The Caddo Herald
September 7, 1900
J. H. Tugman and wife, who were indicted for attempting to kill Chas. Horstman near Caddo two years ago, was carried to Atoka by his father and mother who were on his bond, and turned over to the jailer. Chas. Horstman, the man who they were indicted for attempting to kill, died a short time ago.
We want to print all of the local news and will appreciate it if our friends will tell us of any local happenings or personal notes which may come under their observation.
Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Hamer left for St. Louis Sunday to purchase goods. Mr. Hamer has been in the hardware and grocery business for some time. Just has decided to put in a general stock of merchandise.
John Williams, a negro, was thrown from a pitching horse in front of Moon’s store Tuesday evening. John is an excellent rider, but the horse got the advantage of him. The negro landed on his cheek bone and received a small cut and bruises as a result.
D. L. Rand of Wapanucka was in the city Wednesday.
H. Veach of Durant was here Friday on business.
J. H. Farrow left here Wednesday from Pueblo Colorado.
R. C. Gardner of Bennington was here Wednesday.
E. P. Goforth of Wapanucka was in the city Saturday.
E. Y. Wallace of Baldwin, Miss. was in the city this week.
L. A. Morris made a business trip to Ardmore this week.
R. J. Madding of Bennington was in Tuesday with cotton.
A. Burchfield of Folsom was here Saturday on business.
W. P. Ellis went to Sherman, Texas Wednesday on business.
Chas. Wigley from Emerson, Texas was in the city Saturday.
Walter H. Attaway made a business trip to Durant Wednesday.
J. A. Ellison of Bokchito was in Caddo Wednesday on business.
Judge C. H. Elting made a professional trip to Atoka Friday.
Dr. and Mrs. B. P. Ross of Caney were here Monday on business.
Mrs. D. A. Folsom, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Nail visited Denison Wednesday.
Mrs. S. E. Saterfield of Mosely, Ark. arrived here Saturday to visit friends.
Judge W. W. Hampton of Bokchito was here Saturday transacting business.
W. M. Hynds , cotton buyer of McKinney, Texas, has been here this week.
John Droke and Judge C. A. Elting went to Durant on business Wednesday.
Miss Wakefield, who went on a visit to Greenville, Texas, returned home Friday.
Mrs. W. H. Ainsworth and little Miss Katie Adams went to Denison Wednesday.
A.E. Vest of Sherman, a cotton representative, has been in the city this week.
Marshal John Jackson and J. C. Parker were in Durant on business Wednesday.
Theo. Beddo representing Scarff and O’Connor Co. of Dallas, was here Wednesday.
G. M. Stobaugh and J. N. Hogg of Wapanucka were in with cotton on Monday.
S. F. Freeman, living across Blue River near Blue post office, was here Saturday.
Warren Shoemake and H. A. Bracket of Bennington were in the city Wednesday.
Mesdames J. L. Hull and Albert Maytoy, living near Bokchito, were in the city Monday.
P. W. Arnold, who has been in St. Louis purchasing goods, came in on the Flyer Tuesday.
Mrs. A. M. Robertson of Chickasha is visiting friends and relatives in Caddo and vicinity.
Pat Littlepage and wife passed through Caddo Friday enroute to their home at Lehigh.
Dub Hubbard, the proprietor of the mill and gin at Bokchito, was here Saturday on business.
Henry Brookmale, Jesse and Harlan Lynn of Honey Grove, Texas were here Tuesday prospecting.
J. A. Stanfield, wife and daughter, Miss Nellie, of Sherman, were here the latter part of last week.
Ex. Gov. and Mrs. W. N. Jones, and their grandson Nat were here Monday enroute to Sherman, Texas.
J. W. Cummings and J. F. Klults late of Maben, Miss. are here and will make Caddo their future home.
R. P. Bowles, president of the Durant Telephone Co. with his little son Rupert, was in Caddo this week.
M. J. Moon and his son William, who have been to St. Louis purchasing goods, returned home on the flyer Tuesday.
H. K. Wall, United States deputy marshal of Durant, was here Monday on business connected with his office.
Miss Bettie Sacra, and Buck Love, of Purcell, were in Caddo this week the guests of Miss Gertrude Thompson.
Mrs. J. B. Clark of Pine Bluff, Ark. who has been visiting her cousin Mrs. Peter Nelson, returned home Monday.
Miss Lula McDonald, of Bennington, who has been visiting friends in Texas, was in Caddo Wednesday on her way home.
Mrs. J. J. Richardson of Wapanucka was here Friday on her way to Ennis, Texas to visit friends and attend to business.
Mrs. D. Roberts of Thalia, Texas was here Wednesday on her way to Jackson to visit the family of her father R. A. Cole.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Wideman who have been visiting relatives in Caddo, returned to their home in Denison, Tex. Monday.
