The Caddo Herald
June 17, 1910
Last Thursday night, the 9th, the seal was broken on a freight car at the depot and goods amounting to $100 was stolen. Boxes of shoes that were consigned to the Durant Mercantile Co., at Durant, were opened and twelve to fifteen pairs of fine boots and shoes were taken; the sizes missing were 6 ½, 7, and 7 ½ . One case of whiskey was also missing. The railroad company has placed special detectives here and will use every means of ascertaining, if possible, who the guilty parties are. Whiskey has been stolen from the depot several times within the past few months, but no one has ever yet been arrested for these thefts.
Note: during this time period Caddo annually shipped out 5,000 bales of cotton, 3,000 car loads of corn, hay and oats, and between 700 and 800 cars of live stock. Goods for local merchants were shipped in from St. Louis, Chicago, and other cities.
October 14, 1910
The new depot building of the M.K. &. T. Railroad will be finished Monday and will be opened Tuesday night for the inspection of the public from 6 to 9:30 o’clock. The Woman’s Home Mission Society will serve supper and requests that you come and eat with them. Music by the Caddo Band.