The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 25 September 1879


I have opened a new blacksmith shop on the southeast corner of the square, by TALBOT’s livery stable. I am ready to do all kinds of work. I will make a specialty of horse shoeing, and guarantee my shoeing to give entire satisfaction. E.D. DANLEY


The TUCKER brothers are building a photograph gallery, on the west side of the Square.

Dr. WRIGHT’s little daughter was .. very ill the other day, while at school, with congestion of the brain.


Mr. E.B. DWEY, of Sipe Springs, gave us a pleasant call, Tuesday.

Mr. Lon WILBUR, of Coleman county, is visiting his friends in Comanche.

County Clerk BONNER and Mr. J.S. VEDDER have gone west on a fishing expedition.

Messrs. J.M. McCREARY and Mike ZERR left for Desdemonia yesterday, where they will tin-roof a new store house.

Mr. John M. CLOWER has the material upon the ground wherewith to build a neat residence in that portion of our little city called "Boogerville." Harry MOORE ditto.

Our young friends James MEADOWS and Sandy CHILTON will open a saloon and billiard hall, in the building formerly occupied by CLOWER & McKEE, on the 1st prox.

W.B. CHANCELLOR, the gentlemanly proprietor of the City Hotel, is making large additions to that popular hostlery, in the shape of several additional rooms and an extensive portico.

©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.