The Tucumcari High School Safety Club set up a display on the west side of town on Gaynell Street. The display featured a wrecked car and a sign that read “Drive Carefully.” ... The Big O Tire store had its grand opening on West Gaynell Street. The manager of the store, Dale Titus, cut the ceremonial ribbon with Chamber of Commerce President Damon Kvols. ... Tommy Bauler of Tucumcari won a $100 dollar Easter wardrobe from the C.R. Anthony Company. ... The Tucumcari Camp Fire Girls took over the city as part of a special program to help explain the workings of a city government. Mayor Kenneth Schlientz handed over temporary power to Teresa Mares. ... Workers began clearing and leveling the ground where the Quay Apartments would be built. The 64-unit rent supplement apartments were sponsored by the New Mexico District Council of Carpenters and Joiners of America, AFL-CIO.