Transcribed by Tami Ramsey from Microfilm Reel #1320039938
Obtained from UT Center for American History
Comanche, Texas Thursday April 19, 1888
Farmers are on the boom.Corn is coming up.Some are planting
cotton.Springtime has come once more.
Miss Paralee McCAMPBELL is very sick, Jack HAMILTON and Mrs.
are also on the sick list.
The school at this place, taught by Prof. W.S.P. McCULLONGO,
Prof. M. is a good teacher and was highly esteemed by his scholars.
Mrs. VERNON has gone on a visit to Baird this week
Messrs EASLEY, McQUARY and BELDING attended a quarterly meeting
Springs this week.
Eld. Frank WAGNON occupied the pulpit here last Sunday morning
WALLAS of Abilene at night
Our Indian Mountain friend Prof. C.C. BEARDEN has left for
the summer. He
will spend a few months among friends in Arkansas
Dr. McQUARY has a new safe and can now sleep without the fear of burglars
Several of our town people spent last Sunday on South Copperas
and report a
very enjoyable trip. They are loud in their praises of the hospitality that
was extended them, and it is rumored that for once our friend Fletcher FALLS
got all he could eat.
By request of the Union Labor club of De Leon, Prof. H.F. JONES
the citizens of De Leon, April 28, 1888 at 2 o'clock, p.m. on the financial
and other questions embodied in the U.L. platform. Come one and all, and
hear the sound doctrine of Progressive Democracy. Remember the day, last
Saturday in April.
Mr. Wm. CARNES, of De Leon, is one of the most untiring and
workers in the cause of labor we have in the county. Our standing card of t
hanks is due Mr. CARNES for his efforts in our behalf, and for the large
list of subscribers which he has sent us. Success to you, friend Bill.
DIED: At Comanche, Texas at the residence of Mrs. S.J. WALCOTT
evening at 6 o'clock p.m. after an illness of one day, Miss L. BOLLING. The
deceased was a highly esteemed young lady, and was beloved by all who knew
her. Her large number of friends and acquaintances will sympathize with the
bereaved relatives. The remains were interred Tuesday evening at 4:30.
Rev. Peter WAGET conducted the funeral services, which were attended by a
large number of the friend of the deceased.