The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 16 April 1881


The child of Mr. W.B. CUNNINGHAM’s died last Sunday and was buried the following day. The many friends of the parents sympathize with them in their loss.


Mr. J.W. MOORE, the popular grocer, is down with the measles.

Mr. Philip CHILTON, of Dublin, was in town yesterday.

Mrs. J.M. HOLMSLEY, we are sorry to announce, is very ill with the measles.

James CAMPBELL is still unable to walk, owing to the evil effects of the inflammatory rheumatism.

Frank HILL is now enjoying a good case of chicken-pox. We hope he will survive and soon be out again.

Mr. W.A. TUCKER, the artist, has been confined to his bed with the mumps. He is now recovering we are happy to state.

Item from Fork Valley

We can boast of a good school and church house, 20x30 feet. School will begin on the 18th inst., with Miss Ellen HOLCOMB as teacher, and will have about forty scholars in daily attendance.

Something for the Sunday Schools

Committees met at M.E. Church, South to form a county Sunday school convention.

Rev. B.H. HENRY, W.C. SWITZER and S.R. SWITZER, of M.E. Sunday school, and A.L. HAMILTON, George STANCIL, J.W. GREENE and G.W.L. ROBERTSON, of Union Sunday school present.

Rev. HENRY being called to the chair, opened with pryer, after which he explained the object of the meeting. G.W.L. ROBERTSON was elected secretary.

©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.