The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 78, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, November 10, 1950 Page: 3 of 26
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THE COMANCHE CHIEF
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COMANCHE. COMANCHE. COUNTY. TEXAS NOVEMBER 10. 1950
Fighting Indians Ulill
Tackle Dublin liions
Here Friday Right
County 11 to 1
! With no contest except the
First of the Comanche Apprec-
iation Days is to be held next
Wednesday. Chamber of Com-
merce Manager Ed Jones has
been hard at work on promotion
of this project for th? last few
weeks—and indications aTe that j The Comanche Indians meet
it’s to be a success from all an- j the Dublin Lions here Friday
gles. i night, November 10, in the last
t t I home game of the season. The
Most Comanche merchants are tilt, , usually an Armistice Day
participating, and in addition to clash, has been moved up to
giving away or the tickets, are Friday night. Kickoff time will
offering some real hot bargains be 7:30. *
to help the special day along. Coach Joe Andrews, head In-
Read the ads in this issue, you’ll dian mentor, announces that the
find many timely savings from game will be dedicated to the, , J J , ..
s.11 lines of business. nine seniors on his squad—and already conceded victory of the
It ! to their parents. Parents of the ! Democrats over the Republicans
For example, Elton McCullough senior gridsters will be escorted! 1-077 votes# were cast in Coman -
and Paul Jeanes, over at McCul- to a special reserved section in i c^e County in the governor s race
lough-Jeanes, are offering1 spec- the stands. • on unofficial returns from the
ial one-day specials on house 1 The Pootball Sweetneart. whose |
paint, cocoa mats—and will let iri„ntitv ba<. nnt vpt hppn n-n ! Govemoi bnivers receivea a
those 1950 model Hotpoint re- no^V/d. win aVbe present f^ KiblUn 1 oddS
frigerators go at 20% oif next *n thp prnu,H 1 ovei his Republican opponent.
Wednesday. i‘Vh^Te* nine seniors on the . gave Shivers 1'002 antI
' Higginbotham’s have selected Son ! e/ta ^two^O^n^bSSV
ready-to-wea/ S’tmTnT, Srth g'fTe sZT wS&aFut bein^^^osJ equally‘divided with
men’s and ladies, as well as from , Slidei Woodiow Me-172 |n Pox 1 and 162 in Box 2.
the piece goods and furniture J’ B' Althu1' and Junmy : Ten voters cast ballots favoring
department, with realsavings of- Header! hv Timmv McPherson1 CuiTie in Box 1 and 11 voted for
Wfr .7 95 sweaters going .t' JfS ’ “ B“
$2.95 that s just one item in Lion* are the surprise team of ' Thp nemihlicans offered a full
their ad, page 2. Check it for, ni„tTipt R.A thi„ sPat.nn nMph ' ■ 01IerW a mu
nthf,rs ” - Distnct o a tnis season, coacn state ticket, the minor candidates
+ t *' ■*, Adairs Lions lost to Ranger by lece}V‘.n;r about the same vote
* *■ i a single touchdown, and are now „ pllrrj„
Clay Building Material Com-; currently, in third place in the i
pany has selected corrugated iron district standings. Dublin sur- J
Toofing, at $9.50 per square, for prised Cisco 20-12 last week,
their one-day special. Comanche, walloped badly for I
ft j three weeks in a row by Hamil- I
J. I. Starr has specials adver-! ton. Ranger, and Cisco, took I
tised too, and says that his Var- ' off for a rest last week, and the
iety Store will have others await- j Indians have, been mapping out;
ing customers next Wednesday, j a way to stop Dublin, as well as
i i I to get their offense to clicking.
Over at White Auto Store, Os- 1 _ The Indians, sure to be under-
well Brightman announces that! d°gs for the contest Friday night,
he thinks Comanche merchants! *}ayf. one bright ray of hope,
should how how much they real- i Dublin and Eastland battled to
ly do appreciate the folks trade. a 27-27 draw, and the Indians
,he i New orfieer. w^re Installed end
?£££’■&&£. Ur *: Senna i. Iniured >STcJSSS. SnT
t -t i The Indians have been hard mar School Parent-Teachers As-
Genial Ben Evridtre agrees that hit by injuries ah season, sociation last Thursday.
The new officers
Most Stores To Remain Closed:
Trade Days Planned For Friday
And Monday; Big Event Wednesday
1-H CLUB AND F.H.A.
PROCLAIMED BY JUDGE
County Judge O. E. Rlppe-
toe issues a proclamation,
declaring the week of Nov-
ember 4-1$, as 4-H Club and
Future Homemakers Club
“These 4-II clubbers and
FHA girls are doing a good
work right here In Comanche
County, as well as through-
out the nation," says Judge
Kippctoe, adding that with
the foundation these boys
and girls are getting now,
they’re sure to he among the
leaders of tomorrow.
