The Comanche Chief. (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 45, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 25, 1880 Page: 3 of 4
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i popular new saloon i
i for t morniiiff m
jroa wwrt-vgomi ■
the GRANGE b“jta'
Uj ^ ^
~ - fin Walker
pry. J. J*., ppecinet No.
home, 8 years o
, braiidW 40 on
line black hone, 15 h*
i on back,
i bar mare and colt, 6 or 7 i *
nds-nigh, left f ii frnit ijjsl
| left sbomdsr.
i black mare, 8 or 4
‘■colt; mare fa 18 1
on left shoulder.
Ket rayed by J. W. KoIm
nith, J. P. Precinct No. 8, B
i a black burse, about
i high, branded AU i
ulder. Valued at $26.
iKatrayed by J. H. KandaB
lown, J. P. Pricinct No. V
[bay mare, abn;it 7 year
' , branded anchor "J on left
I hands hi
[One dark bay mare, about 1 MB
But 18 hands high, branded J W «]
■ lot VI
Rstrayed by J. R. Lewis Mai
mwn.jI-P. Precinct No. 1,
grey mare, about 15 h*odi.Ugk M
‘ * utibrauded.
k bay marc mule. Mad IN
inds iiigh branded Q oaM^
i- old, unbrai idcd.
J One dark ba;
|M, 18} ha1
One chestnut sorrel man;
d, about 14} hands high, U.---
One dun man', about 8 r*»» la, R|
hands high, branded T
i lot valued at $80. _ “
Estraved by J A MontgaMf
-filtnn Brown, J. P. precinri Ns 1,1
[880, a sorrel horse with blssshtei
Ir 0 years old, ubout 14 liands WftJ
K on left thigh. Appraised d|
Before aatne officer, June* MMg
A halev, a sorrel marc, abort
ibout lfi bandy high, brands! «■
boulder andJU on right side Dll.
One sorrel niare colt, w
.irnnded. One blue-man asn *MU
Lid, about 11 hands higlbUMrtJJj
lot valuad at $50. . . .
1 Before the same officer, AU0M3
mm-tpemy hoiyc, ul-<»ut6 )■«•"
13 hands high, branded V oft Jm
has three white feet W (•*’1
running down from it) amt a
face. Valued at $15.
Estrayed by 15. P- * *
Ihorse, about 5 yesrs old,
Ibroaded O on left thigh.,
J. P,-precinct No.4. AugjM
has a con.
der. The mare
white. The lot
rel mare, * or I--- , *
brooded h m on left show"-,
shoulder and 74
left shoulder nml <■» «
St shoulder. 74 Jj
a^ysu at W **;
’ Spreoyte ^ ^
Would you bring.in Mai wood 7
<ff# lumber for tbft hoofer ftnd Udder truck
hlk* ftfrivod. ■— jnnsefl'j' -<fci ^
Tb* recent >e*vy rains have made tftsdlrt
n*d» almost hupoasible for travrt.
Don’t forgM Have Zwiefcl's bakery and
pytauraat on tba sort^ Mdi of the square.
\g$r***i * ■*“»*
The maUs have aU gotten of gaar thU
ww-k obwing to heavy rains suidhigh
. I of
I Tmf. Timmins, is fouriaMtig* and well at-
| tended. ' _ ■* '
f The CWTtr «Oea want* -a printer,
vanU him bad, too. WImre’s ye 'festive
ftet, Frank Sherrill la th^Artaof another
I baby boy, i— -~~r up the proposed stock supplement
- It was a<juce7 stgbVto see the three goats «****■■* only about six brands and
What paper cask say as much? Of the
eighteen business houses in Comanche, six*
teen advertise in the Obiif. -
Iti the ootton market published In last
week’s issue we quoted good
rtt, when it should have been only”
IrwftNfrtKrnade the Chiw a vi
Wa wm pleased tofenuthe acqoalntenw
ot MCPrank Hill, brother of T.^GJBk
who has oom« to adr Ay to msMa.- *
Mr w. n. R. MK^nnell and lady and
Miss Ida Wwt, of Brownwissl, laid over in
the city last Monday and Tuesday, waiting. 9* •• ke ia famlliarty kaotg^Cttbr had
for tHe bayou te run down. ■ H|
turning from a trip
n down. Tlwwertm-
the best and pu..
