Durant Weekly News
April 24, 1936
Several Masons and their families attended the Masonic District meeting at Bokchito Monday evening.
All culvert work on the two mile road to the proposed underpass north of town is now completed and work is rapidly progressing on the drain and drainage.
Miss Inez Hogan, from Paris, Mrs. Milton Snell and Mrs. P. Snell from High, Texas, were guests Sunday of their parents Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hogan.
Mrs. W. L. Guthrie and daughter, Jessie, are ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Brooks of Durant visited Mr. and Mrs. W. E. McIntosh Sunday.
Mrs. J. W. Overstreet, who has been sick for several days, is improving.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Meadows and their son, Hardin, visited relatives in Atoka Sunday.
Mrs. Marinell Kuschke visited friends in Atoka Sunday.
Robert Willis and Pauline Cupit were united in marriage at the Methodist parsonage Saturday afternoon by the pastor the Methodist Church.
The Caddo Music Club gave a tea at the home of Mrs. Edward Walters Wednesday afternoon honoring the junior and senior girls.
Mrs. Corine Allen, age 77 years, died last Thursday and was buried at Tushka Friday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. S. Eggner.
The second quarterly conference was held last Wednesday evening at the Methodist Church by Rev. A. N. Ameyt, Presiding Elder of the Durant District. After religious service the regular business was transacted.
The Durant district conference will convene at Atoka next Monday evening and will continue through Tuesday and Wednesday. The following delegates were elected to represent the Caddo Methodist Church: Mrs. Guy Crossett, Mrs. R. P. Dickey, and H. W. Sargent.
Mrs. Pyden Barber of Caney was in Caddo Friday shopping.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Overstreet of Durant visited his mother Mrs. J. W. Overstreet Sunday.
Miss Lorine Yandell of Kenefic was buried in the Caddo cemetery Monday.
The Caddo School was well represented at the Bryan County Track Meet held in Durant Friday and Saturday. There were 37 medals won by the participants.
Many of Mrs. Fred Washington’s friends and acquaintances attended the funeral of her sister, Miss Haley, in Durant Monday.