The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, December 12, 1958 Page: 1 of 16
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36 IN. RAIN DEC. I
SO 63 IN RAIN TO DATE 5*
The Comanche Chief 7t
Comanche County s Oldest Business Institution — Published For And About Comanche County
^CHTYJFIFTH YEAU-NO, 2-1 -------------
COMANCHE, TEXAS, DECEMBER 12, 1 s
16 RACES IN TWO SECTIONS
WEDNESDAY U the
*STA DAY l*i CO-
-*tth $659 m ca«»
VICK 1« P*"0"- frrr
k (hr yountsters, a
t*, for all youngs-
Lfjjl rsncert by the
C pins many, many
maebe by TOPPER
IXED CO.—a company
, cmtral Texas Fertl-
Dsrhsm Peanut Co.
aadnls in this weeks
-tmTbny the local
i local dealers, GORE
« BCRTON BROS.
M In COMANCHE.
mt gtephenrlUc. prea-
(Hr the Christmas
YmII Dnd many
Ip this issue.
SWINDLE, firm own-
as 61s GOOD
at only $14.95.
CHS Band Makes
Oond Showing A?
y De 'phHipf e, t'. ti.
*■ R mi i. under the direction
Kin? trrvveled to Win-
inTted.lfl the Unl-
•*'f:'■ T’‘ •<oli«»,e. tMflif •
• f.\; ' -t This service is
uni! i’v by thn >1-1 to
; ■ 1 •< of the numerous
i u- i n"taoss th» ttaic. ,
Tb - Trdion twirler* ^performed
? 45 tvhi They were indeed
' r''W] dirpe*or^ of rolleor'-
I ell sehcls of Texn*. Point-
'bs tr-iiriiriue. o/lglnalltv nf,
nnri general effect of ner-
'•< in>v e Rotine5 (jlven to pneh
■’ (K-eerdiii" to her skill, are
nr isinn-a-1 through 5.
R.nvti Rmhut uosted the Tjich-
A IV1 J’Hpff
1 iierformnnee which was pon-
tTW < aJ
If, ‘ s
X ■■■ fw r.-bt
V Pres, Texas
Rdy Dale Adams, manager of
the Comanche County Rural
Division l.i and was . Telephone Cooperative, was elect-
II, void medal for (>d as vice-president of the Tex-
as Rural Telephone Cooperatives!
. at a meeting held recently in
Verdellc Watson. Virginia Cobb Waco.'
J Division 2 rating, which is con- the State Board of Directors for !
hidered above average. . the Rural Telephone Cooperat-
I)K. AND MRS; l. (>. RANK
DR. J. 0. LANE OBSERVES
EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY RECENTLY
of right gifts for
wsryone on 'your
•elections . .
2. this Issue, and
mny timely suggest-
ill departments. Next
one big group of
at one-third off
SANTA DAY special
st THE SERVICE
proud over their
of 1959 FRIG1D-
And as a se-
iiM regularly $32.50
Roller trie 8hav-
115.95 with trade-
Dr. J. O. Lane, oldesf active
physician In this area, celebrated
his 80th birthday last week with
a dinner aivd a family gathering.
All his children were here for the
occasion They are Mrs R E
Gardner of Marlin. T. O. Lane'
of Mineral Wells. Dr. Dick Lane
of Big Spring, Dr Russell Lam-
of Silver City, New Mexico, Mrs.«
Albert Bonser of Brown wood and
Mrs. Ben Evridge of Comanche.
che County and ups born Decem-
4, 1878 near Old Bibb, bet'ny
the Aon of *he late J. A. Line
I.itcr that evening the Coman- ives for the past two years.
-he hand performed and was in- - Congressman Bob Poage, Waco
torn "faded The Tndians receiv- made the principal address to
"d a Division 1 rating on insnee- the estimated 150 members and
i Hen This covered neatness, alert- quests representing the 47 Rur-j
I ness and response to command al Telephone Cooperatives in the j
I Their marching received a Dlvi- state, at the Waco two-day meet-i
j sion 3 • rating which is recogniz- lng.
ed as “good”. - ’__'
This is the first year the In- OFFICE SUPPIES — Complete
dian Band has entered the IL, Lirje at The Chief
) Marrhing Content, and along with i --—-— __
the other bands was greatly CHECK FILE BOX — Small filing
handicapped by the bitter cold I box for cancelled checks at The1
weather. . , I chief .
