The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 71, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, April 28, 1944 Page: 8 of 12
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THE COMANCHE CHIEF APRIL 28. 1844
Mr. and Mrs. A V. Littlefield
and Mrs C. H. Morrow were In
Mistng Star Saturday.
Mrs. C. H. Morrow spent sev-
eral days last week with her sis-
ter. Mrs. J. C. Cone Jr. in Llano.
Mrs. C. D. Stamey of New Or-
leans Is visiting her sister. Mrs
C. H. Morrow
Mr. and Mrs. Ocie L. Stgipcy
and son. Joe. of Cisco were in
town Friday afternoon.
- MtOL Bill Aiken and babies are
'MrtKtng Miss Mittie Aiken in Oran-
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Morris were
•n Comanche Sunday visiting Mrs.
.WYatt Lee Morris who has had a
Chas Houser was a business
‘Visitor m Rising Star Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs Chas Houser
.spent Sunday with her mother
Mr. and Mrs A V Littlefield
act her sister. Mrs Irene FisheT
Sunday at their mother's. Mrs.
W, J. Pounds near Oorman.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whitlock
went to Rising Star Saturday to
meet his two nephews who were
Stome on furlough.
Sipe Springs Is completely with-
out a railroad now. The Katy
work crew took up the rails last
Mr. and Mrs. H L. Calloway
were Cisco visitors Friday. Mr.
Callaway's mother accompanied
them home for a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Weaver were
in Rising Star Saturday nlgjit.
Tommie Ckgle of, Sidney visit-
ed hts daughter. Mrs. T. A Weaver
Robert Roe and daughters spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T. A.
Weaver. ............... '
Mrs. Frank Whitlock and Mrs.
A. V. Littlefield visited Mrs. Wil-
lis Mathes at Oorman Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Blrchment were
business visitors in Rising Star
Mrs. R. 8. Washburn and
daughter. Miss Eula were in Ris-
ing Star Saturday.
Ted Barton and children and
Joe and Helen Wllwee were in
Mrs Ed Milwee Ignored her
husband with a surprise birthday
Mrs Herman Zellars left Wed-
nesday to visit her sister, Mrs.
St. Johns In Fort Worth. -
Miss Willie Dean Miller Is back
home after working in Brown-
AJvis Jones of Brownwood was
a business visitor here Saturday.
Carl MUher from Fort Worth
spent the week-end at home... ‘
Mr. and Mrs. Lohman Cagle and
girls visited Qaylon Cagle at
Wichita Falls Sunday
Mrs. Leo Wagnon of Sweetwater
and Mr and Mrs. Newt Steele of
Wilson visited Mr. and Mrs. E. A.
Reece over thg Week-end.
Pvt. Kenneth Tldmore of Camp
Fannin visited his father and oth-
er re la lives.-rhere recently.
Mrs W. B. Donaldson received
word recently that her son, Hood,
was on the battleline in New
Pvt. Euell Rogers is in .Italy.
Newt- Allen from Fort Worth
spent the week-end at home.
Mrs. H. B. Jones visited Miss
Ada Thomison at May last Mon-
Mr and Mrs J W. Oore of
Comanche spent Saturday night
with their daughter, Mrs. Vergle
Williams and family and attended
church here 8unday. They were
l all dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Erwin Oore at Harmony Sunday.
I Mrs. Jean McBride of Austin
| visited her parents. Mr. |and Mrs.
I Tom Wilson part of last week.
1 Her brother, Pvt Bob Wilson was
j home from Camp Wolters over
Mrs. Roy Dutton of Grand
Prairie and her parents. Mr. and
I Mrs. Q C M( Kin/ic of Comanche
! visited Mr And Mrs. Ira Fletcher
J Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Rogers vls-
j ited his sister. Mrs. Tom McKln-
' zie Sundky afternoon: ~
j Mr and Mrs. Neal Crozter and
| children visited Mr. and Mrs. Fln-
j ley Williford Sunday.
