The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 4 December 1879

LOCAL NEWS

Prof. SWITZER’s school is preparing for an exhibition.

Mr. STIMSON’s familiar face is again seen in the stage office at this place.

Mr. John YARBROUGH and lady of William’s Ranch, are visiting their Comanche friends.

Parties wishing their pianos tuned should see Prof. PEGGS immediately. He can be found at the Chief office.

The new Methodist Sunday school which was recently organized bids fair to be a success. Messrs. J.T. TUNNEL and W.C. SWITZER are the Superintendents.

Judge J.R. FLEMING left last week for Austin, where, it is rumored that he will hand in his resignation to the -. S. After diligent enquiry, we have failed to find any ground for the rumor, however.

E.L. SHROPSHIRE has departed for Houston, where he will attend the Masonic grand lodge.

Miss Dora LAMBETH, one of Brownwood’s most accomplished daughters, is visiting her Comanche county friends.

The young folks took Mr. BEEMAN’s castle by storm last Thursday night. He and his accomplished lady declared a truce with the invaders and the music and dancers proceeded, and lasted till the wee sma’ hours.

John CARTER opened wide his doors and entertained his host of friends in a most sumptuous manner, Friday night. Dancing was indulged in by those who wished to participate, while the refreshments were – yum, yum – simply immense.

©2004 Judith Michaels.  This transcription is the generous work of Judy Michaels taken from microfilm held by the Newspaper Collection of the University of Texas at Austin with a microfilm copy at Comanche Public Library.  The information may be used for personal research only and not for commercial purposes without specific permission.