August 1934: City businessmen, officials play donkey baseball

August 1934

The Tucumcari Daily News offered the choice of a steam cooker, an eight-cup Drip-O-lator or a beautiful Stew Pan with each paid one-year subscription. … Tucumcari received $2,000 from the State Corporation Commission’s insurance department for fire protection of the town. …The business men of Tucumcari and city officials went head-to-head in a game of donkey baseball. … The Tucumcari Daily News and The Rock Island Railway Company made arrangements to conduct a seven-day trip for the people of Quay County to the World’s Fair in Chicago. The price was $44.05, not including meals while there.