Judging Dec. 19
Floyd Brawley, owner of Co-
manche Mnjors. is the new Cn-
Lane”ta iT*natlveAaf Comaii- ^ rlou'n,v Sludebaker .deal-
er ahd has . received tv.s first
-n-'CT't V these new 19591 Christmas decorations, both In
model ears. ■----------fttic downtown—and residential
« zars?& YoZrALVsssrr s;: gs tt,m
since uov-d their ami cavv fnr tic first time. Hr I ThP Comanche Chamber of
way to school consoUdaton. XtW. hi- auto sales to u*-! commerce will award $25 for the,
were located at Martin B. anch , -c.ckups and trucks up’first prfM to community, service
Stag Cm'k and utya. "w *" , i or civic clubs for their Christmas
He never attended school at Comanah" Mrttors is located 81 dccoratoha of available spots at'
Bibb, three miles away, but re- bocku out on Fort Worth High-; the courthouse. $13 goes for sec-1
members when Chat place was way | ond place and $10 to third place!
Approximately 5.000 tons
quite a village With a school/ a ’
saloon, churches,.'blacksmith shop V i.
j drug store, gin .blacksmith shop.
'and several general stores in art-
j ditton to the Milner Dry Good
(Company estabilrhcd in 1803 ; Stur,ehaker I
Dr. Lane tutored Comanci.c
High * the
^ <8 APPLIANCES.] famous Pioficssor W .F Tv
TTAO dealer, presents! In 1904 and 1905, u<
C r.sttnaa bonus of a1 Baylor Medical School and
eMlb $54.95 RTtet• cuml Heel) e hv examinatr >n t
* 129,50 automatic! practice before lu n ■'<! .
are mighty proud to an-
our n^d Studebakerr deal-
says Mr. Brawley. in-
ig 'oiks of the area to visit
pl.r ;.n.d look over- the new
"k and other mod-
•xi,Olncd’ywith a -spec- M D. Decree
- iliscount- as a *i>ec-
purehasers of new
‘-naatic washers or
He .Ihen, mov'” t
Cothitv In' 1907 and . practiced1
medici.i-.'ut Shields end Vo-u*.
savin-, ( tiough money to rc-ent-
Mcdtcal College. tins tme a* the ry
‘‘■BAKER dealer In ! Vl.en 1 rt Worth Ui.ivers.; b-
k HO YD IIRAM- | tainlrui hi* deptec in 1959 •
Manager Ot ftinic
in this division.
peanuts had been marketed
Possibly k.Itc bisrge*t crowd of the year is expected to be here
spots 'an-'r.tii'iavailable for these j r''i”'Tnch“ tu> b w^ri^v, ae- nex(- Wednesday to * dcome Santa to Comanche, as the Comanche
entries—and ii sufficient interest I h»st Information eb- - J
; shown to taico up ail of these, '^lned from loeni peanut dealers Chamber of Comi a, with parli :ipatinr merchants,^stage a spec*
the Chamber of Commerce will Approximately 98 pe eent of the - . . . , , . t . e
iind additional places- in town to;peam-t.s.have been ta-kmi out of >a| Santa Day feat- in connccti^r* v,i*h the last of a series or spec*
decorate, aod qualify for thfB!th* «•««»»• wlth Bbo,lt ^ Pt‘r* . . . . ..
i»ii2c money.____- . ' ‘ |cent of the prop marketed ,a[ A.pprocir.tion Lay promot'Ons.
\nt T,w tatr — ,....... -It-Js. estimated apnreximfltely... -- r ..... . •..... . A ,
Cold 'weather this week, which tan« of peanuts will be ■ j’ .Old Saint Nirmduw 'yttf he horc in ;.<*r nn.. arriving
iv th tethperaturc drop to the r'cimi -eur.*•' Pl3f^ |[j^
ison low of- 24 degrees, has " '" n lue nding there com-,
_____lw-. e ' 'Mo m from ftrnnr mei*aa■ »rve
wed down the number of.en- ” ' ot>lpr ocunties.
We are mighty
’hw 'folk* of the
»rk and other
*ntrreit,e.j - pecans
is ids Mm, loeat-
'at m Fort Worth
After receiving hU .d-
1909. D>'. Lkne inovetl to .the in-v,
town of iluvana .n Scurry County
where he • practiced iot 9
and invested hi* money In town
- as. medical
nd itfsuranee clc
ted to hu-'lnesj m;
with black wood-MiS
Tfectfvc January' 1, flll-
•1 Bonus Bucks
real estate which was- considered end M, R
• ■ • mm ■
But it's not too late ** says ’ Comanche tome ,Cr
it bet of commerce President , • 9 ; r'-nnt. .......
who tirc« follks GR) nay. Rla St r.
