The Caddo Herald
November 22, 1912
Miss Johnnie Hogan visited her sister Miss Margaret in Durant last Saturday.
Mrs. Frank Bowers from Lehigh is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Charles C. Semple.
Mrs. Dolph Self and children from Hugo were here this week visiting the family of E. G. Baxter.
W.E. Zion was here from Matoy last Saturday getting lumber with which to build his new home.
The Williams Hotel will serve Thanksgiving dinner next Thursday at 6 o’clock. Price 50c per plate.
Mrs. Albert Matoy was in town Tuesday making arrangements for the box supper to be given at Matoy Thanksgiving night.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Blessing are making their home in Kenefic temporarily while Mr. Blessing is constructing sidewalks there. *
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. White will occupy the new Harrison residence across the street north of Dr. Bowman’s.
T.M. Barker left this week to look over electric light properties at Port Lavaca, Texas. H is expected to return soon.
John A. Phillips was here from Durant Monday. He has purchased the Moore Drug Store in Durant and has taken active charge of same.
Edwin White and family arrived last week from Vandalia, Michigan and will spend the winter in Caddo. They may possible locate here permanently. (Note: April 11, 1913- Edwin White and family who spent the winter in Caddo, left Tuesday for their home in Vandalia, Mich. They like this country very much.)
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Beaty have gone to light housekeeping in the Freeny residence, corner Arkansas and Russell Streets, where they are at home to their friends.
Dr. R. H. Grassham, Dr. J. R. Allen, F. P. Semple, P. W. Howe, W. H. Attaway, and Henry F. Bass left yesterday for Oklahoma City to take the Shrine degree.
Mrs. Gertrude Mace, from Dallas, was in Caddo a few days this week visiting her father, C. A. White. She left Tuesday for Little Rock, Arkansas where she will be connected with Pfiefer Bros.
McGee & Wilson have purchased the People’s Gin, which has not been running for a week because there is not enough cotton coming to town to keep all gins busy. It will be run when necessary to keep the cotton ginned on time.
Dr. John McCoy has permanently located in Caddo for the practice of his profession. His office is in the Palace Drug Store and his home is at the residence of C.A. Bilbo. Dr. McCoy formerly lived in Caddo and is well known to the old timers and is a brother to Mrs. C. A. Bilbo.
W.R. Bowman and J. C. Brigance left Tuesday to attend the Eastern Oklahoma Methodist Conference which meets at Holdenville this week.
The Caddo High School football team engaged the Durant team in a game at the local grounds Monday afternoon. The score was 35 to 0 in favor of Durant. The records show that this year the High School team has not scored on any opponents, the main reason being that they are younger, smaller, and not as experienced- always overmatching themselves.
W.J. Powell and others of Wasseta, between Caddo and Blue, have made application to the State Corporation Commission to require trains to stop on flag at that place.
Contracts have been let for about two miles of sidewalks here and work has begun. C. E. Blessing has most of the contracts and they include ten foot walks in the business section and four foot walks in the residence part; they will extend to the north line of town, thence west to the school and church, besides other directions thus enabling our people to walk with comfort during the bad weather.