The Comanche Chief, Comanche, Texas, 4 November 1882

Taken from an advertisement:

J.E. STANCIL, Comanche, Texas. Practical Watchmaker & Jeweller, Dealer in Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Sewing Machines & Attachments, Musical Instruments, & c. Agent for the "New Home" Machine

D. DINGWALL, Manufacturer of Boots and Shoes. Repairing Neatly Executed. Southwest Corner of Public Square, Comanche, Texas

Comanche City Mills. David LOCHER, Miller. R. HOLLAND & H.A. SATTERWHITE, Proprietors

Local Matters

Mr. Henry WILLCOX publishes a notice of warning in this issue. Read it and govern yourselves accordingly.

Mr. E. WIESENDANGER informs us that he is expecting four immigrants, direct from Switzerland, to arrive in Comanche in a few days.

See the notice of Professor W.R. WHITEHEAD’s dancing school. The young folks seem to be highly pleased with him as a teacher of the terpsichorean art.

A man named BRYANT was badly cut in PETTIT’s gin, nine miles east of town, on Monday last. His right arm was cut in a most frightful manner and his body otherwise mangled.

In future, all obituaries, resolutions of respect, and matters of like character will be charged for, when inserted in these columns, at the rate of fifty cents an inch. Please remember this.


Mr. George W. BISHOP, of Hubbard City, was in town this week, a guest of ye editor.

Wm. E. DYER, whom many of our readers will remember as an old Comanche boy, has returned to Texas and is now located at Cisco.

Capt. B.F. WRIGHT has gone to De Leon to remain a few weeks assisting Jno. COTTRELL in his new store at that place.

De Leon Locals

Johnny SWITZER is clerking for COTTRELL.

©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.