainsworth and wife, Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Rappolee and Mrs. C. A. Bilbo and children attended Ringling Bros. Big Circus at Sherman Monday. They report a most enjoyable day.
R. J. Hyatt, from Dallas, Texas, has accepted a position as pharmacist at Wood’s drug store. He has had thirteen years experience in the business and Mr. Wood invites the public to trust their prescriptions with him.
F. W. Hainey has purchased the interest of W. H. Wheeler in the tin shop of Wheeler & Hainey and will in future conduct the business. He invites the public patronage in this issue, assuring all who do that he will give them first class work.
The big fine gray horse of T. A. Alexander was raffled off last Saturday. The lucky number was 92B and W. T. Booth, living near Sugar Loaf was the lucky man. The raffle was conducted fairly and everyone was satisfied. Mrs. Booth is to be congratulated.
Amos K. Bass and J. L. Rapploee attended court at Durant Monday. They returned the same day. C. A. Hancock, A. J. Vaughan, C. E. McPherren, Ira L. Smith, A. C. Pace, and a number of others from Caddo attended, some for jury, some for legal, and some as witnesses.
Solomon J. Homer is back from the turbulous (?) council. He says the McCurtain men had to break into his office and also into the vault; that he believes that he was discharged from his office of national secretary, but was not present at his trial. They did not get his pipe.
Your notice is directed to the advertisement of Campbell Russell in the last three issues of the Herald. Mr. Russell took several premiums at the Dallas Fair for fine stock and he offers our people an opportunity to buy some of them. (Paper torn)….He…..chickens at present and everyone who has known anything about him knows he sells nothing but good stock.
L. C. LeFlore returned from council meeting Saturday. He reports council adjourned Friday. Mr. LeFlore was elected one of the clerks of council and has been present since the opening. He is one of McCurtain’s strongest supporters and believes McCurtain will be finally recognized as chief by the department.
The traveling men or “drummers” are good criterion to go by in judging the merits of a show and they all say that the Richard & Pringles’ Famous Georgia Minstrels are better than ever this year, that they have a lot of very clever people that are the equal if not better than the famous Billy Kersands who is the star of the organization. The opera house has them booked for an early appearance.
Rev. J. A. Trickey attended the Indian Missions Conference at Muskogee last week and this. Conference adjourned Monday and he came home on the belated southbound train Tuesday. He is appointed pastor of Wapanucka and Coalgate and will take charge soon. Rev. Threadgill was given the appointment at Caddo and Atoka. He will also take charge very soon. Rev. Trickey has a large number of friends in Caddo and has made a good pastor for the church here. We wish him success in his new field of labor. Likewise we welcome the new pastor and hope his work may be pleasant and successful.
At eleven fifteen yesterday morning as the townsite commission adjourned for dinner, chairman Sterrett startled the crowd by announcing from his platform that the round bale gin was afire. Adjournment was quick and complete. Too true, the cotton house was ablaze and all efforts to save it were fruitless. The seed house also burned, but heroic efforts by five hundred people saved the gin house and office. (dark-can’t read the rest of article.)