Transcribed by Tami Ramsey from Microfilm Reel #1320039938
Obtained from UT Center for American History
Thursday July 5, 1888
Another runaway team last Saturday got scared at Dr. McQUARY
We got a glimpse of Sheriff ROWE last week but we had business
off just then
and did not wait to promise to vote for him.
Miss Jennie STEWART returned from a months visit to Brownwood
accompanied by Miss Alice BARNES, who is visiting friends in town. Dr.
TERRY and family are visiting Esq. HALEY. The Doctor is one of our old
schoolmates and has a host of friends here who would like to see him
occupying his old position.
Messrs Henry HALL and Robert JOYCE started for the Colorado
where they expect to spend a week or two fishing and hunting. They took
Uncle JACKLONG to drive the teams and cook.
The Temperance council is booming and are having entertaining
summer. There was a large attendance last Friday night, new officers are to
be installed at the next meeting.
Baptist Church. Rev. M. RAY, Pastor, preaching first and third
Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. L.B. RUSSELL, Sup't.
M.E. Church South, Rev. A.P. SMITH, Pastor. Preaching 2d 3d
Sundays. Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. R.S. SWITZER, Sup't
Presbyterian Church, Rev. W.G. McDONALD, Pastor. Sunday School
at 9:30 a.m. T.O. MOORE, Sup't
Episcopal Church, Rev. Peter WAGER minister. Morning and evening
every 4th Sunday. Lay services every Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. W.L.
HARTWELL, Ray READER
Hope Lodge No. 481, A.F. & A.M. meets Saturday on or before
each full moon.
W.O. HAMILTON, W.M., Y.I. WRIGHT, Secy. Visiting brethren in good standing
Comanche Lodge No. 165 I.O.O.F. meets Saturday night. F.E.SHERRILL,
J.C. HUSE, Secy.