Oct. 17, 1945

The Clovis News-Journal reported that plans to raise $10,000 for a professional baseball club in Clovis were made at a meeting of 60 businessmen. … Fur coats ranging in price from $50 to $250 could be purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Geo Williamson at the Hotel Clovis, room 201. … Wilson Ward opened a tire store at Seventh and Hinkle streets, known as the A-1 Tire Company. … And Jonnie Loadwick, a marketing specialist, was born in Clovis.