The Caddo Herald
July 13, 1900
Married: Mr. George Simons and Mrs. Ellen Snitz were married at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. Paddock, Sunday. Rev. Dixon officiating.
Arthur Manning left Monday for Arkansas with a drove of horse which he will dispose of for cattle.
Miss Eddie Payne returned last Thursday form a three weeks’ visit to friends and relatives in north Texas.
Mrs. M. Manning, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Harris and little Miss Lizzie Manning went to Purcell Thursday to visit friends and relatives.
Miss Myrtle Farrington delightfully entertained a party of her young friends at her home on Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bilbo and Mrs. Edgar Lyle returned Tuesday from a ten days visit to Sulphur Springs.
Married: Solomon Goforth and Mrs. Mary Attaway were united in the bonds of matrimony on the 11th of July by the Rev. C. E. Hotchkin.
Miss Carrie Tennant, of south McAlester, a cousin of L. C. LeFlore, is visiting in the city, the guest of Mesdames LeFlore and Goddard.
Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Burk, of Dallas, are visiting in the city. Dr. Burk lived here several years ago and has many friends who were glad to see him.
The young people of Caddo and several visiting couples chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hancock, enjoyed a most delightful hop at the opera house Tuesday night.
The band boys went to Coalgate Tuesday to play for the Fourth of July picnic at that place. These boys, under the teaching of Mr. Wheeler, are learning to play well.
I.P. Smith went to South McAlester yesterday to attend the meeting of the retail hardware dealers for the Indian Territory. The organization will be completed and officers elected.
M.L. Hickman returned this week from a trip to the Chickasaw nation; while absent he was at Tishomingo, Ocona and several other towns. He reports favorable prospects for good crops.
We will have quarterly meeting at Pleasant Hill on the 3rd Sunday of July. Everybody come. About 9 miles from Caddo, two miles from Caney. C. M. Armby
Dr. N. P. Keen and Misses Edna Butler and Ollie Adams were in the city Monday from Bokchito. Miss Butler was enroute to Cooper, Texas to visit relatives and friends. (note: Dr. Keene and Miss Ola Adams were later married in September.)
For sale: One four-room residence on Arkansas street; has two good wells, a barn, etc. is situated on a desirable lot. Will sell for one half of what it cost. F. N. Varney
Misses Annie Edwards, Virgie Dulin, Nellie Stanfield and Mannie Henderson visited friends in Durant Monday and intended to witness the ball game between Durant and Sherman but there was no game.
William and Sam C. Gee (McGee?), of Prescott, Arkansas, relatives of Mr. G. S. Cobb, have been here this week prospecting. They are favorably impressed with our town and will probably locate here and engage in the mercantile business.
Tuesday night Miss Pearl Russell gave a party to her numerous young friends. A good time was enjoyed by all present. Refreshments of a dainty nature were served. At a late hour the guests departed, declaring they had spent a most delightful evening.
Games of Whist are enjoyed twice a week by a number of our people at the residences of A. C. Joyce, and C. E. McPherren.
Married: Raymond Lawrence and Miss Hardy were married in Caney Sunday. Raymond is a Caddo boy and his friends are glad to see him take upon himself the graver responsibilities of life. Miss Hardy is the daughter of Postmaster Hardy at Caney and is a lovely young lady.
Work began Monday on two bricks being built by W.T. Smith and Arnold & Attaway, west of Smith’s rock building. W.P. Wood will start a building sometime this month on the lots east of his residence. Work on the new bank building was delayed a week awaiting the arrival of stone for the openings, but is progressing finely now. W.J. Moon’s large granary is finished and is in use. Other improvements are going on and more are in contemplation. Caddo is expanding in the right way.
H. G, H. R. and J. M. Williams, E. P. Lindsay and J. W. Latham, living near Jackson, about thirty miles southeast of here, passed through Caddo Wednesday with five wagon loads of wheat, enroute to the Lehigh flouring mill.