The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 8 July 1882

Local Matters

The foundation for the new Presbyterian church is being laid.

There was a pleasant sociable at the residence of M.W. CARROLL on Thursday night.

The committeemen of the State Grange for Comanche county are Dr. G.P. HERNDEN, post office Proctor, and J.A. McDONALD and E.M. KELLY, post office Comanche.

Uncle Jerry HARRIS found a pocket book on the street last Monday containing forty-one dollars in cash and some notes and other papers by which the owner was identified. Uncle Jerry, being an honest man, immediately returned the book and contents to its owner.


Prof. P.M. BARNES went to Waco on the fourth inst.

The familiar face of Mr. W.J. McLANE was seen upon the streets of Comanche this week.

Mr. J.J. HICKS departed on Sunday last for a visit to his relatives and friends in Tilton, Ga.

Sheriff YATES has been confined to his bed for several weeks. His father arrived in Comanche last Sunday, coming all the way from Greensboro, N.C., to see his sick son.

The many friends of our former townsman, Henry HILL, were agreeably surprised to see his familiar face upon our streets this week. He is now residing in Victoria county, and speaks in glowing terms of that section.

Sipe Springs Locals

Prof. WEAR has been sick but is again at his post in the school room.

Messrs. CREECH, MORGAN and DRY will start west prospecting in a few days.

Mr. HALLís building is progressing finely under the management of Mr. Z.T. BROOKS.

Mr. A.J. JOYCE has moved to town, having completed his new residence. Mr. JOICE has lived here before and his friends are glad to have him among them again.


©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.