The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 71, No. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, July 30, 1943 Page: 2 of 10
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Comanche was Just a mere, vil-
lage at tire time, a* the Fed<
Census ? years later in 1880 list-
ed Uie population as only 704.
vJver Comanche was a pfio-
trentier at that time, and
?5f Chief served not only Co-
manche County but ~abput 40
counties westward frotp. here."
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Ready-To-Wear In Late Summer
fail and Through-Out- the Winter
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Buy now^hile selections are good—new materials, new colors, New York
styles, priced moderately. Visitour Ready-To-Wear Department, and buy a
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complete outfit, an outfit that matches perfectly, and is in the best of taste
1to Chief also in Ha early days
served as an advertising booster
to attract the attention of set-
tiers ‘'to -! this section of Texas
and sample copies were stmt by
Ifal'csinte man all uvir u.h O.d
We believe that the 18 years happening ltt the daily paper, we
since 1925 that we have owned can buy from them a ••mat" of
The .Chief'either in part or the that picture for about J$Sc wnd
whole and the nearly 17 years then can reproduce it In ‘The
that we have put -:i lull time eh Chief.
the paper, is loneei than that of • • I
any other editor or publish**. j ^ wr hay, on m „ ..cut^
nearly all the Comenche H!«rh
se/gtT'Tue eg ^ wnitm ■ ^
Meny old timefs state that
reading tire glowing accounts or
the farming possibilities jof Co-
manche County in The Chief
caused them to sell out in .Ten-
nessee or some other" state and
Start out in an cut wagon for
-to Claude Oeorge. shop fo^man. T';eywer«* fffld for1 by the Sen-
he entered the First World-War. Ine V™"* *_•
»£«£“ nr^fTve6vears'Ih* C““ Whenever fhesf »V»deets
SOUlC lour 01 live ycftll, ------- alUls*# rtuk-tan/fintf sua ]
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Mr. . Bet-man did- not publish
The Chief many years and by
1876 we imd It owned by Captain
William A. Fields and Joseph W.
.. ... l.w,l . . .y.-^, .. ...... • 1 y. ^ do
something' outStsndin# , we hunt
un,th4l- rot and run their picture
Bob Carpenter Linotype opera- in r-nnectlcn -H" the-wtory. ~4
tor. has been with The Chief for * •
atout 17 years, having begun as w. on hand aevwa!
an office bey in 1926.
in 1878. L. B. Russell bought a
half interest In tpe paper but a
year later traded his half , to the
late R. O. Armstrong for 820 acres
ef land; a pair of noAes,
125.00 in money.
John Carpenter, pressman, has
been with The Chief for about
14. years, beginning his work as
'apprentice, punter in 1929.
hundred ruts of men and women!
whose pictures have appeared In,
The Chief to the o**t and the^e
are s! wavs available for rerunning
when the occasion arise*,
Work was prhrduled to
*fct« or* thnning Mt^hway 16
James Wrlkersan, associate edi-
tor of The -Chief, has been With from ColdthwaHe to Prlddv.
the firm since he graduated form —o— *
Trod (The University of Texas in 1937 T don’t com* to c*ms*irha
_c 1 from the School, of Journalism. verv often to“trade,s «s*d l.sw-
J He began with The Chief as an re***** T-oef-.-rl of Risnkrt re-
Armstrong later sold his inter-, of flee bci* ^during hia Orsmmar ceotiy. /‘hut I Miiw'n’ 9a-k
sat to Joe Hill who had associat- > School days.' more often ” he'continued. “b*-
ed with him his younger brother,! • • x >>sitw> m-rchonts here a« well an'
Robert T Hlrl. who later gamed | The ChleL now has tiro office the peorle have time to talk *o j
world lame as a geologist. i bbys who are also learning tag ww» ***** to ea'l jam hv nsm*. *rf8f i
* * ■- printer's trade They are Bill WiPT-Uke lt“ he cor-toded.
In 1883 8am Vernon bought Tho Person who will be a sophomore —n— -f '
In -Cfcl-lanche iiign tu 'u Homer Mtfler. former Ooettne
session and Kyle Odell Orm\bv *',hn~» w*a. m-Co-;
who will be a freshman In high manche re-erit!v„ He Is now K
acliool. ' -___i 4he A’tnv an'* *4.—«natr4-tiw t
. . . the Brady Army 'Flying School. ,
CAMEL, TWEED, and
100 per cent WOOL
Chief and continued 40 own
or a part ofjt until 1896 when he
told a half interest to Sid Thomas,
finally selling his other half to
Thomas about 181*9, .
>ft. ?«yn Vu. -p h. caagt^4^, 1%
che part of this time however, ne
having left the paper in cnafge
ef McDonald and Jo^.i Swin *
while he went u* Farmersville
where fie publP'ned a. paper for
The Rs*lW Board wys; AITT
gaspl*ne eomvma* n«i*t h*v».
Ch> license numbeF df the vehicle!
„ and the State of registration writ-'
The public Is not interested to teo ^ mrr COUport.
BUI began this summer.
about two yeirl.
Sid Thomas was connected with
Tlic Chief either as a partner or
* “ owner from 1896 until 1911
except for the year 1908 when he
acrid Lie paper to E. K.-Anthony.
At the end of'the year Mr. An-
thony -sold it back to Thomas.
much In the history of The Chief, l
as glorious as"the past may hwe
=en. as it Is. perhaps. ~ In The
f of today.
tooffiie blit, lo '
New Styles For Matrons
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Chic Styles For Girls
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Coats Suitable for Dress, ,(~
Work, or Play
Lovely solids, pastel plaids, and tho
ever popular Herringbone tweed. These
coats are moderately priced, and are
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indeed a bargain! Visit us today.