- afid cigars. If you ars thirsty or ftmd'of a
The Largest and Rest
Groceries ever brouahtrt
WMtefd at P^MrTIolmsIi .
- ftssk lapplMayt ,
Osring to ..the feet. have received
been struckyp the head and hb skull frees;
to nil by a atone thrown by MiB
Tom Q. Bullock. After Wb»srtf inquiry,
a Cw»» reporter feuipLtKe following to be
Bullj^fe^Sirtappteg temporarily at Jbb
in-law’s houae. Sunday night, Mr.
, .Qatar had "one of BuU<m£bl&tle boys oh
hb lap arteyp when BMfock took theAtid to
iitli* fniiaw hsgaa te
lim to take him out
he thought that was what the child
so' little ejieobMgjNbent in our efforts to get
up the proponed stock supplement^avlng
don the scheme. Those |
their brands will 1
by calling at
very little of tbs daaey staple has con
town thb week.
In order to makejroom for their immense
stock, now arriving, Blliutt 4k Wright have
moved their groceries info the room adjoin-
ing their main building.
Whoever borrowed a pick from ye edi-
tor’s houae sometime during the last century,
will confer n flavor by returning the same
before tbs next oeniennial.
A gentleman had a rattlesnake on exhibi-
tion on the square day before yesterday that
measured flve feet seven inches and had ten
rattles. It was killed out north of town.
marks and brands in the n-gular advert
columns of the Cuntr jU reasonable
for those *rbo may so desire it
Messrs. Fernandes A Ackerman are tb*
only dealers In Oomanche who handle and
mellowness and fine
excelled by none. It
of “America’s finest,”
need not seek for better.
Call for It and' jrdu will ba sum of
the genuine article.
Bead the announcement of CoL T. ft.
Wheeler, of Stephen* county, as a candidate
for district judge.
g. Printer Wanted.
A. sober, industrious printer can find per-
manent employment by applying immedi-
ately at thb office.
b better than it has been for year*. Hogs
running in the wuoks are getting fat and
very little corn foil be required to make
v» , 1U1** 111 ■.
A Busy Day
Lsst Saturday eras a business day in our
little burg. The square was crowded with
wagons, and our merchants were kept busy
the whole day. T~
The Inst photograph gallery In Comanche
will be moved away In teas than tiro weeks,
If you want photographs cumo at once.
W. A Tucxjcx.
J. O. Tolivei* announces as a candidate for
sheriff of Comandie county in this issue.
The many friends of W.^H. Cunningham
announce hb luune as a cfoulidate for cattle
and hid* Inspector. ----- ~
W. St Clair, ha* fo for recovered from bb
late accident aa to be able to work again.
He baa rented thOold shop on the northeast
- Mrs. Stephen Holland died at her residence,
" fourteen miles north of town, oh the Palo
Plato road, Tuesday night She waa a most
estlaiable lady, and leave* many friends to
mourn her loss.
10 pounds of Sugnr for $1 at F. M.
Dsa’t Tea Perget It
Bemember, Hon. JL Q. Mills addresses the
citiaena of Comanche county at the court
houae on the 20th (next Wednesday.) Let
every.voter In the county attend and hear’
| the current Issues of the day discussed by
Texas’ grfotest statesmen.
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Lodged In Jail.
$ J.I Corrigan, the school teacher at Hazel
I IW1, waa brought to town by Constable
I John Rhodes and lodged in jail Thursday
evening, Ha b charged with assaulting hb
vlfe while ha waa In a state of intoxication.
It b indeed a great pity that so intelligent a
man should allow strong drink to get fceo-
J. K. Btaucil 4k Co. have been busy selling
ivocerie*, clocks, watches, jewelry and sew-
ing machine attachments and have got out
,an advertisement yet. You will hear from
ttam soon. Meantime, if you are in a hurry,
)«ri stop over to the north side of the square
•nd tea them and taka your clock, watcii or
machine if yuu wbh it repaired.
lari week at the camp-meeting on Indian
mask, Alfred Cokey’s,horse, bridle and sad-
®e were Stolen by some one, supposed to be
^mm Bobinaon, whom oiir readers will re-
tamber as “Whbtling Jim,” the fellow who
Mai to get up a whbtling school here and
F* so gloriously ducked. Robinson has left
Iha country find parties are on hb trail.
