The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 4 March 1880


District Clerk CARROLL is the happy dada of a ten pound girl.

Prof. WALTERS’ class is making rapid headway in the rehearsal of Queen Esther.

A brother of Mr. J.W. MOORE has been lying quite ill at his residence for nearly a month. we wish him a speedy recovery.

Mr. W.O. HAMILSON has been in the hospital for several days, but is out on the streets again, we are glad to see.

Another bell-punch will soon be ringing in Comanche. Our young friends ACKERMAN & FERNANDEZ will run the machine.

Lewis COLLINS, a former resident of Comanche county, was killed in a bar-room row at Buffalo Gap on the 25th inst.

R.T. HILL, the junior Chief, left on Tuesday’s stage for Dallas where he will remain for a few weeks, endeavoring to recuperate his health.

The leap year party given to the young folk, at the residence of Prof. SWITZER’s was a grand affair.


Byron GREEN has returned from Waco.

Pete STEPHENSON, the "boss" drummer, was in town this week.

Rev. J.T. HARRIS has returned from Dallas.

Mr. Rufus HOLLAND is back from Waco.

Wm. DYER, of Sipe Springs, was ;in town Sunday.


Mr. PERCIFIELD sold his interest in the flouring mills to Mr. ELDER, instead of Mr. YANTIS, as previously reported.

The Odd Fellows have a lodge at this place which has been a working lodge for five years. The officers of the lodge for the term beginning January 1, 1880 are E.W. PLOTT, N.G.; W.R. NEAL, V.G.; Elias PLOTT, Sec.; J.C. SMITH, Treasurer.

©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.