The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 96, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, November 22, 1968 Page: 1 of 16
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SHOP COMANCHE FIRST and SAVE
And Remember---Nd City Sales Tax! ! !
The Comanche Chief
Comanche County's Oldest Business Institution - Published For and About Comanche County
COMANCHE, TEXAS 76412 NOVEMBER 22, 1%8
16 PAtrKH IN i SECTIONS
- CHItf- STA^f «*•♦<>.
LOYAL LADIES OF THE CHURCH HONORED — Mrs. Lousie
Huntington (left) and Mis. Francis Waring are pictured with the Itev.
Bruce Coggin (.standing) and the Rev. C, Avery Mason.
St. Matthew s Church Honors
Mrs. Waring and Mrs. Huntington
On Sunday night. November h ;>av> slo£- matt«j in scar,«t-
17, at St. Matthew's Church, and <ramt>4 in go d.
special awards for servir? were 'The crrtifva^es require the
given to Mrs. John D Waring rhidd of St Matthew. a pass
and Mrs Pdrk Huntington The age from 'he Gospel according
awards were made at a narrish to St Mat thew:j and the follow-
supper which followed the ser- inK text. “In the name of Cod
vices of confirmation and Holy Amen In recognition of to n g
Communion at which the Rt ye»r*' Bute >us amtl faithful ser
Rev C. Avery Masm, Bishop vi<* ^ Episcopal church
of Dallas, w.ts nreSdhrr! sad for intfihpensnbfe contrrnu-
_ * . * .. t'Sns to the life of St. Matthews
In making the awards, ihe rhur^ the Vicar's thanks are
lovingly offered to Frances
St Matthews, told of Bishop ra„*n- WarinR -and Ix) UI
Masons first visit to.fomanche Burks Huntington."
saae twenty years ago He was
then the 6ewly elected third The certificates are dated
Bishop of Dallas, and he wws November , I/. 1968. end are
met at Sts Matthew's bv only1 signed bv Father Coggin and
five people -Mr an<l Mrs John BLshop Mason.
D. Waring, Mr ami Airs Park -—'--
Huntington, and Miss Bess Chief To Be Out
The Bishop urged the five Eor,y Ncx* Weck
people there to get to uork or
face the closing of the church. ( omanche (Tiief will pub-
They did go to work On Sun- *‘sh a t,av ear,v ncxt on
day night, only twenty years Wednesday, November 27
later, after sixteen people were This Thanksgiving edition
confirmed by Bishop Mason, will lie on the streets early on
St! Matthew’s membership was Wednesday Afternoon, and will
only eight short of a hundred be delivered on the fural and
souls Of lho;$e five people of city routes o.i Friday as usual
twenty yeRrs agm Mrs Warirg post office box ho leers will re-
and Mrs Huntington are still cejve their timers late W'ednes-
active members of the chufch. day or early Thursday morning.
The awards came in the form The Comanche Chief will take
of certificates, hand-lettered by a short vacation for the Thanks
master calligrapher, Fred Seh- giving holidays—closing Thurs-
rader of Comanche, irittd on day, Friday and Saturday.
On Saturday,, December 7,
from 10 a n until 1 p m the
Comanche First Baptist Worn
ens Missions-in-Ac* ion Group
win sponsor a Senior Citizens
Hobby Show and Bazaar to be
held at the; Baptist Youth Cen-
ter on We it Central Avenue—
formerly the Lawrence Steak
All Senior Citizens 60 years
vf age and above, are urged to
bring or send their hobbies and
handcrafts by 9 am December
7 to the Yguth Center This
includes both men and women.
You mav attach a price to your
entries and sell them if you
wish, or simply exhibit your
Such things as dpilts and
quilt tops, crocheted items, tat-
ting, laces, knitted ilems. paint-
ings. antioues, carved objects,
and any other things that you
have made, collected, or inher-
ited may be entered
Please rail one of the people
listed below if you need infor-
mation or transportation for
voursclf or your entry. We will
ne glad to help you. '
Mrs Sid i arnev. Mrs Frank
Reese. Mrs. Carrie Eaton Mrs
Regina! Waggoner, Mrs Floyd
Prather, Mrs. Zoifrah Wiesen-
danger, Mrs Bill Croker. Mrs
John Kin** Mrs Coral Taylor,
or Mrs. Ted Durham.
