June 12, 1941

Prospects for federal aid in developing Clovis’ airport “appear to be excellent,” according to a telegram from U.S. Sen. Carl Hatch, formerly of Clovis. … More than 90 representatives of Clovis civic clubs gathered to discuss ways to “clean up Clovis to combat a plague of mosquitoes,” the Clovis News-Journal reported. Mayor E.E. Kraus proclaimed a week of “war on mosquitoes.” … A lot at Ninth and Davis streets had been selected as the site for construction of a new Methodist church. … Jack Holt the Clothier offered the following suggestions for Father’s Day gifts: Arrow shirts, Glovers tailored pajamas and Hickock belts.