April 7, 1956

Curry County Sheriff Dan Webster was investigating “how one .32-caliber bullet could strike three people in the same car.” One man reported he accidentally fired the shot inside the car when his wife slammed on the brakes. They drove to Clovis Memorial Hospital when one victim complained of a headache. No one was killed, the Clovis News-Journal reported. … P.F. canvas shoes were built to stand up under rough wear and they were “vulcanized” for safer washing. … And Kathy Wright, manager of New Mexico American Water, was born in Portales.