The Comanche Church Alliance, Christian
Community in Action, will Sponsor a community
Thanksgiving service on Wednesday. November
27, at 7 :SO p.m. The service will lx* offered in
Ihe High School (iynfnasitim.
The Service will include congregational sing-
ing of favorite Thanksgiving hymns, res|>onsive
reading from the Psalter, readings from Holy
Scripture in English and Spanish, prayers, and
The preacher, will he The Rev. Aiden Ma-
guire. Father Maguire is pastor of Sacred Heart
Roman Catholic Church of Comanche.
The congregations sponsoring the service
are First Baptist Church, First United Method-
ist Church, First Presbyterian ChurchJJ4LIeutraU
Christian Church,. Sacred Heart K^rnan < .tffr-7
olic Church, and St. Matthew’,* Episcopal Church.
The Alliance wishes to stress that the ser-
vice is offered for all Christians and the gen-
eral public is urged to attend.
UNITED FUND DRIVE
NEARS $7,075 00 GOAL
We want vou to know w» ere drive over ,he tdr
s'ifl working on the United United Fund expresses its
Fund Campaign A wild gust ol gratitude to these fine laxfies in
The City Council in a special'
called meeting We d n e s d ay
night, November 20. voted to
call a $200,000 improvement
Bond Election, with no tax in-
crease To be broken down as
1 $15,000 for water storage
tank- to be built in the North-
east part o? town This will
give long needed relief for
more water in this area of
town plus 'he cemetery area
This storage will ;>e connected J'
directly onto the new 16-+ne*
water •mam coming into lowi
from the new filter, plant
2. $35,000 for a sewer main,
which will be located in the
a small overcrowded main
south part of town and will run
from East to West, replacing
which has been in service for
25 vears This will be a 16 inch
main which will be tied into.
the Carnes addition, In d ian
.Hills addition, all the town
area, the high school area, and
several hundred homes in these
areas The stwer mam now in
use is extremely overcrowded
and must he replaced.
3 SISiOOO Library Bldg The
City Council has long recogniz-
ed the need for a Library build-
ing! Bv voting this" amount and
adding to it with other funds, a
building can be constructed
and the Library can he moved
out of its basement home
4 $135,000 on street improve-
ments This amount will enable
several streets to be complete-
ly redone Also several streets
in the cemetery will be paved.
Tnis is an improvement which
is hadlv needed.
This will be a total Bond Is-
sue of $200,000 — with no in-
crease in taxes. The voting will
be held on Saturday, December
14, at Fire Station No. 2.
wind blew down our therm ome-
the county communities:
ter on the town square the oth-
er nighf . we thought we
would tell you that, so you ertsoifij* Proctor,
Survey of Senior Christmas Trade
Days Planned Here
A L-o-o-k A1
Citizens Is Now
The survey of retirement age
The Board of Directors of the
Comanche Chamber of Com-
, , ii p , people in Comanx-he County the merce met Tuesday, November
over • Harmony, Mrs. It Y» Halbert;
The drive is nearing the end Downing Mrs S G Tarplev;
though As you know. President pettie. Mrs Bishop Craddock;
Johnson designated October - F.nergv, Mrs. Coda Harris: Up-
November as United Fund per Gustine, Mrs Geo Ste-
Months. so we have until No- phens; Ixjwer Gustine, Mrs
vember 30 to clean up the cam- Russell Hayes; Beattie. Mrs
paign drive We hope to have Kvle Welch, and Hasse, Mrs
all the totals by December 1 Hershal McDonald
and will oublish results in The , ' . ,, ,,
In Soda Spnrfgs. Mrs Mon-
Comanchc Chief ,etto OHOenT's"^ Sp7.‘ris.‘Mrs shee< Vin* us*d>
The. town of Comanche has Wayne Johnson. Mercer s Gap. Please note that this is not a
been pretty well canvassed and Mrs Eltos Pud ley; Van Dvke. survev of just the needy, but ,he * hamber ol t ommerce be
« mi •• . it ___ . * _*r. .. .. ^ . nmnintl NOVFfTlWr 25..
