December 1948

Rosella Johnson of Logan went to Santa Fe to be sworn in as a private of the Women’s Army Corps. … Vallie Sharp and Maude Burnham asked the city council to contribute utilities and staff for the USO center. … Blass L. Jimenez sustained a broken leg while riding horseback with J.V. Gallegos, assistant district attorney, and a New Mexico revenue collector. The horse Jimenez rode stumbled and rolled over three times. … The city cooperated with the state Department of Public Health to conduct a citywide rat killing campaign.
… The Tucumcari Civic Club was honored with a Christmas courtesy luncheon by the Quay County Women’s Extension Club Council.