Jan. 15, 1931

Lucky Strike Cigarettes claimed to be “always kind to your throat.” … G.F. Booker, manager of a Clovis Café, was robbed of $14 after pulling his car over near the Curry-Roosevelt County line. Booker said two men pulled up beside his car and ordered him to stop. When he did, they took his billfold. One of the men had a gun and was “very abusive and vulgar,” Booker said. … Benny Ayres defeated Paul “Bearcat” Mathis for the first time in four tries, highlighting a night of boxing at Clovis’ Elks Ring.