The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 1 May 1880


ZWEIFEL-POMMER At the residence of Mr. Geo. HAMM, in Comanche, on the evening of the 27th inst., by the Rev. J.T. HARRIS, Mr. David ZWEIFEL to Miss Carrie POMMER.

Rev. HARRIS hat letzen Dienstagabend ein junges glueckliches Paar zusammengebunden. Moege Fortuna und Amor diese Gluecklichen nie verlassen, und Ihnen eine bleibende Heimath unteruns bescheren.


Both schools will meet at the college, at 9 o’clock, a.m., and be ready to march to the grounds. When they arrive at the grounds they will be seated, and submitted to the following:

1. Brief address by superintendents.

2. Prayer by Rev. McMURRAY.

3. Crowning of May Queen by Master John SWITZER, with address.

4. Address by W.O. HAMILTON. Song

5. Address by Rev. J.M. GAISER. Song.

6. Address by Rev. J.T. HARRIS. Song.

7. Address by Rev. HENRY. Song.

8. Refreshments. Songs.

Miss Estelle FLEMING was selected Queen of May, and will be crowned by Mr. Jno. SWITZER, the "handsome" young man of the Chief office.


Just as we go to press, we learn that Mr. Thomas LISTER has been captured by a handsome young lady, and has quit the realms of bachelordom and become a benedict.

Mr. HOLCOME’s little child is still very low.

Mr. NEER’s little child died last week at Proctor.

There is a new arrival at Judge FLEMING’s house – a girl. It arrived night before last.

Mr. Frank SHERRILL has resigned his position as jailer and Mr. John SULLIVAN has superceded him.


J.A. MEADOWS and Phillip CHILTON chartered a buggy last Monday and left on an excursion through the northwestern counties.

Mrs. D. WALCOTT has gone to Matagorda county on a visit to her many relatives and friends of that section.

©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.