The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 29 January 1881

Local Matters

Constable HUSE makes an efficient officer and is a terror to evil-doers.

We regret to lose Charlie MASON from our side of town.

WEISENDANGER has moved his tonsorial parlor to the east side of the square.

John SULLIVAN stepped up to the Justiceís office this week and paid $5 and expenses for the privilege of partaking of too much of the joyful.

Prof. W.D. COX, at the Jimmies Creek school house, has one of the best conducted schools in the county, and the professor, by the way, is one of the very best teachers. Over fifty pupils are on his roll.

Disturbing a Singing School

Young Jack and Guy CARNES were tried before Justice CARR yesterday for disturbing a singing school at Gum Springs. Guy plead guilty and was fined $25 and cost, and Jack had a jury and was acquitted.


We have been pleased to meet Mr. W.O. DIFFEE, of Arkansas, who has come with his family to locate with us.

Jim MEADOWS has come back to locate in Comanche. The boys canít stay away.


©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.