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 […]

August 1934

Between 350 and 450 people turned out for the first games of the softball league. …The Tucumcari Daily News offered a Steam Cooker or an eight-cup Drip-O-labor or a Stew Pan with each paid one-year subscription. … The city approved salary increases for workers and okayed licenses of 14 liquor dealers, wholesalers and retailers. … […]

3-16 religion briefs

€ The End Time Ministries, 424 S. Monroe St., will celebrate its third anniversary at 3 p.m. Saturday. Pastor Eliseo Padilla from Denver, Colo. will preach. The services will be in Spanish and English, and anyone in the community is invited to attend. There will be a meal served following the service. For more information […]

Bread lady returns

William Thompson Mary Jane Edaakie, a member of the Isleta Pueblo tribe and affectionately known to Tucumcari residents as the “Bread Lady”, returned to the Tucumcari Historical Museum Saturday to bake Native American bread in an outdoor oven or “horno.” Edaakie comes from the Isleta Pueblo reservation to Tucumcari twice a year to serve up […]

St. Anne’s Church cooks Irish Stew

St. Anne’s Catholic Church will be holding it’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish stew luncheon at Hammond Hall Wednesday. The stew will be served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The cost is $6, with proceeds going to St. Anne’s Altar Rosary Society. Arlene Frey, of St. Anne’s Church, said that the Altar Rosary Society […]