The Caddo Herald
August 29, 1902
Call at the Bon Ton Bakery for nice candies.
The best cold drinks in town at Walker’s.
Got to Wood’s new soda fountain for delicious ice cream.
Go to A. J. Vaughn for something good to eat.
Putnam Fadeless Dyes, 10 cents per package, sold by W. P. Wood.
John Droke is the cheapest place in town to buy standard groceries. He also has ½ gallon Mason fruit jars, 90 cents per dozen; quarts 80 cents per dozen.
Eugene Bullock was here from Sherman Tuesday.
C. A. Booth made a business trip to St. Louis last week.
J. W. Leibrand was here from south McAlester last week.
Misses Ida and Nellie Folsom spent Sunday with friends in Durant.
John Droke returned Wednesday from a visit to friends at Durant.
A.E. Hunt, traveling agent for the Dallas News, was here Tuesday.
J. B. Franks and family spent last Sunday as the guests of friends in Durant.
John Walker and sisters, Misses Irene and Mattie, visited Durant last Sunday.
Mrs. E. E. Gregg and children have returned from a visit to relatives at Milford, Missouri.
C. H. Vincent spent last week attending to business and visiting friends at Quanah, Texas.
Mrs. C. A. Booth is visiting relatives in Durant. C. A. Booth made a business trip to St. Louis last week.
Mrs. John C. Moore, from Kingston, Texas, spent Sunday with the family of S. W. Maytubby.
Walter Hopkins, from Eagletown, I. T., was here several days last week visiting his uncle A. S. Rutherford.
The horses of George Willis’ dray became unmanageable Tuesday evening and turned the vehicle over, spilling several sacks of flour.
W. S. Cornaster and family from Palo Pinto, Texas, spent several days in Caddo last week visiting the family of their sister, Mrs. I. G. Abney.
Mrs. J. B. Boone and daughter, Miss May, from Honey Grove, Texas, spent several days in Caddo last week visiting their son and brother, W. W. Boone.
Mrs. H. W. Diffenderfer, from Springfield, Missouri, arrived in Caddo Sunday. Mr. Diffenderfer is of the Choctaw Hardware Company and they have leased one of the dwellings of Mrs. George Pate on West Buffalo Street and will reside there. Caddo gladly welcomes them.
Mrs. Edna Maddox arrived in Caddo Wednesday evening from Hugo. She came on the new Arkansas & Choctaw to Bennington and from there was conveyed in a carriage. She has the distinction of being the first lady to have made a trip on the new railroad. Her many friends here were very glad to see her.
Last week Rev. Forrest Maddox, who for the past year has been pastor of the Baptist Church at this place, resigned his charge, which was accepted by the church. He will go to Chicago where he will enter the Moody Bible Training School. He has made numerous friends in Caddo and they wish him success in his work.
Last Sunday the Baptist Church at this place called Rev. I. T. Underwood, formerly principal of the Sterrett Institute, to the pastorate of their charge. The call was accepted by him and he will in the near future move to the place with his excellent family.
The Baptists, under the auspices of Rev. D. James, are having a fine revival here. Rev. C. J. Ralston will deliver a series of meetings here next week.
Joseph Childers and family from Collin County, Texas, are visiting Mrs. Alice Childers.
Dr. Skaggs, from Kentucky, will locate here.
Miss Lena Ramsey has a sick child. Mrs. Belle Austin’s little infant is sick.
Married: Mr. Virgil Williams of Durant and Miss Carrie Robinson, living four miles east of town, were married last Sunday in Caddo. Miss Robinson is well known here and has a host of friends who wish her happiness. We are not acquainted with the groom.
Married: J. Frank Stephens and Miss Lyda Carter were married at the home of the bride’s father near Nail Crossing last Sunday. Frank has many friends in Caddo who congratulate him on his step in life and wish the young couple all the happiness of this life.