Jan. 23, 1917

Denhof Jewelry Co. promised “You’ll always be on time,” with one of its dependable watches. … A petition was being circulated asking postal officials to begin mail delivery in Clovis. … Efforts were under way to attract 200 people to the Christian church Bible school class. “Come and look us over and see if you don’t fall in love with us,” church officials beckoned. … Clovis Creamery was offering cash for cream, turkeys, chickens, eggs and butter. The local buyer was Ned Lowder.