The Caddo Oklahoma Star
July 20, 1876
With the exception of the break at the livery stable, we now have a plank walk from the upper end of Main Street to Gallie’s Bakery.
July 24, 1874
In our notice of the confectionary and bakery of J. S. Hancock, last week, we omitted the name of his partner Mr. Clinton and now make the amende honorable.
January 29, 1875
Meals at all hours at Jimmy Clinton’s restaurant.
April 4, 1876
Grand Ball and Oyster Supper- At the Oklahoma Hotel on Wednesday evening, April 5th, 1876. We cordially invite the public to attend. Music by the Caddo String Band. Dancing to commence at 8 o’clock. Admission $1.50.
The Caddo Herald
February 23, 1894
Jas. Sims gave an elegant dinner in honor of N. D. Christian and lady, Wednesday. Only a few of his most intimate friends were invited.
August 3, 1894
Box Social Entertainment
To be given at the Presbyterian Church, Friday evening, August 10th
for the benefit of the Presbyterian Mission School.
After the rendering of the above program the boxes, each containing supper for two and a slip of paper with a lady’s name inscribed on it, will be sold to the gentlemen for 35 cents apiece. Each gentleman is expected to eat with the lady whose box he buys.
Ice cream and lemonade extra.
A committee will be appointed to meet the ladies at the door to relieve them of their boxes.
All are cordially invited.
June 14, 1895
Col. G. W. Walker is again about to engage in his old profession of restaurant keeper. Colonel is fitting up quite a nice place in the McCoy old place and will be glad to again be in a position to accommodate his friends.
March 3, 1899
The ladies of the Baptist Church gave a box supper at the church Thursday evening, which was a financial and social success.
April 14, 1899
Fresh Bread and cakes every day.
Wedding cakes made to order.
Would be pleased to have your patronage.
Under Odd Fellows Hall on Main Street.
September 15, 1899
A Herald representative was out west of Caddo last week and visited several live towns.
Boggy Depot was reached first about noon and dinner was had at the hotel of Mrs. Maurer, who with her accomplished daughter knows how to entertain travelers…
August 24, 1900
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Joyce delightful entertained a party of young people last Saturday night at cards, watermelon, and cake in honor of Miss Kate Dabney.
October 5, 1900
Bill of Fare
At Amos K. Bass, the Up-to-Date Grocer’s
Ham, breakfast bacon, eggs, French fried potatoes,
cooked flake rice, Ralston’s oatmeal, Ralston’s breakfast
food, pancake flour, African Java coffee
Vegetable soup, cabbage, sweet potatoes, cheese, macaroni,
beans, trout, fresh peas, chicken, corn, tomatoes, and Cod fish
Fresh mince meat, fresh cakes, fresh fruits, California can goods
Corn beef hash, salmon steaks, chili, roast beef, chicken, and veal loaf,
French sardines, hamburger steak, pig’s feet, dried beef, ice tea and cookies.
When you are bothered as to what you are going to have to eat refer to this list. Amos K. Bass
November 23, 1900
Monday Night’s Fire Burned the First Block Built in Caddo
Caddo was visited by a fire Monday night which burned almost the entire block of buildings on the north side of East Buffalo street, and directly across the street from the Nail Hotel and W. H. Ainsworth’s dry goods store.
Just the manner in which the fire originated is yet unknown, but it is thought by many to have been started by an incendiary.
The fire started in or under F.S. Harvey’s grocery store, and those who first saw it think it most probable that it was the latter.
Mrs. Powers, who ran a restaurant but a door or two east of Harvey’s store said in substance to a Herald reporter when asked about the fire: She was cooking a steak in her kitchen and thought she smelled smoke somewhere and spoke of the matter…