n. ■! ail QycT town to Join In ^r,y othor: r>o!nts. <
|4 «i u • homes. ; lal ^ ‘‘on<; have
0 \.iV-'i-"A.Lations arc extended to clubs, n ^a-keted at Hustlne. 1.000'
uf tiie arba. who have not yet! '*"'s ' And- 600 tons at The Cnmoiv i <
med "i ret in ahis Chtistmax " • - . r
t, to clo >o. ”' tons "f Peanuts nur- . NBontis
;’-rough' 8-A>rradmat*lv $i,000,000. dealers in the six-
hv the end of the season.lv/hlch the 'm'-nerp
's marketed .in CntTianehej Cooperstl
...,1 Out-of-town judges Will bo here
- . ret tfte prizes. The Judging ,
p:M . dtiu-dtl. >• cf \fr uilest : • rain under-uic direct-1
- road by pa.su.-d iagii mtu-flnmen 1
Dr. Lane, who In the meantim
K. Parker, i, n Cor jjpn 01
Nchfrb —rnduatei and "V-dJ).
>n iff. r.i j’*\ood-'M,m
JJn'pi! I for' ; . nrnl
' .u:Ry , ;
eamt^al'm — j
unty area in'
■' 'serv ■ .
! al orte o’clock—via a Comanche Fire Truck—and escorted
* by the colorful .V, ufec.,v Citmunchc Hisih School Tkind. and
JSCOO tn Prhrs 4 i . .j
f Apprnalmai* ‘ ‘ in rwA 1 a lbs. sausage. ■ .
| *#* to' tuckV ticket holders' j ^vS^'MaifhsUtVCafe. ? .'steak
here next Wednesday. This part , ..., f ^ '.cerj 1
,c the .'-unit rive-awav Is spoil- ,,Rn,i i di«ased turk : Gore's
sored by (he Contanche Cham- and White, $15 in groceries:
her of Commerce, and some *— rott’ & C.ootlnon. $10 cash;
i-iir < firms .vl-n* shod Bi.cp. billfold
•" '-u ted th/ program. >. ! *nd 'belt $10: Comar.rh Theatres;
h j • pye McCullough-j .theatre tickets; State Nation-
Pg'1 • K 'ik'*. White
' - . ■ -
? with the holiday
; of RENDER-
I.1** that you him
b^*ON sd this is-1
food bargain* i
SJKM at H.ARE-
•y- .r Jl--'i'i* -.1 ro . rai n- is.- head roach of-" TotaI ^ —:—_
■ •"1—- - .....11 ‘‘ " - f ” r>‘ D John . Con
j ty ASC office manager.. |. Parks annourtre tha' A avc-
Johnrton reportr thf.. „_____ . ,
the erea villi be held Thurs-
pntral Texas Fertilizer
Si; 5-1 u-5- i-pper Isr-
of U,1........ll^~ HTglnhotbari’s. W Uinms cfejn-1 tiztier; Durha Co.. $10.
it In 'X ,1
Continued on Back Pugi
, , ers A Laiifidry. Muilican’s.
. ; • ■ ,1*r|rio- Fiib-ic
ance; electrl lo
;7,c Center iia*
lew faildenV In
Among the ad-
jt'i'ralri *t 49c,
T*? eettotiK, com-
*nd -drip dry.
we Manager jxm
^Burl tve* foa-
1 “'toughout the
J*™. at *9c
iir* W lbs. for
Drive Underway To Buy Electrk
Hfh; '■ ’ ’ f -r ■ ■ ■
Bv- .-it; Choici Bilking , Company.
C'*nt(" viv lit ' . - ! (<-•*. s War-
Store, Iteese-Pal- ,t. Insurance, dry wed -turkey;
Continued on Back Page
Arthur Chevrolet Owl Druflf. | * —________,--
i -f'i -o :’ Lo ; era, «BT
k . .. f *• men working to raise thi> meny.
llu;'campaign, spmisored by the • ; ;fun> is a very talented youtr j
CWnanche-Jaygaes end other Co- ir() (jeservlnp young man," snv
toanchc Civic orRi.niza'.oii . t-'hi- hi hung In the (irivc-and!
tn rtect'tc Wheel Chair for.roni- “> ” " fa his 0Wlii
^•iMmmv1' oooular loT grade wheel chair, will help lh*n to do
,rPii d in o mSe 'u-. and v.ill enable him to £k.
, , . for "tit- liast three year- at the advantage of part time employ-
r! Tm „ iSlUn ..........ifered iM Conran-
5 ITiTiv strlek-' S «e « « nttraber'of the
w>d Tuesday. cnAVltti poim and left badly! Baptist Church here. Tommy de-
SmSf -Pwnmy. #ho has made, spite mtandicaps. Is also a to-
friend* with folks of the area. Is' kmted artUt. _
% sawisyassK 7* ~sgs«'
He was born with a rare skin | I’Altl NTS or
tHSfa,‘*J>n!L0^«.^yCtwo 1 Mr and Mrs' Wayne Wilhelm,
skin-e Instead at the usual two. * wlv_ miies south of
‘rSeussrfwi «■ r.mjSfu,.D^mB'r
$510--and botR^utlon* ^ mother and daughter are
tlons to this worthy cause can be
made at either Comanche bank,
or to anyone of the dosens of
home, this week-end.
