The Durant Weekly News
September 28, 1945
Mrs. Augusta Richardson and sons, Vaughn and Everett were in Calera Wednesday to attend the funeral of the boys’ grandfather, Mr. Richardson.
R.T. Stewart is here from Oklahoma City visiting on his ranch.
O.W. Davison, Durant, was visiting the school here Thursday.
The Caddo schools were dismissed Friday afternoon for five weeks vacation. This will give the children time to help with the gathering of the crops.
Mrs. Sam Moore, El Reno, Okla. is here visiting Mrs. J. A. Moore and Mrs. Marvin Powers.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Barnes are home from Oklahoma City where they were called on account of the illness of Mike Sargent.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Malone, Big Lake, Texas, were here Monday visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Davison.
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Pace left Thursday for Rochester, Minn. where Mr. Pace went for treatment.
Horace Sargent and son Bill Sargent of New Orleans, La. were here Friday visiting Mrs. Bill Barnes and family.
Miss Emma L. Mayo has gone to Lake Charles, La. to visit her parents.
Verna Mae McGraw and Robert James Kitchens were united in marriage last week at the home of the bride by Rev. Joe Kirk, pastor of the Baptist Church.
The Lions Club met in their regular social and business session last Tuesday at the Community building. The Baptist ladies served luncheon.
Mrs. A. S. Eggner has returned home after a visit with her son and family Rev. Lyman Eggner of Hartshorne.
Julia Bell Powell, Myra Jean Guthrie, Gene Gecks, and Sara Sue Call, students in Southeastern State College, Durant, spent last week end with their parents.
Mrs. Briggs is visiting relatives in Dallas, Texas.
The Caddo schools dismissed last Friday for five weeks in order that the pupils may assist their parents picking cotton and gathering corn and peanuts.
Alton Pace of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, visited his mother last week before going to the Mayo Clinic for an examination and probably an operation.
Roy Barber has purchased the Broadhead home that was damaged by fire and is repairing and remodeling for sale or rent.
Mrs. Roy Barber has opened a gift shop on Main Street next to her husband’s grocery.
Buck Henry has been discharged from the U. S. Army and is spending some weeks with his mother, Mrs. Harve Phelps.
Roy Pace has been discharged from the U. S. Army and is visiting relatives and friends here before going to Ft. Smith, Ark. to engage in business or accept a position.
Lt. Jones Sharp, in the U. S. Navy, and wife, visited Mr. and Mrs. Fred Washington last Sunday on their way to Norman where they will be stationed for a while awaiting further orders.
The ministers of Caddo invite you to attend church school and church services.