The Caddo Banner
June 28, 1895
A Growing Town
Caddo, situated on the M.K. &. T. R.R. is a thriving little town. Its business interests are many. It abounds with educational and religious institutions. Plenty of good farming country and everything to make up a good town.
Mr. E. E. Bull is the proprietor of the best hotel- the Nail House. He is a genial gentleman. His rooms are comfortable and airy and his table abounds in all the market affords. It is the home of the traveling man.
Mr. Chas. Manning is the enterprising livery man. He is a gentleman worthy of knowing. His stable is complete in every detail. His teams are the best, the safest, the cheapest. When in town give him a call.
Geo. Ahrens is the leading fancy grocer and confectioner. George’s place is one of neatness, and his ice cream and cool drinks are the very best. He handles a very fine line of cigars. He is a very courteous gentleman and deserves a liberal patronage from all. His prices are low.
Manning & Smith, the enterprising merchants, have just opened their furniture and hardware house. This will be the only house of its kind in the city and as both gentlemen are very popular, they will be sure of success, as their line will be complete in every detail and prices to suit the times.
Mrs. M. A. Gambill is the exclusive and leading milliner of the city; she carries quite a stock and enjoys quite a nice trade which she deserves, as in style, durability, and cheapness, she can’t be beat. She is a very pleasant lady and deserves liberal patronage.
Phillips & Manning are the leading druggists and have the most complete store in town. They carry everything in their line, also a fine stock of Jewelry and Etc. Both gentlemen are pleasant and courteous and make one feel pleased to trade with them; when in town give them a call. You will find them the cheapest in town.
Dr. W. R. Smith, D. D. S. is the leading dentist. Dr. Smith is an expert workman, having graduated at one of the best schools in the country. He does gold and combination bridge work, also gold and porcelain crowns, and painless extracting. His work is guaranteed, and he is a gentleman pleasant to meet.
There are other firms of prominence too numerous to mention. All in all, Caddo is a thriving little business town and will ere long become a gem city. H. J. M.