, *hta your old tinware to MeCrayry’s and
tawtnmaksttpgooda* new for the small
lari Saturday night just as ye editor had
'••teed to net after a hard day’s work and
had begun to snore like unto a heavy laden
••■■■►hoartoMljg a bend, he was suddenly
Lari Monday morning oar
report that Mr. X C. (or
wanted. Bullock took th* child out and R
continued to cry Which seemed to4»ritate the
“Ton>, don’t whip that child that way. Don't
, you he’s asleep.?” or words to that eflbct.
BunockV reply was, “You go tojhadetil^ ..
Mr: Coker replied: “Don’t yGiftalkto-rile
way, Torn,” and started tojcatk’out In-
yard, when he observedBuUock atand-
ing in a defensolve attitude with a stone
hand, and renmrked. “Tom, you ain’t going
are your bothad
words than the stone
-lete, striking hfah over the left eye
glancing cut his left ear. Coker
back Into the bouse and laid do1
Bullock, realising the effputt of hb rash
started for a netefcbtfft bourn nearby
met DockHardfnon the r.>ad 'when Hardin
toldJiinfto go ovor to his house and stay
night; that he would be home presently.
Hardin went on to Coker’s and he ' "
of Mr. Coker’s came to town after * <toctor
and to procure a writ for Bullock's arrest,
and returned with Deputim Yates and Chil-
ton who made the arrest at Hardin’s house.
When arrested, Bullock cried piteously and
requested the privilege of visiting hb frther-
in-law which warms granted, the officers ac-
companying him. He shook hands with hb
victim and humbly beseeched bb pardon.
> to my friends!
i lit the future, I am;
•teriu* of sweet music emanating from the
^•taate hands sad enchanting voice*; of a
tanate quartette wRh a fpitar acoompany-
“‘“‘t. Ye editor, bring unable
comet df th* square and. b now prepared to
do all kinds of suiithiptf, in good style, on
short notion. See hb advertisement
Don’t fail to read the advertisement of
the Comanche Graded School in thb issue.
Prut Timmins b a thorough teacher aflt is
assisted by a competent corps of assbtantt.
For a drink of the finest whiskey brought
to tbb market go to the Grange saloon and
try the Stonewall. ~
Services were well attended last 8unday.
Bev. McMurry, Presbyterian, will preach
at the MetbodUt-church to-morrow.
Bev. Eweil preached at the Methodbt
church on Tuesday night
Bev. J. T. Harris has gone to Waco to at-
tend a meeting of the association at that
H. W. Robertson, of the Church of Christ
will deliver a series of discourses In the court
bouse of Comanche. Services .to begin on
Friday night before the first Lord’s Day in
October. The citizens of the town and
county generally are respectfully invited to
J. M. McCrary is agent for engines, boil-
ers, cotton gins hiuT presses, McCormick
harvesting machines, sorghum mills and
evaporators, and groin drills, and agent for
himself, and sells ns low as he pleases and
low enough to plicae you the Brinlev, John
Deere ana Hapgood. plows and oil-kinds of
Baa Sill Ohareh.
At a meeting of the citizens of Eton Hill
community, held on Saturday, the lRh Inst,
Win. Cottrell was called to the chair and
Wm. Pollard appointed secretary.
On motion, it wpa^igreed that one acre of
land inclosing the present graveyard at Zion
Hill church should bo fenced with a plonk
and wire fence so soon as practicable.
Un motion, N. J. Pounds, Wm. Cottrell,
(3.8. Frits and Wm. Pollard was appointed
u committee to solicit contributions and to
let the contract for building said fence to the
lowest responsible bidder.
Said contract will be let at Zion Hill
Church on Saturday,' October 2nd, at tww
o’clock p. m. Plans and specifications can
ba had by applying to any member of the
committee. . C. S. Farm,
The railroad b coming, and In order to
get ready for Rs arrival J. M. McCrary lias
already reduced the price «n hb immense
stock of Hardware, Tinware, Ouernswarc.
