The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 23 April 1881


BRYSON–MARTIN–At the residence of the bride’s father, H.R. MARTIN, on the evening of the 20th inst. By the Rev. J.T. HARRIS, Mr. Jno. H. BRYSON and Miss Elizabeth E. MARTIN. The Chief wishes the young couple a pleasant journey through life.


Dr. G.W.L. ROBERTSON and family left Tuesday, for a visit to their old home in Missouri.

Mr. E.J. CURRY has sold his farm and intends moving to his old home in southern California.

Mr. A.Y. HUGHSTON has moved his family from Waco to Mt. Airy, and will live there in the future.

Mr. McDERMOTT has severed his connection with Messrs. DICKSON & GREEN, and will take a few months’ rest.

Mr. Jno. S. JOHNSTON has returned from a trip to Idaho on a visit to his father’s family.

Comanches Abroad

Wm. DYER is trying his luck at Cisco, Eastland County.

Messrs. ACKERMAN and FERNANDIS are holding the fort in El Paso with a brick-making machine.

Charley VEDDER is charming the Galveston girls with his handsome presence.

Thos. JOHNSON is engaged in the mining business at Charlestown, Arizona.

Harry WHITE is now a Kansas short-horn.

Buffalo Gap is still good enough for J.T. SHELLWORTH and Dr. D.N. LEE

Frank CAMPBELL is wielding his artistic brush in Abilene, for $2.50 per day.

Geo. HAM, the butcher, Mike ZERR and Francis CLOWER, are holding Dallas down for awhile.

Thos. CLOWER now assists Brother JOHNS on the Texas Christian Advocate, at Galveston.

Avery CURRIE, and his team are about to take possession of El Paso.

Jno. CUNNINGHAM, an old settler here is keeping the Taylor county boys in order, by his efficient services as sheriff of that county.

Henry WARE is showing the greasers a trick at poker-dice.

Jake NASH and lady are serving hash on the Texas Pacific front.

©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.