The Caddo Herald
October 13, 1899
Card of Thanks
The mother and relatives of the late Charles A. Manning take this method of thanking the many friends for kind offices during the sickness and death of their son and brother, the memory of which will be cherished as a ray of sunlight through darkness.
Died : William Amos, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pitchford, aged 25 years, died on the 10th instant.
Married: William Kuykendall and Mrs. Rose W. Davis of Blue were married in Caddo Wednesday by Rev. Ingram of the Christian Church.
Monday morning an alarm of fire came from C. A. Semple’s gin. It was extinguished with small damage owing to the complete arrangements in the gin for suppressing fires.
Bud Colbert, a Chickasaw, is building an 18 or 20 room residence on twelve mile prairie, which is said when completed will be the finest residence in the Territory. The lumber was purchased in Caddo.
Monday in commissioners Court at Antlers the suit of J. C. Hampton against the town of Caddo for the value of hogs impounded and sold by the town authorities was tried. The suit was for $18 and judgment was rendered for $9. Marshal Jackson and City Attorney Rappolee were in attendance from Caddo.
Married: On September 3rd Mr. Tom Lauderdale and Mrs. Eliza A. Beams, both of Bokchito, were married at Bennington. Mrs. Lauderdale is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation and the couple was married under the Choctaw laws. May they live long and prosper.
John Droke has bought out the grocery stock of Bill Masterson.
M. J. Craig, late of Bells, has opened a grocery store on Buffalo Street.
Mr. and Mrs. Alva McCoy and children left Monday for the Dallas Fair.
D. A. Mounts went to Ft. Gibson Saturday to attend the funeral of his son, Claude.
Rev. Ingram is conducting a revival meeting at the M. E. Church this week.
Mrs. W. H. Bates left Monday in company with Mr. and Mrs. D. N. Robb and Mrs. Colbert of Atoka for Sherman.
Mesdames Tarpley and Rappolee and Miss Henderson were in Dallas this week attending the fair.
Mr. Charles H. Smith, who has been at Coalgate for some time, has returned to Caddo with his family.
Miss Annie Veith of Denison, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Harvey, returned home Monday.
Miss Annie Dodd of Savoy, Texas has taken charge of the dress making department of A. C. Pace’s store.
Prof. Hamilton arrived Monday from Ohio and has taken charge of the principalship in the Hamilton School.
John M. Sherrill, of Caddo Mills, Texas, who has been visiting relatives, Mr. Cooper and Mrs. Lynch, returned home Monday.
Mrs. Walter Keeble and Miss Dora Lawrence of Elgin, Texas are visiting their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ainsworth.
Mrs. Elvina Smith and Mesdames W. M. Clark and P. Northcut, mother and sisters of John and W. T. Smith, left for Lebanon, Texas.
Mrs. M. L. Swinney left Monday for Little Rock where she will reside for the present. Mr. Swinney is traveling for a St. Louis drug company and Little Rock is the most central and convenient point in his work.
Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hamer, Frank Belote, Miss Eddie Payne, Wood Hill, Misses Maddox and Dodd, visited Durant Sunday.
Mrs. A. A. Lombard, aged 78 years, died suddenly Friday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Leflore. She was an aunt of Mr. Leflore. The remains were placed in a metallic casket and shipped to Mississippi for interment at her old home. Mrs. Lombard was a respected lady and leaves many friends to mourn her demise. For a long time she was a resident of the eastern part of the Choctaw Nation where she had many friends and relatives.