Glassware, and Wood and Willowware to
railroad price*, and don’t you forget it.
At the Post Office Corner
O. Ik. Ma^on
Han Jut rtcdfel thf prettiest stack
of Kattaas. Priati, Ac., ever brought
ta Caaaacke, caaslstlaa af Wglags,
Collars, Elegaat Tacklag Caaba, aal
aa taaease variety of acv aa4 stjl-
ish aavritleS. , ~
fta narw aad euaftabftli|intttt
The officers then brought the prisoner to
town and lodged him in jail, when he now
await* the result of hb rash act prior to a
Dr. Paine attended the wounded man and
on examination found hb skull fractured and
indented, but'cannot tell as yet^whether the
wound will prove fetal, and although the pa-
tient b apparently doing remarkably well,
there b dagger of inflamation setting in at
any Ume which'would be very likely to cause
Mr. Coker b one of our county’s best citi-
zens and has the symathiee of a large circle
of relative*, friends and acquaintances.
What a warning thb should be to every
one) Lean* to control your temper, for one
rash act, committed in the heat of passion,
may blight your own happiness and cause
untold suffering and misery forever. Poor
Bullock should be pRtbd, for Ms action*
have clearly shewn that he oc mmltted the
rash ect under the impulse of the moment
and without malice or premeditation.
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Lfins, Solomon | Gft
.I- in th* i
Having feted up
you thtek that th*
* oil ^ ** * *
our gi.. will be;
n petition b
r sales make a
MfiD S The Largest Stock Ever
Vnntk’n Brought to this Market,
I lllllll S. and will besOld on the
Hats ! Hate !!
We have a tremendous
Stock, and make a Spoeiaty
m this lino.
STOCK MEN’S HATH.
\ . .
White and Choviott
Plain and Fancy Half-
Scarf*. Neckties, ITandkerchiefli, Ac,
FISH OIL AND GUM COATS.
rpHE OLD RELIABLS
/. . ... ...__ ..a .
:v j , AIfD
‘f : '7*. ’’ ' y
W. St CLAIRE,
Has recovered from hb recent accident and
b now ready to. do all work brought to him
in the best of style, on short notice, and
guarantees to give entire satisfaction.
He can be found at the old shop on the
Northeast ehrner of the public square, where
he is prepared to
BfjMilr sr Build All kinds sf Wsrk.
e editor, being unable to hand out
gni up and went into
dining ro—kitchen and slamming the
> be heard by the setenaders, 'There
r» all out,” jmd retired again, thlnk-
; the time shout that “horrible news-
r the Cuiir perpetrated, a few b-
nrheo it mid there was lip musical
ri Flour, Baoon,
J. I6rf»*jto»ir 4k Go’s.
arr. , mgta
(MALE AND FEMALE.)
Opens September 6th, 1880, and continues
stuck sf fall y fiats ta fare parehas-
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At the Orange Saloon foil be found the
very best brand of whiskey, the Stol*ew*|L
Cutsiito Orrrl—J» M. McCreary b closing
out hb entire stock of Tinwdra, Hardwaro,
While tin. iron U hot Conie while bargains
may be had. a-- . ,
Roofing, guttering and job work of all
kinds done on short notice, Yy experieneed
workmen oti tflionihlc tcniw, by J. *•
McCreary, eouthcast comer of the squ*™*
The Inri an.l puren whisker, the _^tond-
[ wall; at the Ornngi; Sakww.. . .
Primary, Grammar, High School
and Musical Departments.
J. W. TIMMINS, Principal;
Mis* Ida Hast, Music Department
< »o«“' »„Vo„,h
Grammar Department................... 2.00
High School llepartim'tit 2.60
Music, including use of instrument^.... 4.00
Tuition must be paid promptly at the end
of each month.
Board can be Ba<j at moderate prices in
private families. • ••->.- r
■ ■ 7d&-ly - y -
EO. D. STREETER, M. D,
SURGEON AND HOM<EPATHIC
FRAC'TlClONERj ; ^
Office over 11. ElU lmm.1 *»orOj 68 Austin St,
• . WACO, TEXAS.