Mrs, P, C- Stacy and grandson
and Mrs. Ira Fletcher i were
Brownwood visitors Wednesday.
PFC. BILLY COPLEY
LANDS IN NEW GUINEA
Pvt Ira W Fletcher Is now
stationed as Keesler Field. Miss.,
where he will ftmsh his srhoottnpr
as an airplane mechanic. ThU Is
the third time Pvt. Fletcher has
had training at Keesler Field.
Mrs Billy Copley of Comanche
received a letter this week from
her husband. Pfc. Billy Copley,
telling of his safe arrival in New
Ouinea. The letter arrived here on
Pfc. Copley's 20th birthday, ^ind
was the first time he had been
[heard from in seven week*,.,,t:Wwhv
He is the sOn of Mr. and Mrs.
Ray. Copley of Sherman, formerly
of Comanche. Mrs. Copley is the
j former Miss Jackie Smith of Dal-
las Pfc. and Mrs. Copley are
the parents, of a young son, Billy
i Pfc. Copley Is a grandson, of
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Smith, Co-
manche. Pfc. Copley ^has^ five
| vice, and has another. B. F. Smith.
I who expects to Join within the
next few weeks.
We have the Application Blanks that each family must
fill ouf order to their CANNING SUGAR
this year. The blanks must be filled out accord-
ing to instructions and mailed or carried to the
Office of Price Administration, Comanche, Texas.
HOUSE BROOMS, Good Quality, Each . 1.00
FURNITURE POLISH, Urge Bottle 19#
.OXYDUL and DUZ
IVORY SOAP, Urge Bars
CHURCH OF CHRIST
BAB-O For All Kinds ( leaning
CAMAY and PALMOLIVE SOAP
French’*, Finest Quality 10#
_ _ 39<
VINEGAR For Canning, Best Quality, Gallon 30#
PINT FRUIT JARS
JAR LIDS, Pkg......................................................... 10#
BAKING POWDER—Several Kinds
PEARS In Glass Jars ............................................................... 28#
FRUIT COCKTAIL (n Glass Jars ...... ............... 28#
PEANUT BUTTER—Quarts and Pints.
ENGLISH PEAS, CORN and TOMATOES
Good Assortment of CANDY
SYRUP of Many Kinds '
SPUDS, 10 Pounds .... .................. ............ 39#
HYPRO To Bleach Your Clothes
RICE In 2 Pound Packages „ 29<
ALL KINDS SPICKS
APPLES, ORANGES, GRAPEFRUIT and LEMONS
HAM, BACON and CHEESE, Finest Quality.
WE WILL BE PLEASED TO SERVE YOU
R. C. Ledbetter. Minister
Bible Study, 10 a.m. Sunday.
Preaching, tt a m Sunday
Communion 11:4ft a m Sunday.
Freachlng, 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
Bible Study, 8:30 pun. Wednes-
Thought For The Week
Pvt. Leon Nichols
To Get Test For
Air Force Training
T/5 <8gt.> Hattie j
Pvt. Leon Yantia Nichols, son 801 E. Central»
of Mr. and Mrs L C. Nichols.
Comanche. Route 2, has reported
/e:—Loye- t*f the highest, nobl- jat Keesler Field, Biloxi. Miss., unit
and "strongest Instinct that; of the Army Air Forces Training
Jjnatr possesses. This emotion de- Command to begin a phase of pro-
yelops man’s better nature and 1 cessing designed to determine his
Induces the most ^e&nmandable | qualifications as a pre-aviation cm-
conduct. As an emotion love i
!££!£jSZf'S? thftaSS I UP“" •uccewful completion of
ssn&fift wusela-ssLa ■essssi£&
,ure the distance from the earth , 1 J' £imlvewSy
to sun. can approximately esti-. "S"*.
mate the earth's weight in pounds., [f that h? hi sufff-
and can tell years in advance I ,r\ni,.,r.7i v, r »ui
when the moon will cross the sun’s i ^
path, who can measure a £,ntn«8
er’s love? A woman's love torlflbr'center cadet training.
