The Caddo Herald
November 21, 1902
Call No. 45 for printing.
Bran $1 per hundred at Bass.
Wagons, Edward Bates & Son.
Fruit cake filling. Hogan Bros.
Cordwood for sale. Amos K. Bass
$80 to $95 , Edward Bates & Son
$2,00 buys a good wood bed at Lamb’s.
Some good mules for sale. Amos K. Bass
$15.00 buys a solid oak bedroom suite at Lamb’s.
New crop of cane syrup at Abney & Vincent’s.
$15.00 buys a good sewing machine at Lamb’s.
$5.50 buys a breach loading shot gun at Lamb’s.
Frank Holt was here Saturday from Honey Grove.
Hats, hats, a slaughter sale in hats at Rutherford’s.
C. V. Ellis has an adv. of his livery stable in this issue.
O. R. Nicholson was a business visitor to Atoka Tuesday.
J. N. Johnson was here Saturday from Boggy Depot.
See Mrs. Hill’s new Millinery. All the latest fall styles.
A fine girl was born Monday into the home of J. H. McCoy.
J. L. Rappolee attended to legal business in Atoka Tuesday.
John Droke is the cheapest place in town to buy standard groceries.
Just received, a car of celebrated Aurora flour. Amos K. Bass
A football game will be played at the Caddo fair grounds tomorrow evening.
We want a car load of chickens, eggs, and butter. Hogan Bros.
T. H. P. Smith was in from Matoy Wednesday and went to Atoka yesterday.
Mrs. C. A. Bates was in Caddo this week from Durant, attending to business.
J. F. Lamb has just received several cars of new furniture. See it before you buy.
See the football game tomorrow at the fair grounds. It’s worth coming miles to see.
Caddo young people enjoyed a most delightful hop at the opera house last Friday night. Several social visitors were present.
D. H. Gardner was in Caddo Tuesday from Banty. He reports things wet and cold at his place.
We are not selling out at cost, but the bargains we have will satisfy you. A. S. Rutherford & Co.
Miss Leila Beasley, from Honey Grove, has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Monroe the past two weeks.
Shoes, all sizes, all kinds for all people at all prices. The best dollar shoe on earth. A. S. Rutherford & Co.
Miss Jesse King returned to her home at Honey Grove Saturday after visiting Mrs. T. W. Hunter several days.
Attend the Men’s Shirt Sale, now going on at our store. From 40c up. A. S. Rutherford & Co.
W. H. Masterson, wife and children and Richard Boydstun returned to their home at Anadarko, O. T. Sunday.
We will pay 20c per dozen for eggs from now until Christmas. Bass, the Grocer.
Owing to absence of a quorum, the town council did not meet Wednesday night. A called meeting was held yesterday evening.
A large number of Caddo people went to Atoka to appear before the Dawes commission in regard to enrollment of children and intermarried citizens.
Misses Jim Harrison and Ida Folsom and Messrs. Elzie White and Lee Heilbron came up from Durant Sunday and spent the day with Miss Nellie Folsom.
Already the holiday air is pervading the town. Christmas is nearly here and the big folks as well as the little ones are anxiously awaiting the arrival of old Santa Claus.
There will be Christian Science Thanksgiving services at the residence of Mrs. Catherine Folsom on Thursday Nov. 27th at 11 o’clock a. m. The public is cordially invited.
Misses Delphine Mugler, Mae Ellis, Ella Smith, and Ethel Booker, who are attending Grayson College at Whitewright, spent Saturday and Sunday with home folks in Caddo.
Oran O. Oldham returned this Tuesday form an extended business trip to the northern part of the Territory. He reports things lively where he has been because of the new allotment.
A special sale on high grade men’s clothing. Don’t buy until you see what we offer. We’re not selling them at cost, but meet other prices. A. S. Rutherford & Co.
Sunday in Caddo Mr. Andrew Ashford and Miss Annie Patterson were married, Rev. I. T. Underwood officiating. The bride is well known here and their friends wish them all the happiness possible.
