Aug. 9, 1970

Personnel at Clovis Memorial Hospital performed surgeries on two relatives both named Charles Franklin Tipton. The older man’s nephew had accompanied him to his surgery and became ill and underwent surgery himself hours prior to his uncle’s surgery. … Richard C. Toothaker, son of retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt.. and Mrs. Donald F. Toothaker, at 413 Rio, was promoted to captain in the U.S. Air Force. … Furrs Cafeteria, located on the Hilltop Plaza, offered a child’s plate for 65 cents. … And Viola Gonzales, retail sales manager for Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico, was born in Portales.