May 2, 1941

Clovis had received more than 4 inches of rain in the past 10 days. The Pecos River bridge near Roswell had washed out and traffic between Clovis and Roswell had to be rerouted. … A 7-year-old Clovis boy was back home after a short hospital stay. He “fell from a fast-moving car,” the Clovis News-Journal reported, but suffered only bruises and lacerations. … Albert Vohs and Sam Tidwell had been selected by the Clovis Rotary Club to serve as delegates at a district convention. … Montgomery Ward, at 307 Main, was offering “summer weight hats” for $1.49.