The Caddo Herald
September 7, 1900
Dr. N. Miller, Dentist
Go to Clinkscales Gallery for photos.
R. J. Hogg of Ego was here Saturday with cotton.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Markham, a girl on the night of the 4th.
H. P. Hook of Wapanucka brought in cotton Wednesday and sold for 9 cts.
My prices from now until Aug. 1 will interest you. Come and see for yourself. Ben Siegel
Dr. N. Miller, the dentist, will be at Emet next Tuesday and Wednesday the 11th and 12th.
Bargains. More Bargains, and Better Bargains at Ben Siegel’s Fastest Growing Store.
U. M. Cooper, who for a number of years resided in Caddo, died last week in his 53rd year.
Both diamond and gold rings are kept in stock. See my line of jewelry novelties. W. F. Dodd
James Savage, who has been here several days, returned to his home in Bells, Texas, yesterday.
Mrs. J. J. Kelley and her son Victor of Durant were here Monday. Mrs. Kelley subscribed for the Herald.
Guy Crossett will probably go to Athens, Texas where he has been offered a job in a newspaper office.
W. H. Gilmore has threshed 72,000 bushels of grain with his steam thresher and sill there is more to thresh.
W. H. Lake, of Lone Oak, Texas, who was here several days visiting friends, left Friday for Checotah where he expects to locate.
Ben Siegel knows how to buy and knows how to sell. When he comes back from the northern markets come in and give him a trial.
Mrs. A. E. Folsom will open a dress making parlor at the Golden Rule Racket Sept. 10 and will be pleased to have her friends call and see her.
W. H. Cummins of Petty, Texas was in the city Tuesday. He has been looking at the town and country and likes it. He expects to become a citizen soon.
J. L. Read and R. T. Ball, of Wapanucka were here Wednesday enroute to Sherman, Texas where they go to enter school at The Stephen A. Austin College.
R. T. Sanderson will buy your oats and pay you 14 to 16 ½ cents per bushel in bulk and 17 and 18 in sack. He is also paying the highest market price for wheat.
Doc Howard, a sign painter from Sherman, has painted a beautiful sign for the Choctaw Bank. It is in keeping with the up to date appearance of the bank building.
A wreck of two freight cars at Wasetta Switch delayed the south bound flyer and north bound regular passenger about forty minutes one day the latter part of last week.
Chas. F. Hotchkin left Saturday for Durant where he will spend several days visiting friends and relatives and from thence will go to Sherman and enter Austin College for the coming session.
Smith and Cobb and A. C. Pace have let the contract to Mr. Lamb to have their business houses moved back twelve feet on a line with the new bank building. This street will then be a hundred feet wide along there.
Miss Lillie Powers of Wapanucka was here Friday enroute to Tushkahoma where she goes to take charge of the National School. She was accompanied to Caddo by her father, G. M. Powers.
Dr. D. C. Gideon has returned from a trip to the Creek and Cherokees Nations where he has been collecting items for the history he is writing of the Territory. He will next give his attention to the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations.
Ben Siegel, one of Caddo’s leading merchants, left Sunday for St. Louis where he goes to purchase stock of merchandise for the fall trade. Mr. Siegel anticipates a big fall trade and will have a stock of goods on hand to meet the demands of the public.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Varney left Tuesday for Denison, Texas where they will make their home. Mr. Varney will travel for the Texas Produce House of Denison. He has resided in Caddo for a number of years and is honest, industrious, and attentive to business. His many friends in Caddo wish for him and his wife abundant success.
Rev. N. L. Linebaugh of St. Joe Texas, who has been assisting the Rev. J. A. Trickey in a protracted meeting in this place, returned home Tuesday. Brother Linebaugh is an earnest ___ preacher and showed his earnestness by giving up a lucrative law practice to enter the ministry.
S. E. Badgett left Thursday for Caddo where he will assume the management of The Herald. Sam is a first class newspaper man and an all round printer. He has edited the Bells News four years and made a host of friends who have nothing but the best wishes for his future success. Bells News
Notice to the public: A fire occurred on my place on August 11. The building was insured in the Continental of Fort Worth, Texas which was reported by B. F. Maddox, local agent on the 12. The loss was adjusted by Mr. J. W. Oldham on the 14th and I received pay in full on Aug. 20. Caddo should feel proud of having a company that does business in such a prompt and business like way without red tape attachments. Chas. Hill
Prof. S. L. Morley, who has been some time in Washington City, has been in Caddo several days this week. He has been appointed superintendent of the Armstrong Academy Orphan School. Those in authority have acted wisely in making the appointment. He has had charge of the school as teach for two sessions and gives general satisfaction . He is the right man in the right place.
The Durant Telephone Co. has commenced putting in lines from Caddo to Blue, Bokchito, Bennington, Jackson, Mayhew, and on to Antlers on the Frisco east of Caddo and will put in a line to Folsom, Ego, Wapanucka, Rock Academy, J___, Stonewall, and up to Rolf on the Frisco running from Sapulpa to Sherman. They will also put in a line from Ego to Atoka by way of Boggy Depot. These lines will put us in connection with most of the towns east of and west of Caddo between the two Frisco railroads. The telephone company deserves the thanks for the commendable enterprise. The lines will no doubt be of great advantage to the business community and they deserve patronage.