Jan. 5, 1953

Ealy Furniture of 209 Main advertised a 21-inch television set and other merchandise for sale, promising to “take your old furniture as trade-in.” … J. Johnson, former chef at the LaVista Dining Room, announced he’d purchased Miller’s Café,113 W. Grand. Johnson said the café would specialize in tender steaks, southern fried chicken and home-baked pies. … Clovis Postmaster Ed Manson reported the post office completed its “biggest year in history” in 1952, with revenue at $161,679.83 – more than $10,000 ahead of the previous record set in 1945. … And Clovis marketing specialist Daniel Lofton was born in Chicago.