MRS. EATON RE-ELECTED
A8 FAIRVIEW TEACHER
child defies analysis. Love lies at
the basis of all true progress, and
proposes to solve its most diffi-
cult problems. Falrvlew Board of Educa-
tion met recently and re-elected
Mrs. Robert Eaton who has eben
serving the school for the past
year as primary teacher and sup-
ervisor of the School Lunch Pro-
Mrs. Eaton states that hi
school will continue the lunch pro-
gram for the coming scholastic
Year. The community is cooperat-
Cpl. Jake H. Chapman left 8at- ln* In every respect to insure it*
urday after spending a 15-day certainlty of operation,
furlough with his wife and son 8upt. Fred Curry is heading the
and relatives. Cpl. Chapman is school, having been elected last The road to happt
now stationed at Liberal, Kansas, sunyner with a two-year contract, ad with "smile
REV. EARLY TO PREACH
Rev. E. B. Early of Brownwood
will preach at the John Dennis
residence in Comanche the first
Sunday In May at 11 o'clock and
8:15 o'clock, according to Mrs.
Dennis. Everybody is invited to
attend these services, she said.
has been awarded
duct Medal, accordl
First WAC Training
Des Moines, Iowa,
This was one of the ]
of this nature ever ,
a Wac at Fort.
Army for a year or
. Since no medals
by the War Departmei
war, the Wac* recelv
white striped ribbons
awarded the medals w!
ends. The ribbons
the upper left pocket.]
Mr. and Mrs. Bra
son. Gall, attended
party at the home of
In honoj^ef hie son.
ifHvintr for the Army
Stf There Was no 8i
here Sunday on
Mr. and Mrs Jc
spent 8unday wltir'K
Dan Beaty at Downing.
OLD TtMER VISITS
HERE THIS WEEK
. ; —— . • * ’ t
C. M. Evans, retired, of Breck-
enjldge. was a Comanche visitor +
Tuesday and renewed his sub-,
scrlptlon to The Comanche Chief. |
He formerly lived in Comanche
County, but moved away 39 years
! ago He took back home with him
1 his 94-year-old father. Jamies Tay-
lor Evans of Gustlne.
He says several old Comanch-
cans live at Breckenridge includ-
ing Judge J. M. Rieger, former j
emmty Judge here and now Coun-
ty Attorney there. Another is
"HoWdy" Johnson, former District
Attorney here and now candidate
for Justice of Peace at Brecken-
Mr. Evans said while here he
would spent considerable time at:
The courthouse seein gif "there
was not some reward for some of
the old Comancheans”, otherwise
he was unable to tell why they
ever left herF *
Egbert Pate, Former
New Coleman Coach
Egbert Pate, former Comanche
High School grid star, and assist-
ant to his former coach. Olenn
Frasier, who directed athletics
here from 1935 through 1941, will
INVITES YOU IN TO THEIR
One Door South of Old Location
Distinctive rings in
jeweled or piain de-
sign . . exquisitely
made and beautiful.
Come in today, and Itxtk over
our new selections of jewelry,
perfume* and gift shop items.
Our modern display counter'd'
will make it more convenient
for you to make your selec-
T f * _ . . ....«-
We have been able to enlarge
our stock . . . and to add
many new items . . . Come
in today! ‘
Shop our selections of Dia-
monds. We have many styles
- of wedding bands and engage-
ment rings for you to choose*
WE’LL BE GLAD TO HELP YOU
PICK THE RIGHT GIFT
•___ . _____. • . w
( Whether it’a for graduation, anniversary, birthday, or
any other occasion . . . there's always a right gift
at WRIGHTS . . . that’ll make a hit! I
i ► * - • "'& ’ '•»
♦COSTUME JEWELRY , ♦WATCH BANDS
♦DIAMONDS ♦FOUNTAIN PENS
Many Other Gifts To Choose From
EXPERT WATCH AND JEWELRY REPAIR
S* , Texas
MRS. MOIXY JACK IS
HONORED WITH DINNER
ON 82nd BIRTHDAY
succeed Frazier as head coach of.
the Coleman Bluecals. when Coach !
