The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 24 September 1881

Local Matters

Mr. And Mrs. Mart V. FLEMING entertained a select party of young people at their residence, on Friday evening of last week. The time was quickly passed in entertaining conversation and music. May there be many more occasions of the kind this winter.

On Monday last 164 pupils had been enrolled at the Comanche public school, and next week an additional teacher will be employed.


Wm. E. DYER is now rusticating in Chattanooga, Tenn. We wish him a pleasant visit.

Miss Isla SHORTRIDGE departed this week for Huntsville, where she will attend the Sam Houston Normal school.

County Clerk BONNER has been upon the sick list for the past week and unable to be at his office. He will soon recover, it is to be hoped.

Messrs. G.A. CHILTON and J.D. CAMPBELL returned, Tuesday, from Fort Worth, where they purchased a large stock of dry goods, with which they will soon open a store in Comanche.

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.