Transcribed by Tami Ramsey from Microfilm Reel #1320039938
Obtained from UT Center for American History
Pioneer Exponent
Comanche, Texas

Thursday, June 27, 1889


Monne KEITH was thrown from a horse at Dublin Texas on the 23rd sustaining
fatal injuries.

Dublin had a big Masonic celebration on the 24th

Rev. J.W. Zachary is holding a meeting in the Wagon neighborhood on Copperas
creek.

Mr. L.A. DINGLER has sold his homestead near Sidney to Mr. C.C. DEARDEN and
will soon move to Eastland County.

The Alliance people are all moving up the line.

It is the opinion of ye scribe that if Comanche had the railroad and would
give the Sidney people a good road to the same they would buy lumber and
shingles and just cover their corn fields this fall.

M.W. HEAD of Indian Gap was in the city Monday and called to see us. Mr.
HEAD reports crops good in his section of the country.

Monday and Tuesday's rains prevented us from getting any mail as the streams
were too badly swollen to admit travel.

Rev. S.J. FRANKS and wife, .D. COX and others, left yesterday morning for
Golthwaite to attend the quarterly conference of the M.E. Church South, in
session at the place.

The crops of V.F. BOWMAN, P.M. WHITE, T.H. HOLCOMB and others that were
badly damaged by the storm 20 days ago are coming out and will still make a
tolerable good yield.

Mr. Birch TAYLOR, the new postmaster has received his commission and will
take charge next Monday the 1st. He will move to town tomorrow and occupy
the dwelling of J.S. STEVENSON southeast of the square.

Buy the Scantling Cane Mills, Pioneer Gold Medal Cane Mills or the Cook and
Champion Evaporators from Fred GRIMM northeast corner of the square.

Rev. J.M. BURROW will preach at Sardis on the first Sunday in July at 11
a.m. and at 2 p.m. Dinner will be on the ground and a nice time is
anticipated.

Wm. WALKER at the mouth of Rush Creek has several acres of corn that will
make 75 bushels per acre without anymore rain.


Transcribed by Tami Ramsey

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