Frazier leaves for the Navy. „
Frazier, coach of the Coleman
High School Bluecats, passed his
physical last week. #hen he was
sent with a group of Inductees
from Comanche. Mrs Frazier and
children plan to move back to
Comanche, when he is called into
Pate, who way cxptxtn or the
1937 Indians under Coach Frazier,
later was a star player at Daniel
Baker. Since his honorable dis-
charge from the Army. Pate has
been serving as assistant coach at
Coleman, and according to an
announcement from Coleman, will
take on head coaching duties when
- A dinner in honor of Mrs»
Mojly Jack who recently observed
her eight-second birthday, was
given Sunday by Mrs J. A. Lee at
her home in Comanche. A very
delicious dinner was served to
The guests were Mrs Harriett
Cunningham, Mr. and Mrs. Mar-
vin Lee and daughter. Mr. and
Mrs. G. B. Moore. Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Lee and family. Mrs. B.
F. Beaty and family and Burrell
WEDNESDAY AT ROCK
CHURCH NEAR BLANKET j_
There will be a cemetery work-
ing at ock Church Cemetery at
Blanket on Wednesday, May 3.
"Everyone is invited to attend
and to bring your lunch and
spendYthe day," says T. E Levi-
say, chairman of the Rock Church
PROMOTED TO CORPORAL
Therm an E. Fagan of the 11th
AB Dlv. Art. Band, has been
promoted from private first class
to corporal, according to word re-
ceived here by his parents, Mr,
and Mrs. Tom Fagan.
Cpl. Fagan now holds down first
chair in ba&s horn playing in the
The pastor. Rev. R. T. Wallace
will preach at Proctor. April 30
at 11 am. This date being the
fifth Sunday, a good attendance
1s expected. You are cordially in-
vited to worship with us at the
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Langley and
sons spent Sunday afternoon with
their daughter. Mrs. Elmer Day
and family a( Comanche.
Mrs. W- H. Davis of Comanche
, and Mrs. L. B. Davis of Haase
I spent the week-end at Tyler vts-
I iting Pvt and Mrs. Robert T.
Davis. Pvt. Davis is now taking
specialized training to make an
i Army cook, and Mrs. Davis is
I working Un the post.
P \ I
WILL BE LOADED THIS
FRIDAY - SATURDAY - l.t MONDAY
PLEASE MAKE YOUR DELIVERIES
ON ANY OF THESE 3 DAYS.
BEFORE YOU COME TO TOWN SATURDAY, AND
1st MONDAY, FLEASE TIE YOUR PAPERS SE-
CURELY AND SELL THEM AT HOFFMAN'S DEPT.
STORE. YOUR HELP WILL BE NEEDED TO FILL
THIS CAR TO THE TOP. YOUR PAPERS WILL
GO TO WARM ; " » ,
ComanchtrCounty Official DmUt
Your shoe-shopping isn’t complete
V'"'.....till you’ve been to
Always plenty to chose from
—styled to the minute—-the *
best values money can buy!
Into Summer we go with
complete stock of Non-Ration-
ed Sandals designed for snnny
days ahead. Barefoot Sandals
a'plenty in assorted colors—
all sizes heels — non-rationed
styles for every purpose.
When Yon Think of Shoes
*2 A* p
STYLE ♦ FIT ♦ VALUE
THATS THE FORMULA!
Dresses radiant with beauty and the new,
knowing appearance! These are the
dresses you fin^Rt' HOFFMAN’S
■riw . 11 ^ ^
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It’s Plenty Hot!
Come out of that felt oven, brotherr-ihat light-
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at HOFFMAN’S l—A fine variafy
i At $1.49 to $2.98
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Size* 10*2 and 2*-6 .
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Wilkerson, J. C. The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 71, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, April 28, 1944, newspaper, April 28, 1944; Comanche, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth841551/m1/8/?q=Rieger: accessed January 24, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Comanche Public Library.