The Wilhelms have a son. Mark,
who Is 2 yew* old.
.... ' -A', -■
Sontd Letter* To
Be Featured In
The Chief’s annual Christma<-
Erilttnn wll be published on
Tuesday, DeCcmmber 23.
As -K the .usual custom, a
feature that i<v1slwa)H|, popular
will be SANTA CLAUS LET-
TERS from boys and girls of
the area. Letters Hlay.be either
brought to the Chief or mail-
ed to SANTA. Box 192. Co-
Regular news and Christ-
mas feat nr ea will also appear
'vfflf* } el! is abrut 2', bushels
" ?r acre, an ; wo e sold for an
.i • ,ge of 53.CO per bushel, to
■ • Jt:.i '3,375,900.
• n Jllero- Tuesday
I ' Bnth the c uman boys and
f| felrls will pl^y the Comanche
i teams here Tuesday night. Dec.
i' Substitute!, Are. expected to
be used freely in the games
(]bc'.h Oo.man- teams are
' . :
' . * E E. House, and Davis Feiyi
l*ec« From Tyler . ' ‘tor*, .. w-
i :i ‘ • ’ ' r°'' ,
■from Tyler visited his pafehts. l ave been Invited, and are till.
>■ . T, Tate ’.ore - u r up ni-- liicraUwha**\
dor Ini tb.o Th.ink'irlylng hull- i>r . m -t Wednesday, in ,-iudlng
tfayv Farmer’s Produce, dressed tur-
v fitarter’s Place, sio f-lft, eer-
.'•Ifleate: Mftsslngill’s Ba-bef 'Shoo
SKr-enms'TMAS CARDS— Cpmplrte
m0-Tv selcrtlon at .Pie Chief . . 23-25
De Leon Voters
OK Bond issues
City c? De Leon voter* approv-
•• 1. f8A 000 boru1' ' vtlon
held last Saturday, for t.'-.e bene-
fit cf the Munietp..' Hospital
•'.n'r’ water and- -jewr ,.:prove-
Only 35 votes we»« rest against
the i- ae. This v . sfV, second
time this year tb*t bonds- had
en voted at De Leon for the
u!.:' Western Auto, $4 gift ■■■Its! improvement'
Cctton farmers Vote On Quotas Monday
|Fanners eligible to vote in .the
1950 Cotton Marketing QuuUi
Referendum on Monday, Decem-
ber 15. .ahall be those farmers
who are engaged In the produc-
tion of upland cotten In the
1958 calendar year as owner-
operator. cash tenant, standing
rent- or fixed rent tenant, land-
lord of a share tenant, share
tenant, or sharecropper. Under
the definition of the term "en-
gaged in the production", in ad-
dition to producers who planted
and harvested cotton in 1958,
the following are Included and
are eligible to. vote:
V. Any producer who planted
cotton in 1958 but did not har-
vest the cotton because of Ad-
verse weather or other abnormal
conditions will be eligible to vote
In the referndum on the 1959
2. Any producer who placed
all or paVt of his 1958 cotton al-
lotment In the Soli Bank will be
eligible to vote In the referen-
dum on the 1959 crop
3. Any producer with a 1958
old farm cotton allotment who
did hot plant cotton and did
nrrr, participate m the Soil Banj*
will be eligible to vote in the
1959 referendum if the hlstdry
for such-ofarm was preserved un-
der Section 377 of the AA Act.
• Section 377 of the Act does not
apply to released allotments > j
If - the husband Is eligible to
vote, the wife Is eligible and vice
The following polling places
will be open In Comanche Coun-
ty between the hours of 8:00 a.m.
and 6:00 p.m.
Slper Springs: Sipe Springs
L De Leon and Oliver Springs:
De Leon City Hall.
Sidney: Sidney Baptist Church.
Comanche, Beattie, and New-
burg: A8C Office. Comanche.
• Proctor: .McCamey's Store.
Oustlne: omtlnt City Hall. -
Lamkln-Wilson: Wilson Church
All eligible voters are urged to
vote irT this referendum.
RUBBER STAMPS- 3 day ser-
vice at The Chief
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Wilkerson, J. C. The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, December 12, 1958, newspaper, December 12, 1958; Comanche, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth892327/m1/1/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Comanche Public Library.