Mrs. A. B. McCoy, who with her children have been visiting friends and relatives in Sherman, Texas, returned home Monday.
W. A. Brooks of Bokchito, J. C. Kirk of Bennington and D. J. Allen and Levi Arrington of Folsom were here Tuesday with cotton.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Davis of Coalgate were here Saturday on their way to the Nails crossing on Blue to visit friends and relatives.
Mrs. Tom Bell of Kiowa came in on the No. 1 Monday and went out to visit the family of her brother W. G. Ward
Miss Mary Dobace (?) left Friday for Bloomfield Academy where will resume her position as music teacher for the coming session.
Mrs. Geo. Sipalaer (?) who has been the guest of her niece, Mrs. Peter Bloom, for several days, returned Saturday to her home in New Boston, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Emory of Howe, Texas, arrived in the city Saturday and will have charge of the national schools at Rock Springs and Mt. Pleasant.
W. S. Ellison of Atoka, Tenn. was here Wednesday. He is vesting his uncle J. A. Ellison who lives near Bokchito.
Prof. Joe Hughes arrived from Bells Sunday and began his work at the Hamilton School Monday morning.
Miss Ann Reeder and Frank McLelland of Folsom were here Tuesday on their way to Whitewright, Texas were they go to attend school for the ensuing session.
Mrs. Dr. R. P. Dickey and Miss Frankie Reeder of Folsom were in the city Tuesday. They accompanied Miss Ann Reeder as far as Durant on her way to Whitewright, Texas.
Miss Delia Cocke who has been in St. Louis, passed through Caddo on the flyer Wednesday enroute to Texarkana where she goes to visit her mother. She will return to Caddo about the 15th of this month.
Mrs. A. Z. Payne, who has been visiting relatives and friends in Whitewright, Lone Oak, and Trenton for the past three weeks, returned home Friday.
Mrs. C. A. Skeen and her daughters Miss Fannie and Gora were here Friday enroute to Bloomfield Academy where the daughters will enter school for the ensuing session.
Rev. W. J. B. Lloyd of Durant was here Thursday enroute to Bennington.
W. A. Davison of Sterret was in Caddo Thursday.
Mrs. R. T. Lynch, who has been in St. Louis purchasing millinery goods, returned on the Katy Flyer Thursday.
B. F. Maddox, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Ward, and Mrs. Tom Bell of Kiowa went to Durant Thursday to attend the Baptist association.
B. L. White of Wapanucka was here Wednesday with cotton.
M. M. Richardson of Bokchito was here Thursday with wheat.
J. W. Adcock, W. H. Beebe, and A. M McKee were here Thursday with cotton.
J. B. Buchanan of Ego brought cotton in Thursday.
Guy A. Crossett has severed his connection with The Caddo Herald with which he has been connected for the past eight months. He will leave this week for Texas. The best wished os the Herald go with Mr. Crossett. He is sober, industrious, reliable, energetic and an all round newspaper man.
Q. l. Reeves, manager of the round __ gin informs The Herald that he will be prepared to buy and receive cotton in the early part of next week. He is erecting a large warehouse for that purpose.
To the Farmers: In your rush to sell eight or nine cent cotton, do not over look the fact that hogs are bring a big price. Put some hogs on feed and make 50cts. per bushel out of your corn. I am out of meat and want to buy hogs delivered at Caddo or Durant every day in the year. R. A. Riddels
Semple’s gin has been running night and day this week in an endeavor to gin all the cotton which is brought there. The round bale gin will be ready for business in the course of a short time and as the cotton picking increases the gins will be able to handle all the cotton the farmers can bring her. Bring on your cotton.
Don’t buy elsewhere nor send off for goods. Ben Siegel has gone to buy just what you want.
W. H. Masterson returned Wednesday from Chickasha and Minco where he had gone in search of a horse thief and a stolen horse. Mr. Masterson succeeded in getting both. The horse belongs to Emet Boydstun and was stolen from him at Minco about a year ago. Mr. Masterson captured the thief, whose name is Bill Day, about 25 miles from Chickasha and carried him back to that town and lodged him in jail.
A Few Hard Times Prices
15 pounds Y. C. sugar $1.00
Good flour, per hundred $1.60
11 bars laundry soap .25
30 pound black eyed peas $1.00
One dozen boxes matches .10
Arbuckle Coffee per package .15
Amos K. Bass, the Up-to-Date Grocer
The protracted meeting which commenced the latter part of last month still continues. The congregation last Sunday night was probably one of the largest that has ever been in the church. The Rev. J. A. Trickey has been ably assisted in the beginning of the meeting by the Rev. N. L. Linebaugh of St. Joe, Texas, who was called home and was succeeded by his father, Rev. D. H. Linebaugh. Both are good preachers. The meeting will continue indefinitely.
Dr. Miller can cure any case of scurvy and tighten all loose teeth.
Jeff McLellan of Folsom was in Caddo Thursday.