Most Comanche business firms
will remain closed all day Sat-
urday to observe Armistice Day.
Trades days are planned for
Friday and Monday and the big
event set for Wednesday, Nov.
15. when nearly every merchant
will offer certain Merchandise at
greatly reduced prices, many of
which are announced in adver-
tisements in this issue. Other in-
ducements are being offered for
customers who nre present for
the first Appreciation Day next
Wednesday. Plans are to make
the occasion wel lworthwhlle.
Merchants announce that they
will be oi>en later than usual Fri-
Further details and the list
of firms signing to close Satur-
day are carried elsewhere In this
Barret Hereford Ranch Auction
Here November 20 Due to Attract
Boyers From Throughout Nation
MR. AND MRS. JIMMY CUNNINGHAM
Miss Weekes And
Miss Billie Rae Weekes of Mc-
Camey, formerly of Comanche,
and Jimmy Cunningham ex-
changed marriage vows Satur-
day, October 28, in a double ring
ceremony in the parlor of the
First Baptist Church, Comanche.
Reverend Arthur Johnson of-
Comanche is headed in the right for the clash with Dublin—de- ““ The ” new“” officers“r are: Mrs.!ficiated in the ceremony which
direction with these special days, finitely out will be Robert Lee, Herbert williams, president- Mrs. I )Yas Per*?rmed at 7:00 o’clock in
Over at the Ben Evridge Dry regular guard, and Co-Capt. Nel- Pbon McCullough., vice-president: ■ e evpninB- The vows were ex-
Goods. regular $1.95 blue jeans son Thomas, out with a head Mrfi w. N Qleaton, secretary; i changed before an arch of green
have been marked down to $1.45 injury. «T. B. Aitliui, at an end 2V,^Ii*s. M. M. Meyers, treasurer; 1 , and white satin bows. Bus-
for this special day. Other spec- post, and Jimmy Jones, as a Mrs. Jim Fllis, historian, and | kets of wlike chrysanthemums
ials await you- at Ben’s. Check backhand guard, ■will see limited William Chilton,-■parliamcn- a^d g*ecn .eins completed the
his firm’s advertisement. service. ... , ,,, , , tari&n. j church decorations.
Probable Indian starters will be
ter of the groom, was matron of
honor. She wore a blue velvet
dress with a gold crescent hat
and matching shoes. She carried
a aolonlal boquet of void pom
pom chrysanthemums and match-
Miss Molly Ross at the piano
played “Always” and "Because”
while the candles were being
lighted by Wayne , and Stanley
Weekes, brothers of the bride.
She played softly during the
After the ceremony a reception
was held in the church pallor.
The table was covered with a
white maderia cloth. The bride’s
cake. v. as a white wedding ring
covered with pinJ: and white
rases and v/as surrounded with
Buyers and cattlemen from
all parts of the United States
are due to convAge on Co- *
manchc on Monday, Novem-
ber 20, as the Barret Here-
ford Ranch bolds its second
annual auction sale.
The Barrets will sell fifty head
of young Herefords—7 young bulls
Curtis Cozby, Comanche, an-
and 43 top females at auction, nounccs the opening of the Cois-
The sale will be under direction I by Scales at Oustine The new
of Pete Peterson’s National Auc- j scales are Fairbanks-Morse', and
+ + riuuuux iiiujun cuu.vt.o ..... .... j v/ru decided that the next
at nnlv tsi 09 That’s Mrs Fave Kinzie and Slider, guards, Si a.
at oniy sr.oa. .mats iviis. rayc ,r„TTlpr Km„ Rnrrv Ar-
Belle Evans special.
“Sold out of Hadacol last week.”
after running special prices ih
The Chief, “but we now have a
fresh stock, and this is just one
of the featured items in our ad-
vertisement this week,” say the
Durhams, who add that their Balloting is underway in Co- Bier
center; Turner, King, Barry Ar-
thur, and Tupin, backs.
be | Mf. and Mrs. Willis II. Weekes
| of McCamey and formerly of Co-
manche. The bridegroom is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Cun-
The bride wore a street length
white taffeta dress. The bodice
wns set off by a round collar
| and tiny covered * buttons. Her
George Edward Beay. 86. for-I Juliet cap was of brocaded silver
The bride is the daughter of white illusion Crystal candelab-
G. E. Seay, Former
| Taken By Death
ras and punch bowl completed
the table arrangement.
