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Transcribed by Tami Ramsey from Microfilm Reel #1320039938
Obtained from UT Center for American History
Pioneer Exponent
Comanche, Texas
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 last Sunday
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 River Thursday
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 meetings this
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's.
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 and 4th
Sundays. Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. R.S. SWITZER, Sup't

Presbyterian Church, Rev. W.G. McDONALD, Pastor. Sunday School every Sunday
at 9:30 a.m. T.O. MOORE, Sup't

Episcopal Church, Rev. Peter WAGER minister. Morning and evening services
every 4th Sunday. Lay services every Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. W.L.

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
cordially invited.

Comanche Lodge No. 165 I.O.O.F. meets Saturday night. F.E.SHERRILL, N.Y.;
J.C. HUSE, Secy.

Transcribed by Tami Ramsey

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