W. E. McBride returned Wednesday (from) a two weeks’ trip to Missouri. He has entered the firm of the Choctaw Hardware Co. and the name has been changed to the Diffenderffer McBride Hardware Co.
T. E. Mathis was here Tuesday from Caney. He reports some lively happenings a that place the past week. Sunday officers captured and destroyed a large amount of whiskey and several fistfights also occurred.
H. T. McIntyre, St. Paul, Minn., who has been trouble with a disordered stomach, says, “Chamberlain’s Stomach and Liver Tablets do me more good than anything I have ever taken.” For sale by W. P. Wood.
The pupils of the Freeney School have organized a Sunrise Social and Literary Society. The first meeting will be held next Saturday night at the schoolhouse. They propose to improve themselves and have a good time besides.
Mesdames Ed Mattox, S. J. Homer, J. D. Freeney, Jno. Hampton, and Messrs. J. D. Freeney, E. G. Baxter, Ira L. Smith, I. W. Standley, A. B. McCoy, and L. A. Morris were among the Caddo contingent before the Dawes commission at Atoka this week. There were many others whose names we could not secure.
Wood’s Drug Store is now putting on holiday appearances as they are now getting their stock in shape for purchases. Mr. Wood has the most attractive line ever brought to Caddo and will be prepared to please all.
The Georgia Minstrels played Tuesday night to a full house. They gave an excellent performance and every attendant was well pleased. They did nothing to endanger their reputation as the best colored minstrel troop in the United States.
At 2:30 between Armstrong Academy and Krebs teams, a fine game is promised those who attend. A small admission fee of 25c will be charged to defray expenses. If you enjoy a manly game go out and see these boys wrangle and tussle over the pigskin.
Next Friday night a box supper will be given at Freeney School house seven miles east of Caddo. A number of useful and appropriate prizes will be awarded. Everybody is invited to come and have a good time. The proceeds will be used to benefit the school.
Mr. H. T. Chiles has sold his residence in the south part of town to Mr. Ray and with week he latter took possession while Mr. Chiles and family moved to the house of Dr. Long, recently vacated by Mr. Ray, where he will reside until the new home which he is building is completed.
A glove contest was pulled off at the opera house Saturday night between two stout negroes, J. Smith from new Orleans and Dudley from Dallas. At the end of the eighth round Dudley was given a knockout blow. Pervious to this it was thought he had the best of the fight. Those who attended pronounced it a first rate fight.
Mr. Sam L. Morley and Miss Jennie Clark were married at the home of the bride’s sister at Winona, Minnesota, Wednesday, November 12th. The young couple arrived here last Sunday and are making their home at Armstrong Academy of which Mr. Morley is superintendent. They are receiving the congratulations of their many friends here, both young people being well known. They were in Caddo Tuesday and went to Atoka Wednesday.
Last Sunday at Durant Mr. R. L. Bell of Nida, and Miss Minnie Gross of Caddo and Elisha Overstreet of Nida and Miss Mary Richie of Caddo were united in marriage by Rev. Stubblefield. The young ladies are well known in Caddo and have many friends who wish them every happiness. At the same time Mr. W. L. Bell and Miss Eula May Croft and G. I. Bell and Minnie Overstreet, all of Nida, were also married.
In case you found that last entry as confusing as I did:
R. L. Bell married Minnie Gross
Elisha Overstreet married Mary Richie
W. L. Bell married Eula May Croft
G. I. Bell married Minnie Overstreet
Robert Lee and Gaines Irving Bell were brothers, sons of Joseph Leroy Bell, who is buried at Gethsemane. William Luther Bell was the son of William Henry Bell. I’m not certain of his connection to Robert and Joseph. Perhaps someone can provide that information.
Elisha and Minnie Overstreet were siblings, children of Hiram Wheat Overstreet, who incidentally had died earlier that spring.