When they return from a wed-
ding trip to Ruiriosa, New Mexi-
co, the couple will make their
tion Company. Four of the na-
tion’s top auctioneers will be here
to sell the 50 head of some of
the finest Hercfords In the coun--'
Top Texas Sale in '49
The first annual Barret
sale, held last November,
brought the highest average
sale price for Herefords. of
anv auction held in Texas
last year. A total of 59 bead
were sold, bringing an aver-
age price of $1,057.
loads up to 100.0CO pounds are
weighed with the registered fc. am.
The scales, built to take care
of any length trailuu. are*pat-
terned after the Cozby Scales,
opened here In September 1949.
Reid Miller, of (Justine, will
be manager of the new Orreby
business in Gust me. The seal^e-^ ____ l
, are located In downtown Ousftfie,
i behind the Adcock Grocery
I In connection with public
| weighing, the firm vlll handle
! a complete line of Bewley Feeds,
i and will buy hogs every day.
Catalogues are nowr being mall- j Further information on tho ouen-
t ed out to nearly every State in 0f Gustlne's newest business
home at 502 W. Grand in Co- the Union. “Eafly indications br fpiipd in advertisements
manche. For traveling, the bride point to a good crow." says Wal- jn um, issue. * J
chose a wine gaberdine suit with ter B. Barret, who adds that he J ____________
blark velvet accessories. She wore lias had good response front'.,
an orchid corsage. Hereford men throughout all sec- K-‘PPn "IJoer Returns Home , j
immediate members of noth tions. The Barrets expect to feed' Karen Slider. 3-year-old dnugh-
Immediate lmmbns of DOlh I about j (K)0 peopi<s ut the noon ter of Mr. and Mrs. James Slider,
Regular 10c toilet tissue, 3c a County
m°r SvnS SSSS Z j I the ^“^jp^Se^rsahi will ^-^wh^f^"^^
— --—— ^ * ' . r. I back* at home from the Hend1-
Cemetery working will be held hg Proud Mixer G73rd ricks Memorial Hospital, Abilene,
at Board Chuych Saturday, Nov., Featured in the sale will be five and is doing fipe. “Her face is
Dth. , (sons and 5 daughters of HG j slightly paralyzed, and corrective
iournams, wno aua u.a. u e net ion four veers during the ’teens and topped with a white orchid and and reception,
special week-end offerings are manche County foi the election louryeais aui rngiru teens imu | f , rthhnn
now good for ThureffayrTOtfcy.- 75t-19M- -eVimnimRy Committee- for 6» yeurs a resident of.Com«"- ;^’ea™*,ds w/thWJtenhoSm-
and next Monday. men and delegates to the County che County died Monday f°l- j^ck riwVSSSSi acted
t } Convention for the Comanche lowing several weeks of illness. Riley of Comanche aaed
Production Marketing Funeral Services for Mr. Seay , 84 Pcst man, and Mrs. Riley, SL-
were held at the Comanche Fun- 1
roll at The Service next Wednes- Administration. * "'•
day. The firm's special weekly Ballots are being mailed out to 1 eral Home Wednesday afternooh j
drug prices will be good for Ap- countv farmers by the PMA. Bal- with Rev. S. J. I.sluon in charge,
predation Day. Ictine is in eleven district Co- , Burial .was in Albin Cemetery.
t mantlie County committies. The Mr. Seay, a substantia farmer
Over at Perry Brothers, Mana- nominations have been made, and i and rancher of the Pettit com •
special on ladies slips. elections are: Lpmkin-Wilson.' Cooke «ho^ surinves hitm along
t t Sidney, Oliver Springs, Gustine, ^d^1I^urnfchdd1^/ ^rsH Eopav
The Hub has chosen to offer Beattie. Sipe Springs. Comanche.. Milbum of Dallas E ?p ® |
;S"SS,„che E,n nommat-i
well as'to on^oemal sav- scientific job of raising fryers, ed as county judge of Comanche
inJ* sde"a‘ sa savs he marketed nearly 5.000 County in the Democratic pri-
ings on overalls and shirts. ;£y"th“ Sgt year. 4.837 to be mary last August and was elected
With k^oid front on the way exact-and sold them all locally, at the general election Tuesday
in He explains that he sells them oniof this week.
s„pcC r°ns ^0t0r.v,Cr^r foot or dressed and that he has Also surviving Mr. Seay is a
« warithat 01dolbted hi» capacity for; half-brother. D. M. Green of
me to get anti-freeze. handling the chicks—and hopes Oklahoma City, who was here!
