Durant Daily Democrat
December 2, 1921
The Rebekah Lodge No. 24 met Monday night and elected officers for the coming year as follows: Mrs. Sarah Rogers, N. G., Mrs. Ethel foster, V. G., Mrs. Zona T. Drake, Sect., A. T. Drake, treasurer, Mrs. Lula McGee, D. D. P., Mrs. M. Thomas, Chaplin.
Mr. D. W. Petty of Whitewright has returned to his home after a visit here with his daughter, Mrs. A. T. Drake.
Rev. Frank Naylor had business in Durant Thursday.
The Hancock Grocery Store is now installing a cream station. This will be a great benefit to the surrounding country. They will be ready for business in a few days as soon as the state inspector arrives.
A young man has been making his home with Mr. and Mrs. Bud Hill since Nov. 23. Mother and babe are doing nicely.
Tom Gross was a business visitor in Durant Thursday.
One of the most delightful events of the season was the “Thanksgiving Frolick” given by the Presbyterian Aid Society at the beautiful home of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Maytubby on last Friday night. The spacious rooms were artistically decorated in the Thanksgiving emblems. Hearts were played, after which there were contests, the first being capitols of the states, resulting in a tie. Miss Algean Chiles was winner of the Riddle contest, receiving a lovely box of bonbons. A delicious box lunch was served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. J. R. Allen and Mrs. H. T. Styron.
There is some repairing and remodeling in Caddo now. J. L. Hull is having his building, recently damaged by fire, repaired. Chock Geeter of Atoka is here preparing to open a grocery store in the building recently occupied by R. Wilkowisky. J. H. Schwartz has recently opened a coffee and confectionery on the corner of Buffalo and Arkansas Street.
Bill Kuschke and Ike McCoy were business visitors to Kenefic Wednesday.
Quite a number of Caddoites were disappointed Thursday morning as they failed to get to go bird hunting on account of the big rain Wednesday night.
There was a milk test demonstration held at Smith-Moore-Williams store yesterday and quite a bit of interest was taken.
Mr. Jim Lat(r?)imore and daughter visited friends in Durant Wednesday.
Mr. G. (D.?)L. Williams of Caddo was in Durant today transacting business and to see his little grandson at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Williams.
Fruit cakes, 75c a pound. Xmas pudding and pound cake. Phone 362. Mrs. W. T. Clark.
“Fritzie” Powers, who has been ill with fever for the past six weeks, is reported much improved today. He is now clear of fever.