February 1943

A big drop in driver’s licenses sold at City Hall was attributed to gas rationing and other automotive shortages. Only 1,532 were sold to Feb.1. … Bill Allen, N.M. National Guard captain, announced Tucumcari’s $130,000 Armory building was to be dedicated Feb. 20. … Kiwanis Club and Elks Club members sponsored a chuck wagon dinner at $20 a plate. A fundraiser for U.S. Savings Bonds, the cost covered the meal and an $18.95 savings bond. … Sally Jo Carlock won first place in the McArthur Day bond selling drive, with $3,100 in bonds.