Caddo Oklahoma Star
May 9, 1876
Died: on the 3rd inst. Mrs. Emma Harrison, wife of William Harrison, and the daughter of the late Col. William Riley.
McFarland, who killed Richardson some years ago for the seduction of his wife, died on the 6th inst.
Mrs. Chapin, who for some time past has been teaching the school at this place, left last Wednesday on the northbound train.
Mr. James Fenlon of the house of Marchand & Fenlon of this place returned last week from quite a protracted visit to the north.
The funeral sermon of the late Maj. S. Harlan, will be preached at this place on the 21st inst. at 11 o’clock a.m. by Rev. J. Y. Bryce of the Methodist Episcopal Church South.
Rev. Allen Wright filled his appointment at this place Sunday. Rev. Allen Wright, who has recently made a visit to the eastern part of the Choctaw Nation, reports that section in a benighted condition. No mails, no newspapers, and no lights.
By a private letter from Atoka we learn that on the 6th inst. the dwelling house of J. D. Davis, together with his kitchen and dining room furniture, were destroyed by fire. Cause, a defective flue. Loss $1,000. This is the second time Mr. Davis’ house has been burned on the same spot. It is a serious loss and we are truly sorry to hear of it.
Last week we had a call from Judge G. W. Thompson of Armstrong Academy. Judge Thompson represents the progressive element of the Choctaw Nation and for the sake of an office is not afraid to express his opinions.