next week we will list the firms Mrs. Jack Pvburn. White Point, an overall effort to reach all C|nnin2 a'
who gave 100C and the rorter Mrs Verdo Ferguson, Board areas of retirement age people 0 l'uriha<t‘ ,s necessarv
oi volunteer workers '"In lown Church Mrs K
who found time to help us in Proctor Lake, Mrs
the camougn Our volunteers Eltoy.
bad business, jobs, and homes
E Rurks, and for the development of future
will be eligible to register at
Me- programs The information giv- P>a™ 01,0 N°V'
en does not obl.gate von in anv each4. da>' ,hro«’Bh the week- RAINFALL
As we said, we are still *a>: ^ will be most helpful M to date
in forming a picture of th^ You must lie present
In Z .Si .„L working, the harvest had Id be .Ir.^ma 'm, Saiuidav after,Kamfall Uns wt«*.
go out and soliett -often in and wh,-o these ladies ^ 'nr** , * , Nov 15
Our county community lead call on vou m their communitv c( our population - —
ers have had farm home and welcome them with your pift 0UI^ c<>i,n^
harvest work, but have been fir ihe United Funxl With a lit- For infarmaticn see nr cal!
out campaigning ip their re tie help-from all our citizens Mrs Zourah Wicsendanger 607
spectfve areas We are count we just might make the goal V Elm. 356-2060 nr Mrs W C
ing orf. them to help us put the for this year. Box. De Leon, phone 7613.
It’s Basketball Time
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INDIANS letterman, is‘expected to add MAIDENS
J good strength to both defense
The Comanche Indians, under ^ but^s*the^good mode's to FtJactl I-eta Andrews’ Indian
he direction of. Coach Wav no stwe and to be a good re- Maidens have- all the makings
Preston, will open the 196R-69 iM)UlldeX for a championship team this
basketball season here Friday „r ...... cage season, as evidenced* by
light against the Early Long- . h „ J ' the 62-52 win over a good Gates
vorns. ( ' ,* , r* . j* vllle quintci here Tuesdav night
... , , for the Indians as a sopliomore. M „ . ... Jy,
Last year the Indians had a He scorod u, tht. (1<Mib|e figures ^hon. *,n
•uccessful sepdin. and tied for loveroi mmes last season ^re again FndaV night, have
the District Uhumpionsilip. be- itnd should average that this plus g0od
fore losing in a nlayoff to (.ran- ytar pBrk(,r isi a c|utch pjayer. hetfht and speed
bury. . doing his best >b when t h e Mamstavs at the forward pos-
This vear the Indians will re- ‘cRps are down". i!lons w'11 ** f(w,r returning let-
turn five letiermen. but will 1he remaining letterman is ’erm^n ™trr. *inner
lave their smallest team. M>nior Chris^Evrklge. 6'0“. Fv- ^arah .F(,ftcher- 57V^ , JU"!or:
leight-wise, in many years. rld(,e uw only limited action ? Vcar '?.tte.r >T*nne,‘ Jud>
Comanche will have only two |nst '-ear. bnf is strong on the l0.n’ 5 " t,Jun’or; „Vy5*r
boys on the starting lino up t>oards, and should help re- wirV’er Susan H’-ks 5 10
over six feet and onlv 5 bxJVs -bounding, and scoring sophomore; and Jane Jollev,.
VP -T the Irvin*, i. « , 7T
top tne six loot m.irx mnkt, the 12 man traveling : : rrlin,
Coach Preston stfi»«l that he squad'will be Efferson F.llictt. T?LinD 7h^ »ui h-
will have to rely moetlv on de- s’io" sophomore; David Hutph- r„lnrnino aii nuiri-a » .arri
fenae and accurate shoo.mg for ina, V«r sophomore; Rov Mr- unL
the victories. Nutt 57" junior; den Pakrer, wlmw Bevilv Tumn 67V'
Back to bo'ster the Indian at- 6'«“ sophomore; Ronald Shaw ^vear letter Debra Frick A?*’
tanr wttl bf -I vc.'ii 10.1,0,0.10 ...... srphomare --Uoar ClZ' i&ZLn" M»!iv
CHICS »:*** Hiow.
