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November 6, 2019

On this date...

1969: Howard Abercrombie announced to the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce the Bureau of Land Management would donate 80 acres near the San Jon caprock to a sponsoring and qualified organization for public recreation use. The BLM suggested the land be used for a camping and viewing area. The chamber will encourage the Quay County Commission to sponsor the project.

n The Safeway grocery in Tucumcari was advertising USDA choice sirloin steak for $1.14 a pound, T-bone steak for $1.29 a pound, ground beef for 53 cents a pound and a two-pound package of sliced bacon for $1.39.

n The Odeon Theatre in Tucumcari was showing David Lean’s Oscar-winning film, “Dr. Zhivago.”


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