April 19, 1921

Car thieves were targeting a carnival in town. Cars were stolen on two successive nights. One was recovered, but had been stripped of parts. … As workers paved the north end of Main Street, The Clovis Journal encouraged business owners to do away with “unsightly awnings” in hopes of achieving a “metropolitan appearance.” … The Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Co. announced service was “back to normal” after a “constant, determined and concerted” effort by employees to render “old-time” quality service.