RETl’RNINfJ IzETTERMKN — Starting Friday
nijrht for tho Indians ngainst Early will be these
returning letiermen—(1-r standing) (Tiris Evridge-i
Kim ('ockA'rham. and Ro-yce I-ubke. Kn*N?ling (1-r)
ter and Billy Willjams. '.
COCK Will OB .1 yfHr Irtirniwi » nvmuix. 1-vcar Trffpr qnnhnmnrp• Mnllv^
BiUy Williams Williams h a s terry Mov'a. 5'ri^ve totterman
|e AU-Area team The (^y Summciss^>horoo,v a(MH-jai1 to m ^ gro,
5 10 senior averaged over 24 »nd Robert Drmaby R jur or of A.jPam pirU roarh Andrf,ws
Cockerham la the tall man on junior. Stacy Reese 5*9'* sopho ......
the sou ad at 6’3" ne was'a mere, Oavlon Fletcher FHT
starter last season and Coach junior; Donnie Gravea 5'*" tun- ,,!?,*■ ’ ’ ' • V
Preston exnects him to give the ior, Douglas Benge 510" sopho- . bantns^^sanen. r c u
team the needed reboumiing more and Handy Nelms, 5’9” - * '
strength Cockerham u p d e r- Junior
went surgery on his knee this Freshmen who will be trying XirKtano; an ,
summer, and has Ik* regained to make varrdy will be Dubby
full strength, but abdukl before Preston 6'0"; Johnny Hum- don 5'9"\ Kannv Beaty 5'H",
the season is over. ohrey Karl Kirkland. 5*9,’ I-arty McDougal 5’*" and Har-
It's basketball lime and the
ComanclMi High School cagers
are "hard at it".
Coarb Leta Andrews’ Indian
Maidens opened the season
here Tuesday night with a 62-
52 win over AAA Gatesville.
FTMay night the Maidens will
play the first game of a Double
Header with Earlv, and then
on Tuesday will host Midway
Game time for the Early
game is 7: *0 and for the Mki
way game the B-game wrtk be-
gin at 6:30 lf
Coach Wayne Preston’s In-
dians will be"in the new season
here Friday against. E a^r 1 y.
then travel to Albany Tuesdav.
Nov 26 to take on the double
Rhonda Lubke. SYTr Donna
Kidd. «W; and Janet Bright
Royce Lubke, another 2 year
Key 5 11", Ricky Bran- ry Dudley
There will be a Thanksgiving
supper at the Downing School
house on Wednesday, ^ Novem-
ber 27, at 7 p.m. The
invited to come and
basket lunch with dishes for
your family. Drinks and bread
will W formatted.
The eRd«*a\- \jondav. November 25 Then on iis released by the Proctor Rea-
survey with Saturday afternoon, November grvoir Weather Station. Tem-
or to make the
volunteer <help has not gone :t0. Dex'qpiber 7 and 14 there peratures and moisture report-
as fast as we hooed. so we are wl11 »» a frw' <ash drawm8 <>n ^ are for a *•, P*“riod
, . ,, the courthouse fteos at-3 pm. from 8 am. until 8 p.m.
using the news med.a of .the ^ jze jg ^ is
area to speed up the endeavor and jhird nnzt, 1S $15 on
The area newspapers will be all three Saturday afternoons
running a copy of the survey. Vuu mav register for these
cash prizes at any Comanche Nov.
business which is a member of Nov
to receive i prize Sot rial on
tertainment will be p’esented
before the di awing each Sa’ur-
day Santa Claus will, be in
town each Saturday to treat
little* shippers, and* there will —
be a tree pkttre show f r tV everyone ouring ifie specie
kiddies on Friday, 1*' Tiber Shop Comanche Firat" Trade
20 at 2 15 % Days lieginnmg Monday, No-
TWO HMNTB FOR THE
Fletchtr (No. 22) is pictttftd htttl
the cornsr. Tfe* higk scorligf
in the 62-52 tamtam—
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Wilkerson, J. C. The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 96, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, November 22, 1968, newspaper, November 22, 1968; Comanche, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth892093/m1/1/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Comanche Public Library.