Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

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July 1959

• Vernon Hines won the inaugural Horseshoe Pitching Contest sponsored by the Daily News. He defeated Art Ward, 21-8, in the final round.

• Tucumcari Police Chief Paul Velasco warned parents to alert their children about the dangers of rattlesnakes after C.M. Suggs killed a 3-foot rattlesnake in his yard at 1617 South Rock Island St.

• Crewmen of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroads unloaded a shipment of "ribbon rail" which was installed along the main line between Tucumcari and Nara Visa.

• Swimming instructor Carol Crawford gave lessons to area youth at the Municipal Park Pool.


 

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