•Orrtci Hin ao—Fn»wi 8 to U, a. m.: from
1 to 8. p. m, and from T'te ffpi-ur—^
jjff*C’lironio disease* a specialty.
XTTA.IM'T'KI) an snergetic, honest
yV man * branch offliv ^>f the
new Magnet TVtepbone Co., in thb and ad-
joining counties; small cash .capital required.
To Mu ba Vomi thb h an exeellesU opci
for money making business. Adtlres* <
•tafnp G.' W. Foster, 125 and 127 Clatk
BOOTS AND SHOES!
The Moat Complete Stock Erer
Brought to thl* Market.
TheV-were ordered direct from the monu-
factories and sold st prices to correspond
with the low purchase.,
—• • ^
redy * Momic Cloth,
HtiUm, ... Buntings,
Satin and Trimming Hiki,
Ladb’s Cloaks, Ladle’s Shawl*,
A Complete Hite of Knit Goods from
ladles down to intents. <_
A u4 Mm
a/-. ^ _
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J. E. McGuireA Co.
^JJ; • JAJI|
TTavlng just erected a Mitt and Gin at the McGuire fisr*a,wn Rush creek, we a*k«
I I share of the publhfr patronage. ^
OUR MACHINERY It NEW AND COMPLETE TNROMNWT!
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and w* will be prepared to accommodate the public at *11 jtowe la
SAWING, GRINDING AND GINNING.
MACHINERY FIRflT-0LAR8j SATISFACTION
* t# • y. i , \ .§■ ..j N1! * >(• ■ > ~Yi i 'Mf'Ju' It - ’• -y'
Joseph He Brown,
Fort Worth and Weatherford, Texas.
Headquarter* for AftftftW Mi BIAfti TIM Ui all
\'r '* 7®
. , ... sk. ■■.IMso.J
J. W. Grocne A Co.,
Northwest Corner Public Square, Comaaoke, Texas,
Dealers ii STAPLE AID FANCY GROCERIES AID FEED,
LIMBER, MINGLES, D0OS8, ILKDS, SUft, Etfo,
Flows, A Agricultural Implements, Etc.
Hlghoal Market Price Paid for ail kind* of Country produce, in money
oi* f * n»<Y*ripo. -f-v~ fc’-i■ ■. r: sfrljr
NEW STORE! NEW GOODS!
V all ms.
m BUT BEPUTMOT
* ' e ---- . .»
> ' * r
I* full and Complete, and we sell at .
BEU-ROCK PRICES I
RKLIABLB AND COMPKtftirT MEN
in charge, who deem R
■o trovbli to now ooom.
A SPECIALTY OF TOBACCO I
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we have; the largest, broadest,
biggl-st -1 o-c n« wl -over stock * of' 'goi >d«
have Cver handled at thb place, anfi with 1
to odr building, we are enabled to handle
them to adrantagr and ifttstU Ui your wants
'* We buy direct from maniifanMMfelB
lkfge quantities, and fell for OMh cnd - ^
We Won't Be Undersold!
"cm- •; » ■ / t
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Southeast Cobnkr Public Sqdabi, • v — COMANCHE, TEXAS,
Has recently opened a well seleetod stock of Mow Goods, consisting «f all
kinds of staple and feney
; . >.-t. . -hrL . *. ; •
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES,
Mm, Boots, 8km, Hats, ClitkiU, lit:
The public generally are Invited to call and examine my stock and I think I can show
iff Q—i Goo* ui u LOW PBICBI u uftarckiit Is fM Texas*
ffeTNo trouble tio show goods. Call axd Bn Ml tt-tf
COMANCHE CITY MILLS.
have refitted our mills wRh th*
LATEST IMPROVED MACHINERY, ^ J
And are now prepared to put up , j
orglumr Sapwltif Ui
wk also un v-
ST. - - -fv ^ . Vftkri Hi , Ptori
We have improved odr
ceivcd at our |
h . ww- -s^i, —f,s. ■*,. — ...... —
Hlg,lio«t Coait prloc Paid for Wheat.
afittr i* ' - - Y.. . y~ .HOLLAND 4
r# improved oar raetiitie* for OWNING CpTTON and are n
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