"T». 1 market 10 000 flyers in the for the funeral. Surviving, too,:
nJ La.T^y'' ?r;.. “Li. ^xt twelve months. “Not a are eleven grandchildren and
®y*>e’ 114 a R,rl pbirkpn was sold outside of Co- twelve great-grandchildren. i
lr\ ^th?rs at Jimmy Tuclc' cbe or to any wholesaler.”! Two children preceded Mr. i
ers Owl Confectionery. Burks, adding that his Seay in death. Mrs. J. O. Sparks
. . . 1 . + aHuMtising in Chief want ads and George Edward Seay Jr. |
A bargains a bargain, says Sol. leg method Mr Burks’i Mr. Seay had been a member
Hoffman who adds that you 11 Is • - nre advertised in tills of the Masonic Lodge for about
find plenty of them at his store 1 ! fifty years. He held membership
for Friday, Monday, and special issue. v- i at Fleming before that lodge was i
values too for Appreciation Day . t chief want ads. removed to Gustine where he held
next Wednesday. 1 never can tell week from membership at the time of his i
"Cash Talks With Us.” Don week what Comanche Feed Mills, death._________
Pierson adds, but further ex- Inc. Is pom'nK jn ane
Plains in his advertisement this Cunningham, - •
jveek that those powerful Dodge issue cus es ^ hP"dPclares.,. qjeet for the present in the form-
Pckups still can be purchased Feeds, the , snow White Laundry building
w ‘h 24 months to pay. ,«n ^ ee for youiW.’ :Pn the Fort Worth highway.
* > • • 1.17 ^,bna*.n h m Everyone tho. I Services will be held every
The'East Side Baptist Church
Home-Spun has been organized and will
Percy L. Burks, who lives just; say*/:^fh tbp si0Kan of Coman- week
outside the Comanche City limits! agieeswi inc—“What; Sunday School at 10:00 am..
on the Fort Worth Highway, has che Feeas mi"^ . Coman- preaching at 11:00 a m Wednes-
fryers for sale, and plenty of Comanche Makes. Makes coma ij n,ght servlces at 7;30
tliem. Mr. Burks, who is doing a fhe. ' r ' *
TO: COMANCHE COUNTY CITIZENS
Would you work in a Glove Factory if one was
established in Comanche?
This factory, if established In Comanche, would em-
ploy a large number of people—80% women and 20% men.
Work will consist of cutting glove material, sewing, packag-
ing, handling raw materials, and shipping. Pay. working
conditions, and hours will be desirable. Availability of ade-
quate labor force In and around Comanche will be an im-
portant factor in securing this factory.
If you would lie interested, complete the’ ques-
tionnaire below and bring in or mail to the Chamber
of Commerce, Comanche. Do Not Delay.
Highest Grade Completed In School
How fai do you hve from Comanche?
Are you disabled?
No. <Check onci
If disabled, described disability
j Proud Mixer 673id, who heads shoes are now being worn,’’ says
I the Barret herd, and Is one of j her father,
the outstanding herd bulls of the
Hereford breed. This outstanding, Telegram; Claud Killet, Kansas
'bull headed the Barret 1948 show I city, Corn Belt Dallies; Ralph
|string which swept most of the,Cooper. Houston, Oulf Coast Cat-
| leading Texas and Mid-Western tleman; nnd Jim Draper. Mem-
i Hereford shows. | pris, Tennessee, Livestock Weekly.
| Barret Hereford Ranch, owned J
by Walter B. Barret and sons,
Walter Jack and Kyle, will stage
I their sale here at their feed lot,
I located at the edge of the City
I limits on Highway 36 East. The
sale will be held in a special auc-
tion tent, which will seat 500 per-
C’attle in Good Shape
“The cattle offered for sale
are in exceptionally good shape,”
says Mr. Barret, who adds that
! he believes his offerings this year
(are possibly In better shape than
the 1949 sale offerings.
Barret Herefords feature the
WHR and Larry Domino blood-
lines. Sale headquarters will be
at Hotel Brownwood and at the
Chief Motel, Comanche.
Many Hereford breeders and j
men prominent in livestock and i
ranching circles have already in-
dicated they will attend the Bar- !
ret sale Among these are: Jack
Turner, Kansas City, American,
Hereford Association; James M.
North Jr., Fort Worth. Star-Tele-
gram and Texas Hereford Assoc-
iation; Henry Elder, Fort Worth,
Texas Hereford Association;
George KUer. American Hereford
Association and The Cattleman;
Frank Reeves. Fort Worth Star-
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Wilkerson, J. C. The Comanche Chief (Comanche, Tex.), Vol. 78, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, November 10, 1950, newspaper, November 10, 1950; Comanche, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth892430/m1/3/: accessed March 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Comanche Public Library.