Oct. 1, 1940

A call for volunteers to aid in the registration of all young men between the ages of 21 and 35 in compliance with the Selective Service Act was issued by County Clerk Claude Gamble. … The Girl Scouts of Troop Four celebrated their third anniversary at the Methodist Church, with singing and folk dancing. … In a Clovis News-Journal advertisement for Coca-Cola, a six pack of cola was 25 cents. … And Clovis’ Gerald Majewski, retired from the U.S. Air Force, was born in Milwaukee.