The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 2 October 1880

Local Matters

Mr. R.C. COKER, we are pleased to state, is improving and it is thought he will now recover.

The largest watermelon brought to this office this year was that of Mr. LANGSTONís. Weight, fifty-two and a half pounds.

T.Q. BULLOCK Gives Bond

T.Q. BULLUCK was brought before justice BROWN this week and, waiving examination, gave bond in the sum of $400 for his appearance at district for assaulting R.C. COKER.

Marriage Licenses

County Clerk BONNER issued the following marriage licenses during the month of September: E.F. WALKER to Ellen J. RANKIN, ?.W. RICKS to Josephine NEATHERLAND, J.A. ?ILLIS to M.J. TOWNSLEY, G.W. BUCHAN to ?uda M. MALONE, P.F. CRAWFORD to J.A. ?UCHAN, J.T. CHILCOAT to M.A. BAUGH [many names were partly cut off during filming]


On the evening of the 29th of September, 1880, by the Rev. J.A. McMURRY, J.T. CHILCOAT to Miss M.A. BAUGH. The Chief wishes the happy couple a long and prosperous life.


At Loganís Valley, Comanche county, Texas, September 25, 1880, Lula COCKRHAM, age, three years.

©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.