O Lord, thou knmaest It al-
AritHony had previously
_ evi a paper at Blanket while
■ w.was railway agent for the Fris-
» at w.»t ume. - , ,.r'X
____ _ ‘‘f peakinnr of ' Old Families/*
different urngs being owned by che Countvor its people or la of the signing of the Magna
the-Cunninghams, the Callaways, uppfjgi interest ti them. jCharta. __
and later by J. R- Eanes and; • • (■ "And on< o fmine, said Isadore
■£*-’ H Carpenter. Fr-aettea!lv alf business firms hi Cohen, “was present at the slfh-
* ’ Comanche advertise in The CM* ink 'ft the ^Ten Commandments
during the time of the stock; m<nclho chief and manv readers: ■ _ ; T"
•ompany. several different edttorK joflk unon thpee advertisemont' Ory McKlPTIF m
The Cl^ief claims these out-
standing' features as *• county
weekly: _ -•
Want. Ads week »ft4t week
does The Comtnche Chief.
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____ Mrst farmers, hnwiree. hivT a
Farmers oossihlv ret more fro-'
advice from ot*-er peor>!e than
anv claas of oeo-ife on earth de-
We beliwg there are few. if suite the fact 4*'8* thev* reonv*
any. weeklies that carr>- more usuallv kimv-roth^e abmst farm-
‘ than ins and would nrobablv nearly/
sfsrve should they try farming
H ’ if or a living, ■
It has one of the larges* circu-
\ lationn of anv weekly in the
During the year Mr Anthony
owned the paper he made some
mechanical Improvements, one of ^ u v ^
which was to convert The Chief llwt short o/ 4 000
isto an eight pagfe pgpet-of sund-j • •
art size. .* 1 - • j-^ The Chief n"v is going litemllv ! There to another »t_of pew>1e
* ’** ! *o nart. of the world We •rg'who live - in town and imagin'*
Both, Vernon and Th mia were seruUnrhundreds-of paper* each
rrcogiiized as .o^tAtazu. Mg *v -.¥»• to mrn in th6 Arir*^! > wtual ben of roses ana tnat ne
paper men And both a t J' flSrmee-liieludlrg many overseas-:—!
times aerved a* presld* it cl ttr* ln Afrira ,n FUrope. in Asia. In getting Ibout droughte. crop fail-
Trxaa Press Associatioi . Aus‘r«>Ue-;and to Central America
. .; and AlaskA. - -
From the time Thorn**: sold! • « -
Chief 10*1911 untu 1925 it. About 95 nerrehfof the reading!
Selection Is Still Good
ure*. halls, poultry diseases, etc.
Pick yours out early, because they are going fast. These suits
are made of lovely new Fall material, styled to suit every taste,
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and have either pleated or gored skirts. They are indeed a value,
'at our new low prices! , ,
cn.ploywl Including Mrs. Os-, g« <mf of the most valuable parts!, . 1 A 1 t
Sa*oi»°3S»tS*1w" h oi l-e Papef V. , • ' Army i < Jrcbestra
Cartiemer. D tC. -Doyle <n$l Tom !■ The1 Chief has been fortunate
j. Cunningham. in being able to carry one or more
local picture ln neirly-every Issue
to 1925 3. C. Wllkerson bought during rwfent. vears. 7
The Comanctie Enterprise and J. -
ck to The Comanche The Chler has no engra
-■.4.latent of Its own and
therefore, take a photo and
1 then com- produce It ln the paper wltl
stock.of sending it out of town to an
iwas bought. emnwvtng plant where a "cut” Is
and W. H. made of the pTtoto.
operated the bust
New hats to be proud of . . . the kind that makes you want to
buy a dozen all at once. Pastel felts for the matron, snaps for the
young ladies, and cute novelties for the school girl. Don’t for-
get a new hat to ccmplete your wardrobe. Wo are pleased with
our stock of new hats. \
vho operated the bust- * * i from nearby Ore*n
partnership, until Mr. it coats The Chief about $150 at 6:90 pm- <CWT>
death to 1935 rtrtien to 83 00 |to have a cut made of llam C. golden, star «
ought Mrs. Carpenter s « phido and we charge the per- radio, as master of
Pfc. John 0?y MrKlnr-le. son
of Mr. and Ida, J,,H. McKlnrie.
Rmue 4. Comanche." Is - playing:
baritone sax tn the Major* Army
Air Force* Orchestra . which Is t
spotlighted each Monday evening*
on "The Army Alf Forces” nation-,
wide broadcast. *
Also appearing on the Mutual
network show fflhlch emanates
<CWT>; 1»;14„ Wiir1
star of sdreen and '
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are at a premium, But we are getting a few dozen each week now.
_____ If we do notJiavefouf^ize today, come back tomorrow; we are
j FrOcks g*ttin.g.loU c*re*tea» ^ut we have lots.of customers. Be patient,
be^n- a few
! soh whb wants the photo put In the Mmjdr* Field Choir of- 50
! the paper ju»u whkt the cut costs I voices, and « weekly guest just
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illy papenn like the Fort
Star-Telegram have eti-
plaats or U»«tr own "and
have rshied a
returned from a combat sone.
Cadet David Compton of Texas,
AAM College spfhirthe week-end
to Comanche: with his parents.
Superintendent and Mrs. W Z.
ht County person or ' Compton. ^
H iccinBOTHflmBros. 6 Co.
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‘Calif o it
J spent tl
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Wilkerson, J. C. The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 71, No. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, July 30, 1943, newspaper, July 30, 1943; Comanche, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth889051/m1/2/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Comanche Public Library.