On this date …
1956: As far as the working man was concerned, the Republican party had put back the clock to the Hoover days of 1932.
So said Lt. Gov. Joseph Montoya, who was in Clovis for the opening rally of the state’s Democrats’ general election campaign.
Montoya addressed a crowd of about 200 at the Spanish American Club.
He claimed Republicans only cared about large companies like General Motors, ignoring the sad plight of the small farmer.
1951: A group of eastern New Mexico sports fans had made plans to travel to Amarillo to watch professional football.
The Detroit Lions were scheduled to play the Washington Redskins at Sandie Stadium in a National Football League exhibition game.
Reese Cagle, Lynell Skarda, Charles Fischer and Andy King were among residents planning to attend.
1941: Mrs. Ted P. Holifield had returned from training in Seattle and opened her studio at her home at 812 Pile in Clovis.
She planned to teach piano, music theory and harmony, the Clovis News-Journal reported.
In Seattle, she had studied under Kenneth Lyman, who had been a student of the Conservatory of Leipzig, the oldest university school of music in Germany.