The Caddo Herald
October 19, 1900
Dr. J. D. Brown, of Bennington, was here Wednesday and made a business trip to Denison.
E. A. Sargent, of Dekalb, Texas, who has been visiting his mother, Mrs. M. A. Sargent, returned home Wednesday.
Dr. J. S. Gray of Bennington was in Tuesday.
A. M. Robertson bought the Choctaw Telephone lines and will make Durant his headquarters.
D. M. Cochnauer of Bokchito was here on business Wednesday.
Hull and Brewer sold 300 head of three-year-old beef steers to the Durant Oil Mill Company at $30 per head.
Judge W. W. Hampton was here Saturday on business.
Indian policeman, A. E. Folsom, who has been to Ardmore with Capt. Jack Ellis for the purpose of collecting the tribal taxes, returned home Sunday.
W. M. Bailey of Pond Springs, Georgia, who has been here visiting the family of his aunt, Mrs. Captain Peter Maytubby, left Monday for Ft. Worth, Texas where he goes to visit relatives.
W. J. Grandstaff, of Province, has been here several days trying to rent a farm in the vicinity of Caddo He formerly resided near here and thinks that it is hard to find a better place.
Dr. L. T. Jackson, of Bokchito, was in Tuesday on business. He informed us that Dr. Holmes of Bokchito, who has been quite sick, is convalescent.
Attorney J. L. Rappolee, W. H. Harrison, Bat Willis, and John Paddock, went to Durant Wednesday to attend Commissioners Court.
Both of our gins are running full time now and cotton is being ginned in a hurry. The round bale gin turns out a 250 lb. bale every ten minutes and Semples’ gin is making good time.
The city ordinance against cattle running at large within the corporate limits of Caddo is being enforced since Monday and as a result there are a number of cattle in the city pound.
Mrs. J. T. Ainsworth of Purcell, and her sister, Miss Ella Freeny, who has been visiting Mrs. Ainsworth, came in on #2 and procured conveyance and went out to the home of their father R. C. Freeny.
F. T. Mugler and his daughter, Miss Delphine, left on the train Monday. Mr. Mugler will accompany his daughter to Gainesville. She will go from there to Purcell to attend school at St. Elizabeth Convent.
J. W. Abney of Texas was here last Saturday. He remained that day and left for St. Louis Monday where he will purchase a stock of hardware and groceries which will be opened up in the new brick building first door west of W. T. Smith’s about November 1st. The firm will be Abney & Allen and both are good business men. Mr. Allen is, and has been for the past 12 years, manager of the Bells Alliance Mercantile Company, doing the largest business in that place. They expect to carry a large stock here, being financially able to do so. Mr. Allen will not be here, however, until about the 1st of February.
J. M. Mullens of Grayson County, Texas, has rented land in the vicinity of town and will remove his family here.
Mrs. Harvey Proctor, of Grand Prairie, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. J. L. Meadows, left on #1 Monday. She will stop off at Whitewright to visit her sister, Mrs. Pittman, who she has not seen for 2 ½ years. Mrs. Proctor, like everybody that stops at Caddo and takes a look at the country, was well pleased and expressed a wish to make the B.I.T. her home.
Miss Bernette Durant, of Bennington, was here Saturday on her way home from Durant. She has taken a position in the store of Wachenhelm Bros. of Durant and will return in a few days to take charge of her position.