The Caddo Herald
September 13, 1901
Born: A ten pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Cariker Wednesday night. His father is the happiest man out of town.
Died: Mrs. Carolina Haden died at her home in Caddo last Friday and was buried Saturday in the Caddo cemetery.
Died: Mrs. J. G. Jennings died at their home in Caddo last Sunday a week ago after a lingering illness. The remains were interred Monday. She left a sorrowing husband and one child.
Died: The eighteen months old child of L. M. Hines died at the home of A. J. Vaughn last Monday morning and was buried that evening. The little one was afflicted with slow fever.
J. H. Dobson and family from Emet are visiting old friends in Caddo this week. Mr. Dobson reports everything good.
City marshal Jim Jackson has been at court at Atoka this week. Ed Payne had been acting as his deputy in his absence.
Messrs. E. W. Monroe and E. W. Corely have bought the stock of goods of E. T. Hamer. They are from Corley, Texas and are young men of business ability and we hope they will do well.
J. N. Jackson was down Saturday from Midway. He has accepted the position of night watchman for the coal company there. His family will remain in Caddo.
Isam Wagner invited members of the Herald force to eat melons at his place near Double Springs and they accepted Sunday and enjoyed his hospitality to the extent of fourteen fine watermelons and viewing his fine crops. Isam is one of our most prosperous colored subscribers.
Sunday night an attempt was made to cut the ropes which held the tent in place where the Holiness meeting is being held, but unsuccessfully. It is horrible to contemplated the immense damage which would have been done had the attempt been successful. The criminal is suspected and if this is not sufficient there are other measures.
J. C. Parker received Saturday the new bloodhound from the Texas Penitentiary which he has ordered. The dog was bought by subscription by the town people and will be used by them free. Mr. Parker is to keep the dog and train his others.
At a meeting of the school board last week it was found from the report of the principal that the faculty of three was insufficient to properly teach the public school and that therefore another teacher was necessary. At the meeting of the board Saturday they elected Miss Fannie Lyle to the position of assistant teacher which gave general satisfaction. Miss Fannie began teaching Tuesday and already has sixty-three pupils in her room.
The Durant Knights of Pythias gave a ball at their town last Friday night and quite a large number of Caddo young people donned their dance clothes and went there. Among them were: Misses Edna Green, Mary Allen, Robbie Travis, Maggie Lee Bass, and Gertrude Thompson, and Messrs. J. W. Crutchfield, Henry Edwards, Dick Grayson, Ernest Bass, J. V. Harden, and Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Chiles. They returned to Caddo early Saturday morning. All reported a grand good time.
Miss Rhab Beaird arrived Sunday from Lone Oak, Texas to attend the bedside of her sister, Miss Rhetta, who is very sick with fever.